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Option clash with xcolor and TikZ

The following is my MWE:





The document compiles fine if I just remove the xcolor package. If I include it (as shown in the MWE) I get the error Option clash for package xcolor. How should I resolve this issue? What might be the options settings that will remove the conflict?

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marked as duplicate by doncherry, percusse, N.N., Gonzalo Medina, Heiko Oberdiek Oct 1 '12 at 19:33

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Solved the problem by moving xcolor before tikz. Ref:… – Shashank Sawant Oct 1 '12 at 18:56
By commenting out your packages one by one, compiling, and checking if the error persists, I turned your "MWE" into a true minimal working example. Please do this yourself before posting a question. – doncherry Oct 1 '12 at 18:59

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