Questions tagged [tikz-arrows]

{tikz-arrows} is about questions related to the arrow head specifications in the arrows library of the TikZ/PGF graphics package. If the question is not specifically addressing an issue related to the arrow construction, use the general {tikz-pgf} tag.

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TikZ Arrowheads for Asymptote

For some figures, I need Asymptote over TikZ. However, I like the arrowheads in TikZ more than I do the arrowheads in Asymptote, particularly the stealth' arrowhead in TikZ. Is there a way to create ...
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Better arrows in math to match tikz-cd diagrams

The underlying problem I find the arrow tip in the Lucida Bright \rightarrow, hence in \to and \mapsto, to be too small, especially at smaller font sizes. Likewise, I find the Lucida Bright \relbar,...
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Arrow in arbitrary position on pgf/gnuplot curve

The main idea, is to plot an electric field lines with arrows on it, something like this: My solution is: \documentclass[tikz, border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{ pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{...
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latex' arrow tip with arrows.meta library

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,decorations.pathreplacing, decorations.markings,arrows.meta} \tikzset{ big arrow/.style={ decoration={markings,...
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How can I get arrows to attach to outside of rectangle split in a graphdrawing layout?

I'm trying to make use of the newer (pgf > 3.0) graphdrawing layouts to do class diagrams, but I can't seem to figure out how to get arrows to attach to the outline of a rectangle split. I've read ...
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Controlling the orientation of a Tikz decoration markings arrow?

I thought that my woes in Decoration marking arrow style ignored in custom node shape? were temporarily solved, but alas: if I do a dimension line (A) -- (B), then all is fine; but if I do (B) -- (A), ...
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Changing the current direction arrow in TikZ' circuits.ee library

I want to change the arrow tip used for indicating the current directions in TikZ' circuits.ee library (first path in the MWE below) to something else, say the Stealth tip (second path in the MWE). In ...
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How to install the package \usetikzlibrary{positioning,fit,arrows.meta,backgrounds}?

I used the line \usetikzlibrary{positioning,fit,arrows.meta,backgrounds} in my latex code to generate architecture diagram with arrows. But it shows error as Can't find file \usetikzlibrary{...
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How to measure the cell width and height in tabular?

I need to draw some arrow marks in the border some cells in a tabular. That arrow should start from the bottom right corner of the cell and end at top right corner of the cell. I have drawn such ...
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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} \usepackage[all,...
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Scale tikz down including lines and arrowheads

I want to scale down a tikzpicture, so it fits on one page. With [thick,scale=0.6, every node/.style={transform shape} that works pretty well, except for line thickness and arrowheads. So I was trying ...
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Text above tikz arrow — success depends on the length of the text?

I've tried to position a single letter above an arrow using tikz. But it seems only to work for longer texts. See this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \...
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TikZ picture not rendering in different environment

I successfully constructed a TikZ diagram with the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{automata, positioning, arrows, shapes} \begin{document} \tikzset{...
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How can I add arrows onto gnuplot contour plot?

I have a contour plot for a doublet flow, but I'm trying to add arrows onto the contour plots. \begin{axis}[ xshift=8cm, ticks = none, view={0}{90}, xmin = -1, ymin = -3, xmax = 5, ...
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Externalize tikz-forest with shaded arrow

I have just discovered externalize and want to use it in my document that contains lots of trees with shaded arrows. The arrows are shaded with some "hack" that I found on this site (unfortunately I ...
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Movement arrows in gloss (part IV)

In reference to this question: Movement arrows in gloss (part III) I have one more question: Is it possible to get four arrows: Two beneath the text in both directions and two above. Up to now ...
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How to move nodes's names and emphasize arrow tips?

I am trying to draw a Cayley graph for Z_8 and need some arrows. My problems : The names of nodes come exactly on the coordinators, is there a way of setting it to appear beside the coordinator not ...
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How I can draw a twisted 3D curve arrow between two elements?

I want to draw an arrow which has a beautiful curve, Like the below picture (as an example). \documentclass[tikz,tikz-3dplot, border=2mm]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=3] ...
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How to make the arrow more natural?

I have no idea to put the arrow into natural way. The source code is like the below \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [decorate,decoration={coil,segment length=7.2mm,aspect=1,amplitude=2mm},->,>=...
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How to write smaller text in nodes and how to change node colors

So I have states and nodes drawn in my tikz project. Now I want my node's text look smaller and go INSIDE the middle of node. Also how to change text and node color? My code for nodes: \...
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curves with Tikz

I have 5 curves of functions that I want to put in the same TikZ graphic. The functions are: $$f(x)= 1.5e6(s^(-1/0.06)-1)^(1-0.06)$$ $$g(x)= 10^7(s^(-1/0.412)-1)^(1-0.412)$$ $$h(x)= (1-s^2)*(1-s^(5/3)...
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How do I fix this problems with Tikz knots and decorations?

so I have a self intersecting loop and I would like the intersection to look something like - -. I have used the knot package however it does not seem to be working for my diagram as I would like ...
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Is there a recommended strategy to handle/prevent 'overfull \hbox' with tikzpicture?

For some tikepictures I use the default coordinate system. Like the example below the coordinates (seem to) have a fixed default distance, such that the maximum y and xcoordinates is defined by the ...
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How to enforce lower case in TIKZ with font type \scshape?

I am using Tikz to generate a table. I want to generate a caption of the table similar to a certain journal format. I was able to create the caption with the same font. However, all letters are in ...
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Change the style of arrows in all possible ways

Question: In my below MWE, i just want to change the style of arrows (in all possible ways) on every lines. MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots}...
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Including animated mindmap into presentation gives errors

Could someone help me debug the code below? I am struggling to get an animated mind map into a presentation. Thanks to marmot I managed to get the mind map animated, but when I integrate that code ...
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Standalone crops arrowhead and border does not show in parent file

Problem: Arrowheads are cutoff in a tikzpicture environment in a standalone and the parent file that calls the standalone. I've tried using a border, but that only seems to rectify the issue in the ...
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dashed lines in intersections and graph

I was trying to repeat this graph, but only a part of it. And my goal is to make the TP curve more downward at the end. In addition, I find difficult to make the dashed lines there. Is there a way to ...
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tilted arrows that points at specific variables of equation

How to produce tilted arrows pointed at specific places as shown in