[pstricks] setting up pst-solides3d

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Jan 5 15:44:45 CET 2009

Zbigniew Nitecki schrieb:
> OK, but that doesn't explain the "no \begin{document}" error (and the
> fact that my output pdf file consists of the single line of text
> ".23false,false,".
> I am currently downloading the pst-solides3d package from CTAN in an
> attempt to update, but am not optimistic that this will fix the problem.

it should :-)

> I have also noted that the start of my console output says it is using
> pdfTeXk, even though I have explicitly told the system to use
> latex+ghostscript.  Since the documentation for pst-solides3d says
> explicitly that it won't work with pdfTeX, this may be the problem.  I'm
> investigating this with the TeXShop helpdesk (aka Richard Koch).

the machine is _always_ pdftex and it can create a dvi _or_
pdf output. latex is a synonym for running pdftex in dvi mode


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