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

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anchor arrow start position

Attached below is the minimum working example. I would like the arrow to end at the west anchor of the node "operation". I tried anchor and few other possibilities but they don't seem to affect the ...
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Direction arrows on a circle [duplicate]

I would like to plot circle (or another curve) with positive direction (and show it wit arrows). This plots the circle \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \RequirePackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to draw arrow between two text lines?

I want to draw this figure. Is it possible ? I have written the following code to draw that figure : \documentclass[11pt,twoside,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{xypic,wrapfig} \begin{document} ...
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xypic: custom arrow shaft(stem)

I've noted that xy-pic have predefined some dir's. The tail and head (tip) are easy to custom (one can learn by xyrefer.pdf), but I find it hard to implement my own shaft types. Because the dash stem ...
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Piecing together a diagram from other files

I'm in \documentaclass[landscape]{article} and I'm trying to figure out how I can put together a bunch of figures I've created (with the generous help of TSE users) on this document. What I'm trying ...
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Fixing fill on arrows in “compass”

How do I fix the coloring in the arrow head? It doesn't fill like the line width does. Also, you'll notice that the arrow touches D. How do I push D down? (Or is it best to just manually adjust it?) ...
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Changing line thickness of arrow

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[step=1cm,color=gray] (0,0) grid (3,3); \draw[draw=black,solid, -triangle ...
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Arcing arrow and keeping proper arrow head orientation [duplicate]

I have \draw[draw=black!80,solid, -triangle 90,fill=black!80] (2.6, 4) -- (3.3, 4); I'd like the endpoints to be where they are, but I need it to arc. How do I do this? Edit: I'm looking for ...
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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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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 ...
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How to draw THICK arrows (shown below in the figure) in tikz?

I want to draw something like this: I am not able to draw this. This is what I have drawn: This is the code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Making arrow heads smaller using “arrowsnew” [closed]

I want to make the arrowheads smaller on the $\delta v_A$ arrow and on the [<->] arrows. I made the file from this post Is it possible to change the size of an arrowhead in TikZ/PGF? but it ...
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understanding how to rotate arrows in tikz

I have seen the post on the rotation of arrows and one of the post is mine. However, I don't understand how to do accomplish it myself. For instance, I am making a picture of Hohmann transfer where ...
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\Rightarrow with text above it [duplicate]

When using the command \Rightarrow is there any way to put text above it? I have tried \overbrace but is there a way to do it without this?
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Broken Arrow in Lucida Bright Font

When I attempt to use any kind of "long" arrow in the Lucida Bright font, it ends up coming out broken. For a MWE Consider the following: \documentclass[10 pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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arrow heads on arc curves

How can I have arrow head appear properly on the arced curve? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,decorations.markings,calc,fadings,decorations.pathreplacing, patterns, ...
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Complicated tikzpicture for theorem of multivariabe continuous functions

I'm attempting to construct a tikzpicture that looks like this: Here's what I have: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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tikz and tables: node increases row height

I'm trying to add arrows to a table in my beamer presentation using the package tikz. Because I don't want the table to look different from the other tables in the presentation, I didn't use \matrix ...
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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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how to align an arrow head to the center of a snaked line

I'm trying to generate a snaked line with an arrow head at the end of the line, I can use the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Shorten or extend xypic arrows

In an xypic or xymatrix diagram, is it possible to specify that an arrow should only cover part of the distance it normally would? In other words, for an arrow \xymatrix{ A \ar[r] & B }, or ...
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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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Change width of arrow

This is a MWE of my code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \tikzset{ myarrow/.style={ draw, ...
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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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Thick and patterned arrows

I am trying to get an arrow that is thick but not entirely black but has a pattern (e.g., crosshatch). I am not sure how to get this. I have the following that still gives me a black arrow: ...
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How to draw a coordinate system with LaTeX?

I want to draw a coordinate system like this: I would like to specify the width and height of the coordinate system and where the origin begins (upper left corner). I also want to specify the x and ...
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tweaking the positioning of tikz arrows (such as on a curved path) [duplicate]

I believe that this is a duplicate of a question/answer posted within the past two months. But, after much searching, I still can't find it. Does someone out there know the link? My question I'm ...
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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 ...
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How to use harpoon-style arrows over vectors, like this? [duplicate]

How do I typeset harpoon arrows that look like this in LaTeX? I've tried the harpoon package's \overrightharpoon feature, but its arrowhead is too big/prominent... I'm hoping for something that ...
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Controlling arrow distance from the destination node in TikZ

I'm trying to draw a simple diagram in TikZ. I used a code example from the documentation (code below). As you can see on the graphic: there is a problem with arrows that are not touching the ...
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Typesetting inline Penrose/Cvitanovic tensor diagrams (birdtracks)

In the 50's, Roger Penrose invented a private graphical notation for tensors, which he later published. Wikipedia has a short description. It's basically a directed graph with some labels on it and ...
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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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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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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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Adding symbols at the end(s) of a horizontal line

I'm looking for variations of the symbol \relbar, or any other horizontal line that is about as along as a standard-length arrow. In particular, I'd like to be able to add arrowheads, as in ...
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Two markings at one line with decorations in tikz

I would like to draw a path with an arrowtip at the beginning and the end. If there is only one arrowtip everything is perfect. But with a second mark only the first one is visible. Has anybody an ...
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TikZ - “Circled” arrow

In the code below, I would like to add one text inside one "circled" arrow in gray like in the following ugly draw. Screenshot Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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Arrowheads every two points in Tikz

I have a file data.dat with the following lines: -1.200000 0.000000 -1.200000 -0.728000 -0.728000 -0.728000 -0.728000 0.614172 0.614172 0.614172 0.614172 1.231670 which ...
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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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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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Arrow with a point on it and cancelled arrow

I stumbled over this kind of arrows and can't find any reference to it (since I not even know how they're called). Does anyone know the right command for those? Or are this constructed elements? ...
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Arrows from cloud cross the outer line

I'm using TikZ to draw a cloud. Also I'm drawing arrows from the cloud to some nodes. But the startpoints of the arrows are in or outside the cloud but not exactly on the outer line. I think the ...
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Draw arrow not to node center but to edge of circle on this node?

This example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}% \draw[help lines] (0,0) grid (1,1); \node [draw, circle] at (0,0) {}; \node [draw, ...
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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: purely vertical arrow from nodeA.south to nodeB.north

I have the following tikz code % compilation command: pdflatex --jobname=Diag-f1 Diag.tex \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \pgfrealjobname{Diag} \begin{document} \beginpgfgraphicnamed{Diag-f1} ...
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TikZ arrows do not draw with pdflatex [closed]

I am using the answer from Arrow between parts of equation in LaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand{\tikzmark}[1]{\tikz[overlay,remember picture] \node (#1) {};} ...
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Special arrow: both dotted and normal

I would like to make use of a special arrow that I cannot find anywhere in the literature: namely half dotted and half normal, so like $\cdots\rightarrow$, but then normal sized. Does anyone know if ...
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Bold arrows in xymatrix

How can I produce a bold arrow in the package \xymatrix? I've tried with \ar@{\bf{->}}[r] and similar alternatives without success.
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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.