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How to install tikz/pgf libraries

I am trying to run a rather simple code using tikz and a pgf library. My simple code is \documentclass{book} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Enhancement of bloques tikz library

I'll let this question open for a few more days if someone posts an interesting answer I came across bloques library for tikz (http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/graphics/pgf/contrib/bloques), found it ...
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Compatibility between Tikzlibrary with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I have a problem using tikzlibrary in XeLaTeX. I have compiled a sample code in pdfLaTeX, and it works. But I can't change my whole document to pdfLaTeX, because I would have problems with fonts: ...
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Why does tikzlibrary change catcodes for certain characters?

I'm trying to put together a library of common exam and homework problems that I use throughout the year. I've gathered quite a collect over the years and was thinking it would be nice to have ...
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What is “\usetikzlibrary”? Shouldn't usepackage tikz just give me everything I need?

I'm new to LaTeX and maybe this has been answered somewhere already. But I don't understand why I have to use the command \usetiklibrary{...}. Why doesn't \usepackage{tikz} give me all the libraries? ...
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Bad segment length evaluation in Tikz l-system

I would like to draw a fractal tree with Tikz lindenmayersystems library. Here is the code I use: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{lindenmayersystems} ...
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Private installation/update of TikZ in Linux

I'd like to make a private installation in Linux of (part of) TikZ, in order to be able to \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} (note that I cannot update my TeX distrubution, which has already a ...
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How to use several angle values in tikz l-system?

I need help on Tikz lindenmayersystem library. In this topic, JLDiaz presented a solution to draw segments of several lengths thanks to the command: \symbol{S}{\pgflsystemstep=0.6\pgflsystemstep} ...
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Drawing a block diagram using tikzlibrary [closed]

I was drawing a block diagram using tikzlibrary. I am adding the code now \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} %for drawing shapes \begin{document} \tikzstyle{line}=[draw,-latex'] ...
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Using TikZ library `external` with images that require multiple compilations

I have a fairly large LaTeX document that requires compiling a number of times (because of a lot of (cross)references, appendices, etc.). Part of this document are a number of TikZ images that require ...
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load tikz library from relative path

I recently externalized some of my often used TikZ commands into a library. This is as simple as writing the commands to a dedicated file and naming it tikzlibraryname.code.tex. Then it can be ...
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How to make a LaTex Library

Its posible to make a library to Latex? I got the principal idea of the library, but really dont know where to start, is there any tutorial (for dummies maybe, im kinda newbie in this) that explain ...
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Is it possible to load a TikZ library locally?

Is it possible to load a TikZ library and make it local to a tikzpicture? I'm writing a long document, and feel like the different TikZ libraries required for different diagrams are "littering" the ...
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Use \usetikzlibrary{quotes} with \MakeOuterQuote{"} from csquots

Is there a way to use (disable) \MakeOuterQuote{"} in tikz while using \usetikzlibrary{quotes}? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} %\MakeOuterQuote{"} %breaks tikz library ...
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Underbrace in Tikz

I'm trying to add an underbrace to a graph in tikz but when i compile run PDFLaTeX and View PDF, the underbrace doesn't look correct. Instead of curling down and inwards at the ends, it goes outwards ...
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Where is shapes.gates.ee.IEC referred to in the pgfmanual?

I'm trying to create my own circuit elements for use with the circuits.ee.IEC TiKZ library, using some methods described (in other contexts) in the pgf manual (page 314, chapter 29.4.9). The first ...