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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Drawing pedigrees with PSTricks

I'm using a package called pst-pdgr which uses PSTricks. I have no prior experience with PSTricks but I am trying to read and understand as I go. However, I've run into a problem while compiling the ...
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How to draw two intersecting graphs?

I want to make the following figure. My efforts are: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shadings} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Another “Dimension too large” question: PSTricks plot

I'm currently using Pstricks to plot a datafile into a basic x-y figure. My actual code is: \psset{xunit=.07cm,yunit=0.00025cm} \begin{pspicture}(1915,10000)(2015,30500) ...
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Why does loading tikz before calling “driver=dvips” make a difference

This question doesn't entirely make sense because I know I don't need to call driver=dvips. But I would like to know whether anyone can explain what's happening. A little background I'm trying to ...
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How to overlay graphs using includegraphics or pstricks?

I have a figure (eps file included using \includegraphics) inside a postscript environment where I use PSTricks to add labels and extra lines. I want to add another eps file smaller in the top right ...
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What is lacking in my geometric calculation below?

The objective is to align the baseline of a label with the bisector. I want to summarize 4 possible tricks as follows. Let me know if there is another trick beyond my consideration. The first trick: ...
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How to mimic the behavior of \ncput* but without the unwanted opaque effect?

My objective is to have a label with transparent background but any connecting curve passing through the hypothetical box of the label must be hidden. Opaque Label \ncput* produces an opaque label ...
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How to get the nodes on which a line intersects the hypothetical frame box of \ncput?

I want to get the nodes on which the \*cline intersects the hypothetical edge of \ncput. The following animation shows my attempt to find the nodes by a trial & error approach. I need the nodes ...
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PSTricks: Dataplot

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \savedata{\data}[{1999,6276},{2000,6827},{2001,7783},{2002,9819}] ...
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PSTricks: Perpendicular bisectors of line segments using pst-eucl

First: This is a crosspost from the LaTeX Community since I haven't gotten any answer there. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} ...
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Drawing 3D crystal lattice with tikz/pstricks

I need to draw 3D lattice of DO3 type (Ni-Mn-Al, DO3) and more complex ones. Both TiKZ and PSTricks packages draw following objects on top of previously drawn disregarding "real" 3D position. For ...
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key values getting improperly passed through a property list getter function

I'm creating rather complicated diagram and would like to put all the controls all in one easy to find location and not scattered throughout the document. To do this, I've created setter and getter ...
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psframe “ Undefined control sequence” [duplicate]

I am trying to create a book cover by using PSTricks. I follow the source from here :http://tug.org/pracjourn/2007-1/robbers/robbers.pdf (page 22). When I compile, it annouces the error that : ! ...
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pst-eucl bold labels and arc sizes

I got a couple of questions about pst-eucl. How can I make a point label bold? I've tried the following permutations \pstGeonode[PointName=\textbf{A}](1,1){A}(-1,-1){B} \pstGeonode[PointName={\bf ...
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TexLive 2012, Xelatex and pst-eucl [closed]

pst-eucl is doesn't seem to play very well with xelatex on OSX. I used it in the past with success, but it doesn't seem to want to play well with the TexLive 2012 installation when running on Mac. ...
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Multiple pspicture environments breaks when using \pstMarkAngle

I have a pretty weird problem. If I use multiple pspicture environments in the same document, the first one gets rendered, but the other breaks. For example, \begin{pspicture}(-3,-3)(3,3) ...
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What to do with 237 eps files?

I have some 237 .eps files that represent the printer's ornaments from the small press The Underground Grammarian. I would like to build and provide (to CTAN) a package similar to the pgfornament ...
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How to use pstool in pdfLatex?

Update: After I adding those --shell -escape commands, when I run the code as below, it still cannot work. \documentclass[pdftex]{memoir} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{pstool} \input macros.tex ...
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More elegant way to achieve this same camera perspective projection model?

I just finished a camera perspective projection model using TikZ. Although, while I'm pretty satisfied with the result, it took me a lot of time to do it. It's easy to see from the code below that I'm ...
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Conflict between xparse and pstricks: pstricks doesn't believe xparse function is defined

I want to create a pspicture with a variety of parameters which are interdependent. I'm using expl3 for the interface. But I get an error when I try to use \getr Error: /undefined in \getr Operand ...
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Contour plots with PSTricks

I'd like to use the PSTricks functionality to get the contour plots of 3D surfaces (more precisely, corresponding to functions z = f(x,y) from R^2 to R). Since, to the best of my knowledge, there is ...
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Put a pstricks cover at the beginning of a file without affecting the rest of it

I have two files. One is a pstricks cover. The other is the interior of the book. They both are fine on their own. I would like to put the code for pstricks cover on the first page of the pdf and ...
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PSTricks will not compile

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[paperheight=9in,paperwidth=13.24in,margin=0in]{geometry} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \psset{unit=1in} ...
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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 ...