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How to draw a curve in tikz? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easy curves in TikZ I want to draw an equivalent of the following pstricks picture with tikz. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{...
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Draw curves and polygons in tikz [duplicate]

I'm a lot confusing in how to draw some pictures using tikz. The firts one is a equilateral (not regular) polygon, like this: And some smooth curves like this: If you can help me, I don't have so ...
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Curve through a sequence of points with Metapost and TikZ

This question led to a new package: hobby I found Metapost best for drawing complex smooth curves (i.e., Bezier, splines), since you do not have to directly specify Bezier control points. ...
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Extract x, y coordinate of an arbitrary point in TikZ

I need a macro to extract the x and y coordinates from an arbitrary point, like (3,4), or like (A), or like ([xshift=-2pt] A.north west), where A is the name of a node. I've seen the solution \...
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How to plot a lattice of points on the surface of a torus?

I am doing a report on the Ising model, without going into the complex details of the model, in its two-dimensional form it involves a lattice of points. Which, when periodic boundary conditions are ...
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Spherical triangles and great circles [duplicate]

I want to draw an image of a non-shaded sphere (just a circular border) with three intersecting great circles that are solid on the visible side and dashed on the back side. Further I want to be able ...
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How to draw spherical geometries with TeX?

I am working in the field of Astrodynamics and have to do many computations using spherical geometry. To visualize some of the concepts I would like to prepare drawings of things like spherical ...
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Implementing a syntax: Smooth curves with specified points and tangents

Note: the following question is similar to the final version of this question, but none of the answers to that question appear to answer my question. Often, I find it desirable to specify a curve by ...
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TikZ: Curve through specified points

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{comment} \usepackage{tikz,pgf} \usetikzlibrary{fit,scopes,calc,matrix,positioning,decorations.pathmorphing} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{...
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Add arrows to a smooth tikz function

Using this answer here I have been able to draw smooth curves using tikz Easy curves in TikZ but I also wanted arrows along my curves, after a bit of fiddling I came up with the following \...
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Structural analysis best package

Which is the best package to draw up structural analysis problems. I need beam or truss, constraints, displacements, springs, loads, thermal actions and so on. Something like this picture: http://...
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Tikz-Draw smooth path to form a spectrum peak

I am using tikz to recreate the following image What I am trying to do is draw an "extended" and "smooth" trapezoidal shape. My code is \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \...
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Generating graphs with smooth edges?

Is there some way to produce these figures using TeX itself preferably using TikZ? If yes, then I would also like to add labels right next to the nodes rather than using a legend. This is a ...
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Recreating the xkcd Movie Narrative Chart

To teach myself TikZ, one of the things I've done is recreate interesting graphs/charts/etc. One of my bigger projects is attempting to recreate the xkcd Movie Narrative Charts comic. Different ...
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tikz - how to bend straight lines in a graph

So I'm trying to plot a graph with routes. I have two questions: How can I bend the lines? I would like the 9->4 to go around node 7. How can I change the names of the nodes? I want node 9 to be ...

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