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}.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
30 views

Pspicture is not centered

I am trying to print a pspicture as a subfigure in a figure. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{subfigure} ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

My PSTricks is broken: empty output from pst-vowel example

Consider the following example from the pst-vowel manual (http://ctan.cs.uu.nl/macros/latex/contrib/pst-vowel/pst-vowel.pdf): \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tipa,pst-vowel} \begin{document} ...
3
votes
2answers
31 views

Undefined references within equations

So my problem is that there seams to be a clash between something in my preamble and the \label{} and \ref{} commands. When I do references within my definition environment it all goes smoothly, but ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

LaTeX Trellis Diagrams for STBCs

I recently had to draw multiple trellises for space-time block codes (first introduced in this paper; the open-access version is here). I'd like to share the code with you here, so that the work ...
-1
votes
1answer
70 views

Spiral around cylinder [duplicate]

i want to draw a spiral around cylinder. Can you help me? something like that http://www.unitmath.com/um/p/Examples/GeometricSolids/Spiral.gif Thank you very much.
21
votes
5answers
497 views

Recreate the sphere in TeX.SX logo

I'm trying to recreate this But looking in this Meta question the only code provided doesn't give that output %!TEX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Exclude a line of text in a tabular environment

I have this problem: inside a framebox there is a line of text which should not be a part of the tabular enviromnent because it widens the first tab. Here is the code \documentclass[12pt, ...
3
votes
2answers
140 views

PSTricks equivalent to TikZ

Is there a way to make the grid in \psgrid look the same as the one in the tikzpicture? \documentclass[12pt,pstricks]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pst-all} \begin{document} \psset{unit=0.5cm} ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

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. ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

How to place in a document a VCard using a psbarcode?

I would like to put a QRCode that contains contact information (VCard). However I don't know how to encode the newline character so VCard is correctly read. Here is a sample document with QRCode ...
3
votes
1answer
193 views

Upgraded from Texlive 2013 to 2014 and pstbarcode no longer works

\documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0.7in,0.7in) \psbarcode{http://www.kernel.org}{}{qrcode} ...
1
vote
2answers
309 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
437 views

how to get PSTricks QR codes to handle tildes properly?

I am getting bitten by the same problem from one of my previous questions: tildes are not handled properly. But now it's the PSTricks QR code package that's not working, and none of the suggestions ...
8
votes
1answer
635 views

How to add text into a QR-Code?

I want to add a text to the QR-Code. I want a small numbers in one of the four black squares. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, parskip]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pst-barcode} ...
4
votes
2answers
577 views

Is there a “smarter” way to know the size of \psbarcode?

The size of 2D barcode depends on the first argument of \psbarcode. I usually do trial and error to find the size of \pspicture such that I get a tight output. \documentclass{article} ...
14
votes
3answers
1k views

Deactivating Anti-Aliasing when typesetting QR-Code

Using the following LaTeX-Code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0.7in,0.7in) ...
3
votes
1answer
404 views

Problems while installing pst-barcode

I tried to install pst-barcode, but after moving the files to /usr/share/texmf/dvips/pstricks/ and running texhash, I still can't use them, and have to enter the files manually when compiling the ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

pstricks, psSolid and listplotIIID

Is there a way in listplotIIID to change the linecolor after say "100 points" into gray, after "500 points" back in black and so on?
11
votes
1answer
2k views

How to produce Latex QR-Code (or in general 2d codes) as Vector graphic?

The pst-barcode package is great to produce bar-codes in all flavors. And it does 1d bar-codes like a charm. Also it is capable of generating 2d bar-codes with a command like this for a qrcode: ...
3
votes
1answer
24 views

Trouble getting started with pstricks [duplicate]

I went to the self-advertized pstricks web site, http://tug.org/PSTricks/main.cgi?file=examples and tried to run a few examples in TeXShop version 3.51 on Mac OSX Yosemite. The examples I tried ...
3
votes
1answer
47 views

pstricks, psSolid and pstODE

Using \psSolid I can create nice pictures of a graph of a function, say f(x,y)=xx-yy. Using \pstODE[algebraic,algebraicOutputFormat]{solution}{ "x" |"y" | f("x","y") }{... I can solve an ...
3
votes
1answer
104 views

Parametric surfaces with dependent parameters

I'm trying to create an image that shows (for example) the portion of a standard cylinder (\cos(v),\sin(v),u) that lies between the planes z=0 and z+y=5. Generating the cylinder itself is not an ...
3
votes
2answers
42 views

Removing extra lines in psplotImp

I am new to using pstricks and I am unsure of why I am getting extra lines. \documentclass[pstricks]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-func} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-2.5,-2.5)(2.5,2.5) ...
2
votes
1answer
24 views

changing fontsize in pstricks

I'd like to create a contour diagram based off the following template \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add,pst-eucl} \psset { PointName=none, ...
19
votes
8answers
641 views

Compute and draw a convex hull

How can I use TikZ (+ LuaTeX), PSTricks, MetaPost, Asymptote, etc. to draw the convex hull of a set of points specified in no particular order? Here's an example where the convex hull was computed by ...
3
votes
2answers
105 views

Why does this not compile in LaTeX PDF mode?

The following, just compile when I do XeLaTeX mode. You can modify so I can build PDF LaTeX mode? \documentclass[pstricks,border=15pt,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

PSTricks lines not shown in the rightmost quarter of a page

I use XeLaTeX to compile. But I can not figure out why the problem described in the title occurs. It looks like something covers the rightmost quarter, but words put by \rput alike will show. Let me ...
5
votes
2answers
290 views

Drawing a circuit

How can I create the following drawing? I want to add the following diagram to my report: I hear it can be done in LaTeX so I read some of ...
7
votes
5answers
512 views

Automatically generate multiplication table and colour specific rown, columns, and diagonals

Consider the following PSTricks code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,multido} \psset{dimen = m, fillstyle = solid} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering ...
3
votes
0answers
88 views

Drawing Cross Sections of (Contours over) Torus

I have this simple torus \begin{figure} \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(-6,-4)(6,4) \psset{viewpoint=30 10 25 rtp2xyz,Decran=30,lightsrc=viewpoint} \psSolid[object=tore,r1=2.5,r0=1.0,ngrid=36 ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

How can I draw a 3D cross-section of a 3-torus embedded in 4D Euclidean space?

I found this question and very nice solutions of Mathematica Stack Exchange. I have a 3D-torus (\mathbf S^1\times\mathbf S^1\times \mathbf S^1) embedded in 4D Euclidean space. How can I draw the ...
2
votes
1answer
48 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
53 views

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: ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
67 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
141 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
46 views

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 ** ...
7
votes
1answer
199 views

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: ...
8
votes
2answers
828 views

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.
2
votes
0answers
53 views

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 ...
64
votes
3answers
48k views

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?
6
votes
1answer
61 views

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. ...
11
votes
4answers
793 views

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) = ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

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.
16
votes
6answers
683 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
70 views

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}% ...
3
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ...