{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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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 ...
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A large “#” symbol [duplicate]

I´m trying to typeset a large # symbol. I tried \newcommand*{\con}{\scalebox{1.5}{\ensuremath{\#}}} but i would also like to add subscripts in math mode so that they appear underneath the symbol. I ...
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\lesssim (and some others) not working [duplicate]

I'm writing a latex document and trying to use \lesssim (listed for example in here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Displaying_a_formula#Relations ) in the text like this: $a \lesssim b$. However, ...
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multiple sets of footnotes [duplicate]

I am using a biblatex style that puts the references as footnotes and also adds them to the bibliography at the end (taken from here). In addition I want to use footnotes to move long passages, e.g. ...
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Random Greek Symbols appears in pdf generated by LaTeX [closed]

I use Texmaker. Once the .pdf file is generated by LaTeX, I notice that there are several greek symbols (mostly Sigma) in random places. Does any one know the reason? (My code does not contain these ...
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How to write these symbols in Latex? [duplicate]

I need to write a few symbols in LaTeX: but I do not know how can this be done and I cannot do a Google search because I do not know their names.
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Regarding symbol for cross product [duplicate]

May i know the latex syntax for the center symbol (circle with cross)?
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Looking for “^” symbol [duplicate]

What is the correct symbol for ^ in math mode? I can't type ^ as it appears as superscript symbol
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Symbol for “such that” (not in set) [duplicate]

If a is a set a \leftarrow { b| b must satisfies property} but if a is an element a \leftarrow b| b must satisfies property is this a usual notation? Or what other symbol should I use for the "...
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How to write average of a function? [duplicate]

Just do not know how to write the average of a function. The symbol look like a integral sign with a short bar in the middle. It means integral of a function over a ball divide by the measure of the ...
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How to bring beauty to this pgfplot? [closed]

We are making a plot as follows: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shadings} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \def\xmin{0} ...
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How to write flipped \in? [duplicate]

How to write a horizontally flipped version of \in in mathematics mode? Google gives me \reflectbox and something like that, but I feel that there is a more straightforward way to write it since the ...
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Used almost all alphabet symbols, what to use for summation indices now? [closed]

I have already used all the a,b,c,d,g,i,j,k,l,m,n,p,q,r,t,v,w,\alpha,\beta symbols, I wonder how to denote summation indices in my paper now? What would you use?
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List of mostly all quotation marks used [duplicate]

I'm seeking of a list of quotation marks used in different language. So far I found only this wiki-page. But there is only the marks itself in Unicode. I know about csquotes package. I just want to ...
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How do I write ^ as text in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How to typset the symbol “^” (caret/circumflex) I would like to produce ^^ as text in my document. The symbol is refered to as 94 (0x5E) = ^ in ...
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How do I type 3 “times”5 (like 3 x 5) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I'm wondering how I can type "time". (I could omit it, but I want to emphasize that it is a product, so I want to type it out). Does anyone have a ...
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Is there a symbol for “hand-wave”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? My friends and I like to joke about hand-waving in proofs, and we were wondering if there is a hand-waving symbol in LaTeX that we could use.
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Bold symbols for Greek letters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get bold math symbols? I use for bold Greek letters the command \boldsymbol for other maths expression \mathbf, but the font weight is not the same. How can I get ...
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Simple xelatex or latex document which contains an apple command character [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to typeset the special mac's keyboard's symbols? I don't know how to get an apple command sign in a latex or xetex document. I know that this has been answered ...
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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. I ...
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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?