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I would like to create E-R diagrams. It can be done with TikZ. But a whole set of commands have to be written. And every time I have to draw a E-R diagram, I have to write them back. I would like to create a package and using my \usepackage{} command I would like to use the new macros defined. How do I create a custom package and update my TeXlive according to it?

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There are two parts here. 1. How to write a package? For this you may search in this site. 2. How to make texline find your package? Again there are answers here suggesting you to make use of localtexmf folder. :) –  Harish Kumar Mar 4 at 6:57
    
    
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I did something similar for styles in graph theory. Assuming you're on a UNIX-based system (or on Windows with Cygwin/MinGW installed), you can use the install tool coupled with a lesser-known use of kpsewhich:

SONI_DIR=`kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFHOME`/tex/latex/soni/

install -m 755 -d $SONI_DIR
install -m 644 soni-er.sty $SONI_DIR

Just stick all of your TikZ styles into a proper .sty file (copy and paste will work fine) and run the above appropriately. You'll then be able \usepackage your style from anywhere.

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I have a Ubuntu System. Can you please elaborate with your example. I can get more clear cut idea –  subham soni Mar 4 at 7:32
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