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

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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 ...
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Drawing trees with xymatrix

I would like to draw trees using xymatrix, however using for example \xymatrix{\ar@{-}[dr] & & \ar@{-}[dl]\\ & \ar@{-}[d] & \\ & & } returns the image My problem with ...
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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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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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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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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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Reference for a commutative diagram

How to give a number (for later reference) to the following diagram? \begin{displaymath} \xymatrix@!C{ \{ \prod_{g \in A} \OO_g \} \ar@{->>}[r] & { \{\prod_{g \in A^{\prime}} \OO_g \} }\\ ...
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labeling diagrams with matrices

I it possible to label an arrow with a matrix in Xy-pic? In the following diagram I want to label the arrows with 2x2 matrices to represent linear maps between vector spaces, in the place of a,b and ...
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How to typeset this field extension diagram using xymatrix

I'd like to typeset the following diagram: I tried the following code: $$ \xymatrix{ B\ar@{-}[d] & \save[]+<0em,1em>*+{C}\ar@{-}[l]\restore & ...
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Creating multiline labels in xy-pics, xy-matrix or similar

I would like to make a diagram that shows the order in which i used some models. I normally make diagrams with xy-matrix, but some of the model names would look clumsy if kept on a single line, so I'd ...
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misdirected xymatrix arrow heads with certain fonts

I'd like to use $\mathsf{C}$ rather than $\mathcal{C}$ for categories. However, when I use the former in the first displayed equation, the top arrowhead (the arrow labelled "L") points northwest, ...
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Quiver representation shorthand

Consider the quiver \xymatrix{ 1 \ar[r] &2 \ar[r] &3 \ar[r] &4}. The projective representation P(1) is \xymatrix{ k \ar[r] &k \ar[r] &k \ar[r] &k}. I would like to use the ...
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Moving a subscript in Xy-pic

To obtain a larger version of \nrightarrow (LaTeX, Package amssymb), I typed $\xymatrix{A\ar@<-1.5ex>@{}[r]^{/}\ar[r]&B}$ Is there a simpler way to obtain the same result, i.e. is it ...
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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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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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Change the font style inside *modifier{text} in xypic

I'm trying to create a tree structure using "xypic" package. Everything is ok except that when I write something inside *modifier{text} the default font used for labeling in xypic is not used. ...
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Xypic problem: can't find file

I'm trying run pdflatex, but I get this one very unusual error. I've downloaded xypic from CTAN, and it still seems that pdflatex is unable to find some documents that are supposedly related to that ...
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Arrow lines crooked when using xymatrix frame around group of entries

The following does not yield squared arrow lines. The lines connecting the two lower blocks are crooked. Does anyone have any idea how to fix that? Thanks, Dave \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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 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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Drawing a diagram with vectors

Is it possible to draw a diagram like this in LaTeX?
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How to insert /_/ in lyx math mode?

I am editing an xymatrix in LyX, and in order to curve some of the edges it requires me to be able to insert /_/ in math mode. However, every time I type that sequence of characters, LyX converts it ...
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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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A diagram with a rounding arrow

I'm trying to do a diagram like this in xy-pic. I'm able to do all the diagram, EXCEPT by the long arrow of $\bar{\varphi}|_P\chi$. Is it possible to generate an arrow like that? At this point I only ...
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Triangular arrow head in xypic

Let us consider the following example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} $\xymatrix{A\ar[rr] && B}$ \end{document} This produces but I want the following ...
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Writing down an equation involving some xymatrices in xy-pic

I'm trying to do something that TikZ is probably more than capable of doing, but I am lazy so I'm trying to do it in xy-pic instead. What I am trying to do is write down an equation involving ...
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Complicated 2-cell diagrams

I would very much like to typeset the diagrams below, but I am absolutely unable to understand how to do this from any of the xypic guides. Help and examples greatly appreciated!
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How do I put color on frame at \xymatrix?

I'm writing *++[o][F-,]{3} at \xymatrix for example. How can I make that the 3 will be green and the frame at red? And one more Q please: How can I make the *++[o][F-,]{3} that will be more dark? ...
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arrows with xy package

I am trying, using the xy package, to make an arrow of the form {>->} with orientation "up-right" via $\xymatrix@1{\ar@{>->}[ur]& }$, but it is not operating. Would you please help me? ...
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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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too much spacing in xymatrix

I am using xypic package and I wrote the following xymatrix \[ \xymatrix{ x \ar@(ur,dr)[]|{a} \\ | \\ y \ar@(ur,dr)[]|{b}\\ | \\ z ...
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Moving the position of an arrow in XY-pic

Any arrow in XY-pic is on a line which goes through the CENTER of a box, and points to the CENTER of another one. Is it possible to change SEPARETELY (the problem lies here!) the starting position and ...
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Multiple holes in arrows in xypic

I am trying to make a diagram where two arrows will be crossing one arrow. I have the current code for putting in one hole: \Omega \ar[r]|(.35)\hole^-{d} \ar[d]^-{e_*} which seems to work just ...
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Arrow tip for curved arrow in xymatrix

Inserting () in A on diagram #3 corrects the arrow tip at C. But replacing C by a fraction, the problem comes back. MWE \documentclass[11pt,a5paper]{report} \usepackage[all]{xy} ...
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How to draw a diagram with the given semantic?

I need to draw a diagram similar to the following: The task is to draw a diagram with this semantics, not necessarily the same appearance. Note that in the above diagram $\sqsupseteq$ denotes a ...
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xypic: \varprojlim and \varinjlim not working

LyX refuses to compile any xymatrix containing \varprojlim $\varprojlim$ and \varinjlim $\varinjlim$. (How) Can this be fixed? Edit: Here's an example of non-working code. % Preview source code %% ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to add some vertical space like ~~~?

I sometimes uses ~ to adjust space between symbols. Now I want to add some vertical space which play similar role, how do I do that? (It's not about controlling space between lines, but just add some ...
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Dashed /^/ in xy package

I am trying to make the following arc between two objects using the /^/ but I need it to be dashed my matrix is as follow: \xymatrix{ &0\ar@{-->}[r]&0'\ar@{-->}[l]\\ ...
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standalone package, with its subpreambles option, gives error if xy package is loaded in a standalone input file

The standalone package, with its subpreambles option, gives error if the xy package is loaded in one of the standalone input files. This is shown by the following M(n)WE: \begin{filecontents}{testxy} ...