[OS X TeX] pstricks question

Sergei Mariev serguei.mariev at campus.lmu.de
Wed Mar 16 23:58:53 EST 2005

Thanks a lot for trying it out. Yes, the code works, if I remove the
optional parameter I am getting the same tree, just longer and with
the branches "hitting" the nodes... What I am trying to do is to make
it work _with_ the optional parameter _and_ with Tex and Ghostscript
option of the TexShop. I need a lot of small illustrations like that
for a large project  I am working on and it would be unpractical for
me to use latex, dvips, and pstopdf on the entire file, because I am
using a lot of other packages and options .... and the deadline for
submitting the 400 + pages manuscript is just one month ahead of me
so I am not quite into much experimenting right now... As far as I
could gather from the information on pstricks, the tex + Ghostscript
way should theoretically work fine... but apparently it does not... I
wanted to avoid having to create the illustrations somewhere, then
cutting and pasting them into the document as normal graphics... But
thanks so much for looking into the problem! I will look around on
the archives, perhaps it something that others have noticed

>On Mar 16, 2005, at 9:08 PM, Sergei Mariev wrote:
>
>>I use tex and ghostscript to typset this file. Here is another
>>strange thing: If I use \psset{nodesep=2pt,levelsep=5ex} instead of
>>the optional parameter _in preamble_ it typsets everything just the
>>way I want it. If I use this command in the body of the document,
>>it issues the same warning. Do you mean that even if I use tex and
>>ghostscript instead of pdflatex, I  would not make it work? Why
>>does it work if I include this line in the preamble?
>
>I cannot comment on the above strangeness, but I can say that if I
>run the below file through latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf I get something
>that resembles a tree (don't know if this is what you want).
>
>\documentclass[11pt]{article}
>\usepackage{pst-tree}
>\begin{document}
>\pstree[nodesep=2pt]{\Tr{EI}}{\Tr{P} \pstree{\Tr{a}}{\Tr{S}}}
>\end{document}
>
>Aaron
>
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