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In this first-of-its-kind TikZ book, you’ll embark on a journey to discover the fascinating realm of TikZ—what it’s about, the philosophy behind it, and what sets it apart from other graphics libraries. From installation procedures to the intricacies of its syntax, this comprehensive guide will help you use TikZ to create flawless graphics to captivate your audience in theses, articles, or books.
You’ll learn all the details starting with drawing nodes, edges, and arrows and arranging them with perfect alignment. As you explore advanced features, you’ll gain proficiency in using colors and transparency for filling and shading, and clipping image parts. You’ll learn to define TikZ styles and work with coordinate calculations and transformations.
That’s not all! You’ll work with layers, overlays, absolute positioning, and adding special decorations and take it a step further using add-on packages for drawing diagrams, charts, and plots.
By the end of this TikZ book, you’ll have mastered the finer details of image creation, enabling you to achieve visually stunning graphics with great precision.

Understand the TikZ language and how to use its libraries and packages
Draw geometric shapes with text and add arrows, labels, and decorations
Apply transformations and use transparency, shading, fading, and filling features
Define styles and program with loops to streamline your code
Build trees, graphs, and mind maps and draw easy curves with smooth transitions
Produce block diagrams and flow charts to visualize process steps
Generate line charts and bar charts to showcase your data
Plot data sets and mathematical functions in two and three dimensions

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Publication date :
Jun 9, 2023

Length
304 pages

Edition :
1st Edition

Language :
English

ISBN-13 :
9781804618233

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Preface

1. Chapter 1: Getting Started with TikZ

2. Chapter 2: Creating the First TikZ Images

3. Chapter 3: Drawing and Positioning Nodes

4. Chapter 4: Drawing Edges and Arrows

5. Chapter 5: Using Styles and Pics

6. Chapter 6: Drawing Trees and Graphs

7. Chapter 7: Filling, Clipping, and Shading

8. Chapter 8: Decorating Paths

9. Chapter 9: Using Layers, Overlays, and Transparency

10. Chapter 10: Calculating with Coordinates and Paths

11. Chapter 11: Transforming Coordinates and Canvas

12. Chapter 12: Drawing Smooth Curves

13. Chapter 13: Plotting in 2D and 3D

14. Chapter 14: Drawing Diagrams

15. Chapter 15: Having Fun with TikZ

16. Index

17. Other Books You May Enjoy

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