# Left outer join symbol (⟕) [duplicate]

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Symbols for Outer Joins

I want to insert the Unicode symbol ⟕ (&#10197; LEFT OUTER JOIN). Who can give me an minimal LaTeX example containing the character?

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## marked as duplicate by Andrey Vihrov, egreg, Joseph Wright♦Sep 18 '11 at 11:22

You're looking for the "left outer join" symbol "⟕". The question has already been asked before: Symbols for Outer Joins –  diabonas Sep 18 '11 at 10:40

To use unicode characters in LaTeX, you can load \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} in your preamble. Then you can either just type the symbol if it's on your keyboard, or you can hold Alt and enter the unicode number on your number pad if you use Windows, or press Shift+Ctrl+u and then enter the unicode number if you're using Ubuntu.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

\begin{document}

You might be looking for a different symbol: Using Detexify to look up your symbol yields $\forall$, which looks like this