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strategy / payoff matrix

I am trying to create a strategy matrix in LaTeX such as Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated. I would like there to be two values in each cell, aligned as in this diagram.
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plot 1d curves in 3d space with nice looking intersections

I am trying to draw multiple colored one-dimensional parametric curves in three dimensional euclidean space. The curves themselves do not intersect in 3d, but ...
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Cisco Icons for network diagrams

First of all thanks for this great site. My foray to Latex has been easier than I thought. My company are producing technical documentations of as-built network projects from Structured Cabling to ...
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Breaking pictures across multiple pages

I am a relative TeX newbie trying to write a new package to generate timelines that can span multiple pages (the existing timeline solutions are not suitable for me, and I would like to write ...
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Drawing electromagnetic tetrahedron diagram having text within node connections

Any idea how to draw this beautiful electromagnetic tetrahedron (due to F.W. Hehl and Y.N. Obukhov) using LaTeX code?
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Better arrowheads in commutative diagrams

The Fourier package gives a different look for the arrowheads, which looks nice to me. I also want to use this arrowhead in the commutative diagrams. I have tried Taylor's diagrams package, xy-matrix, ...
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stripe pattern tikz manual chapter 78

Interleaving two colors in a stripes pattern Aim: coloring a shape (rectangle, circle, etc.) in two interleaving colors with the aid of patterns. One solution would be the definition of four ...
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How to draw a hypergraph (forest)?

How can I draw a hypergraph structure (a.k.a. forest) like this: (Note: This is not a duplicate of this question, of course, since that drawing is very different.)
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Which package can be used to draw automata?

I'm looking for a LaTeX package which helps drawing automata problems. I googled and found A package for drawing automata and graphs (Version 0.4). But I'm not sure is this package a standard one, or ...
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automatic resizing of edges with long labels

I would like to know if there is a way to automatically resize edges when they have long labels. For example, the following code \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Height of sparkline

I'm trying to place a sparkline in a ctable using the sparklines package. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{ctable} \usepackage{sparklines} \begin{document} \ctable[ caption = ...
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Commutative Diagrams in Table of Figures

Should one treat commutative diagrams as figures within the figure environment? If not, is there a way to add a label/caption and have the page number and caption show in the Table of Figures (without ...
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Help with figures in TikZ

How can we make Figures 1 and 2 below with TikZ and LaTeX? In Figure 2, I want to give different colors to different quadrants.
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Draw a box around each element of the xy-pic

How could I draw lines (like those in a tabular environment drawn by \hline and |c|c|c| in the following code? \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ \xymatrix{ x_0 \ar[dr] & x_1 \ar[d] ...
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How can I align text, a diagram and a set of equations at the top?

I used the right environment + commands but I don't understand why my "1." the top of the diagram and the first line of the equation don't line up. Whatever else follows doesn't have to be aligned but ...
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Help drawing a figure with pgf

Here's an image of what I am trying to draw:
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Example of system architecture picture in TikZ

I am looking for an example of a system architecture diagram in TikZ. I would like to draw a picture similar to this one: Therefore I search for existing shapes for: cloud (Current State), database ...
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How to make multiple lines precisely converge in one point on an axis?

I am trying to produce a sequence/time diagram showing the synchronisation process of a master and slave in the Precision Time Protocol using TikZ. Being very new to TikZ I don't know much more than ...
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Problem with TikZ and vertical alignment of text inside nodes

I have a problem in TikZ with the vertical alignment of text inside nodes. With a very minimal example like this: \usetikzlibrary{arrows,positioning,shapes.geometric} \begin{tikzpicture}[% ->, ...
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How should I draw a singly/double linked list?

I need to draw some singly and double linked lists for a CS paper and I don't know what package should I use. As far as I've searched over the Internet I can't seem to find a good one. Maybe TiKZ/PGF? ...
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(Commutative) diagram with long labels on vertices

I am trying to draw a diagram that looks something similar to the following: ############## ---------> ############## \ / \ / ...
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Block Diagrams Multi Input - Multi Output Components in TikZ

My problem is to define blocks (mainly rectangles) that has labels in them in terms of matrices (mostly block diagonal) such that the n-many arrows that goes in this rectangle visually is at the same ...
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How to draw up a hierarchical tree diagram for taxonomic classification

Please show me the most simple, elegant code for this: How to do it in other words.
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Kan extension in beamer.

I'm trying to include the diagram of a Kan extension in a beamer presentation (see the nLab page for an example). I've achieved to draw it through \xymatrix without the natural transformations symbol ...
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How can I make an arrow returning to same entry in xymatrix?

I'm trying to make a diagram with arrows returning to the same entry using xymatrix. The following example works perfectly fine. \[ \xymatrix{ V \ar@(dl,ul)[]^{h'} \ar@<0.5ex>[r]^{i} & W ...
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Arrow within a signal (timing diagram)

I want to draw a Manchester code and need arrows to better show the falling and rising flag within the signal, something like that: In LaTeX, it is possible to use the package timing. Is it ...
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Diagrams package that allows to draw computer buffers (memory diagrams)

I'm writing a document that explains internals of memory buffers and computers and I'm looking for a LaTeX package that would allow me to create diagrams similar to the following: Circular buffer: ...
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Drawing a circle in the complex plane.

I would like to draw the set of points in the complex plane that satisfies $|z-1+i| <= 3$ using LaTeX (with TikZ, or some related system). I would want to fill this circle with say dashed lines, or ...
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Shiny button-like node style with TikZ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Web buttons with WYSIWYM Would it be possible with TikZ to draw (3D) shiny button-like nodes as those appearing in the mindmap on page 44 of Lukas Doktor presentation ...
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Is it possible to use spot colors in TikZ graphics?

Using ConTeXt and Metapost, it is fairly easy to define spot colors and use them in an image: \starttext \definecolor[MyRed][c=0,m=1,y=1,k=0] \definespotcolor[RedSpot][MyRed][p=1,e=MyRed] ...
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Probability Tree-diagram with TikZ

Thanks for helping me out. How can I make the following tree-diagrams? http://www.vias.org/tmdatanaleng/cc_prob_cond_independ.html
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Flow (or block) diagram tips?

I've been working on a flow diagram or block diagram using Tikz to show a simplified camera transfer function. I've gotten as far as the code below, but I have a few questions remaining. I started ...
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Centering a TikZ picture around an area

I often find myself in the following situation: A tikzpicture of mine consists of a main area and some outer material like text labels which are hardly symmetric around the main area. If such a ...
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Labeling Drawing of Euclidean Vector

I would like to know how I would go about labeling the Euclidean vectors in a diagram. For example, if I use the code provided below to draw a diagram which depicts three vectors, how would I label ...
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package(s) for creating knot diagrams

I was wondering if anyone could suggest software/packages to create nice knot diagrams (hopefully with a link to images they have made in the past). I have used xy-pic recently but am mainly ...
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How to make nice braids diagrams

This question led to a new package: braids — Blog: The Braids Package I search to draw braids diagram, if possible in xy-pic. I already know how to do that with the knot module and some ...
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Decision node on TikZ (diamond)

I'm trying to find a way to tame decision nodes (diamond shape) but I just can't do a thing! If I put a formula inside the diamond and if that formula is a little big the shape just grows like a ...
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Adding labels to graph in xy package

I'm using xy package to draw a simple graph representation. How can I add the labels to the egdes? Here is the code I've produced so far: \xygraph{ ...
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Diagram displayed as an equation

Sorry to ask a direct question like that but: how can you do that ? Is it a complicated use of align ? Is it really and equation (mathmode) ?
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xy diagram problem: too wide, some arrows too short

I'm trying to write the diagrams of the isomorphism theorems, and I'm having problems. Some objects are too wide, and some arrows too short. Currently I have $$\xymatrix{A\ar[r]^\pi\ar[d]_\rho & ...
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Taming a TikZ flowchart's structure

After finally solving many issues with this flowchart, I get this... I'm new to TikZ and I'm having a hard time fixing this. I wanted the 5 nodes from row 5 to be inside a box with a vertical ...
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Commutative diagram with rounded arrows

I want to draw a diagram which has some arrows between to points A and B. First arrow goes straight from A to B and above it should be a $\Psi$. Second arrow goes in a round way from A to B and above ...
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TikZ flowchart for a poster

I'm making a poster and need to include a flowchart. I've never done this, so I'm starting with the example in the manual. Problem is, it doesn't work. ! Package pgfbasematrix Error: Single ampersand ...
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How to create Ishikawa (fishbone) diagrams with LaTeX?

Is there an automated way or a "template" to create Ishikawa (also called "fishone") diagrams with LaTeX? They are used e. g. to show the factors influencing a process and have a hiearchical ...
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How can I draw a diagram for matrix multiplication with LaTeX?

I'm trying to make a PDF manual for matrix multiplication with LaTeX. I'd like to generate a graphic similar to this one (from Wikipedia/Matrix multiplication): I guess this will be quite a bit of ...
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Comparison of plotting packages

I was wondering what some differences and relation between common plotting packages/environment: picture environment PGF/TikZ PSTricks and some others that are also common but I don't know yet ...
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Tikz task diagram (alignment and arrows)

I'm trying to create a diagram like this in LaTeX: This is what I have so far using the assignment structure from texample.net: Code: \begin{tikzpicture}[node distance=.8cm,start chain=going ...
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Need to plot a lattice and the topological building of a torus!

as told in the title I need to plot a lattice on the plane (not the standard one with basis (1,0), (0,1) ) and I'd like to show up how to build a torus starting from its topological square... If ...
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Database Entity Relationship Diagram

Is there a package that will allow me to create a database entity relationship diagram such as the one below?
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Shifting a path horizontally between nodes

With the following extract, how can I x-shift the second edge (edge2) between n1 and n2 so that it doesn't overlap with the first? Also, is there a way to add text to each of the edges so that they ...