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

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Shorten or extend xypic arrows

In an xypic or xymatrix diagram, is it possible to specify that an arrow should only cover part of the distance it normally would? In other words, for an arrow \xymatrix{ A \ar[r] & B }, or ...
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Nested xy-pic diagrams

Is it possible to include a xy-pic diagram as an entry of another xy-pic diagram? I have a map to a group of homomorphisms and I would like to print the homomorphism image. Is there some way to do ...
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xymatrix: Arrows badly placed when used with large nodes

I find that using xymatrix with large nodes results in awkwardly placed arrows: MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xypic} \begin{document} \xymatrix{ \textbf{Natural Numbers} \ar@/_/[r] ...
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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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How can I move the arrow inside the commutative diagram into the centre?

I have the following diagram: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \xymatrix@R.8pc@C.8pc{ F(Y) \ar[rr]^{E_{Y}} \ar[dd]_{F(f)} && F(Y) \ar[dd]^{F(f)} \\ & ...
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Oversized parentheses around xymatrix

This must have been asked somewhere here before, but I cannot seem to find it. I am using \left( and \right) around an xymatrix, but the parenthesis are far too big; with the following code; ...
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Joining arrows in xy

I am trying to create a control system block diagram in xymatrix, I have 99% done it, but I can't get the feedback loop arrow to join on to the output from the main system as shown below: ...
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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 ...
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diamond diagram with large objects

I am trying the following: \[ \xymatrix@C-70pt{ {}& *+[r]{I\times_E I=\{(p,L_i,L_j)\ |\ p\in L_i, p\in L_j\}} \ar[dl]\ar[dr] & {}\\ I\ar[rd] &{}&*+[r]{I=\{(p,L_i)\ |\ p\in ...
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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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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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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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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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Change of arrow head in $\xymatrix{} [closed]

Let us consider the following example : $A\xrightarrow{\quad } B$ This gives But in the following way we can change arrow head \documentclass[fleqn,12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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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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Adding arrows to each term of an equation

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \section{Introduction} \xymatrix{ &*+{\sum_{i=n}^m {i^2}} &*+{+}&*+{p} \\ & {\bullet} & D \ar[ul] && f \ar[ul] ...
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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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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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Bending arrow in XY-Pic diagram

In the diagram with bending arrow given by the LaTeX file below, the arrow has a misdirected head. How can I correct it? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{amsart} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \[ ...
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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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Rotating labels in xypic

How do I rotate the label on a arrow in xymatrix? Say, I want the label texts parallel with the arrow? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article}% a minimal example \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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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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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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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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What is “\SelectTips{a}{b}” (and how to increase the head of an arrow's head?)

At is \SelectTips{a}{b} and is the meaning of {a} and {b}? I know that the first one changing the type of the arrow, but what is the second one? The value there can be only 10,11,12.... And if I can ...