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I am trying to make a block diagram using pst-sigsys/pstricks. The text however isn't in the boxes but is stashed on the left. I absolutely run out of ideas what might be causing it to happen. Any pointers will be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Minimum example:




\centering %

%--- Define blocks ---
\psfblock[framesize=2.5 1](2,7){R11}{Axon Count}
\psfblock[framesize=2.5 1](6,7){R12}{Axon Diameter}

%--- Connect blocks ---
\ncline{R11}{R12} \naput[npos=.5]{(+)}


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Welcome to TeX.SX. I get the text properly boxed; it may be a problem in the viewer. Did you try producing a PDF? – egreg Jun 19 '11 at 8:22
Do not view the DVI output. Always look at the PS or PDF output (as already mentioned). – Thorsten Donig Jun 19 '11 at 8:32
Thank you egreg. Indeed if I produce DVI and convert it to postscript everything looks okay, but if I do DVI -> PDF things are out of whack. I guess there is a reason this package is called pstricks ;-) Thank you once again! – Jacek Jun 19 '11 at 8:38
@T.D: Thank you! – Jacek Jun 19 '11 at 8:39
I suggest somebody turns his comment into an answer. Btw. I can confirm it works with XeLaTeX too. – Stefan Kottwitz Jun 19 '11 at 12:04

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Thorsten Donig (+1)

Do not view the DVI output. Always look at the PS or PDF output (as already mentioned).


run the example with xelatex, then the pdf will be fine.

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