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How to Produce a Transparent Image with Xelatex

I compile the following code with pdflatex (which works fine)--- \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,graphicx} \usepackage{transparent} \begin{document} \begin{figure} [!htb] \centering \...
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Document not rendered correctly in Acrobat

I'm creating a document with an image I want placed in the background. But, I want to partially cloud out the background image. My code works as desired. The problem is how it is rendered in ...
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Rendering a PDF file, and/or converting PDF to PNG, with anti-aliasing and transparent background

I am trying to convert a LuaLaTeX-generated PDF file to a PNG file with anti-aliasing and a transparent background (white text on a black background). I have also posted a question here to see if ...
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How can I control the transparency inside a pgfplot?

I am trying to plot a 3D scatter plot with a decision boundary and I'm trying to put the cyan plane above the blue points but they end up on top instead, I've tried modifying the opacity and ordering ...
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How to Restrict the Circular Span of a Radial Fading Tikzpicture

Consider the code \documentclass{book} % Code can be compiled with Pdflatex or Xelatex \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \definecolor{darkamber}{RGB}{213,54,0} \definecolor{sunriseyellow}{...
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How to set text background transparency with leaflet?

I am trying to set a semi-transparent background for some text, so we can see the image behind it. To do so, I am using tcolorbox. However, it seems that I can not get it working with the leaflet ...
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\pgfsetfillopacity fails to work with mathematical fomula

I'd like to make some transparent effect with \pgfsetfillopacity(from tikz). It works all right with common text, but fails to work with mathematical fomulas, as the following fraction showes: number ...
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Producing PDF/A compliant illustrations

I'm trying to produce a PDF/A-compliant thesis which containts several illustrations made with inkscape and exported to pdf. When I check the output with veraPDF, it keeps complaining that my images ...
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Background of standalone tikz is not transparent [duplicate]

I am trying to export the following as pdf and somehow the background is always white and not transparent. Any ideas how to solve that? Even the following minimal working example doesnt work. \...
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Changing PDF blend mode (transparency) in LuaTeX node list

How can I set transparency/opacity in LuaTeX node list processing? In my case I'd like to set the blend mode for a rule/rectangle. I tried the following: % !TEX TS-program = lualatex \documentclass[...
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Using a tikzpicture disables opacity for first \BgThisPage. How can I fix this?

In a book PDF, I am using various images as the background on several pages. On some of these background-image pages, I want the image to be semi-transparent; therefore I am using an opacity setting ...
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How can I make the part of the past cone transparent, so that the picture looks 3d?

I recently started with tikz and I am absolutely clueless how I can make the labeled part transparent! I hope someone can help me. Thanks in advance \usepackage{tikz,tikz-3dplot} \tdplotsetmaincoords{...
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Make an \item (or block) permanently transparent on all frames/subframes

I believe this question has been asked two other times, but there have not been any satisfying answers. Permanent Transparent Block in a Frame in Beamer Permanent transparent block I think previous ...
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Transparent color in beamercolorbox

I am using a template style for my beamer presentation. It has the nice feature of two color bars at the top and bottom. I would really like to make these bars somewhat transparent. I tried to change ...
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How can I make a standalone image with a transparent background?

When I try to make a PNG image using TikZ by using the convert option for the standalone class, I cannot figure out how to make the background transparent. I seem to recall some years ago that this ...
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Does PDF version 2.0 support image transparency with Lualatex?

I tried to insert an image (from here) with transparency like the one below in a PDF version 2.0. The problem is that the transparency of the image in question is not well managed. Without explicitly ...
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How to add transparent gray rectangle borders to a plot?

I saw a plotting style that I really like and I am trying to recreate it. I am having troubles getting that crisp style and am having problems with the semi-transparent gray borders. I tried to ...
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Color and Transparency of a Figure in Adobe Acrobat

I usually use TeXShop in Mac to make a document, and I had a problem with figures: The color and fonts are weird when I open the PDF file with Adobe Acrobat. I found a lot of questions and answers ...
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How to clip text from a drawn rectangle in Tikz?

Rather than defining a specific color for some text in a drawn box, I want the text to be clipped from the box so that the paper color is visible. Here's the MWE: \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{...
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TikZ, transparency and PDF/A

So I am trying to validate my document as PDF/A, and I'm almost there. The last remaining problem concerns graphics generated by TikZ. Consider this MWE: % !TeX program = lualatex \documentclass{...
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How to set the background color to transparent in Asymptote (in a LaTeX file)?

I'm trying to draw an Asymptote image in a LaTeX file. I want the background of the image to be transparent (to see the page color). How do I do? I use pdflatex. In the MWE I draw a sphere and the ...
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define colors for colormap with opacity

Is there a way to define colors using \definecolor for pdflatex with transparency similar to this approach?
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How to create punch holes with TikZ?

I use a tcolorbox as background for my pictures. The final color is not decided yet. Currently it's green!5!white. One of the pictures shall show a type of pattern like punch holes in a piece of paper....
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Opacity does not work on first page

Look at this example: %! TEX program = xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \AddToHook{shipout/background} {% \begin{...
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Problem with Transparency in beamer appears black

All was working perfect, I just Check for update and applied it from the MikTex Console and now when I work with beamer and use PS to PDF I get: %%%% WARNING: Transparency operations ignored - need to ...
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TikZ transparency group breaks with overlay

I was trying to implement this solution to draw a transparent arrow using a scope with transparency group. It works fine. Unfortunately my picture needs to be overlayed on some text. When adding the ...
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TikZ: Contents of scope not visible in tikzpicture when using option overlay

I'm trying to draw an arrow with opacity=.35, but the shapes are overlapping, which makes the opacity stack. I tried the solution of How can I draw a semi-transparent arrow in TikZ without internal ...
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pgfplot - How to stop contour lines from crossing contour labels?

I've been looking into the package manual (https://tools.ietf.org/doc/texlive-doc/latex/pgfplots/pgfplots.pdf) but couldn't find a proper solution. I have a surf plot on top of which I place an ...
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Set transparency for named color directly (Context)

I know that I can define a new transparent color with RGB values, such as: \definecolor[transparentturquoise][r=.567,g=.800,b=.808,t=.5,a=1] %darkturquoise That's ok but it's somewhat inconvenient to ...
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Invisible text even when selected (in Evince)

When you process an image with an OCR tool like tesseract, you will get a PDF file with that image and the text invisible on top. You can't see the text, but you can select, search and copy it. When ...
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LuaTeX/PdfTeX: Incorrect transparency for fonts with overlapping glyphs -- achieve effect similar to Adobe InDesign/Tikz in text mode

Update-1: This issue affects all fonts that assume glyph overlap. The 3 broad categories affected are: 1) All fonts for non-Latin scripts that inherently require glyph overlap, 2) Handwriting (cursive)...
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Problem with opacity in pstricks with TeXLive 2019

I'm using TeX Live 2019 (in Overleaf) and I have the following code: \documentclass[pstricks,border=2mm]{standalone} \begin{pspicture}(-2.5,-0.5)(2.5,4.5) \pspolygon[fillstyle=solid,fillcolor=...
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Title Page Alignment and Transparenting Paragraph and Lines in Beamer

I am not able to set my Title page as I want. Like, there is a huge gap between the title and above space and also to make title big and also to place my name, institute and my university logo in ...
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Opacity with filldraw: getting rid of annoying triangle in the middle

Consider the following TIKZ code, producing 3 highlighted green vertices. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzstyle{mycircle}=[draw, circle, minimum height=2.5mm] \tikzstyle{mygreen}=[...
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Control the opacity of "covered" elements in Beamer

In beamer, I'm using \setbeamercovered{transparent} to show "covered" elements transparently before they appear in full. However, I find the transparent text too opaque. How can I adjust the opacity /...
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How to get a tikz-pattern transparent?

I would like to draw an orange box with green diagonal stripes in it, where the whole thing should be a bit transparent. I used this as a baseline for creating the pattern. Now, I'm wondering, why the ...
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(Beamer) Dim equation block and write text on it

I want to dim a block of equations in my slide and put a skull symbol on it (to indicate that those steps are wrong). I tried using alt, but that doesn't do the right thing and instead, the word "alt" ...
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How do I dim the text in certain columns of a table (beamer)?

I want to dim (ie, make transparent) certain selected columns of a table when on a slide, so that I can highlight the remaining columns without explicitly drawing attention to them by using colour. ...
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TiKZ copy shadow with watermark issue

In the MWE we can see shadowed nodes with texts. If we don't add a watermark, the result is as desired on the first TiKZ node, but with a watermark, the fill=write option required by the copy shadow ...
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No transparency with Asymptote

I used the code here and compiled in my computer, with the result as seen in the picture (this was compiled using PDFLaTeX -> Asy -> PDFLaTeX; neither XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX nor dvips -> ps2pdf solve this)....
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Create cutout of rectangle, where cutout is also node

I'm trying to overlay a picture with a semiopaque rectangle, then cut out some shapes (rectangles and circles) so the image is clear in those, then point to the cutouts with something like tikz \pin ...
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Using CMYK/Transparent images in a PDF file

I am using PDFX / Lualatex to create a PDF/X-4 file. My problem is that the publisher is wanting the images in the file to be CMYK. Some of my images are transparent. The problem: Latex only ...
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'+' and '+-' overlay specification behaving inconsistently in presence of subitems

I have a nested itemize list. I want each item/subitem to uncover one-after-another. I tried using method 1 (using <+>), but it didn't work. However method 2 produces expected behaviour. Why ...
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Make beamer sidebar transparent (i.e., remove its background)

I \usetheme[width=3cm]{Hannover} and \setbeamertemplate{background}{} \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{} to remove any background, so that the contents of the slides is the only object. I ...
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tikz: opacity of colours

In order to define the opacity of a fill I can use fill opacity = 0.5. But consider this example: \documentclass[margin=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \fill[...
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Combine alert pause and invisible in beamer

I would like to combine alert, pause and invisible in beamer. \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+|alert@+>] \...
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'pgfmathresult' uses the argument for 'text opacity'

I'm working on a figure of a graph with nodes. I put a white transparent box behind the node label using fill=white and opacity=0.8 and then I tried using text opacity=1.0 so that the text is still ...
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transparent text, such that floats and footnotes are affected correctly

My question is very similar to Recolor text, such that floats and footnotes are affected correctly, but I am using transparent text instead of colored text. (I do not simply use grey text because I am ...
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Cross out words with TikZ: line opacity

I would like to cross out some words in a presentation and I prefer to have semitransparent lines to facilitate reading. The MWE hereafter is based on: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/478560/19788 \...
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How to set opacity of background picture and make two lines long text in right/left side?

I have problem for my book. (1) The text in the left/right side is too long. How to make it into two lines? (2) I cannot change the opacity into 0.2 only for rose background picture. How to change it? ...
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