{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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Vertically align $\bullet$ marker with \blacksquare marker in text

I use bullets and squares to reference samples in an image. This is how I use them in text: $\bullet, \blacksquare$ {\LARGE$\bullet$}, $\blacksquare$ {\huge$\bullet$}, $\blacksquare$ And this is ...
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How to add overline on top of $\bm B$?

I represent a matrix in bold form throughout my paper, as $\bm B$. I need to add an overline to indicate a subtle transformation to this matrix. However the command $\overline{\bm{B}}$ does not seem ...
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Writing English phonetic symbols when using a different language package

I'm writing a document in Spanish language, and I'd like to introduce English phonetics for some words. Is it possible to do so? I've tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Backwards-z symbol

I'm looking for a "backwards-z" symbol in the sense that \times is an "x" symbol. Truly, I'm looking for an \hourglass (aka \udtimes) symbol that is missing one diagonal line. Ultimately, I will use ...
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Fraktur (using yfonts): Specific quotation marks and semicolon

I'm currently using yfonts package for Fraktur hand and want to achieve a style as close to this as possible. While most characters seem sufficient to me I'm especially unhappy with quotations marks ...
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Omit page number in list of symbos using nomencl [duplicate]

I'm typesetting a thesis using a custom class based on book class and to meet the university requirements, all pages in frontmatter must not show the page numbers but must be counted, starting at the ...
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Adjunction symbol in commutative diagram

I'm writing about Category theory using tikz-cd and have a pair of adjoint functors, which is usually denoted by $F\dashv G$ I would like to have this \dashv symbol in a commutative diagram like ...
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Modifying the symbol for non-forking

I want to modify the following lines of code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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Why are missing characters reported as warnings and not errors?

In the following example, the PDF compiles without error using xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} ...
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Phone symbol/ Website logo in XeLatex

\texttt{ÔÑã}~\href{tel:\myphone}{\myphone}\\ produce a mobile icon on the pdf file and this one href{https://www.linkedin.com/in/\myweb} {\texttt{ÔÇå}~\myweb} generate the little nice Linkedin logo ...
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Ampersand symbol algorithm environment

How to make a "normal" looking ampersand symbol within the algorithm environment? I'm using \& but this results in a strange looking character as shown below: Here is a minimal example how I ...
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How to create a variant of “\leadsto” symbol with bigger arrow tip?

I want to create a variant of the "\leadsto" ($\leadsto$) symbol with bigger arrow tip, for example, like the arrow tip of $\Leftarrow$. I tried to look at a comprehensive list of Latex symbols but ...
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Command for > and < in mathmode [closed]

I am using LaTeX but embedded in XML. I would like to not have to use > and < directly inside the LaTeX parts. On the other hand, I would like to not have to write them as HTML entities ...
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Nicer inverse symbol

In my diagram, I would like the operator to be centred, i.e. not be influenced by the inverse symbol. And preferably a smaller minus sign, while we are messing up latex anyway. An excerpt of tikz ...
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Pigpen-like symbol for =

I would like to use symbols which look like the pigpen cypher symbols One symbol I need consists of the two horizontal edges of the square, and the other has the vertical edges in it. I cannot just ...
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convert LaTeX symbols into svg files using font files directly

Is there a programmatic way of converting a set of LaTeX symbols into a set of svg files using the font files directly? In particular, I would like to create svg files for some of the symbols that are ...
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What are opening and closing double quotes? And how do I redefine it to be something else?

I have a LaTeX document written with normal English quotes, eg.: ``This is a quoted text.'' Now, I would like to redefine `` and '', so the combination of two ` characters is substituted with, say, ...
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\bot like symbol with two horizontal lines

I'm searching for a symbol that looks like \bot, but with two horizontal lines on the bottom. Roughly like this: | | | ========= I couldn't find anything with detexify, and I've ...
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How to create these nice operators?

I'm trying to typeset a paper in Haskell, and I want to typeset these operators: I'm talking about <*>, <$> and <$. I've seen these before in articles about Haskell. Is there a ...
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Command for function of function? [duplicate]

If I'm trying to write f of g where f and g are functions, what is the command for the of symbol?
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delete predefined character area

Hey guardians of knowledge, I need to create special symbols by stacking letters and a reversed version of \u{}. The problem is that diacritics like \u{} come with a predefined character area (try ...
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Put plus, minus, time and divide sign in a square [duplicate]

For circumscribed circle, it is $\otimes$, $\ominus$, I get it, but how do you put them inside a square? i have seen something similar in here and here.
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List of Symbols and Abbreviations with location

I have a list of symbols and abbreviations. Please see my code below, at the end of this question. This code works, but I would like to have my symbols/abbreviations with a LOCATION. By this I mean, ...
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bar through letter in mathmode

Hi do you know how I can produce this symbol in latex? Only the bar through the letter i need I know the rest. And i need something that works on math mode for sure. I tried using \sout with ulem ...
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\triangleleftneq and \trianglerightneq commands?

There are certain 6-tuples of commands, such as: \subset, \subseteq, \subsetneq, \supset, \supseteq, \supsetneq <, \leq, \lneq, >, \geq, \gneq There are also commands \triangleleft, ...
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I don' t find this symbol [duplicate]

I need this symbol and I don' t find it. I need the : t Only I find the $\tau$ but it is not Can you help me? Thanks
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Using superscipt in argument of \dpd of commath package

I am using the commath package to typeset derivatives and need to use a superscript in the argument supplied to \dpd. What I require is something like \begin{equation} \dpd{}{X^{(j)}_0} ...
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LaTeX symbol for “\rightarrow” with “\triangleq” und “\leftarrow” with “\triangleq”

How can I create those two symbols in LaTeX? I am reading my old post but I can´t, I would do as like as Steven B. Segletes has answered
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How to make convolution sign in Latex? [duplicate]

How can i use convolution symbol shown below in latex:
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How to write the Hessian

Do you know if there is any command to write "Hess f"? What is the standard? Should I just write it as text? Thank you!
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Different appearance of the `sim' in \sim and \succsim

I have to write a LaTeX document using a particular style using the preamble below. When I use binary relation \sim, it looks very different (much flatter) than the corresponding part of \succsim. ...
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Wider space between minus sign and number when surrounded by verts

When I write the following: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \begin{document} $$ -1, -2, -3, \dots \| -1 \|, \| -2 \|, \| -3 \| $$ \end{document} It produces the following: As you can ...
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Dashed \Uparrow

I'm trying to define a dashed \Uparrow: my first try, using tikz, consists simply in drawing two white rectangle over the normal \Uparrow, manually trying to find a good positioning of the rectangles. ...
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footnote symbol in Beamer

In a Beamer frame how can I make a footnote with symbol (such as †)? I have tried options from this Symbols instead of numbers as footnote markers However they don't work for Beamer and I still get ...
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How to produce only devanagari vowel signs (matra)?

Using texlive 2015 on OSX, and package devanagari, I can't seem to produce only vowel signs in devanagari? I'd like to be able to write only the matras for, for example a, o, and so on. I've tried ...
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Vertical short dash [duplicate]

I am searching for vertical short dash (similar to \vdash) but couldn't find one. Fourier and mathpazo packages do contain this symbol but there is no corresponding macro defined.
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Creating a special symbol to use in align environment [duplicate]

This is a bit of a silly question, but, is there a way of creating new symbols in LaTeX? Is it possible to make an emoji TeX-able? I want to label Burgers' equation in an align environment with a ...
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What is command of doubled \measuredangle?

What is command of \measuredangle doubled? Thanks
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Using \big| and \right| versus \bigr\rvert and \right\rvert

Based on the answers to this question (about \bigl, \bigr, \big, etc.) and this question (about \lvert, \rvert, |, etc.), I would think that anytime one used a vert bar to delimit on the right they ...
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How can I insert complex regular expressions into tabularx cells?

I'm trying to create a table with two columns, in which the second one is representing lots of regular expression with all the character you could imagine. I tried with \verb|text| command, but it ...
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How to get “MATLAB” symbol in Latex?

Looking for something similar to \LaTeX. It is correct in this section from my textbook.
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Can anyone identify the LaTeX font in this expression? [duplicate]

I have a document which includes the following expression: Can anyone identify the font or symbols used for the D and T characters at all? I don't have the source LaTeX and need to reproduce this ...
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Extracting LaTeX symbols as fonts

I would like to have the Latex mathematical symbols available as a vector-font (say TrueType), together with a mapping from Latex symbol-names to code-points in the font. How can I achieve this? ...
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Different ways to print the exclamation mark symbol

I have some problems using the exclamation mark symbol explicitly, so I have to find another way to print it on math mode. I tried to use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} but apparently I have to define a ...
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How to draw the following symbol in LaTeX?

I want to draw the 'T' like symbol of the following document, I tried using \mathcal, \mathfrak but it didn't work. I also tried to use detexify but it didn't work. Can anyone help me?
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Generating six pyramidical dots with Latex

I'm not sure where to put this question, but is it possible to create a graphical element with six dots in pyramid shape with Latex? I cannot find this symbol from Unicode character blocks, so I ...
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LaTeX non-backslash symbol aliases

Reading the Comprehensive Latex Symbol List (30 November 2015), I find on page 29 that * corresponds to \ast - at least as a glyph. Which are the other non-backslash (mathematical) symbols which ...
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How do I write Itô's with the special symbol? [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis on latex but I do not know how to write Itô's in latex with the symbol on the 'o' . Could someone tell me how can I do it? Do I need a special package?
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Designing a notation for the “even part” or “even floor” of a number [closed]

The largest even number less than or equal to either 6 or 7 is 6. Whether 6 should be called the “even part” of those numbers or the “even floor” of those numbers or something else was the topic of ...
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Writing Google logo in LaTeX

This is very hard to google itself. I have been told it is possible to use the Google logo in regular text in LaTeX, but I'm struggling to find out how. For example: Some words, then {Google Logo ...