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Can anyone draw a chiasma in LaTeX?

I am trying to draw a two curved lines that form a chiasmata. I am imagining it would look like an 'X' that is composed of two CURVED lines such that it is wider than it is tall. I also want to ...
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drawing back propagation neural network

I would like to get this network eventually but so far after referring to this Diagram of an artificial neural network I still can't seem to back the feedback arrow. Help please Here is my attempts ...
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Background Picture

I am creating a presentation using the Beamer document class. I was wondering if it would be possible to have the same picture appear as a background of each slide. This is the image I am referring ...
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Draw dots at the beginning and at the end of an arrow with xypic

I want to draw the following figure : I have compiled with following code to get it : \documentclass{book} \usepackage[all]{xypic} \begin{document} $\xymatrix{\vdots && \vdots \\ ...
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Lines and circles are not visible. Why not?

I'm running TeXworks and MikTeX on Microsoft Windows and within a document I have the code you see below. Compiling results in a pdf file in which I can see the text within this picture but I can't ...
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Solid sphere with a cylindrical hole through center (bead shaped solid)

I am trying to draw a solid sphere with a cylindrical drilled through its center. The best I have been able to do is: which does not show it is solid. How do I make it more solid in appearance? ...
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How can I produce this tree diagram in LaTeX?

I want to create the tree diagram shown below in TeX code (with the Level 1... level 3 by the side of the tree diagram). Also, I would like to know how to just put bullet points under a box. For ...
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How to draw counter-ions using chemfig package?

For my thesis I need to draw this: With this code I could get everything except for the counter-ion (shown with red arrow, I do not need the red arrow and the line on the figure). ...
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creating a small cylinder within a larger cylinder

can someone provide me with some code, or insights, into how to create a diagram of a shaded cylinder within a cylinder? any typesetting system will do (please specify which one, though). is it also ...
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Drawing a Reuleaux Triangle

A Reuleaux triangle is a shape of constant width sort of like a rounded equilateral triangle. (Reuleaux triangle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) It can be formed by the intersection of three ...
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Plotting 3D graphs in specified axial direction in tikz

I am a complete tikz noob and just taking snippets of examples to draw my first diagram. To get my head around orientations I am starting with the polarizing microscope example ...
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Is there any way to get something like pmatrix with customizable grid lines between cells? [duplicate]

In the document I have to describe a series of transformations, made with a matrix. Each transformation works only on 2x2 or 1x1 block, so I want to visually select this block in the matrix like this: ...
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Skew an Arrow in a Tikz Diagram

I am trying to draw an arrow in a Tikz diagram but I would like it to be skewed as shown below. I searched Google but couldn't find any info about how to skew objects in Tikz. Is such a thing ...
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How to draw parallel capacitor plates

I am trying to create a drawing of part of a circuit with 3D perspective like so: How can this be done? The main body of the capacitors has now been created in latex, all that remains is to create ...
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LaTeX table creation

I am new to LaTeX and really stuck in creating a table. A table created in Word is attached. Can someone help me create this table in LaTeX as it is? I tried, but couldn't connect the arrows and ...
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Centering asserts in struktogramm using struktex

I'm currently using struktex for generating structograms (Nassi–Shneiderman diagram). My source code looks as follows: \begin{struktogramm}(150,45) \assign{Do something} \ifthenelse{5}{5} {Make a ...
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Building a flowchart with PSTricks

I am building several flow-charts similar to this. They represent a procedure (algorithm) for dividing a triangle. Right now, I use the following code: \newcommand{\thetriangle}{ ...
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How to draw this figure with arrows

How can I draw the following figure
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LaTeX Stretching the x-axis of the graph

I asked this question on Reddit and they told me to come here. I'm wondering if there is a way to stretch my graph, because it is narrow horizontally. Here is a picture: \documentclass{article} ...
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Multiway trees like in Knuth's The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3

I was wondering if anybody knows how to draw a multiway tree like in Knuth's The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3 on page 484? This looks like a rounded box with the value of the keys being ...
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Nice scientific pictures show off

Task Show off your best scientific illustration ! The main purpose of this question is to share beautiful scientific pictures, preferably with an educational aspect. Content Your post must ...
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Make an exam format with a logo

I am trying to make a header of an exam page but with logo. Below is my code. \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \firstpageheadrule \begin{figure}[] \includegraphics[width=20mm]{logo.png} ...
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Drawing this directed graph in Latex

I am trying to draw a picture like the following in a Latex document file. I have tried to use Xfig, but when I want to draw a line it does not stop. I mean, there is no end point for the line (I ...
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Producing a diagram showing relations between sets?

I'm just starting to use Latex and I was wondering if it's possible to produce a graphic like the following. It seems like I would have to start with something like a table and then somehow add in ...
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Adding a picture in a scrartcl CV

I'm using this nice CV template and my only issue is to add a picture in the upper right corner of the sheet. The name can be aligned on the left in order to make room for the picture. ...
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Drawing diagrams of higher categories with TikZ

I a planning to give an introductive talk about strict n-categories and I wanted to use TikZ to show the relations between the k-morphims by some cellular diagrams. To be precise, I want to draw ...
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Drawing torus points and arches with coordinates read from a file

I have a quite intricate question... I have to plot a torus of radii (r,R) with two set of points of different colour on it its surface. The points' coordinates are in two different files that must be ...
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Commutative diagram with matrices as objects

I would like to create a diagram which has matrices as objects and arrows between these matrices. In particular, I'd like to have four matrices, two matrices in the upper row, and two in the lower ...
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Making a black hole and information

I would like to make the picture similar to the following to represent information in a black hole horizon and black hole inside the sphere in tex. I can make a sphere but making the discrete bits ...
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Aligning a Table and a diagram in the same line

I wish to align a table and a diagram vertically on a line. Here is my code: \begin{flushleft} \begin{tabular}{l||c|r} & a & b \\ \hline $q_0 & q_1 & q_0$ \\ ...
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Latex connecting lines between nodes on Tree

How can I connect 2 horizontal nodes on a tree? That is I want to connect z1 to z2. but the line should continue to the right of z2 and left of z1 to show continuity. Like wise for theta 1 and theta ...
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want to make table in latex command

to make my cv, to give educational information in a table with box box, I have used this \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[help lines] (-5,0) grid (4,4); \end{tikzpicture} and ...
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How could I create this type of diagram in LaTeX?

I would like to recreate the following diagram in LaTeX: Something that uses TikZ is likely to be good and I have seen TikZ-UML which is somewhat similar to what I want, but I would really value ...
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Connection handshake diagram with TikZ

I'm trying to get the following diagram on TikZ. However, I didn't find any package that is able to draw something similar. The most similar one I found was a sequence diagram using pgf-umlsd. The ...
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Configure arrows in pgf-umlsd

A standard diagram produced by pgf-umlsd uses only basic arrows, for example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning, fit, calc, shapes, arrows} ...
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Coordinate system in LaTeX with TikZ

How can I create a simple coordinate system with a linear line in LaTeX using the tikz package? It should look something like this. With the iterating numbers on each axis and all.
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Add bars and annotations when using pgf-umlsd

I am using pgf-umlsd to draw a messaging diagram. At the moment, it looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning, fit, calc, shapes, ...
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How to place markings on the lines in a tikz lattice diagram

I have a tikz diagram of a diamond lattice (say, of subgroups of a group). How can I place markings on the two opposite sides of this diamond? These markings would look similar to the equal to ...
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Cannot draw this diagram using tikz-cd

I'm having a lot of problem in drawing a diagram of the form \begin{itemize} \item \textbf{The Tower Property} \begin{tikzcd} L \arrow[hook]{u} \\ K \arrow[hook]{u} \\ k \arrow[hook]{u} ...
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Use Case diagrams , UML diagrams and E-R diagrams in LaTeX [duplicate]

Does LaTeX allow to draw Use Case Diagrams, UML Diagrams and E-R Diagrams. How to implement these? What packages to use?
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Simple (rectangular) diagrams labelled with mathematical expressions

I am looking to typeset a diagram vaguely similar to this one: The differences, for my diagram, are that I don't need an "A0" overlay - and... rather than sizes in mm, and A-numbers, I want math ...
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Creating protocol message diagrams

I would like to create small protocol message diagrams as seen in IETF documents (e.g. as in CoAP). Nice would be auto aligning depending the amount of text (bigger texts appear like in CoAP HLS) ...
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mandatory - optional - or Tree in TeX

Does anyone know how I can build trees like this - in TeX?
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Wrapper box for TikZ picture

I am trying to wrap a tikzpicture node inside a box, so that I can refer to this "bounding box" from inside the picture for positioning the nodes relative to that box. I am looking for a command ...
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Drawing with latex

I'm writing my final year mathematics project in latex and am deriving Keplers laws of planetary motion, i need some diagrams to explain the geometry I am using. I have already used tikz to draw an ...
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How can I convert md to pdf with pictures in and handle the error 'Could not find image..'?

I want to use pandoc to convert md format document into pdf format,latex template has been written, and example content which will be converted as follows(named as "example.md"): picture one: ...
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Function in the half of arrow with tikzcd

I'd like to do a diagram in which a function f appears in the half of the arrow, like this: Is it possible doing this with tikzcd package?
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Draw Vertices of Regular Polygon

I am trying to draw just the nodes (no sides) at the vertices of a regular hexagon. This answer should be easily modified to accomplish what I want, but I am such a novice that I have difficulty ...
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Aligning caption with figures in `subfigure` environment

I have the code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[font=small,labelfont=bf]{caption} \usepackage{chngcntr} \counterwithin{figure}{section} \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{document} ...
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Drawing a block diagram using tikzlibrary [closed]

I was drawing a block diagram using tikzlibrary. I am adding the code now \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} %for drawing shapes \begin{document} \tikzstyle{line}=[draw,-latex'] ...