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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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Create circuit using circuitikz?

I don't know how to create circuit like the image in the attachment.
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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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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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Precompiled preamble with TikZ/Externalize

I'm using the externalize capability of TikZ (external library) to speed up compilation of my TikZ pictures (as explained in Script to automate externalizing tikz graphics). In addition, I would like ...
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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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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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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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pgfgantt - adjust vgrid with \gantttitlecalendar

I am using \gantttitlecalendar to generate my title block that consists of months and weeks. The default behaviour of vgrid is to take each unit as a day, or if compress calendar is true, each unit ...
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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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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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Scenario Trees for Prob

Would appreciate if anyone help me draw this network? Thank you in advance.
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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 driver dvipdfm for positioning

I'm following up this question The provided answer doesn't work with me, Here is a MWE: \documentclass[dvipdfmx]{beamer} \def\pgfsysdriver{pgfsys-dvipdfmx.def} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I fix jumping TikZ pictures in beamer?

The problem of stuff jumping in beamer is a common one, (see e.g. Avoiding jumping frames in beamer) and we've seen it here from time to time (I imagine the "related" list at the side will be quite ...
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How can I improve this family tree in TikZ?

To answer a question about how to draw family tree on LaTeX-Community.org, I created an example: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{trees} \begin{document} ...
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Genogram or family tree with PGF/TikZ

Since it has been recommended to me in Stack Overflow to post it here, I will do so: I want to draw a genogram with LaTeX. I tried to do this with TikZ, but since you need to model at least 3 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Probability Tree-diagram with TikZ

Thanks for helping me out. How can I make the following tree-diagrams? http://www.vias.org/tmdatanaleng/cc_prob_cond_independ.html
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Install TikZ Knots Library [closed]

I am trying to install the TikZ knots library, but I am having some trouble. My computer is running Mac OS X 10.10.2 with MacTeX (but I don't remember the version/year). spath3 has been downloaded ...
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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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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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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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Exporting stacked bars using matlab2tikz in MATLAB working strangely

I have created a stacked bars in matlab as shown in the figure. In matlab figure window it looks like this: I use the following command to get this plot. plotBarStackGroups(rand(5,3,3), [1:3]) ...
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Adjusting edge and vertex label

I am using the following code (thanks to several answers on TeX.Stackexchange) to draw a small bipartite graph: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-berge} \usetikzlibrary{fit,shapes,arrows} ...
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How do I zoom a rectangle area in pgfplots adding a gray background even for the axis labels?

The background to this question is: I want to "zoom" into a certain area of a function and show it a little bigger. Furthermore, I want to put a gray rectangle as a background of the zoomed area, ...
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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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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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How to draw arrows between parts of an equation to show the Math Distributive Property (Multiplication)?

there is a part of my paper where I use the distributive property and it's not that clear for the reader to see (I'm using in proposional logic for a proof). The logic equation (part of) is: (l_{1}) ...
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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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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 ...