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

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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: ...
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circuit schematic symbol for buffer with control input

circuitikz has an op amp component type with two inputs, output, and up and down ports, usually used for power supply rails. There's also a buffer component type (which I think is provided by tikz ...
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Complicated Tikz logic drawing

This is a follow-up to this question Complicated logic circuit drawing with Tikz - two input buffer gate? Any ideas how can I draw this next element IODELAY2, should I use Resistance symbol? For me ...
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Complicated logic circuit drawing with Tikz - two input buffer gate?

i'm trying to draw similar image with Tikz and Circuit Library, so far i'm stucked at drawing buffer gate with two labeled inputs (IBUFGDS and IBUFDS), standard library have a gate with only one ...
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How do I contribute to CircuiTikZ? [closed]

Update (29 Dec 2012) The author has already update CircuiTikZ (Thank you, Massimo!). It should be integrated into the CTAN official repositories in a few days. The package is now hosted in Github for ...
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Reverse labels without reversing the coordinates in circuitikz

How do I flip the label to the bottom without having to flip the coordinates? \documentclass[preview, american, convert]{standalone} \usepackage[siunitx]{circuitikz} \begin{document} ...
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Compiling CircuiTikZ with -shell-escape (pdflatex)

I'm trying to use both CircuiTikZ and pgfplots. In order not to overflow LaTeX memory, I use the TikZ externalize library with -shell-escape command in pdfLaTeX. It compiles the pgfplots nicely, but ...
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How to make my logic circuit drawn by circuitikz look nicer?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,3) node[not port] (mynot1) {} (mynot1.in) node[anchor=east] {$r$} (mynot1.out) node[anchor=south] ...
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draw single pole double throw switch in circuitikz

I am new to circuitikz so this question may be too easy for some of you. I want to draw a single pole double throw switch in circuitikz. It can be done with "spdt". However I don't find any example of ...
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Cannot manipulate nodes in tikz

I am using the following code \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[american voltages, american currents]{circuitikz} \usetikzlibrary{% calc,% fadings,% shadings% } ...
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Circuitikz different ground symbol

Is it possible to make circuitikz draw a different ground symbol? I would like to have a ground symbol with only one horizontal line. Thanks.
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Labeling a circuit element with its symbol and value on both sides

I have modified the circuit code given in Voltage sign convention (European vs. American) in Circuitikz to serve my presentation in circuit making. However, I am unable to change the voltage source ...
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Circuitikz - IC circuit with relative coordinates

I've represented an IC circuit using circuitikz, but it's a bit too rough to what I prefer. In particular I would like to use relative coordinates in this case and connect them to the ``IC device'' so ...
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Set label name on two lines in CircuiTikZ

I'm a very beginner in using circuitikz in my tex documents. I'd like to obtain a label that shows both the part name and the component value. Looking in this forum I found this solution: ...
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Display ICs with circuitikz

How can I represent a IC using circuitikz? I'm thinking of something like this: I checked the whole manual and searched this information on google, but found nothing. It's hard to believe that no ...
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Using circuitikz, how do I make a ground node and link to it from several others?

I'd like to get two or three nodes linking to a ground symbol (this is not an electric circuit), as in this attempt: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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Drawing a motor shaft in TikZ

I'd like to create a picture like the one with TikZ: I've already created the electrical part using circuitikz. I'd like to add the part on the right (the motor's shaft with arrows), but don't know ...
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Industrial schematics [closed]

I'm investigating if it is possible to generate electrical schematics for industrial machinery with the LaTeX ecosystem. They are quite different from electronic circuits because are developed ...
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Increasing number of ports in circuitikz gate

Is it possible to add two ports to the gates (nand, and, or, not) in circuitikz on the top and bottom for reference voltages in a similar fashion to how they exist for the op amp?
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How to make the code of a circuitikz diagram more flexible?

I am a beginner in LaTeX, and TikZ, trying to use them for industrial documents. The sample code below (largely made with previous help) shows a circuit made with circuitikz. However I have now the ...
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Linux circuitikz [closed]

I'm making my first steps with circuitikz. But I'm a bit disappointed, because despite having texlive-full, some elements from the library aren't recognized while compiling, like thyristor, ...
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Drawing a Power Flow arrow in circuitikz

Is it possible to draw a power flow arrow in circuitikz? I'd like to draw an arrow point away from the voltage source on the right that indicates the flow of power towards the left. What I'm after ...
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Circuitikz label in middle of open circuit

I've just started using Circuitikz and and I'd like to know how one would go about getting a label say, 'v', in the middle of the open circuit (perhaps with a plus and minus either side of it). Also, ...
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How to draw a boolean circuit diagram in circuitikz?

How would I draw this image: using circuitikz? What I have so far is \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,2) node[and port] (myand) {} (2,1) node[or port] (myor) {} (myand.in 1) node[anchor=east] {A} ...
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Block Diagrams in TikZ

for my thesis i need to put some block diagrams in my LaTeX document. I was recommended to use TikZ for that. This is the only sample code i could find. Do you guys maybe have some tutorials / doc ...
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How to improve a small electrical diagram with TikZ and circuitikz?

I am a beginner in LaTeX, trying to use it for an industrial document. I am trying to make a small circuit in order to illustrate a point. However, I would like to: add a sort of legend, such as ...
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How to draw a quarter car model in LaTex? Which is basically a two masses and spring system

This is the code that i have been able to write up but i would like to make it better and label the springs and dampers and draw the ground. Also i need to draw the direction of the motion which would ...
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imagen beside a math

how I can make me stay in the following way but instead of using $ using the command / begin {align} for me to number the mathematical formulas to reference them later? \begin{center} ...
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How to draw circled transistors

How to draw a circled transistor in circuitikz? I did not find any info about circled transistors in circuitikzmanual.pdf.
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How can I invert the poles of an OP-AMP in circuitikz?

I have an op-amp in my circuit, but I would like the + pole to be above and the - pole to be downward. I don't know how to do that. (Sorry I can't upload an image, it is my first post) Can anybody ...
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How to combine two dipole and tripoles efficiently in circuitikz?

I'm trying to learn how to use circuitikz to draw some circuit diagrams. So far it is going pretty well, except that now I've run into a problem when trying combine dipole circuit elements (such as ...
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Spacing circuit element labels from their elements with CircuiTikz

I want to draw a resistor with a resistance value showing and a voltage label showing as well. This is content-wise an MWE of everything I want: \documentclass{article} ...
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Circuitikz: polar capacitor terminals polarity labels are wrong

When using circuitikz to draw some circuit pictures, I noticed that the terminal polarity labels are incorrect (I believe) for polar capacitors. Consider the following: \documentclass{article} ...
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Voltage labels too close to circuit element with circuitikz 2.4

Since upgrading to circuitikz 2.4, I noticed that the voltage labels are way too close to the circuit elements. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american ...
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How to draw this circuit (or something similar) with circuitikz?

I've been playing around with circuitikz, and am really loving it so far. The only problem is that I really don't know how to adapt it when there a symbol that I want is not present. For example, ...
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Grid customized

I would like to build a grid such as the figure shown below where each grid point is surrounded by some of the two curves that describe below. First curve: an outline around the point forming a ...
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Circuitikz symbols in TikZ circuit library

Some time ago, I asked about Relationship between tikz circuit library and circuitikz?. wh1t3 wrote: "However, as far as I know there is nothing the circuitikz package does that the TikZ circuit ...
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circuitikz labeling

I am trying to create a few logic circuits for a class that I teach. After brief investigation I decided to use TikZ library circuit due to the lack of the support by PSTricks for American notation. ...
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Opposite poles battery in circuitikz

This might be a simple question, but I would like the battery positive pole to be to the left, and to the right as the default, (0,0) to [battery, v=$\varepsilon$] (2,0) Also, is there an option ...
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Best way to make circuit diagrams for LaTeX?

I'm using PCTex (WinXP) and looking for the best way to make circuit diagrams for LaTeX. Something that will allow me to include many arrows, comments and equations around the schematic. The ...
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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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Voltage sign convention (European vs. American) in Circuitikz

This time I dive into Circuitikz. Anyway, I've got a problem with the american and european styles of e.g. voltages. IIRC Voltage drops are counted positive which means the voltage arrow in the ...
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Relationship between tikz circuit library and circuitikz?

Is there any relationship between tikz circuit library and circuitikz, for example that one is build on top of the other. Are they compatible in some way? Is one of them in some way obsolete?