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{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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How do I type the symbol in TeX?

How do I type the symbol in attached file?
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why does my url address has /#!/ character, [on hold]

Please need your help, wondering why won't work my link page and has /#!/ character in between of the my url address, and does work link to open the page by using google chrome browser. Please help. ...
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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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texmaker bullet in .eps figure equation shows infinity symbol

I am using Texmaker on windows 7 and I'm trying to include a .eps figure which has bullet symbol in it, and for some reason, Texmaker shows an infinity sign instead. I've checked my .eps file, and it ...
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Upright Lowercase $\pi$ as Default

This question has helped me in creating a command for my own package (more a list of commands I defined) to force upright lowercase \pi, and so in my package I have the following code: ...
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Use specific non-unicode character in lualatex

I've looked everywhere for an answer to this question, but none could answer this specific one: I have MinionMath font (from typoma.com, MinionMath-Regular.otf) and I want to use unicode f3a0f (under ...
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Demonic correspondence: Best practices when defining devils in TiKZ

tikzsymbols defines a series of symbols which can be used in text (or nested in larger pictures) and which can be customised in various ways e.g. scaling size, choice of colours etc. For example: ...
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Change the shape of the curly braces of the newtxmath package

The curly braces of the newtxmath package don't seem good. newtxmath package curly brace Mathpazo curly brace So is there a way to make the curly braces look better without actually having ...
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Textcomp symbols disappear with some font packages

I need certain symbols for describing poetic meter, which texdoc symbols tells me are provided by the textcomp package. The symbols do appear with the default Computer Modern (loading no font ...
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Looking for stylized H-symbol

I'm wondering if LaTeX knows the following symbol (sorry for the hand-drawing, I didn't even find it online once): It's kind of a stylized H letter that is sometimes used to denote the Hilbert ...
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Overline over a symbol with an index

For example, if I want to write a closure of a set, which is denoted A_1, should I use $\overline{A_1}$ or $\overline A_1$ (or something completely different)? For me, the more logical choice seems ...
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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 should I write $x^*^2$

I want to raise the variable $x^* $ to the second power. Is there a standard way to write this? Perhaps by instead of using $x^* $ using some special star operator I am unaware of.
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How to add musical symbols like flats and sharps in text [duplicate]

I need a to use musical symbols, flats, sharps and such in my thesis. This is what I would like it to look like: I use ShareLaTeX, the online LaTeX thing.
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Bar over/under integral symbol

I try to typeset bar over/under integral symbol with \overline\int,\underline\int But the line looks too long, any solution?
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Sans-serif partial derivative symbol?

How can I typeset a partial derivative symbol (∂) in an upright, sans-serif font? I am using pdfLaTeX. I know this problem could be solved easily by switching to another engine — and feel free to ...
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Any recommended font for better looking dollar symbol?

Is there a good way to have a better looking dollar symbol \$ without altering the fonts of the rest of the text? The \$ in a default template just looks very dull. I would prefer to have a Fraktur ...
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How to shrink the size of $\infty$ for subscripts

When using \infty as a subscipt, the usual size is just too big for me, for example, I_\infty,J_\infty,K_\infty,\dots I tried \scriptsize or \tiny to shrink it, but does not work. Is there any way ...
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Where does LOW-9 comes from? [closed]

In Polish typography a quotation is put in between „ (U+201e) and right quotation mark ” (U+201d). The opening symbol is called "double low-9 quotation mark" in the Unicode. Where does it come from? ...
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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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How to write doubleprime in latex

Now I use f^{\prime \prime} for double prime. I feel that there should be a better way, but I cannot find how to do it in google or stackexchange. Thanks!
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What would be the symbol for 'multiplication on division'?

The symbol I would like to obtain ought to be like the symbol '\pm'.
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How/Where to find such special symbol/character?

I am developing a mobile app. In this app, I need some special characters and symbols, e.g. θ, ʒ, ʃ, dʒ, t͡ʃ I have found all I need except one symbol. How can I write (or where can I find) a letter ...
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fancy arrows in fancypar [duplicate]

Could you help me to find an arrow symbol I found it in fancypar documentation using as items in blue (at the first page):
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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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Typesetting equivalence class with latex [duplicate]

I was wondering, I haven't been able to find the symbol for doing a "hollow" square bracket, its basically how you would expect a square bracket to look if you used \mathbb on it. Does anybody know ...
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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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\overset and \implies not working right when combined

I'm trying to make an implies arrow with an 'n' above it. I have no trouble with $A \implies B$ $A \overset{n}{ \rightarrow } B$ but when I try to use $A \overset{n}{ \implies } B$ I get the ...
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Barred q symbol doesn't scale properly

Using the answer to the question moving the bar on hbar (copy/paste and tweaking the parameters, and replacing mathchar'26 by the shorter mathchar'55), I was able to create a barred q. Unfortunately, ...
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\prime gives “Undefined control sequence” in xelatex with unicode-math

I cannot seem to be able to create a prime (') in any custom font. This, for example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math, polyglossia} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} ...
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How to show symbol § when I refer a chapter [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis and I would like that the reference of the chapters, sections, etc... appears with symbol §, e.g.: ...as can be seen in §4.1.1 What package or reference/label combination do I ...
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symbol for multiset [duplicate]

Sets are denoted by \{ 1,2,3 \}. I would like a similar symbol \{{ 1,2,2 \}} for multisets: I'd like this symbol to respond well to \left \{{ or \huge \{{ or \!\!\{{\!\! or M^\{{. Any idea how to ...
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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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how to typeset empty inner product

I want to typeset the following in TeX (without the arguments). < , > I know that I can accomplish this by doing \langle , \rangle As an example I want to write something like the follwing: ...
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How to print sigma symbol

Picture: Question is by far simple, how do I print the sigma greek letter?. Situation is that I want to print it as my teacher write it. As shown in the picture. I already tried Detexify with no ...
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Change in proof enviroment [closed]

Could anybody tell me how to put a box at the end of proof, when the last line is a centered math formula? Thanks. The example is as follows. \begin{proposition} blah blah \end{proposition} ...
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how to use \savesymbol for the bibliography?

My bibliography contains, among others, several words in polutonikogreek. I haven't found a better way than to use the polutoniko-macros from teubner. As some other package redefines the macro \aa ...
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Modify symbol generated by \thanks using elsart.cls

I'm using elsart.cls to format a paper I'm writing, but I would really like to use a different symbol for the footnote attached to the title for the acknowledgements. As it stands now, the \thanks ...
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How do I produce a double flat symbol?

Maybe my googling skills are failing but I couldn't find anything.
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Problem with inserting the symbols \times and \omega when using arabi package

Is it impossible to insert the mathematical symbol \times when using the arabi package? After compiling A\times B it becomes AB and the sign \times disappears See the example below. ...
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I don't know how to remove a strange symbol that appears in front of my equation

In the third line of my equation, a strange Greek letter appears and I would like to remove it. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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How can I include a symbol with correct size and relative position without directly using it?

I currently have a document with lots of different packages that seem to have problems to work together: \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{dsfont} \usepackage{esint} ...
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What is this symbol consisting of a horizontal line crossed by a rotated vertial line?

I'm looking at the following symbol, between W and X, in an old PDF file: and would like to use it in Math mode in my document, but can't figure it out which symbol it is. Is it a standard Math ...
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Is it possible to use other symbols than diamonds in LaTeX gantt charts?

I use pgfgantt to draw a Gantt chart for my PhD proposal. Is there any way to insert other symbols than diamonds for creating milestones? It would be great to have symbols like letters, smileys, ...
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Using reserved characters as argument to custom macro

How can I get this work: \namedinclude{perceptron\_multilayer.h}{Multi-layer perceptron class definition} where namedinclude is defined as ...
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Request for a path integral sign (like a Cornu spiral)

Could some­one please de­sign an in­te­gral sign that looks like a Cornu spi­ral? I.e. the usual \int but with curly ends. Typed in LaTeX as \intc, it could go in the esint pack­age or ams­math. It ...
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Integral symbol with high and low dashes

How do I make the following integral symbols in Latex? I know how to make an integral and the limit. I don't know how to make it with the lines through it.
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Actuarial notation [duplicate]

The symbol that sits over this subscript "n" is used frequently in "actuarial notation". How should it be coded in LaTeX? http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/56/Actuarial_notation.svg
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I have a table written in LaTeX but I do not fully understand some symbols can you guys help me?

\begin{table}[h] \centering \caption{Minimum Deviation ${D}_m$ from ${R}_1$} \begin{tabular}{|c|>{$}c<{$}|} \hline Color & \text{Angle ($^\circ$)} \\ \hline Red Medium & 48.17 \pm 0.25 ...
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Cut and Paste Non-Math Text from MS Word to a .tex file

I am helping a friend use LaTeX to generate a book of short stories. The stories are received from the authors in MS Word -- unfortunately that is only text editor most of the world knows. There is no ...