{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: increase arrow head size

Given the Tikz example here http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/double-arrows/ how do I increase the size of the arrow head? I'd like to make it way bigger but, after manipulating the code, I was ...
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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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How to give simple label to each connected component of graph

I have a disconnected graph, with six components. I would like to give some name at the bottom for each component. I would like to represent them with $D_1, D_2 . . .D_6$. Can some one help me out. ...
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TikZ: Create a downward chain of nodes with different heights

I want to create a downward chain of TikZ nodes. Some nodes are rotated and they may differ in height. Consider the output of the MWE below: The horizontal chain adapts to the different widths of ...
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How to get edges after vertices in a graph using TikZ?

The following code is giving me a graph, how to display edges one after the other instead of displaying total graph at a time. \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} [scale=.8,auto=left,every ...
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comma in node name [TikZ]

In my database some objects have name in A,B format, i.e there is comma in between. I wanted to do something like this \node (A,B) {Comma}; \node (x) {normal}; \draw (A,B) -- (x); However, this is ...
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Breakable boxes with Tikz and right and leftmargin

I've found a method to obtain breakable boxes, using polyglossia for arabic, and the Tikz package and I have two problems... 1) the commands leftmargin and rightmargin of Tikz have no effect on the ...
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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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To make one environment flow into another without empty space

I have this design at the moment. However, when you have many of those, they distract much. I propose to have Answer just on the same line with Question like Question 41 Lorem ipsun. Answer 38 ...
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boxed text between pages in arabic, rightmargin with tikz

First, I want to thank the members of the discussion of the message Boxed text between pages which was very interesting for my use, so I got a macro in arabic for my examples (which is ...
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Creating a directed graph with some cosmetic structure

Via utilizing Tikz, I would like to create a graph such as the following : So I would like to have a classical directed graph, where there is some text in each node. Moreover there is a single ...
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Dual axis: yticks scaling [closed]

I have a problem in fixing my y ticks when having a dual axis plot. The ticks on the second plot dont match the grid of the first. Is it possible to rescale the second plot in order to make only one ...
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How to change theme of fancytikzposter

Elena Botoeva has written a new package for creating posters with TikZ. I have already dowloaded the file fancytikzposter sources. I would like to modify file fancytikzposter.sty in order to have ...
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Heaped up tikz figure-how to fix

My problem is: The figure looks ok on Geogebra, but after exporting to Tikz code and importing to LaTex, it is ugly and have some heaped up between point, lines, and the name of the point or line. ...
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Change boxplot style

I'm following this PGFPLOTS manual. At first I was enthusiastic with it. However I'm finding some difficulties on doing even basic things. Now I'm trying to change boxplot style. Up to now I wrote ...
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Fancy Styled Borders in LaTeX

How to draw attractive Borders in LaTeX. A Sample image like this:
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fixing diagram to be a good-looking diagram

i draw this with help of question here notice that draw doesn't looks good-looking diagram could someone fix it i think that's because of the size of the words i can't control them to make it ...
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Relationship diagram

So this is what I would like to have Diagram 1 Diagram 2 Diagram 3 with help of Nico i could draw it like that \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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How to decorate a node with additional paths?

I want to add styles to my nodes that draw additional paths inside of the node. For example (without proper placement of nodes) \node[draw,circle,lVert] {}; \node[draw,circle,lHor] {}; ...
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How can I draw an arrow linking two items in a list?

I know you can use the package tikz to have braces like \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{tikzmark,decorations.pathreplacing,calc} \begin{document} ...
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Is it possible to define abbreviations for coding?

I am using the tikz-timing package to create a timeline since chronosys and chronology wouldn't cooperate and were too limited and archaic-looking to suit my purposes, and moderntimeline unfortunately ...
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How can I add nodes through a TikZ style?

Consider a small example below. I'd like to automate the addition of the label-node along the edge through the use of styles. I've tried the naïve solution of just adding such a necessary node ...
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How to define edges in tikz

When I use absolute position for the edges, I get almost intersecting arrows. Here is my code. Kindly help. \begin{tikzpicture} [ node distance = 2cm and 0.8cm, >=stealth, ...
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Tikz Nodes Positions and Shapes with a General Number of Nodes

My purpose is rather simple: use tikzpictures to draw tables of numbers, where the numbers are drawn inside colored boxes with fancy shapes, with different shapes and colors for different numbers. ...
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Tikz Nodes Order and Shapes with a General Number of Nodes

This is part 2 of Tikz Nodes Positions and Shapes with a General Number of Nodes, a question I was asked to split. Please refer to the code below. In the table below I'd like to: Control the ...
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Using variables to draw a tikz diagram

I am defind my own command to plat a diagram with tikz. Instead of constant values I rather want to pass numbers to my command which determine the height of the bars in my diagram. Problem: I am ...
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Modifying the look of table of contents

How to modify the table of contents to appear similar to this.Alignments are temporary but it should be similar.How do I do it?
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using tikz to draw a flattened polyhedron

I want to create the net of a flattened hexagonal based box. Each side of the box is a slight trapezium (so in 3D the sides will not be perpendicular to the base, but that's not important to the ...
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Designing Magazines in LaTeX [closed]

How to design attractive magazines using LaTeX?Will TikZ be sufficient.What packages to include in the book class
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Choosing styles conditionally in TikZ

I want to create a series of images that visualise a recursion tree as walked on by an algorithm. That means that different styles are applied to nodes depending on the step the algorithm is in, such ...
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Don't do any fills in TikZ

I have a macro that will draw several things in a TikZ picture using some styles I defined, which include fills: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzset{% ...
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Use Case diagrams , UML diagrams and E-R diagrams in LaTeX [duplicate]

Does LaTeX allow to draw Use Case Diagrams, UML Diagrams and E-R Diagrams. How to implement these? What packages to use?
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Correct use of arguments pattern in pgfkeys/append after command in tikz?

I could not find many examples for the correct use of arguments patterns in pgfkes, but I was able to come up with the following: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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PGF’s \foreach can’t replace in [start chain=\here]?

Here in TikZ/PGF, I need two lines of dots to connect them later. – I make those dots with chains in a \foreach loop. But I can’t get the naming to work in the loop. The code below works, but ...
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Tikz How to unset/cancel/disable text width?

I want to style a bunch of nodes using a complex Tikz style generalStyle, defined as \tikzstyle{generalStyle}=[draw,... lots of options here..., text width=50pt] Now, the design of an illustration ...
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How to define a command that could generate similar environments just as \newtheorem does?

It's well known that the LaTeX built-in command \newtheorem could generate a series of the theorem environments that are similar: they share the same theme of layout style but differ in their name and ...
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tikz includegraphics within style

I searching for a solution to define a node style whish includes a png-picture. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{tikzpicture} [ PIC/.style n args = {1} ...
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How to change the color scheme to make this figure more elegant?

Here different colors means different weight of the edge, and the color of the points is arbitrary. The tex code: \documentclass[aps,prl,superscriptaddress]{revtex4} \usepackage{subfigure} ...
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Why doesn't “double” work in the options list of a scope?

An example document: \documentclass[convert={size=320}]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{scope}[line width = 2pt, red] \foreach \x in {1, 2, 3, ...
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Distinction between number and dimension in tikz key-value interface

When declaring shapes, I usually define the desired shape width with: minimum width = <number> <measure units> However, sometimes, I calculate calculate the shape's width separately. In ...
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tikz parameterized circle node with t-lines inside within a tree diagram

I would like to draw a tree diagram consisting of circle nodes with three subparts divided by a t-line (see sample below). Instead of separating every tree node by hand I would like to only specify ...
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set textcolor in tikzstyle

How can I set text color inside tikzstyle? I tried as shown below, but surely that is not the correct thing. I can do it seperately in each node, as shown here, but I want to declare it globally. ...
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Error using tikz/pgf with font=\size (and minimal document class)

I'm having an issue with pgfplots/tikz when trying to change the font size for legends/nodes. Any command that contains "font=\size" fails (for example, "font=\small") with the error "Undefined ...
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Tikz diagram with bold text

I'm trying to make a diagram using Tikz, however I have trouble combining; fixed text widths, centered text and font=[\large,\bf , etc]. When the font command is used the text has a slight offset to ...
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Tikz snake arrows

As suggested by the manual, I use the following code the draw snake lines. I defined a snake arrow/.style, it works perfect when I apply it to a single edge'. But it does not work if I apply it to a ...
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Tikz-timing table dashed vertlines

I'm in a tikztimingtable environment and want to include dashed vertical lines after every period width (the default number/spacing). What I currently have (code below) gives me solid gray lines, but ...
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How to create a tikzstyle for special edges, like transfer and rest arcs?

I need for petri nets some special edges for arcs: Reset arc which has an cross at Place Transfer arc which has an dashed edge from place to place and an snaked edge from transition to dashed ...
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TikZ Self Loops Style Question

I have a question on how to "style" the self loops in my diagram. Here is my preamble: \documentclass[letterpaper]{tufte-handout} % Additional LaTeX Packages \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Is there a better way to display this information? [closed]

I have drawn this picture in tikz. Is there a more visually pleasing and intuitively appealing way of displaying this information? I feel what I have drawn is dull and boring. I have to include more ...
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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 ...