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While a process, it is possible to make dynamic images that change based on the different variables displayed in a specific student's problem in TeX and (C & JS). The software used to create these moving items is called PS tricks. We strongly encourage you to build off of a template to get a figure if you want to go this route (alternatively, just upload a static image file <250kb).

This page is a tip of the iceberg primer for PS tricks, with links on where to find more information.

Look for the following signposts in the PS tricks template library:

\pspicture       start here. Crops edge of image frames. Anything outside 

\endpicture ends the image

Rput              rotational puts {degree rotate, optional}

        [u] what spot in the word is the point.  U=bottom center. t=top. b=bottom

Line *        = dot

Psset         scaling unit aspect.  A bigger number yields a smaller image (column width =250 pts on 2 columns)

Linewidth (x,y)

The lower in the code the command is the more on the surface it is


Full PS tricks template library available here.


A sampling below:

-Figure Diagram (#196735)

-Timelines (#193964)


-Number line variations (#210359)

-Number line with arrows (#212639)

-One way arrow number line (#210784)


-Vertical Table (#180759)

-Horizontal Table (#182612)

-Matrices (#85128)


-Graphs (#214062)


-Venn Diagram (#80752)


-Tree Diagram, 2 variable (#180754)

-Tree Diagram, 3 variable (#180573)

-Graph with axes (#180662)


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