{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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\varnothing or \emptyset not at the end of the line

I'd like to place either a \varnothing or a \emptyset symbol in my text, but every time I try, the symbol appears at the end of the line and not just behind the text where it needs to be. How can I ...
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How to type the number of combinations with repetitions? [duplicate]

For the number of combinations with repetitions a symbol similar to the binomial coefficient is used with additional parentheses: What would be the proper way how to type the symbol in LaTeX? I was ...
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ÆØÅ becomes ÊÞå [closed]

Whenever I use ÆØÅ when writing, the letters turn to ÊÞå after saving and reopening the document. I save the TeX file in UTF8-encoding, and have the following setup: \documentclass[a4paper,norsk]{...
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Change certain characters font in math mode

I recently changed from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX to be able to use different fonts when it comes to typesetting math. I am using mathspec package with different fonts for Latin, Numbers and Greek. I have ...
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How to write pipe in text in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Helloworld this is a very long sentence Helloworld this is a very long sentence Helloworld this is a very long sentence Helloworld this is a ...
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Matplotlib symbols

I have recently drawn up a lot of plots in Python (matplotlib), but then I realized that I couldn't find their LaTeX equivalents. I am specifically looking to generate circle, square, and diamond ...
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How to use different styles for greek letter?

I want to use two variants for lower case lambda in my document. what should I do?
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How to alphabetically order list of symbols imported from external .tex file?

How can I order my list of symbols alphabetically when I import these symbols from a .tex file containing lines such as $M$ & Amplitude of general partonic process\\ and the main document ...
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Replace missing character (minus) in text font for use in siunitx with fontspec

I'm forced to use a commercial (Univers) font in my presentations, which obviously does not contain a dedicated \minus sign, which is called by siunitx. (Though I'm not sure if it is \minus or ...
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How to write cursive i (or iota) in latex? [duplicate]

How can I write the following symbol? I tried but I couldn't find any source...I am looking for cursive i
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Apostrophes around words are the wrong way round

If I use apostrophes around a word, the first one is the wrong way round. For example, 'word' appears as ’word’
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What is the name and command for the symbol next to the infinity? [duplicate]

I want to know what the name and command of the symbol next to the infinity is. This is a partial screenshot from my homework. I'm expected to submit a typeset homework that requires this symbol in ...
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Writing a lab manual, need to know how to make the DC voltage symbol from a multimeter [duplicate]

I am working on a lab manual for my school and I am getting to the circuits labs. I want to tell the students what symbol on the multimeter to use, it is a V with two lines over it, top line is ...
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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 can I include temporal operators in my text? [closed]

I am preparing a document of my research work so far. I am working with temporal logic. Hence, I need to use temporal operators like next and until. I am unable to do this in Tex Studio. Are there any ...
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How to distinguish between superscripts and powers in typeset output? [closed]

There are some packages that allows one to distinguish between superscript (say footnote marks or say Isotopes in Chemistry) and math powers in the markup but is there a subtle little way by which we ...
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Add menu button in notepad++ to insert math symbols for use with latex [closed]

As in the title, I'm looking for a menu button (or similar) for Notepad++ that shows (mathematical) symbols to insert them (such as \Rightarrow, integration symbol, greek letters …) into the .tex ...
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How to add musical symbols like flats and sharps in text [duplicate]

I need a to use musical symbols, flats, sharps and such in my thesis. This is what I would like it to look like: I use ShareLaTeX, the online LaTeX thing.
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fancy arrows in fancypar [duplicate]

Could you help me to find an arrow symbol I found it in fancypar documentation using as items in blue (at the first page):
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Typesetting equivalence class with latex [duplicate]

I was wondering, I haven't been able to find the symbol for doing a "hollow" square bracket, its basically how you would expect a square bracket to look if you used \mathbb on it. Does anybody know ...
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Actuarial notation [duplicate]

The symbol that sits over this subscript "n" is used frequently in "actuarial notation". How should it be coded in LaTeX? http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/56/Actuarial_notation.svg
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Displaying numbers in moderncv showing symbols “W2 and 1099”

I am trying to write out this sentence 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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Debug bibtex entries [closed]

Is there any way to debug bibtex entries (using biblatex) to know if the characteres are valid. I'm getting this error when printing bibliography: Overfull \hbox (5.59329pt too wide) in paragraph at ...
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Where do I define custom glyphs?

I want to just add a few symbols, but am having a very hard time finding out where to do it. Specifically, I am wanting to integrate these commands: \def\angle#1{\leavevmode\hbox{\vtop{\vbox{\hrule\...
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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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Text over symbols, but with adjusting width ( something like \stackrel{#1}{#2} but with same size) [duplicate]

I would like to write something above equation sign. One may do it with \stack{#1}{#2} command and it works fine if #1 and #2 are the same length, example: $\stackrel{(3)}{=}$ will result in ...
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What's the “standard” way to express a zero/null morpheme in an interlinear gloss in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I'm interested in what the "norm" is for the field. I tried both $\oslash$ and $\emptyset$, but neither looks normal... or maybe I'm over thinking this. Is there a standard in linguistics ...
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Missing $ inserted when using \itemize and \approx [duplicate]

The line in question causing the issue is: \item Blah blah blah \approx blah("blah") blah I also tried \left( and \right), but that didn't change anything. No error is thrown when \approx is ...
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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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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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maketitle error “Missing $ inserted” (accent character) [closed]

I am using LaTeX beamer for my presentation. When I use accent character "ľ" in \title, it throw an error Missing $ inserted. I am using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}. Funny is, that if I use the same ...
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Hyphen between page number gets (blured/diluted) in reference when viewing

Title says this weird problem. The hyphen in the end, between the page number 770-808, gets blurred and diluted. (In this case, if I select and paste in somewhere else, 770808 will show and the hyphen ...
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how to get something like: “ℓ1-Norm” [duplicate]

It's very common to use L_{1} as norm symbol. But it doesn't look like as nice as "ℓ 1". I'm wondering how can I get "ℓ1" using Latex.
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How to beautify '+' sign [duplicate]

I am writing a document with LaTeX covering the basics of programming with C++ and unfortunately the '+' signs look kind of ugly to me: They seem to be too big, too thin (regarding the rest of the ...
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How to get symbols for \thanks command with Thesis class [duplicate]

I'm having a slight problem with regards to the \thanks command. My preamble is the following: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{Thesis} % Use the "Thesis" style, based on the ECS Thesis ...
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minionint option not working correctly with MinionPro package set up via FontPro

The minion integral that is used upon specifying minionint as an option for MinionPro is not displaying correctly. I installed my minion pro font as suggested by the instructions in the FontPro github ...
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Math environment Minion Pro

I am using minion pro for my report and could like to change the math symbols in text environment.Currently the math symbols in text (section no, subsection no, figure no) appears as marked black in ...
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Is this the cent dollar symbol? [duplicate]

I found: "...peanut butter at 4¢ ..." What the symbol is, and how to write?
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Can I get the list of all letter/digit/other characters inside LaTeX? [closed]

I'm searching for a command which is (almost) the inverse of \catcode. Is there a command to print all the characters of a character group? Use-case: disable linebreaking of listings at all but one ...
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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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Taking letters and numbers from different fonts [duplicate]

Can we mix fonts? For example: Letters from Palatino Numbers from Times New Roman Greek symbols from Fourier Thanks in advance.
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Is there an extensive library of arrow tips with a standardized naming convention?

I am drafting diagrams where I need a lot of different arrow tips to indicate different types of directionality. Currently I am using a mixed set of libraries, which I mainly found through detexify. ...
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symbol not found , like mathfrak s [duplicate]

guide us to find this symbol, we are struggling to find this symbol , we used $\mathfrak s$ for this, but no exact output came.
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how to get the symbol like \neq with straight line crossed [duplicate]

how to get the symbol like this ,i had tried \textdoublebarpipe, but its works in text mode only, but not in equations math mode, not working inside $ $ and align need code for this symbol,
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Override Registered Symbol [duplicate]

I need to include '(r)' in my document, but it defaults to the registered trademark sign, ® . How can I override this?
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When using CSV reader, how do I add a currency symbol to the the column [closed]

I am a relatively new to TeX, and have come across a problem i cant solve with csvreader. I would like to add a currency symbol to a couple of the columns i am reading in from a CSV file. Currently ...
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Printer not printing = sign and curly brackets [closed]

Some mathematical symbols do not print on paper when I send the compiled PDF to the network printer. So far I am having problems with the = sign. It does not always print though it appears on PDF - on ...
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WSUIPA package options?

Is there a package that contains the IPA fonts in SANS-Serif mode? WSUIPA is the most extensive package I see, but the fonts are serif. I would like a sans serif version, especially for the ...
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how can I get a tilde under a variable in math mode? [duplicate]

s ~ such like this, but I want them to be combined to identify a vector. thx for help~!
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How do I display symbols in the editor instead of text? [closed]

Whenever I click a symbol to insert into the editor it just inserts a description of the symbol, instead of the actual symbol image that's displayed on the left in the symbols panel. If we wish to ...