{nodes} is about nodes in {diagrams}.

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Thought bubble in latex

I wish to draw illustration nodes with text box as shown, But my latex is poor. Any startups?
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tikz-qtree does not work with node

I am trying to create a tree using the tikz-qtree package. But I keep getting the following error. ! Paragraph ended before \@@@@litlabel was complete. Here is my tex-file: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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Strange graph in tikz

I want to make a strange graph in tikz. This graph has some nodes inside the nodes... like this figure: I tried this: \newcommand{\twonodes}[2]{% \begin{tikzpicture}[node distance=0.7cm] ...
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Tikz nodes with `fit=(top)(bottom)` slightly missized

I like to create textboxes via TikZ. I start with that flexible example. And, Yes :) I do create texboxes. Here it is. But I still have two problems.. Q1 I use fit to create light gray ...
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boundary around nodes corresponding to euler walk

How can one automatically draw the red line corresponding to euler walk in tikz. I tried using beizer curve, and a lot of other methods, but had to finally set coordinates manually to get somewhat ...
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node positioned by fit: how to center a node text?

I wonder why node's text of node positioned by fit is not centered? Edit: As suggested Peter Grill in his comment, I change previous MWE with more realistic example: ...
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Is there an easy way to have node border anchors centered on the borders?

I would like to place nodes with given distances relative to each other. For consistence with other drawings these distances have to be very accurate. Node border anchors are placed at the outer ...
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Tikz: connect two nodes

I have many nodes and want to connect two of them, but in such way that the path is not scratch off nodes, which are between these two like in the example below (I want to connect L_0 and R_0): To ...
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Filter tikz node text through macro

I would like to make a node style that "filters" the node's label (text) through a command, i.e. replace the node text with a macro, with the original node text passed as an argument to that macro. ...
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How to add a text label to a line in a block diagram

I'm very new to LATEX and I'm trying to set a block diagram and at the same time format it exactly as I'd like, please see my block diagram below: https://www.writelatex.com/1492096yphfwt#/3712155/ ...
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Overlapping labels in tikz barplot

I have a problem with the placement and size of nodes in my barplot. I changed the size in the code from \small to \tiny: every node near coord/.append style={font=\tiny} but, the numbers are still ...
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TikZ node label distance depends on length when using tikzstyle

When I include circle in the every node style, the distance from the label to the node depends on the length of the label: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Why the background of a pgf fitting node with minimum width equal to another (backgrounded) fitting node's width is shifted?

I have two pgf fitting nodes: one below the other, left aligned, with different (unpredictable) widths, and I'd like them be backgrounded, with backgrounds of the same width. For this, I got help ...
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pgfplots One node or pin to multiple points

This has been driving me insane, I've searched and checked the pgfplots manual but can't find the relevant section: consider the snippet: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz, pgfplots} ...
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Differences between paths drawn between nodes and coordinates in tikz

Referencing this very helpful posts and the Tikz manual, which states: Whenever TikZ encounters a whole node name as a “coordinate,” it tries to “be smart” about the anchor that it should choose ...
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How can I put text in squares?

How can I put text in squares? Please see my code: \definecolor{MainRed}{rgb}{.6, .1, .1} \def\bigrectangle{(-7,-1) rectangle (6.5,4.7)} \def\firstrectangle{(-9,0) rectangle (-5,4)} ...
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Small tikz decorated arrow between words inside a tikz node

Effectively, what I want to do is very simple but I am not sure where to go. I have several nodes of the following form \node (1) at (0,0) {text1 $\rightarrow$ text2}; \node (2) at (0,2) {text2 ...
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Setting minimum size for tikz node using default unit length

I have two node styles with a minimum size set to 7mm and they look perfect: \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{style1} = [circle,draw,fill=white,minimum size=7mm,font=\Large]; ...
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How to add frames around a group of nodes in tikz

I have this beautiful tikz diagram of my program that I have created : The different colours correspond to different programs, so I would like to know if there is a way to add a frame around each ...
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Horizontal Movement of a Rotated Label in PGFPLOTS

In the following code I have a long label at one of the arrow heads. I would like to rotate the label by 90 degrees and then place it right below the arrow head. I used the rotate option and the pos ...
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How to use the node distance to offset the start and/or end of an arrow with TikZ?

I want to draw an arrow where one of the end points is not actually attached to another node, and I want the length of the arrow to take into account the node distance of the node to which the arrow ...
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TikZ picture error: No node named n1 is known, inside a \foreach loop

I get the following error: ! Package pgf Error: No shape named n1 is known. when I try to compile this code. \documentclass[border=1mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} ...
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Tikz sloped label on path

Any suggestion on how to get slanted text for the labels "Diapason", "Diapente" and "Diatessaron"? (PDFLATEX on Linux Lubuntu with texlive 2014) Thank you, A \documentclass{article} ...
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Centering a node on a path

Why the $\times 12$ is not centered on the path ? \documentclass[border=3pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[bob/.style={outer sep=0pt,text ...
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Multiline label for shape 'tape' in tikz [duplicate]

I would like to draw a tape in tikz with a multiline label in it. The normal way of just using \\ doesn't work here. MWE \documentclass[tikz,border={5pt}]{standalone} ...
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Problem of positioning and size of the additional text on tikz/gnuplot figures

I want to at my legend using tikz environment on top of my figures generated with gnuplot. I am happy with the result when I comment the part \node[anchor=center, text width=0.39cm, xshift=0cm, ...
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tikz node position

I have a diamond split in four triangles and I would like to write inside each triangle at it center and having difficulties with position. Please help me fix that problem.Thanks ...
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Multipart graph with linear and circular node patterns

I'm trying to draw a graph (PDF output of code below attached) that's a linear process, with a potentially circular element in it. As you may see in the upper picture, the the B,C,D elements aren't ...
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Rotate Tikzpicture including nodes

Is there any simple way to rotate a whole tikzpicture environment? If I apply the tikzpicture option [rotate=ang] nodes seem to be unaffected. In other words, I want to do ...
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Tikz-Connecting nodes with multiple lines

I am trying to reproduce the following image I made in "Power point". Although, there is no difficulty in designing the boxes, I find it rather hard to properly position the red and black lines. ...
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Tikz- complicated shapes as nodes

I'm trying to reproduce the following picture In this picture, there are some shapes that are repeated. For instance 5, 6, 8, 10 and 11. My idea is to use ./style in order to define these shapes ...
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accuratelly place a node above and left of another node

I am trying to draw a box which is defined as a node, next to another node. My code is \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \tikzset{ pipe/.style = { ...
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How can I place a node relative to a legend?

I'd like to place custom formatted nodes relative to the legend in a plot. The answer to Placing node relative to legend is a solution per se, but related to op's actual intent so it isn't helpful to ...
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Why is the pin's angle argument displayed as text?

I'm completely stuck with the syntax of the command options \node Here is my code line: \node [circle,fill=blue,scale=0.5,pin=60:$q_0$] at (9+90:15*4/30) {}; And it displays the same as if I had ...
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Split nodes in TikZ math nodes matrix with Beamer?

TikZ matrices and Beamer do not work smooth -- for example, we have to use ampersand replacement work around. Is there a similar work around that allow one to use \nodepart ? The MWE is this: ...
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tikz dash rectangle in nest nodes

I want to use dash rectangle in outer node but use solid rectangle in inner nodes. But my sample code below actually dashed all node for inner or outer nodes. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} ...
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tikz align text to left inside node [duplicate]

I am trying to align node text to left but it seems below code still put the text at the center of node: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[thick] ...
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TikZ/ERD: node (=Entity) label on the inside

I'm trying to draw an ERD diagram. I recycled code from a couple of posts around here and added my own spice, finally ending up with: \documentclass[border=0.5in]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to print in a node the \coordindex multiplied by a value?

I would like to print in a node the \coordindex multiplied by a value. Is it possible? now: node [ some code... ] {$\coordindex$} after (?) node [ some code... ...
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Tikz: Equal sized nodes with different text

I am new here to Tikz and I need to draw 2 rows of nodes that are identical in size but having different text of different length in it. Sure the upper and lower nodes should have enough room for the ...
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Scaling nodes in automata in TikZ, inside equation.

I fail to scale the nodes (which is what I initially wanted) of the following \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Gap between feedback edge of block diagram

How can I avoid the gaps at the branches of the feedback edges (arrows) in this block diagram? \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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tikz, drawing a rectangle with spikes on borders

I would like to draw a scrabble board. On my long journey to do that, I would like to set nodes which I could use around the board. The grid, that I can do. Now I'am looking at coding for "triple word ...
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Arrow from brace to node

I would like to draw an arrow from the tip of a curly bracket to a node, but if I do the following, an extra arrow point is drawn just above the tip of the brace. \documentclass{article} ...
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How do I draw shapes inside a tikz node?

I know how to draw different shapes using tikz, like this: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) ellipse (1 and 1.5) (0,2.5) circle (1) ...
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Change node style in a tikz picture

I'm trying to change the node style so a node looks like a cylinder with a variable height. currently i'm using this code \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Beamer - Title page is perturbed when adding notes

I'm working on a Beamer presentation in which I want my notes to be along with a small preview of the current slide only (bigger than the default). I worked on the following MWE, which seems to work ...
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Customizing itemize inside a node in beamer

I am working with the MWE below and I am trying to do something that seems to be easy, but I cannot figure out. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Tikz: How to Align the Text of simple Nodes?

I tried to put up a nice little graphic, to make an example for String-Matching. My Problem is the "b" is not aligned with a and c and i can't find a way to handle this: \begin{figure}[h] ...
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Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) error when using \foreach with node[pos]

I am trying to draw a path and position nodes on it and fill them using this code and it works \documentclass[varwidth=20cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw ...