Questions tagged [tikzducks]

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Conversation w/ tikzducks with chat bubble placing tikzpicture inside beamer column

UPDATE: I want to get these ducks in a conversation with each other, but I don't know how to scale the chat bubble or the actual duck. I'd ideally like them one alternating on each side and facing ...
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How to include `tikzpicture` in forest node?

How to include tizpicture, for example defined in ducks package, to a forest node? Edit: Simplified MWE with comparison result using duck in tikzpicture and in forest. \documentclass[border=3.141592]{...
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Aligning ducks and their labels in a tree

I'm building a tree of labelled tikzducks. An MWE would be \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{ducks} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} [level distance=4cm, sibling ...
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There is a TikZ-impostor Among us

There is a TikZ-impostor Among us. Background After learning about some amazing TikZ packages such as tikzducks, tikzpeople and tikzsymbols, which I let some examples below, I harvested some ...
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How to use tikzducks on Plain TeX / ConTeXt?

Is it possible to use/port tikzducks in Plain TeX or ConTeXt? As far as I know, tikzducks.sty has some LaTeX-isms as \begin .. \end environments, so it doesn't work outside LaTeX.
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Tagging an equation with a tikz duck

I would like to label and equation with a tikz duck from the tikzducks package and refer back to it later, like so: The obvious solution: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikzducks} \usepackage{amsmath}...
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Catching Pokemon with TikZ ... and why ducks matter

A very creative professor once draw this picture while teaching about horizontal throw which source is this video. Once I saw it I tried to reproduce the draw as can be seen on my own, not very ...
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A sad duck with TikZ (or TikZducks?)

I am working on my homework, which includes a little website. I like the tikzducks package very much, so I decided to add some illustrations there using the svg files generated from \duck command. ...
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How to display a duck or marmot swallowed by a darkhole

Following this question about representation of a darkhole, how could one represent a tikzduck or a tikzmarmot being swallowed by it. No animal nor being should be harmed in the process. I think ...
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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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tikzducks page numbering

How can I have duck-based page numbers, as in the tikzducks manual itself? They are adorable, and I would like to have random ducks holding my page numbers. The manual tells us how to make a signpost ...
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Scientific applications of the tikzducks

Are the tikzducks used to explain any scientific stuff? I'm currently compiling a list of such applications for an upcoming talk, so even if you are not able to share your image, it would be helpful ...
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Getting ducks in example images

This question led to a new package: duckuments There are lots of cool example pictures in LaTeX. As far as I'm aware there aren't any good example duck images ;-( Having ducks in the example ...
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Tikz externalize error when using tikzducks

I am using tikzducks for my footers, simply because I think they are brilliant. Because my document contains lots of other tikzpictures, I want to make use of \tikzexternalize. This works perfectly ...
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Problems drawing a sleeping duck

I'm trying to draw a sleeping duck, using the extremely cool tikzducks.sty. And I encounter two problems. To explain them, let me present the MWE first. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Little problem with xscale and tikzducks

I would like to mirror an image of tikzducks which has the book option. Using xscale=1 works, but the title of the book is not well mirrored. Does it exist a way to adjust it without doing it ...
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How to keep a boolean value through the frames?

My boolean variable managing works with article class or within a single frame, but it doesn't work from a frame to another, why? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikzducks} \usepackage{ifthen} \...
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"The duck pond": showcase of TikZ-drawn animals/ducks

We have tons of nice TikZ-drawn pictures on this site. Among them some great pictures of animals like cfr's cat code. But they are distributed all over the site. As we definitely miss a place to ...
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\selectcolormodel{gray} doesn't always work with tikzducks

\selectcolormodel{gray} doesn't work for the duck hair, but it works for the other parts of the ducks, why? \documentclass{ltugboat} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{ifthen}...
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Check if default value for tikz key is used

Background story: I am currently implementing the suggestions of https://codereview.stackexchange.com/a/171841/145641 How to change the line \ifdefined\duck@hair\let\duck@eyebrow=\duck@hair\fi so ...
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How can we draw a duck (in order to create a tikzducks package and store it in CTAN)?

This question led to a new package: tikzducks We have a scsnowman package but we don't have a ducks package, that's quite inexplicable since ducks are frequently used on TeX.SE (e.g., samcarter had ...
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