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Tikz: How to split Nodes and position Text in it

I have a really big problem: I need a TikZ node that looks like that: but i have no idea how to split the node like that. Esecially the "more text" is a big problem. All i tried ended in errors. ...
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TikZ node in normal text

I would like to place a TikZ node inside normal text to get the fancy boxes. But the box is on the same baseline. I would like to get the text on the baseline. What can I do? \documentclass{article} ...
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Automatically place right angle indicator on normal vector

I'm trying to draw a normal vector on a curve, and use the usual "dot in an arc" symbol to indicate that. Here is what I have so far, which looks alright, but needed manual adjustment of angles and ...
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generate schematic diagram with shapes and curved path

I wish to generate the following figure: So far I have managed: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[transition/.style = ...
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Undefined control sequence, when using font in tikz node [duplicate]

I get the following error when using font keyword in TikZ node Undefined control sequence ...t=\small,black,rotate=90] at (-1/4,22/4) { where the code is, \node[font=\small,black,rotate=90] at ...
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positioning nodes according to their sizes in tikz?

I produced the following output using the tikz code shown below. What I want is for the arrow on the right to have a fixed length relative to the rightmost symbol, not relative to the center of the ...
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How to draw container box in TikZ? How to get it with rounded corner?

I want to draw something like this: This is what I am able to draw: This is my TikZ code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage[active,tightpage,floats]{preview} ...
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How to place label in middle of line (above and below) with TikZ

\fbox{ \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1,auto=center] \node[circle,fill=gray!20] (n1) at (2,8) {Node A}; \node[circle,fill=gray!20] (n2) at (8,8) {Node B}; \foreach \from/\to in {n1/n2} \draw ...
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Simultanious use of relative positioning and “of” notation

A rather high node has a not so high node on its rigth side. I like the positioning and sizes, but i want both node to share the same Y-Axis of their north border. \tikzstyle{big} =[rectangle, ...
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How to get larger fonts than \Huge in nodes with tikz?

I need to write large fonts which are included in nodes of a tikzpicture. When I change scale, everything changes but not fonts. Here´s my code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to introduce a line break in a TikZ node label? [duplicate]

I need to introduce line breaks into the label of a node. This is what I've tried so far, but none of it worked: 1: \node[node, label={[split parts = 4]alpha \nodepart{two} bravo \nodepart{three} ...
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How two connect any arbitrary nodes of tree in tikz

I need to be able to connect any arbitrary nodes in a tree to each other. I am using the tree package in tikz to create my tree. I cannot figure out though how to connect to nodes by let say a draw ...
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How to place a textnode at the center of a drawed rectangle

A rectangle label does not appear inside the rectangle but on the corner of it. \tikzstyle{every node} = [align=center] \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0, 0) rectangle (2, 2) node [center] ...
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how to use bullets and new line in a rectangle block of tikz? and how to draw arrows from particulat location of rectangle split node?

I want draw something like this: And this is what I am getting: I am facing three difficulties: How to get bullets inside a block? and how to use different font for the same? How to draw these ...
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tikz positioning of nodes

I want to generate a simple organigram with reasonable-looking distances in x and y direction. How can I get equidistant distances between the nodes? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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. ...