{spy} is about a {tikz} library used to magnifying parts of pictures.

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Why does the definition of a `spy scope` imply a change in the foreground color?

I noticed that the foreground color changes when adding a spy scope to my tikzpicture. Compare: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Magnify text using spy library

I have this information generated using tikz code. I want to magnify some part of the text using the spy tikzlibrary, but I am unable to do it. I want to magnify this part of the whole text 4.96 ...
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Tikz Spy, different image magnified?

I'm using tikz library spy to zoom into an image. The image Im zooming into is a binary black and white image. But i want the circle with the magnified part to be filled with a color version of the ...
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Using the TikZ spy library to spy on a pixel value in beamer

I tried to use the TikZlibrary spy to zoom in on a certain pixel image; I am drawing in the image using a scope and red about the problem concerning coordinates in scopes here Magnify part of picture ...
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TikZ: How to scale the spy box with the tikzpicture?

With the help of How do I zoom a rectangle area in pgfplots adding a gray background even for the axis labels? and No content in zoom Tikz spy I have been able to get the most of what I want. Using ...
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Magnify part of picture with TikZ spy, expressed in relative scoped coordinates

I want to magnify part of a picture with the TikZ spy library; however, with a scope for using relative coordinates like in #9561 Drawing on an image with TikZ. Provided I'm using the image tux.png - ...
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How can I change the line width of the spy-on node in tikz spy library?

is there an option to change the line width of the spy-on node, i.e. the node that appears on the image, in the tikz spy library?
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Real Zoom in a plot [duplicate]

I was wondering if there are a mean to zoom in the plot, I know about spy library (PGFPlots) but this later tries only to scale the windowed area and get the raster bitmap after a stretch. Here, I am ...
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Why does a tikz spy specified as a chamfered rectangle show up as a simple rectangle?

I'd like to use a tikz spy shaped like a chamfered rectangle. The code runs without complaining, but the result is a plain rectangle. "rounded rectangle" works as expected, as does ...
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Magnified plot / Vertical Markers [duplicate]

I've been trying to use the spy library to magnify a part of my plot, but I don't really understand how it works, and I can't find a manual/tutorial anywhere. Right now I am doing something based on ...
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TikZ: using the spy library to zoom in

In this post How to zoom a portion of TiKZ picture?, Martin Scharrer demonstrates how use the spy library to zoom in on a portion of a TikZ picture. (1) Is it possible to construct separate lines, ...
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Rectangular spy in pgfplots without scaling

I'm trying to copy the behaviour of this question: Using tikzlibrary spy without magnifying line width and/or mark size. I would like to change the shape of the spy to rectangle, but I'm failing at ...
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Where can I find the TikZ spy package

Where can I find the TikZ spy package? I found a great article here: How to create magnified subfigures and corresponding boxes for portions of a large image Even with Google and StackExchange search ...
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Plot magnification using sub-plot within a plot!

How can I produce such kind of zooming shown in the figure? Here the selected portion is plotted again with new axis displaying more details than just magnifying the portion. One solution is to ...
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Scalebar Overlay and TikZ spy

This question uses code snippets from How to add a scalebar to an image and Drawing on an image with TikZ. I have an image with a scalebar (absolute positioning) overlay. Its length is determined by ...
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Unexpected clash between babel and pgf spy

The following example taken from the pgfplots manual (p. 121) works fine only if the line loading babel is commented \documentclass{article} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} % this is the troubelsome ...
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No content in zoom Tikz spy

I'm trying to use the spy glass in Tikz, but for some reason my zoom area is always empty and (some) graphs tend to disappear when I use spy. I've updated all my packages etc. through the updater by ...
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How to add axes in a magnified part of a graph using spy?

My problem is the following. I would like to draw the (magnified) axes on the magnified area of spy. For instance, take the following example (from pgfplots.pdf, p.121): % Preamble: ...
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Pgfplots label get repeated by tikz spy library

My question is very similar to this question. I label a certain curve in my plot and magnify a part of that. The \spy command repeats the \label which causes multiply defined label warnings which are ...
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Magnifying part of a picture similar to TikZ spy library

Suppose I have a .png or .jpg file. Let's say this one: I would like to zoom in on the tip of Tux's beak. TikZ for example provides a very nice library that allows for zooming with a spyglass like ...