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PSTricks picture not compiling with pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use PSTricks in pdfLaTeX? What is wrong with this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-0.5,0)(2.5,1) \...
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Include graphic with white background as transparent [duplicate]

I am trying to create a graphic with pstricks and want to include a logo which has some white colored background. But I want this white background to be transparent. I have tried to change the white ...
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Problems using pst-node/Undefined Control Sequence-- PStricks [duplicate]

The code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage{pst-node} \usepackage{pst-circ} \usepackage{pst-text} \usepackage{pst-tree} \usepackage{pst-coil} \...
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A graphics problem where LaTeX->PS->PDF and LaTeX->PDF both fail [duplicate]

I have a Latex-file with some \psplots and \includegraphics commands. When I compile with LaTeX->PS->PDF the \psplots are okay but I get the error message cannot determine the size of graphic in ...
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How do import pdf pages when using latex-dvips-ps2pdf? [duplicate]

I would like to insert some pdf pages from a different file into the one I am working on currently. I understand that I can use the pdfpages package. However, I am using pstricks and therefore have ...
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DVIView and PDFView [duplicate]

I have a problem, that when I use DVIview I get the correct picture but no result with PDFView. Maybe I don't use a necessary package or the problem in the pdf program in my computer! here is an ...
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I get a bad result when creating my first simple image with PSTricks [duplicate]

I get a bad result when creating my first simple image with PSTricks. I get: 0 Errors, 2 Warnings but... bad results. What am I doing wrong? My files can be downloaded at https://dl....
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Compiling skakdoc.tex, newcomer, new installation [duplicate]

I'm a newcomer to TeX trying to run skakdoc.tex from https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/chess/skak/doc?lang=en. I cannot get it to compile correctly using pdflatex. It gives ! undefined ...
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Alternative to pst-gr3d [duplicate]

I am unable to get pst-gr3d to work with pdftex. Is there an alternative that will allow me to easily define a cube structure? I've looked at TikZ alternatives but they require me to define each sub ...
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Cannot load the "pstricks" option in mdframed package [duplicate]

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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How can I make the board render correctly (Sharelatex)? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the psgo package to insert some go diagrams into a sharelatex file, but the boards are failing to render. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{psgo} \begin{...
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What is the practical difference between latex and pdflatex?

I understand that some packages (like PSTricks) can't be used with pdflatex. Are there any other differences between these tools? Can we say that pdflatex is better if we don't care about ps?
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Fundamental differences : PSTricks, TikZ/PGF and others

OK, since this is a pretty vague and subjective question. I need to set up some borders around the discussion that I intend to benefit from. But before anything, I certainly do NOT want to excite the ...
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LaTeX Package to generate QR codes?

I would like to be able to generate QR barcodes in my LaTeX documents, and I'm having a hard time finding a solution. The use would be a command such as \qr[1in]{Your text to be QR encoded here} ...
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Bending snakes with xy-pic

This is a follow-up to this question: How do you draw the "snake" arrow for the connecting homomorphism in the snake lemma? I'm trying to emulate this snake diagram Aluffi does in his book "...
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