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

Sysadmin sysadmin at wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de
Fri Jun 29 08:26:47 CEST 2012

Ah, that's it.

The user insists that "this has always functioned before", so I believed 
him.  Never trust users ;-)

Meik Teßmer

Am 28.06.2012 21:10, schrieb Heiko Oberdiek:
> 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
>    .../texmf-dist/dvips/pstricks-add/pstricks-add.pro
> 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

Dr. Meik Teßmer


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