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Mar
30
comment Fit only the height on a node
Thanks for the tips, they are greatly appreciated! A few questions about your answer if you don't mind: 1] Why is a work-around for rotating text needed? 2] Was the 12pt padding just an aesthetic choice? 3] How does fit work in this case when you only give two coordinates... which way does it grow?
Mar
29
comment Fit only the height on a node
@PeterGrill I've updated the picture to indicate what I'm trying to do, is it clear?
Feb
20
comment Load fonts that are in a ./fonts directory
For anybody attempting this at home, the note "the trailing '/' is required" is not optional. I spent more time than I'd like to admit trying to get the Path correct until I realized that this comment in the code was the key.
Feb
18
comment Create a font table for all available characters for a particular font
Just so I understand, the check is in (glyphs[i].unicode > 0)? Great work, this is perfect!
Jan
24
comment Submitting to a journal with only LaTeX, how to include transparent images and bitmaps?
@Sigur This works well for the PNG's, and does not cause the quality to degrade nor the size to explode (as convert does). However, 1] it is not automated and 2] for pdf files it converts them to ps on import which garbles the fonts somewhere (embedding or not).
Jan
4
comment Wrong kerning after \beta on printout
@ArTourter it seems that evince may be the problem as it works with the adobe. This sounds like a bug with the pdf viewer and not LaTeX. Thanks for all the help! I'm going to vote to close as too localized, please help finish it off. I want to leave the post up so that someone else can come across it though.
Jan
4
comment Wrong kerning after \beta on printout
@MartinScharrer The problem persists on two different printers (both HP LaserJets) and printing (not creating) on two different machines.
Jan
4
comment Wrong kerning after \beta on printout
@Sigur latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf results in a working copy. What does this mean?
Oct
9
comment After a series of nested \includegraphics, some PDF viewers fail to display the image
Any idea on why runnning pdf2ps -> ps2pdf fixes the problem? Do the images get somehow "mapped down"?
Oct
8
comment After a series of nested \includegraphics, some PDF viewers fail to display the image
@percusse No change on adding [preview]. Using "first.tex" is not necessary, and any starting pdf should have the same effect.
Oct
8
comment After a series of nested \includegraphics, some PDF viewers fail to display the image
@HeikoOberdiek Thanks, I didn't realize that the markup ate the tab characters and replaced them with spaces. Is there any way to stop that?
Oct
3
comment Align an equation and a tikz picture with anchor and baseline
Thanks zeroth, while (Martin's) centering around the box itself seems more robust - I really appreciate the tikz style tips.
Oct
3
comment Align an equation and a tikz picture with anchor and baseline
Why the yshift (and how will I know what the proper shift is ahead of time, trial and error)?
Oct
3
comment Align an equation and a tikz picture with anchor and baseline
@TomBombadil In the MWE example above, that produces no effect. Is the problem related to the fact that I'm wrapped up in an equation?
Sep
25
comment Coloring a black and white PDF graphic
Very nice! Does this require the fadings tikz library? If not, is there a more minimal working example (MMWE?) that simply changes (for ex.) from black to red? I really like this example, I just want to make sure I understand how TikZ knows where the shape begins and ends. Is it in the scope fading?
Sep
25
comment Coloring a black and white PDF graphic
@PeterGrill I've added an example with the pdf from an external host.
Sep
20
comment TikZ whitespace between nodes
This is incredibly helpful in my understand of what goes on behind the scenes. Thank you! How did you determine from the PDF the rectangle coordinates?
Sep
19
comment TikZ whitespace between nodes
@Jake I also get the same result if I open up the pdf with gimp. The higher the pixels per inches (resolution) the smaller the effect, but it's still there.
Sep
19
comment TikZ whitespace between nodes
@Jake I'm using evince on a stock Ubuntu setup. I can't just put a solid background behind the rectangle since I like this to generalize to multiple (4) colors at each border.
Jul
5
comment Flush stacked rotated images
Thanks Tobi, I didn't even think that those spaces would count, I thought the % would eat them up. Is it better practice to put a small function like this on one line or use many %?