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Stack figures in horizontal plane in 3D rectangular shape without loss of quality

I am plotting figures on GMT but it does not support some features in gridview. So I want stack each figure on different platforms below each other. E.g. I want to add each image like the following
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How to create simple funnel in LaTeX?

I have a problem trying to create a simple funnel, as it can be seen on the attached file: I have tried to look at the internet, trying to write the lines, but it won't work. I am using TikZ. The ...
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draw side by side graphs and make them more clear

I have two problems and sincerely I am trying to resolve them, but unfortunately I am not able...That is why I will appreciate very much your help. 1) My article architecture consists of two columns ...
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Tikz: increase arrow head size

Given the Tikz example here http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/double-arrows/ how do I increase the size of the arrow head? I'd like to make it way bigger but, after manipulating the code, I was ...
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Magnify part of picture with TikZ spy, expressed in relative scoped coordinates

I want to magnify part of a picture with the TikZ spy library; however, with a scope for using relative coordinates like in #9561 Drawing on an image with TikZ. Provided I'm using the image tux.png - ...
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How to arbitrarily center these drawings?

I have adapted the following to draw lines from the center of a circle out to n equally spaced points on a circle (the n th roots of unity, or the points of an n-gon, or a star graph). I need to be ...
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A movie film strip of images

Is it possible to make a movie film strip of embedded PDF images?
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Drawing a multiscale network in Tikz

I am learning TikZ in this period, but I have some problems drawing some networks for my thesis. I am trying to draw a network in TikZ which should look similar to the one in this picture: I have ...
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Draw string with linking numbers or no linking number?

How can I use LaTex (p.s. I use Mac OS 10.5.8 with TexShop 2.47) to draw strings with linking numbers or no linking numbers? If any experts know any examples below, please feel free to comment. The ...
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PGFPLOT Externalization not working

I am trying to externalize PGF Plot to be saved as EPS file using latex and enabled shell-escape. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Positioning pgfplots axis in tikzpicture

I want to put a pgfplots plot beside several other pdf images that I import into my document, but I can't figure out how to position the pgfplots axis in the larger tikzpicture: ...
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Black vertical rectangle on left margin

I print my document on A5 paper. I have a template with header and footer. Now, my laserjet printer is spoiling the page by leaving black marks on left margin. How can I draw a black vertical strip of ...
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Fill rectangle with custom image file

I found a piece of tikz code for drawing pyramids of rectangles taken from here. In my document I need to fill sloped rectangles with a specific image file. Here is the code: % Using signed distance ...
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Set the height of an include_graphics to the height of a node?

Consider the following tikz code: \newcommand\Header{ \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture, overlay] \node[anchor=north, inner sep=0pt, outer sep=0pt] (header) at (current page.north) ...
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2D and 3D vectors in Tikz

I would like to draw some 2D and 3D vectors in Tikz with certain properties. The following primitive graph sums what I desire: I just need the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system for ...
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Pie chart slice with pattern background

I was able to create a pie chart based on the answer in How to draw Bar & Pie Chart. I realized my document is printed in grayscale and learned about patterns (Where is the pattern list gallery ...
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producing embossed tactile graphics with Tikz for a student who is blind

I work at disability services at a university and recently started working with a student who is blind in upper level computer theory, automaton, and programming classes. I learned LaTeX about 3-4 ...
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Recreate Picture in Latex

I am trying to recreate the image below in Latex. I have used the tikzpicture environment to plot the straight lines on an axis. However the curves are proving difficult. Does anyone have any ideas on ...
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Diagram in TikZ (or other package)

I need to make a graphic in LaTeX, almost exactly like the one below but I didn't find any examples of similar diagrams. Can anyone help me? (I removed the text because I didn't want to infringe on ...
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TikZ: Mathematical calculations in node

I'm using \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} %axis \draw (0,0) -- coordinate (x axis mid) (10,0); \draw (0,0) -- coordinate (y ...
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TikZ nodepart enumeration

When I enumerate nodes I can write for example: \nodepart{sixteen}1 But I need to make nodes with numbers: twenty-one or more. How can I do that? When I write \nodepart{twenty-one}1 Latex ...
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Tikz: Tiling hexagons with varying content

With help from answers to TikZ: Drawing regular hexagons with pictures inside, I've created some tiles for a children's game: To save on costs of printing + card, I'd like to fit 3 more hexes into ...
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TikZ: Drawing regular hexagons with pictures inside

I need to create some images like these for a board game: In TikZ, can I draw a hexagon and fill it with a hexagonal area cut out of a bitmap? [In case anyone asks why TeX: Each actual hex will ...
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Tikz picture as large as possible on A4 Page

I'm trying to make an origami template in tikz. I've made a latex document with 0.5cm margins on all 4 sides. Here is my tikz code: \documentclass[landscape,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[top=0.5cm, ...
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Scale tikz figure to a percentage of \textwidth

A user asked a question about scaling a figure to a factor of \textwidth and got an answer like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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How to clip an external image inside an ellipse

I am trying to create a fancy image by clipping an external image by an ellipse- the area inside the ellipse will be shown only. I have seen this, but I still need help. Can anybody help? Here's an ...
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Fore-edge painting package for books?

I would like to add fore-edge painting to the edge of each page, so that when the pages are fanned, it reveals text or an image. It seems it would be easy enough to slice up an image(Tikz/PGF), or ...
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How to project a spherical panorama onto the sides of a tikz folding poyhedron?

Amazing how simple one can put text (or anything else) onto the faces of a polyhedron like this calendar. But how can I project a 360° spherical photo onto the sides? I assume one should start with ...
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best practice to include (standalone precompiled) graphics

I know that several people have asked about how to include plots and graphics (created by tikz and pstricks) into a latex document. What is the best way to include Matlab graphics? Including ...
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how to add space between nodes in tikz?

I have the following tikz picture: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node(x1) {$x_1$}; \node(x2) [right of = x1] {$x_2$}; \node(x3) [right of = ...
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Error using \tikzexternalize and different graphical inputs

How can this issue be stated more precicely and finally solved? Having a large document and using \input{...} within figure enviorement for including gaphics by tikz and pdf's, png's. Each figure ...
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How to annotate figures with TikZ without affecting the float position? a template for western blots

I want to do some kind of figures, typical of Western blotting in biology. The figures are enclosed with a frame using mdframed package. A MWE example is shown below. In the middle of creating this ...
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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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How to modify imported pdf graphics? [closed]

Is it possible to modify the thickness of lines in an imported pdf image using latex? P.S. I have plots (vector graphics) in pdf format. I import them in latex and zoom into sum parts using tikz ...
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combine png and tikz, scalingproblem [duplicate]

due to the huge amount of data in my plot I wasn't able to compile the whole badboy at once after creating a tikz file and then using latex. Since the save_size won't go higher than 80000. so while ...
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Shading images in Beamer [closed]

I had to reinstall latex yesterday, and it seems I upgraded from beamer 3.26 to 3.32 So far I used a little piece of code to shade my images, in order to have them behave like for example lists do in ...
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How to add a gradient fade-out effect to an image?

I am working on a presentation in beamer and would like to put a logo in the background of the title page with a gradient fade-out effect, similar to the image below. The logo is in PDF format and is ...
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Put a beamer background image in the right bottom corner

In beamer, I like to place a background image in all my slides. So I could use this: \usebackgroundtemplate{ \tikz[overlay,remember picture] \node[opacity=0.3, at=(current page.center)] { ...
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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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Tikz Externalize: How to remove PDF filename from figure

I have coded graphics in a LaTeX report using TikZ and have externalized them. When the generated PDF files for the graphics are included in the PDF of the report, the filename of each figure is ...
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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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Some problem with tikzpicture [closed]

I don't know how can use tikpicture package to draw 2 figure below: Please help me draw them. Thank you so much.
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TikZ scaling graphic and adjust node position and keep font size

I have several pictures in my thesis. I want to draw arrows with text over these pictures. After that I want to scale the picture, but the node position should adjust to the scaling and arrows, and ...
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tikz picture: draw opacity vs fill opacity?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \pagenumbering{gobble} \hskip-1.25in \begin{tikzpicture}[thick,fill opacity=.4,draw opacity=1] %\draw[step=1cm] (-9,-9) grid (9,9); ...
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Curved Paths as Callouts

I often want to add what I call "callout arrows" to draw attention to some part of a technical graphic, such as the two curved paths with arrows below: Although I have used TikZ only a few times, ...
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tikz graphics slightly cropped [closed]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds} \usetikzlibrary{trees,positioning,arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[thick,fill opacity=0] \filldraw[fill=yellow] ...
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Text over an inserted picture [duplicate]

How can I put text over a picture (.jpg, say) in a tex document? I have a graphic in my document as a .jpg: \begin{figure}[ht!] \centering \includegraphics[scale=.4]{graphic_1.jpg} \caption{The map ...
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converting tikz to pdf

I would like to create a graphic with gnuplot for example and import it to latex to implement it in a text. The problem is that its caption, which I created with latex, has a different font, size etc. ...
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Draw a vertical flow chart [closed]

I would like to draw a Diagram like the one in the attached picture.
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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} ...