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

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How to specify the arrow length in TikZ?

I've a small problem in Tikz. I try to draw arrows within 4 dimensions. Every arrow should have equal length. My implementation right now works with coordinates. There is a rectangle with a center ...
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Dashed down arrow

I am looking for a solution for dashed down arrow. Have already tried packages like lucidabr and MnSymbol, but these turn my whole stuff upside down, producing a lot errors like "Something is not ...
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Repositioning and resizing arrow tip on circular (arc) path

I'm working with some graphs, and I'd like to indicate a certain orientation of edges incident on a vertex. With some help I've managed to get this far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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\to arrow with tikz or tikzcd

I want to replace the usual \to short arrow by an (approximately) equally short arrow with a nicer tip. Although completely newbie, I'm fond of tikz-methods and I write all my commutative diagrams ...
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Drawing a circle around a node that looks like an arrow

So I'm using TikZ, not too well-versed in it, and I would like to draw a node (unlabeled, just a dot) and with a dashed circle around it that has an arrow on it (this indicates direction). Basically ...
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How do I put text over a squiggly arrow?

I am currently trying to write text over a squiggly arrow (\rightsquigarrow). For normal arrows, I use the extarrows package, which provides commands like \xlongrightarrow and \xLongrightarrow which ...
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Drawing vertical arrow to a table column

I would like to draw an arrow to the center of a table column as the following. How can I do that?
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Curved text (on multiple lines) within curved arrow using tikz

I have a curved arrow and want to put text inside of it (having the same curve as the arrow, of course). If the text is longer than the arrow, the text should be put on multiple lines (optimally with ...
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Arrow heads as plot marks

I would like to draw a plot and put arrow heads pointing in the direction of the plot instead of marks. My first idea was to use the quiver option from pgfplots by duplicating and stagering the ...
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Parallel flowcharts: conjoined nodes, arrow routing and alignment

Transitioning from GraphViz to TikZ is hurting my brain... My task is to generate flowcharts of the following variety: In particular, I need a method to position nodes that share borders ...
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Decorate path with arrows at nodes

Standalone example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[black, very thick] plot[smooth] coordinates {(4,1) (2,2) (1,3) ...
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Easy way to write below arrow (\arrow{-U>}) in chemfig?

I have been using chemfig for a while and I like it very much. But some small things I still can't do. Check this example: \schemestart ...
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Error raised with node [closed]

I have the following code that raises "undefined control sequence" error on the line that draws redarrow. When I continue with compilation, it does produce the red arrow, but gives this error that I ...
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Arrow head not showing up [closed]

I am not sure what I am doing wrong, but the arrow head on the link from the bottom left box to the upper right box does not show up. I want it to be the same as the arrow heads on the other edges. ...
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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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TikZ-pgf directed graph: change arrow color and location

I have something like this: \SetVertexNormal[Shape = circle, LineWidth = 2pt] \SetUpEdge[lw = 1.5pt, color = blue] ... \begin{tikzpicture} \Vertex[x=0 ,y=0]{1} ...
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Tikz arrowhead size in tree using decorations?

Tikz is weird when in comes to decorating tree edges. I'd like to draw a tree with a snakey line with an arrow in the middle. What sounds simple is somewhat tricky but I found a solution with a ...
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$\overrightarrow{a} \otimes \overrightarrow{b}$ looks unpleasant

As the question says, $\overrightarrow{a} \otimes \overrightarrow{b}$ looks rather unpleasant because the arrow over the a is so much lower than the arrow over the b. I'm not sure that just raising ...
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Customizing arrows with Tikz

I'm working with Tikz package and I want to create a new arrow tip. So I used the following code which I found in internet: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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pgfplot annotation spacing and arrow length

I am trying to make the following figure using pgfplots. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width=8cm,compat=1.5.1} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} % Arrows ...
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Adding arrows, text, and overlaying to two nodes pointing to the same node in beamer and tikz

I would like to create a diagram similar to: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/marketing-distribution-channel/ Instead, I would like for the 2 nodes at the bottom to point to the top node, and I ...
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TikZ: child inheriting arrows

I am trying to draw some Feynman diagrams using TikZ but seem to run into trouble where the arrow of a parent is also applied to the child, giving me two arrows on one line. (I have been using the ...
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Putting an arrow on an arrow in Tikz

In the MWE below: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz,pgf} ...
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Customize |<->| arrowhead in Tikz

I am quite happy with the |<->| arrowhead in Tikz but I would like to control the length of the |. Is there a simple way to achieve this? In tikz.code.tex, I could find ...
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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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Tikz text not adjusting itself for the arrow

I have the code below which produces the image (unfortunately the code doesnt work since the image files are not available here). The text "Done" is for some reason getting placed well below the ...
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Making figures (listings) be like tikz node/arrow transitions

I have the MWE as below: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Join arrows and wide nodes with tikz

I want to create a flow chart with tikz that looks like this: ------------------------------- | wide node | ------------------------------- | ...
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variable sized harpoon delimiter

I would like to have a variable sized delimiter version of the ams symbols \downharpoonleft, \downharpoonright and \upharpoonleft, \upharpoonright respectively, such that they work with \left and ...
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Arrow half straight line half dotted [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Draw a path with dashed start and solid end Can anyone help me figure out how to draw an arrow that is half straight line and half dotted? Much appreciated!
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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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Changing length of an arrows from a vertex to itself

I'm working with LyX. I would like to change the length of an arrow from a vertex to itself. I would like to make the arrow stretch longer up before returning down to the encircled vertex. The code I ...
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split a \xrightarrow into two lines

I'm using the command \xrightarrow{}[] in a two column document. The problem is that the string above the arrow is too long and the arrow ends outside the column. Is there a way to "split" the arrow ...
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Insert graphs and text side by side

I wanna know how can I draw graphs and arrows with text, side by side in Beamer as shown in the figure of this question Drawing arrows in beamer Can someone post the code?
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Why are bent arrows with arrow tips not symmetric in TikZ?

They say a picture says more than a thousand words. Is there a good reason why TikZ draws the arrows as skewed as in the left image? Is there any easy way to get good-looking, symmetric arrows as in ...
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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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Arrows in LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to draw arrows between parts of an equation to show the Math Distributive Property (Multiplication)? I need to have arrows pointing from one part of an equation to ...
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How does one typeset a pretty, squiggly arrow in xymatrix

I am LaTeX-ing some diagrams in rewriting theory where the rules are modulo a set of equations. Canonically, a ~-like symbol is used to denote equivalence. I have been using \ar@{~}. Here is an ...
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TikZ picture arrow overlapping

I want something like this: but the arrows get overlapped in TikZ! I have tried the following code, but is there a better way than this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} ...
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Illustrate distributive law with “broken” arrows

I would like to obtain the following formatting.
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Arrows between two tables

I'd like to connect two cells from different tables using arrows. How can this be achieved?
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Incomplete arrows and missing arrow heads in TikZ

I have the following plot which looks good, but there are two issues: Not all arrows have arrow-heads. I have no idea why this is. Some edges are not long enough. For example, the left edge of the ...
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Putting an arrow next to table

I have a table. Each row in that table represents data at a certain point of time. Lower rows represent data for later times. To illustrate this, I'd like to draw an arrow at the side (which doesn't ...
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How to create a squiggle arrow with some text on it in TikZ?

I need to define a new command to create a squiggle arrow with some text on it. Something similar to what \xrightarrow command produces but with wiggly arrows as in \rightsquigarrow. The length of the ...
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How to get rid of an arrow in tikz?

I want to put a crossing on an edge. I do it in the following way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{color} ...
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Decorate a path with little arrows parallel to it

I want to decorate a path with little arrows (with definable length) parallel to it. I tried to modify an example from the manual, but I was only able to get arrowtips and not complete arrows where I ...
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Use images for drawing an arrow

Is it possible to draw arrows (preferential with TikZ) with two images: One for the line and one for the tip? I would like to realize something like this:
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How to join two arrows with (TikZ) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Merge arrows with TikZ Is there a way to join two arrows? They should start from two different nodes, join and point to a third node. That would be great! here I have a ...
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\textleftarrow and mathpazo

I would like to use Palatino for running text and some matching fonts for math, so I use the package mathpazo. Is there a way to get the \textleftarrow? \documentclass{article} ...
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How to automatize the creation of arrows in TikZ?

I'm creating yet another graph and I don't have particular problems. I can easily create the nodes, assign IDs and create arrows/paths using these IDs. But when there is a lot of content and there is ...