{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 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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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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How do I define tikz styles with a xkeyval command?

I would like to write a command which allows the user to change tikz styles. My code goes like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,xkeyval} \makeatletter \def\DEFstyle{} ...
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TikZ - I do not know the key … despite correct code (can't define a new style anymore)

I just wanted to define a new style, a very very simple one with align left, text width=6cm but I found out even simpler code won't work. Basically I assume my installation is broken or I run the code ...
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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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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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ChangingTikz Node Style works only once in Beamer

I am trying to change the node style of a Tikz-node twice in Beamer but the second time the change is not done. What needs to be fixed in my MWE to make it work? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Options passed to a path inside insert path style

Is there a way to give to the \path (inside mypath style) the options given to the \draw and \fill commands (ideally, the path should be drawn and red then filled and blue) ? ...
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anchor arrow start position

Attached below is the minimum working example. I would like the arrow to end at the west anchor of the node "operation". I tried anchor and few other possibilities but they don't seem to affect the ...
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Problem about pattern and gradient

I draw a graph using the code below . \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{ shapes.geometric, positioning, fit, calc, patterns } \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Using counter values as part of style name for plots

I figured I should be able to give a bunch of line styles and access them using counters. Sure enough, this works out fine; this document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tikzstyle for 2:1 Mux

Could someone help me with a \tikzstyle for this trapezium block: I tried but look how it looks like: The main problem it is in how to set the text (0 1) in the right place. The code I'm using ...
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whitespace after heading when followed by \begin{tikzpicture}

The first chapter section of a book to use tikz ended up placing a great deal of whitespace after the section heading. I've tried \vspace adjustments, but it changes all the vspaces between \begin ...
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TikZ: remove/override auto option (arrow label positioning) from a defined style

I have a defined style which I am applying to many arrows. Most of the time, I want them to have label nodes positioned using auto, but occasionally I do not. Currently, I simply add auto wherever ...
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Command to set cycle list position?

Is there a command to (re)set the starting point of a cycle list? What I am using now is the cycle list shift command but I end up doing some time consuming calculations and my code is oftenless ...
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TikZ edge thickness causing errors in foreach loop

I'm experiencing some weirdness in making a simple TikZ diagram (a comb-shaped graph with variable number of nodes). The weirdness comes from the style applied to the edge paths. Here's the ...
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flow chart page size issue

I have been doing this since from last month. I want to draw this flow chart using \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} but if I use above configuration (which I want to use) the flow chart does ...
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Removing bounding box of text node (tikz)

When I added some text into my Tikz figure, it also hows the bounding box how can I get rid of it. (I took the example from: TikZ Adding Text) Here is what I've got: \begin{figure} ...
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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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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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How can I set the node size for a TikZ image to be the same for all nodes?

I'm attempting to draw a Kripke structure in TikZ and while I'm successful for the most part, I'm not quite satisfied with the result. Here is my preamble: \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{amsart} % ...
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How to adust the location of the inner component in the Outer component constructed by “fit”?

I use "fit" to make two small rectangles inside a bigger rectangle. And then add some words at the top of the bigger one, which causes a large blank space at the bottom of the bigger rectangle as ...
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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 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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Tikz positioning inside matrix node

I have created a figure for tikz that looks like this: But when I add it inside a matrix node it became like this: Why does this happen? My code for the first is: \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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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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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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Arrow scaling problem. How can I zoom properly a very tiny part of a drawing?

Thanks to this solution, I can draw tangent line to a path. I'd like to zoom a very little part of my drawing. Here it is the code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Define “edge types” for graphs and inheritance?

I'm really new to TikZ (but not to LaTeX) because currently I write an important work in which I want to use some nice scalable graphics. My current state is that I can define node types with ...
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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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Commutative diagram using TeX Writer

I bought an ipad app TeX writer and I am wondering if I can draw a commutative diagram. It includes the packages amslatex revtex4-1 IEEEtran babel cyrillic graphicx color xcolr geometry algorithm2e ...
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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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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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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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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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\xleftrightarrows command in TikZ with arrows matching the LaTeX font

There is the command \xrightarrow that inserts an arrow that extends with the text you put above and/or under it. There is also the command \rightleftarrows (notice the "s" at the end) that display ...
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Making the TikZ drawing(ER Diagram) looking nicer

My ER Diagram is finally complete. But I need help in making it look complete. I need changes in, i) Making the diagram centered to the page ii)Adjusting the node distances (need very badly, not able ...
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Tikz-timing: using an arrow for a vertical line like G (glitch) symbol?

I just asked this question: Does the program counter always have to change (upon an instruction tick)? - Stack Overflow, where I used the following code: % min-timing.tex % pdflatex min-timing.tex ...
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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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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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Style inheritance in TikZ trees

As I read the rule for style inheritance in a tree (pgfmanual 18.4, page 215), the naked [rect] below should mean that the node labeled "empty" be rectangular. But it's not. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Display Database Instance Relationship with TikZ

I'm trying to display all of my corporate database instances and their relationship to each other, so to speak the database links. I found the geometry shape cylinder using TikZ ...
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TikZ - Changing the “z-index” of backgrounds

In the following code, I would like to place the backgrounds under the numbers and not the contrary as it is the case actually. Screenshot Code \documentclass{article} \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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Subnodes in a vector in TikzEdt

I am trying to display two vectors in two differnt nodes, and then, link some elements using arrows. \tikzstyle{line} = [draw, -latex'] \begin{tikzpicture}[node distance = ...