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

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Matrix with arrows and labels

I would like your advice on writing a matrix with latex. In order to explain the meaning of the rows and columns, the matrix should be surrounded by two arrows, one on the left side pointing downward ...
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How can I visualize Matrix operations?

I would like to visualize some matrix operations like that: How can I do that (preferably something that also works for mathjax)?
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Declaring an arrow for chemical equilibrium (steady-state arrow)

I tried to create an steady state arrow with pgfarrowsdeclare and pgfsetinnerlinewidth which seems to have no effect, when placed in the arrow declaration. So the following code shows my solution, ...
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Tikz: Arrowheads in the center

For arrows I have gone through options like ->, ->>, <-, <<- but havent found one for making the arrowhead appear in the center of the line of the curve (something like ->-) How do I do it in ...
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“Broken” arrow symbol

In his pretty awesome book “Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry” M. Reid uses (e.g. see page 4) symbol of “broken” arrow (which looks quite a like dash+space+short arrow : “- →”) for partially ...
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How to draw just the arrow tip in TikZ

How can one draw "just the arrow tip" from one of the arrows in the arrow tip library in TikZ? The problem is that if you try a brute-force solution, eg. \tikz \draw[-triangle 90] (0,0) -- +(.1,0); ...
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Drawing Multiple Diagonal Arrows in a Table

My question is basically the same as this one, but with many arrows instead. (I'd like to see the TikZ solution--I feel like once I get it here, I'll be able to extrapolate and do it in other cases ...
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How to get correct arrow orientation on TikZ arc?

I'm trying to fix the following TikZ figure, where the circle device in the middle should be embraced by two bended arrows pointing counter-clockwise. I have drawn these arrows with an arc path, ...
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Drawing Arrows in Tables

What is the best way to draw a diagonal line through the following table? \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{*{9}{c}} $e_{1}$ & = & $0$ & $.$ & $d_{1}^{1}$ & $d_{1}^{2}$ & ...
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Reverse arrow in TikZ

How can I reverse some arrows of the diagram given by the code below? \begin{tikzpicture} % Tell it where the nodes are \node (A) {$A$}; \node (B) [below=of A] {$B$}; \node (C) [right=of A] ...
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Matching arrowheads in TikZ with math mode arrowheads

TikZ is great at drawing diagrams but there is one feature which I find quite annoying and that's the fact that the default arrowhead provided by TikZ does not necessarily respect the math mode in ...
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Symbol for “rotate around axis”

I have two pictures of an object where I need to indicate that one is rotated by x° (around a certain axis), preferably with the arrow in the picture - BUT - I can't seem to find this arrow in the ...
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Redraw a kernel scheme diagram

I'm trying to redraw a kernel scheme diagram for a university lecture note. This is how far I got: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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, ...