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### Draw a symmetric alien head

I am trying to draw the following "symmetrical alien head": Using the mirror code from Can we mirror a part in tikz? I was able to produce the following result While the result looks good I am not ...
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### Deformation of rectangular plot

Can I deform a rectangular plot to a curved plot like \documentclass[tikz, border=0.5cm]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[red] (0,0) grid (5,5); \draw[->, black] (0,...
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### Making Linear Transformations Using Tikz

I am trying to create a visual for a linear transformation done by matrices. Here is an example of what I am shooting for: I would like to have the original gridlines in place, but like faded out a ...
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### List of all available parameters of \boxgs{arg1}{arg2} of “pdf-trans” package

An interesting box transformation I have found on the following page: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/169549/26458 is pdf-trans package. It seems there is no manual available. Only example is provided....
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### I want to print the matrix on the arrow from A to B. How can I write?

I am working on quiver representation. I want to print the matrix on the arrow from A to B. How can I write? For example: For linear transformation $k^{3} \arrow{r} k^{2}$
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### Scale, rotate and transform ellipse in TikZ picture

I want to draw some ellipses and then transform the ellipse without changing its area. I want to be able to transform the ellipse according to the following two equations; First transformation: ∆y ...
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### Draw the Ubuntu Logo with Tikz

Starting with Tikz, I'm trying to draw the Ubuntu Logo. However, I'm stuck at the begining, since I don't know how to draw the three gaps on the logo. My idea is to draw 3 rectangles and fill them in ...
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### transform shape nonlinear=true vs. accessing coordinates

I am having problems with transform shape nonlinear=true option, which can be found on page 123 of the pgfmanual. (Notice that this question was originally part of this earlier question. However, @cfr ...
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### TikZ: How to correctly scale a node drawn by “circle through”?

Here's an MWE showing the challenge when I tried to use circle through with a scaling transformation (and transform shape): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{through} \...
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### Nonlinear transformation of tikzpicture according to a function

How does one can transform tikzpicture according some shape, which is given by an equation? \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepgfmodule{nonlineartransformations} \makeatletter \def\...
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### Reflection of functions on function [closed]

is there an efficient way of plotting somehting like this: thank you in advance, cheerz
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### Apply polar transformation to a shaded rectangle

Update How can I get the shade to vary in the theta direction of the transformed figure rather than left to right? I was hoping the left to right shading in the original rectangle would become a ...
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### A matrix with breaking line and matrix transformations

folks! Sorry if this question has already been asked and answered, but I googled so hard I just can't find the right answer. I learned how to write a matrix with a breaking line, using the array: \...
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### Manipulating a polygon after few operations?

I've two polygons. The polygon have undergone some transformation like rotation and shifting. Suppose after the transformation, say as an example, how do I draw a perpendicular bisector from one of ...
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### In what sense does PGF not keep track of canvas transformations?

In section 103.3 'Canvas Transformations' the TikZ & PGF manual for version 3.0.1a points out a distinction between coordinate transformations and canvas transformations (p. 1051): Unlike ...
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### Linear transformation Coordinates

I want to transform the canonical coordinates system , i.e. whose basis vectors are (1,0) and (0,1): \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{report} \usepackage{fullpage}[1cm] \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...
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### Geometric inversion of an image (png, jpg, bmp)

Is it possible to invert an image (the format is png, jpg, bmp) with respect to the given reference circle in LaTeX? Can we transform the individual pixels (e.g. with complex transformations such as ...
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### replace betababel-code with greek letters

For years I used the betababel package to type greek text. Now I switched to Lualatex and the package does not seem to work with it, which makes sense because you can type in the greek text directly. ...
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### Can tikz-3dplot's transformation be accumulated?

It is well-known that transformations in TikZ can be accumulated. For example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,tikz-3dplot} \usetikzlibrary{} \begin{document} \tikz{ \path ...
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### Why does scaling a tikz picture cause everything within the scope of transform canvas to disappear?

I drew a tikz picture, but after scaling the picture using \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=200/(\hsize-24)], everything inside the scope of transform canvas disappear. could someone explain this? This the ...
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### “Star wars” text effect

I would like to apply a transformation to some text so that it is slanted following a trapezoidal shape, such as the famous opening text of the Star Wars franchise: This seems tricky to do since it ...
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### Adapt harvard-thesis template to B5 format

I have no really idea how to adapt the harvard-thesis template to B5 format. I found this post related with, but I don't know how to adapt it to my template: Thesis template to B5 paper size. What ...
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### Scale every page preserving links

I have a document that I want to use for print and ebook (pdf). I don't what to check line-breaks and pagination twice, so I was planning to use two slightly different configuration of the geometry ...
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### Showing different coordinate systems by uncovering in tikz?

Using beamer I want to show how different linear transformations act on the plane. I tried to do this by uncovering different \pgftransformcm commands, but it doesn't work. What would be the best way ...
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### tikz problem using \draw … to[out in] and mirroring/rotating [duplicate]

I have a graph in tikz, using \draw ... to[out=...,in=...] for arcs. It seems that mirroring and rotating does not work properly regarding the anchors of the to-node. Is this to be expected, or is it ...
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### Relative coordinates after cycle with transform

When I was trying to understand this question I discovered a strange behavior when we use relative coordinates just after cycle in a transformed path. Here is an example (the black path) : \...
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### Script to remove curly brackets around a single token. How legitimate would that be?

I work on a script that tries to bring LaTeX input into a more canonical form. One of the things I would like to do is remove curly brackets around single tokens, which could be either a single ...
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### Representing general transformations on a 3D grid using TikZ

I have a cuboid made from unit squares which in 2D looks like the following: Considering a 3D version of this (i.e. a cuboid). I wanted to use Tikz to demonstrate some of the possible deformations ...
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### Fast way to underline words and characters

I’m making a summary of definitions for Linear Algebra. I need to underline all vectors. This takes me a lot of time because \underline{u} is a long command to type. Is there a way to set an alias for ...