Questions tagged [tikzlibrary]

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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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Adapt the background library (or similar) to set background in path child

Is it possible to get a background effect for the path child of a mindmap by making adaptations in the code below? I intend to be able to apply the background effect on the arm that connects the ...
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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: ...
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Tikz library math

Following the answer of this question I tried to run the code proposed by Mark in the third "code window". What I obtain is: I can't find file `tikzlibrarymath.code.tex' Runninig the terminal ...
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Crossings not appearing for small knots drawn using TikZ

I'm trying to draw some knots with TikZ. I've got this far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{knots} \begin{document} $\begin{tikzpicture}[domain=-2:2, scale=0.3] \begin{knot} ...
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How to make the (COMPLETE) preamble of a Standalone document available to a `Main Document`?

I am in the process of generating a lot of content for presentations and scripts. The standalone package and documentclass seems to be a very helpful, but I am running into an issue mentioned by Diac ...
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TikZ code no longer compiling

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{expl3} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{ hobby, shapes.geometric, decorations, decorations.shapes, shapes.geometric, ...
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problem with “crop circles” in tikz knot library

Using the knots library for tikz, I get very thin outlines of the circumferences of the clipping circles. How do I make them disappear? Here is a MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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How to install tikz/pgf libraries

I am trying to run a rather simple code using tikz and a pgf library. My simple code is \documentclass{book} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...
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Enhancement of bloques tikz library

I'll let this question open for a few more days if someone posts an interesting answer I came across bloques library for tikz (http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/graphics/pgf/contrib/bloques), found it ...
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Compatibility between Tikzlibrary with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I have a problem using tikzlibrary in XeLaTeX. I have compiled a sample code in pdfLaTeX, and it works. But I can't change my whole document to pdfLaTeX, because I would have problems with fonts: So, ...
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Why does tikzlibrary change catcodes for certain characters?

I'm trying to put together a library of common exam and homework problems that I use throughout the year. I've gathered quite a collect over the years and was thinking it would be nice to have ...
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What is “\usetikzlibrary”? Shouldn't usepackage tikz just give me everything I need?

I'm new to LaTeX and this may have been answered somewhere already. But I don't understand why I have to use the command \usetikzlibrary{...}. Why doesn't \usepackage{tikz} give me all the libraries? ...
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Draw string with linking numbers or no linking number?

How can I use LaTex (p.s. I use Mac OS 10.5.8 with TexShop 2.47) to draw strings with linking numbers or no linking numbers? If any experts know any examples below, please feel free to comment. The ...
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Bad segment length evaluation in Tikz l-system

I would like to draw a fractal tree with Tikz lindenmayersystems library. Here is the code I use: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{lindenmayersystems} \begin{...
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Private installation/update of TikZ in Linux

I'd like to make a private installation in Linux of (part of) TikZ, in order to be able to \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} (note that I cannot update my TeX distrubution, which has already a ...
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How to use several angle values in tikz l-system?

I need help on Tikz lindenmayersystem library. In this topic, JLDiaz presented a solution to draw segments of several lengths thanks to the command: \symbol{S}{\pgflsystemstep=0.6\pgflsystemstep} Is ...