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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Looking for explanation of pstricks measurement units [duplicate]

I am looking for explanation of how pstricks deals with measurement units. I am trying to write my custom postscript-only drawing commands, to be used within the \pspicture environment. For ...
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Error in PSTricks package — trailing space again?

This question is similar to Error in the PSTricks package pst-poly?. Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-grad,pstricks-add} \newcommand*\PolyLine{% ...
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How to change vertical and horizontal unit based on a fraction of width and height of an image?

I have to overlay some texts on a PDF form. As converting the PDF form to EPS with pdftops produces unsatisfying result, I will not use PSTricks code below. ...
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Compile Error: lualatex with PSTricks

I compile the file below with lualatex --shell-escape but I get the error : ! Undefined control sequence. l.14 \savedata ...
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Error in the PSTricks package pst-poly?

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-poly} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \def\sidelaengde{5 } \def\myCoor{} \centering \psset{unit = 0.4} ...
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Why no line drawn when use dot with psmatrix?

I am trying to draw a signal flow graph with \psmatrix where each node is just a dot. However \ncline does not seem to work when mnode is set to dot $ \psmatrix[colsep=1cm,rowsep=1cm,mnode=dot] ...
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Drawing of Sun–Earth–Moon system

Is there a package (or packages) for drawing the Sun–Earth–Moon system with either PSTricks, TikZ, or some other vector graphics language to illustrate Lunar and Solar eclipses, the phases of the ...
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conditional placement of ocg content

I am using ocg-p package to add layers of information in a pdf document, to be accessed by the reader interactively. To place the ocg layer in the desired location on the document I used rput command ...
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Does the package pst-solides3d affect images made with pst-3dplot?

I am working in a simple project creating some 3D representations of math surfaces and shapes for a calculus course. Most of all the pictures I have created rely heavily on pst-3dplot. Once I found ...
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What option suppresses axes, ticks and labels in gridIIID?

I am interested in using the \gridIIID command but I don't want the box to have ticks, labels or axes I found the following line in the changelog: 4.20 2010-07-23 - activate keyword planmarks for ...
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How to get fractional labels with psaxes?

The objective is to get fractional labels (not in decimal) for both vertical and horizontal axes. In my experience, non-trigonometric labels are written in decimals and trigonometric labels can be ...
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How attach \circ to each horizontal labels representing angles?

The objective is to attach \circ to each horizontal labels representing angles in degrees. How to do so? I cannot find the solution in the pst-plot manual. ...
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How to use \psaxes with trigonometric labels of even multiples of π/3?

Constraints I only want to use \psaxes rather than multiple calls of \psxTick, \rput, \uput. I want to have trigonometric labels with even multiple of π/3. My attempts As usual, we can have ...
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Is it possible to use \only to conditionally enable key-value pairs of a macro?

The following is a trivial example. What I want to learn is how to use \only<> (if possible) to conditionally enable key-value pairs of a macro. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} ...
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How to make the main ticks of \psgraph get aligned with the main grids of \psgrid?

How to make the main ticks of \psgraph get aligned with the main grids of \psgrid? \documentclass[pstricks,border=0bp,12pt,dvipsnames]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage[nomessages]{fp} ...
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Dashed circular arcs not created in texmaker

I am trying to run the following sample codes, containing PStricks codes generated by Geogebra, in Texmaker in the sequence Latex+dvips+ps2pdfviewpdf (in Ubuntu). \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{beamer} ...
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Drawing the projection of a vector on the other [duplicate]

I want to draw this simple figure and I need some help.
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PS-Tricks + Beamer Problem

I have a strange problem with PS-Tricks. I can only create one picture when using beamer. Take this as an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Drawing spherical harmonics with pst-3dplot

For my lecture notes in theoretical physics (namely quantum mechanics) I'm trying to visualize the spherical harmonics. I got Mathematica to plot them an this is what I did: ...
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How to create PSTricks animations on the web page with interactive control panels?

I just visited a cool site that showing PSTricks animations with interactive control panels. For more details, please visit this link (click). The question is how does the owner of the site make the ...
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3d plot of a surface with nonrectangular domain

I need to make a 3D plot of a step function For example, suppose that I want to plot the function f:[0,1]x[0,1]->[0,1] given by: f(x,y) = 1 if x < y^2 and f(x,y) = 0 otherwise I would like to ...
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Resources for PSTricks examples

What resources for PSTricks examples do you know? Please feel free to add nice work of your own here as well! Background: I am constantly looking for PSTricks examples to get ideas how to solve my ...
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PSTricks: charpath on a curve (like textpath)

I am interested in drawing a specially rendered text on a curve. The LaTeX package pst-text provides a function to draw text on a curve (pstextpath) and a function to specially render text ...
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Axes in the foreground with PSTricks

With the code shown below, the grid is on the foreground (one can see red lines on the labels...): \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[letterpaper, textwidth=7in, textheight=9.5in]{geometry} ...
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ps2pdf produces /undefined in Blue when setting gridlabelcolor to dvipsnames' Blue

latex-dvips-ps2pdf compilation sequence produces a weird result when I change the grid style. The problem does not happen when I compile the same code with xelatex. ...
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Why do we need to buffer the pst-eucl nodes before passing them to \rput?

Behavior of nodes defined pst-eucl seems to be different from those defined in pst-plot. In the section titled Direct node, I attempted to create a square with pq as it base inclined at a slope of ...
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Something like \hfill with pstricks and XeTeX

I have a line of text in a pspicture environment and I need to distribute the words in a way like \hfill could do. Here is an image of what I want: I currently have this minimal example ...
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Radial gradient using pstricks

I created the following image with pstricks: The fading fillings are generated by: \psline[linewidth=10cm,linecolor=Black,linestyle=fade,fadepoints=500,fadeto=transparency](5,6)(5,1) ...
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pstricks rput does not place stuff precisely

Description I want to use pstricks to place some stuff in a large (almost A0) pspicture. Any stuff I place in the picture with the \rput command, is not placed precisely. Why? The farther away from ...
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Convert pstricks animation to SVG(+SMIL)

Inspired by these questions— How to convert pstricks animation to GIF file? PSTricks to SVG —how can one convert a PSTricks animation to an animated SVG image? SVG animation would be nicer than ...
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Make lines disappear, pst-solides3D

I'm drawing the following cylinder which represents a water flowing and cooling down \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} ...
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How to reuse the right-hand path for the left-hand path such that it is displayed in reverse step by step?

My title may be difficult to understand. Hopefully by seeing the animation, you get the idea. I want the left-hand wing to be drawn step by step as is the right-hand wing but I want to use the ...
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What is the increment step of \fnpnodes?

Case 0 uses \fnpnodes and case 1 uses \curvepnodes to create nodes based on the given function(s). \def\method#1{% \ifcase#1 \fnpnodes[plotpoints=8]{1}{8}{\f[x]}{P} \psxTick(/dx ...
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Different outputs from two different syntax that should produce the same output

A node A will be constructed by using 2 syntax. \pnode(!2 3 0 p2c exch 3 add exch 2 add){A} \pnode[3,2](!2 3 0 p2c){A} Each constructs the node A by translating a point (!2 3 0 p2c) (which is on ...
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What transformation do I have to apply to a node before passing it to \uput as a direction angle?

Consider the following code \documentclass[pstricks,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node} \usepackage{pgfmath}% don't forget this line! \psset{saveNodeCoors} \degrees[13] \begin{document} ...
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Book Cover with pstricks - turns colored image to Black and White image

I'm trying to make Book back cover with pstricks. I have one issue with it, it turns my colored image to Black and White image. Any help to overcome this problem is highly appreciated. Thanks Output ...
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What causes \psxTick to no longer work? [closed]

I am using the latest pst-plot. When compiling the following, I got some errors as follows. MWE \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot} \psset { ...
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How to draw tangens of arbitrary functions y=f(x) at given point (x,y) of f(x) using PStricks?

I'm relative new using PStricks and I don't know exactly how to draw a tangens of y=f(x) at a given point of the curve. I know, by simple mathematics that can be done by constructing the associate ...
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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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How to iterate a list of colors with two additional counters more elegantly?

A part of my code (especially iterating a list of colors with 2 additional counters) below does not seem straightforward. \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt,dvipsnames]{standalone} ...
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Animating Beamer slides with pstricks code in them

I have made a beamer presentation and have a series of the slides with pstricks images on them. Each of these images either builds upon the previous, or moves an element of the previous. Is there a ...
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How to plot atan(x), sqrt(x) using PSTricks?

For example, this code works: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-5,-5)(5,5) \psgrid[griddots=10,gridlabels=0pt, subgriddiv=0, ...
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How do I cross-reference from inside a PSTricks figure?

I have a pstricks figure that gives an overview of my implementation. From inside the figure I want to cross-reference to the sections that describe the various components in detail. However, my ...
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Why is beamer+pstricks+preview no longer compatible now?

The following code is taken from Gonzalo Medina' answer here (click). At the time he posted the answer the code was compilable. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks-add} ...
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PSTricks package giving xkeyval error

I have been trying to solve this error by myself but did not find a way. So if someone out there can help me, any help is greatly appreciated! I use Texmaker to run MikTex 2.9. I want to use the ...
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Drawing of Euro Symbol Using PSTricks

I have drawn the following figure, showing a Euro symbol: % http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/57/Euro_Construction.svg \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{expl3} ...
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How to center the graphic of LTXexample?

Scenario I want to write a tutorial on PSTricks, but because latex-dvips-ps2pdf (see the code shown in First Attempt section) makes my effort to prevent reader from copying the listing numbers no ...
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PSTricks not working in TeXlive 2014

I have TeXlive 2014 recently installed on a new machine. Everything seems to be working smoothly EXCEPT for PSTricks. I am testing with minimal code such as \documentclass{article} ...
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pslegend with dot instead of rule

I have the following MWE \documentclass[pstricks,border=0pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node, pst-coil, pst-plot} \begin{document} \begin{psgraph}[axesstyle=frame,Ox=0, Dx=0.1, ...
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PSTricks figure too big

I have the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(5,5) \psgrid[gridcolor=red,subgridcolor=green, ...