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Draw a coat of arms in LaTeX

Over at academia.sx we are trying to create a community ad to try and get us promoted out of beta. We are looking to create a university type coat of arms/seal. I have seen some really great artwork ...
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Best option to create vector graphics with LaTeX labels

I would like to create some vector graphics for my LaTeX documents. The graphics would often contain mathematical expressions that would should be typeset using LaTeX. As far as I know, my best ...
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Best Drawing software for engineering/scientific illustrations with LaTeX?

I will be writing my Master's thesis in Aeronautical Engineering and was wondering about the following: I will have lots of illustrations such as parts of aircraft, mechanical components, ...
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How could I create a diagram that looks like this?

I am trying to create a diagram for a document that illustrates a table. (Below is an example of how I would like it to look.) What tools should I use to replicate this?
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PowerPoint's “Smart Art” for TikZ?

This question led to a new package: smartdiagram I haven't been using PowerPoint for years, but today I immediately fell in love with its "Smart Art" feature (2010 version of PowerPoint). The ...
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How to Draw a Partitioned Circle in TikZ?

I want to draw something like this: I know everything apart from that circle. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Problem with \xymatrix in svjour3 [closed]

I attempt to compile the following \newcommand{\arb}[1]{\ar@<-.15ex>[#1]\ar@<.15ex>[#1]\ar@<-.075ex>[#1]\ar@<.075ex>[#1]\ar[#1]} \[\xymatrix{ & ...
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Making a labeled Klein bottle using TikZ or pgfplots?

I'd like to be able to draw the following cell complex structure on the (three-dimensional embedding of the) Klein bottle using LaTeX. I am pretty pleased with my hand-drawn rendition, but LaTeX is ...
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How can I create a dynamic geometry file in Tex?

I have a file containing \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \definecolor{uququq}{rgb}{0.25,0.25,0.25} ...
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Error messages with diagonal arrows [closed]

When I copy and paste the corrected code for example in this question, I get the following error message: xymatrix 2x2 ! Missing number, treated as zero. to be read again \/ ...
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Drawing delta-complexes (essentially labeled directed graphs) with TikZ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TikZ: How to draw an arrow in the middle of the line? How can I draw delta-complex diagrams like ones on this page from Hatcher's book: Source: ...
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Create a diagram to display composition of functions

So as to produce exercises about compositions of function, I would like to produce something like this (ugly) picture. From LaTeX point of view, the syntax could be like this : \compoDiagram[$G ...
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Numbering trees/diagrams in tikzpicture

I want to number my trees/diagrams according to section number and at the center and bottom of them. Like Diagram 1.1 Here is a simple one that I wrote. \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Draw a railway network in Tikz

I need to make several diagrams of a railway network, each of them representing different scenarios. Here is an ugly example of what I want: And here my first attempt to reproduce it: As you can ...
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TikZ: Drawing the same data with scatter plots and parallel coordinates

I am new to TikZ and trying to recreate the following image (which was created in R): (Translation: correlation = +1, correlation = -1, two clusters, circle, normal distribution) Each "column" ...
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Big block matrix with tikz

I know this is very similar to plenty of questions. The matrix below s actually bigger, so I realized that I had to use tikz. In this array, A, A',…,L', T are square matrices, and I filled with ...
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Large block diagrams with auto positioning [closed]

I need to make some (large) maintainable block diagrams. Some small diagrams I already made using Tikz, but I always need to specify the placement of every block. Now for large diagrams this could be ...
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how to add arrow between arrows, how to put an arrow on a second arrow

I have big problems to get model of evolution. I do not even know how to start. If some one show the sample code of something similar, I would be grateful \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Fake sheet effect

How can recreate this effect in LaTeX?
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Workflow diagram

I would like to make a workflow diagram like this: I found TikZ, but the sequence diagram example seems a bit obscure…
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Typsetting big matrix (but keeping A4 size)

This question is a slight variation of Compiling a BIG matrix, but I need to write a matrix in a A4 or letter size paper; it is a block 48x48 matrix but I can put lot of $0_2$ and $0_4$'s in order to ...
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String diagrams for monoidal functors a la McCurdy

Almost surely you don't know who Micah McCurdy is, but here is a sample of his diagrams, on pages 20-21, for example, or page 27 for something fancier. I asked him how he did them, and unfortunately ...
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inclusion arrow in TikZ

How can I give shape to some arrow in tikz, to draw the inclusion arrow? I read a similar question How to typeset inclusion arrow? with given answer, but the answer didn't really used tikz and I ...
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Labeled Number Line

I am transferring a professor's .doc files to LaTeX so that we can do more sophisticated formatting and I ran across a problem. I would like to recreate this number line in LaTeX. Help with which ...
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listplot and postscript

Is there a possibility with listplot to make lines from a point which is defined? Example... Fileinput: -0.013,0.471 0.044,-0.294 -0.069,0.446 0.025,-0.385 0.038,-0.448 0.073,-0.365 0.375,0.045 ...
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How to put a picture to the top right of a page?

I have written in TeX the following: \section{A} ... somethingA ... \begin{picture}(100, 100)(-250, -110) \includegraphics[scale=1]{face.png} \end{picture} \section{B} ... somethingB ... I have ...
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is it possible to include tikz picture from a file

I have a tikz picture in a tex file \begin{figure}[ht!] \begin{center} \resizebox{.4\textwidth}{!}{\begin{tikzpicture}[ .... \end{tikzpicture}} \end{center} \end{figure} The ... portion is quite ...
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Style question: serif or sans fonts in figure and chart text?

Question for you design-y types: I like to use a serif font for all my text (title, headings, body). What I'd like to know is whether you think that I should go with a serif or sans serif for text in ...
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Using Tikz to draw a Hash Table

I need to try to replicate a similar structure to this but am a novice when it comes to tikz. I'm not sure whether to use chains, explicit node positioning, etc. And, in my experience of drawing ...
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Multicolumn and graphics

If you try to comment what i have marked you will see the heading picture step one page back respect the title why? Here is the picture. The code is from this post. \documentclass[% ...
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How to put some special diagram in the subscript of a letter?

I'm a newer by using Latex. I don't know how to code the following equation. Can you give me some helpful suggestions? _____ ______ | | |___ |____ ...
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How to shift arrow in diagram

I need to shift this diagonal arrow (in bottom box) down. \xymatrix@R.8pc@C.8pc{ \bullet \ar[rrr]^{i'^{!}} \ar[ddd]_{Th(\Omega_{f'})} &&& \bullet \ar[ddd]^{Th(\Omega_{f})} \\ ...
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Commutative diagram with curved arrows, colour, and changing the style of arrows

I am using xy matrix and I would to curve an arrow over other arrows in a diagram, at the same time as setting some of these curved arrows to equal and changing their colour. This is what I have so ...
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Waterfall Chart

For displaying the total effect of a series of values, a waterfall chart can be useful. For example this chart, taken from The Economist, illustrates estimated efficiency potentials in the UK public ...
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Adjust spacing between specific rows with \xymatrix

I have the following diagram: \[ \xymatrix @!=1pc { & Z \ar@{.>}[d]^{\exists!h} \ar@/_1.2pc/[ddl]_{p'} \ar@/^1.2pc/[ddr]^{q'} & \\ & X \times_S Y \ar[dl]_p\ar[dr]^q & \\ X ...
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OpenType, extensible arrows, and diagrams

Does the OpenType font format provide support for extensible arrows (as in \xrightarrow)? If so, is it true that it would be unicode-math's job to make this functionality available in TeX? This ...
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Triangulated Toruses in Sketch [closed]

I want to be able to use sketch to generate an image like this: I am able to get the torus okay using nested sweeps as demonstrated in the tutorial, but my attempts to draw the diagonals using ...
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Draw set mapping diagrams [closed]

I'm trying to draw some set mapping diagrams with LaTeX. Do you know any packages that can do this? I tried searching online but I couldn't find anything useful.
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Is there any way to type LaTeX code directly into the text boxes Inkscape?

I use Inkscape on Windows 7 platform. The principle to enter integrals and other mathematical symbols in Inkscape seems that the best thing to do and write them in a LaTeX compiler and cut them in ...
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Objects in Commutative Diagram DCpic

I have the diagram of the folllowing form: \begindc \obj(1,1){$A$} \obj(3,1){$B$} \obj(3,3){$C$} \mor(1,1)(3,1) {$f$ }[\atright,\solidarrow] \mor(1,1)(3,3) {$g$ } \mor(3,1)(3,3) {$h$ ...
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Adding tikzpicture layers that can be viewed sequentially in the output (Motzkin graphs)

In a Beamer presentation it's possible to add elements to a tikzfigure on a page sequentially so that the viewer doesn't have to take in all of the complexity at once. You cannot use the Beamer ...
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Errors when trying to draw a commutative diagram using an xymatrix

Why is the following code not compiling? \[ \xymatrix{ A \ar[rd]^{g \circ f} \ar[r]^f & B \ar[d]^g\\ C} \] I'm trying to get a commutative diagram with 3 objects (A, B and C) ...
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How to create a symbol for LMB (left mouse clicking) or RMB (right mouse clicking) in LaTeX?

I'm searching now since 2 weeks for a LMB (left mouse click) or RMB (right mouse click) symbol in LaTeX. I saw it once in a manual, but I couldn't find it any more... Now I want to write a manual and ...
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TikZ picture overlaps with text (not wanted)

I am new to TikZ and I can't explain the following behavior when I compile this (with pdflatex or lualatex): \documentclass[ fontsize=12pt, DIV=calc, %draft, %parskip=half, ...
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What is most effecient way to draw a graph in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX for Graph Theory? For the first time, I was going to draw a graph in LaTeX. (I was intended for a graph similar to the following) Graph Theory is an important ...
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Intercalate pictures and items in beamer presentations

I'm preparing a presentation in which I'd like to have pictures in a new slide between \items. The final result should look like: Slide 1: I want to discuss: 1) Cars Slide 2: [Picture of a car] ...
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Kiviat diagram with axis labeled and different sizes

I am trying to use the package tkz-kiviat to draw a kiviat. The following example produces the image below: \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Drawing to indicate algorithms [closed]

I'm looking for one good drawing so as to symbolise algorithms. The idea is to use this drawing like one symbolic icon. Have you some ideas ?
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commutative diagram having drawings as objects

I need to draw a commutative diagram having drawings as objects, like in this link which is also shown below. I have some problems: xy-pic "slants" the objects; "matrix" library in TiKZ is not ...
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How to draw a diagram for packets scheduling in networks or task scheduling?

I would like to draw a diagram for packets scheduling in networks similar to the this one: The same type of diagram (or very similar) can be used also for tasks scheduling. Can you please indicate ...