{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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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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A ruler symbol in LaTeX [duplicate]

Is there a ruler symbol in some LaTeX package? I would like something similar to the clock symbol in the wasysym package.
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How to draw a small benzene ring symbol in an inline chemical formula?

I need to type an inline chemical formula such as HO-(C=O)-(Benzene)-(C=O)-OH. Is there a way I could insert a small benzene symbol (something compact, without using tikzpicture environment, ...
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Drawing dashed `\subseteq` symbol

I am trying to draw a dashed \subseteq symbol: (in contrast to \not\subseteq or \varsubsetneq and \nsubseteq from the amsfonts package) but having no success. Is there any known way to do this? ...
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Need to type a right triangle symbol but unicode input problem

I need to type a right triangle symbol, whose unicode is U+22BF or U+25FF, see http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/25ff/index.htm What I get in the template I used is ...
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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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hat over dot are not fitted exactly over the variable?

Hi this my minimal code \documentclass[times]{asjcauth} \usepackage{moreverb} \usepackage[colorlinks,bookmarksopen,bookmarksnumbered,citecolor=red,urlcolor=red]{hyperref} ...
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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 make the brackets [ ] more dark for mathematical purpose?

When a work involves the brackets [ ] for mathematical purpose, say closed intervals [a, b], I always feel that, even with Amsart, the brackets [ ] are not that clear in output. The brackets just seem ...
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How do you write the double turnstille & its negation in ShareLaTeX?

I think the code for the double turnstile is \vDash and the code for its negation is \nvDash. Neither of these commands work for me in ShareLatex. I enter them, hit recompile and nothing appears. ...
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\setmathfont[range=\sqrt]{…} changes size of integrals

Using the suggestion from this answer, I used the \sqrt sign from Asana Math with TeX Gyre Pagella Math to decrease the height of some inline math. However, this apparently had some unintended ...
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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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Undefined control sequence when using \therefore [duplicate]

In my code I wrote : $\therefore$ There is a total of 21,168 ways that we can choose 2 chemists and 3 physicists. However, I am getting the undefined control sequence error. I have used packages ...
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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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How to put a vertical line above a number?

I need help about how to put vertical line above number ?
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How do I typeset the c++ increment symbol in LaTeX?

How can I typeset the increment "+=" symbol? It should act as a relation (like =), but should not have extra space between the "+" and "=".
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Typesetting plus-minus uncertainties with different upper and lower bounds

I'm making a data table and need to include my error bars with my data. $\pm$ works great if the upper and lower bounds are the same, however, several of my data points has a different upper limit ...
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How to negate a specific symbol?

I want to negate the symbol whose code is \models (this would be specific to Formal Logic). How can I do that? I tried a number of combination, but didn't find how this could be done. I tried ...
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Symbol for “defined to be logically equivalent” (:⇔)

Is there a way to typeset the symbol ":⇔" correctly in LaTeX (i.e. with the right alignment and spacing)? I know that using :\Leftrightarrow or :\Longleftrightarrow gets me the symbol I'm looking for ...
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How to write gamma in latex

I want to use the symbol gamma in the following document. But whenever i type \gamma , i get the error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.7 hello my boy!!!!!!!! \X \gamma ? ...
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Issue with special characters in Python code

I am trying to insert a Python code into a LaTeX document. The Python code (an example) is the following and contains many special characters (>, <, °): valeur = input('Veuillez entrer une valeur ...
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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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Environment for non-cursive symbol in article?

Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[amsmath] \begin{document} ionizing collisions is about $132 \, \mu \text{m}$ \end{document} giving where I think the $\mu$ should be not cursive. I ...
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How to typeset right and left logical projection binary operations in LaTeX?

In his section on Boolean Basics in The Art of Computer Programming Volume 4A, Pre-Fascicle 0B, Donald Knuth introduces notation for right and left logical projections, which appropriately look like ...
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Marvosym in moderncv

I am trying to use marvosym symobl for Email and telephone but with this code \documentclass[11pt,% % corpo del font: ci sono anche '10pt' e '12pt' ...
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The Distinct symbols [duplicate]

How do I write the symbol x cross in LaTeX. I want the x with a line across the centre point of X. I searched the internet but couldn't get it. This is a picture of the symbol
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Logical “and” character in TeX

I'm trying to write a logical syllogism in the form of ((a -> b) & (c -> a)) -> (c -> b). But I don't know how to write Logical And character. It's something like caret character (^), but not as a ...
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How to make an oplus in mhchem

I would like to have an oplus and an ominus in LaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{A^\oplus + A^\ominus} \end{document}
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How to insert a # via \immediate\write18 within a macro

It seems that using \immediate\write18{echo "\string#!/bin/bash (version 1)" > \jobname.command}% outside of a \newcommand works great. However, I want to invoke within a \newcommand: ...
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How to type a non-breaking hyphen (dash, “-” character) in scientific or technical documents

I am writing scientific or technical documents in LaTeX. Often I need to type a non-breaking space, for example when using equation references: Equation~\eqref{eq:equation1example} shows blaa... Is ...
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Creating a symbol that combines a number with a triangle for math-mode

I'm trying to create a new symbol that simply combines a number with a triangle, by placing the number inside the triangle. It should work in math-mode (text mode would be nice, but not required). ...
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Unexpected latex error: Text line contains an invalid character

My latex started showing this error: Error | line 3|! Text line contains an invalid character. out of nowhere. Actually, it shows 100 of this errors, all in the same line. I started to investigate ...
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How to display the word “AMS-LaTeX” in LaTeX? [duplicate]

How do I display the word "AMS-LaTeX" properly in LaTeX like in the image below? Is there a command for the "AMS" part similar to \LaTeX?
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How to horizontal/vertical combine two math symbols?

This is an absolutely minor/cosmetic problem. I can e.g. use stackrel so combine two math-symbols vertically. This is nice for \stackrel{!}{=}. But how to do this horizontally? I want to combine (only ...
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Latex codes for some other chemistry symbols

How can i write some of these symbols in Latex? Quadruple Bond or even 5 or 6 bonds as evident from Wikipedia articles: (Quadruple)(Quintuple)(Sextuple) Bent / Banana bonds (bonds having a curved ...
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Is there a simple way to get the Bourbaki dangerous bend symbol (without extra)?

I would like to put a Bourbaki dangerous bend symbol in my text. The LaTeX package manfnt allows to easily type the Knuth variant of the Bourbaki dangerous bend symbol. This variant is basically the ...
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Add a symbol list to a manual written in LuaLaTeX

I am currently writing a manual using LuaLaTeX (UTF-8) and would like to include the following symbols in my document, with the description on the right: Currently I'm changing the layout in a Word ...
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Handwrite letter V in Inline Math Mode [duplicate]

What package and command do I have to insert to write letter V in a handwriting style using Inline Math Mode? Below is the result I want to obtain:
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What is the best symbol to use for the d'Alembertian?

Normally, most people use the symbol $\Box$ to represent the d'Alembert (wave) operator (including the linked to Wikipedia page). Recently I wanted to use \hat\Box and \tilde\Box, but they do not ...
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mathabx package and Maya symbols problem

I'm desperately trying to use the Mayan math symbols I found listed in the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbols List. The document says that these symbols can be used this way (page 65): Table 200: mathabx ...
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How can I typeset this equation (standard model of physics)? [duplicate]

So, there's this picture Floating around on the internet for the standard model of physics in a relatively short form. I want to typeset this in LaTeX in order to print it. However, I can't find a ...
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Latex “element of with two strokes” (⋹)

Is there a latex symbol akin to \in, but with two strokes? It has a Unicode equivalent, ⋹. I looked on detexify, but I couldn't find anything that matched. If it doesn't exist, how might I "rig" it? ...
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Arrow above text (like widehat)

I'm doing a presentation for a lay audience and I was hoping to have an arrow above the word "dim" to differentiate the dimension vector from the dimension generally. However, $\xrightarrow{dim}$ puts ...
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How to make circle with colored halves?

In my math equations, I'd like to use a circle symbol which has the top and bottom half colored at a specific color. Ideally with a separating line at the diameter. The symbol should also work if I ...
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Dollar sign in URL in Texmaker

I am trying to format a URL using the url package. My URL has a dollar sign ($) in it. This line \url{\\000.000.000.00\ Redirected$ \DBLocker} compiles correctly and the result is what I want. ...
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How can I get the Russian ruble sign?

I want to use the Russian Ruble symbol. How can I get hold of it?
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what should this piece of LaTeX do?

Today I just started learning LaTeX. This is my first code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \DeclareMathSymbol{\bot}{\mathord}{symbols}{"3F} \DeclareMathSymbol{\perp}{\mathrel}{symbols}{"3F} ...
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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?