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Fill opacity problem with pdflatex while upgrading MiKTeX from version 2.7 to 2.9

It's my first post. I solved it when writing this so I send it anyway in case it helps someone. When compiled with pdflatex.exe from MiKTeX 2.7 it works. When compiled with pdflatex.exe from MiKTeX ...
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Combining shading and transparency in TikZ

With this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \fill[shading=radial] (0,5) circle (2); \fill[top color=black] (5,3) rectangle (9,7); ...
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Scaling color in PStricks?

Is there a way to scale/remap/transform the colors in a pstricks picture? More detailed: I have some pstricks code which uses grayscale colors. I want to remap the colors from [0,1] to [a,b], where 0 ...
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Inkscape SVG with opacity exported to PDF in pdflatex document not displayed correctly on Mac OS X

I use Inkscape to create graphics which I export to PDFs in order to include them into a LaTeX documents (with \includegraphics and using pdflatex). I didn't notice that there is something wrong until ...
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Overlapping transparent impulses (ycomb) with pgfplots?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[% 12pt, journal, twoside, draftcls, letterpaper, ]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to insert an image with transparent background into PDF? [duplicate]

I set the background of my PDF reader to be light green in order to describe my question. I want to insert an image into the PDF using LaTeX and hope the inserted image become part of the PDF file. ...
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Getting psfrag to work on ggplots with transparency [closed]

Right, so I'm using ggplot2 in R to create a graph that involves transparencies (no way around it I'm afraid). In Latex I use latex - dvips - ps2pdf to compile, because I also need psfrag (and ...
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Transparency vs image compression dilemma

I have a bunch of raster images that I want to include in a poster. For aesthetic reasons I want to replace the image background by a transparent one. So far, I have been grabbing the images I had ...
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Leave certain part of a tikz-picture uncovered

i have a picture with three circles, see the minimal working example below: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Tikz fade with transparency so background is visible in beamer?

I am writing a presentation in beamer. I have a background image that I have included with \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{...}. Within a regular slide, I now would like to create a rectangle ...
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Fixed font size and document background alpha channel

I am creating an app that shows off some formulas I pre-render with latex on sharelatex.com. ShareLatex gives me the documents as vector pdf's, but I have a problem. Here are some examples of what I ...
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How to modify font contrast

I compiled my LaTeX document in a new computer running Win7 and it seems that the font contrast while checking the resulting pdf document is severely decreased without having changed anything in my ...
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TikZ calendar shading opacity

When highlighting ranges in a calendar, I can't seem to get the overlapping area to blend as would normally happen with overlapping opaque objects. For example using the following code (compiled with ...
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includegraphics: How to check if PDF/PNG are transparent?

I am trying to generate PDF/A-1 compliant documents, in which transparency is not allowed. I would like to check, if included PDF and PNG images have transparency. Is there a TeX way to check this? ...
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Flatten transparency in tikz

I have a document which I need to compile PDF/A-1b compatible, which means that transparency is not allowed. I have (several) tikz sources directly in the document, and I think they look better with ...
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Plot a triangular grid inside of a hexagonal grid?

I have made the following grid: With the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} [hexa/.style= ...
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Transparent shade using TikZ

I wonder whether it is possible to create a transparent shading effect (like the one below) without an exact specification of the fill color. This solution is good until I have to change the ...
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Shading images in Beamer [closed]

I had to reinstall latex yesterday, and it seems I upgraded from beamer 3.26 to 3.32 So far I used a little piece of code to shade my images, in order to have them behave like for example lists do in ...
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Partial scope transparency in TikZ

When I try to use scope fading, in a scope, it seems to clip the rest of the scope that is not inside the fading rectangle. Interestingly, it seems to clip it at a random place. Some code and ...
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tikz picture: draw opacity vs fill opacity?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \pagenumbering{gobble} \hskip-1.25in \begin{tikzpicture}[thick,fill opacity=.4,draw opacity=1] %\draw[step=1cm] (-9,-9) grid (9,9); ...
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Compressing with Ghostscript - transparency turns cyan

I'm about to finish my paper on fractals, and because fractals can get very detailed I'm including a lot of EPS files at high DPI and lots of pictures... And that way the 40 pages long PDF is nearly ...
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Tikz with contour and transparency

I made a logo for the math software Maxima with Tikz, using the contour package and transparency, but the contour seems to show up "behind" the letters in addition to around them. This shows up when ...
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Beamer theme with fading (=gradient to transparent) to background image

I am using Singapore theme and want to use a background texture image for my slides. Is there a way to set the gradient in the title background to go 'from title background color to transparent' ...
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Is this a bug with Inkscape and/or LaTeX or am I missing something?

I want to include figures generated by inkscape which include transparency. When I change the width of the figures, things get weird. Have you ever noticed this and is there a better way to do? % ...
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Draw extruded objects with pst-3dplot

I would like to draw a plane with a hole in its middle. So far, I've only gone around this problem by plotting a white ellipse in the middle of my plane. However, I would like the hole to be actually ...
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Convolve two 2D Gaussians using tikzfading - intensity issues

I would like to visualize the convolution of two 2D Gaussians (or something looking similar). To do this, I declare them in a tikzfadingfrompicture environment. However, to get the desired result and ...
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Asymptote: Transparency causes strange color rendering in Adobe Acrobat

I noticed that using transparency in a picture that's compiled as vector graphic output (render=0, no PRC) leads to strange colors (they look paler and desaturated) when the resulting picture is ...
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MetaPost: Adjust colour value (brightness/luminosity)

Background In MetaPost, colours can be lightened or darkened by calling the transparency function. However, this allows other colours to show through, which isn't necessarily desirable all the time. ...
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Beamer - Transparent footline?

I am using a picture as a background for beamer slides. I would like to have my name and page numbers at the bottom of the slide. I do not like the bottom bar to cover the background image. Is it ...
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PDF Colour Space and ConTeXt

Background Trying to create a PDF that includes a vectorized cover page having transparent colours. I would like the PDF to have the same appearance in Acrobat Reader, Firefox PDF Viewer, Foxit ...
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TikZ picture in header with opacity

I have a very similar problem mentioned here. But I like to put a tikz logo with transparency in the heading of the document using fancyhdr. If I compile the example below by enabling any of the two ...
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Transparent foreground watermark

As a follow-up to Add watermark that overlays the images, I'd like to have a transparent foreground watermark that doesn't render the underlying content, i.e. text and images, illegible. Is that ...
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pdflatex without ghostscript to preserve transparency of included pdfs

I'm trying to include a pdf with a transparent gradient using pdflatex from texlive installed with macports. Using the article class (not standalone), the transparency of the included pdf is lost when ...
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Define colour transparency in relation to existing colour

Background Using ConTeXt to develop a nice theme where users can change the colour scheme, but still get the same "feeling" for the output, primary, secondary, and tertiary colours are defined. For ...
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How to gradually unveil a tikz node from its background [closed]

I would like to gradually unveil a tikz node from its background (like an animation, from un-noticable to gradually clear). One strategy could be to gradually reduce the opacity level of the node, ...
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Permanent Transparent Block in a Frame in Beamer

In a frame I have two block: the first is visible, while the second should be transparent. With \frame{ \frametitle{title} \begin{block}{title visible block} \end{block} ...
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Using Inkscape “pdf+latex” pictures: “pdfTex warning: PDF inclusion: multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page” [duplicate]

When I include multiple pictures produced in Inkscape and saved as pdf+latex in one page I get the warning: pdflatex> pdfTex warning: pdflatex.exe (file D:/..... .pdf): PDF inclusion: multiple ...
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pdflatex generates unwanted transparencies [closed]

pdfLaTeX generates PDF-page with transparency operators. Minimal example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \includegraphics{image.pdf} \end{document} image.pdf is ...
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Standalone multiline logo [duplicate]

I would like to produce through pdflatex an image that shrink-wraps around a logo. Here is a skeleton file. \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} line 1 line 2 \end{document} But this ...
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What parameter is available to remove the thin border around \ncput*?

The objective is to make the background color of the box containing the label transparent. \documentclass[pstricks]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} ...
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PSTricks -> How can I compile a graph/figure to obtain an PNG/JPG with background transparent?

How to obtain this graph in a PNG/GIF/JPG graph with transparent background? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,x11names]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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How to use layers with blocks and columns?

I have on my frame two columns. First with three items and second withh three blocks: \begin{frame}{myFrame}{subtitle} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} \begin{enumerate} ...
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PNG as a background?

Is it possible to use a PNG image as a background, but with selected opacity? It seems to me that standard solutions found here can not change opacity of PNG... I assume, that in the following one of ...
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Interference between \onslide and \setbeamercovered{transparent}

I'm trying to use \onslide in a table, but since I have the option \setbeamercovered{transparent} in the preamble, it does not produce the overlay of columns. Here is my example: ...
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Can fuzzy borders be added to external pictures programmatically?

In my opinion, external pictures are often more pleasing to the eye on a white background when they have fuzzy rather than "sharp" borders. For instance, compare this to that Adding fuzzy ...
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Transparency group and decoration markings

How can I set the transparency so that the arrow belongs to the same transparency group as the path? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} ...
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Covered Box Beamer Shadows [closed]

It seems to me that in beamer, a (rounded) box with shadows that is covered (transparent, normally visible on the next slide) has buggy shadows, I'm not sure if this is a know bug, or maybe an error ...
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Beamer: Transparent AND centered background image on intro slide

I know this is similar to other questions. Other answers address either: Adding a transparent image Centering an image but I cannot find an answer with both. With previous answers I can ...
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Opacity in PDF not rendered the same between Adobe Reader and TeXworks

When producing a PDF from the following example using pdflatex, I get different results between Adobe Reader and TeXworks. I think this is a bug in the way that Reader handles opacity/transparency. ...
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Make lines disappear, Pst Solides 3D

I'm drawing the following cylinder which represents a water flowing and cooling down \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} ...