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How to control the height and width of background when using TikZ?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] ...
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Positioning of named nodes and paths within groupplot environments

I am having issues with pgf, pgfplots and the groupplots library. The issue is best explained with an example \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} %\pgfplotsset{compat=1.12} ...
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Vertically misaligned text in a split rectangle

The following tikz-code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.multipart} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} [my shape/.style={ rectangle split, rectangle split parts=#1, ...
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How can I make legends colourful? And how can I put value in bars?

\documentclass[border=5mm] {standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable} \usepackage{xcolor, color} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \definecolor{SpecialYellow}{HTML}{F9DC21} ...
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Draw vertex in middle of icosahedron

I am trying to mimic a ball-and-stick diagram where a molecule is caged in an icosahedron of other molecules. Using tkz-berg I can draw the icosahedron, using code from this SO question. How do I put ...
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Multiple uses of pgfpositionnodelater

I'm trying to generate and measure multiple nodes before placing them. Currently I'm using the following macros: % some helper / wrapper commands around \pgfplacenodelater % #1 = identifier for ...
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Tikz picture bounding box when using to[in=xxx, out=yyy] [duplicate]

I have this two simple images: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \fbox{\tikz{% \fill[red!20] (0,0) to[in=210,out=30] (10,0) -- (10,1) -- (0,1) -- cycle; ...
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Extrude shapes in tikz 3d

I want to have a shape protruding out of a plane, like the green rectangles here So far I have a made a box like this: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{3d} ...
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Filling area under a function

How to fill the area under a function using the package tikz? Only tikz. Is it possible? This is what I have: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[very thin, gray!30, step=1 cm](-4.9,-3.9) grid (4.9,3.9); ...
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Bug (?) in color of connection bars in TikZ mindmap

I have the following figure, with the code below: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{mindmap} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[small mindmap] \node[concept, ...
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Is it possible to use \usetikzlibrary inside a figure?

It seems that whenever I use \usetikzlibrary in the context of \begin{figure}, the library is not loaded. I often put the content of my figures in separate files, and I'd like to place the library ...
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How to Latex Logic with four or more branches?

I'm looking for a way to make a Logic Tree with three columns (line number, tree itself and commentary). I've tried using a tikz matrix, and it worked very well, except when I get more than two ...
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pgfplotsset error

I am running the following code \documentclass[% reprint, amsmath,amssymb, aps,onecolumn,showkeys, %pra, %prb, %rmp, %prstab, %prstper, %floatfix, ]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{graphicx}% Include ...
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Round corner not correct

I wish to draw a round corner but below code seems not as expected. The upper right corner is turn to a wrong direction. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex,active,tightpage]{preview} ...
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Coordinate of the end of arc in tikz

I was trying to calculate the coordinate of the end of an arc in tikz but there seems to be an error I couldn't fix. Any ideas? Many thanks in advance! \documentclass[a4paper, 11 pt]{article} ...
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How to make some adjustments and centralize these graphs

These are the graphs I am trying to reproduce: This is what I've done: My problems are: How to make those arrows in each loops in the second graph. (If possible) How to decrease the letter's ...
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Problem with forget plot in the 1.12 version?

If you comment the line \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10}of this MWE: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} \begin{document} ...
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Create Sierpinski-like triangle in tikz

I would like to adopt this example How to create a Sierpinski triangle in LaTeX?, for a slightly modified Sierpinski triangle: The first step (the whole triangle is black) should be the same. Then in ...
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Make a Sheme in LaTeX Tikz?

I have this CSV-file ... Lineare Algebra TÜ [Übungsraum (3322-316)],01/28/15,08:15:00,01/28/15,10:00:00 Lineare Algebra TÜ [Übungsraum (3322-316)],02/04/15,08:15:00,02/04/15,10:00:00 Lineare Algebra ...
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Problem declaring newcommand with tikzpicture inside

I plan to put some common commutative diagrams and short exact sequences as new commands in my *.sty file. However, putting this code in my *.sty file \ProvidesPackage{myLayout} ...
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Plot file could not be opened

The following code is from the "gallery of examples in the manual - PGFPlots". \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} ...
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Pascal's Triangle + Fibonacci Numbers

How can I draw this picture in LaTeX, with those skew lines? Any hints?
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Different space between nodes for Tikz legend

I want to add a legend to my graph, explaining what different arrows mean. I thought I might be able to do it using coordinates, but the spaces between them are the same as spaces between the nodes ...
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How to align a group of nodes with respect to the widest one

Consider the following figure: How can I align the horizontal-text nodes so that their .west nodes are vertically aligned with respect to the widest node in the group? Also, how can I add the ...
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How to draw and label a vertical line from datapoint to x-axis in pgfplots

I have the following figure that consists of only four different values of $x$. Each of these $x$ values corresponds to a certain dataset and I need to label it in the figure. Therefore, I want to ...
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Add label to a rotated doubly linked list

I have done a doubly linked list as below but I still not satisfy the label annotation of begin and end. I know it's a bad style now but don't how simplify it. \documentclass{article} ...
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3n arguments in a macro (n is an even number) for curves whose thicknesses increase or decrease

For some mathematical figures it's nice to be able to vary curve thickness smoothly along a path, to reproduce hand drawn mathematical figures made with inking liners for instance. One way to do it ...
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Increasing the distance between nodes from the 1cm default using “right=of” option

The following code has TikZ drawing parallel line $\ell$ and $m$ and intersecting line $k$. I drew line $m$ by first positioning the origin, labeled O, on it, and using \coordinate[left=of O](P); and ...
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Segmenting a Bezier curve into equal lengths in tikz/pgf

I'm trying to draw two curves and then create equal sized segments/arcs using pgf/tikz but for some reason the segments are not equally sized. I want to go on and fill each segment with a different ...
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Box around some of the elements in an enumerate list [duplicate]

I need to put a box around the label of an enumerate list. This is solved in Colored box around enumerate labels but, my problem is that I need to do that just in some of the elements marked, for ...
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Weird behavior of cylinder shape in TikZ

I am trying to draw a cylinder to represent a database in a diagram of mine. I have written this code, inside a much bigger document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Animating tikz pictures using beamer

I have two pictures drawn using TikZ. When I place them in two different frames in beamer they perfectly show up. But I want to animate them, that is, I want one picture after the other at a mouse ...
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Defining my own custom white-boxed digital circuit component

Tikz has a bunch of useful digital circuit components, basic or complex. Here, I need some of my own, not necessarily even one of the convenient ones. But let's take one, rather convenient example: A ...
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Aligned circle around letter - tikz

I am using the following tikz-based command to create a circle around a letter. \newcommand*\circled[1]{\tikz[baseline=(char.base)]{ \node[shape=circle,draw,minimum size=4mm, inner sep=0pt] ...
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Change labels on x-axis in TikZ plot

I have the following code to create an axis on which trigonometric functions must be plotted (in degrees). It is to be printed out and used as part of a mathematics test paper. However, x axis must be ...
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tikz being mishandled by manuscriptcentral

I'm submitting a paper through manuscriptcentral. The paper uses tikz. Here is the code for one of those figures: %in preamble \tikzset{box/.style={draw, minimum width = 1.cm, minimum height = ...
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TikZ Calendar Example Fails: Undefined control sequence \@EveryShipout@Output

I just love the TikZ calendar at http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/feature/calendar-library/a-calendar-for-doublesided-din-a4.tex . It compiles fine on my iPad TeX Writer with PGFPLOT 1.11 ...
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Tikz and figures in 3-space

How can I draw this in LaTeX? I can do with a lot of segments but I think that there is other easy way to do it. And how can I add this gray blackground to images that give that spatial view.
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Improvement of tikz code and color the cone

The following code produces (if you can call it like that) a sphere, a cone and the axis. \definecolor{uuuuuu} {rgb}{0.26666666666666666,0.26666666666666666,0.26666666666666666} ...
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tkz-berge, renumbering vertices

This TikZ code for drawing an icosahedron and labeling gives only a partial answer to my question. With the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-berge} \begin{document} ...
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Count the number of items in a TikZ foreach statement [duplicate]

One sometimes defines macro's for TikZ as: \newcommand{\foo}[1]{ \foreach \x in {#1} { %do something } } Thus where the argument given to \foo is used in a \foreach loop. ...
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Differences that implementation of `\node` and `\coordinate` have on display

Here are four TikZ environments to draw two parallel line segments. In all of the environments, one endpoint of the first line segment is specified with either \coordinate(A) or \node(A){$A$};, and ...
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Drawing Kano Model

I was wondering if someone can indicate me the easiest way to sketch the following picture. I started using the axis environment from pgfplots package as you can see from my code below, but then I got ...
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Paths of `pgfimages` in beamer templates

I am working on a beamer template for my institute in which I am using \pgfdeclareimage for images. I have quite a lot images and logos for different projects/experiments/groups and I organised the ...
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Not able to plot parabolas in an array

The following two TikZ environments should give similar displays. I am trying to get five graphs of parabolas, each on the Cartesian plane, and to put a label of a.), b.), c.), d.), or e.) at the ...
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Take input from csv file and use it to create a custom-made table in tikz

I have a csv file that looks like this: Scott, William, Todd,Esben, Martin, Jesper, Alexander W.L Right now, the names are written this line \aebuildtable{20}{Scott,William,Todd,Esben, Martin, ...
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fancyhead gradient doesn't match bg colour

I have a "fading line" from white to grey in my header. I wanted to add a page with a different background colour, and therefore fade from this colour instead of white. The problem is that the start ...
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move the “.10^-2”

Move it to the right so it will be aligned with the other yticklabels about 0.2cm or more Thanks \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{groupplot}[group style={group size= 2 by 3,horizontal sep =1.5cm,vertical ...
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Name tikz pic as if it was a node

I'm confused about tikz pics. I can freely define them without issue, and even add coordinates inside that will be available by name inheritance like (-A) as for example in \pic (S) at (0,0) {myPic}; ...
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plotting statistical data, putting years at the Xticklabel PGFplot

I want to plot these data and i can't figure out how to put the years at the X axis, I want to display all the years not a 5 year step. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[width=8cm, x tick label ...