{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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Insert the special character H for hypergraphs in Kile [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I am editing my documents in Kile. Recently I've worked with hypergraphs. Almost articles as well as books used the character H to denote a ...
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How to handle > character? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation or question mark? I have some > and < character in ...
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How can I get mathbb version of small “e”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? If I write $\mathbb{e}$ nothing gets displayed. However here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackboard_bold it says that blackboard style letter ...
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How do I get the multiplication symbol? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How do I use the recurrent multiplication symbol that gives a1*a2*a3*a4*a5*a6......? I looked it over online and couldn't find it because I ...
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how do you write the grad operator? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I can only get \div which is upside down. I tried typing \grad but no luck. Packages I am using: \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Description Logic symbols in LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I need to get symbols of description logic names looking like at the picture: Should I use some special font for this purpose, and which one? ...
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latex symbol name for template type specifier [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I was trying to copy the symbol from the paper : http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/WG21/docs/papers/2005/n1885.pdf so as to specify a ...
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Typing O symbol [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? What is the command for typing the kind of O shown here:
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How to get a small script letter s [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lowercase \mathcal Does some know to get a small script/calligraphic letter 's' in Latex? I know there is one for the letter 'l' (the \ell command) Is there a similar ...
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Where can I find a bigger \tau symbol? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? The usual symbol for \tau is what Latex standardly gives me when writing $\tau$ - but I find this rather small. Recently in a pdf of some ...
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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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Multiline text under/over arrows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I write multiple lines in a subscript? Force line break inside a \lim argument in align environment I want to write some multi-line text under a long arrow. ...
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How to express ~ (tilde) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one insert a backslash or a tilde into LaTeX? How do I express ~ in LaTeX. I have tried \~ but it doesn't work. Is there a specific syntax for it and is there a ...
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How to print this bracket? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to look up a math symbol? A symbol for the field of formal Laurent series Could anyone tell me how to print the left bracket in these 2 formulae? And their ...
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How to define the Heaviside function in LaTeX? [closed]

Commonly, in the mathematical literature, the Heaviside function it is not simply refereed as H(t-theta). The letter H is drawn with a different letter. My question is: How to define the Heaviside ...
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combining existing symbols [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Overlay symbol with another How can I create a new symbol by carefully overlaying and repositioning two existing symbols in the box that tex allocates for a single ...
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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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Opinion on aesthetics of this symbol [closed]

I am trying to decide on a symbol for a particular mathematical quantity, it has three different types of indices and I'm running out of places to put sub-scripts/super-scripts. I have a few ideas, ...