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

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Drawing electrical diagram using circuitikz

I looked at the documentation and examples on CTAN, but circuitikz is hard to get the hang of. I am trying to create Here is what I have so far: \documentclass{convert = false]{standalone} ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Circuitikz Current Source

I'd like to know if it is possible to place a current source that looks like the following:
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Flow of current in a circuit

I am trying to create a circuit with resistors and voltage sources. I need to have each resistor labeled with their resistance (above) and the unknown current (below) flowing through the resistor. I ...
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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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Drawing control diagram in Latex

I am new to LaTeX and I am trying to draw a diagram similar to the one in the figure: This question was answered and the following is a code for similar diagram. \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Circuitikz place text above and below component

Lets say I create a component like this (0,0) to [R, l^=$R1$] (0,2) How can I make it so that the value, R1, is say, on the right hand side, and the resistance, say, 1kohm is on the left hand side? ...
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CircuiTikZ: draw transformer without conductors going to the side

I would like to draw a transformer in CircuiTikZ without the small parts of conductor going to the sides. Left: Current situation. Right: What I want. Code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Current Noise Source. New Symbol needed

I write a code for the Voltage and Current Noise Sources, using the "circuit declare symbol". The option works well for the Noise Voltage. I can change the color of the font, circumference and ...
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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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Circuitikz works with ground but does not work for rground

If I try to plot the following circuitikz schematic it works: \begin{figure}[bth] \myfloatalign \begin{center} \begin{circuitikz}[american voltages] \draw (0,0) node[ground] ...
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economic circuit

Having seen some examples of electronic circuits, I would like to make an economic one like this one: I haven't found any relevant example, so would like your help. In case that somebody is ...
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Circuitkz arrowhead scaling

I have problem with scaling of the arrowhead (see figure below). I found some examples, but unfortunately it does not work: question 1, question 2, question 3. I would like to reduce arrowhead of the ...
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Circuitikz common [closed]

I'm learning Circuitikz to draw schematics in my reports. I'd like to use the symbol for common; however, it doesn't seem to be there. What are my options? Thanks. Example of use: ...
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Using Circuitikz: Transformer

Could you help me with drawing of the transformer (see below)? I haven't enough experience with circuitikz library, but I think, that it is the best way.
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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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How to switch the poles of the SPDT switch in circuitikz

I am drawing a circuit with circuitikz that have lots of SPDT switches. I want to show the circuit at two different moments: once, when all the SPDT switches connected to out1 and the second with all ...
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circuitikz: labels, component size, and documentation

I'm trying to pick up circuitikz tonight to draw a few circuits. I ran into a few problems. Problem 1: Positioning Labels Here's my problem. When I use this code: \documentclass{article} ...
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straight voltage arrows in circuitikz

I want straight voltage arrows in circuitikz, but all are bowed. Someone has a new solution? The bowed arrows are totally ugly. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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circuitikz: error: cannot use all symbols [closed]

I cannot use all symbols for examble I want to use an thR resistor. In the old version of circuit there was no thR, but in Version 0.3.0 there is one. But I allways get an error when compiling. ...
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Boolean AND Gate

I cannot figure out how I can to draw and label a single AND gate. All of the online examples are horizontally aligned. I drew the image. Please anyone show me how do this in LaTeX. Edited to ...
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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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CircuitTikZ splitting input into two gates

I have LaTeX code using the CircuitTikZ package for drawing a simple logic circuit, but I'm not convinced that my code is the correct way to do what I'm trying to do. Essentially, I have two inputs ...
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How to put label and voltage on same object in CircuiTikZ?

If I type the following code there is no problem: \begin{circuitikz}[american] \draw (0,0) to[R, l^=$R_4$, v=$V_1^+$, -*] (0,2) --(0,4); \end{circuitikz} But the polarity is not the one I need. And ...
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Rotate voltmeter CircuiTikz

I'm using Latex and CircuiTikz to draw circuits but I can't rotate de voltmeter without making a disaster. Any idea? Here is an example. \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,0) to[ammeter] (3,0) to ...
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Change symbol size in circuitikz

How can I make the diodes in the following circuit smaller? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[europeanresistors,americaninductors]{circuitikz} \begin{document} ...
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Circuitikz - Have european voltages sources but american voltages indicators

I currently have the following: Now the problem is with the voltage indicator Vc. I don't want to it to be an arrow but a + Vc - kind of notation. This is easily done by using the option american ...
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I am trying to use circuitikz, but this error pops up whenever I compile

I am currently trying to run some examples in the circuitikz library, and I keep getting the following error and the document will not compile: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key ...
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How can I add a component to circuitikz?

Similar to CircuiTikZ — create new component I am using circuitikz to create an electric circuit diagram. I have found the preset symbol for the zener diode to be different to the symbol I wish to ...
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Off Grid Circuitikz Symbols [closed]

Shouldn't circuits line up on the grids? Otherwise, drawing code get messy -- really quick. I have found pins-to-grid alignment to be common practice in most the Schematic/Diagram programs I have ...
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Circuitikz inverter bubble

I'm using circuitikz to create some logic gate diagrams. In my course we use "inversion bubbles" as a convenient shortcut instead of drawing inverters everywhere. As in inputs A and B in this image: ...
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Make ins and outs longer on ports in ciruitikz

I have the following using circuitikz. I would like to make the lines going from the vertical 2 lines to the inverters be longer. I could create the small sections of lines myself, but I was wondering ...
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pdflatex renders files differently from a strings — example provided

I am running pdftex from command line and the images are getting clipped. When I run the same commands from a saved tex file, no clipping occurs. I have attached the commands and rendered outputs ...
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3-input logic gate on circuitikz

How can I draw a 3-input logic gate with circuitikz? Is there a way to do so? For example, \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,0) node[and port](myand){} (myand.in 1) node[left]{A} (myand.in 2) ...
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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 ...
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Can´t draw plain amp with circuitikz [closed]

I'm trying to use the package circuitikz, and I need to draw a plain amp, I'm traying to do this as the manual says but it keep throwing this error message "I don´t know the '/tikz/plain amp' and ...
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Use circuitikz voltage source icon as a node

I'm using circuitikz to draw a single line diagram: But I have no idea how to get rid of the line on top of the voltage source. Is there a simple way to do it? Here's my current code: ...