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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Cannot load the “pstricks” option in mdframed package

I tried to frame texts in double lines following directions in the mdframed package manual. However, I cannot even load the mdframed package with the "pstricks" option. Following are my codes: ...
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PS-Tricks error Undefined control sequence. [\psline{->}]

I get the error Undefined control sequence. [\psline{->}] when i try to run the code \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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What causes my tangent and normal lines not to be visually perpendicular?

\documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt,dvipsnames]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage[nomessages]{fp} \FPset\LabelBase{4} \FPeval\DeltaX{pi/LabelBase} \FPset\DeltaY{1} \FPeval\Left{0 ...
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What causes the red frame not to align with the grid correctly?

What causes the red frame not to align with the grid correctly? \documentclass[tikz,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{diagram.tex} ...
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Inserting matrix in Latexdraw

I am using LatexDraw for drawing a graph and its corresponding matrix and thereby generating the Pstricks codes.. But I am having problem in inserting the matrix. I have attached here the screen shot. ...
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Animation of PSTricks code

Consider the following code (taken from http://pstricks.blogspot.dk/2014/06/des-roues-pour-des-routes-au-profil.html): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ a4paper, margin = 2cm ]{geometry} ...
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pstricks-add incompatible with beamer? [duplicate]

Beamer seems to clash with pstricks-add: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} Lorem Ipsum \end{document} Gives the following error: ! No room ...
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PSTricks: Draw arrows along path

Inspired by this question, I've tried to find a command for drawing arrows along a path with PSTricks. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \psset{unit = 2} ...
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Color in pstricks not showing

I'm compiling this MWE with xelatex, I don't get any compilation errors, but the texts are all big black regular ones without any style applied. I'm using TexLive 2013 by the way. How should the file ...
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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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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 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: ...
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Decimal separator in \psaxes of pstricks-add

When I use the comma option of the command \psaxes, only the y-coordinates are displayed with a comma while the x-coordinates are still displayed with a dot. My figure is included in a somewhat big ...
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Self Intersecting Diagrams, PSTricks

Okay, so I have a self-intersecting curve drawn using \pscurve in PSTricks, and I would like the interestions to look something like -|- as opposed to +. I know it can be done using double lines in ...
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Why don't \pscircle and \psellipse move the current point before drawing their shapes?

I have tested all PSTricks closed curves: \psframe \psccurve \pspolygon \pswedge \psellipticwedge \pscircle \psellipse and I noticed that only \pscircle and \psellipse do not move the current ...
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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 ...
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Writing mathematical notation in LaTeXDraw

I have drawn a graph in LaTeXDraw. I need to name the vertices of the graph as v_n (where n is subscript of v). In latex document it was easy, just $v_n$ was doing the work. But how can I do it in a ...
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LuaTeX and graphics

I'd like to know what LuaTeX offers in terms of graphics: I'm mostly interested in pstricks and tikz/pgfplots. Could it help tikz to run faster? Would it help tikz to handle 3D non-parallel figures? ...
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Shading faces of solid (described using using \parametricplotThreeD)

Does anyone know how to shade only one of the faces of a solid whose faces are described using parametricplot? For example, shade the faces of the solid below? In general, how to color each of the ...
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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} ...
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Drawing knots with 8 crossings and labels

So for a project, I have to draw the knot diagrams of all alternating knots with up to 8 crossings and label the regions bounded by the knots. For knots with up to 7 crossings, I used PSTricks, ...
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How to draw a Dyck path on PSTricks?

I would like to know how to easily draw a Dyck path similar to the one below using PSTricks instead of Tikz. Any ideas? Thank you! \documentclass[border=2mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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pstricks multido variable not accepted [duplicate]

the following Example does not work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-all} \begin{document} \def\FF{x 3 exp 4 mul 3 div x sub 1 add} \def\AbFF{x 2 exp 4 mul 1 sub} ...
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Blend/transparency styles in pstricks and TikZ

As depicted below, Illustrator offers various transparency styles: It is my understanding that, at this point, pstricks and TikZ are both limited to the normal style listed above. Could the other ...
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How to make the length of a car moving on a roller coaster track remain unchanged?

For any arbitrary parametric smooth curve, how can I make the length of a car remain unchanged? \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot,pst-node} \pstVerb { ...
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Undo option in LatexDraw

The GUI LatexDraw for generating PStricks codes does not have "undo" option. What other better GUIs are available for generating PStricks codes? http://latexdraw.sourceforge.net/
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psgraph scale description doesn't work

I've got a small problem. I don't can set the right scale description. Please, have a look at this code: \def\data1{ % x (degree) % y1 % y2 0 8188 7538 15 9143 8464 30 9605 9075 45 9564 9277 60 ...
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Circuits with pst-circ package Latex

I would like make two resistance in series in this circuit. And just one capacitor in parallel with two resistance (Rct and Zw). \begin{pspicture}(12,12) \psgrid[subgriddiv=1,griddots=10] % Node ...
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How to conceive a macro for drawing a pie-chart circle of fifths?

I would like to re-write parts of the book mentioned below on historic tuning temperaments, and therefore I need to draw a circle of fifths, represented in the book by hand-drawn schemata like this: ...
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draw colored world/US map in LaTeX

I'm trying to draw maps similar to these in a LaTeX pdf document: I want to auto-generate them from a list of pairs (country,color) to determine the colors. I have found the package pst-map2dII ...
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pst-map2d - unrecoverable error

I am using this piece of code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-map2d} \begin{document} {\psset{xunit=0.5, yunit =0.5} \begin{pspicture}*(-9,-9)(10 ,9) \WorldMap[maillage = false] ...
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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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PSTricks transparency does not work with MikTeX's XeLaTeX

I use MikTeX and have updated all packages several minutes ago. The problem is that XeLaTeX produces a weird result where the transparency parts become opaque. It is not caused by preview as ...
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Invert Axis directions

I'm trying to invert the direction of the y-axis. I want to have 2 y-axis : the first going up (as usual) and the second, starting from 0 and going down (to 5)... Here's what I do : ...
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What´s the best/practical way to do trees with pstricks pictures in nodes?, with PSTricks, Pst-node

I have test that psmatrix is a good way to do diagrams, but ... to do diagrams where the nodes is not displayed as a "perfect matrix/table". What is the recommended way to do any similar to, with ps ...
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How to put a “coil” inside an ncline (between nodes)?, in PStricks

How to put a "coil" in an \ncline between nodes? similar to: I have viewed \pscoil and options as coilarm=0.5,.. but.... in \ncline or similars?, how? I have this code, for example ...
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Is possible give the handwrite aspect to other thing?, as ncline, rectangles,… in PStricks?

Viewing doc, I realized that there is an option (similar to linestyle=¿handwrited? ;-) ) to simulate handwriting. Is possible give this aspect to other elements as triangles, poligons, curves, ...
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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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How to change the orientation of a brace?, with psbrace, in PsTricks

I can´t believe it. I was looking and reading... the multiple examples in page 23 in pstricks-add-doc.pdf and I can´t reach what I want. Even copying and pasting any examples of the PDF I know how ...
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How to reescale a pstricks image with subcaption?

I have an image and a code, that works well. When I try to scale the PSTRickis image, I have problems-errors How can I resize an image using subcption package?? I put at the end of the code ...
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How to group many nodes? in pstricks

I have this code, and would like to know how to group many nodes. How to do it? I prefer grouping nodes calling nodes by name but... if it´s not possible, I was thinking about coding any similar ...
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Plot and imagesc (from Matlab) with PSTricks

I'd like to plot with PSTricks some data from Matlab. I usually plot these data using the imagesc and the colorbar in Matlab, but I'd rather do it in LaTeX... Here is the picture I want to plot in ...
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Using PSTricks with TeXmaker

I want to do some drawings using LaTeX. I use TeXmaker. What the commands that I need to set up to start using the PSTricks?
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PSTricks will not compile

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[paperheight=9in,paperwidth=13.24in,margin=0in]{geometry} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \psset{unit=1in} ...
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Unable to get PSTricks to work as expected in Texmaker

I am trying to get PSTricks to work with PDFLaTeX in order to create scientific diagrams in the report I am producing. My document is currently as follows (I've included potentially extraneous ...
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Example from PSTricks manual not rendering

Can you set me straight in the very first attempt to use PSTricks drawing features please? The ultimate goal is to draw a triangle with the vertices angles marked on the inside with \alpha, \beta, and ...
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PSTricks Animation and dvips

I want to create animation in Beamer using the animate package. I easily created a basic example following the "all-in-one approach" from this older post but I can not use pdflatex to compile, which ...
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How to increase the accuracy of \psTangentLine?

I want to draw the tangent line as well as the normal line for an arbitrary curve as follows. \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} ...
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How to speed up rendering a PSTricks object with a custom fill

Because PSTricks does not provide us with dotted and x-like fill styles, I must create my own custom fill style using pst-fill package. However, the rendering is too slow and sometimes out of memory. ...
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EPS output from PSTricks

I am trying to produce an EPS file from a PSTricks code. I am reproducing here the sample working code that I already have here: PSTricks---plotstyle LSM (Least Square method) Here is the modified ...