# [texhax] ifsym issue

Aaron Martin aaron.martin at me.com
Fri Sep 4 04:10:45 CEST 2009

Hi,

Further to my first email, here is some more information so that you
can pinpoint the problem that I have. I am unable to use the
\StrokeOne, \StrokeTwo etc. macro commands from the ifsym package. I
know the package is installed (well at least I'm lead to believe it
is). I am using TeXShop with the TeXLive 2008 distribution.

When I attempt to compile my tex file as PDF, it says "Undefined
control sequence \StrokeOne".

Here is an excerpt from the ifsym.sty file (if it helps):

% miscellaneous symbols
\DeclareOption{misc}{%
\newcommand{\Letter}{\textifsymbol{0}}
\newcommand{\Telephone}{\textifsymbol{40}}
\newcommand{\SectioningDiamond}{\textifsymbol{1}}
\newcommand{\FilledSectioningDiamond}{\textifsymbol{2}}
\newcommand{\PaperPortrait}{\textifsymbol{3}}
\newcommand{\PaperLandscape}{\textifsymbol{4}}
\newcommand{\Cube}[1]{\setcounter{ifsymcnt}{#1+4}\textifsymbol
{\value{ifsymcnt}}}
\newcommand{\Irritant}{\textifsymbol{11}}
\newcommand{\Fire}{\textifsymbol{12}}
\newcommand{\StrokeOne}{\textifsymbol{58}}
\newcommand{\StrokeTwo}{\textifsym{::}}
\newcommand{\StrokeThree}{\textifsym{:::}}
\newcommand{\StrokeFour}{\textifsym{::::}}
\newcommand{\StrokeFive}{\textifsymbol{59}}
}

Here is a simple .tex file that I am using to create the symbol.

\documentclass[11pt]{article}
\usepackage{ifsym}
\usepackage{amsmath}

\title{Testing the ifsym package}
\author{Aaron}
\date{}

\begin{document}
\maketitle

\StrokeOne %Testing the \StrokeOne symbol from ifsym

\end{document}

If anyone is able to help me out. I'd much appreciate it.

Aaron

A.L. MARTIN