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Unregular plot using latex [duplicate]

Is there a way tp produce a similar plot in latex
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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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How to produce handwritten arrows?

In the article Topologies et Faisceaux by Demazure, one can find the following arrows (well, it is not in the link, but in the book version): And, out of pure curiosity, I am wondering if it is ...
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Toward a Stamper Package

Imagine that you want to simulate a hand stamp on every page in some large documents. It must be an imperfect print, with random page-to-page variations in ink intensity, fading, rotation and blur. ...
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Customizing \fill and line in TikZ

How I can draw these (flexible) nodes and arrow? (as in this presentation) A MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Can a similar figure be drawn using Tikz?

How can a picture like this (not necessarily a kitten. Any simple figure would do) be drawn using Tikz? I don't have an MWE because I don't know where to start.
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Conditional using non-integer numbers

I am trying to generate fractals using affine transformations. I need to generate a random number in the interval (0,1), and depending on the value of this random number choose a function to ...
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Bloody decorations

there is a family tree from the BBC Website and I'm wondering if it is possible to use tikz decorations to create such "blood lines". Does anybody have an idea?
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Random non erratic domain in tikz

Is there a way to draw something like this In tikz, without being overly erratic like Drawing random paths in TikZ ?
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Tikz: How to indicate/display overlapping lines

I have the following simple picture: Is there a way to better illustrate the small overlapping interall of LS and LD? I know I could define this area by another line for example and use different ...
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Torn page effect

[See Torn paper: matching up the torn edges for more on this topic, as well as better illustrations of the final product.] I have a document with a lot of short excerpts from another book scattered ...
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A gift symbol with text underneath in tikz [closed]

I wish to draw a parcel wrap symbol that has text "A gift from ..." underneath. The knot should not be too realistic, as shown in the figure. The vertical rope should be removed so that text appears ...
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I'm new to Latex Drawing. Can Someone show me how to draw this diagram

Note that there is an accidental ink smudge near D and F. Your help is deeply appreciated.
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Tabular with lines in hand drawn style

According to this possibility with tikz pictures (Simulating hand-drawn lines) is there any way to get "hand-drawn lines" in tabulars?
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TiKZ: “hand-drawn” explosion

Is there an elegant way to simulate a handdrawn explosion as shown in the following image using tikz?
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Parametric tikzset style with argument

I am working on a way to curtomize @percusse from Simulating hand-drawn lines to make it parametric. My idea is to have something like: \draw[penciline={jag ratio=2},decorate,thick] (-0.4cm,-0.8cm)...

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