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Categorical product in tikz?

There are many examples of the coproduct in tikz with straight edges, however I can not find any (that work) or without a special package (other than tikz) for the product. I would just like to be ...
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Fit large tikz image on page without white space

I am working on an agenda in knitr (using XeLaTeX). I use tikz for rounded edges around a tabular environment in the monthly overview. This is the first of several pages of the overview: As you ...
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Foreach loop to use path intersections directly

Here is the MWE, I want to intersect two paths and loop through all intersection points with a loop, not knowing before hand how many intersection points are there, and definitely hoping I do not have ...
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Draw a convex hull with tikz

I want to draw a convex hull with tikz. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \def\us{(0,2),(1,4),(2,0),(3,2),(4,1),(6,2),(6,4)} \foreach ...
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TikZ: Mixing color with white and setting opacity with a white background yields different results

I noticed that 25% opacity with a white background yields a different result for me than mixing 75% white into the color. Why is that, and what would be the correct way to not have opacity but the ...
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Why more margin on the left?

I have this figure: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fit,arrows,calc,positioning} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{b} = [rectangle, draw, fill=white, node ...
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Generate the n-th letter of the alphabet in a tikz loop [duplicate]

The following code draws 10 nodes, labelled from 0 to 9. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,landscape]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \foreach \i in {0,...,9}{ ...
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Tikz: Align left/width of different fit boxes so multiple fitboxes align nicely vertically

The Tikz fit functionality is very nice, but what (1) if I want to align multiple fit boxes to the same left/width location so that all fit boxes matches, so different fit boxes are nicely aligned ...
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Tikzpicture: How to caption with multiple axis

Is there a way to caption multiple axes with tikzpicture? I don't want to use subfigures since each axis (and its corresponding figure) is connected via an arrow to another axis. I have something ...
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Tikz: How to fit also the text of a node inside a box?

Assume I want to cluster certain nodes in a box, however I also want the node text to get boxed. The following MWE place the node in the box, however the below (or left/top/right) placed text, not. ...
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How to update tikz-cd (TexLive)?

My tikz-cd is out-of-date. I have found this version which seems the latest: http://pgf.sourceforge.net/ Then I unzip the package, put the "pgf" from the package to my ~/texmf directory. But I ...
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Vertical colorbar (in tikz) + subfigures (png)

I have an issue with the placement of a colorbar. The colorbar is defined separately in a tikz-environment, as suggested in this topic. My goal is to place one colorbar together with 4 png pictures ...
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tikz-3dplot: Rotate arc around specific axis

\documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz-3dplot} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=2] % draw arcs \draw[canvas is zx plane at y = 1, line width = 1pt] ...
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How to create this graphic with TikZ?

I want to create a graphice like the following: Below is my code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \newcommand{\psign}{+} ...
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How to change label distance in a TikZ diagram

I'm a complete beginner when it comes to TikZ, so please excuse some stupidity on my side. I'd like to TikZ a tower of fields, however the distance of the inner labels and the edges is too big. I'd ...
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Watercolor in tikz

Is it possible to fill a shape with a coloring that looks like watercolor like in this image using tikz or pgfplots? Src: http://bartoszmilewski.com/2015/07/29/representable-functors/
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Placement of labels in tikzpicture

I have constructed a polygon using tikz and would like to know how to label the points in the manner shown in the diagram below I have constructed my polygon as follows: \documentclass{article} ...
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Gnuplot-Tikz-TeXstudio setting problem

I am a beginner in making graphs of functions by TeX itself - until now i have solved these issues by including .eps pictures. Now i am on doing things better and nicer. I started to use Tikz packages ...
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Table of Contents style fit to part style

I am using titlesec and TikZ to customize my \part style. I would appreciate to use the \part style for the \tableofcontents title. Is there any way to do it ?
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Simple Probability Tree

How do I make the following probability trees in LaTeX? Thanks for the help!! Probability Tree 1: Probability Tree 2: \forestset{my label/.style={if n=1{edge label={node [midway, above left, ...
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Tikz : node in margin right to other node interacts with tcbtheorem

I am currently trying to use Gonzalo Medina's answer to create a framed environment for a margin note Consider the following simplified code : \documentclass[oneside]{book} ...
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How to increase space between the bottom border of a boxed figure and its caption?

I am trying to generate a space (6pt) between the boxed figure and its caption. Since I am using tikz code \includegraphics did not work. Also I tried \setlength{\abovecaptionskip}{6pt}, ...
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How to draw this image using tikz?

Beyond the solution to this particular diagram, can you explain if there is a general set of steps that you would follow to obtain this code? My guesses: Would conversion to vector graphics give ...
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why does tikz connect my nodes?

I use \usepackage{pdflscape} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{automata} and my code looks like this \begin{figure} \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \node[draw,align=center,text ...
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How to correct tikz '\draw' location by hand?

I want to make a brace to the right of two nodes but I don't want it to be attached to but I want some extra space. For the starting location my solution seems to work well but for some reason the ...
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Typesetting a node in bold font

How do I typeset ${\mathrm{HR}}(\ray{r}, \, P)$ in a node in bold font? I apologize for the cumbersome code. The command for the pertinent node is in the last line. \documentclass{amsart} ...
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Tikz spy - empty zoom with pdflatex

I have issues getting the spy library to work on my current installation. I am running TeXmaker with MikTeX 2.9 (with all packages updated) on Win8.1x64. I read about the issues others are having ...
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Draw a circular node with a sine cirve in it to resemble the symbol a short sine wave

How can I do this in TikZ: I want to draw a circular node with a sine curve in it to resemble the symbol of a short sine wave like in the diagram shown in the link below. I can draw a circle but I ...
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getting confused with pgf

\begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ axis lines=middle, samples=100, ymax=5,legend pos=north east, legend style={draw=none} ] \addplot[forget plot,cyan,domain=0.001:8] {abs(log10(x))}; ...
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How do I make solid headers?

I am trying to replicate the formatting of a certain standardized test. It looks a little bit like this: I'm going to try memoir and tikz a little bit today, but I was wondering if there is an easy ...
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Linear regression on modified datas

I would like to create a linear regression on modified data. My raw data is on a file called data.dat like that : x,y 1,2 2,3 3,4 4,5 5,8 6,9 7,34 If I do something like the code below, I get the ...
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clear me the doubt in positioning legend option

\begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ axis lines=middle, samples=100, ymax=5,legend pos=north east ] \addplot[cyan,domain=0.001:8] {abs(log10(x))}; \addplot[red!70!black,domain=-2:4] ...
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Normal distribution with discrete histogram inscribed

How can I produce the following image with tikz? I have seen the codes for plotting the normal curve, but how to get the rectangular shapes inscribed right at their centers? The red is not so ...
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PGFPlots polaraxis axis labels are swapped (or in the wrong place)

I have some problems with axis labels when using the polar axis, if I set the X and Y label they appear in the wrong place. When using the polar axis; x coordinate is the angle (azimuth, phi) y ...
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Code Error From Geogebra for Tikz

I try many changes in this code, but I don't see the error. Can someone help me? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} ...
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An error using “Positioning” package to place the titles of a hexagon and a pentagon

In the following tikzpicture environment, I have a hexagon and a pentagon aligned along their horizontal axes of symmetry. (In the hexagon, the vertex A is furthest to the right, the vertex B is the ...
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Typesetting a title on a tikzpicture (Version 2)

I have two very similar-looking polygons in different TikZ environments. Each polygon is symmetric across a horizontal line. I want to put them in one TikZ environment with the axes of symmetry ...
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Help me in drawing log(x) curve

\documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepgflibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{questions}\usepgflibrary{arrows} \question Draw the graph of $f(x)=|\log x|$. Solution: ...
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I get problems when I use the same tikzmark label in every slide

Inorder for my tikzmark to be displayed properly, I need not to use different names for each tikzmark. It troublesome to keep track of the names, is there a work around this problem. In the below ...
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Error when compiling using tikzmath

I am trying to learn how to use Tikz and its library Tikzmath to make graphics. I am trying to practice by drawing a series of circles along a line. My code is as follows: ...
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tkz-kiviat : increase label length and get the right legend

I want to draw a spider/kiviat diagram. I am using the tkz-kiviat library but I have some problems. Here is my MWE \documentclass[xcolor={dvipsnames}]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} ...
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Drawing solids made up of identical unit cubes [duplicate]

I need to draw some solid figures that are made up of unit cubes so that some pair can be fitted together to make cuboid or cubes.
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Translating a node style from tikz to tikz-cd

I'd like to switch from tikz to tikz-cd to draw diagrams of arrows (I just started practicing, so I don't know much), and I can't figure out how to translate the following node style: ...
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Parameters in a caption

I have a simple figure with a code like this: \begin {figure}[htbp] \centering % \begin{tikzpicture} [scale=1] \def \r {1/4} % y-scaling % % PARAMET. \def \a {1} %x^6 \def \b {-6} ...
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How to draw a series of simple circle packing illustrations, possibly with Tikz?

For an industrial problem, I would like to be able to draw a series of layouts of the cross section of multistrand electrical wires. These can be simplified by packing in a circular envelope a given ...
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Drawing and labeling the axes for the Cartesian plane

Nothing exciting here. I only have code to display the coordinate axes. I have a file in which displays of various functions are plotted on the Cartesian plane and displays of a pair of intersecting ...
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Custom Beamer theme does not arrange stuff as I expect

I am creating my own Beamer theme (let me call it mytheme in this thread) and currently working on title page. First I put the code shown below in beamerinnerthememytheme.sty, which is loaded by ...
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Overshooting axis arrows strange behaviour with tikzexternalize

I would like to use the following code to create a plot with a horizontal gridline and axis arrows which overshoots this gridline (like here). However due to the line \tikzexternalize[shell ...
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Telling to TikZ continue the previously-drawn path with a line-to operation?

This question seems quite simple, so I feel a bit sheepish about asking it, but I've spent quite a while scouring both this site and the manual without any success, so here goes... I found that ...
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Drawing and labeling angles in an axis environment

I am curious about the misinterpretation of TikZ commands to draw and label an angle in an axis environment. If, in the following code, I have $\theta$ drawn using the commands, \draw[draw=blue] (A) ...