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I am using \xrightarrow{} in many places in my document. I want to change the tip to look like the one that gets produced by -latex.

I am trying to get a similar tip for the \xrightarrow{} macro.

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

The chemarrow package provides extensible arrows with such heads, for example


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amsmath uses \rightarrow for the extensible right arrow. You could easily use \chemarrow instead, changing also the fixed arrow for consistency:


Or patch just the amsmath extensible arrow command(s), keeping the original \rightarrow:


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