Category Archives for Graphics

including graphics

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
Categories: pgf/TikZ, TeX.SX | Leave a comment

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
Categories: Graphics, pgf/TikZ | Leave a comment

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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Drawing a stemma with TikZ

Maïeul Rouquette has published an article on LaTeX-Community.org: Stemma with TikZ. It is an English translation of his three French blog articles about that topic. A stemma codicum is a “family tree” of different manuscripts of a same text, see … Continue reading

31. March 2012 by stefan
Categories: Graphics, pgf/TikZ | Leave a comment

Vertical alignment of graphics

If graphics or graphics and text had to be set side-by-side they would often be placed inside minipage environments. This usually works fine if the minipages should be bottom-aligned. A frequently asked question is how to get top alignment, like … Continue reading

18. October 2008 by stefan
Categories: Graphics | 3 comments