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Questions tagged [contour]

This tag is about the "contour" pack­age which gen­er­ates a colored con­tour around given text characters. For contour plots use {diagrams} or the specific package tag.

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How do I create a “flashcards” document with a crosshatch background pattern to reduce transverse legibility?

I've been using flashcards a lot, via the "flashcards" package of Alexander Budge. Usually I print them on card stock but sometimes this can be inconvenient, for example most home-office duplex ...
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Projecting contour on the floor in a 3d plot

The contour is drawn on the top surface, I'm trying to plot the contour on the floor (A-B). \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width=10cm, compat=1.9} \begin{document} \...
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TikZ: Define a style of node that puts halo/contour around text [duplicate]

How put halo around text using the contour package as suggested in this answer in many nodes by defining a style? MWE: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage[outline]{contour} %halo around ...
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plot a data file as a contour plot in a specific region

I have a set of data and want to be plotted in a specific region. I draw the region using tikz and when I want to add the data as a contour plot in the region, I don't get the results. How can I Plot ...
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Use contour package in tufte-book title

I want to use \coutour for the title of a tufte-book document. Here's the codes: \newcommand*{\myfont}{\fontfamily{qzc}\selectfont} \newcommand{\undertitle}[1]{ \gdef\undertitle{#1} }% \...
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Filled contour plot from data set

I want to create a filled contour plot in pgfplot from a dataset mydata.dat I get a ugly picture like this: The code that I use is \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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Problem with contour plots

Im trying to run the following code \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width = 7cm, compat = 1.8} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[domain = -2:...
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Unwanted shifts of contours of characters

In this answer and this answer, an nice method of clipping TikZ stuff against the contours of some characters have been proposed: use the character for tikzfadingfrompicture and then use that fading ...
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Contour text in xelatex

I have this MWE which work fine with pdflatex \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[outline]{contour} \contourlength{1.2pt} \pagecolor{blue!30} \begin{document} \...
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My line won't break because of package contour

I would really appreciate if someone could help me with this. I don't know how to prevent the second phrase from not breaking at the end of the line. Surely, I can break the phrase on my own (third ...
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Contour AND drop shadow for text

I have this code: \documentclass[]{memoir} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{contour} \contourlength{.4pt} \usepackage{shadowtext} \usepackage{contour} \begin{document} \...
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Why can't contour text along curve path?

I want to use a font with a white contour but doesn't seems to work. \usepackage{color} \usepackage[outline]{contour} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.text} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Understanding what contour package does

In contour package, the macro \con@put is defined as: \newcommand*\con@put[3]{% \rlap{\hskip#1\raisebox{#2}[0pt]{#3}}% } But if one changes that \rlap to \llap, then you no longer get contour. For ...