Inkscape: A proper way to align arrows heads with a given curve

I have an arrow and a given curve as shown below:

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I want to duplicate the arrow and align it as follows:

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Unfortunately, I’ve done that manually. It ‘s not perfect and is very tedious if I have many curves.

I wonder if there is a proper way in Inkscape to achieve that.

I appreciate any help

EDIT:
I have tried using Align but it didn’t work, here is the result:

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Answer

Here’s one approach, there may be others.

  1. Draw two straight lines, select them both, then create a bunch of lines in between using Extensions > Generate from Path > Interpolate, ungroup them, then do Path > Combine

  2. Draw the curve

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  1. Copy the curved path (you’ll need this later)

  2. Select All Ctrl+A, then do Path > Cut Path or ctrl+Alt+/

  3. Select and Delete the pieces that were overlapped by the curved shape

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  1. Add the arrow markers to the paths

  2. Paste in place Ctrl+Alt+V – this will paste the curved path you previously copied in step 3, which was consumed in the Cut Path operation

  3. Select the curved path, and nudge it to the right using the arrow keys until it is in position

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Attribution
Source : Link , Question Author : izri_zimba , Answer Author : Billy Kerr

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