[latexrefman-commits] r372 - in /trunk: ChangeLog latex2e.texi
jhefferon at domain.hid
jhefferon at domain.hid
Thu Jul 2 16:36:28 CEST 2015
Author: jhefferon
Date: Thu Jul 2 16:36:26 2015
New Revision: 372
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman?rev=372&view=rev
Log:
Unicode code points through B
Modified:
trunk/ChangeLog
trunk/latex2e.texi
Modified: trunk/ChangeLog
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/ChangeLog?rev=372&r1=371&r2=372&view=diff
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--- trunk/ChangeLog (original)
+++ trunk/ChangeLog Thu Jul 2 16:36:26 2015
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2015-07-02 Jim Hefferon <jhefferon at domain.hid>
+
+ * latex2e.texi (Math symbols): Unicode code points through B.
+
2015-07-01 Jim Hefferon <jhefferon at domain.hid>
* latex2e.texi (Math symbols): Add unicode code points to a few;
Modified: trunk/latex2e.texi
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/latex2e.texi?rev=372&r1=371&r2=372&view=diff
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--- trunk/latex2e.texi (original)
+++ trunk/latex2e.texi Thu Jul 2 16:36:26 2015
@@ -5104,93 +5104,106 @@
@cindex symbols, math
@cindex greek letters
- at domain.hid{} provides almost any mathematical symbol you're likely to
-need. The commands for generating them can be used only in math mode.
+ at LaTeX{} provides almost any mathematical symbol you're likely to need.
For example, if you include @code{$\pi$} in your source, you will get
-the pi symbol (@math{\pi}) in your output.
+the pi symbol @U{03C0}.
+
+Below is a list of commonly-available symbols. It is by no means an
+exhaustive list. Each symbol here is described with a short phrase, and
+its symbol class (which determines the spacing around it) is given in
+parenthesis. The commands for these symbols can be used only in math
+mode.
@ftable @code
@item \|
-Parallel (ordinary symbol) @U{2225}
+Parallel @U{2225} (relation).
@item \aleph
-Aleph, the first transfinite cardinal (ordinary symbol) @U{2135}
+Aleph, transfinite cardinal @U{2135} (ordinary).
@item \alpha
-Lower case Greek letter alpha (ordinary symbol) @U{03B1}
+Lower case Greek letter alpha @U{03B1} (ordinary).
@item \amalg
-Disjoint union (binary operation) @U{2A3F}
+Disjoint union @U{2A3F} (binary)
@item \angle
-Angle, geometric (ordinary symbol) @U{2220} (Similar: less-than
-sign at domain.hid{<} and angle bracket at domain.hid}.)
+Geometric angle @U{2220} (ordinary). Similar: less-than
+sign at domain.hid{<} and angle bracket at domain.hid}.
@item \approx
-Almost equal to (relation) @U{2248}
+Almost equal to @U{2248} (relation).
@item \ast
- at domain.hid} Asterisk operator (binary operation) @U{2217} (Similar:
-asterisk at domain.hid{*}, which is often a superscript or subsctipt, and
- at domain.hid}.)
+Asterisk operator @U{2217} (binary). Similar: asterisk at domain.hid{*},
+which is often a superscript or subscript, and @code{\star}.
@item \asymp
- at domain.hid} (relation)
+Asymptomatically equivalent @U{224D} (relation).
@item \backslash
-\ (delimiter)
+Backslash \ (ordinary). Similar: set minus at domain.hid}, and
+ at code{\textbackslash} for backslash outside of math mode.
@item \beta
- at domain.hid}
+Lower case Greek letter beta @U{03B2} (ordinary).
@item \bigcap
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, intersection @U{22C2} (operator). Similar:
+binary intersection at domain.hid}.
@item \bigcirc
- at domain.hid} (binary operation)
+Circle, larger (binary) @U{26AA}. Similar: function
+composition at domain.hid}.
+ at c bb Best unicode symbol for this?
@item \bigcup
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, union @U{22C3} (operator). Similar: binary
+union at domain.hid}.
@item \bigodot
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, circled dot operator @U{2A00} (operator).
@item \bigoplus
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, circled plus operator @U{2A01} (operator).
@item \bigotimes
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, circled times operator @U{2A02} (operator).
@item \bigtriangledown
- at domain.hid} (binary operation)
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, open triangle pointing down @U{25BD}
+(operator).
@item \bigtriangleup
- at domain.hid} (binary operation)
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, open triangle pointing up @U{25B3} (operator).
@item \bigsqcup
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, square union @U{2A06} (operator).
@item \biguplus
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, union operator with a plus @U{2A04}
+(operator). (Note that the name has only one p.)
@item \bigvee
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, logical-and @U{22C1} (operator).
@item \bigwedge
- at domain.hid}
+Variable-sized, or n-ary, logical-or @U{22C0} (operator).
@item \bot
- at domain.hid}
+Bottom, least element of a poset, or a contradiction @U{22A5} (ordinary).
@item \bowtie
- at domain.hid} (relation)
+Natural join of two relations @U{22C8} (relation).
@item \Box
-(square open box symbol) @c xx not in plain
+Square open box @U{2610} (ordinary). This is not available in Plain
+ at TeX{}. In @LaTeX{} you need to load the @file{amssymb} package.
+ at c bb Best Unicode equivalent?
@item \bullet
@cindex bullet symbol
- at domain.hid} (binary operation)
+Bullet @U{2022} (binary).
@item \cap
@math{\cap} (binary operation)
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