{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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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

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{etoolbox} \makeatletter \patchcmd{\maketitle} {\renewcommand\thefootnote{\@fnsymbol\c@footnote}} ...
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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 to type in these “circle” and “square”?

I am looking for an easy way to type in the square and the circle shown below: The circles are meant for operations like +,-,>,< or \neq or \geq,leq ect. So the circles should be small. But the ...
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« and » characters not correctly displayed

The usual way to type the « and » characters in LaTeX is to use the commands "<, for «, and ">, for », while using the babel package with the italian option, and the inputenc package with the ...
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Which symbol to use is it is unknown if one side is greater then another?

How do I write if I have two expressions which I am modifying (? not sure if correct word, not native English speaker) in order to find which is greater. So I write something like this: a \??? b a ...
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Vertical, multiline, curved Fourier and Laplace club-symbol

I'm looking for a vertical Laplace and Fourier transformation symbol, similar to the one in trfsigns, but I need A vertical version of the symbol as found in the only answer to Vertical Fourier and ...
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Problem producing pounds symbol (£) in math mode

I'm having trouble getting a pounds symbol to appear in math-mode contexts in my document. The problem seems to be the use of the newpxtext package. MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Unicode greek letter or new greek letter

I need chi letter as the one to the right: My issue is that when I either use $\chi$ or \textgreek{q} I don't get what I wish to. I would also be happy with U+03C7 unicode character, but I don't ...
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How do I draw a $\partial$ with a diagonal line through it?

As the title suggests, how do I draw a $\partial$ with a diagonal line through it?
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Using \dot{x} produces a bar below the letter

I'm trying to put a dot above some letters (as in derivatives wrt time), and I know that this is achieved by \dot{x}, \ddot{x}, etc. In one of my texts it worked neatly, and in the one I'm writing now ...
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Inline resin identification codes (recycling codes)?

I would like to use resin identification codes (the recycle triangle arrows + identifier inside) inline, as part of my text. How can I achieve this? LyX-oriented answer would be appreciated.
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What's the way to change the size of a math symbol in plain TeX?

I find that \diamondsuit in ntxsy is too small, so I want to define a macro that will enlarge it and take into account the current font size being used. To illustrate below, I have a partial attempted ...
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Is there a way to make a symbol behave as either mathord or mathrel depending on context?

Symbols denoting equivalence relations are typically used in two ways. They are either binary relation symbols denoting that two elements are equivalent or they appear as ordinary symbols in the ...
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Symbol for exact division

Among many symbols which can be used for the expression "a divides b'', the preferred one is \mid (and its brother \nmid) which has some spacing advantage over \vert. But the double-bar for "a divides ...
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Numero symbol instead of the word 'no' being typeset with a certain font

I have the following minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Nimbus Sans L} \begin{document} No, no, Not, not. \end{document} The font I ...
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How import Symbol from MnSymbol? [duplicate]

I need two single symbols from MnSymbol: \preceq \closedprec (and I need to '' underline '' it in order to obtain a '' \closedpreceq command) how to get this two symbols?
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Customized Not Equal Symbol

How can I create the following symbols, or is there it? I didn't find it?
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Better double parenthesis notation for multiset

In my combinatorics homework I use double parenthesis to represent a multiset. I have referred to all the answers under Multiset notation in LaTeX on how to build such a notation. However, the double ...
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How do I make customized $\sum$ operator?

How can I create the following symbols? \circlearrowleft or \circlearrowright centered in \sum operator. EDITED: So, In \usepackage{esint} package, \ointclockwise and \ointctrclockwise; how to ...
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How to mathematically represent my equation?

I want to say "for all k from 1, 2,...B that are not elements of the vector S. What is the best/most professional way to represent this? Is there a better way to represent it than Thanks, Kevin
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How to avoid italicised text following \sigma?

I am trying to include the symbol \sigma into a document of mine but I find that every time I use it, the text following it is in italics, e.g. \sigma{\textsubscript{\emph{x}}} is used to Produces: ...
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How to move math symbols vertically and horizontally

How do I move the double arrow horizontally to the right? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{5cm}p{5cm}} {\begin{align} \underset{u(t), \eta(t), ...
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No drawing of ohmmeter or multimeter using circuitikz

I can't draw an ohmmeter in a simple electric circuit, although I am using circuitikz. If I replace ohmmeter by voltmeter or ammeter, it works fine, otherwise, not. Also, is there any symbol for ...
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Cyrillic blackboard bold

Is there a way to produce blackboard bold Cyrillic letter? (I know I can do Greek letters with mathbbol, but I need $\mathbb{Л}$.)
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Chemical equation with radiation arrow

I would like to to write the following equation in my document in latex. I am using \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem}. How can I write that in latex to get a similar outcome? (The arrow can be shorter ...
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How to create the following symbol? [duplicate]

Is it possible to create the following symbol, Circled 1 (or any number or letter). The output should be something like \textregistered except R being replaced by 1 (or the corresponding number ...
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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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a \frac{}{} with knobs

I would like to create a variation of iff (A|B or \frac{A}{B}), say A \cirf B and \fric{A}{B} for if of the kind below. It can be done in tikz however that won't scale with the arguments in size, ...
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how can I insert a footnote with numbers instead of symbols?

I do hope you are doing well and everything is all right. I'm writing a paper for a journal, and it's nearly finished. unfortunately at the latest steps to finish it, I faced a problem which would be ...
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Create a Circled Lowercase Omega

I need a circled \omega which looks and behaves like amssymb's \circledast. Here is what I have so far: \documentclass[margin=2mm]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Group binary operation symbol?

I tried to write • as the binary operation for a group (G, •), but \cdot seems too small and \bullet seems too large, so what symbol is normally used?
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Find out what symbol enumerate is using

I'm working on a poster in beamer. The style uses \setbeamertemplate{enumerate items}[circle] which generates a number inside a circle as the symbol for items in enumerate. I'd like to reference ...
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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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Square version of \cdot (small black square)?

I'm looking for the symbol that's similar to \cdot in math mode, but instead of a small circle, it's a square. Like this:
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Concatenation of strings symbols

In his 1989's Theorem for free! (doi: 10.1145/99370.99404, preprint in .dvi) paper, Wadler typeset the concatenation operation with two "plus" signs collapsed: I asked write-math.com and Detexify to ...
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LaTeX < shows upside-down? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a simple < in my text, but each time I write it, an upside-down ! is there. And for > I get an upside-down ? Can someone please help me?
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Other radical symbol in other counrty [closed]

My teacher said that we need to search for a radical symbol used in other country and I already searched it in every site but I can't find one. Please help me. Thank you.
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external-link symbol needed for pdfLaTex compiler

I am looking for the package which can support external-link symbol for pdfLatex format. I don't want to use XeLatex or LuaLatex because I get errors, so I want to stick with pdfLatex format. However ...
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Using Computer Modern symbols in math mode in Minion Pro

I'm using Minion Pro for my thesis but I would like to use some Computer Modern symbols in math mode for some symbols. I don't particularly like the \partial or \int or \in or \sum symbols, as in ...
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Looking definition of \setminus to call with \DeclareMathSymbol [duplicate]

I'm using Mnsymbol package but I don't like how looks \setminus. Because that I want use the default \setminux making \documentclass{memoir} \DeclareSymbolFont{Symbols}{OMS}{cmsy}{m}{n} ...
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How do I type large set brackets that look like this

How can I get the set brackets to look like this?
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upuparrows - undefined control sequence [duplicate]

So, I have a great trouble. When you define a vector for a first time to someone you use the term that two pointed segments are parralel and have the same orientation. So, for that you use in latex ...
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The sign of vector and degree are too close [duplicate]

Why is the vector sign and "2" are too close? Never faced it before..... I wrote: \vec{p}^2
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Want to show the percentage symbol using Helvetica rather than using the default text font

The following code produces a strange rendered percentage symbol which looks like this: Here's my code: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, twoside, %openright, toc=listof, BCOR=5mm, bibliography=totoc, ...
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Upright font in glossary of mathematical symbols using the glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package to create a glossary of mathematical symbols, but I can't get it to work with upright text in the symbols. I have tried using both \mathrm and \textup. It only seems ...
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Computer and save symbol in LaTeX

How can I write a computer/pc symbol computer/pc symbol and a save symbol in LaTeX? I looked in the Comprehensive LaTeX symbol list but don't find them.
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how we can use Indian rupee symbol in Miktex

I am using Miktex and texstudio to typeset. I have to use this indian rupee symbol in tex file.. But I could not use that in my texstudio. How to I use it. What I am Using?? I am using Windows 8.1 ...
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How to get beamer's bullet?

Edit: I'd like to get hold of the bullet character that beamer uses. One use of it is as follows. I'd like the left edges of the bullets of itemize to align with the left edge of the surrounding ...