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.

Is there a better way to get the symbol produced by V\llap{--}? I need it in math mode. The symbol is someitmes used to represent volume. The above hack is not the right symbol but something close.

share|improve this question
    
How about \forall? Does it fit your requirements? –  Count Zero Aug 27 '12 at 12:29
    
@CountZero I need the dash to extend beyond the V. –  mythealias Aug 27 '12 at 12:37
    
Can you please upload (provide a link to) an image showing the desired symbol used in context? –  Gonzalo Medina Aug 27 '12 at 13:05
    
@GonzaloMedina the symbol is usually used when writing Reynolds transport equation. This pdf file shows it in use. –  mythealias Aug 27 '12 at 17:36

1 Answer 1

up vote 11 down vote accepted
\documentclass{article}
\newcommand{\volume}{\mathop{\ooalign{\hfil$V$\hfil\cr\kern0.08em--\hfil\cr}}\nolimits}
\begin{document}
$\volume(abc)$
\end{document}

enter image description here

share|improve this answer
    
Thank you. This works. –  mythealias Aug 27 '12 at 17:33

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.