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make nodes different sizes in the same image

I want to make all the nodes the same size. But the problem is that some of them have more text in them so they automatically get bigger. Any help would be nice thanks. Code \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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TikZ - use non-Tikz command to layout part of picture

I'm using a package (semantic.sty) that draws something semi-complicated using LaTeX (not TikZ). I would like to draw part of a TikZ picture using the same command, with parts of the TikZ picture ...
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How to align text in TikZ nodes by baseline?

I need to draw a graph where some nodes have the same y-coordinate. I want the text within the nodes on the same y-coordinate to be baseline-aligned. However, the text seems to be aligned by the ...
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Set a tikz node's contents from a style

In tikz, how can I set a node's contents from a style ? For example, instead of writing this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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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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How to make add tick to node in tikz

I'm trying to draw a simple timeline in tikz. Here's what I have: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,bibtotoc]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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How to align a node's text RIGHT, i.e. at the end of the line?

I'm drawing a diagram with nodes and I have to have the inner text of one node at the END of the line, i.e. at the right side, not left, not centered. Unfortunately I didn't find a way nor information ...
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Simple horizontal path

I am trying to create just a simple horizontal arrow (line 1) from Advertiser to Scanner above line 2 in a certain distance. Since too much time I am trying to find out the right grammatics but ...
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Varying edge thickness

A couple of months back, I had asked a question regarding an elegant way of drawing a somewhat sophisticated graph. Thanks to the community I received tremendous help. To avoid repeating the whole ...
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How do I make my path node follow the path from a certain position?

I am trying to make a diagram with a curved arrow and I want its node to follow the arrow from about the "near end" point. I have been googling for hours now and I can't find the way to do it. I've ...
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In tikz is there a way to set a node style to center the center of each node within a given scope

In the following MWE, I know that the commented line works. What I want to know is why the every node/.style approach is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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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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Table with TikZ

I should create a table like the one here as example. I think that the best way to do a table like this one is generate some labels and use them to colorize the nodes in order to make it more ...
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Reduce white space above TikZ label

I'm new to TikZ, and have drawn the following picture, \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{trees,arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[every ...
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pictograms, Iconography, scalable shapes, custom nodes, shapes

Hy, I'm building up my own iconography, a set of pictograms that represent ideas so that i can connect them to illustrate more complex systems. I would like some suggestions of which is the best ...
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TikZ: using name intersections to define a node

Two questions: What is going wrong with these nodes that are defined from the intersections? Can this be automated with \foreach syntax to find the other vectors for the 2nd point? I couldn't ...
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Different options for nodes for positive and negative bars in pgfplots

I am having a problem with pgfplots when I want to change options for my nodes. For example if I just want to increase the distance between the bars and the nodes I can use the yshift option and it ...
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Style inheritance in TikZ trees

As I read the rule for style inheritance in a tree (pgfmanual 18.4, page 215), the naked [rect] below should mean that the node labeled "empty" be rectangular. But it's not. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Tikz - how to include symbol in figure title [duplicate]

As part of my Tikz diagram, partly made of small orange squares, I want a title phrase including the orange square at end of it. I must be missing the "node" concept because the code below doesn't ...
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Tikz rectangle split widths

I would like to have a rectangle split in two and have the text width of one side be fixed instead of having the textwidth apply to both sides. I have the following. \tikzstyle{pblock} = [rectangle ...
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change font size in rectangle node but keep node size

I am trying to change the font size in a rectangle node but still have the rectangle a predefined size (the one of t=other rectangles). And also, I would like to left align in some nodes, and have a ...
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TikZ node connection in pgfplots axis

I have functions plotted in separate axis environments (from pgfplots). In each axis I define a node and I would like to connect these nodes. In this MWE it doesn't work: The node connection that ...
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Custom T shape in TikZ

I would to define a new "T" shape (i.e. the red and green shapes in the following image) so that I can then draw with TikZ the diagram below. Unfortunately I cannot figure out how to do. To be ...
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TikZ current page.north west shifted ~4pts?

I'm trying to draw a background grid on a page, but current page.north west is shifted down and to the right ~4pt. Anyone know how I can get the exact north west corner of the page? Here's an ...
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TikZ: using the pos = x in a node

Why doesn't the pos = x option work when the node is used in the plot command? \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw plot[domain = 0:2, samples = 100] ({\x}, ...
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How to allow labels' anchors in TikZ to be affected by rotations without rotating the text itself?

I usually write macros when I need to draw many times a kind of figure. In the final document, I call the macro and then I always apply two transformations : a scale transformation to fit in the space ...
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Draw randomized tree in TikZ

I am trying to draw a randomized tree using TikZ, that is, I'm looking for a macro \randtree{NN}{x} that attaches a randomized tree of maximum depth x to a node named NN. The nodes need not be visible ...
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TikZ- best practice for line starting on a circle's edge?

I'd like to know how I can achieve the best seamless crossover between a node (in this case, a circle) and a line starting on that node. I would like the line to only touch the circle's edge. So far I ...
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TiKZ node name prefixes in scopes

I am using TiKZ to draw two copies of the same graph above each other, and now I want to add edges between a vertex in one copy and a vertex in the other copy. It suddenly occurred to me that it would ...
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If I have two nodes defined at the end points of a diagonal of a rectangle, how can I define nodes for the other two corners?

I have two nodes which I want to define to be opposite corners of a rectangle. I would like to be able to define nodes at the other pair of opposite corners. I tried the following, but it gives me ...
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Given four nodes forming a quadrilateral, how do I find the node at the intersection of the diagonals [duplicate]

I'm trying to find and name a node at the intersection of the diagonals of a quadrilateral formed by four other nodes. However, I'm not drawing a path. All I can seem to find in the tikz manual are ...
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Flow of current in a circuit

I am trying to create a circuit with resistors and voltage sources. I need to have each resistor labeled with their resistance (above) and the unknown current (below) flowing through the resistor. I ...
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Creating a digraph with formulas instead of nodes

I am looking to make a diagram with lines similar to this one: Labeling Edges in a Weighted Digraph But I am trying to have a mathematical formula, which is the label, instead of being above the dot ...
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TikZ: Flow Chart

Kindly help this messy tikz flow chart. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, draw, text width=10em, text ...
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beamer, forest, bulleted list inside

How can I use a bulleted list in a forest environment \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{forest} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Conceptual model-functional GI ...
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TikZ shape definition from TikZ rather than PGF

Is there a way to define a TikZ shape using TikZ code rather than PGF? I'd like to have a gear shape (and some others) that I can use as a node and add text to it, have arrows go in and out of it, ...
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How draw an add-two shape? [closed]

I have two shapes: (x0,y0) (x1,y1) ..... end is join to x0,y0 ... How get shape who is additive this two shapes?
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CircuiTikZ: draw transformer without conductors going to the side

I would like to draw a transformer in CircuiTikZ without the small parts of conductor going to the sides. Left: Current situation. Right: What I want. Code: \documentclass{article} ...
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TikZ: adding a node to a plot

\documentclass[convert = false, tikz, usenames, dvipsnames]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds} \tikzset{ partial circle/.style args = {#1:#2:#3}{ insert path = {+ (#1:#3) arc (#1:#2:#3)} ...
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TikZ: labeling a small arc

How can I automate labeling a small arc? \documentclass[tikz, convert = false]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0, 0) arc[radius = .25cm, start angle = 0, end angle = 30]; ...
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Tikz nested nodes position [closed]

(Edited as suggested) I have following code involving connected nodes: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzstyle{every picture}+=[remember picture] \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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Tikz node alignment

How can I align (or shift) Tikz nodes? I have the following figure (see below), which consists of multiple horizontal nodes. I want to align the data node with top/bottom of nodes A-D (i.e., red ...
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Trees in latex : Depth of 4 nodes

I am following the current tutorial (MWE) : link However, I am facing difficulties to perform a tree of 4 nodes. Items are superposed, and even if I add a child [missing] {} it doesn't solve the ...
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How to gradually unveil a tikz node from its background [closed]

I would like to gradually unveil a tikz node from its background (like an animation, from un-noticable to gradually clear). One strategy could be to gradually reduce the opacity level of the node, ...
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How can I place a line/arrow on an enlarged node's edge?

I'd like to connect the nodes by their edges, meaning getting the arrow on abc's end to touch the rectangle's left margin. It worked flawlessly with wordsa but I haven't been successful in finding the ...
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Arc around a node in TikZ?

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt, openany]{memoir} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \[ \begin{tikzpicture}[node distance=2cm,auto] \node (A) ...
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how to draw nodes with same size

I would like to make 12 nodes with same sized circles. Currently, the radius of a circle for single digit number and two digit numbers are different. Let r1 be the radius for single digit numbers. ...
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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 ...