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I am making a diagram of a cellular reaction pathway and I'd like the chain of reactions to be surrounded by a large circle, which will of course be the cell membrane. For the life of me though, I cannot figure out how to draw a circle in tikz then move it where I want it. If I put different points than (0,0) as the origin of a circle that doesn't move the circle around.

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which one are you looking for dummies like me – texenthusiast Jul 16 '13 at 20:16
It's hard to tell without seeing your code, but most likely this just happens because TikZ automatically crops the canvas. Try \draw (0,0) circle [radius=1cm]; \draw (2,1) circle [radius=1cm]; – Jake Jul 16 '13 at 20:16
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