# Book cover with pstricks [closed]

Why I get error with the color of the maroon box? (line 26)

\documentclass[12pt]{article}
% load the necessary packages
\usepackage[paperheight=9in,paperwidth=13.24in,margin=0in]{geometry}
\usepackage[dvipsnames,prologue,table]{pstricks}
\usepackage{pst-text}
\usepackage{pst-char}
\usepackage{pst-grad}
\usepackage{graphicx}
\usepackage{lipsum}
% begin the document and suppress page numbers
\begin{document}
\pagestyle{empty}
% create the box with the front cover picture
\newsavebox\IBox
%%\sbox\IBox{\includegraphics[height=9in]{flower.eps}}
% set up the picture environment
\psset{unit=1in}
\begin{pspicture}(13.24in,9in)
% set up the fonts we use
\DeclareFixedFont{\PT}{T1}{ppl}{b}{it}{0.5in}
\DeclareFixedFont{\PTsmall}{T1}{ppl}{b}{it}{0.4in}
\DeclareFixedFont{\PTsmallest}{T1}{ppl}{b}{it}{0.3in}
\DeclareFixedFont{\PTtext}{T1}{ppl}{b}{it}{11pt}
\DeclareFixedFont{\Logo}{T1}{pbk}{m}{n}{0.3in}
% create a maroon background
\psframe[fillstyle=solid,fillcolor=Maroon](0,0)(13.24,9)
% place the front cover picture
\rput[lb](7.24,0){\usebox\IBox}
% put the text on the front cover
\rput[lb](7.74,7){\PT \color{white}{Secrets of the Stamen}}
\rput[lb](8.94,6){\PTsmall \color{white}{Yuri Robbers}}
\rput[lb](9.04,0.8){\PTsmallest \color{white}{Lughdunum Press}}
% put the text on the spine (note the rotation over 270 degrees)
\rput[l]{270}(6.62,8.5){\PTsmall%
\color{white}{Yuri Robbers --- Secrets of the Stamen}}
% put the publisher’s logo on the spine
\rput[b](6.62,0.75){\color{white}{\fbox{\Logo L}}}
% Create a Box containing the text for the back cover
\newsavebox\Blurbbox
\sbox\Blurbbox{\begin{minipage}{4.5in}
\textcolor{white}{\lipsum[1]}
\end{minipage}}
% And position the box
\rput[tl](1,8){\usebox\Blurbbox}
% Then we close all open environments
\end{pspicture}
\end{document}


## Error

linea 26: Undefined control sequence ...tyle=solid,fillcolor=Maroon](0,0)(13.24,9)
linea 26: Undefined control sequence ...tyle=solid,fillcolor=Maroon](0,0)(13.24,9)
linea 26: Undefined control sequence ...tyle=solid,fillcolor=Maroon](0,0)(13.24,9)
linea 26: Undefined control sequence ...tyle=solid,fillcolor=Maroon](0,0)(13.24,9)
linea 26: Undefined control sequence ...tyle=solid,fillcolor=Maroon](0,0)(13.24,9)
linea 26: Undefined control sequence ...tyle=solid,fillcolor=Maroon](0,0)(13.24,9)
linea 0:  ************************************(pst-char) The package pst-char' is obsolet!(pst-char) You should use pst-text' directly:(pst-char) \usepackage{pst-text}(pst-char) ************************************.
linea 46: Overfull \hbox (17.62482pt too wide) in paragraph


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The control sequence at the end of the top line
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misspelled it (e.g., \hobx'), type I' and the correct
spelling (e.g., I\hbox'). Otherwise just continue,
and I'll forget about whatever was undefined.
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## closed as too localized by Werner, Gonzalo Medina, cmhughes, doncherry, lockstepSep 25 '12 at 6:07

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Your code works OK in my system. What error are you getting? –  Gonzalo Medina Sep 25 '12 at 2:16
@GonzaloMedina Look at my updated question ;) –  FormlessCloud Sep 25 '12 at 2:24
Ah, it's a classical error. You have to process your document using latex and not pdflatex; the resulting .dvi file can then be converted to pdf format using dvipdf, for example. –  Gonzalo Medina Sep 25 '12 at 2:27
@GonzaloMedina Thanks!, really there is not a way to compile it directly with pdflatex? –  FormlessCloud Sep 25 '12 at 2:32
see pstricks tag info voting to close as too localized –  cmhughes Sep 25 '12 at 4:15