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How to make a block scheme with arrows in LaTeX?

I am new to LaTeX, I have searched in many forums, but can not find, how to depict block scheme like on the picture. Could you please give me hints or commands, which i can use in this case? And my ...
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Commutative diagram with blank spacing and crossing-layer arrows

Related to a previous post, now pardon me to go to a specific example, here is my output and my Minimum Working Environment ...
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Blank or no arrow in a commutative diagram

I learned from this nice post that a commutative diagram with the CD environment can have arrows pointing and their commands: right @>>> left @<<< down @VVV up @AAA ...
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Skew an Arrow in a Tikz Diagram

I am trying to draw an arrow in a Tikz diagram but I would like it to be skewed as shown below. I searched Google but couldn't find any info about how to skew objects in Tikz. Is such a thing ...
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Producing a diagram showing relations between sets?

I'm just starting to use Latex and I was wondering if it's possible to produce a graphic like the following. It seems like I would have to start with something like a table and then somehow add in ...
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An unwanted overlapping of arrows with xymatrix

I try to make a commutative diagram like this: with the code $\xymatrix{ Y \ar@{->>}[rd] \ar@{->>}[r] &{Y_1} \ar@{.>}[d]^<<<{\cong}_<<<{\exists} ...
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Double arrow for inline diagram

I want to make a diagram like A--->B, but there are two arrows, one written f_1 and another with f_2. I tried \stackrel, but this gives arrows with different sizes. If using ...
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How to create simple causal chains with TikZ

I have a problem trying to create a simple causal chain, as it can be seen on the attached file: List of available TikZ libraries with a short introduction. I'm having two main issues: I would like ...
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Drawing Benzene resonance mechanism, and reaction mechanism + curly arrows

I am new to LaTeX and there are few things at which I am stuck. I can draw benzene with alternate double bonds but I don't know how to draw curly arrows to show bond shifting and electrophile attack. ...
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Arrow with superscript in tikz-cd

I need my tikz-cd diagrams to have arrows (vertical and horizontal) that mimic \mapsto^* to match the relation in the text. The closest I've managed is to add a label {*} at [pos=1]: ...
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Make a 2cell diagram more beautiful (or less ugly)

I want to draw a two-cell diagram using xypic, the problem is that the bigone label is to long, how can I make the following diagram: looks like this one: using exclusively the two-cell feature ...
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Is there an extensive library of arrow tips with a standardized naming convention?

I am drafting diagrams where I need a lot of different arrow tips to indicate different types of directionality. Currently I am using a mixed set of libraries, which I mainly found through detexify. ...
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\Mapsto in tikz-cd

I'm loving using tikz-cd to draw compiler correctness diagrams, but I can't manage to get quite the same arrows for relations that I'm using in the text. In particular, I'm not sure how to get \Mapsto ...
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Label the source/target object in the middle of compositemaps from 2cell package of xy?

In the 2cell package for xy, there is a command for typesetting 2cells between composite arrows, namely \..compositearrow (where the .. stands for some number of u,l,d,r). I would like to use this ...
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Change the orientation of Arrow of xtwocell in the 2cell option for xy

I'm trying to make a diagram similar to this (from wikipedia) Except that I want to the double arrow $\eta$ two be pointing from node $B$ toward the middle of arrow $X$ (it is, after all, a natural ...
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Representing Equivalence Relations with Nodes, Loops, and Edges

I've never used TikZ for illustrating equivalence relations, but I thought I'd try it out. What I'd like to produce is something like this: What is the general method for connecting points to ...
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Flow of current in a circuit

I am trying to create a circuit with resistors and voltage sources. I need to have each resistor labeled with their resistance (above) and the unknown current (below) flowing through the resistor. I ...
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Creating a digraph with formulas instead of nodes

I am looking to make a diagram with lines similar to this one: Labeling Edges in a Weighted Digraph But I am trying to have a mathematical formula, which is the label, instead of being above the dot ...
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Vertical cofibration arrow in xypic

I want to use xypic to make diagrams using vertical cofibration arrows, i.e. ones that look like $\rightarrowtail$. Naively using \ar@{>->} gives an arrow whose tail overlaps with the ...
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Problem bending arrows in xypic

I'm having an annoying problem bending an arrow with xypic. I read the part 2.8 of the manual (http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~cautis/tools/xypic.pdf‎) about bending arrows, but could not understand it. ...
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How to draw straight lines between nodes in commutative diagram without using TikZ matrix library?

I want to draw a commutative diagram with TikZ as follows: \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{tikzpicture}[auto] \node (S1) {$\sigmaSet \cap X_N$}; \node (S2) [below= 2cm and 4cm ...
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On arrows in Tikz cd

So I am getting used to using tikz-cd package to draw relatively straightforward commutative diagrams. I have two questions. Question 1 Here is the code: \documentclass[10pt, draft]{amsart} ...
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Label in cyclic arrow diagram [duplicate]

Consider the following code from TeXample.net: How to refactor it for adding sloped labels on the outside of the arrows? Do you have a more elegant solution with TikZ? % Overlapping arrows % ...
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XyPic xymatrix not showing arrow labels with TeX Live-2012

Recently I have upgraded my TeX installation to TeX Live-2012 from TeX Live-2009. Now \xymatrix is misbehaving. The behavior affects both Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux 12.04 installations. For example, ...
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Two coloured arrow

I would like to draw arrows in diagrams that have two colours split along the axis. (This shall represent a mixed case in colour-coded case distinction.) Here's a sketch: Here is a MWE to play with: ...
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Hiding arrow in xymatrix?

I want to enlarge a xy-diagram. Using the \invisible command, I got some strange spacing. That's why I decided to redraw the complete diagram using the \only and the \phantom command. But there is an ...
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Piecing together a diagram from other files

I'm in \documentaclass[landscape]{article} and I'm trying to figure out how I can put together a bunch of figures I've created (with the generous help of TSE users) on this document. What I'm trying ...
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Shorten or extend xypic arrows

In an xypic or xymatrix diagram, is it possible to specify that an arrow should only cover part of the distance it normally would? In other words, for an arrow \xymatrix{ A \ar[r] & B }, or ...
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Network/Message Sequence Diagram

I am looking to produce something similar (but more complex) to this diagram: This depicts network packets between two sides of communication. I don't know if there is any specific name for it ...
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How to draw a coordinate system with LaTeX?

I want to draw a coordinate system like this: I would like to specify the width and height of the coordinate system and where the origin begins (upper left corner). I also want to specify the x and ...
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Typesetting inline Penrose/Cvitanovic tensor diagrams (birdtracks)

In the 50's, Roger Penrose invented a private graphical notation for tensors, which he later published. Wikipedia has a short description. It's basically a directed graph with some labels on it and ...
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parallel arrows in pb-diagram

It is possible to get two parallel maps (one pointing to the left, the other to the right) between two nodes using pb-diagram? I know it can be done with TikZ, and maybe with some other package, but I ...
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inclusion arrow in TikZ

How can I give shape to some arrow in tikz, to draw the inclusion arrow? I read a similar question How to typeset inclusion arrow? with given answer, but the answer didn't really used tikz and I ...
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OpenType, extensible arrows, and diagrams

Does the OpenType font format provide support for extensible arrows (as in \xrightarrow)? If so, is it true that it would be unicode-math's job to make this functionality available in TeX? This ...
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How to make self-refering arrow with xydigram in a box

I'm trying to make a nice state diagram with some arrows I cannot find a way to make the arrows pointing to the same state: in my case, I would like a self-refering arrow to altcache I'm not fixed ...
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Commutative diagram with parallel arrows in opposite direction

I have a diagram of the following form, written with the package amscd: \begin{align*} \begin{CD} W @>\phi>> X \\ @V{a}V{b}V @V{c}V{d}V \\ Y @>\phi>> Z \\ \end{CD} ...
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How to have one straight arrows surrounded by two curved arrows (TikZ)

What is the best way to draw one arrow surrounded by two circular arrows (see image below). This is very easy to do when you have a small number of nodes, especially so when the arrows go from one ...
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covering map arrow

I am trying to draw an arrow going down similar to these we usually see in topolgy books. For example, when we study covering spaces we usually put the covering space and then an arrow and then the ...
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Reverse arrow in TikZ

How can I reverse some arrows of the diagram given by the code below? \begin{tikzpicture} % Tell it where the nodes are \node (A) {$A$}; \node (B) [below=of A] {$B$}; \node (C) [right=of A] ...
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Redraw a kernel scheme diagram

I'm trying to redraw a kernel scheme diagram for a university lecture note. This is how far I got: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to draw arrows between parts of an equation to show the Math Distributive Property (Multiplication)?

there is a part of my paper where I use the distributive property and it's not that clear for the reader to see (I'm using in proposional logic for a proof). The logic equation (part of) is: (l_{1}) ...
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Combine shorten and bend option in TikZ

Is there a way to combine the bend left and shorten option to make an arc shorter while keeping its shape otherwise? i.e., when I do \begin{tikzpicture} \node[] (n1) at (0,0) {1}; \node[] (n2) at ...
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math.SE-compatible LaTeX for diagrams with non-horizontal “decorated” arrows?

I'm looking for LaTeX directives that I can use in posts to math.SE to make category-theory-style diagrams that use non-horizontal (vertical, slanted, curved) arrows, both "plain" (i.e. the ...
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Easy way to type more kinds of arrows?

There is \rightrightarrows to produce two parallel arrows, \longrightarrow to produce a longer arrow and \xrightarrow to produce an extendable arrow. But is there an easy way to produce two long ...
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Better arrowheads in commutative diagrams

The Fourier package gives a different look for the arrowheads, which looks nice to me. I also want to use this arrowhead in the commutative diagrams. I have tried Taylor's diagrams package, xy-matrix, ...
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1answer
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Using the \newarrow command from Taylor's commutative diagrams package

I want to define new arrows to use in a commutative diagram, but I just can't make it work. The documentation is not particularly helpful; it doesn't even tell you where to put the ...
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How to make bend lines/arrows with TikZ?

I've been testing out TikZ lately, but I'm still quite new to it. What I want to do is to create a line to indicate that a parameter belongs to a part of the drawing. For example "This surface that ...
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Drawing arrow heads without the tails in TikZ?

I have an ellipse in a TikZ diagram and I would like to indicate a direction using an arrow head, but do not wish to draw the path leading up to the arrow head. I currently have \draw[->] (0,2) ...