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How to create circular "returning" arrows in Inkscape


Question

I want to draw something like this:

Indentity map

But when I use the bezier curves and straight lines tool, I'm getting lines that are not round enough:

My attempt

(And if I use several points, it's still ugly.) How can I make the arrows as in that picture?

2016/09/12
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9/12/2016 7:33:00 PM

Or, instead of using the regular bezier path option, you can use the spiro path option. Curves created with the spiro option are often pretty. I have it on by default. :-) [Although, personally, I'd create my own arrowheads from small triangles (instead of ending markers) so I can have full control of arrow position and angle.] [enter image description here]1

2016/09/14
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9/14/2016 12:01:00 PM