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{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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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: my MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tikz]{mdframed} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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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?

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 ...
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position a label closer to a particular box in a flow chart in tikz

I need to position the label No closer to the box check if flag set. What option should I use. \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows} ...
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Node at tip/pinch of brace in Tikz

I'm trying to add some explanatory braces in my graphic, and find myself running into some minor difficulties/inconveniences. [Edit]: After being made aware that the main thrust of the question ...
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TikZ Tree Rectangle around nodes

below you can see my code of a tree besides a table. Now I would like to insert some rectangles and ellipses around the nodes. Can someone show me how I can do this. I tried it but it did not work. ...
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Centering / horizontal alignment of text inside tikz boxes

I am facing a problem with centering the text inside the boxes: \documentclass[a4paper,fontsize=12pt,a4paper,DIV=10,BCOR=10mm,twoside,titlepage=false,openany,pagesize]{scrbook} ...
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How can I draw an ellipse with a rainbow color?

I need to draw a rainbow-colored (hue colormap) ellipse in tikz. Something like this but then in an ellipse shape, and in tikz. I've thought about drawing to ellipses, one with rainbox filling, the ...
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Using TikZ to draw array figures

I am new in LaTeX and even more on TikZ. I want to use TikZ to draw the kind of figure described in the below picture. I looked for some tutorial or particular topics that deals with that but never ...
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Theorem Style Design

I'm trying to design a a theorem style using the code below. However, I would like to be able to write the name of the Theorem right after the phrase. I mean I'd like to have Theorem 1 (First ...
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How do you define a command for use in a tikzpicture environment?

I want to define an environment for the tikzpicture environment which defines tikz specific commands. Here's an abbreviated example for a UML environment which defines a \Class command): ...
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How can I start newpage after using tikz to create page border line?

I have created front page of paper with border line around the paper. But the problem is like the image below. I hope any one can help me. Thank you! \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{fullpage} ...
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Axis tick options, ticks and labels inside axis area

I know the title can be misleading, but I don't know how to put it better. I will correct it when I get better proposals. I try drawing plots from external tables with pgfplots. Alas, the template I ...
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Pgfplots - ugly marks when using dotted or dashed line [duplicate]

Recently I spotted that applying the option dashed or dotted to a plot results in having ugly / distorted marks or marks with dots (when applying dotted) around them. Here is a MWE: ...
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TikZ, arrow, looking for ++++++> style

I'm wondering if it's possible to draw, by \tikzstyle, this style of arrow : +++++>. Thanks, Simon
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tikz: Better raised text effect

If you look carefully at the raised text in this image, you can see that it has two drop shadows: as well as the black one to the southeast of the text, there is a white one to the northwest. I know ...
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Scale dash pattern with line width

I would like to have dash patterns which scale proportionally to the active line width like shown in the following example: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \newdimen\gpdashlength \begin{document} ...
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Beamer with Tikz graphs

Following this question of mine, I now need to make a presentation using Beamer. If you look at the plot below, it has some values on the arrows namely p1, 1-p1, ... I want to put the graph structure ...
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Problem formula with \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage{tikzsymbols} \usepackage{MnSymbol,wasysym}

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \newcounter{conto} \setcounter{conto}{\time} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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setting tikz styles

How do I set labeling styles associated with each style type? For example: (source below) I have an "input" style (medium circle) and a "junction" style (small dot) which I would like to have the ...
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Creating “cylinder with bottom” node shape in TikZ/PGF

How to create custom TikZ node "cylinder with bottom", where hidden line in cylinder bottom is shown using dashed line. Something like the following creation, except node center should be in the ...
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how can I create keys such as “column … to …” for a TikZ matrix

I have a node style I would like to apply to many (but not all) the cells/columns/rows of a matrix of nodes. Currently, for every column or cell that I want the style to apply to, I declare the style ...