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Conflict between babel and TikZ quotes library

The MWE below gives error language@active@arg" has extra }. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,slovene]{babel}% ...
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latex error : I can't find file tikzlibrary [calc,shapes,background]

I have a error when run latex latex error : I can't find file tikzlibrary[calc,shapes,background] Could anyone help me? Thank much!
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Creating TiKz Libraries

How does one go about creating a TiKz library (is it even possible)? Is this a formidable task for a beginner? As a chemical engineer, I would very much like to have a library to create process flow ...
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How to use usetikzlibrary{dsp,chains}

I, i'm trying to draw a block diagram with tikz like discribed the link below http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/fir-filter/ but when i compile the code, i get a text error : I can't find ...
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Install TikZ Knots Library [closed]

I am trying to install the TikZ knots library, but I am having some trouble. My computer is running Mac OS X 10.10.2 with MacTeX (but I don't remember the version/year). spath3 has been downloaded ...
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\usetikzlibrary should be used only in preamble in case of french babel

The compilation of the following MWE (Edit: The babel library is now loaded in the preamble, as needed (thanks to an @egreg's comment), and another one, no matter which one, is loaded after the ...
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Problem with logic gates in shapes.gates.logic tikzlibrary

I've been using the shapes.gates.logic tikzlibrary to draw this logic circuit diagram, and I wondered if There was any way to increase the vertical spacing between the inputs into the gates. You'll ...
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Usage of library advnodes of the tikz-timing package causes “Undefined control sequence”-error

I have a problem with the "advnodes" library of the "tikz-timing" package. The sample code below generates following error message and points to the ".sty"-file of the advnodes-library: Package: ...
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Tikz library math

Following the answer of this question I tried to run the code proposed by Mark in the third "code window". What I obtain is: I can't find file `tikzlibrarymath.code.tex' Runninig the terminal ...
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How to make the (COMPLETE) preamble of a Standalone document available to a `Main Document`?

I am in the process of generating a lot of content for presentations and scripts. The standalone package and documentclass seems to be a very helpful, but I am running into an issue mentioned by Diac ...
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TikZ code no longer compiling

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{expl3} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{ hobby, shapes.geometric, decorations, decorations.shapes, shapes.geometric, ...
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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 ...