Questions tagged [chronology]

{chronology} is for questions related to labelling of events with diary granularity.

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Create a minimalistic timeline with specific date (decimal date) for starting and ending points?

I want to create a timeline which looks like this: It should be possible to use a specific date or decimaldate as the staring and ending points of the timeline as well as of events. Almost like in ...
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Creating a very long timeline

Following this answer (https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/472967/211164), I'm trying to create a historic timeline ranging from 200,000 BCE to 2020 CE, but seemingly ran out of page space: "Dimension too ...
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Parametrically Sorting LaTeX Sections

I am trying to create a report with a few chapters, but each chapter with many sections. I plan to update the document each day with each day's entry being in a new section. I can do the entry either ...
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Basic timeline of 1.5 yrs with events and periods (in \chronology?)

I would like to make the following timeline into LaTeX: Updated code %I added my full preamble for proper compiling \PassOptionsToPackage{table,dvipsnames,svgnames}{xcolor} \documentclass[11pt, ...
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How do I make break in chronology?

This is my code \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme[progressbar=frametitle]{metropolis} \usepackage{appendixnumberbeamer} \usepackage{chronology} \begin{frame}{Timeline} \begin{center} \begin{...
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Event node in chronology is too big

I am using package chronology. I try to create a chronology with 5 years duration. The event node is too big, how to reduce it without changing duration. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Line breaks and multiple events on the same date with LaTeX's Chronology package

The following MWE has two problems: Events on the same day do not display properly. I don't know how to introduce a line break The second problem is interesting as it could be a solution to the ...
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tikz chronology year quarter timeline

Can tikz chronology.sty be used to create a timeline such as year-quarter. That is with 0.25 intervals between the integer years. For example, 2002 2002.25, 2002.5, 2002.75, 2003,... (or 2002Q1, ...
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problem with chronology package

I want to do a horizontal time line. I find this script: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chronology} \begin{document} \begin{chronology}[5]{1983}{2010}{3ex}{\textwidth} \event{1984}{one} \event[...
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Timelines, minus years and the year zero

I think this is my first post here, and I'll try to make it right. As a scholar of antiquity, I would like to be able to construct nice timelines of events and periods for papers and presentations. ...
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Simple Vertical Timeline with Arrows

I would like to know how to replicate the style of this vertical timeline where the arrows are pointing toward the relevant times on the line. If that is too broad of a request, it would be very ...
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Customizable Timeline

guys! I need to do a timeline for my Master's Thesis, and I am facing some trouble. I have tried to use two different packages: chronosys and chronology, but none of them is sufficiently customizable ...
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How to create comparative timelines in LaTeX? [closed]

I want to create comparative timeline as below: Date | Event 1 | Event 2 | Event 3 | Event 4 | ================================================ DDMMYY | text | text | text | text | -----...
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How can I make a (beautiful) vertical timeline for LaTeX beamer? [duplicate]

I am currently using \usepackage{enumitem} and a list to make a horizontal time line on a single slide: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Plan for 2015/...
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Simple chronology using the description environment

I'd like to create a simple chronology/biography such as those you see sometimes in books: The most straightforward way that comes to my mind is by using the description environment. But if I try ...
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Creating a timeline

I am working on my thesis and need to create a timeline similar to this: I tried Chronosys package but am not sure if this is a good choice. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chronosys} \begin{...
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Creating a textual timeline

I am trying to create a timeline and looking for the appropriate package, if such exists. I have learnt about the chronology package, but this seems to provide a horizontal chronological graphical ...
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Chronology timeline - problem with long stretches of time

This is a follow-up question to Creating a timeline with chronology. When I use the following to create a timeline: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chronology} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Creating a timeline with chronology

I am trying to create a simple timeline with years underneath the line and some explaining text above each year. I understand that chronology is useful for this. My problem is that when trying out ...
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How do I develop a complex time line?

I currently have a resume I've made in Illustrator with a time line of my work with academics on the lower part and jobs on the upper section: The trouble with it being in Illustrator of course, is ...
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Option for vertical auto alignment of large labels in chronosys timeline

The timeline \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{chronosys} \begin{document} \subsection*{Biographical cornerstones} \...
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Error with chronology and babel packages : “! Paragraph ended before \pgffor@next was complete.” [closed]

I am trying to use the chronology package in a report that includes babel. My distribution : pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/Debian) On below my MWE : \documentclass{article} \...
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Events overlap on chronology with chronosys

I'm trying to use the chronosys package and unfortunately the events are overlaping each other. Here is a minimal example : \documentclass[article] \usepackage{chronosys} \begin{document} \...
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How to use chronology package to draw this timeline?

I want to use the chronology package to draw a timeline from 2011 until 2016 where each year should be a major tick and between each major tick, there should be 3 minor ticks. I tried to implement ...
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Timeline in Beamer presentation

I'm a student of engineering and I intend to learn more about Beamer/LaTex. After a long research, I found some interesting images showing the closest style I plan to add in my work. Follow the link: ...
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using the chronology package with babel french option

I'm trying to use the chronology package and it works fine with the english option in the babel package but if I use \usepackage[french]{babel} It doesn't work anymore. I've found a solution (that ...
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Weird side effects with Tikz positioning library [closed]

I use Tikz and chronology in a paper. However, as soon as I use the Tikz positioning library, I observe weird side effects. I can solve this problem if I remove the positioning library (and include it ...
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Chronology adds arbitrary gaps [closed]

I'm trying to display a timeline in my document using the package chronology, however it does weird things. I'm using the following code: \begin{chronology}[5]{0}{30}{4ex}{\textwidth} \event[0]{2}{$...