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

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Odd behaviour with arrows and multipart rectangles

I recently posted a question Display issues drawing DNA sequences with TikZ. The issues I described were for the most part resolved, but one remains. I managed to simplify my example down to show the ...
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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: using the ellipse command with a start and end angle instead of an arc

Consider the code below: \documentclass[convert = false]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[-latex] (0, 0) ellipse [x radius = 3cm, y ...
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\xRightarrow (text)

I know it's possible to have \xrightarrow (text), but if I try to do \xRightarrow (text) I get an error each time. Does anybody know if it's a syntax error or if there is a other way to produce the ...
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Drawing a circle around a node that looks like an arrow

So I'm using TikZ, not too well-versed in it, and I would like to draw a node (unlabeled, just a dot) and with a dashed circle around it that has an arrow on it (this indicates direction). Basically ...
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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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TikZ: configuring arrow tip appearance not working according to documentation

I'm trying to follow the details outlined in the manual for configuring the appearance of arrow tips. But, I get nothing but errors. I'm trying to get the examples from section 16.3 on Arrow keys to ...
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Gaps between arrows and labels

I have a question about my diagram. How can I increase the gap between the arrows and the labels? I would like to have more space between the left arrow and the label (2). Thanks for any suggestions. ...
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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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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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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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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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Getting arrows underneath numbers

I want to draw curved arrows underneath my numbers, does anyone know how to do this? I've tried the command \curvearrowleft but TeX doesn't recognize that line, either because I don't have the package ...
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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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“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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cancel package downward arrow

Let's say that I want to cancel the denominator of a fraction and also assign him a value. Something like that \cancel{2}\cdot\dfrac{9}{\cancelto{2}{4}}. The problem here is that the fraction doesn't ...
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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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Single arrow with heads on both sides pointing in same direction

Please consider the following example of an arrow I would like to draw in a tikzpicture-environment: My MWE draws a single arrow but only with one head. Does anyone know how I can add a second head ...
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Drawing “bus width”-like markers with number on arrows

I'm trying to draw arrows with / marks and numbers like in the following picture: My current solution looks like this: \begin{tikzpicture} [ inverter/.style={rectangle,draw,inner ...
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\to arrow with tikz or tikzcd

I want to replace the usual \to short arrow by an (approximately) equally short arrow with a nicer tip. Although completely newbie, I'm fond of tikz-methods and I write all my commutative diagrams ...
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Tikz drawing different type of arrows

I am new to the TikZ package, and I need to make this image: in TikZ. For now I've done this, and I'm having trouble doing that kind of arrows of image above. \documentclass{article} ...
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Circular arrow in 3D to indicate a unit axis rotation

I would like to indicate the directions of rotation and symbols used for the respective Euler angles. This would look nice using small circular arrows around the axes, as shown below: In this ...
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Dashed down arrow

I am looking for a solution for dashed down arrow. Have already tried packages like lucidabr and MnSymbol, but these turn my whole stuff upside down, producing a lot errors like "Something is not ...
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How to draw bent arrows going to a new line in long formulas (ex. chain complexes)

I have to write quite long chain complexes such as 0\rightarrow A \rightarrow B \rightarrow C \rightarrow etc. with many terms in them, and I would like the arrows close to the side of the page to ...
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Automaton backedge arrows running into other states

I am trying to draw a finite-state automaton using the automata package in TikZ and am having trouble getting an edge to "clear" the other states (that is, not run into them). Having read this ...
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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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Changing Size of Arrows, Labels, Loops in Diagrams and Directed Graphs [closed]

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tkz-graph, tikz-cd} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \begin{document} Blah ... blah. ...
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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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How can I get curly arrow underneath a state in a state transition diagram

I have a simple state transition diagram that I'd like to render in latex ideally using regular mathmode markup. The arrows show the probability of going between states. ...
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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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How do I write above a left-right arrow?

There are a few articles on how to do this for left arrow or right arrow but the method doesn't work for \leftrightarrow. What I want is to write a \longleftrightarrow with “DFT” above it. I've ...
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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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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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No \xrightrightarrow[a]{b}?

It seems that the commands \xrightarrow, etc. in mathtools package don't allow me to put text above or below two arrows (\rightrightarrows). Is there any way to do this with extensible arrows? A crude ...
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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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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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Nodes linked by a horizontal arrow in enumerate environment [duplicate]

Alright, here's what I need. I need links between nodes a la tkz-linknodes, but, unlike that package, I need linking arrows that appear beneath the sentence as opposed to linking arrows that appear in ...
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Drawing arrows from one side of a rectangle to other nodes without suitable anchors [duplicate]

I'd like to draw dashed lines from the right (east) border of one rectangle to the west anchor of two other rectangles, but the line should be horizontal. Is there an elegant way to decide where the ...
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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 ...
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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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Network/Message Sequence Diagram

I am looking to produce something similar (but more complex) to this diagram: This depicts network packets between two sides of communication. I don't know if there is any specific name for it ...
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LaTeX problem: The \rightleftarrows symbol is too short

The \rightleftarrows symbol is too short horizontally for my liking. My search engine finds no helpful results for "latex longrightleftarrows". Is there some way to extend the symbol horizontally? ...
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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: 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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Underarrow with smaller depth, shorter minimum length, and smaller arrow head?

I am using underarrows from amsmath to decorate messages with their direction, as in $\underleftarrow{\mathsf{msg}}$ () and $\underrightarrow{\mathsf{msg}}$ (). I am looking for a better underarrow, ...
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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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Skew an Arrow in a Tikz Diagram

I am trying to draw an arrow in a Tikz diagram but I would like it to be skewed as shown below. I searched Google but couldn't find any info about how to skew objects in Tikz. Is such a thing ...
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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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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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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 ...