# [pstricks] = or {=}

Herbert Voss LaTeX at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Mon Jun 26 14:21:07 CEST 2006

```Poul Riis wrote:
> In the \uput-lines near the end of the file below I have put curly braces
> around the equal signs. If I remove the braces gsview returns an error
> message. What is the reason for this behaviour?

> /b 12 def}

in general it is not a good idea to define TeX macros and PostScript
functions with a one letter name. TeX and also PS use this for a lot
of internal names.

/bb 12 def}

should do the trick

> \usepackage{geometry}

[ ... ]

> \topmargin=-7.9cm
> \textwidth=17.5cm
> \textheight=27cm
> \hoffset=-2cm