{stacking-symbol} is about mathematical symbols created by stacking existing symbols above each other.

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Creating non-math mode substitutes for \overset and \underset not dependent on the amsmath package

I have been using \overset and \underset to stack text, e.g.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\overset{\text{a}}{\text{b}}$ \\ $\underset{\text{c}}{\text{d}}$ ...
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Placing text below other text

How can I place some text centered below other text on the line? I want to create similar to results to what is found in the ruby package, but instead of placing text above, the extra text is put ...
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How do I get a equals sign under letters?

To show that a letter is a matrix my math book puts a equals sign under the letter. How do I do this?
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Stacking Text Arguments

I was wondering was is the best method in (general) I guess to stack text on top of text in very small areas as in this example: I used the \stackrel (which I think is for math more so) command ...
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Is there an “underscript” command?

Is there a way to do underscripts? By "underscript" I mean a small font underneath the text object like limits or sums have. I don't want it to behave like a math operator though, where it is typeset ...
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Adjusting vertical and horizonal spacing in \stackrel

I have several \stackrel's in my document. See the e.g.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{stackrel} \begin{document} $\stackrel[\textrm{sand}]{\textrm{A}}{\textrm{B}}$ ...
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Arrow between parts of equation in LaTeX

I want to make an arrow under an equation pointing from one part of the equation to another. A bit like an underbrace, but with an arrow. How can I do this?
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How to get an “approximately proportional to” symbol

I've looked everywhere, and there does not seem to be a symbol for this, i.e. a \propto with a \sim underneath. I've googled ways of combining these two symbols but haven't found anything ...
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How to put a symbol inside a circle arrow?

I'm trying to draw a clockwise circle arrow with a symbol inside. My current solution requires manual alignment of the content, and as such doesn't look very good. ...
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stacked \widetilde and \dot

I need to typeset (from bottom up) math bold L with above-dot and widetilde (both centered horizontally above the L), i.e. approximate time-derivative of tensor-valued function. (I would google more, ...
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How to typeset “evaluated at” vertical bar with two conditions instead of one?

I would like to typeset the differential of a multivariate function evaluated at a point where two of the variables take precise value. I typeset the "evaluated at" using a vertical bar, at the bottom ...
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The \bar and \overline commands

I want to represent, say, the closure of a set or the extended reals, e.g., $\bar{\mathbb{R}}$ but unfortunately this creates a bar that is much too small (horizontally) and can barely be seen. On the ...
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How to center text under math symbols

I was looking for a way to center text underneath math symbols such as constraints or regions. More specifically, from vector calculus, if we were to have a double integral bounded by some region D, ...
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\stackrel with \sim symbol

I am using \stackrel{<}{\sim} to stack up two symbols. However I need to lower \sim, which naturally goes above the line, otherwise <raises too. This is the output at the moment: Any idea?
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How can I adjust the fine positioning of stackrel?

I use stackrel to define a custom stacked relation symbol: \def\qMapsfrom{\stackrel{?}{\Mapsfrom}} However, the question mark is not centered properly and has too much distance from the \Mapsfrom. ...
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alignment of symbols [duplicate]

I tried to align the equation and have some text on the equal sign. But it turns out that the equal sign that has text over it is no longer aligned to previous one anymore (I believe it is the text ...
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How to put symbol around the equal sign?

In the question Latex Math Symbol: Vitanyi puts a tiny plus symbol over his equals. How do I do that?, there was an answer to how to place additional sign over the equal sign. And my question is, ...
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How to stack limits for maths operators?

I have a question on how is it possible to create a \sum with two lower limits directly positioned right underneath each other. I have tried hard and cant seem to get anywhere with it.
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Customized accent symbol

I would like to create a customized accent that is basically the symbol \therefore, i.e. I would like to have a letter with the "three-dot \therefore symbol" on top of it. I am new to LaTeX and I am ...
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frown and mathop/stackrel/overset

I need something like \stackrel{\frown}{MM'} to express the fact that MM' is some path. But I am not really satisfied by the look of the result. The \frown is too high. Would you please have a ...