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 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 didnt change anything at ...
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Why does \rput(0,0) translate my picture?

Using rput, I noticed it misplaces my objects. By testing, I found two strange behaviours: \rput(0,0) { object } moves my objects a little bit. Doing latex on the following code: ...
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can't draw a line far enough to the right in a pspicture in landscape

I want to use pspicture in a landscape document, but I can't draw a line to the right hand side of the document with \psframe, while \rput works as expected. I've tried to create an MWE to demonstrate ...
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How to create this coordinate system?

I'm currently working on a term paper / lecture notes for my electrical engineering professor and wanted to include the following coordinate system / graph / figure in my paper. (The image should be ...
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pst-3dplot error: Transformation matrix not invertible

I'm trying to reproduce example 1 on page 26 of the user manual of pst-3dplot. It is supposed to rotate the label 'xy plane' into a 3D coordinate system. All I get is a warning: ** WARNING ** ...
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Simple drawing with TikZ

Let's me begin by saying that I am a complete newbie. I have been trying to draw te following image but didn't get very far: The following is what I have so far: ...
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How to make inner and outer regions transparent?

The white regions are required to be true transparent (preserved in both PDF and PNG). How do you do this in TikZ or PSTricks? The following diagram is just an example for illustration.
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pstricks with old latex-dvips-ps2pdf worked; fails with 2014 TeXLive xelatex

I have drawings using pstricks that worked just fine in an old (2008) version of LaTex. On a new machine I switched to texlive 2014 and using xelatex the drawings do not work. For example, the ...
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How to use PSTricks in pdfLaTeX?

I thought that PSTricks package was not possible to use in pdfLaTeX but the user Dima claims otherwise. How can I force pdfLaTeX to use PSTricks then?
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Using psvectorian, pgfornament or similar with Share LaTeX

I would like to use these or similar ornaments in my LaTeX document. However I use Share Latex (and have no other option since this is a collab project, and its too late to change), and pgfornament ...
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Where is the \pstverb command documented?

I can find answers to many question on TeX problems here. Mostly they are like giving fish rather than teaching how to fish. One cannot tailor made them due to short of guide on where they come from. ...
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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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pst-3dplot error with IIIDlabels

I have encountered a problem with my pst3dplot. With the option IIIDlabels enabled I end up with lots of black spikes instead of labels on the coord axes. Without IIIDlabels the pst-3dplot works fine. ...
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Is it possible to import an .png in a drawing made with pst-3dplot?

I would like to make a drawing using pst-3dplot with a .png embedded in it. Does anybody know if this is possible? Thank you very much.
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Draw a smooth surface

I would like to draw a smooth surface like http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/questions/20912/how-to-draw-a-higher-genus-surface but using Asymptote, TikZ, Metapost, PStricks, or other TeX friendly ...
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make multiple transformations on a pstricks object

for a mathematics project, I want to show transformations using pstricks. In the meantime, rotating around an arbitrary point is working fine (thanks to you guys), and also mirroring of an image on a ...
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beamer, pstricks (texlive 2014)

Since updating ubuntu to 14.10 (and 15.04 recently) i cannot succeed in compiling the following source: \documentclass[a4paper]{article}% \usepackage{beamerarticle} %\documentclass{beamer}% ...
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How to identify, isolate and customize a grid line in PSTricks?

108I have this snippet inside my work to visualise a Mobius strip. \begin{pspicture}(-4.2,-3.7)(5.1,3) \psset{unit=1.5} \psset[pst-solides3d]{viewpoint=20 10 10, Decran=40, lightsrc=20 10 ...
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How to create a Sierpinski triangle in LaTeX?

I have been trying to recreate the following image in LaTeX and for me personally it has to be done with pdflatex. Although answers using pst-fractals From Jake I got a good start which led to the ...
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How should I draw a biased axes numbers in pstricks

Here is the question. Pstricks normally draws an axes with given Dy/Dx and dy/dx and the generated plot has the same length sections all over divided by equally distant ticks. What if we wanted to ...
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Drawing stacking of layers or plates

I would like to get the following image. Is it possible to draw using tikz or pstricks in latex? Please note the text labelling as well. I got a link in a similar spirit, but could not utilize it ...
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PSTricks algebraic coordinates going from MikTeX to TeXLive

I am using PSTricks and some tikz functions for preparing some sketches. This snipped worked perfectly fine MikTeX on Windows 7 \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amstext} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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pstricks with “colorfunction” in a tikz loop

Trying to make a spiral of vectors (rotating arrow as a function of x-position) I came across tikz for making a proper loop. Concerning other loop solutions I had problems to apply more complicated ...
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Fundamental differences : PSTricks, TikZ/PGF and others

OK, since this is a pretty vague and subjective question. I need to set up some borders around the discussion that I intend to benefit from. But before anything, I certainly do NOT want to excite the ...
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Automagically externalising PSTricks and TikZ pictures

My thesis currently has a few PSTricks and TikZ pictures. It takes a while to compile over here Scott says he has some scripts to automate externalising TikZ pictures. I'm looking ideally for ...
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Drawing 3D Transformer with TikZ or PSTricks

Consider the picture of a transformer on the page: How do I draw this using either TikZ (which I have not used before) or PSTricks?
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How can I define a mathematical function as a LaTeX macro?

I am attempting to create a usable function within LaTeX such that its inputs are transformed mathematically. However, I cannot find any documentation that can perform such mathematical function ...
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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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Using mdframed package with pstricks option in pdflatex possible?

I want to use the mdframed package with the pstricks option (for dashed lines etc) with pdflatex. But doing so threw an Undefined control sequence ... \c@lor@to@ps error. The internet tells me, ...
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How to draw a triangle is insribed in a circle so that the vertices divide the circle into three arcs of lengths 3, 4 and 5?

I want to draw a triangle circle is insribed in a circle so that the vertices divide the circle into three arcs of lengths 3, 4 and 5. I tried with Geogebra. \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} ...
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Truncated pstricks image

I am attempting to draw a two lens system using pst-optic. Here is my code : \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pst-optic} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-15,-3)(15,3) \rput(5,0) ...
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Drawing a two lens system using pst-optic

I am trying to draw a two lens system using pst-optic. Here is an example of the code I use : \begin{pspicture}[showgrid=true](-5,-3)(7,4) ...
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Psvectorian ornaments errors

I have major errors in psvectorian.tex from CTAN package. I have installed C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\dvips\pst-vectorian\psvectorian.pro and C:\Program Files\MiKTeX ...
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Text on rectangular spiral with automatic sizing to fill page

I'm wondering how this could be done in TeX: This is along the lines of Text spirals with TikZ but in a rectangle, with all text the same size, and all text should be at right angles (unlike the ...
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Light object / source in PGF / TikZ / PGFplots pictures like in PSTricks

I came across the PSTricks animation located at http://melusine.eu.org/syracuse/pstricks/pst-solides3d/animations/a43/ http://i.stack.imgur.com/NlqHZ.gif and noticed that it uses a light object / ...
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Label a triangle

How would I produce a triangle (with each side a different length) with labeled edges and angles? I'be managed to produce a triangle using pstricks, the code it \begin{pspicture}(0,-1.34)(6.8,1.34) ...
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How to draw a line chart like this?

From this site, I have learned how to draw fancy pie charts and bar charts. However, I cannot find a simple way to draw a line chart like the google's. Below is the screenshot: Is there a way to ...
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obtaining an image in Pstricks

How do I draw this image in PStricks: I know to draw the axis but not sure how to name the points and all.
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Beamer auto-pst-pdf — multiple images

I tried to include some pictures in a LaTeX Beamer presentation. I used auto-pst-pdf to produce a pdf output. Strangely, just the first picture shows up in the resulting document. Here's a minimal ...
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Problem with opacity in pgfplots when using pstricks package

Can anyone tell me why doesn't opacity work in pgfplots when I include the package "pstricks" and how could I fix it? See for example the code below: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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How does one draw the following graph?

Can anyone help me as to how I can draw the above picture using TikZ or PSTricks? I am not familiar with those two packages.
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How to make dominoes falling?

How to maker a LaTex drawing of dominoes falling as the following figure?
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Show y axis for psaxes starting from 130

I have a graph like this: However, when I plot it out on LaTex, it turns out like this: Here is the code: \begin{figure}[H] \centering ...
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How to building the flowchart report shape?

I am building un flowchart in psmatrix and need to generate the flowchart report(document) shape and I don't know as do it. The symbol is like in the picture below. Can somebody help me, please? ...
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How to automatically draw tree diagram of prime factorization with LaTeX?

I want to have a simple interface to automatically draw tree diagrams of prime factorization. For example, by invoking the following code, \PrimeTree{36} \PrimeTree{90} \PrimeTree{112} ...
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Installing xetex-pstricks on TeXLive

I installed xetex-pstricks via tlmgr install xetex-pstricks tlmgr update xetex-pstricks on my Windows 7 machine with a TeXLive installation. tlmgr info xetex-pstricks --list gave me info on ...
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Can anyone help in drawing this kind of graph?

Can anyone help in drawing the graph of the kind shown in figure with edge intersections? I struggled with pstricks and started to learn tikz but not able to do it. Kindly help as am not getting how ...
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Text alignment in clipped parbox

I have the following problem: I need to put variable length content into a fix-sized parbox the gets clipped with clipbox command. And want the content to be vertically centered. As long as the ...
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how to draw multiple graphs next to each other with labels

How to draw multiple graphs next to each other in a document? Also, how to name each graph with a label? One more thing is I need to show an dashed edge to intersect the graph edge, in that case how ...