The cd package for tikz seems to be failing, or missing. I am using Kile in Ubuntu 10.4, and I installed all the tikz-related packages my package manager could find.





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    Welcome to TeX.SX! You can have a look at our starter guide to familiarize yourself further with our format. Have you got the file on your computer?
    – yo'
    Apr 6, 2015 at 19:31
  • @yo' Thanks! No, I can't find the file either...
    – Gale
    Apr 6, 2015 at 19:45
  • @Gale Which version of TikZ are you using? Would the package tikz-cd be feasible for you?
    – LaRiFaRi
    Apr 10, 2015 at 7:21
  • @Gale does your error persist? Have you been able to update your version of TikZ?
    – LaRiFaRi
    Apr 29, 2015 at 13:30

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You need to install the tikz-cd package. It is not directly part of TikZ. Possibly not even part of your Linux package manager. You could get it from CTAN then.

Then, load the tikz-cd package:


But, alternatively, this should work then too:


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