{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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LaTeX - Letter 'f' being swapped with theta symbol

I am rewriting a thesis paper of mine in LaTeX and have been looking around for some good templates. I'm an experienced developer, but have little experience with Tex. Sample Template: ...
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I would like to do this (1) in big size ? is it possible? [duplicate]

I would like to do this (1) in big size using latex (a one surrounded by a circle) is it possible without including the picture ?
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Writing the dimension of a variable in latex

I am trying to write the information about the dimension of a vector like this $M \epsilon R^N$ In the paper, they write it nicely, it looks nice. However, I am not sure what I am doing wrong, but ...
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\mathbbm in exponent of equation

I am trying to put a blackboard 1 (indicator function; I'm using the bbm package) in the exponent of an equation, something like \begin{align*} f(x) = \mathbbm{1}(x = 1) \\ % works p(x) = ...
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script F (or something like it) [duplicate]

How can I enter this 'F' in LaTeX? \mathcal{F} looks quite similar to it, but a little bit different. I prefer not to use additional package if possible.
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How to write belongs to symbol in latex [duplicate]

I want to write this belongs to symbol in latex like this x belongs to R^M. that you normally see in papers. Suggestions?
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latex math symbol for pointer in object oriented context

I need to use the pointer symbol (like P->a) in math latex. If I use normal characters like hyphen and > it doesn't look good. I guess there should be a specific symbol for it in latex, but I didn't ...
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Kröger Vink notation

This question led to a new feature in a package: chemformula How to properly typeset Kröger Vink notation? I can try something like \ce{V_O^{..}} (using mhchem) but the dots are not aligned ...
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How to get a tensor symbol like this?

As you can see, it looks like the superposition of two \rightharpoonup. I don't know how to make it.
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Can't recognize math symbol - bold “minus” above variable

I'm trying to "latex down" some Kalman equations and I'm not able find a way how to make that symbol above k variable in equation "Predict" (1) and (2) For me, it seems like \bar{} but still I ...
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What is the TeX/LaTeX symbol for subgroup (not normal subgroup)?

We all love normal subgroups, and in searching the web for the answer to my question I've found plenty of resources for ways to indicate normal subgroups. That's not what I'm looking for. When one ...
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\[\mu\] is printing the Greek letter mu on a separate single line

I want a Greek letter mu in between the text and when I write \[\mu\] in my .tex file, it prints on a single and separate line. How can I print it in between the text?
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How can I typeset the reduced Planck constant (ℏ)? [duplicate]

How can I typeset the symbol for the reduced Planck constant (from quantum theory)? It consists in an italic "h" whose upper part is crossed by a small "slanted" bar: For information, this slanted ...
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How to change the color of symbols (mobile, email, homepage, etc) in moderncv?

I'm able to style the contents (color, font size), but I can't change the color of the symbol. Here's the code I'm working with: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{moderncv} ...
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Load integral sign from eulervm

I want to write a book for university and I want to have the "german" integral symbol in it. I tried using mathabx and wasysym but I don't like them. But I like the integral symbol in eulervm. How do ...
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How to get aleph and beth symbols in similar font?

If aleph, beth, gimel, and daleth are needed in their mathematical meanings (identifiers for cardinality), how can we get them in the same font or at least reasonably similar in style. The following ...
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textmu in hepthesis class [duplicate]

I try to get hepthesis running but run into a problem when using \textmu Here a code example: \documentclass[oneside,a4paper]{hepthesis} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Symbol for Gtalk or Skype to add in resume contact [closed]

Is there a way to add any symbol for gtalk or skype next to my ID name?. We have symbols for phone, mail etc. Anything similar for this ? UPDATE: SOLUTION : FONTAWESOME package gives all the social ...
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How to draw a symbol on top of another symbol?

I have two circles: empty circle \circle{5} and solid circle \circle*{3} How can I draw solid one on top of empty one? Can we make a command? I want to put it within the text to show as a ...
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How to typeset the house of an algebraic number?

I would like to reproduce the following text but I couldn't find the house symbol neither through Detexify nor by looking through the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List. I also tried combining ...
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Which dot character to use in which context?

Wikipedia lists several dot characters in Unicode. These are the ones that are ambiguous to me: interpunct, middle dot (·) · · U+00B7 "midpoint (in typography)" ...
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Intersection (\cap) for ASL-abstract

For my submission of an abstract using the required abstract template of the Association of Symbolic Logic (http://aslonline.org/abstractresources.html) I do not get the intersection sign properly. ...
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How to insert Horizontal cut in delta symbol?

How do we write the Greek delta symbol with a cut in it as in \hbar (which produces a cut in h)?
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How to make a cross symbol in LaTeX

I found the post on Small cross and small upside down cross symbols but this did not work for me using the default font in LaTeX. I am hoping for a way to print a special character that is a cross. ...
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Machine Readable list of LaTeX Commands and Symbols

I am looking for a list of LaTeX symbols and commands which is in a nice machine readable format (json/xml/csv). Something similar to The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List. Can anyone point me in the ...
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Create a font table for all available characters for a particular font

Similar to the question: Lualatex: Font table with examples I have several ornamental fonts and I'd like to create key maps. That is, I want to know what symbol the letter a maps to by having a nice ...
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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure my internet browser to have them load properly? [closed]

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...
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Koppa under ASL abstract-template

I will be submitting an abstract using the required abstract template of the Association of Symbolic Logic: http://aslonline.org/abstractresources.html It turns out that there are errors when I e.g. ...
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Big Euclidean norm?

I would like to replace the Euclidean norm and the first pair of brackets with bigger ones but I get errors. Can you help me to fix it? \documentclass[11 pt,a4paper,oneside,openany, ...
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A special mathematical symbol (supremum of directed set)

I am trying to find a certain mathemtical symbol. It is a \bigvee with an arrowhead as in this picture: Some authors use this as symbol in domain theory. It denotes the supremum of a set and ...
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\pounds produces £, but Adobe Reader needs to search for $

I've read some of the similar questions - with $ being produced instead of £. I couldn't find anything that addresses the particular issue I'm currently having though... LaTeX quite happily produces ...
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\hslash with other letter

I would like to know how to make a character like \hslash, but with a 'd' instead of an 'h'. I know that \hbar is defined using \mathchar'26, might there be a similar character for the slash in ...
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How to escape the & (ampersand) character in BibTeX?

I would like to put a & character in a BibTeX publisher tag. Thus far I have tried: \& {&} {\&} "&" with the full value enclosed in curly braces and double quotes. No matter ...
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How to insert a trademark symbol? (tm)

How do you insert a trademark symbol in LaTeX? That is, the "TM" superscript.
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Command for argmin or argmax?

How can you get the argmin or argmax in Latex? Two solutions I found are: \underset{x}{\operatorname{argmax}} \DeclareMathOperator*{\argmin}{arg\,min} Any other ideas? [1] ...
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How to get these symbols in LaTeX? [duplicate]

In my book I found a few of weird symbols: They are used as mark of ellipse, parabola and hyperbola, respectively (E-like, P-like and H-like letters in these images). How to get them in LaTeX ...
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filled \diamondsuit and \heartsuit

\clubsuit, \diamondsuit and the like produce the familiar card suit symbols; however, the diamond and heart suits are empty (only outlined), while clubs and spades are filled. Is there a way to obtain ...
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Underscore in textmode vs mathmode

I use _ character often in text mode, so I changed category of underscore: \catcode\_=12, but that applies also to mathmode and now I'm unable to make subscripts with underscore in mathmode. Is there ...
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Hyphenation for words with underscore

Can I tell LaTeX that it may hyphen words that contain an underscore _ always before the underscore? I have a lot of code examples in text, like is_error_condition_enum and I would like to tell LaTeX ...
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Widening one of the symbols in the overlap of symbols

The problem that I am having is that I want to make the intersection and subset signs more distinguished and I think that to make this happen I need to extend the subset legs (facing right) longer. I ...
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Putting normal letters in between Greek ones

So I am trying to write out Gauss' law for gravitation and I am having a hard time figuring out how to write it out without an error. I am currently trying to write in an equation block ...
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Difference between a space and a “wave” symbol (tilde/“~”)?

As title, what is the difference between a and ~? I see no differences after the compilation. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How does one make a double widehat?

To depict the Fourier transform of the Fourier transform of a function f, I want to make two widehats over each other as in \widehat{\widehat{f}}, however, this makes the widehats not immediately over ...
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How to get a calligraphic Pi in latex? [duplicate]

It would be easy to do calligraphic letters as: \mathcal{AABBCCQQZZ} As But How can I get a calligraphic \pi or \Pi, I mean capital version of Pi. I clearly remember that I saw calligraphic ...
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Table containing symbols in a fixed-width column results in underfull hbox

As part of a large table I have a column where each row contains a number of variables/symbols. The column should have a fixed width to fit the rest of the table. The problem is that the collection of ...
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Large Square Root Symbols

Normally the \sqrt{x} symbol automatically scales according to x, so that it usually seems to be the right size. But is there any way to manually increase the size of one instance of the \sqrt ...
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Typesetting a small function with Big parameters

I have a small function that needs to take big parameters. Right now I think that the function part looks too small and implicitly suggests it might be some kind of multiplication instead of an ...
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How can I use a single Hebrew letter or glyph in (La)TeX?

How to insert only the symbol "tav" (Hebrew) in (la)tex?
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variable-sized “such that” pipe

I am looking for a pipe symbol that can be made to vary in height automatically. One of the common ways of writing "such that" in mathematics is with the pipe symbol (|). The pipe can be represented ...
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How to make \mid longer? [duplicate]

I have the following expression $$\left\{\varphi\in\text{End}\left({\widetilde{E}/\overline{\F}_{\Pf}}\right)\mid \varphi\text{Frob}_{\Pf}=\text{Frob}_{\Pf}\varphi\right\}$$ and would like to know ...