{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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Is there a TeX macro for three-legged pi?

One of the stranger symbols to ever cross the pages of a mathematician is the three-legged pi symbol, advocated by Bob Palais in his piece π is wrong as a symbol for 2π (and as opposed to using the ...
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Insert # in bibtex entry? [duplicate]

How do i insert a # in a bibtex entry.. seem to be impossible it doesn't recognize the \# or # as simple hashtag.. @ONLINE {DMA, title = "AR# 57550 - Example Designs - Designing with the AXI DMA ...
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Is there a dashed version of \circlearrowright?

I am using the TikZ package, where I can draw a dashed line. I want the \circlearrowright to be dashed too.
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Longer \Updownarrow (vertical equivalent sign) [duplicate]

Is there a longer vertical equivalent sign than \Updownarrow?
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Why does my document 'error' when using '%' [duplicate]

I am designing gamecards in LaTeX Everything is going pretty ok so far but when i try to insert the %-sign for a question about percentages my file keeps giving errors. I tried putting the ...
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How to be able to use the number sign (#) in the URL of an underlined href

This question is very brief: how to be able to use the number sign (#) in the URL of an underlined href? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} 1 (without \#, link, ...
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Contradiction symbol “upside-down T” [duplicate]

I am looking for a Latex command to print the mathematical contradiction symbol, which is the upside-down T.
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Forcing qed symbol to stay on same page

I've made this enviroment: \newenvironment{rjesenje}{ \emph{\textbf{Rješenje:}}}{\vspace{0.1cm} \begin{flushright} $\clubsuit $ \end{flushright} } And in my work I've got this output. How do I ...
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Problem in multiplication symbol ×

Please i want to write an equation with a multiplication mark ( × ) but \times doesn't work for me. Can anyone help me and i really appreciate your aid.
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Itemize character [duplicate]

I want to change bullet in itemize to specific char but I can't find solution how to put '^' and ']' char in to this... Any thoughts? \begin{itemize}[labelindent=1.5em,labelsep=1cm,leftmargin=*] ...
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Croatian letters in CV

I want to modify this CV https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/professional-cv with my data but I cant figure out how to write čćšđž letters. I usually copy ...
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Typesetting “:-” in Latex

Does anyone know what is the Latex incantation corresponding to ":-". I tried detexifying but I can't find anything. Thanks !
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Is there a Latex symbol that looks like a sector ⌔ of a circle?

In Unicode, I can find the symbol U+2314 SECTOR: ⌔ Is there something similar in LaTeX?
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Boisik package \textfont undefined in MikTeX 2.9

The following does not work in MikTeX 2.9.5870 64-bit + (pdflatex or xelatex): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{boisik} \begin{document} $\smile$ \end{document} The error is \textfont 4 is ...
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How to insert symbol from “U+25C8”

I remember seeing this before, but I don't know exactly what this is code U+25C8 called. I have this symbol here, that corresponds to U+25C8 of some code. How to I get this into latex? Is this some ...
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Hammer and Sickle in LaTeX

I'd like to include the Hammer and Sickle unicode U+262D (☭) symbol in a computer science report in LaTeX. I'm using ShareLaTeX. I tried to use \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2014}{\dash} but I get ...
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Ascii package NBSP and NUL symbols

The following does not work: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{ascii} \begin{document} $\NBSP$ $\NUL$ \end{document} The error under pdflatex and xelatex is Undefined control sequence \NBSP ...
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How to make a capital V with a brevis or macron over it?

I'm doing linguistics, and I need to show short and long vowels. The tipa package handles vowels with the brevis or macron sign over them, but if I use a capital V \={V} or \u{V} I don't get a ...
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Symbols in APL package

The following does not work (MikTeX): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{apl} \begin{document} \AB \end{document} I get: Font \apl=cmapl10 not loadable: Bad metric (TFM) file \def I can't find ...
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\colon like symbol with circles instead of dots

This is what i want to write: And this is my attempt: :X^{\mu}(z,‎\bar{z}) X^{\nu_{n}}(z^{\prime},‎\bar{z}^{\prime}): Actually I don't know the command I must write for .
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Crossing a symbol like p, similar to one like hbar

I would like to cross a symbol like p, in math mode, similar to what we get for h by using \hbar, i.e. ꝑ (U+A751). Picture in case of font problems:
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Custom “H” symbols for double affine Hecke algebra

I'd like to create some custom symbols for double affine Hecke algebras. Specifically, I would like to "double" the usual "H" symbols, for example $\mathcal{H}$, $\mathbb{H}$ or $\mathbf{H}$. By ...
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Union of \cdots and \hdots

Is there a symbol in math mode that look like the union of \vdots and \hdots, i.e., a cross made of five dots? Something like this: . ... . Detexify offers no solutions.
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Key problem not being always displayed

I am writing a document in latex and I have a problem with the symbol "^". While I am writing sometimes it happens that pressing this key no symbol is displayed, and when this happens I have to go ...
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How to type rectangle norm symbol in math?

How can I write the rectangular norm symbol in math-mode where the text in between is centered, as seen hereinafter?
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Bold upright lowercase greek symbols [closed]

In a physics textbook I met an equation, as in Figure above, with the bold upright greek letter β. How could I edit equations that contain such characters in boldface?
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Change the position of exponent in a formula

I wanted to type "gammadot to the n", but it does not look good to me as the "power n" should be located in higher position respect to "dot". Is there anyway that I can fix this problem?
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How to represent the “Triangle of Power” in LaTeX?

So, I've just seen a video about a method of notation called "Triangle of Power", which simplifies things when it comes down to exponents, logarithms, etc. It was originally introduced in this post on ...
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how to choose a particular variant of the \upgamma glyph when using upgreek package

The upgreek package uses upright Greek characters from either the PostScript Symbol font or Euler Roman (The Comprehensive Latex Symbol List page 50) I wanted to type the \upgamma in the PostScript ...
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Plus Sign Too Big; How to Call adfbullet?

The + sign when typeset using Latin Modern in LaTeX is too big when used to indicate the international dialing country code. According to the LaTeX comprehensive symbol list, the commands ...
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Per mille symbol in SIunitx

There was a previous question on the per mille symbol in latex. I was wondering if it is available in the SIunitx package.
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# hash character in image path for \includegraphics [duplicate]

I am trying to include a figure from a path that has a hash (#) character in it, and failing. I've looked at these documents and did not manage to implement a working solution from any of them… one, ...
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How can I have “long =” [duplicate]

In my answer here. - How can I have "long =" so that the length of the word "de morgan" is equal the length of "="? Thank you.
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Glossaries are missing in pdf [closed]

I try to compile this LaTeX code (http://texwelt.de/wissen/fragen/10496/glossaries-alle-symbole-nur-verwendete-abkurzungen-anzeigen): \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Is there an uppercase @ symbol?

Maybe the question is weird, but is there any way to type an "uppercase" @ symbol (which would be like "A", but with the swirl around as in the "@")? I've been checking different packages / manuals ...
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theta dot right place

I have small problem: how to get top of the symbol dot in the right place? With my code the result is like in the picture below: What I want is like in this picture: Here is the code: ...
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Strange symbol appearing [duplicate]

When including the symbol > in the text (no maths) of my beamer presentation, I got an inverted question mark. Why this happens? I included \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} in my file. Do you have an ...
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How to generate a smaller \sim with respect to text

When I use \sim I get: Is there a way to make the \sim sign smaller with respect to the text? I looked online but did not find what I was looking for. Thanks.
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How to insert chemical names instead of structures in a chemical scheme?

I'd like to make a chemical scheme in a document I'm writing. However, the code I am trying to compile gives some errors. The error occurs at the line 11 (line after arrow command, with \chemname). I ...
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LaTeX: using an unusual font (astrosym) in footnote size

I have found an old piece of code of mine that takes some output from another program to produce an astrological chart using LaTeX. I tried to put the list of aspects from text form to symbol form. So ...
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How can I make the symbol \\ tiny in algorithm2e? [closed]

I would like to write a tiny comment in algorithm2e. I typed \tcp*[l]{ {\tiny Here is my comment.} } My problem is that the symbol // right before the comment is large. I tried to make it tiny but ...
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Pullback symbol of morphisms?

How can I get something like this: which was meant to be the symbol for the pullback by the morphisms $s$ and $t$. It is meant to be used inline in math mode. It should be like x which we get by ...
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Insert Unicode private char

How I type the unicode char  in latex?
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How can I define a new symbol in latex (with its own image)?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm using TeX Writer for iOS and I want to insert a new command "\dotplus" (symbolically: $\dotplus$) on my .text to .pdf. All I did was: And I got three errors: I have also ...
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Should I use ~ or \mbox?

~ stands for a non-breaking space, and \mbox{<text>} creates a box with text in it that cannot be broken (since its a "box"). I understand that \mbox has broader application than ~ (e.g. when ...
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My text's font style changes and goes to italic after using the Pi symbol

After using the Pi symbol (\Pi), my text changes to a different font and goes to italic. How can I resolve this?
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Section Sign in italics?

How is it possible in LaTeX to make the § be displayed in italics? \textit{WGG \S\ 1 Allgemeines} is supposed to turn print like this: WGG § 1 Allgemeines but instead LaTeX gives me this: ...
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Dashed bra-ket notation

I am using the braket package to generate \bra and \ket vectors. However, I could not figure out how to do conjugate with a dash on top of 0 of $\ket{0}$ using the package. Is there a command for ...
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Text under or over [duplicate]

I wish to make such a explanation under the formulas: What is the easiest way?
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How do I get arrows that look like this?

How do I get arrows that look like this? It should look like a two headed \Longrightarrow.