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tikz-cd: Error: No shape named tikz@f@1-0-1 found

In my use of tikz-cd, the down, right and left arrows (\ar[d],\ar[r], \ar[l] respectively) work fine, but I seem to have no uparrow (nor any up right arrow or up left arrow). When I have \ar[u], I get ...
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Edgeworth Box of Pareto efficiency

I would like to have a figure like the following image, but I can't find a way to make the red convex curves. My code so far contains: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (1, 3.5) to[out=0,in=90] (3.5, 1); ...
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Plotting Arrows Programmatically in Pgfplots

I'm having an issue where I would like to plot a series of evenly spaced arrows where the length is dependent on the values from a data file and I'm not particularly sure how to go about it. I would ...
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Tikz backloop arrow

I created a flow chart with boxes all lined up vertically. Now I want to draw an arrow from the last box to the first box. How can I do this, so that the arrow leaves the last box horizontally on the ...
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Node at each end of arrow, Tikz

I'm drawing a vertical arrow and I want to have a node at each end, but tikz seems to be putting the lower node in funny places: This is the arrow with the node above in the right place: ...
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Problem with arrows in Tikz flow chart

I've got a little problem with a flow chart that I created using Tikz. I'm new with tikz and I created this flow chart using an example from the internet. I googled for how the positioning of the ...
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\xleftrightarrows command in TikZ with arrows matching the LaTeX font

There is the command \xrightarrow that inserts an arrow that extends with the text you put above and/or under it. There is also the command \rightleftarrows (notice the "s" at the end) that display ...
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tikz-cd Extra arrow tip with start anchor on edge v0.9b

I'm drawing a BIG tikzpicture using the tikz-cd package. I won't reproduce the entire diagram here as there's no need. But the following MWE highlights the problem I'm having which is this: One region ...
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tikz-cd bug in horizontal line angle in v0.9b?

I have found what I think is another bug in tikz-cd v0.9b. Take the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} %maths \usepackage{tikz-cd} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \title{} ...
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'tikz' style arrow tips missing when using tikz-cd crossing over

I have been using tikz-cd to create commutative diagrams. I just upgraded to version 0.9b from 0.3c and now there is a problem with the arrow tips. I like to use the 'tikz' solid tips. The following ...
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drawing arrows on a circle path and a tangent arrow in tikz

I would like to draw relatively complex paths in tikz. This is an example: The boxes represent nodes with texts of different lengths. The arched arrows should be on a circle path. The arched arrow ...
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Draw arrows to show multiplication pattern (distributive property)

Based on this question: How to draw arrows between parts of an equation to show the Math Distributive Property (Multiplication)? I got some nice tools for illustrating to my students how to find the ...
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Problems labeling an arrow

Having this in the preamble: \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains,shapes.multipart} \usetikzlibrary{scopes} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,calc} ...
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Diagonal Resistor Label Font Size and Curved Arrows

I'm trying to draw a Wheatstone Bridge and this is the code I have so far: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[americanvoltages,fulldiodes,siunitx]{circuitikz} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} ...
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arrows.meta in tikz

I have an up-to-date MikTeX 2.9 installation with tikz/pgf 3.0, but trying to compile \documentclass[tikz,border=0.125cm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \begin{document} ...
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TikZ: Drawing double-headed arrows within a node

Am using the amazing TikZ software to draw figures for a book chapter. Am very pleased with the quality of the figures I've been able to create. Unfortunately, I've gotten a bit stuck with just one ...
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Why does \pgfsetendarrow (now) have no effect?

I'm not sure whether I am blind to the obvious or whether this is a bug or perhaps an intended deprecation. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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To draw two arrows to one point

I want pictures where I can point by two arrows with labels to one point like here How can you have two arrows pointing to one point?
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Termination of instance in {pgf-umlsd}?

is it possible to a draws a cross at the current position to indicate termination of a call in a sequence diagram using {pgf-umlsd}. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{epsfig} ...
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InvertedDiamond TikZ arrow

I tried making an inverted diamond arrow based on the Diamond arrow included in TikZ, but I'm having a lot of trouble getting the arrow tip in the right place. Here's my code. All I changed from the ...
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How can I draw an arrow linking two items in a list?

I know you can use the package tikz to have braces like \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{tikzmark,decorations.pathreplacing,calc} \begin{document} ...
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Keep TikZ arrows on foreground with animategraphics

I am using beamer and I'd like to put an arrow with TikZ on a movie created with \animategraphics. No problem when I am using only one frame, for example: \begin{frame} ...
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How can I coerce TikZ trees to have directed edges? [duplicate]

Consider the following \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node{A} [grow=east] child {node{B} child {node{C}}}; \end{tikzpicture} \end{document} which ...
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Custom arrow tip with `arrows.meta` TikZ library

In the spirit of this question, how do I make a custom arrow tip using the new arrows.meta TikZ library? I would like to make a semicircular tip that accepts the open option, ideally, and perhaps ...
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Tikz: append arrow at end of plot [duplicate]

I would like to append an arrow at the end of my plot, in the direction of the path. Here my snippet: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[line width=2pt, color=red, smooth,domain=0.2*pi:0.8*pi,->] ...
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How to draw two opposite arrows on the same curve?

How can I draw opposite arrows on the same curve? The following image shows my aim.
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Why don't my big arrows appear at the end of the line segments and how can I fix this?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,decorations.markings} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1.5,line width=1] % \tikzstyle{a}=[ decoration={markings,mark=at ...
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Fill an arrow head with TikZ [duplicate]

I would like to fill an arrow head with a color, but I have a problem with the fill command : My code is : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} ...
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Completly draw line with Fast Triangles (TikZ)

Can I use the arrow tip Fast Triangle (page 212 in 3.0.0 manual) for the complete path? (or make it look like this) What I got so far (needs TikZ 3.0.0) \documentclass[margin=5]{standalone} ...
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arrow end type unknown [closed]

In an earlier question Arrow end type [-] unknown - even though library is loaded the consensus was that the bug "arrow end type unknown" is because of the wrong environment (smartdiagram), and that ...
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Adjusting the size of an arrow

I would like to make the width of an arrowhead larger. Is there a simple way to do this without defining a new arrowhead type? For instance, I would like to be able to write something like ...
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Node for arrowhead

I want to have one arrow point to another arrowhead. How do I roughly make a node surrounding an arrowhead? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{pgfcore} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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How do you accomplish stealth' with the new arrows.meta?

\documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{pgfcore} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, arrows.meta} \begin{document} \resizebox{\linewidth}{!}{ \begin{tikzpicture}[>=stealth'] \foreach ...
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Bug with Tikz arrows.meta?

I am using the new Tikz arrows.meta library. Here is my minimum working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{pgfcore} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \begin{document} ...
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Custom Tikz arrowhead with bar before triangle 45

How do I make a custom arrowhead in Tikz having a perpendicular bar before a triangle 45? I would also like to adapt this solution to a bar before a square, open square, etc. For example, imagine ...
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Artin's squiggly arrow? [duplicate]

Is there a package containing the squiggly arrow that Artin uses in his Algebra text? It looks like: I've seen some of the options using tikz on here, but they aren't quite the same.
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How to annotate TikZ plotted function using axis values?

I would like to annotate local max of a .csv spectrum. My goal is to have a latex plot analogous of the matplotlib script I use, which give me this result: I've plotted the same spectrum from this ...
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single thick arrow bent 90 degrees instead of two double thick arrows

I would like to draw such arrows in my tikz document - and I have done it using the following code - \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[node ...
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The perplexing path direction of TikZ

This is a follow up to the question Replicating a simple diagram in Knuth's book using Tikz where I was fortunate to receive various useful and enriching answers for which I am grateful. The ...
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Tikz drawing different type of arrows

I am new to the TikZ package, and I need to make this image: in TikZ. For now I've done this, and I'm having trouble doing that kind of arrows of image above. \documentclass{article} ...
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How to make “L” shaped arrows with curved edge

I simplified this example from here, however what I am looking is an "L" shaped arrow that curves when it gets to the same height as A which can be seen in the below figure. The red curve is the one ...
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Replicating a simple diagram in Knuth's book using TikZ

Despite the many attempts to draw this simple flowchart, I didn't really know how to do the following: Drawing a start arrow (as the one before A1) Drawing an end arrow (as the one after A2 and ...
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Partial triangular arrows with TikZ/PGF

I'd like to draw a partial arrow (i.e. with only "half" of the tip) but with a triangular tip shape (e.g. using >=latex), instead of the standard single line you get with "left to", "right to", etc. ...
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Scaling arrows in TikZ [closed]

I followed the link to sourceforge.net from Is it possible to change the size of an arrowhead in TikZ/PGF?. The last comment by left by Till Tantau led me to believe that I could implement code where ...
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Shaded triangle arrow with text

I have been trying to recreate a similar version of the arrow shown in the image below. And this is what I manage to get so far: I am a complete beginner when it comes to TikZ and after multiple ...
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Forked arrows with chemfig

How can one make a forked arrow in chemfig? Semantically it is exactly opposite to \merge command but seems like it's not implemented in a package. I don't have any experience with TikZ graphics but ...
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Tikz-cd: How can I arrange diagonal arrows parallel?

The two lower diagonal arrows in the following diagram are obviously not exactly parallel. How can I arrange them correctly? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Tikz: Arrow description closer to arrow [duplicate]

I want $Q(g)$ closer to the diagonal arrow in this tikz-picture. How can I manage that? Thanks. \begin{tikzpicture}[description/.style={fill=white,inner sep=2pt},baseline={([yshift=1.5em]current ...
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TikZ - bug in \pgfarrowsdeclarecombine*?

Can someone tell me if the following is a bug? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \pgfarrowsdeclarecombine{onetwo}{onetwo}{triangle 45}{triangle 45}{open triangle ...
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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] ...