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Mathematica seems to have the most complete library of mathematical typesetting characters anywhere outside of LaTeX, so I'm somewhat surprised that I can find no way to create the closed path integral symbol:

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Can this really be, or have I just failed to discover it yet?

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  • $\begingroup$ path integrals and contour integrals are not the same thing. $\endgroup$ – LowFieldTheory Nov 15 '16 at 22:52
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The symbol is \[ContourIntegral].

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks! (And Yeesh… it's ugly. sigh) $\endgroup$ – ibeatty Sep 28 '15 at 20:21
  • $\begingroup$ You might be able to slant it a bit, by manually rotating it… $\endgroup$ – Patrick Stevens Sep 28 '15 at 20:22
  • $\begingroup$ You can also try different fonts. $\endgroup$ – Michael McCain Sep 29 '15 at 4:31
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In addition to Patrick's answer, it might be helpful to point out that you can enter any LaTeX symbol by pressing Esc, typing the LaTeX code (including backslash) and then pressing Esc again. (So in this case [Esc]\oint[Esc].)

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  • $\begingroup$ That is really helpful to know! Thanks. $\endgroup$ – ibeatty Nov 5 '15 at 16:09

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