Questions tagged [symbols]

{symbols} is about specific non-alphabetic symbols or math symbols, e.g., about looking-up, constructing, or using symbols. For questions about {fonts} or alphabetic {characters} use the respective tag instead.

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Is there a font/package in LaTeX could generate a lowercase l like this?

Is there a font/package in LaTeX could generate a lowercase l like this (without the arrow)?
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What is the “pipe” for boundaries in integration and how can I represent it in LaTeX?

When doing integration, I was taught to add a bar next to an antiderivative to show the bounds if it was a definite integral: 3x|^3_0 is a nice approximation but this doesn't work for larger ...
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Insert Plane symbol

From this document Comprehensive symbols I see there is a bbding plane symbol which can be inserted into LaTeX. As a newbie to LaTeX, would you mind helping me understand how to insert it? The ...
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Using Computer Modern \int symbol, with txfonts math font

I would like to use the standard \int and the \gammaup from the txfonts package. How can I mix these symbols? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{txfonts} \begin{document} Not the int I ...
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How to insert rational cubic residue symbol in LaTeX

I would like this symbol, except with a dotted horizontal line. Thank you. :)
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How to negate \forall?

In one of the slides at my university the negation of \forall was used. It looked like this: I want to use the symbol, so I searched for it using this StackExchange post, but I couldn't find it ...
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Symbols < and > not showing up [duplicate]

I'm writing an article using LaTeX for the first time. I need to use symbols < and > in the body text but they are not displaying, instead they come out as ! and ? (upside down). Can somebody ...
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Turkish S's unicode packages

I am following this answer Latex in Turkish but I cannot seem to get my Turkish S's to appear. I have tried copying and pasting the letters/symbols as well as using \char" Any advice?
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How can I add this arrows and numbers inside a table?

I have the following table. I know how to make tables with only one number/character inside each square of the table. Also I know how to write characters outside the table, thanks to the answers from ...
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Box-drawing characters cause error - Package inputenc: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence

I have a code snippet wrapped inside a listings: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{lstlisting} printf("┏━━━━━━━┳━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━┓\n"); printf("┣━━━━━━━╋━━━━...
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How to get a literal dollarsign in an enumerate environment? [duplicate]

I want to mention a Perl variable name within a TeX file for PDF-ing (via pdflatex). Masking the dollar sign malfunctions with: log-file: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> ...
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1-1 correspondence in Category Theory

I have seen that in Category Theory there is a symbol which seems like two parallel lines with text above and text below. This means that the thing above corresponds in an 1-1 way with the thing below....
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An alternative way of processing asymmetrical en-rules

-- is changed into an en-rule, by some mechanism. In Lua(La)TeX, would it be possible to use the same mechanism to change -- (space on the left) into –~ (space on the left) and -- (space on the ...
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Create oven symbols [closed]

How do I create small oven symbols in LaTeX using tikz and/or other packages? The symbols I want to create looks like this: (The symbols with black background on the adjuster, all of them or as many ...
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How to rotate symbols in the equation environment?

I would like to make the following equation in the equation environment However, I don't know how to insert the equality symbol that links both lines. Can this be done in the equation environment? If ...
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How can i generate PDF, containing all Glyphs inkl. Unicode positions, from a specific font?

How can i generate PDF, containing all Glyphs inkl. Unicode positions, from a specific font? We developed a CJK Font and now we need to find a way, to create a PDF that shows all glyphs with their ...
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How can I load a specific symbol from a package without loading the package? [duplicate]

My initial question was about finding this symbol: I have tried using DeTeXify and the comprehensive list, but all they suggest is \ll. This variant has a smaller < inside the larger one, ...
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Spacing around symbols lowered using `\raisebox` in math mode doesn't always look nice---how to fix?

I am trying to denote some type of function application using a small circle: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[LGR, T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Initial segment symbol [duplicate]

What is the command for this symbol? It should be easily googlable, but I do not know the name and googling 'initial segment symbol latex' does not give any results.
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How to reduce distance between two line of Vert?

How can I reduce distance between two line of \Vert? i.e. I want to have the following \Vert (for norm) instead of the usual one ? I remember that the output of \Vert in my previous TeXlive (2014) ...
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How to implement the five star notation in Latex

I am creating my own CV and I want to add a command to produce the following : I did succeed in doing that, with the following : \usepackage{scalerel} \usepackage{amssymb} \newcommand\openbigstar[...
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Is there a Computer Modern font which contains all the math symbols?

I downloaded the Computer Modern Serif font, which is the default LaTeX font, to use it on my website, but when I opened the file with FontForge I noticed that it misses a lot of math symbols. It ...
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Character comes out as a black square

I am using Overleaf and I inserted this character 'ŋ' in the text of my document. There is no error and all the other characters as œ and ø work fine, but only this one when compiled is showed as a ...
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Can we rotate symbols in LaTeX? How should we make this diagram?

I would like to insert this diagram Into my LaTeX document. However, I don't know if it is possible at all to rotate symbols, and how they could fit into a diagram (notice that the \cong symbol has ...
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Input/output encoding for symbols in Latex for conversion to Microsoft Word using Pandoc

I am using Texmaker to produce .tex files that I want to convert into .docx files using Pandoc. I have some math symbols in the paragraphs of the document. My workaround was to use, for example, $\...
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Define fallback font for missing glyphs in LuaLaTeX

I want to use "Hack" as the default font for source code. Unfortunately the font is missing some glyphs I use. If I use a glyphs that is missing in "Hack", I want it to be displayed automatically in ...
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How do I write a sequential channel composition?

Usually for the composition between two channels I write \begin{equation} \~ {\mathcal{U}} = \mathcal{D}\circ\mathcal{U} \end{equation} which gives this Now if I write \begin{equation} \...
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Bold Italic \i without dot or i with different accent (or jmath, or other unicde symbols)

I use a special sans-serif font for vectors (in the provided example, Libertinus as main math font and Clearsans for the sansserif bold italic stuff). However, I am not able to access special unicode ...
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Interval relations

To denote interval [a, b] some books use a special symbol. There are also variants for asymmetrical intervals: How to reproduce them in LaTeX? My best attempt so far is a \mathrel{\boldsymbol{^{\...
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Can't get dbend symbol from manfnt package

I want to use the famous "Bourbaki dangerous bent" symbol from the manfnt.sty package. Here's an MCE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{manfnt} \usepackage{fourier} \...
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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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A letter like H but with two middle line

I need another character as: a letter like "H" in \mathbold but with two hyphen/middle lines equally distant from top and bottom. Would you please let me know how to write it? Thanks. Edit: I used ...
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Is there a simple way to typeset playing cards?

I'm writing some probability lectures and would like to typeset some playing cards. I'm aware of the poker and pst-poker packages, but can't get them to work. Is there a less sophisticated way to ...
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How is this equality symbol different from a regular equality (=) symbol? [duplicate]

I encountered the following equality symbol in a paper (page 4, Eq 4). I am not sure how it is different from a regular equality (=) symbol. What does this symbol mean? And how can I write it in ...
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How to write a latex large Christoffel symbol from Einstein's theory of relativity?

How to write a latex large Christoffel symbol from Einstein's theory of relativity? Can anyone help me with this?
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How to make a vertical \iff?

I will like to make a vertical version of \iff. I can not be satisfied with \Updownarrow, as it is too short.
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how to render angle brackets with less spacing?

this code $X = <X_1 ...,X_n>$ gives how to have angle brackets render like this
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how to write “bold typeface” and “italics” in latex? [duplicate]

Note: I am using jupyter notebook (MathJax) rather than tex. "Ian Goodfellow, Yoshua Bengio, Aaron Courville. Deep Learning" use italics typeface to denote Scalars, pointed out by red arrow in the ...
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The \colon symbol has disappeared

I have just realized that the "\colon" is not visualized in my pdf after compiling. What do you think is going on? I am new of here, so if you need something like the code, let me know! Thanks to ...
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How can i write these symbols in latex? [duplicate]

How can i write the following symbols in latex?
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Decorated arrow - New math symbols

I would like to add new arrows to the list of arrows below. This arrows will be used as math symbols. The first problem I met is that the first arrow has a bigger head than to two others. I would ...
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How to add infinity symbol in title mendeley (ex: H∞)

My reference's title got symbol like infinity in title Mendeley, however when export the reference, that symbol doesn't appear in LaTeX. Please help.
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A strange partial symbol into newtx package

Considering that in these weeks the newtx package is changing versions continuously from my old question Modify characters of mt2pro[lite] using Times, using this MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{...
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Properly align superimposed symbols used as custom bullet of an itemize environment

I'm writing a document with XeLaTeX where I often have to include stylised itemize environments as shown below (MWE follows): \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{relsize} \usepackage[quiet]{...
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Typesetting a specific italic r or relative position vector symbol [duplicate]

I have spent a couple of hours trying to figure out how to typeset the following symbol: Any ideas?
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A “big tau” used in an Italian university book

Into an Italian university book which translates an English version of Modern Quantum Mechanics J.J. Sakurai, I have finded a strange symbol that never I have seen here into this Community and other ...
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Logic quantifiers displayed wrong when using newpxmath

When using the package newpxmath, the quantifiers \foralland \exists are displayed as \hslash and \hbar, respectively. See the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Typesetting smileys in the input

I'm inputting a file into LaTeX (in verbatim mode) that contains a unicode smiley character, code 128512. I thought declaring \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{128512}{\smiley} would do the trick, but: ...
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How to move “n” to the top, “i” to the bottom for this symbol $\prod_{i=1}^n$ [duplicate]

this command \prod_{i=1}^n could generates this symbol How to move "n" to the top, "i" to the bottom, like this
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Write mathematical operators in typewriter font [duplicate]

I want to typeset unicode symbols like ≥ (U+2265) and ∧ (U+2227) in the typewriter / tt / monospaced / non-proportional font of my document. I don't care how I have to enter these symbols in my .tex ...