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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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Two-column text with circular insert

How does one write on the outside of a circle? I am looking for sample files/packages which imitate a magazine lay-out. Specifically a page with two columns having a circular picture between the two ...
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Beamer: increase radius of circle in TOC and include subsection bullet

I am trying to increase the radius of the circle in the TOC of a beamer presentation and include a subsection bullet. The beamer manual states gives an example of \setbeamertemplate{some beamer ...
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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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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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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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Circle around symbol [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good way to make \textcircled numbers? Is there an easy way to get an circle around a symbol in math mode?
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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?