Questions tagged [hobby]

a package constructing curves through a set of points by means of the John Hobby’s algorithm.

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Hobby path realization in convex hull approach

Motivation In the answer Highlight a group of nodes in a tikz tree, Jake suggested combining the convex hull approach from padded boundary of convex hull with the hobby path and I was really ...
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Error with hobbyconvexpath

The hobby examples given on TEX.SX don't seem to be working with texlive 2013 (at least for me. For example, copying an MWE produces an error: \documentclass[tikz,border=2bp]{standalone} \...
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Where in the world is tikzlibraryhobby.code.tex?

I was trying to reproduce Claudio Fiandrino's answer to How can we draw a Hannukah Menorah with decorations, using TikZ?. However, I do not have the hobby package by Andrew Stacey in my local ...
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How to make a portion of curve red using TikZ?

I want to make the the closed loop part of the figure by "ultra red" color only and the other part by blue. (from (2,0) .. (0,0.93) .. (-0.93,0) .. (0,-0.93) .. (2,0)) \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Plot using Hobby

Help me to plot the following plot using Hobby. I have tried to plot it. My code is \begin{tikzpicture}[use Hobby shortcut] \draw (-.3 ,1).. (0, 0) .. ( 1.2 , 0 ) .. ( 0 , 0 ) .. (-.3 ,-1); \draw (...
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Problem with Round Cap arrow tip and [blank=soft] option (from hobby TikZ library)

I've just found out the Round Cap arrow tip and I wanted to use it to improve a previous answer of mine. But it doesn't do what I need if there is a [blank=soft] option (from TikZlibrary hobby) in a ...
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Error message with hobby package

I am trying to use the hobbypackage with this minimal example from the manual: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{hobby} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=.5,use Hobby ...
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latex3 update breaks tikz library hobby [closed]

I'm using TeX Live 2015, after the latest tlmgr update --all, I get the following Error message: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! LaTeX error: "kernel/command-not-defined" ! ! ...
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hobby: using tangency information at a point when drawing paths

Consider the following minimum not working example, where the first figure is drawn using "standard TikZ" methods, and the second using the hobby package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern}...