Friday, April 09, 2010

LaTeX - What was the shortcut of that symbol again?

Who of you LaTeX-users has never been in the situation that you needed some strange symbol, or a greek letter or whatever and you could not remember its LaTeX shortcut?

No there is a simple and smart solution to this problem Detexify tries to determine the symbol your looking for based on your freehand drawing of it.

In the sample above it correctly recognized the greek letter "Phi" from a 2-second drawing.

Try it out

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