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Trying \mathcal{X} or \mathcal{S} does not bring me the caligraphic letters i am searching for. I am searching for these "special" X'es and S'es you can see in the two following pictures:

Special X Special S

Can anyone explain me which font or command to use to get these caligraphic letters?

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You can load the package mathrsfs. Different examples you can find in the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List

\documentclass{article}
\pagestyle{empty}
\usepackage{mathrsfs}
\begin{document}
$\mathscr{X}$ und $\mathscr{S}$
\end{document}

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Thanks for the answer and this PDF - it will help me find some symbols like the imaginary unit i without a dot which I am searchong for :D –  Christian Ivicevic Aug 7 '11 at 12:51
    
Christian: Try \i. –  Ant Aug 7 '11 at 17:09
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Don't forget that Detexify can save you some time! –  DJP Aug 7 '11 at 17:16
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