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Metapost error ! An expression can't begin with `]'

I am trying to reproduce the examples in Metapost showed here but I am having this error: ! An expression can't begin with `]'. 0 ] l.12 vector e[] ...
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Superposition of random smooth waves to user defined smooth path

I need to complete a simple task of adding some random smooth perturbations to a generally specified smooth path in Tikz, as specified by the plot together with some user defined coordinates as shown ...
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Tracing with xfig to make shapepar command

I'd like to create text/character shaped paragraphs similar to this. I've followed its reference and have been able to make simple shaped paragraphs with it, but I am unable to hand-trace any ...
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Gnuplot error without any log

I am trying to recreate this TikZ picture I saw https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/212936 (specifically the last image) However upon compiling I get a message saying that the process exited ith errors ...
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Style question: Good spacing in (display-)math [closed]

I was quite disappointed to find no recommendation on spacing in math-mode in the AMS guide, so I wanted to ask if there is some rule of thumb for spacing math like \[ x_n \to 0 \quad (n \to \infty) \...
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What format to compile animations created with tikz to (non pdf)?

I was looking at the post over at Nice scientific pictures show off. And people have created some abselutly awesome pictures and animations. That got me wondering, what is the best format to compile ...

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