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Strands wrapping cylinders

I want to draw the following figure on TikZ. But I don't know how to draw wrapping strands. I already have a code for the cylinders as: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,reqno,english]{article} \usepackage[...
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How to draw this braid figure?

I would like to draw the following figure in the attachment. I already have a code for the two strands in the picture: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,reqno,english]{article} \usepackage{...
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Complicated Braid

Is it possible to draw a Braid like this? (with dots and vertical strands) I tried to use TikZ braids Package but on the documentation I don't see anything similar to this things. Thanks in advance
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How can one draw the "input-output" forms in a braid?

How would one draw diagrams like these? I wasn't able to find any documentation regarding the closed loops, or cups and caps in the braids package. Reference: Knots and Physics, 4th ed. by Louis ...
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How to Give an Elliptical Border a Braided Effect

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[abs]{overpic} \usepackage{tikz} \definecolor{cadmiumgreen}{rgb}{0.0, 0.42, 0.235} % 0, 107, 60 \definecolor{Gold}{RGB}{228,168,...
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TikZ braids package: drawing the closure of a braid diagram

I've been using the braids package (https://www.ctan.org/pkg/braids) but I have no clue how to draw the closure of a diagram, an example is pictured below on the left. Currently I have the diagram on ...
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Package tikz error: I did not find the tikz library 'braids'

The following is what I have. I tried to draw braids using Latex following the braids package documentation. But I cannot find the tikz library braids. \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{tikz,braids,...
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Braids with (co)evaluation maps

I want to use the Braids package and add to some of its drawings the evaluation or coevaluation maps (I work in a rigid category) Here is my MWE so far \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{...
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Package braids warning

Anyone run into this warning? Package braids Warning: This package was designed using PGF2.10; you are using 3.0.1a. I made sure that I had \usepackage{tikz} before \usepackage{braids}. The actual ...
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Ideas/Help on Drawing Braid Permutations?

I've been using the braids package and it has worked quite well for me. I'm trying to "decorate" the braids that I'm drawing, and since TikZ can often take a lot of time to draw manually, I'...
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Tikz Braids: How to draw Singular Braids (intersections)?

I've been using the TikZ braids package, which works great. Unfortunately, I now need to start drawing singular braids/knots, which I don't think the package handles. These concepts are "less ...
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Limitations of TikZ Braids: Are there alternatives?

I've been using the Tikz braids package which is all nice and great, but it's also limiting in that there seems to be only one way to generate braids. For example, I think a lot of people like to draw ...
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Drawing braid diagrams in Latex, t-angles.sty package

I found this extremely cool package "t-angles.sty" (manual found here) which seems to fit perfectly to what I was looking for. Unfortunately I can't figure out what's the problem in my code. I want ...
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Illustrating permutations as braided group - TiKZ-PGF

I would like to illustrate the permutation group using the braid package in TikZ-PGF, such as this image (from Wikipedia): In fact I would like to illustrate the permutation group for N = 3, which ...
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Pure braid generators with vertical strands

I've been using the braids package (https://www.ctan.org/pkg/braids) to draw braids. In general, it works fine for me, but when it comes to braid combing and other uses of pure braids, I would like to ...
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Defining a new command that automats drawing certain braids inTikZ

I would like to define a new command, braids, that allows me to automatically draw some braid-like paths in tikz. Examples of said paths are for example in the paper "Algebras and Hopf algebras in ...
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How to draw welded braid diagrams using braids package in LaTeX?

I want to draw welded braids (with virtual crossings/weldings) in LaTeX. I am using the TikZ braids package to draw normal braids. But I don't know how to draw welded braids. Notice the difference ...
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