{symbols} is about specific non-alphabetic symbols or math symbols, e.g., about looking-up, constructing, or using symbols. For questions about {fonts} or alphabetic {characters} use the respective tag instead.

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How to type a non-breaking hyphen (dash, “-” character) in scientific or technical documents

I am writing scientific or technical documents in LaTeX. Often I need to type a non-breaking space, for example when using equation references: Equation~\eqref{eq:equation1example} shows blaa... Is ...
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Creating a symbol that combines a number with a triangle for math-mode

I'm trying to create a new symbol that simply combines a number with a triangle, by placing the number inside the triangle. It should work in math-mode (text mode would be nice, but not required). ...
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How to display the word “AMS-LaTeX” in LaTeX? [duplicate]

How do I display the word "AMS-LaTeX" properly in LaTeX like in the image below? Is there a command for the "AMS" part similar to \LaTeX?
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Is there a command for a gammadion/swastika cross symbol?

I've been working on a large latex project (compiled using pdflatex) and I need to use some some gammadion cross symbols in the text. The unicode for this are U+534D and U+5350 and I've tried using ...
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How to horizontal/vertical combine two math symbols?

This is an absolutely minor/cosmetic problem. I can e.g. use stackrel so combine two math-symbols vertically. This is nice for \stackrel{!}{=}. But how to do this horizontally? I want to combine (only ...
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Is there a simple way to get the Bourbaki dangerous bend symbol (without extra)?

I would like to put a Bourbaki dangerous bend symbol in my text. The LaTeX package manfnt allows to easily type the Knuth variant of the Bourbaki dangerous bend symbol. This variant is basically the ...
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Handwrite letter V in Inline Math Mode [duplicate]

What package and command do I have to insert to write letter V in a handwriting style using Inline Math Mode? Below is the result I want to obtain:
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How can I typeset this equation (standard model of physics)? [duplicate]

So, there's this picture Floating around on the internet for the standard model of physics in a relatively short form. I want to typeset this in LaTeX in order to print it. However, I can't find a ...
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Add a symbol list to a manual written in LuaLaTeX

I am currently writing a manual using LuaLaTeX (UTF-8) and would like to include the following symbols in my document, with the description on the right: Currently I'm changing the layout in a Word ...
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Latex “element of with two strokes” (⋹)

Is there a latex symbol akin to \in, but with two strokes? It has a Unicode equivalent, ⋹. I looked on detexify, but I couldn't find anything that matched. If it doesn't exist, how might I "rig" it? ...
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Arrow above text (like widehat)

I'm doing a presentation for a lay audience and I was hoping to have an arrow above the word "dim" to differentiate the dimension vector from the dimension generally. However, $\xrightarrow{dim}$ puts ...
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How to make circle with colored halves?

In my math equations, I'd like to use a circle symbol which has the top and bottom half colored at a specific color. Ideally with a separating line at the diameter. The symbol should also work if I ...
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Dollar sign in URL in Texmaker

I am trying to format a URL using the url package. My URL has a dollar sign ($) in it. This line \url{\\000.000.000.00\ Redirected$ \DBLocker} compiles correctly and the result is what I want. ...
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How can I get the Russian ruble sign?

I want to use the Russian Ruble symbol. How can I get hold of it?
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Fancy way to write '>>'

I've been looking another way to represent the symbol: >>. My try is to use \guillemotrigh. Is there any other fancy code?
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Error using skype symbol in moderncv [closed]

I'm using the code given by @Werner on this topic (Skype Icon in the CV template?) to add a skype symbol to moderncv. Anyway, It was working well on my computer two weeks ago, but today I changed my ...
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Bisimulation symbol? [duplicate]

Very simple question: I'm looking for the symbol that indicates that two worlds from 2 different Kripke-models are bisimilar, that there is a bisimulation between those two. In most articles a ...
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Problem with symbol list

I'm using TeX Live. I have a book style file and I want to have a symbol list before the table of contents. There is a good code in this site for the symbol list that written by Heiko Oberdiek in ...
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what should this piece of LaTeX do?

Today I just started learning LaTeX. This is my first code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \DeclareMathSymbol{\bot}{\mathord}{symbols}{"3F} \DeclareMathSymbol{\perp}{\mathrel}{symbols}{"3F} ...
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How to typeset the stochastic exponent symbol? [duplicate]

Here is a screenshot where the symbol is present. I am not sure what command should I use to produce the symbol in the left of (3.11). However, after comparison, I think it is not \varepsilon.
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How can I put a symbol inside a glossary description

I have to make a glossary for a work assignment, and I have ran into some trouble with the description key. I have looked all over google and cannot seem to find an answer for how to put a symbol ...
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Remove “space symbol” [duplicate]

I'm trying to write: LCD_write_String_to_Buffer("Esperando \nconfiguracion..."); but what I get is: I get like horizontal square brackets. Is there any way to remove all symbols and leave ...
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Symbol to indicate the absence of an attribute

I want to compare some objects with a defined metric. Let's say object A offers an attribute and object B does not. I then want to give an overview in a table. Object A would get a \checkmark, that's ...
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How to write relative permittivity in text

I'd like to use these two symbols in the text of my thesis. How would I write them? &
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Is there a difference between \ldots and \textellipsis?

I was just reading about text formatting here, and the following is stated about ellipses: Therefore, you cannot enter ‘ellipsis’ by just typing three dots, as the spacing would be wrong. Instead, ...
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Unexpected latex error: Text line contains an invalid character

My latex started showing this error: Error | line 3|! Text line contains an invalid character. out of nowhere. Actually, it shows 100 of this errors, all in the same line. I started to investigate ...
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When to use upright letters in math mode

what are the conventions when to use upright letters in math mode? Example: \begin{align} W_{mag} = \frac{1}{2}LI^2 \end{align} should the inductivity and the current be typeset in ...
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TexStudio - polyglossia - xelatex : how to create symbols

I'm using TexStudio to write my thesis and I just changed to polyglossia and xelatex because I'm need to write down words in a lot of different languages. Since I do this however, a lot of commands ...
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How may i redesign three binary relation signs?

Consider the three binary relation signs in the following MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \begin{document} $\vdash$ $\Vdash$ $\Vvdash$ \end{document} How may I close the ...
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Adding a custom symbol/logo as a font character to XeteX/Latex

Imagine you have logo or pictogram you would like to use as a font in XeTeX/LateX much like the fontawesome package provides for the likes of twitter, github etc. How would one go about this ?
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Need the help for $ \large \sqsubset $ and $\large \sqsupset $

I need \sqsubset and \sqsupset in larger size. That means $ \sqsubset G_n \sqsupset $ for the purpose of completely lies in side the text within the interval of that open and closed space.
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\varnothing or \emptyset not at the end of the line

I'd like to place either a \varnothing or a \emptyset symbol in my text, but every time I try, the symbol appears at the end of the line and not just behind the text where it needs to be. How can I ...
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Printing out a colored play icon inline with text

Problem: I have been trying to figure out how to replicate a button without success. I want to achieve to replicate the following button in LaTex. Control buttons don't seem to be available in the ...
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How to type the number of combinations with repetitions? [duplicate]

For the number of combinations with repetitions a symbol similar to the binomial coefficient is used with additional parentheses: What would be the proper way how to type the symbol in LaTeX? I was ...
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What is the code for the Halmos tombstone?

I have a quote where Halmos writes "The symbol▐ is used throughout ...". What is the tex-code for the Halmos tombstone, and what package is needed for it?
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A question on how to change the qed-symbol of amsthm

I am using the amsthm package and get a blank square like $\Square$ at the end of proofs. How can I redefine to get the black Halmos tombstone $\Blacksquare$ instead? I want the symbol to be right ...
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Accented math operator

I have this MWE \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{mathtools} \DeclareMathOperator{\shift}{décalage} ...
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Crossedbox symbol without the box [duplicate]

I'm looking for a symbol looking as the \Crossedbox from marvosym without the box around the cross. I looked http://www.rpi.edu/dept/arc/training/latex/LaTeX_symbols.pdf and detextify without seeing ...
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How to Render \bigwedge as more Inline Friendly

I have recently started using the symbol \bigwedge in my TeX documents and it doesn't fit so well when used inline. Textbooks use \Lambda rather that \bigwedge but I don't want to use \Lambda since ...
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How can I get a better pound symbol (number sign, hash character) “#”?

The default pound sign is large and goes below the baseline. I think it's rather ugly, and I'd like to shrink it. Other people have suggested using \texttt, but I use monospacing a lot in the ...
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ÆØÅ becomes ÊÞå [closed]

Whenever I use ÆØÅ when writing, the letters turn to ÊÞå after saving and reopening the document. I save the TeX file in UTF8-encoding, and have the following setup: ...
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Variant of $\leq$ (less or equal)-symbol

I am looking for a way to include a \leq that (to me) is less ugly. In the font I am using \leq simply produces a < with an underline, but in my handwriting the lower "arm" of the < would be ...
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How to make another kappa

Good afternoon! I would like you to tell me how to make another "kappa"? I mean, how to make the default kappa look like the \ae symbol? I need to use such variant in formula but I always get ...
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hyperref for symbols

I have the following code, which prints a list of symbols in the end. \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{thmtools} \usepackage[nottoc]{tocbibind} \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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How to make normal subgroup sign in overleaf? [duplicate]

Overleaf is saying that both \unlhd and \trianglelefteq are undefined control commands, although \traingleleft works fine. How else can I make normal subgroup symbol i.e. with an equality sign ...
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Symbol for disjoint union

I found two symbols for the disjoint union. One is the union with a dot and I can do it. The other possibility is to put a small 'D' inside the union and this is what I don't find in any list of ...
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Typesetting a pair of slash symbols to indicate parallel lines

To indicate that two lines - or line segments - I want to typeset two slash characters. I used $\overline{AB} \slash\slash \overline{CD}$. The space between the slash characters is too much, though. ...
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package for \mathbb{lowercase letter} symbol [duplicate]

I wonder if there is any package that produces a \mathbb{} symbol for lowercase letters. Thanks in advance!
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Write special characters to (aux) file

I would like to print a special character to an aux file. In particular, I would like to write the line \@input{file.aux} So far, I have achieved the best result with ...
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LuaTeX equivalent of \XeTeXglyph [duplicate]

Does LuaTeX have an equivalent of \XeTeXglyph? Or better yet, is there a command to select a glyph by number that works both with xelatex and lualatex? I did find a handmade version in German, but ...