TikZ is a higher-level drawing language built on top of the PGF graphics framework. For questions specifically about the PGF layer use {pgf-core} instead. Both tags are possible on the same question. The tag {diagrams} is also compatible with this tag.

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How to define a tikzstyle using append after command?

I am trying to define a style to help my pupils understand the resolution of equations. Nevertheless, I have two problems : 1 : I cannot make arrows of grey color between the steps of the resolution. ...
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tikzexternalize in TeXMaker doesn't work

I'm having some troubles while compiling my thesis with the tikz externalize feature in Texmaker. I created the user command: "D:/laTex/texlive2014/bin/win32/pdflatex.exe" -synctex=1 ...
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Captioning my tikzpicture using figure environment causes issues

If I remove the figure environment this code works perfectly fine. Unfortunately, I am not able to put a caption on this figure. \begin{center} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Scatterplot from table with markers set by meta column value

My input data is a txt file with a number of columns and rows. The last column value is always an integer taking a value of 0, 1, 2, or 3. I need a scatterplot which has a different marker depending ...
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TeXstudio and TikZ

Can someone please run me through the steps to install the TikZ package on TeXstudio? I have been struggling for hours but just can’t seem to get it installed so that I can use it. Thank you in ...
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Rotate and clip shading in TikZ

I'm trying to produce a copy of the right hand side of this picture using TikZ shadings. I thought it would be a simple task but it has proven itself difficult (at least for me). First I couldn't ...
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Flowchart + Tikz

Would like to include PRISMA flowchart in my study and I might need help on setting up my tikzpicture commands. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks
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Customize a section title with Tikz

I am trying to get this kind of result with tikz. However I don' have any idea how to align the text with the bottom of the rectangles or how to anchor the 2nd rectangle with the line of the title ...
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PGF/TikZ Draw the border of a shape inside it

I want to draw a thick border for a shape (let's say a square) inside it and not on its center, like shown in the image. I am interested in obtaining the second case. Unfortunately I cannot find any ...
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How to place a section heading inside tikz figure using titlesec and the runin option

I am currently workin on a big tikz figure and I want to place a section heading inside a box, which leads to a problem. A minimal example is here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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TikZ - Is it possible to draw a line over the whole page [duplicate]

I want to create/draw a front page of a document and therefore I want to draw a line from one corner of the Page to another. Ok in the final version I want to implement some control points. But up ...
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Pgfplots: Transpose headrow as first column in: confusion matrix with colormaps / heatmaps

My question builds on code from this question: original question/answer What I am trying to achieve: I want to use pgfplots to build a table, where the header row is automatically added as first ...
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How to generate n points over a circumference and choose label and color

I would like to place n points over a circumference like Figure 3 of this file. I'd choose the label to be assigned to each vertex and color and I'd like to have the code in TikZ-pgf.
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A drawing for a trigonometric Identity (using the let-in syntax.)

I have the display for showing the identities for the sine and cosine of a difference of two numbers. It is drawn exactly as I want. I want to know why the following two commands do not draw the ...
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Connect Tikz nodes via two parallel arrows

I am just starting to learn using Tikz and am a little lost within its seemingly infinite amount of options and possibilities. What I am trying to do is visualize a few Matlab function interaction ...
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TikZ: how to draw a diamond child

I neew to draw an "easy" flowchart. I would do that, using che child statement. I've used (as example) an example found here. I've m odified it, that is the code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Processing list of values in key argument for tikz plot

I want to pass a list of two values as a key argument and be able to access and use them arbitrarily in a command defined by myself. For example I want a command for plotting an arc of a circle with ...
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TiKz externalization ignoring scale

I want to use a TikZ picture (an Eiffel tower but it does not matter) a lots of times in the same document, but with different sizes and different colors. The first option could have been to define a ...
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Tree diagram with boxes and arrows

Good day everyone here at TeX.SX. I have been troubled with the following task; I need to create some sort of tree diagram that resembles the accompanied image. I am providing a MWE. ...
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Scaling tikz graph when pgfplots is loaded

This question is related to: tikz: Scaling the unscalable — issues with a TikZ graph I'm using the suggested modification from the linked answer to scale tikz graphs. However, I'm also including ...
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How can you put multicolor backgrounds in a table entry?

I'm wondering if these is a simple way shade an entry in a table with multiple background colors. Image attached shows between 0-3 colors per table item entry.
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Tikz, Grid numbering, repeating structures

I am doing this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz,amsmath} \usetikzlibrary{arrows}% \usepackage[np,autolanguage]{numprint} \begin{document} ...
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How can I add an underbrace in this TikZ picture matrix of maths nodes?

I have the current tikz picture and would like to add a underbrace between the 2nd and 3rd row at the location unidentified by the 2 arrows pointing down. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Beamer, TikZ and step by step colored figure ending in PGF Math Error (divide by 0)

I'm new to TikZ, and I'm trying to "animate" successive reading of values on the curve representing a mathematical function. The point is to achieve step by step visual enhancement to focus the care ...
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Replacing a single arrow in TikZ replaces all arrows

How may we replace the right arrow with inclusion arrow while keeping the bottom arrow straight? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,arrows,decorations.pathmorphing} ...
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How to globally change edge properties using TikZ?

If I want to change all edge properties (to e.g. rounded edges instead of mitered edges) in a tikz picture (picture globally), I can do so as follows: \begin{tikzpicture}[line join=round] This ...
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Listings and verbatim-like environments in a tikz node using newcommand

I have seen answers to this question floating around but none of them appeared to solve the problem. I want to be able to throw a code block into an already defined tikzpicture. So I attempted to ...
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Getting errors in the “graph” code using tikz

I've copied a code snippet from http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/tkz-berge/ in order to see if I get it to run smoothly. I can not. Below is the snippet I've used: \documentclass[]{article} ...
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Assistance fixing this drawing of interlocking tori using sketch/tikz

I am trying to draw an interlocking tori like this one: For this I have been looking for the web for similar images and then have tried to modify the code. So far I got to this: def torus { ...
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How to get xstring methods variables work with pgfmacros and vice versa in all situations?

I am trying to draw simple graph with my command: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xstring} \usepackage{float} \begin{document} \newcommand{\lT}[4]{ \draw[line cap=round, line ...
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How do I trisect an angle using tkz-euclide?

Using the \tkzDefLine[bisector](A,B,C) command in tkz-euclide, you can bisect an angle. How can I cut an angle in three or more equal parts?
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Add plot to node in Tikz matrix

Using the code at the end, I was able to create this image. I would like to add a plot (I'm plotting kernel densities) to each of the nodes on the edge, and move their labels below the plot, ...
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Why are objects not horizontally aligned when using rotation?

This is my code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \def\magnet at (#1,#2,#3){\draw [rotate=#3] (#1,#2) ellipse (0.8 and 0.4) node at (#1-0.4,#2) {N} ...
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Undefined control sequence error when using tikz-uml package in LaTeX

I am trying to build a simple UML diagram in LaTeX using a tikz-uml package. I am failing when using \umlinherit command. My code and an error message are below, thank you for any ideas! ...
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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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Trees with only leaves in TikZ

Following Roel's answer to How to write a tree with no (visible) root with TikZ? I attempted to visualise my Huffman-Code for "Tennessee", but it didn't turn out as I expected: My MWE: ...
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Absolute positions of text over a tikz image

I'm trying to create a composite figure in Latex, by layering two images (pngs) on top of each other with a text label added. Sadly, this seem surprisingly difficult to achieve in LaTeX. I tried the ...
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horizontally align group of nodes with respect to coordinate

I have one node (or rather, a coordinate) and a couple of nodes which are aligned in one "row" (via right=of, left=of). They are aligned below each other (via below right=of), \documentclass{article} ...
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Font size in PGFPlots Minipage

I am using this guide to put concorde tsp solver's vector graphics in LaTeX. I want to show 2 images and a description text right next to them, all side-by-side. I am usign the minipage to do so, but ...
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Generating sequence of SVG images with Tikz/Beamer

I use Tikz and Beamer a lot when creating slides and I was wondering if there was a simple way of using the same framework to generate a sequence of SVG images (or any other format that could be used ...
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How to draw open-close interval in LaTeX

I am using the following commands to have half-open interval in a real line: \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=7] \draw[->, thick] (-0.1,0) -- (1.7,0); \foreach \x/\xtext in ...
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Tkz-berge graphs, equal arrows with unequal subfigures?

In the following MWE (alas, it is not small): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-berge} \textwidth16cm \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzset{VertexStyle/.style = { shape = circle, ...
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How to translate a figure on a path (rollercoaster)

Is it possible to make something like this: The best thing I could do was this: With this code: \documentclass[symmetric,justified,a4paper]{tufte-book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to fill a line one-sided using TikZ?

Usually, when drawing a line in TikZ, 'material' is added to both sides of the line to make it visible. Consider the image below (not sketched using TikZ). If I want to draw a black and rather fat ...
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how to hold previous lines in \multiframe in \tikz?

hi every1 with your previous help I managed to generate a animation of a rotating line using \multiframe within tikzpicture. In the following is a MWE for my animation. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Plot sin(x)/x using TikZ

Something is going wrong here... \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[!h] \centering \resizebox{.5\linewidth}{!}{ ...
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TikZ Text connected with a rectangle

I want to use TikZ to describe/display the user interface of tool. Therefore, I need a text block that is conected to a rectangle with a line (see example below) but I don't know how to connect the ...
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How to multiply string?

\usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xstring} \begin{document} \newcommand{\nG}[3]{ \node[opacity = 0, text opacity = 1, minimum size = 10mm] at (#1, #2){#3}; } \newcommand{\writeSep}[4]{ \foreach \x in ...
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Tikz : compare x^3 and 2^x * x from x = 0 to 10

I'm far from being an expert in TikZ because I just start using it. I would like to be able to plot this comparison of equations: This plot came from the Wolfram Alpha, which is a very good ...
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Overlap texts or pictures at specific positions above an array

I have a frame which contains a piece of code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{title} \begin{array}{l} int v \\ v ...