PSTricks is a set of macros that allow the inclusion of PostScript code (e.g. drawings) directly inside (La)TeX code. This tag is compatible with the tag {diagrams}.

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How to use \Pnodecount when there are more than one \curvepnodes invocations?

Assume that there are 2 \curvepnodes macros invoked as follows. \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node,pst-plot} \begin{document} ...
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Is it possible to implement an equivalent syntax of (*x {\f(x)}) but the ordinate is specified first?

PSTricks provides us with a useful syntax (*x {\f(x)}) to specify a point with abscissa x and ordinate \f(x). For example, let \def\f(#1){#1+.5}, a point (1,1.5) can be written as (*1 {\f(x)}). I ...
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PSTricks : Power plant and Energy transfer schematic not scalable

Consider the following example by Thomas Söll at Manuel Luque's PSTricks blog: % latex filename.tex % dvips filename.dvi % ps2pdf filename.ps \documentclass[ a4paper, landscape, 12pt ...
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TeX file with PSTricks figure won't compile

Consider the following file which is a modified version of the file Kernkraftwerk-DWR-v2-ps2pdf.tex: http://gratisupload.dk/vis/698163 (It contains more charachters than I'm allowed to enter here.) I ...
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Cabinet projection in PSTricks

I would like to draw pictures in cabinet projection in PSTricks. This is close to coorType=2, but I need shorten the oblique axis by factor 1/2 rather than 1/sqrt(2). Is there any way how to arrange ...
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DVIView and PDFView [duplicate]

I have a problem, that when I use DVIview I get the correct picture but no result with PDFView. Maybe I don't use a necessary package or the problem in the pdf program in my computer! here is an ...
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economic circuit

Having seen some examples of electronic circuits, I would like to make an economic one like this one: I haven't found any relevant example, so would like your help. In case that somebody is ...
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\pscharpath within align environment

Consider the following example: % pdflatex -shell-escape filename.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pst-text} ...
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psplot: square root of negative number

Is there a possibility to have psplot automatically ignore an invalid range? Example: x 2 sub sqrt This cann't be plotted requesting \psplot{0}{10}, but only when using \psplot{2}{10}. Of course ...
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How to mark/round an element of a table/tabular?

I´m creating a table for simplex, and I want to create a circle around a number in a table. How can I make this in LaTeX? I use PSTricks, but I prefer don´t create an image and a table/tabular ...
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To where/whom should I write for an invitation to create a tool for bullet graphs? [duplicate]

I was wondering if creating "bullet gauges" is possible in any LaTeX package, but I didn´t find any. In other question @Jake answered me with a solution for simple graphs in Is there any package to ...
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How to create a Sierpinski triangle in LaTeX?

I have been trying to recreate the following image in LaTeX and for me personally it has to be done with pdflatex. Although answers using pst-fractals From Jake I got a good start which led to the ...
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Can you change the opacity in surfaces/plots in PSTricks pst-3dplot?

Can you change the opacity in surfaces/plots in PSTricks pst-3dplot ? \documentclass[% pstricks,% border=12pt% ]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-3dplot} \begin{document} ...
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What am I doing wrong with PSTricks 3D?

I'm starting doing graphs with PSTricks in 3D, but I can't reach a first good result. What am I doing wrong? \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node} ...
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How to put axes with PSTricks?. I use \psaxes… but I have no results [closed]

I want to use \psaxes and \psgrid but it doesn't runs well. What am I doing wring? \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Unsung Heros - PSTricks, TikZ, pgfplots,

While watching presentations (mostly made with beamer) at my university I noticed, most people here use LaTeX to create there presentations which is really nice. (not just for the health of my eyes) ...
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PSTricks-NODES. How can I put 'Ñ' inside a circleNODE?

I want to type Ñ inside a circlenode, but it don´t appear in the final result. At the example, in the 3rd line of code. Are there any solution? \begin{pspicture}(-2,-2)(12,6) %\malla ...
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auto-pst-pdf or pdftricks2?

When I compile a LaTeX documents containing PSTricks code, I normally use the package auto-pst-pdf, but recently I found pdftricks2. Should I use auto-pst-pdf or pdftricks2 and what are the ...
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What parameter is available to remove the thin border around \ncput*?

The objective is to make the background color of the box containing the label transparent. \documentclass[pstricks]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} ...
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Calculating coordinates with postscript [duplicate]

I want to calculate coordinates for some lines using pstricks. How can I do this? Example: I want something like (0.5*cos(45) + 8, 0.5*sin(45) + 8) and use coordinate pairs like this one to ...
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PSTricks -> How can I compile a graph/figure to obtain an PNG/JPG with background transparent?

How to obtain this graph in a PNG/GIF/JPG graph with transparent background? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,x11names]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Using pstricks with beamer undefined color model

I am trying to use pstricks with beamer. However everytime I get an error message saying Package xcolor error undefined color model I have googled it and tried different solutions but none worked! ...
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Convex lens (flat end) with pst-optic

Is it possible to get each end of a convex lens to be flat, like this: (I haven't been able to find anything regarding this in the manual.)
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pstricks in MacTeX

I got a new Mac with OS X 10.8.3 and installed MacTeX-2012, but pstricks doesn't seem to work now. Before I used (plain) TeX and chose the TeX and DVI typesetting option. When I looked for help in ...
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pst-circ monospaced labels

How can I make all labels in my circuit monospaced? I found this: Can I change all math output to use monospaced text? but this also affects my equations outside figures. \documentclass{minimal} ...
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PSTricks and \pscustom

Consider the following example: Code % latex filename.tex % dvips filename.dvi % ps2pdf filename.ps \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} ...
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I get a bad result when creating my first simple image with PSTricks [duplicate]

I get a bad result when creating my first simple image with PSTricks. I get: 0 Errors, 2 Warnings but... bad results. What am I doing wrong? My files can be downloaded at ...
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Relative coordinates in PSTricks

TikZ gives us the ease of using relative coordinates, like in the following example. \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} ...
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Drawing of Sun–Earth–Moon system

Is there a package (or packages) for drawing the Sun–Earth–Moon system with either PSTricks, TikZ, or some other vector graphics language to illustrate Lunar and Solar eclipses, the phases of the ...
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How can I obtain a good compiled file with PSTricks?

I want to use PSTricks for making figures, and I have any code that I know that is good code, because I have viewed the results in images (code compiled well). I'm trying and trying, but I don't ...
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How to draw and annotate a spherical coordinate system

For some lecture script I am preparing I would need some descriptive images showing how to work with spherical coordinates as often seen in textbooks, i.e. a globe and some descriptive arrows ...
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How to plot Feynman diagrams with PSTricks

I need to plot some Feynman diagrams for my research papers. Although I had some experience in plotting with PSTricks, it is still not an easy job to plot Feynman diagrams. Could someone provide some ...
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using CJK text inside mecard produces errors

I am trying to use \psbarcode to generate a MECARD QR code with CJK characters in the name field. tex: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage{pstricks} ...
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monochrome and pstricks

I am creating a file type images for presentation / written, I have been interested in the monochrome package xcolor, but by using it I have not obtained the expected results, check the documentation ...
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Getting correct labels on axes with PSTricks

Consider the following example. Code % latex test.tex % dvips test.dvi % ps2pdf test.ps \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-coil,pstricks-add} \def\turister#1#2{% ...
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illegal unit of measure in tex code created from dot2tex

I am using dot2tex to convert some code from graphviz into LaTeX (PSTricks) drawings. However, I get following error ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). <to be read again> l.21 ...
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Setting labels on one axis in text mode and the other axis in math mode with PSTricks

Consider the following example: Code % pdflatex -shell-escape test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pst-plot} \def\seere#1#2#3{% \pspolygon[% fillstyle=solid,% ...
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How can I draw a wave diagram in Tikz/PSTricks

Sorry for the undetailed title, I didn't know what to call this. How can I draw the image below in TiKz or PSTricks?
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Isometric paper and drawing on it — with PSTricks

I would like to create a drawing on isometric drawing paper like the following: N.B. Forget the drawing on top of the paper; it is just something I found in order to illustrate the type of paper I ...
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Drawing system architecture in Latex

I want to draw a system architecture as in the picture below Can you help me?
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What are current pitfalls of using LuaTeX over pdfTeX [duplicate]

I know that there are several closely related older posts about LuaTeX. Using LuaTeX as a replecment for pdfTeX 3 LuaLaTeX and PSTricks Migrating from pdfTeX to LuaTeX As of recently I started ...
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How to draw a square wave?

Everything is in the title... I'm trying to draw a simple square wave , but I'm reading that tikz cannot draw the vertical line of the discontinuity... Is there a way to overpass this ? PSTricks ...
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pstricks and admin rights

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on an XP account with restricted user rights. Unfortunately I was not able to compile a file under xelatex which included pstricks graphics, so I tried everything that I found on ...
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Improvement of PSTricks code for drawing of balls in a triangular box

Consider the following. Code % pdflatex -shell-escape test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pst-eucl} \usepackage{expl3} \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new_eq:NN \calc \fp_eval:n ...
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How does \uput determine the touching point between the object box and the hypothetical circle?

This question offers 4 bounties of 500 each only for a single answer that fit this question best. I am interested in describing the behavior of \uput for non-zero dimensional objects. Non-zero ...
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Why can the labelsep of \uput not work when represented in RPN?

In order to be more noticeable, I present my comment as a new question here. Background: \uput with the following syntax accept 5 arguments. I have tested the last four arguments that they can ...
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Is it possible to make \pnode obey swapaxes? [duplicate]

Background: We can represent a point with (*<value> {<algebraic expression in x>}) syntax where the ordinate y is obtained by evaluating <algebraic expression in x for the given ...
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How to get a nice code to insert pictures on the right?

In my document must insert many pictures. I don't know how to get a nice code? I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsxtra,amssymb,latexsym, amscd,amsthm} \usepackage{color, graphicx} ...
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A problem with cjkutf8 and pst-eucl

The following MWE cannot be compiled. You can see the error messages by yourself. \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \def\kor#1{% ...
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Error in PSTricks in circuit macros

I am trying the same way to use circuit macros through the example from Mr. Peter Jan Randewijk (http://staff.ee.sun.ac.za/pjrandewijk/wiki/index.php/M4_Circuit_Macros). I have installed M4 support as ...