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Problem in Bézier curves with pgfplots for relative negative coordinates

I attempted to plot some Bézier curves in a pgfplots graph. This works well when the coordinates are positive. See: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Local, relative, inner, intensive coordinate of one node

If often find myself writing: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node (refNode) {\includegraphics[width=5em]{example-...
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Problem with \includegraphics and long relative path and parent folder

after a long search without results I hope you can help me. Here is my problem: I can't load .pdf files with \includegraphics. The background is that I have one repository to create my frequent used ...
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How to set path in STY file as relative to this file path

I need to write several documents (mainBook1.tex, mainBook2.tex,..), all with the same layout. So basically I moved all common settings to outer file (baseSettings.sty) extension, which is pleaced in ...
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tikz incremental relative path connections

An example of the diagram I'm looking to create is: I can get close to the desired output with the following tikz: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{intersections,shapes,...
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Tikz coordinates relative to one node

Using both calc and |- would be a convenient way to refer to "inner, relative coordinates" of a node, with (0, 0) meaning node.center, (0, 1) meaning node.east and (.3, -.5) meaning somewhere precise ...
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Positioning along optical path with pst-optexp

I am trying to draw an object (per example a lens) with the pst-optexp package. The difficulty arises when I try to have this object drawn at a given distance from another object, but along the ...
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Relative vspace

I have been searching all the forums and couldn't get an answer. Is there any way to set a relative vspace in share LaTeX? Lets say in my First page, I want my paragraph to start 5cm from top of the ...
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Problems with positioning nodes in tikz

I am trying to build a box in LaTeX using TikZ. Since I want to use the box multiple times I placed it into a new command which I then include in a new node. When placing two nodes realtively the ...
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TikZ relative coordinate system

When I use the command below: \draw (apex)+(1mm,0) -- node {$h$} (center)+(1mm,0); where (apex) and (center) is predefined appropriately, then I have a problem where +(1mm, 0) is not applied to the (...
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How to create master set of slides with relative inputs for sub set of slides?

I am preparing a series of lectures using Beamer (both article mode and slides mode). My set of files looks something like this: Lectures\ article.tex slides.tex main.tex mainarticle....
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Another way to think relative overlays?

I have read these two posts with attention but.. still, there are things I would like to do with beamer overlay specifications that seem not straightforward. In a nutshell, I need to mix absolute ...
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Node relative positioning does not work

I am trying to draw some boxes on a row, each one positioned relative to the previous one. With very little luck. What am I doing wrong here ? \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Begin tikz path from other, morphed path

I am drawing two concentric circles with arrows indicating shrinking. Ideally these arrows will all start on the edges of the two circles, not outside or inside as they currently do (see figure). I do ...
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Problems using import package with included files that load packages

I have the following structure (the MWE files here aren't worth it, but they represent something significantly larger I'm working on): test ├── config │ └── tikz.tex <-- This file groups ...
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How can I achieve textpos relative positioning in a document set to absolute positioning?

This is as close as I've got, but I can't work out how to do the calculation so that textblock accepts it: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[paperheight=93.884mm,paperwidth=68.992mm,margin=...
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TikZ: Problem with relative node positions for “big” nodes [duplicate]

I want to place two nodes besides each other, using TikZs right of= placement. But if the first node is two broad, like in the minimum example below, this does not work right. How can I make TikZ ...
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Positioning nodes and calculate edges coordinate

I am trying to draw a flowchart with tikz, but I have 2 problems. The first one is about the positioning of (action5). I want that node to be left (action4) and below (test1). In my code, the node is ...
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Pgfplots: Scope inside axis environment - follow up

This is a follow-up question to this question: I still want to place an external figure inside a pgfplots plot. Additionally, I want to put some labels inside the external figure to mark the position....
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Pgfplots: Scope inside axis environment or other relative positioning

I want to place an external figure inside a pgfplots plot. Additionally, I want to put some labels inside the external figure to mark the position. The expected result should look something like this:...
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Programmatic Table Building Error

I am trying to build a variable size table programmatically. All the logic works separate from the table commands, and the table commands work separate from the programmatic logic, but somehow when I ...
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Confuse with relative path for subfolder

Sorry as maybe this question is a bit rhetorical, I have my main latex file in C:/latex/thesis.tex while i split my other chapters in another chapters folder C:/latex/chapters/ and my images are ...
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Set paperheight to (overall) textlength

The page should when the text ends. So, that there is only one "page". Don't worry. It's not for being printed. \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Packages \usepackage{lipsum,anyfontsize} \usepackage[...
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Beamer: itemize indentation with respect to the previous

I have already tried searching (here for example) but I have not found a solution to my problem. When in beamer I use an itemize environment inside another, at the moment what I get is this: I would ...