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tikz-qtree: Beginners Problems

Hello im not a Linguist and have some trouble with trees. \begin{tikzpicture}[grow'=up] \Tree [.a [.b [.c [.d e]] [.f g] ...
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node style is only taking partial effect in a matrix of nodes

This is probably the first of two closely related questions. I have defined a style: my node style/.style={%% minimum width=\dimexpr0.60in+12pt\relax, minimum ...
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pgfplots- Adding a mark at the origin

I'm trying to show the beginning of a sketch of the graph y=xe^x, and this is what I have: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to debug the “Argument of \XC@definec@lor has an extra }” error in Foreach statement? [duplicate]

First, I draw three nodes each of which has three parts. Everything is OK. The code and the image are as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[]{tikz} ...
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tikz def node name (or reference) for nodes create using the def

I have the following definition in order to create a node with cylinder shape \def\dnc[#1,#2,#3,#4]#5{ \node[draw, cylinder, alias=cyl, shape border rotate=90, aspect=1.6, % minimum height=25, ...
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TikZ: turn a box into a shape

I want to turn a rectangle with ports in the top and bottom into a shape I can use with a node. How can I do this? \documentclass[tikz,14pt,border=10pt]{standalone} %%%< \usepackage{verbatim} ...
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Table of x-y values with first and second order differences

I would like to code a pages of notes that has the layout shown in the picture below. My question is the most efficient way to do this with LaTeX. I would think tikz with lots of nodes and edges, but ...
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Place node above specific path segment

I am trying to put a node above a specific segment of a path that is "bent" using "|-" (kind of broken into segments). A minimal example follows here: \begin{tikzpicture} \node[rectangle,draw] ...
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Make a polygon with automatically labelled nodes according to their coordinates

The goal: Make a polygon (and a circle containing that polygon at the nodes of the polygon, without the polygon's lines) with automatically numbered nodes according to their coordinates (x,y) [which ...
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Accessing the logic values of a TikZ coordinate

In TikZ accessing the coordinate values of a node can be done using the let syntax of the calc library or using the PGF command \pgfpointanchor. However, this values are dimensions/lengths in points ...
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A dotted circle: control size of dots and distance between them

My MWE is: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[red,dotted] (0,0) circle (2); \draw[black,thick] (5,0) circle (2); ...
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Nodes and text positioning

I want to use tikz to draw circle nodes with inside a text in math mode that has the following structure. A variable plus potentially a subscript and/or a superscript. I want the position of the ...
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ADC in tikz (circuitikz)

How it is possible to draw an ADC (analog to digital converter) with tikz library ? Some Simple ADC like this ? What is the right way to place nodes on such rectangle so that i can use it further ...
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Tikz fit library: fitting only one dimension and accumulating calls

The fit library is very useful for adjusting the size of a node to fit other nodes inside it. It is also useful in conjunction with shift to make a node span to the width/height of other nodes but ...
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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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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} ...