# [pstricks] [pst-node] get height/width/depth of node?

Herbert Voss LaTeX at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Mon Jan 16 23:25:00 CET 2006

Avery Andrews wrote:

> Hmm well postscript would do - what I want to do is attach node
> connections to the corners of rectangles (more than one, so the rnode
> reference point trick won't do), as would be easy with say Emma Pease's
> tree-dvips.  An idea that occurred to me was to scale an angle by the
> dimensions of the box, so that 45 would always go to the top-right
> corner of a rectangle.  That would generalize so that it would also go
> to the midpoint of the top-right side of a diamond, etc.  Well anyway I
> don't want to spend a lot of time re-learning enough postscript to do it
> if something like this is already available.

\listfiles
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{pstricks,pst-node}

\begin{document}

\rnode[lt]{D}{\Huge g}}}}
\psset{nodesep=5pt}
\ncline{A}{B}\ncline{B}{C}\ncline{C}{D}\ncline{D}{A}

\end{document}

you can define a special macro for this "four corner" node

Herbert