I have some code which uses the \oiint symbol. However there are many packages that provide this command. Most of for special fonts. I am using lmodern however and want a package that provides the symbol matching to lmodern.

I have found so far wasysym with option [integrals], mathabx and esint package.

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    esint is designed to match with Computer Modern, so it should look just fine with lmodern. – Chel Dec 9 '11 at 19:50
  • I've included the esint package, but LaTeX keeps thinking the \oiint command isn't defined. I've double-checked that the package is installed. What's the problem here? – Adrian Keister Jul 11 '14 at 10:49

If I go to the detexify site and draw the double-integral-with-circle symbol, the answer I get is \oiint from the esint package. The package also provides the command \varoiint for a perfectly circular-shaped circle symbol. (Sounds rather circular, doesn't it?!)

Aside: If the esint package is loaded, the macros \iint and \oint are modified relative to the definitions provided by the amsmath package. With \iint, the two integral symbols are spaced more closely, and with \oint, the circle is enlarged. (Note that the shape of the basic integral symbol itself is still the one that's provided by the Computer/Latin Modern math font.) Speaking purely for myself, I find both changes to be ok, and even quite good. However, it's probably worth pointing this out explicitly, if for no other reason than to avoid any surprises by unsuspecting users of the esint package.

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\usepackage{esint} % various fancy integral symbols
\int \iint \oint \oiint \varoiint 

Addendum, March 2018: If you use LuaLaTeX and the unicode-math package, you wouldn't need to load any particular package to get access to macros such as \iint, \oint, and \oiint -- the corresponding symbols should be provided by just about all unicode-based math font. Here's how the symbols look when using 11 different math fonts. (Aside: I chose the math fonts purely based on their ability on my TeX distribution (MacTeX2018).)

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% !TEX TS-program = lualatex
\newcommand\blurb{$\displaystyle \int\ \iint\ \oint\ \oiint $}
%% Load 11 math fonts
\setmathfont{Latin Modern Math}[version=LM]
\setmathfont{Stix Math}[version=Stix]
\setmathfont{XITS Math}[version=XITS]
\setmathfont{Stix Two Math}[version=Stix2]
\setmathfont{Cambria Math}[version=Cambria]
\setmathfont{Asana Math}[version=Asana]
\setmathfont{TeX Gyre Pagella Math}[version=Pagella]
\setmathfont{TeX Gyre Termes Math}[version=Termes]
\setmathfont{TeX Gyre DejaVu Math}[version=DejaVu]
\setmathfont{Neo Euler}[version=Euler]
\setmathfont{Libertinus Math}[version=Libertinus]

Latin Modern Math  & \mathversion{LM}        \blurb \\ \addlinespace
Stix Math          & \mathversion{Stix}      \blurb \\ \addlinespace
XITS Math          & \mathversion{XITS}      \blurb \\ \addlinespace
Stix Two Math      & \mathversion{Stix2}     \blurb \\ \addlinespace
Cambria Math       & \mathversion{Cambria}   \blurb \\ \addlinespace
Asana Math         & \mathversion{Asana}     \blurb \\ \addlinespace
Pagella Math       & \mathversion{Pagella}   \blurb \\ \addlinespace
Termes Math        & \mathversion{Termes}    \blurb \\ \addlinespace
DejaVu Math        & \mathversion{DejaVu}    \blurb \\ \addlinespace
Neo Euler      & \mathversion{Euler}     \blurb \\ \addlinespace
Libertinus Math& \mathversion{Libertinus}\blurb

For people in need of a triple closed loop integral:

Using \oiint \hspace{-13.5pt} \int I was able to create an \oiiint replacement. It uses the \oiint from the esint library. (\usepackage{esint})

Below you can see a before and after. It's a little crammed but it works! This is the only way I got this to work in MikeTex with the default font Computer Serif Modern.

Before and after

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    This doesn't answer the current question. – Werner Dec 5 '17 at 1:06

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