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How to create a line with “radial” shading? [duplicate]

How would you draw a black line with TikZ that shades to white/transparent radially (like this) between two coordinates? Shading is possible for rectangles (TikZ documentation, Ch. 46), though I can ...
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How to plot blurred curves with PGFPlots?

I'm trying to replicate the following plot with PGFPlots: In this answer, the author plays with opacity when drawing overlapping ellipses. Is it possible to use similar code with arbitrary curves? ...
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How to draw microscope illumination light rays in tikz?

How would one go about drawing light / laser illumination rays using tikz? I would like to draw the schematic of an optical microscope illumination path. Examples of kinds of rays I would like to ...
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2-dimensional gradient using PGF

I'd like to draw a square with the fill color darkening as one goes up or as one goes to the right. So, the square should be darkest in the upper-right corner and lightest in the lower-left corner. ...
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how to highlight (with glow) any path using Tikz?

I need to be able to do this kind of highlighting (or glow) on different figures like vectors, lines, circles, arcs, but I have no idea how to do it, this is a code example \documentclass[,varwidth,...
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How to make a glowing text?

I'd like to achieve such a result, like when you apply a glowing effect to a text in an image editor. As I am already using tikz package in my document, it would be prefferable to use tikz's library. ...
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Rotate fading in tikz

In tikz I want to draw a narrow long rectangle which is faded at the top and at the bottom. This is supposed to represent a laser beam. I define a tikz fading and it works fine as long as the beam is ...
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Football following parabola and patches of grass

I am trying to plot a football following the parabola f(x) = -0.1x^2 + 2x , 0 <= x <= 20 Which supposedly looks like this Combining the football from tikzducks with blured or faded ...
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Glowing path in tikz

I want to draw in tikz a line that diffuses and a dashed path that is basically the contour of this diffused area. I think that in photoshop the diffusing effect can be done by a blurred stroke. Is ...
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Place box around text and equation

I would like to get an output where I there is a box around the equation and text like this: I tried \mbox and \fbox but couldn't get it to work correctly. Thanks for your help! CODE \...
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Typesetting figure in LaTeX

Does anyone has an idea how I can draw this attached figure?
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How to make halo around node with shading?

I am trying to do this (do not pay attention to red line above blue node and line in the node): By so far i have this: With this code: \documentclass[tikz,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Curve shading rectangle

I would like to reproduce this figure : In order to do so, I've only been able yet to do a shaded rectangle with this code : \draw [bottom color=gray,top color=gray,middle color= white] (0,0) ...
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Make tikz arrows glow

I have a tikz-cd diagram where I would like each arrow to have a "glow", where the glow is the same colour as the arrow. How might I do this? MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{...
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Refactor cuboid diagram

I have combined portions of code from two other threads to create a cuboid diagram. Works well but I want to show the lines connecting the cuboids in a more '3D' way. Some lines are now overlapping. ...