[XeTeX] xetex, pstricks, dvipdfmx-unsafe.cfg

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Mar 17 13:43:47 CET 2021

> On Mar 16, 2021, at 5:50 PM, Akira Kakuto <kakuto at w32tex.org> wrote:
> Dear Herbert,
> On 2021/03/16 22:31, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> Xelatex seems to compile the enclosed document, which uses transparency with pstricks, fine now (aside from some gs 9.53.3 warnings about opacity being dpericated).
>> But latex->dvipdmx fails. Is that expected?
> Indeed. PSTricks is not supported in latex --> dvi --> dvipdfmx.
> PSTricks on [x]dvipdfmx needs XeTeX:
> xelatex -no-pdf TransparencyTest.tex
> dvipdfmx -i dvipdfmx-unsafe.cfg TransparencyTest.xdv
> or
> xdvipdfmx -i dvipdfmx-unsafe.cfg TransparencyTest.xdv
> Best,
> Akira


With the pstricks transparency example I supplied xelatex alone---default parameters for xdvipdfmx alone, -dALLOWTRANSPARENCY, no need for forcing -dNOSAFER---works just fine.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs at wideopenwest.com

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