I know that TikZ provides a mindmapping library. I am wondering if it is possible to insert a *.gif picture instead of writing text inside each child (circle). Any help will be appreciated in advance.

here is the sample:

\tikzset{concept/.append style={fill={none}}}
  \path[mindmap,concept color=black,text=black]
    node[concept] {Motivation}
    [clockwise from=0]
    child[concept color=green!50!black] {
      node[concept] {practical} }
    child[concept color=blue, counterclockwise from=30] {
      node[concept,scale=1.2] {applied} }
    child[concept color=orange, counterclockwise from=60] { 
    node[concept] {theoretical} };

enter image description here

Now instead of "applied", I want to insert a *.gif image.

  • Welcome to TeX.SX! You will most probably get more help, if you include some code in your question. I don't have a pre-written mindmap here to play around with. Please also show, what you have tried. \includegraphics{} for sure.
    – LaRiFaRi
    Jun 19, 2014 at 9:10
  • .gif is not supported
    – Ignasi
    Jun 19, 2014 at 9:24
  • 2
    Convert yourimage.gif to yourimage.png and then \includegraphics{yourimage} instead of applied.
    – JLDiaz
    Jun 19, 2014 at 9:34
  • Thanks, but how can I use .gif with TikZ? Jun 19, 2014 at 9:35
  • 1
    @user2090491 You can't use a .gif: you have to convert to a format that pdfTeX (etc.) support
    – Joseph Wright
    Jun 19, 2014 at 10:04


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