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TikZ - Is it possible to draw a line over the whole page [duplicate]

I want to create/draw a front page of a document and therefore I want to draw a line from one corner of the Page to another. Ok in the final version I want to implement some control points. But up ...
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How can I superimpose LaTeX / TeX output over a PDF file?

I have a form as a PDF file. I would like to use LaTeX/TeX to overlay my text over the form, and send the output to either a print or another PDF file. Is this possible? How would I go about it?
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Reverse coordinate system/axis in TikZ

Consider the following image: When creating a Tikz picture, the X and Y positions origin and continue as the picture A represents it. But what if I wanted it to work like picture B? I could use the ...
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Transforming coordinates, so (0,0) from tikzpicture is put in the desired place of the page

In tikz I can perform absolute positioning, e.g. (current page.center), but how I can specify/transform the coordinates, so (0,0) within tikzpicture will end in well-defined place like center of the ...
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TikZ full page with absolute node positioning

I am new to tikz and trying to learn how to use it to draw a full page cover page for a report I am writing. I have successfully changed the margins and can render to the full page, but I am ...
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How to write information on the bottom left of the page?

I wrote two papers in latex, and on the last page, I want to add the following information to the bottom left of the page. university Name Field of study www.rt.de Eone by: My name E-Mail-Adresse: ...
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How to place nodes in an absolute coordinate system in tikz

Edit: The example I originally gave was quite flawed - I'll leave it there but the second part is the bit I'm really struggling with. Original Question A similar question to this thread but I'm not ...
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How can I draw a TikZ picture in the top left corner of an A4 page disregarding printing limitations?

I'm after a way to draw an oval that is in the centre of my page and touches all sides of the A4 page. I need it to happen many times as I'm drawing a complicated graphic. So far I have been hindered ...
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Center text in minipage along page center

For a one-page bulletin, I need some text and a logo on the end of a page. I've gotten first results with using minipages so far: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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How to keep tikzpicture minipages in position?

I found these pretty boxes on texample.net: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,snakes} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} % % Define box and box title style \...
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Setting the height or position of a block in tikzposter

I have two poster in tikzposter and would like to hang them next to each other. Each poster has three blocks. I would like similiar blocks to have the same position on both posters. How can this be ...
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RFC: Node relative coordinate system in TikZ

I was dissatisfied with the implicit degree anchors TikZ provides for nodes (i.e., (node.30)). I often want to start an path at 30 percent from the left at the lower border of a node. This is of ...
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Assigning coordinates in TikZ

I use TikZ to draw arrows and labels on maps, generated from other applications. A minimal example with a global mercator projection might look like this: \documentclass[]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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CircuiTikZ: How to create professional wiring diagram borders?

Assumed we have this Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{circuits.ee.IEC} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[circuit ee IEC] \draw (...
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How to keep section heading on the same page as a floating image in a landscape layout without getting kicked to the next page?

I need to set up a landscape layout (preferably an environment) for one page in conjuncture with an image scaled to the page's width, and there must be a chapter heading always sitting on the same ...

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