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

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Math symbols in tt font

I am trying to typeset some mathematics all in typewriter font; aiming to emulate the appearance of a particular computing environment. However, \mathtt in math mode doesn't appear to affect the ...
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Rotating labels in xypic

How do I rotate the label on a arrow in xymatrix? Say, I want the label texts parallel with the arrow? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article}% a minimal example \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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On arrows in Tikz cd

So I am getting used to using tikz-cd package to draw relatively straightforward commutative diagrams. I have two questions. Question 1 Here is the code: \documentclass[10pt, draft]{amsart} ...
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'xlongrightarrow' is not working

I know about \xrightarrow (text). e.g., \documentclass{book} \begin{document} $A \xrightarrow{f} B$ \end{document} Gives: But if I try to do $A \xlongrightarrow{f} B $ to have I ...
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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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Label in cyclic arrow diagram [duplicate]

Consider the following code from TeXample.net: How to refactor it for adding sloped labels on the outside of the arrows? Do you have a more elegant solution with TikZ? % Overlapping arrows % ...
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Down right arrow similar to \to [duplicate]

I want an arrow of the same size and style as the \to arrow, but first going down and then right, similar to this: . Until now I just have managed to do: \rotatebox[origin=c]{180}{$\Lsh$} But it is ...
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How to provide a mask highlighting an arrow tip over a cluttered background in Tikz?

I have a series of technical drawings that I use for background, highlighting features or adding dimensions and notes with Tikz. In some cases the background is very busy, and arrows tend to ...
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Circular arrow in 3D to indicate a unit axis rotation

I would like to indicate the directions of rotation and symbols used for the respective Euler angles. This would look nice using small circular arrows around the axes, as shown below: In this ...
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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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Chemistry arrows in restricted latex

I'm writing some software that interfaces with a LaTeX renderer. I need to write chemical reactions and equilibria, but I don't have access to xrightleftharpoons, is there a way I can render the same ...
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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 create dashed right arrow over symbol?

Recently I asked this question: Dashed left arrow over symbol I needed to know how to put an dashed left arrow over a symbol. I received two answers, one of them used Tikz for this, other use pure ...
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text in different arrows

maybe someone can help me to get text in arrows and textboxes below I have just get the arrows like this... \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[thick,black](0cm,0) -- ++(0:3cm) -- ++(45:1cm) -- ++(135:1cm)-- ...
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Arrow heads on \twoheadrightarrow

The arrow heads on \twoheadrightarrow don't look like the arrow heads on \rightarrow and \hookrightarrow. Is there some way of fixing this? For instance, the code \documentclass{article} ...
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Inline arrows with tikz

I'm trying to achieve an arrow that I can use inline, ie. somewhere in the running text, similar to \xrightarrow, but with an open triangle as its arrow head. This is what I came up with using tikz: ...
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XyPic xymatrix not showing arrow labels with TeX Live-2012

Recently I have upgraded my TeX installation to TeX Live-2012 from TeX Live-2009. Now \xymatrix is misbehaving. The behavior affects both Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux 12.04 installations. For example, ...
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How to adjust the sign of implication sign

I want to get the following implication arrows: But according to percusse's suggestion not implies, not Leftarrow, description in the middle of an arrow in TikZ-cd I would get this: As you can ...
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Tikz: avoid two arcs in a graph being merged into one two-sided arrow [duplicate]

I'd like to paint a directed graph G(V,A) with directed arcs. The problem is that if I paint 2 arcs, one from a to b and one from b to a, the two arcs get merged into one two-sided arrow (not sure if ...
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Two coloured arrow

I would like to draw arrows in diagrams that have two colours split along the axis. (This shall represent a mixed case in colour-coded case distinction.) Here's a sketch: Here is a MWE to play with: ...
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Circular Arrows and Text on Path

I did some basic tikz figures, but i have absolutely no idea how to do a figure like this: Each text block should be aligned on a circular path and centered within the arrows. Could anyone please ...
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Dashed left arrow over symbol

I want to put dashed left arrow over symbol. Dashed left arrow looks like this: $x \dashedleftarrow y$ I want arrow to be over symbol $x$, like in $\overleftarrow{x}$ , only dashed. I tried ...
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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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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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Can I make an arrow of length x in latex?

I was making a quick graph in TexStudio, but I founnd I can not make an arrow of a length X. The only way I found to do what I want is this: Minimum length for \xrightarrow In my opinion this is a ...
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Stealth arrow in math?

Is there an easy way to produce stealth style arrows in normal math mode? By "stealth" I'm thinking of TikZ stealth arrowhead. Something like \rightarrowstealth? The question originates from a limit ...
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Chemfig, TikZ, circle diagram

I have a problem with drawing such a complex diagram in using Chemfig (a picture of diagram should be attached) . The Chemfig manual describes how to draw curved and U-type arrows but all my attempts ...
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How can I lower an \xrightarrow

I'm referring to a previous post where I asked how to handle lines that are too tall due to stacked mathematical symbols. In particular, the problem occurs in my texts when using \xrightarrow like in ...
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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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coordinates, nodes and arrows in tikz

I like the idea of defining a bunch of coordinates and then creating the desired diagram from them, but now I have the following problem. The MWE below demonstrates it: the arrows connecting the two ...
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Hiding arrow in xymatrix?

I want to enlarge a xy-diagram. Using the \invisible command, I got some strange spacing. That's why I decided to redraw the complete diagram using the \only and the \phantom command. But there is an ...
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Why arrow head not shown for this code? [closed]

\begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{every node}=[draw,shape=circle]; \node (v3) at (4, 0) {$v_3$}; \node (v5) at (2, -2) {$v_5$}; \draw [->] (v3)--(v5); \end{tikzpicture} The above code gives me: ...
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How to TeX a table contain large bracket

How to Tex a table in the form? I'm not interested in the detail of the matrix content, just interested in the form of the matrix, especially how to put the arrows and labels outside the matrix. ...
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How to draw bent arrows going to a new line in long formulas (ex. chain complexes)

I have to write quite long chain complexes such as 0\rightarrow A \rightarrow B \rightarrow C \rightarrow etc. with many terms in them, and I would like the arrows close to the side of the page to ...
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Text in framed boxes with arrows [duplicate]

A question similar to How can I construct a page layout with framed boxes? I need to construct a very simple flow chart with a few vertically and horizontally aligned boxes with arrows betweem them. ...
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Downarrow whose length I can specify manually

Is there a way to draw a $\Downarrow$ command of a custom length? I need a double arrow. I am sure such a command exists. I also need this symbol to be able to align inside align environment using ...
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Best practice for typesetting Knuth's up-Arrow notation

What's the best practice to typeset Knuth's up-Arrow notation? \uparrow and \upuparrow are relation symbols (according to unimath-symbols.pdf). But in Knuth's up arrow notation, these should be a ...
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How to get a line break in tikz label of the arrow? [duplicate]

This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[margin=15mm]{geometry} \usepackage{calc} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,arrows} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,arrows} ...
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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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Latex Curly braces grouping arrows

I'm creating a communication diagram. The desired effect is to have the following in a box: Alice Bob ...
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TikZ: Superimpose text over arrow

I am trying to superimpose some text over an arrow with TikZ. I know it is possible to have the text over the arrow but this is not what I am trying to achieve. What I have done so far is: ...
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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), ...