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How to set opacity/transparency to vector image?

Hold your horses!. If you are hurrying to flag this as a duplicate of this question or this question none of those have an answer to what is asked here. Thanks for the attention though. I ...
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Including an image with a faded border

I want to include an image. However, to make it blend in a little better, I'd like to add (overlay) a faded border that doesn't exist in the figure at the moment. My attempt is to use transparent and ...
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Package morewrites kills tikz's opacity/transparancy [closed]

I made the strange observation that including the morewrites package removes opacity colours in tikzpicture. (The code of this example is given below.) As opacity problems with tikz package are ...
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How to make my images look transparrent in my pdf document

I'm trying to make my images look transparent in my output pdf using latex (MikTex 2.9). and removing the bottom line. Here is my tex code : \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twoside,twocolumn]{article} ...
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How to make transparent only one block in a slide

I have two blocks on a slide. I simply want one block to be faded. I do not know why \setbeamercovered{transparent} does not work.
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Pgfplots: 3D plot with shader=interp and opacity

I have a rather simple question : is there a way to use shader=interp with an opacity factor in a surf mesh ? Here is an example that does not work: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to view opacity in .eps file after latex+dvi2ps+ps2pdf?

I'm trying to use an image with any part with opacity of 50%. The .eps file is ok, and I can view it well, with the transparent region in a viewer like xnview. The problem is that when I compile my ...
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`pgfplotstable`, table overlapping graphic

I have a pgfplots graphic in a pgfplotstable, and a part of the graphic is overlapped by the table like you can see in this picture: The 800 at the top is cut by the tabular border. Here is a MWE: ...
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Is opacity a valid key for \includegraphics?

I am trying to compile a beamer presentation featuring the following line: {\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth, height=\headheight, opacity=0.25]{heads/head3.jpg}} No errors occur in my ubuntu ...
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Transparent png prints incorrectly from Reader

I have a transparent PNG over a tikzpicture. This prints fine from TeXworks (left image), but from Adobe Reader the transparent area is noticeable (right image). Since most people use Reader, this is ...
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Text reflection effect

How could I achieve with LaTeX a trendy text reflection effect as the following one?
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I need help, invisible window

I was playing with the different options in TeXnicCenter, when I came across the transparency option in the view tab. It lets you adjust the transparency between Adobe Reader and TeXnicCenter, and of ...
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Background colors with mdframed: is this behavior normal?

Introduction With the help of this answer, I tried to define a semi-transparent background for a theorem-like environment. Here is my solution: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to stop nested itemizes being “again covered” in beamer-class

I'm using \setbeamercovered with transparency for "still covered" and "again covered" to make the current points pop out more. But when using an itemize in an itemize the points of the inner itemize ...
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text with semi-transparent color filled box

I have this text: \begin{flushleft} \fontsize{16pt}{16pt}\selectfont\textit{some text}\\ \fontsize{16pt}{16pt}\selectfont\textit{some text} \end{flushleft} and I would like to have a filled ...
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Fading Nodes Along edge using `\draw`

How can i make nodes along an edge fade, here is the code i used to create the nodes \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \listfiles \usetikzlibrary{shapes,snakes} ...
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Opacity of images in TikZ with beamer

I'm creating some slides and want to integrate a (pixel) graphic in a TikZ picture with opacity less than 1. I expect this code to work: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz,graphicx} ...
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Generating a transparent image from LaTeX

I have a T-shirt I designed in LaTeX, and now I need to convert the LaTeX to a white-foreground transparent-background image. How can I do that easily?
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Semi-transparent Tikz nodes

Trying to reproduce the semi-transparent fill from the answer to my previous question http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/188453/37570 I cannot get it to work. Tried adding backgrounds library inside ifpdf ...
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Latex is making-Tikz generated pdf figure, converted to eps, and then included to latex document using \includegraphics- transparent

At the out set, I must say I have just started using Tikz. I draw a picture using Tikz. It generated pdf output which I converted to eps (required figure format for submission in a journal) using ...
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switch from transparent to black text

Following use of \newtheorem, the subsequent text turns transparent for reasons that I can't understand. Since I can't find the source of this problem, I'd just like to try a second-best fix by ...
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preview.sty and font transparency in LuaLaTeX

Using the preview package removes font transparency in LuaLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luaotfload} \usepackage[active]{preview} \begin{document} \begin{preview} ...
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Piecewise item list in beamer with transparency

I'd like to have a list in beamer that fits with the following requirements: blank page item 1 is shown item 2 is shown and item 1's opacity is reduced to the beamer "standard" item 3 is shown and ...
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Transparent text in beamer overlay

I have a large paragraph of text where I'd like on of the words to become bold and the rest semi-transparent. Getting one word bold is easy with \textbf<2>{word} but getting the rest ...
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Blend/transparency styles in pstricks and TikZ

As depicted below, Illustrator offers various transparency styles: It is my understanding that, at this point, pstricks and TikZ are both limited to the normal style listed above. Could the other ...
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Semitransparent outside “clipped” region?

To highlight part of a graph for a presentation that I'm writing, I would like to "circle" an area and make semitransparent everything outside that area. Anything inside that area should remain ...
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Mutually overlapping opaque arrows

I have drawn a circle with two arrow shapes on top of it, and now I want the arrows to be mutually overlapping, i.e. the blue arrow's head should be above the red arrow's tail (which it is), and the ...
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Why does eso-pic turn off the Tikz text opacity? [closed]

Without eso-pic: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture, overlay] ...
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Opacity and transparency

I found some discussions about the opacity parameter in pstricks, but I still can't make it work. Here is my tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pstricks-add} ...
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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 ...