[OS X TeX] Does {ntheorem} have a bug related to \newshadedtheorem ?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 11 08:13:39 EST 2012

On Jan 11, 2012, at 2:49 AM, Michael Welsh wrote:

> Okay, this is weird. There's some interactions going on between pstricks, ato-pst-pdf and ntheorem that don't work right, no matter what I do. However, there is a hack, which works for me:
> \documentclass [11pt, fleqn, leqno] {book}
> \usepackage{amsmath}
> \usepackage{color}
> \usepackage[amsthm, framed, thref]{ntheorem}
> \usepackage{framed}
> \theoremclass{Theorem}
> \theoremstyle{break}
> \def\theoremframecommand{\colorbox{yellow}}
> \newshadedtheorem{thmshaded}{YellowBackTheorem}[chapter]
> \begin{document}
> \chapter{On Trial}\label{yellowbird}
> Let's put some text in here.
> \begin{thmshaded}[Named] 	% YellowBackTheorem
> \label{yellowguy}
> This is the statement of a shaded theorem \dots. Set by \texttt{thmshaded}.
> \end{thmshaded}
> The theorem with the yellow background and optional ID
> ``(Yellow Bird)'' is \ref{yellowbird} and there's also \ref{yellowguy}
> \end{document}


Why are you using both auto-pst-pdf (which is a wrapper for pst-pdf used with pdflatex) and pstricks (to be used with latex->dvips->ps2pdf [i.e., tex->dvi->ps->pdf])? Are you using lots of pstricks or are you including eps or pdf figures?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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