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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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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Interferencs between PSTricks options

I'm making a building to explain the asymmetric encryption scheme to my students. I'm using pst-sigsys to designe the Block Diagram, and pstricks-add to draw the key : I had problems designing the ...
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Automatically generate multiplication table and colour specific rown, columns, and diagonals

Consider the following PSTricks code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,multido} \psset{dimen = m, fillstyle = solid} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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Create custom shape with holes

I'd like to create a key shape symbol using PSTricks, but I have some problems filling it... Here's the shape I'd like : \documentclass[pstricks, float]{standalone} usepackage[table, usenames, ...
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How can I make a PSTricks QR-code into a hyperref clickable link?

I'm trying to embed a QR code into a document, but also has it be a clickable link, so that it can be scanned when printed, or clicked when viewed. When I do this \documentclass{article} ...
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! LaTeX Error: You have run the document with pdflatex, but PSTricks

I get some error when run my latex file: please help me. ! LaTeX Error: You have run the document with pdflatex, but PSTricksrequires latex->dvips->ps2pdf or alternatively the useof the package ...
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Change font in pstricks

I'm trying to change the font inside of my pstricks code, but I can't change to the font I want to use. I'd rather use another code instead \usefont. This is my code: \thispagestyle{empty} ...
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Running PSTricks image on TeXShop

I am trying to compile the following pstricks image which I asked in another post: \mathversion{sans}\setlength\fboxsep{0pt} \begin{postscript} $\begin{pmatrix} 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 ...
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References are not recognized inside psmatrix

In a psmatrix environment, labels are not recognized. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[crop=on]{auto-pst-pdf} \usepackage{pst-node} \begin{document} \section{First ...
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My PSTricks is broken: empty output from pst-vowel example [closed]

Consider the following example from the pst-vowel manual (http://ctan.cs.uu.nl/macros/latex/contrib/pst-vowel/pst-vowel.pdf): \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tipa,pst-vowel} \begin{document} ...
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Resize pspicture graphic

I have a simple SVG which I exported to a pspicture using Inkscape (colors don't get exported, but that is unrelated). I want to use it full with on a A1 poster and thought a pspicture vector graphic ...
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Flowchart where the nodes are pspictures

I want to create a flowchart, in which every node is itself a pspicture (with nodes and arrows), and there are arrows between the pspictures themselves. Here is an example (which looks bad because I ...
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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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how to align text in different uputs

As can be seen from the image, there are 2 labels (a,b) that have misaligned baselines. I know that the problem arises because the height of the content in both uputs is different (b is taller than ...
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Strange artifacts with pstricks plot

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[border=5pt,pstricks]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-plot,pst-math} \listfiles \begin{document} \psset{xunit=1.05cm,yunit=1.05cm} ...
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How to draw a 3D quadrangle from points

My picture uses a bunch of irregular quadrangles but there is no polygon macro in pst-3dplot Is there a way to emulate the basic pstricks macro \pspolygon(a,b)(c,d)... in pst-3dplot? I know I can ...
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Pixel glitch poking my eyes (pstricks, beamer)

Using pstricks and beamer I get an eye-poking pixel glitch: the pspicture "wiggles" 1 pixel or so between frames. Not sure how minimized is my example, but here it is: Compiling with pdflatex ...
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New Question: Serious problem by creating a figure

I have now trying to make this model: But I do not know how to add the nodes in top; "1 text", "2 text", "3 text" and "4 text". Furthermore, I do not know how to make a fourth box, as shown: "9 ...
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How to use macros in pstricks as coordinate arguments?

OK, as a good novice I have come across an impressive feature (the ! symbol that allows direct injection of PostScript as coordinate arguments. I can really simplify my work with this feature so I ...
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Automatically converting pictures to black-and-white

I am submitting a paper to an Elsevier journal, and they ask that "For reproduction in black-and-white, please supply black-and-white versions of the figures for printing purposes." My figures are ...
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Problem with pstricks and htlatex/tex4ht

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-all} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0,-3)(12,5) \psline[linewidth=2pt]{->}(1.5,0)(0,0) \end{pspicture} ...
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Beamer, \column, pspicture: is this a bug, what am I doing wrong?

Here are my two examples, both don't render correctly: the position of the text relative to the pspicture is wrong in both versions. [Edit:] More precisely, the text and the picture are supposed to ...
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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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I have an error when using pst-func package [duplicate]

when i use pspicture* to draw a chart this error occurs but plotted. file:framed.sty error:no room for a new \dimen.
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Spirograph, Continuous Rotations in TikZ or PSTricks

Spirograph-like drawings are obtained when one repeatedly draws a closed curve on a continuously rotated canvas. Is there a nice way to make spirograph drawings using TikZ or PSTricks? There is a nice ...
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Many body perturbation diagrams (closed Feynman diagrams) in latex with labelling

I would like to draw many body Feynman diagrams using latex. These are closed and often used in condensed matter and nuclear physics in contrast to the open scattering diagrams in particle physics. ...
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pscustom fill problem 2 times psLorenz

Look at the following MWE which is compiled via latex->dvips->ps2pdf \PassOptionsToPackage{dvipsnames,table}{xcolor} \documentclass[pstricks,border=0pt]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Fill opacity problem with pdflatex while upgrading MiKTeX from version 2.7 to 2.9

It's my first post. I solved it when writing this so I send it anyway in case it helps someone. When compiled with pdflatex.exe from MiKTeX 2.7 it works. When compiled with pdflatex.exe from MiKTeX ...
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PStricks and TexMaker/MikTex returns empty or strange PDF

I am trying out pstricks as it contains some really nifty packages for electric and magnetic fields. However, I cannot get it to work quite yet. My setup is as follows: TexMaker 4.4.1 MiKTeX ...
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economic circuit

Having seen some examples of electronic circuits, I would like to make an economic one like this one: I haven't found any relevant example, so would like your help. In case that somebody is ...
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How to draw sequence of shapes with arrows and text

I'm trying to draw something of the sort with a square figure in the far left, and a rectangular figure cut into 4 slices on the right-hand side. Above the arrows and below the figures reads ...
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pstricks, psSolid and pstODEsolve II

In pstricks, psSolid and pstODEsolve the problem has been resolved using a function as "output-function" for a solution to an ode (refered to as the real ode) which is itself a solution to an ode, say ...
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Simple calculation inside \def command

I would like to define a command that does some simple calculation, like this: \def\rectangle(#1,#2)(#3,#4)#5{ \psframe(#1,#2)(#3,#4) \rput((#1+#3)/2,(#2+#4)/2){#5} } % ...
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Problems with PSTricks and Floating Point

When creating a picture with pstricks I want to do some simple calculations fot proper positioning. Therefore I use the "fp"-Package. It turns out that the usage of the \FPeval-command seems to shift ...
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pstricks, psSolid and pstODEsolve

When using pstODEsolve with the option algebraicOutputFormat I would like to use a function \z which itself is defined by the "final value" of a solution to another ode and the argument #1 being the ...
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How to render a graph with negative axis values within a frame style

\psset{llx=-1cm, lly=-1cm, xAxisLabel=Time, yAxisLabel=Data, xAxisLabelPos={c,-1.4in}, yAxisLabelPos={-0.6in,c}} %\begin{psgraph}[axesstyle=frame, Dx=2.5, Dy=1](0,-1)(20,1){4in}{2in} ...
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pstricks and pdf option

I've noticed a problem with the latest version of pstricks: I used to compile files containing pstricks code with pdflatex, using the pdf option of the document class. Now it doesn't work,, and ...
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pstricks, psSolid and listplotIIID

Is there a way in listplotIIID to change the linecolor after say "100 points" into gray, after "500 points" back in black and so on? \documentclass[border=0pt,10pt,dvipsnames]{standalone} ...
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Pspicture is not centered

I am trying to print a pspicture as a subfigure in a figure. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{subfigure} ...
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Pstricks not working after update MacTeX 2015

After an update on MacTeX, my code stopped working. I am not sure what gives. My preference is to use PDFLaTeX (I am using the shell-escape option) but XeLaTeX is also not working. ...