[texworks] Latest LaTeX downloads break XY Pic on iMac

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Apr 16 14:17:25 CEST 2011

On Apr 16, 2011, at 5:56 AM, Stefan Löffler wrote:

> Hi,
> On 2011-04-15 23:52, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Apr 15, 2011, at 4:10 AM, Tom Reinhardt wrote:
>>> Running on an iMac, software version 10.6.7, running the latest relevant updates from the TeX libraries, etc., I see that LaTeX no longer parses XY Pic diagrams that require under/over
>>> arrows correctly:
>>> For example <latex-image-1.pdf>
>>> should be produced by 
>>> \xymatrix{A\ar@<0.5ex>[r]^{g}\ar@<-0.5ex>[r]_{h} & B\ar[r]^{f} &C}.
>>> This works in LaTeXIT, as the diagram above shows, but does not work in TexWorks or in TeXShop?
> It works for me.
> Now, since this is not very helpful all by itself: I'm using Linux
> (Ubuntu), with TL'10. What TeX distro do you use? And what is the output
> you get?
> But as Herbert already pointed out, and as you wrote yourself ("I see
> that _LaTeX_ no longer parses XY Pic diagrams"), if anything this seems
> like a LaTeX issue, not a TeXworks or TeXShop issue, so it might be
> better to follow up on this with the mailing list of your distro.
>> Could you give us a minimal but compilable sample tex file so we can test it on our systems?
> FWIW, I used the following (it doesn't use the fonts, though):
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{xypic}
> \begin{document}
> \xymatrix{A\ar@<0.5ex>[r]^{g}\ar@<-0.5ex>[r]_{h} & B\ar[r]^{f} &C}
> \end{document}
> Stefan


Stefan's sample works fine for me. Both using latex->dvips->ps2pdf and pdflatex with a fully updated TeX Live 2010.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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