{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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Arbitrary \left \right delimiters

Is there a package that would allow me to use other symbols/any symbol apart from the (among others) usual delimiters () [] {} | with \left and \right? For example, \(\left\int f(x) dx \right.\) ...
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omicron not working in LaTeX

I find out that \omicron is not working in LaTeX, at least for the latest MacTeX I installed. MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \( \omicron \) \end{document} From List of Mathematical ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I get bold math symbols?

To make Latin-letter variables bold I can use e.g. \mathbf{a}, but while putting Greek letters or symbols such as \nabla inside \mathbf doesn't cause any errors or warnings, it also doesn't do ...
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How to produce the table flip emoticon (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻?

Oh man, I don't even know where to put this... or how to begin. As a joke, I'm trying to get the ascii art of the guy flipping a table in a question on an exam. I've tried verbatim but it won't ...
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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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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 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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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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How to elongate down arrow?

\downarrow command is available in directory but it has fixed length. How can I elongate its length?
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Longer \Updownarrow (vertical equivalent sign) [duplicate]

Is there a longer vertical equivalent sign than \Updownarrow?
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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 \write\@auxout{\unexpanded{\@...
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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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Suppress corresponding author footnote

Looking for some help to suppress the corresponding author footnote in the reference section. When using the following example: \documentclass[prb,onecolumn,preprintnumbers,amsmath,amssymb,...
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How to draw a vertical line of desired length in equations.

I am writing a big formula where a vertical line is needed. Instead of $\vline$ or $|$, does anyone know a way to draw this vertical line of desired length? The formula is something like $$ E\Bigg[ ...
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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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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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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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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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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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There's a bump in the implies glyph

Edit: I understand this question has been marked as a duplicate, but the question I linked to doesn't have a solution for me (unless I'm missing something obvious, which is likely). The effect is ...
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how to typeset empty inner product

I want to typeset the following in TeX (without the arguments). < , > I know that I can accomplish this by doing \langle , \rangle As an example I want to write something like the follwing: ...
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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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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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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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Detexify-like service where I can paste a symbol

With detexify, I can draw a symbol and find code to reproduce it in LaTeX. Suppose that I already have the symbol ∀. I could mimic its shape by drawing it by hand into detexify, and if I draw it ...
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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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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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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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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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Not independent Sign in Latex

I want to do the not independent sign in latex without having to install or define new commands (since I am using latexIT and I cannot load new packages). Currently I use the following sign for ...
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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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How can I get capital Angstrom symbol to appear in bibliography (using .bib file and natbib)?

I have search all around but cannot seem to find the solution for getting a capital angstrom symbol (an "A" with a small circle above it) to appear in the bibliography of my dissertation. Instead, it ...
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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 add text after a forward slash

I want to write this; /camera/image_raw, but it seems impossible to compile. The forward slash is not the issue, but as soon as I put text behind it doesn't work :( Does anyone know a solution?
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Longer Cap of \sqrt

I am using ShareLaTeX for assignment. I want to input an equation like: $EOQ=Q^*=\sqrt(\frac{2K\lambda}{h})$ and got output like this: But I really want the square root with longer cap (or roof?...
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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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Internal Direct Product of subgroups

I want to write the internal direct product of a subgroup. It looks like $$\prod_{i=1}^{n} M_i,$$ but there is a dot inside the product symbol. Can anyone help me?
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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?