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How to install pifont on ubuntu

My main aim is write the x mark as written in this example: X mark to match checkmark The way to do this is to install the pifont package. I downloaded the package and read the README.txt file. I ...
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Alignment problem of footnotes inside tables

I have a problem with footnotes inside tables. I am using the pifont package to produce dots (\ding{108}). These dots should be aligned. This works very well until I add more then 9 footnotes. Then ...
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\xmark gives out 7 rather than a cross mark

I defined \xmark and \cmark as follow but when I run it, the number 7 (for \xmark) and 3 (for \cmakr) is presented on my file. I have no idea with this. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pifont} ...
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collision with fonts in EPS graphics

I am using \Pisymbol from the pifont package to make item markers for lists, as shown below. Here I use the bullet from the Symbol font (psy): \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} ...
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Why don't pifonts work in align environment?

Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pifont} \begin{document} \begin{align} \ding{172} \ding{182} \end{align} \ding{172} \ding{182} \end{document}
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How can I horizontally align checkmarks in a table column?

In my table I use different combinations of a checkmark standing alone, in parentheses, or with an asterisk. I would like to have a centered column in which the checkmarks align. By using the package ...
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Circled footnote symbols with pifont showing arrows instead of circled numbers

I like the change of the footnote appearances with the pifont package \usepackage{pifont} \renewcommand\thefootnote{\ding{\numexpr171+\value{footnote}}} but I have many footnotes [though never more ...
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Vertical alignment of decorated numbers

I have a set of numbers with some decorations (circled or rounded) using tikz or pifont package. The issue is they look ugly because they don't look like aligned. Is there way to align (or move) them ...
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Macro that maps a number to pifont ding character

With pifont, the darkened circled number starts from 182. I made a macro that maps \dcircle{1} to \ding{182} as follows. \newcommand{\dcircle}[1]{\ding{181 + #1}} However, \dcircle{1} returns ...
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Font size control for pifont characters

How can I enlarge the font size of pifont characters? I tried to use \large{\ding{204}}, but it doesn't work.