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What's the easiest way to draw the arc defined by three points in TikZ?

An ordered set of three points uniquely defines a circular arc, and I'd like to be able to draw that arc in TikZ. I know about the arc drawing command, which does the job given a radius, two angles, ...
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How to make a hollow node with PointSymbol=o?

\documentclass[12pt,border=5pt]{standalone} \usepackage{newcent,pstricks,pst-eucl,amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture} \psset{PointSymbol=o} \pstGeonode[...
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Pass a 3d coordinate via pgfkeys

I'm using 3dplot to draw in 3D. Now I want to define my own environment, called pose, that is supposed to be used inside a tikzpicture-environment. It should perform a coordinate system tansformation ...
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How to draw dashed arc of a circle behind pyramid?

I am trying to draw like this picture I tried \documentclass[border=2 mm,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-3dplot} \begin{document} \...
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draw line according to other angle

In below example, how can I draw a line through C and satisfy (current D point should be changed) \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,angles,quotes} \...
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How to draw a circle (sphere) passing through four points?

I am trying to draw a circle (sphere) passing through four points B, C, E, F like this picture I tried with tikz-3dplot and my code \documentclass[border=3mm,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fouriernc}...
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2answers
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Tikz intersection without extending the paths till they intersect

The below MWE draws a certain isosceles triangle: \documentclass[tikz, border=1cm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{intersections, positioning} \begin{document}% \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (A) at (...
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Solvent-accessible and -excluded surface

I would like to reproduce this graph in TikZ: I'm not new to TikZ and I can imagine how to draw the lines in green and black, but I cannot imagine how to draw the line in red (which is draw by th ...
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Intersection of a circle and a line “path” (II)

Following this answer, would it also be possible to have similar styles to find the intersection point(s) for cases where the circle is defined in terms of (1) three points; (2) a point and a center? ...
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draw along a path in TikZ

For the image and code below, how can I make the paths from B to X and from X to C fall exactly along the red path that's drawn from B to C? I've managed to find the intersections of the red path and ...
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Drawing Complicated geometry figures in tikz

I want to get this kind of figures in LaTeX: I am pretty sure these were not written manually in tikz, since it would take too much time. How can I draw hard geometry in tikz without needing to spend ...
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Beautiful picture done by tikz

I looked at this beautiful picture for 3 hours, and I would really like to how to this with tikz. If someone have an idea.