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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Prevent two \psmatrix objects from connecting to each other

I'm attempting to draw graphs using pstricks' \psmatrix command with the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-node,pst-tree} \def\e{\strut \hphantom{.}} \newenvironment{...
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XeLaTeX and EPS figure with consistent fonts

I'm using Miktex 2.9 and XeLaTeX plus some EPS figures. For consistent fonts throughout the document, I used to play with psfrag or directly use pstricks. I'm facing the situation where none of the ...
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Connecting line does not show up when using nodes in PSTricks

I was trying to understand the nodes feature in pst-node. I copied the following example exactly as written in the PSTricks readme. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks, pst-node} \begin{...
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Histogram's in Latex where my data can be generated using a computer code

This here creates a histogram. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \savedata{\data}[{{0.5,1},{1,7},{1.5,1},{2,3},{2.5,1},{3,2},{3.5,1}}] \begin{document} \psset{xunit = 2} \begin{...
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False .52 over x-axes in pspicture

I was trying to make a pspicture with custom labels on the x-axes. Unfortunately the value, I am trying to let the y-axes start with, is displayed above the x-axes. Does anybody know why? \...
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Wireless network/nodes

I am actually using LatexDraw for my graphs. I would like to know if there is any package that provides wireless network components such as : base station, nodes, terminal, wireless signal, ... I am ...
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TeX4ht and PSTricks

I tried to compile the code below with mk4ht htlatex file.tex 'xhtml, charset = utf-8 pmathml' '-cunihtf-utf8-cvalidate' Formulas and text are transcribed, but not graphics. How to solve this ...
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Draw tally marks using PSTricks

Inspired by Paulo Cereda's question here, I would like to draw tally marks using PSTricks (or TikZ, if no one can help with PSTricks). I have no idea how to start, so I cannot even present a try ...
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Installing the pst-optexp package

I am having trouble installing and using pst-optex package. I went through the documentation installed all the prerequisites. But my tex comiler(TeXMaker) keeps giving errors. The code I have written ...
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PSTricks error “Undefined control sequence <recently read> \c@lor@to@ps”

I have a problem with this file tex: \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(1,3.8) \psline{-<}(0,0)(0,.2) \psline{-}(0,.2)(0,.4) \psline{*->}(0,.4)(0,.9) \psline{-...
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Drawing half a parabola using pstricks in LaTeX

I am trying to create some typed notes about Dynamical Systems, and as part of this I wish to draw a stability diagram; this requires me to have a parabola of the form $r = x^2$, however, one half of ...
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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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PSTricks figure turned 90 degrees

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \def\RPut(#1)#2{% \rput[r]{90}(!#1 1980 sub 2 div 0){#2 \quad} \rput[l]{90}(!#1 1980 sub 2 div 0){\quad #1} } \...
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How to clip a PSTricks image to its boundaries

I have a PSTricks pspicture where certain elements go beyond the boundaries of the Image itself. I tried using \clipbox, but that either completely removed the entire image or didn't change anything ...
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Changing thickness line using pst-solides3d [closed]

Changing thickness line using pst-solides3d: I'm trying to draw a thinness line in space using pst-solides3d: \begin{center} \psset{unit=0.4cm} \psset[pst-solides3d]{viewpoint=40 30 25 rtp2xyz,...
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December challenge: Create an Advent Calendar

While thinking about creating an own Advent Calendar for the beloved people around me – instead of buying a boring one with chocolate in it – a thought came to my mind: "How would I draw this in TikZ?"...
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How to customize the appearance of newicktree

I'm currently preparing a seminar for some students. One student asked me the question whether it's possible to draw phylogenetic trees with LaTeX or not. Some research brought the newicktree-package ...
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Thickness line using pst-solides3d [duplicate]

I'm trying to draw a thinness line in space using pst-solides3d: \begin{center} \psset{unit=0.4cm} \psset[pst-solides3d]{viewpoint=40 30 25 rtp2xyz,Decran=60,fontsize=0} \begin{pspicture}(-2,-3)(3,10)...
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How can I fill this pyramid like this picture?

How can I fill this pyramid like this picture? (with GeoSpacW) I tried (with GeoGebra) \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \...
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projecting LaTeX onto a plane not just text onto a plane pst-solides3d

I am able to project text \psSolid[oject=text, text = zyz] but want put what would be in LaTeX $\alpha$ as the text. \psProjection prints verbatim: $\alpha$. Is it possible to force the LaTeX? ...
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Circle is clipped for no obvious reason

I guess, this might be a fairly simple one as I am a TeX newbie... I already searched on Google but did not find an answer to my question (maybe because I did not really know what to search for ...
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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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Lines connecting elements in an equation

I want to draw lines connecting various elements in an equation. Here is what I have so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{tikzmark} \newcommand\...
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How can solides3d know when one object is behind another?

pst-solides3d has an impressive graphics engine behind its design. I'm interested in knowing how it is able to know when an object is behind another object. Disclaimer: I am not sure this is an ...
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Generate QR Code with image inside

How can I generate in xelatex a QR code with any given image inside, like so or better like this, using either pstricks or the new qrcode package? Note that the QR-code must still work after including ...
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How can I write accented letter “ő” in PSTricks?

I'd like to write accented (hungarian) letters in PSTricks. With the solution below I can write "é", "á" and other similar characters but this doesn't work for "ő". Here is what I tried: \...
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Miktex pdflatex no longer compiles pstricks commands

I have been using MikTex 2.9's pdflatex for several years with sample code similar to: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-all} \begin{document} \psset{xunit=...
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White background box for labels in \psaxes of pstricks

I want to create a coordinate place with \psgrid and \psaxes. I am using the labels of \psaxes and suppressing those of \psgrid. My issue is that the negative signs (for negative labels) tend to be ...
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Help, pstricks figure

I want to draw with pstricks the following figure and I don't know how to draw the "bubble". Can anyone help?
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Problem between bookcover.cls and PST-barcode

Please consider the MWE below which just places an ISBN bar-code on the backpage of a book cover using the bookcover.cls \documentclass[coverwidth=16cm,coverheight=23cm,markcolor=black,spinewidth=0....
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Environment \pspicture only works with single slide in beamer?

I'm trying to use pstricks in beamer, and need to compile it with pdflatex. Weirdly, the code works when I have a single frame (see MWE below) but as soon as I add a second frame (i.e. uncomment line ...
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Create heatmap with PSTricks or TikZ

I have a huge amount of 2D-coordinates, associated with a value, e.g.: x | y | value 27.50 52.15 12.51 61.83 13.32 57.56 36.23 21.83 41.73 40.46 85.67 25.20 ... The data is ...
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Color gradient filling along a path

I want to make the gradient color to follow the pipe curve below rather than to span from the left to the right. The following MWE shows the default behavior which is not what I'm looking for. \...
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Convert image into TikZ

I want to convert this image into TikZ. I already have the following code, but I don't know how to put the numbers at the vertices and how to put that red bar inbetween 2 and 3. Could someone ...
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How can we make a pumpkin, jack-o-lantern, or other halloween spirit, ghoul, or skeleton?

We have questions about Christmas trees and Hearts for Valentines but we have no questions that specialize in Halloween or Dia de los Muertos art. Here it goes: Using TikZ or PSTricks or any other of ...
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Hysteresis Loop

I am new to latex. I'm doing my MA thesis on Magnetic Materials. I don't know how to draw this diagram in LaTeX. I would be grateful if you can help me with this image. Thanks.
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PSTricks displaying incorrect axis arrow at origin

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot,pst-node} \begin{document} \psset{xunit=0.45} \begin{pspicture}(-2.5,-.5)(10.5,2) ...
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How to change vertical and horizontal unit based on a fraction of width and height of an image?

I have to overlay some texts on a PDF form. As converting the PDF form to EPS with pdftops produces unsatisfying result, I will not use PSTricks code below. \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{...
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Create association lines between characters

I intend to create "association lines" between characters, where the start of the line is one or more characters inside a word, and the end of the line is a single character. Something like this (...
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M4 Circuit Macros with WinEdt and MiKTeX 2.9/Windows 7

Copy m4.exe, regex2.dll and dpic.exe to C:\Program Files (x64)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin Copy M4 Macros to C:\Program Files (x64)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\circuits_macros Add C:\Program Files (x64)\MiKTeX 2.9 ...
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How to create dataplot with logarithmic y-axis in PSTricks?

I am trying to create some graph with a logarithmic y-axis in PSTricks. My Code Looks like this: \psset{xunit=0.5cm,yunit=2cm} \begin{pspicture}(-0.5,-17)(8,1) \readdata[ignoreLines=1]{\...
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Make pstricks ignore pictures

I'm not even sure how to ask this I'm interested in knowing if there is a way (a package option perhaps) to ignore the compilation of pstricks but leave the picture environment with its intended size....
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PStricks figure disappearing in tufte-latex

I have an elusive problem with the interaction of pstricks and tufte-book style. I find that trying to include pstricks code is unreliable. Sometimes the figure appears, sometimes it does not. I ...
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Block Diagram of a switch

I'm trying to draw a switch schemabloc, using pst-sigsys... The thing is, with the \ncstar macro it's only possible to "merge" multiple inputs into 1, and not the opposite... I've managed to do this,...
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drawing patterns based on prime factorization

can someone help me generate code to type the diagram for any given natural number based on its prime factorization such as these diagrams consider the next number 36 and its prime factorization, $36=...
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rotate \rput \parbox write on image

I want to create the illusion of a note stuck on top of the page. Here I have typed and saved in photoshop and then added to the xeLatex document with \includegraphics[angle =30 ]{paper.png} paper....
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Reorienting the pst-solides3d axes

EDIT: I figured out how to make this diagram in tikz using the 3dplot package. You can see what I did for that here. I am still interested in this question however for potential future use so I will ...
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Set \labeldist for 1 message

I'm drawing a message exchange sequence with the msc package, and I have some problems with the \labeldist on the messages. Here is the MWE : \documentclass[border=2mm]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Defining variables with \def and using them in PS calculations in PSTricks context unexpected behaviour

I find the documentation and examples for using PSTricks do not help me with the following problem: define (using \def OR \edef?) thetai=80, thetaii=220, thetaiii=285. Then compute (using \def OR \...
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How can I draw these patterns in another way?

I used Geogbra to draw this pattern of multiple squares. Then, I exported the figure as TikZ code. The generated code is the following: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \...