Is it possible to make TikZ identify the LaTeX font used in the current document and (say through defining a proper "mimic style") make it automatically draw arrows with the "same" shape?


\tikz{\draw [->] (0,0) -- (1,0);}

How can the TikZ arrow be made to match, just given the current font configuration?


  • It does not seem clear to me what you mean by "mimetize" (mimic?) the same shape.
    – strpeter
    Mar 30 '17 at 14:31
  • @strpeter I mean "looking as close as possible".
    – suitangi
    Mar 30 '17 at 14:33
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    So can you give a visualized example? I simply do not get your point.
    – strpeter
    Mar 30 '17 at 14:35
  • The shape of an arrow (say \rightarrow) depends on the font used, I would like TikZ to recognize this font, and adapt its arrows accordingly.
    – suitangi
    Mar 30 '17 at 14:39
  • This needs a massive amount of effort if you want all fonts.
    – percusse
    Mar 30 '17 at 14:47

As I commented, see 's manual for more information


    fourier to/.tip={Glyph[glyph math command=rightarrow]},
    fourier notowns/.tip={Glyph[glyph math command=notowns]},

\tikz[line width=.53pt]\draw[fourier notowns-fourier to](0,0)to[bend right](1,0);


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