Hi!
 
Thanks Michael for you suggestions! So I downloaded and installed basic-miktex-2.8-beta-4.exe (because I couldn't download Protext, the file is damaged!?) and now I got this error:
 
basic-miktex-2.8-beta-4.exeTraceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\lueck.IPK-GATERSLEBEN\Desktop\testing\x.p
y", line 5, in <module>
    g.writeEPSfile("function")
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\canvas.py", line 330, in wrappedindocu
ment
    return method(d, file)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\document.py", line 155, in writeEPSfil
e
    pswriter.epswriter(self, file, *args, **kwargs)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\pswriter.py", line 331, in __init__
    page.processPS(pagefile, self, acontext, registry, pagebbox)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\document.py", line 138, in processPS
    self._process("processPS", *args)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\document.py", line 81, in _process
    getattr(self.canvas, processMethod)(canvasfile, writer, context, registry, b
box)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\graph.py", line 162, in processP
S
    self.finish()
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\graph.py", line 268, in finish
    self.doaxes()
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\graph.py", line 491, in doaxes
    self.dolayout()
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\graph.py", line 475, in dolayout
 
    self.doaxiscreate(axisname)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\graph.py", line 216, in doaxiscr
eate
    self.axes[axisname].create()
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 594, in crea
te
    self.linkedto.docreate()
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 499, in docr
eate
    self._createfunction(*self._createargs, **self._createkwargs)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\graph.py", line 216, in doaxiscr
eate
    self.axes[axisname].create()
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 565, in crea
te
    self.canvas = self.axis.create(self.data, self.positioner, self.graphtexrunn
er, self.errorname)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 228, in crea
te
    return _regularaxis._create(self, data, positioner, graphtexrunner, self.par
ter, self.rater, errorname)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 198, in _cre
ate
    variants[0].storedcanvas = layout(variants[0])
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 133, in layo
ut
    self.painter.paint(canvas, data, self, positioner)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\painter.py", line 187, in p
aint
    t.temp_labelbox = canvas.texrunner.text_pt(t.temp_x_pt, t.temp_y_pt, t.label
, labelattrs)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\text.py", line 1222, in text_pt
    return self.text(x * unit.t_pt, y * unit.t_pt, expr, *args, **kwargs)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\text.py", line 1201, in text
    self.finishdvi(ignoretail=1)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\text.py", line 1047, in finishdvi
    self.dvifile = dvifile.dvifile(dvifilename, self.fontmap, debug=self.dvidebu
g)
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\dvifile.py", line 688, in __init__
    self.file = binfile(self.filename, "rb")
  File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\dvifile.py", line 31, in __init__
    self.file = open(filename, mode)
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'tmpaij2j8.dvi'
 
callingtex.py gives this output:
 
Platform is win32
Python installation prefix is C:\python25
Python executable is C:\python25\python.exe
PyX comes from C:\python25\lib\site-packages\pyx\__init__.pyc
PyX version 0.10
PyX pykpathsea python module used
 
"        echo $0 \"$*\"" -->  $0 \"$*\"
"           echo $SHELL" -->  $SHELL
"   echo $BASH_SUBSHELL" -->  $BASH_SUBSHELL
"               echo $-" -->  $-
"             echo $ENV" -->  $ENV
"        echo $BASH_ENV" -->  $BASH_ENV
"        echo $TEXMFCNF" -->  $TEXMFCNF
"               echo $_" -->  $_
"            echo $PATH" -->  $PATH
"       which kpsewhich" --> "             which tex" --> "           which late
x" --> "file `which kpsewhich`" --> "      file `which tex`" --> "    file `whic
h latex`" -->
"psfonts.map" found at "C:/Dokumente und Einstellungen/lueck.IPK-GATERSLEBEN/Lok
ale Einstellungen/Anwendungsdaten/MiKTeX/2.8/dvips/config/psfonts.map" as format
 "map"
"psfonts.map" found at "C:/Dokumente und Einstellungen/lueck.IPK-GATERSLEBEN/Lok
ale Einstellungen/Anwendungsdaten/MiKTeX/2.8/dvips/config/psfonts.map" as format
 "PostScript header"
"psfonts.map" found at "C:/Dokumente und Einstellungen/lueck.IPK-GATERSLEBEN/Lok
ale Einstellungen/Anwendungsdaten/MiKTeX/2.8/dvips/config/psfonts.map" as format
 "dvips config"
"psfonts.cmz" not found
 
From where I can get psfonts.cmz?
Thanks for any help!
 
Stefanie

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael SCHINDLER" <m-schindler@users.sourceforge.net>
To: <lueck@ipk-gatersleben.de>
Cc: <pyx-user@lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 8:06 PM
Subject: Re: [PyX-user] installing pyx on windows

>> Hi!
>
> Rebonjour,
>
> On 29.07.09,
lueck@ipk-gatersleben.de wrote:
>> I would like to try out pyx and i tried to install it on windows but
>> after running hellp.py it fails with this error:
>
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "C:\Dokumente und
>> Einstellungen\Administrator\Desktop\Testing\test.py", line 6, in <module>
>>     c.text(0, 0, "Hello, world!")
>>   File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\canvas.py", line 309, in text
>>     return self.insert(self.texrunner.text(x, y, atext, *args, **kwargs))
>>   File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\text.py", line 1199, in text
>>     self.execute(expr, self.defaulttexmessagesdefaultrun + self.texmessagesdefaultrun + texmessages)
>>   File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\text.py", line 899, in execute
>>     self.fontmap = dvifile.readfontmap(self.fontmaps.split())
>>   File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pyx\dvifile.py", line 386, in readfontmap
>>     raise RuntimeError("cannot find font mapping file '%s'" % filename)
>> RuntimeError: cannot find font mapping file 'psfonts.map'
>
> PyX cannot find the file 'psfonts.map', which is part of your TeX
> installation. Please make sure that you have TeX installed and that
> the 'psfonts.map' does exist. If you already have this file at the
> proper place, we need to search for a different explanation. Please
> take the file
>  <pyx-subversion repository>/contrib/callingtex.py
> from the development tree of pyx and run it. It will spit out a lot of
> information which could help finding out where the problem comes from.
>
> Michael
>
>