Questions tagged [labels]

{labels} is about customizing the labels of {diagrams} and mathematical constructs like {matrices}. For questions about \label or similar commands, use {cross-referencing} instead.

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How do I label different rows or columns of a matrix using braces?

I have a matrix enclosed in brackets [ ] (or (), or {}, or |'s, or ||'s): - a b c d - | e f g h | | i j k l | - m n o p - which I want to label like so: R |---| -- - a b c d -...
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How can I set the TikZ label anchor explicitly?

I want to add a label to a node, but "inside" the node. Something like this: The manual seems to indicate it might be possible, although no actual key is named. The ... anchor point for the label ...
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TikZ: Bend text so that it follows a line

I have two arrows going from a node on the left to a node on the right. Both arrows are slightly bent. I want to label the arrows with text that is bent just like the arrows. This is as far as I've ...
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Show graph of references inside a document

I have quite a lot of labels and references (around 250 labels, 600 references to those) in my document. As I need to re-arrange parts of the document, I'd like to know which labels are referenced ...
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pgfplots using strings *from data table* as x axis labels in bar chart

I've seen some of the other threads on using strings as x axis labels, but nothing that fits my situation. I'm trying to create a bar chart from a CSV file. I can do it so long as everything in the ...
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TikZ set node label position more precisely

This seems like it should be really easy but I can't seem to find it anywhere... I'd like to be able to fine-tune the positioning of a node label. I'm aware of the \node[label=above/below/etc:{label}...
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High level digital design in TikZ

I am very new to TikZ and I have trouble making a diagram similar to the one here: My problems are specifically making MUX to get to inputs which would be on 1/3 and 2/3 of the width. Taking sigma ...
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Creating a bibliography with fixed indention and authoryear labels using biblatex and biber

I am using biblatex and biber with the authoryear styles for my documents. Now I've been asked to format my bibliography like this: It looks like a mixture of the numeric style (labels left of the ...
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How to use “fit” to frame the nodes and labels

I'm using the fit TikZ library to fit a rectangle around two nodes which include labels. However, the rectangle is only fit around the actual nodes, not about their labels: \documentclass{article} \...
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How to place label in middle of line (above and below) with TikZ

\fbox{ \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1,auto=center] \node[circle,fill=gray!20] (n1) at (2,8) {Node A}; \node[circle,fill=gray!20] (n2) at (8,8) {Node B}; \foreach \from/\to in {n1/n2} \draw (\from)...
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Draw dimension of a line as a decoration in TikZ

Is it possible to define in TikZ a new decoration or something like that, such that it is possible to write something like: \draw[dim={text,above}] (A) -- (B); \draw[dim={text,below}] (C) -- (D); or ...
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individual tick label style with pgfplots

given the following code, I want to modify the tick labels in such a way, that for negative values of x, the labels are located above the x-axis. How can I realize this? \documentclass{report} \...
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How do I draw a little red square to label my right triangle?

The sample code: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw ( 0 , 0 ) coordinate (A) -- ( 4 , 0 ) coordinate (C) -- ( 0 , 3 ) coordinate (B) -...
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Using the same figure twice with no new number

I have a figure that relates to two different issues discussed at very different point in a long document. Rather then send the reader back 50 pages to look up a figure, I would like to include the ...
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Label equations arbitrarily

When I have equations, as in \begin{equation} ... \end{equation} Can I arbitrarily assign the numbers to the equations? Instead of the usual order (1), (2), (3), ..., I'd like something like (1), (2....
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Different color for individual bar in bar chart & adding bar labels

Please consider the following MWE. There are three things I would like to do: Individual colouring For the last element ("not rejected") I would like to fill the bar with another color (e.g. orange) ...
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How to prevent reference to enumeration inside new environment?

I defined a guidancebox envirenment, which is similar to the longtable environment, only with a different counter/ caption tag and reference label. This works fine, except if I use enumerate inside ...
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Two level labels in bar plot

I need to group the labels in the x axis by putting a second level label. I need to separate the nodes that are grouped from the other ones or marked them somehow. For example, if I have the labels ...
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Adding a caption to a graphic inside a longtable

I have the following longtable : \begin{longtable}{|p{10cm}|} \hline some text \includegraphics[width=10cm,keepaspectratio]{\basedir some.png} some text\\ \hline \end{longtable}...
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Tikz Forest label positioning

I'm constructing a tree diagram using the forest package, and I want to label the edges. Usually, Tikz is quite good at avoiding a collision between the label and the edge, but if the branches of my ...
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Using [midway] to label a curved path at its centre

I am trying to label two curved paths connecting two nodes with labels placed at their centres using the node[midway] option. This is something that should be very simple but I have not been able to ...
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Circuitikz place text above and below component

Lets say I create a component like this (0,0) to [R, l^=$R1$] (0,2) How can I make it so that the value, R1, is say, on the right hand side, and the resistance, say, 1kohm is on the left hand side? ...
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Putting labels on a cube with perspective

I'm trying to draw a cube where the faces are labeled with full perspective. I saw this question but I was looking for more perspective. Any help is greatly appreciated. Below is my attempt: \...
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Positioning of Pgfplot axis labels

I'm trying to adjust the position of my axes labels and I'm having some trouble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[...
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Label a word or sentence?

Is it possible to refer to a word in a sentence? Example: Hi, I love\label{Word: Love} learning so I ask a lot of questions. I would like to refer to the word "love" in the above sentence. For ...
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Label variables of equation using tikz without using itemize

I'm trying to use tikz to label the variables of an equation. I know of a similar question (Itemized Equation) but the answer uses itemize to label the variables. I would like to do something similar ...
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How to label the curve of a function at any point along it in tikz?

In my example, I have to simple curves y = sqrt(x) and y = x. I would like to be able to attach a label along each curve, say at the middle of the curve. Right now, I am doing it by trial and error ...
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Including package to create MATLAB labels using LaTeX

When using LaTeX as the interpreter to typeset labels in MATLAB it would be great to be able to include packages to customize appearance. Is this possible? As of now I know no method to create non ...
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Arrow pointing to subscript in equation

I'm writing an equation for the components of a contracted tensor. I want to label one of the lower (covariant) indices with the text "rth positon," and have an arrow pointing to it from below. Any ...
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How can I label \rightleftarrows above and below?

How can I label $\rightleftarrows$ above the top arrow and below the bottom arrow?
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How to change label and ticks of a pgfplots colorbar?

I have a 3d plot with colored surface and a colorbar made with pgfplots. My probably related questions are: How can I set the label of the colorbar? What are the equivalents of zticks (positions of ...
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Two entries in “meta” section of a pgfplot

I need some help with this diagram: I would like to combine two entries in the “meta=” section. It should contain the {y*100}–value and the Label-value. Is it possible to add them somehow? In the end ...
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Numbering many equations automatically plus allowing to add new equations

I'm facing a problem with my document that has many equations. The problem with the labelling issue if I decide to modify or add new equations. Basically so far, I'm using \label{eq4.1} where 4 for ...
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Asymptote: prevent label scaling in 3d perspective

Is there a simple way to prevent labels from scaling based on their distance to the camera in a perspective 3d view? (For example, see the first comment on this question or page 65 of this tutorial.) ...
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Pgfplots: Replace x-axis numbering with labels on confidence interval plot?

Try as I might, I can't seem to replace the numbering on the x-axis with (arbitrary) labels. Here is a half-and-half, where the plot has been done in PGPPlots and I've added two of the x-ticks ...
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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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Matrix with arrows and labels

I would like your advice on writing a matrix with latex. In order to explain the meaning of the rows and columns, the matrix should be surrounded by two arrows, one on the left side pointing downward ...
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How to correctly label an included PDF?

I have this: \label{appendix:b} \includepdf[scale=0.8,pages=1,pagecommand=\chapter{interview}]{interview/interview} \includepdf[scale=0.8,pages=2-,pagecommand={}]{interview/interview} \label{appendix:...
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Equation tag in twoside-mode outer

At the moment I thinking about the following think. When I use the twoside mode to write a book I want to print the number of the equation outer. I can modify it manually with these two commands: \...
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Labeling subcaption

The reference to my sub caption doesn't work \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{cleveref} \begin{document} \section{Section} \begin{center} \captionsetup{...
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Undefined control sequence while adding a new parameter to a existing \ExplSyntaxOn code

I am fixing my command \fullref, which internally uses \nameref and does not support multiple labels to be used simultaneously. However, on the question How to nameref multiple labels simultaneously?, ...
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Renew an already used label

Based on my question here my setup is currently looking like: \newenvironment{A}{\label{env:A}}{} \newenvironment{B}{ %%Pseudocode \if\thepage!=\pageofref{env:A} Pagebreak happened! \fi %% End ...
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Comprehensive list of TikZ style options?

I'm aware that one can use \tikzstyle{every label}=[...] to apply styles to every label within a tikzpicture; or \tikzset{mystyle/.style={...}} to apply style specs to a specific type of node mystyle (...
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How to place a textnode at the center of a drawn rectangle

A rectangle label does not appear inside the rectangle but on the corner of it. \tikzstyle{every node} = [align=center] \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0, 0) rectangle (2, 2) node [center] {label}...
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Place label in middle of line with TikZ

What is the best way to place a label in the middle of a line with TikZ? I mean smack dab in the middle of the line, not above or below it. The following is close \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[|->, ...
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How to make the enumeration of theorem-like environments indipendent from cross-referencing in a particular way

I'm writing a mathematical paper, and right now I'm using \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] to enumerate theorems, propositions, etc. In this way, every statement shows the number of the ...
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Adding labels to a formula

I have a diagram like this, explaining a formula: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{stackrel} \begin{document} $\stackrel[e+f+g+h^i]{a^b}{c d}$ \end{document} For this example, I have removed ...
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Lstlistings reference to line number

How can I place a 'label' marker inside a lstlisting environment (external file imported and formatted via the listinputlisting command) so that I can cross-reference a particular line number? In ...
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How to introduce a line break in a TikZ node label? [duplicate]

I need to introduce line breaks into the label of a node. This is what I've tried so far, but none of it worked: 1: \node[node, label={[split parts = 4]alpha \nodepart{two} bravo \nodepart{three} ...
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labelling with arrows in an automated way

In adding-labels-to-a-formula is a tikz scheme that puts rounded boxes around parts of an equation so that they can be labelled. It looks nicer than plain old \underbrace, and can be automated ...