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 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 ...
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Can we simplify the transformation steps below to save more keystrokes?

I want to make the regions bounded as eyes transparent and the other regions opaque with solid fill. Unfortunately, psellipse (as well as pscircle) does not move the current point to its starting ...
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Opacity and transparency

I found some discussions about the opacity parameter in pstricks, but I still can't make it work. Here is my tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pstricks-add} ...
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z-order of objects

When I draw objects in PSTricks, objects are placed in the order I draw them, i.e. objects that appear later in the picture hide those that appear earlier, for example here: \begin{pspicture}(70,70) ...
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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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How to create this figure?

I have now spend hours by creating this figure - without luck. I have tried different types of tikz, tikzpicture, pstricks and multido usepackage. Can you maybe help me? I would really appreciate ...
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How to control the size of diagbox(with long text) in psmatrix diagrams?

The problem for me is the 4th and 5th line from the bottom (code from an example of Herbert and the problem is where I try to add things ;-) ) \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,latexsym} ...
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Why this errors with PSSets in psmatrix?

I´m starting with diagrams, and I have any errors with this code: (edited after Herbert´s comment) \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to draw an arrow WIDE to fillcolor?

In PStricks... (edited after view the answer about tikz) How can I draw an arrow similar to this? to make an sketch os a progresion in 4 steps, similar to A => B => C => D but A;B;C;D ...
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Why doesn't PStricks put nodes where I want?

I was surprised when I saw this result! I want to put, starting from my lower left corner, a pink, a red, and a blue node, BUT I was surprised when I saw that the three nodes started from the upper ...
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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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Draw arrow in picture

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}% \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[nomarginpar, textwidth = 16cm]{geometry} ...
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How to align/wrapping pstricks figures and text [closed]

I´m trying to put easily 3 pstricks pictures in a row (or in a column). I was trying with wrapfigure with no success, so I found any info about subfigure... but I´m trying and LaTeX tell me: ...
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how to resize easily a pstricks picture?

I test my figures in an standalone file, and when I obtain what I want, I pass to my main file with text. How can I do to adapt the size? Because, sometimes I want to put 3 images in a row and I ...
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How to use/define a customized parameter?

I´m generating any grpahs... and I´m playing with any linewidhts values so I would like to type on the beginning of the .TEX a line similar to width1=0.1cm width2=0.15cm width2=0.20cm to avoid ...
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pst-node help formatting

I'm trying to center the fifth row and make the $\{...\}$ closer together, unfortunately I don't know much latex. \psset{nodesep=2pt} \newpsstyle{DblDash}{linestyle=dashed, dash=1pt 1.5pt, ...
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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 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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Strange “Too many files” error with pdfTeX

That is the auto-pst-pdf message I get when I compile the MWE below with the pdfTeX engine. I have just (meaning, as of this post's date) reinstalled my entire MikTeX 2.9 system with a complete ...
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Why do I need to append % right after { of multido rather than right after } of pstVerb?

Why do I need to insert % right after the opening curly brace { of multido rather than right after the closing } of \pstVerb? In my mental model, the unnecessary white spaces exist after the \pstVerb ...
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How can I use a conditional expression as key-value arguments?

I want to reduce the number of used keystrokes in my code. More precisely, I want to simplify ...
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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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Good Reference Book

I am having a problem getting two sets of data plotted on the same graph and have trawled the www for info on how to solve it. The closest I have found is this TeX.SX post. However, that is a ...
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Plot the cusp catastrophe surface

I'm trying to draw (plot) the Cusp catastrophe surface into latex using any software logic. I am completely stuck because I'm definitely not a mathematician. The surface has the potential: V(x) = ...
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Unexpected axes labels in PSTricks plot

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{expl3} \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new_eq:NN \calc \fp_eval:n \ExplSyntaxOff ...
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Why can my infix-to-postfix operator not produce a correct result?

Why does \pstGeonode(!{15/sqrt(25)} I2P 45 PtoC){B} NOT produce the same output as \pstGeonode(!15 25 sqrt div 45 PtoC){A} where \pstVerb{/I2P {exec AlgParser cvx exec} def}% ? Minimal ...