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How do I add a soft/fuzzy/gradient drop shadow to a node? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Faded drop-shadow using tikz-based rounded rectangle? I would like to add a soft drop shadow to this node (holding text): \usetikzlibrary{fit,shapes,shadows,fadings,patterns,...
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Polaroid photo effect in tikz

Is there any way to make a polaroid photo effect in TikZ? I am thinking of something like this A computer font as the caption might be better in fact but I couldn't find a suitable example online. ...
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Creating a drop shadow with guassian blur

How can I add a drop shadow to a \includegraphics picture? The effect should be very minute just to be a little bit eye pleasing. I know you can use \shadowbox in fancybox package but the output would ...
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Can I have a glow around a box in TikZ?

What I was wondering is, if I can have a glow effect for a box I am drawing with TikZ. Neither search here nor the (excellent) TikZ manual returned any results. There is a circular glow option, but I ...
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How to add a transparent shadow to a block in beamer?

Here my attempt to add a shadow to a block: \documentclass{beamer} % add a background image \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{\includegraphics[height=\paperheight]{example-image}} % use rounded ...
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Including an image with a faded border

I want to include an image. However, to make it blend in a little better, I'd like to add (overlay) a faded border that doesn't exist in the figure at the moment. My attempt is to use transparent and ...
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Reuse of soft path in fading declaration? Transformation of fadings?

This question led to a new package: pgf-blur I have an idea for a fairly realistic-looking fading drop shadow, that works with almost arbitrary node shapes. This would also give a generic solution ...
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What's wrong with the fading of this TikZ node's shadow?

I'm trying to add a shadow with a faded edge to nodes. With the following document I only get a grey circle, with a hard edge, slightly below right of the node. This is a snippet form my code. What ...
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Ugly artifacts with pgf-blur and beamer (and poppler)

I am trying to add blur shadows to a beamer presentation using the pgf-blur package. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} \...
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How to make halo around node with shading?

I am trying to do this (do not pay attention to red line above blue node and line in the node): By so far i have this: With this code: \documentclass[tikz,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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\hangindent does not behave correctly in tcolorbox

I'd like to obtain a similar effect as in the picture below: a shaded box with paragraphs that are indented after the first line. I've tried to use \tcolorbox, but hanging indents do not behave ...
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Unable to use pgfshade inside bookcover

I'm using the excellent \shadowimage by Gonzalo Medina to create an image with a drop shadow. In addition, I'm using the bookcover package to create a book cover: \documentclass{bookcover} \input{...
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Strange line width problem with tikz-qtree [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TikZ borders showing through when they shouldn’t (overlapping circles) I have a strange problem with using tikz-qtree where the thickness of the lines are a bit odd. When I ...
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How do I get rid of the white background underneath my shadow? [duplicate]

I have selected a specific background for my beamer slides and I am using the theorem environment for my theorems. When I turn the shadows on for the blocks however, instead of giving me nice shadows ...