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Questions tagged [tikz-pgf]

TikZ is a higher-level drawing language built on top of the PGF graphics framework. For questions specifically about the PGF layer use {pgf-core} instead. Both tags are possible on the same question. The tag {diagrams} is also compatible with this tag.

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Creating an environment

I'm trying to create an environment. The code below performs something similar to what I want. My difficulty is in adjusting the content that will stay within the environment. I would like to reduce ...
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Intersecting a sphere with a line

I would like to replicate the following image in Tikz. Would anybody be able to help me? I've heard that drawing spheres and lines with good coordinate systems are hard...
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Grid in pattern in TikZ

Referring to the answer in How do I fill this area with inclined parallel lines , the pattern is generated with grid lines as well. I am not able to understand the behavior. \documentclass{article} \...
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Direction of Arrows in TikZ

The following TikZ code is for the preparation of flowchart. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,shadows,arrows} \usepackage{lscape} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{...
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Two parallel lines between nodes of arbitrary size and position

I would like to draw two parallel arrows between two nodes in TikZ. The difficulty is that the nodes can be of any size and can be arranged in any order. Related: The question Parallel arrows ...
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Square-tiling a torus

I want to use tikz to draw something similar to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7qsB5boS7s That is, we tile the tore with squares, we cut it open, twist it and then glue it back again. The ...
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Removing ticks from top, bottom and right-hand side of column chart and rename x-axis labels

I am trying to make a nice looking histogram of my data, and have managed to produce the following so far: \begin{tikzpicture} \centering \begin{axis}[ ymin=0, ymax=8000, minor y tick num = 2,...
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arrow across two tree Tikz

How do i add the dash line between two tree as in image below, \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{p{4cm}p{4cm}} \tikzset{my dbl/.style={double,double distance=2pt}} \centering \begin{forest} for tree={...
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How do I fill this area with inclined parallel lines

I have achieved the following: with the below code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (A) at (0,0); \coordinate (B) ...
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Text positioning in tikz arrow

I'm trying to place correctly some kind of legend below or above an arrow in a circuit. My intention is representing an external stimulus with an arrow and that text. However the only way I've found ...
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Semicircle from a circle in TikZ

Referring to the \clip answer in Drawing a semicircle in TikZ, I wanted to draw a semicircle. But the approach doesn't work here. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \...
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How to label a Huffman Tree with the code given here

\begin{frame} \frametitle{\textbf{Huffman Coding}} \begin{figure} \centering \scalebox{0.6}{ \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{iv}=[draw,fill=red!50,circle,minimum size=20pt,inner sep=0pt,text=black] \...
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Use of \@next doesn't match its definition

I get the error: Use of \@next doesn't match its definition With the following TikZ code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (A) at (0,0); ...
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Summation of matrix elements / table cells

Using the following code \documentclass{beamer} \beamertemplatenavigationsymbolsempty \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc, fit, matrix} \begin{document} %begin matrix autofit ...
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Unexpected error message (Undefined control sequence. l.18 \xwm@secstopagerange)

The following basic TikZ code is throwing the compilation error via PDFLaTeX: ("C:\fakepath\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX 2.9\tex/generic/pgf/frontendla yer/tikz/libraries\tikzlibrarytopaths.code.tex"...
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Old style “caution” boxes

Technical manuals from the 1960s and 1970s sometimes had eye-catching CAUTION boxes surrounded by wavy or curly lines. My best attempt at re-creating this is not ideal as I can't get the snake to ...
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How to draw a line on a ball?

Basically I want to draw a line from the tip of the z-axis vector to the tip of the red vector. I do not quite know how to do this. This is the code I have so far, I hope someone has an idea on how to ...
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Aligning a rightarrow with path between images in tikzpicture

I would like to know if there is a better way to align the right arrow between Fig 1 and Fig 2. Currently I was able to do it with node[right=2cm]. I wonder why I wasn't able to use the node[midway] (...
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draw arbitrary domain with different colors on the domain boundary

I want to draw an arbitrary domain in tikz with different colors on the boundary. I have managed to draw an arbitrary domain but I am not able to color the boundary properly. here's a picture of how ...
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How to draw small a triangle mesh using tikz?

My question is simple but I haven't been able to find any answers. How can I draw a small a small triangle mesh (4-5) triangles using tikz and label each node and triangle face? This is a diagram ...
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Trying to recreate a graph using Tikzpicture and Pgfplots, doesn't turn out the way I want it to

Trying to recreate this graph: however mine turns out like this: Issues that I am having: The curve doesn't look very smooth and even. Nothing I try to draw (\draw) appears in the figure, I'm ...
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Double line edge using TikZ

How do I draw such tree like this where the some of the edges are double lines using TikZ or any other package? Here is the code: \Tree [.root [.a (i want here to have double edge line)b [.b c ] ] ...
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Setting transparency of background picture in Latex

I am currently creating a short advertisement in Latex. I would like to include a pretty transparent background image for that. Including the background image per se is not the problem, I have ...
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Matrices and TikZ : arrows inside the matrix

In the example below, the arrows fit inside the matrix but I would like them to stop at the limit of the delimiters. \documentclass[border=5pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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tikz picture: unit instead of penultimate number of the axis

Is there a way to insert the unit instead of the penultimate number of the axis like this? 0 1 2 3 m 5 Thats something my university wants to see in my Bachelor thesis... But after searching ...
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Plot Velocity field having three components with Quiver pgfplots

I am stuck into plotting velocity field having three components. My data file contains velocity values on a plane y=0. My data is in the form. x z u v w where x and z are coordinates on y plane ...
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Changing a tikz figure to have more blocks

I have the following figure: which is generated using the following code: \tikzset{% block/.style = {draw, thick, rectangle, minimum height = 3em, minimum width = 8em, fill=white, text width=...
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Draw an X through a figure

How can I draw a line through Figure 2? I was thinking of trying to draw two lines that cross the figure out, but don't know how I can identify the 4 corners of the figure to do that \documentclass[...
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How to align text above triangle figure

I managed to align my hypotenuse text with the hypotenuse side of my triangle, but I feel like it was done inefficiently using a lot of ~~~~~~ in this line node[above] {$\sqrt{1+x^2}$~~~~~~~} (B) --. ...
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Package pgfkeys Error. What does it mean'

Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/5' I keep receiving this error at the "\end{axis}" line although I don't see where the mistake is. \usepackage{amsmath, amsfonts, amssymb, amsthm} ...
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Horizontal Flow Chart with Images

I am wanting to create a standalone flowchart with images and arrows. Here is the mockup: Each box would be an image.
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How to incorporate TiKz code in main LaTeX document? [on hold]

I'm working on a book, and I want to have my graphs done in TikZ. I have a nice TikZ picture made, but I can't seem to get it incorporated into the main document. What I would like is to get the TikZ ...
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Plot of function in tikz has kink

When plotting the square root function I get a kink, in this MWE at ca. x=0.2 (this depends on the domain). Is there a way avoiding this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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pgfplots reading XYY File

I am trying to read an external ascii file with multiple y-values per x value, to keep it simple I'll limit myself to xyy as the problem already occurs here. However, I am trying to make several, ...
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Tikz: two labels on one edge (one following the other one)

I would like to add a label which follows another one. For instance, I have: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tkz-graph} \GraphInit[vstyle = Shade] \tikzset{ LabelStyle/.style = { ...
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Put exam \answerline blanks as nodes inside \tikzpicture

The exam class allows you to leave spaces for students to write answers, using the answerline command. Furthermore, when \printanswers is enabled, an file can be generated that fills in these blanks ...
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pgfpointpolar bug / documentation bug?

In the current pgmanual, at page 976, section 96.2, you can find this: ...and as you can see, even the example in the manual is showing that the command is not working. I checked that: \...
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Problem drawing boxes with arrows in tikZ

Could someone, whenever it's possible, post a minimal tikZ example to draw this? I also would like to put an "R" inside the upper box. This is mi code so far (I know, it's a mess): \documentclass[...
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Diagram with tikz

Hi¡ I'm workin with a diagram and I don't know how to do. I almost finished it but the last part is so difficult. Can you help me? I want to my diagram looks like And the code that I have is the next ...
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How to do this path/lattice with tikz

I am looking for a way to do this lattice with tikz, and other similars to it. There are other similars to it, any idea?
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Question regarding tikz

I wanted to know if it is possible to draw the fruits and kids in the picture by using tikz! Thank you
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How do I plot the graph of arctan using Tikz, NOT using pgfplots [duplicate]

I am trying to plot the atan() function, but it keeps giving me an error. This is my code. What in the world am I doing wrong? Why doesn't it plot on the graph I made. Also I cannot use pgfplots. \...
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Picture of a Matching

I am trying to use tikz to plot this picture Any idea?
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Drawing of a “thick” subset of the unity sphere

Let A be a subset of the unity sphere as in the next picture: \begin{tikzpicture} \shade[ball color=blue, opacity=0.4] (0,0) circle (2); \draw (0,0) circle (2); \fill[fill=blue!80,rotate around={60:(...
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The following mesh/grid like diagram in tikz

I need to create a picture as shown in the attachment. I know how to create the hexagonal substructure and the code for the same can be found in this question: Hyperbolic polyhedron in tikz Please ...
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Hyperbolic polyhedron in tikz

I want to create the following hyperbolic polyhedra in Latex using tikz. I can create the hexagonal structure, but I'm clueless regarding the circular arcs. Edit: The code I used for the hexagonal ...
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Tikz diagram with center misalignment

Consider the following piece of code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.text} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] \...
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“Dimension too large” error with tikz graphic using tikzmark when document gets too many pages

I use this code (fixed by marmot :) ...), which worked perfectly until a point where my document got too many pages. At a given point I get a "Dimension too large" error. It uses code that tests if a ...
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Project this triangle on surface of a sphere

I have the following triangle in TikZ MWE: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots,mathtools} \usetikzlibrary{hapes,decorations.pathreplacing} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \definecolor{...
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A4 format colored background

I'm pretty new to TikZ and I'd like to make a page with a colored background with some circles on it. I've already tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...