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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Making a Calendar for TUG

This question is triggered by a post from Peter Wilson in comp.text.tex`. Peter wrote: TUG members produced a calendar for 2012 and, if I remember correctly, for some previous years as well. I really ...
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powerdot/pstricks for local typesetting mode in Texpad iOS?

I use powerdot to typeset my presentations. Has anybody got experience with running powerdot/PStricks on the local (Ker)TeX environment coming with Texpad (local typesetting mode)? Is this possible, ...
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Strange behavior of mdframed with pstricks as framemethod

I load the mdframed package from a class of my own with the line \RequirePackage[framemethod=pstricks]{mdframed} When using the XeLaTeX engine I get a strange behavior from the mdframed environment ...
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How to hide grid labels without redefining the grid style?

I want to hide the grid labels without redefining the grid style, is it possible? Note: Redefining the grid style only for hiding the grid labels seems to be an overkill solution. ...
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Drawing of a helix

On this blog I found a 3D drawing of a transformer by Thomas Söll. After a few changes, I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} \usepackage{expl3} % ...
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Putting a coloured background behind text without adding whitespace

Consider this: I want to be able to highlight text like this without adding space around it -- so each word in the first line should line up with the corresponding word in the second line. (I know ...
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Custom style for \listplot or \dataplot

Is it possible to make custom style for \listplot and friends? By default they support only plotstyle=curve, line, bezier, and I need to use bspline from pst-bspline package. ...
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psmatrix with two ncboxes in it

Can somebody help me to generate two overlapping boxes in a psmatrix? What I need is an ncbox from {3,3} to {8,8} and one from {3,3} to {3,8}. I know it's possible to draw them in a separate figure, ...
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Transparency with psSurface in pst-solides 3D

I'm trying to draw a graph with pst-solides3D with the option psSurface : The problem is as follows : I want to draw z = +/- (y^2-y^2), which should give a saddle-point graph with the lines x=y and ...
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PSTricks: charpath on a curve (like textpath)

I am interested in drawing a specially rendered text on a curve. The LaTeX package pst-text provides a function to draw text on a curve (pstextpath) and a function to specially render text ...
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Array of linked list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: array of linked lists I want to implement an array of linked lists in latex: the array elements are the numbers{1,2,3} and every number in the array is ahead of linked ...
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pstricks drawing has overlap with text

The following code produces a figure that has overlap with my text in LaTeX. It seems as if latex doesn't create a space for this figure. Can anybody help me with it? ...
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unattractive additive effect to opacity with pstricks

I'm using pstricks to highlight by boxing or circling replacement text in my math equations. But, I don't want this highlighting to occlude what's behind it. So, I've been setting opacity or ...
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pslegend bounding box odd while using Cirkuit

This question is regarding pst-plot and more specifically \pslegend. The code below produces the two following plots: One of these figures is generated without the \pslegend and it appears to have ...
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\psmatrix baseline

I'm using lingmacros' \enumsentence with a \psmatrix inside. \enumsentence{ \psset{linewidth=.5pt} \begin{psmatrix}[rowsep=.2cm,nodesep=.05cm,colsep=.1cm] &\rnode{gm}{grammatical morphemes}\\ ...
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PSTricks, node in foreground

This is my code: \psmatrix[colsep=0.45cm,rowsep=0.8cm,mnode=circle] 1,2&&1,3\\ &[mnode=none]2,3,4,5$|$1\\ 1,5&&1,4 \ncline[linestyle=dashed]{1,1}{1,3} ...
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How can I draw nucleosomes with wrapped DNA in tikz or pstricks?

The nucleosome is the fundamental unit of DNA packing in cells, and I am trying to generate some figures for regular use in manuscripts and presentations. The nucleosome is commonly abstracted to a ...
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Auctex previews

I am using PSTricks and trying to generate an inline preview with auctex for part of a document. This works fine if I surround the whole thing in $ signs like $ \begin{pspicture} ... ...
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Please improve my logo to resemble our TeX.SX logo

It is free to use TikZ or PSTricks to answer my question. I want to recreate our TeX.SX logo. But my attempt is far from perfect. Please help me to make it more similar to the original one. ...
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Locally shift everything by 0.5 to the left in PSTricks

Is it possible in PSTricks to locally shift "everything" by 0.5 to the left? For example, in the MWE below I would like to shift the "y" to the left, so that its new coordinates are (1.5,2). Of ...
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Image undesired displacement using pstricks

The following code: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,xcolor} \usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{lipsum} %\usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \lipsum[1-2] ...
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Differing left and right axis labels in psplot

This question is related to psgraph with y-axis on left and right of graph and axis labels but can stand alone, as it is really about loops and variables. I'm really sad that I have to ask this ...
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Translate tikz arrow tips to pstricks

I have a document which contains tikz pictures and pstricks pictures which both contain lots of arrows. Usually I use tikz to do my own stuff but I got the pstricks pictures from another source and ...
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Pst-Solides3D Transformation of a Cube with parameter [closed]

I'm working on the example given at 4.14.3. in the documentation on Pst-Solides3d : Transformation associated with the distance to the origin. The code is as follows ...
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auto-pst-pdf produces a confusing error message

Actually I don't want to use auto-pst-pdf forever. But Harish Kumar (in his comment) requested to use it for the sake of simplicity. I tried it several decades ago and it did not work. The MWE below ...
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Replacement for \curveto in the tikz library - Inkscape export svg to tikz

I need to draw a complex curve and I wanted to help a vector program Inkscape. In first step I tried to use Inkscape to TikZ exporter (http://code.google.com/p/inkscape2tikz/)to convert curve to tikz, ...
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How to write some texts in this picture?

I have a file \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{esvect} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \psset{xunit=1.0cm,yunit=1.0cm,algebraic=true,dotstyle=o,dotsize=3pt ...
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conflict with pst-tree and align: auto-pst-pdf problems?

There appears to be a problem when using the pst-tree package together with the align environment and pdflatex (dvi-ps-pdf works, but there are reasons for me not to use it). Attached is a code ...
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How do I remove tick labels in latex using pstricks?

On my old Mac running OS 10.4.11, using TeXShop 2.26 I would use the pstricks package to draw figures. In those figures I had neither tick marks nor tick labels. I have recently switched to a new ...
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Hacking Animate

While babysitting my kids yesterday I played little bit with one of my favorite LaTeX package PSTricks. Naturally I started toying with something more "advanced" so a toyed a bit with animations. On ...
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psgraph with y-axis on left and right of graph and axis labels

I'm attempting to plot two quantities on one graph each with their own vertical axis. I've got as far as the MWE below but am stuck on two problems. Can I make the right hand axis have the same line ...
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My compilation produces a result that is not the same as what the author got

I tried the following code \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}[solidmemory](-6.5,-3.5)(6.5,3) \psset{viewpoint=30 0 15 ...
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What packages or tools best support any 3D line, plane, surface intersections?

I have not explored the PSTricks' pst-solides3d, TikZ's equivalent packages, Asymptote as a tool, etc, yet. I have a task to make some simple 3D diagrams that are related to 3D geometry subject we ...
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Memoir showtrims breaks auto-pst-pdf

I have set of large documents that need to go to printers and I want to show the trim edges. I'm using a large number of pstricks images in the documents (these are science and maths textbooks) so I'm ...
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Drawing the mapping of elements for sets in LaTeX

I am looking for a way to do something like
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Best option to create vector graphics with LaTeX labels

I would like to create some vector graphics for my LaTeX documents. The graphics would often contain mathematical expressions that would should be typeset using LaTeX. As far as I know, my best ...
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Is there a formula to determine the maximum value arcsepB such that the arrow head looks best?

I want to put an arrow head at the middle of an arc. Unfortunately, ArrowInside is not available for \psarc. The possible way is to construct it with 2 arcs as follows. Leaving arcsepB with its ...
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How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?

First, I must say I have no knowledge about PGF/TikZ nor PSTricks, but I would like to draw the following or similar closed contours using one of them or another adequate package. Where can I find the ...
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How can I draw a transparent cube in 3D perspective?

I would like to draw a transparent, `flattened cube' in perspective with dotted lines from both vanishing points to each of the vertices of the 3D solid. Is there a PSTricks package for this? It is ...
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What is the equivalent for ([nodesep=10pt]{B}A) in TikZ?

\documentclass[pstricks,border=20pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(3,3) \pstGeonode(0,0){A}(3,3){B} \pnode([nodesep=10pt]{B}A){A'} ...
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How can I draw these polygons with shaded regions?

I don't know how to draw this by LaTeX.
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Cut off part of PSTricks parallelogram if

First: I have also posted this question at the LaTeX Community a few days ago but I have not got any answer. Consider the following MWE, illustrating rays of light coming from the Sun through the ...
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Specify location from which a line starts in pstricks

I have a problem with the following code. The lines from h6 and h7 are supposed to start right below h6 and h7 and not at the left of h6 and h7. This worked with tree-dvips but pstricks seems to ...
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How to use CMYK-Colors in the whole document

I found out, that my color laser printer prints graphics with gray color in RGB-Representation instead of using black (they are more red then gray). So it seems, that PDFLaTeX is creating ...
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Drawing a central composite design

Please I would like to draw a central composite design using PSTricks, or possibly tikz. This is the cube with the axes showed below. I have tried pst-3d but this is not easy. If you had an example of ...
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Align bput on ncline

I wanna place some text below a line. So I'm using \bput. Works great, but text is always centered. Is there a way to align it left / right? See the picture for better bellow. ...
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A PostScript error when plotting an implicit function

This question was inspired by my answer for another question. I want to provide another solution with implicit function plot. Unfortunately the following code produces PostScript errors ...
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Using \def in \psplot

For reasons I cannot explain \def's don't seem to always work in/with \psplot as shown below \documentclass[english, landscape, a4paper]{slides} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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PSTricks + pdfLaTeX resulting in fonts not embedding into eventual PDF

I want my eventual PDF to have all fonts embedded. Using special psdots in pstricks is causing this to fail. Here is a MWE of something which results in non-embedded fonts: ...
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How to define a variable which is a function of another variables already defined?

Suppose I defined some variables via \def\n1{some_value_1} \def\n2{some_value_2} \def\n3{some_value_3} and I'd like to have another one, say, \f which is a function of \n1, \n2 and \n3. This ...