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circle vs arch with shorten — normal or bug?

When I draw arches using arc in pgf, the arch path precisely fits on the path of the corresponding (ie having the same radius) circle (red on black in the attached figure). When I apply shorten to the ...
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drawing arrows on a circle path and a tangent arrow in tikz

I would like to draw relatively complex paths in tikz. This is an example: The boxes represent nodes with texts of different lengths. The arched arrows should be on a circle path. The arched arrow ...
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How to divide circle multipart nodes in tikz [duplicate]

I would like to get multi part node with vertical line between lower nodepart. Something like this: My code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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How do I place nodes around a circle in Tikz?

I'd like to place 17 evenly-spaced nodes around a circle. I am very new to Tikz and am following the Petri nets example in the manual. I would like to do something similar — essentially just ...
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How to draw a circle with a triangle in TikZ?

Be sorry that I cannot provide the coordinates of all points, or I can draw the picture. How can I make this figure? Thanks for any help!
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Split circle in tikz unevenly

How can split circle (tikz shape circle) in two parts. However, I would like the split to be uneven i.e. the top part occupy lets say 30% of the area and lower part the rest 70%. Thanks
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circle items in an array

So I would like to circle two of the elements in my array at the same time. Even though they are in different rows and or columns. Here is what I have so far. \documentclass{article} ...
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how to make this circles?

I would like to make in LaTeX these circles. How can we add the words in them? The color for the big one?
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drawing diagram from the circle

I am trying to wrap the following diagram in a circle and I am facing some problems. I am using the some codes from, Wrapping a Feynman diagram in an ellipse or a circle? , but I cannot make the lower ...
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Direction arrows on a circle [duplicate]

I would like to plot circle (or another curve) with positive direction (and show it wit arrows). This plots the circle \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \RequirePackage{pgfplots} ...
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Draw 3D rectangle

I've been searching this for hours, but didn't find a reason for this behaviour: Here is my example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{3d} \begin{document} ...
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How to fine tune rotation of text along circular path?

After searching the web and finally coming from here (recreating a logo), I couldn't find an answer to what I am looking for. I want to rotate a text inside a circle and have a full control/fine ...
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How to draw tangent to two touching circles and marking the points

This question may seem repetitive to many, but as I am very new to Latex, even after reading many posts, could not get to draw what I wanted, so asking. I want to draw as the following. I have ...
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How to create a Caesar's encryption disk using LaTeX

How can I create a Caesar's encryption disk with LaTeX? I guess, the ultimate solution would take a arbitrary list of letters and calculate the spaces and angles for each letter automatically. So ...
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TikZ, node with multiple lines around

I want to draw a circle node using tikz that has more than two lines around. I found this question: TikZ - multi-color double circle node with its very good accepted answer. Unfortunately, I have no ...
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Draw arrow not to node center but to edge of circle on this node?

This example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}% \draw[help lines] (0,0) grid (1,1); \node [draw, circle] at (0,0) {}; \node [draw, ...
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How to generate n points on a circumference and connect all of them while having constraints on the image size?

I have to generate a circle that has n points on the circumference that have to be connected with all possible cords. I drew the required picture using Geogebra and tried exporting it as a normal png. ...
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Circular sequence diagram (tikz?)

Apologies in advance for the slightly-crappy camera phone picture: I'd like to include some figures like this in something I'm working on. I've just started learning tikz, which seems like it could ...
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assistance on good handling of text on TikZ paths

I am putting together an ornate logo using TikZ. The logo as it is currently is as follows: I request assistance on handling the lowermost outer text (which reads "UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW"). For the ...
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Putting nodes tightly next to each other in tikz

I would like to have a shape in my diagram looking like this: My main problem is to arrange the nodes as tightly as possible. My current approach is \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to Draw a Partitioned Circle in TikZ?

I want to draw something like this: I know everything apart from that circle. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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position arc relative to circle [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Draw arc in tikz when center of circle is specified an very trivial question but I can't do it! Sorry but I find coordinates confusing. I would like to draw an arc ...
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TikZ - circle split ignore empty parts

This has already been asked at TikZ: Removing the inner line of circle split, rectangle split, etc., but not answered for circles: How can I remove the split line in a picture where every ...
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Drawing a rectangle along the border of a circle

I would like to draw a rectangle along the border of a circle. The \draw with the \angle operation might do it, but it is rather cumbersome. I was wondering if there is another more elegant/shorter ...
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How can I make circle plots?

I have not idea how to call these things, but I just saw a paper with the following figure and I was wondering how one would go about doing it in LaTeX. The closest thing I saw on TeXample.net was ...
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TikZ - multi-color double circle node

How do I draw a node with a double circle shape where one circle has a different color than the other circle? A single \node[whatever] {content} would be nice!
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Hexagon with exscribed triangle

I am learning tikz now, it is painfully slow, but I am slowly learning. I am trying to reproduce the image below. Here is my code so far. This is basically a rip of from the pgf manual. ...
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Drawing a circle on a non xy-plane with TikZ

Say I'm drawing a 3D picture. Now I would like to draw a circle, perspectively correct, on the yz-plane, but TikZ does not seem to be capable of this. All one can do is drawing circles on the ...
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Tangents to a circle from a point outside of it (tikz)

I'm trying to plot in TikZ the two tangents to a fixed circle passing through a given point. In some details, given an arbitrary circle centered at C with with radius r, and a point P outside of the ...
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1answer
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Node diagram with encompassing circles

I'm attempting to draw an image similar to this one: However, I only want to draw three nodes as text ("A", "B", "C") with double headed arrows and the larger overlapping circles.... I've had ...
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1answer
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Getting numbers to appear in circles

I have a linked question that I previously found on here, but I cannot make any comment yet to post. The link being: Good way to make \textcircled numbers? My question was how could we use this ...
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Good way to make \textcircled numbers?

I'm trying to make some good-looking numbers in a circle, using the simple command: \textcircled{1} However, the circle is misaligned vertically with the number, and look a bit sloppy: Any ...
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Tikz: How to encapsulate shade in node?

I have this shaded circle: \shade [ball color=black!80!white] (0,0) circle (1); Is it possible to encapsulate it with node style? Including fixing circle radius?