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Best way to generate a nice function graph in LaTeX?

Which is the best way to put function graphs into a LaTeX document?
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What is the clearest way to graph a piecewise function?

I have a function defined as: How can I graph that using functions instead of coordinates? I'm currently working with pgfplots but I'm open to something else if it's better.
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Drawing a hypergraph

What is the proper way to draw a hypergraph? Is there a package to do this, or is there an easy way to draw such diagrams with a common drawing method like tikz? I'm trying to draw something like
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How can I display an array (as in the data structure from Computer Science, not the mathematical version) in LaTeX?

I'm finding this extraordinarily difficult to search for, as the mathematical meaning of "array" is much more common in LaTeX documentation. I essentially want a single row of boxes, into which I can ...
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Drawing Tapered Edges in Graph

I'd like to achieve the following effect in a TikZ picture when drawing a straight edge from one node to another. How can I achieve this tapering effect? Notice what happens when an edge exists from ...
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Drawing graphs in LaTeX

Is it possible to draw graphs like in image below in LaTeX? It doesn't have to look exactly the same. I need arrows with numbers and circles (or dots or other symbol) with text in it (or next to it). ...
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The package to visualize graphs

What could be the packages to use for visualization of graphs? I tried Graphviz, but it's very hard to direct how the graphs should be shown. How can I make the graphs represented as is shown in the ...
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Generating dozens of graphs

I am revising old lecture notes on microeconomics and they contain a lot of graphs. As I am rewriting it in LaTeX, I would like to recreate the old graphs, but I need to select the right tool for the ...
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TikZ - Two Colored Circle Split

I need to draw a two-colored circle split, exactly as is specified in the section 39.6 of the manual for rectangle splits, meaning that one half of the circle split has one fill color and the other ...
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How to plot integral as summation, as pictured?

I'm new to TikZ and pgfplots but would like to know how to plot the square as well as how to plot the arrows + delta x as well as arrow + delta A: I'd be most grateful if some of you had some ...
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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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Is it possible to put MS Excel graphs into a LaTeX document?

I will be using Microsoft Excel to produce graphs and I was wondering if there was a simple way to put those graphs into a LaTeX document?
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Is there a pure LaTeX or TeX package for chart drawing?

We are creating an easy-to-use LaTeX template for our institution. I'd like to have a pure LaTeX way to create simple bar graphs and pie charts. Does anything exist? I can certainly throw the students ...
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Any way to get neato-like node placement in a TikZ graph?

I'm interested in drawing molecular connectivity graphs in TikZ. Using \node and child without any positions I am able to draw a tree diagram which is semi-useful as I can easily illustrate the ...
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Problems with the `graphs` library

According to the documentation for version 3.0.0 of PGF/TikZ (Section 19 Specifying Graphs, page 258), the powerful graphs library: [...] offers a powerful path command for specifying how the ...
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Git History Graph in LaTeX

Is there a relatively simple way to produce the history graph of a git repository in LaTeX? I'm looking for something nicer-looking than the verbatim output of git log --graph --oneline.
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TikZ - Four Colored Circle Split

Following @Alain Matthes's reply on this question, wa can get a picture like this: I am not good enough to adapt the code to split the circle into 4 quarters. Can you help me? ...
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Typesetting a directed, weighted graph with TikZ

I just started doing things with TikZ today and I run into a problem: there is just no example code snippets for typesetting directed, weighted graphs. Can anyone supply one simple example in an ...
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Basic bar chart with text as x axis labels

I am trying to create a very basic bar chart using pgfplots. I need four bars representing percentages with text as labels under the x axis. Text labels contain spaces and accented, non-English ...
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(ConTeXt MkIV) Text in PiechartMP

So I need to include some pie charts in my document. As I'm using Metapost for all graphics I tried using the PiechartMP Metapost package. But for some strange reason no text shows up, just a very ...
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How to mark a node in a graph with a pattern

I would like to mark my nodes in a graph without using colors because it will be printed in black and white. For example by drawing a vertical line in the first vertex, a horizontal line in the ...
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Drawing a tree of grids

I need to draw a game tree that is similar to the image below. Is there any way to do this using the Tikz package so that the grids can simply be added as nodes?
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Package for drawing RDF graphs

Is there some package to draw nice RDF graphs, such as the one below (taken from there)? Can such a graph (with the same style) be produced in TikZ?
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pgfplots: Grid Lines below Filling

I want to fill the area between two curves and have the grid lines below the filling. Is this possible? (From Showing grid on top of plot fill with PGFplots? I thought axis on bottom might work, but ...
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How can I produce such a graph of my piecewise function?

I am writing my thesis in behavioural economics and have to draw individual discount functions, I did the following graph with stata, but would love to have it with tikz. I played around in tikz ...
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Climographs (climate diagrams) with pgfplots

I'd like to create climographs (climate diagrams) with pgfplots, but these graphs have some special rules (defined by Walter and Lieth about 50 years ago) for axis scaling which I have absolutely no ...
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Function graphs

Can you help me with my page of function graphs? I could make the first four graphs but there is a problem with plotting by others. All graphs should have the same size like the first four ones. Thank ...
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Matrix from graph description

Are there any LaTeX package that draws/plots/generates a matrix from a "graph" description (node relations). Any type of description/language could be useful. The trick is to generate automaticly a ...
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tikz problem (non-continuous function) [duplicate]

I want to plot a function x^3/(x^2-1) but it doesn't work. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[domain=-5:5,smooth] \draw[->] (-5,0) -- (5,0) ...
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Chart with long x axis text labels looks ugly

Thanks to Caramdir and Alan Munn I am now able to create basic bar charts that use text as x axis labels. Functionally they are perfect, but some of them look kind of ugly. See for yourself: ...
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TikZ picture too tall

I am typesetting the following equation: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{equation} f\left( \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] \tikzstyle{every ...
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Use Graphviz within *TeX

I am trying to generate a a graph with dot/graphviz. Is it possible to include it within *TeX and be compiled at *TeX compile time? I've read about TikZ, but it's not the same syntax, is it possible ...
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Family tree with multiple marriage ties

I'm trying to build a family tree, and among the many examples I've found online this one has been the most useful: How can I improve this family tree in TikZ? However, there are two things I cannot ...
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Typesetting a directed hypergraph in tikz

Similar to several other questions, I am trying to draw hypergraphs in tikz. I want to draw a directed hypergraph that looks something like those in this image from here: As opposed to other ...
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How do I put loops at an angle in TikZ?

I'm trying to draw a graph in TikZ that has self-loops, and I'd like to be able to specify their position not only as "right" or "above", but something like "above right", i.e. at a 45° angle. How do ...
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How can I make a graph with irregular time/date intervals on the x-axis?

I have a data set that has values for a set of dates, but these dates don't have a regular interval (i.e. 1 Feb., 3 Feb., 15 Feb., 5 March) . So my question is: is there a package or other method to ...
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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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By which pkg to visualize a hypercube graph?

I am trying to visualise hypercube like the below. I have asked help here but getting nodes on top of each other with the packages there. The N-th hypercube has 2^n nodes and each vertex with the ...
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Numbering nodes in a for loop

I've just started using TikZ to make basic graphs, and I'm trying to reproduce the Petersen graph. I've managed to make it without using for loops, but this obviously isn't a great method for bigger ...
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Create a command to draw edges in a bipartite graph

In a document I need to insert several bipartite graphs, each one with different number of nodes and edge composition. My idea was to create a command with two arguments: the first one for the ...
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Tikz graph: weight above the node

Hy, I would like to know if it is possible in Tikz graphs put the weight above the vertice (this way, all edges to the destination node has the same weight) instead above the edge. Here is an ...
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How to arbitrarily center these drawings?

I have adapted the following to draw lines from the center of a circle out to n equally spaced points on a circle (the n th roots of unity, or the points of an n-gon, or a star graph). I need to be ...
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Draw edge on arc

I would like to draw an edge between two nodes which lies on a clip of an circle. For small angles I was able to get some more or less realistic appearance by using bend left and bend right, but for ...
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Breaks in tikzpicture graph

I have a graph drawn using tikzpicture and even though I've increased the resolution there are still gaps in the graph itself. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Problem with a TikZ/Geogebra plot of an exponential function (even if using CVS version definition)

I wanted to graph the function f(x)=(-1+4x^2)*e^2 in a coordinate system. Using "Export Graphics View as pgf/TikZ" in Geogebra I got the following code (here shown after I did some minor changes ...
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How do I change the aspect ratio of gnuplot output?

How do I change the aspect ratio of the canvas of a gnuplot plot in LaTeX using the gnuplottex package? The following changes the aspect ratio of the output but not the canvas size, thus leaving a ...
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Emphasize labels in a graph

I've got a graph with nodes and arcs between them. Then I added labels to the nodes. My problem now: The labels are partially unreadable because the arcs disturb. Do I have an opportunity to ...
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How to label complex edges with graph library?

I would like to use graph TikZ-library from CVS version (sourceforge or tlcontrib) to draw flowcharts. Something like the one shown in chapter 5 from TikZ manual. In this tutorial, some styles are ...
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Why does PGF/TikZ 3.0 draw my simple layered graph as non-planar by default?

If I’m reading §30.4 “Crossing Minimization” of the PGF/TikZ 3.0 manual correctly, the layered graph drawing algorithm should already have the crossing minimization step enabled by default. Then how ...
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2D and 3D vectors in Tikz

I would like to draw some 2D and 3D vectors in Tikz with certain properties. The following primitive graph sums what I desire: I just need the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system for ...