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Custom “computer” resp. “server” shape for tikz

Similar to the custom "human" shape resp. the tikzpeople package I'm now looking for nice computer shapes. I'm drawing some diagram showing the collaboration and communication of humans through some ...
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3answers
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How to draw a Technology Radar?

How to draw a Technology Radar? Situation and Problem A friend of mine, who is not really into LaTeX has to create a diagram which they call "techonology radar". Apparently there are no best ...
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Graphic of Richardson Number

I was inspired by the graphic Moon Synodic Period, created by Tangent Plane. I insert the code here. I tried to create scale definitions, so I could scale the graph and the text, but I'm not entirely ...
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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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Missing pst-calculate.sty (pst-optexp)

I copied the code that yields the diagram presented in this answer but all I get is the error message ! LaTeX Error: File `pst-calculate.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, or enter ...
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What would you include in a short “What is LaTeX and why should I use it?” presentation

I will give a short coffee lecture (15 minutes) on LaTeX at our institution. Something like: "What is LaTeX and why should I use it? Getting started and avoiding pitfalls." The presentation will ...
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1answer
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Drawing a diffractometer diagram

Im trying to recreate this diagram onto Latex but its sort of beyond my abilities to do so. How can I recreate this?
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What are the benefits of PGFPlots/TikZ compared to importing PDF?

What are the benefits of using tools like pgfplots or tikz directly in LaTeX compared to importing PDF/PGF generated by say matplotlib? This answer believed that the main reason is to match the plots ...
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Asymptote - non-zero values for settings.render

For any values greater than zero, I could not produce any figure using asymptote. Can someone help me, what the issue is? I tried the top answer at here. With settings.render=0 it works fine. However ...
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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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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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1answer
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Electric field lines of a capacitor

I’m unable to create the electric field lines of a capacitor shown in the uploaded picture. Could anyone give me please a hint? Thanks in advance.
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Writing code for image [closed]

Can someone help me to write code for the following figure. I want to insert it in a presentation and am not well versed with graphics?
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Using pstricks leads to the same undefined control sequence error

While scrolling through the most popular questions i found this one: Nice scientific pictures show off. I tried compiling some of the scientific illustrations provided. Found that those that included ...
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How can I improve an eccentric annular plate figure via tikz?

I drew a plate like the below picture but I have two problem with it 1) The inner hole should be improved like the bellow picture (it have color and layer) 2) Also, a number of layers should be ...

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