{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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How to make a rectangle of 3 colors with Tikzstyle and Tcolorbox

I've to write a book in arabic, with a background given by an image with stripes in 2 colours in the margin of the page. I include it in the document without any problem with the package bachground. ...
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How can I set a style in `\forestset` which requires delayed calculations with the results of node walks?

What is the correct way to wrap the specification for the tree below into the my binomial style defined in \forestset and why? The following code works fine: ...
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Labels close to pie chart figures

I am trying to crate two pie charts side by side using tikz. I've found a code in the web that I am adapting, and so far, it seems to work. However, instead of using a separate legend below, I would ...
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tikz label over path flips!

I'm trying to come up with a nice schematic of recursive calls using tikz, but the result is not what I expect as one label is flipped without a reason: The MWE is: ...
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Get x and y labels for tikzpicture

I have plotted a scatter diagram with pgfplots: With this code: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \pgfplotsset{ticks=none} \begin{axis}[ymin=0, ymax=10.5, ...
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How to get line width and inner sep values?

I try to get the values of line widths and node inner sep. How to read such a value form own style (if it will be specified during modifications of the picture) or if it is not specified in this ...
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How to group 2 by 2 style this plot?

I have the following plot that say something about performance: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.12} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[legend ...
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pgfplots - How to specify default line widths for plots and marker?

I would like to specify different default line widths for plots and for markers (like x-marker). For the plot line width, I use: \pgfplotsset{every axis plot/.append style={line width=1pt}} Yet, ...
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How does the angle key from arrows.meta TikZ library work?

The title says it all. How does angle=<angle>:<first dimen> <second dimen> works. More exactly, what do the first length and the second length mean? \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} ...
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How can I make Beamer overlays with TikZ node attributes?

As a follow-up question to Tikz animated figure in Beamer, how can I animate a particular attribute of a node? MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \tikzset{ node ...
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Why does “fill opacity” affect nodes in the same path?

With the following code \documentclass[border=3mm,tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[fill=brown] (0,0) rectangle ++(1,1) node[above right]{B}; \draw[fill=brown, fill ...
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How to draw inside a TikZ node using node style with arguments?

The question is an extension to this question, and is also related to this one. I want to draw a Simulink-style sum block which is basically a circle node with a port in each direction (north, west, ...
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Why are explicitly positioned nodes affected by 'on chain' as a default?

I want to place an X on a connection to show it is impossible. This is the MWE; the full example has a large number of chained nodes, hence the default, even though the MWE has no chained nodes. ...
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Tikzcd styles error

I'm trying to get to grips with using styles in tikz but I'm struggling to work out what is wrong with the following example. The problem is that both 'arrows' should appear simply as lines (like the ...
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Problems plotting histograms as a line graph?

I would like to plot some percentages as a line graph, so I tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=2.12} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Distance between arrows and nodes in tikzcd [closed]

How can I adjust the default distance between arrows and nodes in tikz-cd? I prefer a global solution, but a local solution would also be fine. I think the default distance is a little bit too large ...
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How to plot this histograms as a line graph?

Let's say I have this histogram plot: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ symbolic x coords={a small bar,a medium bar,a large bar}, ...
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Should \tikzset or \tikzstyle be used to define TikZ styles?

The PGF/TikZ manual states in section 12.4 Using Graphic Options, page 120 (v2.10), that TikZ styles can be set using: \tikzset{my style/.style={<tikz options>},...} However, in several ...
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drawing an orthonormal frame with semi circles

Hi, I have a problem in drawing this frame, and with colors, especially using tikz programs or the hobby the program don't compile with hobby. Can anyone help me in drawing this pic? thank you. i ...
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Good way of ignoring \draw, \fill or \node

I know three ways how to "ignore", or at least "hide" something in TikZ using [...] or \tikzset{bla/.style={...}}: [draw=none] (works like charm for \draw, but doesn't work for node contents; ...
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Reproducing picture as shown in the example

\documentclass[landscape,a5paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} % utf8 encoding \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % use T1 fonts \usepackage{amsmath} % nice math symbols \usepackage{bm} % bold ...
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tikz, minipage and positioning problem

I am using tikz and minipage to create a note box inside a description list. The problem I am facing is that I practically do not have any control over the positioning of the minipage and the ...
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Why `fill` covers `append after command` elements?

Next code is just a little example to describe the problem. I would like to add some elements (lines or text) inside a node and I would like to do it through node's .style. I've tried with append ...
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Comprehensive list of TikZ style options?

I'm aware that one can use \tikzstyle{every label}=[...] to apply styles to every label within a tikzpicture; or \tikzset{mystyle/.style={...}} to apply style specs to a specific type of node mystyle ...
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Make axis longer in 3dplot

How can one adjust the length of the axes in a plot made with pgfplots/TikZ without affecting the plot itself?
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A line crossing root-node in tikzpicture

I am facing a little problem. I have a line crossing a root-node.. How to fix it ? \tikzset{ basic/.style = {draw, text width=1.5cm, drop shadow, font=\sffamily, rectangle}, ...
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Fractals in TikZ [closed]

How to draw a shape like below using fractals in tikZ?
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Issue with nodes using tikzstyle

I am having some trouble forming a game tree. My third layer appears to want to connect to the labels of the layer above, rather than the end nodes. Here is an image and the following is what is ...
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Change style of PGFplots 3d box

When making a 3d axis plot by means of PGFplots, one can for instance change the style of the grid with \pgfplotsset{grid style={dashed,gray}} . But when using 3d ...
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Bend arrow decorations in Tikz

This is a follow-up to my recent question Half arrows in graph using TikZ. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,arrows,arrows.meta,bending,decorations.pathreplacing, ...
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How can I style tkz-euclide points?

The tkz-euclide package lets you do things like \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,0){A} \tkzDefPoint(4,0){B} \tkzDefPoint(2,3){C} \tkzDrawPoints(A,B,C) \tkzDrawSegments(A,B B,C C,A) ...
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Reference a node's color by using node name

I am trying to use a node name to reference the node's color. I am not sure if this is even possible. I have a TikZ mindmap: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Drawing figure of a boat with the Tikz-package

I want to draw a simple figure of a boat in LaTex, does anyone know a good way to do that? Is TikZ the best package to use for this? I want it to look similar to the boat in the picture below, which I ...
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Beamer's (implicit) options regarding tikzpictures and shadows

While trying to use the torn page effect in a beamer document, I was confronted to an unexpected problem. If you just take the the code of this answer and compile it, you get: If you just change ...
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how to plot a linear function with TikZ? [duplicate]

I am plotting a simple linear function. The plot looks fine, but I want to extend the function up to x=7. Anyone knows, please how to do that? My code is the following: \usepackage{tikz} %for ...
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Error “Undefined control sequence” when using [remember picture, overlay]

I am using two tikzpicture inside another tikzpicture. I want to draw a arrow from one picture to the other. For that I used [remember picture, overlay] property as shown in the code below. New Code ...
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figure 2 for Crossed Ladders Problem

I'd like to draw triangle like the following: but using the following code which produces: The code must represent the structure of the triangle, like that: ...
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figure 1 for Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like creat report for the solution of that problem http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1124801/crossed-ladders-problem so i need to create some figurs with latex to make solution more ...
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Defining styles that provide nested, parameterized styles with TikZ

I want to draw different kinds of graphs which I want to define using styles. One particular graph has labelled nodes, and I want to be able to attach these labels using a custom key (cn). The ...
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Tikzpicture highlight on matrix in different slides

I am new to latex but I have to make a presentation in university with it (or more I want to do the presentation in LaTeX). But I am struggling with the package tikz. So my first question is ...
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Drawing a circle with an angle using TikZ

I'm trying to re-create this picture using TikZ: I, however, have a very limited understanding of TikZ, and, despite trying to learn how to draw this for an hour or so, have gotten nowhere on my ...
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How to create an edge style in tikz with a crossing in the middle and a label near it?

I wonder how to recreate an edge between nodes in Petri Nets using tikz that would look like this: I played with different options yet cant get it wright. A minimal code sample I am trying to ...
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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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How do i create this graph on latex?

So…i made this graph using paint(!)…and it looks horrible. I have used tikz to create similar graphs but this one seems to be more difficult.
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How to change line style while drawing in Tikz

I'm trying to draw a dotted line from A to B and a straight line from B to C. If I use two draw commands, then there is an obvious break in the line, because I use rounded edges. Just using one draw ...
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Changing Font Size of Node

I am new to TkiZ. I am trying to decrease the font size of a node locally. Tried to read the below (Page 224): http://mirror.utexas.edu/ctan/graphics/pgf/base/doc/pgfmanual.pdf The changes are not ...
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Overruling global node style in matrix

I want to build a matrix of several nodes of different types. In my example there is a matrix containing two "modules" and one "label". For convenience I wanted to use matrix of nodes with ...
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Input/Output Nodes - Specification and Description Language

I am new to TkiZ. I am trying to create the below Input and Output nodes of Specification and Description Language Is there an existing \node or \tikzstyle to achieve the above in the TIKZ ...
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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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How to create a doublecircle in tikz?

I want to create a circle in circle (doublecircle) style like this: . \tikzset{ place/.style={ circle, thick, draw=black!75, fill=white!20, minimum ...