Questions tagged [picture-mode]

{picture} is an environment to create simple pictures containing lines, arrows, boxes, circles, and text. Note that while this environment is not obsolete, new documents typically use much more powerful graphics creation systems, such as {tikz-pgf}, {pstricks}, {metapost}, or {asymptote}.

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How to enlarge graphical pictures made within the “picture” environment in Latex?

I am using the picture environment to make a drawing. For example: \setlength{\unitlength}{0.8cm} \begin{picture}(12,4) \thicklines \put(8,3.3){{\footnotesize $3$-simplex}} \put(9,3){\circle*{0.1}} \...
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graphs in latex

I am trying to build some kind of a tree, but in its node instead of a symbol I want to put a framebox. Also, in that framebox at a specific position I want an other framebox. While I couldn't find a ...
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pict2e: Cannot use decimal line slope argument inserted from macro

I am implementing nonstandard operators by drawing them as pictures using the pict2e package and then scaling them to fit in the various math modes. I store the picture's parameters in external macros ...
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highlighting numbers in table with ellipses

I am trying to figure out how to highlight numbers in tabulars with circles (well, ellipses), ideally not with the large overhead of tikz. Something along the following, except that I don't know how ...
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tikz scale not congruence in Tex

I have code for a figure below \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1,font=\footnotesize] \coordinate (A) at (0,0); \coordinate (B) at (0:1.5); \coordinate (C) at ([shift={(B)}]-50:1); \coordinate (D) at ([...
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Welcoming 2019 Pi day: How to draw the letter π?

First of all: don't forget that exactly 140 years ago, Albert Einstein was born; but exactly one year ago, Stephen William Hawking passed away. What a special day for science! Question How to ...
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How to put matrix in picture environment

I want to put matrix in Picture environment. I am trying this way \put(20,20){\begin{pmatrix}\end{pmatrix}} but it does not work. How can I put matrix in picture environment.
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Drawing arcs very close to segments with pict2e package

I would like to recreate this drawing only using the pict2e package, I present my progress, but I have the following question, it does not look much like the drawing except in +1,-1, it seems to me ...
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Crop figures generated by “picture” environment

I've got this piece this MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} My equation \begin{equation*} \setlength{\unitlength}{1cm} \fbox{\begin{picture}(17,5)(-1.5,0) ...
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What does (250,75) means in ``\begin{picture}(250,75)``

In the code \begin{picture}(250,75) % draw triangle \put(15,10){\line(1,0){50}} \put(65,10){\line(0,1){50}} \put(65,60){\line(-1,-1){50}} % draw square \put(100,10){\line(1,0){50}} \put(150,10){\...
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How to make a parabola and a line in picture environment?

I'd like to make this picture using the picture environment of LaTeX and I have no idea how.