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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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TikZ coordinate for bottom of text with raggedbottom

I know it is possible to place TikZ nodes in positions specified relative to the page, as shown in Positioning relative to page in TikZ. I'm also aware that it is possible to obtain nodes relative to ...
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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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Forcing arbitrary figure location

Is there a nice way to arbitrarily force a figure into a location in the page, in an ad-hoc way. That is, after everything is written, just tell latex where to place it without changing any text. I ...

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