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Dec
11
comment Why do people still use Postscript?
@Daniel The reason for publishers to insist on PS is simply stupid. So I don't mean to praise the usage of PS. I think today it's just a matter of a nice compact way of preserving document content. However it is not to reject that PS is an amazing way of doing very very complicated stuff. You can also say you should be able to simulate a pendulum with say as a ridiculous example XML. We don't need to generalize every tool to everything. I think PDF and PS are a perfect couple in terms of how performance, portability and sophistication is compartmentalized.
Dec
11
comment Why do people still use Postscript?
@Daniel See the answers here
Dec
11
comment Defining a variable in Tikz and using it in a table
You need to put the macro involving entries of the table inside brace pair {}
Dec
11
revised Defining a variable in Tikz and using it in a table
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Dec
10
comment TikZ: Is \tikztonodes incompatible with arc?
@Kpym there is a difference between what let uses within calc library and what you get out of pgfmathresult
Dec
10
comment Is there a way to store information in something like an array
and pgfplotstable too.
Dec
10
comment TikZ: Is \tikztonodes incompatible with arc?
@Kpym pgfmath does computations via tex dimens so internally it converts everything. That's normal. In the second part of it, you do math via 0+180 so dimens are involved \pgf@x stuff. The other one only parses the number so it passes.
Dec
10
comment TikZ: Is \tikztonodes incompatible with arc?
@Kpym If I replace all macros with numbers I can still replicate the error. This something to do with a transformation somewhere. Notice that the curve is drawn correctly each time regardless of the input so if that was the case the curve should have been affected by it also.
Dec
10
comment Milestone graphic in TikZ with rectangles
@ajeh Also it is not minheight it's minimum height and width similarly. RTFM yourself :)
Dec
9
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Dec
9
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
9
comment fa-home icon using TikZ
what's a fa-home icon?
Dec
9
comment Cover/Wrapper for thesis
No problem. They do the same thing with different syntax. \
Dec
9
revised More efficient way to draw movement arrow to roof in tikz-qtree
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Dec
9
comment Plotting a chart and chart line?
You can combine tex.stackexchange.com/questions/11368/… and any barplot question with data is given as a table
Dec
9
comment Plotting a chart and chart line?
did you search this site for bar plots?
Dec
9
comment tikz overlay combined with baseline
@UlrikeFischer I'll check the (A.north) usage asap.
Dec
9
comment TikZ: Is \tikztonodes incompatible with arc?
Use arc[start angle={\n1+180}, delta angle=-180, radius=\n2] it will fix the errors but the nodes are placed wrongly. So I'll try to check it later.
Dec
8
comment tikz overlay combined with baseline
@UlrikeFischer Sorry I forgot to add \pgfresetboundingbox. One can also argue that these keys are not meant to be used together. Because if I change the rectangle coordinate to (-3,-3) in your example in the question then The bounding box is somewhere else but we are raising the baseline down. They are all ambiguous cases to me.
Dec
8
comment tikz overlay combined with baseline
@UlrikeFischer This is independent of the bounding box but in your example use as bounding box should come as the last path to override the previous drawings. However it would still not work because baseline is the outer TikZ object positioning that would still have a depth even if the inner picture has zero bounding box.