I am using \textcolor command in the body of my TeX file. I need to generate Postscript file.

When I go through the "Option Menu\Configure TeXStudio\Build\PDF chain", every thing is fine and I can get the colored text as I have planed in the .tex file. However, when I go through the "Option Menu\Configure TeXStudio\Build\PS chain", I get undefined control sequence error for \textcolor command. It seems \textcolor command is unknown when I am trying to generate PS output.

Is there anyway so I can fix the problem? Perhaps, using an alternative command to change the text color or an alternative way to generate PS file?

closed as off-topic by David Carlisle, Heiko Oberdiek, Werner, Jesse, ChrisS Apr 22 '14 at 1:47

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    Welcome to TeX-SX. Can you make a small example that replicates the problem such that people can check whether it is a code issue or TeXStudio related? – percusse Apr 21 '14 at 16:52
  • Does your document contains \usepackage{color} or \usepackage{xcolor}? – Heiko Oberdiek Apr 21 '14 at 16:58
  • I have used \xcolor package. It works fine for generating PDF output (no error). However, when I set it to generate PS output, I get error specifically on \textcolor or \color command! – frank Apr 21 '14 at 16:58
  • The same error when using \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor}. I guess something is wrong with PS generating method. How can you generate PS output from a .tex file? – frank Apr 21 '14 at 17:05
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    coding error (package not loaded) – David Carlisle Apr 21 '14 at 23:56