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tikz: draw on top of spy

I want to draw on a tikz-spy and the new line should be covering the ones copied by the spy. E.g.: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{spy,shapes} \pgfdeclarelayer{bg} % ...
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Curves extends beyond the axis limits when plotting on added layers

I have encountered some problem while I was trying to change curves displaying order and at the same time maintaining the legend entries order. The curves order was changed as expected, however, they ...
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TikZ: `behind path` Key Inoperative With Angles Library

I am using the angles library to label angles in my diagrams. I'm noticing, however, that the arc created by the angles package rests on a layer above the rest of the diagram by default, i.e., the ...
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ocg: problem using keyval

Trying to build expandable macros using ocg layers, I am facing quite disturbing issue that I am not able to figure out and so turn here for some help of specialists... I am using a macro to insert ...
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TikZ: Page with several grids

I want to create a worksheet like that on a DIN A4 paper (21cm x 29.7cm): The margins round about should be something like 15mm (plusminus); the main thing is that I get as many grid-boxes as ...
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Put text anywhere at the document

I am wondering whether it is possible to position any object like text or image on top or behind the existing text in the document without affecting it? That is to say, make an object float like a ...
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How to place header a layer above text?

I've a question regarding the placement of the header. As far as I know TeX first places the header, then the body and finally the footer. The header is therefore below the body and the footer above ...
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Properly layering/structuring a document

I'm creating a kind of convoluted document. The idea is that I begin with a certain concept, say section 1 Food Food can then be then divided into many categories section 1 subsection 1 Meat ...
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ConTeXt: Pixel-perfect figure span across a two-page spread

Background Looking to split external figures across two pages, evenly, for a seamless layflat photobook. Problem The seam between two pages is misaligned for illustrations that span two pages. This ...
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Tikz & OCG: make button cycling through different layers

I would like to have an OCG button which, when pressed, cycles through a set of OCG layers. I've tried using self-referencing OCG buttons, where each toggled the other (I tried with and without ...
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Stacking pdf layers

I am trying to display different boxes with a logo in it based on which PDF layers are active. See the image below In my example I only have 3, but for my actual problem I am guessing I need 3 groups....
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Error inserting image for layer in tikz-network (manual example)

Following the third example on page 35 of https://github.com/hackl/tikz-network/blob/master/manual.pdf I have been getting the following error below. Did I write something wrong in the code or omit ...
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pgfplots: How to set “axis on top” only for abscissa and ordinate, but not for grid? [duplicate]

I try to format a ybar diagram nicely. Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ybar ...
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pgfplots: “axis on top” will cross out ybar value nodes?

Assumed we have a simple ybar diagram including ymajorgrids. Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{...
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How to fix circles as background and write text and insert figures in the foreground in a0poster?

Please find the MWE below and kindly help me to fix my issues. \documentclass[portrait,a0b,posterdraft]{a0poster} %% posterdraft is for printing the poster on a4 size. \usepackage[paperheight=119cm,...
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How to Flatten & Secure PDF Files?

From my readings of past and somewhat similar threads, it sounds like there is no LaTeX code for creating a PDF that is both "flattened" and "secured". Therefore, I need to compile the PDF then use ...
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Eraser tool for TikZ

I am asking for a style (or something similar), let us call it ERASE. The imaginary tool works as a convenient inverse clip or eraser within a scope. The specific way is asked within the comment in ...
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TikZ: Draw in the background of tcolorbox tcboxeditemize

Based on this question I would like to add a background around multiple tcboxeditemize environments from the tcolorbox package. In my MWE the tcboxeditemize rasters remains in the background and I ...
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TIKZ: Layering Text over Text

I'd like to create a box in tikz that contains regular text, and underneath that text, another layer of text. I can create the first layer of regular text, but I'm stumped on how to put the lower ...
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select tikz layer inside path command

Is it possible to define the tikz-layer to draw on inside a path command, eg \node[on main layer] at (0,0) {foo};? It is a bit tedious to put single macros in a scope-environment.
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How to make a layer show up only in the last page in ConTeXt's letter module?

Sorry for the long explanation, but here it goes: say you have a >=3 page document, and you need to put a layer only on the last page. And yes, you have your ConTeXt installation up-to-date. On the ...
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Superimpose content to a movie in beamer [duplicate]

When using the command \movie in beamer, from the package multimedia, it appears that the movie itself appears on top of every other content, so that it seems impossible to display any content over it....
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Is there a LaTeX or LuaTeX equivalent to the layers in ConTeXt or exact vertical positioning?

I'm creating a document with complex layout of tables and figures, some need to be properly aligned vertically, horizontally or placed at some specific position. I'm using minipages and I was told to ...
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Why is LaTeX causing this font to misalign on one glyph?

I was playing around with the PF Goudy Pro Initials font on LaTeX, having recently purchased it. This font is a layered initials font, in which six iterations of the same character, typeset in six ...
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Toggle colors with ocgx - multiple buttons

EDIT: The first description of the problem was not good enough, please note the edit at the end. Here I asked about how to toggle colors with ocgx. This was the solution: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Toggle colors with ocgx

I want to use the ocgx package to create a pdf with a button that changes its color when clicking on it from red to green to invisble to red (and so on). I tried the following: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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What function does the asterisk have in beamer, '\setbeamercolor*{'?

I am working to create a style file in a separate file from the beamer .tex file. When configuring the title page with: \setbeamertemplate{title page}{ or using: \setbeamertemplate*{title page}{ I ...
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Setting order of decorations on a path

I'm trying to make paths that are shaded to as to appear as cylinders with spherical ends. I've found a way to do this with decorations. I use vertical shading on rectangles for the path segments, ...
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TikZ: Place different elements of a same path on various layers

I have different elements (say, a node and a filled circle) defined using a single path: \path (0,0) node [blue] {some text} [fill, red] circle [radius = 1]; Issue: I would like to put one ...
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Change style of individual path labels?

I am working on creating a path diagram using Tikzedt. The problem I'm running into is that the path labels on these lines that are very close to each other are overlapping with the other lines, ...
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Setting paragraphs inside \setlayer

I am trying to use layers to define a letterhead, but I am finding that text set using a \setlayers command often is set as a single paragraph, even when explicit paragraph layout commands are used, ...