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Drawing longer arrows in TikZ

I have the following diagram: \begin{tikzcd}[font=\large] A \rightarrow & B & C \leftarrow & D\\ E \arrow[hookrightarrow]{u} \rightarrow & F \arrow{ru} & G \leftarrow ...
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How can I draw a twisted 3D arrow?

Does anyone know how I can draw an 3D arrow that in itself is twisted by 90 degrees? I need such arrow to show how polarized light is twisted in a liquid crystal. I would like to include that arrow ...
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crossing out arrow with tikz (with multiple crossing-out, not just one)

I am working on this "graph" in tikz, and I would like to know how I can add crossing-out (and not dashed) below the threshold $\mu_A$ (from the beginning of the arrow, until the dot $\mu_A$), such as ...
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How can I make a path with arrow “open” or “two-sided”?

I've drawn this arrow: But want it to look like this: How can I do that? This is my code for the first arrow: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \begin{document} ...
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Node attachment position

I'm trying to create solutions to a matching type question which will require me to draw lines between boxes. I've been trying to use tikzpicture to do this: \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, draw, ...
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Chain of curly arrows above and underneath each other

I'm trying to draw a chain of arrows going under and above each other, as depicted: The issue isn't labelling the arrows, I can easily do that, but I don't know how to get them to curl, have the ...
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Arrows in tables, or matrices

I have been experimenting with LaTeX for a couple of years now, but still consider myself a neophyte. I spent much of yesterday trying to create a table. I am trying to create a table with three ...
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rotation problem text in arrow tikz

I'm trying to make a graphic that needs two arrows, I've already found how to rotate the arrow, but I don't want the text to be rotated 180 degrees. Bonusproblem, I want the red line ticker ... ...
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Timeline improve look to get a better understanding

My timeline shows all the needed information. I now want to make it look nicer, but I don't know how. I thought about colors for each "type" and a better font, e.g. \textnormal{}. What would you ...
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smooth curved arrow in flowchart

I am new to latex with a very little idea in tikzpicture or pgfplots, so you know what would happen... Please help me with the following flowchart-type diagram. Here the cartesian plot is a regular X ...
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Tikz: connect two nodes

I have many nodes and want to connect two of them, but in such way that the path is not scratch off nodes, which are between these two like in the example below (I want to connect L_0 and R_0): To ...
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Curved Arrows in Tikz

I am new in Tikz and have searched but not found what I am looking for (which should be a particularly simple). I have a commutative diagram in which I am illustrating diagram chasing. I would like ...
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How can I add offsets to coordinates in tikz?

I’m trying to add offsets to two coordinates with tikz like this: \draw[line width=4] (coorda) ++(0.3pt,0) -- (coordb) ++(-0.3pt,0); The first ++ instruction works just fine, but the second one has ...
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Error with TikZ figure that complie well before [duplicate]

I've got this diagram created with Tikz a year before: \documentclass[paper=letter,headings=big,bibliography=totoc,DIV=9]{scrbook} \KOMAoptions{headsepline=true,fontsize=10pt,draft=false} ...
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labeling edges in tikz using boxes

I'm creating labels for edges by manually creating a node and placing it in the center of the edge. Is there a cleaner way to do it? Also I would like to have the edge invisible inside the label. ...
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How can I prevent overdraw with tikz arrows?

I’m creating a diagram and there are several arrows which exit from the same node. The problem is that in many PDF viewers the arrows get slighly blurred at some zoom levels so that the lines appear ...
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How can I draw the following directed graph?

How can I make such a graph using tikz? I can draw the circled nodes and the arrows, but I can't change their position. (e.g. the one that starts from node 1 and ends at node 3). Edit: I would ...
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Tikz/pgf half-arrow stroke always down/left

I want to draw so-called bond graphs with TikZ, where elements (nodes) are connected through half-arrows. I can use a "left/right to" arrow head, use the 3.0 \draw[-{Straight Barb[left]}] (a) -- (b), ...
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TikZ3 arrow tip specification for “no arrow” or “shift tip” option

A specification like this arrows={|>[sep=10pt]-} works perfectly giving something like |-->--------. I would like to use the sep option to shift the arrow in the same way but without the ...
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what is a quick generic way to draw graphs (in the graph theory sense)?

I am looking for a very simple way to write a command for drawing (undirected or direct) graphs in Latex. I am aware of tikz, but it is an overkill for what I want, especially since I want the .tex ...
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Vector field on a ball

I am not very skilled with Tikz. I am trying to picture two kinds of vector fields on the sphere $S^2$ in $\mathbb{R}^3$ using the Tikzpicture package. One going from left to right ($X(x_1, x_2, x_3) ...
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How to obtain a custom arrow tip in TikZ

I wonder if it is possible to obtain exactly the following arrow tip with TikZ-PGF? I have searched all possible solutions in the PGF manual and in this site but only near ones are available. Here are ...
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Small tikz decorated arrow between words inside a tikz node

Effectively, what I want to do is very simple but I am not sure where to go. I have several nodes of the following form \node (1) at (0,0) {text1 $\rightarrow$ text2}; \node (2) at (0,2) {text2 ...
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Using tikz arrow with scaleboxed tables

Following this post. I would like to use arrows with tables. Yet my tables are too big and I want to rescale them using scalebox. But went I use tikz with the scaleboxed tables I cannot point ...
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Vertical TikZ arrow anchored to the center of the target

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[left] at (0,0) (Source) {Source}; \draw [very thick, ->] (0.15,-0.02) -- ...
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Align tikz arrow with x-height character

A TeX arrow is seemingly vertically centered with the height of an x-character, in this case the final e: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Source $\rightarrow$ Target \end{document} A ...
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Bigger arrowhead

I am using the tikzlibrary decorations.markings to put arrowhead on arbitrary places on some lines. My code is the following: \begin{tikzpicture}[arrowmark/.style 2 args={decoration={markings,mark=at ...
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How to customize the arrows of this flowchart?

\begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} % Define block styles \tikzstyle{decision} = [diamond, draw, fill=white!20, text width=5.5em, text badly centered, node distance=5cm, inner sep=0pt] ...
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fill the interior of a randomly constructed closed path

I am not sure how to proceed in filling the interior of a randomly generated (via a random decoration) path. I began with code given in the answer to this question and worked on it since the basic ...
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How to use the node distance to offset the start and/or end of an arrow with TikZ?

I want to draw an arrow where one of the end points is not actually attached to another node, and I want the length of the arrow to take into account the node distance of the node to which the arrow ...
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Tikz: Filling Parabola and Rounde Arrow

I edited my code to fill the area and plot the round arrow. The arrowhead shows upwards as shown here: http://www.directupload.net/file/d/3751/q4ohidu4_pdf.htm \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Why my LaTeX doesn't compile?

In my preamble, you'll find: \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage[sfmath]{kpfonts} \usepackage[mathrmOrig]{sfmath} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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how do I make tikz circular arrowheads concentric to the point they connect?

I have a box-and-pointer diagram but it looks wrong, because the circular arrowheads are tangential to the point it connects, rather than concentric to that point. How can I fix this? ...
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drawing a basic line segment

please excuse my ignorance because I am VERY new to latex (2 days). Before I ask my basic question, is anyone aware of a beginners guide to creating basic docs in Latex? I have seen a few "cheat ...
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How to draw an arrow to a specified position in a frame and write some notes on the another end of arrow?

I would like to make an arrow and write some notes as shown below I tried with the following code \documentclass{beamer} % \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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tikz: arrow tips |<->|

I want to use a variant of |<->| in my draw command, but I want the tips to be the stealth arrow head. Unfortunately, |stealth-stealth| isn't understood in the draw options command. How can I ...
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drawing a plane and orthonormal system using tikz

I want to draw the following image and i face problems especially in the plane on the left : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[thick,->] (52,0) -- ...
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label overlapping with arrow in tikz

First, the working code: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Curved text within a curved arrow

I am trying to get the text that I place inside a curved arrow to curve with the arrow. I have the following code that generates that given picture, but I wonder how I can get the text to curve with ...
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Drawing a half arrow with tikz

Is there a command to draw upper half of an arrow in tikz? Something similar to:
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Gap between feedback edge of block diagram

How can I avoid the gaps at the branches of the feedback edges (arrows) in this block diagram? \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Getting arrows of same length

$$\begin{tikzpicture}[scale=3] \node (A) at (1,0) {$0$}; \node (B) at (2,0) {$H^1(G/H,M^H)$}; \node (C) at (3,0) {$H^1(G,M)$}; \node (D) at (4,0) {$H^1(H,M)$}; \node (E) at (5,0) {$0$}; ...
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Arrow from brace to node

I would like to draw an arrow from the tip of a curly bracket to a node, but if I do the following, an extra arrow point is drawn just above the tip of the brace. \documentclass{article} ...
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Thickness of math arrows

I'm making a poster with a0poster and pxfonts package for math fonts. I'm using tikz-cd for diagrams and I'm adjusting the line width for arrows and the arrow tips with \tikzcdset{arrows={line ...
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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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Arrow pointing to subscript in equation

I'm writing an equation for the components of a contracted tensor. I want to label one of the lower (covariant) indices with the text "rth positon," and have an arrow pointing to it from below. Any ...
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How can I add a shaded, thick arrow to a Tikz picture?

I have created a directed graph and want to add a thick, shaded arrow to indicate change over time. The problem: It should go from one edge to another (from initial state to result state), not from ...
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Controlling the orientation of a Tikz decoration markings arrow?

I thought that my woes in Decoration marking arrow style ignored in custom node shape? were temporarily solved, but alas: if I do a dimension line (A) -- (B), then all is fine; but if I do (B) -- (A), ...
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Decoration marking arrow style ignored in custom node shape?

I have this dimension line macro which I've put together from examples here; and as it should be visible from the MWE (below) output: ... it works just dandy fine when called from "regular" \draw ...
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Drawing a diagram with vectors

Is it possible to draw a diagram like this in LaTeX?