{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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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 ...
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Draw a filled circle at every point of a TikZ plot

Consider the following simple example: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (a) at (0,0); \coordinate (b) at (1,1); \coordinate (c) at (2,0); ...
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Tikz arithmetic progression

I'm trying to do something like that to show a arithmetic progression (using TikZ): Thanks! :D
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exam class : question with circles of same size

Using code mentioned below : i'm able to circle question numbers : \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand*\circled[1]{\tikz[baseline=(char.base)]{ ...
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Preventing argument expansion

TikZ is able to define parametrized styles using arguments like #1. If used in \newcommand or \newenvironment, they mix up with the arguments of the command. The effect is so severe that the following ...
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How to plot blurred curves with PGFPlots?

I'm trying to replicate the following plot with PGFPlots: In this answer, the author plays with opacity when drawing overlapping ellipses. Is it possible to use similar code with arbitrary curves? ...
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PDFLATEX : Cover Page Image with No Margin [duplicate]

I'm creating exam paper using exam class as mentioned below: \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wallpaper} ...
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Is it possible to derive a new style from an existing style?

Is there a convention in TikZ for defining a new style as an extension of an existing style? As it stands, I can do: a/.style = { black, very thin } Then I could extend this style locally ...
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Split circle in tikz unevenly

How can split circle (tikz shape circle) in two parts. However, I would like the split to be uneven i.e. the top part occupy lets say 30% of the area and lower part the rest 70%. Thanks
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tick mark separation

My graphs have two ticks on the x-axis. I'd like to have 3 graphs across a page and include y-axis labels. Right now that wont fit. Is it possible to move the x-tick marks closer together so the ...
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Change filling of TikZ nodes in repeated picture

A diagram drawn with TikZ is used a couple of times and I defined a command for it. In the first picture I want to mark a subset of the nodes by filling them with light gray, and another subset of ...
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Dependent node size in TikZ

I'm producing some control theory flow sheets in TikZ where I have specified the node box size. Since I'm making a lot of these flow sheets, I have set global styles for them, for instance the box ...
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Set a tikz node's contents from a style

In tikz, how can I set a node's contents from a style ? For example, instead of writing this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Arguments for TikZ style

Motivation To put arrows inside of a TikZ path I have defined myself a TikZ style arrow inside. To make it even more portable I want it to take arguments like this \draw[arrow inside={pos = 0.1, end ...
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In tikz is there a way to set a node style to center the center of each node within a given scope

In the following MWE, I know that the commented line works. What I want to know is why the every node/.style approach is not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Use math font for TikZ arrow labels

I am trying to make arrow labels look like they are written in math mode. This is what I have: This is what I want , I tried to use different fonts but without success. This is my code: ...
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unexpected tikz style behaviour

I was doing a figure based on drawing some rectangles which the area represents the relative amount of such element and I encounter two unexpected situations: (1) I decided to go with rectangles to ...
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Notes on Sentences

I have a sentence like this "पठ् + अ + ति" and I want to add some notes like shown in the attached image. Is there a package for such things or I need to work with Tikz. Any reference material or ...