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I would like to make \mathbb{E} italic, i have tried \mathit{\mathbb{E}} and \mathbb{\mathit{E}}, both of them look like \mathbb{E}, I can not see the italic effect. Could anyone help?

By the way, I do see some blackboard italic words in a paper, so it is realizable in LaTeX.

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You can try with

\DeclareMathAlphabet{\mathbbmsl}{U}{bbm}{m}{sl}

in your preamble and use \mathbbmsl{A} to get an A as "blackboard bold slanted". There's no Type1 version of the font, though, so a bitmap will be generated.

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It looks good, thank you very much. –  SoftTimur Apr 26 '11 at 10:28

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