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I use LyX, so a lot of the working is hidden from me. I want to overlay the symbols \star and \bigcircle.

How do I do this? I know it can be done, ad there is the \not, which works like that

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I don't think that LyX provides some UI for that. See e.g. Overlay symbol with another for ideas how to do this using TeX code. – Martin Scharrer May 30 '11 at 6:36
Also \not is an own symbol and not an overlay. – Martin Scharrer May 30 '11 at 6:40
what package is providing the \start and \Bigcircle symbols? There's no mention of them in the Comprehensive LaTeX symbol list – egreg May 30 '11 at 8:13
sorry Typos. I meant \star and \bigcircle – Oxinabox May 30 '11 at 8:30
up vote 2 down vote accepted

I don't know how to teach this to LyX, but here's how I would do it:

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