I'm wondering how to get dotless i and j in LaTeX on the forums. For some reason, \i and \j don't work for this. I can use \imath and \jmath, and I can even get carets on them to represent unit vectors:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex] \hat{\imath}, \hat{\jmath} [/tex]

The only remaining problem is that I can't get them to be typeset in boldface and upright as vectors traditionally are. If I do this hack:

[tex] \hat{\textbf{$\imath$}}, \hat{\textbf{$\jmath$}} [/tex]

then I can get them boldface, but still not upright. I think that the glyphs for \imath and \jmath are inherently italicized and there is no way to change this. Any suggestions for the OCD among us?

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# Dotless i and j

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