[OS X TeX] Conflict between dingbats and amssymb
Gary L. Gray
glgray at me.com
Wed Jan 7 13:43:01 EST 2009
On Jan 7, 2009, at 1:17 PM, Matti Vallinkoski wrote:
> is there an easy solution to the following problem:
> I want to use some dingbats (\rightthumbsdown, \rightthumbsup,
> \leftthumbsup and\leftthumbsdown) with the amssymb fonts (especially
> \blacksquare and alike), but I keep getting the error message
> !LaTeX Error: Command \checkmark already defined.
> Or name \end... illegal, see p. 192 of the manual.
> I have not found any solution by googling.
> Minimal example:
I will be interesting to see if there is an elegant solution to this.
When this has happened to me, I have copied the package containing the
defined symbol I do not want, renamed it, saved it in:
and then commented out that definition.
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