Questions tagged [tikz-shape]

For questions concerning node shapes in PGF/TikZ.

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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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Good practice in defining multipart shapes for TikZ

I have created a multipart shape for use in TikZ. The shape has three levels, with five text entries. The top level is a rectangle whose dimensions are only based on the text in that rectangle. The ...
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Changing the current direction arrow in TikZ' circuits.ee library

I want to change the arrow tip used for indicating the current directions in TikZ' circuits.ee library (first path in the MWE below) to something else, say the Stealth tip (second path in the MWE). In ...
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TikZ matrix vs. shapes.multipart vs. text width

I'm wondering if anyone can make sense of the error I get when I try to set the text width in a matrix of multipart nodes. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,shapes....
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Tikz : How to control the the ellipse at the top of a cylinder node

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node (A) [cylinder, shape border rotate=90, draw,minimum height=3cm,minimum width=...
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Working with lengths in node shape definition

This question is a bit tricky. I am trying to build symbols of flow charts for pneumatic circuits. I don't need that many elements, but I would like to be able to extend my collection similar to what ...
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Customizing split rectangle

I want to make split rectangles, but customize the width of each part separately, moreover I would like to hide the lines which split up the distinct rectangles and make the filled part fade from ...
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Why trapez shape width changes with text?

What I want is to have shapes that are of some width. Apparently trapezium doesn't want to behave and makes shapes larger if there is less text in them. The more text I put in a trapez, the smaller it ...
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How to include variables from tikz/pgf into pgfdeclareshape

\documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{circuitikz} \pgfdeclareshape{oscillator} { \anchor{center}{\pgfpointorigin} % within the node, (0,0) is the center \anchor{text} % this is used to ...
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parallel lines in tikz

I have this code of two lines and I want to plot two parallel lines to those lines and then connet the opposite corners together .. is there a simple way to do it \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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\usetikzlibrary{shapes} : shapes library not available: mac

I am trying to figure out tikz with the help of various video tutorials and help pages. They all tell me to use \usetikzlibrary{shapes}. But texstudio tells me that there is an "unrecognized key in ...
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using pgfkeys for drawing TikZ paths

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzset{ first/.style = { draw, ultra thick, red, }, second/.style = { ...