{nodes} is about nodes in {diagrams}.

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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 ...
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pgfplots: Positioning “node near coord” at the bottom of the bar

I would like to position nodes near coords at the bottom of the corresponding bar, right by the X axis. Here's what I've got now: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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node at sloped path and/or not respecting every path/.style [duplicate]

I'm producing a schematic Nyquist plot, and I want to create an arc between the x-axis and a straight line, which should be denoted PM (phase margin). I use the intersections library to find the ...
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how to draw double circle nodes in tikz more clear?

I like the drawing final states in Peter Linz's Book, more clear than final states in tikz. can do it with apply an option in tikz, or other packages?
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anchor arrow start position

Attached below is the minimum working example. I would like the arrow to end at the west anchor of the node "operation". I tried anchor and few other possibilities but they don't seem to affect the ...
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Placing a node on top of lines in TikZ [duplicate]

I'm using TikZ to draw a polytope/simplicial complex and I'd like to label the vertices with their names (which are numbers). However, in the picture below, the node seems to be placed behind the ...
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[Tikz-]Qtree: force direction of single child to left or right?

I'm trying to draw a tree that has internal nodes with only one child, but which must be oriented. / \ /\ \ /\ Instead of the typical qtree where said children just "hang": ...
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How to set node label position with anchor [duplicate]

Actually, I write some notes about programming with Tikz and reading Jake's answer to this question, I asked myself how tikz places the "node label". I would like to reproduce: ...
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Adjusting font size with TikZ picture

Taking from the PGF manual, \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [help lines] (0,0) grid (3,3); \coordinate (a) at (rnd,rnd); \coordinate (b) at (3-rnd,3-rnd); \draw (a) -- (b); \node (c) at (1,2) ...
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How do I set top left position as the anchor for a node (TikZ)

Is there a way to position a node in terms of left/right coordinates of bounding rectangle? It appears to me that I can only specify center position.
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Drawing parallelogram with fixed angle, width and height?

I want to draw parallelograms with fixed angle, width and height, but it seems that trapezium in PGF/TikZ cannot specific the height without changing angles. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} ...
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Custom, space-saving ellipse as TikZ node shape?

in some applications, one wants to use ellipses as node shapes in figures, e.g., when in the literature on a subject typically uses ellipses to denote certain things in figures. The problems with ...
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How can I set the TikZ label anchor explicitly?

I want to add a label to a node, but "inside" the node. Something like this: The manual seems to indicate it might be possible, although no actual key is named. The ... anchor point for the ...
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Increase the thickness of node border in TikZ

Suppose I have a node in the shape of a circle. How can I make its border thicker? \node[circle, draw=blue!80, inner sep=0pt, minimum size=12pt] (1) at (0,0) {1};
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Node placement problem

This is my first question in tex.stackexchange. It might be relatively simple problem but I am having difficulties with the placement of the nodes inside graphics. The problem is that when I try to ...
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decoration nodes not being placed on the circle they are intended to be on

I "placed" some nodes on a circular path but they aren't showing up in the correct place and they aren't even on the circle. What is going wrong? \begin{document} \usepackage{tikz, pgfplots} ...
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circle node on an ellipse

I want to put this node on an ellipse at about the 35% mark \node[draw, circle, inner sep = .08cm, scale = .75] (location) {2}; \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Drawing a rectangular shape with a border around it in TikZ

Could anyone please tell me how do I draw a rectangular shape with a black border around it? I want that for all my rectangles in the following TikZ picture: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} ...
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TikZ: shade also the border of a node

I would like to shade a node and the border of the node. The following code works but I don't like it very much that I have to draw something after the node on the background layer. I would prefer a ...
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multiline label for node

Is there way of producing multiline label for node: \node[label=below:{unit\\cell}] (one){\tikz{\draw (0,0)rectangle (1,1);}}; The example produces "wrong" label output: untitcell However, ...
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Size of TikZ ellipse node

When I set the minimum size of an ellipse in a tikzpicture environment, it expands into a circle if the inner content does not grow as large as the ellipse shape itself. Is there any way around it? ...
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Creating a strikeout command

I am trying to create a command that works in mathmode which simulates a strikeout diagonally while leaving the math display intact. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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TikZ: adding nodes to a circular diagram from smartdiagram package

This is what I would like to achieve: My MWE is below: \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{smartdiagram} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric} ...
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How to draw clipart icons in tikz? [closed]

Is there a way to draw clipart icons in tikz? Or is there a way to export them or should I use some other software for this purpose? I want to draw the following 5 icons:
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Fill a node shape

I am trying to fill a custom shaped node but as can be observed in the example below the fill does not occur naturally rather it uses its default shape to fill. Any insights? ...
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Positioning node at end of line

The following code fails to do what I want: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,calc} \begin{document} \tikz{% \draw (0,0) -- (\textwidth, 0) node[draw, inner ...
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Overriding node draw style inherited from every node style messes up positioning

I have been trying to draw a tree with TikZ. All nodes should be circles, so I use the every node style. There are some additional labels on some nodes, which have to be exceptions. I have tried this: ...
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TikZ, node with multiple lines around

I want to draw a circle node using tikz that has more than two lines around. I found this question: TikZ - multi-color double circle node with its very good accepted answer. Unfortunately, I have no ...
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How put tick and cross mark around a node in tikz?

I want to draw something like this: This is my tikz code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usetikzlibrary{trees} \tikzstyle{bag} = [text width=8em, text ...
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TikZ node positioning in Beamer ignores x coordinate

I have the following frame in beamer: \begin{frame}{Language} \begin{block}{} \begin{align*} \onslide<1->{ &\text{Types} & T &::= B | T \to T \\ } ...
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Tikz: How to split Nodes and position Text in it

I have a really big problem: I need a TikZ node that looks like that: but i have no idea how to split the node like that. Esecially the "more text" is a big problem. All i tried ended in errors. ...
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TikZ node in normal text

I would like to place a TikZ node inside normal text to get the fancy boxes. But the box is on the same baseline. I would like to get the text on the baseline. What can I do? \documentclass{article} ...
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Automatically place right angle indicator on normal vector

I'm trying to draw a normal vector on a curve, and use the usual "dot in an arc" symbol to indicate that. Here is what I have so far, which looks alright, but needed manual adjustment of angles and ...
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generate schematic diagram with shapes and curved path

I wish to generate the following figure: So far I have managed: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[transition/.style = ...
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Undefined control sequence, when using font in tikz node [duplicate]

I get the following error when using font keyword in TikZ node Undefined control sequence ...t=\small,black,rotate=90] at (-1/4,22/4) { where the code is, \node[font=\small,black,rotate=90] at ...
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positioning nodes according to their sizes in tikz?

I produced the following output using the tikz code shown below. What I want is for the arrow on the right to have a fixed length relative to the rightmost symbol, not relative to the center of the ...
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TikZ path labels and --cycle

\draw (0,0) -- node{a} (2,0) -- node{b} (2,1) -- node{c} (0,1) -- cycle; I can't find a simple way to make a label on the last edge. What I want is something like \draw (0,0) -- node{a} (2,0) ...
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How to put node in an accurate place? How to use different style of font in TikZ?

I want to draw something like this: This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} %\usepackage[active,tightpage,floats]{preview} ...