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Need to plot a function in coordinate system

I would like to plot a rational function in LaTeX. I tried different ways with Tikz or pgfplots... nothing works. There are many different ways. Often there are problems with poles / asymptotes etc. ...
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latex code for graphing rational function

I've seen in TikZ and pgf Manual for version 1.18 a code for graphing some functions but it does not provide an example for a rational function. Can someone help me graph $x+\frac{1}{x}$?
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A big arrow crossing several states in automata with TiKZ

I have six states in an automata drawing: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{automata} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[node distance=5cm,thick,every state/.style={minimum ...
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text break within tikz node

What is the reason that the following code is producing an error with text break (\\) \node (text_1) [draw=none, below=1cm of func, align=left, xshift=1.5cm,yshift=-1cm] { \begingroup ...
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pstricks with “colorfunction” in a tikz loop

Trying to make a spiral of vectors (rotating arrow as a function of x-position) I came across tikz for making a proper loop. Concerning other loop solutions I had problems to apply more complicated ...
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There is a more compact way for drawing this quarter-car model?

I have written this code: \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{tikzpicture} % Sprung mass \shade[top color=gray, bottom ...
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Möbius transform Tikz - special request

I would need some picture in Tikz but I don't know how could I achieve them. ( I don't know if exsist some code of it). There is a youtube video which shows the Möbius transforms in two dimension ...
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Draw line to rectangle

I want to connect a node with an edge of a complex shape. I am just able to connect it with the center. I have the following code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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Can we get references to pgfplots to work with arXiv?

I have some plots created with TikZ and pgfplots. In the captions, I use \ref{...} with plot labels in order to get the marker printed there; a neat feature indeed. Now, when submitting to arXiv one ...
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Drawing rectangle triangles with labels only in its sizes

I'm doing an exercise of Integral Calculus. The integral is $\int \dfrac{dx}{4-x^2}$. This integral can be solved doing $x = 2\sin\,\alpha$, and its solution is $\dfrac{1}{2}\ln\,|\sec\,\alpha + ...
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pgfplot fill one bin with color

I am using pgfplot to draw a ybar graph. It can fill color for full graphic but I wish to only fill one bin with red color. e.g. fill bin 3 with red. Current code fill all bins with red color as ...
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colour options in tikz are good on dvi and ps but not so good in pdflatex and printing

I use tikz to produce graphics and then have some shading parts in black, gray. The graphics look good on DVI and PS and the printing is also good from these files. But when I use pdflatex, the shaded ...
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How to draw some targets like this?

I would like to show some stimators properties in statistics. I'm very beginner in LaTeX, so I need some help.
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Position of `groupplot` Titles in TiKz

Can I customize the position of the titles in tikz groupplots? In the following example, I would like to place the titles (a, b, c, and d) inside the axis (near the upper-left corner). ...
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Tikz: Rational Functions (Hyperbola)

I am aware of similar questions, but as they don't exactly use the same syntax as I am trying to do, I can't see what's different between my way of writing functions down and the others. Here's what ...
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Change font type in tikztimingtable without displacing signals

I decided to play a little bit with the tikztimingtable, however I'm not sure that I "like" the font used in the signal labels So I tried to change it by adding a [font=\rmfamily] in front of the ...
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Fill in between polar curves

I am trying to fill in space between a pair of spiral curves in tikz. I have tried using the fillbetween library but it just shades in the whole spiral. Does anyone have a hint they could offer? ...
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tikz overlay pictures horizontal positioning

I think I have a problem about how the box created by tikzpicture is positioned with respect the rest of the text. I have read Positioning TikZ pictures and I think I have understood how the vertical ...
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Group plot: Replacing the values (labels) on x-axis

I'd like to replace numerical labels (e.g., 1,2,3,4,5) on x-axis with names (e.g., A,B,C,D,E) in a group plot environment on a case-by-case basis. The group plot environment seems to easily support ...
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Adding text above a node in Tikzpicture tree diagram

I'm trying to add text above the lines coming from a chance node in a Tikzpicture decision tree. It seems easy to add text at the end of a line, or above the parent node's lines, but I can't figure ...
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Tikz-uml create nesting relation

I am using tikz-uml, but it seems there is not UML nesting relationship. I am not very good with tikz could you help me how I can implement it. You can see how it should look here at the end under ...
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Package TikZ Error: Problem Compiling in Ubuntu

I get the following error Package tikz Error: Giving up on this path. Did you forget a semicolon?. when compiling this TikZ code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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tikz/pgf upgrade and decorations

Since a major upgrade in pgf, my code does not compile any more. I am trying to make "decorated" source listing, where the decorations can be like highlighting some lines (see the MWE), balls on some ...
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pgfmathsetmacro increases border size [duplicate]

Upon creating some graphs with TikZ, I noticed that the border at one side was much larger than it needed to be. The cause seems to be the \pgfmathsetmacro command: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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How to use Umlauts (äüö) in axis label with knitr, LuaTex and tikz?

When compiling pdf documents with complex tikz figures using knitr, the pdftex engine would sometimes run out of memory. Thus, I used the luatex engine to compile these Rnw files. However, I am not ...
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add vertical line of equation x=2 and shade a region in graph by pgfplots

I would like to plot these four equations : $$y=\dfrac{3}{2x+1}, y=3x-2, x=2 y=0$$ and i don't know how to draw vertical line of equation x=2 and shade a region like the picture below ...
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Different row separator for multiple rows in tikz dependency

I want row space for the four rows differently in the below mentioned example. For example 1ex for first 2 rows, 4ex for 2 and 3 rows and 1ex for last 2 rows. Setting row sep gives equal spacing for ...
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Isomorphisms in commutative diagrams in TikZ

Sorry for the basic question. I am trying to get commutative diagrams like \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,arrows} $$\begin{tikzpicture}[description/.style={fill=white,inner sep=2pt}] ...
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drawing snake decoration in a box tikz

I am trying to draw some snake decorations in a box using tikz library but couldn't achieve what I want. Why there is mis-alignment between the actual markings and the snakes. I am using the following ...
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Adding a rectangular box with tikz to table (beamer)

I would like to add a rectangular box to my table to highlight some rows. I'm trying to use tikz with the second lot of code from Harish Kumar's answer to a similar question. However, unlike the ...
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add a little arrow at the end of a function

I have the following code of a segment of tikz: \begin{tikzpicture}[line cap=round,line join=round,>=triangle 45,x=3cm,y=2cm] \draw[->,color=black] (-0.9,0.) -- (1.9,0.); ...
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Set node distance between borders in tikz

From \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,positioning} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{block} = [draw, rectangle, minimum height=3em, minimum width=6em] ...
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how to achieve and draw the final rotation of a frame with Euler angles.

I would like to do the final rotation using Euler angles. In this link Euler Angles, the final rotation undergoes three successive rotations, starting from frame (x,y,z), going through (x',y',z') and ...
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TikZ/PGF linguistics vowel chart

I'm including a vowel chart in a linguistics document of mine, similar to this, and while I'm aware that there are a couple of packages (TIPA, pst-vowel) that can do the job, I'm interested in trying ...
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Making cards for Magic: The Gathering and similar card games

I'm creating cards for a card game. They will be similar to cards in Magic: The Gathering (left-hand image below). What I have is in the right-hand image below. The problem is that the code ...
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Commutative diagram with tikz [on hold]

I write \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,arrows,decorations.pathmorphing} but this gives the error Environment tickzcd undefined.
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Aligning edge labels horizontally with tikz package

I have the following figure: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage[active,float]{preview} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Plotting Floating point number when changes are very small in data

I want to plot the following data, i am using the CSV file, and pgfplotstable package. (0,2.42130785530195E-02), (113.8,2.42130785530195E-02), (227.6,2.42130781357695E-02), ...
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Fundamental differences : PSTricks, TikZ/PGF and others

OK, since this is a pretty vague and subjective question. I need to set up some borders around the discussion that I intend to benefit from. But before anything, I certainly do NOT want to excite the ...
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Using loops with chains?

Is there a smarter way to achieve the same result as the one from the following MWE: 1) by using some kind of loop instead of hand typing every node, 2) by drawing the arrows with tikz instead of ...
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Naming Externalized Images via MD5 Sum

I have a large presentation with over 200 figures (mainly created through stepping through each image). I'm using the external library to cache the results to great effect. Each figure is cached in ...
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Tikz axis border on top, grids below

Is there an easy way to place the border box of a tikz graph on top, while keeping the grid lines behind data lines? \begin{axis}[axis on top] The above puts the border, x grid lines, and y grid ...
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Centering group plot figure

Can anyone show me how to center this group plot? I've tried every trick in the tex.stackexchange book of similar posts (e.g., How to center large figures in LaTeX and how to fix short justified ...
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Remove clk signal from wave environment

How do I remove the clk signal in the wave environment? I still want to keep alle the help lines (i.e. the t0, t1, etc.) Here's the code: \documentclass[11pt]{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How do I get \pgfmathparse to create value rounded to one decimal place?

I'm trying to place a grid over an image to help me place other object where I want on the image. But, I'm having difficulty getting tikz to show coordinates as I wish. Here's my MWE: ...
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TikZ/pgfplots: how can I generate a figure like this one?

What's the easiest way to produce a figure like this one? The curve is meant to look wiggly and random, and always non-increasing, except for the jumps up. I have tried using decorations with random ...
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Shading inside a triangle when the coordinates of one vertex are calculated by TikZ

The following code instructs TikZ to draw a right triangle and to put a grid on the Cartesian plane. I would like to make two modifications to it. I want the inside of the triangle to be "colored" ...
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TikZ decoration to draw a winding or twisting ribbon

I enjoy TikZ styles and decorations a lot, but I still dabble with them. I know how to draw ribbons with a style, if they aren't meant to twist. But I'd like to define a style that has a twist of the ...
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Labeling non axis parallel braces in tikz

Given two points, the following code draws a brace connecting them and labels it. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,decorations.pathreplacing} \begin{document} ...
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plotting a function with smooth curves

I am trying to plot the following function The issue is I do not know what is the best setting for the coordinates. I tried different coordinates with no success. Here is my code: ...