Questions tagged [pifont]

{pifont} is a package that provides commands for using the Postscript font Zapf Dingbats and the Pi Symbol font.

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Custom itemize symbols with dynamic color

I have succeeded in building an itemize environment with circled number symbols that auto-increment thanks to the pifont package \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{pifont} \begin{...
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How to encircle letters (a-z) with different circle and text colours without tikz?

I need to encircle letters. I am aware of \textcircled{$x$}. However I want to be able to fill the circle with a colour, and also change the colour of text. Specifically, I am looking for something ...
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paralist and pifont enumerate

I'd like to use a pilont enumerate list. Is there a way to have it without creating a new list environment ie using the options ? I know it is possible with enumitem package, but I use paralist ...
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Pifont ,enumitem and table do not go together well

I would like to center "The Essential Points" by using tabular, itemize and pifont but it seems they do not go together well. I tired How to use itemize in Table environment but with no luck Could ...
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Bold \checkmark

Is there any way to make amsmath's \checkmark symbol boldface? I am aware that there are other symbols such as bbding's \CheckmarkBold or pifont's \ding{52} that do yield something similar to the ...
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Bold font does not work in xepersian [duplicate]

My documents language is Persian and I am using xepersian package for the matter. The font I defined for my document which is an MS thesis is B nazanin, we are told to use the font and can't change it....
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Alignment problem of footnotes inside tables

I have a problem with footnotes inside tables. I am using the pifont package to produce dots (\ding{108}). These dots should be aligned. This works very well until I add more then 9 footnotes. Then ...
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\xmark gives out 7 rather than a cross mark

I defined \xmark and \cmark as follow but when I run it, the number 7 (for \xmark) and 3 (for \cmakr) is presented on my file. I have no idea with this. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pifont} \...
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Why don't pifonts work in align environment?

Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pifont} \begin{document} \begin{align} \ding{172} \ding{182} \end{align} \ding{172} \ding{182} \end{document}
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How can I horizontally align checkmarks in a table column?

In my table I use different combinations of a checkmark standing alone, in parentheses, or with an asterisk. I would like to have a centered column in which the checkmarks align. By using the package ...
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Circled footnote symbols with pifont showing arrows instead of circled numbers

I like the change of the footnote appearances with the pifont package \usepackage{pifont} \renewcommand\thefootnote{\ding{\numexpr171+\value{footnote}}} but I have many footnotes [though never more ...
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Vertical alignment of decorated numbers

I have a set of numbers with some decorations (circled or rounded) using tikz or pifont package. The issue is they look ugly because they don't look like aligned. Is there way to align (or move) them ...
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Macro that maps a number to pifont ding character

With pifont, the darkened circled number starts from 182. I made a macro that maps \dcircle{1} to \ding{182} as follows. \newcommand{\dcircle}[1]{\ding{181 + #1}} However, \dcircle{1} returns the ...
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Font size control for pifont characters

How can I enlarge the font size of pifont characters? I tried to use \large{\ding{204}}, but it doesn't work.