[pstricks] prosper overlays problems -- solved

akhmedov at mpi-hd.mpg.de akhmedov at mpi-hd.mpg.de
Fri Feb 3 11:02:44 CET 2017

>>>> Hi, I have recently upgraded Ubuntu to version 16.04 on my desktop and
>>>> found that all my legacy prosper files with \overlays in them stopped
>>>> working. Apparently the problem is that prosper is not compatible with
>>>> recent versions of pstricks. Is it possible to get an older version which
>>>> would still work with prosper? Thanks, Evgeny

>> I tried all versions of TeXLive back to 2010 and all have the
>> same problem. I have no idea what the changes may be...
>> Herbert

The problem is solved by downgrading TeXLive 2016 to TeXLive 2009.
After I have done so, the overlays worked without problems, but a part
of the slides was cut off. The latter problem was solved by using

dvips -O 0,0.25 -T 8.4,12.0

instead of dvips.


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