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How to apply shadowtext to a whole document

I found the shadowtext package quite useful. \usepackage{shadowtext} However, it only seems to work with parenthesis and ignores line breaks: \shadowtext{Shadow text\\ no line break} How can I ...
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Front Cover for document part 3

This cover page is building from the solution posted in Front Cover or document part 2. I am now trying to place a minipage and a logo with a blur shadow on the cover page like this: Here is the ...
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Ugly artifacts with pgf-blur and beamer (and poppler)

I am trying to add blur shadows to a beamer presentation using the pgf-blur package. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} ...
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Watercolor like shadow in TikZ

How to create watercolor-like "shadow" to highlight some node on figure, like in image below? Note that I don't need for coloring to fill a shape, nor do I need for it to have variable intensity, nor ...
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Shadowboxing theorem environment

This is how I would like to redefine my theorem environment. %\newenvironment{sbtheorem} % {\shabox{ \begin{minipage}{0.8\textwidth} \begin{theorem}} % {\end{theorem} \end{minipage} }} ...
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Beamer boxes with flat shadows

Is there a possibility to change the 'faded out' shadows from beamer boxes to 'flat shadows'? With flat shadow I am referring to a shadow of a single color without a gradient. Ideally, I would like ...
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How to customize shadow box?

I have the following text box: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{fancybox} \definecolor{ShadowColor}{RGB}{30,150,190} \makeatletter ...
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how to declare shadow =true in \pgfdeclareimage?

I need to know, how declare shadow=true for \pgfdeclareimage. below my code is there I pick it from beamer, \usepackage[british]{babel}. \usetheme{Rochester} \RequirePackage{pgf} ...
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Draw Shadow to a plan

I want to draw something like this picture: As the shadow is curved, i decided to draw a trapezium and then draw a shadow on it. The problem is i want the coordinates of the trapezium corners. here ...
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Drawing a hash table lookup scheme on overleaf engine with tikz package

As far as I know this is a Tikz table. Could you give me a background on how to make those fancy shadows as well as the dots between table cells? Also, any example of a similar table would be a ...
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hspace not working inside mdframed

I am trying to use \hspace to align text inside mdframed box. However, \hspace seems to not working inside mdframed box. Text in the mdframed is somehow is aligned to center. Why is \hspace not ...
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Shadowed box around the text with background color

I wonder how can I make a box around a text with a grey shadow and colored background. I can do just the shadow or just the background, but I can't make the two together. Thanks.
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Defining drop shadow as macro not allowed?

Is it really not possible to define drop shadow (with or w/o options) as a macro? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} \newcommand{\test}{drop shadow={shadow ...
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Is it possible to apply shadow only to the last part of a breakable tcolorbox?

I'd like to apply (drop lifted) shadow only to the last part of a breakable tcolorbox but I couldn't find any hint for this in the documentation. The following MWE is a non working attempt. ...
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Rotate `tcolorbox` with shadow

How to rotate a tcolorbox with shadow? I tried tikz={rotate=15} but as you can see on the bottom of the image, this gives not the desired result. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tcolorbox} ...
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How do you locally override/cancel a shadow?

In the example below, the style I've defined for every node uses a drop shadow. My a node uses that default style without modification. However, I'd like to override that style for node b, which ...
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How to add a shadow to a tikz line?

I have the following tikz picture. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ arr/.style={->, blue, very thick}, ...
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Customise bullet points inside shadowbox

I'm writing a report and using shadowbox for some important points. I have used the code below and it is working fine. However, when I tried to use the bullet points an extra space is added to the ...
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Text / formulas with shadows

On a website I've seen awesome formulas: Is there any possibility to make shaded text or even shaded formulas? I know chemfig, but i haven't found a possibility for shading with LaTeX / XeLaTex ...
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Shadow of a non rounded block in beamer

My question is simple: Is it possible to add shadow to a NON rounded block in beamer? I've been trying it with: \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded=false][shadow=true] But no success. I'm using the ...
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Coloured shadowbox around equations?

I currently put some boxes around equations using: \newcommand*\eqbox[1]{ \definecolor{shadowcolor}{RGB}{0, 0, 102}\setlength\shadowsize{2pt}\shadowbox*{#1} } \eqbox{$1+1=2$} How to have the same ...
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Pgfplots : Shadow in bar chart with restricted domain

I have a following code which plots a pgf bar plot for me. I am able to add shadow to one of the bar plot. However, the other plot which has a broken y bars, I am unable to add the shadow, because ...
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Scary Font Echo Effect

I'm trying to reproduce a strange font effect that is normally seen in horror movie trailers. In the trailers, a word will usually be flashed on screen, with 'echos' or 'shadows' of the word around ...
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pgf-blur not working AtEndDocument [closed]

With the MWE below: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} \AtEndDocument{ \begin{tikzpicture} \filldraw[fill=white, draw=black, blur ...
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How to make halo around node with shading?

I am trying to do this (do not pay attention to red line above blue node and line in the node): By so far i have this: With this code: \documentclass[tikz,12pt]{standalone} ...
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Drop shadow of node with pgfplot inside

I have this code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[drop shadow,draw,fill=green] { \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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using pattern inside tikz shapes with dropped shadows

Please, consider the mwe below. Question: why does the fill of the second node become transparent? Subquestion: why are lines in the pattern which are thicker than 1pt not smooth? ...
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Adding a shadow to a longtable?

I've already found this answer on how to add a shadowbox around a normal tabular environment. I'd like to add a shadowbox to a longtable environment. Is this possible at all? \documentclass{article} ...
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Custom shadow - border effect with TikZ

I would like to draw a box like this: I'm especially interested in both how to draw a shadow that comes out from the sides only (not also top or bottom) and how to draw two shadows, the bigger ...
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Grid of colorful boxes with shade

How can I reproduce this in Latex?
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remove drop shadow from one node

I have a beamer document with many complex trees, so I set defaults for colors, shadows, and so on. Is there a way to remove the drop shadow from a single node? E.g., in the following tree, suppose ...
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Fading shadow with mdframed

I would like to create an environment like this: which I have created with this code: % % Boxed environment with semi-transparent shadow. % \newlength{\boxw} \newlength{\boxh} ...
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Coloured shadowed boxes around equations

When I want to highlight some important result, I traditionnally put my equations in boxes: \begin{equation} boxed{\Delta = b^2-4ac} \end{equation} I would like to have a more fancy thing: to be ...
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tikz and mdframed + shadow drop and shading

I'm interesting in Boxed text between pages 2nd version: exercise box with mdframed. Ho to add to this : Vertically shaded frametitle and Vertically shaded box with dropping shadow? Yes i have seen ...
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question about pgf-blur package in xelatex

Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} \begin{document} \tikzfading[name=fade down, top color=transparent!30, bottom ...
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Remove shadow from beamer displaybox

I don't like shadows of the displaybox environment of beamer. I've found this file /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/beamer/themes/inner/beamerinnerthemeumbcboxes.sty which contains its declarations ...
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Strange behavior of mdframed with pstricks as framemethod

I load the mdframed package from a class of my own with the line \RequirePackage[framemethod=pstricks]{mdframed} When using the XeLaTeX engine I get a strange behavior from the mdframed environment ...
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latex beamer no shadow on title

I use beamer class with Warsow Style. I use rounded with shadow box for the : alert, block and example. However I also get a shadow rounded box on the first slide on my title. My question is show ...
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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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Rounded and shadow for block [closed]

I have style for my block: \setbeamertemplate{block begin}{ \vskip.75ex \begin{beamercolorbox}[leftskip=1em,colsep*=.75ex]{block title}% \usebeamerfont*{block title}\insertblocktitle ...
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How to add a transparent shadow to a block in beamer?

Here my attempt to add a shadow to a block: \documentclass{beamer} % add a background image \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{\includegraphics[height=\paperheight]{example-image}} % use rounded ...
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How can I renew \includegraphics to always use \shadowbox?

I want to enclose all \includegraphics into \shadowbox. Therefore I thought to re-define \includegraphics: \renewcommand{\includegraphics}{\shadowbox\includegraphics} so that each time ...
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Table with shaded transitition, rounded corners and shadow (like a block of the theme)

this is my first question here. I want to make my table look like the block to have a consequent style. Questions: How to create that shaded transition from the table headline to the body (like the ...
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Grey (not black) shadow box?

I would like to change the default color of a shadowbox to grey. How to do that with no problem of equation "style"/"management" inside the shadowbox ? Thank you very much
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Circular drop shadow around a spy in pgfplots

The pgf manual isn't really explicit about it, so i'm here to ask it to the stack communauty. I tried to put some shadow/blur effect around the spyonnode but with no effect at all ! I tried this : ...
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TikZ: Blurring Effect

As you know, in Burrows-Wheeler Transform the matrix of all the rotations is but conceptual, and what matters is the last column. I wanted to convey this idea in the picture ...
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Add fancy design to pgfplots (shadows, rounded corners, reflections)

In our company we would like to run the client reportings in LaTeX, which works quite well, but we are struggeling with the design requirements for plots - we use pgfplots. Our aim is to get those ...
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Drawing a proper shadow for overlapping objects

I draw images that are composed of several overlapping nodes. If I add a drop shadow to each node, the shadow of the second node is drawn over the first node, as seen in the picture below (which ...
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Assign the same color to overlapping parts of the shadows of several objects

I am drawing a database icon that is made of two cylinder shapes using TikZ. When I add a shadow, the shadows of the two cylinders overlap, and the shadow becomes darker in the overlapping area. The ...
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drop shadow framed environment using mdframed & tikz

I'm attempting to make a drop shadow environment using mdframed and tikz. So far, I have (perhaps naively) tried \newmdenv[tikzsetting={fill=green!20,drop shadow}]{myshadowbox} I know that ...