part of the tikz/pgf bundle: the decoration libraries define a number of (more or less useful) decorations that can be applied to paths.

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Why does the pic option get passed through to the entire object?

Description This question follows from the question Why is the decoration marker off center? where we found what was causing the problem, but not why it was being caused in the first place. It seems ...
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Decorate pgfplots mesh

In my quest to solve this question I'm trying to see if I can decorate a mesh-plot by drawing many circles or maybe rectangles with a radius determined by \pgfplotspointmetatransformed. But I can't ...
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Problem with decorations in a small TikZ picture

When working on yesterday's update on my answer to the december challenge (a dcorated tree), I encountered a problem: if I choose the picture's dimensions to small, then it fails with Dimension ...
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Node at tip/pinch of brace in Tikz

I'm trying to add some explanatory braces in my graphic, and find myself running into some minor difficulties/inconveniences. [Edit]: After being made aware that the main thrust of the question ...
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Decorating a PGFPlots bar graph with Tikz decorations

Update :- This appears to be a problem in which nodes near coords are handled by PGFPlots and incompatibility with Tikz decorations and fading library. I simply commented the nodes near coords line ...
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Controlling the orientation of a Tikz decoration markings arrow?

I thought that my woes in Decoration marking arrow style ignored in custom node shape? were temporarily solved, but alas: if I do a dimension line (A) -- (B), then all is fine; but if I do (B) -- (A), ...
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Special decoration for TikZ pin feature

I try to achieve the curvy pin style I sketched below. It would help to distinguish pin lines from grid and other lines in the diagram. How can I realize a decoration that automatically draws such ...
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How does \pgfdecoratedpathlength work?

I am trying to understand how it works the decoration pgf module, in order to solve the unanswered question Fiber-Optic-Style decoration. I am having an hard time with some macros, for example ...
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How to prune nodes in a tree using graph syntax

I want to indicate that nodes have been removed from a tree. Lets say the code looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \usetikzlibrary{graphdrawing} ...
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Is there any tutorial on writing custom tikz decorations?

I'd like to code a new decoration for TikZ. Is there any tutorial, howto, manual or anything on the web, or should I just study the source?
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TikZ: correct position for arrowhead when using partway modifiers

My question is a more complicated case of this one. I am trying to make the arrowhead of an arrow decorated with snake be well-centered, but using the solution suggested in the other question causes ...
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enumeration lists with special decorations

Within an enumerated list, I would like some "meta"-level annotations: Mark a single, specific item in boldface, or another colour, or have an arrow point at it from the left margin, or surround it ...
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Any package for creating curlicue decorations in latex?

How does one create customizable curlicue dividers and decorations in latex short of hard-coding them using tikz?