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How to typeset manuscript insertion marks?

In editing old manuscripts (often medieval), a convention is to mark text which the original scribe has inserted afterwards as a correction (usually above the line) with insertion marks. These look ...
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The size of roots

I can't get to the root of this problem: I need the second root to be the same height as the first one $\sqrt{F} \: \sqrt{F_{x_x}}$ I know I can use \vphantom, but I don't know how.
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Formatting of other special functions

There are special macros for stuff like exp, sin, cos, etc... but not for the non-elementary special functions like F, J, I, K, E etc... although their symbold are quite standard throughout ...
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2answers
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Insert a character in the beginning of each line in a special verbatim environment

How can I insert a special character or a symbol in the beginning of each line in a verbatim environment? In particular, there is a constraint that applies to the verbatim environment: it must be of a ...
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Calculate prices

I want to calculate prices in a LaTex file. This means I want to add two numbers with exactly 2 decimal places and I want to multiply these values by an integer. An other thing is the output format. ...
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How to build two lines aligned maps

I would like to write a map between two objects, with a map below which specify where any single object is sent. To be more precise. I want to write $A \rightarrow B$, and right below it $\alpha ...
4
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1answer
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Have a space after \texttrademark oder any kind of characters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Spaces behind \textgreater not working as expected I am faced with the following problem. I write a document in which I refer to a registered brand and thus looks like ...
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Break after arrow

The length of formula in attached code is getting too long, I would wish to break it short. I try to insert a break after the \rightsquigarrow by failed. How should I insert a break? ...
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Fancy cross-referencing

As an extended idea of Using section sign (§) for cross-references to sections, how can we use See ⚙5.2 and ☰5.3 in ☞123. instead of: See figure 5.2 and table 5.3 in page 123. ...
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Using section sign (§) for cross-references to sections

In some papers and books you see that author uses §1.3 instead of section 1.3. How § sign can be added before section (or part, chapter, ...) number automatically? Please mention any useful tip about ...
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4answers
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Writing a negative number in text mode: $-$9 or $-9$?

If we want to produce -9, typing -9 in an input file is not correct because - is intentionally designed for hyphenation so its glyph is bad to represent the minus sign. To produce the minus sign, we ...
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Prettiest way to typeset “C++” (cplusplus)?

Writing "C++" in plain text results in an ugly setting, as the '+' signs are too big and too spaced: I've seen around the web several marcos for typesetting the "C++" symbol, ranging from mild ...