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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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? \documentclass[12pt,oneside,...
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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} \ncline[linestyle=dashed]{1,...
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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} ... \end{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 course,...
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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] \begin{...
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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 \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{...
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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 0,...
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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 (closed contours) diagrams 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'} \pnode([nodesep=10pt]...
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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 RGB-PDF-...
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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. \documentclass[...
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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: \documentclass[10pt]{...
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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 ...
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How to plot atan(x), sqrt(x) using PSTricks?

For example, this code works: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-5,-5)(5,5) \psgrid[griddots=10,gridlabels=0pt, subgriddiv=0, ...
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How to do y-split for tree nodes in pstree?

As I need to draw lines between edges, I'd like to have y-splits when there are multiple child nodes. At the moment I realized it through a hidden node and nodesep=0. Unfortunately, I don't know of ...
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Create line between two edges in pstree

Basically I want to create a (dashed) line between two tree edges. I tried cheating a bit and created such line manually between two hidden nodes. The problem is, I don't get them hidden! There's ...
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Book cover with pstricks [closed]

Why I get error with the color of the maroon box? (line 26) \documentclass[12pt]{article} % load the necessary packages \usepackage[paperheight=9in,paperwidth=13.24in,margin=0in]{geometry} \...
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Undefined control sequence error in pspicture [closed]

I found this interesting question Draw closed curve in Tikz for which an even interesting answer was provided by the user Garbage Collector. Just for the fun of it, I tried compiling his answer on ...
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What causes the presence of unnecessary white space?

What causes the presence of unnecessary white space in the following figure? The box and the circle should have the same center. \documentclass[border=12pt,pstricks]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-...
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Convert pstricks animation to SVG(+SMIL)

Inspired by these questions— How to convert pstricks animation to GIF file? PSTricks to SVG —how can one convert a PSTricks animation to an animated SVG image? SVG animation would be nicer than ...
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How to convert pstricks animation to GIF file?

As an example, let's take this animation. How can I convert it to GIF file?
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How to align text left in psTextFrame

How can I align text left in a psTextFrame? Here's the example: \documentclass[letterpaper,dvips]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{pst-...
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Why is there a blinking cursor on a \psdots? What is it for?

The red dot is made by \psdots while the blue one is made by \pscircle. By clicking the red dot viewed by Adobe Acrobat, there will be a blinking cursor. But a blinking cursor does not exist on the ...
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Generating QR-code in header impossible?

I've got a strange issue with the packages pstricks/pst-barcode and fancyhdr. Here is what I like to do: A custom header for every page, Name on the left, QR-code on the right. Although the QR-code ...