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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Why no line drawn when use dot with psmatrix?

I am trying to draw a signal flow graph with \psmatrix where each node is just a dot. However \ncline does not seem to work when mnode is set to dot $ \psmatrix[colsep=1cm,rowsep=1cm,mnode=dot] ...
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What is the increment step of \fnpnodes?

Case 0 uses \fnpnodes and case 1 uses \curvepnodes to create nodes based on the given function(s). \def\method#1{% \ifcase#1 \fnpnodes[plotpoints=8]{1}{8}{\f[x]}{P} \psxTick(/dx ...
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Unwanted empty page in the middle of a chapter

I am having an empty page in the middle of a chapter of my document. The only information that appears is the page number. The pages before and after are filled with text and figures. I have checked ...
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conditional placement of ocg content

I am using ocg-p package to add layers of information in a pdf document, to be accessed by the reader interactively. To place the ocg layer in the desired location on the document I used rput command ...
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Decimal separator in \psaxes of pstricks-add

When I use the comma option of the command \psaxes, only the y-coordinates are displayed with a comma while the x-coordinates are still displayed with a dot. My figure is included in a somewhat big ...
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How does the package pst-labo work to draw chemical equipment?

I would like to draw some chemical equipment and I found this pst-labo package. However, it does not work for me and I am sure I have the package installed. This should be a very simple example of ...
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listplot and (0,0)

Look at the following minimal working example. I cannot understand, why the first line of listplot is plotted from (0,0) to the first data of the input file. I am compiling with % converting with ...
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Scaling color in PStricks?

Is there a way to scale/remap/transform the colors in a pstricks picture? More detailed: I have some pstricks code which uses grayscale colors. I want to remap the colors from [0,1] to [a,b], where 0 ...
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How to change the current point to the tip of an arrow without using \moveto?

Consider the following code. \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0,-1)(3,1) \pscustom[linejoin=1,arrows=->] { ...
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Grid and tick marks in the same PSTricks picture

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \psset{ xunit=0.05, yunit=0.003, algebraic } \begin{pspicture}(-17,-140)(213,2540) % Axes ...
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pstricks in MacTeX

I got a new Mac with OS X 10.8.3 and installed MacTeX-2012, but pstricks doesn't seem to work now. Before I used (plain) TeX and chose the TeX and DVI typesetting option. When I looked for help in ...
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I am using algebraic option but why must I specify some constants that are only needed for expressions written in RPN?

Please consider \pstVerb{/#2 \csname#2\endcsname\space def} in the following code snippet. \newcommand\const[3][3]{% \edef\next{round(#3}% ...
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What makes the radius too long in the following PS expression?

I want to translate \pstVerb{/Dist {N-A.x N-A.y N-B.x N-B.y Pyth2} def} from the following \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} ...
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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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Why does the objects get shifted to the left when using clipping?

Without clipping, the output position is correct: With clipping, the output position is wrong as it gets shifted to the left: \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} ...
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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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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 ...
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Modifying nodes in a flowchart with psmatrix enviroment

I'm trying to draw some flowcharts with the psmatrix enviroment and I must show my input and output in a parallelogram box . I do not have a problem with the nodes while having the parallelogram in ...
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Error with pstree

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphics,graphicx} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-node,pst-tree} \begin{document} \pstree[levelsep=35pt]{\Tcircle{10}} { \Tcircle{11} \Tcircle{21} } \end{document} Why ...
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Alignment in pst-tree

In this example, using pst-tree package: \def\psedge{\ncangles[armA=.5, angleB=180, linearc=.2]} \pstree[treemode=R, levelsep=3cm] {\Toval{ root }} { \Toval{ Tom } \Toval{ Cat } \Toval{ Very ...
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tcolorbox and pstricks are conflicting? [closed]

The following code comes from a much larger document of mine containing several pstricks and boxes generated by using tcolorbox. \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,letterpaper,openany]{scrbook} ...
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Weird whitespace occurs using \drawbeam in pst-optexp

In my drawing using pst-optexp, I found weird whitespace occured when using \drawbeam, \pstVerb and tx@addDict together. Here are the minimum reproduction codes for my claim: ...
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pst-3dplot error: Transformation matrix not invertible

I'm trying to reproduce example 1 on page 26 of the user manual of pst-3dplot. It is supposed to rotate the label 'xy plane' into a 3D coordinate system. All I get is a warning: ** WARNING ** ...
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pstricks with old latex-dvips-ps2pdf worked; fails with 2014 TeXLive xelatex

I have drawings using pstricks that worked just fine in an old (2008) version of LaTex. On a new machine I switched to texlive 2014 and using xelatex the drawings do not work. For example, the ...
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PStricks code inside caption. LaTeX. What's wrong? [duplicate]

I'm trying to put \psaxes command inside a caption. I have tried \verb, \lstinline and alltt package and nothing works. Whats wrong? \documentclass[ 12pt, a4paper, ...
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Why pspicture shows error? [duplicate]

Let us consider the following example : \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{pstricks} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{pst-grad} % For gradients ...
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How to customize a lens of pst-optic with the following requirement?

The following code \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-optic} \begin{document} \lens [ nameF=F2, nameFi=F1, spotO=270, focus=4, OA=-3, AB=1, ...
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Have auto-pst-pdf and pstool merged?

auto-pst-pdf can handle pstricks and psfrag in addition to .eps files when run with pdflatex. It is however slow since in each run it processes all files, even those that have been processes before ...
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Looking for explanation of pstricks measurement units [duplicate]

I am looking for explanation of how pstricks deals with measurement units. I am trying to write my custom postscript-only drawing commands, to be used within the \pspicture environment. For ...
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Writing mathematical notation in LaTeXDraw [duplicate]

I have drawn a graph in LaTeXDraw. I need to name the vertices of the graph as v_n (where n is subscript of v). In latex document it was easy, just $v_n$ was doing the work. But how can I do it in a ...
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pstricks multido variable not accepted [duplicate]

the following Example does not work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-all} \begin{document} \def\FF{x 3 exp 4 mul 3 div x sub 1 add} \def\AbFF{x 2 exp 4 mul 1 sub} ...
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PSTricks for Mac [closed]

I got MacTex installed and am using Texworks. I wanted to recreate an old PDF from my .tex files and I'm having some problems. I got 1 file which tells tex to include all the others and within some ...
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Getting psfrag to work on ggplots with transparency [closed]

Right, so I'm using ggplot2 in R to create a graph that involves transparencies (no way around it I'm afraid). In Latex I use latex - dvips - ps2pdf to compile, because I also need psfrag (and ...
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Divide PSTricks script into external files [duplicate]

I have a PSTricks picture shown here, where I have tried to move a part of it into a different ´TeX´-file for clarity (not, this is not a MWE) \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone}% set ...
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Programmatically converting an integer into bits with graphical output [duplicate]

I just stumbled upon this interesting question about "how to automatically draw tree diagrams of prime factorization with LaTeX" and it rang a bell. I 'd like to create a command that displays the ...
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How to throw an error and abort the compilation for the following scenario? [duplicate]

Objectives: I want to throw exceptions (or error messages) when the following illegal code is invoked. \const[c,any]{temp}{\f[\i]} \const[others]{temp}{\f[\i]} Minimal Working Example: I cannot ...
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Negative bar values using psbarchart [closed]

I'm plotting a barchart using pst-bar and \psaxes[axesstyle=frame,Ox=0,Oy=-1,Dx=1,labels=y,ticks=y](0,-1)(17,5) \psbarchart[barstyle={red,blue,green},chartstyle=stack]{\data} I have some negative ...
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xelatex and pstricks [closed]

I am using miktex 2.9 with texworks & windows 7 ultimate SP1 to compile my code. I am compiling using xelatex however, my code is not compiling. What should I do ? Here is my code: ...
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Ghostscript Error when doing multiple slices with pst-solides3d [closed]

I'm trying to represent a polytope, but it seems that GhostScript doesn't let me slice a cube more than once. In particular, I tried the following: \psset{unit=0.6cm,labelsep=20pt} ...
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The traces of an elliptic paraboloid seem to be off when using pst-3dplot

I am trying to sketch an elliptic paraboloid given by z=\frac{x^2}{4}+y^2 using pst-3dplot. I used \parametricplotThreeD to sketch the graph. The trace on the plane z=3 is an ellipse with major axis ...
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How to get started with plain TeX

I am using TeX Live 2010 on Windows 7. I have no experience to compile a plain TeX input file. Is my input file below correct? % gettingstarted.tex \input pstricks \topmargin=-72.27pt ...
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How can I create PDF & EPS exactly as big as my PSTricks picture but without using pdfcrop?

This question is made to accompany the existing question: How can I create a pdf document exactly as big as my tikz picture?. Constraints: It is not allowed to use pdfcrop by any means whatsoever. ...
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obtaining an image in Pstricks

How do I draw this image in PStricks: I know to draw the axis but not sure how to name the points and all.
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How to avoid that a WIDE item push all the other columns?

I´m trying to finish my flowchart (with the inestimable help of Herbert and Bernard) How to avoid that a WIDE item (with no elements on its sides) push all the other columns?? I want the othe columns ...
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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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PSTricks and large numbers in graphics

I am trying to use PsTricks to plot large numbers. In Herbert Voss's PSTricks: Graphics and PostScript for TeX and LaTeX book (German edition, 2007, 4th edition), there is the code: ...
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Problem with drawing an arrow using Pstricks

I'm trying to draw an arrow by using pstricks, but I cannot do that. The code is below: \documentclass{book}‎ \usepackage{pstricks}‎‎ \begin{document}‎‎ \psline[linewidth=20pt]{<-}(2,1)‎‎‎ ...
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How to show grid labels when using starred pspicture?

I need grid labels even when I use \pspicture*. How to do this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \psset{linecolor=red} \begin{document} \figure[h]\centering ...
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What causes my tangent and normal lines not to be visually perpendicular?

\documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt,dvipsnames]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage[nomessages]{fp} \FPset\LabelBase{4} \FPeval\DeltaX{pi/LabelBase} \FPset\DeltaY{1} \FPeval\Left{0 ...
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Undo option in LatexDraw

The GUI LatexDraw for generating PStricks codes does not have "undo" option. What other better GUIs are available for generating PStricks codes? http://latexdraw.sourceforge.net/