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### Chronosys - Write events above the timeline [duplicate]

So I have a timeline with events that are very close to eachother, to avoid them overlapping, I would like to write events under and above the timeline in alternance. It seems that by default, events ...
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### Milestone graphic in TikZ

This question led to a new project for a TikZ based solution: timeline The author of the original artwork has posted his METAPOST based library: blueprint How could I implement a milestone ...
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### I want to reduce the space between event date and event text in in the timeline package chronosys

My code \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{chronosys} \usepackage{geometry} \begin{document} \startchronology[startyear=-3000,stopyear=-2000, startdate=false, ...
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### Partially transparent gray chronoevents in my chronosys timeline? Or using any other Plain-TeX, LaTeX, LuaLaTeX, or even a XeLaTex package or method?

While putting together a "traditional" timeline, I kludged together a means of coloring my boxes in chronosys, but I would like the event boxes to be partially transparent. This would allow better ...
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### Creating a timeline

I am working on my thesis and need to create a timeline similar to this: I tried Chronosys package but am not sure if this is a good choice. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chronosys} \begin{...
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### chronosys timeline, “month day, year” instead of “day month year” and full numeric date questions

For the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chronosys} \catcode`\@=11 \def\chron@selectmonth#1{\ifcase#1\or January\or February\or March\or April\or% May\or June\or July\or August\or ...
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### How to create a timeline with chronosys or something similar?

I need to create a timeline in latex. This is what I have right now \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{chronosys} \begin{document} \startchronology [startyear=0,...
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### Timelines, minus years and the year zero

I think this is my first post here, and I'll try to make it right. As a scholar of antiquity, I would like to be able to construct nice timelines of events and periods for papers and presentations. ...
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### tikz chronology year quarter timeline

Can tikz chronology.sty be used to create a timeline such as year-quarter. That is with 0.25 intervals between the integer years. For example, 2002 2002.25, 2002.5, 2002.75, 2003,... (or 2002Q1, ...
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### chronosys not using only years

I would like to generate a time line, but that starts from a given month in a year and not just from January. Also the end of the time line should be able to modify such that it can be different from ...
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### Avoid @ hackery: How can I preserve spaces in a format specification when processing the specification with expl3 and PGF/TikZ?

This is a simplified version of part of the code I've been using in answers based on chronos, an attempt to create something somewhat like a substitute for the problematic chronosys. This code works ...