# [pstricks] pst-node suggestion

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Wed Oct 23 12:20:23 CEST 2013

Am 23.10.2013 12:01, schrieb Christoph Bersch:
> Am 23.10.2013 11:33, schrieb Herbert Voss:
>> Am 23.10.2013 10:00, schrieb Christoph Bersch:
>>
>>> I wouldn't use a package option for this. You would be surprised how
>>> many nodes are defined internally by pst-circ and pst-optexp (and other
>>> packages). I guess you wouldn't see anything between all those long and
>>> strange node names.
>>
>> That is true. However it is not a big deal to have an optional
>> argument. But it can only be used with  \psset because \pnode
>> uses the [x,y] for the offset. With the pst-node.tex from
>> http://texnik.dante.de/tex/generic/pst-node/
>> you can do something like this:
>
> If you'll include that in the next release, you could use a customizable
> macro for displaying the nodes:
>
> \def\pst at shownode#1{%
>    \ifPst at showNode
>      \psdot(#3)\uput[\ifx\psk at rot\@empty0\else\psk at rot\fi]{0}(#3){#3}
>    \fi
> }%
>
> With this option, one can use the following to suppress showing all
> internal pst-optexp nodes:
>
> \makeatletter
> \g at addto@macro{\begin at OptexpObj}{\psset{showNode=false}}
> \makeatother
>
> But for pst-circ there is no easy possibility to suppress showing the
> internal nodes.

Users should use this option always temporarily!
So it doesn't hurt, if a lot of node names are displayed.

Herbert