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Esperanto flag in Tikz?

I have this code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[html]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \definecolor{verda}{HTML}{009900} \definecolor{blanka}{HTML}{FFFFFF} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Font color is always black in mdframed

When building the MWE below in Linux (Centos, TeXLive 2013, mdframed=1.9b,2013/07/01) I get the expected red text on pale yellow inside red rounded rectangle in the body, and red on full yellow in the ...
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Find cylinder tangent in 3D

I am trying to draw a complicated form that is loosely based on a half cylinder. I am using tikz-3dplot to be able to accurately draw arcs in planes other than the xy-plane and to nicely set the ...
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Marking angles in a parallelogram congruent using TikZ

The following code is compiled to display a parallelogram with opposite sides marked with "|" and "||" to indicate congruence. I would like to mark the eight angles at the vertices similarly. I want ...
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Why does \renewcommand not overwrite \includegraphics from tikzscale?

I have the following tex code \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikzscale} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to modify pattern of dashed line to not start/end with a space? [duplicate]

How can I force the pattern of a dashed line to be shifted/modified in such way that it does not start/end with a space? Simple example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Tikz: axis overlays markers

I am creating a simple graph having plots with markings. I use the decorations.markings library to create markers with a uniform distance between them. However, the markers close to the borders of the ...
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How to increase resolution of a picture in tikz?

While trying to draw a parabola in tikz I used Geogebra. But the resolution of the picture is doesn't come out to be that great as is the case in using directly tikz. The code that Geogebra generated ...
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How to draw dashed horizontal line in sequence diagram using pgf-umlsd?

I am drawing a sequence diagram using Tikz. I first tried tikz-uml, but it has some issues which I asked about in another question. I am now trying out pgf-umlsd, but it lacks the support for the ...
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HowTo: Tikz 3d Plot of an object

Hi I have problem with plotting an integration area. In the x-y-plane the area ist bounded by the polynoms 3x^2-1 and 3-x^2. In z-direction there are the limits z=0 and z=4-x-y. Now I want to plot the ...
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Tikz-UML sequence diagram: how to extend lifeline and shrink vertical space before \umlfpart?

I am using Tikz UML to create a sequence diagram. How can I extend the lifeline of c:C and d:D to match the lifeline length of b:B? And how can I shrink the vertical space before the dashed line ...
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Tikz television screen

I've tried to improve my Tikz skills - I've tried to make a simple figure. I wanted to try the foreach function out. But I have some trouble with the arranging of the blocks. Here is the code: ...
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PSTricks equivalent to TikZ

Is there a way to make the grid in \psgrid look the same as the one in the tikzpicture? \documentclass[12pt,pstricks]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pst-all} \begin{document} \psset{unit=0.5cm} ...
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How to fit a Tikz picture into a tabularx cell?

I am trying to put a Tikz picture into a cell of a tabularx. The problem is that it doesn't fit in my cell. Here is the code : \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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What is the easiest way to draw a graph with asymptotes using TikZ?

I have a graph with some extra graphics on it: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ declare function={ f(\x) = 4/(1+pow(\x/5, 2)); }] % partitions ...
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Draw zipf curve and luhn cuts with tikz

I'd like to draw a picture in latex, like the image below. I've tried to study the pgfmanual, but i couldn't figure out how to do it. Can anyone help me, please? ...
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\RequirePackage{tikz} in dissertation .cls file

I'm trying to edit the standard .cls file provided by my university towards dissertations to include TikZ pictures. I tried adding \RequirePackage{tikz} in the class file and separately, adding ...
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How to fix tikzpicture vertical position in beamer frame?

In the following MWE I have to frames with the same figure and some stuff below. It works but when switching from frame 1 to frame 2 the tikzpicture element is shifted producing a bad visual effect. ...
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Center in standalone makes two-page document

I was trying to get a tikz automaton to fit on the page using the standalone documentclass to precompile the figure and then using \includegraphics[width=\textwidth{} (this is outlined at Tikz ...
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Circle made up of a looping squiggly line

I would like to create the following kind of diagram using TikZ/PGF: In words: a circle made up from a thick "random" squiggle. This squiggle style comes from David Mumford in his description of ...
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Venn diagrams with tikz: erase arc

Consider the following MWE, which produces the Venn diagram below: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz,pstricks,pst-jtree} % pst-jtree enables the \multiline \cr \endmultiline syntax ...
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Controling shapes of line connection

I was wondering how can I change the connection in red circle, so that it looks like the one just at its right, with a good symmetry : Here is my code: \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} ...
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Matlab2tikz axis bug

I am using Matlab2tikz with following test code: frames = [8, 16, 32, 64, 128]; mult = [1300 7300 17000 42000 88000]; add = [1400 7300 19000 45000 93000]; figure plot((frames),(mult), 'rd-', ...
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How use the package TikZ with comment

I want to make the grid as this figure. Can you help me.
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PGFPlots colorbar incompatible with set layers

This is just out of curiosity. If I use the command \pgfplotsset{set layers} in conjunction with a colorbar, the plot is shifted on my page and the colorbar does not appear where it is supposed to. ...
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Organizing automatons in boxes and add links between them

I have the following three automaton : I want to put them in boxes and add some link, such that I can get something like this: Here is my code : \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{etex} ...
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Convert tkz-graph code to TikZ

Among others, I use SAGE to generate graphs. The SAGE outputs graphs in the latex format, using package tkz-graph, which is a kind of macro package for TikZ for drawing graphs. I would like to use ...
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How to draw stacked rectangles (in a third dimension), but with the intersected lines clipped + grid pattern for each rectangle + shaded fill + text

As the title indicates, I'm trying to draw a figure (see enclosed example) which comprises of different rectangles that are stacked (after each other) in the third dimension. I tried different things ...
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Tikz : how to write a vector composed of Feynman graphs?

I managed to write this : \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,arrows} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathmorphing} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} ...
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Help drawing an Electronic System with tikz

I have this Code: % Title: Block diagram of Third order noise shaper in Compact Disc Players % Author: Ramón Jaramillo \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Commas in edge labels during for-loop in tikz

I am making a picture of an automaton where the transitions have comma-separated tuples for weights. This isn't a problem until I try to space out transitions in the same part of the graph using the ...
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How to make a postcard in LaTeX?

It should look like this: It should be a a4paper where the left half is a picture. On that picture should be a title in the font calligra. At the right side, there should be a text in the font ...
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How can I force LaTeX to do a break line using the pgfplots package?

I´m using pgfplots and tikz package to do some 3D graphs of some random functions, but it takes to much time to my computer to compile the tex file, so I want to create each groups of graphs in a ...
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Drawing a flag in LaTeX Tikz

Here is my code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,snakes} \usepackage[html]{xcolor} \definecolor{rot}{HTML}{e40303} \definecolor{xorange}{HTML}{ff8c00} ...
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Placing labels equidistant from a line segment (Version 2)

I have a display of similar triangles - one inscribed in another. I have five vertices that are labeled A, B, C, B_1, and B_2. Line segments BC and B_1C_1 are parallel with each other. I like the ...
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Labeling arrows with tikzpicture

I'm having trouble labelling the arrows. This is my code: \begin{tikzpicture} \matrix (m) [matrix of math nodes,row sep=3em,column sep=4em,minimum width=2em] { \underleftarrow{lim}A_{i} & ...
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Tikz out-degree not working properly [duplicate]

Changing the out-degree value in the code below doesn't seem to be working. The figure I get always has an out-degree equal to 0. Any ideas why? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Placing labels equidistant from a line segment

I have a display of similar triangles - one inscribed in another. 2.5mm below one line segment, the labels C and C_1 are positioned. Actually, 2.5mm below the line segment, the centers of the nodes ...
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tkz-fct, babel and tabular compiling issue

I want to draw a function using pkz-fct and to save the picture with a "savebox" here is a minimal example : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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my first animate project times out

The last few days I have been working on a visualization of the clark/park-transformation used in electrical engineering. It's look like this: This whole file is "dynamic", meaning that if I change ...
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Tikz vertical lines next to variable text

I'm editing the caption of the Figure environment in a document using Tikz, but I don't know how to make the caption (variable width) to be next to two lines, something like this I guess the Figure ...
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Fill the Area between two “\draw” lines

I am trying to do something seemingly simple, but Latex keeps complaining. I want to draw two lines (not functions, just using the \draw command) and fill the area between them. Can somebody give me a ...
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How to make Gantt chart in latex using data from csv file?

I am trying to make Gantt chart in latex from data in csv file. Can I import the file into latex and use tikx or pgfgantt to make the gantchart without manually entering the values?
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Combining line chart data with bar plot

Context I recently got a paper published and was told that I need to convert the word file I submitted to latex for camera ready purposes. Problem is, I don't know LaTeX but I have always wanted to ...
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Tikz: two edges path connection

Is it possible to have a two-edge path, as in the picture below? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{status} = [rectangle, ...
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Tikz: multi-line vertically aligned node

Can I align these multi-line nodes vertically? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{ fit, positioning, matrix, } \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzset{ ...
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How to define coordinates in Tikz?

I'm having a hard time figuring out how Tikz decides how to map the 2d coordinates I give it to the area I've given it to draw in. Sometimes it seems like it will auto-size based on what I've drawn ...
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Skip drawing one of the borders in a shape with TikZ

I am drawing shapes with TikZ and I would like to selectively draw the borders around it: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=3., line ...
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Omitt some xticklabels

I am currently reading some data from a CSV-file together with the xticklabels as one column from that file: \pgfplotstableread[col sep=comma]{data/test1_d4.csv}\dataTestOneFour \begin{figure}[ht] ...
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Changing tick label size globally

I am trying to change the font size of the tick labels, but they won't react to \pgfplotsset{every tick label/.append style={font=\scriptsize}} This is because I create the tikz-file automatically ...