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I'd like to import a capital delta from the eulervm package without importing the whole package. I've tried to follow the instructions given by Alan Munn in Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font, but I wasn't able to find the "loading-settings" for eulervm on my own, and I got stuck.

Thank you in advance for any help.

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What do you mean by “calligraphic capital delta”? There's no calligraphic Greek in eulervm; are you meaning the calligraphic capital “D”, instead? – egreg Aug 2 '14 at 8:56
I just mean the capital delta shown at the bottom of page 3 in mirror.hmc.edu/ctan/fonts/eulervm/doc/latex/eulervm/eulervm.pdf. – Dirachlet Aug 2 '14 at 9:29

The simplest way is to import the symbol as text; the Delta is at slot 1 in the font. Using \text ensures the symbol will scale in sub/superscripts.



%% remove the following three lines if you
%% don't want to scale the symbol


enter image description here

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That's very nice! Thank you much. – Dirachlet Aug 2 '14 at 10:04

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