{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 I can get this style book

This is slice from Barrat O'neill Book Semi-Riemannian geometry with application to relativity could any one tell me how I get the same style to write similar style book ,in all things fonts, math ...
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Back to use the original \forall symbol

I'm currently using Math Time Pro2, but considering the \forall and \exists is not suitable for my liking. How can I change back to the origin LaTeX \forall and \exists symbol? One more question, is ...
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How often refer a list of symbols

I know how to make a list of symbols with the help of glossaries, but I am facing a style problem that I'd like the community help me solve. I writing my thesis in mathematics, so I have many ...
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How to insert vertical cut in delta symbol?

How to insert vertical cut in delta symbol to denote divided difference?
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maths symbols- don't appear [on hold]

I have a problem with maths symbols. The \leg dosen't appear in PDF. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,notitlepage]{report} \usepackage{polski} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Numbers becoming symbols in equation [duplicate]

I am trying to write a simple equation: G=log(base 2) (R) but when I write this in latex: \begin{equation} \cal{G} = \log_{2}(\cal{R}) \end{equation} the number 2 becomes a symbol: Any ideas?
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How does ------------------------— work?

When I type in --------------------------- Into Latex, it sometimes generates a continuous line like this: However, if I don't have "sufficient" number of "-", then sometimes the last "-" will ...
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Symbol for the relation of divisibility [duplicate]

How to write '$a$ is divisible by $b$' in a Latex formula? The symbol \vdots does not look satisfactory.
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Typewriter Apostrophe

Is there a method to create a typewriter apostrophe \texttt{'} with only basic Latex or amssymb? The closest thing I've found requires the textcomp package.
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Using {\AA} when \r is redefined

I'd like to use {\AA} to input a capital A with a ring above. However, the document I am writing has to import some definitions which I have no control over. One of the definitions changes \r: \...
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Bent Arrow Symbol

Could you help me with search of such arrow symbol in latex, please? I know that there is \hookrightarrow. But it's not what I want to use in my article.
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Adjusting the Size of Summation Symbol inside an Enumerate Environment

Situation: I am making a compilation of problems involving the summation symbol. Problem: I want to resize my summation symbols but unable to do inside the enumerate environment even with the relsize ...
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Why and how does `alphalph` change the reference of dingbats selected from `pifont`?

If you want to get a custom alphabet for symbolic footnotes, alphalph is a great package for it. However, it does not seem to play nicely with many other symbol font packages(bbding,pifont, &c.). ...
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Arrow with circle in the middle

What is the latex command for a right arrow with a circle in the middle? I have tried detexify and the comprehensive latex symbols list but did not find.
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\typecolon is a \mathbin; it should be \mathrel

In unimath-symbols.pdf, the open colon ⦂ (U+02982), called the Z notation type colon, is declared as \mathbin. As far as I know, you use this type colon as demonstrated in the following example. The ...
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How to type special character— a Y with a line through it

The symbol I'm looking for is similar to the one produced by \mathfrak{X}, but with a Y instead of an X. I've spent hours looking for this, combed through every character list I can find, tried ...
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Circuitikz Inverter Open Collector Symbol

I'm looking for the symbol of the Open Collector Inverter in Circuitikz, but I can't find it. Anyone knows how to do it?
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Looking for \mathbb style $\Delta$ and $\nabla$

I came across the following two symbols in an article: The usual \mathbb{\Delta} or \mathbb{\nabla} aren't working. Can anybody say what package/command I should use to reproduce these? Thanks.
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How do I Globally replace a vector symbol (underlined) by the symbol in BOLD type. I have lots to change! :(

$\underline{\nabla}{\times\underline{E}} = \frac{-1}{c}{\frac{\partial{\underline{B}}}{c\partial{t}}}$\\ $underline{\nabla}{\times\underline{H}} = \frac{-1}{c}{\frac{\partial{\underline{D}}}{c\...
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When to use \hbar or \hslash [closed]

I noticed, that while using unicode-math, both \hbar and \hslash produce the same output, i.e., always an \hslash (actually, the package defines \def\hbar{\hslash} on line 2159). However this output ...
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How to make theta symbol?

I try to write (x,y,\theta) but I get an error that says, "Missing $ inserted". If I remove \theta the error disappears. What is wrong?
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Colorize symbols with lstdefinelanguage in latex

I want to put some symbols in green color with lstdefinelanguage in latex, but it seems that symbols are not recognized. The symbols I need to be colored are =, > and <. Is it possible? How can I ...
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Which symbol to put between paragraphs? [closed]

I'm looking for a nice symbol to mark the separation between two paragraphs. This is a for a short document, with 3-4 paragraphs.
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How can I get a “divide by” symbol with \usepackage{physics}?

I usually use \div to generate a divide-by symbol, but when using the physics package, \div gives a nabla followed by a dot ("period") instead.
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How to make a “krul” (unofficial Dutch symbol for OK)

Time and again I have been wanting to use a krul/krulletje in my documents. For instance in proofs consisting of multiple parts, as an alternative \qedsymbol, etc. But never could I find one. How ...
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How to write this Digamma Symbol in Latex?

Specifically I want to write these in LateX: Unicode name: Mathematical bold small digamma Codepoint (hexadecimal): 0x1D7CB Codepoint (decimal): 120779 In unicode block: Mathematical Alphanumeric ...
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Arrow-implication

I'm writing my thesis and I need use a symbol of science implication that looks like or maybe something like but thicker. I'm curious how to generate it. This link How to look up a symbol or ...
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Inserting tilde ~ in Latex

A very simple question that is How can I insert ~ that goes above the letter in Latex? Thanks
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TIPA problem with the symbol n with right leg

I can type all symbols with the TIPA package but not the n with the right leg. I usually use \textipa{code of the symbol} and it works with all codes I tried in the TIPA manual but not with the \...
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Small integral symbol

I can't understand why an integral of a fraction doesn't resize the integral symbol by itself. $\text{SAR}=\int_{campione}\dfrac{\bf{\sigma}(r)|\bf{E}(r)|^2}{\bf{\rho}(r)}dr$ I saw this Big ...
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Is there a more typographically-satisfying bigints package?

I found the bigints package but as its documentation shows, the symbol is simply scaled up in size which leads to a much thicker stroke: Is there a package that deals with this properly, or failing ...
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Identify meaning of a TeX string

I'm trying to identify the meaning of some TeX symbols. I don't work with it or anything, it just cropped up online and I was wondering if anybody could shed any light on it. \ddot{x} + \delta \dot{...
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Accessing glyph using \XeTeXGlyph disrupts content

I wish to use KFGQPC Symbols font in my document. It's not a standard font as it consists of only symbols. It can be downloaded from here named as Symbols1_Ver02.otf. The index of the symbols can be ...
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How to define the symbol ¡ in math mode so that it behaves as expected

OK, I know that the text symbol ¡ can be written as !` but I need ¡ as a math symbol. If I write \text{!`} or \mbox{!`} then the symbol becomes italic in theorems and places where text, ...
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Importing “ß” from a different font

I am using a template for a CV letter which does not include the "sharp S" in its font. Instead it compiles every possible way to encode "ß" into "ss". I would like to import the symbol from a ...
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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 does not recognize the \# or # as simple hashtag (#).. @ONLINE {DMA, title = "AR# 57550 - Example Designs - Designing with the AXI ...
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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 \usepackage[croatian]{babel}...
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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 ...