[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.



    \rnode[lt]{D}{\Huge g}}}}


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


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