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Problems labeling an arrow

Having this in the preamble: \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains,shapes.multipart} \usetikzlibrary{scopes} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,calc} ...
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how to put a node below another in a chain

I have the following chain: \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=going right,>=latex,node distance=0pt] \node[draw,rectangle,on chain,minimum size=1cm] (rr) {$I$}; \node[draw,rectangle,on ...
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Multi server queuing system using tikz

I need to have the server of this system \usepackage{graphicx} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% ...
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How to have label displayed on top of arrows in tikz

I have this tikz figure: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=going right,>=latex,node distance=0pt] \node[draw,rectangle,on chain,minimum size=1cm] (rr) {$I$}; ...
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Chains in nested tikz pictures

I am trying to draw a complex item (consisting of multiple \nodes) as a cohesive whole using a nested \tikzpicture. My outermost picture uses a chain, onto which every \node is put. My inner picture ...
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PGF’s \foreach can’t replace in [start chain=\here]?

Here in TikZ/PGF, I need two lines of dots to connect them later. – I make those dots with chains in a \foreach loop. But I can’t get the naming to work in the loop. The code below works, but ...
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tikzchainprevious undefined

I am using the following code for drawing a TikZ chain diagram: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary { arrows, chains, ...
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How to eliminate the gap in a chain?

In the following code, I used node distance=0 and outer sep=0 to position the nodes besides each other seamlessly. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} ...
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Trying to get Tikz chains example working

I found a lovely example of chains diagramming here and have been trying to get it to work. I opened a fresh document on WriteLaTeX, here, and put in the minimal preamble for the chains drawing, ...
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Overlapping nodes in tikz

I used to make a chain diagram in tikz, like described in the manual p. 59 ff, but in contrast to the manual, my nodes are overlapping. I tried to use the "node distance" option but i doesn't seem to ...
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Broken tikz chains

I tried to use the tikz chains feature today, and all was good for a few hours, but now I get an error every time I try to use chains ./test.tex:7: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key ...
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Using Tikz Fit to draw a node covering a Tikz chains

A chain of nodes is drawn using tikz chains. I would like to draw a rectangle node covering the chain nodes (or, multiple rectangle nodes covering subsets of them). I am using tikz fit. ...
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How to make nodes on branchy TikZ chain lay on regular grid (trangular or square) automatically? [closed]

How to ensure that nodes on chain with branches (generated using chains library) are laid out on regular grid, regardless of node shape? I am interested in automatic placement on triangular or ...
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How to connect nodes with TikZ?

I hope you help me. I want to connect these nodes as in the attached image. I tried it using chains, but I could'n get it. I'd like to use the best way to connect nodes. \documentclass{article} ...
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Compiling tikzmanual example with chains and branches

Does someone know how I must compile the example of the tikz/pgf user manual (v2.10) in section 28.5: \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{tikzpicture}[every on chain/.style=join,every join/.style=->, ...
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Aligning a Tikz Picture in line with the surrounding Text

I'd like to align a Tikz Picture in line with the surrounding Text. Here is a MWE Example: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Nest branches in chains in tikz

I am trying to make a picture illustrating Cocke-Younger-Kasami. I am using tikz for this and already found out how to have arrows between table cells. Now I'm having the following problem: I need to ...
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using foreach to draw a chain with a branch

This is an extension to How to draw the border of a node using late options I'm drawing a chain of nodes with different colors using foreach from tikz. Now I want to add a branch, also using foreach. ...
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How to draw the border of a node using late options

I want to create a series of rectangles, each with a different shade. The shade varies from white to black. I want to make the white (first) rectangle visible by drawing its border. My first step is ...
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TikZ chains etc: modify automatic node placement

I’m trying to draw a chain, roughly like: The catch: I want to manually specify the vertical placement of node C, but I still want to use TikZ’s default horizontal placement. Currently, I can only ...
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Tikz: labels above the arrows using chains library?

I'm using chains library from TikZ. I would like to have a label(node?) above arrows. Is it possible? I found this, but it is quite hackish. Is there a standardized way?