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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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PgfPlots surf interp dynamic opacity based on z value

How would I create a linear opacity transition (ideally without changing the colormap) based on the z value of the plot? That is, where opacity is a function of z or meta. \documentclass{standalone} \...
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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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How to apply a clipping mask with TikZ

Without rewriting the code, I want the part where the circles overlap to be transparent so it appears white (or whatever colour is hiding behind the circles). Graphic designers might refer to this ...
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Clear rowcolor at midrule

I'm trying to make my tables look nicer by default. What I'm looking to do is fill every row between a toprule and a midrow. The next row after a toprow can be easily filled by appending \rowcolor{...
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\includepdf command disappear the pdf's transparency information?

I have a pdf which has some transparent graphics and words. Like this:(of course it had more words ) then I use \includepdf command to insert this to a latex project . \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{...
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Transparency option in tcolorbox

Good day! Here I want transparent background in tcolorbox, when box comes inside the box or page color applied case. Here I used yellow color background box, so I required yellow background, I can't ...
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How to get both transparency and rounded corners in tikz picture without using additional packages?

I am trying to create a tikz image that has rounded corners and transparency at the same time. The problem I face with the MWE given below is I can have either transparency or rounded corners, but not ...
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Using \setbeamercovered{transparent} on slide transition, tikz node texts fades, but paths disappear instead?

I want to have the paths appear on the slide along with the words when covered. Beamer seems not to do this. Is there a way to change this? \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{frame} \begin{figure}...
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Beamer background does not match pdf background when including pdf as image

I want to include some pdfs in my Latex beamer presentation like so: \begin{figure} \includegraphics[]{./path/to/image.pdf} \end{figure} Unfortunetaly there is a clear change in color between ...
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How to get transparent examples in linguex

In a slide I want to explain each linguistic gloss point by point. When focusing on one sentence, I want the rest to be made transparent(translucent?), as would happen here with itemize(taken from ...
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Beamer: Transparent cover previous and following items

The LaTeX Beamer class offers a transparent overlay (\setbeamercovered{transparent}) which makes the following items a bit transparent. The items that were already shown stay at full opacity. In order ...
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Why does not beamer cover math contents in `align` when setting covered content to `transparent`?

When using \setbeamercovered{invisible} the math contents in align are invisible and shown only as specified in the overlay specifications. However, when using \setbeamercovered{transparent=<...
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Positioning and opacity

I'm trying to include an image to my beamer using Tikz. The problem is that I don't find the code to position the image horizontally and vertically as well as being able to change its opacity. \...
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How to make transparent background from pdf to png

I try to convert a latex pdf to png and the background should be transparent. So I use pdftopng from XpdfReader for windows to convert: (bat-File) pdflatex Other.tex pdfcrop Other.pdf pdftopng -r ...
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Transparent row colours in tabularx environment using XeLaTeX

I'm trying to build a table with alternating row colours, with one of the colours slightly transparent. I have the table layout working as intended, however I cannot figure out a way to get the row ...
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Highlighting included PDF

I use pdflatex on linux. I would like to put a transparent colored box on top of an included PDF. The goal is to highlight some line of the PDF. The green box has to be transparent: I mean the white ...
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LaTeX equation that has white text on a transparent background

I would like to create a LaTeX equation that has white text on a transparent background, so that I can use it on an array of dark backgrounds in PowerPoint/Keynote. \color{white} \nopagecolor \begin{...
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How to change the opacity of a surface out of a rectangular area?

I made the following simple MWE to explain constrain function: \begin{tikzpicture}‎‎[scale=1] ‎\begin{axis}[xlabel=$x$‎, ‎ylabel=$y$‎, ‎zlabel={$z$}]‎‎ \addplot3 ‎[‎‎surf‎, ‎samples=20‎, ‎domain=-4:...
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Why white transparent color becomes grey?

I'm trying to make a figure which use transparency in tikz. The figure consists in two overlapping rectangles. One which fading to the right and the other to the left. The rectangle fading to the ...

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