The **tikz** drawing system can be used to draw basic solid black lines and simple shapes which can reasonably easily be adjusted to allow alternative patterns and decorations. Read the rest of this entry »

# Tikz Paths and Decorations

March 17th, 2012# Surfaces in ternary plots

January 31st, 2012In mixture experiments there is a constraint that the variables are the proportions of components that are mixed together with the consequence that these proportions sum to one. When fitting regression models to data from mixture experiments we may be interested in reprenting the fitted model with a surface plot. Read the rest of this entry »

# A3 pages in LaTeX documents

December 2nd, 2011The default paper sizes in **LaTeX** documents tend to be A4 or letter paper. If we want to use other page and paper sizes the **geometry** package is a handy way to make these changes. Read the rest of this entry »

# Tikz absolute positioning

November 20th, 2011When working with a **tikz** drawing within **LaTeX** document we might want to locate an object using an absolute position on the page rather than leaving **LaTeX** to make the decision for us. Read the rest of this entry »

# Tikz Nodes

October 17th, 2011Nodes are used in **tikz** to place content in a picture as part of a **LaTeX** document. Read the rest of this entry »

# Tikz Introduction

September 27th, 2011The **pgf** drawing package for **LaTeX** provides facilities for drawing simple of complicated pictures within a **LaTeX** document. There are many options available within the package and in this post we consider some of the basics to get up and running. Read the rest of this entry »

# Cricket All Round Performances

September 19th, 2011In cricket a player who can perform well with both the bat and bowl is a great asset for any team and across the history of international cricket there have been a number of cricketers that hall into this bracket. Read the rest of this entry »

# Colours in R

September 19th, 2011There is a handy webpage which provides a chart of colours available in R. The chart is also available in pdf from the webpage.

# Scatter plots with images

September 4th, 2011Edward Tufte has written extensively on the presentation of data covering good and bad practice. He has made a number of suggestions for adaptations of regularly used graph types to assist with the interpretation and understanding of data. Read the rest of this entry »