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What are the new features in TikZ/pgf 3.0?

Since the December 20, 2013, we have new major release of the wonderful TikZ/pgf package: version 3.0.0! 1 Unfortunately, I was not able to find a nice human readable list of changes, that goes to ...
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Color the faces of a graph

I want to modify the image (see code below) by shading in the regions formed by the dashed lines that contain a black dot. The goal is to obtain something like How can I shade these regions? ...
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Adjusting the size of an arrow

I would like to make the width of an arrowhead larger. Is there a simple way to do this without defining a new arrowhead type? For instance, I would like to be able to write something like \draw[->,...
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Drawing a polyline between two nodes in tikz

I am a beginner with tikz and finding the following really difficult to do. I have defined and drawn node1 and node2 in tikz. You can figure it out easily from the picture. What I intend to do is ...
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Changing line thickness of arrow

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[step=1cm,color=gray] (0,0) grid (3,3); \draw[draw=black,solid, -triangle 90,fill=...
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producing embossed tactile graphics with Tikz for a student who is blind

I work at disability services at a university and recently started working with a student who is blind in upper level computer theory, automaton, and programming classes. I learned LaTeX about 3-4 ...
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Changing arrowheads size in pgfplots axes

I need to change the default axes arrowheads size of pgfplots when using the option axis lines=center. Following this answer, I tried this code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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Making the size of the arrow head proportional to the magnitude of a vector field in TikZ

Consider a scaled vector field v = (-x, 2x+y-1) living on the triangle at (0,1), (1,0), and (0,0): \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (A) at (...
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arrow style with arrows.meta library

I'm ready to style arrows using arrows.meta library, though I haven't found any documentation with predefined arrow styles syntax. The only one I know is Stealth: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to draw THICK arrows (shown below in the figure) in tikz?

I want to draw something like this: I am not able to draw this. This is what I have drawn: This is the code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} \...
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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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Basic layout of flow chart in LateX

I created the follow (basic) flow chart: with the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,trees,positioning,arrows,chains,shapes.geometric, decorations....
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TikZ: small circle as an arrow tip

I know that the TikZ Arrow Tip Library (arrows) defines a circle arrow [-o], however this circle is too large for me. Is there any way I can control the size of the circle on the end of line?
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Repositioning and resizing arrow tip on circular (arc) path

I'm working with some graphs, and I'd like to indicate a certain orientation of edges incident on a vertex. With some help I've managed to get this far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Different colours for tikz node frame sides

I have a tabular with and use tikz to create a frame around it. Right now it looks like this: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \tikz\node[draw=black,ultra thick,double=gray,...
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