{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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Copy/paste an existing (Word *.doc) 'pretty looking' bibliography into LaTeX

How can I add the list of references into LaTeX? I have a formatted references list in Word and would like to use it in LaTeX. I do not need the connections/the reference in the text itself (cite). ...
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Latex Code for Symbol [duplicate]

Could someone please help me with the Latex code for the symbol below?:
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How do I print '~' in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I draw a tilde in math mode? I need to print $ X_i~N(\mu,\sigma)$ but ~ and \~ don't work in math mode in LaTeX.
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How to use amssymb's \blackbox symbol

I have following problem - I want to use \blackbox in my file, which is provided by amssymb package. I use the following packages: babel, [T1]{fontenc}, [latin2]{inputenc}, none of which allows \...
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relational symbol for “the same strings” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How to get the following relational symbol in the attached image? It's an altered equal-sign and is used by our tutor to denote "the same strings".
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Pullback symbol of morphisms?

How can I get something like this: which was meant to be the symbol for the pullback by the morphisms $s$ and $t$. It is meant to be used inline in math mode. It should be like x which we get by ...
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What is this non-detexifiable Math symbol K? [duplicate]

I could not detexify this: How can you get it in LaTeX?
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How do you code for a 'not equivalent' sign in TeX? [duplicate]

I can get the not equal to sign, but can't seem to find the not equivalent sign!
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Wrong emptyset symbol

Each time i type $\emptyset$ an ugly (if I may say so, I think it's ugly), or rather unexpected slashed circle comes out instead of the (expected) emptyset. I want my \emptyset! What should I do? ...
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Symbol which looks like $\oint$ which marks the beginning of a section/chapter? [duplicate]

How do I make the symbol which looks like $\oint$ which marks the beginning of a section/chapter? Much thanks in advance.
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How to express this in LaTeX?

I want to know how to express this function in LaTeX. Can anyone help me?
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What is the LaTeX code to put a multiplication symbol into a matplotlib title?

Apologies for a very basic question, but this is something that I always forget, and it's a pain to find with google and the like, so I'm putting it here for everyone's future reference. As far as I ...
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Writing a partial differential in the text

Does anyone know how to write a partial differential symbol, but in the text not as part of an equation? Thanks
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Don't know how to make this symbol!

for school we need to make this kind of operation: Can somebody tell me how to make this big brackets and write the number inside in this way?
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Minion Pro Symbols

I searched the site but I couldn't find an answer. I'm trying to use Minion Pro. Some symbols don't seem good to me. Can you explain how to change them? (Maybe into mathpazo or better one.) \...
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How to get a curved arrow pointing left and right? [duplicate]

I need something like $\curvearrowright$, but pointing in both directions. This is for a commutative diagram. Thank you!
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How can I represent these symbols?

Can someone tell me how to write these symbols in LaTeX?
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Weird Missing $ inserted error

This is what I wrote in my .tex file: <\emph{Technician, View, Business_Plan, NULL}>$\rightarrow$ \emph{Deny} <\emph{HR, View, Business_Plan, NULL}>$\rightarrow$ \emph{Deny} <\emph{...
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How to render ->

I tried to render the arrow symbol -> using \->, but it didn't work. I tried \-\> as well, which didn't work either. Both compiled well but didn't generate the right symbol. I suspect it ...
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What is the symbol to join two personal names? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dashes: - vs. – vs. — I don't know if here is the best place to ask, but my question involves three symbols, so here we go: What symbol should I use to connect two names, ...
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How to show this tag $\mathbbmss{x}$ in PostScript or PS format?

\mathbbmss{x} - This tag in viewable in DVI format but after creating a PostScript or PS format, the symbol will disappear.
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LaTeX Symbols do not work any more [duplicate]

my problem should be fairly simple but I am a LaTeX Noob... :) Using WinEdt 10 under Windows 7, compiling with PDFTeXify (standard). If I use basic symbol commands like \pi or \leftrightarrow, no ...
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footnote symbol in Beamer

In a Beamer frame how can I make a footnote with symbol (such as †)? I have tried options from this Symbols instead of numbers as footnote markers However they don't work for Beamer and I still get ...
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How to draw the following symbol in LaTeX?

I want to draw the 'T' like symbol of the following document, I tried using \mathcal, \mathfrak but it didn't work. I also tried to use detexify but it didn't work. Can anyone help me?
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Designing a notation for the “even part” or “even floor” of a number [closed]

The largest even number less than or equal to either 6 or 7 is 6. Whether 6 should be called the “even part” of those numbers or the “even floor” of those numbers or something else was the topic of ...
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Ampersand like symbol latex

What is the name of this symbol, and how to make it in latex ?
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How can I typeset \simeq-like arrow?

I need something like this: The closest I've managed to do looks like this, but it's definitely not very pretty: How can I create this symbol? I can't seem to find it anywhere!
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Remove “space symbol” [duplicate]

I'm trying to write: LCD_write_String_to_Buffer("Esperando \nconfiguracion..."); but what I get is: I get like horizontal square brackets. Is there any way to remove all symbols and leave ...
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How to make this symbol? [duplicate]

How can I make this symbol? Already searched through "Latex Symbols", but can't find it.
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Mysterious type of Omega [closed]

I'm looking for this verion of Omega:
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Unable to add symbol in header of table [duplicate]

So, here is a table: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{llllllll} \rowcolor[HTML]{EFEFEF} \textbf{foo} & \textbf{bar} & \textbf{foobar} & \textbf{fsj} ...
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How to write Mathematical expectation and Probability in the following form

What commands should I use to type the following operators and ?
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One of the symbols of the font used look odd, what are my options to fix it?

I have enjoyed the mathptmx package font for some time. However recently I discovered that mathptmx used the really wide double integral symbol (iint) which looks much like this: I would much ...
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How to change position of symbols that are moved by transposition sign in equation?

I have equation \begin{align} \textbf{P}(k+1|k) = \textbf{F}(k)\textbf{P}(k|k)\textbf{F}^T(k) + \textbf{Q}(k) \end{align} where the sign of transposition \textbf{F}^T makes second the time symbol (...
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Symbols in Math Mode

I am trying to put the following into LaTeX, using math mode. $ \urcorner \box (Alarm = On \wedge DoorControls = Enabled) $ This is an LTL statement, when I inserted the above everything is ...
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Defect of measuring into the count of alphabet width

Question: Why in the example below I get (with CM at 10pt) \alphabet=342.93138pt and \myalphabetwidth=342.6536pt why I have this difference between the two measures? What is the more correct? \...
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How do I make math symbols bigger?

I'm using Scrivener to convert multimarkdown to LaTeX and then using TeXshop to typeset my document.This work flow works great for me except for the fact that I'd like to be able to make certain math ...
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Defining “myFootnote” in LaTeX

I've done the following modifications: \makeatletter \long\def\@makefntext#1{% #1 \noindent \hb@xt@ .8em {\hss \@textsuperscript{\normalfont\@thefnmark}}} \makeatother But I want the code to be ...
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Bent Arrow Symbol

Could you help me with search of such arrow symbol in latex, please? I know that there is \hookrightarrow. But it's not what I want to use in my article.
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Boisik package \textfont undefined in MikTeX 2.9

The following does not work in MikTeX 2.9.5870 64-bit + (pdflatex or xelatex): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{boisik} \begin{document} $\smile$ \end{document} The error is \textfont 4 is ...
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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?