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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Math: How to type bigg | (divider)?

I have a difficulty in typing dividers in following math. It is very much appreciated if someone can give me a solution. Please find below my trying, which does not fully show the desired output with ...
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How do I write this symbol in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to write this cool symbol in LaTeX: I couldn't find online an explanation on how to create it, so I would be glad if you could help me with it. Thanks!
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Missing plus sign and brackets inside equation

I'm using a template with the following packages: \documentclass{osa-article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{wrapfig} \journal{osac} The compilation of the following ...
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Putting a union symbol inside union

I would like to have a custom union symbol \ccup that is essentially two unions placed one inside another. A rotated \Subset works just fine for a "small" union, as shown in the image below; ...
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Putting colors and symbols inside symbols

I need to embed the flower and its color into \dh: \documentclass[tikz, border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \begin{...
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Math or text symbols of Bagua 2

Previously, we had obtained great answers to get math or text symbols of Bagua. Is it possible to make math or text symbols of these forms of Bagua (as 90 degree rotations of the previous ones): Are ...
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Math or text symbols of Bagua

Is it possible to make math or text symbols of these forms: Are there already available in LaTex? These are from Bagua for your reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bagua Thank you in advance!
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History of Writing Mathematical Texts

I am writing a paper and would like to add something about the history of TeX and LaTeX and the difficulties of writing mathematical texts before the creation of TeX. Does anyone have any indication ...
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Declare correctly a new symbol

If I have this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz-cd,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathmorphing} \DeclareRobustCommand{\twoheads}{\mathbin{\begin{tikzcd}[...
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Change symbol drawn in tikz by a character in the pdf text

I was drawing my set of dice, like the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage {ifthen} \usepackage {tikz} \tikzset% {% pics/die/.style={% code={% \begin{scope}[x=1ex,y=...
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I cannot write the '@'symbol [closed]

how can I write the around '@' symbol in LaTex? I'm trying to input some text inside a lslisting: \begin{lstlisting} @some text some text \end{lstlisting} The '@' doesn't come up or sometimes ...
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Creating nomenclature with Symbol, Description Unit and different seperations

Hi fellows from the StackExchange Community, I am currently writing my bachelor thesis in Latex (Overleaf) and got into some trouble while creating my nomenclature. Since I found that one of my ...
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lucimatx wrong hat and tilde symbols

I'm using lucimatx with beamer, with \let\digamma\relax \usepackage{lucimatx}, and the math is displaying wrong. For example, \hat{\beta} shows theta instead of ^ similar for \tilde{y} that shows ...
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Typesetting completed direct sum

I'm trying to typeset a completed direct sum. This is traditionally written as a \bigoplus with a hat (really, a \widehat) above it. What is the recommended way to do this? I can think of two ...
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How do I output the hypothesis space symbol?

This code $\mathcal{H}$ gives this symbol while page 3 of https://www.cs.princeton.edu/courses/archive/spring16/cos495/slides/ML_basics_lecture2_linear_classification.pdf uses this symbol How do I ...
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Using \textquotedbl with make4ht

I help maintain a document which is built, among other ways, with make4ht --utf8 --lua document.tex for HTML output. In order to typeset command line excerpts, the document sometimes uses \...
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Text in image caption is not correct

I have a figure and in the caption, I want to write $w_0 = -10^{-4}$. However, for some reason, the minus signs are not there when I compile. Any ideas why the minus signs does not show in the caption?...
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Weird spacing around large brackets in Plain TeX

I use Plain TeX on a daily basis and a frequent annoyance when typesetting large displays is weird spacing that occurs around bigger parentheses/braces/etc. For example, here is \exp(-x) with the five ...
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MnSymbol, amssymb and amsfonts

Is there still a conflict between MnSymbol and amssymb & amsfonts, or have the problems between them been resolved? Confer: Clash between amssymb and MnSymbol
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P symbol of probabilities

I cannot find this P: My \mathbb{P} and \mathcal{P} are: I have found similar questions related to finding specific symbol or some P, but none of them looks for this P or shows a way to look for ...
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How does one make a thousands glyph that scales appropriately?

James Grimmelman (https://twitter.com/grimmelm/status/1406257482029322250?s=20) posted an idea for a thousands glyph (three vertically stacked sideways zeros). What would be the best way of creating ...
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Mathds does not work in Dissertate template

I am using the Dissertate template for my thesis, see here. In some math formulas I would like to use double-stroke ones. Usually, I'm using the dsfont and $\mathds{1}$ to create this. However, using ...
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Forcing ligature between any two letters

I frequently find myself confronted with naming new operator in my mathematical research. What I would really want is them to not consist of two different letters that have a space between them. E.g. \...
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What package is needed for \circlearrowright and \circlearrowleft?

On a few pages I found that the command for a clockwise arrow should be \circlearrowright: \circlearrowright - Tex Command LaTeX circlearrowright symbol The great, big list of LaTeX symbols But, ...
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Undefined control sequence, extra \fi and overfull \hbox errors

I am using the code below to add the list of symbols to my document. I am getting the following errors for the rows where the function \ifthenelse is used: Undefined control sequence for all of them ...
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How to create a new symbol (with adjustable colors) in tikz

I have a naive question --- How to create a new symbol like the figure below (with adjustable colors) in the tikz? I believe that it is doable with tikzpicture. For example, using tikzpicture, are we ...
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I have a problem in inserting the vector symbol

I have a problem with \vec command: instead of the vector symbol it inserts the tilde. I don't see what part of the code is wrong: $$\mathbf{\Gamma(\vec{B}) = \mu_0 I + \frac{d\phi(\vec{E})}{dt}}$$.
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Defining new math symbols and specify how they behave under commands such as \mathrm

I want to define a math symbol \dbar which will display its italic version normally, but display upright when it appears inside \mathrm. My naïve attempt is something like this \documentclass{article} ...
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How to add a tilde “~” in between two letters (\alpha and l)? I attached my text below:

\documentclass[a4paper, pointlessnumbers, %draft, parskip=half, automark ]{scrartcl} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \usepackage[a4paper, left=2.2cm, right=2.2cm, top=2.5cm, ...
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Align subscript

When i put the code $(f_{\mathcal{X}},f_{\mathcal{X}}^{\partial})$ I get the following: But I want the subscripts to be aligned. How can I do this?
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How to sort the symbols in a thesis according a standard order?

I am using TeXstudio in Windows 10 for my Ph.D. thesis. I want to sort all symbols in the nomenclature according to the following order: small English alphabet letter a capital English alphabet letter ...
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Bigwedge superscript

I want the superscript to appear on slightly right in the bigwedge symbol as in the picture below: But when I put $\bigwedge^{# A} X$ I get this How do I do this?
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Character “l” replaced with double arrow in mathcal?

Very trivial situation: calling in math environment $\mathcal{Cl}$ replaces the letter "l" with a vertical double arrow. Where is this coming from i.e. with what macro/syntax is this ...
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Adjust the code to get TikTok symbol

This question it is related to this. Considering the link of my answer where there are the conditions to have the tiktok symbol https://github.com/liweitianux/resume/blob/master/fontawesome5/...
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Symbol semi-circ, semi-bullet

I would like to create a LaTeX symbol that is mixing both \circ and \bullet. I want it to be a black circle, the size of \circ, with only the lower half filled in black, as on this image. Do you have ...
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How to use unicode character as binary operator?

I am trying to use the unicode character ⦡ (U+29A1) as a binary operator. I almost got it to work using the following: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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Problems with unicode symbols and xelatex on Windows 10 in English

I started to use xelatex on a Brazilian Portuguese installation of Windows 10, then I installed Ubuntu on English, and then I installed Windows 10 again, but in English. xelatex supports UTF-8, so I ...
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How to type the circled power symbol in LaTeX? [duplicate]

When working with tropical mathematics, I can type $\oplus$ for the tropical plus, $\odot$ for the tropical multiplication. The symbol for the tropical power is the power sign inside a circle, but I ...
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Lines are not wrapping on thinspace, `\,`, zero-width space (ZWSP), or other unicode space characters

Asian languages frequently do not use spaces, yet still have "words" which must be broken and wrapped at the right places. I am working with such a language, and actually want to put in a &...
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How to write this: “------------------\r\n“

When I try to write the above expression I get an error stating: "Undefined control sequence". The same when I try to write this: ‘\r\n’. Any ideas?
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How can I make math symbols one color and have a different color outline?

When I use something like \[\textcolor{White}{\contour{green}{\alpha}}\] the alpha comes out in green, not white, and has no outline whatsoever. How can I fix this? I want it to be in white with a ...
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How to insert a vertically centered tilde into a URL?

I need to insert a vertically centered tilde into a URL in text mode (not inside the \url or \href commands). I've tried the solution proposed here but I can't get it to work. Any ideas? Here is my ...
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How to typeset the short vowel, the long vowel, and the pause symbols used in Sanskrit/Marathi metres?

Sanskrit, and one of its derivatives, Marathi, have a rich literary history of various poetic metres. Like several other languages, they have notations for the short vowel, the long vowel, and the ...
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Spacing after custom symbol varies

Situation: I defined a box with a line in it via \DeclareMathOperator{\lbox}{\text{% \tikz[baseline=-.6ex, rounded corners=.01ex] {\draw (-.6ex,-.6ex) rectangle (.6ex,.6ex); \draw (0,-.6ex) ...
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What is this notation used for?

I am wondering what this notation $\S$ stands for and what is it used for? It looks like two S overlapping each other.
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Including ORCID ID in article class elsarticle.cls

I'm writing an article in elsarticle class on Overleaf. We want to create ORCID ID's in the author information because the university dictates it even for submissions. \documentclass[review]{...
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Long vertical bar in math mode

\left[a | \begin{Bmatrix}b \\ c \\d \\e \\f \end{Bmatrix}\right] I have an expression where the expression to the left of | is short and the expression to the right of it is very long. I've tried the ...
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How to enter a solution for each square?

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Non integer index of summation [closed]

I have following equation: I would like to use summation for the above equation. The index of summation is not an integer. Can I use the below equation to represent the above equation?
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Morphological erosion and dilation operation in latex

Please help me writing the equation of morphological erosion and dilation operation in latex. I know how to write some part of it, but couldn't complete the whole equation. I came up with these two ...

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