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Squiggly Double-Lined Left-Right-Arrow (i.e. “approximate equivalence”)

I am trying to create a double-lined arrow pointing to both sides like \Leftrightarrow with a squiggly line. The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List did not seem to contain any such symbol, nor did other ...
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How do I separate a line in TiKz with arrows?

Here is what I have so far: \documentclass[tikz]{amsart} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \tikzset{->-/.style={decoration={ ...
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How to draw a number line with arrows inside it

I am having trouble using TiKz to draw a correct picture. Here is how I started it out: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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pgfplot mesh with end arrow decoration

Inspired by this question I tried to decorate my pgfplot mesh with an end arrow. However, this end arrow is not properly positioned so that the end of the line shows behind the arrow tip. Here is a ...
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Help with an easy tikzpicture (mathematical proof)

I'm completely lost trying to make this (I guess) rather easy picture. Any help would be greatly appreciated
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TikZ: Arrow hidden by circle around node

Context I would like to draw lines between nodes to indicate a dependence relationship. The nodes are drawn as circles. Unfortunately the arrow is hidden by the circle. Question How can I shorten the ...
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Drawing undirected graphs in LaTeX

I came across this graph in the question Drawing graphs in LaTeX: without arrows? Is it possible to draw graphs like this one in LaTeX but without the arrows? edit: I found this piece below, but ...
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Aligning paths in tikz

i have made the following transition diagram There are a few thinks i would like to do, on node 1,2,3 i would like the inner arrows to have no overlab, i looks silly, also if node 1 and 5 could be ...
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TikZ: Changing arrow styles when using graphdrawing

I want all arrows in a TikZ drawing to have a larger tip, so I change the arrows setting in the \tikz options. This works fine for manually created drawings, but doesn't work when generating graphs ...
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How to make some adjustments and centralize these graphs

These are the graphs I am trying to reproduce: This is what I've done: My problems are: How to make those arrows in each loops in the second graph. (If possible) How to decrease the letter's ...
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Different space between nodes for Tikz legend

I want to add a legend to my graph, explaining what different arrows mean. I thought I might be able to do it using coordinates, but the spaces between them are the same as spaces between the nodes ...
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TikZ: Path creates redundant arrow head

The following LaTeX code creates a redundant and unwanted arrow head in the Measures block. \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to add text and a more correct zigzag-line to a figure?

I have now spend hours by creating this figure - without luck. I have tried different types of tikz, pstricks and multido usepackages. My biggest problem is to add text, to add a more correct ...
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Aligning edge labels horizontally with tikz package

I have the following figure: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage[active,float]{preview} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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TikZ: Get Position/Node of an Arrow Head

Following LaTeX code produces a small image with directions. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{quotes,angles} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[thick] % X',Y',Z' in ...
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Adding arrows to rectangles in TikZ

Is it possible to decorate rectangles with arrows? I used: \node [draw,rectangle,minimum width=4cm,minimum height=4cm](r){}; But then it is really difficult to line up an edge so that it's level ...
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Can I make latex ignore some definitions or replace them with kind of a pre-processor define

I write a document on several machines. One of them has Ubuntu 14.04 installed with a kind of dated installation of TexLive. The others have Ubuntu 14.10 and Arch Linux. In my document I use the ...
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How to reduce length of and edge between two nodes without affecting a custom line marker?

I'm drawing some nodes with to and from edges with some of the edges red, and with a cross through it. I have a custom decoration for the cross, and draw a red arrow head at the end of the line. In ...
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Drawing arrows using tikz library [duplicate]

I am trying to implement a visual representation of linked list using tikz library. The code written so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} ...
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tilted arrows that points at specific variables of equation

How to produce tilted arrows pointed at specific places as shown in
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A vector that goes into the plane of the screen ( symbols )

Is there a beautiful symbol that shows a vector that goes out of the plane of the screen? I would like to show an angle that rotates around the z-axis from top view. I'm aware of the below picture ...
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Block diagram using TikZ

I am trying to draw the following block diagram using TikZ... No way :( Can anyone help me? Thank you so much!!!
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tikz label over path flips!

I'm trying to come up with a nice schematic of recursive calls using tikz, but the result is not what I expect as one label is flipped without a reason: The MWE is: ...
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How to draw a cyclic sequence in latex

$$a_0 \to a_1 \to a_2 \to ....... \to a_k $$ Right now, I want to draw a curved directed arrow that goes from $a_k$ to $a_0$ Is there any way to do that ? Thanks
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Latex Tree Diagram: Inserting Arrows

I’m having an issue formatting my LaTeX Tree Diagram. It’s in the correct order but I don’t know how to have an arrow at the end of each path to show the direction flow (test – Start) (Start – Do) (Do ...
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Tikz Edge: Distance from other nodes?

I have the following Tikz code: \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{bordered} = [draw,thick,inner sep=5,minimum size=10,minimum width=100,font=\sffamily] ...
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Putting arrows Properly in Tikz

I have the following code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,shadows,calc,fit} \usepackage{amsmath,bm,times} \newcommand{\mx}[1]{\mathbf{\bm{#1}}} % Matrix ...
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tikz / tikz-timing does not know arrow tip 'Triangle'

I'm using tikz-timing to draw timing diagram. It looks really nice, but I want to apply some optical improvements like changing the 'arrow tip kind'. So I added >=Latex[] to my tikztimingtable ...
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Dealing with overlapping vectors tikz

The following produces undesirable output because the "tails" of the vectors are overlapping and hard to see. Is there a way to automate something better by having all vectors draw only 95% of their ...
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How does the angle key from arrows.meta TikZ library work?

The title says it all. How does angle=<angle>:<first dimen> <second dimen> works. More exactly, what do the first length and the second length mean? \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} ...
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Tikzpicture in Beamer poster

I'm trying to creative a commutative diagram in a beamer poster, but I cannot figure out why it's formatting incorrectly. The output builds as : When I'm trying to output it as: Any reason as ...
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latex' arrow tip with arrows.meta library

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,decorations.pathreplacing, decorations.markings,arrows.meta} \tikzset{ big arrow/.style={ ...
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How to specify how much space between edges starting from a node with tikz?

I'm experimenting with Petri Nets and I want to add some horizontal space between two arcs starting from the same transition. My code: \begin{tikzpicture} % Styles [node distance=1.3cm, on ...
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tikz-cd new syntax

I've been using tikz-cd for years now, and I find it incredibly easy to make commutative diagrams with it. Recently, I saw this document which describes a new and simpler syntax. I tried making a ...
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How can I get arrows to attach to outside of rectangle split in a graphdrawing layout?

I'm trying to make use of the newer (pgf > 3.0) graphdrawing layouts to do class diagrams, but I can't seem to figure out how to get arrows to attach to the outline of a rectangle split. I've read ...
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Tikz arrows alignment

I have a question regarding figures in Tikz environment, in the following figure I want to make the incoming and outgoing arrow to be separated and each pair of incoming and outgoing arrows to be ...
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Package pgf Error: Unknown arrow tip kind 'latex’' \path (

I'm following the PGF 3.0.0 manual, and I have PGF 3.0.0 installed. In the manual, the example is under 20. Matrices and Alignment -> 20.6 Examples. I get errors for all the \path statements in the ...
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Flowchart Tikzpicture - Draw arrow from path

I am creating a flowchart using the tikzpicture package. Because I am short on space, I would like to draw an arrow from a path to a box. Using this code below, I would like to have an arrow that ...
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Problem with Tikz arrowhead definitions

When you specify double, Tikz first draws a line whose width is twice the line width plus the double distance, then draws a white line down the center whose width is the double distance. But the ...
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Custom arrow shaft in tikz

I'm trying to go from xypic to tikz but there are a number of xypic features that I don't seem to be able to find in tikz. In tikz you can easily draw double-arrows, which is about the same as using ...
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Identify axis points in TikZ

I have written the following code which basically plots a binomial distribution as a function of its parameter. \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1.5] \begin{axis}[ domain=0:1, axis lines=left, grid=both, ...
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Move line by size of arrow tip

I'm trying to draw a simple rectangle together with the dimensions. Here is my first try: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \pgfmathsetmacro{\a}{2.0} ...
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How can I draw a semi-transparent arrow in TikZ without internal overlap?

Drawing a semi-transparent arrow should be easy enough, right? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} %\usetikzlibrary{arrows} % this doesn't change the result \pagenumbering{gobble} ...
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How do I add curly arrows with labels to a table of numbers?

I want to add curved arrows with numbers underneath them, to a table of numbers, as shown below: ! Any suggestions as to how to do this in LaTeX, please? I want the arrows and the numbers below the ...
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Drawing figure of a boat with the Tikz-package

I want to draw a simple figure of a boat in LaTex, does anyone know a good way to do that? Is TikZ the best package to use for this? I want it to look similar to the boat in the picture below, which I ...
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Bend arrow decorations in Tikz

This is a follow-up to my recent question Half arrows in graph using TikZ. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,arrows,arrows.meta,bending,decorations.pathreplacing, ...
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TiKZ: place shortened arrow between every pair of points in a draw statement?

What is the simplest and most direct way of creating a sequence of arrows, like \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[->] (0,0) -- (1,0) -- (2,0) -- (2,1) -- (1,1) -- (0,1) -- cycle; \end{tikzpicture} so ...
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Error “Undefined control sequence” when using [remember picture, overlay]

I am using two tikzpicture inside another tikzpicture. I want to draw a arrow from one picture to the other. For that I used [remember picture, overlay] property as shown in the code below. New Code ...
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Flow Chart on a straight line in latex

How can I draw a flowchart that looks like this? I know how to draw block diagrams but I have never seen an example of a work flow diagram like this. Especially I am having a hard time on generating ...
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Half arrows in graph using TikZ

How can I create half arrows like the colored ones in the answer to this post using TikZ? I know how I can create custom arrow tips, but how can I extend this to the tail of the arrow? I would ...