{trees} is for questions about drawing or constructing tree {diagrams} (for example, family trees).

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How can we draw a Christmas tree with decorations, using TikZ?

I would like to use TikZ for drawing a christmas tree. Here's a start, I used the lindenmayersystems library for drawing a tree: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Drawing a directory listing a la the tree command in TikZ

Good day everyone - Is there a fast and efficient way to draw directory tree structures (aka depth-indented listings) like the unix's tree command, that is, is there a way to draw the following using ...
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How to draw syntactical trees with parallel leafs for a natural language?

I need to draw syntactical trees for a natural language. The problem is that I need all the leafs to be parallel. How the other nodes are sorted in relation to the other at the same depth is not ...
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I'm getting the error: ! Paragraph ended before \@@label was complete

I've scoured this forum and it looks to me like I'm setting up the tree correctly, but I'm still getting this error, I have \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} in the header. Here is the ...
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Making a (simple) directory tree

I'm trying to make a simple directory tree representation in LaTeX. Something like: spam | +-- ham +-- eggs | +-- more spam +-- dead parrots The tree won't be that long (say, ...
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How can I improve this family tree in TikZ?

To answer a question about how to draw family tree on LaTeX-Community.org, I created an example: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{trees} \begin{document} ...
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Square edges in forest package

I can easily do trees with horizontal (square) edges in tikz-qtree (see MWE). The forest package is however a far superior alternative for my purposes. However, every attempt to do either horizontal ...
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Rounded corners in TikZ trees.

When I use TikZ tree with nodes with rounded corners, the connecting lines do not touch the nodes (near corners) but end where would rectangle end. Is there an easy way around it? ...
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How to automatically draw a graph in LaTeX

clarification: when I say "graph", I mean the computer science term. I want to draw a full binary tree of h height. It means that there's one root with two sons, each son has two sons and so forth. ...
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Typesetting genealogical trees

I looking for a simple way to typeset a genealogical tree in LaTeX. In particular, I'm interested in typesetting a so-called "Ahnentafel", that is a tree that shows me, my parents, my grandparents, ...
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How do I draw a B+ tree in latex?

Is there some way to draw a B+ tree in latex? It would look something like the picture below (ignoring the animations) Animation linked here: http://i.stack.imgur.com/JRcmY.gif Screenshot of the ...
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How to draw up a hierarchical tree diagram for taxonomic classification

Please show me the most simple, elegant code for this: How to do it in other words.
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How to change the level distance in tikz-qtree for one level only?

I am trying to draw a tree for a game theory problem. The problem is that the label p1=0.5 crosses label I. I would like to adjust the level distance of the first level, but the \tikzset{level ...
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Upside-down syntax trees for linguistics with horizontal lines

I know that syntax analysis can be done in Latex using using TikZ, but the tree-structure that produces isn't really used in my country. Here, we mostly use straight lines instead of hierarchy trees. ...
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Understanding forest options when customising trees

This is a follow-up to Gonzalo Medina's answer to this question. The solution offered there includes the following code at the start of the forest environment: edge path={ ...
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TikZ: Re-arranging the hierarchical diagram

I was quite impressed by the solution given by "cfr" for the question posted here. Can you suggest a method to change the two main children (labelled Projection matrix Theory and Reconstruction ...
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Probability Tree-diagram with TikZ

Thanks for helping me out. How can I make the following tree-diagrams? http://www.vias.org/tmdatanaleng/cc_prob_cond_independ.html
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Problem with probability tree

I am trying to make in LaTeX this probability tree: I tried using the tikz package but I keep having some issues. This is the best I got so far (link: ...
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How can I draw simple trees in LaTeX?

I need to draw a tree, and constantly using dotty and including the PNGs is starting to be a pain. Is there a way to get LaTeX to draw it's own trees that doesn't involve learning an entirely new ...
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Using beamer overlays with forest generated trees

I am using the forest package from Sašo Živanović in order to create a wide tree on a beamer slide. Previously, I was using qtree. But due to the easier way of arranging nodes automatically with ...
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Using tikz overlay / remember picture option with forest trees

I want to connect two forest trees with an arrow, in a similar way it is discussed here for plain tikz trees. However, it seems to be impossible to add options to the forest environment in a similar ...
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Is it possible to emulate qtree with forest?

This question was actually asked by Alan Munn in a comment to How do I create a LCM tree diagram?. I repeat (and self-answer) it here because the answer is too long to fit the margin :-) qtree is a ...
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How two connect any arbitrary nodes of tree in tikz

I need to be able to connect any arbitrary nodes in a tree to each other. I am using the tree package in tikz to create my tree. I cannot figure out though how to connect to nodes by let say a draw ...
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How to draw a horizontal tree with branches on the right and left?

I need to draw trees but they should extend (from the root) on both sides. TikZ seems a good solution but do not how to manage it.
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beamer & TikZ: gradually unveil trees

Imagine a simple tree: \begin{tikzpicture} \node {Selbstregulation} [edge from parent fork down] child {node {Kognition}} child {node {Metakognition} child {node {Planung}} ...
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Triangle node with adjustable height

I'm trying to draw AVL trees with TikZ, what I need is: Binary tree with simple circle nodes, and adjustable height triangle (or rectangle) nodes for subtrees, both containing only single ...
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How to create a correctly aligned tree proof in logic with 4 branches, columns of line numbers and justifications?

I'm looking for a way to make a Logic Tree with three columns (line number, tree itself and commentary). I've tried using a tikz matrix, and it worked very well, except when I get more than two ...
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Draw a binary tree using tikz

I'm trying to draw a binary tree using tikz package. If I use only circle, I get a tree. But I want to represent a subtree using a triangle. Now the tree gets uneven. I want to attach the arrows to ...
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How to fix the overlapped nodes with long text, in TikZ. Concept maps

I'd like to get helping from you. I want to have paragraphs in the nodes of the concept map with Tikz, I mean, texts with multiple lines. I have a problem with texts, the nodes are overlapped. Here's ...
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Making mixed trees with and without text-containing nodes

I’m using TikZ to draw linguistic syntax trees where some nodes have textual labels and some nodes don’t. I’d like the branch from a labelless node to continue at the same angle into the right hand ...
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Problem using macros to define tree substructures

Relatively simple problem: I want to use macros to define substructures of a tree. In the following example for illustration, I want to define some children (left and right) to be used several times ...
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How to use Tikz and macros to very efficiently draw recombining binomial trees when taking notes during class

For a class in derivatives pricing I would like to find a way to quickly and efficiently draw recombining binomial trees. The class involved quite a few of those trees and it would be immensely ...
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How do I make trees with straight skeletons or spines?

I'm a new/beginner LaTeX user, and I would like to make syntactic trees with straight spines, somewhat like the ones here: http://tanvirdhaka.blogspot.com/2010/01/phrase-structure-grammar.html Or ...
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Aligning trees built with tikzpicture

I want to align some trees I am creating. I want the root node of all the trees to be on the same line. Currently for each tree I create, the root node of each subsequent tree is on a line after the ...
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Automatic connection of text points in tikz-qtree

I have to draw pictures like the following a lot: I want to use tikz-qtree, since I have a lot of trees and this package simplifies things considerably. Right now I use the following code, since it ...
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Tikz - Marking nodes in a binary tree?

I need help marking nodes in a binary tree. I've tried drawing this using the fitting library in tikz, but the fit would cover other undesired nodes as well. Please help. The code I tried is here ...
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Typesetting Dependency Grammar trees

I try to typeset dependency trees: Is there a package that does this? It should be compatible with xelatex, i.e. not be based on pstricks. I could not find anything with google or on CTAN. If ...
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TikZ-tree: edge-alignment in horizontal org-chart

I'm working on some sort of org-chart/hierarchy-tree and ran into issues with the edge-alignment. As a guideline I used the family-tree-TeXample. See the TeX.sx-dicussion here. However, the text in ...
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How to control spacing in a TikZ tree?

I want to draw a tree and I don't know how to enforce the spacing between them. Some are overlapping. This is my code: \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{every node}=[circle,draw] \node {A} child { node ...
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Drawing a tikz tree above a tikz-dependency tree with same leaves

I would like to achieve the following goal: I have two different kind of trees that I would like to merge : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color,graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to draw a joining line between two picture tikz-pgf

I'am having draw two tree using the tikz-pgf package \begin{frame} \begin{columns}[c] \begin{column}{2cm} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] \tikzstyle{level 1}=[sibling distance=10mm] ...
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LaTeX probability tree

Please could you tell me if the Probability tree posted on 2006-12-14 by Kjell Magne Fauske can be done with three branches instead of just two.
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How to specify left and right node of a tikz-qtree

I'm drawing a binary tree using tikz-qtree. In my binary tree the order of children is important, so I need distinguish which edge is the left one and the right one. In my sample code I can't ...
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Restoring qtree spacing in tikz-qtree

Is it somehow possible to achieve the same node spacing in tikz-qtree as in the original qtree package? Compare the two: qtree: tikz-qtree: The spacing between nodes in one level should be the ...
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AVL Trees in TikZ: draw outside of node

I'm trying to draw an AVL tree with TikZ. I got the basic tree structure covered, but I'm not sure how to draw the balance factor outside of the node (see picture below). Any suggestions?
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Visualizing broad Tikz tree graph

Modules of software I created produce Tikz QTree diagrams for visualisation. The problem is that some trees grow quite broad... Even when I try to massively shrink them by Tikz settings, I cannot ...
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Package pgf Error: No shape named is known

I have encountered a problem Package pgf Error: No shape named is known but, I do not know what's wrong with it and how to fix it? Can anybody help me? My code is as follows: ...
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draw an ellipse into a Tree picture -tikz package

I have draw a tree using tikz package like this \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{level 1}=[sibling distance=40mm] \tikzstyle{level 2}=[sibling distance=20mm] \tikzstyle{level 3}=[sibling ...
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Draw randomized tree in TikZ

I am trying to draw a randomized tree using TikZ, that is, I'm looking for a macro \randtree{NN}{x} that attaches a randomized tree of maximum depth x to a node named NN. The nodes need not be visible ...
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tree list in a table

I would like to put a tree list into a table environment. Smth. like: +--------------------------+---------------------------+-------------+ | Heading 1 | Heading 2 | ...