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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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typical letter in LaTeX [duplicate]

How can I write this letters (in blue) in LaTeX ? its look like $z$ Some help would be appreciated
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How do I do dot inside a letter?

A First Course in Complex Analysis by Matthias Beck, Gerald Marchesi, Dennis Pixton, and Lucas Sabalka Ch9.1 Circle: $C[z_0,R] = |z-z_0| = R$ Disc: $D[z_0,R] = |z-z_0| < R$ Closed Disc: $\...
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Remove whitespace between baseline and symbol

Despite my naive anchor=center specification, these four symbols are not aligned by their center: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzset{x=1pt, y=1pt, z=1pt} \begin{document} \...
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Dashed underline under a inequality symbol

I'm trying to find (or create) a symbol that is like \geq but with a dashed/dotted line under the inequality symbol. It should look like this: Thanks in advance
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b bar similar to h bar [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a $\bbar$ command to produce the symbol just as there is a $\hbar$ command for the symbol
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IEEEtran - How to include ORCID in TeX/PDF with PdfLatex

I would like to display the ORCID id in author list in IEEEtran pdf, like that Is there a standard way to include it in an IEEEtran article with PdfLaTex? I used two approaches in Is there a standard ...
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\small\Join doesn't look nice with type1cm and amssymb

The input \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{type1cm} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \noindent Good: \(\Join \mathsf{\Join}\). Bad: \small\(\Join \mathsf{\Join}\) \end{document} produces ...
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Formatting arrows and text under a matrix

I am looking to be able to write this: https://imgur.com/a/FFMifhs but I'm a little stuck with the arrows and what not concerning the arrows underneath the matrix. I've got this so far: \begin{...
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How to write this expression?

How can I write the vertical line in this expression? It is as tall as the before relation.
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Using rotatebox is giving giving extra '}' error

I am using \rotatebox{60}{\textcolor[rgb]{0.45, 0.98, 0.53}{$\vrectangleblack$}} which provides me with the following symbol: https://pasteboard.co/Hy5yYf9.png Although it works for generating the ...
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How to get \^{\i} working in math enviroment

My question is a like the one here: only with different symbol. With typing: \[\^{\i}\] i want to get a get a i with a ^ (replacing the dot) on its head. So far, so good. Means it works (i get the ...
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How change class of a math symbol?

\rightarrow has math symbol class 3, that is, it is a math relation. How can I define a macro, let's call it \rightinf, to get the same right arrow character, but as an ordinary math symbol (like \...
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Question regarding utf8 inputenc

I was working on a project and all of a sudden it stopped compiling, showing lots of errors in unicode characters, unicode sequences and such. All pointing to utf8 inputenc in my preamble. Is it a ...
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Are `\to` and `\mapsto` mathbin or mathrel?

What class of symbols are \to and \mapsto— mathbin or mathrel? (Sorry for such a basic and naive question!) I'm pretty sure that usage indicates they ought to be mathrel, but in some posts ...
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Double \rightsquigarrow?

I came across this symbol in a probability book but don’t know how to type it.
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Glossaries package is not showing symbols

I am actually writing my master thesis on a latex template and I would like to make a glossary entry as "O&M". but the and symbol is not showing up. I have tried different approaches such as: \&...
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Too many symbol fonts declared, how to reduce the number declared [on hold]

This code works, but uses four symbol fonts out of the incredibly limited 16 available. That, plus similar code causes the limit to be exceeded. Is there any way to rewrite this to avoid the four "...
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What's the code for this symbol? [duplicate]

I'm writing an article and I wanted to use the same notation used in one of my references. But I can't find how do I type the following symbol (the one in the red circle): Does anyone know what ...
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LaTeX standard symbol macro [duplicate]

I am looking for a list of standard LaTeX macros which are symbols and available without any packages. Macros like: \LaTeX, \TeX, \slash, \textbackslash, \dots Is there a list for such macros?
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How do you make an arbitrary capital Greek letter behave like the \sum command? [duplicate]

My question is simple. I'm using a rarely used operation which requires a rarely used Greek symbol to represent it. My current way of writing it when written out in basic LaTex looks like $$\Omega_{...
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How to write a curly bold style for velocity symbol [duplicate]

How can I write the velocity (v) in a style which is bold (as a vector) and also curly and italic?
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Happy Pi day to applied scientists!

Happy Pi day to all non-American applied mathematicians and scientists (like me) who make approximations! This is in fact TeX related as I have a question, or perhaps a puzzle. How would I make the ...
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Remove particular characters from some string

Consider this code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{arabxetex} \usepackage{newunicodechar} \begin{document} \begin{arab} إِبرٰهۦمَِ \end{arab} \end{document} Output: The arabic ...
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Arabxetex plus missing glyph

The default font for arabxetex is Amiri. Here I want to use different font which is Markazi Text together with quran package. \documentclass[b5paper,11pt]{memoir} \usepackage[left=1.8cm,right=1.8cm,...
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bold arrow in caption

I need to write in a caption $\overleftarrow{A}$ and make it bold, but when I compile I get the error "illegal parameter number in definition of \reserved@a." So to make it compile I use $\protect\...
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Using \dot{x} produces a bar below the letter (new case)

I have been using a poster template (please, click here to see it) that I found on overleaf based on baposter.cls (you can find it here). In such environment, \dot{x} produces a bar below the letter, ...
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Quran package with Hussaini Nastaleeq font

It's recommended (from the documentation) to use Amiri or Scheherazade font for the quran package, but I want to try different font in this case Hussaini Nastaleeq. Consider this code. \documentclass[...
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Character mapping

I have to write my paper using some slovene letters (čČšŠžŽ), but i'm having a hard time using the slovene keyboard layout as i mostly use the EN/US one and it's killing my production.. I remember i ...
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Can we have access to Greek kai?

I would very much like to have access to the following Greek ancestor of the modern ampersand: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kai_(conjunction)#Ligature Can you help me?
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Difference between “a” and $a$ [duplicate]

I have a very simple problem. I want to write "a" in an equation, however output is .... Please see output. Please see "a" carefully, the problem is there. How i can overcome this problem?
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Difference between alphabet $a$ and “a”

I have a very simple problem. I want to write "a" in an equation, however output is .... Please see output. How i can overcome this problem?
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How to do this in latex [duplicate]

How to write this formula: How can I read symbol e?
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How to create a crossed out calligraphic S?

I’m looking for how to write in latex these two symbols: The first one is from \mathcal{S}, or this would be fine. But how about the second one? For sure, it is not from the cancel package??? ...
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How do I use a math symbol from the private use area with unicode-math?

There are many math symbols which are not, unfortunately, in Unicode. One such symbol is the sequent relational operator that looks something like this ">-" and is found in the literature. I have a ...
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Does someone recognize this font? [duplicate]

I noticed a particularly nice math font being used in this paper: https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aos/1245332830. Does someone recognize it? I've tried detexify but could not find it. Here is an A:...
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How to get a separator symbol longer than emdash (maybe a quadruple hyphen)? [duplicate]

I am trying to typeset a table, wherein some headers do not apply to a particular row, i.e. for certain cells. I do not want to use "N.A". According to the package author of booktabs, it is ...
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Summation sign is not visible in pdf, but visible in sublime text quick overview for equations

As shown below, the summation is visible in sublime text. The code for the equation is \begin{equation}\label{cepl} L = \frac{ \displaystyle \sum\limits_{x=1}^N {T_{d}^{x} - {T_{i}^{x} }} } {...
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How may I have a black Diamond? [duplicate]

I sometimes want to make use of black operators corresponding to \Box and \Diamond. \blacksquare is a good blackened version of \Box, but \blacklozenge does not have quite the same shape as \Diamond. ...
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Bold, upright greek symbol, \bm not working

I seem to have a problem. My task is to transfer several scanned equations into TeX equations. Now my greek symbols won't accept to stay upright and italicized. \bm is somehow not working at all, \...
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How adjust hat r from Griffiths David's book

I have a difficult to center the hat bold accent as in the Griffiths David's book as the picture below extract from the book: My output using \usepackage{baskervald} \usepackage[baskervaldx]{...
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Plot symbols not showing properly using R + knitr with 'pdf' device

When I include R plots in a latex document using knitr, symbols do not show properly when knitr's graphic device is 'pdf', while everything is OK when the graphic device is 'png'. Here is a MWE: \...
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Just the minus sign in the exponent

If cells present or do not present a certain protein (e.g. CD133) it is a common way to write CD133+ or CD44-, but the +/- signs belong to the exponent. I have tried the following codes to get the ...
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Turing machine symbols

I'm trying to write a paper in LaTeX involving Turing Machines, and I was wondering if there is a way to write the symbol that denotes the blank in LaTeX. They have written it in the textbook I'm ...
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Textsubscript is like the character underscore

when to use textsubscript and when to use _ question 1: Which of them is advisable to use to write mathematical formulas? question 2 i want written the next image
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Symbol sum is generated bad

i want generate equals to next image but the sum is generate bad \begin{equation} \label{eq:aqui-le-mostramos-como-hacerle-la-llave-grande} f(x) = \left\{ \begin{array}{ll} ...
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lualatex: pdfx and siunitx conflict on angstrom

I encountered a conflict between the siunitx and pdfx packages. I had a document working, but after I added the pdfx package I ended up with an ! LaTeX Error: Command \AA unavailable in encoding TU. ...
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Big symbol “|” in latex

I need to use | with the mean of "such that". It's in an expression with fraction and so I need to have a big |. I've tried to use \displaystyle before | but it doesn't work. Putting \left before | ...
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How can I create an algorithmicx block with special characters?

In the algorithmicx package, you can define your own algorithm blocks with the \algblock command. How can I use special characters inside the definition of such a block? I want to create a German ...
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How to type a notation as same as the below pictue [duplicate]

I want to type a notation as same as the below pictue How must I do? Please help me!
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Bōten/Wakiten (Japanese emphasis symbol) in [p]LaTeX

This may be a rather obscure matter, but I recently attempted to find an easy way of emphasizing Japanese text using bōten/wakiten (furigana dots) in a document I am writing using [p]LaTeX. So far I ...