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{arc} is about arc drawing in {tikz} or other graphic environments, including {pstricks}

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Designing a curved grating, i.e. a specific dashed arc?

I am trying to recreate this diagramm on tikz: Until now I have managed this: with this code: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{tikzpicture} % Define the radius \def\R{2} ...
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Arching a Shadowed Title

Consider the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[sfdefault]{cabin} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \usepackage{scalefnt} \definecolor{DarkRed}{RGB}{139,0,...
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Easiest way to draw celestial sphere diagrams [duplicate]

I was hoping someone might be able to give some helpful advice. I've seen this question popping up a few times on the forum, but I just find all the answers too complicated and difficult to follow. I ...
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Is there anyway to draw an arc from coordinates of two points, and its width?

First a minimal working sample is as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{intersections}% \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \path (60:2) ++ (0,0) coordinate (A);% \...
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TikZ - replacing arc with ellipse

Although I have figured out how to draw arcs, I haven't had the same luck with ellipses. I was wondering if you could help me with this. Please find the code below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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how to connect start and end of two arcs with rounded corners

This is the mwe; Left side is what I want, but how to connect properly on the right side? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [help lines] (0,0) ...
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TikZ: ellipse-arcs around a center-point with start- and end-angle

Problem in short: The ellipse-arc should lie around Z and should start and end at the brown lines... I want to draw circle-arcs and ellipse-arcs around a center-point. So I use the syntax (TikZ-...
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How to draw three tikz circles that align to the west

I tried to draw three circles aligned together. \documentclass[tikz,border=2mm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{positioning, decorations.text} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[circle, minimum ...
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Tikz - how to draw a circle from one point to another?

In a tikzpicture, I want to draw a circular arc that is almost all of a circle from one point to another. I have the coordinates of the start and end points and the radius I would like, but I do not ...
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Circle in latex

I am completely new to latex. Was trying to make a circle but was not really what I wished to make. Please help and thank you in advance.
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Incorrect positioning node on an arc

I want to positioning a node with label \gamma on an arc, but the way that usually I use produces incorrect positioning: the label is placed too far from the curve that I draw. Here there is my code: \...
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Why arc with angles given by "trig format=rad" gives wrong result?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[trig format=rad,red] (0:1) arc(0:pi:1); \draw[blue] (0:1) arc(0:180:1)...
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Length of an arc diagram in radians

I am trying to create a homework assignment and I want to draw some circles with the radius and angle labeled. The following code can draw a circle with radius 5 and 120 degree angle. \begin{...
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Label the Tikz Arc

I want your help to label the tikz in the below code just the way this answer is labelled. \documentclass[tikz,border=3.14mm]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzset{...
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Tikz arc (angles)

I'm struggling with the proper location of three angles. Here is the picture I want to draw: And here is what I have so far: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{...
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How to make voltage loops inside a circuit and move node label?

I have this circuit below and want to draw voltage loops within the circuit so it is simiarly to the picture at the bottom. I have however seen someone use the arc, but it was not what i hoped for. ...
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How to draw parallel lines using an arc

Does anybody know how to draw the right vertical line parallel to the left vertical line? CODE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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Arrow Tip of rounded arc has no contour

Currently, I'm working on an exploded pie chart with a bended arc indicating the direction of a process. My problem is that the bended arc I used as an arrow has no contour at it's arrow tip. Also, ...
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How to create path that includes arc?

I'm trying to make something like this in one command: I'm doing this via this code: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) circle (1); \fill[blue] plot[smooth, left] coordinates {(1,0) (0,0) (0,1)...
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How to draw an arc in tikz?

I am trying to draw an arc based on How is arc defined in TikZ? \documentclass[tikz,border=5pt]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[thick,font=\sffamily\Large] %\draw[red] (2+0.02*cos(330)...
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Filling between two lines and an arc

I want to fill the space between two lines and an arc with color like in the photo This is the code I wrote: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{...
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Filling surface between a line and an arc in tikz

I have the following figure: And I want the surface A to be filled with color. Here's a my code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz, pgfplots} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usetikzlibrary{...
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tikz: draw arc between two specific points

How can I draw between two specific coordinates? Cord are (1,0) and (5,0) \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1.5cm,top=1cm,headheight=16pt,headsep=0.1in,heightrounded]{geometry} \usepackage{...
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How to Shade Tikz Arc Just as I Did to Circles

I want this arc shaded just like I did to the Circle. \documentclass[border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[font=\small] ...
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Is there a LaTeX symbol with two arcs like \asymp but with opposite order?

\asymp creates )( , horizontally. In a programming language semantics work I see a similar thing but with opposite order: (), again horizontally. Is there a standard LaTeX command for this?
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TikZ arc with extreme angle

In TikZ, I want this curve to bend around the ellipse. But no matter how high I set the angle, it would not bend that far. Is there a way to do it? Minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Arc through three points in Asymptote [duplicate]

How to draw the arc through three points (i.e. arc \widehat{BAC}) in Asymptote? I can draw the circumcircle of a triangle using import olympiad; draw(circumcircle(A,B,C)); but I don't know how to draw ...
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Partial ellipse with arc function does not work properly

I want to draw the two arcs you see in the second picture (Autocad drawing). These two arcs are a portion of these two ellipses, respectively: Ellipse 1: x radius=10.15 y radius=2.15 center=(0,0) ...
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rotating dual-colored circle without changing width or center

I am trying to have 5 circles in a row filled with either darkgray or lightlightgray or half-filled (to indicate skill level on a CV). This all works fine as long as I use rotations of (multiples of) ...
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Recreate Figure

How can I recreate this figure? This is what I have so far: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{scope}[xshift=-12cm] \draw[rounded corners=35pt](...
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Need to place labels in the center of each arc

For the code below the labels are at the base of each arc, I need them to be in the center. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,positioning} \...
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The convex arc and concave arc above letter

I would like to have the convex arc and concave arc above letters as below. The command \texttoptiebar{d} can produce the second "d". Is there any package that produces both arcs?
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TikZ package: coordinate from intersection of arc and line

I've been trying to create a handful of intersections of an arc and lines. Here's my code: \coordinate (A) at (0, 5); \coordinate[label=below:$M$] (B) at (0, 0); \coordinate (C) at (5, 0); \path[name=...
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How to maintain a circular arc with a large arrow?

I want a circular arc with a big arrowhead, but when I do so, it messes up the arc's concentricity: \documentclass[border=2mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc, arrows.meta} \begin{...
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String diagrams for duals with TikZ

I would like to reproduce with TikZ the following diagrams It would be nice to have them rotated of 90 degrees (so to resemble cup and cap symbols). I have searched how to create arches, which ...
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Creating circular sectors of different radius at different angles

Tikz newbie here. How can I draw something like below in tikz. The angles/radius of each sector are fixed but the locations may change. Text/grid are not needed. Here is what I have so far \...
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TikZ Ellipse and Arc Operations Acting Unexpected

I'm trying to draw the arc of an ellipse which is centered at the origin. I'd like it to start drawing at an initial angle of 45 degrees and end at 90 degrees. From this question on this site, there ...
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Creating split ellipse using tikz, arc

I am trying to create an ellipse (split) using tikz and arc command. Semi-major axis a = 5 Semi-minor axis b = 3 Coordinates of various points: O(0,0); A(4.797,0.846); B(0.526,2.983); C(-0.526,2.983);...
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tikz: Applying rounded corners to arcs

It seems that the option rounded corners (especially with larger radii) and arcs in TikZ do not always go well together. In general, the exact same path with rounded corners applied does not exactly ...
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Drawing an elliptic arc using PSTricks

I can't figure out the command for drawing an elliptic arc having vertical radius 2 cm and horizontal radius 5 cm using "PSTricks". I am just a beginniner so please help.
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Drawing an Arc in Tikz, WITHOUT Angles! (Only Two Points) [closed]

I'm curious how you can draw an arc in Tikz, with just an starting point and an ending point. A simple way to do it. No Bezier Curves, and nothing long, a simple command using \draw. Right now I am ...
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Tikz Package: Drawing Arcs on Circles

Source: tikz manual on bu.edu What does \draw (60:5pt) indicate?
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Tikz. How to draw arcs between nodes?

How to draw arcs. How to add the blue arcs in a simple way? Or in a simple line with 3 nodes. I have problem with the final lines \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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tkz-euclide drawing compass-mark like for Arc construction

i would like the arcs to appeared only on points I and J (with dash or not like in the manual example) but not as on the first tex-output. the long lines of circles are not needed. i just would like ...
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Macro-Constants not Working for arc

Code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{float} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.17} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes, arrows.meta, automata, positioning, matrix, calc} \...
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Redefine 'arc' command in tikzpicture

To draw an arc in a tikzpicture, we have the following syntax: \draw (<starting point>) arc (starting angle:ending angle:radius); This definition gives me trouble to draw the arc because I am ...
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Place arcs and random values in tikz

I am making a figure representing a magnetic-core memory. First, I have difficulty in positioning the arcs that represent the electromagnetic currents. I made two tkzfigures and put the second one ...
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Drawing arcs inside a sphere as parallels (or meridians) properly

I got this code: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) circle (3); \draw[dashed] (({3*cos(45)},{3*sin(45)}) arc (0:180:{3*cos(45)} and 0.7); \draw (({3*cos(45)},{3*sin(45)}) arc (0:-180:{3*...
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FBD Angle stopping

This question is based off of the drawing in this link. Code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{float} \usetikzlibrary{calc, patterns, angles, ...
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TikZ: Modify a contour of complex analysis

I would like to modify the black curve in order to include the red dashed line that now is left outside. The arc around the origin should instead be around the red point in the lower-half of the ...
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