Questions tagged [circles]

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

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Good way to make \textcircled numbers?

This question led to a new package: circledsteps I'm trying to make some good-looking numbers in a circle, using the simple command: \textcircled{1} However, the circle is misaligned vertically ...
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How to draw Venn diagrams (especially: complements) in LaTeX

What I am up to is to write some exercises dealing with logical formulas for my students, like: And the students should draw these formulas on Venn diagrams. At the end of the lesson, I really would ...
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Two-column text with circular insert

How does one write on the outside of a circle? I am looking for sample files/packages which imitate a magazine lay-out. Specifically a page with two columns having a circular picture between the two ...
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How to draw a solid colored circle?

I am working on some book writing. For that I need to draw circle filled with red color. I tried \circle but it generate black circle only. How can I fill it with color?
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How to create a Caesar's encryption disk using LaTeX

How can I create a Caesar's encryption disk with LaTeX? I guess, the ultimate solution would take a arbitrary list of letters and calculate the spaces and angles for each letter automatically. So if ...
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tikz: Distribute evenly and randomly circles

I want to fill a part of a picture with more or less evenly and randomly distributed circles which should not overlap. It would be okay if circles are only partly inside the shape. The density should ...
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Draw a progress circle around text

I would like to draw a circle with a border containing two colors. One color should be the base color and the second color should fill up the border up to a certain percentage. For now I am only ...
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Drawing a circle on a non xy-plane with TikZ

Say I'm drawing a 3D picture. Now I would like to draw a circle, perspectively correct, on the yz-plane, but TikZ does not seem to be capable of this. All one can do is drawing circles on the xy-plane....
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How to generate n points on a circumference and connect all of them while having constraints on the image size?

I have to generate a circle that has n points on the circumference that have to be connected with all possible cords. I drew the required picture using Geogebra and tried exporting it as a normal png. ...
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Draw TikZ circles with a specific outer radius

For an archery target I need to draw (and fill) a circle which is e.g. exactly 10cm in diameter including its line. However, when using TikZs circle path command the given radius is the middle of the ...
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TikZ - multi-color double circle node

How do I draw a node with a double circle shape where one circle has a different color than the other circle? A single \node[whatever] {content} would be nice!
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How to make addition symbol inside in a circle? [duplicate]

I need to make + and a dot representing multiplication in a circle. How to do it?
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How to fine tune rotation of text along circular path?

After searching the web and finally coming from here (recreating a logo), I couldn't find an answer to what I am looking for. I want to rotate a text inside a circle and have a full control/fine ...
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How to Draw a Partitioned Circle in TikZ?

I want to draw something like this: I know everything apart from that circle. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,shapes.geometric,arrows,fit,calc,...
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a circular figure with lines behind a disc going off in all directions like a sun

I am trying to draw a square with lines behind a disc going off in all directions. Like a rising sun illustration. There must be better procedures that code this than calculating the coordinates of a ...
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indexed letters inside circles

I'm currently using this code \raisebox{.5pt}{\textcircled{\raisebox{-.9pt} {f}}} to get I'm trying to index the function f inside the box, with say $f_{n}$ but \textcircled doesn't seem to like ...
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How to improve the glowing effect in this figure using TikZ?

I want to improve the glowing effect in the MWE below. As shown in the output there is like a sharp transition between the white circle in the center and the surrounding halo, which does not give the ...
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How can I draw oval circle around a string?

How can I draw oval circle around a string? For example, when I have "1,3,4,6", how can I put them in a circle?
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Progressively filled circles

I'd like to implement icons like those in the figure below to denote, for instance, the level of satisfaction of a certain requirement. I didn't find such icons in any icon pack. I also tried \...
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How do I place nodes around a circle in Tikz?

I'd like to place 17 evenly-spaced nodes around a circle. I am very new to Tikz and am following the Petri nets example in the manual. I would like to do something similar — essentially just ...
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How to draw a half and half colored circle?

I used this answer to create solid circle in a table. I am creating a table that will use a traffic light system to monitor progress. While I am able to product solid circles would it be possible to ...
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Draw a Hasse diagram with circles with 3 sectors

Hello everybody, I am try to draw the Hasse diagram (picture above) but I don't know. Thanks for your help. \documentclass[tikz,12pt]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \fill [gray] ...
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How do I draw a circle around a term in an align* equation?

Here's what my equation looks like; it's in an align* environment: I want to put a circle around $\varepsilon \frac{dL}{d\varepsilon}$ and everything else unchanged. Q: How do I draw a circle ...
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How can I make circle plots?

I have not idea how to call these things, but I just saw a paper with the following figure and I was wondering how one would go about doing it in LaTeX. The closest thing I saw on TeXample.net was ...
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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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How do I do dot inside a letter?

A First Course in Complex Analysis by Matthias Beck, Gerald Marchesi, Dennis Pixton, and Lucas Sabalka Ch9.1 Circle: $C[z_0,R] = |z-z_0| = R$ Disc: $D[z_0,R] = |z-z_0| < R$ Closed Disc: $\...
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How to generate n points over a circumference and choose label and color

I would like to place n points over a circumference like Figure 3 of this file. I'd choose the label to be assigned to each vertex and color and I'd like to have the code in TikZ-pgf.
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Hexagon with exscribed triangle

I am learning tikz now, it is painfully slow, but I am slowly learning. I am trying to reproduce the image below. Here is my code so far. This is basically a rip of from the pgf manual. \...
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Drawing a circle with an angle using TikZ

I'm trying to re-create this picture using TikZ: I, however, have a very limited understanding of TikZ, and, despite trying to learn how to draw this for an hour or so, have gotten nowhere on my own.
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Circled equal with same size as \oplus/\otimes with pdflatex

My question I am trying to make an equal circled of the same size as \oplus or \otimes, etc. I tried to use the solution provided here : How do I put a circle around an operator? However, the ...
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assistance on good handling of text on TikZ paths

I am putting together an ornate logo using TikZ. The logo as it is currently is as follows: I request assistance on handling the lowermost outer text (which reads "UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW"). For the ...
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How to draw tangent to two touching circles and marking the points

This question may seem repetitive to many, but as I am very new to Latex, even after reading many posts, could not get to draw what I wanted, so asking. I want to draw as the following. I have ...
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Drawing lines within circle using TikZ

I'm trying to draw some lines within a circle of arbitrary size. I want to start with one vertical line through the centre of the circle and then add further lines like so: I want to be able to ...
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Want to Draw circle with sector and segment

I am able to draw a simple circle. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usepgflibrary{shapes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (10,0) circle (3cm); \end{tikzpicture} \end{document} ...
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How to make a command for a circled letter to work with all font sizes?

I introduced the following macros \newcommand{\malcev}{\mathop{\text{\textcircled{\scriptsize M}}}\nolimits} \newcommand{\imalcev}{\mathop{\text{\textcircled{\tiny M}}}\nolimits} The code \[ \...
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Color specific sections of three concentric circles

I'm trying to recreate the following image with TikZ: (Please ignore the sections in black, I just messed it up. Some are correct, others not. I'm looking for an generic answer for any case.) I've ...
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How to draw checkmark inside a colored circle in latex?

Referring to this question, how can I draw a checkmark inside a solid circle as shown as a picture? Regards
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How to make a circle the same size as \otimes?

I would like to make a circle the same size as \otimes (but without the \times symbol in it). It seems that \circ is too small, and \bigcirc is too large.
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How can I annotate a figure with lines and circled numbers

I want to replace static image annotations with annotations in LaTeX to have them be all the same size. I always use figures and sometimes subfigures. How would I get the same lines as in the image ...
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Circular sequence diagram (tikz?)

Apologies in advance for the slightly-crappy camera phone picture: I'd like to include some figures like this in something I'm working on. I've just started learning tikz, which seems like it could ...
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How to draw a circle with a triangle in TikZ?

Be sorry that I cannot provide the coordinates of all points, or I can draw the picture. How can I make this figure? Thanks for any help!
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How to divide a circle into 3 parts with text using tikzpicture environment

I would like to draw a circle divided into 3 parts with text inside, same in each of the three parts (in the middle), using tikzpicture environment. Something like: All the circle and its interior ...
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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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Draw circle with three colours in tikz

I would like to have a circle where the circumference is coloured with three different colours, something like the following but a line and with only three colours: I initially tried \...
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Drawing multiple circles on Tikz

I want to draw a unit circle with multiple circles with centred on (cos(x),sin(x)). \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) circle (2cm); \coordinate (a) at (2;10); \draw (a) circle (0.3cm); \end{...
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Circle Font Awesome Icons

I need to circle font awesome icons. Currently, this is how it looks. The code for this is: \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} \faDesktop shubhamrathi.in \faEnvelope hello@shubhamrathi.in \...
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Drawing a rectangle along the border of a circle

I would like to draw a rectangle along the border of a circle. The \draw with the \angle operation might do it, but it is rather cumbersome. I was wondering if there is another more elegant/shorter ...
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How to draw a Caesar Cipher diagram with tikz? [duplicate]

I just tried start rewrite code of circle like this Draw a Clock using tkz-euclide, but I haven't any idea how write frames and arrow over of circle code. I want that show circle code how cipher/...
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big circle in math mode

I want to make a big circle as shown above, so that students can fill up an inequality or equality sign. I tried \fullmoon, but it wasn't big enough. How can I make a big circle?
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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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