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Questions tagged [tikzlibrary]

This tag is best suited for emphasizing the 3rd party TikZ/PGF libraries. For official libraries, use of the regular TikZ tag or specific library tag is sufficient.

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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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Is it possible to load a TikZ library locally?

Is it possible to load a TikZ library and make it local to a tikzpicture? I'm writing a long document, and feel like the different TikZ libraries required for different diagrams are "littering" the ...
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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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Knot diagrams in TikZ

This question led to a new package: spath3 (Technically, this question led to a subpackage of the spath3 package; the spath3 package provides some foundations on which a TikZ library knots was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Use \usetikzlibrary{quotes} with \MakeOuterQuote{"} from csquots

Is there a way to use (disable) \MakeOuterQuote{"} in tikz while using \usetikzlibrary{quotes}? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} %\MakeOuterQuote{"} %breaks tikz library \...