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What is the definition of \partial (∂) by using \DeclareMathSymbol

I want to know the definition of "\partial (∂)" by using \DeclareMathSymbol. For example, the definition of "\alpha (α)" by using \DeclareMathSymbol is \DeclareMathSymbol\alpha{\...
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What symbol should I use for non linear proportional to? [migrated]

Until now, if I had a function $f$ and a monotonic transformation of it $g$, I would write $f \propto g$, however, a colleague of mine pointed out that it's usually considered "proportional to&...
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Adding a vertical line on an existing symbol to define a new one

I want to create a new simple symbol. Because that symbol will be frequently used in my essay, I hope it can be easily used(also for handwriting). My idea is to add one verticle line on an existing ...
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Filled in \diamond without XeLaTeX

I am looking for a filled-in version of the \diamond (⬦) command. More specifically, I'd like a filled-in version that is the same size as \diamond, centered vertically in the same way as \diamond. ...
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how to get rid of this warning "amssymb should not be used in conjunction with mbdch"

I am writing an article in East Asian J of Applied Mathematics. The preamble is \documentclass{eajam} %%%%% journal info %%%%%%%%% \setcounter{page}{1} \renewcommand\thisnumber{x} \renewcommand\...
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How can I replace the single quotation mark with another one in the listings package?

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \...
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How would we write code for a smile with a dot underneathe it?

We want either \smallsmile or \smile with a dot underneath it. How do we draw a \smile with a dot underneath? \smile
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Are there concave up and concave down symbols in beamer?

I am looking for concave up and concave down symbols in beamer. The ones which can be scaled to use in the analysis of second derivative. \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} \mode<presentation&...
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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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The classical symbol for the flat angle [duplicate]

The classical symbol for the flat angle is $\overline\omega$ but with the overline attached to $\omega$. But how can we achieve this? Thanks for help
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Problem when combining \widebar and \mathring

I have been using the \widebar command defined in https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/60253/326104. It has worked perfectly so far, but it has run into problems when writing \mathring{\widebar{k}}. The ...
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How to typeset Dijkstra choice with TeX Gyre Termes and STIX Two Math? Other font suggestions are welcome

Continuing How to draw the box of Dijkstra's Guarded Command Language?, let's try to retypeset EWD's programs. Let's test STIX Math, with ⫾ (Dijkstra choice, U+2AFE), the same symbol in \...
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How can I change the size of \vert accordingly like \left and \right command [duplicate]

I am considering the notation \newcommand{\f}[3]{f\left(#1; #2 \lvert #3\right)} As you can see, the top formula has \vert size as default. I want the latter formula, How do I change my command? I ...
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How to use \Gamma function [closed]

I want to use \Gamma function over a quantity in \Gamma(x+y+z), but the symbol seems shorter and doesn't extend over whole bracket. Can you suggest what can be done?
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How make white star symbol within black filled circle?

I tried to make the symbols as shown in the picture but it's bigger than the other content. How can I fix it? I would be grateful if anyone could help me in this regard. \documentclass{article} \...
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How to display playing card symbols ♠ ♥ ♦ ♣ of all fonts

I would like to compare the playing card symbols ♠ ♥ ♦ ♣ of different fonts. In the following MWE I display the 4 symbols for an example font. How could I display this (if available) in a loop for ...
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Squished ```\equiv'''

I am looking for a "squished" three-line equality symbol, \equiv, as in the picture below. Is it possible to produce such a symbol without it looking too similar to equality and \equiv? ...
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How to create a `\gtrsimless` symbol?

I want a symbol similar to \gtreqless, but replace the horizontal line in the middle with a wavy line like \sim. How to create this symbol in LaTeX?
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Putting a circle around the wedge

since the tensor notation is sometimes (not mathematically, but visually) somewhat not that immeditate to read, especially when logical and algebraic notations are mixed, I was trying to differentiate ...
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What is causing "Missing character: There is no in font [<fontname>.otf]/ OT!" errors

This is a general font question, so I am not sure what community to post it in. However, I always get great answers in this one, so here goes. I recently started experimenting with font design. I ...
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Wedge inside of itself math symbol

If we use \usepackage{amsmath} we get a symbol \Cap which, when rendered in math mode, produces an intersection symbol \cap inside an intersection symbol. How can we produce \Wedge for \wedge? (I.e., ...
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Better alternative for writing $\circ\!\!-\!\!\!-\!\!\bullet$

I've want to write $\circ\!\!-\!\!\!-\!\!\bullet$ for notating laplace transformations, but have not found a better way than above command. Is there an existing one or do i need to create my own?
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How to get an italic letter with a dot as accent in the symbols list

I want to use the symbol for the volumetric flow V (with a point on top of it). But I also want to define it as a symbol to be shown in my listofsymbols at the end of my document. I have troubles ...
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how to escape a dot symbol

I don't know if it is possible.. on my .tex the following code: \def\tmp#1.#2\tmp{#1} \expandafter\def\expandafter\MaIII\expandafter{\expandafter\tmp\ARTaIII\tmp} put on variable MaIII the content ...
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Is there a way of creating this symbol for probability independence with respect to a $\sigma$-algebra?

I'm need a symbol for "independence" in probability, that could take parameters, so it is probability over a $\sigma$-algebra. I don't know how to describe it, so I wrote it by hand. I've ...
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How to Produce a Cross Patonce in LaTeX?

The following image of a Cross Patonce is taken from The Heraldry Society: The following post produces maltese and iron crosses: How to draw an actual maltese cross? QUESTION: How may one produce a ...
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Geometric measure theory: Notation for the cone of a current

Does anyone know how to type the symbol between 0 and T below ? It comes from the book of Leon Simon geometric measure theory page 157, where he defines the cone over a current. It like a double $x$ ...
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Create a command with pgf options to import a symbol from a different font

Writing a mathematical document it sometimes happens you need to use some symbols not available in amssymb: to expand this library then I thought to "automate" a standard procedure for ...
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Need to create a math symbol

I want to create a math symbol of the following form-- such that I would be able to change the value of i, i.e., it will be an external input to the function defined. Any help is highly appreciated.
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How to make a custom symbol `//` in LaTeX the same width as an existing symbol?

I want to define a custom slanted parallel symbol, approximately like this: // $\mathrel{/ \negmedspace /}$. The approach is to input two /, followed by a command like \! to reduce the spacing. What ...
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Square root symbols that don't match

I'm getting a weird result using the code that follows. The square root symbols don't match. In particular, the second square root symbol has a far greater depth than the first does. (The second ...
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Geometric measure theory: Notation for currents over oriented manifolds [[M]] [duplicate]

In the book "Introduction to geometric measure theory" by Simon, the author uses a kind of double square bracket notation for currents over oriented $C^1$ manifolds, something like this [[M]]...
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Math symbols in minted

Greetings to TeXperts out there, I am trying to write some code in a minted environment, but I am struggling with the "greater-or-equal" symbol. "≥" is not displayed at all (...
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what is this symbol called and how can it be rendered in latex [duplicate]

I have attached an image of the symbol below. The author uses it to generally denote any mathematical theory.
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Help identifying a very strange Fraktur character

While leafing through Wilhelm Blaschke's book Vorlesungen Über Differentialgeometrie I, I found two Fraktur characters that I did not recognize. Here is an image from the first one: Thanks to this ...
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AREI-symbols in LaTeX

I was wondering if anyone ever made symbols for an electrical installation (or is there a package?), single-pole switch, dual pole switches, fuses, etc...
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How define \eqset as \eqdef is defined (stix)

I use stix and in this package when I write $\eqdef$, an equal-symbol with an overwritten $\text{def}$ appears. I'd like to create \newcommand{\eqset}{...} in the same way that \eqdef is defined. Is ...
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How to import the sole symbol \vBar without the whole fdsymbol package

I would like to import the single symbol \vBar from the package fdsymbol. I know I have to use a command like \DeclareFontFamily and \DeclareMathSymbol but don't know which abbreviations and settings ...
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inserting symbol in my lyx file

I would insert the symbol of a square in my text. Inserting from menu: insert-> special character -> square (25A2) works in my lyx file, but rendering as pdf does not work. I get: You may ...
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Orthogonal direct sum typeset (with hat)

i.e. I would like this as orthogonal direct sum, which is a specific one. Since there is no any post about this, can anyone help? NO $\widehat$, please. Thanks.
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How to load a math glyph and set it up like \int

I want to modify the glyph for the integral, and then use it as \myint sometimes in place of \int. For this reason i need to figure out how to load the integral glyph from some font and give it the ...
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How to define a math symbol from a custom font e.g. integral, respecting displaystyle

Basically i defined a few custom glyphs i really want to be able to use by making a font. They are symbols that should be typset exactly the way the integral is typeset in computer modern (but look ...
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Capitulum symbol (⸿) in LaTeX

Is there a way to typeset the capitulum symbol (⸿) in LaTeX? I couldn't spot it in the comprehensive symbols list, but then it's hard to know where in the 400+ pages to look. I know a pilcrow can be ...
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How to define a "vnodash" command?

I would like to typeset the following sequent: A | Γ ⊢ B. I have tried, \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $A \mid \Gamma \vdash B$ \end{document} but \mid has a much greater height that \vdash....
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How to produce a stable mathematical symbol & in the typewriter font?

First a minimal working sample is as follows. \documentclass{article} \newcommand*\ttand{\mathord{\texttt{\&}}} \begin{document} $\ttand$ \itshape$\ttand$ \end{document} As you see I defined ...
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Table position in list of symbols

I am trying to make a list of symbols for my master's thesis. However, the table keep going down on the page, leaving a large space between the section name and the table, like below: The code is ...
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How to use special quotation marks?

I want to use the following special quotation marks: ʼ code point: U+02BC ‘ code point: U+2018 ’ code point: U+2019 ´ code point: U+00B4 ` code point: U+0060 “ code point: U+201C ” code point: U+201D ...
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Inward/outward spiral character in latex

I expect the answer is "you can't do this", but I often use an inward/outward spiral as shorthand for saying "this series/sequence converges/diverges": I'm trying to move my ...
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How to get a slanted and curly “greater or equal than” symbol?

It is possible to use \geqslant to obtain a slanted greater or equal than symbol, \succ to obtain a curly greater or equal than symbol, and \succeq to obtain a curly greater or equal than symbol. I am ...
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How to write asterisk without a space in between

I'm trying to write F*(v) (the asterisk in the middle) and works writing: $F*$$(v)$ Because the natural way: $F*(v)$ makes a separation in between the F and the asterisk, and between the asterisk ...
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