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Using a single symbol from an MnSymb package

I often face the following problem: I need just a single symbol from a package (currently \equalclosed from MnSymbol), however loading the whole package causes certain problems with already loaded ...
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LaTeX “under construction”, “in work” or “work in progress” symbols

Are there "under construction", "in work" or "work in progress" symbols in one of the LaTeX symbol packages? Something like this (google search link). I have tried detexity, but could not find an ...
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How to get only one symbol from a symbol package?

I need to use the \Writinghand symbol from the package marvosym.sty. But, for some reason, loading this package raises an error: (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/latex/ifsym/ifsym.sty ...
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How to use \owedge and \boxwedge

We can use symbols of $\otimes$ and $\boxtimes$, $\oplus$ and $\boxplus$, $\ominus$ and $\boxminus$ in Latex. However, do we have $\owedge$ and $\boxwedge$, which combines $\wedge$ in the mid of a ...
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What to do when AMS and MnSymbol packages conflict on an arrow?

I need to use two arrows, one from MnSymbol and one from amssymb (\rightsquigarrow); unfortunately, MnSymbol redefines this command to produce its own version (which I don't want). Is there a way to ...
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Can I prevent a package from redefining a command?

I like to use runes and letters from other non-standard alphabets as mathematical symbols. However, now the allrunes package is interfering with my other mathematical typesetting. Take this minimal ...
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What type of packages are available to produce emoticons in LaTeX?

I will need to use emoticons for a document that I am producing and I want to know which is the state-of-the-art in the available packages to produce emoticons in LaTeX?
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Command for transverse, and not \pitchfork, as used in Guillemin and Pollack

In Guillemin and Pollack's Differential Topology book, they use the notion of transverse, but not the \pitchfork to denote it. It is very similar, but has a 'T' in it instead of just a ' | ' in ...
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Conflict between arabtex and algorithmic

Below is a minimal working example which recreates the problem I'm facing. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithmic} \usepackage{arabtex} \begin{document} \section{Introduction} \RL{d} ...
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ar package for Aspect Ratio symbol

I try to get the Aspect Ratio Symbol used in aeronautics (A and R together see p.78 of this document) but it requires the ar package. I call \usepackage{ar} in my code and get the error: file ar.sty ...
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Package for coin symbols (heads, tails)

Does anyone know if there is a package that includes symbols for coins? I'm typesetting a solution I wrote for a probability problem dealing with coin flips and I'm trying to include some visual aids ...
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1answer
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Astronomical symbols in LaTeX dwarf planet Vesta and Ceres

What package is need to make the Vesta symbol in LaTeX? I am using wasysym (maybe misspelled here) package which generates \earth and the other planets. However, I would like the symbol for Vesta ...
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1answer
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Vacuum tube electric symbols

Is there a package with the electric symbols for vacuum tubes, like triodes, pentodes etc?
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How to include the € symbol? [duplicate]

In my *.cls class file I loaded \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} (does the order of the two matter?) and get the following error message: Command \texteuro unavailable in ...
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1answer
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ifsym package problem

I am using a template from the following web-page: Template of Latex I came up with a problem where I want to use "ifsym" package symbols and I could not get them. Actually, I want to use a symbols ...
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1answer
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Why does MiKTeX have old version of The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List?

On CTAN, the package named "Comprehensive" contains a version of The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List dated 09 November 2009. But the corresponding package on MiKTeX contains a version of the file ...
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wasysym symbols render to something different

I would like to use the wasysym package to get access to characters such as lightning and clock. However, the following MWE for me gives different symbols. \documentclass{article} ...
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Description Logic symbols in LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I need to get symbols of description logic names looking like at the picture: Should I use some special font for this purpose, and which one? ...
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2answers
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Astrology signs?

Is there any package that has ALL the 12 zodiac signs of astrology? I tried wasysym but it doesn't display "Capricorn", at least not in my computer (Windows 7, TexStudio 2.3, MikTex 2.8)
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1answer
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Text affected by using txfonts package

I am using a \usepackage{txfonts} because of this symbol \multimapdotbothB but the body text or fonts are affected. How can this be not to be affected? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Using \Letter symbol in ifsym package

Here is what I did: I downloaded ifsym package from MiKTeX Package Manager. (MPM) I added the line to my .tex file: \usepackage{ifsym} I tried typing \Letter in the document. but it doesn't ...
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A font to typeset proofreader's marks in LaTeX?

I always overlook mistakes when I proofread documents on screen. When I proofread a printed paper I can find much more mistakes and mark them with the defined proofreader's marks – for German ...
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\blacksquare in .sty file

I am planning to have a .sty file for scibing notes. When modifying one that already exists online, I found that I could not use \renewcommand{\qedsymbol}{\blacksquare} or ...
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How to resolve conflicts in symbol packages?

I want to use symbols from wasysym and marvosym packages: \usepackage{wasysym} \usepackage{marvosym} but it gives an errors as both packages have the command of \CheckedBox. I do not want to use ...
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votes
1answer
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Issue on changing style in LaTeX

Currently I have a TeX document, written using sig-alternate.cls class file. I need to change it and use llncs.cls. However, when I attempt to compile the document with the class changed, I get the ...
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How to typeset special Apple Mac keyboard symbols?

Is there a standard way to typeset the special symbols of the Apple Mac keyboard? That is, the curly rectangle ⌘ and the others? If there is none, what would you suggest as workarounds?
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Turnstile package

I am fairly new to TeX, so I may be missing something simple, but I can't seem to adjust the height of the turnstile objects produced by the turnstile package. In particular, if the symbol appears as ...
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1answer
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how to use MnSymbol along with other packages

I'm writing a file about algebraic topology, which means that I need all sorts of mathematical symbols, along with many various packages. I tried to use MnSymbol for its various arrows, only to find ...
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How to create package with custom symbols (i.e. glyphs) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a symbol font from SVG symbols I want to create a package for myself, that prints custom glyphs (some glyphs for instance that I made up). How do I go with this? ...
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How to use \bigtimes without pain

I've been fighting with mathabx lately and it's not really worth my time, so I tried switching to MnSymbol which also modifies some of my regular symbols. Is the best solution just to make my own ...
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Smileys in LaTeX

I would like to include smileys in my LaTeX document. Is there any package with lots of different smileys? In mnsymbol and wasysym, I found some general symbols: \documentclass{article} ...