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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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error while drawing currents in circuitikz

This is my first complete circuit in circuitiks. I'm trying to draw a circuit to show Kirchoff's Law. I was able to draw the nodes and voltages, but putting currents with arrow is giving me trouble. ...
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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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.