{blackboard} is about the particular "double-stroke" font used, for example, to denote the sets of natural, rational, and real numbers in mathematics

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Blackboard bold characters

The blackboard bold font in the AMSFonts package only has capital letters. I sometimes wish to use a blackboard bold "1", for which I can use \usepackage{bbold}. But this changes the entire ...
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How do I make a blackboard 1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Blackboard bold characters I want to make a blackboard "1" character to show an indicator variable, but $\mathbb{1}$ doesn't work. How do I do it?
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traditional German sans-serif (and serif) blackboard-bold symbols

What I have always been looking for in LaTeX were traditional German sans-serif blackboard-bold letters, mainly for: N (natural numbers), Z (integers), Q (rational numbers), R (reals), C (complex ...
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Free, non-upright, blackboard, Type1 font

Is there a free package to get non-upright (i.e. italic or slanted) blackboard symbols in a Type1 font? It's easy to get three of the four properties (i.e. blackboard italic font, ...
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Substitute \mathbb fonts in Minion Pro with Blackboard Bold from Lucida Bright fonts

I would like to substitute Blackboard Bold fonts from Lucia Bright (that I have installed on my systems) in documents using Minion Pro. If I simply use Minion Pro style, I get the \mathbb fonts from ...
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LaTeX font for 'old-fashioned' script characters

Browsing through a copy of Counterexamples in Analysis (Gelbaum & Olmsted), I'm quite enjoying the typeface used for 'script' letters (see links to examples below); visually it's somewhere ...
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How to get the AMS mathbb font while using Palatino elsewhere

I'm a Latex user. I've been using Palatino for typesetting a piece mathematical text: \usepackage{mathpazo} \usepackage[scaled=.95]{helvet} \usepackage{courier} The results are good, however I ...
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Is it possible to get a blackboard-bold 0?

I've found that \mathbb{1} works when using mathpazo: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} \begin{document} $\mathbb{1}$ \end{document} But \mathbb{0} doesn't work (doesn't display ...
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Double stroke fonts with unicode-math like dsfont

It is tempting to switch to unicode-math. But there is (at least) one point that I still don't like. That are the double stroke characters. They look simply terrible in XITS Math. Just compare: ...