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How to typset the symbol “^” (caret/circumflex)

I would like to produce ^^ as text in my document.

The symbol is refered to as 94 (0x5E) = ^ in the ASCII table.

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marked as duplicate by Alan Munn, Qrrbrbirlbel, doncherry, Peter Grill, Kurt Dec 11 '12 at 5:19

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For your particular question see: How to typeset the symbol "^" (caret/circumflex). On how to look up symbols generally, see How to look up a symbol. –  Alan Munn Dec 11 '12 at 4:50
Welcome to TeX.SE. –  Peter Grill Dec 11 '12 at 5:14

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There are only two options that come immediately to mind: \verb=^= and \^. The first will not work inside another command and the second is actually an accent so should be typeset as \^{} (if you only want the caret).

It might be useful to know how you intend to use the symbol. For example, if you want to use is as a binary operation in mathematics you could cobble together something like


in your preamble.

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Try this: \^{}.

More symbols see in the pdf file symbols-a4.pdf.

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Welcome to TeX.sx Since this is a duplicate of various questions on the site (linked in my comment to the question) it's preferable to close the question as a duplicate. See Duplicates and closing questions for some discussion. –  Alan Munn Dec 11 '12 at 4:55

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