{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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Error report in texniccenter [duplicate]

I had written this in texniccenter, and when I did ctrl+F7 it gave me error as "undefined control sequence". I don't understand what I am doing wrong. Is there something wrong in my code? I also ...
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Blackboard bold letters

This is a very short question : how do I produce the blackboard bold letters in the second column (the one that reads "Text") of this document? It seems to me that the package eulervm uses the same ...
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Blackboard greek mu not embedded in PDF

I'm using the below coding and can see the Blackboard font mu symbol in Yap. When I create PDF the characters are not embedded. Could anyone guide me how to solve this problem. ...
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Lowercase letters and numbers in blackboard bold (XeTeX)

I'd like to use "bbm10" and "bbmbx10" on blackboard.ps downloadable from http://www.ctan.org/pkg/blackboard. How do I?
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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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Using a unicode-math font that looks like computer modern roman

I'm looking for a math font that works with the unicode-math package that looks just like computer modern roman. I found the latin modern roman font quite good, but they have a ℝ symbol which looks ...
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Double stroke fonts with unicode-math to match with Linux Libertine

After reading this question, Double stroke fonts with unicode-math like dsfont, I remembered that the font which comes with OpenOffice (Linux Libertine G) has a beautiful (but I don't know if useful) ...
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Computer Modern Bright font and blackboard bold symbols

I am trying to match the sans serif math font provided by cmbright with proper blackboard bold symbols (also sans serif). I found that the fourier and stix (xits?) fonts provide such symbols. But how ...
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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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\mathbbm{1} not working well with XeLaTeX/mathspec

it seems that \mathbbm{1} doesn't display with double lines when one changes to a different font using mathspec in XeLaTeX. For example, the MWE below uses Palatino, but I couldn't get it to work with ...
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Is it possible to manually alias the bbm blackboard fonts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get high resolution for bitmap fonts under pdflatex? I am using the command \mathbbm from the bbm package and I have realized that this fonts are pixelated when I ...
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Why can't I use 𝔽?

I can't figure out why LaTeX won't let me use the 𝔽 symbol (U+1D53D, mathematical double-stuck capital F). When I try, I get the error Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:𝔽 not set up for use ...
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Is there an easy way to use only mathpazo's blackboard-bold facilities (without it using Palatino)?

The mathpazo package sets Palatino as the document's main font. However I am only interested in its blackboard bold symbols. Is there an easy way for me to only use Mathpazo's bb symbols?
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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: ...
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Adobe Reader does not display dsfont symbols in XeLaTeX document

When I compile the following simple document with XeLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dsfont} \begin{document} $\mathds N \subset \mathds Z \subset \mathds Q \subset \mathds R \subset ...
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Different types of Blackboard Bold in the same document

I am using mtpro2 package and it has 7 (!) different options for the Blackboard Bold (BB) to choose from. However only 2 of them provide BB version of Greek letters. And in both cases the result is ...
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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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\mathbb{0} and \mathbb{1} with mathdesign/Utopia?

In a related question, I asked about getting a blackboard bold 0 in addition to a 1. But now I'd like to do it along with \usepackage[utopia]{mathdesign}. If I try to \usepackage{bbold}, I get the ...
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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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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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Canadian Journal of Mathematics Style & Font [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what fonts are used in a document/picture? So if you look at CJM (it needs subscription online so I can't link to examples) it has a very distinct ...
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Blackboard bold characters of the txmia font

I included the blackboard bold characters adding the following lines to my preamble. (Inspired by txfonts.sty) \let\mathbb\relax \DeclareSymbolFont{lettersA}{U}{txmia}{m}{it} ...
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Creating a font with blackboard characters for as many engines as possible?

For some texts that I am typesetting, I would like to have more blackboard letters than are usually available with the AMS fonts (or with fourierbb etc.) In particular, I felt the need to denote the ...
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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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the unthinkable: use of Metafont for greek minion letters in black board style

would it be possible to create our own greek letters in black board style from the Minion family using Metafont? It is just a matter of adding a vertical bar somewhere... Thanks
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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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Blackboard bold variants for Greek letters

It is common (or it used to be) to use a blackboard-bold variant of \mu to denote roots of unity in some mathematical papers. However, despite searching (several times, periodically over several ...
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How can you change \mathbb characters to the old version?

If you look at older documents the \mathbb characters appear different. For example they are sans serif. I don't know how I can use that set of characters instead of the current default. If you are ...
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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 ...