is any pre-difined shapes to draw such chart, or I have to use line by line for it? Thanks in advance.enter image description here

  • Looks a good candidate for tikz using foreach loops and pgf arrays.
    – JLDiaz
    Jun 24 '14 at 7:13

EDIT: Adding the latest writing



        % Draw 1st order
        \draw (0,0) to node [pos=0.5, above] {100 C} ++ (4,0);

        % Draw 2nd order
        \foreach \j in {8.1,2.7,-2.7,-8.1}
            \draw [-stealth] (4,0) --++ (1,\j) --++ (4,0);
        \node [above right, align=left] at (6,8.1) {Text 1\\text 2};
        \node [above right, align=left] at (6,2.7) {Text 3\\text 4};
        \node [above right, align=left] at (6,-2.7) {Text 5\\text 6};
        \node [above right, align=left] at (6,-8.1) {Text 7\\text 8};

        % Draw 3rd and 4th orders
        \foreach \j in {8.1,2.7,-2.7,-8.1}
            \draw (9,\j) --++ (4,0);
            \draw (9,\j+2.7) rectangle ++ (6,-5.4);
            \foreach \k in {2,1,-1,-2}
                \draw [-stealth] (13,\j) --++ (1,\k) --++ (6,0);
            % Fatest writing
            \node [right] at (20,\j+2) {Condensate};
            \node [right] at (20,\j+1) {NGL};
            \node [right] at (20,\j-1) {Sales Gas};
            \node [right] at (20,\j-2) {Sour Gas};
        \node [above right] at (15,10.1) {Text 9};
        \node [above right] at (15,9.1) {Text 10};


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Based on the idea I gave in my comment, here is an implementation using pgf arrays and nested loops. It requires PGF 3.0.0, and can serve as a somewhat complex example of use for this new feature.


% The following array defines the numbers and labels
% to appear at each final branch (at the right)
% Note the funny syntax with braces and quotes...
  numbers/Sales gas, 
  foobar/Sour gas"},
  numbers/Sales gas, 
  foobar/Sour gas"},
  numbers/Sales gas, 
  foobar/Sour gas"},
  numbers/Sales gas, 
  foobar/Sour gas"}

% This is the style to format the numbers which appear
% above each branch
   numbers/.style = {above right, font=\small, text width=4cm}

\draw (0,0) -- (3,0) node[above, midway] {100C,};

% Four main branches
\foreach [count=\i from 0] \label   in
  {{M-C-P\\some numbers}, 
   {Benzene\\more numbers},
   {CycC,\\even more numbers}, 
   {C,\\and final numbers}} {
  % Coordinate at which each one of main branches start
  \coordinate (aux) at ($(3,6)+(1,-4*\i)$);
  \draw[->] (3,0) -- (aux) node[numbers] {\label}
        -- +(4,0);
  % Rectangle at the end of each branch
  \draw (aux) ++(4,2) rectangle +(5,-4);
  \draw (aux) ++(4,0) -- +(3,0);

  % Inside the rectangle, four new branches
  \foreach [count=\j from 0] \n/\l in \labels {
    \draw[->] (aux) ++(7,0) -- ++(1,1.5-\j) 
        -- ++(1,0) node[numbers] {\n} -- ++(4,0)
       node[right] {\l};



  • I have error: "line 59 error Missing number, treated as zero }"
    – Alex
    Jun 24 '14 at 8:39
  • 1
    @Alex This code uses some features that require PGF 3.0.0 Your error happens when you are using PGF 2.10. Latest texlive comes with PGF 3.0.0 if you are interested.
    – JLDiaz
    Jun 24 '14 at 8:58

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