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Changing filling of some node in tikzpicture using \matrix

I have used the handy \matrix trick in a tikzpicture (see code) to build up a graph. Now I wanted to change the filling of one node. I can't find out how! Of course, I can find out, how to change ...
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Spacing issue in subfigure/tikzpicture when labelling arcs

I have two simple graphs side by side that align perfectly when the arcs are not labeled, but as soon as I add the labels I get a spacing issue where there is a space between the second figure and its ...
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Remove white space from empty nodel label in tikz-qtree?

With empty nodes in tikz-qtree how do I remove the white space where the node label usually appears? In the following example I want to remove the white space for the node under Foot 3. ...
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How to print gnuplot fit params in a tikz node?

I have defined a macros for curve fitting and plot as: \newcommand{\logfit}[4]{\addplot[no markers, black, line width=0.15pt] gnuplot [raw gnuplot] { %command for log fit f(x) = b*log(x) + c; b=0; ...
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Tikz style which can be used via \tikzset to disable text

I am looking for a \tikzset with which I can disable text from rendering. With a \draw I can say draw=none, as in (2), but is there something equivlaent to text=none I can use to disable the text as ...
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TikZ: Node position in draw environment

I am drawing some diagrams of mechanical systems which have many rotated components. For each of these components I am attaching a coordinate system, which is often rotated with the component. I am ...
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Defining a new node shape for an electronic multiplexer

I found this question which suggests making a multiplexer symbol with this path: (0,0) -- (1,-0.5) -- (1,-1.25) -- (1.3,-1.25) -- (1,-1.25)-- (1,-2) -- (0,-2.5) -- (0,-1.75) -- (-0.3,-1.75) -- ...
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Node at each end of arrow, Tikz

I'm drawing a vertical arrow and I want to have a node at each end, but tikz seems to be putting the lower node in funny places: This is the arrow with the node above in the right place: ...
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Multipart nodes with multipart subparts — style issue

I want to typeset multipart nodes that have multipart sub parts — similar to the following diagram (from Miller and Ranum) I have tried using TikZ horizontal split rectangles inside vertical split ...
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Node below axis annotation in tikzpicture/pgfplots

I want below the axis annotation a node (with some text) and from this node a arrow should point to a specific point on the x-axis MWE \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=12pt]{scrreprt} ...
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Change the distance of text lines in tikz nodes with Beamer

I have a tikz tree that doesn't fit on the slide. The theme and the linespread is given, so I only want to change the line distances of the text in the tikz nodes. But nothing worked for me :( ...
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Positioning a node with respect to a group of nodes

I have a set of nodes that is generated by a macro, and I would like to position a node with respect to the north, west, south of this set of nodes. In my example I would for instance like to position ...
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creating a background for a group of nodes

How can I put a background for a group of nodes (but the group of nodes is created before drawing the background). The problem is that if I draw a rectangle before creating the group (i.e. before ...
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Tikzmark between syntactic tree and matrix?

I am trying to draw a line between the S node and the matrix, but have not been able to get it to work. What am I doing wrong? MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec,tikz, ...
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Improve flow chart template with rectangle split

I'm try to build a flow chart template: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,graphicx} \usepackage[left=2.00cm, right=2.00cm, ...
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Tikz \draw as part of style (Drawing something inside each node of certain type)

I'm currently learning how to use Tikz and was looking into drawing automata (specifically Simulink-like state models). Currently, I'm making a style that should reduce my efforts to a minimum when ...
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How can I label forest nodes automatically, adding labels as prefixes to nodes' content exactly once?

I was trying to figure out how you might get forest to label the nodes in a diagram such as the one featured in this question automatically. So, the idea is that: level 0: content of node should be ...
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Label above node in TikZ

I wish to add a label above a node that already contains a label. \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.8,every node/.style={draw=black,circle}] \node (a) at (0,0) {a}; \node (b) at (2,0) {b}; ...
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Adjust node level using phantom node

Consider the MWE: \documentclass[landscape]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \begin{document} \tikzset{ treenode/.style = {align=center, inner sep=2pt, rounded corners = ...
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What exactly does `inner sep` mean when node shape is circle

inner sep is not behaving as I would expect: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[every node/.style={circle,draw}] \coordinate (P1) ...
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Fancy arrows with TikZ

I would like to draw an arrow like this using TikZ: This is taken from Workflow diagram. I didn't succeed in reproducing the arrow; is somewhat beyond my (extremely limited) TikZ abilities. I don't ...
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Tikz obtain node coordinates

In tikzpicture, how do I get a single coordinate of a node? This is the circuit I'm making, and I need to know the x coordinate of the node (opamp.out) so that i can make R2 vertically aligned with ...
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Draw matrix with specific style in TikZ

I'm wondering how could I draw a matrix like that: I know how to draw a simple matrix: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix, ...
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Two-lined brace in tikz node

I want to produce a timeline in the tikzpicture environment that looks like this: But my code, gives me the following: So I need the brace around both lines of my node! My code now looks as ...
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Textbox Nodes Won't Appear In Diagram

I am trying to create a simple venn diagram with the labels a,b,c with a U in the right hand corner of the box like this picture: I have created the venn diagram the way I wanted to, but I can't ...
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How can I put a minipage that fits to the actual line width inside of a TikZ Node?

Question I would like to put a minipage environment inside of a tikz node. I know this is done already with the align=left command, but if you set a minimum width of the node to \linewidth, then the ...
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How can I draw a relation with rectangular nodes?

I am trying to use nodes to draw a simple relation in two figures. Basically what I want looks like this: How can I do that using tikz? The two relationships should be next to each other. I think if ...
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Increase the thickness of node border in TikZ

Suppose I have a node in the shape of a circle. How can I make its border thicker? \node[circle, draw=blue!80, inner sep=0pt, minimum size=12pt] (1) at (0,0) {1};
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How can I add more coordinates to standard TikZ shapes?

Question I would like to know how to add an arbitrary number of coordinates to the default shapes of TikZ—particularly to the side of a polygon. Sample This is similar to ...
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TikZ style attribute for adding default node text?

Is there a TikZ style attribute for adding default text to a node? For instance, I want to be able to do something like the following: \begin{tikzpicture}[% stuff/.style={% draw, text=Bla ...
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With TikZ is it possible to pass the node content through a preprocessor?

I've written a macro that scans its content for illegal characters and then changes them to something more appropriate. In the following example, the macro scans for _ and replaces them with ...
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How to change the size of the name of a node, in a tikzpicture

This is my code, in this code, the names of the nodes appeared very small, How could I modified this size? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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How can I make the node order for references in TikZ not matter?

Question I am wondering if it is possible to make the order of nodes irrelevant, such that references work regardless of when they are mentioned...like some kind of pre-parsing of the code that ...
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Thought bubble in latex

I wish to draw illustration nodes with text box as shown, But my latex is poor. Any startups?
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tikz-qtree does not work with node

I am trying to create a tree using the tikz-qtree package. But I keep getting the following error. ! Paragraph ended before \@@@@litlabel was complete. Here is my tex-file: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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node positioned by fit: how to center a node text?

I wonder why node's text of node positioned by fit is not centered? Edit: As suggested Peter Grill in his comment, I change previous MWE with more realistic example: ...
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Strange graph in tikz

I want to make a strange graph in tikz. This graph has some nodes inside the nodes... like this figure: I tried this: \newcommand{\twonodes}[2]{% \begin{tikzpicture}[node distance=0.7cm] ...
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Tikz nodes with `fit=(top)(bottom)` slightly missized

I like to create textboxes via TikZ. I start with that flexible example. And, Yes :) I do create texboxes. Here it is. But I still have two problems.. Q1 I use fit to create light gray ...
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boundary around nodes corresponding to euler walk

How can one automatically draw the red line corresponding to euler walk in tikz. I tried using beizer curve, and a lot of other methods, but had to finally set coordinates manually to get somewhat ...
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Is there an easy way to have node border anchors centered on the borders?

I would like to place nodes with given distances relative to each other. For consistence with other drawings these distances have to be very accurate. Node border anchors are placed at the outer ...
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Tikz: connect two nodes

I have many nodes and want to connect two of them, but in such way that the path is not scratch off nodes, which are between these two like in the example below (I want to connect L_0 and R_0): To ...
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Scalable node shape size

I can adjust the shape of nodes using commands such as minimum width or inner xsep, but these require explicit units. When I scale the entire figure (\begin{tikzpicture} [scale=0.5]) it does not scale ...
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Size of circle path vs. circle node in \pgfdeclareshape?

I'm trying to "overload" a rectangle node as a custom shape, such that it has a circle on its south west corner. In the MWE below, I use \circsize to set the size of the circle - and for testing ...
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Varying edge thickness

A couple of months back, I had asked a question regarding an elegant way of drawing a somewhat sophisticated graph. Thanks to the community I received tremendous help. To avoid repeating the whole ...
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Filter tikz node text through macro

I would like to make a node style that "filters" the node's label (text) through a command, i.e. replace the node text with a macro, with the original node text passed as an argument to that macro. ...
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Accolade to take objects together in TikZ

Is there a way to draw an accolade ({-symbol) that groups things together in TikZ? I want the accolade to group let's say three rectangles. That means the top of the upper reactangle must be the top ...
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Custom TikZ node with svg path not clipped

I would like to make a custom node shape with a small picture (on north east) using the svg directive of TikZ, because the picture comes from a svg path. As you can see with this simple code, the ...
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How to change the size of nodes?

How is it possible to change the size of a node, for example: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw node[fill,circle]{} (0,0);% \end{tikzpicture} How to make the circle smaller or larger?
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Tikz: Equal sized nodes with different text

I am new here to Tikz and I need to draw 2 rows of nodes that are identical in size but having different text of different length in it. Sure the upper and lower nodes should have enough room for the ...
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How to add a text label to a line in a block diagram

I'm very new to LATEX and I'm trying to set a block diagram and at the same time format it exactly as I'd like, please see my block diagram below: https://www.writelatex.com/1492096yphfwt#/3712155/ ...