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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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How do I get the ς (final sigma) symbol? [duplicate]

I am trying to get this Symbol I already tried using Detexify, but to no avail. Any pointers would be really appreciated.
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How do I superimpose two math symbols?

I want to create a symbol that superimpose \top and \bot. I have done this \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\modd}{\top\hspace{-3.17mm}\bot} \begin{document} $\modd \top ...
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What is this w symbol in latex code?

Does anyone know what is the code for this symbol in latex ?
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How to insert a letter on bottom of symbol \leq?

How to make like this on latex? Please help me, thanks for advance.
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Creating \simrightarrow with ooalign

I would like to have a command \simrightarrow, that is, a \rightarrow with a \sim over it. Stealing code from @egreg, I got: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \newcommand{\...
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I am looking for $\circledcirc$ where the area between the two circles is shaded

I am looking for a symbol similar to $\circledcirc$ but where the area between the two circles is shaded. In mathematical terms, this figure is called annulus.
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How to add support of several unicode letters inside a document?

I have a few dozens of letters that I want to use inside document without auxiliary symbols (as a plain text). How should I tune up latex for it? I.e. As I see babel package allows to solve the same ...
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How to use oldstandard package properly?

I have just downloaded the OldStandard.sty package avaible on CTAN. Reading the user's manual it seems the font should be ready for the math mode too. However, in the mwe below you can see the ...
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I've given up, missing $ error. Help?

A subset $C$ is \emph{closed} \iff \emph{ $i\in C, i\to j$ \implies $j$ \in $C$ } \\ Overleaf shows this where the error is. I've used my brain to find the error but no progress. Error is - missing $...
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Customize List of Symbols

:) I would like to create such a list of symbols: So I have to have three columns and on top two sections for greek and for latin symbols... Is \listofsymbols even a good choice? Does anyone have an ...
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Greek letters in cmcsc

There is no small caps font available for the math mode. However there are still relevant glyphs with ASCII 0x00 to 0x0a in cmcsc. I wonder what they are and how to TeX them.
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How to type an arbitrary glyph in the font tables of msam and msbm?

I thought that the font encoding of msam is U. When I TeXed \fontfamily{msam}\fontencoding{U}\selectfont\char"39 I got 9 which is clearly from cmr (encoding: OT1). Does anyone know how to TeX that ...
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How to TeX the following glyphs?

I'm making a complete list of glyphs typically used in research papers on arXiv which includes all the cmr, cmmi, cmti, cmtt, cmcsc, cmex, cmbx, msam and msbm glyphs and their TeX inputs. I manually ...
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How can I force resized mathmode symbols to respect fontsize changes?

I want to make a latex symbol that contains a resized math symbol using \scriptscriptsize. However, when the scope containing the symbol is subject to a font resize, the \scriptscriptsize-ed symbol is ...
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Write bold \delta

Is it possible to insert delta but not in math mode? I have \def\Name{text ...} where text include \delta. This \Name is in displayed in bold and in plain and \delta in math mode can be only one of ...
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Why \underbrace and \overbrace create brackets with gaps?

I noticed that when we use \underbrace and \overbrace, it creates a bracket that is assembled by several parts, please see the picture below demonstrating what I mean: If we zoom in, we can see: And ...
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How to create a symbol depicting Don Knuth?

The marvosym package has a symbol \MartinVogel, how to create a similar macro that shows Don Knuth?
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Semantic difference between `\amalg` and `\coprod` for disjoint union

What's the semantic difference between \amalg and \coprod for disjoint unions? I used to use \amalg for binary operations like X \amalg Y and \coprod for operators like \coprod_\lambda X_\lambda. But ...
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How to add a portuguese ordinal indicator using siunitx package?

I'm trying to write an ordinal number, with its portuguese ordinal indicator "º" using siunitx package, however, none of the options that I tried works. Any help? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article}...
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extensible \vzigzag

Below is some code adapted from the mathtools documentation. I'd like to have extensible versions of the \vzigzag command such that the second line in the command below works as expected. What would ...
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To customize a predefined symbol with different colors

For example I have this code \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{manfnt} \begin{document} \color{red}{\textdbend} \end{document} that produces this output: By ...
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What command should I use to get this symbol? [duplicate]

What command should I use to get this symbol?
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A Strange Latex Symbol

In the book ``All of statistics A Concise Course in Statistical Inference'' of Larry Wasserman has a strange symbol, and look like a coil spring ... How can I use it in LaTeX?
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How can I print the prosodic symbols in LaTeX?

The package "metre" or "metrix" is very good to print the prosodic accent for LaTeX. But, I counldn't print several signs. Does anyone know how to print this one ?
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Square bullet in same font

How can I get the filled square bullet in same text font, assume the text font should be AGaramond, AdobeTextPro, etc. Note that I am using OTF type fonts and MikTeX 2.9, and dvips to generate the ...
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Odd minus style when drawing american voltage

Looking closely at the image produced by circuitikz, I find that the minus sign of an american voltage looks rather odd. The alignment seems off and the sign seems much too wide. Is there a way to ...
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Is there a table like “the comprehensive LaTeX symbol list” indexed by Unicode code points?

Motivation: There are a lot of specific characters mentioned in How to solve the `Package inputenc Error: Unicode char not set up for use with LaTeX` problem? (This question can be considered as an ...
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How to TeX this glyph?

It is 0x20 in this table. http://www.math.union.edu/~dpvc/jsmath/symbols/cmr10.html According to amsfonts and the structure of .afm files (See Chapter 8 of https://www.adobe.com/content/dam/acom/en/...
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Summations of a summation without upper bound as a lemma

So I have a paper I'm writing for a class that requires me to include a proof. I have the proof all sorted out on paper but I'm having a very hard time figuring out where to begin in Latex. I need ...
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How to get “c++” symbol in Latex, namely original font of c++? [duplicate]

How can I write "c++" with the original font in LaTeX? Thank you in advance. EDIT: here the official logo:
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How to create a command for the “strange m” symbol in latex?

I am wanting to use the "strange m" symbol in my latex code. I had hoped to use the scorpio symbol, but have been unable to find a scorpio command that produces what I am looking for. The two that I ...
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ModernCV symbols (email, skype etc.)

I looked for the moderncv documentation, but without any success. I'd like to know the list of the symbols (email, skype etc.). Can you tell me if there is this list please? Thank you in advance.
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Command \mobile in \cvitem doesn't appear - ModernCV template

I'm trying to insert the mobile symbol in the \cvitem of the ModernCV template, but I don't know how to do that. I tryed in different ways, but without any success. \cvitem{\mobile}{123456} % error \...
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Resize vertical bars (absolute-value symbols)

I tried that \middle, \,\middle|\, and \mathrel{\Big|}. I read How to automatically scale `\mid` within delimiters and \usepackage{mleftright} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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Emoji insertion in latex pdf

Here is my code in latex file \begin{filecontents*}{example.eps} \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass[smallextended]{svjour3} \smartqed \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \...
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typing a special letter in the bibliography [duplicate]

In bibliography of a manuscript, I wish to point out an author whose name is written in the form How can I type the last letter of his/her name?
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How to write the following sign? [duplicate]

I am writing my project work in LaTeX, but I am facing certain difficulties to write the sign (it is similar to hash sign, but not clearly). Please help me to write this:
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\hookrightarrow with ebgaramond-math

I'm using the font EB Garamond for a document I'm typesetting, but it seems that \hookrightarrow only renders a normal arrow. Here's the code I'm using: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Symbol: Curly T

How to produce this curly T? I tried Detexify, but nothing. Another letter 'A' of the same unknown family: Thank you
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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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Export Greek font (italic, upright, bold) from 'newtxmath' package with libertine option

Is there a way to export just a single symbol from the font used by newtxmath with libertine option? Being be more specific, I would need both the italic and the upright Greek letters (in bold too) ...
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∞ symbol in external pdf disappears when used as figure

I'm trying to embed an external pdf as a figure in some latex. However, there is an ∞ symbol in the external pdf that always disappears. How do I resolve this? Included pdf Latex code: \...
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A best solution for \frac using mtpro2 fonts

Starting from this old this question How to make fractions in powers look good, I'm searching a optimal solution to aesthetically define a fraction of the type \frac{...}{...}. For my book I've used ...
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How can you insert a “times/divide” symbol similar to the “plus/minus” (±) one?

Is there a LaTeX symbol for it? A non-educated guess is that it may look like the figure below.
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Commands for russian morphemic analysis of the word

I would like to create commands for morphemic analysis of Russian words, equivalent to ones on attached images. By now I wrote/googled/adapted commands for root, suffix and ending. \documentclass{...
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How to put asterisk over a letter [duplicate]

How can I write an asterisk symbol over a letter? Thank you very much
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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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Latex: How to produce a “Black Board Bold” Epsilon Symbol [duplicate]

I have been unable to find a latex command for a black board bold variant of epsilon. Is there an easy way to produce this symbol? I have drawn a rough outline of the kind of thing I have in mind.
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Is there a symbol for a right arrow with a square in the middle?

I'm looking for a symbol like this
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Can't find the latex code for the ⍎ (down tack jot) symbol

I'm new to LaTeX and I don't know how to use the CTAN package for typing APL symbols. So far I use the wasysym package but symbols like the ⍎ (down tack jot) are not included. I have downloaded the ...