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TikZ: Make node height span several others

How can I make the Z node span the total height of the ABCD column? My current code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,positioning} \begin{document} ...
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problems with tikz and arabi package

I have some problems and I hope you can help me. When I put a tikzpicture and use the arabi package, the picture is not displayed in the dvi or pdf file, and this without a single error. I have a ...
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Hide Tikz node in Beamer

I am using Tikz to create a flow chart for a Beamer presentation. I managed to get Beamer to uncover each item in the flowshart one by one, but I would like to be able to show one node and then hide ...
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Manual/automatic line breaks and text alignment in TikZ nodes

How can I insert a line break in a TikZ node? Simply putting \\ where I want the break doesn't work (see MWE). Is there a way to make lines break automatically at some specified width? And can I ...
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TikZ: is there a better way to represent the following node content

Consider the code below: \documentclass[convert = false, border = 1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[font = \scriptsize] at (-3.5, 4) {Position of $S_2$ ...
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Special Axis Style Customization

I want to design a special axis label style. The x-axis is a straight line, no arrow. Below the end of this line is the actual label, it consists of an arrow with the label in the middle of the arrow. ...
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Perfect overlapping of dotted nodes in matrices

If you have a TikZ matrix of nodes, where every node is dotted, the dots do not overlap properly. Please see the attached code: \documentclass[margin=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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TikZ: node placement when using draw let in syntax

When using the \draw let ... in syntax to construct an arc between 2 lines, the arc is placed in the correct location even if the arc's focal point isn't the origin. However, this isn't the case with ...
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TikZ: trouble with node placement when I want to reference from a point other than the origin

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ every label/.append style = {font = \scriptsize}, dot/.style = {inner sep = +0pt, shape = circle, draw = black, label ...
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How can I use fork style edges with explicitely positioned TikZ tree nodes?

As part of a graphical export facility, I try to render a tree in TikZ were all the node positions are exactly given and were the edges are fork-style. Doing that without the trees package demands ...
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Tikz: Combining nodes (creating a matchstick object) [duplicate]

I'm a newbie trying to learn some basic tikz usage. I'm getting along pretty well with the manual, but it seems I'm overlooking something as this question seems basic to me and still I can't find an ...
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TikZ: alignment of a path that exits node corner? [duplicate]

Why does a path drawn from corner of a node doesn't align with the node path? It might even be non-horizontal while coordinates tell that it is. Who can I fix this? \begin{tikzpicture}[thick] \node ...
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Adding labels to a node in a matrix and change the position of single matrix cell to create a flow chart

I want to add two labels next to the diamond shaped node. One to the right saying "Ja" above the path and the other one below saying "Nein" right next to the path. Currently it seems like that two new ...
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Strech the text to the borders of a node by using \hfill

The text inside the nodes is not streched to the right side of the node by using \hfill. Could it be the reason that it doesn't work with font=\tiny? But I need the text that small and I would like ...
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TikZ: Keeping nodes clear from lines

I set all nodes and coordinates that I can be set right away in the at the top of the TikZ picture. However, a line can obstruct the node. If the node is after the line, I could use fill = white ...
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Change node distance using a macro and include a label to the background next to the nodes

the picture doesn't fit onto an A4 page. So what I would like to change/add is: the node distance the font size a vertical text which groups nodes together a number infront of each node as the ...
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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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What is the best way to name nodes in TikZ?

I found there are several ways to name a node (please relate to the MWE for the different numbers) but I am wondering if there are other (rather "simple") ways of doing this: My current 'best ...
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TikZ: Accessing coordinates from coded points

Consider the code below. In the scope environment, I am using a clip to keep the ellipse between the points. From reading, I know with the let command I can access the coordinates of the points by ...
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Tikz coordinates relative to a node, and outside it

Given a rectangular node X I have access to the coordinates (X.north), (X.east) and the like. However, I want to be able to draw two sides of a right-angled triangle on top of the node. For example, ...
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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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Overlapping nodes in tikz

I used to make a chain diagram in tikz, like described in the manual p. 59 ff, but in contrast to the manual, my nodes are overlapping. I tried to use the "node distance" option but i doesn't seem to ...
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How can I create a queuing node using tikz?

I am a newbie trying to recreate an M/M/1 queue in tikz and would really appreciate any help.
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Alignment of tikz nodes in a chain

How can the north anchors of the nodes in a going to the right chain be aligned in a tikz picture? As can be demonstrated by the following example, by default they seem to be aligned by the center ...
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rotate node shape in tikz

Edit 1 Claudio gave a nice solution to my question. But the image should be included in a beamer presentation. I use for that the option transform canvas={scale=0.5} and this has a side problem ...
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Tikz: placing a node at the intersection of two circles along a hyperbola

I know one can use the intersection package to find the point of intersection but I don't understand how to do it yet. I would like to label the increasing order of the intersections F^*_2, F^*_1, ...
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Tikz: drawing concentric circles with specified origins and the arc that connects the intersections

I would like to draw a few concentric circles with origins of P1 and P2 where all the circles are greater than the minimum distances. The min distances is where the circles will touch at one point ...
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Styles in TikZ trees not working as expected

I want to draw a "cut-out" region of a tree, and visually underline this by having dashed edges on top and on the bottom of my diagram (to symbolize the levels further up and further down). I am ...
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tikz center node below 2 other nodes

I want to create a node below 2 other node but place it exactly in the middle of the two nodes. Here's what I have so far... \documentclass[12pt]{article} \thispagestyle{empty} ...
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Equal separation between south of one node and north of another

I am new to TikZ and am trying to get these three boxes with equal spacings between the outer frames of the boxes such that the two arrows are the same length. I am going to have a flow chart with ...
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Calculate numerical value for node text in TikZ

I am using a tikzpicture environment to draw a Temperature v composition plot. I do not have exact data so am only mimicking it. I am aware that I could/should use pgfplots but the issue could be ...
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text in different arrows

maybe someone can help me to get text in arrows and textboxes below I have just get the arrows like this... \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[thick,black](0cm,0) -- ++(0:3cm) -- ++(45:1cm) -- ++(135:1cm)-- ...
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TikZ shaded translated regions defined by boundaries of shape nodes and lines

Given a lattice made up of shapes, how do I shade the regions (and their translates) defined by the boundaries of these nodes and lines going through these shapes? In my particular case, I have a ...
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Tikzpicture: Fill refuses to work with integer node names [duplicate]

I want to create a 3D-grid of named nodes using nested for loops and then fill some polygon based on the names. For some reason tikzpicture doesn't fill the polygon, although it draws the path ...
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How to make Tikz Node Content fit?

I'm trying to make a decision tree with Tikz, but the text in my nodes overlap. Does anyone know how to fix that? Thanks so much! \begin{tikzpicture} \node {{Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, ...
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Nodes near coords gives Undefined Control Sequence

I have the following example of a graph. I want to place the items in the table "Restart" next to the nodes. Everything works until I add "nodes near coords", I get a bunch of errors saying "Undefined ...
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Drawing a root-less graph of nodes with shared children

My aim is to produce a graph as illustrated by the code below: ( I am not yet allowed to post pictures) \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[node distance=4cm] ...
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Define tikz node based on pagenodes

I want to define a tikz node called current grid area based on the nodes defined by the tikzpagenodes package. This node is a rectangle that contains the 4 nodes defined in the package; current page ...
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How to define the default vertical distance between nodes?

Use positioning can control the individual vertical position of nodes. But is there any way to control the default vertical spacing? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Create custom node to draw this

I'm very very new to tikz, I've already done this: With this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[spanish,es-noquoting]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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What is the nodename.number in the following example?

What is the nodename.number in the following example? For example a.345? Changing number arbitrarily rotates the arrows. How to decide on the numbers so that it remains parallel ? ...
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Pgfplots: Drawing Arrows Along Contour Plots

I would like to draw "stealth" arrows in place of the "0" labels along the trajectory in the phase portrait pictured below. I decided to draw the trajectory using the contour functionality of ...
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Tikz vertical alignement text and shape

I want to vertically align sans serif font with a rectangle. The following code show the problem: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary[positioning] ...
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TikZ fit nodes with non-regular shape

I am seeking a better way of doing the following: fitting nodes with a non regular shape, like it is in the MWE. So that I can give a label to the fitted nodes. \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Tikz positionning on the baseline

I have the following piece of code \begin{tikzpicture} [mainbullet/.style={rectangle, minimum size=0.3cm,draw=orange!100, fill=orange!100,thick}, % maintitle/.style={rectangle,opacity= 0.5}, % ...
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Align pinned nodes in PGFplots

I'm working with plots generated from matlab2tikz and I have several plot lines close to each other. Labeling them is proving difficult, but I believe a good looking solution could be to list the ...
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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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Using Tikz Fit to draw a node covering a Tikz chains

A chain of nodes is drawn using tikz chains. I would like to draw a rectangle node covering the chain nodes (or, multiple rectangle nodes covering subsets of them). I am using tikz fit. ...
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Adding nodes to specific positions and without circles around them(but only labels)

Based on a previously asked question by me I already have the following code: \documentclass [11pt,a4paper] {article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table]{xcolor} \usepackage{amsmath,tikz} ...
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Drawing lozenges in Tikz [duplicate]

I'm creating a simple flowchart using Tikz, and I'd really like the "decision" nodes to be lozenge-shaped (think "tilted parallelogram") rather than square, in order to fit text better. Here's a ...