{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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On how to have a negated $\eta$ [duplicate]

In set theory one often uses $\notin$ as with a slash through $\in$. How can I produce a similar slash through $\eta$?
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Ctrl+F Search in PDF - copied text is symbols [duplicate]

It's a bit hard to make a proper head line, but in essence here is the problem. When I use Ctrl+F to try and search for a word or phrase in my document, instead of words and letters, all of my text is ...
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Best symbol to use for … in the case of 1,…,n [duplicate]

What symbol do people find gives best results for ... where this is in the case 1,...,n?
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How to include in caption the symbols used for tikzpicture? [duplicate]

I am trying to produce a plot and I encounter some problem within the caption. How do I reproduce the same symbols that I used in my figure? In the following example I would be interested in the ...
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Use and meaning of the symbol at @ [duplicate]

In many codes I see that there is the symbol @ appearing (e.g. it often appears in counters). My simple question is: does @ has a special meaning or it is just a character as others?
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Glyphs from font not displayed

I am trying to get Xelatex printing these glyphs from the font I'm using (it's Garamond Premier Pro): ▼ ◺ ◹ I tried both by copying and pasting them in my document and by their UTF code with: ...
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How do I get $\widecheck{G}$ in my LaTex program? [duplicate]

Hi I am trying to get $\widecheck{G}$, but my latex program (TexMaker) is giving an error, so maybe I have install a package. Any suggestions on the package I have to install? BTW these are my ...
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Control sequence for symbols in figure capture [duplicate]

What is control sequence to describe symbol full (e.g. blue) triangle in figure capture?
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Unknown symbol in lecture notes [duplicate]

In the screen shot, I cannot find the symbol denoting the set of smooth vector fields on an open set. It looks similar to \chi, but it definitely isn't. I have looked for the conventional latex ...
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texmaker bullet in .eps figure equation shows infinity symbol

I am using Texmaker on windows 7 and I'm trying to include a .eps figure which has bullet symbol in it, and for some reason, Texmaker shows an infinity sign instead. I've checked my .eps file, and it ...
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What is the meaning of the “at mark” @, also called “Klammeraffe”, in LaTeX commands? [duplicate]

I have seen the "at symbol" on several occasions, used in connection with LaTeX macros, often as part of command names. Does this symbol have a special significance in LaTeX, or is it just a ...
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How to fix square root symbol from deforming? [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $$\sqrt{\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{1}{n^2}}$$ \end{document} The top left part of the root is not aligned with the rest. How do I fix ...
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Question about the Bibliography in Beamer [duplicate]

What is the command used to get the small red book symbol near the reference in the following image in a beamer document: Please Thank you
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How to use this symbol in Latex - 𝔖? [duplicate]

I would like to use the symbol '𝔖' in Latex (used for Symmetric group). Any ideas?
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Pound symbol in the program [duplicate]

I was wondering if someone could help me out with something. I want to insert the pound symbol but it won't let me do it.
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Create my own symbols such as Bigotimes [duplicate]

I am using the symbol $\Box$ as a binary operator and would like to create a unary operator symbol starting from that. My goal is to have a symbol that behaves like $\Bigotimes$ compared to $\otimes$, ...
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Displaying numbers in moderncv showing symbols “W2 and 1099”

I am trying to write out this sentence \item Issued W2’s to employees and 1099’s to contractors but when latex processes it I end up with . I am sure it is a simple fix but for the life of me google ...
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Problems with Korean characters and ArXiv

Here is the minimum working example. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Sample} \author{Me} \pagenumbering{gobble} ...
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Eurosign in alignment is not showing up [duplicate]

The eurosign is not showing up as I wanted in the following alignment-context: \documentclass[fleqn]{scrartcl} \setkomafont{disposition}{\normalfont\bfseries} \makeatletter\let\TTTemp\cap\makeatother ...
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How to get a tensor product symbol [duplicate]

Im trying to insert a tensor product symbol (a circle with a cross through it) into my document. Anyone know how i might achieve this? Thanks
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! Undefined control sequence \backsim [duplicate]

My latex file does not accept the command \backsim. This is what I wrote in the file: $ \backsim 2.5 \mu$ What is wrong?
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Enter the symbol in math mode [duplicate]

Can anybody tell me how to enter $\bigcupdot\limits$? Thanks. I know how to enter \bigcupdot, but I don't know how to follow it by \limits.
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How to put an Expectation symbol in IEEE Transanctions format? [duplicate]

I have already tried \mathbb{E} \begin{equation} \mathbb{E} \end{equation} and $\mathbb{E}$ What exactly is the way to do it?
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In text mode space being taken away [duplicate]

Why does the space after \AA disappear? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} 5 \AA wavelength \end{document} Since extra spaces don't achieve anything in LaTeX, what can be done besides ...
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\perp with two vertical lines [duplicate]

I searched on Detextify, but I cannot find the symbol | | | | | | | | ----------- in LaTeX. There is \perp with only one vertical line. I look for a symbol which looks exactly like ...
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Hieroglyphs: How could we map several font files?

This question is for (TeX) archaeologists Notice: We have got better fonts for hieroglyphs these days stored in a single font file, or in SVG file(s), or in a series of GIFs covering all the ...
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What is the dollar sign ($) used for when writing LaTeX code? [duplicate]

In LaTeX examples I sometimes see formulas included in dollar signs ($d+o$). Why?
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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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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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Typing & in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am trying to use the & symbol in LaTeX. I have looked at many LaTeX resourses and all of them suggest using \& to solve the problem. However, when I try to use this, I still get the error ...
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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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what is the command for + on top of - [duplicate]

I would like to have + on top of -, I used stackrel, overset, underset, but nothing is close to what I see in textbooks, is there a specific command that places the + very close to the - underneath?
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Place figure just as you would a glyph/character [duplicate]

I would like to use a figure inline - and by that I literally mean having it inside the line of text. I want to display it in parentheses to illustrate what symbol I am referring to - these symbols ...
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How to input non-equivalence into LaTeX [duplicate]

How do you input the "not equivalent" into LaTeX? Not the "not equal" sign, but the sign that indicates the opposite of \equiv.
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What type of packages are available to produce emoticons in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I will need to use emoticons for a document that I am producing and I want to know which is the state-of-the-art in the available packages to produce emoticons in LaTeX? So far, there is just some ad ...
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A square bracket '[' with a double vertical line [duplicate]

Perhaps, that's a very easy question - I wonder what's the code of the symbol that looks like the square bracket [ but whose vertical line is double, like in || represented by $\|$.
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Strange brackets [duplicate]

I recently saw strange modifications of { and }. The middle twirl was directed as well as two others. Does anybody know how can I get this symbols? Is there any way to discover the LaTeX source code ...
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Symbol for induces [duplicate]

I am looking for a symbol to use for "induces" (in the mathematical sense, one object can induce another). The symbol leadsto: $\leadsto$ (latexsym package) is of the perfect shape, but it is just too ...
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How do you make the \in symbol smaller? [duplicate]

By default, \in produces a lunate epsilon that is just a crazy, ridiculous size. What is the most correct way to make it smaller?
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“Undefined control sequence” error when compiling bibliography with math symbols in the title [duplicate]

I am writing a paper/report using a LaTex template which uses document class scrreprt and natbib as its bibliography package. However, I'm having trouble with one of my citations which has a math ...
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How to type this in text? [duplicate]

How to type the ASCII characters, like ! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / :
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Vertical alignment of the top line in \sqrt [duplicate]

When using \sqrt, the top line of the square root symbol seems to be closer to the enclosed text for some text than for others. It even seems to line up differently with the left "check mark" portion ...
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latex symbols to indicate telephone and mobile on letterhead [duplicate]

I want to add symbols for telephone and mobile on article class rather than writing Phone no: 0999999999 and mobile number 099999999999999. Are there any available symbols to indicate telephone and ...
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How to write “@(x)x.^2” in latex? [duplicate]

I tried \texttt{@(x)x.^2} or directly @(x)x.^2 but texmaker gives Missing $ inserted. I gues it is because x.^2 which is assumed to be math syntax. Can you help?
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what is the the latex code for a wave line above a word? [duplicate]

I wish to write a wave line above the "ch" as described in the following picture, how should I do this?
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Latex: \lneq displaying as \nleq [duplicate]

The problem i have is that both \lneq and \nleq display as the same symbol with different sizes. I only need the "equality bar" below < to be crossed out. Instead the whole symbol is crossed in ...
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How to make “\” in latex? [duplicate]

How to make '\' in latex if '\' has to be used in set theory equations? I have to use it in the following format $\forall X \in 2^\Omega-{\emptyset} $ Here instead of '-' sign i want to use '\'. Is ...
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How to write the absolute value symbol in inline and display equations? Which is the preferred way of doing this? [duplicate]

I've been trying things such as |, \lvert ... \rvert, and \left| ... \right|, but I'm not sure which are the best options for inline and display expressions, since sometimes formulas don't look good.
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How do I make this fancy chi in TeX? [duplicate]

How do I make this fancy chi symbol in TeX? I've tried both \mathbb{\chi} and \chi to no avail.
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How do I get the single turnstyle symbol? [duplicate]

I am trying to replicate a logic symbol that looks like \models but has only one horizontal line, and represents a logical deduction. It looks roughly like |-. I have tried Detexify, but it does not ...