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Blocks' title and body in the same slide under default beamer theme with allowframebreaks option

I am preparing a presentation with the default beamer theme, since I need something really simple. I am using a background image that has to fade from right to left, and I modified the margins in ...
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Color and opacity of \Rightarrow in TikZ

I need to draw an arrow that looks like the usual \Rightarrow but has a blue outline with 0.5 opacity. I can get this far: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{...
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Draw split trajectory behind (transparant) plane in 3d plot

I have a trajectory of 3d coordinates which I have split into two separate paths, one with a negative x_1 component and one with a positive x_1 component. How do I plot a (transparent) plane in front ...
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How to colorize a grayscale icon on a non-white background?

I have a black on transparent icon in a png file. I want to use this icon at different locations in a LaTeX document in different colors. As a bonus it would be good if I can give the upper half of ...
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Kinked Demand Curve

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.18} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ axis lines = left, xlabel = $Q$, ylabel = {$P$}, xmin=0, ...
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Opacity/Transparency in pst-3dplot Objects

I am trying to create a 3D graph using pst-3dplot as shown below: The problem is that the orange plane is not transparent as it blocks some portion of the cylinder. May I know how to fix the ...
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ps2pdf -dALLOWPSTRANSPARENCY

This is just a simple question. I saw here about the discussion on allowing transparency. I am actually creating documents with PSTricks figures. My question is: Where do I put or write ps2pdf -...
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Eliminating transparency from a pgfplot with clipping

Consider the following MWE using pgfplots: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{ fillbetween, } \begin{filecontents}{pts.csv} x,y 3.6386627120750026,2....
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Beamer: Transparent covered items in notes, but invisible in presentation

Is it possible to have \setbeamercovered{transparent=0} for the normal presentation, but to have \setbeamercovered{transparent=25} in the notes page? If so, how? I tried adding \setbeamercovered{...
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Lualatex : opacity not working in pstricks

The opacity doesn't work with LuaLaTeX (I'm on Windows, I use TexMaker with the MikTex distribution, packages are all in the latest versions) : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luatex85, pstricks, ...
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Uncovering Frames with Transparency and Invisibility at the same Time

Take the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage[english]{babel} \title[Title]{Title} \author[Author]{Author} \institute{Institute} \date[21/10/1985]{21/10/1985} \...
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half-opaque colors of TikZ differ in PS and PDF

Consider the file mwe.tex containing \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=1cm,paperheight=1.5cm,margin=0cm]{geometry} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How can I put an overlay tikz picture below and ordinary text?

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{tikzmark} \begin{document} This is some text: \tikzmarknode{Foo}{foo}. And this is some text in between that the filling ...
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set transparent color for a pgfpicture

I have a simple document which inputs picture.tex file that includs data of a pgfpicture: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{xcolor} \pagecolor{black} % set the page colour to ...
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TikZ - Combining fading and fill opacity

I am trying to have a transparent fill as well as set the total transparency of the shape. The bottom example should be a combination of the two above. How can I manipulate the transparency value of ...
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Clip to the complement of a tikz node

I am attempting to make a tikz figure like the Tutorial: A Picture for Karl’s Students in the tikz manual, but one which can be shown (without modification) on different background colors (I'm ...
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Transparent clipping - make transparent center in tikz image

I have tried to replicate a logo using tikz. As you can see the logo consists of seven triangles in a circle, with concave edges toward the center of the circle. To do this I have drawn the triangles ...
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Changing opacity of included graphics without tikz

I can make a figure translucent using the tikz package \begin{tikzpicture} \node[opacity=0.5] at (0,0) {\includegraphics[width=0.4\textwidth]{myfigure.png}}; \end{tikzpicture} But, I want to ...
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How do I designate part of a code listing transparent and another part not?

Let's say I have a code segment as follows: function foo() { ... // Lots of code not shown here } Then, let's assume I add some changes that I'd like to highlight over the old code. function foo() ...
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How to apply transparency on pattern in pgf

I've created a shape with pgf and i would like to add an option for transparency (to a part of my shape). I change the opacity with \pgfsetstrokeopacity and \pgfsetfillopacity. It works except that ...
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Variable opacity for tiles in surf plot

I would be intereste in doing something similar to this but for a heatmap (surf plot viewed from above or matrix plot). More precisely using the z value to set the opacity of the tiles. Alternatively, ...
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Display weight without edge with Tikz

I would like to put a weight on an invisible edge in a graph. I tried to use opacity to make the edge disapear and let the weight, but obviously the weight is affected to. Do you have a solution ? ...
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Transparent tcolorbox so I can see my watermark

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[x11names,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usepackage{pgf,tikz,pgfplots,tikz-3dplot} \usepackage{background} \backgroundsetup{ placement=center, ...
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Crossing discontinuity with complex background

I'm using the technique from this TeX.SO answer to produce a circuit with a crossing (I'm using Beamer because in the next step I'll use that to set a background image) \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Transparency, not opacity, is needed as fading for plotting a surface over a lattice

I can, to some extent, define a new color map for a 3d-surface and import some tikz picture as a node inside the 3d-plot. I want to put the 3d-surface over the inserted node object where one of the ...
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Pgfplots 3D patch plot: coloring the facet border before patch refine, without losing depth buffer

I think I might be stretching PGFPlots a little here, but I would like to give a solid color to the facet border of a patch plot. However, patch refines must be active, otherwise the colormap is not ...
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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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Setting opacity of nodes with drop shadow

How do I correctly set the opacity to semi-transparent (e.g., opacity=0.2) in a node with a drop shadow? It seems that with the "naive" approach the shadow shows up through the ...
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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 [closed]

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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