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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Psplot position on page

How can i move \psplot on custom position without pstpicture? \psset{yunit=28pt,xunit=28pt} \psplot[algebraic=true,linewidth=1pt,plotpoints=500]{0}{4.7}{(-x/5)*cos(4*x)} ...
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Making animation of a straight line

How can I make an animation of line y=-3 that rotates by angle $\phi$ and the perpendicular distance from origin to this line. I also need to trace the shape that points of the intersection of the ...
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How to translate a set of PSTricks objects and rotate it?

To illustrate the problem, consider a simple example with which you are familiar: A mechanical system that consists of a block lying on an inclined plane. I attached a Cartesian coordinate system to ...
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What is the easiest way to plot a function and its tangent lines at the turning points?

I want to plot graphs like this and embed them as Tikz or Pstricks code in my handouts. I know that there are software such as Ipe, LaTeXDraw etc. But none of them can satisfy me. Because Ipe doesn't ...
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What does rtp2xyz do?

A number of three-dimensional pstricks examples include the line rtp2xyz, which is applied to three numbers that look like angles (specified in degrees). What exactly does it do? While I'm at it, ...
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Loading TikZ3+PSTricks at the same time

I am also posting my solution. Please save your time and energy on this Question! I have experienced a strange behavior after upgrading TikZ 2 to TikZ 3 when loading and using the TikZ and ...
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Weird issue involving pstricks, dvi->ps->pdf toolchain, and the letter combination rt

This is an extremely weird bug [Edit]it's not a bug, the problem was in my code. I spent 1 hour bringing this down to a small working example, can't figure out if its minimal. Set up: Ubuntu latest ...
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How to modify \pstInterFF to find the intersection point between a constant m and a function f'(x) without having to explicitly find f'(x) from f(x)?

\documentclass[preview,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot,pst-eucl} \def\f(#1){((#1)*(#1-5)*(#1-6)/4+1.5*(#1)-5)} \def\xi{1} \def\xf{6.5} \def\m{((\f(\xf)-\f(\xi))/(\xf-\xi))} ...
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pst-optexp: draw prism compressor

I wanted to draw a prism compressor with the respective beamlines. The general setup works, but the exact control of the beam alignment within the prisms fails. Here is the code that I have so far: ...
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Projection of included 2D graphics to a plane

General purpose I want to project a graphic file from external sources (example.pdf saved on my computer e.g. a chip design) on the bottom of a 3D graphic (which I can draw in LaTeX by using TikZ, ...
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graphe with tikz or pstricks?

I've a second question about TikZ or Pstricks. How can I type the code to obtain like this ? thank you
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How can I reuse my infix-to-postfix operator for \psVolume?

Constraints Assume I don't want to use infix-RPN package for unknown logical reason (seriously). Instead I want to use my own A2P describe as follows. In the first case it succeeds but it fails for ...
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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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How to draw two intersecting graphs?

I want to make the following figure. My efforts are: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shadings} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to draw a circular, inclined road in 3D?

I want to draw the road which is similar to the following (but please ignore grass, soil, and the surrounding scenery for the sake of simplicity), to illustrate a physics problem about circular ...
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Can I use TikZ (instead of PSTricks) for latex2html5?

I found this today: http://latex2html5.com/ Author interactive math equations and diagrams online using LATEX and PSTricks It looks nice, but I'm more familiar with TikZ. Is anybody aware of ...
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How to prevent my node label from getting displaced to the left?

\documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(3,4) \pstGeonode(1,1){A_i} \pstGeonode[PointName=A_j](1,2){Aj} ...
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What is the simplest way to draw the solution of a simultaneous inequalities using PSTricks?

Objective I want to draw a region in Cartesian coordinate system that satisfies a set of inequalities. How to do this in the simplest way? Minimal Code \documentclass{minimal} ...
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How to pass the abscissa of a node to the first 2 mandatory arguments of \psplot?

How to pass the abscissa of a node to the first 2 mandatory arguments of \psplot? I have tried \psGetCenterNode but it produced an error in PS interpreting phase. ...
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How to let hidden line be displayed as dash style in pst-solides3d

I want to draw a tetrahedron and an arrow, and part of the arrow is inside of the tetrahedron. However, I'd like the inside part is displayed as dash line. How to do that? My code does not work. ...
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Custom style for \listplot or \dataplot

Is it possible to make custom style for \listplot and friends? By default they support only plotstyle=curve, line, bezier, and I need to use bspline from pst-bspline package. ...
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Pstricks bug: adding empty line messes pspicture

I have the following Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \newcommand{\directionFieldOneTangent}[2]{ \pstVerb{% /aaaaaaaaa #1 \space def }% ...
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What makes the following expression produce a wrong rotated point?

I want to rotate point B 30 degrees counterclockwise about A to produce a new point C. However, I failed to get the correct C as illustrated below. The red circle helps us to notice the issue easily. ...
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Polygons being clipped during pst-solides3d projections

I'm having trouble doing something that seems very simple, so I'm hoping that I've made a naive mistake. I'm attempting to project several polygons onto a plane using the \psProjection feature in ...
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Drawing torus points and arches with coordinates read from a file

I have a quite intricate question... I have to plot a torus of radii (r,R) with two set of points of different colour on it its surface. The points' coordinates are in two different files that must be ...
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timeline and animate package

I'm trying to make some pdf with animate package controlling a loop with the timeline. The purpose is to have a loop but reaching the last frame, the color of the dot should change. My main questions ...
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PSTricks: How to connect inside arrow heads on two different bezier curves?

I used \psbezier to draw a triangle with pushed-in edges: \begin{pspicture}(0,-1)(3,1) \psdot(0,0) \uput[180](0,0){$a$} \psdot(3,1) \uput[45](3,1){$c$} \psdot(3,-1) \uput[-45](3,-1){$b$} ...
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How to draw this cube with PSTrick or TikZ?

I use GeoGebra to draw a cube. The code in GeoGebra is \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} ...
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What am I doing wrong with PSTricks 3D?

I'm starting doing graphs with PSTricks in 3D, but I can't reach a first good result. What am I doing wrong? \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node} ...
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How to get the intersection nodes of 2 arbitrary curves?

This question led to a new package: pst-intersect In my experience, there is no macro in PSTricks to get the intersection nodes of two curves. Is it possible to do this in PSTricks? Or Am I am ...
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Repeated line drawing

I am trying to draw a diagram , which contains repeated lines for that i would like to use a new command. what would be the best command? any suggestions? That diagram is this and not to worry about ...
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How do we explain the behavior of \rput, \psGetNodeCenter and saveNodeCoors?

Introduction I am writing a tutorial on a short introduction to PSTricks for newbies. I got obstacles to explain how a node A (for example), \rput, (!\psGetNodeCenter{A} A.x A.y) and (!N-A.x N-A.y) ...
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Point on surface using PSTricks

I would like to draw a Point on a surface using PSTricks and pst-solides3d. What I mean by that is, that the point should look like it is attached onto the surface. That means that the point should ...
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How to use visualcounters in latex? [closed]

I want to use Progressbar in my LaTeX document. I found some idea from the visualcounter module by Aditya Mahajan, but I don't know how to utilize that one. Because I am new to LaTeX, any one help ...
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How to change the color and separation of fillstyle=vlines and \fillstyle=hlines PSTricks?

I am doing a figure and I want to fill a polygon with fillstyle=vlines or fillstyle=hlines but I want this filling in a different color to the black which is what throws by default. Besides this, I ...
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TikZ - How to draw the following

Rectangle in TikZ can be easily drawn. But how do I achieve the following using TikZ or pstricks? Here is what I have worked till now: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} ...
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Removing unwanted lines and iterative plot

I am trying to plot a couple of streamlines over a circle, defined as x^2 + y^2 - 4, so the radius is 2. I am trying plot using a function, specifically using PSTricks. However, I keep getting extra ...
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Arithmetic overflow in psscaleboxto

The following example, using \psscaleboxto, produces an error: "I can't carry out that multiplication or division, since the result is out of range." Why does it happen? ...
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Acousto-optic modulator in pst-optexp?

pst-optexp not only creates beautiful graphics but also it provides a way to logically describe complex optical setups. one thing I found missing is the ability to define an acousto optical ...
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I am using the package ps-plot and a file that used to compile no longer compiles

I am using the package ps-plot and a file that used to compile no longer compiles. The error I get says No room for a new \dimen \ch@ck …\else \ermessage {No room for a new #3}\fi Please help! I need ...
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Getting psfrag to work on ggplots with transparency [closed]

Right, so I'm using ggplot2 in R to create a graph that involves transparencies (no way around it I'm afraid). In Latex I use latex - dvips - ps2pdf to compile, because I also need psfrag (and ...
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psgo.sty the goboards are not drawn

I use TeXlive on Debian Wheezy. I have psgo.sty installed (in texlive-games). I have downloaded psgomanual.tex. After I enter the command latex psgomanual.tex I get a .dvi file. With lots of warnings ...
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Can PSTricks or others draw the 4 common tangent lines of 2 “disjoint” circles without having to do extra calculations?

There are two disjoint circles. Their centers and radii are given. Without doing extra calculations, can we draw the 4 tangent lines using PSTricks (preferred) or others? I asked many Illustrator, ...
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Automatic axes for graphs with PSTricks

I have datas from Matlab and I would like to plot them using PSTricks. My datas are in a .data file. So far I have done a graph but only with Manual adjustment of the axes: \psset{xunit=0.025mm, ...
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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, conditional frame size

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \usepackage{siunitx} % LaTeX 3 syntax \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new_eq:NN \calc \fp_eval:n \ExplSyntaxOff % constants ...
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How to draw big circle (intersection of a plane with a sphere)?

I use Geospacw to draw two big circles but I cannot it using TikZ (or PSTricks). How can I draw it?
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PSTricks figure way too big; normal scaling seems not to work

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \def\radius{19.2} \def\lige{33.3} \newlength\R \R=\radius\psunit \newlength\hW ...
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How can I prevent my labels from getting reflected?

The left triangle is the image of the right triangle about the vertical line in between them as the mirror. I only want geometric objects and label position (but excluding their labels) to be ...
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PSTricks with Geogebra

This is the code generated by Geogebra, and when I try to compile the code with TeXmaker, using LaTeX, I get a pdf with a small picture. Please, understand that I don't have any knowledge of ...