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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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blurred shadows in combination with pdfx [duplicate]

When I try to use the tikzlibrary(shadows.blur) together with the package pdfx I run into an error. Is there another way to get a blurred shadow but also to use the package pdfx. ...
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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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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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using pattern inside tikz shapes with dropped shadows

please, consider the mwe below. Question: why the fill of second node become transparent? Subquestion: why lines in pattern, then are thicker than 1pt are not smooth? ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Drop shadow for text in PGF/Beamer

I want to really put an emphasis on some central piece of text I'm using in a Beamer slide. I'm using tikz and overlay to put it, enlarged, on the center of the page, using the following code: ...
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Faded drop-shadow using tikz-based rounded rectangle?

Background Epigraphs are in a box with rounded corners. The boxes have a drop-shadow. Example Picture #1 shows a shadow, while Picture #2 shows a shadow that fades out (soft blur): Problem ...
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Tikz: Strange color change. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using opacity in TikZ causes strange rendering in Acrobat. This is a nice pice of TikZ for typesetting Go boards (gobans). \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...