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 can I get this symbol without using bbold?

A solution I saw somewhere suggested to use \usepackage{bbold} $\mathbb{1}$ which works well and I get what I want. However, now other symbols used to represent real numbers, natural numbers, etc ...
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How to write the L-shaped symbol in latex?

I want to write the following equation in latex but dunno what's that L-shaped symbol. I tried "\llcorner", but this is not what I exactly want... It looks like the following image: I also tried ...
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\sigma appearing in composite character (out of nowhere) [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{mleftright} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{braket} \begin{document} \begin{align} \langle \hat{\widetilde{S_{\hat{a}}}}^{\, \, \, \...
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Is there any special symbol to write “C++ programming”? [duplicate]

Is there any symbol to write C++ programming I had tried: $C++$ The output is a wide space.
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Searchable math symbols in pdf [duplicate]

When learning a new subject, I find searchable pdf files very useful. A quick search brings me back to the definition of a new concept, so I don't have to tax my brain so much memorizing. This also ...
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How do I use packages on the Physics Stackexchange? [closed]

I am trying to write a letter with a diagonal line across it for a question on the physics StackExchange , but all different ways that exist to write it,as shown on How to strike through obliquely, ...
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What is the code for this symbol? [duplicate]

What is the code for the angle as shown in this diagram? (It is kind of rare)
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Is there a command which is completely ignored by LaTeX?

I'm using TeXiFy IDEA and it has autoformatting feature. However, in some cases I would like to preserve my own formatting. E.g. Very long sentence. after formatting becomes Very long ...
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How to make equal sign with circles, similar to \risingdotseq?

I'm looking for the best way to create the symbol very similar to \risingdotseq, just with circles instead of dots. Unfortunately, it looks like it's not in the standard set of symbols. Any help ...
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como colocar o simbolo de link dentro do comando \href{}{mysimbollink} [closed]

I want to place the link symbol inside the command \href{}{symbol} so that I can click on the symbol and open a new file
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Up arrow instead of a “/” symbol in equations [closed]

Recently, whenever I write an equation all the '/' symbols are getting replaced with an up arrow symbol. For example look at the equation below. it was supposed to be Ia/Ir and instead an up arrow ...
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Get `\tau` from libertine font

Extracting a single symbol from a certain font looks really sophisticated and it seems like each font is needed its own approach. Now I would like to extract the single \tau from \usepackage{...
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Import 'u' and 'v' from txfonts

Unfortunately, I am not so good at extracting single characters from the other fonts, so I would like to ask for some help. I need to import 'u' and 'v', that are used in math mode, from txfonts I ...
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How to write notation of “set of real numbers” in LaTex? [duplicate]

How to write this maths symbol below: I search in enter link description here, but it said \R and $\R$ but is not working.
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Typesetting True-Type «PIXEL LED» Fonts

I am writing on a User Manual, and I want to utilize True-Type pixel-fonts from a files called: char42s.ttf (HP42 Character Set - ASCII codes). This font-set covers all my needs for special characters....
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How to typeset operators in normal text?

In trying to make a quick reference for Octave, I ran across the problem that I don't know how to typeset +, -, *, / or ^. For some of these, they can be placed in an equation: $3 + 4$ however if ...
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Differentiation symbol

Generally, I use mathrm{d} for the differentiation symbol in math mode, x\,\mathrm{d}x? However, I sometimes feel that the spacing is not accurate. What is best practice, theoretical computer science ...
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Many glyph enconding / one program. What is the importance of the concommitance of OT1 and OML?

Briefly about LaTeX/TeX, Why would be useful to have two glyphs encodings for the same document/data processing in the same contextual time (eg. OT1 and OML)? Why two font encondings for the same ...
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Pretty statistical evaluation (min, max, avg, std)

Is there a better way of formatting statistical values in continuous text than this? The participants of the study were on average \num{33.5} years old (min=22, max=51, $\sigma$ =8.55, median=34). I ...
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How to remove a blank page between the list of acronyms and symbols?

A blank page appears after the Acronym List. How to eliminate it? Follow the preamble. \documentclass[dissertacao,abnt]{inf-ufg} \usepackage[alf,bibjustif]{abntex2cite} \usepackage{cite} \...
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Changing font family in latex (math mode)

I am using the mathptmx package to type math equations. After going through many font packages, I like this the most, except the infinity symbol. The infinity symbol produced by this package is very ...
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How do I write the vector symbol with the arrow that goes from right to left? [duplicate]

How do I write the vector symbol with the arrow that goes from right to left? I mean a vector is indicated by $\vec{e}$, with an arrow that goes from left to right but I want the arrow to go from ...
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How to write a dashed congruent sign?

I wanna to write a symbol like this: I tried\dashcong but it did not work. Does it require a new command? I hope someone can share the code.
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What's the text command for this symbol?

Does anyone know the name of the symbol to the left ? I saw it as a way of numbering sections inside the book Basic Mathematics by Serge Lang.
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I am facing problem of U+FB00, U+FB02

I am using Texmaker for practicing, While practicing tex, I encountered 3 errors that are as follows: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ff (U+FB00)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX....
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Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence using {lstlisting}

I have the next code error codealcance.tex 58 Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help....
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Error: Unicode character ​ (U+200B) [duplicate]

I'm getting this error marcoteorico.tex 31 Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ​ (U+200B) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. See the inputenc package documentation for ...
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How to type this symbol in LaTeX for Structural Causal Model?

How to type this symbol in LaTex?
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Arrow with blunted-end head in math mode

I want to write some simple gene regulations in math mode in LaTeX. Activation is denoted with a normal arrow, so I can write $A \rightarrow B$ for A activates B, but I'm failing to find an arrow with ...
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How can I programmatically convert Greek symbols to lowercase in LaTeX?

A simple task: I require a user-defined command \greeklower that accepts any Greek character recognized by math mode and returns the lowercase version of the character. Ideally the command syntax ...
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Incorrect symbol appears under math environment

When I write under math environment, e.g. $y(t)$, the brackets doesn't show. Also, I found, when I $\sum a_n$, or $\int_t$, it comes up with flowery "P" and "R" respectively. I have listed all the ...
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I want to render a “flow chart” diagram, where arrows go between symbols (from one box to another) and not between boxes

I want to render a diagram that's like a flow chart, but where arrows go between a symbol in one box to a symbol in another box (as opposed to having an arrow that points from one whole box to another ...
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wish to replicate a symbol seen in an equation

i have a image and i want to write equation from the image how i can write g in equation ? at first i write g_{vix}\left ( s \right ) but g is not like g on the image
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Inserting symbols with fontspec => Missing number, treated as zero

I'm attempting to insert the arrow and thick hyphen symbols ‣ and ⁃, U+2023 and U+2043 respectively, into my document. I tried compiling the following with lualatex: \documentclass{article} \...
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Stix/Stix2 with amsmath/amsfonts: \lvert, \rvert not rendering properly

I'm trying to use the stix2 package, but for some reason it isn't rendering vertical bars (e.g., absolute value, etc.) using \lvert and \rvert correctly. Using: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{...
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Scale nabla to height of fraction

I have an equation where the nabla symbol should be the same height as the fraction. Instead, it's about half the height. How do I fix this?
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Rod or Staff of Asclepius / Aesculapius

The rod with a snake, known as the {Rod,Staff} of {Asclepius,Asklepios,Aesculapius} or simply the asklepian is a common symbol of medicine. How can I typeset it in LaTeX? Is it available in any ...
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Half Square Symbols

I am looking for these symbols. What package should I include?
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Is it possible to make my own phi symbol?

I want a symbol like \varphi but more like the following picture: as opposed to the current \varphi. Is it possible?
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How do I write this symbol? [duplicate]

How could I write this symbol? I can't find it anywhere. Is that \Re? I need to use it for math notation in Pages. I use this page to create formulas.
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Battery and resistor symbols into a text

In this moment I have forgotten between many Physics books which I have read, where I have seen the battery and resistance symbols to use when I write a text, an article or a paragraph. I just have ...
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Is it possible to have } horizontally in LaTex?

Is it possible to have } horizontally in LaTex? I can write: ({u_1}{e_1} + {u_2}{e_2} But how to put the } horizontally? Thanks.
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How to force the long ſ to be rendered as s in LuaLaTeX?

I am trying o typeset a few of the fairy tales my daughter likes so much. Since they aren't copyrighted anymore, I am reproducing a short one here. Suppose I have the following source file: \...
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How to write percentile symbol in latex? [duplicate]

I want to write percentile (‰) symbol in latex. I've tried \‰ but it can't
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Math symbols not “curvy” and elegant

my visual output looks like As you can see the \in command and the arrows produced a harder output. Here is my preamble, it's a mess, and there are a lot of comments, but I'm trying to clean it up. ...
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What is this symbol (E)? [duplicate]

It was in an economics paper and I've been searching for it for 20 minutes with no luck. I've tried detexify and most normal packages. amsfonts and dsfont both don't fit the bill
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Geolocalization symbol

If you were very kind of suggest me how can I implement the geolocalization symbol inside a latex environment I would be greatly thankful of being granted of your ample knowledge and patience. I'm ...
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CJK Character “一” is not vertically centered

I'm using XeLaTeX and Tikz for creating Kanji training sheets, but somehow it seems like the character 一 is not centered vertically, and hits too high. First, I thought it was a font issue, but it ...
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why is there no \dollars in Latex

Very strange discovery today for a newbie. If I want to type pounds, I could use \pounds to get the British Pounds symbol, but apparently Latex does not recognize \dollars. (I have to type \$). Is ...
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\vdots missing in Fira Math?

I use TeXLive 2020. This simple code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Fira Math} \begin{document} \[ A = \begin{pmatrix} a_{11} & a_{12} & \cdots &...

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