[pstricks] pst-coil: a macro for a physical coil needed

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Sun Jul 11 06:14:07 CEST 2010

Am 10.07.2010 13:15, schrieb Juergen Gilg:
> These two coils should be _in physical sense_ identic -- meaning, that
> they have the same number of windings.
> Now is there already existing a code/command/macro, that defines the
> \pscoil with an option of _number of windings_ and so caclulating the
> coilheight parameter?
> It would be physically correct to draw a coil -- enlarged or shrinked
> --  with the same number of windings. For sure there is a way to correct
> that with the _coilheight_.
> Anyone done such a thing already? I guess to remember to have seen such
> an approach, however do not remember where.

see option periods (texdoc pst-coil)


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