[OS X TeX] pstricks not working

Vince McGarry vmcgarry at austin.rr.com
Sat Nov 13 22:22:41 EST 2004

Documents using pstricks must be compiled using the TeX and Ghostscript
option. There are ways to use pdflatex directly. See:


I have modified the Unix script ps4pdf to work directly from TeXShop, but
haven't used it very much.

Vince McGarry

On 11/13/04 9:08 PM, "Michael Kubovy" <kubovy at virginia.edu> wrote:

> \documentclass[12pt]{article}
> \usepackage{pstricks}
> \begin{document}
> \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(2,2)
> \showgrid
> \psset{linewidth=0.2pt,arrowscale=2,tbarsize=10pt}
> \psline{|<->|}(0,-100)(860,-100)\rput*(430,-100){860mm}
> \psline{|<->|}(960,0)(960,1250)\rput*{90}(960,625){1250mm}
> \psline{|<->|}(-100,0)(-100,940)\rput*{90}(-100,470){940mm}
> \end{pspicture}
> \end{document}
> I get the following output on the console:

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