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

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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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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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\xrightarrow: position of text over an arrow should be lower

The following example of LaTeX code \documentclass[b4paper,oneside, final, 10pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{charter} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Decorate a path with little arrows parallel to it

I want to decorate a path with little arrows (with definable length) parallel to it. I tried to modify an example from the manual, but I was only able to get arrowtips and not complete arrows where I ...
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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 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 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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Dotted or dashed xrightarrow

I need a dotted or dashed arrow with text like \xrightarrow. I am aware of the MnSymbol package, but \dashedrightarrow does not allow me to write text on the arrow. Is there a package to accomplish ...
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TikZ arrows for displaying sorting algorithms

I would like to add some arrows like in the following picture from the code just below. Output excpected Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xstring} \tikzset{ ...
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Figure one next to the other and hook to equation's points

I would like to connect two figures like the following. The code that I've already have is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Drawing vertical arrow to a table column

I would like to draw an arrow to the center of a table column as the following. How can I do that?
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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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There is a need for (at least) two more dashed arrows in amssymbols : how to produce them?

In birational geometry, we often use dashed arrows to insist on the fact that our maps are not defined everywhere. I wonder how can we produce: a mapsto dashed arrow joining \mapsto and ...
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TikZ - Smooth curve surrounding points without specifying control points

This is what I have right now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,automata} \definecolor{light-gray}{gray}{0.6} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[line ...
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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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Long Squiggly Arrows in LaTeX

Is there some way for me to get long squiggly arrows of length comparable to \longrightarrow or \longmapsto in LaTeX?
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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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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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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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Animated arrows

I would like to animate red arrows, some one would help me? thank you. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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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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parallel arrows in pb-diagram

It is possible to get two parallel maps (one pointing to the left, the other to the right) between two nodes using pb-diagram? I know it can be done with TikZ, and maybe with some other package, but I ...
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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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Commutative diagram with parallel arrows in opposite direction

I have a diagram of the following form, written with the package amscd: \begin{align*} \begin{CD} W @>\phi>> X \\ @V{a}V{b}V @V{c}V{d}V \\ Y @>\phi>> Z \\ \end{CD} ...
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Commutative diagram with blank spacing and crossing-layer arrows

Related to a previous post, now pardon me to go to a specific example, here is my output and my Minimum Working Environment ...
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Blank or no arrow in a commutative diagram

I learned from this nice post that a commutative diagram with the CD environment can have arrows pointing and their commands: right @>>> left @<<< down @VVV up @AAA ...
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Command for horizontally flipped newline symbol

I'm looking for the command to produce the often used symbol indicating a line break --- but flipped horizontally. So basically this symbol: | | | \ |------ / It should fit within one line ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Diagram with crossing arrows

My problem is that I have crossing lines/arrows in my diagram and during my search, I just found answers like here which do not suit for my problem. Maybe someone can help me out with this. The arrow ...
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“Double headed” vector

I want to have a double headed vector. I tried \overleftright, but the appearance is all but pretty. I would like to get the same kind of symbol, but with \vec appearance. Is it possible?
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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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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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Setting fill color for TikZ arrow tips only (and not the path itself)

For many TikZ diagrams, I’d like to draw colored (often gray) arrows. I prefer the latex-style arrow tips (from the arrows library). These are filled by using the default background fill color. My ...
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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 can I improve the look of an arrowhead at the end of a small-radius arc?

Arrow heads added to arches with small radius look ugly, they do not look symmetrical. Here is an example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} ...
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Problem bending arrows in xypic

I'm having an annoying problem bending an arrow with xypic. I read the part 2.8 of the manual (http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~cautis/tools/xypic.pdf‎) about bending arrows, but could not understand it. ...
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Small text near arrow tips

How can I add some tiny text near arrow tips? Details I have an automaton like Now I want each edge to have the usual arrow tip, and close to the tip additionally a tiny text $\tau$. How can I ...
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Understanding ext@arrows

I don't quite understand how \ext@arrow of amsmath is working. When I look at the code, its functionality seems straight forward to me at the first glance. \def\ext@arrow#1#2#3#4#5#6#7{% ...
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TikZ: Large arrow tips at the end of smooth curves

I have problems with adding a large arrow tip to smooth curves. It works perfect with straight lines, but as soon as I use the edge command, the arrow tips are added to the beginning of the curve ...
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Adding Arrows to Lines Drawn in TikZ

I am using the markup listing from Draw comparison lines between two listings. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings}% http://ctan.org/pkg/listings \usepackage{tikz}% http://ctan.org/pkg/pgf ...
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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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Plotting loops: trajectories and directions

Plotting loops: trajectories have directions. How to plot the following figures using tikz 1st I start to plot the 2nd fig using the code \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (3,2) ellipse (.5cm and ...