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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 ...
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How to draw a circular and a spiral line between two vectors

I'd like to do the next graph: (Sorry for my terrible draw!) I pretend the red line to be a dashed black spiral line, and I'd like the blue line to be a dashed black circular line. What I've got ...
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Simple drawing with TikZ

Let's me begin by saying that I am a complete newbie. I have been trying to draw te following image but didn't get very far: The following is what I have so far: ...
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Line is not centered between edges of nodes

I have this small tree and I want to draw a line between the edges from node A to node B. \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.8, level distance=1.5cm, every node/.style={draw, thick, rectangle, minimum ...
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Plot groups of stacked bars

I am using the following code to draw a bar graph with groups. But I'd also like to subdivide some of the bars, shading in at the bottom. So for example, I'd like the leftmost bar to have up until ...
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Imposition for an 8 page booklet using pgfpages

I want to prepare an 8 page booklet by imposing the 8 pages, four at a time on a larger sheet of paper. The front side will look like this: and the back will look like this: When printed ...
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Object juxtaposition by path command in TikZ

Here is my successful attempt to arrange ten circles in a circular formation by \foreach command: \begin{tikzpicture}[scale = 0.5] \foreach \x in {1, ..., 10} \draw[yellow] (\x * 36:10) circle ...
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`every loglogaxis/.append style` not working in PGFplots

I'm trying to apply to scientific notation as constructed in Number format of ticks in log log axis won't change to scientific notation `a x 10^b`, 'a' real, 'b' integer to all ...
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The arrow in my figure is not appearing correctly. What is the mistake?

I am trying to compile the following code to get a standalone pdf output to use it in another document. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) ...
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Inline calculation gives `Could not parse input` error in PGFplots

The inline calculation exp(\tick) in PGFplots gives me a Could not parse input error when compiling the code \documentclass[margin=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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Change font only in a tikzpicture in beamer document class

I'm doing a presentatin with the beamer documentclass. I use tikzpicture to annotate a figure. I do it like this \begin{figure}[htp] \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \node[anchor=south west, inner ...
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TikZ — rounded rectangle with transparent holes and custom width of borders

I'm trying to draw a rounded rectangle with round "holes" using this answer but I need the rectangle borders to be thick and "holes" borders to be thin. Is there a better way to do so than: ...
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Number format of ticks in log log axis won't change to scientific notation `a x 10^b`, 'a' real, 'b' integer

I'm trying to set the number format of the ticks in a loglogaxis to the scientific notation a x 10^b ($a \cdot 10^{b}$ in LaTeX, a a real number and b an integer), but it's not working. I use the ...
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Create page border using tikz

I want to create the page border like the image in the attachment but I don't know how to do that? Please help me and thank you.
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Forcing a common z-scale in a surface groupplot

I've come across some similar questions, but not this exact one. And nothing I've tried has been able to achieve precisely what I'm looking for. I have a groupplot that contains two overhead views ...
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Help designing a package to use with personal notation

I am attempting to typeset a notation that I use for my own work, and I am struggling to create flexible commands. The notation involves placing mathematical symbols and expressions as if on the ...
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Diagram in TikZ gives compiling error

Here's my code which is working on the landscape mode: \begin{tikzpicture} \node[rectangle, draw, thick,minimum width=5cm,minimum height=2.20cm] at (0,1){ \begin{tikzpicture} \node[input] ...
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How to draw an EKG tracing with TIkZ

I am trying to draw an EKG tracing using TikZ. This is an of a single heartbeat on an EKG. The following code generates an acceptable simulacrum, but it's hard to use this code as a generator. ...