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Color fade a line in tikzpicture

I had already a similar question. I know now how to color fade rectangles. But I was trying now for almost an hour and I couldn't figure out how to do a fading for a line. \documentclass{article} ...
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Problem with defining own sectioning with color gradient

I want to define a special sectioning type for my CV. But I have problem which I can't figure out myself. I got the following code which produces the section heading with a color gradient how I would ...
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Color gradient in tikzpicture from top to bottom corner

Is there the possiblity to make a color gradient in the rectangular box in the following example from the bottom left to the top right corner (both in linear or radial shape)? \documentclass{article} ...
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Section heading in moderncv with color gradient

I'm creating a new CV using moderncv at the moment. But I'm modifying the package to get a (at least in my opinion) better fitting result. I'm looking for a way to make the section heading with a ...
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How to make gradient ellipse title box with border?

I am using the tcolorbox package, and I want to use a gradient ellipse title box with border on the titlepage. It is possible somehow or I have to use another package to manage this?
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Text reflection effect

How could I achieve with LaTeX a trendy text reflection effect as the following one?
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How can I 'fade out' text after a certain length?

I have a piece of text that can be quite long, but I only have room for one line in the report. How can I fade it out once I reach, say, .5\linewidth? I'd like to have a syntax similar to ...
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How to create gradient text boxes as wide as paperwidth

In a beamer presentation I would like to create boxes without frame but filled with gradient from left (light grey) to right (dark grey) and text in the box. I also want the box to touch the edge of ...
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How to make more than two fancy gradient stripes in tcolorbox?

I use the following fancy tcolorbox definition: \newtcolorbox{mybox}{colframe=black!80,colback=black!10,sharpish corners, skin=bicolor,interior style={left color=black!5,right ...
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Vertical color background of section title

Good night. It's my problem about gradient colored section title, with vertical length. It's codes are, \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to specify a direct color in a tikz picture

I want to model gradients in TikZ for a paper covering color gradients. These are rather special, so a cannot rely on a TikZ shade alone. Thus, I want to model the gradient using consecutive TikZ ...
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Add gradient to colorbox

Newby here. I found a great template for technical reports here . . http://www.latextemplates.com/template/stylish-article I would like to change the background color of the abstract and section ...
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Radial gradient using pstricks

I created the following image with pstricks: The fading fillings are generated by: \psline[linewidth=10cm,linecolor=Black,linestyle=fade,fadepoints=500,fadeto=transparency](5,6)(5,1) ...
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Color gradient fill between three corners of a triangle

Updates Update1: Tried to implement solution by Harish Kumar (below) Update2: Added a real example of what I would like to get in the end. I have a feeling I tried to leave to many things out. ...
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Gradient fill around section headings

Trying to make a document that has gradient fill around section titles, that are not effected by margins, as such: I managed to get the gradient effect but I can't figure out how to get it to start ...
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How can I get multiple fading directions?

I'm trying to get both a north and south fading direction here: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \setbeamertemplate{background}{% ...
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How to have text overlay top and bottom of image with fade at top and bottom?

How can I make the text in my letter just slightly overlay the top and bottom of a centered, margin-to-margin image within my document. The image is faded at the top and bottom so that the image is ...
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pgfplots: use `colormap` color for `jump mark` line

I have a ybar interval pgfplot with variable width intervals. On top of each interval I am drawing a line with the interval's width (using a second plot with jump mark left). However, I cannot find a ...
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Color gradient filling along a path

I want to make the gradient color to follow the pipe curve below rather than to span from the left to the right. The following MWE shows the default behavior which is not what I'm looking for. ...
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Colour gradient filling in PSTricks figure

Consider the following drawing: \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt ]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ hmargin=2.4cm, vmargin=3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{rotating} ...
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Creating a line separated gradient bar in Tikz

I am trying to create something similar to this in Tikz: I have been looking at using the \shadedraw macro, but have not found a way to create the color spectrum. It seems possible if I stack ...
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Path following color gradient in TikZ

How can I get a path following color gradient in TikZ? Here a quick example of the idea. On the left the result I'm looking for and on the right an example of a non path following gradient applied on ...
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Gradient background for Beamer slides?

I'm trying to create a background gradient for a set of Beamer slides. This question seems to be doing more or less what I want but the answer does not work for me. If I paste the answer into a file ...
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Per line text gradient (ala beeline reader)

I've looked at the demo of Beeline reader and would like to test it out on a physical version of my books, which are done in LaTeX. I'm wondering if it would even be possible. Beeline reader takes ...
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How to draw a gradient box around sections

How would you implement a margin-to-margin gradient using TikZ that is slightly larger than the text and that cover the whole lines of section text? The following code produced the results shown below ...
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How to disable color gradient between block title and block body in Beamer?

I'm using the "Warsaw theme" in my beamer slides, so how could I Disable color gradient between block title and block body; Disable the block's shade; I don't want to use the "Berkeley theme" which ...
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pgfplots: color a (3D) surf using arbitrary RGB colors

I would like to color a surf using arbitrary RGB colors (unlike this question, which just colors the surf using the colormap). In this minimal example (which plots the x+y function), I would like the ...
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Gradient fill in PDF figure turns out solid filled in compiled document [closed]

UPDATE: It turns out it was a compatibility issue with the PDF viewers. Apple Preview, Adobe Acrobat Professional 8 and Firefox display the compiled document wrongly. Under TeXWork and Adobe Reader ...
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Background color gradient for entire document

Is anyone aware if it's possible to change an entire document's background to a fading color? In other words, can you take silver and slowly fade it to white from left to right and have this same ...
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Color gradient as background in margins

Currently I am using an external PDF image to get a color gradient provide in the margins. See the output below. I achieve this by using command \ULCornerWallPaper{1}{./pictures/wallpaper_1.pdf} ...
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Color gradient for bars in pgfplots

I want that each bar in my diagram has a color gradient from black to white (from left to the right). However, for the following code, the gradient exists for the entire diagram such that the left bar ...
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PGFPlots: line opacity gradient?

Imagine a very simple PGFPlot, e.g.: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} \addplot+[no marks]{x^2}; \end{axis} \end{tikzpicture} How can I have the line "fade out" from the left to the right of the ...
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Opaque-to-transparent gradient lost in embedded PDF figure

I have a figure created with Inkscape as SVG and exported as PDF. When I view the PDF directly (e.g. in OS X Preview), it shows correctly. When embedding it in a LaTeX document, it has problems with ...
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Warsaw theme - Frame title bar covers top infolines

I'm making a presentation using Warsaw theme, but with infolines at the top of every frame. The problem is that \frametitle command makes the title bar to cover part of the top infolines bar, as you ...
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How to put color gradient to “Desired Text Only”

I was looking to apply a color gradient to some text (i.e. Chapter / section headings) and I searched through the Internet but was unable to find a minimum working example. Is it something that can be ...
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Putting a timeline for dates in moderncv

This question led to a new package: moderntimeline I just had the idea of using a timeline to specify dates in my CV. I've made a mockup in Inkscape: The idea, as you see it, is to display ...
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Section title gradient

Background Writing a manual using KOMA Script. The default fonts are perfect and should not be changed. Problem KOMA Script produces the following section outline: The desired outline looks ...
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Apply gradient (shading) background to algorithm listing

Background A number of source files are included within floating algorithm boxes. The source files are PNG images with a transparent background. The document is edited using LyX. Problem The source ...