{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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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 ...
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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 ...
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textmu in hepthesis class [duplicate]

I try to get hepthesis running but run into a problem when using \textmu Here a code example: \documentclass[oneside,a4paper]{hepthesis} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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what is the command for + on top of - [duplicate]

I would like to have + on top of -, I used stackrel, overset, underset, but nothing is close to what I see in textbooks, is there a specific command that places the + very close to the - underneath?
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Place figure just as you would a glyph/character [duplicate]

I would like to use a figure inline - and by that I literally mean having it inside the line of text. I want to display it in parentheses to illustrate what symbol I am referring to - these symbols ...
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How to input non-equivalence into LaTeX [duplicate]

How do you input the "not equivalent" into LaTeX? Not the "not equal" sign, but the sign that indicates the opposite of \equiv.
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What type of packages are available to produce emoticons in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I will need to use emoticons for a document that I am producing and I want to know which is the state-of-the-art in the available packages to produce emoticons in LaTeX? So far, there is just some ad ...
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Strange brackets [duplicate]

I recently saw strange modifications of { and }. The middle twirl was directed as well as two others. Does anybody know how can I get this symbols? Is there any way to discover the LaTeX source code ...
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Symbol for induces [duplicate]

I am looking for a symbol to use for "induces" (in the mathematical sense, one object can induce another). The symbol leadsto: $\leadsto$ (latexsym package) is of the perfect shape, but it is just too ...
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How do you make the \in symbol smaller? [duplicate]

By default, \in produces a lunate epsilon that is just a crazy, ridiculous size. What is the most correct way to make it smaller?
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“Undefined control sequence” error when compiling bibliography with math symbols in the title [duplicate]

I am writing a paper/report using a LaTex template which uses document class scrreprt and natbib as its bibliography package. However, I'm having trouble with one of my citations which has a math ...
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How to type this in text? [duplicate]

How to type the ASCII characters, like ! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / :
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Vertical alignment of the top line in \sqrt [duplicate]

When using \sqrt, the top line of the square root symbol seems to be closer to the enclosed text for some text than for others. It even seems to line up differently with the left "check mark" portion ...
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latex symbols to indicate telephone and mobile on letterhead [duplicate]

I want to add symbols for telephone and mobile on article class rather than writing Phone no: 0999999999 and mobile number 099999999999999. Are there any available symbols to indicate telephone and ...
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How to write “@(x)x.^2” in latex? [duplicate]

I tried \texttt{@(x)x.^2} or directly @(x)x.^2 but texmaker gives Missing $ inserted. I gues it is because x.^2 which is assumed to be math syntax. Can you help?
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what is the the latex code for a wave line above a word? [duplicate]

I wish to write a wave line above the "ch" as described in the following picture, how should I do this?
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Latex: \lneq displaying as \nleq [duplicate]

The problem i have is that both \lneq and \nleq display as the same symbol with different sizes. I only need the "equality bar" below < to be crossed out. Instead the whole symbol is crossed in ...
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How to make “\” in latex? [duplicate]

How to make '\' in latex if '\' has to be used in set theory equations? I have to use it in the following format $\forall X \in 2^\Omega-{\emptyset} $ Here instead of '-' sign i want to use '\'. Is ...
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How to write the absolute value symbol in inline and display equations? Which is the preferred way of doing this? [duplicate]

I've been trying things such as |, \lvert ... \rvert, and \left| ... \right|, but I'm not sure which are the best options for inline and display expressions, since sometimes formulas don't look good.
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How do I make this fancy chi in TeX? [duplicate]

How do I make this fancy chi symbol in TeX? I've tried both \mathbb{\chi} and \chi to no avail.
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How do I get the single turnstyle symbol? [duplicate]

I am trying to replicate a logic symbol that looks like \models but has only one horizontal line, and represents a logical deduction. It looks roughly like |-. I have tried Detexify, but it does not ...
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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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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, ...
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Put plus, minus, time and divide sign in a square [duplicate]

For circumscribed circle, it is $\otimes$, $\ominus$, I get it, but how do you put them inside a square? i have seen something similar in here and here.