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comment Set PGFplots coordinate label using ifnum
You have to do the math somewhere else not where TikZ is looking for an anchor to place the label.
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comment Parametric tikzset style with argument
Haha, nice. But it needs a few tricks in the guts to make it hand-drawn. Right now they are a little too much prosthetic-hand-drawn. I divided the curves into random pieces to perturb but still doesn't look as good as I wished to have as lines.
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comment Parametric tikzset style with argument
@renard No problem at all. It was meant to be a joke but I failed.
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comment Parametric tikzset style with argument
Can you please stop using this decoration? :P I promised to fix it for arcs but still didn't finalize it, I get embarrassed everytime I see it.
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comment Plot functions and their point of intersection
@HenriMenke Because I'm both sloppy and lucky. There must be an opening brace too but here since up to that point there is nothing fancy going on pgfmath closes the current scope and forgives it due to the closing delimiter. It's just how pgfmath decides about the precedence rules and does not keep track of delimiter groups (they are not TeX scopes).
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reviewed Close Compilation error with \@xxivpt
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reviewed Reviewed What is the best looking pseudo code package?
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reviewed Reviewed How do I generate a check-list?
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comment Examples to convince people Tikz is simply awesome!
Here is a related one : tex.stackexchange.com/questions/52542/… If you are doing strictly creative work, you cannot win. TikZ is for methodological drawing not freehand imaginative work. Actually TikZ sucks at that.
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comment pgf path decoration with corners awareness
@cfr As you know very well we don't compete here. It's a nice answer so no reason to delete. And I think I meant that way. Can you include some arcs and -| on the same path to see whether it goes through ?
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comment pgf path decoration with corners awareness
You can create a state B which always starts with a straight line in each segment. And run A once and B all the way afterwards. But there are always strange cases that cannot be handled with a one-size-fits-for-all solution.
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comment Incomprehensible behaviour of calc library with a “foreach variable”
@Kpym To show that the parenthesis is needed to switch to the right parsing branch namely oh this is a coordinate expression branch. It works just after fill but doesn't understand inside the calc expression unless it sees an explicit ( (even if you have two consecutive (( right now). That's the catch I wanted to demonstrate. Fixing the code is easy anyhow so I didn't bother to offer an alternative.
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comment create new TikZ key with code and style tags
define another key with /.store in handler and use that in the code or use \pgfkeysgetvalueof and define the value as such.
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comment Converting strings to counts
Also for floats \ifdim\temp pt>...
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comment ! Dimension too large in pgf
It should only run in Acrobat by the way. And I also only see a red circle moving towards the pitcher but I have no idea what it should look like. Have you seen it actually working?
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comment ! Dimension too large in pgf
I don't know if this constitutes for a fix because I don't know what to see but if you go to the line below Plot the pitch comment and put pts after the coords (\xscale pt,\zscale pt), it compiles. The reason is that \xscale hits something more than 1400 and without any units that 14 meters which is beyond any TeX dimension. And send my regards to the author of this code. That's some patience right there to code this all up.
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comment Which software should I use for making high quality graphs?
I think this is a duplicate tex.stackexchange.com/q/205/3235
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answered Incomprehensible behaviour of calc library with a “foreach variable”
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comment Why do people still use Postscript?
@AlexG As Heiko demonstrated a few times you can change the pen properties on the PDF code too after changing compression level. I couldn't find the relevant question though