{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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Plus Sign Too Big; How to Call adfbullet?

The + sign when typeset using Latin Modern in LaTeX is too big when used to indicate the international dialing country code. According to the LaTeX comprehensive symbol list, the commands \...
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Using the # symbol in equations

I want to use the # symbol in Latex equations. I already tried \#, but it is not working: When the # symbol appears in an equation, then the rest becomes a $ sign instead of #. Here is my code: ({...
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Command for function of function? [duplicate]

If I'm trying to write f of g where f and g are functions, what is the command for the of symbol?
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Vertical short dash [duplicate]

I am searching for vertical short dash (similar to \vdash) but couldn't find one. Fourier and mathpazo packages do contain this symbol but there is no corresponding macro defined.
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How to generate the following symbol(s) in book class? [duplicate]

Is it possible to generate symbol(s) like to following in book-class The image has been produced by the following code, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{kpfonts} \begin{document} $\varprod_{...
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symbol for degree celsius in memoir

I am using memoir for writing thesis. I have some issues in using symbol degree. The packages I am using are as below. % \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % interpret input as unicode \...
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How to put a vertical line above a number?

I need help about how to put vertical line above number ?
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Symbol to use for “don't care/invalid” table/matrix entry

Is there a symbol like \times that can be used in mathmode to represent that an matrix element whose value does not matter. Like a small centered boldface cross.
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How to get an undirected double quote symbol

My problem is that I want want to have an undirected quote character in my thesis (the " character), when I mention it's function in a certain file format. The left and right double quote symbols used ...
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how to type £ symbols beamer Singapore theme

does anyone know how to type currency symbols? I am interested in the most used: $, €, £. Also, how can I change the typography of my write up to looks nicer in Singapore theme?
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How to make own character map?

Is it possible in miktex, or texlive to manually store own characters, for example hiragana letters, in some text file and when we use the character it will look for it in file and display in pdf? I ...
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How to type this math symbol? [duplicate]

I've got to type this symbol in my article. I've searched through Internet but haven't seen anything about how to write it in TeX command. It is perhaps rarely seen or used. But I really need to use ...
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How can I write this symbol? [duplicate]

This is the symbol... It's like a uppercase and cursive l.
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Triangle inequality symbol

Does anybody know what symbol to put above an inequality symbol < to indicate that the triangle inequality has been applied? I would like a symbol like this (which is not in The Comprehensive ...
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What font or symbol is this in Latex? [duplicate]

Can anybody recognize the font or symbol for this . It is used as font for alphabetic letter S, in my text. I did check almost all fonts and symbols but couldn't succeed in finding a good match. I ...
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Is there a trident symbol in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I would like a trident symbol but there none to be found. The closest symbol I know is \neptune using the wasysym package. But it is not very nice (too 'ornamental' to my taste). Do you know some ...
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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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Is there a symbol for the y intercept in a linear model?

Model parameters in an linear regression include an intercept for the response variable (or in other words, a y intercept). Is there a symbol for this? I cannot find one in lists of maths symbols, ...
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How do I access an Arabic letter least painfully in a mathematical text

I write a mathematical text with the preamble \documentclass[fleqn]{scrartcl} \setkomafont{disposition}{\normalfont\bfseries} \makeatletter\let\TTTemp\cap\makeatother \usepackage[greek,english]{...
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How to write \LaTeX properly? [duplicate]

I just started learning LaTeX, and I'm having trouble to write a symbol, LaTeX.
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extending \widetilde in formula [duplicate]

I have the following code: \widetilde{\text{trunc}(\Delta_\mathbf{tot}(X))} and the output in codecogs is How Can I do to extend \widetilde? How Can I do to have the following formula:
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Findig the latex-command for a character [duplicate]

How can I write in latex? Which command should I use?
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Exporting graphs with ploting program

I use originPro software to plot the graphs. OriginPro can export Pdf files directly. However, when I insert symbols such as degree, it changes to something else after the compiling by LaTex. The font ...
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Example end mark fill

does anyone know how I could add fill to this end mark? It's currently a white box with a green border. I've bolded the part of the code where the problem is. \input{setup} \begin{document} \...
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\mathbbm in exponent of equation

I am trying to put a blackboard 1 (indicator function; I'm using the bbm package) in the exponent of an equation, something like \begin{align*} f(x) = \mathbbm{1}(x = 1) \\ % works p(x) = q^{\...
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How to use a ballot character instead of a bullet? [duplicate]

I want to use the ballot box character instead of a bullet in an itemize environment. How many wives did Henry VIII had? ☐ 3 ☐ 6 ☐ 8
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How to insert vertical cut in delta symbol?

How to insert vertical cut in delta symbol to denote divided difference?
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Symbol for the relation of divisibility [duplicate]

How to write '$a$ is divisible by $b$' in a Latex formula? The symbol \vdots does not look satisfactory.
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Arrow-implication

I'm writing my thesis and I need use a symbol of science implication that looks like or maybe something like but thicker. I'm curious how to generate it. This link How to look up a symbol or ...
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Longer \Updownarrow (vertical equivalent sign) [duplicate]

Is there a longer vertical equivalent sign than \Updownarrow?
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Problem in multiplication symbol ×

Please i want to write an equation with a multiplication mark ( × ) but \times doesn't work for me. Can anyone help me and i really appreciate your aid.
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Key problem not being always displayed

I am writing a document in latex and I have a problem with the symbol "^". While I am writing sometimes it happens that pressing this key no symbol is displayed, and when this happens I have to go ...
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# hash character in image path for \includegraphics [duplicate]

I am trying to include a figure from a path that has a hash (#) character in it, and failing. I've looked at these documents and did not manage to implement a working solution from any of them… one, ...
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How can I have “long =” [duplicate]

In my answer here. - How can I have "long =" so that the length of the word "de morgan" is equal the length of "="? Thank you.
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Strange symbol appearing [duplicate]

When including the symbol > in the text (no maths) of my beamer presentation, I got an inverted question mark. Why this happens? I included \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} in my file. Do you have an ...
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Dashed bra-ket notation

I am using the braket package to generate \bra and \ket vectors. However, I could not figure out how to do conjugate with a dash on top of 0 of $\ket{0}$ using the package. Is there a command for this?...
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Xymatrix crossed arrow

I would like to reproduce this figure using xymatrix package, i have encounter difficulties in scaling and in drawing an X cross in the down left arrow. Thanks
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How to make the “doesn't divide” symbol in ShareLaTex [duplicate]

a divides b , $a \mid b$ \\ a doesn't divide b , $a \notmid b$ \\ a doesn't divide b , $a \notbackslash b$ I get ab without a crossed out vertical bar between the ...
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I don' t find this symbol [duplicate]

I need this symbol and I don' t find it. I need the : t Only I find the $\tau$ but it is not Can you help me? Thanks
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How to make convolution sign in Latex? [duplicate]

How can i use convolution symbol shown below in latex:
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Can anyone identify the LaTeX font in this expression? [duplicate]

I have a document which includes the following expression: Can anyone identify the font or symbols used for the D and T characters at all? I don't have the source LaTeX and need to reproduce this ...
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How to put tilda ~ on top of greek letter tau \tau [duplicate]

There is command to put tilde ~ on a letter \~{k}. Does any one know how I can put tilde ~ on top of Greek letter tau. When I use \~{\tau}, it does not produce any result. Some one please help me out. ...
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Font Letter - Particular style [duplicate]

How can I write this letter: in Latex ? I don't know if it is a particular font, or particular symbol.
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How do I edit the symbol (a \star in the \box) by LaTeX? [duplicate]

In LaTeX there exists a symbol $\boxplus$ but how do I type the symbol "a star in a box"?
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After using listings my country symbols moved to words front

So I used listings package to put my JSON script to a LaTeX file. Which looks like: \begin {1stlisting} { "wow": 30, išėjimas "nice": 1 kažkas }, ...
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Extending TikZ fadings to the very ends of a character

I'm having a problem with the "custom letter" that I've already asked two questions about. The following MWE illustrates the issue: \documentclass[border=4]{standalone} \usepackage{accsupp,xcolor,...
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Unable to find special symbol for single and double window icon

I would like to get the symbols shown in the text below in latex This is what I was able to achieve From the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \...
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Korean Characters in Bibliography (Biblatex) [duplicate]

I am currently writing a paper and I need to include the following Korean Source into my bibliography: @article{yun, title={Effects of Relative Frequency of English Complex Words on Korean L2 ...
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Set division symbol [duplicate]

When defining a function, it is usually written in some manner like \phi: R \to R'. I recently read a post that made a distinction between : and \colon regarding the spacing. This reminded me of ...
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Can't add symbols with Alphabets in Footnote list [duplicate]

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{etoolbox} \makeatletter \patchcmd{\maketitle} {\renewcommand\thefootnote{\@fnsymbol\c@footnote}} {\renewcommand\...