PGF/TikZ Manual

The TikZ and PGF Packages
Manual for version 3.1.10

Libraries

53Fading Library

  • TikZ Library fadings

  • \usepgflibrary{fadings} % and plain and pure pgf
    \usepgflibrary[fadings] % Cont and pure pgf
    \usetikzlibrary{fadings} % and plain when using TikZ
    \usetikzlibrary[fadings] % Cont when using TikZ

    The package defines a number of fadings, see Section 23 for an introduction. The TikZ version defines special TikZ commands for creating fadings. These commands are explained in Section 23.

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Fading name Example (solid blue faded on checkerboard)
west (-tikz- diagram)
east (-tikz- diagram)
north (-tikz- diagram)
south (-tikz- diagram)
circle with fuzzy edge 10 percent (-tikz- diagram)
circle with fuzzy edge 15 percent (-tikz- diagram)
circle with fuzzy edge 20 percent (-tikz- diagram)
fuzzy ring 15 percent (-tikz- diagram)