{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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How write integrale symbol on latex [duplicate]

How can I write instead of (if you can see the first integral symbol is more straight). Thanks.
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a \frac{}{} with knobs

I would like to create a variation of iff (A|B or \frac{A}{B}), say A \cirf B and \fric{A}{B} for if of the kind below. It can be done in tikz however that won't scale with the arguments in size, ...
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how can I insert a footnote with numbers instead of symbols?

I do hope you are doing well and everything is all right. I'm writing a paper for a journal, and it's nearly finished. unfortunately at the latest steps to finish it, I faced a problem which would be ...
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Create a Circled Lowercase Omega

I need a circled \omega which looks and behaves like amssymb's \circledast. Here is what I have so far: \documentclass[margin=2mm]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Group binary operation symbol?

I tried to write • as the binary operation for a group (G, •), but \cdot seems too small and \bullet seems too large, so what symbol is normally used?
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Find out what symbol enumerate is using

I'm working on a poster in beamer. The style uses \setbeamertemplate{enumerate items}[circle] which generates a number inside a circle as the symbol for items in enumerate. I'd like to reference ...
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Undefined control sequence \thicksim [duplicate]

I wanted to type the equivalence relation between two things, and the sign is tilda, marked in latex with \ticksim. But, when I typed that, it just said undefined control sequence. Please help me , I ...
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Square version of \cdot (small black square)?

I'm looking for the symbol that's similar to \cdot in math mode, but instead of a small circle, it's a square. Like this:
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Concatenation of strings symbols

In his 1989's Theorem for free! (doi: 10.1145/99370.99404, preprint in .dvi) paper, Wadler typeset the concatenation operation with two "plus" signs collapsed: I asked write-math.com and Detexify to ...
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LaTeX < shows upside-down? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a simple < in my text, but each time I write it, an upside-down ! is there. And for > I get an upside-down ? Can someone please help me?
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Other radical symbol in other counrty [closed]

My teacher said that we need to search for a radical symbol used in other country and I already searched it in every site but I can't find one. Please help me. Thank you.
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external-link symbol needed for pdfLaTex compiler

I am looking for the package which can support external-link symbol for pdfLatex format. I don't want to use XeLatex or LuaLatex because I get errors, so I want to stick with pdfLatex format. However ...
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Using Computer Modern symbols in math mode in Minion Pro

I'm using Minion Pro for my thesis but I would like to use some Computer Modern symbols in math mode for some symbols. I don't particularly like the \partial or \int or \in or \sum symbols, as in ...
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Looking definition of \setminus to call with \DeclareMathSymbol [duplicate]

I'm using Mnsymbol package but I don't like how looks \setminus. Because that I want use the default \setminux making \documentclass{memoir} \DeclareSymbolFont{Symbols}{OMS}{cmsy}{m}{n} ...
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How do I type large set brackets that look like this

How can I get the set brackets to look like this?
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upuparrows - undefined control sequence [duplicate]

So, I have a great trouble. When you define a vector for a first time to someone you use the term that two pointed segments are parralel and have the same orientation. So, for that you use in latex ...
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The sign of vector and degree are too close [duplicate]

Why is the vector sign and "2" are too close? Never faced it before..... I wrote: \vec{p}^2
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Want to show the percentage symbol using Helvetica rather than using the default text font

The following code produces a strange rendered percentage symbol which looks like this: Here's my code: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, twoside, %openright, toc=listof, BCOR=5mm, bibliography=totoc, ...
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Upright font in glossary of mathematical symbols using the glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package to create a glossary of mathematical symbols, but I can't get it to work with upright text in the symbols. I have tried using both \mathrm and \textup. It only seems ...
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Computer and save symbol in LaTeX

How can I write a computer/pc symbol computer/pc symbol and a save symbol in LaTeX? I looked in the Comprehensive LaTeX symbol list but don't find them.
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how we can use Indian rupee symbol in Miktex

I am using Miktex and texstudio to typeset. I have to use this indian rupee symbol in tex file.. But I could not use that in my texstudio. How to I use it. What I am Using?? I am using Windows 8.1 ...
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How to get beamer's bullet?

Edit: I'd like to get hold of the bullet character that beamer uses. One use of it is as follows. I'd like the left edges of the bullets of itemize to align with the left edge of the surrounding ...
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How can I make a right angle symbol ⦝?

How can I make the symbol ⦝ (measured right angle with dot, U+299D) with LaTeX? (I tried Detexify and The Comprehensive LATEX Symbol List)
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Strict conditional symbol without changing the default font?

Here is how to define \strictif as the strict conditional ⥽ from modal logic. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{pxfonts} \DeclareSymbolFont{symbolsC}{U}{txsyc}{m}{n} ...
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How to create a custom relation symbol with letters on top and below

How would you create the following relation symbol? My current solution: So far I've found a code which puts a letter on top of the \vdash symbol. But it's not exactly what I want: ...
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How do I stop \write and \message from inserting a newline at 80 characters? [duplicate]

I have the following file: \immediate\write16{abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKL 80 char split is right here -><- this is on the next line} ...
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Short command for frequently used symbols [duplicate]

I am making a TeX file of an old "German" mathematical document, in which the symbols $\mathfrac{A}$, $\mathfrak{B}$, etc. are occurring in every paragraph. So, when I type this, it takes lot of ...
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A ruler symbol in LaTeX [duplicate]

Is there a ruler symbol in some LaTeX package? I would like something similar to the clock symbol in the wasysym package.
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Drawing dashed `\subseteq` symbol

I am trying to draw a dashed \subseteq symbol: (in contrast to \not\subseteq or \varsubsetneq and \nsubseteq from the amsfonts package) but having no success. Is there any known way to do this? ...
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How to draw a small benzene ring symbol in an inline chemical formula?

I need to type an inline chemical formula such as HO-(C=O)-(Benzene)-(C=O)-OH. Is there a way I could insert a small benzene symbol (something compact, without using tikzpicture environment, ...
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Need to type a right triangle symbol but unicode input problem

I need to type a right triangle symbol, whose unicode is U+22BF or U+25FF, see http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/25ff/index.htm What I get in the template I used is ...
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Properly represent number sets in LaTeX

I need to add inline in my text the symbol for various number sets like integers or real numbers. I've read I can use \mathbb{X} to create the proper symbol but I need to use that in math mode. I ...
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hat over dot are not fitted exactly over the variable?

Hi this my minimal code \documentclass[times]{asjcauth} \usepackage{moreverb} \usepackage[colorlinks,bookmarksopen,bookmarksnumbered,citecolor=red,urlcolor=red]{hyperref} ...
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glossaries: How to customize list of symbols with additional column for units?

I want to add an additional column to the list of symbols for inserting the belonging units to the preceding variables. In my case, it is necessary to use three different and independent ...
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Making asterisk look like a Kleene star [duplicate]

When I type * or \ast in LaTeX, it looks like this: When I see other papers involving "Kleene closure", the asterisk looks like: How do I obtain the second symbol? Searching for "Kleene star" or ...
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How to type trace set operator (small /cap inside /cap) [duplicate]

How can I typeset a smaller \cap inside a \cap as used in my lecture notes to define a trace set?
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How do I make the brackets [ ] more dark for mathematical purpose?

When a work involves the brackets [ ] for mathematical purpose, say closed intervals [a, b], I always feel that, even with Amsart, the brackets [ ] are not that clear in output. The brackets just seem ...
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symbol for degree celsius in memoir

I am using memoir for writing thesis. I have some issues in using symbol degree. The packages I am using are as below. % \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % interpret input as unicode ...
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\setmathfont[range=\sqrt]{…} changes size of integrals

Using the suggestion from this answer, I used the \sqrt sign from Asana Math with TeX Gyre Pagella Math to decrease the height of some inline math. However, this apparently had some unintended ...
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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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Undefined control sequence when using \therefore [duplicate]

In my code I wrote : $\therefore$ There is a total of 21,168 ways that we can choose 2 chemists and 3 physicists. However, I am getting the undefined control sequence error. I have used packages ...
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How do I enter an arbitrary Unicode code point, with pdfTeX?

I've just found How do I enter an arbitrary Unicode code point into my document? but I want to do the same with pdfTeX, not LuaTeX. Is this possible?
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How do you write the double turnstille & its negation in ShareLaTeX?

I think the code for the double turnstile is \vDash and the code for its negation is \nvDash. Neither of these commands work for me in ShareLatex. I enter them, hit recompile and nothing appears. ...
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How to put a vertical line above a number?

I need help about how to put vertical line above number ?
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How do I typeset the c++ increment symbol in LaTeX?

How can I typeset the increment "+=" symbol? It should act as a relation (like =), but should not have extra space between the "+" and "=".
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How to write gamma in latex

I want to use the symbol gamma in the following document. But whenever i type \gamma , i get the error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.7 hello my boy!!!!!!!! \X \gamma ? ...
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Issue with special characters in Python code

I am trying to insert a Python code into a LaTeX document. The Python code (an example) is the following and contains many special characters (>, <, °): valeur = input('Veuillez entrer une valeur ...
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What is this non-detexifiable Math symbol K? [duplicate]

I could not detexify this: How can you get it in LaTeX?
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How do you code for a 'not equivalent' sign in TeX? [duplicate]

I can get the not equal to sign, but can't seem to find the not equivalent sign!
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Environment for non-cursive symbol in article?

Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[amsmath] \begin{document} ionizing collisions is about $132 \, \mu \text{m}$ \end{document} giving where I think the $\mu$ should be not cursive. I ...