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Untitled Block transparency (Beamer)

I'm doing a beamer presentation and for this I'm using a background image on each slide. To have a readable text I put it on a untitled block with background transparency (cf image). My problem is ...
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transparent package not working in LaTeX

I've been working on a document which involves the transparent package. It compiles fine with pdfLaTeX, but when I try bare LaTeX (I want to get a DVI file) it generates an Undefined control sequence ...
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OS-dependent, bad rendering when embedding transparent images

I'm having a pretty strange problem with embedding a PDF image with some transparency in my Ph.D. thesis. I'm using the memoir document class, and compiling with pdflatex, although I have confirmed ...
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pdf graphic produced by Inkscape doesn't print properly [duplicate]

This question was marked as a duplicate: This question already has an answer here: \includegraphics PDF, color problem but I don't see that it is. I had previously looked at that question, and even ...
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cover part of a picture, defined by text

I would like to show a picture (in the example replaced by a red rectangle), but only parts of this picture should be visible, defined by a text. So, in this example only the part of the picture ...
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Transparent text: what alternatives to the transparent package?

I want to write some text with a semi-transparent color. I have tried the transparent package but it seems to be in conflict with some other package. In a MWE, it works BUT in my real case, it does ...
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Transparent table cell color

I have a simple table \documentclass{article} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{table} \rowcolors{2}{}{gray!10} \centering \begin{...
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beamer to show nested-subitem when all (non-nested) items covered

I am trying to get an alternating highlighting effect between \itemize items and subitems (which are just nested itemize items), but there is an issue in that when all of the non-nested items are ...
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Problem with transparency in plotting shapes

I am trying to plot shapes with transparency inside a baposter environment, however it does not plot with the transparency. To test this file you will need to also add the baposter class found here - ...
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How to create invisible item in Beamer Overlays case by case?

Please allow me to explain my situation. I am using Beamer overlay for a quiz. (And I love the pdf output). So, I give the students multiple choices on first slide. And next slide they get the answer. ...
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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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Tikz-3dplot - how to draw a translucent gray dome on my coordinate system?

below is my attempt to draw a dome around my coordinates for illustration purposes. I have found a few problems. First, it appears that tike-3dplot does not support fill opacity with \...
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pdflatex - transparent package seems not to work

I am trying to use the 'transparent' package, as shown in this answer: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{transparent} \begin{document} \colorbox{red}{% Black text in a red ...
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Interference between strokeopacity and fillopacity

I have a few circles in a drawing, and want to highlight some of them. \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (A1) at (0,0); \coordinate (A2) at (1,0); \coordinate (A3) at (1,1); \coordinate (B) at (1,0); ...
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LaTeX - mdframed shadow color/opacity

I currently have a problem with the mdframed shadow color. If I set the shadowcolor parameter to black, the shadow will actually be grey (I guess because it is not fully opaque...), as seen on the ...
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How to make slides with select transparency?

I checked out the Beamer manual and looked at 17.6 (the transparency section) but I cannot figure out how to do the following (and my lack of expertise with overlay must accent this). What I want: I ...
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Stencil images in PDF [duplicate]

Is there a way to use black-and-white images in a PDF as transparency masks for vector content? I know that I can use \pgfdeclaremask{maskname}{maskfile} \pgfimage[mask=maskname]{imagefile} for ...
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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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Baffling interaction of Asymptote and Transparency

Context: I'm trying to use Asymptote to draw explanatory arrows and comments atop a semitransparent lstlisting environment. In the course of doing so I've encountered a bizarre interaction between ...
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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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Draw a transparency gradient arc over a rectangle with tikz

Consider the following code: % DOCUMENT TYPE \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} % PACKAGES \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[margin=10pt,...
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Faulty opacity coloring in TikZ

Lately I've been having trouble with the colors in TikZ. When using opacity, the original color completely changes (red > blue-ish, yellow > green). Honestly I have no idea of the cause, but this ...
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\includegraphics PDF, color problem

I'm using pdflatex, and use \includegraphics to include content of figures from PDF. PDF are exported from InkScape. \begin{figure} [!h] \centering \includegraphics[height=3cm]{fig/SUSAN.pdf} ...
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How to set up beamer to grey out past items but hide future items?

I know about beamer's feature \setbeamercovered{invisible} and \setbeamercovered{transparent} to hide or grey out upcoming item's . But is there some way to have past items greyed (transparent) and ...
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How do you make a radial fading on top of a background image?

I have three objects that I want to superimpose on each other: Some text upon a background picture using a circle to create a radial fading from white to transparent so that it is possible to read the ...
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Beamer: transparency of a picture on section frame depending of section number

I'm a new Beamer user. The following code is there just to explain what I intent to do: Put on the "sectionpage" frames a picture with transparency, the transparency level being function of the ...
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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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Stop printing non-bold text in bold from PDF file [duplicate]

Despite everything, this problem is still occurring so I have re-opened the question. Even with: \pdfpageattr {/Group << /S /Transparency /I true /CS /DeviceRGB>>} Appended to the ...
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I need help, invisible window [closed]

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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Extending TikZ fadings to the very ends of a character

I'm having a problem with the "custom letter" that I've already asked two questions about. The following MWE illustrates the issue: \documentclass[border=4]{standalone} \usepackage{accsupp,xcolor,...
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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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Transparency inside empheq (color box)

I'm currently writing a formulary for dynamics and searched for a way to box important equations and have them coloured. The answer to my problem was the empheq package - for now. Now I'm facing the ...
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Nontransparent headline in Beamer

I have an arbitray frame with a headline that contains section names, small dots representing sections etc. Anyway, a standard Beamer headline that automatically on top of each frame. Next, I use: \...
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Package transparent, tcolorbox and tikz incompability [duplicate]

I had a problem with transparency, it wasn't show in pdf output. I have a similar problem with some tikz picture, that were not visualized well. I noticed that the problem with this two package (...
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Is it possible to add a white layer below an image? [duplicate]

I am creating a beamer presentation using the beetle color theme (gray background). I am loading eps images that do not have a white background layer and would like to add one. I do not want to edit ...
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Tikz and ctable incompatibility, gives error when printing

When I print a report I get an error: An error exists on this page. Acrobat may not display the page correctly. Please contact the person who created the PDF document to correct the problem ...
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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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Permanent Transparent Block in a Frame in Beamer

In a frame I have two blocks: the first is visible, while the second should be transparent. With \frame{ \frametitle{title} \begin{block}{title visible block} \end{block} \invisible{\begin{block}{...
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How to change white background of an included PDF to transparent

I have an external 100 pages PDF document (not created by pdflatex) that I \includegraphics page-wise into a beamer presentation. The external PDF document employs white as page color, but I need the ...
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Beamer - How to set frametitle box translucent so that backeground image can be seen blurred

everybody. I'm a newbie of beamer. I have encountered a problem as the title depicted. I've tried to search similar questions, but none of those can be applied to frametitle box. For example, \...
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Invisible and unselectable text

For alignment reasons (for boxes that align themselves on the text they contain), I currently use this command : \newcommand{\uplowtext}[1]{ \transparent{0.}TJPtjp \transparent{1.}#1 \...
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Tikz: use opacity for fill, yet leave draw (lines) untouched

When I use the tikz key opacity for a polygon in a tikzpicture, it applies to the drawn fill as well as to the draw lines. I would like to have it this way that the lines remain untouched by the ...
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Relative transparency in TikZ?

I have always wondered whether it was possible to define some sort of "relative" transparency in TikZ. What do I mean? Sometimes, you want a node to be filled in order for its content to be readable ...
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Draw a transparent box (over a grid)

How can I draw a transparent box in Metafont? I would like to have something like the legend in this graph: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:Articlecount_topten_wikipedia.svg. You could say I want ...
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transparent table cells in latex beamer

I tried almost every way I'm aware of to get some cells in the following table transparent. (e.g. transparent package) I have to use a specific background-image in this talk. \documentclass[hyperref=...
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TikZ: Mixing color with white and setting opacity with a white background yields different results

I noticed that 25% opacity with a white background yields a different result for me than mixing 75% white into the color. Why is that, and what would be the correct way to not have opacity but the ...
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Correct dynamic transparencies of blocks in beamer using \pause and \onslide

I'm using beamer with Antibes theme and \setbeamercovered{dynamic} option. I would like to have a block whose text is shown in two different frames. Here is my first try: \documentclass{beamer} %[...
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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 2....
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radially increasingly opaque overlay ellipse with text

Say I have a pattern on which I'd like a radially shaded (from transparent on the outside to white on the inside) so that the background pattern fades to white around the text. How would I achieve ...
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Beamer dynamics with tcolorbox

How can I make a box of the tcolorbox-package appear in a beamer presentation? For exemple I want the box to appear together with point 3... \documentclass[10pt,xcolor={usenames,dvipsnames},graphics]{...