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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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Is there a good LaTeX package for generating barcodes?

I'm looking for a good LaTeX package to generate one dimensional barcodes, that has the following properties. It doesn't require any external scripts or internet connection to work. It easily ...
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pgf-Tikz QR code generator

This question led to a new package: qrcode I am looking for a Tikz QR code generator. I am aware of pst-barcode as well as several "local" programs, a luatex solution and web services to do this. ...
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Create bitmap within TeX file

I'd like to create a bitmap (black and white) from within LuaTeX (or pdfTeX) and rescale it afterwards. For example (a 4x4 bitmap) could be made by \makebitmap{0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0} I don'...
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Generating 2d barcodes

Is there any package that generates 2d barcodes (QR code). I want to add a barcode on the front page of a manual I have written containing the URL where to download that manual. It would be nice if I ...
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How to generate QR code for iCalendar event?

I would like to include in a pdf file a QR code containing information from a iCalendar event. Here it is the code to generate a simple event for an iCalendar: BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:event DTSTART:...
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QR code for plain TeX

I am looking for a macro package for QR codes applicable in plain TeX. The QR code should be calculated from string at TeX macro level like in qrcode.sty, but this package is usable only for LaTeX. I ...
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How to add random lines over text as a watermark and anti-OCR?

I would like to add a sort of a watermark to a PDF file produced using LaTeX. I have in mind graphical elements (lines, circles, etc.) that would partially obscure the text on the page. The ...
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Define the color of a QR code

I like the simple implementation for QR codes in Latex, for example: \usepackage{qrcode} ... \qrcode[height=1in]{https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/qrcode?lang=en} But... is it ...
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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 ...