{xy-pic} is a package for typesetting graphs and diagrams using the principle of "logical composition of visual components."

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Writing a 6-term Exact Sequence

I am trying to use the xymatrix package to write the following exact sequence $\xymatrix{ A \ar[r] & B \ar[r] &C \ar[d] & \\ \ar[u]& D \ar[l]& E \ar[l]& F }$ When I ...
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XY matrix tampering with footnote counter

Typesetting the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[all]{xy} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \arabic{footnote} ...
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Draw a graph using xymatrix. Is there another way?

I am using the package xy to draw simple Graphs or Networks. It allows oriented and non oriented edges and even weights on the edges, but the code is very complicated and it is very difficult to build ...
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Centering a xy matrix inside beamer frame and figure

In the following beamer frame, I want the description text to stay top-left, while the xymatrix-figure should be centered. However, whatever I tried with \centering, \begin{center} and other online ...
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Improve inline xymatrix/tikzcd?

When I was typesetting commutative diagrams, I always put my \xymatrix or tikzcd in displaymath: For a long time I believed that this is the only way to do so. However, about last month, I saw ...
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How to align brackets in this diagram? [duplicate]

When I write the following : \documentclass[psamsfonts]{amsart} \usepackage{amssymb,amsfonts} \usepackage[all,arc]{xy} \begin{document} \[Q(M) :=\left[ \xymatrix{ &\Xi(j^*M) ...
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Arrow cuts symbol when using the xymatrix command

I would like to know the following: Using xy-pic, how can I avoid that in the diagram below the one arrow's tail cuts the letter I? Is there a command in xy-pic to shorten arrows? Thanks for the ...
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xymatrix is broken when inside section

If I use xymatrix inside of a section command, it doesn't compile. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all,cmtip]{xy} \begin{document} \section{$\xymatrix{A\ar[r]&B}$} \end{document} ...
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Circling a collection objects in xymatrix

I have the following code that produces a bicomplex: \begin{displaymath} \xymatrix{ 0 \ar[r] & \Omega^0_X \ar[d] \ar[r] & \Omega_X^1 \ar[r] \ar[d] & \ldots \ar[r] & \Omega_X^n \ar[d] ...
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How can I change the style of two-cells?

How can I change the style of a two-cell? Take the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all,cmtip,2cell]{xy} \UseTwocells \begin{document} $\xymatrix@C+1pc{C ...
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How can I get a curved arrow to break?

I have the following diagram in xypic: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \usepackage[all,cmtip,2cell]{xy} \begin{document} \[\xymatrix{ & K\Omega M \ar[rr] ...
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xy and circuitikz conflict

Following MWE compiles: \documentclass{beamer} %\usepackage[all]{xy} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{document} \end{document} Following MWE also compiles: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Error: LaTeX Xy-pic error: <turn> cannot be half or full… What does it mean?

I'm attempting to use xy to make an arrow bend a specific way. When I try it, this error pops up: LaTeX Xy-pic error: < turn > cannot be half or full. What does this mean? For more context, ...
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Issue with arXiv LaTeX - xypic diagrams rendering badly

I’m having an odd issue with the arXiv’s LaTeX processing: xypic diagrams that look fine when processed on my own system are rendering badly when processed by the arXiv. My question is: Is this ...
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Big vertices on my cube kill parallelism

I have coded the following diagram in xypic: \xymatrix{ & B \ar[rr] \ar'[d][dd]^(.45)\simeq && B\cup_A C \ar@{.>}[dd]^-\simeq \\ A \ar@{>->}[ru] \ar[rr] \ar[dd]_-\simeq ...
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stack in xy-pic

I want to draw this: and my xy-pic code is \[ \xy @={(0,0),(10,0),(10,10),(0,10)}, {\ar@{-}^{f_1}|{\dir{>}} s0;s1}, {\ar@{-}^{f_2}|{\dir{>}} s1;s2}, {\ar@{-}^{f_3}|{\dir{>}} s2;s3}, ...
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arrow crossings of curves in xy-pic

I want a diagram like What I can do is \[ \xy (-10,0)*+{ml}="ml"; (10,0)*+{mr}="mr"; (-5,13)*+{t}="t"; (10,-10)*+{b}="b"; ...
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How can an arrow cross under an entry in xymatrix?

I know how can an arrow cross under another arrow in xymatrix (i.e. using |\hole). But how can it cross under an entry (e.g. wide textual entry). One solution would be to fill the box under the entry ...
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Why is \txt element of \xymatrix moved downwards?

I wonder why is the textual "A" in \xymatrix{A \ar[r] & \txt{A}} moved downwards. All I want is to have textual elements in xymatrix with possibility of line breaks inside the element. I thought ...
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How to center xymatrix with respect to logical center?

I have an \xymatrix with 4 rows and 2 columns. I want to center it horizontally. I used \centerline{} but it (of course) just centers the whole box created by \xymatrix. Since my matrix entries are ...
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How to transpose or mirror xymatrix?

I know that it is possible to rotate \xymatrix (using e.g. \xymatrix@d) but how to transpose or mirror it?
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How to use xymatrix with a0poster? [duplicate]

I want to make a DIN-A0 poster using the documentclass a0poster. Why can't I draw diagrams in that documentclass? The MWE below crashes and I don't know how to fix that. :( MWE: ...
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Draw dots at the beginning and at the end of an arrow with xypic

I want to draw the following figure : I have compiled with following code to get it : \documentclass{book} \usepackage[all]{xypic} \begin{document} $\xymatrix{\vdots && \vdots \\ ...
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text on arrow for xypic

In the following example, I find that the u and w are vertically too far from the arrow: is there any way so that \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \xymatrix{E ...
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Make a \hole larger?

In order to make the arrow go behind 'B' I use \hole. \xymatrix{ A \ar[ddrr]|\hole \\ & B \\ & & C } But what if I have something big instead of 'B', such as \xymatrix{ A ...
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xymatrix using lyx

I'm trying to draw in LyX, using XYmatrix. I'm using it with the Ctrl+shift+M command, and then using the \xymatrix to start "drawing" what i want. I'm having a problem doint a "hookrightarrow" ...
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Using overbrace in xymatrix

My TeX code is not compiling correctly (the overbrace is causing the error). How I can fix my file? Here's what I have: \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Does anyone have a script that will convert \xymatrix to tikzcd?

I have a long set of lecture notes where the commutative diagrams are written in xy using the \xymatrix format. I would like to switch over to tikz-cd. The syntax for the two are pretty similar with ...
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Gaps between arrows and labels

I have a question about my diagram. How can I increase the gap between the arrows and the labels? I would like to have more space between the left arrow and the label (2). Thanks for any suggestions. ...
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Does not imply arrow in \xymatrix?

I am wondering how to make a does not imply arrow when using \xymatrix. I have a square diagram with two implications (arrows) on three edges only and one arrow on the fourth edge. One of the arrows ...
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Issue with XY-pic [closed]

I am trying to use XY-pic for the first time. I copied a bit of headline code from here : http://zoonek2.free.fr/UNIX/11_xypic/ (sorry, it's in french) and put it in an already existing document. This ...
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dotted or colored arc in \xymatrix

Does not arrows style or color option apply an arc in \xymatrix? Please let me know the way. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[arrow, matrix]{xy} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix{ A ...
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An unwanted overlapping of arrows with xymatrix

I try to make a commutative diagram like this: with the code $\xymatrix{ Y \ar@{->>}[rd] \ar@{->>}[r] &{Y_1} \ar@{.>}[d]^<<<{\cong}_<<<{\exists} ...
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Triangular commutative diagram

I am using the \xymatrix command this is the code I've written \[\xymatrix{ & A \ar[d]^{i}\\ B \ar@{-->}[ru]^-{\exists \overset{\sim} \varphi}\ar[r]^{\varphi}&C }\] My problem is ...
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Arrow joining beginning and end of line with xy-pic

I'm trying to draw a sequence of arrows with xy-pic that extends over two lines, and so I need to draw an arrow joining the end of the first line with the beginning of the second line. Here's the code ...
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How can I draw this commutative diagram for function composition?

I am working on a project, and need to add a diagram that displays a commutative diagram illustrating basic function composition similar to what is on page 17 in the image attached. I would like to ...
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Custom commands for `xymatrix` paths

I would like to define a custom command to replace \ar@{->}`r[d]`[l]`[llld]_-{\delta}`[d][lld] in this bit of code: \[\xymatrix{ \cdots\ar@{->}[r] & H_n(X)\ar@{->}[r] & ...
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xy-pic or tikz : which one should I learn? [closed]

I want to learn how to use tikz more in depth. But I wonder wether I should also learn how to use xy-pic, because it seems, at first glance, that xy-pic can do much of what tikz does when it comes to ...
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How to draw a braid of long exact sequences

For example, in page 353 of Ranicki's book Algebraic and geometric surgery, there is a braid of long exact sequences like so: I use xy-pic. Thanks in advance!
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Make a 2cell diagram more beautiful (or less ugly)

I want to draw a two-cell diagram using xypic, the problem is that the bigone label is to long, how can I make the following diagram: looks like this one: using exclusively the two-cell feature ...
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xypic: 2cell diagram label position issue

This code \xymatrix{z & y\ltwocell_{f}^{g}{^{\alpha}} & x\ltwocell_{f'}^{g'}{^{\beta}}} =\xymatrix{z & & y\lltwocell_{f\cdot f'}^{g\cdot g'}{^{\alpha\circ\beta}}} produced this ...
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Arrow end points problem

I keep getting these circles in my graph and I cannot figure out why. This is the code, is there something wrong with it? Every arrow has a circle at its start and end points and there are also 3 more ...
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Issue with sliding a label in xypic using LyX

I want to slide a label so I use the tex code \xymatrix{A\ar^(.25){f}[r] & B} Using directly this code as latex in LyX works, but I want to do the same thing in equations environment in LyX, ...
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Bad interaction between babel and xypic?

I'm writing an elaborate in Italian, and I'm using XY-pic to draw some diagrams. Unfortunately it seems that babel is interacting with XY-pic, making it impossible to group elements. Here is a MWE: ...
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How to increase perpendicular distance of labels from arrow in XYPic? [duplicate]

How do I move a label further away from an arrow in XYPic? Example \xymatrix{ g_0 + \beta_1)(n + n') \ar[r]_-{(g_0 + \beta_1)^+(n,n')} & (g_0 + \beta_1)(n) + (g_0 + \beta_1)(n') } I want to ...
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warning on xypic

I get several warning about xypic, I have no idea what to do about them. Can anyone help me? I can provide more info, if you ask me. The warnings I get are as follows:
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Problem plotting hasse diagram with xypic

I need to plot the following hasse diagrams: 1) 2) I tried using xypic. For the first I worte the following code \xymatrix{ &{G}\ar@{-}[dr]\ar@{-}[dl] \\ {\mathbb{Z}_p}\ar@{-}[dr] & ...
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Label the source/target object in the middle of compositemaps from 2cell package of xy?

In the 2cell package for xy, there is a command for typesetting 2cells between composite arrows, namely \..compositearrow (where the .. stands for some number of u,l,d,r). I would like to use this ...
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Change the orientation of Arrow of xtwocell in the 2cell option for xy

I'm trying to make a diagram similar to this (from wikipedia) Except that I want to the double arrow $\eta$ two be pointing from node $B$ toward the middle of arrow $X$ (it is, after all, a natural ...
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Qcircuit: How to insert a vertical dashed line in a circuit?

I want to insert vertical dashed lines between parts of the following circuit to make some comments: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage[matrix,frame,arrow]{xy} \input{Qcircuit} \vfuzz2pt % Don't ...