[texhax] \bigcupdot / \bigdotcup in LaTeX

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Tue Jan 3 02:56:13 CET 2012

"Soeren D. Schulze" <soeren.d.schulze at gmx.de> writes:

> I've been wondering how to use the \bigdotcup symbol without the
> MnSymbol package.
> My current hack is not too beautiful, but it works at least in
> \displaystyle:
> % Uhhh....
> \newcommand{\bigdotcup}{\ensuremath{\mathop{\makebox[-2pt]{\hspace{16pt}{\(\cdot\)}}\bigcup}}}
> Problem: it absolutely does not work in \textstyle (the \cdot is
> misaligned).
> Is there some command to define it separately for \displaystyle and
> \textstyle?  Or is there a hopefully better definition for the symbol?

It probably has the dot too low, but try:


Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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