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Is there a way to forget node names between TikZ pictures?

I have a document with several TikZ pictures in it. I generally use simple names for the nodes such as: \node (A) at ..... \node (B) at ..... and so forth. Because of this I have name clashes ...
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Why does the meaning of “above” seem to change when my “shift” coordinate changes?

The only difference between these two examples is the size of the xshift. The MWE with xshift=-1.5in and xshift=-1.0in places the text where I expect, but not with xshift=-0.75in and xshift=-0.5in: ...
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Nodes near coord overlapping…how to shift up

I am using nodes near coords but as you can see the values on the bottom are overlapping. I have tried placing them manually but that hasn't worked either...How to just shift up the nodes so they do ...
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Insert text in a pie chart

I try to insert text in nodes and need help. How to fix the placement of each text ? Thanks \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone}%{article} ...
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Colour of edges according to edge value

I am currently modelling traffic and my map of roads consists of nodes connected with lines. For each road there is maximum capacity and amount of traffic and each road therefore has a utility value ...
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Text doesn't fit the box

I created the following picture with Inkspace and made export to tikz. The problem is that the text doesn't fit the boxes. And the arrows should be colored with a gradient, but it's not so important. ...
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Straight lines look out thicker than diagonal [closed]

I am currently creating a graph of connected nodes i tikz. When I draw a diagonal connection using: \draw[solid] (a) --node[midway,right](){0.3} (b) the line looks much thinner than when a draw ...
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Place numbers on edges between nodes in tikz

I am creating a graph of connected nodes and I want to have numbers on all edges that connect the nodes. At the moment it looks as follows: \begin{figure}[H] \begin{tikzpicture} \node[shape=ellipse, ...
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Overlay edge between two tikz nodes

I want to have two nodes in Tikz, filled with text. Then I want an edge from one position in the first node to another position in the second node: This is what I tried: Inside the tikz nodes text, ...
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Text alignment in nodes

Why 360 is not vertically aligned with Angle ? I changed text width but it's not better ... \documentclass[tikz,margin=3pt]{standalone} \pgfkeys{/tikz/.cd, BLS/.store in=\BLS, ...
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Understanding tikz inheritance with the positioning library

I have trouble understanding the tikz inheritance model while using the positioning library. Consider the following example: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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Minimum width for 2 nodes at once

In this MWE, I can put a minimu size by hand, but how determine it automaticaly: let say max width of the two nodes + 4pt on each side ? \documentclass[french]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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\fill left of a node using the positioning library

How can I position a \fill relative to a node? I would position a node in the following way, using the positioning library: \node (mynode) at (2,4) {text}; \node [left=of mynode] {o}; But if I try ...
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Global use of values obtained in draw let

In one of my tikzpictures, I found an angle I labelled \n2. I would like to use this value to rotate a node. However, when I try, in the node options, rotate = \n2, I am told undefined control ...
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TikZ: Node placement best practices in an already cramped figure

How can I place more nodes in an already cramped figure? Here is intended outcome: Here is my current figure: I am looking to add the velocity vector notation and the time notations (t_f < ...
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Lattice or Per Gelosia multiplication - how to avoid the use of the fp package

Is there a simple way to improve the harmony of the nodes in particular of the upper row and the right column distance ? Edit Thanks to egreg the node are more in harmony. Still : Is it possible to ...
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How to label the curve of a function at any point along it in tikz?

In my example, I have to simple curves y = sqrt(x) and y = x. I would like to be able to attach a label along each curve, say at the middle of the curve. Right now, I am doing it by trial and error ...
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Error with newcommand and \def

Can anyone ples help with this problem: \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,paper=a4,headsepline]{scrartcl} \usepackage{chemfig,chemmacros} \def\nc{\arrow{0}[,0]} \begin{document} What it is: ...
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Remove node name from tikz style

I have this code which I have adapted for my use case. I am creating a bunch of nodes and connecting them together. The problem is, the node name appears in the figure (namely h1,... and v1...). I ...
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How to “outline” a path in TiKZ?

I have a drawing in TiKZ (of a graph, say) and I want to highlight two paths in the drawing. Is there a way to do that using my already-defined node names, without explicitly making new coordinates? ...
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Circuitikz: arrows on the path and changing directions of arrow with variable resistor

For my R_2(t), I would like the arrow bottom left to top right of the resistor. Is there a way to swap the arrow direction? Also, above the non-linear resistor, how can I add an arrow on the path? ...
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Tikz: How to combine orthogonal edge syntax with coordinate calculation? [duplicate]

I'm trying to combine the syntax for orthogonal edges (p |- q) with the syntax for calculation relative coordinates ($ (a) + (1,0) $). Example: \draw ($ (node1.south) + (1,0) $) to ( ($ (node1.south) ...
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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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Automatic pin position on pgfplot when using custom axis

I'm trying to put automatically label several plots. For this purpose, I just discover the pin option to add it to the plots. This solution works rather well, and semi-automatically. However, when ...
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Fit node to another node in a seperate scope that has been shifted and canvas transformed

I want to fit a node to another node which is defined in a different scope which has been subject to the options "(x)shift and transform canvas" (see example code and image). Without any canvas or ...
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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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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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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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Custom, space-saving ellipse as TikZ node shape?

in some applications, one wants to use ellipses as node shapes in figures, e.g., when in the literature on a subject typically uses ellipses to denote certain things in figures. The problems with ...
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Connecting nodes with brace in TikZ

How would be possible to put a brace instead of a "line" connecting nodes and add some text above it with TikZ?
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pgfplots: relative node positioning in axis cs

I have got a file to plot with pgfplots. For convenience I'd like to define a measure in the plot. Unfortunately the relative positioning seems to give weird results. If I define the node coordinates ...
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Issue with `pgflibrary` and MiKTeX

After reading "Tikz shape similar to rectangle with selective drawing of borders," I tried to compile the following code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{chains} ...
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trouble getting Tikz matrix to compile

In advance of a summer class I'm teaching, I decided to try compiling my notes, which I haven't touched in any way, shape or fashion for 4-5 months. However, in that interval, I've updated laTeX ...
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pgfkey to set anchor for negative values in a bar chart

I have a ybar chart with positive and negative bars and "node near coords". I'd like to have the nodes of pos. bars at the top and nodes of neg. bars at the bottom/under the bar. With the following ...
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Node centered instead of flushed right

Why the this three nodes are centered instead of be flushed right ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,fourier} \begin{document} \xdef\LW{.99*241pt}%\linewidth \xdef\BLS{\baselineskip} ...
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How can I get the borders of contiguous nodes to perfectly overlap?

Why aren't the vertical borders of my nodes overlapping, as the horizontal ones do? How can I force them to overlap (thereby preventing the vertical lines between nodes from looking stronger) and ...
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Use TikZ “circle connection bar” with non circular shapes

Is there any way to use the circle connection bar feature from the mindmap Tikz library with non circular node shapes? Here a non working Example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Can't reduce space with \vskip between parts of vertically splitted rectangle

In a multipart rectangle i want to reduce the space between the parts. For a horizontally splitted rectangle i achieved that with an \hskip after the \nodepart command. For a vertically splitted ...
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Variable Input/Output node using a new command

How can I create a variable input/output node using a new command as in the following picture Say for example, I know that the node will have n inputs and m outputs, which I enter the name as an ...
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Vertical separation between text and first item inside nodes not consistent

The appended code yield the following slide. Although the code of the four rectangular nodes equals each other the vertical separation between the text and the first item within the rectangle is ...
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TikZ set node label position more precisely

This seems like it should be really easy but I can't seem to find it anywhere... I'd like to be able to fine-tune the positioning of a node label. I'm aware of the ...
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TikZ: Drawing double-headed arrows within a node

Am using the amazing TikZ software to draw figures for a book chapter. Am very pleased with the quality of the figures I've been able to create. Unfortunately, I've gotten a bit stuck with just one ...
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Problem with PGFPlots and Tikz fading library with disappearance of nodes near coords and irregular fades

It seems like whenever I turn on Fading from Tikz Fading library, the nodes near coords parameter to the axis environment is not processed by PGFPlots correctly. I am attaching the code and the image ...
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Tikz: How to display properly some linked nodes?

I have created the following diagram using Tikz, is there anyway to show it properly? (As it is, it is shown with all the nodes below the last one, so it is a mess) \documentclass{article} ...
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Add more anchors to standard TikZ nodes with TikZ 3.0

In order to define additional anchors in TikZ, I use the code from this popular answer. Unfortunately, after updating to TikZ 3.0, the code does not work anymore. I now receive several errors and my ...
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Creating a directed graph with some cosmetic structure

Via utilizing Tikz, I would like to create a graph such as the following : So I would like to have a classical directed graph, where there is some text in each node. Moreover there is a single ...
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Tikz nodes moves after double building

I want to plot 4 graphs in one tikzpicture in a 2x2 grid, using groupplot. Also I want to put some arrows from nodes in the first three plots to nodes in the last one. To do this, I try to use ...
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`node distance=#1` appears to be ineffective under TikZ 3.0

I was not having this problem before I upgraded (note node distance=5in): \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \tikzset{ node distance=3cm, graph vertex/.style={ circle, ...
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Tikz aligning text in nodes

I am working on a Tikz picture of a calendar. The headings of the calendar are the months and I add them with nodes. But they aren't aligned. \begin{tikzpicture}[scale = 1.3] \path (0,0)node[minimum ...
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pgfplots change fontsize to 1pt nodes near coords

i want to change the fontsize of the "nodes near coord" and also the y tick labels in a pgfplot to 1pt (no worries, that's just of theoretical interest). I found that ...