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Set node distance between borders in tikz

From \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,positioning} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{block} = [draw, rectangle, minimum height=3em, minimum width=6em] ...
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Drawing a block diagram with TiKz

I need some help drawing a block diagram using TiKz. I want draw something similar to this: However, I'm struggling to go further than this so far: using the code below: ...
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Beamer - Wide Example Box

I am using this code to get an untitled example block. \begin{exampleblock}{} \end{exampleblock} As we know, this box has a width equal to the text width. How can I modify the code to get a box ...
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Customizing beamer block height

I'm trying to specify a given height for a beamer block. I tried to specify a new environment based on an example I found elsewhere on this forum (reproduced below), but failed miserably.. What I ...
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Tikz poster block title colours

I'm trying to get a custom colour on the title part of a \block. The documentation is really dense and I can't quite get my head around it. So at the moment I have a \block that looks like just made ...
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Beamer: subdividing the frame

I have the following code: \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Verification of the Model} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \begin{enumerate} \item<1> Sandia 5 meter ...
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Beamer presentation: Fixed position of Block in the second column

I have a frame which i devide it in 2 columns. The first one for an image.The second one for some blocks: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Buoy design} \begin{columns} \column{0.38\textwidth} ...
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Error loading the correct version of the tex file

I got the following error message while using a custom block environment in my document. ! Package tcolorbox Error: tcolorbox version '3.40' loads library 'tcbskinsjigsaw.code.tex' with version ...
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Putting formulas below each other in a block

I want the formulas $2 \leq i \leq n$ and $2 \leq i \leq n$, \hspace{5mm}, $n-i+3 \leq k \leq n$ in the slide below to start at the same point such that they are right below in the block. I've tried ...
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Idea-lamp box in beamer

I was think of making a new block (or not necessarily a beamer block) that will have the shape of a lamp, just to illustrate a new idea. Inside this lamp, there will problably be text, that will ...
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Beamerposter and altering blocks, alert blocks and example blocks

So I'm just trying to get comfortable with making a poster with beamer. I'd like to be able to customize a few different block type environments and I'm not sure the best way to go about this. ...
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Beamer bullet mark different inside block

I am using \usetheme{Boadilla} \usecolortheme{orchid} \setbeamercolor{itemize item}{fg=white!80!black} \setbeamercolor{itemize subitem}{fg=white!80!black} to change the colour of bullets for ...
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\baselineskip not changed within block [duplicate]

This really puzzles me: Attempting to set the baseline in a block (delimited by { and }) doesn't seem to have an effect for typed text, but works when a command creates the text. Question What are ...
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Insert cornered block of text between equations in align

I'd like to insert a cornered block of text centered between two equations in an align environment. Within the block might go an explanation, an aligned environment, a paragraph, etc. I do not want to ...
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How to get rid of height differences in two beamer blocks?

How come the two blocks have a different height? What should be changed in \hole definition in order to have the same height? \documentclass[10pt,lmodern,handout]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Getting block matrices to be the same size

I want to produce equations with block matrices \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,titlepage]{article} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \usepackage{blkarray} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer, attempt 2

In some of my Beamer themes I used the answer at Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer. However now an issue has been raised which is demonstrated by the following MWE: ...
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Beamer: always overlay first table on same frame

A similar question to this one, but now rather than overlaying list items I would like to be able to overlay table floats. While this does the trick for blocks: \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Seemingly simple block matrix

I have a seemingly simple block matrix that I want to set with as few dependencies as possible. I already have amsmath and friends loaded. The only thing I'm intent on avoiding is blkarray. Here is ...
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Move a beamer block in the center of the frame

I am trying to center a simple beamer block to the center and I cannot! I tried using \centering, \begin{center}...\end{center}, \hspace{0.5\textwidth} but it's not working! My code is ...
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Redefine beamer's blocks

I'm trying to redefine beamer's blocks to obtain something like this (upper block) : I've found 3 sites (with codes and pictures) which may help, but I'm unable to reach this goal on my own. ...
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How to draw an integrated circuit pin configuration like in data sheets?

I'm in the process of writing a datasheet for an Integrated Circuit, using LaTeX. Anyone knows how to draw a pin configuration diagram, like the one in the attached picture?
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Beamer: Blocks at same position from top irrespective of their contents size

I want to keep blocks globally at the same position from top irrespective of their contents size. Here is my MWE. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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Is there a predefined bandpass filter block in tikz?

I want to create this block diagram. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{circuitikz} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,decorations} ...
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Tikz-Control relative coordinates in background layer

I am creating a block diagram which has two layers : the main one and the background one. What I am trying to do, is draw a rectangle as a background using relative coordinates. My code is ...
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How to relax the horizontal spacing rules for one line?

I have a line that happens to end in a non-breakable code-fragment This is a long line that ends in a \pre{std::ostream} long word. When printed the line is too full. The spaces between the words ...
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Tikz-Connecting nodes with multiple lines

I am trying to reproduce the following image I made in "Power point". Although, there is no difficulty in designing the boxes, I find it rather hard to properly position the red and black lines. ...
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Formatting and bullet points

Sorry for what may seem like a basic question. I've created a poster using a template, and have created bullet point lists inside various blocks. Within one of the blocks, the bullet points fall ...
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Beamer - rounded corners around blocks and footnotes

My aim is to get rounded corners without shadow ergo I used the following command \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded][shadow=false] but it seems like that this option affects the footnotes as well, ...
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Variable length blocks and long itemize

I have defined two block environments, one with fixed width, the other with variable length (the second based on a definition here). Generally things work. However, when I have a long line in an ...
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Force a block to be backward while using a logo

I am preparing a pdf by using beamer applications in Latex. I have a logo which appears in all slides below on the right: Unfortunately, in one of the slide, it becomes hidden cause of a block: ...
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Pushing the whole block of text to a new page [duplicate]

I wrote a a command in latex which takes a source (from where the text came from) and a block of text to display it. Here is the command: \newcommand{\quranVerse}[4]{ \\[1\baselineskip] ...
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Thickness and alignment of curly braces for block matrix dimensions

I need to create block matrices with the dimensions in the right. The blocks of the matrices are of different dimensions. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{easybmat} ...
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How to make a block scheme with arrows in LaTeX?

I am new to LaTeX, I have searched in many forums, but can not find, how to depict block scheme like on the picture. Could you please give me hints or commands, which i can use in this case? And my ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[t]{beamer} \setbeamercolor{frametitle}{fg=white, bg=blue} \setbeamercolor{block body}{fg=white, bg=red} \setbeamercolor{block title}{fg=white, bg=green} ...
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Center block on frame with Beamer

I wanted to change the block width in my presentations so, after a quick search on the website, I found the varblock solution : Changing default width of blocks in beamer It consists in adding : ...
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Indentation of a block in beamer

I'm facing problem with indenting a paragraph in beamer. How can I do that? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \indent ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffddddddddddddddddddd ...
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How to create a block matrix with centered elements

everybody. I was trying to compile a block matrix whose first line has a part that should be centered in that part of the line. My closest attempt is the code: \begin{align} ...
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How to keep two blocks containing item lists in the same position after overlay

I've been trying to use the overprint and overlayarea environments to keep 2 blocks with lists inside in the same position The items of the lists should also have overlays. For some reason, overprint ...
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Shadow of a non rounded block in beamer

My question is simple: Is it possible to add shadow to a NON rounded block in beamer? I've been trying it with: \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded=false][shadow=true] But no success. I'm using the ...
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Inconsistent size of a block causes 2 blocks to be misaligned

I'm creating a presentation using beamer and I've detected a slight size inconsistency of a block located in a second column or minipage. I want to align two blocks with the same amount of bullets ...
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Change alertblock content in beamer in a new frame [duplicate]

I'm looking for a method to change the content of an alertbox in beamer when the user moves to the next frame. A solution is of course to generate two frames: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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How can I have a horizontally shaded block title in beamer?

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Rochester} \setbeamertemplate{block title}[horizontal shading][left=black, right=white] \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{MWE} \begin{block}{Title} ...
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Blocks in Beamer

I want to put boxed text/block in Beamer and my LaTeX source is \documentclass[pdf]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{block}{Observation 1} Simmons Hall is composed of metal and concrete. ...
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beamer: Text indentation within blocks

I want text indentation within blocks. My MWE is below: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} % For global Justification \usepackage{ragged2e} ...
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All blocks of beamerposter should be of same height

I will greatly appreciate your help with this question. I use beamerposter and want all the blocks (across various columns) to be of the same height (= max height of among all other blocks). I came ...
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How can I connect beamer blocks with edges through the center?

X–Y Since my poster is on self-stabilizing algorithms (and quite frankly, I don't have much to say about it that's appropriate for a poster), I came up with a pretty cool idea for its layout. I'd ...
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Adjusting a block diagram

I created a block diagram but I don't know how to adjust some of the distances. \documentclass[tikz, convert = false]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenx}% http://ctan.org/pkg/inputenx % Euler ...
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Starting point of arrows in tikzpicture

I am new to drawing a block diagram using tikzpicture. The following MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Beamer: default block not displayed

I am currently using Beamer to create a presentation. I'd like to use blocks, as I already did several times in the past, but it seems not to work properly. For instance, the following example ...