{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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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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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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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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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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How to print \frac{1}{2} by a single Unicode character?

I am looking for a command which would print simple fractions like 1/2, 1/3 etc using glyphs available in modern TTF/OTF fonts. Ideally, I want this command to output ordinary \frac{1}{2}, \frac{1}{3} ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 to change operator symbols in truth table

I need to type truth tables for my computer architecture classes. Until now I was using a manually typed tabular but today I've found this answer from Scott H. which provides a command called ...
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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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Symbol for external links

I'm using the hyperref package in my document to provide hyperlinks to external documents. However, I don't want to have the links coloured or underlined, because I find this usually ugly and ...
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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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divides, not divides and cardinalities

In group theory it happens very often that you want to say: "The order of $H$ divides / does not divide the order of $G$." But the length of | is then always the same: $ |H| | |G| $ produces |H|||G| ...
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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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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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How to indicate elision in a quotation?

How should one typeset an elided passage in a quote? An example: \begin{quotation} some text [...] then some more \end{quotation} Elision in a quote is usually indicated by an ellipsis ...
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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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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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'Floor' and 'ceiling' functions

Is there a convenient way to typeset the floor or ceiling of a number, without needing to separately code the left and right parts? For example, is there some way to do $\ceil{x}$ instead of $\lceil ...
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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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\hat and \widehat look terrible: fixing width and better positioning?

I want to make the use of quantum mechanical operators explicit in my text using \hat{A} or \widehat{A}. The problem is that depending on the symbol under the accent it looks either misplaced or too ...
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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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Why is a cross † used as footnote marker for people?

This not exactly about TeX, but about typography, and the TeX SE is the closest place I think of to ask this question in. In academic texts, I’ve very often come across a cross (no pun intended; I ...
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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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How to draw the “parallel circuits” sign “//”?

I remember seeing the notation "R1 // R2" in electronics books, meaning "(R1^-1 + R2^-1 )^-1", i.e. the resistance of R1 and R2 connected in parallel. What is the correct way of typesetting the "//" ...
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Trigonometric arc

How to be codes for trigonometric arc AB like that: ( not using kpfonts ). Thanks.
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LaTeX symbol for gas station pump?

I may be able to use this Unicode character for gas pumps with XeLaTeX, but I am looking for a package that provides such a symbol. Or any other native LaTeX approach?
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Importing single symbol from MnSymbol

I wish to use a symbol provided by the package MnSymbol but if I have a \usepackage{MnSymbol} in my document then many other symbols change, including even the equals sign (=), which appears much ...
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beramono and texttt : angle brackets show as inverted exclamation mark and inverted question mark symbols (upside-down signs, like in spanish)

Angle brackets < and > in \texttt render as inverted exclamation mark and inverted question mark (spanish punctuation marks): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{beramono} \begin{document} ...
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Different symbol for g

How can I write in "curly" form of g in an equation? Just "g" gives me this
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How do I typeset a low single quotation mark?

How do I typeset a low "9" single quotation mark such as that seen below?
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How to put tilda ~ on top of greek letter tau \tau [duplicate]

There is command to put tilde ~ on a letter \~{k}. Does any one know how I can put tilde ~ on top of Greek letter tau. When I use \~{\tau}, it does not produce any result. Some one please help me out. ...
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= and - signs disappeared

I had a working document using dollar signs for math expressions. Everything was showing up great. Then I copy-pasted a small piece of text into the document, and all my = and - signs have ...
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Symbol for “corresponds to” (equals sign with hat) [duplicate]

Recently in some LaTeX documentation I noticed that there is a special LaTeX command for the symbol meaning "corresponds to", which is similar to an equal sign with a hat on top. \hat{=} or ...
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How to put therefore and implies symbols

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \vspace{\baselineskip}\noindent \textbf{THEOREM :} If an operator has both Left Identity and Right Identity then it is \emph{UNIQUE}. ...
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How to make a symbol by joining together 'P' and 'A'?

'P' should be in the left of 'A' and of little smaller size.