# [pstricks] pst-slpe

Manfred Braun manfred.braun at uni-due.de
Sat May 4 21:57:19 CEST 2013

Thanks a lot, Herbert! Your explanation makes the behavior understandable. But to modify the pro file is too hard a task for a simple-minded user.
Manfred

On 04.05.2013, at 22:15, Herbert Voss wrote:

> On 04.05.2013 20:53, Manfred Braun wrote:
>
>> When rotating an object that is shaded by  fillstyle=slpe,  the widths of the shading zones change with the rotation angle, see the minimal example below. Equidistant spacing appears only at angles 0 and 90 degrees. Is this intended? Is it possible to rotate an object keeping exactly the original shading pattern?
>> Manfred
>>
>> \documentclass{minimal}
>> \usepackage{pstricks}
>> \usepackage{pst-slpe}
>> \begin{document}
>> \begin{pspicture}(16,3)
>>   \psset{fillstyle=slope, slopebegin=gray, slopeend=white, slopesteps=5}
>
> the width and height of the _surrounding_ box is devided by the
> steps. When rotating an object the surrounding box will increase
> and also the shaded steps. The first and last are cut by the
> rotated rectangle. You have to modify the pro file,
> because it knows nothing about the rotating angle. Not
> really easy.
>
> Herbert
>
> _______________________________________________
> PSTricks mailing list
> PSTricks at tug.org
> http://tug.org/mailman/listinfo/pstricks
> archive: http://www.tug.org/pipermail/pstricks/
>