Questions tagged [tikz-shape]

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Shape missing using pic in TikZ

Why the shape (sB) is unknown in the following code ? How to avoid this ? \documentclass[]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz,xparse} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \tikzset{pics/.cd, % Marque croix Cross/....
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Easy way to draw ribbon

I would like to get ribbon like the one shown in the picture, with text inside it . Is there an easy way to do this using Tikz or other latex packages, thanks in advance.
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TiKZ: “hand-drawn” explosion

Is there an elegant way to simulate a handdrawn explosion as shown in the following image using tikz?
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Defining a new node shape for an electronic multiplexer

I found this question which suggests making a multiplexer symbol with this path: (0,0) -- (1,-0.5) -- (1,-1.25) -- (1.3,-1.25) -- (1,-1.25)-- (1,-2) -- (0,-2.5) -- (0,-1.75) -- (-0.3,-1.75) -- (0,-1....
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problems with ellipse TikZ

I'm working on a mac, I use the package TikZ and it works. But I have problems when I want use ellipse or diamond ex : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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how to avoid the transfer of the outside of a node inside [duplicate]

How to avoid that the styles of a node style pass in a schema included in the node thus on the ECM below, the node of right becomes green and is cut in 2 and that of left does not change of color but ...
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Concentric Cylinders with tikz

I am trying to draw two concentric cylinders with tikz to show the change in volume with respect to radius, while the height remains fixed. The left ilustration below is the first drawing, where the ...
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How to position a custom anchor in a custom TikZ shape?

I want to draw a "system dynamics" flow chart, roughly looking like this random image. The dark grey valve-like boxes are for rates, while the grey rectangles are for levels. I managed to define a ...
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fill polygon with image / crop image by polygon

I would like to have an arbitrary polygon filled with an image (jpg, png, pdf, ...) for it to be included in a beamer frame. I was thinking this may be possible using tikz, but I couldn't figure it ...
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TikZ node shape depends on inside text

In one of my previous answers, my first proposal \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{quotes,angles} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,-4)--(0,4) node[above] {$Im$} (-4,0)--(...
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Arrow box aligment

I have to align vertically "arrow boxes" in the picture below? So I have two questions: How to read "inner sep" register value and bounding as well connecting lines thickness register values of ...
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Ellipses aligned on the same boundary point

I want to create a cascade of ellipses in TikZ. However, with my code, I get the ellipses to have the same center. But what I instead want, is that the ellipses have a common point on their boundary (...
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Creating a custom TikZ shape with lines [duplicate]

I want to create a shape that looks like this: I have the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ inout/....
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how to draw multi position cylinder with tikz

I would like to draw cylinders (tikz shape) with different orientations. thus I will wish that the cylinder (2) is parallel to the x axis. I'm tested different values for the parameters I can not ...
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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 to make move up and move down mark in proofreading?

MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} $\underline{a}\sqcap\underline{a}$ $\overline{a}\sqcup\overline{a}$ \end{document} but what I try to do Can you help me fix it? Edited: How did ...
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How to word delete mark in Turkish proofreading?

MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usepackage{pgflibraryshapes} \begin{document} \tikz[baseline=(x.base)] \node(a) [red,draw,ellipse,thick,fill=white,...
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grid of anchors within a hexagon

So I have a base shape I am beginning to work with, which is just a regular polygon shape from shapes.geometric. How do I create a grid of anchors within this shape? I know that it is just math + pgf ...