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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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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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Do ℕ, \mathbb{N}, \BbbN, \symbb{N} effectively differ, and is there a “canonical” specification of the naturals?

Continuing https://math.meta.stackexchange.com/a/22167/, as far as I understand, all the four of ℕ, \mathbb{N}, \BbbN, \symbb{N} work now, and \BbbN is advised against. Is there any reasonably ...
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\blacktriangle not showing if unicode-math included

Following example shows only the square and lozenge (XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99998) the other three symbols being shown as spaces whereas if unicode-math is removed, the symbols are shown ...
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A best aesthetics to indicate the angle between two vectors

For my book I'm using this code with (mtpro2[lite] package) to indicate the angle between two vectors, \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} \usepackage{mathtools,...
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Rotated `vDash` symbol from `amssymb`

I'm trying to rotate the \vDash symbol from amssymb: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amssymb} \newcommand{\vDashR}{\rotatebox[origin=c]{180}{\ensuremath\vDash}} \begin{...
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Make \curvearrowright longer

When I use the arc symbol in LaTeX, I use this piece of code (adding to the preamble): \usepackage{scalerel} \usepackage{stackengine} \stackMath \newsavebox\tmpbox \newcommand\reallywidefrown[1]{ ...
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Curvy L with amssymb package

I want to display a curvy L n°1: (An application is found here as well as this other question.) However, when I enter the code \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{book} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{...
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Short horizontal and vertical bar of same length in math

I want to mark a variable I with a short vertical or horizontal bar in order to relate it to something being vertical or horizontal in real life. For the vertical line, $I^\shortmid$ (from amssymb) is ...
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Can't find a command for actuarial angle [duplicate]

I'm trying to properly render the following formula: This is what I've got so far: aufgel"ost nach $B^A$ ergibt sich \begin{equation} \boxed{B^A = \mathit{VS} \cdot \frac{_{\textbar n}A_x + \...
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Symbol similar to \pitchfork for tangent component

I want to define a symbol analogous to \pitchfork from amssymb, which I use meaning "transverse". My new symbol will stand for "tangent" and I want it to be a \cap with a horizontal bar over it, ...
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Why won't my \mathrlap stay overlapping?

I've defined a \boxstar command as follows: \newcommand{\boxstar}{\mathrlap{\boxplus}\boxtimes} This looks quite nice on its own. However, when I have a line of boxstars and other symbols, the ...
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\small\Join doesn't look nice with type1cm and amssymb

The input \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{type1cm} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \noindent Good: \(\Join \mathsf{\Join}\). Bad: \small\(\Join \mathsf{\Join}\) \end{document} produces ...
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How to get \^{\i} working in math enviroment

My question is a like the one here: only with different symbol. With typing: \[\^{\i}\] i want to get a get a i with a ^ (replacing the dot) on its head. So far, so good. Means it works (i get the ...
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\mathbb not working in \underset

I'm trying to put \mathbb{R} in an \underset of \sup in the following way: \underset{x \in \mathbb{R}}{\sup} However this sequence does not render as usual. I use following libraries: \usepackage{...
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Bold, upright greek symbol, \bm not working

I seem to have a problem. My task is to transfer several scanned equations into TeX equations. Now my greek symbols won't accept to stay upright and italicized. \bm is somehow not working at all, \...
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How to add rectangle or other symbols before section name?

This is what I want. MWE for test: \documentclass[UTF8]{article} \begin{document} \section{section I} \subsection{subsection I} \section{section II} \subsection{subsection ...
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How to draw a labeled triple arrow (\Rrightarrow)

There exists the ams-symbol \Rrightarrow which gives a triple arrow like . Now I want to endow the arrow with a label, which for example in the case of double arrows works with \xRightarrow{f}. But ...
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Change arrow tip of \overleftarrow-Command

I defined a new command \newcommand{\pfeil}[2]{[\overleftarrow{#1,#2}]} to visualize the arrows used in the field of graph theory. As you can see, the tip of the arrow touches the numbers. Is ...
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Undefined control sequence when trying to define real numbers set

I tried defining new command to use the real numbers set in my file using the following command: \newcommand{\Reals}{\mathbb{R}} However, when I try using the command in the .tex file I get the ...
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bold version of succcurlyeq?

I would like to find a free font (preferably as in free speech) that can be used with LaTeX and that contains a bold version of $\succcurlyeq$ (defined in package amssymb). Currently I use poor man’s ...
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Double curved arrow

I found out that amssymb has double arrow the code is $\rightleftarrows$. My question is: do we have a command for double curve arrow, that the one above is concave down (the arrow is from left to ...
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Beamer presentation not showing amsmath symbols an german characters

I'm curently working on an beamer presentation including equations. My problem is, that there aren't any amsmath symbols shown. The code is compiled without any error. Here are the used packages I ...
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Why do authors keep defining their own \gtrsim and \lesssim commands?

As the title says my question is: "Why do authors keep defining their own \gtrsim and \lesssim commands?" It happens continuously. Here are the last cases I encountered: \newcommand{\gsim}{\raisebox{...
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fmex font not found Texlive 2017 (mac)

On a fresh installation of Texlive 2017 on OSX Sierra I'm getting the error 2017/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/public/amsfonts/cm/cmsy9.pfb> !pdfTeX error: /Library/TeX/texbin/pdflatex (file fmex9.pfb): ...
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Size of \tau and its low index with the most beautiful style [closed]

Is there a $\tau_M$ that to be the most beautiful in size of $\tau$ and its low index?
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Half filled square symbol not in amssymb

The question title says pretty all. I need a half-filled square symbol which can't be found in the amssymb package: something between \blacksquare and \square. I've tried to read the source files at ...
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Special double integral symbol - unable to find it in a4symbols list

I have been using $\fint$ and $\iint$ for average integral and double integral respectively. Is there a symbol which combines both, i.e $\iint$ with a horizontal line across as in $\fint$? I can't ...
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Why doesn't \pitchfork symbol work? [duplicate]

I want to use the $\pitchfork$ symbol to denote transversal intersection, but when I compile my code, it does not appear. So for example, $\Gamma \pitchfork W$ just comes up like $\Gamma W$. I am ...
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\ntriangleleft much bigger than \triangleleft

I need a crossed out \triangleleft and found the command \ntriangleleft. However, the symbol is much bigger than the symbol produced with \triangleleft. Is there a possibility to get the \...
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MikTeX Package Manager missing amssymb package

I installed new copy (released on Nov 15, 2016) of MikTeX on my Windows 10 from here and noticed that when I search in MiKTeX Package Manager it's missing amssymb package. When I search for keyword ...
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mathfrak not working

I'm using Fedora 24 and I can't get to work the mathfrak command. I keep getting this error message: pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file eufm10): Font eufm10 at 600 not found I'm not able to find the ...
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Making checkbox fainter and larger

I would like to make a checkbox fainter so that the manual input could be better perceived and larger. How can I make it ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{...
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Draw a special LaTeX character with different fill and edge colours without resorting TikZ

Is it possible to draw a special LaTeX character, e.g. \blacklozenge of amssymb package, with different fill and edge colours without resorting TikZ? Inner region of \blacklozenge may be coloured as ...
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hypen makes the synctex busy (and no pdf output) [closed]

I've just moved in a new office and I am using a new computer to compile the .tex files I have prepared (and already compiled!) with my laptop until this morning. Nevertheless, everytime I try to ...
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Real Number Symbol \R not working

I want to insert an in-line equation with the symbol of Real Number as the code below: Let $X$ be a continuous random variable with CDF $F(x) = log_{c}(x)$ where $x \in [1,c]$ and $c \in \R_{++}$. ...
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math symbol : bar touching an omega [duplicate]

In math mode, I would like to create this letter (joint picture) (it's a omega with a bar very close to it)
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how to identify extra-tall symbols? [closed]

I am trying to typeset some long lines of formula as densely as possible. (This is for art, not math.) Some few of the 400+ symbols from amssymb / amsmath have risers or descenders and therefore ...
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Conflict between \mathabx and \amssymb

I need to use \ldbrack and \rdbrack symbols from the package \mathabx, but when I use the \mathabx with the \amssymb package (previously installed) it is causing me an issue with symbols: \subseteq, \...
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Error with \widetilde

So I've been using the \widetilde notation in one of my papers, and it worked perfectly fine, but recently I had to change the format I've been using on the paper, the majority of the tags still work ...
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Clash between amssymb and MnSymbol

Following from another post Margin notes on both left and right? I am having problems while using both MnSymbol and amssymb in the same document. It says ! LaTeX Error: Command\centerdot' already ...
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Typewriter Apostrophe

Is there a method to create a typewriter apostrophe \texttt{'} with only basic Latex or amssymb? The closest thing I've found requires the textcomp package.
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LaTeX Error: Command `\circledS' already defined. mathdesign conflict with amssymb

This MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} t \end{document} gives the error ! LaTeX Error: Command `\circledS' already ...
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Why does \mathbb{N_0} render the 0 as \nvdash?

I noticed this on accident (I actually meant to render \mathbb{N}_0). Take the following example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} $$\mathbb{N_0}$$ \...
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symbol for \not is sometimes rendered vertically [closed]

I hope this question is not a duplicate, but after some research I haven't found anything related to the argument. My problem is the following. I've noticed that when I use \not in conjunction with ...
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\triangleleftneq and \trianglerightneq commands?

There are certain 6-tuples of commands, such as: \subset, \subseteq, \subsetneq, \supset, \supseteq, \supsetneq <, \leq, \lneq, >, \geq, \gneq There are also commands \triangleleft, \...
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LaTeX symbol for “\rightarrow” with “\triangleq” und “\leftarrow” with “\triangleq”

How can I create those two symbols in LaTeX? I am reading my old post but I can´t, I would do as like as Steven B. Segletes has answered
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mathbb generates strange characters for numbers and greek letters

I'm simply compiling this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} % AMS Math \begin{document} \begin{equation}\label{eee} \mathbb{R} \mathbb{A} \mathbb{1} \mathbb{\Omega} \...
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Advanced Math and braille

How does one go about typesetting math books in braille with all parenthesized subscripts and superscripts and are there braille signs for the amsmath package special symbols?
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Another version of the command \triangleleft in amssymb

I need the triangleleft symbol underlined like the symbol \leqslant. Thank you all!