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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

11
votes
1answer
3k views

Squiggly arrows in tikz

Is it possible to get a path in tikz that looks like \rightsquigarrow?
11
votes
2answers
547 views

Repositioning and resizing arrow tip on circular (arc) path

I'm working with some graphs, and I'd like to indicate a certain orientation of edges incident on a vertex. With some help I've managed to get this far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
11
votes
2answers
634 views

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 ...
11
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
11
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
11
votes
1answer
137 views

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 ...
10
votes
4answers
2k views

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) ...
10
votes
5answers
2k views

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) ...
10
votes
2answers
350 views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
10
votes
3answers
696 views

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) ...
10
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
227 views

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? ...
10
votes
1answer
447 views

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] ...
10
votes
1answer
376 views

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?
10
votes
1answer
256 views

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). ...
10
votes
1answer
297 views

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]: ...
10
votes
1answer
122 views

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} ...
9
votes
5answers
1k views

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 ...
9
votes
4answers
236 views

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. ...
9
votes
3answers
291 views

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 ...
9
votes
3answers
567 views

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, ...
9
votes
4answers
251 views

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} ...
9
votes
1answer
206 views

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} ...
9
votes
3answers
245 views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

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} ...
9
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I draw the outline of a path in tikz?

Using the arrow tip library, I can draw thick arrows with triangular tips, like so: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[line width=2ex, rounded corners=2ex, triangle 90 cap reversed-triangle ...
9
votes
1answer
299 views

Illustrate distributive law with “broken” arrows

I would like to obtain the following formatting.
9
votes
2answers
9k views

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?
9
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
9
votes
4answers
330 views

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 ...
9
votes
1answer
251 views

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} & ...
9
votes
2answers
723 views

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} ...
9
votes
2answers
725 views

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?
9
votes
2answers
268 views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
595 views

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 ...
9
votes
1answer
281 views

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 ...
9
votes
1answer
967 views

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 ...
8
votes
4answers
163 views

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 ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
8
votes
3answers
194 views

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
8
votes
4answers
684 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
341 views

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 ...
8
votes
3answers
453 views

How to make a thick line connect completely with the side of a box in TikZ?

In my figure, I have a thick line that connects with the side of a box. However, the line does not connect completely with the box. Also, the line covers part of the box (which I don't want). So, I ...
8
votes
4answers
129 views

How do I create a negated arrow on \xRightarrow?

Similar to this question, but with the \xRightarrow instead. I tried changing the 3rd version to use \Rightarrow like so: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} % for ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
8
votes
3answers
220 views

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 ...
8
votes
4answers
2k views

drawing an arrow to a table cell

I have to draw an arrow to a table like in this picture.
8
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...