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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How to conceive a macro for drawing a pie-chart circle of fifths?

I would like to re-write parts of the book mentioned below on historic tuning temperaments, and therefore I need to draw a circle of fifths, represented in the book by hand-drawn schemata like this: ...
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draw colored world/US map in LaTeX

I'm trying to draw maps similar to these in a LaTeX pdf document: I want to auto-generate them from a list of pairs (country,color) to determine the colors. I have found the package pst-map2dII ...
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Blend/transparency styles in pstricks and TikZ

As depicted below, Illustrator offers various transparency styles: It is my understanding that, at this point, pstricks and TikZ are both limited to the normal style listed above. Could the other ...
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Invert Axis directions

I'm trying to invert the direction of the y-axis. I want to have 2 y-axis : the first going up (as usual) and the second, starting from 0 and going down (to 5)... Here's what I do : ...
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Is possible give the handwrite aspect to other thing?, as ncline, rectangles,… in PStricks?

Viewing doc, I realized that there is an option (similar to linestyle=¿handwrited? ;-) ) to simulate handwriting. Is possible give this aspect to other elements as triangles, poligons, curves, ...
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What´s the best/practical way to do trees with pstricks pictures in nodes?, with PSTricks, Pst-node

I have test that psmatrix is a good way to do diagrams, but ... to do diagrams where the nodes is not displayed as a "perfect matrix/table". What is the recommended way to do any similar to, with ps ...
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How to put a “coil” inside an ncline (between nodes)?, in PStricks

How to put a "coil" in an \ncline between nodes? similar to: I have viewed \pscoil and options as coilarm=0.5,.. but.... in \ncline or similars?, how? I have this code, for example ...
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How to change the orientation of a brace?, with psbrace, in PsTricks

I can´t believe it. I was looking and reading... the multiple examples in page 23 in pstricks-add-doc.pdf and I can´t reach what I want. Even copying and pasting any examples of the PDF I know how ...
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How to reescale a pstricks image with subcaption?

I have an image and a code, that works well. When I try to scale the PSTRickis image, I have problems-errors How can I resize an image using subcption package?? I put at the end of the code ...
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How to group many nodes? in pstricks

I have this code, and would like to know how to group many nodes. How to do it? I prefer grouping nodes calling nodes by name but... if it´s not possible, I was thinking about coding any similar ...
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PSTricks Animation and dvips

I want to create animation in Beamer using the animate package. I easily created a basic example following the "all-in-one approach" from this older post but I can not use pdflatex to compile, which ...
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Problem Scaling Logarithmic function PSTricks

I'm trying to plot a function, but with the x-axis logarithmic. I use PSTricks and the package pstricks-addwith the algebraic option, to write my function litterally. My function to be plotted is : ...
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How to plot a linear function with axes, arrows, and labels?

I have now spend hours by creating this figure - without luck. I have tried different types of tikz, pstricks and multido usepackages. The lines from a to x_2, d to x_1 and p_1 to c, should be ...
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Animating Beamer slides with pstricks code in them

I have made a beamer presentation and have a series of the slides with pstricks images on them. Each of these images either builds upon the previous, or moves an element of the previous. Is there a ...
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A dotted circle: control size of dots and distance between them

My MWE is: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[red,dotted] (0,0) circle (2); \draw[black,thick] (5,0) circle (2); ...
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Generating Random arrows in tikz

I would like to draw this figure : Hence, I resort to TikZ. But, it seems to be very difficult drawing arrows precisely in TikZ with the precise locations (x,y). I have achieved this: Here is the ...
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Plot and imagesc (from Matlab) with PSTricks

I'd like to plot with PSTricks some data from Matlab. I usually plot these data using the imagesc and the colorbar in Matlab, but I'd rather do it in LaTeX... Here is the picture I want to plot in ...
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pst-solides3d: fill region under plot

How can I fill with pst-solides3d the region under the plot (x^2+y^2)/4 like in the following picture? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} ...
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Compilation fail standalone & pst-solides3d

I've got a PStricks schema made with both pst-solides3d and pst-3dplot, put (thanks to the standalone package) apart in a different file. The schema, when compiled itself, doesn't make any problems, ...
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Color gradient fill between three corners of a triangle

Updates Update1: Tried to implement solution by Harish Kumar (below) Update2: Added a real example of what I would like to get in the end. I have a feeling I tried to leave to many things out. ...
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Curves with Latex

How I can draw curves as : Any help would be appreciated.
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Problem with PSTricks graph [duplicate]

I get the error: ! Undefined control sequence.<recently read> \c@lor@to@ps } when trying the following graph \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{pstricks} ...
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How can I delete the or3 and & notations from this and gate?

\documentclass{exam} \usepackage{pst-circ} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-1,-1)(5,4) \logic[logicWidth=2,unit=0.5,logicHeight=4,logicNInput=3](-2,-2){or3} ...
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Problem layout pst-solides3d

I'm trying to have 2 cylinder pierce a parallelepiped, but I can't have the 2 cylinders properly drawed... Here is what I got : The two cylinders are within the box, and they pierce the yellow ...
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Vertical Text \pstPlanePut

I'm trying do write some vertical text, with the basis line parallel to the z-axis, in the xz-plane... Here is what I got, and I want the vertical text to be parallel to the z-axis. Is it possible ...
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How to make PDF outputs of PSTricks rotatable on the PDF viewer as we can do on Asymptote's ones?

I just played with Asymptote outputs viewed on Adobe Reader and noticed the outputs can be zoomed, rotated, filtered which objects to be viewed, etc, etc. The following screenshot shows the features. ...
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Compilation error after texlive update

I used to make animated pictures using pstricks and the beamer overlay syntax (eg. using \only<2>{<some pstricks code>}) with the standalone class. Here a MWE which did the work: ...
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How can I resize the and & or gates or FF in pst-circ package?

\documentclass{exam} \usepackage{pst-circ} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{latin} \begin{pspicture}(-1,-1)(5,4) ...
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psmatrix error - Undefined control sequence [duplicate]

When executing the following code, I get the error: Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \c@lor@to@ps l.7 [name=A] 1 & [name=B] 8 \\[0pt] ? Here is the code: ...
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What causes a custom path with linearc to have asymmetrical ripple?

The objective is to make the bottom of a bullet has rounded corners. What I don't understand are: Why does the ripple only occur on the bottom part but not on the top part even though the bottom one ...
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Autosegmental Representation with pst-asr

I am using Texmaker and MiKTeX to try and produce an autosegmental representation such as the one in this image: The following code is given in John Frampton's pst-asr user's guide: ...
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Drawing intersecting 3D surface plots

I'm attempting to draw six semi-transparent intersecting spheres of different colors---two on each axis x, y, z and all joining at the origin---as shown in the figure below. Note how all the spheres ...
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How can I draw one small circle and one big circle in the same system of coordinates?

I want to draw two circles passing through the point M(-1, -4) and tangent to the lines 4x+ 3y = 0 and 3 x + 4 y + 1 = 0. The equation of circles are (x + 1)^2 + (y +2)^2 = 4 and (x +241)^2 + (y + ...
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How to make the length of a car moving on a roller coaster track remain unchanged?

For any arbitrary parametric smooth curve, how can I make the length of a car remain unchanged? \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot,pst-node} \pstVerb { ...
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How to make Derive work with a parameter other than x and how to invoke Derive in postfix notation?

In my investigation Derive can only evaluate the derivative of function f(x) with respect to x. My attempt below does not produce the expected result because I try to find the derivative of x(t) and ...
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How can I use pst-circ package to draw this circuit?

draw multiplexer with pst-circ package
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How do you use Psvectorian?

Can someone provide a short explanation or example of using psvectorian? http://melusine.eu.org/syracuse/pstricks/vectorian/psvectorian.pdf Specifically, I am looking for an explanation of how to ...
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What is the TikZ equivalent for ([offset=2]{A}B)?

Based on the answer given here, ($(A)!1cm!(B)$) in TikZ is equivalent to ([nodesep=1]{B}A) in PSTricks. It is just about the "radial" distance specified by two points. How about the "transverse" ...
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What´s the best way to put footnotemarks in a flowchart?, with Pstricks/psmatrix?

The footmark may induce to confussion, so ... what´s the best practice to notemarks in flowcharts?
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How to prevent a beamer block from overlapping with a pspicture?

Here is what I have tried but with no success. \documentclass[10pt,compress,mathserif,smaller,fleqn]{beamer} \usetheme{Antibes} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Why doesn't pstricks allow for my images to show?

I have a simple file with a simple an figure I want to display on top but it's not showing. Instead, I just get this file: Latex Error: ./Mateus_010514.tex:17 LaTeX Error: File `justa' not ...
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pstricks and tikz packages conflicting with other packages?

Why is it that whenever I add \usepackage{pstricks} or \usepackage{tikz}, I always get the error below? Latex Error: /usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/latex/xcolor/xcolor.sty:60 TeX ...
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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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What dimensions and how to insert an image as a cover?

I viewed any message but I don´t reach the solution. I want to make an imge to use as cover for my final job. What dimension do you recommend? in pixels(better) or cm? or What proportions? to the ...
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Is possible \footnote{} inside PsTricks/Psmatrix?

Is possible inserting "\footnote{This is a footnote you can see in the lower side}" in a graph with Pstricks Psmatrix?
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How to write a LaTeX command that could discriminate if it's being called with pdfLaTeX in order to use PSTricks?

I'm writing a class for LaTeX, and I need to make it general. I want to include a simple image, a logo, within the class, which would be inserted into the document as a simple command ...
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What option do I have to set to remove the mesh from the cylinder?

\documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}[viewpoint=5 30 45 rtp2xyz,Decran=5](-6,-6)(6,6) ...
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Could anyone help with vertical spaces over text in psmatrix?

I´m trying doing some examples with pstricks, but I´m having problems, because only changing a cell of the psmatrix.... I have problems. Could anyone help me with vertical spaces and and showing the ...
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Problem with \psshadowbox [duplicate]

Why doesn't this work? I think I've got all the packeges I need, and I've copied it from http://tug.org/pracjourn/2008-3/morales/morales.pdf. \documentclass[landscape,a0paper,final]{a0poster} ...
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How to change linewidth for symbols from plotstyle=dots in pstricks?

With the help of plotstyle and dotstyle one can realize scatterplots in pstricks. In the case one selects plotstlye=dots and dotstyle as +, o, otimes or similar one obtains little symbols drawed at ...