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The tiksymbols pack­age v4.02 (May 14, 2017) con­tains sym­bols cre­ated us­ing tikz.

This pack­age pro­vides:

  • var­i­ous emoti­cons
  • cook­ing sym­bols
  • trees
  • other sym­bols (e.g. Pen­rose-Tri­an­gle(Triban), chair, cof­feecup, etc.)


  • v1.6 Sev­eral bugs fixed and some op­tions added.
  • v1.7 New sym­bols and some "bugs" fixed
  • v2.0 Bug fixed, now op­tion "tree=on/off" is work­ing again,
  • new symbols: "Triban", improved BasicTree code.
    New option: "marvsoym" (see documentation for more details).
  • v2.2 In­cluded @if­pack­ageloaded, now sym­bols can have neg­a­tive scale,
  • Did something else, I can't remember.
  • v2.25 Changed some code
  • v2.5 New op­tion: draftab­so­lute (sym­bols are re­placed by text and LateX
  • becomes faster again). Changed manual a bit. 
  • v3.0 Sym­bols are stored in­side a save-box and are used via use­box{},
  • New option: "draft=absolute" (old option is still useable but obsolete),
    Changed output of "draft=absolute",
    New option: "prefix=<prefix>", adds a <prefix> to all commands,
    New option: "usebox=true/false" If false the symbols aren't stored inside a box,
    See manual for more changes.
  • v3.0a New cook­ingsym­bols: grater, bot­tle
  • v3.0b Deleted some non-ASCII char­ac­ters.
  • v3.0g Re­moved a bug caused by me mess­ing up with com­mands.
  • Removed package 'calc' and replaced \setlength with \pgfmathsetlength
    Reworked some code of the symbols.
    Did not change the manual.
  • v3.0h Created a bug in the pro­cess of fix­ing the last bug,
  • added the forgotten \fi.
  • v3.01al­pha Copied the 2e code and started rewrit­ing the code
  • in LaTeX3.
  • v3.38 Nearly fin­ished rewrit­ing.
  • v3.40 Now ev­ery­thing is coded in 3.
  • v3.40-v0.95 Var­i­ous fixes and changes.
  • v3.95 New emoti­con (d)Changey.
  • v4.0 Fin­ished re­work­ing the code.
  • v4.01 Added a known prob­lem to the doc­u­men­ta­tion.
  • New Symbol: \rollingpin (and of course the german equivalent \Nudelholz)
  • v4.02 Added op­tion "base­line=true/false" to fix a bug oc­cur­ing with 'todonotes' New Sym­bols: cChangey and dcChangey


  • ex­pl3 & xparse
  • tikz
  • xcolor
  • xs­pace
  • l3keys2e

This file con­tains

  • tikzsym­bols.pdf
  • tikzsym­bols.dtx
  • tikzsym­bols.ins


This ma­te­rial is sub­ject to the Project Public Li­cense. See


for the de­tails of that li­cense.

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tikzsym­bols – Some sym­bols cre­ated us­ing TikZ

The pack­age pro­vides var­i­ous emoti­cons, cook­ing sym­bols and trees.

Ver­sion4.02 2017-05-14
Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­rightBen Vite­cek 2013-2016
Main­tainerBen Vite­cek
Con­tained inTeX Live as tikzsym­bols
MiKTeX as tikzsym­bols
Topics pack­age uses PGF-TikZ
cre­ate sym­bols, rather than se­lect from a font
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