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Bar Chart Patterns in Legend

I have a groupplot with three bar charts using a common legend. This worked great when I was using color, but now I have to prep for publication in black and white. I'm not well versed at all in ...
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Error using tikz externalize: can't write md5 file

I tried to use the externalize library. It worked fine when all my files where located in the same folder. Usually I am using a subfolder as build folder, where all generated files should be stored. ...
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Drawing Tree Diagram using Tikz [duplicate]

Would like to ask if someone could help me draw this tree diagram using Latex. Any assistance will be much appreciated. Thanks
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Arrow label on Chemfig image?

I have this code: \documentclass[varwidth, margin=2cm, png]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, ngerman, danish]{babel} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{chemfig} ...
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pgfplots axis labels in wrong place after scaling

When using the scale key for tikzpicture, the axis labels of pgfplots are no longer in the correct place. In the example below, the first axis environment is not within a scaled tikzpicture ...
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A mistake in the code for drawing a line segment in a triangle

I think that this post should be discarded quickly. I have been reluctant to post it. (The code for this post is similar to the code that I posted about labels for nodes not being at the same ...
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Nodes not put at same distance from points

I have the code for a triangle. Points A and C are on a horizontal line. I used the options label=225 to position the label "A" and label=-45 to position the label "C." They are at significantly ...
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print double sided playing cards

My apologies if this is already answered somewhere (typical opening I suppose) but here goes. I've modified code from the thread Creating playing cards using TikZ for the purposes of my needs. Now ...
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adding a loop to each part of an equation to label it

How I can lebel each part of an equation (when I click it will go the the second term and so on) as in this image?,
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Create a plot line with a gradient

TikZ allows you to have shapes with gradients like this \fill [ left color=red, right color=blue, ] (0,0) circle is the same possible for a plot line? Something like \addplot[very thick, ...
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How to copy a defined node and put it somewhere we want?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.multipart} ...
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The commands \wd, \tp and \ht in TikZ/PGF

What does these commands, \wd, \tp and \ht stand for? I assumed that they are from TikZ and PGF, because I haven't seen them elsewhere. I think the \wd stands for "width" and the \ht stands for ...
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Putting repeated symbols along a path with decorations?

I have a drawing of a curved-plate capacitor: \documentclass[]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usetikzlibrary{intersections} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ ...
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Axis border missing once using Matlab2tikz

when I use Matlab2tikz to generate tikz file for my Matlab figure, it happens sometimes that some axis borders will disappear in the resulting PDF after compilation as shown in the following figure: ...
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Coordinate transformations: PGFPLOTS to and from PGF

How can I scale a calculated length to the appropriate axis scale? In this example I would expect 2. See below. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Availability of new braids package [closed]

I have been using both braid and knot packages. I have seen that a new braid package is available here but not in CTAN. Are there any projects to submit the new one to CTAN? One can always download it ...
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Pgfplot/tikzpicture: modify ticks and labels

I would like to modify my tikzpicture: 1.) I added an extra tick at x=92, but this overlaps with the automatic tick x=100. How to solve this overlapping? Same problem for the second extra tick at ...
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How can I rotate a function?

I am trying to draw the following picture, however I am wondering how can I rotate the gaussian function, like in the first plot? \documentclass[10pt, compress, usetitleprogressbar]{beamer} %Tikz ...
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Drawing a triangle with a certain angle at a vertex

I want to draw triangle ABC so that the measure of the angle at B is 75 degrees. I use \coordinate (A) at (0,0); to put vertex A at the origin, and I use \coordinate (B) at (60:6); to position vertex ...
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Why the uncover operation doesn't work for the background in beamer?

I use the code below. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] ...
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cumulative plot in tikz

I'm trying to plot a cumulative binomial distribution function using tikz. I have created a plot of a binomial distribution function, as shown in the code and figure below, but I need the y value to ...
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TikZ picture with text right of it

I have a picture created in TikZ and I have some explanation that I want to place to the left of it, preferably that the explanation takes about the same space as my figure (vertical). How do I do it? ...
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Aligning paths in tikz

i have made the following transition diagram There are a few thinks i would like to do, on node 1,2,3 i would like the inner arrows to have no overlab, i looks silly, also if node 1 and 5 could be ...
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How to control the height and width of background when using TikZ?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] ...
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Positioning of named nodes and paths within groupplot environments

I am having issues with pgf, pgfplots and the groupplots library. The issue is best explained with an example \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} %\pgfplotsset{compat=1.12} ...
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Vertically misaligned text in a split rectangle

The following tikz-code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.multipart} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} [my shape/.style={ rectangle split, rectangle split parts=#1, ...
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How can I make legends colourful? And how can I put value in bars?

\documentclass[border=5mm] {standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable} \usepackage{xcolor, color} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \definecolor{SpecialYellow}{HTML}{F9DC21} ...
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Draw vertex in middle of icosahedron

I am trying to mimic a ball-and-stick diagram where a molecule is caged in an icosahedron of other molecules. Using tkz-berg I can draw the icosahedron, using code from this SO question. How do I put ...
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Multiple uses of pgfpositionnodelater

I'm trying to generate and measure multiple nodes before placing them. Currently I'm using the following macros: % some helper / wrapper commands around \pgfplacenodelater % #1 = identifier for ...
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Tikz picture bounding box when using to[in=xxx, out=yyy] [duplicate]

I have this two simple images: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \fbox{\tikz{% \fill[red!20] (0,0) to[in=210,out=30] (10,0) -- (10,1) -- (0,1) -- cycle; ...
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Extrude shapes in tikz 3d

I want to have a shape protruding out of a plane, like the green rectangles here So far I have a made a box like this: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{3d} ...
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Filling area under a function

How to fill the area under a function using the package tikz? Only tikz. Is it possible? This is what I have: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[very thin, gray!30, step=1 cm](-4.9,-3.9) grid (4.9,3.9); ...
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Bug (?) in color of connection bars in TikZ mindmap

I have the following figure, with the code below: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{mindmap} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[small mindmap] \node[concept, ...
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Is it possible to use \usetikzlibrary inside a figure?

It seems that whenever I use \usetikzlibrary in the context of \begin{figure}, the library is not loaded. I often put the content of my figures in separate files, and I'd like to place the library ...
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How to create a correctly aligned tree proof in logic with 4 branches, columns of line numbers and justifications?

I'm looking for a way to make a Logic Tree with three columns (line number, tree itself and commentary). I've tried using a tikz matrix, and it worked very well, except when I get more than two ...
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pgfplotsset error

I am running the following code \documentclass[% reprint, amsmath,amssymb, aps,onecolumn,showkeys, %pra, %prb, %rmp, %prstab, %prstper, %floatfix, ]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{graphicx}% Include ...
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Round corner not correct

I wish to draw a round corner but below code seems not as expected. The upper right corner is turn to a wrong direction. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex,active,tightpage]{preview} ...
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Coordinate of the end of arc in tikz

I was trying to calculate the coordinate of the end of an arc in tikz but there seems to be an error I couldn't fix. Any ideas? Many thanks in advance! \documentclass[a4paper, 11 pt]{article} ...
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How to make some adjustments and centralize these graphs

These are the graphs I am trying to reproduce: This is what I've done: My problems are: How to make those arrows in each loops in the second graph. (If possible) How to decrease the letter's ...
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Problem with forget plot in the 1.12 version?

If you comment the line \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10}of this MWE: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} \begin{document} ...
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Create Sierpinski-like triangle in tikz

I would like to adopt this example How to create a Sierpinski triangle in LaTeX?, for a slightly modified Sierpinski triangle: The first step (the whole triangle is black) should be the same. Then in ...
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Make a Sheme in LaTeX Tikz?

I have this CSV-file ... Lineare Algebra TÜ [Übungsraum (3322-316)],01/28/15,08:15:00,01/28/15,10:00:00 Lineare Algebra TÜ [Übungsraum (3322-316)],02/04/15,08:15:00,02/04/15,10:00:00 Lineare Algebra ...
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Problem declaring newcommand with tikzpicture inside

I plan to put some common commutative diagrams and short exact sequences as new commands in my *.sty file. However, putting this code in my *.sty file \ProvidesPackage{myLayout} ...
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Plot file could not be opened

The following code is from the "gallery of examples in the manual - PGFPlots". \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} ...
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Pascal's Triangle + Fibonacci Numbers

How can I draw this picture in LaTeX, with those skew lines? Any hints?
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Different space between nodes for Tikz legend

I want to add a legend to my graph, explaining what different arrows mean. I thought I might be able to do it using coordinates, but the spaces between them are the same as spaces between the nodes ...
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How to align a group of nodes with respect to the widest one

Consider the following figure: How can I align the horizontal-text nodes so that their .west nodes are vertically aligned with respect to the widest node in the group? Also, how can I add the ...
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How to draw and label a vertical line from datapoint to x-axis in pgfplots

I have the following figure that consists of only four different values of $x$. Each of these $x$ values corresponds to a certain dataset and I need to label it in the figure. Therefore, I want to ...
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Add label to a rotated doubly linked list

I have done a doubly linked list as below but I still not satisfy the label annotation of begin and end. I know it's a bad style now but don't how simplify it. \documentclass{article} ...
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3n arguments in a macro (n is an even number) for curves whose thicknesses increase or decrease

For some mathematical figures it's nice to be able to vary curve thickness smoothly along a path, to reproduce hand drawn mathematical figures made with inking liners for instance. One way to do it ...