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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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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How do I create a vertical version of \not?

If I wanted \not< but with vertical strikethrough rather than a diagonal strikethrough, how would I make it?
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How to create “not less than or greater than” symbol? [duplicate]

I recently came across this meme: (Source: @nathanaelnoir on Twitter) How can you create that second symbol in LaTeX? Apparently, several packages do include \nlessgtr, but they have a diagonal slash ...
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Align overlapping symbols

I am trying to produce a "fully connected hexagon" symbol, by using mathrlap{} with wasysym symbols, specifically, \mathrlap{\varhexagon}\mathrlap{\varhexstar}\davidsstar produces almost ...
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Sans serif symbols in XeLaTeX

I want to introduce a family of sans serif symbols using the TeX Gyre Heros italic font. I have only managed to use the upright font, How do I achieve this with the italic font? \documentclass{article}...
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Dot of semicolon

Is it possible to get a dot in the same position as the dot in the semicolon symbol? In other word I need only the dot of the semicolon symbol without the comma. The symbol \cdot is too low.
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Serif-style symbol for the set of real numbers

I want to have a serif-style real number set symbol that looks like the one in the attached image; how can this be achieved? This is not possible using $\mathbb{R}^n$. Can someone please help?
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Looking for math font

I was trying to reproduce the followings symbols in maths formulas from an old book: 2) At first glance, I thought that \mathfrak could do the job, but the result wasn't as expected: Searching ...
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How to add “TikZ” symbol in a document? [duplicate]

How do I add the TikZ symbol to a document? Examples of others are \TeX and \LaTeX.
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How to typeset a variant of \lesseqgtr with a slanted “eq” (\lesseqslantgtr)?

I have managed to make something very similar to what I want via \usepackage{stackengine} \def\lesseqslantgtr{\;\stackanchor[-1pt]{\ensuremath{\leqslant}}{\ensuremath{>}}\;} but the vertical ...
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Specific math symbols are not showing in output (parenthesis and plus signs)

I have a peculiar problem that I have failed to solve. I have looked at this and have been unable to fix my problem. Here is an example of my issue: Everything looks fine, right? However, when I ...
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Increase the dot from \dot and ring from \mathring in size

Context : I'm using \dot{} and \mathring{} commands, but they are way too small to be noticed if you are not reading with full attention. Sometimes, it is hard to distinguish between them both. ...
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Curly letters used by John Lee in “Introduction to Smooth Manifolds”

John Lee (Introduction to Smooth Manifolds) seems to use some package that Detexify doesn't know for his curly letters. Here are some examples: Does anyone know how to generate these letters?
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Create a character from pdf / svg that can change color

Is it possible to create a charactar from a graphic that is sensible to \color{} commands? I'm aware of these three questions (one, two, three), but with the first method, the symbol doesn't change ...
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Outline text in plain XeTeX?

I use plain XeTeX. I've been asked to include a shamrock character in a typeset document (which I've found at Unicode 2618), but only in outline. The examples in the excellent PST-Text package (page ...
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Why latex file shows some characters instead of digits?

I wrote a text in overleaf and then i transferred the file to winedit. But, some digits and characters are shown wrongly with some symbols. Formula in overleaf vs formula transferred in winedit
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Best way to typeset “T_n-space”

In topology, one often talks about spaces satisfying various separation conditions such as T₀-spaces. When I have to type “T₀-space” in LaTeX, I write T$_0$-space but I think using the mathematical ...
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LaTeX Symbol for random vector [duplicate]

I can not find the LaTeX command for the following symbol: Anyone can help? It is an "X" with an horizontal line. And I need also the command for:
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How can I track down the standard TeX glyphs for musical accidentals ($\flat$, etc.)?

I'm trying to determine how to import the standard TeX music accidental glyphs into LilyPond (\flat, \sharp, and \natural), but I'm having trouble tracking down the specific glyphs. Are they from ...
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How can I get the symbol “plus inside triangle” and “plus inside downtriangle” without interfere with the other symbols I am using?

I want the symbols "plus inside triangle" and "plus inside downtriangle", which somehow correspond to \triangleplus and \downtriangleplus (though there seems to be no such ...
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Loading symbols iteratively from several packages

The following does not compile with LuaLaTeX: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[mathrm=sym]{unicode-math} \...
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How to align this equation?

I have the following equation: \begin{document} \Large \begin{equation}\label{eq: eq1} \begin{split} P(\mathbf{W_{d}}, \mathbf{Z_{d}}, \mathbf{\theta_d}, \mathbf{\Phi}; \mathbf{\alpha}, \mathbf{\beta})...
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Entering unicode character for Chi-Rho in LaTeX

I am in the middle of a very long document (which means I will not be able to switch to XeTeX or LuaTeX), and everything is close to done with the exception of a few missing symbols. The symbols all ...
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Greek letter version of $U$? [duplicate]

Wondering if there is any math symbol for the greek letter $U$? I know $\mu$. Any similiar looking symbol that I can draw in latex?
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How to use the awesomebox with custom image from external file and add double vertical line

I'm looking for a way to modify or make an alternative to the warning/alarm messages in text alike this one from awesombox package: What I need to do is: replace the warning sing on the left with an ...
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How to type `->| len |<-` to indicate the length of segment?

How could I display like following: I looked up some handbooks but couldn't find the command to display symbols and . Or are they draw by tikz ? Thanks.
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widehat becomes very big when using mtpro2

I'm using mtpro2 Lite. When I use widehat it creates a very big widehat as you can see: code: \documentclass[article,12pt,oneside] \usepackage{stmaryrd} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm} \...
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Add Subsection Titles to List of Symbols

I'm currently trying to add subgroup titles to my list of symbols section. However, I'm finding it hard to actually do this with my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Use any unicode character in source with pdfLaTeX (without XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX)

I'm writing a script that converts .md files into latex source code and compiles it to a .pdf. I've been using pdfLaTeX and would rather not refactor this late in the game. I want to be able to handle ...
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How to get just the visarga symbol in Devanagari

This is my code \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{footnpag} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[total={6.5in,8.75in},top=1.2in,left=1....
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Symbols from `fourier-orns` not working

I'm trying to use fourier-orns in a LaTeX document. If I include \usepackage{fourier-orns} but do not try to use any of the symbols from the package, my document compiles without issues. I'm using ...
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How do I customize the size of the checkmark?

This is just a table, and if I use \checkmark from \usepackage{amssymb}, the result is the above. I want the checkmark to be put at the middle of each box in the table, and automatically adjust(...
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Prophet symbol in LaTeX

How do you get this symbol in LaTeX?
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How do I properly define a small square math symbol? [duplicate]

I would like to create a math symbol using a command \smallsquare, which would look like this: I know that there is \sqbullet from the mathabx package, or \...
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How do I display the multiplication and division symbol using pytexit?

For example, I want a multiplication sign between 5/2 and the brackets. Also a division sign between 10 and 4. I also have another question, how do I remove the brackets around 68 and 87? thank you
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Color lower half of the $\ge$ symbol

I wish to partly change the color of the $\ge$ symbol. In particular, I want to change the horizontal bar into a red color, similar to this: How can this be typset?
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Metafont glyph description processed by Metapost to return svg paths

I'm hoping to generate SVG paths for a large number of characters, and I wonder if this could be automated via Metapost. From what I've read, mpost ’&mfplain’ cmr10 will let mpost process a ...
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Writting text below the “subset” symbol

$A \subseteq B$. I want to write "bounded" below the \subseteq symbol. How can I do it? I found a way to write text above and below an arrow symbol. But how to do the same with the subset ...
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Font for U+A734, U+A735?

I use Unicode Hex Input on macOS Catalina, and have the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} testꜵ \end{document} However, my ...
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Not dot equivalent

I found \doteq and \neq/\ne but i am searching for a combination of those two. Something like \dotneq or \dotne, which both don't seem to work. I can use \dot{\ne} but that puts the dot way up. I also ...
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Scalerel package: to stretch, correctly, the `\benz` symbol

Starting from this question Symbol for Fourier pair as per Brigham, "The Fast Fourier Transform" and my humble answer with this code, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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Symbol for Fourier pair as per Brigham, “The Fast Fourier Transform”

I'm looking for a specific symbol used to denote a Fourier transform pair in the book: Brigham, E. O. (1974). "The Fast Fourier Transform", Prentice-Hall. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 19742. It ...
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Latex what symbol looks like letter I, Greek letter Iota, but is neither? [duplicate]

I'm looking for the symbol above but I can't find them anywhere. Could someone help me identify it?
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How to remove the space between \TeX\ and NICIANS to make it TEXNICIANS with fancy TEX

I want to remove the space between \TeX\ and NICIANS to make it TEXNICIANS with fancy TEX. But got error when no space between \TeX\ and NICIANS Below is the code for the .tex file: \documentclass{...
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Align Symbols in Nodes Circuitikz

I have a little Problem, that I can't solve with Circuitikz. I want to change the layout of all my nodes. I want them to look like this: After some while I managed to change the dot and the ...
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How can I adjust the vertical positioning of \lim so the argument is aligned with the whole limit stack rather than just the word “lim”?

Consider the following image: The top row is how I write limits and what I want LaTeX to do. Notice how the stack formed by "lim" on top and "x->0" on the bottom is aligned ...
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Scale symbol only in displaystyle

Is it possible to scale a symbol with its default name only in displaystyle? For example, when calling \int_{a}^{b}, the results should be \mathlarger{\mathlarger{\int}}_{a}^{b} scaled with two \...
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Why doesn't my nomenclature get printed out?

I am facing trouble to print the nomenclature of my thesis because it simply doesn't get printed out. I'm using more symbols but with those two it's already not working, I am following this tutorial: ...
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What font can give me the Christmas tree?

I succeed in obtaining e.g. ☦︎, from Unicode U+2626, by means of the Arial Unicode MS font. But it does not give me the evergreen tree, or Christmas tree with unicode U+1F332. What fonts may I use to ...

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