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

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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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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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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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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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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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How does one use math operators in xy-pic?

I am trying to format some large commutative diagrams (using the \xymatrix command) that involve colimits, and I would like to have the indexing information for the colimits appear underneath the word ...
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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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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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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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vertical $\cong$ or $\sym$ in xymatrix

I need to show that a certain vertical arrow in a commutative diagram is an isomorphism. I would like to either add a $\sim$ next to the vertical line, rotated 90 degrees, or replace the arrow with a ...
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Breqn and xypic

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[all,cmtip]{xy} \usepackage{breqn} \begin{document} \begin{displaymath} \xymatrix{ A \ar[r]^f & B } \end{displaymath} \end{document} ...
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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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How to make a commutative diagram smooth?

I have drawn the following diagram: using the following command: \documentclass[11pt,twoside,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[margin=1.5in]{geometry} \usepackage{xypic} \begin{document} \xymatrix{ ...
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How to decrease 1cm arrow length in commutative diagram on the base?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{xypic} \begin{document} $\xymatrix{ & Y\ar[ldd]_{\psi_{i}}\ar[rdd]^{\psi_{j}}\ar[d]^{h} & \\ & S \ar[ld]^{\pi_{i}} \ar[rd]_{\pi_{j}} & \\ R_{i} ...
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xymatrix: How to change the position of a vertex?

I have the following simple diagram: \[ \xymatrix{ A \ar[r]\ar[d] & B\ar[d] \\ C \ar[r] & Dxxx = Exxx = Fxxx} \] which will be typeset so that B will have a down arrow, possibly ...
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xypic: is it possible to change the slope of an arrow?

In this diagram, I want arrows from \Delta X~ in the middle of the 2nd row goes to both N\Delta X and (Delta X)~/D\Delta X, how do I do that? (making columns very narrow and draw very fine lattices ...