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

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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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Protrusion when draw an angle from two lines

I'm learning how to draw with tikz and trying to draw an angle. I know how to draw an arc with \draw (0,0) circle (start, end, radius); but with an arbitrary angle from two lines, this is too ...
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Perfect labels for minor / major arcs of circle using Tkz-Euclide

In Tkz-Euclide, is there a "built-in" (automatic) way to label the minor or major arc of a circle? For instance, in the following circle, I would like to label the minor arc CD with measure ...
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Drawing an arc tangent to a line

Thanks to a guy in this forum I was able to handle several triangles I had to draw. Now a smaller problem. I did the triangle in the picture, but I just miss the arch tangent to the point. Every time ...
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tikz-3dplot fiiling an area in the image

Using the tikz-3dplot example, as appears HERE, I would like to fill the area between the z-axis and the red arrow. Is there a way of doing it? THANKS!
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How to draw such complicated Markov Chain diagram? [closed]

I am working on a paper which needs such a graph like the following picture. but It seems like very complicated, I have no idea how to draw it easily, my supervisor told me Inkscape or xfig can be ...
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Drawing liaisons (arcs) below text to mark elision

In French, words are not pronounced independently: when two words are adjacent, elision may happen, for instance. How can I draw these bindings below the words in form of little arcs? I'm working ...
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How can I Draw a Surface from a 3D path with an Arc in Asymptote?

I am trying to color the area between Orgin and Arc with path3 arcT=Arc(O, Tl, Tr); path3 surfT = (O--arcT--cycle); draw(surfT); draw(surface(surfT),red); But the Area remains Empty Surface in ...
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Spherical Polar Diagram

I'm trying to recreate (pretty much copy) the Example image with Latex, but I can't really figure out how to draw the xz plane arc and the other arcs. I got it to a certain point, as seen below. ...
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Creating a audio volume dial using tikz

I've managed using this stack exchange info to build the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{geometry} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,calc} \geometry{...
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Completing the loop in tikz

I am trying to complete my cyclic diagram, but my last bit of tikz code reverses my arrow direction and does not complete the diagram. I know that only my last arc is wrong, but I do not know how to ...
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How to turn vector

\begin{tikzpicture}[line cap=round,line join=round,>=triangle 45,x=0.5cm,y=0.5cm] \clip(-0.07329043126526,-0.796492988559363) rectangle (9.967791037095613,9.97807138066155); \draw [->,line width=...
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draw an upside down parabolla

I would like to draw the following figure (rotated 180 degrees--I do not know why it came out upside down) using TikZ: It seems that this should be easy, and I have tried playing with ARC function ...
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Connecting circles clockwise in TikZ

I need this to work with any \n I decide to set in TikZ (because the diagram at this point is undetermined). I don't mind setting margin manually, but no arcs except the one from node 3 to 4 connect ...
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A defined macro works with \draw but not with \fill

I used the \centerarc command provided in this answer to fill a region enclosed by arcs. I have made a slight modification. I have removed the \draw inside the definition and the first parameter. MWE:...
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error with this tikz example

I m getting an error will executing this example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) node[below] {$O$}; \draw (0,0) ...
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Put angle symbol between segments

I'm not sure how to put the angle arc symbol between the segments 'pm' and 'pz' in this figure I'm making: \documentclass[tikz, border=5mm]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Tikz: issue when combining arcs and arrows?

While editing my answer concerning centered arcs with Tikz, I realized that there might be an issue when arrows are created: the piece of arc is slightly distorted. This disappears for "normal" arcs. ...
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Different Arrowheads bend differently (Tikz)

I have stumbled upon some weird behaviour regarding arcs and arrowheads. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usetikzlibrary{arrows....
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How do I mark an angle with multiple arcs?

I have been trying to find a good answer to this question (or a question to match it): I'm trying to give an angle a marking with multiple arcs in the interior, as per the pictures below. I'm not ...
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