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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 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

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 ...
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Symbol above others

I need to make - and + over the brackets. Like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $1(1+3)(1-4)(1-2)=+$ \end{document}
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How to put a symbol over a wedge

I am only having trouble getting the j_t over the wedge. I have posted a pic of what I am trying to get to. I appreciate any help given.
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use the ^ symbol [duplicate]

is it possible to use the ^ symbol in latex ? I want to write a code expression with \texttt{} but that expression contains a ^ character, and when I use it, my editor says "^" works in math mode. ...
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How would I write the Granger Causality formula in Latex? [duplicate]

I require to write the Granger Causality formula in Latex for a project that I am undertaking. I do not, however, know how to produce the formula in math mode. Please can someone either point me ...
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How to put math symbol rotated with 90 degree in table cell?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx,multirow,booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h] \centering \begin{tabular}{@{}ccccccccc@{}} \toprule \multicolumn{2}{c}{} & \...
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Increase size of symbol \intercal when in superscript position

Starting from this code \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{mathtools,amssymb} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[lite]{mtpro2} \begin{document} $(L\boldsymbol{\mathcal A}')^\intercal =\...
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How do I write bicross product symbols in latex?

There are commands for the top two symbols \ltimes and \rtimes, however I have not been able to find commands for the other 4 symbols. Is there a simple way that I could create commands for these ...
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Is it canonical bit space?

I have this simple code, \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[lite]{mtpro2} \begin{document} $d\bar{p}$ and $dt$. \end{document} with this output, I ...
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LyX in Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon does not display the correct characters in maths mode. How can I fix this?

I recently installed the latest Mint OS and installed TexLive-full, then LyX (via terminal). Unfortunately some symbols aren't shown up correctly within LyX itself. For example typing \alpha, \beta, \...
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Simple macro for new # symbol [duplicate]

I was unsatisfied with how the # symbol looked in my document and had a look at this question. I tried to create a simple macro to replace # with \texttt{\#} I thought that a simple \...
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Is there a way to make an in-line tag?

I know that I can use labels in an in-line equation, but since it is an in-line equation I didn’t want this equation to be numbered, instead I would like to reference it by an \star, and keep the ...
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Inclusion symbol [duplicate]

I need this symbols used by Boole and Peirce, any ideas?
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Redefining symbol midway through a document

I am trying to have one command (\phi) draw two different symbols (\varphi and regular \phi) in the same document. I have tried this with the below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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A best aesthetics to indicate the angle between two vectors

For my book I'm using this code with (mtpro2[lite] package) to indicate the angle between two vectors, \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} \usepackage{mathtools,...
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Several mode to write the symbol of a vector

When I use the command \overrightarrow{...} I observe that the space between the two lines increases due to the presence of this command. I often use the command \widebar{...}, \bar{...} or \overbar{.....
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Why < and > do not work in my latex code? [duplicate]

I would like to know why < and > do not work in my latex code. Thank your.
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Center a rounded square into a green line

In relation to my previous question A particular customize with green line and letters for subfloat I would like to have a green line with a center rounded square (with symbol) where the labels (...
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'Given that' in a matrix

I am trying to create the following equation where I have n given that y where y must be split among two lines. This is the code I have so far (which will give me the big braces). \left\{ \begin{...
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\bar{\hat{R}} gives 3 errors. WHY?

\bar{\hat{R}} gives 3 errors: Missing number, treated as zero, and illegal unit of measure and undefined control sequence. WHY? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \[ \bar{\hat{R}} \] \end{...
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Can I type \LaTeX inside inline code in Rmarkdown?

I know I can use $$ to write \LaTeX in Rmarkdown documents like $\beta$. My goal is if this is possible inside inline code. I would do `$\beta$` or `$\\beta$`, but both do not work. In case it is ...
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Special characters from my language are not correct when compiled with pdfLatex

I have difficulties while using special symbols from my language such as š, č, ť. I use this statement in my document: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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How do I define a right arrow with bar in LaTeX?

could any one tell me how I can define the following symbol in Latex please? It looks like an implies symbol concatenated with a vertical bar.
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How to use package euler for only the integral symbol?

Is there a way to use only the symbol from the integral of the package euler without loading the whole package? Thanks in advance!
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Custom symbol (general techniques for a MWE -at least-)

New Question: After the comment of @marmot and my closer look at the related post he proposed (twice) [sorry for this!] I realized that the request of my question was really close to the request of ...
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How to draw a curly R symbol if can't be found available in packages and available symbols [duplicate]

This is my answer to this question that is already closed (no problem if this will be closed too but had to upload my result to help the OP there since I had already draw it -or something like it-) ...
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How to make this curly 'R' (ℛ)?

Which package has a similar looking fancy R or does anyone know how to make one? (Note: the line underneath the R is just the notebook paper... this is from a scanned set of notes).
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Does anyone know the name of this symbol? [duplicate]

Does anyone know the name of this rotated, filled in, black square symbol?
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Symbol used to indicate indivisibility

In the following definition, I am denoting the condition that $a$ is not an integral multiple of $b$. Why is there such a big space between $b$ and the vertical bar with a slash through it? \...
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Is there a TeX symbol that looks like this reverse uppercase gamma? [duplicate]

I am reading a 1946 paper on the Dirac equation (H. Chandra, “The correspondence between the particle and the wave aspects of the meson and the photon,” Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A 186(1007), 502–525 ...
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LaTeX braces around a letter [duplicate]

Hello...I don't know the technical term for the above braces and so unable to find anything online. I would be grateful if someone can tell me what they're called. Thanks, HP