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MetaPost: Non-uniform periodic tessellations

Overview Looking to create backgrounds that have regular polygons aligned to a grid. Problem The space between the polygons varies, even though the radius for the polygons has been calculated in ...
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how to draw a hexagonal grid with numbers in the cells

The problem of drawing hexagonal grids has been discussed here: Drawing Hexagons I want the shape of the grid to be hexagonal and furthermore, I want to be able to add numbers in the hexagonal cells. ...
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Best way to create a photo directory?

I'm trying to use LaTeX to create a photo directory. On a given page, I want it to have a grid of photos (which are of varying aspect ratios) with the information for that person above/below the photo ...
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Grid to facilitate positioning of objects with \put in beamer

In presentations with the beamerpackage I use \put a lot to place graphic objects like this: \newcommand{\putat}[3]{\begin{picture}(0,0)(0,0)\put(#1,#2){#3}\end{picture}} % just a shorthand ...