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I'm just a single point on a complex plane. I'm not the strongest species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. I always feel restless despite being in the safe zone. You can't teach me anything, but you can stimulate me to think! I am a detail-oriented analyst and interested in almost everything. Consistency, optimization, best-practice, & perfection are always my first priority in mind! Therefore by my questions & answers you'll fully recognize me. I can tell you more but then I have to kill you.

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For every problem, there is always a solution that is simple, neat, but wrong.

Best practices

  1. Use pdflatex \input{filename} instead of pdflatex filename.
  2. Don't specify the file extension in \includegraphics.
  3. Divide your project into a main & smaller input files & compile the main with pdflatex.
  4. Put each code snippet 4 either drawing a diagram or making a table into a standalone input file & compile it to produce a PDF.
  5. Define global macros 4 often-used materials, put them into a separate package thereby changing the macros in one place will effect the whole document.
  6. Remove unnecessary packages.
  7. Don't mix different series, families, font size, & shapes, ESPECIALLY IN ONE SENTENCE.
  8. Obey.

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Oct
21
comment Plot sine curve inside tikz file
I used ImageMagick.
Oct
20
revised Plot sine curve inside tikz file
Removing the fog.
Oct
20
answered Plot sine curve inside tikz file
Oct
19
comment Is there a formula to determine the maximum value arcsepB such that the arrow head looks best?
@percusse: it will be easier to understand if you provide me with a real code as opposed the sentences.
Oct
19
revised Is there a formula to determine the maximum value arcsepB such that the arrow head looks best?
added 246 characters in body
Oct
19
asked Is there a formula to determine the maximum value arcsepB such that the arrow head looks best?
Oct
19
answered Why is tikz cycle behavior different as compared to restating starting point?
Oct
18
comment How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
I think you should use \varepsilon instead of \epsilon to exactly conform to the question's screenshot.
Oct
18
revised How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
Reproduce the attached images using ImageMagick.
Oct
18
comment MikTeX: How to run pdflatex from cmd prompt on Windows 7 compared to Windows XP?
I have no problem in using TeXLive or MikTeX in Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.
Oct
18
revised How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
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Oct
18
comment How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
@AméricoTavares: With an additional package, we can compile PSTricks code with pdflatex. But in my opinion, compiling each standalone diagram with xelatex (slower) or latex-dvips-ps2pdf (much faster) to get a PDF output and import these PDF diagrams in your main TeX input file compiled with pdflatex is a better approach compared to mix the diagram codes and text contents in a single TeX input file compiled with pdflatex.
Oct
18
comment How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
"Do-it-for-me" questions are also interesting for some users especially when no other questions are interesting.
Oct
18
comment How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
@AméricoTavares: As a result, we have to draw the middle arrow manually using two steps.
Oct
18
revised How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
added 2768 characters in body
Oct
18
comment How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
The sad news is that ArrowInside is not available for psarc. :(
Oct
18
answered How to draw these diagrams (closed contours) using TikZ or PSTricks?
Oct
18
comment Can we use a single frame to create the following effect?
Which is the most appropriate among \uncover, \only, \onslide, etc for my problem above?
Oct
18
revised How can I draw these polygons with shaded regions?
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Oct
18
accepted What is the equivalent for ([nodesep=10pt]{B}A) in TikZ?