{arrows} is about drawing arrows, usually in {math-mode} or inside {diagrams}.

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tikz: Bigger arrowheads, merging lines

I'm trying to add arrows between equations using TikZ and I'm having some issues. First, I can't figure out how to make the lines thicker and the arrowheads bigger. Second, I can't figure out how to ...
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Changing arrowheads size in pgfplots axes

I need to change the default axes arrowheads size of pgfplots when using the option axis lines=center. Following this answer, I tried this code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How can I label \rightleftarrows above and below?

How can I label $\rightleftarrows$ above the top arrow and below the bottom arrow?
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TikZ: How to decorate a path with the open diamond arrow tip that “bends” with the path?

I have a curved path that I want to put an open diamond arrow tip on. Here is a MWE with my best attempt: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,decorations.markings} ...
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How to draw a not fully-connected elliptic arrow using TikZ?

I want to draw an arrow like this: I found this question which is kind of similar, but it relies on that the circle is fully drawn. What I want to do is to draw an ellipsis which has a small gap in ...
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Larger arrows in xy

I'm trying to make a poster, and have managed to enlarge math symbols in XY for my diagrams, but the arrows are too thin and unless you're right up against the poster, the arrow heads are almost ...
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I want a “Go on to next page” arrow where text is inscribed in arrow

I was wondering how i can create an arrow that says embedded "Go on to next page" the arrow should be something like the implies arrow or the rightarrow.
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Self loop in an undirected graph using TikZ

How can I create a self loop without a direction on the edge? \path[every node/.style={font=\sffamily\small}] (3) edge[loop] node {$e_{1}$} (3); creates the loop I want but has a direction.
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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 can I increase arrow-head size in tkz-graph?

How can I increase the size of the head of the arrows in a tkz-graph graph? This question is similar to Is it possible to change size of arrowhead in TikZ/PGF?, but requires an adaptation of the ...
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TikZ rectangle split and edges

This is my first time posting in this site So I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.multipart} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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Curved connector ends with arrow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make bend lines/arrows with TikZ? I draw arrows in TikZ often by that: \draw [->] (begin_point.south) -- ++(0,-4) -| (end_point.north); Now I would like to ...
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Distributive arrows in xypic

I am trying to draw "distributive arrows" in xypic, but I can't make it look nice. Here is a MWE: \xymatrix{a\ar @/^1.4pc/[r] \ar @/^1.4pc/[rrr] &( b &+& c)} Does anyone know how to ...
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arrows with tikz package

I use tikz, and try draw a directed graph with \begin{tikzpicture} \node[draw, circle] (1) {1}; ...
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Merge arrows with TikZ

I am still learning to use TikZ and now I find myself in a tight spot. I want to draw three processes on the lhs and one on the rhs. These processes are represented by a circle. I then want three ...
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Setting fill color for TikZ arrow tips only (and not the path itself)

For many TikZ diagrams, I’d like to draw colored (often gray) arrows. I prefer the latex-style arrow tips (from the arrows library). These are filled by using the default background fill color. My ...
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How to draw arrows from cell to cell at the borders of a table

How can I draw arrows from cell to cell at the borders of a table? More precisely I'd like to get something like this: It would be nice to have a solution using TikZ. Edit: Since I have other ...
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TikZ: Large arrow tips at the end of smooth curves

I have problems with adding a large arrow tip to smooth curves. It works perfect with straight lines, but as soon as I use the edge command, the arrow tips are added to the beginning of the curve ...
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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 ...
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There is a need for (at least) two more dashed arrows in amssymbols : how to produce them?

In birational geometry, we often use dashed arrows to insist on the fact that our maps are not defined everywhere. I wonder how can we produce: a mapsto dashed arrow joining \mapsto and ...
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Inserting an image properly in a table

I'd like to insert those lines that from "Foo" point to the four different rows in the table. I've tries inserting an image but it doesn't come out right (please ignore the bad quality of the ...
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Two-way arrow as when defining adjoint pairs

How does one write the two arrows that are piled on top of each other in an adjoin pair, where one is pointing to the left and the other to the right?
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Can't draw ending arrow using tikz [closed]

I need that red edges become arrows, I use \draw[->] but the end of the drawn line is the same as the beginning, this is not an arrow! This is my code: \documentclass[demo]{article} ...
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How can I draw an arrow from one text element to another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to draw arrows between parts of an equation to show the Math Distributive Property (Multiplication)? Suppose I have the following text: {A, B, C, D, E} Now I would ...
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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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Tell TikZ arrow to terminate prematurely

Is it possible to tell arrows in TikZ to ease off a bit so as to not get within a thousandths of an inch of the target node? In my particular case I am using shadows which are interfering with the ...
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Making an arrow in a pgfplot figure from one point to another?

How can I make an arrow from one point in a tikz picture to another point? In the following example, I would like to draw an arrow from the word data--which is approximately the coordinate (1982, ...
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How to draw an arrow to a table cell?

I'd like to draw something like drawing an arrow to a table cell. But in my case the arrow should be in the right side. Could you please change the following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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TikZ arrowheads to match xy-pic?

I’d like to make arrow tips in TikZ that match with xy-pic’s standard arrowheads. The methods from this similar question look appropriate, but I thought I’d check first: has anyone else already ...
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How to make a thick line connect completely with the side of a box in TikZ?

In my figure, I have a thick line that connects with the side of a box. However, the line does not connect completely with the box. Also, the line covers part of the box (which I don't want). So, I ...
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Align arrow to text box with Tikz?

I'm new to TikZ, and I can't seem to figure out how to align lines to a text box. In the figure below, the bottom arrow is aligned exactly how I would like (from the upper right corner of box C to ...
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Adding Arrows to Lines Drawn in TikZ

I am using the markup listing from Draw comparison lines between two listings. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings}% http://ctan.org/pkg/listings \usepackage{tikz}% http://ctan.org/pkg/pgf ...
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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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Matrix with arrows and labels

I would like your advice on writing a matrix with latex. In order to explain the meaning of the rows and columns, the matrix should be surrounded by two arrows, one on the left side pointing downward ...
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How can I visualize Matrix operations?

I would like to visualize some matrix operations like that: How can I do that (preferably something that also works for mathjax)?
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Declaring an arrow for chemical equilibrium (steady-state arrow)

I tried to create an steady state arrow with pgfarrowsdeclare and pgfsetinnerlinewidth which seems to have no effect, when placed in the arrow declaration. So the following code shows my solution, ...
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Tikz: Arrowheads in the center

For arrows I have gone through options like ->, ->>, <-, <<- but havent found one for making the arrowhead appear in the center of the line of the curve (something like ->-) How do I do it in ...
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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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How to draw just the arrow tip in TikZ

How can one draw "just the arrow tip" from one of the arrows in the arrow tip library in TikZ? The problem is that if you try a brute-force solution, eg. \tikz \draw[-triangle 90] (0,0) -- +(.1,0); ...
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Drawing Multiple Diagonal Arrows in a Table

My question is basically the same as this one, but with many arrows instead. (I'd like to see the TikZ solution--I feel like once I get it here, I'll be able to extrapolate and do it in other cases ...
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How to get correct arrow orientation on TikZ arc?

I'm trying to fix the following TikZ figure, where the circle device in the middle should be embraced by two bended arrows pointing counter-clockwise. I have drawn these arrows with an arc path, ...
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Drawing Arrows in Tables

What is the best way to draw a diagonal line through the following table? \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{*{9}{c}} $e_{1}$ & = & $0$ & $.$ & $d_{1}^{1}$ & $d_{1}^{2}$ & ...
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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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Matching arrowheads in TikZ with math mode arrowheads

TikZ is great at drawing diagrams but there is one feature which I find quite annoying and that's the fact that the default arrowhead provided by TikZ does not necessarily respect the math mode in ...
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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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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 redraw a previous arrow?

I'm trying to write a macro \mappingto which, basically, called after an arrow has been drawn, should add another one below clarifying what elements are mapped to. e.g. in an easy situation, I'd like ...
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Better transitive closure of labelled arrow

I think the answer will be easy, but I haven't found it yet: I use labelled arrows like \xrightarrow\tau a lot. Sometimes, I need the transitive closure of such relations, which I write ...
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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}) ...