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Marking angles in a 3D trigonometric diagram

I am trying to draw the diagram below using TikZ. My attempt thus far is as follows. My attempt seems convoluted as it is a mix of 2D and 3D coordinates. I am trying to label and mark the angles of ...
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Tkz-Euclide labelling issue

I'm using tkz-euclide to draw some diagrams. \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoints{0/0/O,4/0/P} \tkzDrawCircle(O,P) \tkzDefPointBy[rotation= center O angle -60](P) \...
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tkz-euclide: How to get opposite angle?

I made this picture with tkz-euclide but now I want to mark the opposite angle that completes alpha to 180 degree. How can I do this? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \...
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How do I color a region enclosed by a curve drawn using tkz-euclide?

I have a region enclosed by a closed curve as can been on the picture below. How can I color this region? I remark that I have used tkz-euclide, though I think the library tikz-avoidpath was created ...
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tkz arrow shows up doubled

When I use the tkz arrow option to \tkzDrawArc twice, the first arrowhead gets doubled. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (-3,-1) ...
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how to reverse tkz arrow direction in tkz-euclide

How do I reverse the direction of the arrow head when using the tkz arrow option? I am using the option in the \tkzDrawArc command which always seems to want to draw the arc in the positive direction....
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tkz-euclide documentation example on arrows gives error

I try to implement an example on page 192 of the tkz-euclide manual which is supposed to draw several arrows on a circle. But I get an error. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \...
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Marking angles in tkz-euclide

I am trying to reproduce an example from (an excellent) manual on tkz-euclide. Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[...
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tkz-euclide: How can I label a point with white border around the letter

I want to label a point like L_A in the above picture (the letter is above the line). I tried "fill=white", but it creates a big white square around the letter (the point C in the second ...
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Dimension of segments

I want to draw the segment like the one in the figure I used tkz-euclide and I got this But I want the lengths text to be between the lines as in the first figure. This is my code \begin{figure} \...
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coordinate planes, why only 2 arrows

Found this coordinate plane in the forum, I really like it. I would like 4 arrows, 2 on each axis, pointing in all 4 directions instead of 2. Not sure why arrows only point right and up. I have seen ...
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Distinguish between `\tkzGetFirstPoint` and `\tkzGetSecondPoint`

Repeatedly I am encountering the following problem: I have some code in tkz-euclide working fine. For example it could be \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{...
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How can I convert automatically a calculated angle in degrees minutes and seconds [duplicate]

I want to make a batterie of exercises for a part of geometry. In this document I can change the length of the triangle. It calculates the angle. But I want the angle in Degrees minutes and seconds. ...
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tkz_euclide: "I do not know the key" errors

Apologies if this is super-basic, but I am a beginner. I am getting Error: I do not know the key /tikz/triangle and Error: I do not know the key /tikz/input from a tkz-euclide example. I assume I am ...
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Dynamometer - ask for improvement suggestions

Please. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1, transform shape,every node/.style={scale=1.0}] %argola \definecolor{meu_cinzento}{RGB}{116,...
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Something went wrong in the last update [duplicate]

I have a very big document (book, over 400 pages, a dozen chapters with a lot of tikz pictures) which used to compile OK. But last TeXlive update, something went wrong. Now the compilation gives me ...
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tkz-euclide circles present with version 3.06c have disappeared with version 4.00b

With: tkz-euclide.sty 2020/03/18 3.06c tkz-base.sty 2020/03/18 3.06c tikz.sty 2020/01/08 v3.1.5b the following MCE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Version 4.00b of tkz-euclide -- remove "cm"

Some of my pictures do no longer compile with version 4.00b of package tkz-euclide. The announcement of the new version (2022-Jan-5) of tkz-euclide says: Some new macros have appeared, others (...
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tkz-euclide vs XeLaTeX vs pdfLaTeX

Good morning, Alain! I tried the example on page 145 of the tkz-euclide manual (January 4, 2022 Documentation V.4.00) and found it works with pdflatex but it doesn't work with xelatex. \documentclass[...
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\tkzPointShowCoord not showing its xlabel

I'm trying to plot a std normal distribution filled to a certain point $z_\alpha$, the problem is that \tkzPointShowCoord label doesn't appear in the plot, the following is the code i used: \...
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Is there a way to fix a conflict between pgf-pie and tkz-euclide error undefined control sequence @t noexpand?

I am using Overleaf. If I load both tkz-euclide package and the pgf-pie package, I get the following error for each pie graph: pgfpie @t \noexpand and the graphs do not display the labels of the ...
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Tikz-euclide in TikzEdt

I used tikz-euclide in tikzEdt. However, when I reinstalled my computer, I couldn't use it anymore. Does anyone know how to fix it? Thanks very much.
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how to fill the area between polygon 1 and polygon 2 with color using tkz-euclide?

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1] %polygon1 \tkzDefPoint(0,0){P1} \tkzDefShiftPoint[P1](4,0){P2} \tkzDefShiftPoint[P2](0,4){P3} ...
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Geometrical optics

It is possible to make this ray tracing diagram in a simpler way, with less code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzInit[ymin=-3,ymax=5.5,xmin=-...
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(fixed) Missing character: There is no ( ("28) in font nullfont! after updating latex packages

update: this problem has been fixed in tkz-euclide ver. 4.00. original post: After updating texlive packages recently (2021/11/15), I found there are some curiuous warnings when using tkz-euclide, ...
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endcsname error with \tkzMarkRightAngle

I am not sure why I am getting this Missing \endcsname inserted error when I use \tkzMarkRightAngle. I used my code entirely in tkz-euclide. What I am trying to achieve is right angle marks on both ...
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Issue label point with tkz-euclide within foreach loop

I wish to display some numbered balls, but somehow, whether it's from my missuse of tkz-euclide or foreach, I failed to label the balls correctly. Here is a MWE. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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using \pgfmathsetmacroget in tikz-euclide get error "! Dimension too large. <recently read> \pgfmath@x"

update: now in tkz-euclide, the default unit is cm. I want to make some calculation like a=b*c/d where b,c,d are lenghth of some segments in tikz-euclide. I am trying \pgfmathsetmacroget but get "...
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plot $(e^x-x)^{\frac1{x^2}}$

I need to plot the function (e^x-x)^(1/(x)^2) in tikzpicture, but close to 0, apparently latex indeterminates it, does not graph it. This is the code I am using: \documentclass[1cm]{standalone} \...
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(fixed) using \tkzDefLine create perpendicular line cause error "Missing $ inserted" when using point name with underscore

update: this problem has been fixed in tkz-euclide ver. 4.00. original post: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(0,0){B} \tkzDefPoint(...
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Displaying the corner coordinates of the triangle

Original: How can I add the coordinates like this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] \tkzDefPoint (-3,1){A}, \tkzDefPoint (4,12){B}, \...
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Draw this picture with TikZ

I am trying to draw this picture I tried with pgfplots. \documentclass[border=1.5mm,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ axis line style = very ...
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Fill the area between two arcs and x-axis between two circles

I am trying the fill the area between the two circles below their point of contact as shown below: What I want is something like: You need not worry about other details in the sample, just to fill ...
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TkZ-Euclide: dim parameter results in an error while in tabular environment

I am attempting to draw the dimension of a line segment for my tkz-euclide drawing while in tabular environment. For some reason this results in an error. It should be noted, that I do not have any ...
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Shade intersection of two disks with tkz-euclide

Is it possible to shade the intersection of two disks using tkz-euclide? I am looking for something similar to the following simple example, but I need to shade only the intersection, while drawing ...
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Tikz, tkz-euclide does not work

I made this code, but when I press F5 it keeps running infinitely and doesn't produce any results. It is the first time I use the tikz package in LaTeX and I have no experience. (I'm using Ubuntu). \...
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İndentation of the ring spring [closed]

When we zoom in on the blue circle arc the curve is not straight how can I fix this? Also how can I paint in green zone like below? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{...
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I want to get the alpha angle under the line segment [closed]

I want to get the angle alpha under triangle ABC, how can I do it? now the angle part is visible at the top.I also want to make the outside of the angle black. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \...
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Function curve does not touch the x-axis [closed]

There is a gap between the function I drew and the x-axis, how can I close it? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{textcomp} \...
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I can't fill the alpha angle with blue [closed]

I'm trying to fill the angle between A,B,C with blue color but it doesn't fill even though I write the code. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Draw pictures with tikz on blogger

can I ask, how can I put the tikz code on blogger to get an image like the Tex side?
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Blank Labels for tikz picture

Good morning, I am trying to create blank line segments or boxes for both legs and also the hypotenuse so students to fill in the blank so to speak. I tried creating my own command but it does not ...
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Perpendicular line through point

I want to make a figure about the cathetus theorem. This is what I got already: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[...
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Intersection (Circle and triangle) Tikz

I am trying to intersect my circle and my triangle. I am novice at using tikz and have code that probably does not work, mathematically I can just calculate the intersection, but I wanted to know a ...
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TikZ labels are drawn on every tick

I executed the exact same code that was posted here: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/334718/166582 But my result is different, I have no idea why the labels are repeated. As reference the code is \...
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Color of dim in tikzpicture

I want to make all kind of different exercises on Thales. Changing letters ABCDEF and distances makes new excercises. \documentclass[border=5pt]{standalone} \standaloneenv{my} \usepackage{tkz-euclide}...
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How do I make this figure?

The target figure: Left me to fill the regions. Can somebody help me? My LaTeX code: \documentclass[border=5mm]{standalone} \usepackage[svgnames,x11names,dvispnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tkz-base,...
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Problem with label and tick in tkz-euclide

I have an old .tex file, which worked correctly before, now I'm having a problem with the following code, \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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Inscribe circle in equilateral triangle

I'm trying to inscribe equilateral triangle. What am I doing wrong. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1] \tkzDefPoint(0,0){A} ...
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Increase the thickness of a line and color it

I have been working on a small figure in which I want to increase the thickness of half of the line (the right half) and want to change color. MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[a4paper,...
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