[Xy-pic] color error

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Fri Jan 23 22:39:16 CET 2009

Hello Ben,

On 23/01/2009, at 8:47 AM, Ben Webster wrote:

> When I try to make anything colored, I get an error of the form:
> Xy-pic Warning: illegal [<shape>] ignored: shape [white] not defined
> What's going on? is it a deficiency of some sort in my xypic  
> installation?

When you loaded the package, did you specify a back-end driver:
   dvips, or pdftex or other ?

Look in the .log  file for messages related to Xy-pic.

> Cheers,
> Ben

Hope this helps,


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