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Sequence of TiKz intersection points [duplicate]

To get intersection points of help lines and a line, I wrote the following code. \documentclass[margin=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,intersections} \begin{document} ...
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What is the meaning of option 'by' in TikZ Intersections

Pg 65 of the PGF Manual, shows different operations with the intersections library in TikZ. But I am not able to understand the code. What is the meaning of the option by here. The explanation given ...
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TikZ - Explain the computation of the determinant of a square matrix of dimension 3

I would like to show the classical trick to calculate the determinant of a square matrix of dimension 3. Here is my very beginning code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...
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Problem with intersections: No shape named intersection-1 is known

When I compile the following code I get the error Package pgf Error: No shape named intersection-1 is known. How can I fix it? \documentclass[tikz,border=5mm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{...
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Transparency and PDF: Wrong Colors (Bug / Feature Request) [closed]

There are some questions regarding rendering problems (color shifts) in Adobe Acrobat Reader when using transparency in tikz and friends or transparent PNGs. The solutions (that work for me so far) ...
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Plot 3d function restricted by non-rectangular area

I am trying to recreate the following figure in tikz However, being a seasoned user I will not ask someone else to recreate the entire figure. However, how would one plot a function u(x,y) restricted ...
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TikZ intersection problem with PWM signal generation

Consider the MWE of a PWM signal generation based on this question. \documentclass[tikz, border=6mm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{intersections} \begin{document} \newcommand{\step}{.25} \begin{...
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How to draw a tangent line to a parametrically defined curve in an arbitrary point (plotted with raw gnuplot option)?

How to draw a tangent line to a parametrically defined curve in an arbitrary point (plotted with raw gnuplot option)? The answer given from here well work for monotonically increasing or decreasing ...
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Tikz \path command - use second intersection

I am aiming to produce the following diagram: Here's an MWE which almost does that: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,intersections,through,backgrounds,matrix,...
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The order of intersections between a line and a circle with \tkzInterLC (tkz-euclide)

There may be two points of intersection between a line and a circle. How can we determine the order of the result given by the macro \tkzInterLC? Here is a simple example. \documentclass{article} \...
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Problem with the order of intersections using 3d tikz library

I would like to obtain intersections between two paths, in a specific order. When these paths are drawn as a 2D picture, everything is fine. But for some reason, when I plot the same figure using ...
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Labeling distinct points of a line and circle using "intersections package"

The following code renders five circles, each circle intersecting one or two other circles, and a line segment PQ. Line segment PQ intersects each circle twice. How do I label the intersection of the ...