How do you write a checkmark(✓) in LaTeX?

Although the checkmark symbol is the same, there is more than one slight morphological difference that can be noticed in different documents or books.

And every difference is pointed out in latex for which there are separate commands and packages.

Package Command and Output
amsmath \checkmarkUsing amsmath package.
MnSymbol Same as  → Using MnSymbol package.
fdsymbol Same as → Using fdsymbol package.
boisik Same as →Using boisik package.
bbding \CheckmarkUsing bbding package.
pifont \ding{51}Using pifont package.
arev \ballotcheckUsing arev package.
utfsym \usym{1F5F8}Using utfsym package.
   \[ \checkmark \]
   \[ \usym{1F5F8} \]
   \[ \ballotcheck \]

Output :

Use checkmark in latex.

Use of nine different packages is shown above. You can use whatever you think is your best practice.

Heavy checkmark symbol in LaTeX

As you can see, the font style of the symbol will be bold in case of heavy checkmark.

For this, the symbols are represented below with the help of some important packages.

   % Math mode commands   
   $ \checkmark $\\[6pt]
   $ \usym{2713}, \usym{2714} $\\[6pt]
   % Text mode commands
    \CheckmarkBold \\[6pt]
    \ding{52} \\[6pt]

Output :

Use bold checkmark in latex.

If you want to use this symbol in a web document, it is best to use the fontawesome package.

Because the fontawesome is the icon library. You can insert the same symbol into a web document using a third-party script without the help of latex.

Md Jidan Mondal

LaTeX expert with over 10 years of experience in document preparation and typesetting. Specializes in creating professional documents, reports, and presentations using LaTeX.

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