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How do you create spaces between Images?

How do you create spaces between Images? I have tried using the commands // after paragraphs that precede images but this only produces a space between the paragraph and the image. I have also used // ...
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Why is centering a TikZ picture from an external file not the same as a centering a .png figure? [closed]

Why can't I put a Tikz picture inside \makebox? \begin{figure}[!ht] \centering \makebox[\textwidth][c]{\includegraphics[width=.8\textwidth]{./Figures/chapter5/procedure_contacts.pdf}} \end{figure} ...
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Insert jpg image in the margin of beamer slide

I am using the Goettingen theme (beamer). I want to insert a jpg file in the margin (bottom right) of the current frame. I also want the image to be semi-transparent. Please help.
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How would you do Karnaugh's maps in LaTeX or ConTeXt?

In a document, I have to include those simple diagrams to show the procedure of reducing logical circuits. What do you think is the best way to do them?
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Import external eps into pgfplot [closed]

I have some flow image files in .eps format which I would like to import in pgfplots. What is the practical way to do so?
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Moving thumbnails

I once saw a document with pictures in the top corner. If you rapidly thumb thru the document the pictures appear to move. Is there a way to put a series of thumbnails in the top corner of a document?
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Determine required number of pdflatex runs to generate complete document [closed]

Background Looking to generate a PDF using latexmk. The LaTeX document, which is automatically generated from a web-based application, will include many large images, Tikz graphics, table of contents,...
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Creating a mask for printing glossy varnish over images

I'm interested in finding a better method for the following: creating a black mask over the images on all pages while removing (or covering with white) all the text and other elements but still ...
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XeLaTeX: how do I make paper to be exactly the size of the content?

In LaTeX I can make a document to be exactly the size of the content: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[active]{preview} \begin{document} \begin{preview} \[ \pi = \sqrt{12}\sum^\infty_{k=0} \...
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How can I use LaTex to mark my delta y and my delta x?

I know it is possible to use curly brackets (braces) in both vertical and horizontal orientation in Latex. Can I somehow use this to mark my change in y and my change in x on a Coordinate plane? Here'...
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Producing TikZ-made .pdfs and using /includegraphics on them?

I'm helping TeX a professor's handwritten notes for publishing/pre-print purposes, and for producing certain graphics, I use PGF/TikZ. However, it seems he is having trouble compiling the code ...
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how to make a cog/gear in LaTeX?

I was wondering what would be a good way to make this in LaTeX. Basically, what I want to do with this is use it as a chapter heading. So basically it will be something like this: cog chapter # ...
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Image caption and cross referenceing in Beamer poster

In my beamer poster, I like to give caption for images and cross reference that in writing like my thesis ("Figure 2.1: Text" like this) . But when I use the following code, I found ("Figure: Text" ...
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How can one make LaTeX break lines between graphics correctly?

Consider the following code: \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \begin{document} \includegraphics[width=3.5cm]{} \includegraphics[width=3.5cm]{} \...
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Wrap around text inside frame (minipage) in Lyx

I want to insert a number of drop-shadowed frame inside a document and place (the same) graphic in the top left hand corner of each box. I would like the text in the rest of the box to wrap around ...
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Beamer: combining footnote in one column with figure in the other one

I'd like to put a figure next to a list which contains a footnote. Without the footnote everything works fine. But when I add the footnote, the figure gets shifted to the right and partly appears to ...
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Commands from graphics have no effect [duplicate]

I am learning LaTeX from a book, and I am using TeXnicCenter. The book has a chapter about the graphics package, so I download it and try the commands. But I find that when I use commands like \...
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Encircle an arrow in TikZ [duplicate]

I'm preparing some lecture notes and have some trouble creating an encircled arrow like the one in the picture. What I'd like to do is to create an elliptic shape around an arrow defined in TikZ (...
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Tikz add arrows to multiple segments of a `\draw` command

I'm drawing an org chart and I'd like to have arrows pointing to each of the nodes I do so. I'm also lazily using a single draw command to draw a line from each of the nodes as the last part of my ...
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Understanding minipages - aligning at top

I would like to be able to align two minipage at the top, without worrying about what is in the minipage. I am aware of the optional [t] parameter, but still have some confusion as to how this all ...
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Where are the LaTeX binaries stored in linux? (latexDraw configuration)

I just made a nice diagram in latexDraw but the problem I am having is that I cannot seem to add mathematical symbols. I am guessing it is because of the configuration so I looked to see if I could ...
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Turning off default scaling options (\setkeys{Gin}) temporarily

To set the default scaling values for the \includegraphics command, one can use \setkeys{Gin}{(key)=value)} from the graphicx package. For example, say I put down \setkeys{Gin}{width=.7\textwidth} ...
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Creating Bezier surfaces using procedural graphics

Are there any package for LaTeX that can create Bezier surfaces? I mean a actual existing function that takes matrices as arguments and generates the surface, not a function written by myself.
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Rounded box with image and text

I'm trying to create a rounded box with both text and image. The desired result is as this: Where the image is rounded at the left edges. I have managed everything except the the image part using ...
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Plotting an implicit function using TikZ

How could one plot an implicit function, like (x^2+y^2)^3-4x^2y^2 using TikZ? I know gnuplot supports them, but they are drawn using a surface built from the function and intersecting the result with ...
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Micro-graphics inline in text

Can I insert a graphic in-line in a sentence? Use case: I'm writing a manual that involves navigating the Windows Start Menu. I would like to insert a little graphic of the start menu in-line in ...
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Labeling and adding caption inside a figure

Seems like this question is rather closed. However, I feel that something is missing there. Inside a figure environment, the \caption alone is nice, but its real power comes from the combination with ...
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Figures in subfigure not aligned

I have 2 figures identical in size, I even aligned them myself in Illustrator, just to be sure, and when I put them in subfigure side by side, they are not horizontally aligned! The worst part is, I ...
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how to customize size of the image through arguments?

Relating from this link, Create command to inline an image in a question? is there a way so the image can be modified? Example \Image[20][10] where 20 is the height and 10 is the width.
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Create PDF with images in black and white

I have a LaTeX document with several black and white, gray value, and color images. When creating a PDF with pdfLaTeX I get a PDF where I am not sure if the embedded black and white images are ...
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Tikz externalize: use external PDF or render by tikz, do not create external PDF

I have texlive 2012 and tikz. Is it possible to get the following behavior? With external library to tikz, use external image, if it is available. However, if it is not available, render the ...
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Inserting an Image in cventry in moderncv

I am using moderncv to create my CV. In the Experience section, I enter each element by \cventry{year--year}{Degree}{Institution}{City}{\textit{Grade}}{Description} I would like to insert a small ...
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Empty space after adding an image [duplicate]

After adding an image I have an empty space. How can it be reduced? I used \FloatBarrier. But it did not worked. % Following copied by Marc van Dongen from comment from OP. \documentclass[12pt,...
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error of Cannot determine size of graphic [duplicate]

I compile my LaTeX code as LaTeX ,it give an error Error: LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in scope.jpg (no BoundingBox). If I compile as PdfLateX not errors...i need my output as a PDF......
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Insert a piece of PDF file as image [duplicate]

Recently I learned how to include just one page of a PDF file as image using \includegraphics, but now I need to include just part of the page and not  the entire page. How can I include just 50%...
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How to export high quality charts from excel to import in latex [closed]

I've tried exporting a chart (I have over 50) from excel as .pdf format but the fonts get changed and blurry. It looks good as a .xps file but pdflatex does not recognise this format. Any thoughts? ...
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Postscript commands in TeX using \special

It is possible to include a graphic image and place a hyperlink reference within it, directly in TeX? I've created a M(non)WE example below to try and demonstrate what I'm thinking. (This becomes a ...
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Can I place a caption inside of an image?

I've recently seen this the following image in this question: As I was looking for a way to create nice captions (without the "Figure:") for a beamer presentation, I wondered if it was possible to ...
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Adding shadow over image

I'm making a beamer presentation and I'd like to first show an image in its true form: and in the next slide have it shown with a shadow over a part of it like so: Is there a way to do this?
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Change font to computer modern for includegraphics

Is it possible to change the font to computer modern for an included pdf in LaTeX? I know its possible to save texified text with Inkscape, but i'm looking for a solution with just LaTeX. "Example": ...
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How to draw a graph along with probabilty tables using TikZ package

I need help to draw a Directed Acyclic Graph of Bayesian Network along with probability of each node using TikZ package. Here is an example: Table grid can be a full or partial as in above example.
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Resizing image and losing quality

I want to create a pdf document from images of different size and I fit each image to the text dimensions to include them in the document, with \includegraphics[width=\textwidth, height=\textheight, ...
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Crop image bigger than page from top left to bottom right

I have a small problem when including an image bigger than an A4 page. Normally, I would use this code, but with this I am able to crop it using the bounding box, from 0, 0 to 500,700: %%image start ...
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Shift a figure element more to the left corner

How can I put the image more to the left page side to have more space for it? \begin{figure}[!htb] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.9\textwidth]{timetable} \caption{Zeitplan} \label{fig:timetable} ...
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\includegraphics{*.pdf } substitutes in-figure symbols

I am using TeXstudio with its default settings. My figure is saved as PDF because I was unable to include *.eps because of the Unknown graphics extension: .eps-error. The figure opens without faults ...
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Should included images have white borders?

I was wondering if the correct way to include an image\graphic in latex is A) crop ALL the white space around the figure and let LaTeX handle the borders/spacing completely; B) leave a white border ...
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Inserting Images in LaTeX [duplicate]

I just installed MikTeX on my computer, and I'd like to know how to insert centered images within the body of a solution set I'm composing for an honors linear algebra class.
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How can I place an image in a marginpar and make it position itself according to the top of the image

As demonstrated by the following MWE, I've placed a simple image in the margin of a document. What appears to happen is the caption text is vertically aligned with the line that I type the \marginpar ...
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Table with small circles on each intersection/corner

I'm a LyX user and have a small question - How do I incorporate to my a document a table consists only of the numbers {0,1}, with borders between the cells, and with small colored circles on the ...
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PSTricks insert logo

I am using PSTricks with beamer. I couldn't insert logo (MU.jpg), but it works if I'm not use pstricks package. So what can I do if I also need to use pstricks package?