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How can I create a symbol for the origin of a coordinate plane in Tikz? [duplicate]

This symbol appears at the origin of a coordinate plane in the Illustrative Mathematics curriculum, but I have no idea how to produce it using LaTeX or Tikz. Can you help me?
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Single quotation typed in overleaf Latex editor is different from pdf

I checked the following link: apostrophe I typed the following: because the 'Tools' Kindly see the attached image. Somebody, please guide me on how to 'what you see is what you get' Zulfi.
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What tex symbol is used for the "let" word?

Years ago I attended lectures where the lecturer used a "let" quantifier. The symbol was very handy, and now I wish to type it in TeX. The problem is that I fail to type it or even guess its ...
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What tex symbol is used for the "consider" word?

Years ago I attended lectures where the lecturer used a "consider" quantifier. The symbol was very handy, and now I wish to type it in TeX. The problem is that I fail to type it or even ...
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In math mode, create a symbol with $\partial$ and $\partial$ fillped horizontally

I am writing some document where I use the Jacobian matrix $\partial f(x)$ of some function $f$ at a point $x$. I would like to define a symbol for the Gramian matrix of this Jacobian $\partial f(x) \...
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How can I get the correct font in the correct place?

Basically the problem which I am facing (which I don't know if its even possible to fix) is that whenever I want to write an equation in between some text lines (using $some math$) I get a font that ...
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Chi-Squared and P in Kable() function [closed]

How to add Chi-Squared and P as math symbols in kable() function in R? colnames(df) <- c("$\chi^2$ ", "$p$") table_df %>% kable("latex", booktabs = T, escape = ...
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fontspec breaks capital greek letters redefinition

I am unable to redefine uppercase math symbols when using the fontspec package. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[ngerman]{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} \let\psi\alpha %...
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How do I Write faraday's law of induction in LaTeX? [closed]

I Couldn't understand what should the code be here and it is really frustrating as whenever i execute the commands numerator of \frac cmd is not situated in a correct position.
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Looking for \nmid but with a larger, more pronounced slash

Like the title says, I'm looking for a version of \nmid that gives a longer, more pronounced slash. The reason is that I'm projecting the results onto a screen using OneNote, which makes the resulting ...
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Implies glyph misaligned when using non-default font

I have similar problem as There's a bump in the implies glyph. I have no issues with \implies when using default font: But when using an non-default font I have a misaligned \implies: A MWE is \...
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How can I make an overline with open circle endpoints?

I am using a book as a reference for my modern geometry report. I cannot find the code for this symbol. What is it and where can I find codes for similar symbols, besides on Overleaf?
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How to fix $\mathbb{R}$?

I am writing a code in overleaf with the XeLaTeX compiler. this is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{graphicx} % Required for inserting images \usepackage{...
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Glyph not printed

I want to make a neat-looking PDF document from TeX source. The TeX file is mainly ASCII text with few non-ASCII symbols (arrows in schemes, custom bullets marking list items, hieroglyphs in ...
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Arched upper arrow symbol?

The symbol in between $\neq$ and $\epsilon$ in the picture below is an arched arrow to the right. How can one produce this symbol and its left-oriented counterpart? Thanks in advance.
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How do I write the % symbol in KaTeX (in Notion)? [closed]

I tried using backslash but it still just appears as a comment instead of a percent sign, and the same happens for '\qty{70}{%}' or '\qty{70}{\percent}', along with an "Undefined control sequence:...
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A symbol for a Q which looks similar to the Weierstrass P, ℘, given by \wp

This question asks for the LaTeX symbol for the "P" typically used in the Weierstrass ℘-function. It concludes to use the command \wp. What can I do to get a similar-looking "Q"? ...
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Subscript under subset sign [duplicate]

How can one achieve a sub-index and super-index over a subset sign, as in the following image: I have not found any resources online. Thanks!
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Large brace in pgfplot graphic

I'm trying to put a large brace, }, after a section of a pgfplot. I couldn't find a pgfplot construct for that so I played around with \right }, putting an empty \frac expression in front of it to ...
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How to write O, X symbols? [closed]

How to write O, X symbols properly? I have tried \bigcircle, \texttimes commands, but their sizes are so different. Thank you very much!
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Symbol of an admissible rule in logic [duplicate]

Could you please help me find a specific symbol (see the picture below) for an admissible rule in mathamatical logic? We can write for it |\!\!\!\sim, but I want the vertical dash to be the same size ...
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Adding spacing before hbar embedded in text

I am writing text in Maltese, and UNICODE char U+0127 ħ is not supported by default. To bypass this I redefined the hbar to be upright, as instructed here: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Special symbols in table (filled cross, empty cross, filled square, empty square) [closed]

I am working on a table in latex, describing the data in a figure. It contains a number of special symbols that the figure includes, and I wanna have the same things in the table. However, I am ...
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Creating a product integration symbol which behaves as the standard integration symbol

Context. The product integral is the continuous analogue of the ordinary (Riemann, Lebesgue, Denjoy, Perron etc...) integral and was introduced by Vito Volterra in 1887 in order to provide a compact ...
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LaTeX displays (replaces? shows?) combining comma above right (U+315) as a backtick/grave accent (U+0060)

I am using Overleaf to write a grammar of Lushootseed (a native language) and I need to use the symbol ƛ̕, which is composed of ƛ and ̕ (a combining diacritic). I've been able to get other characters ...
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Physical symbols (italic)

Symbols for quantities are written in italics. I know that I can use \qty{}{} for numbers and units. Is there a similar command for symbols? Or would this be okay? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How can I make the angle in $\langle$ and $\rangle$ more acute?

The standard \langle and \rangle don't seem acute enough for me. I also do not want it to be too acute, like in $<$. An example I have in my mind is the following: My attempt was to draw it, as ...
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How to have ONLY one symbol from a certain package without it affecting the rest of the document

{Disclaimer: I am a noob at LaTeX and coding} I want to use a symbol from the package "oz". It is the $\fcmp$ symbol. When I have \usepackage{oz} in my document however, it changes almost ...
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Get the integral symbol provided by the minionint option of the minionpro package for use with LuaLaTeX

As the title mentions, I'm looking to get the integral symbol that is activated when using the minionint option of the MinionPro package, without having to install it. It's possible? I'm not sure ...
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How to add these sets of symbols to LaTex?

I need to add these symbols to LaTex while still kinda fitting the default LaTex font. I have added some of the symbols as \usepackage{graphicx} \def\ten{\rotatebox[origin=c]{180}{2}} \def\eleven{\...
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What is the )K-like symbol? [duplicate]

I was reading Class Field Theory by Emil Artin and John Tate, and there is a commutative diagram in it: What is the symbol of the horizontal arrows? How can I type it?
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Place Symbol Above Character Outside of Math Mode

I am trying to place a text critical symbol ° (Unicode 00B0) above a Hebrew letter. Here is part of the sentence: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt,oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \newcommand{\...
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How to display the name of symbols with glossaries-extra package?

I am trying to produce a document that has a list of acronyms and a separate list of symbols. My problem with the list of symbols is that I can't find how to add a name for the symbol itself. I ...
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Xelatex does not handle tabs correctly when writting to a file [duplicate]

When using the xsimverb package, I can easily write something to a file. Problem: if I use xelatex to compile, I get tabs replaced with ^^I in the file, while lualatex and pdflatex preserve the tabs ...
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How to get straight single quotes in verbatim and and codeexample

I have in my documentation stuff like print('abc'), but it is turned into print(’abc’) (note the changed quote), which breaks compilation. How could I make the environments \begin{codeexample} and \...
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How to create cleaner symbol for $\neg\cap$

I often use the intersection symbol with a line through it to denote disjoint sets when writing on paper or a whiteboard. However, I haven't found a way to do this in LaTex (just writing $\neg\cap$ ...
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Upsilon with hook symbol

I'm looking for symbol which looks like this: https://graphemica.com/%CF%92 I also found ϒ in UTF, but I'm not able to compile file and I don't find \Upupsilon satisfying. Thanks in advance.
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Replacing symbols [duplicate]

Shortly, I'd like to replace all the \vec{X} to \textbf{X} in my text. How could I do it automatically without having to rewrite all the thousands of vectors in my work? Sorry if that's too simple, I'...
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Make LaTeX directly recognize unicode symbol [duplicate]

I want to write the document in English, and copy-paste some text from online sources, where unicode symbols are usually used, for example: $\frac{dω(τ)}{dτ}$ The letter tau is compilable in many ...
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Print missing characters in Chinese writin

I am trying to write in Chinese this character 爫 using latex. But I only get a square 􀀀 I am sure the character is on the font, as I have used it in excel for example. This is my code: %!TeX program =...
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How to write dot products as <v, w>? [duplicate]

In my class, we write dot products like <v, w>, but the < and > on LaTeX are too stretched out and become too close to the adjacent elements. The symbol is used in the cover of this ...
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Adjusting the height of norm symbol

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{times,fancyhdr,lastpage,parskip} \usepackage[a4paper, margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,enumerate,amsbsy,amsthm} \newcommand{\mf}{\mathbf} \...
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ConTeXt: Escape hash symbols for use with lpeg replacer

Background Looking to perform a text substitution on arbitrary strings. In the code snippet, the value #a.m. #p.m. value comes from a document. More specifically, the input is an XML document ...
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What is the "code 2" when TeX tokenize?

On page 48 of The TeXbook, there is an exercise Assume that the category codes of plain TEX are in force, except that the characters ^^A, ^^B, ^^C, ^^M belong respectively to categories 0, 7, 10, and ...
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What follows the `^^` in TeX? Hex or Dec or symbol?

^^6\bye will produces v. I can understand this. 6 is the symbol of ASCII table, and the DEC of 6 symbol is 54. As 54 is smaller than 64, so 54+64=128. The 128th symbol of ASCII table is v. ^^61 ...
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How to make a different greater/less than symbol that is used in 17th century math

At the moment I’m writing my thesis and I want to use the symbol that the original author used. It is a form of greater/less than symbol, just a tad bit different. I’ve tried quite a few things ...
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Using Arial and special characters

I have to use Arial in my document. If I want to use special characters in the text, such as numbers set higher or lower, these are not displayed or are only displayed as a rectangle.Superscript 2(²) ...
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Left quotation marks show as right quotation marks

I thought I understood quotation marks. Have searched, can't find any explanation for this. I want left quotation marks to show like "66" and right marks to show like "99". ...
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Difference between `\lhd` and `\triangleleft`

I recently learned the command \lhd, which can be used for denoting normal subgroups. But what is the difference of \lhd compared to \triangleleft? Similarly, what is the difference between \unlhd and ...
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I wish to use "engraved font" type glyphs for set names e.g. 𝔸, 𝔹, ℂ, 𝔻,… (U+1D538 – U+2149) but struggling to find LaTex codes for them

Hopefully LaTex symbols exist for these "engraved font" type of Unicode glyphs for single letters of the alphabet [A-Z][a-z] which are included with many fonts in the Extended Unicode range. ...
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