Questions tagged [relation-symbols]

{relation-symbols} are those {symbols} that denote relations (e.g., =, <) or have \mathrel spacing. Questions that are tagged with {relation-symbols} should be tagged with {symbols} as well, as it describes a sub-concept.

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Improve spacing around equality = and other math relation symbols

I find that LaTeX puts too much space around equality = and other relation symbols. I realise that I can brace symbols, e.g. typing ${=}$ instead of $=$. However, this goes too far in the other ...
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Outline of symbols \top, \bot, \vdash

In Nicolas Bourbaki's Algebra I, he uses an outline version of \top for his internal composition law (depicted below). Is there any way we can produce analogous symbols but with the vertical line &...
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How can I change the kerning of all relations in script styles?

Let's say that I am dissatisfied with the lack of horizontal spacing around relations in scriptstyle and scriptscriptstyle. I would like to \mkern them by 1mu on either side, because I think that ...
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Custom Symbol Creation | Union and Intersection

I am a beginner in LaTeX and was wondering if someone could help me with the following problem. I will be soon embarking on a re-formatting journey of a certain article and believe that I have most of ...
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Aligning Double Inequalities with Right-Aligned Textbox

Normally in align environments, I can align equations with an additional column on the right explaining the steps, eg: \begin{align*} -1 &= x \\ -2 &= 2x && \text{multiply by 2} \\ \...
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Typing Specific Inequality Symbol

I'm trying to type the following symbol in TeX, but I can't seem to find it anywhere. Am I supposed to create it myself? If so, how should I do this? Please and thank you.
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How to write a dashed congruent sign?

I wanna to write a symbol like this: I tried\dashcong but it did not work. Does it require a new command? I hope someone can share the code.
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Annotating a binary relation

I wish to add tilde or hat notation to a binary relation I have created, but the notation will not centre correctly. For example, if I write the following $\hat{\mathrel{\mathcal R}}$ then the hat ...