{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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Cross-reference of custom environments created with environ and TikZ package

Problem: I want to create an environment named Example, and the environment has a counter (number within chapter). I want to refer to the counter for illustration just as the table, figure and ...
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TikZ: posticipate execution of type /.code key

I'm trying to create some TikZ keys which allows to easily draw distributed loads on a mechanical structure (or truss). The code I wrote at the moment is: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \...
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tikz library shadows does not accept space

With TikZ library shadows, a space immediately after the curly bracket in drop shadow = { shadow... throws an error. If there is no space after the bracket, there is no error, i.e. drop shadow = {...
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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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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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doubly linked list tikz

I want to draw two doubly linked lists and I know that I can use the tikz package. But I don't know how to. Could anyone show an example code piece for the following doubly linked list? I found some ...
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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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How can I complete this graph?

I am trying to draw a histogram graph using simple tikz codes. Here is my code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,shapes....
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how to draw the complex work flow using tikz 2.0

I wish to draw a complex work flow using tikz 2.0 because I tried to update the tikz to 2.1, there are many problems. The work work flow is described as follows: I have tried to draw it by locating ...
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Small corrections needed for game tree

I've drawn what I would like the result to be: The current game tree looks like this: With the current code: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{book}%{book} \usepackage[a4paper, hmargin={2.5cm, 2.5cm}...
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Italics in LaTeX (e. g. when using Tikz)

\bfseries is for bolding but what is for italics in tikz? Example where italics needed for "Not SP graph". \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1] \tikzstyle{every node}=[draw, circle, fill=white, inner sep=...
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How to draw architecture with tikz

I'm learning tiKz packages for the drawing of charts etc in LaTex but I have to draw an architecture that is quite difficult for me. I need to draw the architecture in the figure below and, in ...
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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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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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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 \usetikzlibrary{shapes....
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Tikz: failure to fill

I've just gotten into the tikz package, and am using tikzpicture to do some work with graphs and complexes on them. I want to be able to fill in certain areas of the graphs. I've found what I want, ...
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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) \end{...
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Problems with flow chart - decision tree

I am creating a decision tree with flow chart in the using the tikz-package. A MWE is as follow: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} ...
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How to draw this smart diagram?

I am drawing a diagram having three major steps say A,B,C. I figured out that Smartdiagram gave a neater look(also colorful),than using Tikz. \smartdiagram[circular diagram:clockwise]{A,B,C} How ...
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Orthogonal shift of a line

I want to shift a line by some amount in some direction. Here the direction is fixed, orthogonal to the line. One difficulty is that the line should be drawn like it would be at the origin position. ...
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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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Off page connector using Tikz

I'm creating a flowchart using TikZ. You can see my code so far below. But now I want to create an off page connector: I don't have a clue how to implement this in my \tikzset. Furthermore I ...
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Game tree needs adjustment

I've created the following game tree: I want it to look like this and I'm stuck: (Apologize in advance for the ugly drawing!) This is my code: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{book}%{book} \...
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Change Tikz style dependent on foreach counter value

I have a recursive macro that relies on a counter within a tikz \foreach loop. What I have not achieved is how to get a tikz style (what I've called fillMod) to be dependent on the counter value (i.e. ...
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Fault tree : problem with anchoring gates

I am trying to modify the Fault tree e.g. from Tikz where the nodes are the objects like gates instead of text boxes, and would even elimiate text boxes from few paths if possible. This is my code so ...
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How to draw a simple angle, two intersecting lines Tikz

I'm trying to get an angle between the negative $y$-axis and the line passing through the origin. How is this done? I've looked at other forums, and the code seems quite complicated; is there not a ...
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How to define a TikZ style for a `matrix of node keys`?

I would like to define a style matrix of node keys such that \input tikz \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \tikzpicture \matrix [matrix of node keys] {red,node contents=a & blue,node contents=b \\}; \...
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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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Still some of the flows missing in the flowchart

I have posted this question few days back but still I can't complete the algortihm. This is the uncompleted work done so far \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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ylabel style when axis y line=right

When I'm using axis y line=right, it appears ylabel style is not applied, as illustrated by this MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.8} \begin{document} \Large ...
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Box around several but different items in an itemize environment

I am trying to highlight, at the end of my slide, several items in a list with a box in something similar as in the method shown in Box around a few items in an itemize environment. The difference ...
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What's going on with this syntax “somename/.style={…}”

I'm finding the following preference loading syntax popping up a lot in the newer packages: From tikz \tikzset{help lines/.style=very thin} From tcolorbox \tcbset{noparskip/.style={before....}} ...
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Greek letters and tikz

I have to insert greek letters in place of V_0 and C_t but nothing seems to work. Any hint? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} % tikzstyle è deprecato: % http://tex....
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Including TikZ file: the key '/tikz/cap' requires a value

I'm trying to include a file with a specific shape (cup) into another TikZ image, in order to use the cup as a "stamp" to draw more complex figure. The file is located in /usr/share/tikzit/shapes/cap....
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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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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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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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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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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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Styling tikz-timing signal lines

I'm using the tikz-timing package and would like to apply either snakes type of styling, or say the double for double lines to signal lines. Consider the example below: \documentclass{article} \...
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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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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 nodes={...
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How to set a default parameter for all edges

Question How do you set all edges in an automaton to have the additional parameter double? This should be easy, but I can't find the solution here or in the tikz/pgf manual or anywhere else. ...
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Tikz: Styling a node to display text on the right of a dot

I am trying to create a LaTeX document using the Tikz library, more particularly an E/R Diagram. I have downloaded the tikz-er2 additional library, but I am having an issue with the display of ...
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How to apply Tikz-styles in a /tabular{} definiton

I'm just starting out with Tikz, and find it amazing - but a bit overwhelming too. So here is an absolute beginners question: I copied this form somebody: % Draw inside tables: % Some options ...
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How can I label forest nodes automatically, adding labels as prefixes to nodes' content exactly once?

I was trying to figure out how you might get forest to label the nodes in a diagram such as the one featured in this question automatically. So, the idea is that: level 0: content of node should be ...
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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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how to wrap text in arrow with tikzset

I refer to web and found some good examples to add fancy arrow, I show my code \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor,colortbl} \definecolor{ForestGreen}{rgb}{0.13, ...
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Tikz “none at all” style

I'm creating a customisable TikZ pic where I want to enable or disable certain parts of it (e.g. some labels). Is there a style that I can pass to a node, pic, path or so that doesn't visibly draw it? ...
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Reuse tikz picture in another tikz picture [duplicate]

I have a TikZ picture \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] \draw (-1,0) arc (180:360:1cm and 0.5cm); \draw[dashed] (-1,0) arc (180:0:1cm and 0.5cm); \draw (0,1) arc (90:270:0.5cm and 1cm); \draw[dashed] (0,...