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amssymb is a LaTeX package to provide access to the extra mathematics symbols of the fonts from the AMS (American Mathematical Society)

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Get a proper double-struck one while using amsmath

I am using the amssymb package and from time to time I want to print a proper looking double-struck digit 1 as I could get by using the bbold package. However they both are using the \mathbb{} ...
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Aligning equations inside separate \begin[split] functions

I am trying to include a couple split environments inside an align environment, and I was wondering if there was any way to align the equations inside the split environment with the equations outside ...
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Why does my \hbar look like this?

This \hbar is ugly with the bar too high and too left This is what I want My settings are: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usecolortheme{seahorse} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \...
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Typographic mark (komejirushi) used in Chinese/Japanese/Korean [duplicate]

I was looking for this symbol ※ (more information). The closest I found is \divideontimes from \usepackage{amssymb}, but it replaces the horizontal dots by a line. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Symbol for \gg or equal

I need to (well, want to) use a symbol that is to \gg what \ge is to >: ,,\gg or equal``, if you will. The obvious, quick-and-dirty solution was the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Equations: \Bigg[ not compiling around three conditions as I'd imagine. Alternative to \Bigg[?

How can I place the three conditions aligned within the curly brackets, sum and square brackets? I want this: But I get this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \begin{document} \...
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Fourier transform fancy "f"

I have seen \mathfrak{F}, \mathcal{F} and \mathscr{F}, but none of those render the fancy fourier f given in the figure above. Is there any package for that?
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Unable to get Weierstrass p symbol in latex

I am trying to write the symbol $\wp$ in springer template, but I am getting output 'wp' instead of the symbol (amssymb and amsmath are also installed). Can anyone please help! https://media....
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Why can't my LaTeX find bbm font other than some specific size?

So, I'm using bbm package to extend the original \mathbb{} from amssymb to the non-capital-alphabet region. This works fine in the ordinary part. But, when I try to change the size of the math mode, ...
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Using $\mathfrak$ for digits in XeTeX

I'm working on a XeTeX document and want to typeset digits or to be more precise, 1 and 0 as truth values in Fraktur via \mathfrak. I tried several tweaks and none helped. Would anyone know a ...
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Importing only pitchfork symbol from mathabx package while working with amssymb package

I am using this answer to make transversality symbol. It gives as I am using amssymb. But, if I use the package mathabx and slightly modify(changed package, \lineskip-.57ex) the answer, it shows. Now,...
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Symbol distance of double, triple, etc. integrals of CM

Just a curiosity: why in Computer Modern (and I think in other some fonts) the double integral signs have a high distance of default? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Newly-Defined Scaled Bullet Point Not Being Scaled When Invoking New Definition

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage{amssymb} \newcommand{\m}{\textcolor{blue}{{\scalefont{1.00}{\maltese}}}} \newcommand{\M}{\textcolor{blue}{...
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Shrinking of union or intersection symbol for the intervals

We use this very short MWE as an example. It surprises me that when constructing intervals with union or intersection symbols, LaTeX does not provide a minimum of space between a square bracket and ...
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double struck letters. Mine look weird using stix2. clash with amssymb

I want to use stix2 to make this adjustable symbol $\rParen$, , but it changes my $\mathbb{Z}$ from this to this $\mathbb{Z}$ . I tried using the package mathbbol to use $\Rparen$ so that I didn't ...
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Creating new symbols in amssymb package

In the amssymb package, there are the \precapprox and \precnapprox symbols. But there isn't a \nprecapprox symbol. How can I create one?
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Slanted version of the symbols \gtreqqless and \lesseqqgtr

I was looking the list of the symbols but I think that this that I have created with Windows Paint not exist? It is the slanted version of the symbols \gtreqqless and \lesseqqgtr of amssymb. Is it ...
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Tensor package with the calligraphic characters

I have seen the documentation of tensor package. It is true that are necessary only the indices....but is it possible to use with this package the calligraphic characters like this MWE? \documentclass[...
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An alternative to the symbol \modtwosum of stix package [duplicate]

This is a trivial question. We know that in the table 72: Variable-sized Math Operators to the pag. 40, we have the symbol for the line integral of a closed path named \oint for the circuiting. \...
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How to get the same size for all the characters in an equation?

I need to have the same size for all characters inside an equation. I did some research and i found a solution using align* instead of equation but in my case it doesn't work, I need to use equation. ...
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Problem with formatting expectation using a command [duplicate]

Here's the minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amssymb} \newcommand{\bbE}[1][X]{\mathbb{E}\left[#1\right]} \begin{document} Working: $\bbE[XY]$ Broken: $...
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Not dot equivalent

I found \doteq and \neq/\ne but i am searching for a combination of those two. Something like \dotneq or \dotne, which both don't seem to work. I can use \dot{\ne} but that puts the dot way up. I also ...
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Anticlockwise or clockwise symbol (90°, 180°, 270°, 360°) in the caption

I have this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[labelformat=simple]{caption} \usepackage[...
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Multiple errors on math equation

Being relatively new to Latex, I try to implement the following expression: To do so, I used the following code (while using the amssymb package): \( \textbf{Y} = (\textbf{Y\textsubscript{\emph{v}}})...
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How to make a variable-sized \nmid symbol for "does not divide"?

For a variable-sized bar denoting "a divides b", I normally use \divides \newcommand{\zerodel}{.\kern-\nulldelimiterspace} %removes extraneous spacing after \right etc. \newcommand{\divides}[...
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Why is \nsim thicker than \sim?

Problem For some reason, \nsim looks like a negated bold version of \sim, while I would expect it to look exactly like \sim with a slash on top of it. Examples This seems to happen with mathdesign: \...
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amssymb: checkmark in a box

My question is motivated by the amssymb package not having a checkmark in a box symbol. Fortunately, I have found in Creating Boxed Check Mark a way to create a checkmark in a box. However, how to ...
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Generate these symbols with amssymb

I am trying to generate these symbols using amssymb: Some of them don't show up, like the triangles. How can I reproduce them as close as possible? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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Can `newtxmath` be used with `amssymb` in PDFLaTeX?

Using PDFLaTeX, this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{newtxmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} H \end{document} generates an error message ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Letter 'c' in math mode almost merges with the next symbol?

When typing the letter 'c' math mode I have the following problem, illustrated in the picture. If we look on ab the spacing between the two letters seems normal, they seem like two separate letters ...
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How can I print three greater-than symbols after each other (>>>)?

I am using \texttt to write my code snippets in Courier font including \texttt{>>>}. If I compile, this is substituted to ». How can I prevent that from happening? I am unable to escape with ...
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Getting errors by using \diameter from the amssymb package in an equation

I want to add the diameter symbol, as described there Diameter on Wikipedia in my equation: begin{equation} \diameter~Aufwand~in~\% = \frac{\diameter~Aufwand~in~ZE~f"ur~die~Testt"atigkeit}{\...
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Where can the symbol \lessequivlnt be found?

I'm using Zotero with Better BibTeX to manage a bibliography. The latter, I believe, translates the symbol ≲ into \lessequivlnt, which throws an Undefined Symbol error upon compilation. I don't see ...
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Arrow of \vec{\hslash} with other letter is too high

I have recently come up with the idea of putting a slash in a letter to distinguish it from another. I want to do it for the letter p. I've found some elements of answer here in the accepted answer: \...
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Libertinus, widetilde and amssymb

I am having trouble with typsetting \widetilde using libertinus when using amssymb. The code compiles when amssymb is not used, but produces a g looking tilde (not wide). There is no difference in the ...
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\lesscong extending amssymb

The amssymb package has \lesssim and \lessapprox and \leqq. Is there a way to construct \lesscong? I looked at the amssymb.sty file, and there's not an obvious way to modify the \DeclareMathSymbol ...
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\ge and \geq vs \geqslant (and similarly with \le, \leq, and \leqslant)?

I have read that \ge and \geq are the same, but I have also seen \geqslant in various contexts before. What is the preference between \ge (AKA \geq) and \geqslant? Similarly, what is the preference ...
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\Coloneqq symbol to use it with mtpro2 fonts version lite

We know that into the txfonts package exists a specific symbol ::= called \Coloneqq that it produces this output: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{txfonts} \...
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How to import geometric binary operators from MnSymbol?

I have a document in which I load both the amssymb and mnsymbol packages. However, the latter package overwrites and shortens some symbols from the former package (like =, \approx, \langle, \rangle, ...
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Is it possible to replace the \mathbbm letters with less grainy ones?

Using the bbm package, one can generate letters that look like this: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{bbm} \begin{document} $\mathbbm{A}$ \end{document} As you can see, this has a really low ...
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How do I render math (or a PNG) inside of a TikZ text arc?

I'm trying to get a "hex dot" symbol to be in a text arc in tikz, but I'm not succeeding. Here is my attempt: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.text} \...
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How to insert \bigstar in section title with same baseline?

Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} STAR$\bigstar$METHODS \end{document} Aim:
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\rightdasharrow vs. \dashrightarrow

amsfonts has \dashrightarrow (which is \mathrel), whereas unicode-math (with stix/xits) has \rightdasharrow (which is \mathord). Moreover, there are slight differences in the form of the symbol. As ...
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How to change Fonts while using AMS-package?

Can I use another font and another size with those packages? I don't like the way, the font turned out in my document(beamer). It is too big and the distance between lines should be smaller. \...
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Choice of \mul or \times

Using this simple code, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{mismath} \begin{document} $a\mul b, \quad a\times b$ \end{document} the package mismath use ...
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Simmetrical blank space using \dotsb, or \cdots or other symbols

Although my question is elementary, I still ask it. I'm using this code, but the situation remains the same if I use the newtxmath, or mtpro2[lite] packages, I have more space to the right of the ...
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Symbol of the tennis ball

I have been looking for a few days a package that it contains a command/symbol to use with pdfLaTeX, without using TikZ, of the tennis ball. I have seen The Comprehensive LATEX Symbol List where ...
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conflict between mathpazo and amssymb

I like Palatino so I used mathpple. But it seems to be obsoleted. So I try to replace it with mathpazo. The problem is that I have the error message " too many's alphabets..." When I remove amssymb, ...
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Resolution of a problem concerning calligraphic fonts such as \mathcal or \pazocal

Although the question may seem very simple, I want to ask it because I wish to learn. I use a lot of packages for my book and unfortunately someone goes into conflict. For example, I can't use bm ...
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Set the symbol horizontally \square (and more closer) using mtpro2

My question is very short and it is not a duplicate because I want the symbol \square with a better position using mtpro2 package which it is not perfect. Infact if I use the symbol \square for the ...
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