Questions tagged [shading]

The shading operation consists of letting a background picture be rendered with different gradients of colors or light/dark. The {shading} tag is related to questions in which a shade operation is required.

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Coloring a world map

I'm trying to create a graphic with tikz on latex/overleaf of a world map based on regionally disaggregated data, so I want e.g. all countries that belong to Eastern Europe to have the same colour, ...
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tikz radial shading starting in corner and staying circular

I am trying to reproduce a shading similar to the following picture: As you can see, the shading starts in the upper left corner and the rings of colors are circles. However, the shading also ...
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Transfiguring an Image with Multiple Tikz Shading Angles

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \textheight=10in \usepackage{tikz,graphicx} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[opacity=0.5, inner sep=0pt](A) at (0, 0) {\...
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How to achieve shading in matrix columns and rows [duplicate]

In the matrix multiplication operation, I want to shade row and columns (light blue) and the resultant as shown in the figure below: How this can be done in latex? I know how to make matrix in latex (...
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Tikz shading: understanding the position of color placement

This is a follow-up question to another one I asked here. I feel like that other question still needs a proper answer, and hopefully this current more specific question will help achieve that. The ...
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Tikz gradient with 3 or more colors using pgfdeclarehorizontalshading

I am trying to get a gradient to work with 3 distinct positions by using \pgfdeclarehorizontalshading. I have read the docs here and it seems rather straightforward that the different colors should be ...
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How to Automatically Overlay a Title of a Different Color onto Itself

I would like to be able to overlay a title of one color onto the same title of a different color to achieve a different effect; and I would like, if possible, to do this automatically without creating ...
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Filling area bounded by several lines and adding a text

I'm very new to Tex and trying to draw a graph using tikz package. So here's the code I wrote \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \ifx\du\undefined \newlength{\du} \fi \...
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how can I make that the shaded part is a little lighter than the rest?

I want to draw one figure as follows but how can I make that the shaded part what I marked in red is a little lighter than the rest? or use dashed line for that part? my MWE is as follows \begin{...
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How to Shade Tikz Arc Just as I Did to Circles

I want this arc shaded just like I did to the Circle. \documentclass[border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[font=\small] ...
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How to shade energy levels

The levels are generated using this block of code \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgf} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.callouts} \tikzset{ level/.style = { ultra thick, blue }, ...
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Tikz. Radial shading of a disk

I'm trying to create a ball similar to the image So I've used the following tikz code \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepgflibrary {shadings} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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Pgothic Title-Shaded st-Words Compiled with Lualatex in Which a Round 's' is Desired

Consider the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{pgothic} \newcommand\titleshading[3]{ \newcommand\xoffset{0.3} % Horizontal positioning of the colored ...
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Incorporating Multiple Title Color Shadings into a Document

Consider the following code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{pgothic} \newcommand\titleshading[3]{ \newcommand\xoffset{0.3} \newcommand\yoffset{-0.25} ...
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Drawing a part of a cylinder

Here is the drawing I want to draw: I want to draw this part of the cylinder and a square with internal shading (I do not want the dotted line inside the square, it was a typo) Can someone help me in ...
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This Code for Color Shading of Text Works with Pdflatex but Not Xelatex

Consider \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{scalerel} % For Vertical/Horizontal Stretch of Letters \usepackage{pbsi} % for bsifamily font. \newcommand\...
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Shading a heart

I want to draw and fill the below heart with TikZ package. I use the shading option for the whole heart or two semi-heart curve. It seem the heart divided! Please help me correct the suitable shading ...
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Changing the Text Color in a Shadowed Title

I am trying to add some shading to a title by modifying code presented in Drop shadow for text in PGF/Beamer Consider the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \newcommand\...
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surf, shader = faceted interp bloats figure

I tried to generate a 3-D figure in Latex using tikzpicture and pgfplots. Here I can vary the shader between shader = interp and shader = faceted interp (see line 74). The resulting filesize of the ...
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How to shade overlaps of multiple circles?

I am trying to create in tikz an image like this illustration of the winset of the Q in two-dimensional space (drawn in Inkscape). The code below draws the circles as nodes, since that seems to be ...
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Clipping issue with TikZ fading

Following Issue with fade-no-fill.sty, I wanted to try implementing @hpekristiansen solution. I’m giving a more complete code here because I have text nodes on the paths actually. \documentclass[tikz]{...
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Issue with fade-no-fill.sty

I’m trying to have colour gradient on path, and discovered fade-no-fill.sty, which latest version seems to be https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/567029/56823. It works pretty well, but I have two small ...
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Adding a TikZ canvas in standalone to solve Adobe shading problem

I generated some pictures which, tragically, my linux-Acrobat Reader plugin does not open due to the shadings. Only evince, okular, and light readers do, which solves the problem for me, but not for ...
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Tikz, parametric fill color (Goal: half color wheel with different colors)

My goal is to create a half color wheel in tikz looking something like that: The code I used to produce the above picture is based on: \shade[shading=color wheel white center,opacity=.3] [even odd ...
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How to fill this region in tikz

How to draw this figure in tikz The two closed curves shown can be any irregular closed curves (they may or may not look exactly like in the picture); also, the area around the point x can be a ...
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pgfdeclarehorizontalshading: Why are some color combinations resulting in no shading?

The following displays no shading, it actually draws nothing: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \pgfdeclarehorizontalshading{myshade}{100bp}{% ...
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Shading parts of a graph

Although the header looks similar to this question, we could not find anything related to what we want in that answer. we would like to thatch shade a portion of a graph ( graphs with vertices and ...
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TikZ: black hole lensing effect

I am trying to draw a black hole in tikz, and then overlay it on a real astronomical image with stars in the background. So I take a real image and then plug in a black hole in between the stars, and ...
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beamer > beamercolorbox > Text with Shadow or Glow

This is a "fun" project. I want to create a beamer presentation with a fancy title frame. The goal is to have a black title frame with "bight colorful" text on it that looks like ...
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Shade an area on one side of the curve with the boundary of the irregular shading

I need to recreate this graph, with those shading on both sides of the curve, both with the line pattern down the curve, and the shading up the curve. Note that both limits of the shading are not ...
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Shading only the background of title block in the title page with a particular beamer theme

Is it possible to only shade the background of the title box in the title page in a theme like Madrid? I tried using \setbeamercolor{title}{use=structure,fg=white,bg=blue} but that only allows me to ...
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Background color for text, allowing footnotes and figures

I am writing a book-like set of classroom notes using the memoir documentstyle. I would like to set off some pieces of text as 'digressions" by using a background color: I've tried two solutions, ...
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Hi, fairly new to LaTeX, I have a few problems with a graph that I am trying to draw in tikz pictures with pgfplots. They are listed below

Problems: 1) I want to remove the pesky grid lines from the bar plot. 2) I want a separate bar plot some distance from the others with the labels n and n+1. Similar to picture 1 ...
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Shading in Tikz not working in Plain Tex

Shading is not working on my Plain Tex code. I use xetex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode in TexStudio. No error message or warning. However, the code works on LaTex. Could anyone help check ...
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Filling optical spectrum curve with color gradient

I have some difficulties creating a plot where the area between the curve and the x-axis is filled with a gradient. I want to plot an electromagnetic spectrum and I want the color gradient to ...
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How to color a region of the graph?

I would like to color the region above the parabola, I found some suggestions here, but I couldn't adapt. My code is \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \tikzset {...
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Shading with polar curves when using tikzfillbetween

I am currently trying to depict a portion of a ring which got distorted at one point. To this end, first I am plotting two curves into polar coordinates, then I am using tikzfillbetween command ...
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Tikz: Shading a path – fade-no-fill.sty does not work as previously (Oct 2020)

I have coloured some paths in a radial drawing of a network graph with a colour gradient. A picture of my document compiled in January 2020 shows what it should look like: To achieve this effect I ...
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removing spaces between shaded frames and within it

I have written a a few latex lines to mimic the shaded boxes shown in the below picture: However, my result so far looks like the following: which doesn't look completely like the above image. My ...
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All functional shadings render out as pink

I am looking into the possibilities of \pgfdeclarefunctionalshading for the first time. I found this post on TeX.se and tried pasting its MWE into my LaTeX editor (MacTeX 2020, up to date, run through ...
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Distort a complex shading

I am trying to recreate an image in TikZ. What's below on the left is the original, and what's below on the right is my work thus far. Here is an MWE that will generate my present result: \...
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TikZ: Shaded, Nested, Inverted Cones (Related Rates Diagram)

I'm reading about related rates (differential calculus), and I'm currently working on the inverted cone water tank problem. In the textbook I'm reading, there exists this rather nice diagram of the ...
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Shading whole portion of tikz figure

Is it possible fade/shade the bottom of this figure into white? \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \usetikzlibrary{tikzmark} \...
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Column shading, alternative to xcolor package

I want every second column in my table to have a shading for improved readability. I have used the xcolor package \usepackage[table]{xcolor} using the command \cellcolor[gray]{0.9}. It works, but it ...
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Defining color in block of diagram

Can someone help me to define this color with \pgfdeclareradialshading \pgfdeclareradialshading{spherelavander}{\pgfpoint{-0.8cm}{1cm}}% {rgb(0cm)=(0.6313,0.6196,0.7411); rgb(1.5cm)=(0.47,0.41,0....
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How to increase space above & below \tcolorboxenvironment for theorems?

The following source uses the \tcolorboxenvironment{theorem} environment (from the tcolorbox package) to shade the background of the theorem environment, where thmtools has been used to define the ...
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How can I make a consistently transparent fade, disregarding what has been drawn below?

] In my code, I have a path that uses a custom fading that has been defined previously. It is supposed to fade the current scope's border, but, as you can see, that only happens when there is only ...
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Beamer background color is not set when using XePersian

The background color is set when using XePersian and Beamer. Minimal code: % !TeX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}[vertical shading][bottom=blue!50,top=...
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TikZ: rotating scope changes the shading, but not how you'd expect

It is my understanding that the shading in the following code is applied after the scope transformation. \documentclass[varwidth,margin=0.5cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \...
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How to shade outside of a rectangle inside another rectangle

please help me to draw this diagram. I am mostly stuck with the shading part. Please help.

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