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

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Potentiometer anchor points in Circuitikz

I need to create a potentiometer with a tap point, as shown as the (american) potentiometer on page 9 of the Circuitikz manual. Is the tap an accessible anchor point to connect other parts of the ...
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Scaling Components in Circuitikz so it doesn't disturb schematic

I have this code so far First question: For the purose of the question, I think it would be a good thing to generate a picture, but I don't know how. Then, the main question is on the sizing of ...
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Working with perpendicular coordinates in circuitikz

Inspired by Paul Gessler's answer to this question, I decided to give it a try and adapt the following diagram to use perpendicular coordinates: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{circuitikz} \...
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Bending an arrow in circuiTikz

I've made a circuit with circuiTikz and I have the following problem: how to bend the arrow which is above number 1? Here is the photo of the circuit: So how to bend the arrow to get an arrow ...
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A problem with circuitikz

I have a simple circuit and a problem. The coding of the circuit can be seen here: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \begin{circuitikz}[scale=2] %CIRCUIT \draw(0,0) to[vsourcesin] (2,0) to[transformer](...
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Draw lines in three intersected circles

I am new user of LaTeX. Kindly can some one please help me out on how I can draw these lines in circles from center to the boundary of circles? The fourth line coming from outside should be an arrow ...
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Multiple emitter transistor

I'm trying to draw a multiple emitter npn transistor and multiple collector pnp transistor. I'm using tikz to draw all my electric circuits but there is nothing about it in the documentation nor this ...
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Circuitikz with comma (,) as decimal mark

Is there a simple and accurate possibility to use comma as decimal mark in a label of circuitikz (with or without the siunitx option)? I mean simpler then use this: l=${0,\!2}\,\mathrm{A}$ (The ...
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Need help for a circuit diagram using Circuitikz

I am a beginner with drawing circuits in Latex. And there is one circuit where I am stuck and it would be great if someone could help. The circuit is as shown below: The upper half is the difficult ...
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A good way to do routing in logic circuits with tikz/circuitikz

I'm very new to circuitikz (started today and still figuring out if it's the right tool for me). I want to build a framework to automatically create logic circuits - including wiring - from solely a ...
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Labels in a diagonal resistor in circurtikz

I am drawing a simple diagram on circuitikz with the following code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[american]{circuitikz} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz}[scale=1.25] ...
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Error using circuitikz, “Missing number, treated as zero”

I have this code: \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} % Allows to place the legend below plot \usepgfplotslibrary{units} % Allows to enter the units nicely \...
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circuitikz connection missplacement

i have the following code: \usepackage{circuitikz} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{circuits.logic.US,circuits.logic.IEC} .... \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,0) node[nand port] (nand1) {}...
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I would like to add arrows to my open and closed switches. What is the easiest way to do this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[free-standing-units]{siunitx} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{...
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I would like to place a plus sign above my voltage source in circuitikz but I just can't figure out how to do it. Any ideas? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[free-standing-units]{siunitx} \...
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circuitikz as a float

I used wrapfigure with its package to try to make a circuitikz as a float to put text beside, but I got a warning like "wrapfigure used inside a conflicting environment" and then it drops my ...
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How to center a circuitikz figure

I want to center the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[european]{circuitikz} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \begin{figure}[h]...
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No drawing of ohmmeter or multimeter using circuitikz

I can't draw an ohmmeter in a simple electric circuit, although I am using circuitikz. If I replace ohmmeter by voltmeter or ammeter, it works fine, otherwise, not. Also, is there any symbol for ...
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curves with Tikz

I have 5 curves of functions that I want to put in the same TikZ graphic. The functions are: $$f(x)= 1.5e6(s^(-1/0.06)-1)^(1-0.06)$$ $$g(x)= 10^7(s^(-1/0.412)-1)^(1-0.412)$$ h(x)= (1-s^2)*(1-s^(5/3)...
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Packages catoptions and tikzcircuit warning: how to remove it?

I have to use a format that uses catoptions package; when I use it in conjunction with tikzcircuit I have a (mostly harmless, I think, but annoying in IDEs) warning --- \documentclass[border=10pt, ...
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Problem with relative coordinates within \draw command

I've got a problem with the following code. I'm trying to draw a circuit using circuitikz. However, the current source should be shifted by 1 unit in the x-direction, so that it is placed parallel to ...
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multiple inputs for logic gates

In the manual , section 5.1.1 Logical ports All logical ports, except not, have two inputs and one output. It seems the inputs are limited to two. All solutions I've found are using or gate US ...
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TikZ/CircuiTikZ battery symbol

How can I get a battery symbol like this from either CircuiTikZ or TikZ's circuit libraries? I haven't been able to find any that have a thick negative terminal. pst-circ's \battery command is exactly ...
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sample Convolution network

Can you please help in drawing the above figure? This is the code which I tried so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,...
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I'm struggling to line up op amps in circuitkz, any help?

I saw a thread which asked this same question but I didn't quite understand the answers properly (I'm new to circuitkz). Also, with such a low reputation I can't make comments to Paul Gessler in order ...
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Circuitikz voltage label independant of element

I am trying get label a voltage between two nodes, but the voltage is not associated with any circuit element. Here's the best I have now: \documentclass[tikz,border=5pt]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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How to draw the leads of the Controlled Current Source in a Box?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{circuitikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ start chain=going right, box/.style={ on chain,...
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WYSIWYG/M for circuitikz?

Has anyone found a way to take circuits build in some kind of CAD programs like LTSpice, etc - and use those files to generate TeX images?
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fill color on voltage and current sources in tikz and circuitikz

I would like to have voltage and current sources filled with color inside them as in v_s and \beta{}v_{\pi} automatically by defining macros in the preamble. Can anyone suggest me how to do it? By ...
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Circuitikz not drawing anything

I'm just learning circuitikz and I'm trying to draw just simple elements, such as : \draw (0,0) to [V=$V$] (0,2); And all I'm getting is the label (V) displayed, and not a voltage source. I ...
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Circuit Diagrams and Mesh Analysis LaTeX

So I am trying to create a very simple circuit this here is my code: \begin{circuitikz}[american, scale = 1.5][americanvoltages] \draw (0,0) to[V=$V_{in}$] (0,2) % The voltage source to[R, v^&...
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Visualizing Wheatstone bridges using CircuiTikz

I want to visualize a Wheatstone bridge configuration in LaTeX using the CircuiTikz package. I want result similar to this one on Wikimedia -- what do I need to consider to get a correct rendering? ...
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Label offsetting with multiple labels in Circuitikz

I have written the following code to draw the diagram of an RLC circuit: \begin{tikzpicture}\draw (0,2) node[anchor=east] {1} to [short,*-] (0,2) to[R,R=$R$] (4,2) node[anchor=west] {2} to [short,*-] ...
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simple questions on circuitkz

I am a rather newbie to tikz, and in particular to circuitikz which is the package I am interested in at the moment. I've just created a simple circuit diagram with an operating amplifier, though I do ...
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Rotate component labels in Circuitkz

There are cases, especially with variable components like vC and vL that look weird when turned. At the same time you might want the label to be on the other side, because there is some component in ...
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How can I increase the vertical size of a pre defined transformer core?

How can I increase the vertical size of a pre defined transformer core? \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage[...
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Draw a special element (line with a cross in the middle) in circuitikz

I need to draw a wire that looks like That is the symbol my lecturer uses for the Josephson junction. I googled a bit and it seems to be the commonly used symbol for such an element, so it would ...
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vco lowpass etc. don't work. Circuitikz

How come that circuitikz does not give me the vco I intend to build? See this code: \documentclass[tikz, border=10pt, 12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{circuitikz} \usepackage{verbatim} \begin{document}...
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Dieletric on Capacitors circuitikz

How can i fill the interior of a capacitor and label it using a greek letter in order to represent a dieletric inside the capacitor? My Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...
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how to draw a T network using circuitikz

someone can help me to draw this using circuitikz package, thanks in advance. the T-network should have generic bipoles.
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Drawing a circuit

How can I create the following drawing? I want to add the following diagram to my report: I hear it can be done in LaTeX so I read some of https://es.sharelatex.com/blog/2013/09/02/tikz-series-...
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Drawing custom logic gates with circuitikz or circuits.logic library

Is it possible to draw custom logic gates like the following one using circuitikz? Alternatively, is it possible to draw them easily with the circuits.logic library in tikz?
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CircuitTiKz lines not straight

I made a schematic using following code: \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,0) node[op amp, scale=2] (opamp) {} (opamp.+) -- (-2.38,-3) node[ground] {} (opamp.+) node[left, above]...
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Supply rails in circuitikz

I am trying to draw the circuit below, however I am having difficulty in drawing the connections to the supply rails. I've abused the sground node since it is the same as the typical symbol for power ...
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How to increase the size of circuit elements

I want to draw a simple circuit in which a large parallel plate capacitor with a dielectric in between is connected to a battery like this: I tried the following code so far: \documentclass[tikz,...
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Circuitikz - remove base pin on PNP transistor

I want to remove the base pin at the transistor, using circuitikz. How do I do that? Here's a MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{article} % ------- Enable UTF8 characters ------- % \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}...
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Multi way switch in circuitikz

I wonder whether there is a symbol of a sort of multi-way switch in circuitikz. That is to say a switch like the "spdt" (single-pole-double-throw), but with more switching positions. I need something ...
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mirroring antenna symbol in CircuiTikZ

I want to change the left to right antenna to right to left one as the receiver requires mirror image of transmitting antenna. This is my simplified code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \...