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Drawing sea shells using PGF/TikZ

I'm trying to draw a sea shell using PGF/TikZ. The shape of the shell is based on a set of parametric equations plotted in 3D. (Source: Math Parametric Equation for Seashell) For those familiar with ...
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Building with asymptote: file-2.tex not found, null surface

I keep getting these weird errors when trying to compile with Asymptote. I compile with pdflatex, then asymptote, then pdflatex. The error is as stated in the title. For example, when building ...
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Error Asymptote when compilling file ?

I try install program Asymptote at My computer and i follow all instructions from this, when i am compile my file like this : \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Use this form to include EPS (latex) or ...
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asymptote.sty not found [duplicate]

Running a sample code with \usepackage{asymptote}, I get asymptote.sty not found. I have installed ProTeXt which installed MikTeX 2.9. Now, to resolve this issue, I installed asypictureb package the ...
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Getting TeXnicCenter to see Asymptote [closed]

I am re-installing my LaTeX system onto a new computer, and am having trouble forcing Asymptote to output PDF files. As always, I've been following the instructions on the Art of Problem Solving ...
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Features that could not be replicated on paper (e.g. animation, tooltips)

While browsing this site, I was surprised to find that TeX allows one to produce various kinds of output that could not be represented on paper. For example, one has animation ( How can we draw ...
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Mouseover events in beamer: hovering on \eqref and a comment containing the original equation popping up

This idea came into my mind while I was listening to a speaker presenting his results in a seminar, he used lots of equation references in his later slides, however I can't remember which equation he ...
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How to use Xindy with MiKTeX?

Obsolete since end of June, 2015. As probably widely is known, the indexing tool Xindy is not included in the TeX distribution MiKTeX. Because MakeIndex does not work well with Unicode, but Xindy ...
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Purpose of local texmf trees

In Tex Live there are several local texmf trees (TEXMFLOCAL for admin and TEXMFHOME for user, compare comments and answers to What are TeXLive's four different texmf folders?), in MiKTeX I manually ...
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Create a local texmf tree in MiKTeX

In TeX Live there are TEXMFLOCAL for admin and TEXMFHOME for user pre-defined, but in MiKTeX there’s by default no local texmf tree installed, though it is useful, cf. Purpose of local texmf trees. ...
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Using MikTex Portable, TexMaker, and Asymptote from a USB drive [closed]

I installed MikTex Portable on a USB drive, along with Texmaker. These are configured properly (TexMaker uses MikTex to compile LaTeX documents to PDF's). Now, I'm trying to install Asymptote as well, ...