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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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 draw ...
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Macros and pgfmath within put in picture environment

I am trying to put some TikZ pictures into a Beamer slide to enhance readability. The position of the TikZ pictures on the slide will depend on how much text comes before. Since there will be many ...
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Absolute position on page

I am trying to position elements absolutely on a page. These positioned elmenets use the put{} command itself. The coordinate origin should always be in the top left corner on every page, also when ...