[pstricks] Custom tick label and tick interval
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Thu Mar 8 11:36:52 CET 2007
Unless you are running a customized version of pdfTeX
> which supports PSTricks, you cannot use PSTricks macros
> with pdfTeX.
> Guaranteed way to generate a PDF is either
> vlatex yourfile.tex
> latex yourfile.tex && dvips yourfile.dvi && ps2pdf14
> If you do insist, there is a much more complicated path
> using pst-pdf, which involves pdflatex in the way.
> Alternatively, if you are willing to beta test the
> new xdvipdfmx announced in a separate thread, either
> xelatex yourfile.tex
> xelatex -no-pdf yourfile.tex && xdvipdfmx yourfile.xdv
> may work.
Aha, great stuff. I had no idea pdfTeX was so grumpy with PSTricks.
Since I'm a Windows user I'm guessing VTeX is out of the question.
I did try the second alternative you gave me - TEX -> DVI -> PS -> PDF. It
works great - and it (including the rotated labels) looks awesome!
But - when using the select tool in the PDF reader, the selection isn't the
way it should be.
See the screenshot below
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I did some troubleshooting and found out that it occurs when I use
I did some "research" and found out that I can replace the above with
What do they even do, and why should I replace it? I also noticed that the
PDF size changed drastically when I DIDNT use fontenc.
Thank you, SMiyata, for pointing me in the right direction regarding the
creation of the PDF and translating the log.
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