[XeTeX] pstricks and dvi output in xelatex

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu Jul 29 10:19:04 CEST 2010

Am Wed, 28 Jul 2010 19:41:54 +0100 schrieb George:

> Is it possible to use pstricks in xelatex and get a dvi output so I
> can use the auto-updating feature of yap? I have a document that uses
> pstricks and diagrams don't show up correctly after compiling with
> xelatex because of the conversion to pdf. If I save to xdv then I
> can't view the file with yap to check if it rendered correctly.

No, this won't work. YAP uses dvips and mgs (the miktex ghostscript)
to show the documents, and dvips can't handle the extended dvi
(=xdv) of xetex. 

Use a pdf-viewer which allows auto-updating. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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