{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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Arrows to text above and below line

I have been searching for an answer for some time but have not come across a solution. I am taking some notes from a programming course and need to take a line of code and identify each individual ...
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How to creat the symbol `\not\Leftrightarrow`? [duplicate]

I want to type the symbol \not\Leftrightarrow. I tried with \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \[\begin{cases} ...
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How to draw “separating implication” symbol in Separation Logic

I want to draw a "separating implication" symbol by using Latex. This is an operator in Separation Logic and it looks like below: It should be a minus symbol (-) combining with an asterisk (*), ...
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Do we have script Greek symbol?

Since we have $\mathscr{F}$, the script version of an English alphabet, do we also have the script version of a Greek alphabet such as $\Omega$? I have tried $\mathscr{\Omega}$ but nothing had ...
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Unicode Replacement Character in Standard TeX

Is there a font, available to -all- TeX users, that includes a glyph that can be recognized as the Unicode Replacement Character? I realize I can use XeTeX with a U+FFFD (or maybe any character not ...
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How to use a symbol above a word without a larger linespacing?

Because of the "1" symbol above "test", the space between the first two lines is bigger than between the last two lines. I don't want a bigger interline spacing! How do I solve this? ...
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Requesting a symbol, please assist

I hope it's not out of the line to ask for a symbol like this, but I've been looking for a very simple symbol that I just can't find anywhere! I want it to be like ⊣ but instead of the | at ...
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what does tilde `~` do specifically? [duplicate]

I was thinking about the reserved character in $\LaTeX$, but I don't know the real function of ~ neither I've use it before. Then, what is its real function in general. For math mode I found this ...
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Automatically use \cdot

Is there a way to replace the standard multiplication symbol (*) with the one \cdot shows? The symbol \cdot shows looks much better for me.
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Antykwa Torunska font: How to get correct \hbar in LuaLaTeX

I'm using TeX Live 2014 with lualatex. Using the font Antykwa Torunska (anttor) for math, \hbar is not displayed correctly. The default LaTeX settings do not give good results at all scales: ...
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Need tall QED symbol

I need this tall QED symbol. Yes, need. Here is an MWE, since my question was too short to meet quality standards. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \noindent In ...
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\XeTeXglyph for Math Mode (alternative?)

Is there an alternative for \XeTeXglyph that works in math mode? Or is there a way \XeTeXglyph itself can work in math mode? I want to access a specific glyph as a math symbol (UF091F specifically) ...
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Display \vdash like \models

I prefer to use \models over \vDash, but I cannot find an alternative symbol for \vdash that has the same size as \models. I've looked around here, but I did not manage to find anything. When I ...
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prevent combining characters if single characters are available

I am working a lot with characters such as: ā ū ī š ṣ ḫ ḥ ǧ ġ ṯ ṭ ẓ ḍ ḏ. There are (at least) two ways to typeset such characters either as a single character or as a combined character. ...
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TeXcount problems with $ dollar sign in shell command

I can't get TeXcount to perform a word count on a LaTeX document that runs a Linux shell command to access a shell variable (i.e. the command involves a "$" dollar symbol). example.tex ...
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Square root symbol “broken” [duplicate]

Consider the following example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \sqrt{\frac{\frac{52200}{1633} \cdot \left(100 - ...
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Symbol issue with the newpxmath package

I have a problem with the newpxmath package, which I would like to use in beamer for a presentation. The symbol appearing when I use \bar{} is wrong. For example with the simple code g\to q\bar{q} ...
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How do I represent “U+2259 ≙ estimates” in math mode? [duplicate]

I need the math operator that resembles an equal sign with a hat (corresponds to / estimates). I've searched detexify and Wikibooks up and down to no avail. It's such a common symbol. There has to be ...
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How to Obtain a Bold Upright Integral Sign?

Having searched around I couldn't find a package that could produce the following integral sign. How do I produce this bold looking vertical symbol? Xe-/LuaTeX are totally fine with me. ...
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Unable to add symbol in header of table [duplicate]

So, here is a table: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{llllllll} \rowcolor[HTML]{EFEFEF} \textbf{foo} & \textbf{bar} & \textbf{foobar} & \textbf{fsj} ...
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How to get a vertical bar which is the exact size of the object?

I wish to use two vertical bars to sandwich a whole object: What I found is that (Failure 1) if I use usual \mid or \rvert or |, it is too small. (Failure 2) if I use usual \left| or ...
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Bold paragraph symbol in redefined paragraph command

I have redefined the paragraph command, so that a paragraph symbol is pronted along with the number. \renewcommand{\theparagraph}{\S \arabic{paragraph}} ...
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Symbols in XeLaTeX

From the mathspec documentation 4.2 Symbols There is currently no way to set the font for general mathematical symbols such as: =, ×, ↦, ∂, ∅, ∈, ∫, ⊂ I'm using XeLaTeX for better ...
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Nice curved brackets (in the shape of \prec and \succ)

Does anyone know how I can use the following style of angled brackets?
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How to display Hoefler Text ornament glyphs

I'm trying to use Hoefler Text F043 and F044 to separate sections in a document, but not managing it in XeLaTex, with MacTex 2014. I tried: \char"61507 but that doesn't work. I tried: ...
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Include characters with accents and diereses within square root

Could someone please let me know how to include the s-with-a-hat character (\^{s}) within a square root. I hoped $\sqrt{ \^{s} }$ would do the job.
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How do I get a slanted \sum symbol?

I want to use a slanted \sum symbol denoting a different meaning from summation. How do I get a slanted \sum symbol?
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how to typeset the word same as the following picture?

How can I typeset the word as the above picture? All letters of the word are uppercase but the first is taller than others.
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How can I find or implement a symbol in LaTeX type of \fint, but having tilda (\sim) crossing the \int?

I tried \newcommand{\pathint}{\mathrel{\int\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\sim}} It looks Ok, but it does not hold integration limits right.
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Accentset not working with fraktur

The following code works fine % arara: pdflatex \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{accents} \usepackage[ cal = cm, bb = ams, frak = euler, scr = euler ]{mathalfa} ...
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Laplace's equation symbols [closed]

I used \nabla to present the laplace equation but it is not work !!, so is there any method to write the del operator (Gradient) symbol ?
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Boxes with black borders

I am here referring to an old post: Inline boxes: alternative to pifont's non-filled-but-shadowed box? For all the boxes, how can I define a black border? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article}% ...
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Glyphs from font not displayed

I am trying to get Xelatex printing these glyphs from the font I'm using (it's Garamond Premier Pro): ▼ ◺ ◹ I tried both by copying and pasting them in my document and by their UTF code with: ...
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Mouse arrow symbol

Is there any predefined symbol in LaTeX for the standard mouse symbol? Something like Thank you for all your comments.
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List of symbols and abbreviations

How can I make a list of symbols when I am using \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{memoir} with input-files? Here is my main file: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{memoir} % Include all settings ...
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Shear transform a symbol without bad baseline

I ask a questions a little similar to the following ones: Shear transform a "box" Importing single symbols in the sense of "How does the assignment work?" So the question I ...
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How to typeset an open circle with a dot inside, on an Internet forum?

I need to somehow put this symbol: And of course I mean this semi-open circle with a dot inside, right after "a_n". I have seen it in a TeX document, this one: ...
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Greek Characters in LaTeXML

I have been experimenting with producing small document snippets in LaTeXML - slowly building up to more complex documents, and one of the first stumbling points has been the inclusion of greek ...
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Use ONLY two Chinese characters

I want to add my Chinese name in my thesis. I follow the sample codes from here. \documentclass[english]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} ...
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Pasting special symbols to LaTeX file

I'm working currently on document that use many strange symbols (result of encryption). I need to print them somehow to PDF file without spending too much effort. Is there any package for this? ...
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LaTeX: Access every character of an string variable

I'm using variables to create strings in that way \newcommand{\myText}{2014/12/20} \myText{} This works great. Now, I can to access every single character of this string (length is 10), because in ...
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Loading symbol from mathb font does not work when document class is amsart

In this question I found out how to load a "double prec" as a single symbol. For some reason, this code does not work when the documentclass is \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{amsart} Minimal ...
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Is it possible to install a standalone version of Detexify?

I think that when writing math Detexify is a very nice tool --- verging on the indispensable. When I am at home or in the office it is quite handy to use (the android version would be great, ...
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How to insert a dashed line over a bigwedge symbol so that the dashed line behaves like overline would?

I want to insert a dashed line over symbols \bigwedge and \bigvee in such a way that it looks exactly like a solid line over the same symbols. I know how to insert a solid line over those symbols (for ...
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Unicode Character ⤙ [duplicate]

I use TexShop (mac) and I would like to insert this symbol : ⤙ But it doesn't work. Could you please help me ? I'm sorry, I'm a beginner. Thank you very much ! \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Vertical Fourier and Laplace “club” symbols [duplicate]

The trfsigns package provides macros for transformation signs, eg: \fourier and \laplace. I need a vertical version of those symbols.
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How to use Cyrillic letter as a mathematical symbol? [duplicate]

I want to use \cyrgup in my document for some derivations. Is there any package that needs to be installed?
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How do I write logical iff symbol?

I'm currently hearing a lecture about formal systems (a computer science lecture). The lecturer makes a symbol that is written like overlying < and >: Every time when he draws it, he says ...
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Math-Mode: No-Delimiter

This is a subquestion related to Evaluation Symbol. Is there something of the form \left<?> instead of \left. telling LaTeX to enclose the expression here and not to insert any delimiter at ...
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Create a new symbol

First of all, I want to say I am a complete layman, so I apologize in advance for the lack of specific terminology or even if I am asking in the wrong place. I am looking for a character, which most ...