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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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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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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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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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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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 ...