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

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How to make \left<\overrightarrow{b}\right> look good?

I want a 'b' with an arrow on top, enclosed in angle brackets. \left<\overrightarrow{b}\right> gives angle brackets which are far too high. <\overrightarrow{b}> gives far too much ...
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How do I create the negated arrow on \xrightarrow?

Say I have $x\xrightarrow{\rm mb}y$ as in the first line below, but I want a negation symbol like the one defined in \nrightarrow, as in the second line, but extendable. Does anyone know how I can do ...
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Using the \newarrow command from Taylor's commutative diagrams package

I want to define new arrows to use in a commutative diagram, but I just can't make it work. The documentation is not particularly helpful; it doesn't even tell you where to put the ...
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Squiggly arrows in tikz

Is it possible to get a path in tikz that looks like \rightsquigarrow?
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Tikz - move/reposition arrow decorations (arrowhead length/size)

I'm trying to build a 'dimension line' macro for Tikz: \documentclass{article} % note: with \documentclass{minimal}, this example fails with: % ! Undefined control sequence. % ...
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Draw a diagonal arrow across an expression in a formula to show that it vanishes

I would like to find a way to cross out a term in a mathematical expression with a diagonal arrow pointing from lower left to upper right and with a little "zero" next to the pointy end of the arrow.
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Modifying `*` and `o` style tikz arrows so that they are centered at the end of line

I would like to use tikz * and o arrows to indicate included/excluded endpoints in plots of piecewise functions, like for example the following one: However, it seems that tikz always aligns the ...
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TikZ reversed arrow wrong placement

When I place reversed arrow heads as decorations I can do it in two different ways. The two ways place then at different positions, none of them is correct. In the following code I use both of them, ...
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Showing arrows crossing over or under other arrows in xy-pic without knots

I have an xymatrix in which two arrows cross each other, say \xymatrix{ \ar[dr] & \\ \ar[ur] & } and I would like one arrow to cross over the other. I also want to to be able to do this ...
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Error in arrow symbols.

My LaTeX installation, and many others on the internet seem to be typesetting arrows with thick bits in them, and it looks like a hypen or something has been overlayed over them. Does anyone have a ...
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Extensible injection arrow

I want to label an \rightarrowtail, but the arrow is too short for my label. So I want an extensible version of this arrow. I've tried the extpfeil package, but am not sure how to use it to create my ...
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How to change the gap between arrow and text

\documentclass[fleqn,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{chemarrow} \newcommand\Ra{$\autorightarrow{\scriptsize{Text over arrow}}{} $} \begin{document} \Ra \end{document} As shown in the image, is ...
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What makes LaTeX typeset basic \rightarrow arrowheads differently?

Recently I typeset the same document on two different computers—once on my Mac and once on a machine running Ubuntu. (Both have the latest release of TeX Live, or whatever the standard distro ...
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drawing an arrow to a table cell

I have to draw an arrow to a table like in this picture.
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Can I combine arrow tips in TikZ/pgf?

I'd like to draw an arrow using TikZ where I can specify more than one tip (or tail). This is presumably technically possible since the >> tip is a "doubled" tip: defining >=diamond produces ...
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Long Right arrow appears broken

I am using \longrightarrow{} in my document. however in the PDF it appears in two pieces instead of a long line. I tried using \chemarrow but it produces very short arrow. The size of arrow thats ...
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\Shortstack - Why it produces one line in Scriptsize

\documentclass[fleqn,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amstext, amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \alpha \xrightarrow[\stackrel{Alpha}{\shortstack[c]{\text{is Reactant}\\ \text{converting to}}}] ...
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Two lines above & below arrow

क्रोष्टान् + स् $\xrightarrow[\stackrel{\normalsize\text{}}{\shortstack[c]{{\textcolor{blue}{\text{\scriptsize{\nameref{8.2.7}}}}}\ \textcolor{blue}{\text{\scriptsize{नकार gets ...
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Tikz Drawing Arrow between nodes

\begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,2.5) node[minimum height=1cm,minimum width=3cm,draw] (A) {A}; \draw (5,0) node[minimum height=1cm,minimum width=3cm,draw] (B){B}; \draw (5,1.5) node[minimum ...
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Line with arrowhead in PGFPLOT

How can I add a line ending with an arrowhead in pgfplot? \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[grid=major,axis x line=middle, axis y line=middle] \addplot[domain=0:1, no markers] ...
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Big arrows between images

I am trying to put arrows between images. I did not want to put arrow images, I prefer LaTeX way solution. I used pointer from wasysym package. The result can be seen below. I know those arrows are ...
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How to draw an arrow in the middle of the line of a circle and how to position the arrow?

My problem is related to TikZ: How to draw an arrow in the middle of the line?: My Example: I like to have two circles - I want to position the arrow of circle no. 1 at south.south west of circle no. ...
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Arrow with text above

I am drawing an arrow using the following command: $ \xleftarrow{\mbox{\tiny{BCast}}} $‎. I have tested the command in two different environments: TeXShop (MacOS, uses TeX Live) outputs an arrow ...
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Utterly stumped by xypic \newdir — just combining examples from xyguide!

I want to use arrows whose heads and/or tails can be almost-triangles: roughly, something like A ———▷ B or A ▷——> B.  For the heads, there’s a good solution in xyguide: ...
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Change arrow head of \xrightarrow[]{}

I am using \xrightarrow{} in many places in my document. I want to change the tip to look like the one that gets produced by -latex. I am trying to get a similar tip for the \xrightarrow{} macro.
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Coloring arrows in \xymatrix

Is there a way to color certain (but not all) arrows using \xymatrix? I wish the following ignorant attempt would work!! \usepackage{xypic,color} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix { ...
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Harpoons in TikZ

Can I have any harpoons in TikZ? I refer to my previous question on harpoons: "How to draw protocol interaction" using amsmath. The closest thing I have found is this code: ...
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Two-Headed Arrow Over Formula

I have a quantified formula. I want to show what happens when the order of quantifiers is reversed. To do this, I like to use a two-headed arrow over the formula, like this: Is it possible? I don't ...
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How to make bend lines/arrows with TikZ?

I've been testing out TikZ lately, but I'm still quite new to it. What I want to do is to create a line to indicate that a parameter belongs to a part of the drawing. For example "This surface that ...
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Is it possible to change the size of an arrowhead in TikZ/PGF?

I'm trying to draw an arrow with a bigger head than normal. Is it possible without changing the style of the line itself?
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Extending arrows with overset text

I'd like to extend an arrow to allow better readability of characters which are overset using \overset{}{}. Right now I have \overset{k_1}{\rightleftharpoons} which produces: and this leaves ...
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overleftrightarrow

I'm not completely happy with the construction \overset\leftrightarrow{#1}. There is slightly too much spacing and the arrow heads are too big - making the line spacing a bit too much. Does anyone ...
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TikZ: How to draw an arrow in the middle of the line?

Like this: .------<------. | | v ^ | | '------>------' I am currently using \begin{scope}[very thick,->] \draw (-4,1)--(-4,0)--(0.1,0); \draw ...
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How do I stack more than two arrows in math mode?

The command \rightrightarrows (from amssymb) draws two arrows, one on top of another. How do I get three arrows arranged in a similar fashion? An example of this (and other fancy arrow stackings) ...
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How can I draw arrows between words in linguistic examples?

This is what I'm after: I'd like to have the sentence 'John loves his mother.' displayed with an arrow running from 'his' to 'John'. I looked at gb4e, but I found the documentation confusing and I ...
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Drawing arrow heads without the tails in TikZ?

I have an ellipse in a TikZ diagram and I would like to indicate a direction using an arrow head, but do not wish to draw the path leading up to the arrow head. I currently have \draw[->] (0,2) ...