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Questions tagged [tkz-euclide]

Use this tag for questions concerning the tkz-euclide package which brings support Euclidean geometry macros for TikZ.

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Vertical sliced cylinder

I want to explain how the shape of a cylinder is made. Therefore I want te make this picture. My code is this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document}...
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Tkz-Euclide: mark segment: mark thickness

Is there a way to control the thickness of the mark using \tkzMarkSegment in tkz-euclide? (Or are there other readily-available macros with such options?) \documentclass[tikz, border=1cm]{standalone} ...
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I want to draw connected rectangular triangles

I want to draw a figure like this: I was able to define points relatively to each other. So if I change my point A, B and C will automatically adapt. My problem is my next point, that I would like ...
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How can I get a nice view with a big triangle?

I am trying to draw a triangle with vertices A(-297,-209), B(-5,10), C(67,31)and inscribed. I tried \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \begin{...
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How to draw these cartesian planes?

I should draw these cartesian planes with straight lines, but I have problems in drawing the axes because they have different scales and therefore I do not know how to draw the straight lines. How can ...
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Tkz Euclide problem

\documentclass[a4paper,11pt,openany]{book} \usepackage{float} % figure wont float anymore \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{geometry} \...
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How to use points defined in tkz-euclide in tikz?

Sometimes one would like to work with both tikz and tkz-euclide since some of them is more suitable for a specific purpose and vice-versa. For example, consider the following simple example. \...
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Using arrows to annotate a tkz-euclide picture

I'm using tkz-euclide to draw figures for my students to fill-out. I'm trying to reproduce this figure, but I have no idea how to make the arrows pointing to the different elements and the dots for ...
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Tikz-Euclid, Incircle, and Calculated Coordinates

MWE: \documentclass[tikz, border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (A) at (0,0); \coordinate (B) at (4,0); % \coordinate (C) at ($(...
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Can't add square root symbol in Geonode Name

I'm a beginner with LaTex and i'm stuck with the following error. http://prntscr.com/lcc8re What i'm trying to do is have a point (i'm using the Geonode from the pst-euclide package) that looks like ...
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tikz : too much white space over tikzpicture

MWE . I do not understand why there is too much blank space on the image.Any advice on how to fix it .Thx \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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TikZ: Labeling an angle does not work in my case

I'm trying to draw a simple coordinate system using TikZ. I've also got an angle which I want to label as phi (\varphi). The following code without the label works: \documentclass{standalone} \...
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Thmtools and tkz-euclide conflict [duplicate]

I cannot use both packages thmtools and tkz-euclide. Following is a minimal nonworking example with "pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.18": \documentclass{article} \usepackage{thmtools} \...
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How do I fix error “I do not know the key '/tikz/show background rectangle'”

I don't know why, but I keep getting issues using the tkz-euclide package. Here are several problems: Problem 1: \documentclass[svgnames]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \...
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Another tkz-euclide issue

I feel very thankful for marmot for helping me with this problem, but I have another problem. It seems like tkz is actually very hard to understand. I have added the \usetkzobj{all} command and it ...
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tkz-euclide package issue

This is my first question and this is the first time I am using LaTeX! I know most of the basic symbols and commands, \usepackage{} or \frac{3}{4} and I am using WinEdt as my text editor. I am ...
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Drawing an ellipse with given focal points and a point on its circumference using tikz

The following code draws a circle with given center X and a point Z on its circumference using tikz. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{through} \begin{document} \begin{...
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How to suppress the numbers and small signs when drawing axes using tkzAxeXY in tkz-euclide?

How to suppress the numbers and small signs when drawing axes using tkzAxeXY in tkz-euclide? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzInit[xmax=3,ymax=3] \tkzAxeXY \...
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Filling circular segment using Tkz-Euclide

I tried to fill a circular segment but I'm having trouble doing it. Here's my MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetikzlibrary{calc,backgrounds} \...
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Filling a region between circles using Tkz-Euclide

I am trying to fill the region inside the circle centered on C but outside the circle centered on B using TikZ or Tkz-Euclide but I am unable to do so. I just got help on a similar question and I ...
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Filling region limited by circumferences using Tkz-Euclide

I am trying to fill the region enclosed by three circumferences (the little one in the middle) using TikZ or Tkz-Euclide but I am unable to do so, even after looking at several examples. Here's my ...
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Tikz: How to construct these lines

I have a image constructed by this way: \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetikzlibrary{intersections,arrows.meta} \usetkzobj{all} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \pgfdeclarepatternformonly{my north east lines}{\...
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Tkz-euclide: Construct an orthogonal line

I have a figure like the image: Code: \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetikzlibrary{intersections,arrows.meta} \usetkzobj{all} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \pgfdeclarepatternformonly{my north east lines}{\...
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Tangential Quadrilateral wrong angle from \tkzFindAngle

1. The angle calculated is 250 degree for angle BOC... How to correct it... 2. Is there any better way of drawing Tangential Quadrilateral \documentclass[border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage[...
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Using foreach loop to define points and their label in tkz-euclide

How to use loop in this code to define points and labels \foreach \x in {1.5,3,...,6} MWE \documentclass[border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz-...
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tkz-euclide, FillAngle

tkzFillAngle makes a small mistake when filling an angle and I don't know why. Here is my minimum working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \...
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Defining new Command in tkz-euclide

How to define a new command \tkzDefRelativePoint[#1,#2,#3](20:2){C} This command defines a point from #1 and takes the slope of the line #2 , #3 as x axis. \tkzDefRelativePoint[A,A,B](20:2){C} ...
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tkz-euclide: \tkzDrawCircle[R] not working

\tkzDrawArc[R,arc](B,1.1*\dBD)(20,83) works well. But \tkzDrawCircle[R] is not working... \documentclass[border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tkz-...
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Need clarification: \tkzInterCC[with nodes] in tkz-euclide

Meaning of this (Unable to find in tkz-euclide manual) \tkzInterCC[with nodes](O,D,I)(E,D,I) \tkzGetPoints{H'}{H} CODE from http://www.altermundus.fr/pages/euclide.html \documentclass[border=...
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Link formula with TikZ picture in Beamer with two columns

I want to link the formula element in TikZ picture... But arrow is not pointing the right place... Similar to Link formula with TikZ picture in Beamer \documentclass[t]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{...
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Is it possible to name all labels in tkz-euclide

It is difficult to understand the code without labels in output using tkz-euclide. To name label all points using single \tkzLabelPoints(all) CODE from http://www.altermundus.fr/pages/...
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Link formula with TikZ picture in Beamer

I want to link the formula element in TikZ picture... Similar to Explain formula using beamer CODE: \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \...
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Coordinates computation with tkz-euclide

In tkz-euclide, I want to draw a point with computed coordinates, like in TikZ. However I get a difficult to understand error of syntax which results in a wrong placement. The following MWE shows ...
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How can I decrease white spaces between from the side BC to bottom of border? [duplicate]

I want to decrease distance between from the side BC to bottom of border, I tried with no border, but there is white space below side BC. This is my code \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Fill between two arcs in tkz-euclide

I have six arcs: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.3] \tkzDefPoint(0,0){a} \tkzDefPoint(12,...
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Determining point of intersection in a triangle

I'm finding it difficult to draw the triangle as in the figure below: I am not being able to determine the "E point". Consequently, "A point". The lengths do not matter, but the angles. The DB ...
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Problem with a tkz-euclide command [duplicate]

I am trying to draw an angle with tkz-euclide but get an error message. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz,tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=.5] \tkzDefPoint[label=above:$...
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tkz-euclide and Xy-pic conflict over Babel shorthands

It is well known that certain Babel shorthands conflict with some Xy-pic commands and this can be solved by disabling those shorthands. I was using Xy-pic and Babel french with shorthands=off in the ...
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Awkward vertical space in tcolorbox with tikzpicture

Just started playing around with tikz and tkz-euclide. I want these definitions and diagrams to align better than this in two columns... Let's call 45-45-90 "Triangle A" and 30-60-90 "Triangle B." "...
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Error in compilation in a foreach loop in TikZ Euclide

Why the following document does not compile correctly? I would like an output drawing n consecutive semicircles. For n=4 an output like this: Is there a way to fix my code? \documentclass{article} \...
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Is \tkzDrawVector(s) from tkz-euclide working? [duplicate]

Is is just me or is \tkzDrawVector(s) from tkz-euclide package not working at all? Interestingly enough \tkzDefVector works perfectly well. :) For instance the example from p.155 of the manual: http:...
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How can I fill below of intersection of a plane and a cylinder of this picture?

I want to fill below of intersection of a plane and a cylinder of this picture, contain of arc AB and A'B' and below of polygon ABB'A' (fill form water). My code \documentclass[border=2mm,12pt]{...
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How can I draw this cone exactly?

I want to draw this cone, where SO = a, OA = 2a, AB=2a*sqrt(3). This is the picture which I draw in Geospacw. With some calculates, we have AOB=120 degrees and H is midpoint of the segment SM. ...
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Incompatibility between `\usetikzlibrary{babel}` and `tkz` macros `\tkzRep` and `\tkzDrawLine`

In the MWE below, unless \usetikzlibrary{babel} is loaded pic ["$\alpha$",draw, fill=yellow]{angle= A--B--C} in picture (1) flags compile ERROR !Missing \endcsname inserted. However, with \...
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tkz-euclide problem with \newcolumntype

I'm trying to run a latex file by Stefan Kottwitz, it calls tkz-euclide: % Circles in and around a triangle % Author: Stefan Kottwitz % https://www.packtpub.com/hardware-and-creative/latex-cookbook \...
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Error in tkz-euclide \tkzDefPoint with square roots

I cannot make sqrt(x) work in \tkzDefPoint; I'm getting the error ! Argument of \XC@definec@lor has an extra } in the following code: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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How can I shade part of a coordinate plane with tkz-euclide?

I'm graphing inequalities with tkz-euclide. I've figured out how to draw a dashed line on a coordinate grid, but I'm not sure how to shade it. Here's what I have. How can I shade above or below the ...
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tkzMarkAngles small angle cause “Dimension too large” error

This example works fine with the angle greater than 5 degree, but if it's less than 5 degree, compile will fail. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \...
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How to fade the color of an angle?

I'm trying to fade the color of an angle from the vertex to the outside but neither the top/bottom color our inner/outer options seem to do it the right way. \documentclass[tikz, border=2mm]{...
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How can I scale the labels on a coordinate plane using tkz-euclide?

I have some code to make a coordinate plane that my students can use for graphing, but it takes up most of the page. Working Code, but image is too large: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...