{nodes} is about nodes in {diagrams}.

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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 ...
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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 ...