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Sep
24
comment Draw arrows ending at half circle
What about starting the arrows from the circle using polar coordinates?
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@DanStahlke, you're right but the code you're using is now superseded.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}}