{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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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 ...
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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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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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a stylish footnote: brackets for a whole paragraph of text

I'm looking to make a stylish footnote. I've came with the idea of putting brackets to a whole paragraph that comes at the end of the page. I've got a result but imagine it can be done better. I've ...
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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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Trigonometric arc

How to be codes for trigonometric arc AB like that: ( not using kpfonts ). Thanks.
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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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How to make a symbol by joining together 'P' and 'A'?

'P' should be in the left of 'A' and of little smaller size.
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Ampersand like symbol latex

What is the name of this symbol, and how to make it in latex ?
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Backticks versus real quote marks

So, I'm a Mac user, and a little bit of a type nut (probably not compared to many users on here, though! :P) I've been happily typing emdashes and curly-quotes on my keyboard for years, and years: ...
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Binomial coefficient with brackets [duplicate]

Is there any way to write a binomial coefficient that has brackets in place of parenthesis? Another way to write what I want would be to get a fraction without the horizontal bar between the ...
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How can I typeset \simeq-like arrow?

I need something like this: The closest I've managed to do looks like this, but it's definitely not very pretty: How can I create this symbol? I can't seem to find it anywhere!
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Pluralized numero symbol

So, there's a few questions about the Numero symbol: №. However, I'd like to be able to pluralize it. I'm not a master of the text-positioning-adjustment tools; but here's what I've got so far: ...
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How to write notations of equations in LaTeX. (Text and Mathematical operator together) [duplicate]

I want write the following sentences in LaTeX. n_e and n_i are the density of electrons and ions; m_\alpha and Z_\alpha are the mass and charge number of species \alpha; v_e and v_i are the ...
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Add Danger sign in margin of text

How can I add a danger sign like the one below? I'm currently using the package fourier-orns but the danger sign isn't really good-looking. Thank you for your help.
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How to autoscale and autoalign a TikZ picture to the surrounding text?

I'm designing some icons with TikZ to be used in my text. As a working example for this question let's a take a simple arrow: \tikz[->]{\draw[>=stealth] (0,0)--(1,0);} How can I treat this ...
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mathabx integral sign in newtxmath style

I discovered that the Libertine font can be implemented in math mode using the newtxmath package. However, I prefer the integral sign from the mathabx package rather than the one contained in ...
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How to place {} and () in symbol across multiple rows of table

I'm a LaTeX newbie making a first post. I have a table as follows: \begin{table}[H] \small \centering \begin{tabular}{cl} \multirow{2}{*}{\emph{NewElement} ``item'',} & ...
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Taller \bowtie, \ltimes, \rtimes in pxfonts

I really like the Palatino font and its math symbols, except for one: the join symbols (\bowtie, \ltimes, \rtimes) are very thin. I want them to fit neatly into a square, not into a rectangle, like ...
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The \not operator and relation R [duplicate]

I am using letter R for notation for my relation. I have to use the wRw notation. My problem is that I can't write \not R as I would like to. So I would like to write that, let's say a,b are not in ...
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“Too many symbol fonts declared” error

I've had this problem for a while. When I try to add a new package, it says ! LaTeX Error: Too many symbol fonts declared. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H ...
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Graph theory notation

I am writing a TeX document with some graph theory notation and there is some notation I couldn't get: I checked in Word and it's Cambria Math font, but when I used the {unicode-math} package it ...
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Changing the sign near author email

I use the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{authblk} \date{\today} \title{Some Title} \author[1]{Prof. First Person\thanks{PFh@som.ac.il}} \author[2]{Dr. Second Man ...
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Adding comment in same line and without sign

I use the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{mathtools} \date{\today} \title{Some Title} \begin{document} ...
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How to get QED symbol in `amsthm`?

I am trying to get QED symbol in amsthm. I use $\hfill \square$, but I get a slightly different square: The one on the right is the QED symbol of amsmath.