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How to make all nodes same size in mindmap?

Is there a way to force all the nodes in a mindmap to have the same size regardless of their hierarchy in the tree? \begin{figure}\label{fig:HadoopVersion} \centering ...
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anti-clockwise pathed curve for connecting nodes

I have a question which is no doubt simple to most people but I have been struggling with it for a while now. I have the following code: \begin{tikzpicture} % Add information on the process above ...
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Difference between \newcommand and \pgfmathsetmacro used in TikZ \coordinate

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \newcommand{\MA}{4} \pgfmathsetmacro{\MB}{4}; \coordinate (V11) at (0,0); ...
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Arrow heads as plot marks

I would like to draw a plot and put arrow heads pointing in the direction of the plot instead of marks. My first idea was to use the quiver option from pgfplots by duplicating and stagering the ...
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tikz - Multiple nodes with same content

I would like to know how to place multiple nodes with same content in TikZ. I've made a macro for it, but I think that it could have a different approach. \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{bm} ...
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pgfplots - Placing Nodes on x Coordinates of a Plot

I want to plot some graphs in pgfplots and want to place nodes on the exact same x coordinate of the plot. The position of the note has to be set in x direction but free in y direction. Here is one ...
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TikZ: difference between \node and \coordinate?

What is the difference between \node and \coordinate in TikZ? Exchanging them does no visual effect in my (to be honest: still simple) pictures. When to use what?
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TikZ rectangle split parts with fixed height

I was wondering if there is a way to set the height of rectangle split parts. I had no luck finding something in the pgfmanual. (Using \phantom seems just like a quickfix.) Here is an example to ...
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Nested node class with pictogram decoration

I'm wondering how can I define custom TikZ node class mynode thats allows my to use following syntax: \node [mynode,fill=yellow!40] {component} \child{ \node [mynode,fill=yellow!40] ...
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Problem with custom width of nodes in TikZ

I'm in trouble with some nodes, I'd like to get your help. I'm trying to set the text width of a node, but when I declare this parameter, there is something wrong. Maybe there's something missing in ...
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How to fix the overlapped nodes with long text, in TikZ. Concept maps

I'd like to get helping from you. I want to have paragraphs in the nodes of the concept map with Tikz, I mean, texts with multiple lines. I have a problem with texts, the nodes are overlapped. Here's ...
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TikZ node with UML comment shape

I'm wondering how could I draw node that looks like ** UML comment **. Any suggestions?
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Rounded corners as a tangent in the right direction

I want to split a path into two branches as in the following MWE. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node (A) [rectangle] ...
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How to define an environment that begins with a node?

Please see the following definition: \tikzstyle{boxStyle} = [draw=blue!80, fill=blue!9, very thick, rectangle, rounded corners=3mm, inner sep=10pt, inner ysep=15pt] ...
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Slight vertical mis-alignment of cells when using TikZ matrix of nodes

While laying out a bunch of nodes with a TikZ matrix, I noticed slight vertical mis-alignment of nodes. It seems that words with “tall” letters (p, b, l) shift the box vertically up or down. This does ...
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Anchors/coordinates inside a node's text

The plot Using tikz, I have a main node containing several (three) lines of text, and three "legend" nodes that point to them. If I use a rectangle node, then I can't access the positions of the ...
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Want nodes to have linked heights based on which input is larger

So I'm trying to make a worksheet template for students to create pdfs for student markup. The inputs create what is going to go in the question box as well as the hints box. I want to create the ...
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Giving a `matrix` node an `alias`

This TeX.sx question asks if is it possible to use a TikZ matrix along a chain. The error that occurs when one tries to do so is Package pgf Error: No shape named chain-3 is known., and a way to ...
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Checking whether or not a node has been previously defined

I use the following code to draw a line to connect two nodes in my graphic: \draw ( p-\prow-\col) -- (p-\row-\col); At the edge of the figure, however, not every node will have a predecessor from ...
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Pointing (an arrow) to a tabular node in beamer is buggy (ignorenonframetext)

Maybe a bug in beamer, works OK while using the minimal document class. Again, following the example over there, and also after playing with Circling/framing and referring to a bunch of nodes, the ...
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TikZ callout pointing to nested nodes

In the following MWE I want to create a TikZ callout pointing to a node within a node. The outer node is for the highlighting environment \tikzMe the inner node is for the \tikzmark. Somehow I do not ...
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Strange movement of objects when highlighted item in beamer is uncovered

Can anyone explain to me why there is this strange "shift" of objects when passing from the first to the second slide in the below MWE? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} ...
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Circling/framing and referring to a bunch of nodes

The end goal: drawing paths between nodes like in the example there but the difference is the nodes are inside a picture here and in particular, the other node is a bunch of nodes in the same picture. ...
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Can I calculate the difference between two relatively positioned nodes with TikZ using calc?

I have a chart with relatively positioned nodes. How do I calculate the horizontal distance x, between node "sub3" and node "key" and multiply that value by 2 and use it for the positioning of node ...
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How do I layer nodes/boxes in a drawing?

I'm trying to make a diagram that shows relations of elements in a system, but I don't know how to layer anything. So far I've got: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to modify nodes in TikZ to automatically add a line on their top?

In TikZ there is the very flexible node system. As a beginner I am still stumbling over a few details. How can I modify a node or create my own nodes easily? As an example I need a node with a thick ...
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positioning a child node between two parents

\begin{tikzpicture}[node distance=1.5cm] \node[state] (A) {A}; \node[state] (C) [right of=A] {C}; \node[state] (B) [below in the middle of=A and C] {B} \end{tikzpicture} Something like this: A ...
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Add “tangential nodes” to a hobby curve

Is it possible to place nodes along a hobby curve such that the orientation is tangential to the curve. I should add what I mean with tangential: The curved hobby path should represent a curvy street ...
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How to draw a node as a filled circle (dot) to indicate a connection using TikZ and LaTeX?

I have some trouble drawing a control system block diagram using TikZ. I want a certain node to be shown as a dot, indicating a connection. However, the dot is not positioned at the center of the node ...
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Start line in the corner of a node

Hwo to put start line in the corrner of a A node? How to force TikZ to draw C-level siblings to the right direction. \documentclass{beamer}% \mode<presentation>% { \usetheme{Madrid}% ...
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How do I use scopes to apply a style to nodes inside a path?

I want to use nodes inside a single path, in order that I might position one relative to another using the ++(x,y) notation. However, a scope that I want to use to style the nodes only styles the ...
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Statecharts using TikZ

I haven't found any example of using TikZ for drawing Harel's statecharts notation. There are numerous examples of finite-state automata, but that cannot be applied for statecharts for two reasons: no ...
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How does the 'on grid' node positioning in TikZ actually work?

I thought I knew how the on grid option of TikZ (cf. version 2.10 manual section 16.5.3 pages 186-187) worked, but the results I get are different from what I expected. I have a minimal example: ...
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How to draw hierarchical boxes with vertical lines of sight? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating a node fitting the horizontal width of two other nodes I would like to draw a hierarchy of boxes where the borders of the boxes are vertically in the same line ...
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Tikz node and nonalphanumeric characters

I cannibalised some code from the thread Simple speech bubbles, arrows or balloon like shapes in beamer. It works really well, but crashes whenever non-alphanumeric characters are used in the node. ...
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TikZ: text along path as node

I'm using the decorations library to put bended text along a path. That works fine. However, I'd like to have the bended text as a node, so that I can later use it as a reference (for instance to draw ...
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mindmap problem [closed]

When compiling (on debian) the example in http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/computer-science-mindmap/ I get a strange behavior of the central node (see attached image). have you any suggestion ? ...
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How to rotate a node and text independently in Tikz

How can I rotate the text inside a node independent of the node in tikz? Right now I am using the rotatebox. The other option I tried was to have two overlapping nodes. Is there a better way to do ...
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Position text next to rectangle in TikZ

Consider the following TikZ code: \filldraw[fill=black!40!white,thick] (0,1.5) node[above left] {start} rectangle (3.2,2) node[below right] {end} node [midway] {cp} ; It produces a rectangle at the ...
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Nodes with cases with TikZ

I need to make something that should look like this (sorry for such low quality of picture) So I type this but it's doesn't work correctly: \begin{tikzpicture} \node (A) at (0,0) {$ \vec{\bf ...
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Nodes being covered when using “right of” for placing nodes in TikZ

I am using Beamer and TikZ for creating some slides, and I am having some problems with positioning nodes. I incrementally display some nodes, and position them using [right of=previousnode]. On the ...
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creating a fifo symbol with pgfdeclareshape

I'm compiling with: pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-1.40.12 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2011.7.8) pgf 2008/01/15 v2.10 (rcs-revision 1.12) tikz 2010/10/13 v2.10 (rcs-revision 1.76) ...
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Calculating a common height for nodes with different amounts of text in Tikz

When using labelled nodes (e.g. for a flow chart), their sizes are automatically chosen. One can enforce the same size, which must be known a priori, for multiple nodes by using "large enough" values ...
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Adding arrows, text, and overlaying to two nodes pointing to the same node in beamer and tikz

I would like to create a diagram similar to: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/marketing-distribution-channel/ Instead, I would like for the 2 nodes at the bottom to point to the top node, and I ...
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Node positioning relative to 2 other nodes

I'm wanting to align/position a node relative to 2 others. Basically I'd like everything to be in rows and columns (whose is determined by the largest member). In this specific instance, I'd like node ...
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Making figures (listings) be like tikz node/arrow transitions

I have the MWE as below: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Increase the bending distance of a ``to`` path in TikZ

I have problem with an small graph. The path between the node J and B should to the right of node I. Is there a way to do this? \documentclass[11pt]{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to share selected options between different nodes in TikZ?

(I didn't find a better title for the question. Suggestions are welcomed.) I have created some new shapes in TikZ and I would like to put one of them below another one when a certain key is passed to ...
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Grouping nodes in tikz

For the MWE below: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath, graphicx, tikz, enumerate, ...
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multipart node to represent a byte

I am trying to create a multipart node to represent a byte I wish I could write \Byte{0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0} or \Byte {0, 1, 0, 0, 1, 1, 0, 0} and obtain \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} ...