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### Tikz - Rotated Gaussian

I would like to plot a rotated curve (gaussian) but I've got no idea how. I searched in the internet and found that I have to define the gaussian curve because it's not included. But how can I plot ...
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### Rotate Tikzpicture including nodes

Is there any simple way to rotate a whole tikzpicture environment? If I apply the tikzpicture option [rotate=ang] nodes seem to be unaffected. In other words, I want to do ...
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### Text looks thinner after rotation

I want to rotate math text at 45 deg for a picture, but the text looks thinner. Here is a small piece of code with the same text, one "un-rotated" and the other rotated by 45 deg. ...
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### Am I able to intersect curves after rotating?

I would like to intersect arc and sloped line as it's discribed in the code after having rotated the sloped line. Why doesn't the red point belong to sloped line? I hope my question is quite clear for ...
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### Function rotated about the x-axis

I try to reproduce some figure from that file: http://tug.org/TUGboat/tb33-1/tb103wolcott.pdf I exactly need Figure 7: f(x) = sin x rotated about the x-axis. The code for Figure 7 is in appendix B. ...
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### Customizing title page in beamer

I put the following tikzpicture, borrowed from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/86310/10898, in my beamer title page. Nevertheless, I would like to try two things. On one hand, put the tikzfigure in an ...
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### Controlling the orientation of a Tikz decoration markings arrow?

I thought that my woes in Decoration marking arrow style ignored in custom node shape? were temporarily solved, but alas: if I do a dimension line (A) -- (B), then all is fine; but if I do (B) -- (A), ...
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### Rotating (and mirroring) draw lines in a custom node tikz shape?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \makeatletter \pgfdeclareshape{circtest}{ % \inheritsavedanchors[from={rectangle}] % ...
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### Sloped Tikz node with rotation and scale

There should be an easy way to place a sloped node along a path. Using sloped works great (as in the black text). However, if there is a rotate= applied then the text is no longer along the path (as ...
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### draw a smooth dendrite

I want to draw a dendrite and here is what I have done till now, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{3d,calc} \newcommand*{\hd}{1.0}% ...
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### How to get the rotate key to affect clickable regions produced with hyperref's \hyperlink? [duplicate]

I'm doing some experiments with \hypertarget and \hyperlink (from hyperref) used inside some TikZ nodes and I noticed an unexpected behaviour. Please consider the following example code: ...
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### Tikz: rotating point coordinates over a labelled coordinate

From Tikz: drawing a straight line down in a rotated scope, Paul Gessler pointed out that rotating labelled coordinate (P) in the opposite direction of the initial rotation would counter act it. ...
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### Tikz: drawing a straight line down in a rotated scope

I would like to draw a straight line down from (P) to y = -2cm. I tried issuing \draw[rotate = -45, xshift = 0.1cm, >=stealth, |<->|] (P) -- +(0, -1cm); but this doesn't cancel the initial ...
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### How to rotate a composition of Tikz nodes correctly, without rotating the text of their labels?

I have seen How to allow labels' anchors in TikZ to be affected by rotations without rotating the text itself?; but that question doesn't seem to answer my problem, so here it goes. With the MWE ...
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### How to rotate a TikZ text node depending on its content?

I would like to rotate a TikZ text node by a degree that depends on the content length. So a text node with 20 characters should be rotated e.g. 20*0.1 = 2 degree, a text node with 100 characters for ...
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### How can I rotate and mirror a tikz picture in latex

I'm wondering if someone knows how to place one tikz picture cone face to the other in the horizontal position. \documentclass[varwidth,margin=0.5cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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### Special Table with Diagonal lines [duplicate]

Recently, I have to work with some problems that require to draw table like below in LaTeX. I used to think about diagonal line inside a cell, but it's not a good choice for this problem since the ...
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### Tikz, rotate, how to specify a point as rotating center? [duplicate]

When I use rotate on a node, it seems to be rotated against its west(As in figure (up) and (middle)), however, what I meant is to rotate it against its center, like (bottom) of figure shows. I didn't ...
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### Legend position control within rotated polar axis

How can I shift (control) the position of the legend within rotated polar axis environment? (e.g. shift into the south-east corner?) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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### Rotate curly brace in tikz

I found this question that shows how to draw curly braces in tikz and to mirror them using decorations. But, how can they be rotated an arbitrary angle? .
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### Rotate a path around a point

I have a named path (a triangle). How do I rotate it around point A in various angles without recalculating points B & C? Here's my code. I want to create the red and green triangles by simply ...
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### Alienation for a manually generated legend

I have generated the graphic below with the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz,xifthen} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, decorations.text, decorations.markings, shapes, patterns, ...
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### pgf tikz polaraxis: Alignment of labels after rotation [duplicate]

How can labels be nicely positioned in a polaraxis environment ranging from -90...+90 degree and having the data facing south? In ideal case, the yaxis (0...1.0) will be arranged vertically at the ...
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### Why the shape is shifted ion rotation?

I would like to draw a similar drawing using tikz So far a created a custom shape \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}[1994/06/01] \ProvidesPackage{wesys}[2013/10/16 Wesys Custom Package] ...
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### How can I rotate a custom draw?

I have a custom command \newcommand\windturbine[2][]{ \begin{scope}[shift={(#2)}] \draw[#1] (0,0) ellipse (0.7cm and 0.1cm); \draw[#1] (0.8,0) circle (0.1cm ); \draw[#1] (1.6,0) ellipse ...
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### How to rotate a pgfplot?

I'm trying to create a plot like this: So far, I arrived here: With the following (minimalized) code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.8} \begin{document} ...
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### rotated text not appearing where expected when using tikz and xelatex

I thought I'd change the font to something none standard from the list of font available on my computer. When I tried to compile the following document, the text that should appear along the spokes ...
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### How to extract coordinates in the current scope (before the coordinate transformation matrix is applied)

If I extract coordinates with \pgfgetlastxy{}{}, I get changing results depending on the transformations I've applied to my draw (rotation, scale): \documentclass[margin=0.5cm]{standalone} ...
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### TikZ: position text along path

I'm trying to position a piece of text at a certain position along a multi-part path. Here's what I have been trying so far. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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### How to allow labels' anchors in TikZ to be affected by rotations without rotating the text itself?

I usually write macros when I need to draw many times a kind of figure. In the final document, I call the macro and then I always apply two transformations : a scale transformation to fit in the space ...
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### TikZ: Problem when using shift and rotate

I am having an issue when I use shift and rotate. In one case, the rectangle is being elongated down to the stopping point of the shift and rotate. However, if I issue the same command in another ...
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### TikZ: two ellipses in different planes

How can show that two ellipses are in different planes? \documentclass[convert = false, border = 1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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### How to rotate around arbitrary axis in XYZ coordinate system

I am drawing the cartesian coordinate system in XYZ coordinate system and would like to illustrate a point in the 3d space by drawing the projections on each plane. A simple version would be as ...
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### Why are the lines off, when tikzpicture is rotated?

OK, I have some rather long code. I tried to reduce it as much as I could, but it's heavily tangled and I'm still not good in the usage of pgfkeys or xparse. The problem: If the tikzpicture is ...
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### Tikz: How can I use the power of LaTeX to find the rotation angle of the ellipse?

I need to rotate my second ellipse around some angle. I have made guesses and determined it is around 88.5 degrees. However, I want to identify the exact angle. The code I have so far is: ...
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### rotate node shape in tikz

Edit 1 Claudio gave a nice solution to my question. But the image should be included in a beamer presentation. I use for that the option transform canvas={scale=0.5} and this has a side problem ...
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### How to rotate a TikZ label

I need to place information below and to the right of a grid. I was not able to rotate the label text of a node. I ended up using \rotatebox, but is there a pure TikZ solution? ...
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### What is the nodename.number in the following example?

What is the nodename.number in the following example? For example a.345? Changing number arbitrarily rotates the arrows. How to decide on the numbers so that it remains parallel ? ...
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### Creating a triangular table

Is there a way to create something that looks like this? I have looked at the \rotatebox command, but that will not get the same "jagged" edges on the bottom, and looked at How to draw a ...
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I want the arrowhead to look more natural as opposed to goofy (which is the present state) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.new, decorations.markings, calc, fadings, ...
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### adding complexity to a hyperbolic trajectory

Jubobs generated this code from Drawing a hyperbolic trajectory. If we draw a horizontal line that intersects the hyperbola (I really dont want to add this to the picture), we would have some angle. ...
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### Typesetting straight baselines in a circular arrangement

I was wondering how one might go about setting the circular arrangement seen here in Figure "(2)"--i.e.,in a series of straight lines radiating from a central point. The most useful thing I've ...
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### Rotating around axes with tikz-3dplot

I'm a bit confused by the following code. I would think that the following would produce an animation of rotating 90-degrees around the x-, y-, and z-axes, but the first part of the animation looks ...
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### How to fine tune rotation of text along circular path?

After searching the web and finally coming from here (recreating a logo), I couldn't find an answer to what I am looking for. I want to rotate a text inside a circle and have a full control/fine ...
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### why does rotation style work on actual coordinates and not variables in tikz 3d plot? [duplicate]

\documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz,tikz-3dplot} \begin{document} \tdplotsetmaincoords{70}{115} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=4,tdplot_main_coords] \pgfmathsetmacro{\rvec}{.8} ...
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### Assistance on arabic text on TikZ

I attempting to use both arabic and TikZ pictures but, I have four problems: The Arabic words appear in reverse order, the first word appears finally ... The sentence is not in arc as in the English ...
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### Why such rotate in tikz doesn't work?

\begin{tikzpicture} \node [draw=black, anchor=south west] (label) at (0,0){\includegraphics[width=300mm]{th.jpg}}; \coordinate (ZX) at (157mm,104mm); \coordinate (YB) at (249mm,39mm); \coordinate ...
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### Radial Labels on Mindmap - Part II

This is a continuation from Part I, where a solution was provided to create rotating labels in a radial fashion. Closeup of the output looking like this: I was able to improve the solution, ...