# [OS X TeX] Pdftricks problem

Aaron Jackson jackson at negril.msrce.howard.edu
Thu Feb 3 10:32:36 EST 2005

On Feb 3, 2005, at 10:09 AM, Vince McGarry wrote:

> I have been having a problem with pdftricks and I know a few of you do
> use
> it. I have been using pstricks for some time now and have been wanting
> to
> take advantage of some of the typographical features of pdflatex so I
> began
> to experiment. In the following the lower part of the generated pdf
> file
> (labels on the horizontal axis) is clipped on my system even though I
> am
> leaving way more than enough room. This compiles correctly on at least
> one
> other system showing no problem.
>
> \usepackage{ifpdf}
> \ifpdf%
>     \usepackage{pdftricks}
>     \begin{psinputs}
>         \usepackage{pstricks}
>         \usepackage{pst-plot}
>     \end{psinputs}
> \else
>     \usepackage{pstricks}
>     \usepackage{pst-plot}
>     \newenvironment{pdfpic}{}{}
> \fi
>
>
> \begin{pdfpic}
>     \psset{xunit=50pt,yunit=20pt}
>     \begin{pspicture*}(-1,-4)(5,7)
>     \psaxes[showorigin=false,ticks=all,arrowscale=1.5]{->}(4.5,6.5)
>     \end{pspicture*}
> \end{pdfpic}
>
> The ps file of the graphic from which the final pdf graphic is
> generated
> shows no problem at all. If I open the ps file in Preview the
> converted pdf
> indicates no problem, but when converting the ps to pdf using ps2eps
> followed by epstopdf some clipping does occur.
>
> Anyone have any ideas???

You didn't send a complete latex file that causes the problem, however
the above picture worked fine for me without clipping (just an x-y axis
as it should be).  Maybe you need to upgrade?

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