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How to write checkmark in latex [duplicate]

I want to put some checkmarks inside table cells. I have put a cross sign using $\times$ but I really don't know how to write a checkmark in latex. I used \usepackage{bbding} package and \checkmark ...
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How do I use '&' literally in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? Escape character in LaTeX In the itemize environment, how do I use the ampersand symbol & without LaTeX trying to use it as a command?
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How can I write tilde ~ in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How does one insert a backslash or a tilde into LaTeX? ~ makes symbols after them 'phantoms'. I want just to write '~' in math mode and \~ doesn't ...
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latex symbol for “if and only if” [duplicate]

In LaTeX the symbol for material implication is produced by $\to$, but for biconditional ?
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How to make a backwards “\in” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? Hopefully this question has a one word answer! I want to be able to write a backwards epsilon of the sort used for set membership in mathmode. ...
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What is the not subset symbol [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? I am looking for the "not subset" symbol I see in my maths textbook. Wheres that? In Lyx, I dont see it ... Same here under relations
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How do I reproduce a calligraphic Z (that looks like an L) from a text by Abramowitz and Stegun? [duplicate]

I am trying to produce a type of "Calligraphic L" using LaTeX. Please see the image below. The wobbles are down to me, possibly too much sugar over the Christmas holiday period. This type of "L" is ...
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How can I get a big cross to denote a generalized cartesian product? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get a big cross which I can subscript in order to denote a generalized cartesian product (much like how \bigcup works for generalized unions). How can I accomplish this?
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How do I type the infinity symbol in MacTex? [duplicate]

\item Obtain the one-to-one function $f_1$ and $f_2$ by cutting the graph of $f$ at a certain point ($x_1$, $y_1$) so that domain of ($f_1$)=($-∞$ , $x_1$] and domain ($f_2$)=[$x_1$,$+∞$)...
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Is it possible to write the '%' symbol in text in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I'm a beginner trying to use LaTeX. I tried to write a sentence which includes the %-symbol using \text{}, but the function that the %-symbol has in LaTeX seems to block me from using it in a normal ...
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Command for Big Omega [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? How can I the code for "big omega", NOT \omega which is little omega. I want the symbol that's used in big-O notation.
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How do i write ħ in LaTeX, for the reduced Planck constant? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How do I write the symbol h cross in LaTeX. $h cross = \frac{h}{2\pi}$ where $h$ is the plancks constant. I want the h with a line across the vertical ...
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How do I create “double-struck” square brackets in math mode? [duplicate]

I am writing some proofs using LaTeX, and following the standard procedure in the ConTeXt, I need to write something as follows: However, I have no idea how to create the "double bracket", like the ...
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Delta-equal to symbol [duplicate]

How do you write the equal-to symbol with delta on top ("delta-equal to")? One similar to http://www.decodeunicode.org/de/u+225c. Are special packages required for that? It is supposed to be used for ...
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LaTeX: Numero sign ('№') [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? Is there a numero sign ('№') available to LaTeX? Currently using N\textsuperscript{\underline{o}}} which is typographically a little ...
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Special character “dot over dash” [duplicate]

I need the symbol "dot over dash" or "dot over minus", but I am unable to find it in a list of LaTeX symbols. When composing it via \dot{-}, the dot is so hight, that it looks weired. It should look ...
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How to specify variant tau? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How can I get the "hooked" form of lowercase tau (see below) to show in posts in SE (Math, Theoretical CS, etc.)? P.S. I tried the "obvious" \vartau, ...
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Left version of \mapsto [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? I there a version of \mapsto going from right to left (i.e a "\leftmapsto"? Is there an easy way of creating such a symbol?
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How to make addition symbol inside in a circle? [duplicate]

I need to make + and a dot representing multiplication in a circle. How to do it?
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name of logical negation symbol ¬ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? The instructor of a statistics and probability course uses an odd (to me) symbol for logical negation. The symbol is not a tide (~) or an exclamation ...
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Capital cursive E in math mode? [duplicate]

How do I get a capital Cursive "E" in math mode? See picture encl.
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What is the name of this symbol and what is the command to display it in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Below is an image that I took of a symbol in "Logic for Philosophy" by Theodore Sider. The symbol is used to represent a function whose domain is Sentence letters of propositional logic and whose ...
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What is the latex code for the symbol “two colons and equals sign”? [duplicate]

I wish to use the symbol as in the following picture, however, I can not find it. Can someone help me?
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LaTeX code for “white square brackets” 〚 and 〛 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How does one make the symbol for a blackboard bold kind square brackets ,something like [[.The symbol being talked about is used for containing ...
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LaTeX symbol for a particular chi-squared [duplicate]

In the book An Introduction to Error Analysis: The Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements by J. R.Taylor I find the following formula: In LaTeX, does it exist any symbol for shown above?
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How to insert the “X is a subset of Y, but is not equal to Y” symbol? [duplicate]

How can I insert the "X is a subset of Y, but is not equal to Y" symbol? I have tried using $\subsetneq$, as in $X \subsetneq Y$, but this yields the error message: Undefined control sequence. There ...
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Creating curvy symbol for letter 'l' [duplicate]

I am using a formula where I have to use $\boldsumbol l$. However on the slide, it looks like the letter capital I. How can I have a nice curvy version to denote vector l?
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Which package includes \Rho? (Big rho) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? Why can I only use some capital greek letters inside my equations? I want to use the big rho (\Rho) in my document but can not find a package which ...
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Is there a black 'dot' symbol that I can use? [duplicate]

I want something like this: gh $\blackdot$ On I am aware of cdot but this needs to be much bolder.
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Is there a symbol for “less than, equal to, or greater than”? [duplicate]

I am trying to find a symbol for "less than, equal to, or greater than" similar to this: I have not been able to find one. If anyone knows of such a command, please let me know. Thank you
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Command for \longhookrightarrow [duplicate]

The usual \rightarrow has its long version \longrightarrow, exactly as \mapsto has its long version \longmapsto. I was wondering if there exists a basic command for a long \hookrightarrowas well. The ...
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How to type Big And symbol? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? how to type the symbol in the photo with ieeetrans, basically what it means is t1<=t2 and t1<=t3 ...and t1<=tn.
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Lower right corner symbol – like _| [duplicate]

I just wonder what the code for the symbol _| is. (The symbol besides v in the picture below.) Thanks a lot.
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looking for the symbol := [duplicate]

I am looking for the symbol := and the symbol ::= the first one means "expressed as" (e.g. a sentence A is expressed as a juxtaposition of words bcd) and the second one means "defined as", in various ...
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Less AND greater than symbol [duplicate]

I need to know, if it's possible, how I can write a unique "less AND greater than" symbol in LaTeX: for example X >< 5.
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How to input a empty star by LaTeX [duplicate]

Of course I know the \star can make a filled star symbol. But how to input a empty star? It is like:
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How to make this expected value symbol? [duplicate]

I'd like to know how to make in mathmode this fat 'E' as a symbol for expected value?
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Not greater than with vertical bar instead of slanted bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? When I do $\not>$ in LaTeX it gives me , however I would like the bar to vertical instead of slanted. How do I do that?
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How do I get the ς (final sigma) symbol? [duplicate]

I am trying to get this Symbol I already tried using Detexify, but to no avail. Any pointers would be really appreciated.
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Convergence in Distribution [duplicate]

I'm reading a textbook on different forms of convergence, and I've seen several examples in the text where they have an arrow with a letter above it to indicate different types of convergence. Does ...
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how to insert % symbol in a statement without intending comment? [duplicate]

I wish to insert a % symbol in a line. But the rest of the statement goes missing since % is usually intended for comment. How can I resolve this problem?
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How insert Male and Female symbol? [duplicate]

I use : \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,final]{article} I would like insert Male and Female symbols in my report, I have tried with \usepackage{marvosym} but that is not working : LaTeX Error: ...
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How to write the following sign? [duplicate]

I am writing my project work in LaTeX, but I am facing certain difficulties to write the sign (it is similar to hash sign, but not clearly). Please help me to write this:
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How do you code for a 'not equivalent' sign in TeX? [duplicate]

I can get the not equal to sign, but can't seem to find the not equivalent sign!
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What is this font called? [duplicate]

What is the font in this figure and how to produce it using latex? The font is surrounded by red circles.
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package for \mathbb{lowercase letter} symbol [duplicate]

I wonder if there is any package that produces a \mathbb{} symbol for lowercase letters. Thanks in advance!
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Symbol for Set of Vector Fields? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a commonly used symbol that denotes a set of vector fields. It looks like an \st{$\chi$} (using the soul package, that is, \usepackage{soul}, but doesn't look so artificial. Can ...
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Negation of convergence symbol? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? How do I express the opposite of convergence? I would type $x\rightarrow 0$ to say that x converges to 0, but how can I make the crossed out \...
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How do I get the single turnstile symbol? [duplicate]

I am trying to replicate a logic symbol that looks like \models but has only one horizontal line, and represents a logical deduction. It looks roughly like |-. I have tried Detexify, but it does not ...
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Dash across letter (letter đ) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a math symbol? How can I put a dash across the letter d? Not through the middle but only through the top vertical line bit. It's like the \hbar used in physics ...

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