I've just started using TikZ for rendering figures for my Master thesis. I've made a few and they look good in the report. But when I tried using them in my presentation slides, some were too small and others too large. And now I'm trying to remake the figures to make them scale properly but Ḯ'm having difficulties getting it right.
What are the guidelines, if any, in making TikZ pictures scalable, in particularly when you're using nodes? Do you use relative coordinates only and avoid using absolute positioning such as
above=1cm of othernode? How do you specify the size of nodes (for now I'm using
minimum width and
inner sep but they all require absolute sizes such as
pt, and so on. How about the text, should you allow that to scale with the nodes or left as it is? What about lines and arrows, should those scale and how do you go about doing that?