[pstricks] rotation oddity

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Mar 23 22:11:31 CET 2009

Michael Sharpe schrieb:
> The following simple file, when compiled on my system with latex,  
> dvips and ps2pdf, exhibits behavior I do not recall seeing previously.
> \documentclass[dvips,10pt]{article}
> \usepackage{pstricks}
> \listfiles
> \begin{document}
> \psset{unit=1in}
> \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(3,5)
> \rput[Bl]{90}(2,2){Test}
> \end{pspicture}
> \end{document}
> With a rotation angle equal mod 180 to 90, the resulting .pdf is in  
> landscape mode. If even slightly different (eg, 90.01), the result is  
> as expected---not landscape. I'm using MacTeX 2008---essentially,  
> TeXLive 2008. Does this happen on other systems with a recent  
> pstricks? Any ideas?

ps2pdf -dAutoRotatePages=/None file.ps

ghostscript is too clever here


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