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change color of line in legend image (tikz pgfplot)

I want to change the color of the line in the legend image, because the line color in my plot is different to the mark color. \begin{figure}[h!] \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[legend pos=south ...
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Special effects in TikZ leads to unprintable PDF

So I recently made a picture of the Mexican Hat Potential (related to the Brout-Englert-Higgs Mechanism of particle physics). I am more than satisfied with the graph and everything, but I noticed ...
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Table vs Plot: How to print table of values, with colors representing values

In an effort to collect knowledge that will ultimately allow me to answer this question, I am seeking a way to generate a table where numeric values are plotted as cell-filling colors. The color ...
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LaTeX + Gnuplot on Mac: Plot Not Showing

Right. Total novice here so you might need to go easy. I'm trying to use Gnuplot with TikZ to draw an elliptic curve. Using TeXShop 3.58, Gnuplot 5.0 patchlevel 1... don't know what else is relevant. ...
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Creating Tikz Legends in the Caption

i'm having a few issues with creating a legend in the caption of an image. I've made a lot of graphs using matlab2tikz and i've externalised them to reduce my compiling time and memory usage. ...
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Include R output as pdf in Texmaker

I just switched from texshop to texmaker on Mac OS X. However, now the plots I want to insert from R as pdf in the document are missing the fonts in the pdflatex output. It used to work fine with ...
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Graph is plotted wrong with pgfplots

currently trying to make a graph with the forumla 0.5+(2x/3) but it does not seem to be correct? This is the code I am using (sorry if it looks bad :D) \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ...
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How to draw irregular 3d shapes in TikZ?

I would like to draw the cylinder-like irregular shape displayed below using TikZ. I know how to plot regular cylinders using TikZ, however the commands I know don't apply for irregular 3d shapes, ...
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pgfplots 3D plots size versus 2D plots size

I wanted to create a 3D plot but it's not possible for me to set the right size. Should I try out until I find the right values for height and width for the 3D plot or is there an easy way to find ...
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How to place two plots inside a node?

I'm eager to have two plots (of the algebraic functions) placed horizontally inside a node. I'd like them to be signed, so something like caption (below the plot) is needed. One of them — "the good ...
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Is there a way i can make psfrag replace every number in a plot?

I want to replace every number in the axis of a plot. Can psfrag do this? If not, is there any other tool i can use to get the same effect?
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Automatically generated plots with Mathematica

I am currently using Mathematica to generate several plots later included in a LaTeX document. The process of exporting each of the graphs to eps/pdf and including these in the document is quite ...
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How can I plot a google maps in sharelatex?

I found a way to do this but not in Sharelatex, it is possible? The problem is activate \write18 in sharelatex, how can I do this? \documentclass{article} %\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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How to draw a set of parallel related axis?

I want to draw several parallel axis, whose values are inter-related, for example: (source) (source) Note that: The axis don't have to be the same length (i.e. partial overlap is allowed). The ...
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White space between the writing and image

i am inserting a pdf image into my paper. After cropping my pdf images, i still have some white space left between the writing section and the image. Can i get rid of it somehow. I am doing it like ...
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strange results when plotting a function that i declared

I've declared two functions, the first of which (Gamma) works fine, but the second gives me really strange results that aren't right (after checking in excel). I've tried changing al the parameters ...
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How do I plot a fourth order system with bodegraph?

I wanted to plot a fourth order system with bodegraph: G(s) = s^2/((s+3)^4) But I dont get how to set the transfer function with bodegraph. \documentclass[border=5mm]{standalone} ...
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How to make the column with line scatter graph. (Double Y)

I want to make this graph. I have only excel data.
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3D point plot - visualization

I've some points of the form (a+ib, c) where a,b,c are real numbers. I.e. "(complex number, real number)". I would like to visualize these points in a 3D plot such that the x,y-plane represents the ...
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pgfplot mesh with end arrow decoration

Inspired by this question I tried to decorate my pgfplot mesh with an end arrow. However, this end arrow is not properly positioned so that the end of the line shows behind the arrow tip. Here is a ...
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Tikz: Rational Functions (Hyperbola)

I am aware of similar questions, but as they don't exactly use the same syntax as I am trying to do, I can't see what's different between my way of writing functions down and the others. Here's what ...
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plot matrix with epslatex

When plotting a data matrix with the plot command and epslatex terminal the generated image is correct. However, the generated latex file outputs also the source path, i.e. 'Date/data_file.txt'. Any ...
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Force Knitr Figure on same page

I am using Knitr on RStudio. <<glmall, include=TRUE, fig.align='center', fig.cap='Diagnostics plots for full-model with GLM (Poission)', fig.show='asis'>>= par(mfrow=c(2,2)) ...
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how to create scatter of points?

I am going to teach econometrics soon and as some of you might know, there is this concept of regression where we try to fit a a best plot on the data. I know how to make a graph with just one point ...
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Axis Labels for Ridge Trace Plot

I am trying to customize the axis labels for a ridge trace plot but the labels aren't showing up when I compile. How do I get these labels to work? \begin{center} ...
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bringing legend in next line

how do i bring the legend in the next line. I am facing a problem with very long legend strings. How can bring some string in the next line. Ex:- plot "datafile" using 1:4 with linespoints lw 3 pt 6 ...
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Insert a gnuplot-plot in tikz environment

I cant manage to get my plot into a tikz environment. I am using BaKoma Tex Word with newest MikTex. %&latex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \section{About ...
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Making a phase portrait of two autonomous system of differential equations with latex

I am trying to make a phase portrait of two differential equations. The equations are: x'=x-y y'=1-x^2 I have tried to google it, and looked in here, but haven't found a sufficient answer. I did ...
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How to create tikz figures via knitr forcing labels featuring LaTeX's font size modifier-commands?

Is there a way to force knitr to create tikz code which includes font size information? The output would be something like this: \begin{tikzpicture}[every node/.style={font=\footnotesize}] Here is ...
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matplotlib2tikz - compilation error for 2D

Situation: I am using matplotlib2tikz to export a two dimensional plot (comparison). Exported to pdf it looks like this: Including the tikz file (and compiling) yields an error though: Package ...
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Is it possible to include .bmp figure?

Do any need a special package to include .bmp figures in a document? Because it gaves me an error if I try to include them in the document. I tried saving the figures as .jpg, but the quality is ...
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central and non-central chi square distribution in one plot with tikz

What I want is to draw a chi square distribution - both a central and non-central into one plot and draw parts of the surface underneath as solid color. Note: I read Plotting the chi square ...
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Visualizing Cluster Data

the question in the headline is formulated very abstract, because I am still not sure what the best way of visualizing the Data I have is. The problem is that I have two mappings of a dataset which ...