[pstricks] Random ps2pdf errors

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Oct 22 12:20:39 CEST 2012

Am 22.10.2012 12:02, schrieb Luis Sequeira:

> I am writing a largish Calculus text, with lots of pictures. The pictures are done is pstricks, and are \input'ed in to the main text.
> I can handle pstricks just fine, and the pictures are beatiful.
> I also use a few inline pstricks commands (mostly \psbrace to underline important steps).
> I have reached a point where a document typesets perfectly, then I add a word or a math environment (without *any* pstricks code in it) and then ps2pdf chokes, giving me a postscript error.
> There is no error in the latex side.
> It may be something as absurd as this (somewhere in the middle of the text, in paragraph mode, so I can't produce a complete minimal example):
> (typesets ok)
>      Let $X$ be a subset of.
> (postscript error)
>      Let $X$ be a subset of $A$.

create a document and then send me the tex, dvi, and ps file

Looks like a problem with one of the prologue files.

The problem is that "0 0 atan" is not defined. But I cannot see where
this is defined.


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