[texhax] Drawing colored pie chart in KOMA-Class scrreprt (preferably without manually installing pgf-pie

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Sun Mar 23 20:24:04 CET 2014

Am 23.03.2014 20:07, schrieb Philip Taylor:
> Suresh Govindachar wrote:
>> It is established that the code works for some people and does not work
>> for others.  The question is:  why?  I am on regular Windows 7 64 bit,
>> with up to date MikTeX -- does use of pstricks needed additional
>> software such as "ghostsrcipt"?  What do the following messages from
>> "xelatex lasecond.tex" mean?
>> ** WARNING ** Image format conversion for PSTricks failed.
>> ** WARNING ** Interpreting special command pst: (ps:) failed.
>> ** WARNING ** >> at page="1" position="(227.759, 580.252)" (in PDF)
>> ** WARNING ** >> xxx "pst:  tx at Dict begin STP newpath /ArrowA { moveto }

That looks like a problem with the xdvipdfmx driver. But I cannot
give more help, because ir works for me with MikTeX and TL2013, too.


> That was the point that lay behind my question of earlier today :
>> 1) It relies on PS-Tricks, but uses a PDF engine; how does
>> that work (PS = "PostScript", which is not in the workflow)
> to which I must confess I did not entirely understand the answer :
>> XeTeX can detect a \special command and then turns itself
>> into the xdvi->xdvipdfmx-route.
> but as I have been out for much of today, I have not yet had
> a chance to follow it up.  I suspect that the two are
> closely related.  Perhaps Herbert V. can shed more light.
> Philip Taylor

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