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Why would esvect produce pixelated arrows?

When using esvect (MiKTeX, pdflatex) I get the following undesirable result: From this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{esvect} \begin{document} \[\vv{u}\] \end{document} The arrows are ...
6
votes
1answer
282 views

“Double headed” vector

I want to have a double headed vector. I tried \overleftright, but the appearance is all but pretty. I would like to get the same kind of symbol, but with \vec appearance. Is it possible?
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votes
2answers
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Extensible \vec instead of \overrightarrow

Instead of changing to \overrightarrow{}, which uses a usual extensible arrow and puts it above the argument, I would like to get an extensible \vec{} symbol. My intention is to obtain a new command ...
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vote
1answer
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How to use harpoon-style arrows over vectors, like this? [duplicate]

How do I typeset harpoon arrows that look like this in LaTeX? I've tried the harpoon package's \overrightharpoon feature, but its arrowhead is too big/prominent... I'm hoping for something that ...
2
votes
1answer
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esvect with transparency makes part of the arrow darker

When using the esvect package in a transparency context, one can see that the arrow is built by superposing two "blocks": a line and an arrowhead. But as the line overrides the arrow head, the center ...
2
votes
1answer
529 views

Diagonal arrows/vectors not working

For some reason I can't get diagonal arrows/vectors to work. Only the arrowhead shows up - the line is missing. For example, in the following, the first vector is fine (horizontal) but the second just ...