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Scribbled out crossed out text

How would one be able to reproduce the scribbling of text in LaTeX? Something like this superimposed on text: Ideally: latex code: % using the four scribble patterns (top to bottom) \bigscribble{Can}...
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Handwritten comments and annotations in margin

Is it possible to typeset handwritten comments and annotations in the margins around a paragraph like in the example below? What would be the closest approximation of this done in LaTeX?
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Create xkcd style diagram in TeX

The unique style of the diagrams at xkcd has an informative but nice hand-drawn touch. I guess they are actually drawn by hand but just recently on our partner site for Mathematica someone asked how ...
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Simulating paintbrush strokes in TikZ

I am wondering if there exists a way to simulate paintbrush strokes in TikZ when filling in a shape. So given the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Combine tikz curve with random variation

I would like to combine a curve defined with \draw with a random variation along the path. So far I have found quite some interesting discussions on tex.SE like How to draw Brownian motions in tikz/...
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draw a technical instrument geophone

Could you help to draw the geophone? \documentclass[border=5mm,tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathmorphing,patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \pgfmathsetmacro{\...
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Is it possible to draw a 3d plot as line art with tikz?

Is it possible to draw a 3d plot as line art with tikz? For example, Is it possible to draw z=x*exp(-x^2-y^2) with smooth line art style? Something like the following figure for z=x^3-3x*y^2.
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Add annotation on beamer slide, simulating hand-drawing?

I would like to add on my beamer slides something that simulate as if I had been drawing a comment by hand. This would circle, come on top of text or formulas, and allows to insert text. Ideally, I ...
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Create a zig-zag line

Is it possible to create a line like this in latex?
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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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Creating symbols in TikZ that mimic the characters in the fonts *Ultima Underworld II* and *Dungeon Master* [closed]

I want to create some symbols in TikZ. The symbols should mimic the character set of two very specific fonts. The fonts are called Ultima Underworld II and Dungeon Master. I attached some pictures ...
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crossing out whole slide with LaTeX beamer

Is there a way to draw a huge red cross (x) on top of a slide in LaTeX beamer? I want to discuss a position and then say that it is definitely wrong and mark this by crossing out the whole page. It ...
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Distorting tikz picture to look like it's a picture from a book?

Can a tikzpicture be distorted to look like it's a picture from a book in an easy way (not exporting to pdf, printing, taking picture and using said picture)? something like: \tikz[distorted=jpg] \...
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Advice on LaTeX2e diagram (possibly using TikZ?)

How could I make this diagram? I thought I could use TikZ... It would be all right for me to make this in TikZ, with some effort. The only problem is that I don't know what I should do with the CU ...
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Drawing nonuniform bubble [duplicate]

I need to draw a nonuniform text bubble and fitting the text inside of it.

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