Questions tagged [symbols]

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How to make bullets points like this in latex?

I tried different methods but i am not getting this output \section{Relevant Course Work} \resumeSubHeadingListStart \newlist{inlinelist}{itemize*}{1} \setlist*[inlinelist,1]{label=\textbullet, ...
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How to define a relation symbol between `\prurel` and `\owns` in the boisik font?

First an MWS and its output are as follows. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{boisik} \begin{document} \[ A\prurel B \text{ and } A\owns B \] \end{document} What I want ...
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How to make Rightarrow with stopper

The symbol \Rrightarrow produces an implication with three lines; the symbol \Mapsto produces an implication with two lines and a "stopper" (a vertical line which marks the beginning of the ...
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"Hat" environment

For my quantum physics class, I need to prove some commutation relations with operators, but it quickly becomes tedious to write \hat{A} every time I want to write an operator. So I was wondering if ...
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cube shape in Latex Math

I am looking to define a variable with the subscript indicating it is defined in plane or space, as shown in the attached image. \square works for plane. is there a way to get the cube?
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How to modify the style of Latex brackets?

For example, make the following braces thinner.
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Adding to ```\smallsetminus```

I am looking to produce a symbol \Smallsetminus which looks like \smallsetminus, but has two lines instead of one. It should look similar to \newcommand{\Minus}{\rotatebox[]{-45}{$=$}}, but the ...
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dot on a subscript mathmode

I am suppressing some of my subindexes in some equations, and I am using a dot in order to signal which dimension is gone. Up to now, I have been using a \bullet symbol as a dot. Is this the "...
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cite corporate with & in name [duplicate]

I want to cite this online research pdf made by company Bain & Company,but if I used the code down ,it convert directly to BainCompany ,the& letter is missing in the name ,how can I change my ...
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Three vertical lines in math mode [duplicate]

The symbol \Vert produces two parallel vertical lines with the relevant packages. How can I produce a symbol \VERT of three parallel lines, with the same spacing between each line (as in \Vert)? ...
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Three-line intersection symbol

The symbol \Cap can be produced using the relevant packages. Is there anyway I can create three-line intersection symbol \CAP, as shown in the picture below? Thanks!
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Why does my latex formula looks different to image?

My tex should looks like that: I can only do this: My whole tex code: \documentclass[12 pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage{polski,enumerate,amsmath,amssymb, multicol} ...
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Small left arrow over letter [duplicate]

How do I write an arrow to the left above a letter like in: https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.01613 on page 26 for example? I tried \overleftarrow, but the arrow is a bit too big for my liking.
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A version of \blacktriangleright that looks the same as \triangleright

Please see the note at the end before voting to close. This is not a duplicate of the linked question and the answers there do not help with this one. I'm looking for a symbol that goes together ...
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Triangle inside of triangle

How can I produce a symbol like \Subset for \triangle (i.e., another triangle inside of \triangle)? See the below picture. Thanks!
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How to achieve uppercase Digamma in LaTeX

For example, what I want to use is the \Digmma symbol But LaTeX does not have this symbol, Hope you can make it happen, that is Ϝ This symbol! Take a look at the picture below: That's right, this is ...
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QED symbol before theorem name

I'm writing a book using LegrandOrangeBook.cls version 3.1. Every time I state an example by using theoremstyle, a QED symbol appear before the theorem name. How to write that example without QED ...
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Long and small equals sign

I am looking for a large equals sign and a small equal sign. If we use \textdblhyphen we get a small equals signs, but how can I simply "shrink" the usual = in LaTeX and "extend" ...
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How to get lesssim in Plain TeX?

How can I get something like the lesssim symbol in Plain TeX? I found a comprehensive-looking list of Plain TeX codes online, but it didn't include anything that did what lesssim does.
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Ceiling function symbols overlapping

The command \Subset produces an inclusion symbol "inside of" another inclusion symbol. How can I do something similar with the ceiling and floor functions (\lceil, \rceil, \lfloor, \rfloor)? ...
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How to print specific symbol by its code?

I would like to print unicode character like this one using it's unicode code. I know there is \char command that allows me to print symbols (e.g. \char48 prints 0). But \char1F40D is evaluated to (\...
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\Subset with line beneath it

The command \Subset produces an inclusion symbol \subset with a small inclusion inside of it. I have two related questions: How can I draw a line under \Subset just like the one under \subseteq? How ...
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Error with creating a table of symbols showing units for greek and roman

Im writing a Dissertation and am having problem compiling my table of symbols. I´m using the example provided from How to make a custom list of symbols with separated greek and roman symbols? and have ...
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Widehat symbol at the same height of the text

I use \widehat to indicate estimated values in a document. Then I need to prepare a table in which for instance I show in the superscript section of the table: * is a superscript for dimensionless ...
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Why is there two different commands for the same infinity symbol?

Here are the two different commands that lead to the same symbol: \infty = $\infty$ \infin = $\infin$
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Overlap scripted P

I would like to overlap the scripted P (i.e. \mathscr{P}) such that it produces something similar to the picture below. (Preferably, the distance between the two P's should not be much; they should be ...
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A special symbol [duplicate]

do any of you know how to make the last symbol in this formula, the one that looks like an I.
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How to make multiple QED squares side by side on the right

I have a long proof that features two lemmas; at their end, I want to make three QED signs side by side on the right side of the page. If I use \endproof\endproof, the squares are vertically placed ...
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Math symbols as acronym

I need to add the math symbol \alpha in my acronym list, but I get the listed error message. Example text \ac{$alpha$} was identified with the following equation. \begin{align} \alpha & = \frac{(...
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Changing size of square symbol to bullet symbol

Is it possible to resize the \blacksquare command to the size of the \bullet command? Additionally, is it possible to resize \bullet to \circ? Thank you.
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math symbol like a dot under the `\simeq`

I need to use the following symbol in topology: My attempt is to use the accents package as shown below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{accents} \newcommand{\simeqdot}{\mathrel{\underaccent{\...
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Creating a List of Symbols

I am writing a longer mathematical text, and I want to create a list of symbols. What is the recommanded way of doing this? I have tried to search older questions on this topic. Some seem to be ...
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How to type "function space" in Latex

In learning basic function space ,I met some special symbols. They are not \mathcal,\mathscr. I'v tried to search special greek symbols or math symbols but failed.
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summation symbol follows a circle [duplicate]

I wish to insert a circle in the front of the summation symbol as: in the equation or eqnarray environment. How do I do that?
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What is this symbol in LaTeX? And where do I get it?

I'm referring to this symbol I find every now and then, in a book, to separate the first few initial paragraphs of a chapter from the rest.
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Problem indexing "SETI@home"

Entered \index{SETI@home}. It (TexShop) printed "home" only - at the right place for "SETI..". How do I tell makeindex the "@" is a text to be included?
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Allow special character (underscore) in loop (using pgffor)

I would like to allow special characters (in my case, an underscore) to be displayed in a loop. Say I have this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgffor} \begin{document} \foreach \g in {...
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Error Undefined control sequence. \MFUexcl{\ensuremath} when running the sample code to create a list of symbols

I'm running the following sample code from How to effectively use List of Symbols for a thesis? \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsthm,xparse} \ExplSyntaxOn \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \...
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How to deal with Unicode character ʿ (U+02BF)?

I have to include the name "ʿĀ’ishah". However, the first symbol "ʿ" does not appear. Could anyone help me with this problem? Thanks a lot. \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{...
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Different type of \sum symbol [duplicate]

This is what I have: and this is what I need (picture taken from a beamer document): I'd like to know the font that is being used in the second picture for the \sum command. Some of my code is this: ...
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Automatically bold math symbols when \bfseries or \textbf is used

There are a lot of questions asking how to get math symbols to appear in bold, which I know that you can do with \mathbf and amsmath's \boldsymbol. But is there a way to automatically bold my inline ...
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Redefine greek character outside of math mode

I am working with a publisher to write a book. The \mu command is used throughout the book. To prevent all uses from being italic, the publisher used \gdef to make all uses of \mu as \upmu. \...
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Page number with a symbol

I am looking to put the page number inside the atom symbol, Is this possible? I have been looking for information on the web, but I can't find anything similar.
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How to create a "triangle tensor product" symbol

In his lecture notes about D-modules, J. Bernstein defines a variant of the tensor product which he denotes as: How could I write a "triangle tensor product" like this in latex?
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Arrow with a loop in the middle

I'm looking for a symbol for an arrow whose shaft "goes through a loop" in the middle. Ideally the arrow should be just like a normal arrow symbol with a straight shaft, but in the middle it ...
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Making symbols from *Science made Stupid*

There is a funny, award-winning book Science made Stupid that parodies gradeschool textbooks. In this book, there is the following table of symbols used in mathematics. These symbols are each made of ...
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LaTeX URL package, how can I display German umlaute in beamerclass

I wanna print the following link (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eidgenössische_Abstimmung_über_die_Verminderung_von_Treibhausgasemissionen_2021.svg) in a latex beamer presentation. Here is ...
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Pentagon symbol

Is there a pentagon symbol? Alternatively, is there some way I can use a the output of tikz, shrink it down and make it into a symbol? Then I could use this and just remove the labels: A pentagon with ...
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How to create a notation list

I want to create a list of notations and symbols like this: However, I cannot find any post or website that shows how to do this. Is there any macro that I can use to format my list in this way? If ...
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Uppercase R as a big operator [duplicate]

I would like to use a big mathcal R for the Ramanujan summation. From a previous question (Math operator resizing in autosized brackets), I got \documentclass{article} \def\xRsum#1#2{\hbox{#1$#2\...
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