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

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Use special objects of xy-pic with beamer

When I try to use the general format for labels (cf. xyguide, §2.2) together with beamer overlays, the part that should show up later isn't formatted properly. I guess, beamer doesn't convert the * ...
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Larger arrows in xy

I'm trying to make a poster, and have managed to enlarge math symbols in XY for my diagrams, but the arrows are too thin and unless you're right up against the poster, the arrow heads are almost ...
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Distributive arrows in xypic

I am trying to draw "distributive arrows" in xypic, but I can't make it look nice. Here is a MWE: \xymatrix{a\ar @/^1.4pc/[r] \ar @/^1.4pc/[rrr] &( b &+& c)} Does anyone know how to ...
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How to change the arrows tips for the whole document?

After I asked this question: What is "\SelectTips{a}{b}" (and how to increase the head of an arrow's head?) I'd like to know one more thing: I want to change it (the arrow tips) for the ...
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Typesetting the Middle Four Interchange Law

I would like to typeset the middle four interchange law of 2-categories. In xypic, I managed to typeset the following repulsive thing: Here's the code: \xymatrix { \text{Middle} & \text{Four} ...
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Adding labels to xypic

How would I add labels to the following xypic? \xymatrix{ 1 \ar@<-.5ex>[r] \ar@<.5ex>[r] & 2. } I would like to add a \alpha_1 above the top arrow and a \alpha_2 below the bottom ...
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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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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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How can I align entries in the column?

I have drawn the following picture in xypic and I would like to align in the right column the Hom term in the first row as well as direct product guys in the 2nd and 3rd rows exactly together. How ...
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Circling/Framing part of one entry in xymatrix

I want to circle ONLY part of an entry in xymatrix, I have skimmed through several references for xypic but only able to find how I can frame the whole entry (e.g. the one in first and third row in ...
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How can I make an arrow returning to same entry in xymatrix?

I'm trying to make a diagram with arrows returning to the same entry using xymatrix. The following example works perfectly fine. \[ \xymatrix{ V \ar@(dl,ul)[]^{h'} \ar@<0.5ex>[r]^{i} & W ...
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Utterly stumped by xypic \newdir — just combining examples from xyguide!

I want to use arrows whose heads and/or tails can be almost-triangles: roughly, something like A ———▷ B or A ▷——> B.  For the heads, there’s a good solution in xyguide: ...
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How to make longer arrows from object to itself at xy-pic

I trying to control on the length of arrow from object to itself at xymatrix (xy-pic): for example - This is what I get when I'm typing *+++[o][F.]{a}\ar@(d,r) And this is what I get when I ...
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Xy-pic: Draw a partial circle segment with the command \cir

I can't figure out if is it possible or not to draw a partial circle segment between to arbitrary direction, with the command \cir? The manual says: *\cir<radius>{<diag> <orient> ...
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Can I use xymatrix to make a spectral sequence ? meaning how to make the boxes?

Is it possible to use the xymatrix command to make a spectral sequence ? Since xymatrix has all the arrows, what I am really asking is are there commands that will enclose the entries in a lattice of ...
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Example of the use of : and/or :: in XY-pic [closed]

Could someone please provide an example of the use of ::, using sample code and coordinates and showing step-by step the changed content of p, c, origin, xbase, ybase, and any other pertinent ...
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Nested \xygraph in \xymatrix [closed]

I am nesting an \xygraph in an \xymatrix like so: %\documentclass{article} \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage{chemarr} ...
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Using xypic in Texmacs. [closed]

Question: When I try to "start up" the xypic interactive thing in texmacs, it just writes "Busy..." and never evaluates anything I put in. What am I doing wrong? Motivation: I just started to use ...
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Is it possible to use the verbatim environment in an XY-pic node?

Is it possible to use the verbatim environment (i.e. \begin{verbatim}...\end{verbatim}) in an XY-pic node? If so, please could you provide a MWE (Minimal Working Example)? Update for those who want ...
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Use \label and cross-references in xymatrix

Whenever I am trying to use \caption, \label and cross-references in xymatrix, it is not working. An MWE : \documentclass{book} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=.45in]{geometry} \usepackage{xypic} ...
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How can I draw this triangle?

I want to draw a a following triangle. What is the simplest way to draw a following triangle?
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How to draw this using XYpic?

I can't figure out how I can draw this with XYpic. I'm very new to XYpic. I tried the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[graph,knot,curve]{xy} \begin{document} $$\xygraph{ !{0; ...
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Is that a bug between `xymatrix`, the `input` command and .sty file?

I have a problem compiling the following document. First, I have a file macros.sty that consists of : \newcommand{\test}{ \xymatrix@R=0mm{x} } Then, I have an auxiliary file out.aux that consists ...
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draw diagrams with \xymatrix

I'm using \xymatrix to draw a diagram and I need some of the arrows to be named with a matrix over it. To draw the matrices over arrows, I'm using the \arrow command but, unfortunately, it puts very ...
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2-cells in xy-pic annoying problem

The following part of my code does not compile \usepackage[all,2cell]{xy} \begin{document} \UseTwocells \xymatrix { B & {} & {} & C\llltwocell} \end{document} The funny ...
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Squiggly arrow in xypic giving error in LyX

I am trying to compile \xymatrix{A\ar@{\sim>}[r] & B} in LyX and I get the following error message: How can I fix this? The code compiles in ERT, just not in the native xypic mathmode. Here ...
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“\caption outside float” error

I am trying to have a caption in a commutative diagram using the xypic package. But it is not working. I have written the code below: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{xypic} ...
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Adding labels to graph in xy package

I'm using xy package to draw a simple graph representation. How can I add the labels to the egdes? Here is the code I've produced so far: \xygraph{ ...
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Rotatable triangular arrowheads in xy-pic

I want an answer to Triangular arrow head in xypic that plays nicely with directions other than r, rr, rrr, etc. Consider the following code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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hooked arrows with XY-matrix

The naive way to draw an hooked arrow in a diagram with XY-matrix is \ar@{^{(}->}. But it comes out that the hook is bigger respect the one of \hookrightarrow. How can I fix this difference? ...
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box around entries in xymatrix

I would like to reproduce the result of the following code \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts} \usepackage{xypic} \begin{document} \[\xymatrix{ &&&& ...
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Commutative diagram with curved arrows, colour, and changing the style of arrows

I am using xy matrix and I would to curve an arrow over other arrows in a diagram, at the same time as setting some of these curved arrows to equal and changing their colour. This is what I have so ...
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Draw a box around each element of the xy-pic

How could I draw lines (like those in a tabular environment drawn by \hline and |c|c|c| in the following code? \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ \xymatrix{ x_0 \ar[dr] & x_1 \ar[d] ...
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Unequally spaced columns in XYpic

I often need to create a diagram in XYpic where the distance between the columns varies. This is usually when one has a map to some object X where the definition of X is in the diagram itself, like ...
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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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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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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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Question about rotatebox and xy pic [closed]

I have the following question: I have heard that you can use $\xymatrix@1...$, if you want to put diagrams not into a separate line, but into the line you are writing text at the very moment. This ...
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Problem with \xymatrix in svjour3 [closed]

I attempt to compile the following \newcommand{\arb}[1]{\ar@<-.15ex>[#1]\ar@<.15ex>[#1]\ar@<-.075ex>[#1]\ar@<.075ex>[#1]\ar[#1]} \[\xymatrix{ & ...
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Error messages with diagonal arrows [closed]

When I copy and paste the corrected code for example in this question, I get the following error message: xymatrix 2x2 ! Missing number, treated as zero. to be read again \/ ...
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“Preamble” menu item does not appear in LyX

I'm trying to use xy-pic in LyX to create diagrams and using this tutorial. It says on page 3 to go Layout->Document->Preamble to enable the xy-pic package. However, there is no "Layout" menu on my ...
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How to make self-refering arrow with xydigram in a box

I'm trying to make a nice state diagram with some arrows I cannot find a way to make the arrows pointing to the same state: in my case, I would like a self-refering arrow to altcache I'm not fixed ...
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xypic: how to create an arrow between two arrows that do not share a common target and/or source

I've created the following diagram by using invisible arrows, I wonder if there is another solution without using them. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \newdir{:=}{{}} %creates an empty ...
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Changing color of \dir in xypic

I'm trying to use \dir to draw custom frames in an XYpic drawing, but have been unable to figure out how to change the color of the line drawn by each command. For instance, to draw a triangle frame, ...
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Square parentheses in diagxy

I am having problems with the diagxy package. Namely, texmaker does not want to compile the following code \begin{document} \[ \bfig \Square(600,0)[[\Delta,\ y\of A[f/\bar{x}]] `[\Gamma,\ x\of ...
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Make all arrow lengths the same in xypic

I'm trying to make all arrows in the following diagram look the same length. In beamer, the code is as follows: \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \usepackage{xypic} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{A ...
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xymatrix upright arrow breaks labeling

When I try to compile the following diagram \xymatrix { A\ar[r]^{g}{\ar[d]_j} & B\ar[d]^{e}\\ X\ar[r]_{f} \ar[ur]^{\tilde g}& Y } the subscripts of the arrow labels are treated as the ...
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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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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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How to draw circle using 'xypic ' package?

I have little knowledge about the package xypic. I am stuck with the following problems: I cannot able drow a circle with radius BC, centered at C. I want to draw the five dots on the line. For ...