# Fixing CircuiTikZ Error: I do not know the key ‘/tikz/elmech’

## Problem:

You want to compile a LaTeX file containing CircuiTikZ code but you get the following error:

Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/elmech'

## Solution:

First, be sure that the circuitikz package is included, i.e. there’s a line like

\usepackage{circuitikz}