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Shading apply to label unexpected in matrix environment

I am trying to add shadow to node. For normal node, the shade will not impact the label. However, for nodes inside a matrix, the labels are shadowed too. MWE below \documentclass[border=5mm, convert]...
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How to increase box shadow size using tcolorbox

Here I faced the challenge to fix the drop shadow size. Default it comes into smaller shadow. But I want more shadow thickness. Please provide better solution to solve this. MWE: \documentclass{book}...
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Shadowed Horizontal Line

I'm looking to insert a \hrulefill line with a shadow. Something that looks like this: Help would be much appreciated.
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Beamer Warsaw: how to have a rounded shadow?

When I put the option \useinnertheme[shadow]{rounded}, there is this fatal error : LaTeX Error: Option clash for package beamerinnerthemerounded. When commenting on this line, %\useinnertheme[...
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Draw shadow in a better way

I was trying to reproduce the following picture: I've got the following MWE: \documentclass[border=5pt,tikz]{standalone} \definecolor{hellblau}{RGB}{18,158,181} \definecolor{dunkelblau}{RGB}{22,141,...
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How to create a shade effect in TikZ

I want to create my own beamer theme and I've got the rough code for it. \documentclass[serif]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Tikzpicture blur show up incorrectly

In the code given below, the tikzpicture blur show up with an incomplete shadow: Is there a way to show the shadow just like in the first box where the shadow encompasses the entire box like this: ...
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Tikz blur shadow error [duplicate]

EDIT: Here is the best answer for my question https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/445321/2388. I have problem with blurred shadows. Let see code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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How to make transparent box with shadow?

I am trying to make a box with shadow, but the filling should be transparent. However, my problem is that the shadow is showing through the transparent filling, see The code is \documentclass{...
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tcolorbox folding corner with shadow [duplicate]

In the manual of tcolorbox package on page 15 and 68 at the top they show yellow folded box, but if I am correct they did not explain how to make it. For example
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labels of nodes with drop shadow

in cases, that all nodes in some tikz pictures have shadow. this can be done for example by: every node/.style = {draw, fill=white, drop shadow}, problem arise, if i like to some of this nodes add ...
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How to change after preamble the color a beamer's block shadow fades to?

Thanks to this answer, it is possible to make the shadow of a beamer's block fade to the background color instead of white. As pointed out by the following MWE, the problem is, the solution provided ...
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pgf-blur shadow glitch using different node sizes and XeLaTeX [duplicate]

Here's my MWE: % !TeX program = XeLaTeX \documentclass[9pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds} \tikzstyle{blurredShadow} = [rectangle, thick, ...
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Particular headings to create using LaTeX

I would like to create the following heading using LaTeX: May anyone please advise on the code to do so? In particular, I would like to capture The color The border The shadow Thank you!
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Simple solution to add a shaded image border

I want to make a shaded image border. My current solution is using \shadowbox: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{fancybox, graphicx} \begin{document} \shadowsize=...
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Error when displaying page in PDF viewer or Printing [duplicate]

I try to print a PDF which includes some TIKZ figures but the printing service has an issue to print them. To find the cullprit we try to reduce our template to a minimum and found an problem with ...
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Drop shadow of baselined tikz node not placed correctly

I want to draw a tikz node that has as its baseline the baseline of the text around and have a drop shadow. My code however causes the drop shadow to be misplaced. \documentclass[]{standalone} \...
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Can Gaussian (or similar) blur be applied to Tikz text?

I’m trying to emulate in TikZ a title page which I’ve previously drawn in SVG. The image below is from the SVG version, where the shadowed text is achieved using a feGaussianBlur filter. But ...
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Shading in Math Mode? [duplicate]

Is there any macro or package known to shade equations in math mode like the image below? I achieved this by using IguanaTex 1.54 in PowerPoint 2010, and then shade the text box as usual. I could use ...
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Strange shadow rendering in Beamer

I am compiling a simple Beamer document in two almost identical Linux boxes (Manjaro KDE 2017.3). They both have the same full TeXLive 2017 installation, properly updated. (They have the very same ...
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Contour AND drop shadow for text

I have this code: \documentclass[]{memoir} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{contour} \contourlength{.4pt} \usepackage{shadowtext} \usepackage{contour} \begin{document} \...
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Using a fit node over a shadow to include the shadow

I've used the a double copy shadow (from this answer) to add multiple rectangles to a node. I would now like to wrap that node and several others with a fit node, but it seems like the fit node does ...
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How should I make blur shadows appear with their nodes in a Forest tree in Beamer? [closed]

A little while ago, I asked How can I make drop shadows appear with their nodes in a Forest tree in Beamer? At the time, I just eliminated the shadows and went with a shodowless tree. Later, however, ...
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Blur shadow on mdframed with rounded corners

I got this definition for my mdframe style: \documentclass[final]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{CambridgeUS} } \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm, amssymb, ...
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tcolorbox: how to put shadow to whole box with boxed title?

I'm working with tcolorbox to produce boxes and highlight answers to a document with questions. The following MWE shows the box I created, separating the title into another box. \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Tikzset style to disable blur shadow

Is there a style with which I can disable a blur shadow that was already enabled? Disabling the draw and changing the fill can easily be down with appending the options: draw=none, fill=yellow but ...
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tcolorbox and table: adding a shadow to the table without padding

I'm trying to apply a shadow to a longtabu environment (because I want the table expands to fit the available width), similar to this table (CSS): But, for my sample LaTeX` table, between the shadow ...
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Beamer: Create box with 'sunken' shadow

I'm currently using the block environment of the beamer class and I wondered whether it is possible to have some kind of 'sunken' shadow. According to the documentation you can only choose between ...
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How to customise \title to include a shadow effect on a paper?

The shadowtext package allows you to use the command \shadowtext to create a shadow behind the letters like so \documentclass{paper} \usepackage{shadowtext} \title{\shadowtext{Title}} \begin{...
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Smooth shadow of figure in beamer

I want to add a shadow to some figures in my beamer presentation. So far I have found the fancybox package. However, its \shadowbox{} looks quite old-fashioned: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{...
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Elegant way to modify <key>\.code for shadows color

Trying to add color for shadows with shadows.blur library, I have method which consist of modify the code of render blur shadow, here a MWE \documentclass[margin=2cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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tcolorbox shadow shape

I have created a newtcolorbox that has a unique shape defined by a path, and then filled as seen in the code below: \documentclass[20pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How to change color of 'shadow' around frametitle (Latex beamer)

How do I change the blue shawdow around the frametitle to a different color? Or rather even get rid of the shawdow [Solution: I used the \setbeamercolor settings AFTER \begin{document}. Writing it ...
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Adding shadow to font in beamer title

I'm trying to port a Powerpoint template to beamer, and I'm trying to replicate this font style: I am using this font in two places: Title page. This text is a paragraph (3 lines) inside a ...
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shadow in the picture

I try to put a drop shadow on a picture, so that it looks like it is sunk in the background. I only find ways to make a drop shadow on the background, so that it looks like the picture is on top of it....
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Why is the frame title height reduced, when using shadow outer theme?

I want to have a horizontal shading in my frame title, so I can put a logo on the right side of the title. To have this in my frames, It seems that I have to use shadow outer theme. the problem is ...
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Increase fuzzy shadow steps for tcolorbox

Is there a way to increase the number of steps for the fuzzy-shadow option of tcolorbox? The shadow has about the size and feather-range I am looking for but seems a bit ragged. Can the number of ...
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LaTeX - mdframed shadow color/opacity

I currently have a problem with the mdframed shadow color. If I set the shadowcolor parameter to black, the shadow will actually be grey (I guess because it is not fully opaque...), as seen on the ...
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How to apply shadowtext to a whole document

I found the shadowtext package quite useful. \usepackage{shadowtext} However, it only seems to work with parenthesis and ignores line breaks: \shadowtext{Shadow text\\ no line break} How can I ...
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Front Cover for document part 3

This cover page is building from the solution posted in Front Cover or document part 2. I am now trying to place a minipage and a logo with a blur shadow on the cover page like this: Here is the ...
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Ugly artifacts with pgf-blur and beamer (and poppler)

I am trying to add blur shadows to a beamer presentation using the pgf-blur package. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} \...
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Watercolor like shadow in TikZ

How to create watercolor-like "shadow" to highlight some node on figure, like in image below? Note that I don't need for coloring to fill a shape, nor do I need for it to have variable intensity, nor ...
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Beamer boxes with flat shadows

Is there a possibility to change the 'faded out' shadows from beamer boxes to 'flat shadows'? With flat shadow I am referring to a shadow of a single color without a gradient. Ideally, I would like ...
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How to customize shadow box?

I have the following text box: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{fancybox} \definecolor{ShadowColor}{RGB}{30,150,190} \makeatletter \newcommand\Cshadowbox{\VerbBox\@Cshadowbox}...
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Draw Shadow to a plan

I want to draw something like this picture: As the shadow is curved, i decided to draw a trapezium and then draw a shadow on it. The problem is i want the coordinates of the trapezium corners. here ...
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Drawing a hash table lookup scheme on overleaf engine with tikz package

As far as I know this is a Tikz table. Could you give me a background on how to make those fancy shadows as well as the dots between table cells? Also, any example of a similar table would be a ...
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hspace not working inside mdframed

I am trying to use \hspace to align text inside mdframed box. However, \hspace seems to not working inside mdframed box. Text in the mdframed is somehow is aligned to center. Why is \hspace not ...
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Shadowed box around the text with background color

I wonder how can I make a box around a text with a grey shadow and colored background. I can do just the shadow or just the background, but I can't make the two together. Thanks.
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Defining drop shadow as macro not allowed?

Is it really not possible to define drop shadow (with or w/o options) as a macro? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} \newcommand{\test}{drop shadow={shadow xshift=1ex}...
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Is it possible to apply shadow only to the last part of a breakable tcolorbox?

I'd like to apply (drop lifted) shadow only to the last part of a breakable tcolorbox but I couldn't find any hint for this in the documentation. The following MWE is a non working attempt. \...