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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

4
votes
2answers
864 views

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, ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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?
4
votes
1answer
462 views

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 width=.1cm,...
3
votes
1answer
58 views

What is “\SelectTips{a}{b}” (and how to increase the head of an arrow's head?)

At is \SelectTips{a}{b} and is the meaning of {a} and {b}? I know that the first one changing the type of the arrow, but what is the second one? The value there can be only 10,11,12.... And if I can ...
3
votes
0answers
34 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
58 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
583 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

straight voltage arrows in circuitikz

I want straight voltage arrows in circuitikz, but all are bowed. Someone has a new solution? The bowed arrows are totally ugly. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Searching for up and down arrow symbol (⇅)

Whats the command for this symbol: ⇅ I've found ⇈ \upuparrows but I can't find the other one.
3
votes
1answer
367 views

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} \...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How to draw such arrows in the table?

How to draw such arrows in the table?
3
votes
1answer
739 views

Drawing arrows from different edges of node/decision box

I'm new to tikz and don't understand how to draw lines originating from all edges of a decision box to other nodes. In the diagram below , how can I specify the originating point of an arrow? For e.g ...
3
votes
1answer
315 views

Change the orientation of Arrow of xtwocell in the 2cell option for xy

I'm trying to make a diagram similar to this (from wikipedia) Except that I want to the double arrow $\eta$ two be pointing from node $B$ toward the middle of arrow $X$ (it is, after all, a natural ...
2
votes
1answer
222 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

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 \documentclass[onecolumn,amsmath,amssymb,nofootinbib,superscriptaddress,...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
11
votes
2answers
838 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 ...
11
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
11
votes
1answer
3k 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] \...
9
votes
1answer
2k views

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: \begin{tikzpicture}[...
9
votes
2answers
1k 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
326 views

Polyglossia and hookrightarrow

Can someone explain why there is a gap between the tail and the head of \hookrightarrow when I load polyglossia with French support ? I'm using LuaLaTeX for producing the .pdf. \documentclass{article}...
8
votes
2answers
706 views

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 ...
8
votes
2answers
296 views

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, ...
8
votes
1answer
292 views

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 ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Unequal equilibrium arrows with overhead text

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{CH2OH + ATP <=>>[\text{Hexokinase}] + \text{glucose 6-phosphate} + ADP + H+} \\ \ce{CH2OH + ATP <=&...
7
votes
1answer
278 views

dotted or colored arc in \xymatrix

Does not arrows style or color option apply an arc in \xymatrix? Please let me know the way. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[arrow, matrix]{xy} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix{ A \ar@{.&...
7
votes
3answers
756 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
401 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
759 views

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. Here'...
6
votes
1answer
162 views

Make thick, patterned, rounded corner adjustable arrow

I want to do a specific type of arrow, patterned like this: Thick and patterned arrows Although I need the line to bend twice, like this: Is there any way to accomplish this? Thanks in advance.
6
votes
1answer
597 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

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 \...
6
votes
1answer
390 views

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{% \mathrel{\...
6
votes
2answers
7k views

overleftrightarrow

I'm not completely happy with the construction \overset\leftrightarrow{#1}. There is slightly too much spacing and the arrow heads are too big - making the line spacing a bit too much. Does anyone ...
5
votes
1answer
450 views

Adding arrow to one tree node and presenting tree in a step-wise fashion

I have the following MWE %http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/probability-tree/ \documentclass{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{trees,arrows} \begin{...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

How to have one straight arrows surrounded by two curved arrows (TikZ)

What is the best way to draw one arrow surrounded by two circular arrows (see image below). This is very easy to do when you have a small number of nodes, especially so when the arrows go from one ...
5
votes
1answer
830 views

Putting an arrow on an arrow in Tikz

In the MWE below: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz,pgf} \usetikzlibrary{calc,trees,positioning,arrows,...
5
votes
1answer
935 views

How to draw a not fully-connected elliptic arrow using TikZ?

I want to draw an arrow like this: I found this question which is kind of similar, but it relies on that the circle is fully drawn. What I want to do is to draw an ellipsis which has a small gap in ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How to specify the arrow length in TikZ?

I've a small problem in Tikz. I try to draw arrows within 4 dimensions. Every arrow should have equal length. My implementation right now works with coordinates. There is a rectangle with a center ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

Tikz Drawing Arrow between nodes

\begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,2.5) node[minimum height=1cm,minimum width=3cm,draw] (A) {A}; \draw (5,0) node[minimum height=1cm,minimum width=3cm,draw] (B){B}; \draw (5,1.5) node[minimum height=1cm,...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Easiest way to get \not\longrightarrow to look good

I'm currently using \longrightarrow to mean "tends to [some limit]", and sometimes I need to use its negation. I see that there is an \nrightarrow, but unfortunately it doesn't make a matching pair ...
4
votes
2answers
99 views

Specific notation using the chessboard package

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chessboard} \storechessboardstyle{8x8}{maxfield=h8} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{cc} \chessboard[...
4
votes
2answers
120 views

Oriented harpoon equality

I would like to use a symbol that looks like an equality symbol, but with one arrow on one of the sides of the lines that indicates an orientation. (for instance when manipulating possibly undefined ...
4
votes
1answer
341 views

Double arrow a la chef with two edges shows gap

I am looking for a double arrow that describes a complete 180 degree path. I found a wonderful example, but I have a little issue with one of the edges. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \...
4
votes
1answer
527 views

Joining parts of equations with lines or arrows

I need to add lines or arrows to show the expansion of possibilities as a problem space expand. For example I'm attempting to produce something like this (with the lines added by hand): I can find ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Add arrow pointing from one table cell to another

I have a simple table where I would like to add arrows pointing from certain cells to other cells. In the example below, I would like to add one vertical arrow going from Start1 to Finish1 and one ...