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Different shading for multi-parted tikz node

Please consider MWE below: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,shapes,shadows,arrows} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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TikZ: transparency causes problems with the color black (opacity, transparency, color model, Adobe Reader)

I want to have a foll color with transparency but I also want the text to be perfectly opaque. But somehow it does not work. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,} ...
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Can't find tikz subfiles

I've the following project structure: ./main.tex ./ch1/ch1.tex ./ch1/tikz1/tikz1.tex The main.tex looks like: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \subfile{./ch1/ch1.tex} \end{document} The ...
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Using tikz to modify List of Figures

I have successfully used tikz to modify the table of contents of a $\Tex$ document, and cannot quite figure out how to achieve the same effect for the list of figures, list of tables, ...
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tikzmark and issue with pgfsys-dvips.def

When I try to use \tikzmark (actually, any feature that relies on the [remember picture] functionality of TikZ) in the WYSIWYG editor BaKoMa TeX, I get the following warning: Package pgf Warning: ...
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A question on tikz/pgf externalization, standalone, and includeonly for compiling large document

I have a goal to build an efficient compiling environment to build large documents. The requirements are these: Use tikz/pgf to draw many figures; Use \includeonly to build only a portion of the ...
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pictograms, Iconography, scalable shapes, custom nodes, shapes

Hy, I'm building up my own iconography, a set of pictograms that represent ideas so that i can connect them to illustrate more complex systems. I would like some suggestions of which is the best ...
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Change path of where tikz externalization saves the pdf and eps

I am using the TikZ externalization to speed up the compilation process and to have the eps files for the admission of the article which I'm writing. So I have lines like \begin{figure} ...
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TikZ externalize and number of pages changing

I am trying to create a small animation at the bottom (odd pages only) of my PhD thesis (a walking pacman). Therefore, I have change the fancyfoot so it display a tikzpicture. Every thing works ...
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Drawing recursive randomized structures with TikZ

After I learned earlier today how to draw nice randomized trees (Draw randomized tree in TikZ) , I discovered that I'm not quite satisfied with how the results look like - because the structure I want ...
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Free space in bar-chart with empty entries

I would like to plot some data set with the ybar option of pgfplot. But not all entries are nonzero. The zero entries waste space between the bars and when the plot gets crowed it is not clear anymore ...
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How to fit dot graph with dot2tex(i)

Currently I used the dot -Tpng to include graphs in my LaTeX document. However it produced sometimes suboptimal graphics I wanted to look into dot2tex(i). The problem I encountered is that previously ...
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pgf-umlsd and externalize

What would be the best solution to make pgf-umlsd and externalize compatible? The latter expects \end{tikzpicture} which is "hidden" within sequencediagram environment the first provides. I guess I ...
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exsheets \vary with tikz \coordinate

I'm trying to use exsheet's \vary command in a tikzpicture: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{exsheets} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (point) at (0, ...
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TikZ/pgfplots - are there any problems related to externalized figures used on Linux and Windows?

I share a document between Win 7 and Xubuntu 13.10. I just updated my local git repo on my Xubuntu 13.10 installation. I then continued editing in a TikZ figure (not only its style definitions!) but ...
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Keepaspectratio option for tikz picture

In my current document I have both pictures from file and tikz pictures. For the output I use both, landscape (for screen reading) and portrait (for print). For pictures loaded from file i use the ...
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Varying Error Bar Length In Timeplot Graph

I have a quick question about the Error Bars functionality in LaTeX, specifically - I am using pgfplots and tikzpicture packages. I was wondering if it is possible to vary the length of the Error bar ...
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How to export a box to a standalone images?

I'm writing a report now, in which I have several tikz figures. How could I export these figures (or as boxes) into separated image files (with exactly the same format as in the report)?
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PGFPLOT Externalization not working

I am trying to externalize PGF Plot to be saved as EPS file using latex and enabled shell-escape. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Creating paper forms in LaTeX?

I want to create a handout with dotted lines for the recipient to fill in, a little like this. What's the best way to do so? I could imagine doing it as a tikzpicture, but that seems clunky. Is there ...
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ProTeXt can't find tikzlibrary graphdrawing

I've been trying to draw a nice graph for my Computer Systems course, and have run into the following issue. When I try to include the TikZ library "graphdrawing" the compiler fails to find it. Here ...
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Relative paths when using tikz externalize + subfiles

I have a large document which consists of ~100 smaller files which are compiled together using the subfiles package. To be able to use a common style file for them, whose relative path should be the ...
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Clipped bars in a stacked bar chart with pgfplots

I want to reproduce the effect from here where the bars are clipped if they are too long. However, I am using a stacked barchart and restrict y to domain*=0:<value> does not work. How can I do ...
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Private installation/update of TikZ in Linux

I'd like to make a private installation in Linux of (part of) TikZ, in order to be able to \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} (note that I cannot update my TeX distrubution, which has already a ...
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dot2texi: using macros inside labels affects sizing

The two pictures here are generated by essentially the same code, but the LHS one uses more macros -- so for example the LHS has \newcommand\fouriertransform[1]{\hat{#1}} ...
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Clash between knitr, tikzDevice and pgfplotstable

I use knitr to compile a document composed of two .Rnw. Please considered the following examples from this answer main.Rnw % !Rnw weave = knitr % !TeX program = pdfLaTeX ...
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Emacs and Auctex automatic compilation (and syntax highlighting) of extental TikZ files

I am using Emacs with Auctex. Is it possible to make files with .tikz extension to enter latex-mode automatically? Also, what is the best practice for compiling .tikz files that will be included in ...