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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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Electric circuits in TeX, LaTeX, and Friends

What are some ways to draw electric circuits in TeX systems? I'm making this community wiki since I haven't found a question related to this. I was thinking along the lines of circuitikz. What do ...
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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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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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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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Drawing switches in circuitikz with connectors (dots)

I'm trying to draw an example of the logical operation of a logic gate for an analog electronics report. In the following code: \begin{circuitikz} \draw (-3,0) to[battery] (-3,2); \draw (-3,2) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Drawing circuit diagrams (with logic gates) in LaTeX

I'm having some difficult drawing circuit diagrams with logic gates in LaTeX. I've tried with circuitikz and pst-circ. \begin{pspicture}(-1,-1)(5,3) \logicand[ninputs=2,invertinputa=true, ...
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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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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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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 ...