{circuitikz} is a package for drawing electrical networks with TikZ.

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Current Arrows in Circuitikz

I would like to label a current arrow in circuitikz with the label: i=$i(x+\Delta x,t)$ but it does not appear correctly. My code is: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Circuitikz line and component color

I wish to make a component (capacitor) in my circuit a different color (blue). When I use the code: \begin{document} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{center} \begin{circuitikz} \draw(0,0) to ...
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Rectangle fitting some text and scaled circuit from circuitikz

I am trying to draw rectangle with some text on the left and with electrical schema on the right (all inside one rectangle) I am using following packages: \usepackage{circuitikz} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Drawing Circuits in LaTeX [duplicate]

What package should I use to draw these circuits? Is it circuitikz?
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How to use circuitikz to plot the below figure

I am new to tikz, so I definitely have no idea to plot the below figure with circuitikz, especially the center parts. Can anyone help me? EDIT: According to the documentation of circuitikz, I ...
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Error when trying to typeset resistances in circuitkz

I get an error called \ProcessOptions\relax. I don't have any idea what could it be. I guess that maybe spanish babel gives problems. \documentclass[letterpaper,11pt]{article} ...
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Colorful Logic Gates using Circuitikz

I have to draw following circuit the LaTeX source of which is \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \centering \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,0) ...
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xy and circuitikz conflict

Following MWE compiles: \documentclass{beamer} %\usepackage[all]{xy} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{document} \end{document} Following MWE also compiles: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Circuitikz: Electrical diagram

Below is what I have so far \documentclass[convert = false]{standalone} \usepackage[american]{circuitikz} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenx}% http://ctan.org/pkg/inputenx % Euler for math | Palatino for rm ...
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Circuitikz: changing switches orientation

In circuitikz, all the switches go from left to right. There is a mirror option that goes from left to right but opens on the bottom. I want the switch to go from right to left with a top opening. ...
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Ground symbol issue in Circuitikz

I'm using TexLive2013 and the Circuitikz package. I'm trying to draw the ground symbol but it appears as just a line and not the proper symbol. The code I'm using is: \documentclass{article} ...
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circuitikz label placement seems inconsistent - how to fix it?

I'm new to circuitikz and fairly new to TikZ, and have a seemingly simple problem. The labels on my resistors are on opposite sides, for no reason that I can find. \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Problem with includestandalone of a tikz graphics

From my post (Circuitikz: arrows on the path and changing directions of arrow with variable resistor), Gonzalo Medina helped correct a variable resistor. However, when I use include standalone in my ...
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Circuitikz: arrows on the path and changing directions of arrow with variable resistor

For my R_2(t), I would like the arrow bottom left to top right of the resistor. Is there a way to swap the arrow direction? Also, above the non-linear resistor, how can I add an arrow on the path? ...
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Push button issue in circuitikz

This must be a simple question to solve, but I'm stuck on it. According to CircuiTikZ Manual a simple push button is a to[push button] element in a circuit. But, in my case, it doesn't work! Show the ...
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Draw block diagram with a switch

I'm trying to draw a simple block diagram that looks like this: schemabloc seems to be the package to use, but then again, it doesn't have the switch symbol that I need. circuitikz doesn't seem to ...
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Error: File 'circuitikz.sty' not found

When using circuitikz to draw circuits using the following command \usepackage{circuitikz} gives LaTeX Error: File 'circuitikz.sty' not found.
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Valve and pump symbol using TikZ

I'm wondering if there is a library for the pump and the valve symbol. I want to draw the following schematics using TikZ. using something like this: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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How to rotate Circuitikz circuit as a whole?

I've drawn a circuit path using CircuiTikZ library. Now I want to rotate the circuit as a whole. The nodes of circuit are transform correctly. However the circuit elements do not get rotated at all. ...
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Diagonal Resistor Label Font Size and Curved Arrows

I'm trying to draw a Wheatstone Bridge and this is the code I have so far: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[americanvoltages,fulldiodes,siunitx]{circuitikz} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} ...
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Including +/- signs to battery in Circuitikz

I'm attempting to draw a battery (using the battery1 component) that includes positive and negative signs at the appropriate ends. A previous question that was answered here (using version 2.4) shows ...
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Circuitikz: Dashed lines and arrows

How can I add a dashed line and an arrow? I would like to have an arrow after the resistor pointing right and a dashed line from B to the junction. Additionally, the book as a symbol that mimics a ...
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How to implement a white or empty arrow into a circuit?

I've read the circuitikz documentation already and there is not such a symbol (not at least in the documentation) comparable with the white/empty arrow on the upper right corner of the circuit (marked ...
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Defining a custom symbol by path in TikZ

I want to define a 2-to-1 multiplexer symbol, defined by this path: (0,0) -- (1,-0.5) -- (1,-1.25) -- (1.3,-1.25) -- (1,-1.25)-- (1,-2) -- (0,-2.5) -- (0,-1.75) -- (-0.3,-1.75) -- (0,-1.75) -- ...
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CircuiTikZ — create new component

How can I create a new component and include it in CircuiTikZ? For example a 4 bit adder?
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Transform/Mapping of path in asymptote

I have recently started using asymptote for some plotting and drawings for my research. I have however stumbled upon something that I would like to do - but I don't know if it is possible. I have a ...
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connections with circuitikz

I'm trying to create a diagram from motor controller consisting of a microcontroller and its peripherals. 1) How to get the red dot on the line with circuitikz. 2) Draw current arrow below the ...
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Circuitikz: Label space control

I have problem with vertical spacing between part reference and components (resistor R2, R3). I wish to have text more closer to resistor. And second problem are position of the text for voltage ...
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Circuitikz: connection of nodes [duplicate]

I'm using the circuitikz library to draw some circuits. To connect two nodes with a square angle, there is the possibility to use |-, as in the MWE below for the connection of (a) with (b). However, ...
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How to implement Circuit_macros on windows, with TexLive

I'm a Windows 7 user new to LaTeX, and I've gotten pretty decent at it rather quickly. I started with MiKTeX and then switched to TeX Live. As an electrical engineering undergraduate, I want to use ...
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How can component and voltage labels be positioned so they are properly aligned with components?

I have coded the following circuit: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american]{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,4) to [C,v^=\(v_c\),*-*] (0,1) to [short] (0,0) ...
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circuitikz label malfunction

This may be a total newbie problem, but I cannot find a single reference of this behaviour anywhere I look and thus this question: This is my code: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to draw an inductive coupling with circuitikz and TikZ?

I'd want to draw a circuit with an inductive coupling, as you can see in the following image: What I need now is putting the dots related to the inductive coupling, as well as the power lines. I ...
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Can I use the circuitikz tripole shapes without loading the complete circuitikz package?

I'm using the tikz circuit library for my drawings. But I just realized that I need Transistors. These exist for circuitikz, but not in the tikz library. Is there a way to only use the circuitikz ...
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CircuiTikz - Removing the Arrow on the Sinusoidal Voltage Source [closed]

Is there a way to remove the arrow on the Voltage Source shown below: I create the Signal Generator using: (0,2) to [sV=$Signal\:Generator$] (0,8) The arrow Only Appears when the text is inserted. ...
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Label name in circuitikz

Is it possible to get a labelname in circuitikz to be equal to the output from \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{circuits.ee.IEC} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} ...
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How to put a label on a wire using CircuiTikz

I would like to put a label on a short circuit element. I have tried something like this: \draw (2,2) to [short=$L = \lambda/4$, *-*] (5.5,2) (2,0) to [short, *-*] (5.5,0); but ...
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circuitikz 0.3.0 label relative position

I'm trying to draw a simple example circuit: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,titlepage]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[siunitx]{circuitikz} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Flipping Transistors with Circuiktikz

I was wondering if there was any way to flip a transistor or similar node component around in the circuitikz package? For the bipoles it's fairly simple as you just reverse the start and end, but for ...
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Label and alignment with circuitikz

In the following circuit drawn with circuitikz, how can the ground and antenna vertical lines be aligned (that is, draw in the same abscissa)? Also, how to fix the labeling of the ground and antenna ...
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Circuitikz: Newline in resistor labels

How could I go about writing the label R1, with the resistance of 560 ohms underneath it using Circuitikz? Ideally, I want a newline in the resistor label. \begin{circuitikz} %\draw[style=help ...
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Tikz US-style components and other components

In circuittikz there is a full library of US-style components like the +/- voltage source, directed arrow current source, etc. As far as I can tell from the documentation, the Tikz circuit library ...
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circuittikz: to[-o] doesn't work as expected

Problem statement Inside of a circuitikz environment, the to operation doesn't work as expected. In the example below there should be a dot inside the red circle just like inside the line right above ...
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TikZ - move calculated point to origin

i am trying to draw a point relative to a rectangle and than shift the whole rectangle so that this point is aligned with another point. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Draw Circuit For LaTeX Documents: GUI

Currently, I use Circuitikz to draw my circuits for my LaTeX documents. My issue is, it really takes a while to draw them and a GUI which would allow me to drag and drop the components would really ...
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Circuitikz Wire Kink Thingy When Wires Cross

I'm looking for a way to cross wires in Circuitikz. 1B in the above picture shows what I'm after.
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How to draw a DC motor in circuitikz

I'm using circuitikz to create an electric circuit diagram. I'd like to draw a DC motor like this: or this one: It looks like there's no symbol for motors in circuitikz. I'm using ...
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How do I use circuitikz package in TikzEdt?

I'm using TikzEdt and I'm currently using the circuits.ee.IEC tikz library. As far as I'm aware, there is no variable capacitor component. However, there is a tex package called circuitikz that does ...
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Drawing a circuit structure in LaTeX

I want to create the following structure in LaTeX: Unfortunately I couldn't find a similar example in the pgf manual using the same symbols. An answer just showing basically how to produce a ...