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Including certain graphics turns pages grey

When I include certain graphics in my LaTeX book, compile the tex file with pdflatex and then flatten the PDF, all the text on pages with either png or pdf graphics ends up grey instead of black. ...
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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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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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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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Using opacity in TikZ makes the entire page become “more coarse” when printed

In my document, some of the figures uses opacity. In the PDF viewer, everything looks fine, but when I print the document, the pages in which these figures appear become more "coarse"; the text looks ...
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Problem with opacity in pgfplots when using pstricks package

Can anyone tell me why doesn't opacity work in pgfplots when I include the package "pstricks" and how could I fix it? See for example the code below: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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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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Good way of ignoring \draw, \fill or \node

I know three ways how to "ignore", or at least "hide" something in TikZ using [...] or \tikzset{bla/.style={...}}: [draw=none] (works like charm for \draw, but doesn't work for node contents; ...
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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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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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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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Text reflection effect

How could I achieve with LaTeX a trendy text reflection effect as the following one?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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\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 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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PSTricks transparency does not work with MikTeX's XeLaTeX

I use MikTeX and have updated all packages several minutes ago. The problem is that XeLaTeX produces a weird result where the transparency parts become opaque. It is not caused by preview as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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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Using opacity in TikZ causes strange rendering in Acrobat.

I have a problem using opacity in TikZ. Whenever I use it somewhere in a picture, I get weird side-effects: colors in (some) other parts of the documents are changed apparently randomly and it makes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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); ...