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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
5
votes
3answers
416 views

How do I make a long identity sign?

The dash $-$ may usually be prolonged by apposing one or two times in math environment to get longer dashes $--$ and $---$. How may I double or triple the length of the identity sign =?
0
votes
1answer
55 views

How do i get this [closed]

I am currently trying to get this display, and i can't figure out if a package is needed for it or anything? Also, i don't know the word for this in english, so how to i do this so that i add these ...
1
vote
2answers
84 views

Special letter in math mode

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[magyar]{babel} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
4
votes
2answers
110 views

How to put a bar on a longer \mid

This is what I want: I know how to make a longer \mid, but I don’t know how to put a bar on it. Here’s my code of a longer \mid: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[frak=pxtx]{...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Pop out symbol signifying a link [duplicate]

How can I create the pop out symbol in latex? Signifies that something is a link. I used a latex symbol finder but it tells me the closest match is the male gender symbol, which I guess is pretty ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Blackboard bold like symbols for the number “one” 1 and its mirror shape [duplicate]

I am looking for latex codes for the following characters: My attempt to use detexify to find the symbols were unsuccessful. \mathbb{1} does not produce the right symbol.
10
votes
2answers
607 views

How to reproduce vertical bars with trangles on the side, used for the r.o.c. of the Laplace transform?

what is the command for this symbol? this symbol is to represent the bounds of ROC of laplace transform. looked up online latex documents, still couldn't find this symbol.
1
vote
2answers
32 views

Trying to write a double-lined \ulcorner

My professor uses the symbol: to represent an encoding. I tried to use Detexify and searching for the symbol in the comprehensive LaTeX symbol list, but with no luck.
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Change a command so I can use both full circle and half circle icons in a CV-Template

I am using this CV template for my CV and I was wondering if and how can I change the rating marker for language skills to also use half circles. For example, I want my English grade to be 4.5 (4 ...
3
votes
1answer
384 views

LaTeX symbol unknown [duplicate]

What the LaTeX code is for this fancy 0? I have been looking for the LaTeX code for this zero-like symbol and I can't seem to find it anywhere.
2
votes
2answers
137 views

How do I create a vertical version of \not?

If I wanted \not< but with vertical strikethrough rather than a diagonal strikethrough, how would I make it?
1
vote
1answer
53 views

How to create “not less than or greater than” symbol? [duplicate]

I recently came across this meme: (Source: @nathanaelnoir on Twitter) How can you create that second symbol in LaTeX? Apparently, several packages do include \nlessgtr, but they have a diagonal slash ...
3
votes
3answers
71 views

Align overlapping symbols

I am trying to produce a "fully connected hexagon" symbol, by using mathrlap{} with wasysym symbols, specifically, \mathrlap{\varhexagon}\mathrlap{\varhexstar}\davidsstar produces almost ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Sans serif symbols in XeLaTeX

I want to introduce a family of sans serif symbols using the TeX Gyre Heros italic font. I have only managed to use the upright font, How do I achieve this with the italic font? \documentclass{article}...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

Dot of semicolon

Is it possible to get a dot in the same position as the dot in the semicolon symbol? In other word I need only the dot of the semicolon symbol without the comma. The symbol \cdot is too low.
4
votes
1answer
184 views

Serif-style symbol for the set of real numbers

I want to have a serif-style real number set symbol that looks like the one in the attached image; how can this be achieved? This is not possible using $\mathbb{R}^n$. Can someone please help?
7
votes
1answer
256 views

Looking for math font

I was trying to reproduce the followings symbols in maths formulas from an old book: 2) At first glance, I thought that \mathfrak could do the job, but the result wasn't as expected: Searching ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

How to add “TikZ” symbol in a document? [duplicate]

How do I add the TikZ symbol to a document? Examples of others are \TeX and \LaTeX.
1
vote
2answers
28 views

How to typeset a variant of \lesseqgtr with a slanted “eq” (\lesseqslantgtr)?

I have managed to make something very similar to what I want via \usepackage{stackengine} \def\lesseqslantgtr{\;\stackanchor[-1pt]{\ensuremath{\leqslant}}{\ensuremath{>}}\;} but the vertical ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Specific math symbols are not showing in output (parenthesis and plus signs)

I have a peculiar problem that I have failed to solve. I have looked at this and have been unable to fix my problem. Here is an example of my issue: Everything looks fine, right? However, when I ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Increase the dot from \dot and ring from \mathring in size

Context : I'm using \dot{} and \mathring{} commands, but they are way too small to be noticed if you are not reading with full attention. Sometimes, it is hard to distinguish between them both. ...
5
votes
2answers
647 views

Curly letters used by John Lee in “Introduction to Smooth Manifolds”

John Lee (Introduction to Smooth Manifolds) seems to use some package that Detexify doesn't know for his curly letters. Here are some examples: Does anyone know how to generate these letters?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Create a character from pdf / svg that can change color

Is it possible to create a charactar from a graphic that is sensible to \color{} commands? I'm aware of these three questions (one, two, three), but with the first method, the symbol doesn't change ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Outline text in plain XeTeX?

I use plain XeTeX. I've been asked to include a shamrock character in a typeset document (which I've found at Unicode 2618), but only in outline. The examples in the excellent PST-Text package (page ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Why latex file shows some characters instead of digits?

I wrote a text in overleaf and then i transferred the file to winedit. But, some digits and characters are shown wrongly with some symbols. Formula in overleaf vs formula transferred in winedit
4
votes
1answer
110 views

Best way to typeset “T_n-space”

In topology, one often talks about spaces satisfying various separation conditions such as T₀-spaces. When I have to type “T₀-space” in LaTeX, I write T$_0$-space but I think using the mathematical ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

LaTeX Symbol for random vector [duplicate]

I can not find the LaTeX command for the following symbol: Anyone can help? It is an "X" with an horizontal line. And I need also the command for:
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How can I track down the standard TeX glyphs for musical accidentals ($\flat$, etc.)?

I'm trying to determine how to import the standard TeX music accidental glyphs into LilyPond (\flat, \sharp, and \natural), but I'm having trouble tracking down the specific glyphs. Are they from ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

How can I get the symbol “plus inside triangle” and “plus inside downtriangle” without interfere with the other symbols I am using?

I want the symbols "plus inside triangle" and "plus inside downtriangle", which somehow correspond to \triangleplus and \downtriangleplus (though there seems to be no such ...
3
votes
1answer
42 views

Loading symbols iteratively from several packages

The following does not compile with LuaLaTeX: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[mathrm=sym]{unicode-math} \...
5
votes
3answers
408 views

How to align this equation?

I have the following equation: \begin{document} \Large \begin{equation}\label{eq: eq1} \begin{split} P(\mathbf{W_{d}}, \mathbf{Z_{d}}, \mathbf{\theta_d}, \mathbf{\Phi}; \mathbf{\alpha}, \mathbf{\beta})...
2
votes
1answer
78 views

Entering unicode character for Chi-Rho in LaTeX

I am in the middle of a very long document (which means I will not be able to switch to XeTeX or LuaTeX), and everything is close to done with the exception of a few missing symbols. The symbols all ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Greek letter version of $U$? [duplicate]

Wondering if there is any math symbol for the greek letter $U$? I know $\mu$. Any similiar looking symbol that I can draw in latex?
0
votes
2answers
33 views

How to use the awesomebox with custom image from external file and add double vertical line

I'm looking for a way to modify or make an alternative to the warning/alarm messages in text alike this one from awesombox package: What I need to do is: replace the warning sing on the left with an ...
3
votes
1answer
42 views

How to type `->| len |<-` to indicate the length of segment?

How could I display like following: I looked up some handbooks but couldn't find the command to display symbols and . Or are they draw by tikz ? Thanks.
1
vote
0answers
16 views

widehat becomes very big when using mtpro2

I'm using mtpro2 Lite. When I use widehat it creates a very big widehat as you can see: code: \documentclass[article,12pt,oneside] \usepackage{stmaryrd} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm} \...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Add Subsection Titles to List of Symbols

I'm currently trying to add subgroup titles to my list of symbols section. However, I'm finding it hard to actually do this with my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Use any unicode character in source with pdfLaTeX (without XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX)

I'm writing a script that converts .md files into latex source code and compiles it to a .pdf. I've been using pdfLaTeX and would rather not refactor this late in the game. I want to be able to handle ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

How to get just the visarga symbol in Devanagari

This is my code \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{footnpag} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[total={6.5in,8.75in},top=1.2in,left=1....
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Symbols from `fourier-orns` not working

I'm trying to use fourier-orns in a LaTeX document. If I include \usepackage{fourier-orns} but do not try to use any of the symbols from the package, my document compiles without issues. I'm using ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How do I customize the size of the checkmark?

This is just a table, and if I use \checkmark from \usepackage{amssymb}, the result is the above. I want the checkmark to be put at the middle of each box in the table, and automatically adjust(...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

Prophet symbol in LaTeX

How do you get this symbol in LaTeX?
1
vote
1answer
39 views

How do I properly define a small square math symbol? [duplicate]

I would like to create a math symbol using a command \smallsquare, which would look like this: I know that there is \sqbullet from the mathabx package, or \...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

How do I display the multiplication and division symbol using pytexit?

For example, I want a multiplication sign between 5/2 and the brackets. Also a division sign between 10 and 4. I also have another question, how do I remove the brackets around 68 and 87? thank you
5
votes
1answer
57 views

Color lower half of the $\ge$ symbol

I wish to partly change the color of the $\ge$ symbol. In particular, I want to change the horizontal bar into a red color, similar to this: How can this be typset?
2
votes
1answer
56 views

Metafont glyph description processed by Metapost to return svg paths

I'm hoping to generate SVG paths for a large number of characters, and I wonder if this could be automated via Metapost. From what I've read, mpost ’&mfplain’ cmr10 will let mpost process a ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Writting text below the “subset” symbol

$A \subseteq B$. I want to write "bounded" below the \subseteq symbol. How can I do it? I found a way to write text above and below an arrow symbol. But how to do the same with the subset ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

Font for U+A734, U+A735?

I use Unicode Hex Input on macOS Catalina, and have the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} testꜵ \end{document} However, my ...
2
votes
2answers
43 views

Not dot equivalent

I found \doteq and \neq/\ne but i am searching for a combination of those two. Something like \dotneq or \dotne, which both don't seem to work. I can use \dot{\ne} but that puts the dot way up. I also ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Scalerel package: to stretch, correctly, the `\benz` symbol

Starting from this question Symbol for Fourier pair as per Brigham, "The Fast Fourier Transform" and my humble answer with this code, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{...

1
2 3 4 5
74