How to denote integer number(ℤ) symbol in LaTeX?

Mathematically, set of integer numbers are denoted by blackboard-bold() form of “Z”. And the letter “Z” comes from the German word Zahlen(numbers). Blackboard-bold is a style used to denote various mathematical symbols. For example natural numbers, real numbers, whole numbers, etc.

In latex, the \mathbb command is used to convert a latter to blackboard-bold form, and the latter is passed as an argument in the command.

And this \mathbb command is included in more than one package. For example

amsfonts \mathbb{Z}set of integer numbers symbol
amssymb \mathbb{Z}set of integer numbers symbol
txfonts \mathbb{Z}set of integer numbers symbol
pxfonts \mathbb{Z} → set of integer numbers symbol
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsfonts}
\begin{document}
 $$\mathbb{Z}\subset\mathbb{Q}$$
 $$ \mathbb{Z}=\{\ldots,-2,-1,0,1,2,\ldots\} $$
\end{document}

Output :

integer numbers symbol in latex

Integer number sets are divided into different parts depending on the positive and negative and those parts are denoted by different symbols.

Positive integer symbol

Positive integer symbols have been identified in different ways by different authors in different books. E.g. +, +, and >.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsfonts}
\begin{document}
  $$ \mathbb{Z}^{+}=\{1,2,3,\ldots\} $$
  $$ \mathbb{Z}_{+}=\{1,2,3,\ldots\} $$
  $$ \mathbb{Z}^{>}=\{1,2,3,\ldots\} $$
\end{document}

Output :

latex positive integer symbols

Non-negative integer symbol

The second is the non-negative integer which includes all the positive numbers including zero. And which is denoted by 0+ and symbols.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsfonts}
\begin{document}
  $$ \mathbb{Z}^{0+}=\{0,1,2,3,\ldots\} $$
  $$ \mathbb{Z}^{\geq } =\{0,1,2,3,\ldots\} $$
\end{document}

Output :

latex non-nagetive integer symbols

Non-zero integer symbol

And the third is the non-zero integer denoted by the and* symbols.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsfonts}
\begin{document}
  $$ \mathbb{Z}^{\neq}=\mathbb{Z}-\{0\} $$
  $$ \mathbb{Z}^{*} =\{\dots,-2,-1,1,2,\ldots\} $$
\end{document}

Output :

latex non-zero integer symbol

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