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

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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 ...
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Optimizing code for dimension arrows (CAD) in TikZ

In Engineering it is customary to denote small dimensions with arrows as shown below (in binding correction and trim top): Variants exist such as Currently they are all hardcoded as for ...
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Understanding ext@arrows

I don't quite understand how \ext@arrow of amsmath is working. When I look at the code, its functionality seems straight forward to me at the first glance. \def\ext@arrow#1#2#3#4#5#6#7{% ...
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How to typeset the definition of a complicated bijection with nice horizontal alignment?

Here is a typical example of what I am talking about: \begin{align*} \mathcal{L} &\simeq O^{-1}(T, S) \\ V &\mapsto f_V := \pi_S ...
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How to make self-refering arrow with xydigram in a box

I'm trying to make a nice state diagram with some arrows I cannot find a way to make the arrows pointing to the same state: in my case, I would like a self-refering arrow to altcache I'm not fixed ...
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How to delete the 'triangle' on an arrow using the Vaucanson-g package

I'm using the vaucanson-g package and I have the following now: \MediumPicture\VCDraw{ \begin{VCPicture}{(5,-0)(3,-3)} \ChgEdgeNodeSep{6} \StateVar[v]{(0,-5)}{A} \StateVar[w]{(4,-2)}{B} ...
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Under Up Arrow Text

I'm trying to do something similar to $\underleftarrow{A}$; however with the up arrow, not left or right arrows, i.e., I want to draw a pointer at A. Any suggestion, please?
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How to set default style for arrow tips in TikZ?

I am creating multiple TikZ pictures within one document and would like to set the default style of arrow heads for all the pictures to the latex style, i.e. like -latex does, so that I don't have to ...
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Drawing network protocols

I want to produce network protocols, a very simplified example of which is depicted below: The protocol has two parties, each of which does some computation and then communicated with the other. I ...
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Various arrow shapes above letters

I needed to type vectors with bend arrows, (in the debate arrow- bold, I vote for arrow). I did not find anything about that on internet (wording problem may be) but the closest I found was Dot ...
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Possible bug with \implies and \Longrightarrow — there's a dot in the middle of it

I'm using TeXShop 2.43 on Mac OSX 10.6.8 and one of the latest LaTeX releases (I ran an update a few weeks back). My long implication arrows have a dot on either the top or bottom line (see attached ...
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Tikz diagram with stacks and box

I'm trying to make the diagram in Tikz. I can draw the stacks by adapting this example and the box. But how can I put the description around the boxes. Also how to add the two arrows between the ...
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TikZ signal flow graphs illustrating Mason's rule

I'm trying to make some Automatic Control charts illustrating Mason's rule, but couldn't find any suitable library. Is there any way to ease the process of creating these with TikZ? An example can be ...
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Insert a separate mark inside a pgfplots graph

First of all, let me apologize if the title is not enough clear, but I didn't know how to explain myself better. I have a graph consisting in three different curves that are covering almost the same ...
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reflexive arrow

$$ \begin{array}{c} \ovalbox{A} \\ \uparrow \downarrow \\ \ovalbox{B} \\ \uparrow \\ \ovalbox{C} \end{array} $$ (The fancybox package is used here, so that \ovalbox{B} appears as a capital B in ...
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Enriching \to^*

I am trying to enrich $\to^*$ with a $w$ above it, and the cleanest look I could get was with the {\smash {\overset w \rightarrow}}^* command. However, I believe this to be a pretty ugly solution, and ...
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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 ...