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I want to draw a coordinate system and/or Grid lines like this: enter image description here

I'm a LaTeX beginner and am not sure how I can use as a package to draw it.

Can anyone recommend a latex package for it?

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You can utilize Tikz to achieve the image you've posted. See the result below

enter image description here

The code for the preceding output is

\documentclass[border={10pt}]{standalone}

\usepackage{tikz}
\usetikzlibrary{positioning}

\begin{document}

\begin{tikzpicture}
    [%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
        dot/.style={circle,draw=black, fill,inner sep=1pt}, 
        line/.style={-latex,thick}       
    ]%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%

\draw[step=1cm,gray,dashed] (-1,-1) grid (7,7);

\foreach \x in {0,...,6}{
    \foreach \y in {0,...,6} {
        \node[dot] at (\x,\y){ };
}}
\draw[line,green] (0,2) -- node[above,xshift=-2mm]{$u_2$}(1,4);
\draw[line,green] (0,2) -- node[above,xshift=-1mm]{$u_1$}(3,4);
\draw[line,red] (3,1) -- node[left]{$v_2$}(3,2);
\draw[line,red] (3,1) -- node[below]{$v_1$}(4,1);
\end{tikzpicture}

\end{document}
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  • (+1) One detail: ->,-latex is a bit more than necessary, just -latex is enough. You could also say ->,>=latex, where the first part says to add an arrow tip, while the second says set default arrow tip to latex. – Torbjørn T. Nov 14 '16 at 20:53
  • @TorbjørnT., nice catch. I will update it. – CroCo Nov 14 '16 at 20:55

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