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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Spirograph curves without gears, pen point

I am using the pst-spirograph package. An image produced by this package will show the spirograph curve, but will also show the gears and the pen point. I would like to obtain just the curve. Consider ...
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Random lines in a plot [closed]

Hi everyone, I have never used pstricks or tikz and it seems to be the best option to draw the kind of plots that I need. I have been researching and I have not found how to draw this random line ...
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How to convert a LaTeX file with pstricks code to pdf?

I am new to LaTeX and was writing an article with MikTeX. But when I insert a pspicture and compile the file into pdf format, the pspicture just does not show up. But if I compile the file into ps, ...
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rotate a polygon around point

I have the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-6,-10)(10,10) ...
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Drawing spherical harmonics with pst-3dplot

For my lecture notes in theoretical physics (namely quantum mechanics) I'm trying to visualize the spherical harmonics. I got Mathematica to plot them an this is what I did: ...
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Arrow inside circle - pstricks

I'm trying to draw an arrow inside the circle, otherwise it's confusing with the others... But I don't succeed ! Has someone an idea ? I created the "pt" to write quicklier... It's : ...
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Problem with \psframe

I want to create a book cover and for a start I want to add color to my page. The problem is that when I add the given geometry page and write down the \psframe, the result I get is a page with ...
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Fill colour for ring (pstricks)

I have a drawing for a cylinder and have filled in the ring section with light gray. However, because my background is light orange, the image turns out to be a bit weird. Here is the image: Here ...
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Automatically generate graphics which shows light diffusion on a rough surface

I just want to make an image like this (using tikz or pstricks) of light reflexion and diffusion: What I am interested in is, how this can be done (semi)-automatically via tikz or pstricks: ...
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How to use pstricks with expex to draw arrows in examples?

I'm using the expex package to write examples (in linguistics articles). This package, according to the documentation, allows one to draw arrows (to represent movement in syntax). There is a section ...
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About \psplot and domain of functions

I would like to know if i really have to calculate the domain of functions like sqrt(x-7) and log(x-7)/log(2) and tell to \psplot to work only inside that interval, e.g., for the interval [6,16] and ...
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Specifying coordinates with \def in PSTricks

I'm starting with PSTricks. I use the following macro to set cartesian coordinates: \def\newPoint#1(#2,#3) { \expandafter\def\csname x#1\endcsname{#2} \expandafter\def\csname ...
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Draw a contour around the cylinder

I'm willing to draw a contour around a cylinder. So far, I could get this one: The problem is that half of the circular part of the contour should be at the back of the cylinder which is not the case ...
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Elliptic arrow line in PSTricks

How can I draw an elliptic line with arrow around a line in PSTricks? Example is visible in this picture around the 'Geographic North Pole': The question is quite similar to How to draw a not ...
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Redefining axes label in pst-plot

I am trying to redefine the labels for x-axis in a pst-plot diagram by putting \makeatletter \def\ps@@@hlabel#1{\small(#1)} \makeatother in the preamble (see top of page 25 in the manual) but then ...
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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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Analogue in TikZ for the command \psshadowbox of PSTricks

In PSTricks, the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames]{pstcol} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage{pst-grad} \begin{document} \noindent ...
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Is it possible to color only one side of a cube in PSTricks?

I have this cube, implemented as follows: \documentclass[class=minimal,border=0pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pst-ob3d} ...
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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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pstricks not working with thesis template

I've been trying to get the pst-optexp package working with the thesis template I have, and it's been a nightmare. I'm using MikTeX with pdflatex compilation, as as previously mentioned in How to use ...
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Area between graphs of two functions

This is a follow-up question to Area between curves. After one day, i found out how to do it in LaTeX (Miktex): \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} ...
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Simulating hand-drawn lines

I am working on a project that will have some vector graphics, perhaps using TikZ (or a similar package). All of the graphics consists of lines, in shades of gray. However, the lines from TikZ appear ...
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PSTricks in TeX Live 2014

Using XeLaTeX then dvips leaves blank spaces where the PSTricks drawings are supposed to be. How do I repair this? I should add that I am using a Windows 7 PC. Also, I am a very naive user, but stuff ...
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CV skeleton with pst-asr package?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-xkey,pst-asr,graphicx}\psset{everyasr=\tiershortcuts} \usepackage{tipa} \begin{document} \asr \3p{\textepsilon}{\textltailm} \endasr \end{document} ...
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How to make right angle mark in geometry 3D like this picture?

I want to mark right angle. I tried in Geogebra \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} \psset{xunit=1.0cm,yunit=1.0cm,algebraic=true,dotstyle=*,dotsize=3pt ...
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How I can draw with pstricks this image?

I'm using pst-solides3d for draw several images. However I have the same picture in a eps file, I would prefer to use a pstrick code.
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How to use pst-asr package on a Mac

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-xkey,pst-asr,graphicx}\psset{everyasr=\tiershortcuts} \begin{document} \asr bɪt \endasr \end{document} Hi, I am trying to use "pst-asr" package. I ...
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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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Countries are not visible with pst-map3d

Currently I am trying to use pst-map3d package. The code below plots the earth ball but doesn't draw the countries / country lines. I tried the code now on a Windows, Linux and Mac machine and every ...
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Pst-geo3d sans / without contours

Je me demande s'il est possible de dessiner une carte sans contour avec pst-geo3d (compilation: xelatex). J'ai besoin de zones de couleur pour la terre et pour l'eau et de la possibilité de placer les ...
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How to fill the area between a listplot and a psline in pstricks?

I have a .txt with data I use to plot a curve with lisplot and I need to fill the space between this curve and a psline in pstrick. Does anyone know how to do it?
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Visualize singular vector fields with TikZ or PsTricks and friends

I am trying to find a good way to make really visually appealing plots of singular vector fields. For example electric fields of point like charges. I already tried this in python without too much ...
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Folium of Descartes

How to fill region on Folium of Descartes like this: Here is my codes: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{pst-func} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} ...
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Convert image to code (TikZ? PSTricks?)

I have a ... pdf file, which contains figures of plots such as the following: Now the second plot isn't too hard to draw on TikZ (I assume... I hope? I don't have any experience apart from ...
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Energy spectra in LaTeX

I want to draw energy spectra like in the attached photo. Can anybody help me?
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Drawing minimal xy axis

can anybody help me to draw this minimal example of an xy axis? I couldn't find anything similar on the forum. The axis should be black but the grid behind it a shade o gray, dashed. It would be ...
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Suitable object for pstPlanePut?

I want to rotate lines and text in 3d space. \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{pst-3dplot} \begin{document} \pstPlanePut[plane=yz](0,0,0){ASDF FDSA} \end{document} Causes latex ...
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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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Problem with length of psshadow box

I am using the a0poster environment and I am trying to create a psshadow box that has the same length with the document. I am using the following code: \documentclass[landscape,a0,final]{a0poster} ...
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How to align a pspicture to the center of page?

I have a pspicture inside a figure: \begin{pspicture}(40,25) \psframe(0,0)(30,20) \end{pspicture} The frame is displayed at the top-left of the page. Is it possible to automatically move it to the ...
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Understanding beams in pst-optexp

I'm apparently missing something fundamental in how beams interact with interfaces. I have prepared three simple examples, with the hopes that someone can explain to me why certain things happen. ...
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Best practice to include (standalone precompiled) graphics

General understanding I know that several people have asked about how to include plots and graphics (created by tikz and pstricks) into a latex document. What is the best way to include Matlab ...
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How do I typeset this diagram used to explain folding?

How do I typeset this: (this is an explanation of the folding used in derivation) Edit: Here's a code of the formula and XeLaTeX MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Make psdot thicker in width

I am trying to create a number line but the psdot is not bold or thick enough, it should be the same as the arrow's width. Linewidth does not seem to help, this is the full code. \begin{figure}[H] ...
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Are tickz and pstricks in conflict? [duplicate]

I do not know why, but it seem that the tikz and pstriks packages are in conflict. Using both \usepackage{tikz} \uspepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{pstricks} When compiling, it returns me the ...
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pstricks gives garbled output in TeXShop

I have a bunch of 3d images that I made using pstricks, but after I updated to Mavericks OS X 10.9.5 this summer the images no longer render properly. All text (like axes labels) is stacked in the ...
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Projection of circle across two surfaces

I would like to build on a previous question in which is explained how to project a circle onto a defined plane of an octahedron using pstricks. I would like to know if it is possible to project a ...
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Using psfrag with pdflatex

Is there any way of using psfrag with pdflatex? It seems fairly similar to the problem of using pstricks with pdflatex. Do they both depend on the same things, or does psfrag include pstricks? Can I ...
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How to draw random simple closed smooth curves but with the same perimeter?

I want to draw some random simple smooth closed curves. Each smooth curve must have the same perimeter but different area. See the following figure to illustrate what I meant clearly. Each smooth ...
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Drawing upper Riemann sum with psstep - problem with supremum

I want to draw the upper Riemann sum of a function like below with pstricks, however is does not take the supremum correctly (seems just to take the maximum of the left and right value of the step). ...