Latex provides commands for all sorts of arrows. The following commands are used only in math mode.

In general the command names are created from "left", "right", "up", or "down". "leftright" gives a double headed arrow. Prefacing with "long" gives a longer arrow. Capitalizing the first letter gives a double-shanked arrow.

Examples are

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Sheldon Green,, 25 April 1995.