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

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Label positioning in XY-matrix

As denoted in XY-pic's user guide, "Each label is placed perpendicular to the arrow at the point halfway between the centers of the base and target objects." In order to center the label at the middle ...
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How to shift arrow in diagram

I need to shift this diagonal arrow (in bottom box) down. \xymatrix@R.8pc@C.8pc{ \bullet \ar[rrr]^{i'^{!}} \ar[ddd]_{Th(\Omega_{f'})} &&& \bullet \ar[ddd]^{Th(\Omega_{f})} \\ ...
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xypic produces error when I try to use any arrow style

I have a very annoying issue with xypic. I'm trying to typeset an exact sequence, one of which morphisms is the inclusion, so I'd like to use the inclusion arrow ↪. The problem is that when I use ANY ...
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TikZ arrowheads to match xy-pic?

I’d like to make arrow tips in TikZ that match with xy-pic’s standard arrowheads. The methods from this similar question look appropriate, but I thought I’d check first: has anyone else already ...
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Equation Labeling and xypic

Suppose I have the following TeX code for a diagram using xymatrix: \begin{align}\label{diagram} \xymatrix{ C\ar[r] & D &\\ B\ar[u] & & \\ A\ar[u] & &} \end{align} This ...
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Beamer overlays and XYpic

Let's suppose we have some really really trivial XY-pic drawing: \xymatrix { A & B \\ C & D } What I want to achieve would be something like: Only B and D are visible on slide 1 On ...
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Problem using twocell in xypic

I tried using the \rtwocell command to produce twocells in a commutative diagram and my LaTeX installation (TeX Live on a Mac) does not recognize it. It seems to recognize everything else I have ...
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xypic: curved invisible arrows

I want to create two invisible arrows so I can link between them, the problem is that when I try the make these arrows curved they become no longer invisible? Here is a sample document: ...
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Can you have curving, empty, broken arrows in xymatrix?

In \xymatrix, the command \ar@{}[dr] |{\text{lab}} typesets an empty arrow, broken by some text. Similarly, the command \ar@/^10pt/ @{->}[ur] |{\text{lab}} typesets a curving arrow, broken by some ...
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xypic bending arrows whith non-default shafts

I have troubles trying to bend double arrows in XYpic. Here is my code at the moment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix{ \ar@2 `r[r] [dr] & \\ & & ...
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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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XyPic does not accept targets

I am trying to typeset an arrow between the middle points of two other arrows. I thought the more canonical choice would have been to give a target to the labels of the two arrows and then draw an ...
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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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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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Please help me to draw this diagram in LaTeX

Please help me to draw this diagram in LaTeX
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xypic: How to typeset the dashed line in this diagram?

I use xypics for diagrams, but I don't know how to put the dashed line in the diagram below. Search didn't find much. Can anybody here help?
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commutative diagram without arrow code

I am new to LaTeX. It will be helpful if someone gives me a simple LaTeX code for the following diagram The problem here is: I know the code for commuting diagrams like this only when there is the ...
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a commutative diagram compatible with group actions

I'm trying to draw the following commutative diagram using xymatrix: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} $\xymatrix{A \ar[rr] & & B \\ & C \ar[ul] ...
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How to draw double stranded crossing using XYpic

I want to draw this double stranded crossing of a knot with xypic. How do I do this? Any help is much appreciated.
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Does anyone have ideas on how to make this commutative diagram look nicer

Hi I am trying to draw a long exact sequence and importantly with the terms appearing in threes. Unfortunately what comes out looks awful, does anyone have any ideas of how to make it look nicer? ...
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xypic: Pasting Diagrams in LyX

I haven't been able to find detailed instructions on how to use \compositemap from the 2cell feature of xypic, and I want to make (relatively simple) pasting diagrams. In particular, I want to typeset ...
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Loop arrow in xypic

I am trying to get a loop arrow in an xypic diagram, and I just can't. For now, I have the following: \[\xymatrix{ p^{-1}(U_{\alpha})\ar[rr]^-{\tau_{\alpha}} & & U_{\alpha}\times\mathbb ...
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Need to produce “real” double quotes in LaTeX and XY-pic in Emacs

I am using Emacs as a text editor on Xubuntu. I am using the XY-pic package to make some commutative diagrams, and I need the following command (which is inside figure, center, and xy begin tags): ...
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Errors when trying to draw a commutative diagram using an xymatrix

Why is the following code not compiling? \[ \xymatrix{ A \ar[rd]^{g \circ f} \ar[r]^f & B \ar[d]^g\\ C} \] I'm trying to get a commutative diagram with 3 objects (A, B and C) ...
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How to join arrows within xymatrix?

I use xymatrix (\usepackage[all]{xy}) in order to create the following picture: \[ \xymatrix{A \ar@{-}[d] & B \\ \ar[r] & C} \] Is there any possibility to join the lines?
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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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Draw a Cyclic State Machine with xypic

I want to draw the following diagram : \documentclass[11pt,twoside,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[margin=0.45in]{geometry} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[ht] ...
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How do I discover the shorthands defined by babel in my language?

The reason I want to do it is that I want to set brazilian language in babel and I want to use xy-pic package, but I have to use it inside an environment in which the shorthands are off.
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Changing length of an arrows from a vertex to itself

I'm working with LyX. I would like to change the length of an arrow from a vertex to itself. I would like to make the arrow stretch longer up before returning down to the encircled vertex. The code I ...
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Curved arrow in xymatrix going over text

In some notes I took in a lecture, where I was using xymatrix to do the commutative diagrams, I found that a curved arrow beneath the diagram actually crossed over some text. (Ideally, the text should ...
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moving label of arrow

How can I shift the F_{2}(f') label so that it isn't touching the arrow? \usepackage[all]{xy} \SelectTips{xy}{12} \[ \xymatrix{ A \ar@{<->}[rrrr]^{F_{1}(h' \circ g')} ...
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Is there a good xypic editor?

I'm using LyX for my LaTeX editing, and I use LyX's matrix editing capabilities to edit xypic matrices. While this is much more comfortable than editing raw xypic LaTeX code, it can get quite messy ...
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xypic not showing arrowheads

I have (supposedly) successfully installed xypic and am attempting to draw some diagrams. Everything is compiling just fine, but no matter what I do I cannot get the heads of the arrows to appear. All ...
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Using xypic, why are the symbols not sitting nicely above the arrows?

I'm trying to use xy-pic to do commutative diagrams but the symbols above my arrows keep coming up in the wrong places! Can anyone see what I am doing wrong? Many thanks. \[ \xymatrix{\Gamma(\xi) ...
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random marks in graph using xy-pic

I used xy-pic to draw a graphical model, but strangely enough when I run it, the circle in the downleft corner is always marked with some random marks. It seems to mark the middle of the circle. Does ...
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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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Extra whitespace at top of xymatrix

I'm making some slides where I want to show permutations with little diagrams of dots and arrows. Here is my attempt to depict the permutation 12345 --> 31245: \documentclass{article} ...
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I want to create graph with nodes as in the image:

I wrote an example graph with \xymatrix - that's OK. I added circles with &*+[Fo], that's OK too. I added table inside first circle with \begin{tabular} - it is OK. But table needs to be rotated ...
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xypic: Text inside square

I have a very basic square: \xymatrix{ A \ar[r] \ar[d] & B \ar[d] \\ C \ar[r] & D } What is the easiest way to place the text "hi" in the center of the square?
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Missing } inserted (xypic code)

Good afternoon, Unfortunately I'm getting a "! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } l.23 **\xymatrix{$\CIRCLE$ $\CIRCLE$ & $\CIRCLE$ } ...
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Bending arrows the right way in xypic

I have a problem typesetting a diagram. The problematic part is this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix{% && C \\ & B \ar[ru] & \\ A ...
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Pyramid Commutative Diagram for Cones

In the second edition of Awodey's Category Theory he suggests visualizing a cone as a many sided pyramid. I'd much like to make the proper commutative diagrams, but I don't know how to make a many ...
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Fixing a Commutative Diagram

I am using the xymatrix command... If I type the following code \documentclass[11pt,oneside,a4paper,fleqn]{report} \usepackage[all,cmtip]{xy} \begin{document} $\xymatrix{ 0 \ar[r] & A ...
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How do I make a circled frame?

I'm using LYX at XyMatrix. If I'm writing in one of the cells a code like that: \save"1,1"."1,2"*+[r][F]\frm{}\restore I get a rectangle frame. If want to get a circled frame what should I write? ...
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“Dimension too large” error with XY-pic

What's wrong with the following? \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \xymatrix{ \text{Long string of text that causes an error during the compilation of this ...
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\xymatrix undefined

I am trying to use xy package to draw some diagrams. So I use the command \usepackage{xy} and I type a sample as follows: \xymatrix{ A &*+[F]{\sum_{i=n}^m {i^2}} \\ & {\bullet} & D ...
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Adjust spacing between specific rows with \xymatrix

I have the following diagram: \[ \xymatrix @!=1pc { & Z \ar@{.>}[d]^{\exists!h} \ar@/_1.2pc/[ddl]_{p'} \ar@/^1.2pc/[ddr]^{q'} & \\ & X \times_S Y \ar[dl]_p\ar[dr]^q & \\ X ...
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XYPic Frame with braces does not typeset correctly

I have a picture I am trying to typeset with xypic using pdflatex. As a minimal example there are basically a few boxes with a curly brace under them. I try to do this with the following code: ...
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How do I get the spacing in the redefined label box right?

I use the following code to make xy-pic arrow labels multiline capable: \let\oldlabelbox=\labelbox \def\newlabelbox#1{% \oldlabelbox{\vcenter{\normalbaselines% ...
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Dotted and bent xy matrix arrow has non-dotted turns

I have this diagram I'm doing with xypic, and I want to make bent arrows going from the top to the bottom of the diagram. So I re-learn the syntax for bending around entries. THen I decide I want ...