Category Archives for Graphics

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PGFPlots 1.11 released

Christian Feuersänger released version 1.11 of PGFPlots. It’s already one week ago, but regarding this special package that news is important for me, so I share it also here. Furthermore, there are news about the future development. I would live to … Continue reading

15. August 2014 by stefan
Categories: Graphics, News, pgf/TikZ | Leave a comment

Periodically, more or less

Recently I got my hands on the sine function, again. It’s the classic example for a periodic function. Everybody knows that horizontal wave in the cartesian coordinate system. Starting with a polar plot of a complex sine function in two … Continue reading

01. August 2014 by stefan
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Dynamic systems, bifurcations, procedural worlds

I’m using pgfplots a lot, so I will share some examples today. Here, I benefit from these features of pgfplots, going beyond base TikZ: Simple plotting with 3d coordinates and axonometric projection Presentation of required coordinate axes Using color gradients … Continue reading

08. July 2014 by stefan
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Iterated fractals

I recently dealt with  Iterated function systems , in short IFS. Here we got repeated transformations: the space will be mapped onto itself. There can be different map specifications. We do this an infinite number of times and take a … Continue reading

07. July 2014 by stefan
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year for all! The animated GIF image shows fireworks displayed with TikZ written by Chris Hughes aka cmhughes on TeX.SE. Follow the link to see further fireworks effects. The code is: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathmorphing,decorations.shapes}   \begin{document}   \foreach … Continue reading

01. January 2013 by stefan
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Happy Christmas!

This Christmas tree has been written in LaTeX and TikZ by Alain Matthes. See the complete source code.

25. December 2012 by stefan
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New maintainer wanted for pgfSweave

Cameron Bracken announced that he is looking for a new maintainer of the pgfSweave package. pgfSweave is an R package for use with Sweave for speedy compilation of high quality graphics, specifically it provides capabilities for “caching” graphics generated with … Continue reading

05. August 2012 by stefan
Categories: Graphics, News, pgf/TikZ | 2 comments

LaTeX and Graphics – Contest contributions

On LaTeX-Community.org, 10 authors have sent contributions to the “LaTeX and Graphics” contest. Did you like an article? Or many? It would be great if you would comment on it – what you liked, what further ideas do you have … Continue reading

22. June 2012 by stefan
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LaTeX Contest – four days left

The currently running “LaTeX and Graphics” article competition on LaTeX-Community.org will close on 20/06/12. Until now, very few users told me that they would make a contribution. Which means, there’s a good chance to win one of the gnuplot books. … Continue reading

16. June 2012 by stefan
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Contest on LaTeX-Community.org – Win a gnuplot Book

LaTeX-Community.org has teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a contest. Two users stand a chance to win a copy of the new book on gnuplot, the newly published gnuplot Cookbook written by Lee Phillips. To enter the contest, write … Continue reading

04. June 2012 by stefan
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