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XeLaTeX and the amssymb package

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If you ever try to use the amssymb package with XeLaTeX, try to include this package before including any XeLaTeX-specific package. Otherwise, you will get a strange error like the following one:

! LaTeX Error: Command `\Finv’ already defined.

See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.
Type H for immediate help.

l.249 …ol{\Finv} {\mathord}{AMSb}{“60}
?

The following code fragment shows how one should include the various packages:

…..
\usepackage{amssymb}
\usepackage{fontspec}
\usepackage{xunicode}
….

Apostolos Syropoulos

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November 26th, 2007 at 5:54 pm

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