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{tikz-circuit-lib} concerns the circuit library for TikZ-pgf

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Drawing 3d circuit diagram

I've started using tikz only few weeks ago and find it utmost useful todraw beautiful picutres.But now i'm a bit stuck on a 3d circuit which should resemble the physical structure and hope the experts ...
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Industrial schematics [closed]

I'm investigating if it is possible to generate electrical schematics for industrial machinery with the LaTeX ecosystem. They are quite different from electronic circuits because are developed ...
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How can I improve those voltage annotations

In France, we draw an arrow above or below a dipole to represent the potential difference between its two poles. I'm trying to automate this using the ideas of the tikz circuits library (not circuitz)....
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Relationship between tikz circuit library and circuitikz?

Is there any relationship between tikz circuit library and circuitikz, for example that one is build on top of the other. Are they compatible in some way? Is one of them in some way obsolete?
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Circuitikz symbols in TikZ circuit library

Some time ago, I asked about Relationship between tikz circuit library and circuitikz?. wh1t3 wrote: "However, as far as I know there is nothing the circuitikz package does that the TikZ circuit ...
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How to draw a multiplexer 8 to 1 with circuitikz

How can I draw a multiplexer 8 to 1 with tikz or circuitikz? A hand-drawn example is shown below.
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How can I change the polarity of a voltage source?

`\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[american]{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,0) to[V,v=$...
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How to plot quantum logical gates with tikz?

I have seen many examples of classical circuit with tikz but none of quantum logical gates. Here are some of the quantum logical gates A whole circuit maybe look like
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Ground symbol from circuits.ee.IEC library

I wish to draw a ground symbol in a circuit diagram using the circuits.ee.IEC TiKZ library. The example in the PGF Manual (pdf) on page 311 shows exactly what I want. However, when I try to draw it, ...
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Create custom logic symbols for TikZ circuits

I would like to use custom logic symbols with the TikZ circuit library. For example some symbols of the 7400 series. What would be the best approach to easily create different symbols, that cant be ...
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How to draw an integrated circuit pin configuration like in data sheets?

I'm in the process of writing a datasheet for an Integrated Circuit, using LaTeX. Anyone knows how to draw a pin configuration diagram, like the one in the attached picture?
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Wires do not connect in Circuitikz

I've been trying to use relative coordinates to make my drawings more precise but it seems I don't know how the command \node works since I've been having this problem while connecting a circuit ...
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Ammeter and Voltmeter for the circuit TikZ library

How can I make the Voltmeter and Ammeter symbols look like in the follwing picture using the circuits.ee.IEC library? I just managed to do this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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CircuiTikZ: How to draw contactor coil?

It seems the amazing package CircuiTikZ is mainly focussed on electronics or circuit boards. However, sometimes it is necessary to draw some contactor coils for relais, contactors etc. what is not ...
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TikZ circuits: symbol for gas discharge tube?

In the TikZ circuit library, is there a symbol for a gas discharge tube? In the manual I could not find anything regarding this (and the whole symbol list in there seems rather short, anyways).
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How to draw two different grounds

I wanna draw a ground with three lines (see Fig. a.), but in circuitikz, the ground is associated with four lines (see Fig. b.). My question is that is it possible to draw a nice ground with three ...
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Circuitikz transmission gate (Bowtie symbol)

After reading the manual following question remained unanswered: Is there a transmission gate symbol (the one on the right) built into tikz/circuitikz? If not, is there an extension providing the ...
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How do I achieve consistent font sizing in a tikz circuit?

When creating a circuit using the tikz circuits library, the objects may have a variety of different constructions. There may be labels containing fractions and there may be ordinary paths with labels....
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Bussymbol for tikz circuit lib

I am looking for a way to draw a symbol to indicate a bus/multiple wires. I have seen (though I am unable to google reference pictures) schematics with a wire that has a diagonal line (45°) across it, ...
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SCR (aka thyristor) symbol in TikZ circuit

I want to use the SCR symbol in a circuit drawn with TikZ library circuit. I'm able to write a tikzpicture similar to the image below but I don't know how to draw a TikZ circuit symbol (with anchors ...
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representing a null child in a binary tree using `ground` symbol

I'm using ground symbol to represent a null child in a binary tree. But the ground symbol has arrows in it. How do I remove them? \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{llncsdoc} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Complicated logic circuit drawing with Tikz - two input buffer gate?

i'm trying to draw similar image with Tikz and Circuit Library, so far i'm stucked at drawing buffer gate with two labeled inputs (IBUFGDS and IBUFDS), standard library have a gate with only one input....
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circuittikz colored current arrows

I'm currently working on my first circuittikz figure, and I've run into some problems. I would like to make the built in current arrows colored (red). Is there anyone who knows if this is possible? ...
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Fixing a circuit diagram

Making some electric circuits in tikz for the very first time, and need to replicate the following image Not a very complicated circuit. Now here is what I have done so far \documentclass[10pt,...
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How can I produce this circuit on Latex?

I have no idea how to do a circuit with "off" itens like the S2 IGBT and diode D1 below. anyone can help me ? Here is My Code \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage[siunitx,american]{...
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How do I color just labels for specific components in the tikz circuits library?

I follow a convention in which I make voltages blue and currents red. Making the current direction red is pretty simple. I just add "color=red" to the options for the specific current direction. But ...
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Change make contact graphic in TikZ circuit lib and add closed option

Is it possible to change the appearance of the var make contact symbol from the TikZ circuit library as follows (i.e. add the second circle) and add a "closed" option as shown in the following (...
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circuit tikz library with relative paths breaks LED

Using circuits library with relative paths breaks the LED for me. Here a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{circuits.ee.IEC} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[...
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TikZ, standalone and circuite.ee.IEC, strange bounding box

I'm using standalone to create PDF output of a tikzpicture. But I run into a problem when I use the circuit library. Here's a mwe that shows that simply adding the line \usetikzlibrary{circuits.ee....
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Getting a value, which has been given to a TikZ key

I'm trying to write a package based on TikZ, and this is the problem I'm currently stumbling upon. Let's assume, that I have a key, for example /tikz/circuit symbol unit, which executes some code. I'...
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Circuit Diagrams and Mesh Analysis LaTeX

So I am trying to create a very simple circuit this here is my code: \begin{circuitikz}[american, scale = 1.5][americanvoltages] \draw (0,0) to[V=$V_{in}$] (0,2) % The voltage source to[R, v^&...
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CircuiTikZ —How to create Warburg element

Good day, Can anyone help with how to create a new component in circuittikz. I am trying to create the Warburg element W shown in Fig.2 and replace the ch in Fig.1 with it. Thanks D.
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Transmission Line as a Quadrupole in Circuitikz

How do I realize a circuit with a trasmission line as a quadrupole (quadripole?) like the one in the picture (from Wikipedia)? The standard versione is just a single cylinder which means I would ...
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Centering the labels in circuits.logic.IEC

The tikz circuits library aligns the label for a gate to the top of the node, rather than to the center. Is there any way to move the label to the center? I.e.: the black label for the not gate is ...
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How can I get optional arguments in a TikZ-circuits.ee.IEC symbol?

Good Evening, so in the following Code, I have 'new' circuit symbol, named 'converter'. In short: I use a 'generic circle', but I do not show him; I paint a pgf-rectangle over it and at least a '...
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How do I know the direction of my TiKZ circuit element?

I'm trying to create my own symbols for current and voltage sources - basically I want the current source as an encircled arrow in the direction of the current, and the voltage source as a + and - ...
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Circuit lines not completed in tikz using circuits library

Please forgive me if the answer to this question should be obvious. I have read the TikZ manual, and ordinarily one would address this issue with cycle, but cycle behaves funny with the circuits ...
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Multiple emitter transistor

I'm trying to draw a multiple emitter npn transistor and multiple collector pnp transistor. I'm using tikz to draw all my electric circuits but there is nothing about it in the documentation nor this ...
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mirror node shape

I have to draw a diagram and would like to fit it on a page, thus i have not much space. Therefore I have to "stack" some gates, however it would be beneficial if I could put the outputs of the logic ...
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Alignment problem in logic circuit

I am trying to compile an overview about logic gates. I have read the manual and studied a lot of examples. I failed, however, to achieve a satisfying result. Here is my current code: \documentclass{...
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Questions about using package `qasm2circ`

The package qasm2circ can be find here, which is a package to draw quantum circuit. I download it and follow the file Installation instructions. My OS is Ubuntu. I have the following problems: When I ...
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Using \pgfpointanchor in the background path of a circuit symbol shape

I have tried to create a circuit symbol for general sources as used in physics textbooks for high schools: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{circuits.ee.IEC,shapes.gates.ee} \...
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Electrical Circuits with Current Direction and Active Part [closed]

I am working in a power electronic circuit that works on several modes. For different mode different parts are active and current directions are different.I saw some similar papers in IEEE Xplore. Is ...
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I'm struggling to line up op amps in circuitkz, any help?

I saw a thread which asked this same question but I didn't quite understand the answers properly (I'm new to circuitkz). Also, with such a low reputation I can't make comments to Paul Gessler in order ...
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Defining my own custom white-boxed digital circuit component

Tikz has a bunch of useful digital circuit components, basic or complex. Here, I need some of my own, not necessarily even one of the convenient ones. But let's take one, rather convenient example: A ...
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How can I edit the ajustable style of the TikZ-circuits.ee.IEC resistor?

Good Evening! I want to draw some X-dependent resistor (like temperature-dependent, as shown in the picture [there are some parts in red at this moment]). I have a solution, but I do not think, this ...
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Drawing custom logic gates with circuitikz or circuits.logic library

Is it possible to draw custom logic gates like the following one using circuitikz? Alternatively, is it possible to draw them easily with the circuits.logic library in tikz?
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Help with drawing the following circuit diagram

I'm just learning how to use circuitikz and I'm trying to draw the following circuit diagram Here's what I've got so far \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,0) node[ocirc,ground]{$-m$} to[short] (1,0) ...
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using “standard” circuits and tikzcircuits in the same document?

Are the "standard" tikz circuit library and circuitikz incompatible? Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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circuit buffer input with inverted bubble

The related question Circuitikz inverter bubble shows how to invert an input on an AND gate. How can I do this on a buffer gate? (rightward facing triangle) I can't seem to find the documentation. I ...