{pst-eucl} package allow the drawing of Euclidean geometric figures using LaTeX macros for specifying mathematical constraints. It is thus possible to build point using common transformations or intersections. The use of coordinates is limited to points which controlled the figure.

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trapezium, how to calculate angles?

I like to draw the following picture: It is generated with following code: \documentclass[12pt,tikz,border=3mm]{standalone} % \usepackage{zfc-book-standalone} ...
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Draw molecule structure with torsion angles in TikZ

I am trying to reproduce this figure in LaTeX: The packages that I have seen for annotating chemical structures do not seem to accomplish what I want (not to mention that my knowledge on chemical ...
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draw direction cosines using tikz

How I can easily draw the direction cosines using TikZ?
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Tikz-Draw radii in specific angles within a circle using polar coordinates

I am trying to make a drawing using tikz. In this drawing, I put some shapes in specific angles. What I want to do is "highlight" those angles using simple dashed lines. My code is the following ...
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Tikz-Place a rectangle in specific angle

I am trying to place a rectangle on top of an imaginary circle of certain radius, whose center lies in the middle of another rectangle. What I've tried so far is the following \documentclass{article} ...
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How to use several angle values in tikz l-system?

I need help on Tikz lindenmayersystem library. In this topic, JLDiaz presented a solution to draw segments of several lengths thanks to the command: \symbol{S}{\pgflsystemstep=0.6\pgflsystemstep} ...
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Draw angle between two lines in a circle

I'm trying to draw an angle between two lines. I have this code so far, but i cant draw a angle. How do I do it? I'm using PGF/TikZ. \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ...
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Trouble marking angles with tkz-euclide

After hearing of latex a few months ago and using the tex stackexchange numerous times to figure out problems I was having, this is actually going to be my 1st question. I was trying to find a way ...
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tikz sloped lines

I would like to draw lines at a specific angle with tikzpicture. But it doesn't work the way I think it should. Example: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Why don't this two consecutive draw commands with angle generate parallel lines?

Consider the added minimal example, I was expecting it to generate two parallel lines. The ending result however is that the second line start at the end of the first in what I assume is the relative ...
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Where is the error? - TikZ (angles)

In my thesis I'm doing a drawing with TikZ, but I get an error that I do not understand. Consider this code (simplified from the original, but still quite significant): ...
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spherical coordinates in tikz 3d

Can we specify direction in spherical coordinates? I know we can do polar (angle:radius) but what is we are using tikz-3d and want to specify (r, theta, phi) where theta is the azimuthal angle?
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big angle brackets

I know that \langle and \rangle creates left and right angle brackets. But they don't seem to adopt to the size of the expression inside. For example, if I have a big matrix, I would like to angle ...
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coordinate number format \ang{}

In a table, I am listing several coordinates. I want to use a number format such as this W 95°13'14'' W 95°03'00'' ... I am using the \ang{} environment of the siunitx package. ...
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Rotation by a non-integer amount

I have to apply a very slightly rotation to an image, a rotation of less than 1º. But it looks like all the rotation commands I've found can handle only integer angles: all the non-integer measures ...
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How to put an angle on a specific point? [closed]

I would like to, for example, make an triangle with one angle of 50 degrees and the adjacent segments of 4cm, so I can do that with the following code: \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(6,5) ...
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How can I draw a right angle with MetaPost?

I want to use MetaPost to draw a right angle BAC. A = (20,30), B = (0,0), the top of the angle is point A. How can I compute the coordinate of point C?
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Mark 90 degree angle in tikz in german convention

What's the best way to denote a 90 degree angle with german convention like on the following picture in tikz: Suppose I start with something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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TikZ overwrites gnuplot .gnuplot file

I do not know if what I am bringing up is a feature or a bug. I am trying to get a cos x trig plot in degrees generated by gnuplot and plotted by TikZ. My .gnuplot file looks like this: set table ...
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How to Intersect an arc with a line without calculating the angle

I'd like to draw an optics-related figure, for which I need to draw several beams with varying opening angles, which will need to be labeled. What I've come up at the moment (boiled down to a minimal ...