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Calculator style base 10 notation in LaTeX

What is the best way to write something like 6.22E-21 in LaTeX, given that I don't want the numerals to be \tt? I do want the E to be small, and I may want the exponent to be negative (without the ...
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Are there hexagon brackets in LaTeX?

I mean something like this: / \ | x | \ / I looked up many related resources but failed.
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Pigpen-like symbol for =

I would like to use symbols which look like the pigpen cypher symbols One symbol I need consists of the two horizontal edges of the square, and the other has the vertical edges in it. I cannot just ...
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2 answers
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Segment marks with round caps

(I guess many will view this nitpicking.) How can I replicate the soft-yet-beautiful-looking segment marks of GeoGebra. \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \...
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Create longer arrows

I currently use two relation symbols as shown below. However, as I need to put in quite a bit of information above and, in the first case, also below the arrow, I'd like to have longer arrows. In my ...
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Slash resembling "circled division slash"

The package stmaryrd defines two symbols \varoslash and \varobslash which resemble the "circled division slash" ⊘ and an similar backslash. However, when mixing these circled slashes and regular ...
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Creating a smaller vertical bar

I want a vertical bar but in mathematical mode it appears too big. I just want a small | at the same height as the letters.
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Digital display font, specifically to emulate a digital clock

I am looking for a LaTeX font to emulate a digital LCD clock display, looking something like the fonts at this link. I found this and this possible font on the LaTeX Font Catalogue, but when I try to ...
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1 answer
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\frac with rounded corners

I am overwriting \frac code and making it longer and thicker. I am successful so far. Thick frac is better for printing, but it seems sharp on the edges. I want to make its edges rounded. Is there ...
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2 answers
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Typesetting a nested \lrcorner?

I'd like to create the symbol below, with a "nested" \lrcorner. How is this possible?
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Problem with symbol [duplicate]

I am trying to write a math paper, and I need to write the following symbol: $\overline{\underline{X}}$ Is there any package that already contains it?
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\varamalg and \varcoprod operators for disjoint union

For the disjoint union, I don't like \amalg and \coprod very much. So, I did all my best to create a \varamalg with this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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Style of the plus symbol

How do we make it like this: (Rounded corners and more thinner) ........ \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tgheros} \renewcommand\familydefault{\sfdefault} \...
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Including sample output as whole pages

What would be the best way to include sample LaTeX output, in the form of (reduced) whole pages, into another document that discusses its typesetting? I am thinking of creating one ("example") ...
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Show postscript point versus Anglo-Saxon point

I am doing a practical job comparing the postscript point (1/72) with the Anglo-Saxon point (1/72.27). I need help to be able to show the difference in size in a character (it is indistinct of which). ...
Alberto Moyano's user avatar