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Filling specified area by random dots in TikZ

I want to reproduce the following diagram in Tikz. LaTeX code of my MWE is below: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [-latex, thick] ...
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tikz: Distribute evenly and randomly circles

I want to fill a part of a picture with more or less evenly and randomly distributed circles which should not overlap. It would be okay if circles are only partly inside the shape. The density should ...
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How can I make a diagram with lots of colored circles?

How can I make a diagram like you see below?
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How to use special colour in LaTeX

I am trying to code the above picture, especially the dots inside the rectangle. This is my current code, but it does not look like the intended figure. How can I change my code to obtain the desired ...
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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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1answer
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Bend 3D cylindrical object

I am trying to draw the following image with TIKZ. My question is that, is it possible to bend 3D objects in TIKZ. I would like to bend the cylinder object in the code that I have given below and ...
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Drawing circular paths in random locations (TikZ)

How can I draw circular paths as shown below in random locations (randomly spaced in the x and y directions)? MWE: \documentclass[border = 0.12cm,tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{decorations....
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Tikz - Filling a node with random smooth, closed shapes

I am trying to create the following illustration. Using Tikz, I managed to achieve a partial effect as shown below (please ignore the dimension mismatches). The code I used (MWE) for arriving thus ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Randomly distributed, randomly rotated and non-overlapping text

I am trying to generate a page with randomly distributed and randomly rotated text and the code here does the job well. But it causes overlapping of text (I am using devanagari alphabet --- there are ...
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Problem with Dense distribution

What is poisson.sty? and how can i fix this problem because I want to run the below code but there is an error ( poisson.sty not found) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{poisson} \...