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accepted Polar pgfplots diagram adds additional whitespace with units library loaded
Jul
8
comment TikZ - Is it possible to draw this block diagram?
My approach in these cases is to generate a pdf “image” from the original pdf by extracting the page with the figure, removing all unnecessary content and removing the white borders, but you would need a pdf editor such as adobe acrobat for this. But if file size does not matter and you can live with content from the original pdf being hidden but accessible in your presentation, you could use the clip, trim and page options of the \includegraphics command from the graphicx package to include the original pdf.
Jul
5
comment Polar pgfplots diagram adds additional whitespace with units library loaded
Thanks, Stefan, that solves my problem. With your experience, can you tell me if this is a bug and worth a bug report? Or is there some concept I don't understand that causes this behaviour? (I tend to believe it's a bug but am not sure.)
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jul
1
asked Polar pgfplots diagram adds additional whitespace with units library loaded
Jun
16
comment Special decoration for TikZ pin feature
@cfr: Maybe my sketch is a bit misleading. I want the pin edges to always look the same, independent of the drawn angle or the given angle, and I want one style for bend left–bend right and one for bend right–bend left. I guess the TikZ internals know about the angle and start and end coordinates of the drawn edge, which would allow, if one could access them, to define the parameters in and out in the right way, or maybe spline control points or whatever. Something like out=drawn_angle+30°, in=drawn_angle-30°. Is this more clear?
Jun
15
comment Special decoration for TikZ pin feature
@HarishKumar: This would set a fix angle, but what I need is a solution that takes the angle of the line into account, so that I can define arbitrary pin angles but maintain the overall look (I know that the pin angle and the pin line's angle are not necessarily equal, what makes it even more difficult for me to find a solution, otherwise I could maybe somehow access the angle in the code and calculate the in and out angles).
Jun
15
asked Special decoration for TikZ pin feature
Jun
3
accepted Drawing arc with arrow with pgf to create a new shape
Jun
3
comment Drawing arc with arrow with pgf to create a new shape
Thanks again, @Paul Gaborit, I'll accept the answer, but I'm still interested in the reasons behind this behaviour of the arc to gain a better understanding of pgf.
Jun
3
comment Drawing arc with arrow with pgf to create a new shape
Thanks, Paul, for the working solution. Can you explain why this extra line is needed? In my example there's no visible difference but I can imagine cases where the extra line is problematic. Is there a solution without it?
Jun
2
asked Drawing arc with arrow with pgf to create a new shape
Mar
15
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
4
comment How do I write this mathematical equation?
What are the dollar signs for? You cannot use them within the equation environment. Without them, it works.
Jan
21
revised Is there a GUI, package, or plugin that I can use to create InDesign-like textboxes that contain LaTeX markup?
Added another link to an example.
Jan
21
answered Is there a GUI, package, or plugin that I can use to create InDesign-like textboxes that contain LaTeX markup?
Oct
24
comment pdfpages breaks display of small caps
More details can be found at tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=pdf-fig-chars.
Oct
23
answered Image Quality (pgn, jpeg, PDF)
Sep
25
comment Document class for designing a book
In KOMA-Script, almost everything can be configured. You can try a different basis for the type area calculation by adding DIV=7 to the document class options and then changing the number to your taste (IIRC 9 is default and smaller numbers give larger margins). Have a look at the KOMA manual (enter texdoc scrguien on the command line to open the documentation if you are using TeX Live) to find all these configuration options.
Sep
1
awarded  Yearling