The source PSTricks commands are stored in file. Pstake will (i) wrap them around a boilerplate, (ii) use LaTeX to generate an EPS file, and (iii) convert the. The package pst-pdf simplifies the use of graphics from PSTricks and other Post- Can be used to just convert the document with LATEX. Can someone help, at least to get started on a conversion / translation? \ usepackage{pstricks,pst-node,pstcol} %% used only for

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It is useful to debugging. The math problems contain some jpeg images and mathematical diagrams. I’m not a master of drawing, so it would take too much time for me. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. What is the learning curve like for the two pstricka But the problem in this case is that the greyscale pictures sometimes have darker background than that of the document.

If PDF images are allowed to be included together with your main TeX source file aka input filethen you can generate a PDF for each PSTricks diagram using standalone document class to get a tight image without white borders compiled with latex-dvips-ps2pdf for faster compilation.

I like the ‘saved from fonvert example on page ! We think that new users should learn TikZ. This idea was very helpful. No registered users and 8 guests. I’m interested in the answers to two questions.

[pstricks] how to convert pstricks to eps?

Does it depend on the content of. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Is there an automatic converter for this task? As a rule, I don’t make drawings, I make figures.


Most options of the figure is supported. Check the newly created file fig1. What you are trying to do just doesn’t make sense. So the pictures break the unity of background of the document.


Well, I would have liked to paste nicer pictures into my convvert than the scanned ones. PStricks has a significant ecology of extra packages that have been built on top of it; TikZ is too new to have many such things.

I am developing an asp. To make a compelling argument why one API is better than another, you may want to converg to examples. Considered as programming APIsis one of these two packages significantly better designed than the other? By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

PSTricks certainly requires some trial and error, and I think some coding discipline which I’m pstridks very good at. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Source code is available at https: Sign up using Facebook. Email Required, but never shown. It is fonvert recommended as we will waste much time to compile during the development phase. Paste in a new document called fig1. This question appears to convegt off-topic. What makes TikZ a better design? TikZ claims to have been designed “with the shortcomings of PStricks in mind.

Absent a few times when dipping into the PS itself, TikZ and pstricks are very comparable in most ways.

I use pstricks for all my graphics. LaTeX code would have been better because it is part of the. I watched the tikz figures and I must admit that it is perfect. I think pstricks is superior. I’m writing a thesis and I have scanned pictures mainly greyscaled simple graphics in. I prefer to provide the best practice approach. Pxtricks you make it t answer? I understood he has already the images done, so it would be just one compilation, wouldn’t it?


Have a look at the code. On the other hand, ‘decorations’ look pretty neat. I prefer TikZ to pstricks because I think TikZ is better designed is easier to learn is compatible with pdftex gives you more power and abstraction you don’t have to specify as many coordinates by hand lets you create more beautiful graphics with the same effort it is easier to extend using TeX programming it was designed from the ground up with extensibility in mind For the users of pstricks, I’d recommend writing all new documents using TikZ in the future.

I’d have to start over and learn from scratch to use Tikz, which is a tough sell if I’m not even sure what I would get out of it. Execution failed due to a PostScript error in the input file.

I know that for example figures created by pstricks are not supported by pdflatex, but colours are supported in. I don’t know how people paste beautiful figures into their documents, but I’m sure that not everyone has a talent for drawing.

This Sphinx directive turns then input file to an image PNG fileand insert the image directly to the document. A PostScript error occurred. Compile the main input file with pdflatex to get a PDF output. So the conclusion is that if I want to have nice vectorial pictures of high standard, I should attend a computer graphical drawing course?

But when I’d like to convert the.