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Tikz: Curved parallel arrow around a circle [duplicate]

I have a simple following code: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[thick] (2,0) circle (1.5cm); \end{tikzpicture}` I would like to create a curved parallel naming arrow around this circle as shown in the ...
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Easy way to draw arc with fixed center but different start and end angles? [duplicate]

I am looking for an easy way to draw an arc that goes e.g. from 45 deg to 90 deg and with 0,0 as center. The arc should start then at (0.707,0.707) and end at (0,1). The common syntax \draw (0,0) ...
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Lengths and coordinates in TikZ arcs [duplicate]

It has always bothered me that it's so hard to draw TikZ arcs by specifying the centre of the arc. Then I thought I have a good workaround by using the TikZ library math. Let's use it to draw an arc ...
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How to draw an arc when the central coordinates are given [duplicate]

I tried the following: \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (A) at (4,5); \draw (A) arc (-30:-150:1); \end{tikzpicture} What this does is that it starts the arc from the coordinate A. Is there any ...
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Draw arc in tikz when center of circle is specified

It would be convenient sometimes to be able to draw an arc in tikz by specifying the center of the corresponding circle its radius the initial/final angle i.e., the "natural" way an arc is defined, ...
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TikZ: Drawing an arc between two coordinates?

I am up with the following: Using the code given at the bottom. Suffice to say, I don't really like the result: I wanted to draw this picture without explicitly calculating the circle and the lines ...
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mysterious margins drawing TikZ arcs

I have found how to draw an arc with a specific node as center. So I drew circles made of 1 to 4 sectors. However, I get additional margin (right and bottom) when I draw with 3 sectors, even if codes ...
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How to extend TikZ drawing commands

I would like to create a carc path macro (centered arc, that acts like circle, without changing the current position) in a way to be able to write : \draw (0,0) carc(30:90:1) carc(30:90:2) carc(30:...
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How to draw a circular and a spiral line between two vectors

I'd like to do the next graph: (Sorry for my terrible draw!) I pretend the red line to be a dashed black spiral line, and I'd like the blue line to be a dashed black circular line. What I've got so ...
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TiKZ drawing routine or function

Say I wanted to define a function in TiKz for drawing an eye: \begin{tikzpicture} %eye \pgfmathsetmacro{\eyeSize}{1} \pgfmathsetmacro{\ex}{0} \pgfmathsetmacro{\ey}{1} \pgfmathsetmacro{\eRot}{-10} \...
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Creating a Falcon's logo

I have been trying to trying to replicate this logo for my team (not to mention in LaTeX ofcourse:-)): So where I am now: \documentclass[11pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots}% ...
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Draw circle segments with TikZ

Jean-Marie gave an answer in a question, including a picture. I want to draw this with TikZ: I can draw the unit circle but I have no clue how to draw this 'triangle'. The straight side is the line ...