LaTeX ‘correct’ and ‘wrong’ symbols with TikZ

A symbol for a checkmark to indicate something is correct:

\newcommand{\correct}{$\color{green}\tikz\fill[scale=0.4](0,.35) -- (.25,0) -- (1,.7) -- (.25,.15) -- cycle;$}

A symbol for a cross to indicate something is wrong:

\newcommand{\wrong}{$\mathbin{\tikz [x=1.4ex,y=1.4ex,line width=.2ex, red] \draw (0,0) -- (1,1) (0,1) -- (1,0);}$}%

You’ll need TikZ for this.

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I am a computational linguist, teacher of computer science and above all a huge fan of LaTeX. I use LaTeX for everything, including things you never wanted to do with LaTeX. My latest love is lilypond, aka LaTeX for music. I'll post at irregular intervals about cool stuff, stupid hacks and annoying settings I want to remember for the future.