Standalone preamble for TikZ graphics

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asked Jan 11, 2018 in Closed feature request by JohannesMeier (460 points)


currently, the graphics build by TikZ are surrounded by an article document (class) like this:









Instead of using article, I recommend to use the standalone document class


Benefit: The size of the final PDF (generated by LaTeX) fits the graphic exactly. In particular, that is important for graphics which are bigger than the default paper size!

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answered Jan 11, 2018 by plantuml (294,660 points)
selected Mar 21, 2018 by Anthony-Gaudino
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Ok, we've made the modification in last beta

Does it sound better ?