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The best way to create illustrations for a book, reports, etc

I use LaTeX in Mac for my scientific reports. I want to include illustrations like this: One of my professors recommended DrawPerfect 1.1. It is obvious that he is outdated. I was thinking of ...
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Best and easy-to-master free softwares for drawing geometric figures in math papers?

I'm not very familiar with how to draw geometric figures (say circles, rectangles, surfaces of different genera and cusps etc.). I'd like your opinion on softwares that I can use for this purpose. Are ...
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Three loop diagram

I want to make a three loop diagram such as the one on the left. I use the following script \fmfleft{i}\fmfright{o} \fmf{boson}{i,v1}\fmf{boson}{v2,o} ...
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Qcircuit: Different shapes or colors for multigate

I have a noise term that I am implementing as a Multigate. Is there a way I can make this specific multigate stand out: such as different shapes or colors for this specific gate? Or even a dashed or ...
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What is the simplest way to draw this triangle exactly?

I want to see how we can exactly construct the following diagram as simple as possible. It means that the manual calculation should be avoided. Note that the angle marks attached to angles ...
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Creating a punktchain or flow diagram in tikz/pgf latex that is two column then merges to one and back to two

I have update the example code with some of the comments to get really close to what I want. Now I just want two lines coming out of filter 1 and filter 2 inline and with the same line style as ...
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TikZ Self Loops Style Question

I have a question on how to "style" the self loops in my diagram. Here is my preamble: \documentclass[letterpaper]{tufte-handout} % Additional LaTeX Packages \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Drawing a complete ER Diagram in Crow's foot style by TikZ

I need to draw a ER digram in Crow's foot style in LaTeX. After some search I found: Creating crow's foot style E-R diagrams, rather than Chen-style ones However, I found this style was not ...
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Argument diagram (logic)

I need to diagram arguments (Beamer). I've tried to use tikzcd but it doesn't work. How can I draw a diagram as the following one?
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Draw a 3D diamond structure

I want to draw a 3D crystal structure. The point where I struggle is quite in the beginning to draw connecting 3D rods: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Replicating a simple diagram in Knuth's book using TikZ

Despite the many attempts to draw this simple flowchart, I didn't really know how to do the following: Drawing a start arrow (as the one before A1) Drawing an end arrow (as the one after A2 and ...
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Is there a better way to display this information? [closed]

I have drawn this picture in tikz. Is there a more visually pleasing and intuitively appealing way of displaying this information? I feel what I have drawn is dull and boring. I have to include more ...
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How to draw this genogram using LaTeX/TikZ

I'm a medical student and I need to write a report on a patient for next week. I'm fairly new to LaTeX, so I was wondering if there is a way of creating a genogram like the one below. It needs to have ...
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Graphs in commutative diagrams in TikZ

I want to draw a diamond shape commutative diagram using tikz. Instead of just letters I want to have simple graphs (just edges and vertices) in the diagram. I tried some stuff but the diagram still ...
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TikZ path decorated with coil or snake

A recurrent question on the forum is... How to draw a decorated path without a straight segment at the end? Usually the path described are straight lines (See post1, post2 or post3), but there are ...
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How can I draw a *manual input* and *Multi-document* nodes in a flowchart using TiKz?

I am drawing flowcharts using TiKz. I have found a number of suggestions here and here. However, I have not found code to draw a manual input node (image source) I could eventually figure this out, ...
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Problem with drawing thick line

With the solution posted here, I only changed a little (at line 17, I added [thick, ->] after \draw): \documentclass[tikz,border=2mm]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} [ ...
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Drawing a Neural Network architecture [duplicate]

I need to draw an image like this: I saw this and this, but I could not modify it properly. Basically, I could not write the on the labels. Need your help.
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Kiviat Diagram with scale always aligned to first axis

I'm using Kiviat Diagram to draw graphs, sample code for same is mentioned below: \begin{center} \psframebox*[fillcolor=white]{ \begin{pspicture}(-6,-5)(5,5) \psset{unit=1.2} ...
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Draw graph of XOR problem (Neural Network)

Here are the 2 images I need to draw in a Beamer presentation:
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tikz and limits

I don't really know how to explain what I want to do other than giving you the code I wrote : \varinjlim\limits_\cI \left( \begin{tikzpicture} \matrix (m) [matrix of math nodes,row ...
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Drawing Benzene resonance mechanism, and reaction mechanism + curly arrows

I am new to LaTeX and there are few things at which I am stuck. I can draw benzene with alternate double bonds but I don't know how to draw curly arrows to show bond shifting and electrophile attack. ...
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Scaling External Asymptote File within the Current Document

I have diagrams generated in Asymptote stored in external files. Is it possible to input the files into my current LaTeX document and to choose the scale factor within the current document? The ...
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LaTeX Flow Chart Path Problem [duplicate]

I have a flow chart that has all of the nodes that I want, there is just one path that I can't get. \begin{figure}[H] \begin{center} \tikzstyle{decision} = [diamond, draw, fill=blue!20, ...
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Creating Tic-Tac-Toe boards with LaTeX/TikZ

I am trying to create a diagram of tic-tac-toe boards similar to the one attached below. I cannot seem to find any documentation or examples on how to create these boards in LaTeX or TikZ. Does ...
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Can we make a love heart with LaTeX?

I understand that this post may cause some down votes because it seems a bit off-topic, but having seen the discussion on Christmas Tree with LaTeX I am still willing to try. My Girlfriend's birthday ...
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Veitch diagram draw with TikZ [duplicate]

How can I make the same diagram like this in LaTeX? I see that i could use package karnaugh but i don´t like placement of x.
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Needed tikz examples

I just drew this with GeoGebra, how to draw with tikz?
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TikZ - flowchart nodes alignment

I'm trying to code a flowchart and I'm almost there, but I can't get the nodes properly aligned. Lets say my flowchart has 3 columns: the nodes of the first are ok, but I need the nodes from 2nd and ...
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How to clip a rectangle with multiple shapes (circle)?

How to clip a rectangle with multiple shapes (circle)? I need to create a complex venn diagram and need to clip the outer rectangle in a shape that is combined with multiple circle. Not sure how to do ...
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3D arc in Asymptote

I constructed the technical figure embedded below. I wonder how to draw red arc to denote angle $\alpha$ between two blue vectors. (Actually, I add the desired output using Inkscape.) The Asymptote ...
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How to make hexagon diagram from Smart diagram package?

I know How to make a smart diagram from Smart Diagram Package, but "How to make hexagon diagram from Smart Diagram package" and How to change from bubble diagram to be hexagon diagram? like this : ...
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cannot draw graph with many nodes in latex

here is the latex code generated by a package \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pstricks,pst-node,pst-tree,geometry} \usepackage{lscape} ...
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Fill area between two distinct curves

I have the following MWE in PSTricks: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \psset{xunit=2cm,yunit=1.5cm} \begin{pspicture}(80,-2)(120,2) ...
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Reliability block diagram

I've been trying to figure out how to draw a reliability block diagram and I've run into several good examples on how to draw diagrams. Here are a bunch: ...
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Drawing figures in LaTeX

Can I make the figure which I just posted here in LaTeX?
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draw complicated symmetric figure

I wish to draw a figure in PSTricks (a Paint-version is attached), consisting of three elements: Two identical objects, facing each other (they are they in the figure...) A red "parabola", ...
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How to draw a braid of long exact sequences

For example, in page 353 of Ranicki's book Algebraic and geometric surgery, there is a braid of long exact sequences like so: I use xy-pic. Thanks in advance!
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LaTeX typeset multiple comparisons

I originally asked this question on Stack Overflow, but was advised to also ask here... So, here goes! I'm teaching an applied stats course and was wondering whether anyone can advise me on how to ...
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Arrow with superscript in tikz-cd

I need my tikz-cd diagrams to have arrows (vertical and horizontal) that mimic \mapsto^* to match the relation in the text. The closest I've managed is to add a label {*} at [pos=1]: ...
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drawing figure to scale

I have a technical drawing of a mechanical setup which I would like to draw in either TikZ or PSTricks. My experience with these two packages is very limited. A "MWE" of the drawing is shown in the ...
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Make a 2cell diagram more beautiful (or less ugly)

I want to draw a two-cell diagram using xypic, the problem is that the bigone label is to long, how can I make the following diagram: looks like this one: using exclusively the two-cell feature ...
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Is there an extensive library of arrow tips with a standardized naming convention?

I am drafting diagrams where I need a lot of different arrow tips to indicate different types of directionality. Currently I am using a mixed set of libraries, which I mainly found through detexify. ...
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Drawing a regular polygon encompassed by a circle

I would like to replicate the sort of diagrams shown below - a regular polygon in dashed lines encompassed by a solid lined unit circle with vectors going from the origin to each labelled vertex in an ...
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Which LaTeX package is needed to draw radar-like diagrams?

Can you please suggest some LaTeX package of drawing charts in the format mentioned below? It should offer the possibility to put text as "Text A" as well as "Text B" . Note: Currently I'm using ...
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How to draw a conical spiral / redraw diagram?

I'm trying to redraw the diagram diagram below. I'm using it as an exemplar/reference in a document I am writing but I need it to be clearer hence the redraw. I tried and failed to draw it in ...
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Any package for matrix diagram?

Do you know if there is any LaTeX package available to create charts like these? (Source)
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\Mapsto in tikz-cd

I'm loving using tikz-cd to draw compiler correctness diagrams, but I can't manage to get quite the same arrows for relations that I'm using in the text. In particular, I'm not sure how to get \Mapsto ...
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xypic: 2cell diagram label position issue

This code \xymatrix{z & y\ltwocell_{f}^{g}{^{\alpha}} & x\ltwocell_{f'}^{g'}{^{\beta}}} =\xymatrix{z & & y\lltwocell_{f\cdot f'}^{g\cdot g'}{^{\alpha\circ\beta}}} produced this ...
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How to highlight a pair of terms with compact, rectangular, semi-transparent, colored regions?

I want to create a GIF animation showing the process of multiplying 2 binomials. Each frame must only show a pair of terms that are highlighted with a compact, rectangular, semi-transparent, colored ...