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Second Derivative

I would like to make a function analysis and I'm trying to make a tabular which includes the first and second derivatives and the curve arrow which indicates the monotonicity of my function and I ...
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Easiest way to fill the region defined by a number of paths

I have a number of paths, quad-circles in this case, which intersect to define a complex region in the middle of the graph. How do I fill the A - B - C - D region in the image below? I prefer a ...
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1answer
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Error trying to compile tikzpicture code

Some of my tikzpicture code won't compile anymore. The following code used to compile (2 years ago), but now I get "ABD: EveryShipout initializing macros ! Package pgf Error: No shape named B is ...
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1answer
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Repairing old tkz-2d TIKZ Example

I want use the following TikZ example: TikZ Example Intersecting arcs However, the package tkz-2d has been superseeded by tkz-euclide. It produces numerous errors and the ouput is a little dot. ...
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1answer
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Drawing balls in a rectangle

I am trying to replicate the following figure here and this is what I have so far \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz,tkz-euclide,pgfplots} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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2answers
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Individual value labels in Kiviat Diagram

I'm using the tkz-kiviat package to draw spider graphs and am quite happy with it. I can see how to add a axis label but how can I label the individual values of each node? There doesn't seem to be a ...
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1answer
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How to color numbers in axis?

I want to color the numbers 3 in blue and -1 in green as show in the picture below. My code is this : \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How to draw tangent to two touching circles and marking the points

This question may seem repetitive to many, but as I am very new to Latex, even after reading many posts, could not get to draw what I wanted, so asking. I want to draw as the following. I have ...
8
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1answer
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tkz* commands vs draw/path

I am learning TikZ and am confused about two apparent completely different ways to go about things, although they seem completely compatible and intermixable: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[color=black] ...
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1answer
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Callout pointing at wrong direction

I wonder why my callout pointer is pointing at the wrong direction. It should point towards the coordinate (-2,1). What am I doing wrong here? \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{kpfonts} ...
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vote
1answer
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How can I plot 2 figures around a node using tkz-collection in a single tikz picture?

Usually I can specify a node location relative to location of another node, e.g., using left of and alike \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ... \matrix (first) [left of=arrow, matrix of ...
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4answers
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Best way to draw scaled polygons in tikz

I want to draw pictures like this or this one . It is clear how to do this "manually" with TikZ. However is there a way to do it automatically. I.e. I just want to define the polygon (for ...
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1answer
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Placing a figure inside a multirow table cell

Is it possible to place a figure within a multirow cell? The vertical alignment is ruined. Does it have to do anything with tikz's bounding boxes? The following mwe produces the following result ...
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votes
1answer
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tikz for DAG: give outline and background to labels that are out of the node?

I am using the TikZ and tkz-berge packages to create a direct acyclic graph. I've pasted my code below. I would like the variable labels "variable1", "variable2", etc to have an outline around them ...
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1answer
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conflict tkz-euclide and nag?

Am I doing something wrong and is this meant to happen? %\documentclass{minimal} edit: should not be used \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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2answers
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filled quarter circle

As usual I am typeseting some old exams. I ran into this image shown below I ran into some problems when trying to tikz it up. In the minimal example below I have been able to almost recreate this ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to make this graph look more like I would?

I have this graph, but, to be honest, it doesn't really look like a circle. Do you have any suggestions for making this graph look good and maybe more simply coded? \documentclass{report} ...
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2answers
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tkz-graph : inconsistency between edge and loop

I'm discovering the great package tkz-graph and I experience some trouble-shotting with the loop macro. There some inconsistency — in my opinion — between the loop macro and the edge macro. For ...
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2answers
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tkz-euclide changing labels and size (triangle, inscribed circle)

A friend of me Torbjørn, showed me how to build the image below using tikz with the following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} ...
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Piecewise defined function in tikz or tkz-fct

How to define and plot a piecewise defined function in tikz or tkz-fct? For example consider the function f(x) = 1 for x < 0, x for 0 <= x < 1, cos(x) for x >= 1 Edit: After Torbjørn T.'s ...
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1answer
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Tkz-berge does not respond to node-distance specification

I'm having some issues with the latest version of the tkz-berge package: it seems to be ignoring node-distance specifications. If I compile this file (using example n. 39 from the tkz-berge ...
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3answers
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Label Points in a circle in tikz

Consider the slight modification of the construction from the solution to this question: Variables and basic arithmetics and tikz-euclide \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} ...
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1answer
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Inserting the \markangle on tkz-euclide 1.16c

How do i insert \markangle in tkz-euclid 1.16c? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} \PreviewEnvironment{tikzpicture} \setlength\PreviewBorder{5pt} ...
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1answer
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Migrating from tkz-2d to tkz-euclide

I want to use the example in http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/morleys-triangle/. I changed the tkz-2d into tkz-euclide (as tkz-2d is superseeded by this package), but tkz-euclide doesn't know ...
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1answer
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Scalefnt and tkz

I am trying to scale the font in a tikz picture using the scalefnt (compare this question) package. However for tkz obejects it doesn't work, for example: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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1answer
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AucTeX extension for TikZ

Is there an AucTeX extension which supports the TikZ syntax and that one of the tkz-collection as well? In particular I want thinks like: syntax highlighting proper indentation that ...
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votes
1answer
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Variables and basic arithmetics and tikz-euclide

I want to draw a circle using tkz-euclide and n segments of this circle. Since I want to have n as a basic variable I need to divide in the following example. However it doesn't work, any ideas? ...
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1answer
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tkz-euclide, define points outside of tikzpicture

Is it possible to define points in tkz-euclide outside of the tikzpicture environment? For example I would like to have something like this exercise in elementary geometry: Exercise: Consider the ...
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1answer
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How to install tkz-2d in TeXLive 2010?

How to install tkz-2d in TeXLive 2010? My directory is /usr/local/texlive/2010 but i do not know which folder to place and even how to active.
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2answers
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Tkz-fct Package Error — I can't find file `tikzlibrary'.

I tried to install and use the new Tkz-fct package. The installation was OK, MikTex Package Manager says that I've successfully installed the package but if I try the most easy example from the ...
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1answer
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How to shorten the length of an arrow?

I use tkz-graph.sty from Altermundus. When I make an arrow from vertex A to vertex B, the arrow is too long: it goes from the center of A to the center of B. Can I shorten the arrow on both ends by a ...