{tikz-styles} are predefined sets of options that organize how graphics elements are drawn. It is thus possible to program specific styles and reuse the styles on different objects. The {tikz-styles} tag can be used in parallel with {tikz-pgf}.

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Tikz \draw as part of style (Drawing something inside each node of certain type)

I'm currently learning how to use Tikz and was looking into drawing automata (specifically Simulink-like state models). Currently, I'm making a style that should reduce my efforts to a minimum when ...
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How to get an arc to sit exactly on a circle?

I have created the following figure: With this segment: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} ...
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How to set node on line on a different layer than line?

Is it possible to declare, that node on lines are on the main layer regardless that lines are in background layer? For example: With the following MWE: ...
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Define text color for all tikz nodes of a particular type

I want a particular node type in tikz to have a specific text color. Currently, I have defined a macro for text color. But I need to keep using that macro at every node. Is not there a better ...
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Draw matrix with specific style in TikZ

I'm wondering how could I draw a matrix like that: I know how to draw a simple matrix: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix, ...
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Orthogonal shift of a line

I want to shift a line by some amount in some direction. Here the direction is fixed, orthogonal to the line. One difficulty is that the line should be drawn like it would be at the origin position. ...
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I want Tikz template for taxonomy Tree like the below mentioned image.

I could not find any Tikz template to fit in the same amount data like the below image. I did not get the same kind of template also. Am trying to find if there is any other alternative or same kind ...
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TikZ: specify label position in edge style

I am writing many small graphs, using TikZ's graphs library, which often include loops. I do not like the way the default loop left or loop right options look, so I have made my own style, called ll ...
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How to fill an area with fading color?

I want to fill an area on a x--y plane with fading color, but have no idea how to do it. I know how to fill shapes with color, but not how to do it when the area is not a well defined shape. Let me ...
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how to join lines in a diagram using tikz?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows,positioning,shapes,arrows,decorations.markings,arrows.meta} \tikzset{ box/.style={draw,fill=white,rectangle,minimum ...
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Adjusting Text Vertical Space between lines in Tikz

I have this flowchart and the preamble is set to add a vertical space between lines and when I compiled this flowchart it follwed the preamble i guess. how can I adjust the vertical spaces of lines ...
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Why does \ifnum not work inside of TikZ style definitions?

I'm trying to write some conditional TikZ styles. This has been tried here before, but I think never in a completely satisfying way. My try is this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Options for tikzcd

I like to pass options for a specific column (or row) in a tikzcd diagram. The obvious choice column x/.style=... does not work. I think the problem is connected with the hierarchy of styles. Code: ...
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Tikz “none at all” style

I'm creating a customisable TikZ pic where I want to enable or disable certain parts of it (e.g. some labels). Is there a style that I can pass to a node, pic, path or so that doesn't visibly draw it? ...
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TikZ mdframed environment: close box at end of page and continue on next

I used the Excursus environment as a template to create my own box like this: \usepackage[style=1,leftmargin=0pt,rightmargin=0pt,framemethod=TikZ]{mdframed} \newenvironment{boxtype1}{% ...
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Creating a First Derivative and Second Derivative test

recently I've been trying to create a first and second derivative test showing critical points and increase/decrease/concavity. I've gone this far: \usepackage{tkz-tab} \begin{document} ...
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draw pair of scissors in tikz [closed]

Is there someone who can help me to draw a pair of scissors in latex? The picture below is good enough. I have no problem with constructing the rings, but I don't know how to make the "body"? I have ...
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Homework Problem Sheet Template

Could someone make this picture of Homework Problem Sheet Template in sample code in LaTeX with the same font size by the way i already add tow pictures in the front of document to make it more cute ...
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Chapter Opener in both Right and Left Side

I would like to get the below chapter opener with back-end Image in my LaTeX file. 1) BackEnd Image 2) Front End Chapter Number and Chapter Title. 3) Yellow Color box is backend and what you will ...
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mdframed top box fixing using tikz

How do get the top box value in 1-3 and 3(1/2) in mdframed. Please refer screenshot below: ![enter image description here][1] my MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tikz]{mdframed} ...
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Tikz: How can I produce a curved line like this?

p1 and p2 are points given by their x and y coordinates. The line must have this left to right direction. I have no idea how I can do this, I tried using something like \draw [dashed] plot [smooth, ...
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tikz: Different styles across a line

I need to have a line partially dotted. I have accomplished it with an horizontal line, by inserting a node to delete that part of the line and then drawing a new line. However, for bended lines I ...
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Colouring one side of a rectangle defined by \draw

I create a rectangle like this: \draw (2,2) -- (2,4) -- (6,4) -- (6,2) -- (2,2); I would like to give the red colour to the side defined by points (2,2) and (2,4). I tried doing \draw [red] (2,2) ...
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Macros/encapsulation in TIKZ

I'm considering starting to use TIKZ, and trying to figure out if it will do what I want, and how. I have a large document with many pictures of Bezier curves. For each of these, I'd like to draw the ...
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Styling TikZ graph

I have created a TikZ graph, like this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[->,node distance=2cm] \node ...
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Setting \tikzstyle inside \foreach

I am building a tree structure in tikz and am following this texample, which suggests adding styles for the children according to their depth in the tree (first, second and so on). The purpose is that ...
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drawing a 2D-plane

i need to draw this plane, but i don't know how can anyone help me? its important i need it in my master report. i try to use this from an old example to start with but it didn't work ...
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labeling edges in tikz using boxes

I'm creating labels for edges by manually creating a node and placing it in the center of the edge. Is there a cleaner way to do it? Also I would like to have the edge invisible inside the label. ...
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Filter tikz node text through macro

I would like to make a node style that "filters" the node's label (text) through a command, i.e. replace the node text with a macro, with the original node text passed as an argument to that macro. ...
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How can I draw the following diagram?

Please, How can I draw these diagrams using TiKZ ? r = r_{0} e^{bt}, \theta= bt x= R cos wt, y=R sin wt, z=hwt
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Expansion Issues When Passing TikZ Styles to Macro Created by Macro

I'm struggling (again) with expansions. This time I have a generic function \misdirection that creates a TikZ environment subject to a few options. Then, I create a macro \freezeStyle that creates a ...
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Tikz - dynamic letter

I've got the task, to create a pattern for a letter or something else. It must have a perspective view like in this example So I think I've just managed to create something that looks nearly ...
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TikZ: How to spread out nodes/shapes FBD?

Basically I'm trying to make a free body diagram with one main diagram and 2 separate force diagrams for ease of viewing and analysis. However, the two separate ones keep on overlapping on top of the ...
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How to draw integrator block with Tikz?

Is it possible to draw this shape in Tikz? It is an integrator block in a block diagram.
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How can I customize this chapter heading like so? [closed]

I want to add the word chapitre (french for chapter) on top of the grey rectangle, as in the image below. How can I do that?
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How can I draw arrows within a listing to explain positional association?

I need nice drawing in lstlisting C/C++ code. I'm trying to make something like this This is what i have made so far \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{listingsutf8} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Tikz coordinates scaled to image size

Is there anyway to specify coordinates relative to the image size ? Consider for example the following code : \begin{tikzpicture} \node [inner sep=0pt,above right] ...
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How to plot a graph from its adjacency matrix and coordinates of vertices?

A similar question is here. If we give all the data of the vertices's coordinates and the graph's adjacency matrix, how to plot it with tikz, pstrick or other tool in tex? here are the data of ...
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decorating with tkz-berge

In my continuing quest to draw circles and lines willy-nilly, I've made the following use of tkz-berge: \documentclass[11pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-berge} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,snakes,mindmap} ...
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problems with ellipse TikZ

I'm working on a mac, I use the package TikZ and it works. But I have problems when I want use ellipse or diamond ex : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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How can a style applied to a given node be inherited by all descendants of that node?

I'm using the graphs TikZ library to draw directed acyclic graphs. When I apply a particular style to a given node, I would like that style to be inherited by all descendants of the node in question. ...
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Nodes inside nodes and connect them

I am trying to draw multiple nodes inside nodes and connect the outer ones to create a flowchart. Since Im new to Tikz I used examples and tried to manipulate them for my issue. If there is a way to ...
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How to draw a system architecture with databases and shadows?

My goal is to draw a complex system architecture. Some approaches to do it are here How to draw a layered architecture using Latex? This approach http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/102669/44348 seems to ...
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braces marks with \framed & \tikz

I'm trying to mark some paragraphs with boxes, braces, brackets or parentheses coupled with notes in margin… My first test was using \makebox & minipage according to this discussion as you can see ...
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Nested rectangles with different widths

The following code \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \path [style={draw}] (0,0) rectangle (4,1); \path [style={draw}] (0,1) rectangle (4,2); ...
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drawing a plane and orthonormal system using tikz

I want to draw the following image and i face problems especially in the plane on the left : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[thick,->] (52,0) -- ...
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Drawing a figure with concentric circles with text and shading

I am trying to draw the below given figure. Please help me to plot it in Tikz. I am only able to plot concentric circles. . I would like to have different colors in between different circles. Also, ...
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Example from tutorial does not work: problem with edge style in graph

I tried an example from the TikZ tutorial: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} %\usepackage{pgfsys} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} %\usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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How can I draw nested shape, one on top another

For example, I want to draw a green rectangle with some black circles along the central horizontal axis of it. My main problem is how to let the circles appear on top of the rectangle.
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defining Style of flowchart tikz

I have been trying to define styles to make a good block flowchart in TikZ package, but I'm not very good at it, could you make one with a combination of blue, cyan and green? I need to describe the ...