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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What package is this? (symbols)

In this template, in the file mmayer.tex, line 84--90 we have this line to create small icons: \email{mmayer@yahoo-inc.com} % \phone{000-00-0000} \mailaddress{Address, Street, 00000 County} ...
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Which package gives diacritics for commands like {\b b}

Which package gives this output with this input \b{b} \c{c} \u{u}? Is there a tabulation of these possibilities that you would point to?
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Normal Text font under math mode

I want to write symbols in the math mode in the normal font as the text. A picture for the same is attached. The code for the math mode is as follows. '''$14,\mu m {\times} 95 , {\mu} m$''' I want the ...
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Set the font only for one letter in the entire document

While writing the paper, the letter \xi appear strangely as in the first figure. What I wanted is Can anyone help how can I declare as I want globally ? Thanks in advance
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pound sign £ in bold (text mode) [duplicate]

I'm trying to use \pounds in a heading that I'm making bold using \textbf, i.e. something like \textbf{NHS budget increase: \pounds{350} million a week?} but the £ sign doesn't come out bold. How do I ...
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a weird sign not in amssymb

I was suggested to ask a new question about obtaining this sign in XeTeX in the comments elsewhere: I'd prefer high LaTeX or XeTeX definition rather than the TeX's primitives. EDIT: Luckily some of ...
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Bring back default amsmath symbols

I looked up the tutorial on how to Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font but it's still not clear for me to make changes myself. In my case I'd like to use mathabx as my main font, but ...
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Partial tensor product sign

There is an asymmetric tensor-like binary product operation on rings, and the notation for it is informed by both the notation for semi-direct product \rtimes and that for tensor product \otimes. It ...
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the negation of $\preceq$

How do I type a modification of this $\npreccurlyeq$ symbol with not negated the above symbol, just negated the bottom one ? Please note that I need the bottom part of the 2 symbols aligned with he ...
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Inequality counterparts of `\asymp`

I would like to have inequality-type symbols corresponding to \asymp . I have tried \newcommand{\ffrown}{\text{\raisebox{3pt}[0pt][0pt]{$\frown$}}} \renewcommand{\O}{\underset{\ffrown}{<}} \...
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Doubts with the conversion that pandoc does

I have migrated a large document from InDesing to .html and then passed that document to .tex using pandoc. The conversion is almost perfect, I just have to correct a few things manually. In the ...
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What is wrong with the $f$ symbol?

I came across some spacing glitches when I use the f symbol (I'm not having similar weirdness with most other symbols). Here's a very simple MWE to show the issue: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,...
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Load single upright calligraphic symbol (pdflatex)

Thanks to the information gathered in this forum I am able to define specific math symbols using a different font than the one I chose (eulervm). I am trying to apply the same reasoning to obtain an ...
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How to place limit values on the top and bottom of summation in a fraction

I am trying to write the upper and lower limits on the summation symbol in this equation as \[Average~accuracy =\displaystyle \frac{\sum_{i=1}^{6}{Accuracy_i}}{i}=94.45\%\] or $Average~accuracy =\...
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Equation structure is hard, i wrote it this way below [closed]

$Y$ \leq $Y$\lambda$k$+1. \forall $K$ \in \|1, \wedge-1
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An alternative to the symbol \modtwosum of stix package [duplicate]

This is a trivial question. We know that in the table 72: Variable-sized Math Operators to the pag. 40, we have the symbol for the line integral of a closed path named \oint for the circuiting. \...
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How to create a custom negation symbol with double lines

I'm trying to create a negation symbol with two upper lines, like this example I found in a paper (regular negation for comparison): Detexify didn't know the symbol and I even looked through the ...
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Filled in circle segment brackets

We can use \llparenthesis and \rrparenthesis as in the below code, to form circle-segment-shaped brackets: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{stmaryrd} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \...
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Need help with writing “perpendicular” [closed]

I am new to LaTeX and am writing in overleaf with other students, however, I cannot figure out how I format "a perpendicular" like so: a⊥. I tried doing \(\a\perp\), but the document will ...
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How to write postfix times symbol

Sometimes you want to say "the new method is 18x faster" pronounced "eighteen times faster", how do you produce that cross in latex? I tried the new method is 18\times faster But ...
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How to make these symbols typable in latex

There is a constructed language called "toki pona" and it has exactly 120 words. One of the scripts it has called "sitelen pona". And I need to use it for documents. Here is the ...
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Red 'xmark' symbol

Is there a way to set the \xmark command to produce a red x-symbol? I have tried to use \textcolor{red}{\xmark} but it doesn't seem to work.
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How do I write a cursive U in math mode for uncertainty sets?

I can find fancier cursive U's, but I can't find this exact one. \mathcal{U} wasn't just right.
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Glossary entries error

I'm trying to introduce some entries in the glossary with \usepackage{glossaries} and I don't know how to introduce symbols with arrows, like vector fields. If I don't use name=$\overrightarrow{E}$, ...
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Underscore notation trouble in latex [duplicate]

Which command should I use to get the shorter version of underscore, on picture below. I tried everything _ , {_}, \underscore, \textunderscore, but I always get the longer version of underscore - ...
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Wedge product symbol (exterior/alternating product)

This question has a similar title, but my question is different. I would like to denote the kth exterior power similar to this: \wedge is too small and \bigwedge is not only too big but also centered ...
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How do I make geometrical symbols in LATEX?

I would like to know how to make geometric symbols denoting lines, line segments, rays, arcs, or circles. This is what they should look like. I have tried symbol searching things like DeTextify, but ...
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The Transpose Correct (or Mostly Agreed Upon) Notation Concern

I am writing this question as a follow up of the discussion in this question here Where the most voted answer suggested the following as possible transpose notations My main concerns are the ...
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Changing the pretty-printing of delimiters in a listings language

In my listings language I have commentstyle=\color{red} morecomment = [n][commentstyle]{(*}{*)} So comments are written (* df *) in the tex file and they turn out like . These thick, centred asterisks ...
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Deformat stix package

I am working on a combinatorial games project which requires use of the ⧾ symbol (this looks a lot like a plus, but isn't). The only package (according to the comprehensive LaTeX symbol list) which ...
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How to make tilde symbol in the center on the line text?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=3cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{basicstyle=\ttfamily\footnotesize,breaklines=true,numbers=left,mathescape} \begin{...
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Function restriction with Libertinus Math

The following code raises an error because \restriction is not defined (and neither is \upharpoonright): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{...
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Importing \bigplus and \bigtimes from mathabx package

Similar to my question here: I want to import \bigplus and \bigtimes from the mathabx package but not use the whole package as it alters the look of \int, \partial etc. There are a lot of solutions ...
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Is there any way to speed up typing a math symbol which has an argument, symbol^(variable)?

I wish to type $s^{(L)}$ But the L symbol is a variable It could be, $s^{(1)}$, $s^{(2)}$ (basically any integer), $s^{(L-1)}$, $s^{(L+1)}$ Typing this is very time consuming. Because I have to type ...
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How may I negate long equality signs?

As an answer to How do I make a long identity sign? @egreg offered the solutions: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,color} \makeatletter \newlength{\longeq@wd} \newcommand{\longeq}[1][2]{\...
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Hope solving ; ! LaTeX Error: Illegal character in array arg

Whenever I tried to make a pdf document, this issue occurred. How could I deal with this? I'm very embarrassed by the problem! \begin{table}[!htbp] \centering \caption{Comparison of Regression ...
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Just use one single math symbol without loading a whole font [duplicate]

How can I change the code above to obtain the glyph without loading several fonts?.. If it is possible. :-) \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Source: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/40767/6880 \...
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A widebar equivalent for including a bar below letter

I was wondering if there is something that similar to a \widebar when I want to put the bar below a character. I am working in the math mode and here is the relevant preamnle \documentclass[12pt,...
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Just use some symbols of one package

In this post, it is shown how to build a new symbol using some symbols of one package. To be honest, I don't understand this post. I would like to only use the symbols \leftleftharpoonsrel and \...
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Which package produces these outputs?

Does anyone happen to know which package produces these types of symbols? In particular, you can tell the symbols for \leq, \subseteq, \in, etc. are somewhat smaller.
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How do I make a long identity sign?

The dash $-$ may usually be prolonged by apposing one or two times in math environment to get longer dashes $--$ and $---$. How may I double or triple the length of the identity sign =?
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How do i get this [closed]

I am currently trying to get this display, and i can't figure out if a package is needed for it or anything? Also, i don't know the word for this in english, so how to i do this so that i add these ...
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Special letter in math mode

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[magyar]{babel} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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How to put a bar on a longer \mid

This is what I want: I know how to make a longer \mid, but I don’t know how to put a bar on it. Here’s my code of a longer \mid: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[frak=pxtx]{...
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Pop out symbol signifying a link [duplicate]

How can I create the pop out symbol in latex? Signifies that something is a link. I used a latex symbol finder but it tells me the closest match is the male gender symbol, which I guess is pretty ...
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Blackboard bold like symbols for the number “one” 1 and its mirror shape [duplicate]

I am looking for latex codes for the following characters: My attempt to use detexify to find the symbols were unsuccessful. \mathbb{1} does not produce the right symbol.
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How to reproduce vertical bars with trangles on the side, used for the r.o.c. of the Laplace transform?

what is the command for this symbol? this symbol is to represent the bounds of ROC of laplace transform. looked up online latex documents, still couldn't find this symbol.
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Trying to write a double-lined \ulcorner

My professor uses the symbol: to represent an encoding. I tried to use Detexify and searching for the symbol in the comprehensive LaTeX symbol list, but with no luck.
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Change a command so I can use both full circle and half circle icons in a CV-Template

I am using this CV template for my CV and I was wondering if and how can I change the rating marker for language skills to also use half circles. For example, I want my English grade to be 4.5 (4 ...
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LaTeX symbol unknown [duplicate]

What the LaTeX code is for this fancy 0? I have been looking for the LaTeX code for this zero-like symbol and I can't seem to find it anywhere.

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