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What's the proper way to typeset a differential operator?

I can't seem to find any consensus on the right way to typeset a differential operator, whether it is: in a standalone context: as part of a derivative: as part of an integral: In all of these ...
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Line with symbol after integral [duplicate]

I'm trying to do line and $t_b$ exactly as on the image, but couldn't find out how.
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How to use LaTex write this expression? [duplicate]

How to use LaTex represent this expression:
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What's the code for “evaluated at” line with separate limits? [duplicate]

I want the limits separated, like in the second one here: TOO CLOSE: $\int_{a}^{b}$ RIGHT: $\int\limits_{a}^{b}$ How to I do the same thing with the vertical line "evaluated at"-limits? TOO CLOSE: $...
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"Evaluated at" bar for derivatives: \Bigr, \biggr, or \left...\right?

I'm trying to determine if there is a best practice for typesetting the "evaluated at" bar for derivatives. The three possibilities I'm thinking of are shown in the code excerpt below: \begin{gather*}...
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1 answer
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How to put an inequality sign along with a letter as a subscript when using equations?

First time posting, sorry if my question in the title isn't clear enough. To clarify, I'm trying to put an inequality sign, more specifically the sign > alongside a given Greek letter (alpha) after ...
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Writing limits of integration [duplicate]

I'm not sure exactly what it's called, but I would like to draw the line after an integral has been "solved," showing limits of integration, like so: There is a line with a 9 above and 1 below.
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typing a straightline next to a dfrac? [duplicate]

I would like to type how do I do it? Thanks!
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How to automatically scale `\mid` within delimiters [duplicate]

\mid within \left and \right delimiters is expected to be automatically scaled, but today I noticed such behavior: L = \sup \left\{ \sum_{x \in F} a(x) \mid F \subset X,\, |F| < \infty \right\}, ...
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How does TeX decide how to size a middle delimiter?

How does TeX decide how to size a middle delimiter? When I want to show evaluation of limits of an integral, I would type $$\int_1^2 x\; dx=\frac{x^2}{2}|_1^2=4-\frac{1}{2}=\frac{7}{2}.$$ How do I ...