{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.

In TikZ/PGF package, one can find the Arrow Tip library for a variety of custom arrow heads. To be able to utilize these extra arrowheads, the following line

\usetikzlibrary{arrows}

should be added to the preamble. Then the arrowheads can be used in the TikZ pictures with, for example,

\draw[right hook reversed-open diamond] (0,0) -- (2,2);

which results in

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See Tikz/PGF manual for more comprehensive details.

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