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In math mode (e.g. between $ $) I would like to use by default computer modern math but to define a new character with a different font e.g. mathpazo. Practically, i want to define a new command \mycommand{T} which use mathpazo for T. Is it possible? I saw that a similar question was asked but for matrices, here I just want one new character.

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With fonts, then the particular way you invoke tex can make a big difference. Are you using Xe(La)TeX or Lua(La)TeX? –  Loop Space Apr 27 '12 at 7:26
@Thorsten Possibly, but if the questioner is using XeTeX or LuaTeX then there's a way to do this using unicode-math which isn't mentioned at that question. –  Loop Space Apr 27 '12 at 7:27
@AndrewStacey That's a good point. I wasn't aware of this. (I never use maths in my documents) –  Thorsten Apr 27 '12 at 7:30
The MathPazo T is very similar to the CM one: the reader will have a hard time in distinguishing one from the other. –  egreg Apr 27 '12 at 8:54

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Try this. I created a command for mathpazo U as well, because it's easier to see the difference.

$U \pazoU$ $T \pazoT$
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If you need more letters, you can use:




$Math$ V.S. $\mathpazo{Math}$


But if only one or two letters are needed, use \DeclareSymbolFont and \DeclareMathSymbol would be better.

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