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

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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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\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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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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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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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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Squiggly arrows in tikz

Is it possible to get a path in tikz that looks like \rightsquigarrow?
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Curved arrow describing a step in a mathematical derivation

Is it possible to achieve something like this in LaTeX? I want a curved arrrow pointing from 1st line to the other line and is coupled with an equation number which indicates the equation used. I ...
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Extensible \vec instead of \overrightarrow

Instead of changing to \overrightarrow{}, which uses a usual extensible arrow and puts it above the argument, I would like to get an extensible \vec{} symbol. My intention is to obtain a new command ...
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Proper way to draw a tikz flowchart with arrows pointing back and forth between two nodes

I apologize if this is a duplicate, but I'm having a hard time finding an elegant solution. I have something that "works," but feels wonky. I'm making a presentation in beamer and I want to have ...
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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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Adding arrows with values over an expression

I'm trying to add arrows to math expressions (especially within limits) to note that there's a value assigned to certain term when solving a limit. I've come across the cancel package and its command ...
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How can I draw those arrows to describe the composition of two functions?

I want to draw something like this with LaTeX. I know how to draw the two straight arrows, but how can I make the bottom shaped arrow?
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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) ...
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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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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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inclusion arrow in TikZ

How can I give shape to some arrow in tikz, to draw the inclusion arrow? I read a similar question How to typeset inclusion arrow? with given answer, but the answer didn't really used tikz and I ...
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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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Vertical cofibration arrow in xypic

I want to use xypic to make diagrams using vertical cofibration arrows, i.e. ones that look like $\rightarrowtail$. Naively using \ar@{>->} gives an arrow whose tail overlaps with the ...
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Decorate path with arrows at nodes

Standalone example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[black, very thick] plot[smooth] coordinates {(4,1) (2,2) (1,3) ...
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Double arrow in TikZ?

I'm trying to draw two arrows between nodes as follows: A ------> B <--/--- The arrows should be parallel, in opposite directions but not on top of each other. (I can bend the arrows but ...
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How can I tikz the equivalence (i.e. $\Leftrightarrow$) as arrow?

I found in the manual that implies is the right kind of arrow tip, so I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[>=latex] ...
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Acronyms with an arrow in front of them

I'm using the acronyms package and I wonder if there's an easy way of marking acronyms as such by putting an arrow in front of them?
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How to create a bent arrow at a rectangle corner?

I have created a rectangle and just can't find the solution how to draw a bent arrow from the south side (close to the south east corner) to the east side (also close to the south east corner). ...
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Arrow with superscript in tikz-cd

I need my tikz-cd diagrams to have arrows (vertical and horizontal) that mimic \mapsto^* to match the relation in the text. The closest I've managed is to add a label {*} at [pos=1]: ...
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Arrows disappear if 0.9999 is replaced with 1 in TikZ

A slight change in TikZ code makes arrows disappear. I want to know what went wrong. Consider the following code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,decorations.markings} ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I strike-out arrows in tikz?

I am using the following code to draw a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) using tikz: \usepackage{tikz} \small{\begin{tikzpicture}[% ->, shorten >=2pt, >=stealth, node distance=1cm, ...
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Highlighting equation with arrow

I want to create an equation with highlighting as shown bellow. But using following code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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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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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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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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Illustrate distributive law with “broken” arrows

I would like to obtain the following formatting.
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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 ist 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 ...
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arrowhead rotation

I want the arrowhead to look more natural as opposed to goofy (which is the present state) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.new, decorations.markings, calc, fadings, ...
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Filling the arrow tip and not the path using two different colors

I have a small problem with some arrows but I can't seem to find a solution. Please note that this question is different from Setting fill color for TikZ arrow tips only (and not the path itself), ...
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Using tikzcd in newcommand (for inline arrows)

I’m using tikz-cd for diagrams, and have a medium-sized diagram that I want to re-use several times. However, when I try using a definition like: \newcommand{\myarrow}{$\begin{tikzcd} A \ar{r} & ...
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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 create up arrow with two heads?

With \twoheadrightarrow we can get arrow with two heads. Is there any command for getting two heads with up arrow?
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tikz: How to place an arrow with label exactly in the middle of a line?

In the following example, the label is in the middle of the line. But the arrow, which acts as a marker, is not in the middle. Only its head but not the center of the arrow. \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I modify arrows to complement this drawing?

Following the answer to this question, I'm now at a point where I have very unsatisfying looking arrows. If I use the double option in the \draw command the spacing is too small, and when I ...
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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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Drawing multiple arrows at arbitrary angles in a common direction, with overlap

I am trying to draw a diagram with tikz that has multiple arrows (here I have 4) between nodes, where the nodes are placed arbitrarily in a diagram. My best (that is, shortest and easiest to ...
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Curved text (on multiple lines) within curved arrow using tikz

I have a curved arrow and want to put text inside of it (having the same curve as the arrow, of course). If the text is longer than the arrow, the text should be put on multiple lines (optimally with ...
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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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TikZ chain adjust positions of on-the-arrow node

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=circle placed {at=(\tikzchaincount*30:1.5)},regular/.style={draw,circle,inner ...
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How to put arrows pointing to equalities to explain each step

What´s the best way to explain every equality? With arrows like in Anything similar to this
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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); ...