[pstricks] Drawing S- and Z-Curves

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sun Apr 26 03:55:21 CEST 2009

On Sat, 25 Apr 2009, Michael Sharpe wrote:

> Here's my re-edit of your material, which works correctly. I see I
> wrote something wrong the first time, omitting the factor of 2 in the
> normal density.


   Hmm-m-m. The expression below is identical to the original. It still
doesn't work here.

> \psplot[algebraic]{0.0}{2.0}{Ex(-(x-1.0)^2/0.5)}

> The package pstricks-add (not pst-add) loads the other packages---save
> typing.

   Ah, good lesson. Thank you.

> You had some confusing settings---good to put actual dimensions on xunit,
> yunit.

   Good catch. I didn't see that when I copied the example and modified it.

> The algebraic option of pstricks-add is well described in pstricks-
> add.doc.pdf (texdoc pstricks-add, at the command line.)

   Got it. Here it has two hypens, but I found it.

Again, thanks,


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