{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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...
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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.