[texhax] PStricks in PDF [was `current position in output']

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Sun Dec 28 23:25:09 CET 2008


At 19:12 28.12.08, Lars Kotthoff wrote:
>  http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/pdftricks.html

you find


which discusses quite a number of possibilities to use PostScript with 
pdfTeX, seems to intend completeness, yet ...

At 19:25 28.12.08, Martin Schröder wrote:
>2008/12/28 Lars Kotthoff <lists at larsko.org>:
> >> Is this true? Is pdflatex still unable to "do" pstricks?
> >
> > Sort of, it can't do the "ps" part. You can use e.g. pdftricks [1] to 
> get around
> > this though.
>Or you run pdfTeX in dvi mode.

Is this true? Then webmaster_at_PSTricks.de (for above web page) should be 

Maybe almost nobody knows how to run pdfTeX in dvi mode on a LaTeX file, e.g.:
+ how to modify the local `pdflatex' command for this
+ how to make the favourite GUI TeX shell do this

[for archive: subject started by Micha Hofri in `current position in output']

HTH -- Uwe

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