Linked Questions

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Are there other “fun” packages like the “coffee stains” package?

I'm trying to convert some friends to LaTeX and have come up against a (to me) unexpected objection: there are too few packages that support "fun" (really), to which I responded: I know there are ...
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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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Drawing Königsberg landscape showing the bridges

Just for fun, I was trying to draw the picture (which I found here): However, I don't know how to create irregular shapes in tikz. Can anybody help?
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Pirate Treasure Map

This one is mostly for fun, although seeing the TikZ tricks people come up with is often instructive. While I was looking for examples with torn pages, I ran across a few of these: Can one draw ...
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TikZ: decoration - random steps: how to get twice exactly the same shape?

I'm creating a beamer presentation, in which I use TikZ. I am making a figure, on which I would like to highlight something (using \only<> command). My figure contains an ellipse that is ...
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Beamer's (implicit) options regarding tikzpictures and shadows

While trying to use the torn page effect in a beamer document, I was confronted to an unexpected problem. If you just take the the code of this answer and compile it, you get: If you just change the ...
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How do I make a fake typewritten page and a fake medieval manuscript page? [duplicate]

Okay, I am typesetting something where there is snippets from something that is typewritten and something that is a medieval manuscript. Naturally, I think it would be funny to mimic those looks. Here'...
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Matrix image with shattered glass effect

I have a matrix whose primary dimension is infinite and want a way to reflect this in the matrix diagram itself. The following image is not what I want, but it illustrates the jist. I would prefer to ...
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torn paper problem compile [closed]

I read this article about how to make a torn paper effect. So I tried the code below, but some errors arise. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} % To generate test text \...
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Different styles for horizontal intermediate lines in mdframed while paginating

I have a multipage frame built with mdframed with method tikz. I need to frame with lines all its parts on every page. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[framemethod=tikz]{mdframed} \...