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I would like to use a dice symbol such as those defined in Andrew Swann's answer, given to Dice symbols for digits up to 9, inside a math equation.

For instance, to model the set of results after a throw, I would like to write :

$$ \Omega = \{1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6\} $$

Where each number is replaced by the corresponding dice symbol.

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    So why don't you do it then? \[ \Omega = \drawdie{0}, \drawdie{1}, \drawdie{3}... \]etc. – percusse May 15 '18 at 14:29
  • You gave me a special feeling when I read "How can I use a die symbol ..." – user156344 Apr 24 '19 at 8:40
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The epsdice, hhcount, and stix packages all contain macros for drawing dice. For instance, here's an example that loads and makes use of the epsdice package.

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\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{epsdice}
\begin{document}
\[
\Omega=\{ \epsdice{1}, \epsdice{2}, \epsdice{3}, \epsdice{4}, \epsdice{5}, \epsdice{6} \}
\]
\end{document}

Addendum to address the OP's follow-up query: To \center the die symbols vertically, i.e, to align them on the math axis, you could encase them in \vcenter{\hbox{...}} "wrappers".

enter image description here

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{epsdice}
\newcommand\vcdice[1]{\vcenter{\hbox{\epsdice{#1}}}}
\begin{document}
\[
\Omega=\{ \vcdice{1}, \vcdice{2}, \vcdice{3}, \vcdice{4}, \vcdice{5}, \vcdice{6} \}
\]
\end{document}
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