{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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Different symbol for g

How can I write in "curly" form of g in an equation? Just "g" gives me this
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How do I typeset a low single quotation mark?

How do I typeset a low "9" single quotation mark such as that seen below?
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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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Trigonometric arc

How to be codes for trigonometric arc AB like that: ( not using kpfonts ). Thanks.
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= and - signs disappeared

I had a working document using dollar signs for math expressions. Everything was showing up great. Then I copy-pasted a small piece of text into the document, and all my = and - signs have disappeared....
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How to make a symbol by joining together 'P' and 'A'?

'P' should be in the left of 'A' and of little smaller size.
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Ampersand like symbol latex

What is the name of this symbol, and how to make it in latex ?
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Backticks versus real quote marks

So, I'm a Mac user, and a little bit of a type nut (probably not compared to many users on here, though! :P) I've been happily typing emdashes and curly-quotes on my keyboard for years, and years: ⌥⇧-...
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Binomial coefficient with brackets [duplicate]

Is there any way to write a binomial coefficient that has brackets in place of parenthesis? Another way to write what I want would be to get a fraction without the horizontal bar between the ...
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How can I typeset \simeq-like arrow?

I need something like this: The closest I've managed to do looks like this, but it's definitely not very pretty: How can I create this symbol? I can't seem to find it anywhere!
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Pluralized numero symbol

So, there's a few questions about the Numero symbol: №. However, I'd like to be able to pluralize it. I'm not a master of the text-positioning-adjustment tools; but here's what I've got so far: \...
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How to write notations of equations in LaTeX. (Text and Mathematical operator together) [duplicate]

I want write the following sentences in LaTeX. n_e and n_i are the density of electrons and ions; m_\alpha and Z_\alpha are the mass and charge number of species \alpha; v_e and v_i are the ...
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Add Danger sign in margin of text

How can I add a danger sign like the one below? I'm currently using the package fourier-orns but the danger sign isn't really good-looking. Thank you for your help.
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How to autoscale and autoalign a TikZ picture to the surrounding text?

I'm designing some icons with TikZ to be used in my text. As a working example for this question let's a take a simple arrow: \tikz[->]{\draw[>=stealth] (0,0)--(1,0);} How can I treat this ...
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mathabx integral sign in newtxmath style

I discovered that the Libertine font can be implemented in math mode using the newtxmath package. However, I prefer the integral sign from the mathabx package rather than the one contained in ...
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How to place {} and () in symbol across multiple rows of table

I'm a LaTeX newbie making a first post. I have a table as follows: \begin{table}[H] \small \centering \begin{tabular}{cl} \multirow{2}{*}{\emph{NewElement} ``item'',} & \emph{NewElement}(``...
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Taller \bowtie, \ltimes, \rtimes in pxfonts

I really like the Palatino font and its math symbols, except for one: the join symbols (\bowtie, \ltimes, \rtimes) are very thin. I want them to fit neatly into a square, not into a rectangle, like ...
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The \not operator and relation R [duplicate]

I am using letter R for notation for my relation. I have to use the wRw notation. My problem is that I can't write \not R as I would like to. So I would like to write that, let's say a,b are not in ...
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“Too many symbol fonts declared” error

I've had this problem for a while. When I try to add a new package, it says ! LaTeX Error: Too many symbol fonts declared. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H ...
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Graph theory notation

I am writing a TeX document with some graph theory notation and there is some notation I couldn't get: I checked in Word and it's Cambria Math font, but when I used the {unicode-math} package it ...
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Changing the sign near author email

I use the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{authblk} \date{\today} \title{Some Title} \author[1]{Prof. First Person\thanks{PFh@som.ac.il}} \author[2]{Dr. Second Man \thanks{SMh@elsac.il}}...
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Adding comment in same line and without sign

I use the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{mathtools} \date{\today} \title{Some Title} \begin{document} \...
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How to get QED symbol in `amsthm`?

I am trying to get QED symbol in amsthm. I use $\hfill \square$, but I get a slightly different square: The one on the right is the QED symbol of amsmath.
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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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Trident sign showing up unwanted when itemizing

When itemizing, I have found unwanted Trident-like signs being produced in the output. Moreover, it is giving error messages for the said section. The whole document is rather short, and runs as ...
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Parallel resistance command

I've been looking for a way to typeset the parallel of two resistances. I'm aware of the \parallel symbol, but it has the limitation that it won't adapt its size; i.e., the following MWE won't compile:...
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Writing graphical characters (unicode U+2500 to U+25E7) [duplicate]

Hi I'm writing a report for a project. It's about a ship war game with an old school terminal interface and I'd like to write my grid like in my program to be able to copy-paste screens from my ...
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double sqrt (surd) symbol

I want to define a macro that prints two adjacent sqrt symbols. (Notation from Cauchy's analysis book). I get something close but the spacing is changing depending if there is a number before it. ...
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Change footnote numbering format to a custom mapping

My text contains some footnotes, and I want the footnote symbols in the text to be the English letters and the corresponding counterparts in the page footer to be Hindi numbers from 1 to 26, how may I ...
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combination of macron and breve diacritics

I try to combine the macron and the breve accent. This post already helped me to get a good adaptive macron, and the \u command produces a nice breve, but I have problems combining them. How can I ...
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OldStyle numbers, the Fira Sans font and the siunitx package: incorrect % symbol

I am working on a document where I regularly use percentages. For that I'd like to use the siunitx package so that I can write \SI{56}{\%}. I also prefer to use OldStyle (or Lining) numbers. Currently ...
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Another version of the command \triangleleft in amssymb

I need the triangleleft symbol underlined like the symbol \leqslant. Thank you all!
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Overlined capital letter with small parenthesis

I would like to produce a particular symbol represented by a capital letter with an uppercase index and an overline bar between small parenthesis. By looking on the web I found \documentclass{article}...
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Is there a symbol that means “chapter”? [closed]

Is there a symbol that means "chapter" the way \S means "section"? I'm not sure what it might look like -- maybe a "C" with a circle in the middle?
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How can I make the latin small letter a with cup over it?

I was just reading "Learning Segmentation by Random Walks" by "Marina Meila" and "Jianbo Shi". How can I make the letter (or rather the diacritical mark above the a) in the last name of the first ...
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Europass Resume Icons

How can I get vector image icons or LaTeX icons for the following resume template? Is there any default LaTeX .cls file that provide these icons (colorful icons for Windows). I would like to use ...
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tex4ht: bot symbol in hypertarget

I use tex4ht to compile my document. However I have one problem with $\bot$symbol. Command \hypertarget{Symbol$\bot$test}{UserText} leads to compilation error: Missing \endcsname inserted ...
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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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print the backslash in the pdf document [duplicate]

I want to print the following path D:\\hl_sv in the PDF document but I am facing problem that the backslash are not being displayed. How can escape them to write them in the pdf document. tex code: \...
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How do I typeset this symbol? (possibly astronomical)

I have an old text by CF Gauss (namely Disquisitio de elementis ellipticis Palladis, 1810) in which he uses the symbol in the picture. It looks a lot like a boldface number 7, but he uses it as a ...
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How to generate the following symbol(s) in book class? [duplicate]

Is it possible to generate symbol(s) like to following in book-class The image has been produced by the following code, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{kpfonts} \begin{document} $\varprod_{...
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How do I do a contour integral in complex analysis [duplicate]

I want to do the integral sign over the sign gamma (integrating around a path gamma)
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Enable \ifmeasuring@ flag

Apparently the \DHLhksqrt macro in the MWE below measures its content 20 times: Questions: Where exactly can I put the \measuring@true and \measuring@false so that I get the count of 1? If you ...
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elsarticle: Changing symbol used in \tnoteref

In the elsarticle class, when you use the command \tnoteref, a star is placed at the end of the title and used as the symbol for the footnote, see the example below. I would like to change that to ...
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What is this math symbol and its latex representation?

What symbol is the one after the word "code" above? Is this \varrho or just the @ symbol? How do I pronounce it? \[ \varrho \]
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'\underline' & '\underbar' (if exists)?

I met a problem in equation editing: The problem is that the underline is too long comparing with the bar over the letter. So I am wondering is there any symbol like \underbar so that I can get a ...
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double integral over oriented closed surface

Is there a command, presumably in the esint package, to create a double integral symbol similar to the one created by \oiint, but with an arrow indicating whether the surface is oriented outward or ...
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Detexify-like service where I can paste a symbol

With detexify, I can draw a symbol and find code to reproduce it in LaTeX. Suppose that I already have the symbol ∀. I could mimic its shape by drawing it by hand into detexify, and if I draw it ...
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Issue displaying Trademark sign and more

LaTeX does not give me an error message, but if I use ™, ® or even °C I get a gibberish output such as "Âõ". Is there any way to resolve the issue?