pstricks-add redefines a lot of the pstricks macros.
# Do not load another PSTricks related package after pstricks-add!!
pstricks-add collects a lot of the code which was posted
to the pstricks mailing list and has some more new features:
o random dots
o define and calculate colors on PS side
o Gouraud shading
o braces as node connection/linestyle
o line style bar
o lines, drawn "by hand"
o arrows, arrows, arrows, ...
o new syntax for \psplot and \psparametricplot
o new macro psTangentLine
o new macro psplotTangent
o new macro psplotDiffEqn
o new option lineAngle for ncdiag
o new macros for interpolation nodes
and linear combination of two vectors
o new macro ncbarr (line with 5 segments)
pstricks-add.pro : the prolog file for pstricks-add
pstricks-add-doc.tex: the included doc file
Save the files pstricks-add.sty|pro|tex in a directory,
which is part of your local TeX tree. The pro file should go
Then do not forget to run texhash to update this tree.
For more information see the documentation of your LATEX distribution
on installing packages into your local TeX system or read the
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contents of this directory in one zip archive
pstricks-add – A collection of add-ons and bugfixes for PSTricks
Collects together examples that have been posted to the pstricks
mailing list, together with many additional features for the
- new options for the pspicture environment;
- braces as node connection/linestyle;
- extended axes for plots (e.g., logarithm axes);
- polar plots;
- plotting tangent lines of curves or functions;
- solving and printing differential equations;
- box plots;
- matrix plots; and
- pie charts.
The package makes use of PostScript routines provided by