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Using chronosys package in standalone class

I want to include a timeline in a beamer presentation. To that end I wrote this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chronosys} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{first-period}{HTML}{b3e2cd} \...
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Removing border bars of a chronosys period

I'm using the chronosys package to create a frequency spectrum and this is what I have come up with so far: \chronoperiodecoloralternation{red,blue,green,green} \definechronoperiode{MyPeriod}[dates=...
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Text hide over Chronosys periode

I want to move the text of a chronoperiode to the middle of the box, but the text keep behind the box and is not visible. I tried to with tikz boxes too, but it doen't work. Do you have any idea? ...
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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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Make chronosys correctly calculate height correctly

Cronosys does not correctly calculate the height of time timeline when using settings like date=false and textstyle=\footnotesize in a \chronoevent. Can anyone suggest a work around? MWE \...
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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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Chronosys package

I have been using chronosys for a few days now, and some problems have arisen. I have modified the file chronosyschr.tex to delete the reference to a year 0 that does not exist \!chrdefaultstartyear ...
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How to obtain rounded rectangle textbox and add connectors in chronosys timeline?

I am trying to modify a chronosys timeline obtained from here to obtain a rounded rectangle and connectors such that the textbox and the range are connected with their midpoints as shown in an example ...
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Package chronosys to build timeline

The package chronosys provides a nice solution to build timeline, where events and periods are marked on a line. Here's an example from the user manual: \startchronology \chronoevent{476}{Event 1} \...
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Chronosys - Write events above the timeline [duplicate]

So I have a timeline with events that are very close to eachother, to avoid them overlapping, I would like to write events under and above the timeline in alternance. It seems that by default, events ...
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How to modify chronosys \chronoperiode and \chronoevent?

I am using Latex Beamer to create a short biography using \chronology. I am trying to have multiple lines in chroneperiode and chronevent. Also, when I add a chroneevent, I am trying to remove the ...
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Undefined control sequence when using chronosys

Im having trouble using the chronosys package: Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chronosys} \begin{document} \startchronology[startyear=1800,stopyear=2000,height=.5ex,startdate=...
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I want to reduce the space between event date and event text in in the timeline package chronosys

My code \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{chronosys} \usepackage{geometry} \begin{document} \startchronology[startyear=-3000,stopyear=-2000, startdate=false, ...
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chronosys not using only years

I would like to generate a time line, but that starts from a given month in a year and not just from January. Also the end of the time line should be able to modify such that it can be different from ...
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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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Partially transparent gray chronoevents in my chronosys timeline? Or using any other Plain-TeX, LaTeX, LuaLaTeX, or even a XeLaTex package or method?

While putting together a "traditional" timeline, I kludged together a means of coloring my boxes in chronosys, but I would like the event boxes to be partially transparent. This would allow better ...
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chronosys timeline, "month day, year" instead of "day month year" and full numeric date questions

For the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chronosys} \catcode`\@=11 \def\chron@selectmonth#1{\ifcase#1\or January\or February\or March\or April\or% May\or June\or July\or August\or ...
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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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How to create a timeline without integer number for events?

In my paper, I wish to create a timeline figure, to show what happens between "period t" and "period t+1", instead of "real time numbers" like 1978. It is not allowed in the package chronosys.
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Chronosys printing measurement units

I'm using the chronosys (http://ctan.mirror.rafal.ca/macros/latex/contrib/chronosys/docchronosys_en.pdf) package to prepare a timeline with the code below. 1) This code is printing a line at the top ...
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I have a running miktex 2.9 in windows vista, but i can't run chronosys package [closed]

I installed the chronosys package with Miktex Package Manager, but it crashes with the following at the end of the log file: ... ! I can't find file `chronosyschr.tex'. l.32 \input chronosyschr.tex ...
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Bad interaction between xcolor and chronosys package

I use the excellent chronosys. For some reason all of my colored charts became black. After a protracted debugging exercise I traced this to the use of HTML as one model in the xcolor package. Am I ...
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How to specify start and end date of \chronoperiode in a dd/mm/yyyy format

The package chronosys allows to draw a timeline with a reasonable degree of customization, without the need to draw it by yourself using tikz or similar tools. In my opinion, is the most promising ...