A plugin for the Mac app Flashlight that allows you to search for symbols and find their LaTeX command, without ever leaving Spotlight.

LaTeX Symbol Search screenshot


If you do not have Flashlight install, follow the instructions here.

In the Flashlight app, search for Latex Symbol Search and install the plugin.


The plugin can be triggered by typing either tex or latex into the Spotlight search bar. Follow the keyword with the symbol you wish to search for.

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