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mcnees / graph paper.tex
Created Mar 13, 2021
A .tex file that uses pgf/tikz to create a variety of graph papers.
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%%-----------------------------------------------------------------------
%% Make your own quadrille, graph, hex, etc paper!
%% Uses the pgf/TikZ package for LaTeX, which should be part of
%% any modern TeX installation.
%%
%% All the values here are hardcoded for letter size paper.
%%
%% This is the original standalone .tex file. The project is in the
%% process of being converted to a LaTeX package.
%%
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mcnees / PoincareUHP.tex
Created Dec 1, 2020
Diagram of geodesics in the Poincare Upper Half-Plane
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%% --------------------------------------------------------------
%% Code for the diagram in a twitter thread about Lobachevsky.
%% Tweet: https://twitter.com/mcnees/status/1333812403218354177
%% --------------------------------------------------------------
\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{amsfonts}
\usepackage{mathrsfs}
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mcnees / AlignmentGrid.tex
Created Sep 14, 2019
A 3x3 alignment grid for doing the meme
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{xcolor}
\usepackage{tikz}
\usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta}
% Some colors I like. The first six are modified versions of colors from
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@misc{ website:xxx,
author = “{Robert McNees}",
title = "Conventions, Definitions, Identities, and Formulas",
year = "2019",
url = "http://jacobi.luc.edu/Useful.html",
note = “[Accessed 8-September-2019]"
}
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\documentclass{revtex4-1}
\usepackage{hyperref}
\begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib}
@unpublished{mcnees,
author = {{McNees}, Robert},
title = {Conventions, Definitions, Identities, and Formulas},
url = {http://jacobi.luc.edu/Useful.html},
note = {{http://jacobi.luc.edu/Useful.html}}
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mcnees / Twin.tex
Created Nov 26, 2017
Visual resolution of the twin paradox in special relativity
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{xcolor}
\usepackage{tikz}
\usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta}
\usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings}
\usepackage{tikz-3dplot}
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mcnees / BarnAndPole.tex
Created Nov 26, 2017
A visual resolution of the barn-and-pole paradox of special relativity.
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{xcolor}
\usepackage{tikz}
\usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta}
\usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings}
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mcnees / RigidRocket.tex
Created Oct 26, 2017
Draw a spacetime diagram showing an accelerating rocket with constant proper length.
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\documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{amsfonts}
\usepackage{mathrsfs}
\usepackage{tikz}
\usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta}
\usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings}
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mcnees / milkshakeduck.tex
Created Sep 18, 2017
Milkshake Duck in LaTeX
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% Requires latest version of tikzducks from github
% https://github.com/samcarter8/tikzducks
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{xcolor}
\usepackage{tikz}
\usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta}
\usepackage{tikzducks}
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mcnees / Example5.tex
Created Sep 14, 2017
Shaded cylinder in perspective
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{xcolor}
\usepackage{tikz}
\usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta}
% Some colors I like. The first six are modified versions of colors from