{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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What is this math symbol and its latex representation?

What symbol is the one after the word "code" above? Is this \varrho or just the @ symbol? How do I pronounce it? \[ \varrho \]
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'\underline' & '\underbar' (if exists)?

I met a problem in equation editing: The problem is that the underline is too long comparing with the bar over the letter. So I am wondering is there any symbol like \underbar so that I can get a ...
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double integral over oriented closed surface

Is there a command, presumably in the esint package, to create a double integral symbol similar to the one created by \oiint, but with an arrow indicating whether the surface is oriented outward or ...
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Detexify-like service where I can paste a symbol

With detexify, I can draw a symbol and find code to reproduce it in LaTeX. Suppose that I already have the symbol ∀. I could mimic its shape by drawing it by hand into detexify, and if I draw it ...
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Issue displaying Trademark sign and more

LaTeX does not give me an error message, but if I use ™, ® or even °C I get a gibberish output such as "Âõ". Is there any way to resolve the issue?
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Cannot find the Black Lower Left Triangle in LaTeX

I needed to use the symbol "Black Lower Left Triangle" from "Segoe UI Symbol" in Latex but I cannot find how to write it? Any help? Thanks i advance!
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Internal Direct Product of subgroups

I want to write the internal direct product of a subgroup. It looks like $$\prod_{i=1}^{n} M_i,$$ but there is a dot inside the product symbol. Can anyone help me?
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Strange symbols in xelatex

I use xelatex for my documents in greek language. When I type commands like \today or \tableofcontents I get these strange symbols. My code is this \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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Unable to find special symbol for single and double window icon

I would like to get the symbols shown in the text below in latex This is what I was able to achieve From the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Unable to put a plus or minus symbol within a table

I'm making a table, but I cannot seem to get the plus/minus symbol appear within the table. It merely says \pm where I want the actual symbol to be. I'm not sure what to do - I'd appreciate any help. ...
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How to make underline shorter?

How to make the length of underline shorter in latex ? For example in this environment : $\underline{\mathcal{G}}$ Thank you,
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How do I get a BibTeX logo? [duplicate]

I know how to use \LaTeX to get a fancy version of the word LaTex; I’ve seen a similar version of the spelling of BibTeX but \BibTeX doesn’t work. I’ve tried a few variants on capitalization and not ...
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Some (not all) hyphenated words contain “return” character [closed]

In a document being built with MikTeX, some auto hyphenation is being done with a "return" character (a left pointing arrow with a riser at the right end) instead of a hyphen. This seems to happen ...
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How to get a non-cursive minuscule kappa in \textgreek{fusik'h} (physics)?

I'm trying to write "physics" in Greek by using "textgreek". It replaces the input text "k" with the cursive "kappa", but I want the more common non-cursive minuscule kappa. ...
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How to show line (symbol) in text

In latex how to show different types of line, in symbol form as ---- and other forms, in text line.
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How to get j where the dot in the j becomes a tilde?

How do I get a j in math mode, where the dot in the j becomes a tilde? Attached is a picture. Thanks!
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How to recreate symbols in latex [duplicate]

[ I need to be able to represent these symbols, how would I do this? thanks
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How to type this two letters in latex [duplicate]

and The first one look like $\xi$ but not completely the same.
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TeX history: what was the diagonal dash at codepoint 32 in cmr10 intended for?

The answers to this useful question explain how to show the encoding of a TeX font. And this is the default encoding used in the default TeX font, cmr10: What was the strange diagonal dash ...
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Korean Characters in Bibliography (Biblatex) [duplicate]

I am currently writing a paper and I need to include the following Korean Source into my bibliography: @article{yun, title={Effects of Relative Frequency of English Complex Words on Korean L2 ...
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tcolorbox, not displaying symbols in listings (using minted) [closed]

I have the following latex code \begin{ipythonnb} \begin{ipyin} A = np.array([[3, 2, -1], [2, -2, 4], [-1, 0.5, -1]]) b = np.array([1, -2, 0]) np.linalg.solve(A,b) \end{ipyin} \begin{ipyout} array([ ...
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How to create tally marks / hash marks with LaTeX [duplicate]

Hi I want to add a column in my table like the given image. How to produce this type of difficult symbol in latex?
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Macro for creating trees for B-series as math symbols

I am writing a paper on numerical solutions for ODEs. For the representations of B-series I want to use binary tree-like symbols. I know how to produce them with TiKZ; however, just as in the given ...
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How to redefine the “plus” symbol?

Let's say I don't like the way the + symbol is printed inside equation: is there a way to change its appearance without defining a new command? More generally, is it possible to create a command ...
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No Math Symbols appearing [duplicate]

In my tex file, = doesn't appear. \RequirePackage[l2tabu]{nag} \makeatletter \renewcommand*\cleardoublepage{\clearpage\if@twoside \ifodd\c@page \hbox{}\newpage\if@twocolumn\hbox{}% ...
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Suppress corresponding author footnote

Looking for some help to suppress the corresponding author footnote in the reference section. When using the following example: ...
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Change em-dash character in an OpenType font with xetex

In a (OTF) font I'm using with xetex, loaded with the mapping=tex-text option, I found that the em-dash character is too thin, so I would like to replace it with a heavier one. For example, suppose I ...
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Set division symbol [duplicate]

When defining a function, it is usually written in some manner like \phi: R \to R'. I recently read a post that made a distinction between : and \colon regarding the spacing. This reminded me of ...
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Can't add symbols with Alphabets in Footnote list

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{etoolbox} \makeatletter \patchcmd{\maketitle} {\renewcommand\thefootnote{\@fnsymbol\c@footnote}} ...
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How to typset $:\iff$ (logical equivalence)? [duplicate]

How shall I typeset ":<=>" in Latex which means "is logical equivalent"? After typing A :\iff B I get Comparing it with A \coloneqq B (cf. How to typeset $:=$ correctly? ): We see that there ...
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Strange Characters Appearing

I'm sharing some documents with colleagues and a strange thing keeps happening. Whenever the document gets transferred back to me strange characters appear but this seems to be random - as far as I ...
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How to type in these “circle” and “square”?

I am looking for an easy way to type in the square and the circle shown below: The circles are meant for operations like +,-,>,< or \neq or \geq,leq ect. So the circles should be small. But the ...
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« and » characters not correctly displayed

The usual way to type the « and » characters in LaTeX is to use the commands "<, for «, and ">, for », while using the babel package with the italian option, and the inputenc package with the ...
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Which symbol to use is it is unknown if one side is greater then another?

How do I write if I have two expressions which I am modifying (? not sure if correct word, not native English speaker) in order to find which is greater. So I write something like this: a \??? b a ...
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Vertical, multiline, curved Fourier and Laplace club-symbol

I'm looking for a vertical Laplace and Fourier transformation symbol, similar to the one in trfsigns, but I need A vertical version of the symbol as found in the only answer to Vertical Fourier and ...
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Problem producing pounds symbol (£) in math mode

I'm having trouble getting a pounds symbol to appear in math-mode contexts in my document. The problem seems to be the use of the newpxtext package. MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Unicode greek letter or new greek letter

I need chi letter as the one to the right: My issue is that when I either use $\chi$ or \textgreek{q} I don't get what I wish to. I would also be happy with U+03C7 unicode character, but I don't ...
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How do I draw a $\partial$ with a diagonal line through it?

As the title suggests, how do I draw a $\partial$ with a diagonal line through it?
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Using \dot{x} produces a bar below the letter

I'm trying to put a dot above some letters (as in derivatives wrt time), and I know that this is achieved by \dot{x}, \ddot{x}, etc. In one of my texts it worked neatly, and in the one I'm writing now ...
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Inline resin identification codes (recycling codes)?

I would like to use resin identification codes (the recycle triangle arrows + identifier inside) inline, as part of my text. How can I achieve this? LyX-oriented answer would be appreciated.
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What's the way to change the size of a math symbol in plain TeX?

I find that \diamondsuit in ntxsy is too small, so I want to define a macro that will enlarge it and take into account the current font size being used. To illustrate below, I have a partial attempted ...
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Is there a way to make a symbol behave as either mathord or mathrel depending on context?

Symbols denoting equivalence relations are typically used in two ways. They are either binary relation symbols denoting that two elements are equivalent or they appear as ordinary symbols in the ...
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Symbol for exact division

Among many symbols which can be used for the expression "a divides b'', the preferred one is \mid (and its brother \nmid) which has some spacing advantage over \vert. But the double-bar for "a divides ...
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Numero symbol instead of the word 'no' being typeset with a certain font

I have the following minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Nimbus Sans L} \begin{document} No, no, Not, not. \end{document} The font I ...
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How import Symbol from MnSymbol? [duplicate]

I need two single symbols from MnSymbol: \preceq \closedprec (and I need to '' underline '' it in order to obtain a '' \closedpreceq command) how to get this two symbols?
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Customized Not Equal Symbol

How can I create the following symbols, or is there it? I didn't find it?
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Better double parenthesis notation for multiset

In my combinatorics homework I use double parenthesis to represent a multiset. I have referred to all the answers under Multiset notation in LaTeX on how to build such a notation. However, the double ...
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How do I make customized $\sum$ operator?

How can I create the following symbols? \circlearrowleft or \circlearrowright centered in \sum operator. EDITED: So, In \usepackage{esint} package, \ointclockwise and \ointctrclockwise; how to ...
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How to mathematically represent my equation?

I want to say "for all k from 1, 2,...B that are not elements of the vector S. What is the best/most professional way to represent this? Is there a better way to represent it than Thanks, Kevin
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How to avoid italicised text following \sigma?

I am trying to include the symbol \sigma into a document of mine but I find that every time I use it, the text following it is in italics, e.g. \sigma{\textsubscript{\emph{x}}} is used to Produces: ...