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Adding text above a node in Tikzpicture tree diagram

I'm trying to add text above the lines coming from a chance node in a Tikzpicture decision tree. It seems easy to add text at the end of a line, or above the parent node's lines, but I can't figure ...
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Tikz-uml create nesting relation

I am using tikz-uml, but it seems there is not UML nesting relationship. I am not very good with tikz could you help me how I can implement it. You can see how it should look here at the end under ...
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Fill in between polar curves

I am trying to fill in space between a pair of spiral curves in tikz. I have tried using the fillbetween library but it just shades in the whole spiral. Does anyone have a hint they could offer? ...
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tikz overlay pictures horizontal positioning

I think I have a problem about how the box created by tikzpicture is positioned with respect the rest of the text. I have read Positioning TikZ pictures and I think I have understood how the vertical ...
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pgfmathsetmacro increases border size [duplicate]

Upon creating some graphs with TikZ, I noticed that the border at one side was much larger than it needed to be. The cause seems to be the \pgfmathsetmacro command: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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How to use Umlauts (äüö) in axis label with knitr, LuaTex and tikz?

When compiling pdf documents with complex tikz figures using knitr, the pdftex engine would sometimes run out of memory. Thus, I used the luatex engine to compile these Rnw files. However, I am not ...
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Different row separator for multiple rows in tikz dependency

I want row space for the four rows differently in the below mentioned example. For example 1ex for first 2 rows, 4ex for 2 and 3 rows and 1ex for last 2 rows. Setting row sep gives equal spacing for ...
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drawing snake decoration in a box tikz

I am trying to draw some snake decorations in a box using tikz library but couldn't achieve what I want. Why there is mis-alignment between the actual markings and the snakes. I am using the following ...
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add vertical line of equation x=2 and shade a region in graph by pgfplots

I would like to plot these four equations : $$y=\dfrac{3}{2x+1}, y=3x-2, x=2 y=0$$ and i don't know how to draw vertical line of equation x=2 and shade a region like the picture below ...
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Set node distance between borders in tikz

From \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,positioning} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{block} = [draw, rectangle, minimum height=3em, minimum width=6em] ...
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add a little arrow at the end of a function

I have the following code of a segment of tikz: \begin{tikzpicture}[line cap=round,line join=round,>=triangle 45,x=3cm,y=2cm] \draw[->,color=black] (-0.9,0.) -- (1.9,0.); ...
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how to achieve and draw the final rotation of a frame with Euler angles.

I would like to do the final rotation using Euler angles. In this link Euler Angles, the final rotation undergoes three successive rotations, starting from frame (x,y,z), going through (x',y',z') and ...
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Package TikZ Error: Problem Compiling in Ubuntu

I get the following error Package tikz Error: Giving up on this path. Did you forget a semicolon?. when compiling this TikZ code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Adding a rectangular box with tikz to table (beamer)

I would like to add a rectangular box to my table to highlight some rows. I'm trying to use tikz with the second lot of code from Harish Kumar's answer to a similar question. However, unlike the ...
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Aligning edge labels horizontally with tikz package

I have the following figure: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage[active,float]{preview} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Commutative diagram with tikz [on hold]

I write \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,arrows,decorations.pathmorphing} but this gives the error Environment tickzcd undefined.
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Plotting Floating point number when changes are very small in data

I want to plot the following data, i am using the CSV file, and pgfplotstable package. (0,2.42130785530195E-02), (113.8,2.42130785530195E-02), (227.6,2.42130781357695E-02), ...
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Naming Externalized Images via MD5 Sum

I have a large presentation with over 200 figures (mainly created through stepping through each image). I'm using the external library to cache the results to great effect. Each figure is cached in ...
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Using loops with chains?

Is there a smarter way to achieve the same result as the one from the following MWE: 1) by using some kind of loop instead of hand typing every node, 2) by drawing the arrows with tikz instead of ...
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Tikz axis border on top, grids below

Is there an easy way to place the border box of a tikz graph on top, while keeping the grid lines behind data lines? \begin{axis}[axis on top] The above puts the border, x grid lines, and y grid ...
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Remove clk signal from wave environment

How do I remove the clk signal in the wave environment? I still want to keep alle the help lines (i.e. the t0, t1, etc.) Here's the code: \documentclass[11pt]{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Centering group plot figure

Can anyone show me how to center this group plot? I've tried every trick in the tex.stackexchange book of similar posts (e.g., How to center large figures in LaTeX and how to fix short justified ...
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How to draw some targets like this?

I would like to show some stimators properties in statistics. I'm very beginner in LaTeX, so I need some help.
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Shading inside a triangle when the coordinates of one vertex are calculated by TikZ

The following code instructs TikZ to draw a right triangle and to put a grid on the Cartesian plane. I would like to make two modifications to it. I want the inside of the triangle to be "colored" ...
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Simple beam deflection tikz

I'm beginner user of Tikz, so can somebody help me to draw this? I would be very thankful.
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Error by creating normal distribution in tikz

Hello I wanna create a Normal distributed figure. with sigma = 10 and mu =185; I have the following code based on Bi-variate Normal distribution \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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TikZ and other figures in documents meant for multiple paper sizes

Sometimes scientific papers are sent to multiple journals with very varying paper sizes. Usually, changing from one to another, I simply cross my fingers that TikZ figures still fit, and rescale PDF ...
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\pic: undefined control sequence

I am using Texmaker on Macbook but I have a problem with my code. When I run my code it always shows this message: "undefined control sequence \pic". \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Placing nodes which vary in length harmoniously

The code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[font=\footnotesize, very thick] \def\r{3} \foreach \a/\n in {-2/{p-2}, -1/{p-1}, 0/0, 1/1, 2/2, 3/3, 4/4} ...
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plotting a function with smooth curves

I am trying to plot the following function The issue is I do not know what is the best setting for the coordinates. I tried different coordinates with no success. Here is my code: ...
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tikz/pgf upgrade and decorations

Since a major upgrade in pgf, my code does not compile any more. I am trying to make "decorated" source listing, where the decorations can be like highlighting some lines (see the MWE), balls on some ...
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Simple TikZ Diagram - curved line with multiple controls

I am trying to draw the following diagram in TikZ: I have written the following code but I am not sure how to do the two curved lines for P1 and P3: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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Drawing Sinusoids with Phase difference

My first goal was to draw sinusoid plots similar whit these images: This is what I've done (similar to one code in this forum): What I'd like to know is (if possible) how to change integral ...
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TikZ: Get Position/Node of an Arrow Head

Following LaTeX code produces a small image with directions. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{quotes,angles} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[thick] % X',Y',Z' in ...
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Tikz functions and coordinate system: Adding points and labels

I managed to adjust some of the existing code a little bit to fit my needs. I can plot simple functions. (1) I want to add labels to the coordinate system, for example e (~ 2.71) to the x-axes and ...
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how do I create a border, non-rectangular, surrounding a nodes in tikz?

I have the following MWE. I would like to draw a border without including the $y_3$ (or s3 in the .tex file) -- so it would be a rectangle with its left upper corner changed so that it bypasses s3. ...
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Use pi in x labels with pgfplots [duplicate]

With \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[samples=10, domain=0:pi] \addplot {x-sin(x)}; \end{axis} \end{tikzpicture} \end{document} ...
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Making curved path appear parallel in relation to a TikZ node

I have a diagram which looks like this: I have horizontally aligned nodes b and c with regards to their centers, but this causes an issue with the curved path z due to the fact it is no longer ...
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Legend image arguments for the command `\addlegendimage`, 3d legend image

In the 3d plot I want to modify the third legend entry to only show the marks and not the line. From http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/113765/28093 I understood that I'm supposed to use something ...
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Accuracy of calculations in TikZ with fixed point arithmetic

I want to build a tree which satisfies the following: It grows to the right. The first child grows at 0 degrees (subsequent children growing clockwise). All children nodes are in the same ...
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TikZ/pgfplots: how can I generate a figure like this one?

What's the easiest way to produce a figure like this one? The curve is meant to look wiggly and random, and always non-increasing, except for the jumps up. I have tried using decorations with random ...
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Twilight Zelda Guardian Puzzle : TIKZ Graph

I've asked another question over at math.stackexchange.com (see here) and I feel that I will want to make a TIKZ node grid of the problem so I can display the answer connected with arrows. I'm using ...
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Animation using Tikz in Latex beamer

I need help to animate the following frame transformations using Tikz in a beamer presentation Initially there is a Cartesian frame S-{x_A y_A z_A} This frame should move backwards along negative ...
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Add a row and a column to tikz matrix with a different style [duplicate]

I should add a header row: 1 2 3 4 to a matrix and a column (as before: 1 2 3 4 ) on the left of the same matrix. But the style should be different like below: this is my MWE: ...
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tikz matrix alignment slightly off

I know there have been many posts with similar titles, but somehow I couldn't find anything that seemed related. Here is a MWE, where I would expect all rows to have an even distance. But obviously ...
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Putting text at bottom of ellipse in a tikz picture

I have the following code: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,backgrounds} \begin{figure}[ht] \begin{tikzpicture} \node[rounded corners, draw, fill=gray!20 ...
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Adding arrows to rectangles in TikZ

Is it possible to decorate rectangles with arrows? I used: \node [draw,rectangle,minimum width=4cm,minimum height=4cm](r){}; But then it is really difficult to line up an edge so that it's level ...
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Minted caching in tikz externalize job

Enabled caching options for minted and tikz lead to unexpected and inefficient caching. For every tikz figure that is externalized, all minted code blocks of the main document are cached within the ...
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Why are my symbolic x coordinate labels printed twice in a tikz plot?

I'm trying to plot a bar graph, using symbolic x coordinates. For some reason, the name of some symbolic coordinates appears under the x axis more than once. If I increase the width (e.g. 12cm) ...
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Get node text inside filled region in tikz

I have made this figure from this code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[domain=-90:200, x=0.025cm, y=0.15cm] \draw[->,very ...