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latex math symbol for pointer in object oriented context

I need to use the pointer symbol (like P->a) in math latex. If I use normal characters like hyphen and > it doesn't look good. I guess there should be a specific symbol for it in latex, but I didn't ...
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Is there a painless way to get self-loop decorations on mathematical symbols?

In mathematics, we often write X \rightarrow Y to mean a function from X to Y. Now I'd like to denote a function from X to X via a looping-arrow decoration on the top right-hand corner of X. Is ...
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Is there a short diagonal pointing arrow symbol?

I understand that the package stmaryrd has a shorter version of the \rightarrow, \shortrightarrow, I wonder if there's a short version of the diagonal arrows (e.g. \searrow) and if not, if there's an ...
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Is there a logic symbol for counterfactuals

I am looking for a symbol that looks like: []--> So far I came up with $\Box\rightarrow$. The problem with this is, that the arrow is too far away from the box: How could I achieve this so that ...
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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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Straight math arrows

Is there any way to redefine all arrows in math mode (\rightarrow, \leftarrow, \Rightarrow, \Leftarrow, \to, etc.) to another arrows that finish with angle 90 TikZ option? I have done some tries and ...
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Math symbols in tt font

I am trying to typeset some mathematics all in typewriter font; aiming to emulate the appearance of a particular computing environment. However, \mathtt in math mode doesn't appear to affect the ...
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How to create dashed right arrow over symbol?

Recently I asked this question: Dashed left arrow over symbol I needed to know how to put an dashed left arrow over a symbol. I received two answers, one of them used Tikz for this, other use pure ...
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Arrow heads on \twoheadrightarrow

The arrow heads on \twoheadrightarrow don't look like the arrow heads on \rightarrow and \hookrightarrow. Is there some way of fixing this? For instance, the code \documentclass{article} ...
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Dashed left arrow over symbol

I want to put dashed left arrow over symbol. Dashed left arrow looks like this: $x \dashedleftarrow y$ I want arrow to be over symbol $x$, like in $\overleftarrow{x}$ , only dashed. I tried ...
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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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Adding symbols at the end(s) of a horizontal line

I'm looking for variations of the symbol \relbar, or any other horizontal line that is about as along as a standard-length arrow. In particular, I'd like to be able to add arrowheads, as in ...
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Arrow with a point on it and cancelled arrow

I stumbled over this kind of arrows and can't find any reference to it (since I not even know how they're called). Does anyone know the right command for those? Or are this constructed elements? ...
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Searching for up and down arrow symbol (⇅)

Whats the command for this symbol: ⇅ I've found ⇈ \upuparrows but I can't find the other one.
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Looking for a symbol (arrow with dot)

I am looking for this symbol: I recently discovered it in a paper. However, I was not able to find it in the "Comprehensive List" (symbols-a4.pdf) or anywhere else.
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How to typeset inclusion arrow?

I would like to know what is the best way to do an inclusion arrow, using xy or tikz. I know that there is a command for an arrow, like \to, for inclusions, but this is not expansible. What do you ...
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\upharpoonright problem [closed]

Sometimes \upharpoonright prints the "restriction" (as it is supposed to do) on the output text file, but sometimes it prints horizontal bars (on top of the line) - which I don't know how to correct. ...
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“Broken” arrow symbol

In his pretty awesome book “Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry” M. Reid uses (e.g. see page 4) symbol of “broken” arrow (which looks quite a like dash+space+short arrow : “- →”) for partially ...
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Symbol for “rotate around axis”

I have two pictures of an object where I need to indicate that one is rotated by x° (around a certain axis), preferably with the arrow in the picture - BUT - I can't seem to find this arrow in the ...
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Yield symbol (chemistry)

I'm trying to format a chemical reaction with LaTeX, and apparently it doesn't accept "→" as a character. Is there any way to do it?
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How to use \leadsto in LaTeX2e?

I tried to draw an arrow with the command \leadsto But I get the following exception: ! LaTeX Error: Command \leadsto not provided in base LaTeX2e. So how can I draw such an arrow? I tried to ...
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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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How to create \ssearrow with two heads

I'm using \ssearrow to denote a deformation retraction in algebraic topology. I want to use the same arrow, but with two heads for a strong deformation retraction. It doesn't exist in MnSymbol. Is ...
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Acronyms with an arrow in front of them

I'm using the acronyms package and I wonder if there's an easy way of marking acronyms as such by putting an arrow in front of them?
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Command for horizontally flipped newline symbol

I'm looking for the command to produce the often used symbol indicating a line break --- but flipped horizontally. So basically this symbol: | | | \ |------ / It should fit within one line ...
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Arrow with text above

I am drawing an arrow using the following command: $ \xleftarrow{\mbox{\tiny{BCast}}} $‎. I have tested the command in two different environments: TeXShop (MacOS, uses TeX Live) outputs an arrow ...
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Change arrow head of \xrightarrow[]{}

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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Extending arrows with overset text

I'd like to extend an arrow to allow better readability of characters which are overset using \overset{}{}. Right now I have \overset{k_1}{\rightleftharpoons} which produces: and this leaves ...
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How do I stack more than two arrows in math mode?

The command \rightrightarrows (from amssymb) draws two arrows, one on top of another. How do I get three arrows arranged in a similar fashion? An example of this (and other fancy arrow stackings) ...