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How to draw the band of a sphere using tikzpicture?

I would like to draw a scattering experiment. For this purpose I need to draw the band of a sphere. It seems rather complicated and my basic tikz skills are sadly not enough. If somebody has an input ...
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Creating TiKz Libraries

How does one go about creating a TiKz library (is it even possible)? Is this a formidable task for a beginner? As a chemical engineer, I would very much like to have a library to create process flow ...
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Generate Tikz tree from filecontents

Is there an easy way to create tree nodes from data in a file? I need the tree to have nodes in the format 1,2,3,4 rather than 1,2,4,8 etc. I can't create the nodes in a loop as there would be two ...
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pgf-plot: y-axis shows comma instead of decimal point

The ticks of the y-axis have to be displayed with a decimal point instead of a comma. I have no idea how to do that. I'm using \usepackage[english]{babel} and even the commad \decimalpoint does not ...
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putting(-) sign in the axes and working out a graph in pgfplots

I need pgfplots to show (-) sign in the y axis, somehow it does not read it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{textcomp} ...
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PGF colorbar cuts off max value

I need to generate a whole load of colorbars with custom min and max values. From reading this SE I have managed to get this working: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Connectivity Maps: A way to implement this efficiently with LaTeX?

I am interested in creating connectivity maps. While there are a wide variety of ways to handle this, I am particularly interested in a LaTeX-based method for handling this. Below is an example of a ...
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TikZ \filldraw command acting strange

I am attempting to plot a region in TikZ using data exported from a Mathematica RegionPlot. But the TikZ \filldraw command is giving me a strange-looking output. The problem with the generated TikZ ...
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Problems when including diagonal line in a table cell

I am trying to use this solution which uses tikz, however I cannot get it to compile properly. I get the error: Misplaced \omit. ...llcolor[HTML]{EFEFEF}\diag{0.2em}{1cm}{a}{b} Searching for that ...
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Pgf .style args: optional named arguments with defaults

I was looking for a possibility to adjust the anchor of the text of a pin. Tikz does not allow this out of the box. This question was already asked on the mailing list ...
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Tikz internal storage symbol

I am trying to create a flow chart with tikz using the interal storage symbol (http://www.smartdraw.com/flowchart/flowchart-symbols.htm). My first tries ended up in: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Rotate the shape to the right

I have drawn the following 3D shape in tikz. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usepackage{tkz-tab} ...
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Custom TikZ teardrop/infinity shape?

I am looking to replicate the figure shown in the image below. What is the simplest way to create the infinity-like curves and gray filled region of (c) using TikZ? Any tips would be appreciated! ...
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Labeling angles in a triangle

I've tried looking at past answers to this question but it won't seem to solve my problem. I want to label the angles ABD and DBC in this triangle: \documentclass{article} ...
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Tikz draw an accurate angle in a circle

Here is an illustration in which the angles are not accurately drawn. I want to know whether there is an easier way to draw an accurate angle within a circle, say $\angle ABD = 15^\circ$. Here is ...
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How to draw interlocking tori with Tikz?

I need to draw a couple of interlocking tori, as in the picture, using Tikz. I've been looking at some examples online and all I find is instructions to do it with Gnuplot, nothing about Tikz. If ...
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Putting braces indicating lengths in the foreground in a TikZ environment

The following code instructs TikZ to draw three lines on the Cartesian plane. I have a brace under line j between the y-axis and the vertical line \ell_{1}. It and its label interfere with the ...
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Positioning a node via using TikZ to calculate arctan(2)

In the following code, two lines are drawn through the origin. One has slope 1 and the other has slope 2. I want to label these lines j and k and put these labels at the arrowhead in the first ...
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TikZ: correct position for arrowhead when using partway modifiers

My question is a more complicated case of this one. I am trying to make the arrowhead of an arrow decorated with snake be well-centered, but using the solution suggested in the other question causes ...
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How to label the nodes ( coordinates ) in tikz picture?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{quotes,angles} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} %[scale=3] \draw (0,0) node[below]{$O$} circle (2); \coordinate (A) at (120:2); ...
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Draw Vector Operations

I would like to draw something like this: I need to display a lot of combinations of such operations, so my question - is there any effective way to draw such vector operations?
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Problem in puting text under \only in tikzpicture environment

In slide 2, I want to put a "text" (not "node") "Hello" (as mentioned in the code) to the left of the node "O.D.E soln". Not able to do that \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Problems with tikz on TexMaker in RedHat

I get an error ! I can't find file `pgflibrarytikzfit.code.tex' when I try to build a TeX file in TexMaker with Red Hat. The same things compiles perfectly in Ubuntu.
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add label at fit block top left corner

I wish to move the label at the top left corner of the fit block, but now it seems at the center. \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,fit,calc} ...
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Make TikZ figure with scenarios and arrows

Hi all I am wondering if it is possible to create something similar to this in TikZ, but I dont have much experience with it. Is there anyone who can give me a starting hand? Thank you in advance
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Error in reading csv file

I want to read this from .csv file but getting error Items, FactorLoadings Social Needs (Cronbach's a = 0.695) Smartphone allows me to stay connected with those I care about,0.758 I use ...
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Not the same scale for the fading and for the actual TikZ picture

In a TikZ picture, I want a white shaded rectangle to overlap perfectly a black rectangle. Here is a MWE of what I have done so far. (In the MWE, the shading is much more simple than the one I want to ...
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Modifying the text of labels for pieces in a pie chart

I have nodes to place in a pie chart. In each case, the percentage is to be put on its own line. I tried using // to do this, but it only removed the space between a word in the label and the ...
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How to create this coordinate system?

I'm currently working on a term paper / lecture notes for my electrical engineering professor and wanted to include the following coordinate system / graph / figure in my paper. (The image should be ...
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Custom area legend image not working

I'm trying to use the result from a fill between as a legend entry, but I can't get it to work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{fillbetween} ...
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How to draw randomly spaced square wave

I am new to tikz and am not familiar with nomenclature so please excuse my raw expression here. I need to say a non-periodic square wave. I saw this post How to draw a square wave? which talks about ...
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Plotting using \pgfmathdeclarefunction and the factorial operator in TikZ

I am trying to draw a diagram that has a negative-binomial distribution in it. I am trying to do this in Tikz. Here is a minimal working version of that code: \documentclass[landscape]{article} ...
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tikz picture inside beamer frame

I was trying to put this code from tikz official page into a beamer's frame and got this error: /home/.../file.tex:100: Illegal parameter number in definition of \test. <to be read again> ...
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Monotony table and signs

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usepackage{tkz-tab} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,snakes,arrows,backgrounds} ...
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How to find coordinates?

By using intersections command I was able to make effect the line $\mathcal{P}_{t_{1},\gamma}$ is dotted outside of the set. However, I am curious if I can take a certain point on this line, for ...
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Using tikzexternalize and LuaLaTeX leads to display problems in viewer

I am using the following code \documentclass{report} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} \tikzset{external/system call={lualatex ...
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Create circuit using circuitikz

I don't know how to create circuit like the image in the attachment.
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Setting global styles for elements in tkz-euclide

Is is possible to set global styles for elements when using tkz-euclide? (I have a document with many TikZ figures in it and I want to be able to set different styles for different groups of lines, ...
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Drawing curves with nodes

I can use tikz for drawing graphs with straight edges or a few curved ones (for flowcharts). But now I need to draw the following graphs (and many more complicated versions of these). How do I do ...
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Scenario Trees for Prob

Would appreciate if anyone help me draw this network? Thank you in advance.
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Ignore \pause (from tikz) in scrartcl

I'm bulding up a beamer presentation and an article. Therefore I have to create some figures which are used in both files. So I created an additional .tex file for each figure which I include in every ...
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Text added after and outside the tikzpicture environment lies on top of the image

I have added a rectangle using the tikzpicture environment. But whatever text is added after and outside the environment lies on top of the image. I've been searching for a solution but haven't come ...
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Tikzpicture curvature in path issue

I have written the following code: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[->] (-1,0) to node [auto]{$f$} (1,0); \draw (-5,-1) node(0)[label=below:{$v_0$}, circle,fill=black,scale=0.3]{}; \draw (-2,-1) ...
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Help with Help Lines

I am plotting lattice paths to two points. I would like to have help lines drawn on top of the Cartesian plane so that any line that is an integral distance from an axis is a solid line and any line ...
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Infographic - need help!

Infographics enable us to communicate incredibly large sets of data in a way that is interesting, meaningful, and engaging to others. I have been trying to create a simple Infographic with TeX - ...
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Align axes across subfigures

How can I align the y axes of subsequent subfigures horizontally? Like in this test case: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} ...
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how to save and reuse values between two tikz pictures

I have two pictures in the first, I calculate the angle of a vector, I wish reuse this value in the second figure. How can I save this value from one figure to another. The first picture ...
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TikZ align nodes with different heights

iam trying to make a treeview with tikz of the different hazards modes that exist with lithium-ion batteries. now i have the problem that some nodes have a text with two lines and then it doesn't look ...
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Automatically Diagram Pointer Structure with TikZ

Suppose one has a program with many data objects that have pointers to other objects. How could one use TikZ to automatically draw a diagram of the pointer structure? I'm thinking of outputting the ...
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External TikZ and eskdx issue

I am trying to make TikZ externalization and I have an issue that draws eskdx page frame on every external plot. Here are a minimal example that reproduces this problem ...