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reproduce a figure with latex

I would like to draw the figure with latex, but I have no knowledge of design with latex , could you help me please Thanks you !
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Nice scientific pictures show off

Task Show off your best scientific illustration ! The main purpose of this question is to share beautiful scientific pictures, preferably with an educational aspect. Content Your post must ...
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Drawing a political spectrum

What would be the best way of drawing a political spectrum diagram like this one:
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Is exporting of the 3D drawing from GeoGebra 5 possible?

My apologies if this is an off-topic question here. I'm trying to get any export (Asymptote, TikZ or PSTricks) of the 3D drawing from GeoGebra 5.0. Once I've got some 2D drawing, everything seems ...
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Recreating diffraction image with TikZ

I'd like to recreate the image below of an electron beam passing through -- and being diffracted by -- a carbon target onto a curved screen using TikZ. Unfortunately it looks a bit beyond my skill ...
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How to plot a figure like the attached?

I would like to plot a figure like the attached using latex environment. I know it can be achieved using other software, such as CAD, but the figure created by LaTex looks more beautiful. Anyone can ...
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Label a triangle

How would I produce a triangle (with each side a different length) with labeled edges and angles? I'be managed to produce a triangle using pstricks, the code it \begin{pspicture}(0,-1.34)(6.8,1.34) ...
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shift draw to the left

I need to shift the draw a little bit to the left \begin{flushleft} \begin{tikzpicture}[inner sep=7pt,node distance=.8cm,every text node part/.style={align=center}] \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, ...
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Drawing a 3D cylinder, and a circle shape on the x---y plane

I'm trying to draw a cylinder on the three dimensional space, and I also want its projection on the x--y plane. I found the first answer here to be very useful. I just copy-paste it to my document, ...
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Drawing a series of graphs receding into the page; TikZ

I want to draw a panel of graphs of citation networks receding into the page, as the below sketch demonstrates. In the below sketch, each blue rectangle represents a citation network at a different ...
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Nice title highlighted

I would like to construct a title highlighted by two horizontal lines look like the picture below: To add it to the front of document I have the following segement of code, for example ...
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Text halfway a line using coordinates in an axis environment

I want to denote text halfway a line in an axis environment. Here's a minimum working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{currfile} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Draw incline in 3D with TikZ

I need to draw an incline in 3D (triangle in 3D), I have tried to modify this example but it ends up looking wrong. Can anyone suggest how to get started with this or provide an example that's closer ...
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fixing a diagram in Homework Problem Sheet

could someone make this homework problem looks good-looking here is my code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[pass]{geometry}% just to show the page margins \usepackage{tikz} ...
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figure 2 for Crossed Ladders Problem

I'd like to draw triangle like the following: but using the following code which produces: The code must represent the structure of the triangle, like that: ...
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Drawing Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like to add this figure in math.stack and for my document by make it in latex How to make it looks in good-looking with different style \documentclass[tikz,border=2pt,png]{standalone} ...
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figure 1 for Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like creat report for the solution of that problem http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1124801/crossed-ladders-problem so i need to create some figurs with latex to make solution more ...
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Drawing a ring of cliques in tikz-graphs

I'm about to draw a ring of cliques graph, with a custom number of nodes in the cliques and a custom number of cliques. My first solution is to use tikz-graphs to draw the cliques, but the problem ...
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How to draw Timed Hybrid Petri Nets with tex?

Reading David, René, and Hassane Alla. Discrete, continuous, and hybrid Petri nets. Springer, 2010. I wonder how can one drow such thing in TeX: This is not a retirical question - a technological ...
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Draw mechanical springs in TikZ

Currently I am using the following path style to draw springs in TikZ \tikzstyle{spring}=[thick,decorate,decoration={zigzag,pre length=0.1cm,post length=0.1cm,segment length=6}] for example ...
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TikZ: Draw angle with label between lines

How do I draw an angle with a label between two lines when the lines are not necessarily drawn in the same \draw call? I need to draw an angle with a label, theta, between the y-axis and the pendulum ...
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Technical Drawing Fill

So far I have my drawing like this: Having this code: \documentclass[14pt,letterpaper]{report} \input{Preamble} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[double,double distance=5mm] (0,0) ...
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Problems about drawing a map and learn to draw with TeX

I'm doing a beamer, and now I encounter a problem. I want to draw a map in my beamer like this Who can help me? I'm now still not very familiar with these things. Also I want to learn some basic ...
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Structural analysis best package

Which is the best package to draw up structural analysis problems. I need beam or truss, constraints, displacements, springs, loads, thermal actions and so on. Something like this picture: ...
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Multi-Line/Wave Generator Package for LaTeX?

I'm looking at my professors slides now: http://www.math.ucla.edu/~virtanen/40a.1.14s/schedule/lec1.pdf The first slides always have these intricate wave lines. If you Google search for "wave ...
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Rectangle between midpoints of rotated rectangles

I need to draw a rectangle between the midpoints of two rotated rectangles (shown below). How do I do this? My current code is shown below. Current code \draw[thick] (0,0) -- (6,0); ...
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Hypersphere inscribed within hypercube

Let's consider a hypersphere of radius r inscribed in a hypercube with sides of length 2r. Than take the ratio of the volume of the hypersphere of radius r to the hypercube with side length l = 2r. We ...
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Can I visualize the Bezier control points of a letter … in TeX?

Without knowing anything about fonts, I innocently read an article on Postscript/Truetype Bezier curves. The first picture in the article shows the letter Q, and it's Bezier control points. I'd like ...
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Tikz: Problem with Standalone [closed]

I have difficulty in using standalone package along with TikZ. I have the following standalone file: l1NormInAction.tex \documentclass[tikz,border=3mm]{standalone} \begin{document} ...
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what is a quick generic way to draw graphs (in the graph theory sense)?

I am looking for a very simple way to write a command for drawing (undirected or direct) graphs in Latex. I am aware of tikz, but it is an overkill for what I want, especially since I want the .tex ...
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Using tikz how to draw a wedge?

I'm working on to create illustrations for my class on Mechanics of Materials & Theory of Elasticity! I am trying to create a wedge and put arrows on plane to show the stresses acting. ...
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radar graph in latex pleas help me [closed]

I want to delete dash line and change line that adjusted with my shape similar the below picture the code I use for drawing ...
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How to draw IMO level geometry pictures?

What would you suggest for me as I would like to learn how to draw geometric pictures appeared on mathematical competitions like IMO. For example, like this picture here:
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Drawing randomly ragged lines in technical drawings

I am having issues getting started on drawing a randomly ragged line, with finite variation, between two endpoints. The random function which uses variable rnd I think can be used, for instance, ...
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how to draw a FigureEight Complement esker curve like the icon of Claymath? [closed]

the logo icon of Claymath how to draw a FigureEight Complement esker curve like the icon of Claymath? http://www.claymath.org/about-cmi/icon
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How to make a simple 2D pressure vessel drawing in tikz?

Two things: 1) How do I make the semicircle portion of my shape have the same thickness as the straight lines? 2) How do I fill the overall shape with a filling gray colour? Here is my code so ...
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How to draw a system architecture with databases and shadows?

My goal is to draw a complex system architecture. Some approaches to do it are here How to draw a layered architecture using Latex? This approach http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/102669/44348 seems to ...
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How to finish this diagram with some tiny rectangle

I already have some tikz code which is a frame structure stand for wireless network hidden problem \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{array} ...
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How to show break in lines in tikz?

Im not sure what the term used for what I want so I will explain it. I want a double long drawn "S" to show that the line in my figure is actually longer than is shown- implying that there is a ...
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Best Drawing software for engineering/scientific illustrations with LaTeX?

I will be writing my Master's thesis in Aeronautical Engineering and was wondering about the following: I will have lots of illustrations such as parts of aircraft, mechanical components, ...
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How can I draw this cycloid diagram with TikZ?

Good evening, I'm sorry again abuse their knowledge but I'm very inexperienced using TikZ. Anybody could do me the favor to plot a curve cycloid using TikZ? I appreciate it very
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drawing a plane and orthonormal system using tikz

I want to draw the following image and i face problems especially in the plane on the left : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[thick,->] (52,0) -- ...
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Beginner: Drawing using Tikz

I was quite impressed by the figures generated by TikZ and wanted to try TikZ to generate a few figures (please see the attached image drawn using an external WYSWYG program). When I tried to ...
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Rug plot in TiKZ

I wish to draw something like (a kind of rug plot) The plot shows performance of various machine learning methods. I wonder what is the best way to draw perpendicular hooks. Moreover, how can I ...
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Geometric markings in the text for line segments and angles

I am looking for commands that puts marks for line segments, angles, and other geometrical entities around letters in a text. Many geometry books use a line segment with dots at the end and place it ...
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3D ipelets for ipe

Is there an ipelet to draw 3D objects in Ipe? I know there's one for plotting 2D functions, but I didn't find any in 3D. Thanks!
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Help to draw an arbitrary surface with in TikZ [duplicate]

I need help to draw an arbitrary surface in TikZ, in order to represent a manifold. I am trying to make something with shade. I manage to get a rectangular surfcace with corners, shaded color, etc but ...
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Sketching conic sections as intersections of cone and plane?

I would have thought this would be trivial, but I still haven't found an easy method. All I want to do is draw a cone, a plane, and their intersection (which will be a conic section). Something ...
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Asymptote: Project object with planeproject and XYplane

I need to draw the figure like the following: The idea is to first draw blue rectangle and then project it to XY plane. My current code is pasted below. import graph3; import three; ...