[tex-live] gswin32.exe cannot find pstricks-add.pro

Heiko Oberdiek heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 28 21:10:27 CEST 2012

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 09:03:40AM +0200, Meik Teßmer wrote:

> I've a problem with a TeXLive 2011 installation on Windows 7.  It is
> a fresh installed machine with only TeXLive 2011 on it.  If I try to
> compile a test file
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{pst-all}
> \begin{document}
> Hello World!
> \end{document}
> and open it with dviout.exe, dviout says "Cannot find
> 'pstricks-add.pro'.  I nailed this down to gswin32.exe, but I have
> no idea how to solve this.

Who says that pstricks is supported by dviout?
The README of dviout meantions special support for the
graphics package with drivers dvips/dvipdfm(x) or psfrag, but
I couldn't find pstricks or arbitrary PostScript specials.

The file can be found by
  kpsewhich pstricks-add.pro
The result should be similar to
If the file is missing, then install pstricks-add with the
TeX Live Manager. Otherwise you can try copying the file
in the current directory with the .dvi file and try dviout again.
But I wouldn't be surprised if pstricks is not supported too well
by dviout.
  Usually pstricks files are compiled with LaTeX and dvips
to PostScript. The PostScript file can be previewed or
further converted to PDF by ps2pdf.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek

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