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Jul
4
comment Is it possible to change the size of an arrowhead in TikZ/PGF?
@DanStahlke, you're right but the code you're using is now superseded. You'd better use the link in the "Update 2013-01-23" section, where that bug has been corrected. Anyway I suggest you to have a look at the new arrows.meta library from the latest version of TikZ, which is an official library.
Mar
31
comment TikZ 3 space between options and named angle in a label no more allowed
@Adam never mind! Maybe that comment was a bit misleading.
Mar
31
comment TikZ 3 space between options and named angle in a label no more allowed
@Adam you are wrong. Please test the code by yourself before suggesting to close it as off topic. There is actually an issue. I forgot to include a particular element in the MWE only, but I fixed it almost one month ago. Please, give it a try and let me know if it works or not (you have to uncomment the first coordinate to see the wrong behaviour).
Mar
6
comment Using opacity in TikZ makes the entire page become “more coarse” when printed
@Daniel, I solved the problem as explained in sec. 9.3 (MS Windows) of Ghostscript manual: When passing options to ghostcript through a batch file wrapper such as ps2pdf.bat you need to substitute '#' for '=' as the separator between options and their arguments. Thank you very much.
Mar
6
comment Using opacity in TikZ makes the entire page become “more coarse” when printed
@Daniel, I tried with -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress but the option seems simply to be ignored. The output is always the same (72 dpi) whatever value I set.
Mar
5
comment Using opacity in TikZ makes the entire page become “more coarse” when printed
@Daniel, when using ps2dpf13 is there any way to set the image resolution? I tried both ps2pdf13 -dPDFSETTINGS=/printer and ps2pdf13 -dColorImageResolution=300 without success.
Mar
2
comment TikZ 3 space between options and named angle in a label no more allowed
@PaulGessler, you are right! I forgot the coordinate <name>.
Feb
2
comment TikZ 3 space between options and named angle in a label no more allowed
I filed a bug report on Sourceforge. Even if this is not actually a bug, I think there is a compatibility issue with older codes that should be solved.
Jun
7
comment SI Unit Volt Ampere (VA) printed wrongly with space
I (and ISO 80000-6 sec.6-57a) agree with @JosephWright: it's correct to write \volt\ampere
Jun
7
comment SI Unit Volt Ampere (VA) printed wrongly with space
There's no symbol "voltampere" in the SI.
Jun
6
comment Adobe Garamond Pro (otf) with mathdesign
Thank you Paul. I see it works with the mdpgd option (otherwise it says AdobeGaramond option not defined. I was using the package with XeLaTeX). Is this not allowed?
Jun
6
comment Customizing arrow tips with tikz in order to to mimic arrows of engineering drawings
@Yves, all we need to know is that you need a 3mm-long by 1mm-wide arrow head, according to the picture in the reference.
May
21
comment Modifying `*` and `o` style tikz arrows so that they are centered at the end of line
@ManuelKuehner from the code of the arrowhead. The radius of the circle line included is 4.5\pgfutil@tempdima + 0.5\pgflinewidth (see Jake's answer for the code), hence you have to move the center by this quantity taking into account that thick means line width=0.8pt.
May
20
comment Modifying `*` and `o` style tikz arrows so that they are centered at the end of line
Ok. I'm sorry. The left extend is correct, but the right extend should simply be 4.5\pgfutil@tempdima if you want the center of the circle at the end of the line (IMHO).
May
20
comment Modifying `*` and `o` style tikz arrows so that they are centered at the end of line
I think it's not as simple as you imagine.
May
20
comment Modifying `*` and `o` style tikz arrows so that they are centered at the end of line
The exact value is 1.8pt+1.4\pgflinewidth which is 2.92pt for a thick line.
May
20
comment circuitikz 0.3.0 label relative position
Add a text label after the semicolon: \path (2,1) node [outer sep=1.3mm, label=120:\SI{1}{mA}] {};
May
5
comment Adobe Garamond Pro (otf) with mathdesign
Ok. The latest version is 2.25.
May
5
comment Adobe Garamond Pro (otf) with mathdesign
Please, see line 104 in mathdesign.sty: \DeclareOption{adobe-garamond}{\gdef\MD@default@family{mdpgd}}
May
5
comment Adobe Garamond Pro (otf) with mathdesign
Yes it does. See the readme of the package and the code as suggested by Ulriche Fischer. It is undocumented in the package manual.