{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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The integral symbol with a transverse bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How to put in .tex the integral symbol with a transverse bar? It generally refers to the mean value of a function on a ball or others sets. ...
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How to handle special characters in URLs while using \href [closed]

Special characters like % throw href off. What package, if any, gives a work around? Would there be a side effect to changing the URLs from % to \%? EDIT On a second try, on a different computer, I ...
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Why is TeX functionality for mathematical typesetting not found on standard word processors, like MS Word? [closed]

It doesn't seem hard to me to put the symbols in the product, and allow users to draw mathematical formulas. Is the user pool too small to attract the interest of major software companies?
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What is Ø in tex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I want to reference zeroMQ in my article and wonder how Zero (Ø) as in zero mq logo looks like in tex (something like \zero)?
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Advanced math icon help in TeXlipse [closed]

As a regular user of Eclipse, I finally decided to give TeXlipse a shot. But I cant seem to find keyboard shortcuts or any sort of graphical menu or a popup such as content assist for advanced math ...
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\mathbb{0} and \mathbb{1} without affecting \mathbb{R} and \mathbb{N} [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Blackboard bold characters I want to write the numbers 0 and 1 in mathbb mode (inside some blockmatrices). So far the best way that I found is to use the bbold package. ...
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large integral symbol, matching a matrix of 3 rows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I have a bigger integral (\int) delimiter? Please tell me where could I find a large integral symbol, matching a matrix of 3 rows.
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Why does \leq show up as \le? [closed]

My only two packages are amsmath and amsfonts. When I type \leq, it shows up as if I had typed \le. How do I do the actual less-than-equals (>=) sign? Edit: I typed \leq and the output symbol was ...
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Command for horizontally flipped newline symbol

I'm looking for the command to produce the often used symbol indicating a line break --- but flipped horizontally. So basically this symbol: | | | \ |------ / It should fit within one line ...
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How to display the word “AMS-LaTeX” in LaTeX? [duplicate]

How do I display the word "AMS-LaTeX" properly in LaTeX like in the image below? Is there a command for the "AMS" part similar to \LaTeX?
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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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Another version of the command \triangleleft in amssymb

I need the triangleleft symbol underlined like the symbol \leqslant. Thank you all!
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Why does LaTeX throw an error for this equation?

I am having a tough time reproducing the following equation in LaTeX: C = 2/(ω^2 N^(2 )µπa) This is the code I have: C = \frac{2}{\omega^2N^2\mu\pia} However, this throws an error. What am I ...
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I don't know how to remove a strange symbol that appears in front of my equation

In the third line of my equation, a strange Greek letter appears and I would like to remove it. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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How to type Big And symbol? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? how to type the symbol in the photo with ieeetrans, basically what it means is t1<=t2 and t1<=t3 ...and t1<=tn.
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How to make an oplus in mhchem

I would like to have an oplus and an ominus in LaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{A^\oplus + A^\ominus} \end{document}
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Do we have script Greek symbol?

Since we have $\mathscr{F}$, the script version of an English alphabet, do we also have the script version of a Greek alphabet such as $\Omega$? I have tried $\mathscr{\Omega}$ but nothing had ...
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Symbol for Set of Integer

I can use \mathbb{Z} to represent an integer type but what symbol I should denote a set of integer?
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LaTeX symbol formatting

\int_{\mathbb R^D} \Delta S \cdot S \, dx = -\int_{\mathbb R^D} \nabla S\cdot \nabla S\, dx = \mean{(\nabla S)^2} I want to write average symbol on $(\nabla S)^2$ but it is not workig. How can ...
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Plus or minus in footnote that doesn't add extra line

I'm attempting to use the +/- sign within a footnote, however when I use the following command it creates a line break and takes up a lot of extra space. I believe its because I'm putting it in as ...
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How to print this comparison operator? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? Does anyone know how to print this comparison operator (which looks like a combination of triangle and equal) between two operands?
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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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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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finding out HTML equivalents of latex math symbols

Unlike the other unresolved questions about painless latex to HTML conversion, I just want to know the conversions for math symbols. For example, when I give \Leftrightarrow as input to that ...
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Copy/paste an existing (Word *.doc) 'pretty looking' bibliography into LaTeX

How can I add the list of references into LaTeX? I have a formatted references list in Word and would like to use it in LaTeX. I do not need the connections/the reference in the text itself (cite). ...
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Latex Code for Symbol [duplicate]

Could someone please help me with the Latex code for the symbol below?:
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How do I print '~' in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I draw a tilde in math mode? I need to print $ X_i~N(\mu,\sigma)$ but ~ and \~ don't work in math mode in LaTeX.
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How to use amssymb's \blackbox symbol

I have following problem - I want to use \blackbox in my file, which is provided by amssymb package. I use the following packages: babel, [T1]{fontenc}, [latin2]{inputenc}, none of which allows ...
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relational symbol for “the same strings” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How to get the following relational symbol in the attached image? It's an altered equal-sign and is used by our tutor to denote "the same ...
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Pullback symbol of morphisms?

How can I get something like this: which was meant to be the symbol for the pullback by the morphisms $s$ and $t$. It is meant to be used inline in math mode. It should be like x which we get by ...
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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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Wrong emptyset symbol

Each time i type $\emptyset$ an ugly (if I may say so, I think it's ugly), or rather unexpected slashed circle comes out instead of the (expected) emptyset. I want my \emptyset! What should I do? ...
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Symbol which looks like $\oint$ which marks the beginning of a section/chapter? [duplicate]

How do I make the symbol which looks like $\oint$ which marks the beginning of a section/chapter? Much thanks in advance.
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How to express this in LaTeX?

I want to know how to express this function in LaTeX. Can anyone help me?
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What is the LaTeX code to put a multiplication symbol into a matplotlib title?

Apologies for a very basic question, but this is something that I always forget, and it's a pain to find with google and the like, so I'm putting it here for everyone's future reference. As far as I ...
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Writing a partial differential in the text

Does anyone know how to write a partial differential symbol, but in the text not as part of an equation? Thanks
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Don't know how to make this symbol!

for school we need to make this kind of operation: Can somebody tell me how to make this big brackets and write the number inside in this way?
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Minion Pro Symbols

I searched the site but I couldn't find an answer. I'm trying to use Minion Pro. Some symbols don't seem good to me. Can you explain how to change them? (Maybe into mathpazo or better one.) ...
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How to get a curved arrow pointing left and right? [duplicate]

I need something like $\curvearrowright$, but pointing in both directions. This is for a commutative diagram. Thank you!
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How can I represent these symbols?

Can someone tell me how to write these symbols in LaTeX?
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Weird Missing $ inserted error

This is what I wrote in my .tex file: <\emph{Technician, View, Business_Plan, NULL}>$\rightarrow$ \emph{Deny} <\emph{HR, View, Business_Plan, NULL}>$\rightarrow$ \emph{Deny} ...
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How to render ->

I tried to render the arrow symbol -> using \->, but it didn't work. I tried \-\> as well, which didn't work either. Both compiled well but didn't generate the right symbol. I suspect it ...
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What is the symbol to join two personal names? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dashes: - vs. – vs. — I don't know if here is the best place to ask, but my question involves three symbols, so here we go: What symbol should I use to connect two ...
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How to show this tag $\mathbbmss{x}$ in PostScript or PS format?

\mathbbmss{x} - This tag in viewable in DVI format but after creating a PostScript or PS format, the symbol will disappear.
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LaTeX Symbols do not work any more [duplicate]

my problem should be fairly simple but I am a LaTeX Noob... :) Using WinEdt 10 under Windows 7, compiling with PDFTeXify (standard). If I use basic symbol commands like \pi or \leftrightarrow, no ...
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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 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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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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Ampersand like symbol latex

What is the name of this symbol, and how to make it in latex ?