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Instead of drawing a dashed line as follows:

\draw [dashed] (10,1) -- (10,11);

I would like to draw a list of dots from (10,1) to (10,11), like ........., but vertically. Could anyone tell me what to put at the place of [dashed]?

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See also tex.stackexchange.com/questions/27258/… – gavenkoa Nov 7 '11 at 22:08
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Use \draw[dotted] or \draw[densely dotted] or \draw[loosely dotted], for example.

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It might be worth pointing to the documentation as well. The dash patterns are described in section 15.3.2 Graphic Parameters: Dash Pattern, starting on page 157 of the current documentation – Jake Aug 14 '11 at 5:35
What I haven't been able to find in the documentation is how to set the space between the dots or how to set the size of the dots for a dotted line. Do you know where I can find this information? – A.Ellett Sep 26 '13 at 0:16
See tex.stackexchange.com/questions/45275/… – sandu May 21 '14 at 10:34
How would I use this in a mynode/.append style=? – buhtz Feb 26 at 10:30

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