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Feynman diagrams with feynmf/feynmp - edges of diagram cropped off?

I am trying to create Feynman diagrams with LaTeX/MetaPost and feynmp seems like the perfect package to do so. I had no problems with the tutorial and can generate the diagram itself in .eps without ...
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Using jPicEdt for graphic?

I'm using the jPicEdt to make the diagram and also generate the LaTeX code. I'm trying to increase the size of diagram? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{eso-pic} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Mathematical formulas on a graph (not made by TeX) [duplicate]

Let us assume that we have a graph created by a program different from LaTeX (that is not with PStricks or Tikz). I was wandering if it is possible to incorporate mathematical symbols on that graph ...
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Drawing ellipses with pict2e or the like

\usepackage{pict2e} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{pst-node,pst-plot} \psset{plotpoints=9,unit=3} Somehow, acting on various people's advice, I've put the above lines of code above my ...
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Make an exam format with a logo

I am trying to make a header of an exam page but with logo. Below is my code. \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \firstpageheadrule \begin{figure}[] \includegraphics[width=20mm]{logo.png} ...
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Drawing this directed graph in Latex

I am trying to draw a picture like the following in a Latex document file. I have tried to use Xfig, but when I want to draw a line it does not stop. I mean, there is no end point for the line (I ...
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Aligning caption with figures in `subfigure` environment

I have the code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[font=small,labelfont=bf]{caption} \usepackage{chngcntr} \counterwithin{figure}{section} \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{document} ...
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How to plot a lattice of points on the surface of a torus?

I am doing a report on the Ising model, without going into the complex details of the model, in its two-dimensional form it involves a lattice of points. Which, when periodic boundary conditions ...
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Inserting Symbols into my graphics

I am trying to show two braids are equivalent, I have my code as follows \begin{figure}[htb] \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \braid [line width=.4mm] a_2^{-1} a_1^{-1} ...
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how to draw the simple geometric figure with arrow shows its width via tex?

Before I ask this question, I have clicked many pages. Unluckily, I have found none. Could someone tell me how to draw the simple geometric figure with arrow via tex? Be grateful so much!
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The best way to create illustrations for a book, reports, etc

I use LaTeX in Mac for my scientific reports. I want to include illustrations like this: One of my professors recommended DrawPerfect 1.1. It is obvious that he is outdated. I was thinking of ...
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Best and easy-to-master free softwares for drawing geometric figures in math papers?

I'm not very familiar with how to draw geometric figures (say circles, rectangles, surfaces of different genera and cusps etc.). I'd like your opinion on softwares that I can use for this purpose. Are ...
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Kiviat Diagram with scale always aligned to first axis

I'm using Kiviat Diagram to draw graphs, sample code for same is mentioned below: \begin{center} \psframebox*[fillcolor=white]{ \begin{pspicture}(-6,-5)(5,5) \psset{unit=1.2} ...
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How to clip a rectangle with multiple shapes (circle)?

How to clip a rectangle with multiple shapes (circle)? I need to create a complex venn diagram and need to clip the outer rectangle in a shape that is combined with multiple circle. Not sure how to do ...
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Wrapping Lyx Graphic

I'm very new to this whole LaTeX system, but I love the typesetting, it looks so much better than Word, but i'm currently preparing an article with multiple columns using a \start{multicols} script i ...
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TikZ and PGF — Design considerations and approach to sizing pictures?

The first pages of the TikZ/PGF manual specifies that measurements are in points, centimeters, or are relational to other lines/objects, but I don't understand how to determine that up front. I have ...
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How to specify start and end date of \chronoperiode in a dd/mm/yyyy format

The package chronosys allows to draw a timeline with a reasonable degree of customization, without the need to draw it by yourself using tikz or similar tools. In my opinion, is the most promising ...
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What tool to make flow graphs in Linux?

SQLite documentation is very nice with graphs such as Any idea of what software can I use to do similar picture? It would be perfect if the images could be described textually, instead of drawing ...
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2 pictures not entirely side by side

I am using the following command to get two pictures side by side but my problem is that sometimes they are not. \begin{figure}[ht] \begin{minipage}[b]{0.45\linewidth} \centering ...
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How to draw an image in LaTeX [duplicate]

I would like to draw in pure Latex the three following images: Could you suggest me a package to do it (or directly how to do)? Thanks, Vi.
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Create a Frequency Allocation Diagram

I need to reproduce a frequency allocation diagram in TeX. I prefer TikZ but open to PSTricks. I can create a simple bar allocation char using \node but unsure how to create layered blocks like the ...
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How to elegantly create a pyramid hierarchy in tikz

I want to create a pyramid hierarchy in tikz with smooth sides (unlike this step-pyramid) and place text in each level. Shown below is how I am currently doing this, is there a better way? ...
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Bad label placing in kiviat diagram

Shouldn't resizebox should resize the label along with the whole picture? How can I avoid the label put above the arrow? (Other than rotating the image, which I don't want to do.) ...
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Insert dynamic graphs

Is it possible to insert dynamic graphs into your LaTeX document? For example, let's say I want to add ABC Enterprise's turnover into my LaTeX document for each month. Could I do something like ...
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codes for some pictures [closed]

I'm writing a paper in mathematics which contains some pictures and diagrams. Since I am a beginner-user of LaTeX, maybe I can get direct help from experts here. I am not sure if you respect this way ...
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Help with diagram

I do not have very much experience with the xy-pic package and I always try to figure out things by copying and pasting codes. I am stuck in here: I would like to get an arrow from A to C with an ...
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Tikz: Avoiding line segments in snake path

I am using tikz to draw Feynman diagrams, and I learned how to draw a curved snake path. The problem is that in general line segments are present (I'd like to avoid them). I found a couple of post ...
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What files should I prepare to make commutative diagrams in TeX Writer?

I am using an iPad app TeX Writer and would like to draw a commutative diagram. I can use amscd in the app but it is not sufficient for the diagrams I want to draw. To include new package, I need to ...
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programs for creating diagrams

Does anybody know of some programs I can use to make diagrams that look like the following I would use the above diagram directly, however due to copyright issues, this is not an option for me. ...
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How to print part of .tex code to pdf

My friends send me this .tex code, but it is only part of the code. I need your help to edit this code into a full document, because when I insert this code to TeXworks it does not compile into a pdf ...
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Best option to create vector graphics with LaTeX labels

I would like to create some vector graphics for my LaTeX documents. The graphics would often contain mathematical expressions that would should be typeset using LaTeX. As far as I know, my best ...
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Triangulated Toruses in Sketch [closed]

I want to be able to use sketch to generate an image like this: I am able to get the torus okay using nested sweeps as demonstrated in the tutorial, but my attempts to draw the diagonals using ...
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Is there any way to type LaTeX code directly into the text boxes Inkscape?

I use Inkscape on Windows 7 platform. The principle to enter integrals and other mathematical symbols in Inkscape seems that the best thing to do and write them in a LaTeX compiler and cut them in ...
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Block Diagrams in TikZ

for my thesis i need to put some block diagrams in my LaTeX document. I was recommended to use TikZ for that. This is the only sample code i could find. Do you guys maybe have some tutorials / doc ...
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How would I trace a pixelated graphic for my thesis?

I am writing a thesis with MS Word about drug delivery and I have a graphic that is a bit pixelated (so says the professor). I heard that TeX is a good thing to learn for this and I was wondering if ...
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Step-pyramid in LaTeX

How can I generate a step-pyramid in LaTeX? I'm guessing I would use a graph module to centre chart bars... I want to be able to select the length of each "row" of the pyramid, and show that number ...
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Where is mp.exe in MikTeX 2.9?

I am a a retired software engineer and a newbie on this site. Please execuse me for the naiveness in my question. I am using Windows, XP and Vista. Other OS's are not affordable to me for now. I used ...
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Creating a colored bar chart using MetaPost or pgfplots [closed]

Right now I have this: input graph input sarith beginfig(1) draw begingraph(3cm,2cm) gdata("data1.d", v, path p; augment p (v1,0); augment p (v1,v2); augment p (v1 Sadd ...
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How to include class diagrams in Doxygen pdf? [closed]

I'm doing a programming project in college and I documenting my code with Doxygen. The program generates two folders, html and latex. In the html folder, there are some class diagrams (png files) I ...
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Drawing circuit diagrams (with logic gates) in LaTeX

I'm having some difficult drawing circuit diagrams with logic gates in LaTeX. I've tried with circuitikz and pst-circ. \begin{pspicture}(-1,-1)(5,3) \logicand[ninputs=2,invertinputa=true, ...
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Is there an advantage to using LaTeX graphics instead of eps or pdf?

Back in my first courses I learned that the best graphic format to use when plotting data with gnuplot (which will later be used in a LaTeX document) is eps (encapsulated postscript). I didn't really ...
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Formatting problem with lyx

I am writing a report in Lyx. I have included many images in the report. And I am having bit of problem with the placement of the image in the final report. I include a image in a section and ...
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Generating UML Entity-Relationship Diagrams in LaTeX

Would you recommend LaTeX for this kind of UML diagramming? http://yuml.me/ is great for quickly drawing Use Case and Class diagrams. Please recommend a library of some sort for LaTeX, or ...
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Use of Tikzpicture and Includegraphics

The following codes output only the line but the figures are disappeared. Could anybody suggest how to force both the drawn line and the figures in the output? Many thanks! \begin{figure}[ht!] ...
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Ditaa diagrams in TeX (LaTeX) document

I would like to make Diagrams in AsciiArt style. I've found Ditaa tool very usefull. I was happy to find, there is Eps output addoon for it. What the easiest, but clear and elegant way (following ...
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I do not know the key '/tikz/insert path'

Trying to compile this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] % A path that follows the edges of the current page ...
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stripe pattern tikz manual chapter 78

Interleaving two colors in a stripes pattern Aim: coloring a shape (rectangle, circle, etc.) in two interleaving colors with the aid of patterns. One solution would be the definition of four ...
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Change the shape of a vertex using qtree

Using the QTree package, is it possible to add a shape to a node? For example, a square or a circle?
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Drawing on an image with TikZ

Recently I have learned how to draw simple stuff with TikZ. I really like it. Now I wonder if it is possible to draw with TikZ on a image. Instead of pasting a image in Illustrator and adding some ...
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Best practice for control flow charts

I wanted to plot a flow chart graph which looks similar to this diagram: that comes from this source. Which package would be best for that? I don't want to use pstricks