[XeTeX] tikz problem still there

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Jun 3 16:31:33 CEST 2014

On Jun 3, 2014, at 9:20 AM, Stefan Solbrig <stefan.solbrig at ur.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> I think is is more an issue of the preview package.
> Quote from the documentation of preview: „This works with DVI  files postprocessed by either Dvips and Ghostscript or dvipng, but it also works  when you are using PDFTEX for generating PDF files (usually also postprocessed  by Ghostscript).“
> In addition, when I compile the following snippet with xelatex, I get a perfectly fine shading.
> %%!TEX TS-program = xelatex
> %%!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{tikz}
> \begin{document}
>   \begin{tikzpicture}
>       \shade [left color=blue, right color=yellow] (0,0) rectangle (8,8);
>   \end{tikzpicture}
> \end{document}
> If you want a “tight” pdf file, you can use pdfcrop.
> best regards,
> stefan


Thanks! That does fix the ``problem''.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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