Many times, when I'm coding a tikz-picture, I don't remember the command syntax or the name of one option, and I have to look in pgf-manual is not very short. Does anybody has a summary of Tikz commands fit to one or two pages?
Basic Drawing Commands:
All following commands are in fact short forms for
1 The brackets indicate an optional part and must not be type in the code. I.e. use
The lazy mathematician in me decided to come up with another approach. I ran the following script on the documentation:
Then pasted the result into the following template:
Then removed some stuff that had been included by accident (search for
This produced a 21-page document listing all (as far as I can tell) of the commands and keys in the TikZ segment of the manual. The final PDF can be found on my webpage at http://www.math.ntnu.no/~stacey/documents/tikzcheatsheet.pdf.