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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-solides3D [duplicate]

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} ...
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Labeling and adding caption inside a figure

Seems like this question is rather closed. However, I feel that something is missing there. Inside a figure environment, the \caption alone is nice, but its real power comes from the combination with ...
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Can I place a caption inside of an image?

I've recently seen this the following image in this question: As I was looking for a way to create nice captions (without the "Figure:") for a beamer presentation, I wondered if it was possible to ...
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TikZ: draw objects in transparent objects (3d)

I want to draw a cuboid in another transparent cuboid with TikZ. Therefore I've created a \newcommand to draw a cuboid. \documentclass[11pt, halfparskip]{scrartcl} \usepackage{ucs} ...
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Adding shadow over image

I'm making a beamer presentation and I'd like to first show an image in its true form: and in the next slide have it shown with a shadow over a part of it like so: Is there a way to do this?
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beamer: making a slide transparent and superimposing the next slide

Here is a slide. The slide before was the one that we still see in the background. It then became blue and transparent, and the problem line showed up. Is that possible to use tikZ to arrive at a ...
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Transparent table captions when using onslide with overprint and setbeamercovered{invisible}

The following works correctly in that the right table is shown at the right time, and all alignment works as expected. The only issue is that while the table body is shown as normal, the table ...
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black background when including pdf with transparent background as image

I have a pdf image with transparent background that I'll include by using graphicx (\includegraphics). Everything is fine when using pdfLaTeX to build my pdf, but when I switch to XeTeX the image ...
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Transparency with psSurface in pst-solides 3D

I'm trying to draw a graph with pst-solides3D with the option psSurface : The problem is as follows : I want to draw z = +/- (y^2-y^2), which should give a saddle-point graph with the lines x=y and ...
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Includegraphics: set image opacity

I'd like to insert a PDF, but make it "lighter" by setting the opacity to 10% ("background watermark"). How to do that? A solution that works with texlive 2011 would be great. I use pdflatex and ...
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unattractive additive effect to opacity with pstricks

I'm using pstricks to highlight by boxing or circling replacement text in my math equations. But, I don't want this highlighting to occlude what's behind it. So, I've been setting opacity or ...
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Creating two filled plots that overlap with transparency

I'm using pgfplots to plot two filled curves. I'd like them to overlap transparently so that the "lower" figure can be seen through the "upper one". Using the forget style mode will draw the first ...
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esvect with transparency makes part of the arrow darker

When using the esvect package in a transparency context, one can see that the arrow is built by superposing two "blocks": a line and an arrowhead. But as the line overrides the arrow head, the center ...
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Formulae PNG anti-aliasing [closed]

I would like to render formulae in PNG format for use in various websites. The problem is, every rendering tool I've come across seems to assume a particular background color to perform anti-aliasing, ...
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Jpgfdraw and transparency problems [closed]

I have built dozens of shapes with jpgfdraw . The problem I have is problems with the transparency of shapes. Why this happens? is there a solution? I take this as an output in pdf after I've done ...
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Overlapping tikz nodes with background fadings

Following the first tutorial in the TikZ manual, I tend to take steps to improve the legibility of tick labels when placed over gridlines. I prefer to use a fading rather than a plain white rectangle. ...
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Included pdf (wallpaper, or includegraphics) has different colors [duplicate]

Edit: Duplicate-clickers, please read on - I believe this case is different, for the following reasons: a) As I said in original post, I am not printing with Acrobat, but using Skim and Mac OSX ...
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Multiple PDFs with page group included in a single page warning

I updated TeX Live to the Ubuntu Quantal version (2012.20120611-4) and I suddenly got this warning: PDF inclusion: multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page This is a minimal ...
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transparency of beamercolorbox and opaqueness of its text

this is a follow up question to How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox The question is that I would like to have a transparent beamercolorbox, but a not transparent text. What should I do? ...
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Opacity in TikZ, ruins whole structure in Beamer [closed]

I am making a presentation in beamer. I wanted to make a TikZ picture and change it's opacity, locally on specific items. When I did, the structure color changed... I will attach my preable as well ...
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Transparent image background in beamer

I want to add a background image in my beamer presentation. The thing is that when I use \usebackgroundtemplate{ \includegraphics[width=\paperwidth, height=\paperheight]{cern-logo.jpg} } in my ...
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How to add a transparent shadow to a block in beamer?

Here my attempt to add a shadow to a block: \documentclass{beamer} % add a background image \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{\includegraphics[height=\paperheight]{example-image}} % use rounded ...
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How can I get transparency in beamer compiling with LaTeX in DVI mode?

This is a follow-up question to How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox I compiled the code in the answer from Gonzalo Medina, and I noticed the transparency only works with pdflatex. Is ...