Questions tagged [tikzlibrary]

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Precision in tikz calculations with/without fixedpointarithmetic library

I found that the TiKz library fixedpointarithmetic was not helping me here. Is that expected? Am I doing something wrong? Without fp: Shape scales as expected (the smaller square is inscribed ...
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Braids with (co)evaluation maps

I want to use the Braids package and add to some of its drawings the evaluation or coevaluation maps (I work in a rigid category) Here is my MWE so far \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{...
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How to produce a diagram with dashed circle in between the nodes and arrows?

I want to draw a diagram that just that looks as follows: where I want the diamond to put side-by-side and I can write something at the left of the diagram with line breaks. The working that I ...
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A rectangular shaped carpet with the grass

I have a rectangular shaped carpet. Is it possible to create a specific code to simulate a grass carpet, like in a golf field? \documentclass[tikz,border=5]{standalone} \usepackage[prefix=]{xcolor-...
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Creating rack and pignon arrangement

I'm trying to create a rack and pignon arrangement in tikz. I found a code allowing to draw a pignon. I'm trying to add a rack in order to have the arrangement. I wrote this code \documentclass[...
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Projectile motion: change an old code and make it more beautiful

Given this image, where a golf player throws a ball with a angle of 54.0° above horizontal and a speed v₀=13.5 m/s. Looking this excellent old answer Sketching a graph mapping projectile motion using ...
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A professional stamp in relief

Related to these previous my questions A special annulment (i.e., cancellation) of a stamp and Date time in two rows in Italian format and time zone I have created another MWE to have some different ...
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A special annulment (i.e., cancellation) of a stamp

Related to this question Packages for the stamps by postal mail I have seen that there is a LaTeX code in this link: % Envelope % Author: Émeric Tourniaire \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} ...
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Changing taxonomy structure

I have following structure of my taxonomy \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{etex} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{epstopdf} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} \...
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TikZ & library babel - Private macro \my@macro unusable with the text of a node

Is there a way to fix the following incompatibility ? I can't use my private macro for the text of a node. \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{tikz,amsmath} \usetikzlibrary{babel} \makeatletter \...
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TikZ: Fading text too wide

In the code below, I want to produce a similar effect to the example on page 359 of the PGF manual. \RequirePackage{fix-cm} %\documentclass[tikz,preview]{standalone} \documentclass{article} \...
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How do I make a parameter optional for a Tikz library?

I am making a tikz library and I would like to use an optional parameter. So far, I have the following code The tikzlibraryquestion.code.tex file is \usepackage{question} \tikzset{ question/.pic={ ...
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Is there any incompatibility between TikZ's `babel` library and the `beamer` class? [closed]

When the babel library of the tikz package is loaded within the beamer class, the options of the TikZ coordinates labels are displayed with the label on the image. 1. With the beamer class, there is ...
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Catching Pokemon with TikZ … and why ducks matter

A very creative professor once draw this picture while teaching about horizontal throw which source is this video. Once I saw it I tried to reproduce the draw as can be seen on my own, not very ...
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Help to draw a simple Dynkin diagram either with dynkin-diagrams or tikz

I have some troubles drawing a Dynkin diagram as I want to. I produced the following code. But it does not do what I want to do. \begin{dynkinDiagram}[edge length=2cm, edge/.style={ultra thick}, root ...
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Tikzlibrary calligraphy error

The code below uses the TikZ library calligraphy, but throws an error: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/pgf/decoration/\pgfkeyscurrentname ' and I am going to ignore it. Perhaps you ...
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drawing matrices using Tikz

Recently, I have been confronted with the task to draw three matrices using Tikz and to arrange them in a certain way. https://imgur.com/TzxtG6qThis is what the output should look like I have drawn ...
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Fitting Shapes Around Irregular Nodes In TikZ

I have the following Hasse diagram which uses the following code: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fit} \begin{document} ...
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signalflowdiagram does not draw anything with `\matrix`

I am using signalflowdiagram from here: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/signal-flow-building-blocks/. Then I installed it in my texmf-local folder. The tree looks like this: /usr/local/texlive/...
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Space between containers and arrow from block to container

I am trying to build a block diagram and achieved as below so far. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \title{system overview} \author{Paari Vendhan} \date{November 2018} \...
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package chemfig does not work with tikzlibrary circuits.pid.ISO14617

Using tikz and have a document with various libraries. In particular \usetikzlibrary{circuits.pid.ISO14617} works fine until I add \usepackage{chemfig} with \chemfig \documentclass[]{article} \...
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Undefined sequence error with calligraphy tikz library

The following MWE is from calligraphy's manual (p.9) with Joseph Wright's workaround for the library's use of obsolete functions: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...
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tikz exact text position along 3 intersecting circles

i'am not able to correctly place a text string along the perimeter of 3 circles that I've produced using tikz together with the decorations.text library. This is what i've got till now Clearly, the ...
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Installing tikz libraries

I need to install the tikz libraries such as decorations. I have a tex installation (which i suspect is an old installation) with some tikz libraries such as shapes, arrows, snakes and patterns. I am ...
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TikZ library “calligraphy” doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

after my recent upgrades of miktex (may, 5) the tikz library calligraphy doesn't work anymore. for example, testing of cfr answer: \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt,multi]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{...
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TL2018 (MacTeX) and TikZ calligraphy library

Under MacTeX 2018 the following TeX file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathreplacing,calligraphy} \begin{document} \tikz\draw[decorate,decoration={...
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TikZ: Snakes Expanding Waves with Decorations

When compiling the following code, I get the following message: Snakes have been superseded by decorations. Please use thedecoration libraries instead of the snakes library. I've been searching how to ...
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Installing “tikz-ladder” library

I am new here. Before I decided to ask this question I spent a few hours looking for an answer on my own. I'm trying to include the "tikz-lad­der" ( https://ctan.org/pkg/tikz-ladder ) library to my ...
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Rotate Symbol Shape, shape border rotate doesn't work

I'm trying to rotate the signal shape without rotating the text, and I've arrived at the real kludge of rotating the node and the text box. From what I'm reading, the right way to do this is with "...
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baposter.cls - problems with \usetikzlibrary{snakes}

I would like to create a poster using baposter.cls. I downloaded the example one finds at https://www.latextemplates.com/template/baposter-portrait-poster. Using pdflatex to compile the example I get ...
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compilation error: tikz library 'positioning -plus' not found [closed]

I am trying to do something similar http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/flowchart/ and am using overleaf.com for it. However when I open this code in overleaf, I get an error at compilation step ...
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Package with pre-made set of customizable drawings [duplicate]

I remember a LaTeX package I found time ago, which provided a lot of good quality drawings to use in presentations. Things like avatars, object of some kinds, etc.. The drawings were customizable and ...
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How to Tikz conceptual flow chart gravitationally with squares and arrows?

I want to make a simple conceptual frame work gravitationally where the connections are not curved from the factors to the event, an example in Fig. 1. My motivation of the gravity approach is in the ...
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PGFplots library SmithChart and Colorbrewer incompatible? [closed]

What I want: Using Colorbrewer in a Smith Chart What I have: I can use regular colors like red, green, and blue, but a specified colorbrewer scheme does not seem to work. What I tried: I used the ...
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Confusion over use of tikzmark

I am trying to use tikzmark to do two different things and whilst each one works fine on its own, when I merge the latex code for each one, I get an error. I think it is something to do with how I am ...
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Clash between tikzmark, babel package (french) and babel tikzlibrary

Related : Tikzmark and french seem to conflict I post this question with a workaround in comment for three reasons : may be this can be useful to another user. the workaround is successful only if ...
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Where can I find documentation for the dsp-tikz library?

I would like to track down the best source of documentation for the (digital signal processing) dsp-tikz library. An example using the library is shown here.
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TikZ library 'calligraphy' and 'paths.ortho' doesn't work together

From question and answer in Using color with braces employing the TikZ calligraphy library I learned about library calligraphy. From test about it use I observe two things: the library 'calligraphy' ...
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Braids diagrams and quantum groups

I need to include some graphical proofs of quantum groups theorem, looking like the one below: It's very similar to the braids package, but I also need to include operators, like the S in the circle. ...
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Plate captions overlapping

I am trying to draw a probabilistic graphical model using BayesNet, a TikZ library for drawing graphical model in latex. I have tried to insert plates caption - Tasks i, Classes c, workers j, ...
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Help with drawing tikz diagrams of worldsheet topologies

Can someone help me reproduce the following images - or parts of them - with tikz. (In case it helps to clarify my intent: I am trying to draw the worldsheet topologies for the vacuum diagram of the ...
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tikz-cd error trying to typeset a “three storey” diagram

I'm trying to typeset the diagram that describes the axiom of invertibility in a group. Here's my code: \begin{equation}\label{diag:inv} \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=large] G\times G\arrow{rr}{\id\...
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library tex source files in windows

I was trying to use this Tikz example (Tikz example), which needs two library files provided from the same author (tex files as well). The point is that I can't find the path (on Windows) where to put ...
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Conflict between babel and TikZ quotes library

The MWE below gives error language@active@arg" has extra }. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,slovene]{babel}% \usepackage{...
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Creating TiKz Libraries

How does one go about creating a TiKz library (is it even possible)? Is this a formidable task for a beginner? As a chemical engineer, I would very much like to have a library to create process flow ...
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How to use usetikzlibrary{dsp,chains}

I, i'm trying to draw a block diagram with tikz like discribed the link below http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/fir-filter/ but when i compile the code, i get a text error : I can't find '...
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Install TikZ Knots Library [closed]

I am trying to install the TikZ knots library, but I am having some trouble. My computer is running Mac OS X 10.10.2 with MacTeX (but I don't remember the version/year). spath3 has been downloaded ...
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\usetikzlibrary should be used only in preamble in case of french babel

The compilation of the following MWE (Edit: The babel library is now loaded in the preamble, as needed (thanks to an @egreg's comment), and another one, no matter which one, is loaded after the ...
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Problem with logic gates in shapes.gates.logic tikzlibrary

I've been using the shapes.gates.logic tikzlibrary to draw this logic circuit diagram, and I wondered if There was any way to increase the vertical spacing between the inputs into the gates. You'll ...
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Usage of library advnodes of the tikz-timing package causes “Undefined control sequence”-error

I have a problem with the "advnodes" library of the "tikz-timing" package. The sample code below generates following error message and points to the ".sty"-file of the advnodes-library: Package: ...