[OS X TeX] Pen Colors

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Nov 2 13:09:48 EST 2006

On Nov 2, 2006, at 11:17 AM, Chris Goedde wrote:

> As someone else pointed out, the color package is a latex package.
> If you really need to do color via plain TeX, you'll probably have  
> to use dvips \special commands. I've never done that. Some online  
> dvips documention is at http://www.radicaleye.com/dvipsman/ 
> dvips_toc.html (I have no idea how up-to-date this is!). It has a  
> section on color. You might also look for the dvips documentation  
> that should have been installed with tex. On my machine it's  
> located at /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/doc/programs/dvips.pdf.
> There might be some other way to do this if you uses pdftex. I  
> don't know anything about it, though.


There is a wrapper for color (color.tex) so you should

\input color

rather than use the LaTeX \usepackage command.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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