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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The math problems contain some jpeg images and mathematical diagrams. Is there an automatic converter for this task? Sign up using Email and Password. Once you are familiar cinvert the basics of TikZ, you can quickly use almost any feature by looking in the manual for 10 minutes.

Erel Segal-Halevi 2, 6 22 The quality of the drawings is unbeatable. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason: The extensibility and compatibility of TiKZ is appealing leading us to agree that: Well, thanks for the code. Instead, describe the problem and what has been done so far to solve it. This idea was very helpful.

[pstricks] how to convert pstricks to eps?

I would use TikZ for something like this. It is not recommended as we will cobvert much time to compile during the development phase.

I also have a java program called eps2pgf. My group uses Literate Programming for most of our source codethis means that internal documentation is written using LaTeX. What makes TikZ a better design? TikZ claims to have been designed “with the shortcomings of PStricks in mind.

Old hands at pstricks probably wont gain enough from the switch and may not be worth doing. Pstriicks can you offer a drawing program that can generate latex code and easy to use, and of course support latex labels?


PSTricks certainly requires some trial and error, and I think some coding discipline which I’m not very good at. Take a look at an example to learn how it works [1]. 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.

To be more explicit: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: 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 pstgicks TeX programming it pstriccks 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’ve written some TikZ extensions such as new node shapes, and this is not so hard if you understand the TeX calculation primitives and look at the TikZ source code.

What you are trying to do just doesn’t make sense. They are fairly simple geometry drawings with a few text labels. Have a look at the code. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. On the other hand, ‘decorations’ look pretty neat. I use pstricks for all my graphics.



I think pstricks is superior. But when I’d like to convert the. I’m not a master of drawing, so it would take too much time for me. Absent a few times when dipping into the PS itself, TikZ and pstricks are very comparable in most ways. I don’t have experience writing TikZ extensions, but from pstrlcks quick glimpse of the TikZ source code, it seems to be easy to understand and extend, compared to other TeX macro packages I came across.

So the conclusion is that if I want to have nice vectorial pictures of high standard, I should attend a computer graphical drawing course?

Convert PSTricks to TikZ – TeX – LaTeX Stack Exchange

Go to each diagram in your main input file. You can use xshift and yshift, but tp require units! So, pstricks might not work I am almost sure they won’t apply the solutions here: We have been using PStricks for fancy technical diagrams of the system, but have recently been recommended to use TikZ.

I prefer to provide the best practice approach. You could attach one of your files as example to your next post so we may be able to offer some specific conveert or find alternatives. The software can be installed with pip install pstake https: I’m writing a thesis and I have scanned pictures mainly greyscaled simple graphics in.

The only option for me is to redraw the scanned pictures as vectorial figures. Tikz has a great-looking manual and is clearly very powerful.