{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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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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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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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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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\...
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How to typset $:\iff$ (logical equivalence)? [duplicate]

How shall I typeset ":<=>" in Latex which means "is logical equivalent"? After typing A :\iff B I get Comparing it with A \coloneqq B (cf. How to typeset $:=$ correctly? ): We see that there ...
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Strange Characters Appearing

I'm sharing some documents with colleagues and a strange thing keeps happening. Whenever the document gets transferred back to me strange characters appear but this seems to be random - as far as I ...
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How write integrale symbol on latex [duplicate]

How can I write instead of (if you can see the first integral symbol is more straight). Thanks.
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Undefined control sequence \thicksim [duplicate]

I wanted to type the equivalence relation between two things, and the sign is tilda, marked in latex with \ticksim. But, when I typed that, it just said undefined control sequence. Please help me , I ...
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Short command for frequently used symbols [duplicate]

I am making a TeX file of an old "German" mathematical document, in which the symbols $\mathfrac{A}$, $\mathfrak{B}$, etc. are occurring in every paragraph. So, when I type this, it takes lot of ...
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Properly represent number sets in LaTeX

I need to add inline in my text the symbol for various number sets like integers or real numbers. I've read I can use \mathbb{X} to create the proper symbol but I need to use that in math mode. I ...
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Making asterisk look like a Kleene star [duplicate]

When I type * or \ast in LaTeX, it looks like this: When I see other papers involving "Kleene closure", the asterisk looks like: How do I obtain the second symbol? Searching for "Kleene star" or ...
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How to type trace set operator (small /cap inside /cap) [duplicate]

How can I typeset a smaller \cap inside a \cap as used in my lecture notes to define a trace set?
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How do I enter an arbitrary Unicode code point, with pdfTeX?

I've just found How do I enter an arbitrary Unicode code point into my document? but I want to do the same with pdfTeX, not LuaTeX. Is this possible?
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Fancy way to write '>>'

I've been looking another way to represent the symbol: >>. My try is to use \guillemotrigh. Is there any other fancy code?
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Bisimulation symbol? [duplicate]

Very simple question: I'm looking for the symbol that indicates that two worlds from 2 different Kripke-models are bisimilar, that there is a bisimulation between those two. In most articles a left-...
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How to typeset the stochastic exponent symbol? [duplicate]

Here is a screenshot where the symbol is present. I am not sure what command should I use to produce the symbol in the left of (3.11). However, after comparison, I think it is not \varepsilon.
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LuaTeX equivalent of \XeTeXglyph [duplicate]

Does LuaTeX have an equivalent of \XeTeXglyph? Or better yet, is there a command to select a glyph by number that works both with xelatex and lualatex? I did find a handmade version in German, but isn’...
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Registered trademark in superscript and tiny font

Given this alias in my LaTeX stylesheet that allows me to show a superscript registered trademark symbol by just typing \rr \newcommand{\rr}[0]{\textsuperscript{\textregistered}\xspace} How would ...
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newcommand for double underscores without space with listing package

I know, the similar questions have already asked and (most correctly) answered too. But I am getting stuck while writing __log or __inti__ in the block diagram or in text. The simplest solution ...
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Cyrillic alphabets

When I open my TEX-file it can't display a cyrillic symbols but some symbols of other encoding so I can't read this text. How to make them be displayed correctly?
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How write a symbol of the circle in the Latex? [duplicate]

How write a symbol of the circle in the Latex?