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Draw dotted background [duplicate]

I saw this diagram on an exam paper and noticed that it was too clean to have been made in the usual MS Word program. So I figured that it may have been made in either TikZ or PSTricks. What stood ...
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Poisson disc sampling implemented in luatex

In this answer by @Jake to the question Filling specified area by random dots in TikZ I learned about the poisson disc sampling technique to generate nice looking random patterns. Jake's answer ...
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Filling an area with a pattern between two curves (without an equation)

How could we add the cross-and-dash pattern as the following figure? Part of my code so far is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[...
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How to have a real random pattern?

How to have a new recalculated random pattern? This one is the same translated everywhere. Edit I perfectly understand that the pattern is calculated once and drawn several times after. My question ...
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How to draw a rectangle filled with random size circular pattern?

I wish to generate a rectangle with circular features present within (to represent water particles), something like this: Which shows that the incoming radiation decreases with distance (as expressed ...
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Fill an ellipse with random dots

For a paper, I must draw an ellipse, which is filled by random dots in a coordinate system. Of course it isn't a problem to draw an ellipse and the coordinate system. Also I know the function "rand" ...
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Tikz fill double line with pattern not with color

I'd like to fill the inner of a double line path with different patterns: hatch, random dots, Poisson discs, grid. Consider following hexagon, where I would like to fill the inner of the edges. \...
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density wave with pgfplots

For a presentation on the human hearing I need to create a sketchy diagram representing the behaviour of the air particles when they are passed through by a pressure wave. Something like this: Can I ...
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Monte Carlo Method Drawing

I would like to produce a Monte-Carlo-Plot with tikz and pgfplots, similar to this: I've already tried to adapt from this thread: Filling specified area by random dots in TikZ I've tried defining ...
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How to randomly fill an area with daisies in TikZ

As in this question I would like to randomly fill an area, but not with simple dots, with more complex shapes (daisies). Here is what I've done so far (suggestions for more beautiful daisies are also ...
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Aggregation states in Tikz: draw random circles and connect them randomly

Hey TeX Stackexchange! I have have a problem with a \tikzpicture in my beamer presentation about nuclear fusion. I want to show a graphic with all four aggregation states including plasma as the ...
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drawing simple maps with TikZ: filling areas

I'm a big fan of TikZ and I've used it a lot to make technical diagrams, but I've recently started gaining interest in a more artistic usage, namely drawing maps. As far as I can see, there's not ...
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How to do particle displacements in latex or tikz?

Hey guys I currently don't know how to do the compression and rarefaction particle displacements. The top part of the image should be fine and I've done it in tikz but it is the bottom particle ...
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Random dots with noise component

I wonder how to fill specified area by dotted points.I want to fill the green area with green random dots, and instead of the red area i want to fill it with red random dot, and the white area with ...