Take the 2-minute tour ×
TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Cannot find one, all triangle symbols are equilateral triangles.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 11 down vote accepted

If you have access to Unicode fonts there is U+2BBF (⊿) RIGHT TRIANGLE

Otherwise, picture mode to the rescue:

enter image description here

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{amsmath}
\def\lr{\mbox{\begin{picture}(7,10)
\put(1,0){\line(1,0){5}}
\put(1,0){\line(1,2){5}}
\put(6,0){\line(0,1){10}}
\end{picture}
}}

\def\ll{\mbox{\begin{picture}(7,10)
\put(1,0){\line(1,0){5}}
\put(6,0){\line(-1,2){5}}
\put(1,0){\line(0,1){10}}
\end{picture}
}}
\begin{document}

\begin{align}
 A &= \ll\\
 B &= \lr
\end{align}

\end{document}
share|improve this answer
    
I have, but need my Latex source to be portable. Will this solution work with say majority of Latex installations? –  Daniel Langr Aug 1 '12 at 14:04
    
no, probably not (or it would work on the installation but you'd have to train the human to invoke xelatex rather than latex or something). If you want it portable you could just draw a small triangle in picture mode and use it as a symbol. –  David Carlisle Aug 1 '12 at 14:52
1  
There is also Lower right triangle ◿, Lower Left Triangle ◺ and Triangular Ruler 📐. (Credits to Shapecatcher) –  canaaerus Aug 1 '12 at 18:19
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.