[texhax] Problem about make a figure masked

Paulga abgoku at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 00:42:56 CET 2011

Thanks a lot! I will see if it works well.
Because I have multiple contour plots to which the same masking picture
could be used, it is possible to create this mask with software like ps then
apply it to all in latex.

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Steve Schwartz
<s.schwartz at imperial.ac.uk>wrote:

> On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 22:44 +0000, Paulga wrote:
> > The mask I want to place on the stress contour plot has an irregular
> > shape as a sin curve. I need to generate such a masking figure in
> > photoshop first then place it over the contour plot. so that the areas
> > out of the two walls are white. It is difficult to make this clear
> > without actual pictures: The two walls are sin curve instead of a
> > line.
> This still works with overpic:
> \begin{overpic}[grid]{<image-file>}
>  \put(20,10){\includegrahpics[]{<photoshop-mask-image>}
> \end{overpic}
> On the other hand, if you are going to mess about with photoshop or
> whatever, why not create a new image-file that masks out what you want?
> Steve
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Best wishes,
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