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How do you define a command for use in a tikzpicture environment?

I want to define an environment for the tikzpicture environment which defines tikz specific commands. Here's an abbreviated example for a UML environment which defines a \Class command): ...
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What are the unit of measurement in Tikz? [duplicate]

I want to know what are the units of measurement (of length) in tikz are available. I know that pt, in, mm like units are available , but what more are allowed in tikz? I work sometimes with qss ...
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Axis tick options, ticks and labels inside axis area

I know the title can be misleading, but I don't know how to put it better. I will correct it when I get better proposals. I try drawing plots from external tables with pgfplots. Alas, the template I ...
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TikZ, arrow, looking for ++++++> style

I'm wondering if it's possible to draw, by \tikzstyle, this style of arrow : +++++>. Thanks, Simon
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tikz: Better raised text effect

If you look carefully at the raised text in this image, you can see that it has two drop shadows: as well as the black one to the southeast of the text, there is a white one to the northwest. I know ...
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Scale dash pattern with line width

I would like to have dash patterns which scale proportionally to the active line width like shown in the following example: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \newdimen\gpdashlength \begin{document} ...
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setting tikz styles

How do I set labeling styles associated with each style type? For example: (source below) I have an "input" style (medium circle) and a "junction" style (small dot) which I would like to have the ...
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Creating “cylinder with bottom” node shape in TikZ/PGF

How to create custom TikZ node "cylinder with bottom", where hidden line in cylinder bottom is shown using dashed line. Something like the following creation, except node center should be in the ...
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TiKZ and color filling with word spacing on multiple lines

I am attempting to make a figure in TikZ which I want to look like this: I have been able to come up with something close in TikZ, but I would really like to have the above figure instead of my ...
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Fault tree : problem with anchoring gates

I am trying to modify the Fault tree e.g. from Tikz where the nodes are the objects like gates instead of text boxes, and would even elimiate text boxes from few paths if possible. This is my code so ...
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Drawing SQL tables

I'd like to draw SQL tables, some example content and relations between the id's. Output should be something like below, without the contents. Could you help me with a head start here? Is there any ...
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Snake line with an arrowhead in the middle

in my code i need to draw some Feynmann diagrams with several lines like this one: To draw this image, i usually use this code: \tikzset{White/.style={ draw=white, postaction={decorate}, ...
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Double style and double colour line in tikz

in my document i have a lot of lines like this: I usually do this with a code like this: \begin{tikzpicture}[node distance = 5cm] \node (a) {}; \node (b) [right of=a] {}; \draw[red] (a) -- (b); ...
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Tikz positioning inside matrix node

I have created a figure for tikz that looks like this: But when I add it inside a matrix node it became like this: Why does this happen? My code for the first is: \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How can I make Beamer overlays with TikZ node attributes?

As a follow-up question to Tikz animated figure in Beamer, how can I animate a particular attribute of a node? MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \tikzset{ node ...
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How do i create this graph on latex?

So…i made this graph using paint(!)…and it looks horrible. I have used tikz to create similar graphs but this one seems to be more difficult.
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Can't find the documentation for \tikzstyle or `+=` operator in tikz

I've noticed in a number of examples that the following is occasionally used when working with tikz: \tikzstyle{every picture}+=[remember picture] When I search the documentation I can't find ...
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Understanding tikz inheritance with the positioning library

I have trouble understanding the tikz inheritance model while using the positioning library. Consider the following example: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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Reuse tikz picture in another tikz picture [duplicate]

I have a TikZ picture \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] \draw (-1,0) arc (180:360:1cm and 0.5cm); \draw[dashed] (-1,0) arc (180:0:1cm and 0.5cm); \draw (0,1) arc (90:270:0.5cm and 1cm); \draw[dashed] ...
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TikZ - I do not know the key … despite correct code (can't define a new style anymore)

I just wanted to define a new style, a very very simple one with align left, text width=6cm but I found out even simpler code won't work. Basically I assume my installation is broken or I run the code ...
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\xleftrightarrows command in TikZ with arrows matching the LaTeX font

There is the command \xrightarrow that inserts an arrow that extends with the text you put above and/or under it. There is also the command \rightleftarrows (notice the "s" at the end) that display ...
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Still some of the flows missing in the flowchart

I have posted this question few days back but still I can't complete the algortihm. This is the uncompleted work done so far \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Tikz: increase arrow head size

Given the Tikz example here http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/double-arrows/ how do I increase the size of the arrow head? I'd like to make it way bigger but, after manipulating the code, I was ...
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Tikzpicture highlight on matrix in different slides

I am new to latex but I have to make a presentation in university with it (or more I want to do the presentation in LaTeX). But I am struggling with the package tikz. So my first question is ...
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How to give simple label to each connected component of graph

I have a disconnected graph, with six components. I would like to give some name at the bottom for each component. I would like to represent them with $D_1, D_2 . . .D_6$. Can some one help me out. ...
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TikZ: Create a downward chain of nodes with different heights

I want to create a downward chain of TikZ nodes. Some nodes are rotated and they may differ in height. Consider the output of the MWE below: The horizontal chain adapts to the different widths of ...
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How to get edges after vertices in a graph using TikZ?

The following code is giving me a graph, how to display edges one after the other instead of displaying total graph at a time. \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} [scale=.8,auto=left,every ...
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comma in node name [TikZ]

In my database some objects have name in A,B format, i.e there is comma in between. I wanted to do something like this \node (A,B) {Comma}; \node (x) {normal}; \draw (A,B) -- (x); However, this is ...
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How can I style tkz-euclide points?

The tkz-euclide package lets you do things like \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,0){A} \tkzDefPoint(4,0){B} \tkzDefPoint(2,3){C} \tkzDrawPoints(A,B,C) \tkzDrawSegments(A,B B,C C,A) ...
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How to plot a graph from its adjacency matrix?

For example, I want to plot a graph whose adjacency matrix is [0,1,0;1,0,1;0,1,0]. I first plot three points labeled by p1,p2,p3, and link the points p1,p2, p2,p3. For a general case, how to link the ...
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Making the TikZ drawing(ER Diagram) looking nicer

My ER Diagram is finally complete. But I need help in making it look complete. I need changes in, i) Making the diagram centered to the page ii)Adjusting the node distances (need very badly, not able ...
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Creating a directed graph with some cosmetic structure

Via utilizing Tikz, I would like to create a graph such as the following : So I would like to have a classical directed graph, where there is some text in each node. Moreover there is a single ...
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Dual axis: yticks scaling [closed]

I have a problem in fixing my y ticks when having a dual axis plot. The ticks on the second plot dont match the grid of the first. Is it possible to rescale the second plot in order to make only one ...
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Heaped up tikz figure-how to fix

My problem is: The figure looks ok on Geogebra, but after exporting to Tikz code and importing to LaTex, it is ugly and have some heaped up between point, lines, and the name of the point or line. ...
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Change boxplot style

I'm following this PGFPLOTS manual. At first I was enthusiastic with it. However I'm finding some difficulties on doing even basic things. Now I'm trying to change boxplot style. Up to now I wrote ...
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fixing diagram to be a good-looking diagram

i draw this with help of question here notice that draw doesn't looks good-looking diagram could someone fix it i think that's because of the size of the words i can't control them to make it ...
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Relationship diagram

So this is what I would like to have Diagram 1 Diagram 2 Diagram 3 with help of Nico i could draw it like that \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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How to decorate a node with additional paths?

I want to add styles to my nodes that draw additional paths inside of the node. For example (without proper placement of nodes) \node[draw,circle,lVert] {}; \node[draw,circle,lHor] {}; ...
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Fancy Styled Borders in LaTeX

How to draw attractive Borders in LaTeX. A Sample image like this:
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How can I add nodes through a TikZ style?

Consider a small example below. I'd like to automate the addition of the label-node along the edge through the use of styles. I've tried the naïve solution of just adding such a necessary node ...
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How to define edges in tikz

When I use absolute position for the edges, I get almost intersecting arrows. Here is my code. Kindly help. \begin{tikzpicture} [ node distance = 2cm and 0.8cm, >=stealth, ...
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Using variables to draw a tikz diagram

I am defind my own command to plat a diagram with tikz. Instead of constant values I rather want to pass numbers to my command which determine the height of the bars in my diagram. Problem: I am ...
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Tikz Nodes Order and Shapes with a General Number of Nodes

This is part 2 of Tikz Nodes Positions and Shapes with a General Number of Nodes, a question I was asked to split. Please refer to the code below. In the table below I'd like to: Control the ...
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Tikz Nodes Positions and Shapes with a General Number of Nodes

My purpose is rather simple: use tikzpictures to draw tables of numbers, where the numbers are drawn inside colored boxes with fancy shapes, with different shapes and colors for different numbers. ...
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1answer
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using tikz to draw a flattened polyhedron

I want to create the net of a flattened hexagonal based box. Each side of the box is a slight trapezium (so in 3D the sides will not be perpendicular to the base, but that's not important to the ...
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Is it possible to define abbreviations for coding?

I am using the tikz-timing package to create a timeline since chronosys and chronology wouldn't cooperate and were too limited and archaic-looking to suit my purposes, and moderntimeline unfortunately ...
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Don't do any fills in TikZ

I have a macro that will draw several things in a TikZ picture using some styles I defined, which include fills: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzset{% ...
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Use Case diagrams , UML diagrams and E-R diagrams in LaTeX [duplicate]

Does LaTeX allow to draw Use Case Diagrams, UML Diagrams and E-R Diagrams. How to implement these? What packages to use?
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Correct use of arguments pattern in pgfkeys/append after command in tikz?

I could not find many examples for the correct use of arguments patterns in pgfkes, but I was able to come up with the following: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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 ...