[texhax] Undefined control sequence. \end{pspicture}}

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Sun Apr 30 12:18:41 CEST 2017

On Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:03:35 +0200, Herbert Voss stated:

>Jerry schrieb:
>> Using TeXstudio 2.12.4 and MiKTex 2.9 on a Windows 10 Pro machine, I
>> am trying to compile the following:
>> \documentclass{article}
>> \usepackage{pst-barcode}  
>        \begin{pspicture}(0,-8pt)(1.5in,1in)
>        \psbarcode{241078}{includetext width=1.5
>                height=1}{qrcode}
>        \end{pspicture}}
>and run it with pdf latex --shell-escape
>or run your own document with xelatex and _not_ pdflatex

Using "pdflatex --shell-escape" produces this output:

Process started: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "texstudio_N21472".tex  --shell-escape

This is dvips(k) 5.997 Copyright 2017 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com) ' TeX output 2017.04.30:0555' -> texstudio_N21472-autopp.ps dvips: ! Couldn't find header file: pst-barcode.pro

Process exited normally

The entire log file follows:

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runsystem(latex -disable-write18 -jobname="texstudio_N21472-autopp" -interactio
n=batchmode  "\let \APPmakepictures \empty \input  texstudio_N21472.tex")...exe

runsystem(dvips -Ppdf -o "texstudio_N21472-autopp.ps" "texstudio_N21472-autopp.

Package auto-pst-pdf Warning: 
    Creation of texstudio_N21472-autopp.ps failed.
This warning occured on input line 124.

Package auto-pst-pdf Warning: 
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This warning occured on input line 124.

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\openout1 = `texstudio_N21472.aux'.

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LaTeX Font Info:    ... okay on input line 5.
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[Loading MPS to PDF converter (version 2006.09.02).]
Package marginnote Info: \pdfoutput not 0 or unimportant and
(marginnote)             \pdflastxpos or \lastxpos available.
(marginnote)             Extended position detection mode activated.

Preview: Fontsize 10pt
Preview: PDFoutput 1

Package pst-pdf Warning: pspicture No. 1 undefined.

Package pst-pdf Warning: pspicture No. 2 undefined.

Package pst-pdf Warning: pspicture No. 3 undefined.

Package pst-pdf Warning: File `texstudio_N21472-pics.pdf' not found.
(pst-pdf)                Use the following commands to create it:
(pst-pdf)                ---------------------------------------------------- 
(pst-pdf)                latex texstudio_N21472.tex
(pst-pdf)                dvips -o texstudio_N21472-pics.ps texstudio_N21472.dvi

(pst-pdf)                ps2pdf texstudio_N21472-pics.ps
(pst-pdf)                ---------------------------------------------------- .


Non-PDF special ignored!
Non-PDF special ignored!
Non-PDF special ignored!{C:/Users/Gerard/AppData/Local/MiKTeX/2.9/pdftex/config
/pdftex.map}] (texstudio_N21472.aux) ) 
Here is how much of TeX's memory you used:
 8701 strings out of 493334
 154672 string characters out of 3139290
 210525 words of memory out of 3000000
 12116 multiletter control sequences out of 15000+200000
 3640 words of font info for 14 fonts, out of 3000000 for 9000
 1141 hyphenation exceptions out of 8191
 43i,5n,42p,520b,121s stack positions out of 5000i,500n,10000p,200000b,50000s
<C:/Program Files/MiKTeX 2.9/fonts/type1/
Output written on texstudio_N21472.pdf (1 page, 8408 bytes).
PDF statistics:
 10 PDF objects out of 1000 (max. 8388607)
 0 named destinations out of 1000 (max. 500000)
 1 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000)


I am new to LaTeX. Everything up to this point has been fine. This is
the first time I am trying to create a PDF document that will contain
(hopefully) a barcode. I have no idea how to debug this mess, so I am
really hoping someone can assist me.


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