{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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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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An easy way to create your own new Font using glyphs from other psnfss2e fonts?

I'd like to create my own LaTeX font that works with pdfLaTeX, or if that's too difficult for me, then create a custom font that at least works with XeTeX. I'd like to use the letters from Palitino ...
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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?
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How can I print \twonotes from wasysym?

When I try to compile the following example with pdftex, I get: pdflatex symbol.tex -output-format=pdf This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded format=pdflatex) ...
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Typesetting the arc symbol over three letters [duplicate]

How do I put the arc symbol over three letters to indicate that the three letters together represent an angle? For example, the display from the following code gives five points - A, B, C, D, and E ...
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Getting back a previous encoding of a file

So i had an important tex file in UTF-8 containing polish symbols which are not in the latin alphabet. Then for unrelated reasons i changed the default encoding of my editor to windows 1250 and opened ...
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Simple list of latex symbols [duplicate]

Is there a list of simple latex entries for equations I can use in a forum. I have most of what I need e.g. Greek letters. I need at least partial derivative symbols, may subscripts.
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How can I enter the symbol in picture, which is like “O”, in Latex? The symbol means “proportional to” in mathematics [duplicate]

How can I enter the symbol in picture, which is like “O”, in Latex? The symbol means "proportional to" in mathematics. Thanks in advance.
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Titlingpage thanks footnote symbols show last symbol only (memoir class) [duplicate]

I have a question regaring the titlingpage environment of the memoir class. I use \thanks multiple times on the title page, but the footnote symbol marks are all the same (the last symbol, which in my ...
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On how to have a negated $\eta$ [duplicate]

In set theory one often uses $\notin$ as with a slash through $\in$. How can I produce a similar slash through $\eta$?
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Ctrl+F Search in PDF - copied text is symbols [duplicate]

It's a bit hard to make a proper head line, but in essence here is the problem. When I use Ctrl+F to try and search for a word or phrase in my document, instead of words and letters, all of my text is ...
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Best symbol to use for … in the case of 1,…,n [duplicate]

What symbol do people find gives best results for ... where this is in the case 1,...,n?
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How to include in caption the symbols used for tikzpicture? [duplicate]

I am trying to produce a plot and I encounter some problem within the caption. How do I reproduce the same symbols that I used in my figure? In the following example I would be interested in the ...
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Use and meaning of the symbol at @ [duplicate]

In many codes I see that there is the symbol @ appearing (e.g. it often appears in counters). My simple question is: does @ has a special meaning or it is just a character as others?
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Glyphs from font not displayed

I am trying to get Xelatex printing these glyphs from the font I'm using (it's Garamond Premier Pro): ▼ ◺ ◹ I tried both by copying and pasting them in my document and by their UTF code with: \...
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How do I get $\widecheck{G}$ in my LaTex program? [duplicate]

Hi I am trying to get $\widecheck{G}$, but my latex program (TexMaker) is giving an error, so maybe I have install a package. Any suggestions on the package I have to install? BTW these are my ...
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Control sequence for symbols in figure capture [duplicate]

What is control sequence to describe symbol full (e.g. blue) triangle in figure capture?
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Unknown symbol in lecture notes [duplicate]

In the screen shot, I cannot find the symbol denoting the set of smooth vector fields on an open set. It looks similar to \chi, but it definitely isn't. I have looked for the conventional latex ...
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What is the meaning of the “at mark” @, also called “Klammeraffe”, in LaTeX commands? [duplicate]

I have seen the "at symbol" on several occasions, used in connection with LaTeX macros, often as part of command names. Does this symbol have a special significance in LaTeX, or is it just a ...
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How to fix square root symbol from deforming? [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $$\sqrt{\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{1}{n^2}}$$ \end{document} The top left part of the root is not aligned with the rest. How do I fix ...
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Question about the Bibliography in Beamer [duplicate]

What is the command used to get the small red book symbol near the reference in the following image in a beamer document: Please Thank you
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How to use this symbol in Latex - 𝔖? [duplicate]

I would like to use the symbol '𝔖' in Latex (used for Symmetric group). Any ideas?
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Pound symbol in the program [duplicate]

I was wondering if someone could help me out with something. I want to insert the pound symbol but it won't let me do it.
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Create my own symbols such as Bigotimes [duplicate]

I am using the symbol $\Box$ as a binary operator and would like to create a unary operator symbol starting from that. My goal is to have a symbol that behaves like $\Bigotimes$ compared to $\otimes$, ...
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Problems with Korean characters and ArXiv

Here is the minimum working example. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Sample} \author{Me} \pagenumbering{gobble} \usepackage[left=1cm,top=1cm,right=1cm,bottom=1cm,bindingoffset=0cm]{geometry}...
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Eurosign in alignment is not showing up [duplicate]

The eurosign is not showing up as I wanted in the following alignment-context: \documentclass[fleqn]{scrartcl} \setkomafont{disposition}{\normalfont\bfseries} \makeatletter\let\TTTemp\cap\makeatother ...
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How to get a tensor product symbol [duplicate]

Im trying to insert a tensor product symbol (a circle with a cross through it) into my document. Anyone know how i might achieve this? Thanks
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! Undefined control sequence \backsim [duplicate]

My latex file does not accept the command \backsim. This is what I wrote in the file: $ \backsim 2.5 \mu$ What is wrong?
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Enter the symbol in math mode [duplicate]

Can anybody tell me how to enter $\bigcupdot\limits$? Thanks. I know how to enter \bigcupdot, but I don't know how to follow it by \limits.
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How to put an Expectation symbol in IEEE Transanctions format? [duplicate]

I have already tried \mathbb{E} \begin{equation} \mathbb{E} \end{equation} and $\mathbb{E}$ What exactly is the way to do it?
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In text mode space being taken away [duplicate]

Why does the space after \AA disappear? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} 5 \AA wavelength \end{document} Since extra spaces don't achieve anything in LaTeX, what can be done besides ...
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Hieroglyphs: How could we map several font files?

This question is for (TeX) archaeologists Notice: We have got better fonts for hieroglyphs these days stored in a single font file, or in SVG file(s), or in a series of GIFs covering all the Unicode ...
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What is the dollar sign ($) used for when writing LaTeX code? [duplicate]

In LaTeX examples I sometimes see formulas included in dollar signs ($d+o$). Why?
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I would like to do this (1) in big size ? is it possible? [duplicate]

I would like to do this (1) in big size using latex (a one surrounded by a circle) is it possible without including the picture ?
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How to write belongs to symbol in latex [duplicate]

I want to write this belongs to symbol in latex like this x belongs to R^M. that you normally see in papers. Suggestions?
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Typing & in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am trying to use the & symbol in LaTeX. I have looked at many LaTeX resourses and all of them suggest using \& to solve the problem. However, when I try to use this, I still get the error "...