Questions tagged [circles]

about the production of circles and circle-like shapes in LaTeX graphic processors.

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A mistake in TikZ manual page 1002/1318: radius must be in place of diameter [closed]

In TikZ manual page 1002/1318, there is an example to create a circular array like this: The problem is the author called the radius of each circle as the diameter. Below is the code: \documentclass{...
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Rotated half a circle in 3D, lines are slightly off in tikzpicture

In the below image, I wanted to show that some 3D shapes, like the cylinder and the sphere are constructed by rotating a planar shape around an axis. The cylinder looks OK but the outline of the ...
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Problem with circle on tikzpicture

I have a problem with this graphic. The circle does not focus on the corresponding number. For example, in the first line you should focus on number one, but the top of the circle just touches it. ...
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Fill between two circles in Tikz with addplot

I want to draw the following graph with specific region filled This is my code, I only get the result right of the x-axis. when I change clip={domain=0:3} to clip={domain=-3:3} it didn't work \begin{...
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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 58 ...
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Creating an rectangular arrangement of filled circles using different colors

For a visualization I have in mind I'd like to create an rectangular arrangement of filled circles using different colors. For example, something like this: + + + + + + + * + + * * + * * * * * * * ...
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Tangent Circles using TikZ

I am trying to use TikZ to draw tangent circles contained in a rectangle, but I have encountered some difficulties. I am also soliciting general feedback on using TikZ better, so I am giving a fair ...
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Angle between two circles

I am trying to recreate this image in LaTeX: So far, I have the following: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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Medium sized circle as a bullet

I am creating a file that mimics one of Google Doc's preselected formats. The one I selected uses a circle with no fill. However, $\circ$ is too small and $\bigcirc$ is too big. I have also attempted ...
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Circledsteps give error “option clash for xcolor”

Consider: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{menukeys} \usepackage{circledsteps} \begin{document} test \end{...
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PGFPLOTS circle radius scaling issue [duplicate]

I'm working on a set of graphs that contain circles drawn at various locations. I'm using the circle command to draw the circles on the graphs, but I'm not able to set the circle radii such that they ...
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Aggregation states in Tikz: draw random circles and connect them randomly

Hey TeX Stackexchange! I have have a problem with a \tikzpicture in my beamer presentation about nuclear fusion. I want to show a graphic with all four aggregation states including plasma as the ...
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circle the numbers in the tabular [duplicate]

I have a question about the tabular. How do you obtain the attached tabular?
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Adding a bounding box to an existing figure

Referring to the post: How to draw Venn diagrams (especially: complements) in LaTeX using the suggested code: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{tikz} \def\firstcircle{(90:1.75cm) circle (2.5cm)} \...
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pdflatex says “Non-PDF special ignored!” trying to draw \circle in picture environment

I have several \circle{}'s in a picture environment that are drawn perfectly when the .tex file is run with latex, and the resulting .dvi is run through dvipdf to produce a .pdf But running the .tex ...
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circles with 32 nodes [closed]

to describe what the diagrams are - there is a larger circle for each step - each larger circle has 32 nodes - the arrows indicate the direction to move the cords i have installed LatTex so what ...
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Is there a way to draw a simple circle or square in plain TeX/LaTeX, without relying on graphics packages?

I need to draw some bullets for a custom list, but what I have now is pgf code. I figured, why load entire pgf package to draw a mere circle (or square) when there must be (don't tell me otherwise, it'...
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How to Draw Ellipses in Tikz with an Axis

I am trying to convert the picture below into Tikz: I tried using the following code as a starting point: \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ xticklabels={,,}, yticklabels={,,}, xlabel=...
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How to draw this circular nodes at desired center?

Here I am drawing circular nodes at (0,0) in my document. I need to draw these nodes at the desired centre. An example at (8,-6.5). Can anyone help me to generate code to draw multiple circular nodes ...
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Trying to draw a circle with nodes

I am trying to draw the following image in Tikz But all I got is I am not able to make it into a perfect circle. The code is \documentclass[tikz,border=2mm]{standalone} \begin{document} \...
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Circle in place of black node in graph

Question: In my graph i want to draw small circles in place of black dots for every points a, b, c, d, e, f and g. further i want to label all these points inside circle. MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{...
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How to circle together certain entries of a matrix?

I am looking for a way to circle together the red entries of the following matrix: $$ \begin{matrix} \textcolor{blue}{[0,1]} & \times & \textcolor{blue}{[0,1]} & \times & \...
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Beamer - Colouring Specific Navigation Circles

I have some frames that are just small increments from previous frames and, as such, I do not wish them to have a distinct navigation circle. I've been able to achieve this by using the method ...
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Make tikz solution with smaller circled number work

I want to have circled numbers in my text and use the TikZ solution posted here. However, I want to make the circles and text a bit smaller so I tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Remove intersect line for one circle using venndiagram2sets

Problem: I wish to remove the intersecting line for circle A (left). Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning} \usepackage{...
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Create intersect for Venn diagram and resize circles to adjust to box size

Problem: Two minor issues which I have not been able to solve. How do I fill the intersection for the second figure (on the right)? How do I create "padding" or more "air" around the circles in each ...
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Draw dashed line with solid and empty circle using tikz

Problem: Trying to get empty circles to work with tikz and add text to the right of the circles. I have not been able to find the correct command for these two issues. Minimal Working Example (MWE): ...
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tikz doesn't fill small figures [closed]

The usual command \draw[fill=<colour>] (<centre coordinate>) circle (<radius>); usually works just fine, however, when the radius is very small, for some reason it doesn't work ...
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Draw a line from the center of a circle to the edge:

I'm trying to draw a circle with some radius vector drawn from the center of the circle to the edge (preferably at 45˚) and then a bunch of smaller circles – all on the xy-axis. I have the following ...
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How to draw with Tikz a chord parallel to AC that passes through a point?

I've drawn the following diagram with Tikz: The code used: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{babel,calc,arrows,shapes.geometric,intersections,through,backgrounds} \...
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Drawing Quarter-Circle

I have drawn a square as shown below. However, I need to draw a quarter-circle inside the square such that the radius of the quarter-circle is 1 and it the center is drawn in the bottom left. Please ...
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Drawing Ellipse and Half-Ellipse in LaTeX

how can I draw some ellipses being "cut" by a half-ellipse like in the image (and also being able to write some labels on the ellipses)? And also, what should I do if I want to have a circle/ellipse ...
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Circle text inside tikz environment

I am trying to circle some numbers inside tikz enviroment. I followed answers for this question: Good way to make \textcircled numbers? And I used this solution, which work excellent inside normal ...
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\circlearound: Misalign of the circle center

I am using the following code, which I found here at StackExchange to draw a circle around some letters: \newcommand\circlearound[1]{% \setbox0=\hbox{#1}% \dimen0\wd0% \divide\dimen0 by 2% \begin{...
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Text hidden with filldraw in circle

I'm trying to learn Tikz and I'm running into some problems with the filldraw methods, circle and text. I want to have a ellipse in the background, with a circle on top, with a text inside the circle. ...
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Circle using tikz and pgfplots package

I have been trying to obtain this Since i am still an amateur at using the tikz package, i started somewhere. This is my bit of code, but all i am obtaining is this \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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How to make an animated circle getting smaller and darker [closed]

How do I make a animated filled circle that gets smaller and changes its color? I'm using the beamer class.
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How to make circles with arrows?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.text,calc,arrows.meta} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (O) at (0,0); \draw (O) circle (2.5); \draw (O) circle (1....
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Fancy progress circle

I would like to make with tikz three progress circles like these + a "Medium level" one wich is half full. I've found this answer (Draw a progress circle around text) but I don't know how to adapt it ...
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How to encircle letters (a-z) with different circle and text colours without tikz?

I need to encircle letters. I am aware of \textcircled{$x$}. However I want to be able to fill the circle with a colour, and also change the colour of text. Specifically, I am looking for something ...
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Generic Symmetric Drawing

I'm trying to prove something and I need a clear drawing to be able to derive the angles and so on. So I thought why not draw it LaTeX ! Okay so my drawing is as such Those are the cases of 8/6 and ...
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Draw circle with nodes and arrows on it

I try to reproduce theses graph, but unfortunately, without success… Here is the Tikz I have produced: \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \usetikzlibrary{bending} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{...
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Paragraph with a colored circle

I would like to put a red circle before the beginning of a paragraph. This code does that effect but there are a lot of errors: \paragraph{{\tikz{\draw[red,fill=red] (0,0) circle (.5ex);}} PARAGRAPH}...
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Circle with points on its boundary and chords between points

I am trying to visualize a perfect matching by drawing a circle with a given even number of points on its boundary and some number chords going between these points so that each point is incident to ...
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Frame around TikZ circle filled with image

I would like to draw a frame around a TikZ circle that is filled with a picture. Importantly, the code should follow the MWE below (if possible), since it is copied from a larger class definition, and ...
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I have a rectangle with four different vertices. How can I put circles on only three of the vertices?

I am really new to coding and have absolutely no idea what I am doing. \begin{tikzpicture}[ mystyle/.style = {draw,shape=circle,fill=blue} ] \def\ngon{4} \node[regular polygon,regular polygon ...
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Fill everything except a circle in the middle of the plot

I need to make several Plots to show convergence. One of those needs to be opaque with a white circle in the middle where alpha is not allowed. In the code you can see what i'm thinking about. The ...
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Plot circles on axis in pgfplots

I'm just getting to grasp with plots and tikzpictures on latex. I can draw lines and functions now and manipulate them how i want, but i need to plot a circle. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ...
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How to unfill an area inside a filled one in tikz

I've searched a bit and tried in different ways but I don't manage to get the area of the inside circle unfilled, or, alternatively, to be able to fill only the area between the two circles. Here is ...
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Placing Nodes Around a Circle

I want to draw e.g. 9,13,17 nodes, evenly, around a circle in TikZ. How do I do this? Then I also want to be able to edit easily the edges between the different nodes (to represent different graphs ...

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