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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Axis specific subgrid devision using \psgrid

If I want to devide a grid into subgrids using PSTricks, I use the command \psgrid with the option subgriddiv=<integer>. This, however, sets the number of subgrids to the same on both axis; is ...
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How to get a tight output when using pst-tree package and standalone class?

\documentclass[preview,border=3pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-tree} \psset{levelsep=2,treesep=-2,angleA=90,angleB=-90,arm=12pt} \def\psedge#1#2{\ncangle{#2}{#1}} \begin{document} ...
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PSTricks, how to move and rescale a picture

How can I scale and change position of a PSTricks picture on a beamer slide? I draw a picture and save it in tex format using Inkscale. This is an example of the beginning of the picure %LaTeX with ...
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Revisiting auto-pst-pdf Fundamental Problem (<jobname>-pics.pdf not created) [closed]

The code provided as an answer on this post used to work. To ease things, I reproduce it here, only in a more condensed form since I'm interested just in the PSTricks part -- the minted part working ...
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pstricks and caa.cls

I have a TeX file that my prof gave me and I can't get it to work. First, I don't know what package allows me to use \documentclass[12pt,reqno]{caa}. Next, I have a bunch of pscurves, pslines, and ...
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angular spring macro

Does anyone have a macro for an "angular spring" ? I'm looking for something similar to that in pst-coil (PS-Tricks package) but the geometry of the "spring" is not straight but an arch (with ...
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How to draw spherical triangles?

Does anyone know how to draw spherical arcs and spherical triangles using LaTeX?
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How to do a surface with pstricks using data from a surveying?

For each point of the grid a have the coordinates (X,Y) and height (Z), like: X 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 Y 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 Z 2 1 0 4 5 1 8 4 3
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Resources for PSTricks examples

What resources for PSTricks examples do you know? Please feel free to add nice work of your own here as well! Background: I am constantly looking for PSTricks examples to get ideas how to solve my ...
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Drawing of PSTricks figure not precise

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new_eq:NN \calculate \fp_eval:n \ExplSyntaxOff ...
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Need for loading of expl3 code?

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} % Self-brewed macro. \def\andel#1{% ...
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Wrong x-axis with pst-plot

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-coil,pst-plot} \def\tilskud#1#2{% \psline[linewidth=1.5pt,linecolor=red]% (!#1 1986 sub 0)% (!#1 1986 sub #2 8 sub 2 ...
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pstricks output garbled on Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to recompile a pstricks document I had previously created on an older version of Ubuntu. However all the images came out wrong and consist of all the text ...
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Issue on pdf(La)TeX with named colors in dvipsnames

When compiled on pdfLaTeX, the following code (and MWE) returns a PostScript error message: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{pstricks} ...
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Draw Polygonal Number Using PSTricks (or TikZ)

I would like to draw the following using PSTricks (or TikZ): (Found on http://i1.wp.com/mathandmultimedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/polygonal-numbers.png.) I can do it myself using an ...
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Good way to cut off extra range data in listplot

Using listplot, is there a way to cut off extra range data? The option yEnd=10 simply removes the points above y=10 so that it changes the overall shape of the curve. Here is example code: ...
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How to load pstricks private header files under MiKTeX? [closed]

Under MikTeX, the method to load private header files containing custom postscript macros seems to have changed. What is the current preferred method for including such macros? For years I have ...
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PSTricks: Wrong axis labels

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \def\sandsynlighed#1#2{% \psframe[ linecolor=red, fillstyle=solid, fillcolor=blue!50 ](#1,0)(!#1 ...
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PSTricks figure turned 90 degrees

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \def\RPut(#1)#2{% \rput[r]{90}(!#1 1980 sub 2 div 0){#2 \quad} \rput[l]{90}(!#1 1980 sub 2 div 0){\quad #1} } ...
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How to draw a ellipse figure in beamer at desired location? How to put a .eps logo figure at the right bottom corner?

Here is the code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pstricks} \setCJKmainfont{SimSun} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} ...
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Draw an implicitly defined surface in 3D

I want to visualise the following set as a subset of [0,\infty)^3: What's the most efficient way to do this? I am thinking of either TikZ or psTricks.
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Compiling the latex->dvips->ps2pdf with dvips -Ppdf

The documents I create heavily depend on postscripts (I use pstricks quite a lot). I've had some issues with resolution, and it's been recommended to try using dvips -Ppdf. But recently, I've been ...
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pshlabel and log graphs: the 10^ disappear

I would like to reduce the label size for all my graphs (using pstricks). I used the following code: \makeatletter \def\pst@@@hlabel#1{{\small #1}} \makeatother which works fine for my ...
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DVISVGM and PSTricks

EPS file conversion is not satisfactory with dvisvgm because labels are not displayed. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{etex} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Error “Illegal unit of measure” occuring when using PSTricks

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \newcommand*\sleep[3]{% \psframe[fillstyle=crosshatch*](6 #1 mul 37 sub 0.5)(6 #1 mul 36 sub 0.5 5 #2 div add) ...
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Changing baseline to top for pspicture

I tried to align text with the top of a figure. The pstricks manual says that I can specify an option to the pspicture environment, but this somehow does not work. I get an error message. ! Package ...
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How to use pstricks package within beamer? I know the pure English typseting method using pstricks in beamer, but failed xelatex pstricks beamer

In order to display simple figure, I began to learn pstricks package. I copied a piece of sample code to a beamer file. When I compile it, something goes wrong. How can I fix it? Process ...
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TeX4ht and PSTricks

I tried to compile the code below with mk4ht htlatex file.tex 'xhtml, charset = utf-8 pmathml' '-cunihtf-utf8-cvalidate' Formulas and text are transcribed, but not graphics. How to solve this ...
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same fontsize in plot in revtex document as text

I am making a figure in PSTricks for a RevTeX document. A MWE of my figure is the following \documentclass{article}[28pt] \usepackage{pstricks, pst-node, pst-plot, pst-circ} \usepackage{moredefs} ...
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Polygons being clipped during pst-solides3d projections

I'm having trouble doing something that seems very simple, so I'm hoping that I've made a naive mistake. I'm attempting to project several polygons onto a plane using the \psProjection feature in ...
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Transmission grating in pst-optexp

It seems that transmission gratings have not been implemented yet in the pst-optexp. Does anyone know whether there exists a workaround?
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Rotate an arrow around its center

I want to draw this with tikz, I have been trying to do it with tikz for awhile but didnt get far, with suggestion I moved to PsTricks. This is what I have so far ...
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pst-optexp: draw prism compressor

I wanted to draw a prism compressor with the respective beamlines. The general setup works, but the exact control of the beam alignment within the prisms fails. Here is the code that I have so far: ...
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Latex Block diagramm / draw Range

I want to use a Block diagram like in this document on page 9: http://texdoc.net/texmf-dist/doc/generic/pst-bar/pst-bar-docDE.pdf But I fail at doing this. At the moment I am using this: Grouped bar ...
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\noindent after figure not working

Consider the following example: \documentclass[danish,a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[hmargin=2.4cm,vmargin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} ...
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Different outputs from two different syntax that should produce the same output

A node A will be constructed by using 2 syntax. \pnode(!2 3 0 p2c exch 3 add exch 2 add){A} \pnode[3,2](!2 3 0 p2c){A} Each constructs the node A by translating a point (!2 3 0 p2c) (which is on ...
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Some ticks get lost when increasing the domain, why?

\documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \psset{plotpoints=51} \begin{document} \multido{\iAngle=351+1}{10}{% \begin{pspicture}[showgrid](-4,-3)(4,3) \pstVerb { ...
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What is the difference between pscurvepoints and curvepnodes?

What is the difference between \pscurvepoints (in pstricks-add) and \curvepnodes (in pst-node)? \documentclass[pstricks]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node} \usepackage{pst-plot} ...
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Problem Making a Background with \psframe in a0poster

Have the following header for a poster \documentclass[portrait,a0b,final]{a0poster} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-grad} ...
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Why does pstricks have an effect on tikz' draw opacity when used within beamer?

\documentclass{beamer} %\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain] ...
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Drawing boxplots with pst-plot

I'd like to draw in the same frame a given number of box plots with the macro \psBoxplot from the pst-plot package. I'm retrieving the sampled data from as many files as different box plots by using ...
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Documentation for changes to pst-eucl package

I just noticed today that when I use the eucl package, I get the following message: (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/generic/pst-eucl/pst-eucl.tex `PST-Euclide v1.47, 2013/03/12 (Dominique ...
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Condition for drawing of axis labels in PSTricks

Consider the same example as here (but now I actually have a problem): % latex filename.tex % dvips filename.dvi % ps2pdf filename.ps \documentclass[ a4paper, dvipsnames ]{article} ...
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Improved PSTricks figure for everyone interested [closed]

First: This post might not be appropirate for this site, so feel free to close it if necessary. I have improved on the drawing by Thomas Söll from here and I thought someone might find it useful. % ...
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How to get the intersection nodes of 2 arbitrary curves?

This question led to a new package: pst-intersect In my experience, there is no macro in PSTricks to get the intersection nodes of two curves. Is it possible to do this in PSTricks? Or Am I am ...
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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 ...