[texhax] vertical lines in pstricks

Herbert Voss LaTeX at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Wed Aug 16 00:08:37 CEST 2006

Zbigniew Nitecki wrote:
> A fillstyle vlines or hlines creates lines making a 45 degree angle with 
> the horizontal (or vertical);  so to create truly vertical lines as a 
> fillstye, I tried adding hatchangle=0 (for vlines) or hatchangle=90 (for 
> hlines).  Either way, I get lines spaced so close together that, while 
> they look OK on the screen, when printed they create the same effect as 
> a fillstyle=solid, fillcolor=black.
> So I tried also adding hatchsep=[various amounts:  according to the 
> Latex Graphics Companion, the default is 4pt, so I tried 8, 18, and 
> 50].  This had no visible effect on the outcome.  Any suggestions on how 
> to get more spaced-out vertical lines for a fill?

then you didn't view the PostScript output. PSTricks -> PostScriptTricks.

see also http://PSTricks.tug.org


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