Special LaTeX Characters

6. Math spacing commands
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\,

   \thinspace

\!   \negthinspace

\:

   \medspace

  \negmedspace
\;

   \thickspace

  \negthickspace

        

   \quad

 

        

   \qquad

  

The \medspace, \thickspace, \negmedspace, and \negthickspace commands require
the amsmath package.                                                                              

7. Delimiters

Name Type Print
     Left paren (
     Right paren )

     Left bracker

[

     Right bracket

]   

     Left brace

\{   

     Right brace

\}

  

     Reverse slash

\backslash

     Forward slash

/

     Left angle

\langle

     Right angle

\rangle

     Vertical line      

|

     Double vert. line 

\|

     Left floor  

\lfloor

     Rightfloor

\rfloor

     Left ceiling

\lceil

     Right ceiling

\rceil
     Upper left corner \ulcorner
     Upper right corner \urcorner
     Lower left corner \llcorner
     Lower right corner \lrcorner

The corners require the amsmath package.

Name Type Print

 Upward arrow     

\uparrow

 Double upward arrow

\Uparrow

 Downward arrow

\downarrow

 Double downward arrow

\Downarrow

 UP-and-down arrow

\updownarrow

 Double up-and-down arrow

\Updownarrow

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