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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Undesired behaviour of \parbox within figure environment

I want to put a \parbox in a figure that is drawn by pstricks. The pspicture environment is inside of a figure environment. As an example: \documentclass[singlecolumn, nofootinbib, ...
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Fundamental differences : PSTricks, TikZ/PGF and others

OK, since this is a pretty vague and subjective question. I need to set up some borders around the discussion that I intend to benefit from. But before anything, I certainly do NOT want to excite the ...
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unknown colors using fcol (pst-solides3d)

I am using the pst-solides3d package to draw polytopes in the following way: \begin{pspicture}[showgrid=false](-2,-0.5)(1.5,2.7) \psset{viewpoint=26 10 5,Decran=60} \psSolid[object=new, ...
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Is there a trick to iterate a set of multidimensional values with \psforeach?

I have, for example, a set of multidimensional values: {{red,1,12pt},{blue,3,10pt},{green,2,15pt}}. With \psforeach I want to iterate the values with 3 variables: \clr, \x, and \size. Is there a ...
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Convert from float to length

I am using \pst@divide to divide a length in half \setlength{\RLEN}{4cm} \addlength{\RLEN}{\OFFSET} \pst@divide{\RLEN}{2cm}\RLEN ... \setlength{\DIST}{2cm} \addlength{\DIST}{\RLEN} % does not work. ...
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Compilation issue with pdfLaTeX and auto-pst-pdf

I am using a lot of png/jpg images in a document, so I decided to use pdfLaTeX. The main issue of this approach is that PSTricks is not directly supported. Since I found a package (auto-pst-pdf) ...
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Convert font letters to vector format and fill with a pattern

I have worked with Illustrator and CorelDraw and I usually take fonts and convert them to curves after which I would fill in the curves with patterns, merge them with other vectors or the sort. Is it ...
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latex-dvips-ps2pdf

I use pdflatex, Windows7, and TeXnicCenter. I am interested in using \psbarcode in combination with \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf}. A possible solution is to use latex-dvips-ps2pdf. The question is how to ...
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How to attach a 2D rectangular image to a 3D curved surface with TikZ or PSTricks?

I want to do so called texture mapping which is to attach an image to a curved surface. How to attach a 2D rectangular image to a 3D curved surface with TikZ or PSTricks? For the sake of ...
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Declare the point for incomming arrows on nodes

is there a way to tell the a node, where the arrow shall arrive? At this example, the Arrow from Node B to A should arrive exactly in the middle of the "D" from "Dies". It should start on top-center ...
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How to draw a diagram for packets scheduling in networks or task scheduling?

I would like to draw a diagram for packets scheduling in networks similar to the this one: The same type of diagram (or very similar) can be used also for tasks scheduling. Can you please indicate ...
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How to translate a set of PSTricks objects and rotate it?

To illustrate the problem, consider a simple example with which you are familiar: A mechanical system that consists of a block lying on an inclined plane. I attached a Cartesian coordinate system to ...
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How to use dup which is one of PostScript RPN keywords?

According to the pstricks-add manual on near the last page, dup is used to duplicate the value of the previous stack. Duplicating can simplify an RPN expression. For the sake of simplicity, let's ...
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Superimposed Boxes in a flowchart with PStricks

I'm performing a flowchart using pstricks . The problem is how to do superimposed Boxes (in gray and light gray ) included in the flow chart like those in the picture below . Is there any specific ...
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newcommand object not included in pstricks picture

I use to have old latex docs that included pstricks pictures. I had to define objects that I could reuse several times in the pictures and did this with a newcommand/def (and everything was fine). I ...
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Having difficulty with pstricks box plot, psaxes, pspicture

a TeX noob here. I wish to plot performance test results once every two weeks (or sooner) displaying a 2 week window. I saw a similar question: Can I use pgfplots to make a boxplot and the following ...
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Is there a TikZ equivalent to the PSTricks \ncbar command?

Although I now use TikZ, every so often I find myself looking for very useful PSTricks commands which don't seem to exist in TikZ. The pst-node package has an \ncbar command which allows one to ...
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How to delete the 'triangle' on an arrow using the Vaucanson-g package

I'm using the vaucanson-g package and I have the following now: \MediumPicture\VCDraw{ \begin{VCPicture}{(5,-0)(3,-3)} \ChgEdgeNodeSep{6} \StateVar[v]{(0,-5)}{A} \StateVar[w]{(4,-2)}{B} ...
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pst-eucl symmetry

I'm trying to draw a diagonal using the tags for symmetry but I really can't understand the meaning of the parameters and how to make the lines long just to fit the figure. For this source I have to ...
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How to draw nanotubes with TeX?

I am working in the field of Nanostructures and have to draw many figure like :
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postscript code in psplot fails

the following code snippet doesn't work as expected \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-plot} \pagestyle{empty} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(10,10) ...
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PSTricks and documentclass

I have a problem using PSTricks for elsevier journal. As you may know, preprints and review versions of papers usually use a different documentclass in LaTeX than the one used for the final version ...
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How to create text with shadows?

This question led to a new package: shadowtext I used the following code: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-3d,pst-text} \usepackage{soul} ...
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How can I draw a landscape picture using PSTricks?

I need to draw a figure using PSTricks which is quite a bit wider than than it is long. Is there anyway I can draw a pic like that in a landscape mode? Right now my pic starts at the top of a regular ...
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Draw a curve in latex using PSTricks

I would like to draw a curve in latex but when I put this code \psset{algebraic=true} \pspicture(-2,-0.5)(2,2) \psline{<->}(-2,0)(2,0) \psline{->}(0,-0.5)(0,2) \psplot{-1.5}{1}{x*x+x} ...
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Neper number into postscript code

I need to plot this function: f(x)=e^(5,61+x/1000) using pst-plot, where e is Euler's costant but I don't know how to write it in postscript code. Anyone knows how?
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pstricks generated image doesn't fit into page.

I have a pstricks image in a document like \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-eps} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{pst-node} ...
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pst-circ: figure and caption overlapping

I'm writing a thesis and need to get this problem solved. I just started to use pst-circ as an alternative to cirtuitikz (seemed to me like it has better documentation), however I'm kinda stuck with ...
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How can I horizontally align an image created with psmatrix?

I've got an image created with psmatrix code and I would like to put it at 1/4 of the text width. Using \centering in the image environment it gets too far to the right. I'm sorry but my code is a ...
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pst-eucl labels

I just tried giving pst-eucl a spin, but I am struggling with the label positions. When trying the following example from the documentation \begin{pspicture}(-2,-2)(2,2) ...
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Clipart images for LaTeX?

Is there any public bank of clipart images in Tikz / PSTrics, much like those found in tools like Visio?
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Trying to use parentheses in a “psbarcode” adds a new line after the first right parenthesis + charset encoding error

I'm trying to use the pst-barcode package to create a vcard contained in a qrcode, and I was surprised to see that a vcard that was working with another programming language to generate my qrcode was ...
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want pdf picture to be smaller than one page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I crop included PDF documents? I created a pdf file using PSTricks. It appears to occupy an entire page. When I included it in my LaTeX file using ...
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How do I include PSTricks pictures in a LaTeX document?

I use LaTeX regularly, and several times I have included .eps images. I am learning how to use PSTricks. I have used it to create .ps and .pdf files with images. There is plenty of free information ...
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How to encapsulate a package to rename keys defined in it?

I use pst-eucl package and I am not so happy with the names defined for its keys (because the names are difficult to remember). I want to rename some of the keys for my own purpose by creating a new ...
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PSTricks picture not compiling with pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use PSTricks in pdfLaTeX? What is wrong with this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-0.5,0)(2.5,1) ...
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Is there an interpreter available that will convert infix to RPN?

I am starting to use PSTricks a bit more, and have been looking at the \psVolume command defined in pst-func package. My problem is with Reverse Polish Notation. Is there an interpreter available ...
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How to concatenate a set of paths and a set of the reflected paths about a certain axis in a single \pscustom?

I want to draw a symmetric object made of a large number of points. To make the code cleaner, I want to use reflection technique. It means I just specify points on one side of the symmetrical axis, ...
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Is it a bug in \psellipticarc or is my calculation wrong?

This question actually has a connection to my other question that was posted yesterday. The following figure illustrates the problem. Shortly speaking, the cyan dot must always coincide with the ...
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How to change the stroke opacity of the grid?

I need transparent grids on the top of other graphic objects. I know that the option strokeopacity can be used to change the stroke opacity of path. I have made a try as follows, but it cannot work ...
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How to smooth the corner joining the end point of a Bezier curve and the start point of an elliptical arc?

The following figure shows the problem. The corners that are magnified should be smooth (not smooth defined in mathematics). I have changed liftpen from 0 to 2, but the problem still exists. How to ...
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Using Pstricks to draw white boxes with white boarders fails?

I want to overlay one graphic over the another in my latex, however the white background is annoyingly transparent. To over come this I want to draw a rectangle of white behind the overlayed figure. ...
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Matching raster graphics and PS colors [closed]

I have a need to match colors in the originaly raster EPS graphics and background color. Relevant parts of the code: \usepackage[dvipsnames,prologue,table]{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-text} ...
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rnode: strange behavior of relative point translation

I recently discovered a strange behavior of a relative point translation of coordinates given by a node created by \rnode. The docs tell that the coordinate form ([parameter]node) determines a ...
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How to divide a line or a curve into n equal pieces and tick it using PSTricks

When we draw \psaxes they initially have ticks and there's an option which lets us to omit them. I'm trying to put some ticks on my \pscurve, I was wondering is there a way to divide a line or a curve ...
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Extended game-form with egameps.sty: no branches

I'm trying to learn to create extended game-forms with LaTeX, but I don't get branches. The example code I've downloaded is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{egameps} ...
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Offset for node - psbrace around nodes

I already asked in the question Describing leaves of a tree with an underbrace using pstree/pstricks how to use a underbrace. Now I'd like to use \Tfan instead of \Tf, but the trick with the angle ...
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pspicture environment overlays text in figure float

I have a strange problem witih PSTricks, pst-tree and the pspicture environment. I use a figure float and a simple tree. When I put a pspicture environment around it, the picture is placed above the ...
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Two Pspictures beside each other

I'm trying to put two pspictures beside each other. I also checked the same question and tried the answer about defining two columns, but it didn't work and LaTeX considered those as undefined ...
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Pass TeX macro to gnuplot environment - gnuplottex

I want to pass a TeX macro to the gnuplottex environment gnuplot. The example here is rather trivial but help solving would be appreciated. The end goal is to adapt the gnuplottex code to call ...