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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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How to make tikz multipart node parts have uniform size?

When making boxed nodes in TikZ, a common requirement is that the nodes be of equal size. Because TikZ automatically adjusts the size of nodes to fit the contents of the node, this is usually done by ...
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Text over rectangular node

I am trying to create a new environment that will contain the following displayed counter (at least something like it): \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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How to align text in TikZ nodes by baseline?

I need to draw a graph where some nodes have the same y-coordinate. I want the text within the nodes on the same y-coordinate to be baseline-aligned. However, the text seems to be aligned by the ...
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How to avoid covering nodes with connection lines

When drawing connection lines (edge) between nodes, the lines will be drawn over the nodes (due to the drawing sequence). If having many connections, it may problematically cover the nodes, and ...
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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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Naming the nodes of `nodes near coords` for later use

I would like to use pgfplots command nodes near coords to get a list of named node ((no1), (no2), (no3) etc.) that I can use afterwards to draw some paths that I fail to construct with pgfplots only. ...
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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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TikZ: shade also the border of a node

I would like to shade a node and the border of the node. The following code works but I don't like it very much that I have to draw something after the node on the background layer. I would prefer a ...
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Tikz shape similar to rectangle with selective drawing of borders

I am looking for a tikz shape similar to the rectangle shape, but with the possibility of drawing individual borders selectively. Also when used with rounded corners, the corners missing a border ...
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How to nest a graph within a node in TikZ and draw edges between the graphs?

I'm trying to draw a graph and have a separate graph within one of the outer nodes. I seen this question, but I don't understand how the matrix nodes will help me. I would also like to draw edges ...
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Tikz - How to connect nodes

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,2.5) node[minimum height=1cm,minimum width=3cm,draw] (A) {A}; \draw (5,0) ...
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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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Size of TikZ ellipse node

When I set the minimum size of an ellipse in a tikzpicture environment, it expands into a circle if the inner content does not grow as large as the ellipse shape itself. Is there any way around it? ...
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TikZ Styles that set Nodepart Styles

In the following, I'm using user-defined macros to set the type style for the nodeparts for class nodes (\texttt{\textbf{#1}}), interfaces (\texttt{\textit{#1}}). Using the \tikzset command I also ...
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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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How to force nodes on different lines to have equal y-positioning

I have, hopefully, a very simple question. I use tikz to make a figure for confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). In the minimal example there a 6 arrows going from the circle to a fixed place. However, ...
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Horizontal row separation line in tikz matrix (like \hline in tabular)

In this question tikz-matrix-as-a-replacement-for-tabular a nice solution was given to let the matrix in tikz behave like tabular. In this solution cell/.style={rectangle} was used to draw lines ...
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Path From and To Same Node in tikz Flowchart

I'm working on creating flowcharts directly inside LaTeX documents using tikz. I am admittedly an extreme novice with tikz, although I have quite a bit of experience using LaTeX. My problem is when ...
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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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pgfplots - Add offset to pins

I'm trying to make a bar plot for an optimization parameter in quantum physics. To be more informative, the graph should display the values of these parameters above the bars. So far I did ...
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Change node distance for particular nodes

How do you change the node distance to the left for a \node[state] (q4) [below left of=q3] {$homing$}; Ok, it's a little bit on the left, but I want it to move it more to the left. How ...
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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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Bending arrows in Tikz

In Tikz, I would like to bend an arrow like the one between $H_2O$ and $O_2$ in this figure: I'm able to have a bended line between $H_2O$ and $O_2$, but it's not touching the photophosphorylation ...
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Organigram in Latex. Vertical distance between nodes

I want to draw a organizational structure in form of an organigram. I found this solution and tried to adapt it. The code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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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TikZ: connecting nodeparts

I'm new to TikZ. Last couple of hours in fact. I was wondering if there was a way of connecting nodeparts from different nodes. Here's an example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Tightly fit a circle around points

When using \node[circle, fit=(A) (B) (C)], the resulting circle is too big and doesn't touch the corners of the C node: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fit} \begin{document} ...
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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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Table with TikZ

I should create a table like the one here as example. I think that the best way to do a table like this one is generate some labels and use them to colorize the nodes in order to make it more ...
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Position a node a certain distance away from another node at a certain angle in TikZ?

Like the title says, is it possible to position a node a certain distance away from another node at a certain angle from that node?
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Overriding node draw style inherited from every node style messes up positioning

I have been trying to draw a tree with TikZ. All nodes should be circles, so I use the every node style. There are some additional labels on some nodes, which have to be exceptions. I have tried this: ...
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pgf(plots) node shadow/opaque pin

Is it possible to place a shadow/fill/opaque setting on text of a node pin? I know I can do that with the actual node, but I am using \node in pgfplots to mark some stuff on graphs, and it would be ...
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Cylinder shading with PGF/TikZ

I'm trying to create a cylinder with 3D shading effects. The cylinders in the picture are standing vertically, and have a body and an end. I'd like the body to be shaded so that it varies uniformly ...
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If I have two nodes defined at the end points of a diagonal of a rectangle, how can I define nodes for the other two corners?

I have two nodes which I want to define to be opposite corners of a rectangle. I would like to be able to define nodes at the other pair of opposite corners. I tried the following, but it gives me ...
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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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How to rotate hyperlink with text

How can I rotate the link of a text in a node. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node (rect) [rectangle, ...
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Given four nodes forming a quadrilateral, how do I find the node at the intersection of the diagonals [duplicate]

I'm trying to find and name a node at the intersection of the diagonals of a quadrilateral formed by four other nodes. However, I'm not drawing a path. All I can seem to find in the tikz manual are ...
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Tikz: Cutting parts of the top and bottom line of a node of type rectangle

I am trying to cut the bottom and top line of a standard rectangle. What I have now, is a rectangle that looks like: Which was the result of: \node [rectangle,draw=black,rounded ...
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TikZ edges to/from center of nodes

Normally a edge drawn between two nodes starts and stops and the boundary of the nodes. How can one draw an edge to the center of a node? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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TikZ: anchors of special node “current page” seem to be incorrect in landscape

I've got a document that I wish to format in landscape in conjunction with some material added as an overlay via TikZ. I can get everything correct if I create a portrait page, but not if I create a ...
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TikZ path labels and --cycle

\draw (0,0) -- node{a} (2,0) -- node{b} (2,1) -- node{c} (0,1) -- cycle; I can't find a simple way to make a label on the last edge. What I want is something like \draw (0,0) -- node{a} (2,0) ...
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How to position nodes around another node in TiKZ?

I'd like to position some nodes in TiKZ around a given node. I could do that manually, by setting each node position, but why not looking for an easier way that looks better? I thought about using a ...
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Drawing a proper shadow for overlapping objects

I draw images that are composed of several overlapping nodes. If I add a drop shadow to each node, the shadow of the second node is drawn over the first node, as seen in the picture below (which ...
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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 create circle node in Tikz with T from lines inside? T made split node to 3 sectors

I woud like create 3 sector circle node. See the following figure sectors are bounded by lines
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Tikz Edge: Distance from other nodes?

I have the following Tikz code: \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{bordered} = [draw,thick,inner sep=5,minimum size=10,minimum width=100,font=\sffamily] ...
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Draw a circle node with a cross symbol inside it to resemble a multiplier of a signal modulator

How do I do this in TikZ: I want to draw a circular node with a cross in it to resemble a multiplier like in the diagram shown in the link below. I can draw a circle but I don't know how to put the ...
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Tikz labels are shifted dependent on the letters size

General description of the intrinsic behavior The labels in a tikz picture are shifted (e.g. by above) exactly to the extreme of the letters in the labels, i.e. it takes the descender (see ...
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Highlighting equation with arrow

I want to create an equation with highlighting as shown bellow. But using following code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...