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How Can I draw a cube of cubes efficiently? [duplicate]

I've tried to draw a cube made by cubes on each side with TikZ. I mean a 3x3 cube with a little shift between each one. I've looked for an answer but the first hard step is starting with a good way to ...
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Enable rectangle to have a 3-D vision [duplicate]

How to draw a rectangle with 3-D vision, or 3-D rectangle. I also need to fill it with text.
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Contest: Show Off Your Skillz in TeX & Friends [TeX.sx birthday]

Submission Deadline and Voting are over, thank you for participating! Results Academic Gonzalo Medina – 31 Andy – 19 cmhughes – 11 mbork – 6 Other Yiannis Lazarides – 38 szantaii – 20 Ant – 15 ...
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Why should the minimal class be avoided?

In a comment to my answer to Drawing a rectangle along the border of a circle, Peter Grill said that he read that the minimal class should not be used for a Minimal Working Example. I wonder why, and ...
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Need help creating a 3D cube from a 2D set of nodes in TikZ

I'm working on a figure where I need a 3D cube. My plan was to create a 2D set of nodes, then draw the top and right side of the cube, and lastly draw the missing lines. I got this far until I ran ...
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Node shapes in TikZ

I want to draw a block diagram for a software app and I need two shapes which I couldn't find on the Internet. The shapes are a parallelogram and a rectangle with double side margins. One is for data ...
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Is there a way to draw TikZ lines on the “inside” or “outside” of a path?

In this answer, Jake points out The miter option is more "correct" in that it doesn't add new corners to a shape or introduce rounding. In some cases with very sharp angles, the results might ...
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How can I draw a transparent cube in 3D perspective?

I would like to draw a transparent, `flattened cube' in perspective with dotted lines from both vanishing points to each of the vertices of the 3D solid. Is there a PSTricks package for this? It is ...
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How to draw a cube with TikZ where all faces have a distinct color?

For each face, to show a distinct color I guess we have to use opacity, but at this point, this problem seemed out of my hand. Could anyone help me out? My attempt \documentclass{article} \...
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Is it possible to produce data cubes in Latex with reasonable effort?

I want to state from the beginning that this is not supposed to be a “please draw for me” post. I just would like to know if it is possible to produce a data cube similar to this with reasonable ...
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How to draw parallelepiped and cube with LaTeX

How can I draw these solid figures with LaTeX? \begin{tikzpicture} \pgfmathsetmacro{\cubex}{5} \pgfmathsetmacro{\cubey}{1} \pgfmathsetmacro{\cubez}{3} \draw[red,fill=yellow] (0,0,0) -- ++(-\cubex,0,0)...
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How to draw a flow chart?

Could you give me a hint on this one? I’m new to TeX Text from the screenshot Users Ítems Training Set Validation Set Train Test 0 Mask test ratings ...
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creating a fifo symbol with pgfdeclareshape

I'm compiling with: pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-1.40.12 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2011.7.8) pgf 2008/01/15 v2.10 (rcs-revision 1.12) tikz 2010/10/13 v2.10 (rcs-revision 1.76) ...
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Looking for an example of an OLAP cube with dimensions drawn in TikZ

I am looking for an example of a TikZ picture of an OLAP cube with dimension hierarchy. More-less something like this cube: I know how to draw a cube based on What is the easiest way to draw 3D cube ...
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Illustrating Seebeck effect in TikZ

I'm trying to reproduce this image (source) in TikZ. I have these humble beginnings but I'm a little bit daunted by the 3d objects that would be coming next. Could a TikZ wizard advise me on how to ...

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