{nodes} is about nodes in {diagrams}.

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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 ...
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Continuous node in flowchart using Tikz

How can I make the nodes connected without any block using Tikz? For example, I was trying to connect the arrows that returns to the do-loop when the decision making box (named as Condn) returns no. ...
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Tikz Spacing after horizontal line

I'm trying to draw an ornament after a horizontal line, with a small spacing between the figure and the line, but xshift doesn't seem to work when I connect the line to a node. I'm attempting to do ...
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can't access a previously defined node

I have the following code snippet. In that i define the node (B) with the coordinate operation. Unfortunately i can't access the node later on. LuaLatex exits with the error message: Package pgf ...
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Shifting a line with node joining nodes, where are nodes anchors?

Please, consider the following mwe: \documentclass[tikz,border=5mm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,calc,chains,positioning,shapes.callouts} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ ...
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How to make halo around node with shading?

I am trying to do this (do not pay attention to red line above blue node and line in the node): By so far i have this: With this code: \documentclass[tikz,12pt]{standalone} ...
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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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nodes structure like file system

I would like to draw a picture that reflects some file structure. Below code works almost as expected. I need to adjust the connections between nodes so they don't start from the center of the bottom ...
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Tikz cylinder alignment and fit

I've tried fitting a cylinder to the height of both a block and another cylinder as shown in the code below. Cylinder 2 should fit exactly to the top edge of Block 1 and the bottom edge of Cylinder 1, ...
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Multiple overlaid rectangles as TikZ node

I'm trying to create a TikZ flowchart where I need to differentiate between serial and parallel streams. Here's an example with serial to parallel: I've managed to create a multiple stack of ...
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How to add a node in the middle of the line with tikz?

actually it's an easy question, but I could find an answer with Google or the included search on StackExchange ;) How do I add in the middle of the line a node with Tikz? I want somethink like this: ...
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TikZ node positioning on edge parameter/label [closed]

I wonder if there exists a trick to position a graph node (relative), based on a parameter (label?) of an edge leading to it? I mean a kind of time diagram, i.e. for example I have a timed automat, ...
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Drop shadow of node with pgfplot inside

I have this code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[drop shadow,draw,fill=green] { \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to reduce the space between nodes?

I want to make the nodes in the following vector-illustration touch each other. But no matter what I do to text width or node distance the distance between the nodes stays the same. ...
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Circuitikz: connection of nodes [duplicate]

I'm using the circuitikz library to draw some circuits. To connect two nodes with a square angle, there is the possibility to use |-, as in the MWE below for the connection of (a) with (b). However, ...
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TikZ nodepart enumeration

When I enumerate nodes I can write for example: \nodepart{sixteen}1 But I need to make nodes with numbers: twenty-one or more. How can I do that? When I write \nodepart{twenty-one}1 Latex ...
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inserting special border to tikz mindmap

Hi I would like to mark certain nodes of tikz-mindmap just an example is illustrated in the figure. Thanks in advance The minimal working code is here \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Tikz How to?: Shear flow distribution around a box; Adding rectangles to lines

I am trying to illustrate the shear flow distribution around two similar boxes for my students using Tikz. The result should look like the two following examples: From a previous try, I already ...
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Node shapes in TikZ

I want to draw a block diagram for a software app and I need two shapes which I couldn't find on the Internet. The shapes are a parallelogram and a rectangle with double side margins. One is for data ...
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How do I store the x or y value of a named node in tikz \draw?

A big part of the question above has already been answered: "Use the calc tikzlibrary and the let syntax". \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [help lines] (0,0) grid (4,4); \node (A) at (2,1) {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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Remember coordinate in nested tikzpicture points to a weird place

I have problems with remembering the coordinates of names defined in nested tikz pictures. Look at the following minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} ...
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Adjust position of node label

In the MWE below, how can I get to adjust the position of the node labels? Note that the nodes are defined by dot/.style={circle,inner sep=1pt,fill,label={#1},name=#1} but I cannot figure out how ...
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How to determine minimum width of rectangle with distance between two nodes

From similar questions and given examples about how to calculate distances between two points in the TikZ manual, I was not able to figure out how to extract from them a solution for my (probably ...
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Passing options to “append after command”?

With minimal tikz knowledge, I try to create a node like shape, which has two filled circles in it. Here is my attempt, which suffers from these problems: The appended path components seem to be ...
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Can't reproduce sequence alignment using TikZ?

I'm new using the TikZ package. Can someone help-me to reproduce this matrix 1 using Tikz? More precisely the step in figure 2. I tried to do it with matrix but I can't put the number 1 [above ...
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How to automate right node alignment for labels from table AND marker size AND marker color of scatter plot?

Problem: Labels from table are placed right, but overlap. Is there a way to automate alignment of the labels near nodes so that labels do not overlap? This is a small example but I have bigger table ...
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How to place a node of a certain shape with one side on a line in TikZ

I would like to have an arrow shaped node to be positioned with its tail on the vertical axis of my reference frame. Here' were I got: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to divide circle multipart nodes in tikz [duplicate]

I would like to get multi part node with vertical line between lower nodepart. Something like this: My code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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How should I read the current TikZ “label distance”?

I decided that I don't like the behaviour of the label functionality of TikZ. I want to get labels that are positioned using the anchor opposite the specified label angle. So for example if the label ...
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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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line/ arrow to node with rounded corners [duplicate]

A line to/from a rounded corner ends at the position 'north east' and not at the line around the node. Is there a simple way to end the line/arrow at the drawn line around A? MWE: ...
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Labelling tikz nodes AND edges

The following is a snippet of the original. It works.., \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} % drawing support \usetikzlibrary{trees,arrows,decorations.markings} ...
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Automatic connection of text points in tikz-qtree

I have to draw pictures like the following a lot: I want to use tikz-qtree, since I have a lot of trees and this package simplifies things considerably. Right now I use the following code, since it ...
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Node distance “and” command not working [duplicate]

I am trying to build a flow chart using TikZ. I would like the horizontal and vertical spacing to be different. Thus, I am using node distance=2.5cm and 1cm. However, the second distance (1cm) is ...
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How to declare new path commands in TikZ? [duplicate]

The TikZ Manual, section 59.5 and some very good questions on this site explain how to declare new shapes for TikZ nodes with \pgfdeclareshape{myshape} ... to later use them with \node[shape=myshape] ...
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Centering text in TikZ tree node

I'd like to have my text inside TikZ tree nodes centered; below is my progress so far: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \tikzset{ ...