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 create text with shadows?

This question led to a new package: shadowtext I used the following code: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-3d,pst-text} \usepackage{soul} ...
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pstricks not working with thesis template

I've been trying to get the pst-optexp package working with the thesis template I have, and it's been a nightmare. I'm using MikTeX with pdflatex compilation, as as previously mentioned in How to use ...
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Area between graphs of two functions

This is a follow-up question to Area between curves. After one day, i found out how to do it in LaTeX (Miktex): \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} ...
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Simulating hand-drawn lines

I am working on a project that will have some vector graphics, perhaps using TikZ (or a similar package). All of the graphics consists of lines, in shades of gray. However, the lines from TikZ appear ...
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PSTricks in TeX Live 2014

Using XeLaTeX then dvips leaves blank spaces where the PSTricks drawings are supposed to be. How do I repair this? I should add that I am using a Windows 7 PC. Also, I am a very naive user, but stuff ...
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CV skeleton with pst-asr package?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-xkey,pst-asr,graphicx}\psset{everyasr=\tiershortcuts} \usepackage{tipa} \begin{document} \asr \3p{\textepsilon}{\textltailm} \endasr \end{document} ...
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How to make right angle mark in geometry 3D like this picture?

I want to mark right angle. I tried in Geogebra \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} \psset{xunit=1.0cm,yunit=1.0cm,algebraic=true,dotstyle=*,dotsize=3pt ...
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How I can draw with pstricks this image?

I'm using pst-solides3d for draw several images. However I have the same picture in a eps file, I would prefer to use a pstrick code.
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How to use pst-asr package on a Mac

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-xkey,pst-asr,graphicx}\psset{everyasr=\tiershortcuts} \begin{document} \asr bɪt \endasr \end{document} Hi, I am trying to use "pst-asr" package. I ...
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Why pspicture shows error? [duplicate]

Let us consider the following example : \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{pstricks} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{pst-grad} % For gradients ...
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Countries are not visible with pst-map3d

Currently I am trying to use pst-map3d package. The code below plots the earth ball but doesn't draw the countries / country lines. I tried the code now on a Windows, Linux and Mac machine and every ...
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Pst-geo3d sans / without contours

Je me demande s'il est possible de dessiner une carte sans contour avec pst-geo3d (compilation: xelatex). J'ai besoin de zones de couleur pour la terre et pour l'eau et de la possibilité de placer les ...
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How to fill the area between a listplot and a psline in pstricks?

I have a .txt with data I use to plot a curve with lisplot and I need to fill the space between this curve and a psline in pstrick. Does anyone know how to do it?
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Visualize singular vector fields with TikZ or PsTricks and friends

I am trying to find a good way to make really visually appealing plots of singular vector fields. For example electric fields of point like charges. I already tried this in python without too much ...
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Folium of Descartes

How to fill region on Folium of Descartes like this: Here is my codes: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{pst-func} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} ...
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Convert image to code (TikZ? PSTricks?)

I have a ... pdf file, which contains figures of plots such as the following: Now the second plot isn't too hard to draw on TikZ (I assume... I hope? I don't have any experience apart from ...
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Energy spectra in LaTeX

I want to draw energy spectra like in the attached photo. Can anybody help me?
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Drawing minimal xy axis

can anybody help me to draw this minimal example of an xy axis? I couldn't find anything similar on the forum. The axis should be black but the grid behind it a shade o gray, dashed. It would be ...
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Suitable object for pstPlanePut?

I want to rotate lines and text in 3d space. \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{pst-3dplot} \begin{document} \pstPlanePut[plane=yz](0,0,0){ASDF FDSA} \end{document} Causes latex ...
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How to customize a lens of pst-optic with the following requirement?

The following code \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-optic} \begin{document} \lens [ nameF=F2, nameFi=F1, spotO=270, focus=4, OA=-3, AB=1, ...
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Problem with length of psshadow box

I am using the a0poster environment and I am trying to create a psshadow box that has the same length with the document. I am using the following code: \documentclass[landscape,a0,final]{a0poster} ...
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How to align a pspicture to the center of page?

I have a pspicture inside a figure: \begin{pspicture}(40,25) \psframe(0,0)(30,20) \end{pspicture} The frame is displayed at the top-left of the page. Is it possible to automatically move it to the ...
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Understanding beams in pst-optexp

I'm apparently missing something fundamental in how beams interact with interfaces. I have prepared three simple examples, with the hopes that someone can explain to me why certain things happen. ...
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Best practice to include (standalone precompiled) graphics

General understanding I know that several people have asked about how to include plots and graphics (created by tikz and pstricks) into a latex document. What is the best way to include Matlab ...
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How do I typeset this diagram used to explain folding?

How do I typeset this: (this is an explanation of the folding used in derivation) Edit: Here's a code of the formula and XeLaTeX MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Make psdot thicker in width

I am trying to create a number line but the psdot is not bold or thick enough, it should be the same as the arrow's width. Linewidth does not seem to help, this is the full code. \begin{figure}[H] ...
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Are tickz and pstricks in conflict? [duplicate]

I do not know why, but it seem that the tikz and pstriks packages are in conflict. Using both \usepackage{tikz} \uspepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{pstricks} When compiling, it returns me the ...
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pstricks gives garbled output in TeXShop

I have a bunch of 3d images that I made using pstricks, but after I updated to Mavericks OS X 10.9.5 this summer the images no longer render properly. All text (like axes labels) is stacked in the ...
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Projection of circle across two surfaces

I would like to build on a previous question in which is explained how to project a circle onto a defined plane of an octahedron using pstricks. I would like to know if it is possible to project a ...
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Using psfrag with pdflatex

Is there any way of using psfrag with pdflatex? It seems fairly similar to the problem of using pstricks with pdflatex. Do they both depend on the same things, or does psfrag include pstricks? Can I ...
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How to draw random simple closed smooth curves but with the same perimeter?

I want to draw some random simple smooth closed curves. Each smooth curve must have the same perimeter but different area. See the following figure to illustrate what I meant clearly. Each smooth ...
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Drawing upper Riemann sum with psstep - problem with supremum

I want to draw the upper Riemann sum of a function like below with pstricks, however is does not take the supremum correctly (seems just to take the maximum of the left and right value of the step). ...
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Run msc package with pdflatex instead of xelatex

I am using msc Latex package for building sequence diagrams, but I can only run it with Xelatex, which I don't like, but apparently it's possible I can use pdflatex if I run it with: pdflatex ...
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Need help making a calender template in LaTeX

Here is a picture I mad in Scribus how the calender (hopefully) should look like. The red coloured days are sundays. In the left corner the month should be shown. It would be nice if you could help me ...
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Future of luatex and pstricks [closed]

As far as I know it is not (yet) possible to use pstricks directly with luatex (-> pdf) as for example in xelatex. Are there any plans to implement this in luatex in near future? If so, how is the ...
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How to draw nanotubes with TeX?

I am working in the field of Nanostructures and have to draw many figure like :
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pspictures are gone on Windows with crop=on

The following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[crop=on]{auto-pst-pdf} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} aaaa \begin{pspicture}(25mm,25mm) \psset{unit=1mm} \psframe(0,0)(20,20) ...
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Drawing system architecture in Latex

I want to draw a system architecture as in the picture below Can you help me?
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How can I draw Indian horoscope charts? [closed]

I was wondering if Indian horoscope charts can be drawn in LaTeX. Here is one example: It has 12 divisions. And in each of the divisions there may be one or multiple Grahas with their corresponding ...
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What caused the unexpected outline below?

What caused the unexpected outline below? \documentclass[pstricks,border=0pt,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \psset{PointName=none,PointSymbol=none} \begin{document} ...
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pspictures are gone when I change the class

The following code works fine and displays a square between two strings: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \begin{document} aaaa \begin{pspicture}(25,25) ...
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\pstSetAbsoluteOrigin Adds Space Before Section

As soon as I execute \pstSetAbsoluteOrigin a space is been added before the section. Is this normal, am I doing something wrong? I would expect the position of the first section no to be influenced ...
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Reasons to prefer tikz or pstricks over any GUI driven graphics tool [duplicate]

If I need a figure for a document I usually use TikZ or PSTricks. Sometimes I would like to promote it to other people who usually use only GUI programs for such kind of stuff. But then I restrain ...
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Drawing an off-axis parabolic mirror in pst-optexp and pst-optic

Having looked through the pst-optexp manual, it doesn't seem that there is a built-in off-axis parabolic mirror. I'm trying to make a diagram of a lab setup that goes like this: Collimated beam ...
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How to add two lines for \rput in radar chart [closed]

I'm able to draw radar chart using code mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(-4,-4)(4,4) \psset{unit=1.2} \degrees[270] ...
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misaligned psplot psline in pstricks

I am trying to draw a figure using pstricks and pst-plot, compiling to a PDF with XeLaTeX. I find that lines drawn with the \psplot and \psline commands are horizontally displaced from where I want ...
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Shortening compile time with large eps files when using pstricks and dvips

So I am also sending this to both the pstricks and the powerdot lists as it relates to both, but mostly to compiling via dvi-> dvips -< ps2pdf or similar. I make my lecture slides with Powerdot ...
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animate package plotting problem

I want to use the example in the example of an­i­mate package. But I cannot run it successfully. I found no pst-ode package in the package manager. But I installed it. \documentclass{article} ...
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Is it possible to put a psmatrix inside a table?

I wanted to create a table in which one column is a diagram that uses psmatrix, and the other column is text. I got the following error: "Forbidden control sequence found while scanning use of ...
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How do I send option to pstricks when it's loaded inside a pst-all \RequirePackage?

I am trying to use pdflatex --shell-escape to compile a .tex file. But I need to use pstricks with the [pdf] option. inside the .sty file it includes inside pst-all ...