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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Drawing dot mesh on 3dplot

DISCLAIMER: this seems like a bug. If you know where I should post this (message board, forum, bug tracker...) please let me know. I have a relatively simple image consisting of 2 parametric 3d plots ...
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Filling the space between two arcs between two nodes

I have the following code: \begin{pspicture}(-1,-1)(2,2) \psmatrix[rowsep=3cm,colsep=3cm,mnode=circle] [name=A]A & [name=B]B \endpsmatrix \ncarc[arcangle=30]{A}{B} \naput{4} ...
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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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Font with PSTricks and Beamer

I am creating standard beamer presentations. Moreover I use PSTricks to produce my pictures in a separate file. Afterwards I include the pdf with the pictures into the presentation. Unfortunatelly ...
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How to extend PStricks margins when working on a single larger page

I need to draw a big diagram in PStricks, using XeLaTeX. To be readable, I want to draw it on a large page, which dimensions I manually set. Here's a MWE : \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Improve PSTricks code

Consider the following very ugly PSTricks code: % latex file.tex % dvips file.dvi % ps2pdf file.ps \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-text,pst-slpe,pstricks-add} \newcommand*\kurve{% ...
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pst-optexp: Trouble in drawing collimated beam

I want to draw a Z-Scan experimental setup. My lab's DPSS Laser has a beam radius of some value, and I change this value by using a simple telescope. It was supposed to be easy to draw this using ...
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Draw Polygonal Number Using PSTricks (or TikZ)

I would like to draw the following using PSTricks (or TikZ): (Found on http://i1.wp.com/mathandmultimedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/polygonal-numbers.png.) I can do it myself using an ...
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e-TeX and \newfam allocation

If PSTricks is used with e-TeX (from the latest TeX Live distribution), it appears that only the 7 families 9 trough 15 are available to \newfam. If PSTricks is used with tex (again, from the latest ...
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How to rotate objects in pstricks without shifting them?

I'm trying to draw an image with pstricks (an experiment schematics) and I'm having a hard time rotating stuff. I'm using psrotate and everytime I rotate something it has its position shifted as well. ...
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Scaling when \input PSTricks figure

I made a PSTricks figure to represent some IPSec behavior, but when \include-ing it, I have a scaling problem. Here's what I produces. When compiling the separate file, everything is right, and all ...
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Working with big numbers pstricks

I'm trying to plot some functions, for this I'm using Geogebra for generating the graphics, the following is the generated code. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} ...
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pstricks margin with rput when putting an image

I want to do the following: \documentclass[pstricks]{standalone} \psset{unit=1in} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(2in, 1in) \psframe[linecolor=red, fillcolor=red, fillstyle=solid, ...
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Can't get the tickstyle=full option tp work in my pstrick code

This is probably something very small but it is driving me insane. I'm trying to obtain the full ticks in my frame (or the top option) but I can't get it done. I want all the ticks to point ...
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Draw dotted background [duplicate]

I saw this diagram on an exam paper and noticed that it was too clean to have been made in the usual MS Word program. So I figured that it may have been made in either TikZ or PSTricks. What stood ...
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How to confine a plot inside a frame?

I'm using \listplot to plot a datafile I made. The section of the plot I am interested in ranges from y=-40 to y=60 but there is a peak in this plot which goes way above y=100. I don't want to show ...
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How can I use a macro argument as a pst-node label?

In the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-node} \begin{document} \def\working(#1,#2,#3, #4){ \rput(#1,#2){ \ovalnode{M5}{ #4 } ...
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Draw Vertices of Regular Polygon

I am trying to draw just the nodes (no sides) at the vertices of a regular hexagon. This answer should be easily modified to accomplish what I want, but I am such a novice that I have difficulty ...
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how to draw a circle with black border with pstricks?

I would like to draw a circle with black bounder in that electric field. Can you help me? \documentclass[margin=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-electricfield} \begin{document} ...
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Conditional preamble and pstricks problem \psTilt and \PstLightThreeDText

Look at the following MWE. \PassOptionsToPackage{export}{adjustbox} \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \newcounter{psextern} \makeatletter ...
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drawing electrical fields using pstricks

I would like that all the charges has the same colour, but with this code for me it's impossible to make the modify. Could you help me? This is my code: \documentclass[margin=10pt]{standalone} ...
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How can I do this by Latex (Tikz or PSTricks)

I want to draw the following diagram in LaTeX. How can I do this?
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How to flip certain pixels of a QR code?

I would like to modify the data (black square or white square) in a QR code so that to display any graphic feature of my own choice in the code at the expense of sacrificing a certain amount of its ...
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Modifying nodes in a flowchart with psmatrix environment

I'm trying to draw some flowcharts with the psmatrix environment and I must show my input and output in a parallelogram box . I do not have a problem with the nodes while having the parallelogram in ...
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Nodes in a flowchart with psmatrix environment

I'm trying to make a flowchart such as below in psmatrix environment using the pstricks package. but the problem is that I don't know how to make the node between the {3-1}(num<=100) and {5-1}(num ...
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pst-plot and psgraph environment to small

I try to plot a large spectrum with pst-plot, but I cannot create a psgraph environment large enough, because the x-axis line is not drawn correctly. Do you know how to make it work? % !TeX program ...
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Expanding, adapting pst-labo

I want to make this I've tried to work with pst-labo, but the only thing I could make was (with or without bouchon): With this code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} ...
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How to plot a linear function with axes, arrows, and labels?

I have now spend hours by creating this figure - without luck. I have tried different types of tikz, pstricks and multido usepackages. The lines from a to x_2, d to x_1 and p_1 to c, should be ...
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Draw with PStricks on a large paper size

This question already received attention, but I still cannot find a satisfying answer. I need to draw a big diagram in PStricks. For readability, I want to use a single larger page in the middle of my ...
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Psvectorian problem [duplicate]

Could you provide me a MWE for using psvectorian package? I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{psvectorian} \begin{document} \psvectorian[height=1cm]{102} \end{document} It gives back ...
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Including a multi page PostScript document into latex

Is there a hack to include a multi page Postscript document into a a final ps document through latex and dvips? Essentially what I have is a ps article that i need in my latex>dvi>ps document. Is ...
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Package xcolor warning when using sciposter document class

Is there anyway to avoid the warning message "Package xcolor Warning: Incompatible color definition on input line" when using the Sciposter document class? MWE: \documentclass{sciposter} ...
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animated proof in latex [closed]

How can I make something like this? I would prefer tikz.
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How to draw these (closed contours) diagrams using TikZ or PSTricks?

First, I must say I have no knowledge about PGF/TikZ nor PSTricks, but I would like to draw the following or similar closed contours using one of them or another adequate package. Where can I find the ...
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PSTricks Drawing: Symmetric Figure

Consider the following picture: I would like to draw this figure using PSTricks. My problem is the ends; the "cross" in the middle is no problem at all. Here is what I have so far: ...
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How to plot using psplot a function with very large numbers

Here is my code: The function does not fit in my document. I played with lots of numbers for Dx, Dy, xunit, yunit.... It is a nightmare. Thanks for your help. \begin{figure}[!ht] \vspace{1cm} ...
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How can I define more color commands properly for \pslegend in pst-plot

I am plotting a multi-curve graph by using pst-plot, and naturally need different color to label each curve in legend, by using \pslegend command. However, I find I can only use a number of ...
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How to crop an image made with pstricks?

I'm writing this piece of code, which will be an image to incorporate in a paper, and I would like to crop it along the edges of the frame I have drawn. I know the frame is almost the size of the page ...
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Unexpected axes labels in PSTricks plot

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{expl3} \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new_eq:NN \calc \fp_eval:n \ExplSyntaxOff ...
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PSTricks transparency failed on MacTEX

I started with PGF/Tikz at the beginning and was always happy with the result. It fits my workflow for LaTeX perfectly, as I normally use pdfLatex and all my figures included in LaTeX are .pdf format. ...
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Animated crossproduct?

How can I make this animation using latex?
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Text Alignment within \psframebox

I'm trying to represent the functionning of a device. It has 2 ports, and make computations on the payload of a data packet. I use pst-node from the PSTricks suite to realise it, b I came across some ...
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Undefined control sequence problem with \pstree

I installed the latest MikTex2.9 and tested the following simple code trying to create a node in a tree diagram. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphics,graphicx} ...
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Drawing an animated circle in LaTeX

How can I draw an image like this in LaTeX? I want to show that I am drawing a circle. Here is what I have, but it does not work. \documentclass[pstricks,border=0pt]{standalone} ...
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Walking man along hypotenuse

I want to draw a man walking along hypotenuse. How can I fix following code so that it make sense. Problem is that the man is not standing correct. 1) The man should stand correct at point (0,3.5) ...
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Geogebra PStricks export not working

We are having some issues exporting a geogebra file into pstricks and integrating it into a document. As we export the file from geogebra 5 and copy it to Latex, we (on two different computers, a mac ...
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Area Bounded by 4 Curves

I would like to plot the area bounded by the following four curves: x^2 - y^2 = 4 x^2 - y^2 = 1 xy = 1 xy = 2 I'm fond of pstricks but tikz is fine too, whichever is simpler would be best. I ...
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What is wrong wth this pstricks code?

I'm a newbie so the answer is probably quite simple. I have the code below and its giving me two issues: The x and y axis labels are in random places? The supplied co-ordinates are not being ...
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Cisco Icons in PSTricks schemabloc

I saw this question, and wonder how to make it using PSTricks... I tried, but failed. The compilation ends, but fails to produce a pdf. I have the Cisco Icons in a subfolder, and putting them in a ...
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\begin{document} ended by \end{figure}, latex error in thesis template

I am writing a thesis in latex, when I add the pstricks code it runs but when I insert the \begin{figure} and \end{figure} command to caption the figure, it generates error \begin{document} ended by ...