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

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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}) ...
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System of linear equations wobbles

I tried to illustrate how to solve a system of linear equations but I don't come along with the different approaches to position the equations. They are shifted at some slides, e.g. if an arrow is ...
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Problem with arrows between nodes

I need to draw an arrow between 2 nodes but not from the center of the node. When I use a position modificator a new arrow end appears at the starting point. This is a minimal example: ...
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Moving the position of an arrow in XY-pic

Any arrow in XY-pic is on a line which goes through the CENTER of a box, and points to the CENTER of another one. Is it possible to change SEPARETELY (the problem lies here!) the starting position and ...
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Adding arrows connecting foreign keys in relations using latex

How can I create arrows connecting the foreign keys to the corresponding primary key in LaTeX? The end result I'm trying to achieve is this: What is the best way to do this in LaTeX (I'm still new ...
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Graph into graph with arrows

I'm using tikzpicture and I have some graphs, but I want some graphs with arrows. Is there any simple syntax change for that? My Graph: \begin{tikzpicture}[thick] \begin{scope} ...
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Multiple holes in arrows in xypic

I am trying to make a diagram where two arrows will be crossing one arrow. I have the current code for putting in one hole: \Omega \ar[r]|(.35)\hole^-{d} \ar[d]^-{e_*} which seems to work just ...
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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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Pascal's triangle in LaTeX, with pointing arrows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Pascal's triangle in tikz I tried making this in a tabular, and it sort of worked. But I was not able to insert any arrows. Is there any simple way to make the image ...
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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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Using \usepackage[all]{xy} and \xymatrix{} the arrowheads are not printing or viewing correctly [closed]

When I use \usepackage[all]{xy} and \xymatrix{} the arrowheads are not printing or viewing correctly. I have typeset for years and this problem only popped up when I changed operating systems a few ...
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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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Can I draw a small arrow from a word to a space-gap on the same line?

I want to illustrate that the const in the following line can also be moved one word to the right. Maybe I can underline the const and draw a slim arced arrow pointing to the next gap? const int * ...
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meta arrow tips

Page 316 of the tikz-pfg manual describes meta arrow tips and says that usually we do not want to have the tip scaled the same way as the supporting line. Is there a way to keep this feature, ie, when ...
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Making arrows not touch in TikZ

I'm trying to make a fairly simple diagram using TikZ, along the lines of the following examples: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [->] (0,0) node[anchor=south]{A} -- (1,-2) node[anchor= north]{D}; \draw ...
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Problem with drawing an arrow using Pstricks

I'm trying to draw an arrow by using pstricks, but I cannot do that. The code is below: \documentclass{book}‎ \usepackage{pstricks}‎‎ \begin{document}‎‎ \psline[linewidth=20pt]{<-}(2,1)‎‎‎ ...
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the limit arrow: its label too high

My question is an extension of this one. I have the command \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $a_n \xrightarrow{\scriptscriptstyle n\to\infty} 0$ \end{document} which ...
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Arrow scaling problem. How can I zoom properly a very tiny part of a drawing?

Thanks to this solution, I can draw tangent line to a path. I'd like to zoom a very little part of my drawing. Here it is the code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Is it possible to have a two head arrow as a decorator?

I would like to have the analogue of \overrightarrow{x} but with a two headed arrow (as in \twoheadrightarrow, but above the variable). Is this possible?
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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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How to draw a \mapsto in TikZ?

Does anyone know how to draw a line which looks like \mapsto by using \draw[...]... in TikZ?
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How to make an arrow bigger and change its color in TikZ?

I draw a line with an arrow at the end by \draw[->] .... Now I would like to make the arrow bigger, and change its color to red (without impacting the line). Does anyone know how to do it?
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How to style Tikz arrow tip for state-loop?

I want to have a state-node with a loop, where the arrow tip is customized (here with -triangle 60). How do change the arrow tip a loop uses? Heres a short example. I expect the loop to have the same ...
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Arc between arrows in TikZ (automata library)

Here's what I have for now: \begin{tikzpicture}[->,>=stealth',shorten >=1pt,auto,node distance=3.5cm, semithick, bend angle=35] \tikzstyle{every ...
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draw two different arrows (from arrows library)

I did'n find a way to draw two different arrows (from the arrows tikz library) between two nodes ... For example, -triangle 45 at one extremity and -open triangle 90 at the other extremity. Any idea ...
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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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Labelling and drawing at rotated/shifted objects

I'm trying to draw an image from a mathematical publication (see the crop at the end of my post). You can find a recent version of the drawing at page 37 of my script (PDF). The complete source is ...
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Problem with “shapes arrow” in TikZ+LaTeX [closed]

When I used the following example to print a shape arrow \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepgflibrary{shapes.arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node [single arrow,minimum ...
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How can I get Lewis-like structures + illustrate electron transfer

I know about the existence of packages that allow Lewis structures but that is not the question. The question is how to illustrate radical reactions as depicted below. The solution would ideally be ...
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TikZ: position a node depending on width of text?

I need to use TikZ to draw two horizontally-spaced nodes, and an arrow between them, labelled by some text. But the arrow has to be exactly the right length to fit the text, and this will be part of a ...
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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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Rounded ends with tikz

I can draw double lines, and I can draw rounded caps using certain arrowheads. However, in combination they don't look as you would expect: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How can I draw dirac deltas with arrow heads with pgfplots

I would like to draw this in pgfplots: I've tried this, but I can't figure out how to get the arrowheads. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Smooth option sometimes produces incorrect arrow tips in PGFplots

It seems that the smooth option applied to lines sometimes effects the arrow tips and produces incorrect results. No problem with vertical lines, but any other seems to have a problem. Is this a ...
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How to prevent a TikZ arrow from touching a node?

I am using TikZ to draw some trees in my thesis. This is a sample of what is being done: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} \newcommand{\Ta}{ \begin{tikzpicture}[level distance=30pt, ...
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Tikz arrow starting exactly in the center

I have the following problem. I am using the tikz package to draw figures. I am drawing some sort of a data structure. This includes having nodes and lines which connect nodes. Sometimes, a line has ...
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Arrow with an asterisk superscript and text above?

I'm trying to create an arrow (or \mapsto) that has text above it and also an asterisk superscript — where the asterisk is only a superscript for the arrow, if that makes sense. I've been trying ...
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Shortcut for arrows on curves in TikZ

If I want to draw a curve with an arrow somewhere along its length (say 40% along), I can write this: \draw [decoration={ markings, mark=at position 0.4 with \arrow{>}} ...
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Oxidation/reduction arrows, overhead and below, with oxidation numbers also

I want oxidation/reduction arrows, overhead and below, with oxidation numbers also. Like the one featured in the watermark background on this very page upper left corner. Unfortunately, chemexec ...
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Double arrow in TikZ?

I'm trying to draw two arrows between nodes as follows: A ------> B <--/--- The arrows should be parallel, in opposite directions but not on top of each other. (I can bend the arrows but ...
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How can I draw the outline of a path in tikz?

Using the arrow tip library, I can draw thick arrows with triangular tips, like so: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[line width=2ex, rounded corners=2ex, triangle 90 cap reversed-triangle ...
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Successive display of animations in a beamer/tikz environment

i made a simple animated graphic in a tikz/beamer environment. the problem is that when i click on one of the slides, all animations begin to move. what i am looking for is that on slide 2 S begins to ...
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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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Side reaction arrows: in and out

I want side arrows coming in and out of the reaction, a ubiquitous convention in biochemistry yet astonishingly not supported by packages like mhchem. mychemistry supports it (see p26 of package ...
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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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Unequal equilibrium arrows with overhead text

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{CH2OH + ATP <=>>[\text{Hexokinase}] + \text{glucose 6-phosphate} + ADP + H+} \\ \ce{CH2OH + ATP ...
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Easiest way to get \not\longrightarrow to look good

I'm currently using \longrightarrow to mean "tends to [some limit]", and sometimes I need to use its negation. I see that there is an \nrightarrow, but unfortunately it doesn't make a matching pair ...