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

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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 ...
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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 ...