# Category Archives for **pgf/TikZ**

Graphics with pgf/TikZ

## PGFPlots 1.11 released

Christian Feuersänger released version 1.11 of PGFPlots. It’s already one week ago, but regarding this special package that news is important for me, so I share it also here. Furthermore, there are news about the future development. I would live to … Continue reading

## Periodically, more or less

Recently I got my hands on the sine function, again. It’s the classic example for a periodic function. Everybody knows that horizontal wave in the cartesian coordinate system. Starting with a polar plot of a complex sine function in two … Continue reading

## Dynamic systems, bifurcations, procedural worlds

I’m using pgfplots a lot, so I will share some examples today. Here, I benefit from these features of pgfplots, going beyond base TikZ: Simple plotting with 3d coordinates and axonometric projection Presentation of required coordinate axes Using color gradients … Continue reading

## Iterated fractals

I recently dealt with Iterated function systems , in short IFS. Here we got repeated transformations: the space will be mapped onto itself. There can be different map specifications. We do this an infinite number of times and take a … Continue reading

## Happy Christmas!

This Christmas tree has been written in LaTeX and TikZ by Alain Matthes. See the complete source code.

## New maintainer wanted for pgfSweave

Cameron Bracken announced that he is looking for a new maintainer of the pgfSweave package. pgfSweave is an R package for use with Sweave for speedy compilation of high quality graphics, specifically it provides capabilities for “caching” graphics generated with … Continue reading

## Drawing a stemma with TikZ

Maïeul Rouquette has published an article on LaTeX-Community.org: Stemma with TikZ. It is an English translation of his three French blog articles about that topic. A stemma codicum is a “family tree” of different manuscripts of a same text, see … Continue reading

## TikZ: Commutative diagrams with crossing edges

When one edge of a graph passes over or under another edge there may be a small gap needed in the drawing of one of those edges. An easy trick is to draw the upper edge two times: first with … Continue reading

## New TikZ package: tikz-inet

The today released package tikz-inet extends TikZ with commands for drawing interaction nets. At least Version 2.0 of pgf/TikZ is required. For imformation about interaction nets see “Interaction Nets” by Y.Lafont, in POPL’90, 95-108 or for example the Diploma of … Continue reading