Is it possible in Mathematica to cross a symbol like p, similar to h-bar, used to denote the Planck constant?

Picture in case of font problems:

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In case of h, we have HBAR, inputted as ESC-hb-ESC but there is no similar ESC-pbar-ESC defined.

This is a re-phrasing of a TeX question that has a solution in TeX:


Thank you for all suggestions.

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    $\begingroup$ This does not exactly answer your question, but that glyph already exists. Try FromCharacterCode[1412]. $\endgroup$ – MarcoB May 7 '18 at 21:20
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    $\begingroup$ or perhaps FromCharacterCode[42833]? $\endgroup$ – Carl Woll May 7 '18 at 21:22
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    $\begingroup$ @CarlWoll I found the reference, but the code evaluates to a boxed question mark on my system (MMA 11.2, Win7-64). Is that an encoding / OS / configuration issue? $\endgroup$ – MarcoB May 7 '18 at 21:34
  • $\begingroup$ @MarcoB: indeed, it does not answer the question. I am looking for a general way to cross a symbol by a bar. Turns out I actually need "b-bar" not "p-bar". I just didn't have the graphics to illustrate a "b-bar". $\endgroup$ – Ohcolowisc May 8 '18 at 4:07
  • $\begingroup$ @Ohcolowisc Like this glyph? $\endgroup$ – MarcoB May 8 '18 at 4:47

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