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Exporting from Inkscape to LaTeX - via TikZ

I know only the very basics of TikZ, having only used it to produce a pretty flow chart for one of my documents. I recently learned that you can use Inkscape and export to TikZ. What are the ...
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Creating a drop shadow with guassian blur

How can I add a drop shadow to a \includegraphics picture? The effect should be very minute just to be a little bit eye pleasing. I know you can use \shadowbox in fancybox package but the output would ...
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Inkscape SVG with opacity exported to PDF in pdflatex document not displayed correctly on Mac OS X

I use Inkscape to create graphics which I export to PDFs in order to include them into a LaTeX documents (with \includegraphics and using pdflatex). I didn't notice that there is something wrong until ...
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How do I make a script to make inkscape TikZ more human readable

When I export a svg file from inkscape to TikZ, the result is often huge, and not very human readable. I would like to write a perl script for post processing the output. The script should be able to: ...
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svg from inkscape — doesn't work in xelatex?

I want to make use of "svg in tex" technology. Here's a tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{graphicx} \newcommand{\executeiffilenewer}[3]{% ...
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proper tool for charts in tex

I have scanned data graphics in a large ms written in TeX (of course). For copyright reasons I need to redraw these. My publisher may (sadly) decide not to use my source directly, so will need access ...
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inkscape2tikz: exact text positioning

Take the following screenshot from Inkscape: where the "baseline" of strings Pa and pa are snapped to the black line. This is the LaTeX output once the graphic is converted with inkscape2tikz: As ...
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LibreOffice + Inkscape EPS-Latex

I'm trying to import a graphic created in LibreOffice Draw in a LaTeX document. So far I've tried the Way: Export Document to SVG file. Open with Inkscape and Export using eps+latex Including ...
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Pictures from Inkscapes pdf+LaTeX export positioned wrong in nodes

Sometimes I use Inkscape to add some graphical elements and text to my pictures. Inkscape allows to export this as pdf+LaTeX, where the pdf contains the picture and all graphical elements and the ...
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Big diagram in LaTeX with the help of PGF/TikZ

I managed to make this big diagram in Inkscape adding the codes in LaTeX using the plugin textext. See this question for more. I wish I knew how to draw the big diagram about dual linear spaces ...
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Resize braces arbitrarily

I'm trying to get arbitrarily big braces in some graphs I have to make, using Inkscape with the PDF+LaTeX option. The problem I have is that simply resizing a bracket makes it stretch: I'm aware ...
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Can TexText in Inkscape only load certain packages? - Or, how to recreate a page from a thread-bound Chinese book?

I've finally managed to install Inkscape 0.48 on my Mac OS X Mountain Lion. My TeX distribution is TeX Live. I've installed TexText 0.4.4. and I can use the extension to write simple LaTeX text (I ...
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Perfect-centering characters in a box

I have made in Inkscape a page layout with some boxes here and there that should contain a single Kanji character. These Kanji should be horizontally and vertically centered in the box. At the very ...
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Inkscape “pdf + latex” export: linebreak in exportet text

sorry for this question without working example. I am exporting MANY graphics from Inscape to "pdf + latex". All texts over 2 lines appear online in one line. Here is the code (but you don't have the ...
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Including and updating of pdf_tex files from svg with inkscape in directory of choice

I'm working on a way to have my .svg exported with inkscape to .pdf_tex if the .svg file was changed. That allows me to change the figure, hit Ctrl+S and then just compile my tex file. I adapted some ...
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Text size in inkscape

I use the pdf+tex output for inkscape drawings so image fonts match document fonts and TeX can render the mathematics. When I scale the image for inclusion in my document, text does not scale (a well ...
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Add text to .eps before adding compound labels with chemstyle

I am writing a chemistry report and I have a few graphs that I need to insert. As the series labels I want to have the compound number (assigned by chemstyle) + some more text. I use ggplot2 to ...
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Replacement for \curveto in the tikz library - Inkscape export svg to tikz

I need to draw a complex curve and I wanted to help a vector program Inkscape. In first step I tried to use Inkscape to TikZ exporter (http://code.google.com/p/inkscape2tikz/)to convert curve to tikz, ...
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Export to TikZ path in Inkscape

I'm currently using Inkscape 0.48.4 (64 bits) on Windows 8. I downloaded the inkscape2tikz extension, copied the three files on the lower left and put them in the inkscape/share/extensions directory. ...
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Ensure position of latex code in Inkscape Graphic?

I use Inkscape to create some vector graphics, but I want any text on that graphic being compiled by Latex. Therfore I use the option of Inkscape to create a seperate .pdf_tex file which contains the ...
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Avoiding the floating symbols when exporting (eps + Latex) from Inkscape

I am following the CTAN documentation for exporting an SVG image with LaTeX symbols from Inkscape to embed as an EPS figure in my latex document. MWE is below: \documentclass[]{article} ...
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Use Matlab 2014b figures (via Inkscape) in pdfTeX

I know there are many threads related to this topic, but I still could not find a satisfying solution. Summary Matlab 2014b figures -> export as .eps or .svg -> load into Inkscape (problem is in ...
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sharelatex: PDF inclusion: required page does not exist <5>

I checked the other question similar to this issue yet I could not find a proper solution for the issue I am facing for including an .svg file which is converted using inkscape with pdf+latex option ...
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Error while including inkscape image in tex file

I am using the Tex Live 2013/Debian on my Ubuntu 14.04 I exported an image as PDF in Inkscape (and checked the PDF+Latex option). To include the image in my latex file, I used the following command ...
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Matlab->plot2svg->Inkscape->pdf+latex->includesvg = slow rendering pdf + large file. How to solve that?

I have the following workflow. I use matlab to produce 3D plots with transparency and I want to use the workflow of setting the text inside the figure in latex. I am using Texniccenter and MikTex the ...
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Insert MathTime Pro 2 math in Inkscape

I'm using Inkscape (and TeX Live 2009/Debian, with MTPro2 fonts installed), and I want to insert LaTeX math code in images created in Inkscape and have the math rendered in the MTPro2 font. I'm aware ...
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How to convert an SVG image with LaTeX in Inkscape, to PNG?

I'm using Inkscape to draw images, together with the ability to produce the separate LaTeX file with all the text, as described here. So far, this has been working great, but now I am restricted to ...
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Inkscape LaTeX output throws “undefined control sequence” error

I'm trying to include a graphic I make in inkscape into my LaTeX file. Here is the code that inkscape generated: %LaTeX with PSTricks extensions %%Creator: inkscape 0.48.4 %%Please note this file ...
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Inkscape image only partially rendered

I have an Inkscape image, saved as a PDF, that I am inserting into a .tex document. I am experience some strange rendering issues. Here is my code (the image is saved as D3.pdf): ...
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Change text color when inserting a pdf_tex image

I am inserting an image from Inkscape using the pdf + LaTeX option since I want the text to appear in the same font and size as in the rest of my document. Can I change the color of the text? ...
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inkscape2tikz missing arrowheads

inkscape2tikz doesn't seem to cope very well with arrowheads. Is there a way around this? Maybe my picture is also already too complicated for this extension to work out-of-the-box and I should choose ...
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How not to extract text when using \includesvg?

When using the includesvg macro that is provided by the svg package to include an svg image, all "text components" of the image (see the manual) are separated into a pdf_tex file (which is basically a ...
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Inkscape and Latex Line Spacing

I have exported a figure from inkscape to latex using the .pdf_text method. Everything is working fine but I would like to be able to change the line spacing of the text which was exported. Any ideas? ...
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Is this a bug with Inkscape and/or LaTeX or am I missing something?

I want to include figures generated by inkscape which include transparency. When I change the width of the figures, things get weird. Have you ever noticed this and is there a better way to do? % ...
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What is the default saturation for a beamerposter HTML colour? [closed]

I'm making a poster using beamerposter, with a background defined by a html colour code 682860. I am drawing my pictures in Inkscape, filling the background of the picture with the same colour code. ...
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pdf_tex file not found

I'm trying to include an image (edited in Inkscape) in my document. However, everytime I run the file , it says "File not found". In Inkscape i have saved the document as .pdf and used the latex ...
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Font problem when editing TeX produced pdf in external software [closed]

When I try to import TeX/LaTeX produced pdf code in Inkscape, then I loose a lot of the interletter and interword spacing, almost all interword spacing is shown wrong, the exponents are not at their ...
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How to make LaTeX automatically call Inkscape to export figure to *.pdf_tex?

I'm working with Inkscape to update all the figures of a book, using the PDF+LaTeX option to export the figures. Right now, every time I modify a figure I "save as..." both with Inkscape's *.svg and ...
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Importing .pdf image created by Inkscape UNSCALED [closed]

I created a simple drawing in Inkscape, which I exported as .pdf to include it into a LaTeX file. In the image I want to have a nice 5mm grid. (Created using Extensions->Render->Grids...) If I ...
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inkscape pdf+latex, unclean exit

I have expected this question to be asked before, but searched and no luck. It took some effort to produce this MWE. I have followed this link. When I pdflatex compile this, it produces an exit with ...
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Problem with greek letters in latex font (Computer Modern) in Inkscape

I use Inkscape for my graphics in my latex document. As the font in the graphics should be the same as the text font (CMR10), I installed computer modern on my computer. Regular letters work fine. ...
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How to escape underscores in the resulting .pdf_tex file?

According to this: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/2107/41370 I have to use inkscape to generate a PDF file and a corresponding .pdf_tex file. Since my original SVG file contains a class diagram it ...
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pdf_tex problem [duplicate]

I use Inkscape to create .pdf_tex graphics. While drawing my figure on Inkscape, I import an .png image, than I save my drawing as PDF and call it in my LaTeX code as follows: \documentclass{article} ...
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Why ps2pdf changes colors of my .eps file?

I'm currently using Matlab R2012a + Inkscape 0.48 + Texlive 2014 + Texmaker 4.4.2 (W7 64) to produce my scientific documents... Basically I create figures in Matlab, export them in .eps, edit them in ...
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Tikzpicture/figure shift

I created a figure in Inkscape and exported it to TeX. I used bezier for drawing curves. When I import this to my text, there is a free space between the text and the picture, because some bezier ...
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How do i get multiple font sizes in eps+tex output from inkscape?

I am trying to get different size fonts in a tex file exported from inkscape. The idea is that my figure might have header text that should be bigger than other text. For example, I have this in ...
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How to get Latex formula in inkscape on mac?

I am using Inkscape version 0.48.2 on Mavericks OS X. I have to add latex formulas in some of the images but when I tried it through Extensions > Render > couldn't find the option there. After going ...
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Trying to convert an svg to use in LaTeX [closed]

I know this is only semi-tex related but I think it's something a lot of people are familiar with. I used inkscape to grab an image out of a pdf. After doing so, I found out the only way it would ...
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Font export from Inkscape problem

Why is font-size, font-color and font-type missing in the resulting image.pdf_tex? I use Inkscape on Ubuntu and save as pdf with PDF+LaTex option. This message appear in the image.pdf_tex file: ...
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How to specify line width in textext/inkscape?

I am using the textext extension to Inkscape to insert LaTeX into my figure. How can I specify the line width?