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Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar

I'm making a calendar. The calendar will be for TUG, 2015. Last year I also made a calendar but because of time constraints most examples were graphics. Since this is a lot of work, I need your help. ...
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How can I create documents in LaTeX using a calligraphic first letter for chapters?

Books often have a special letter (often spanning two lines) at the beginning of chapters. How can I create this in LaTeX?
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'Poster' fountain pen nib style text

This question led to a new package: spath3 (Technically, this question led to a subpackage of the spath3 package; the spath3 package provides some foundations on which a TikZ library ...
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Calligraphic numbers

I want to write the power set of a set S as 2^S. But the 2 should be kind of calligraphic. I tried cal and mathcal but they do not work with numbers. Has anybody an idea?
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List of unsuitable fonts

It seems that the actual answer to this question is "It's up to you". However I often read in tex.SE some comments that oppose the usage of certain fonts, in somehow an absolute character. That ...
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Two different calligraphic font styles in math mode

I have been succesful in using the calrsfs package together with the standard CM type1cm font. I have been able to obtain in separate documents different calligraphic symbols in math mode with ...
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Replacing calligra Font with Vector Ones

The question is similar to Lowercase \mathcal, but I'm not after calligraphic math fonts. I'm in need of some calligraphic font in text mode (which, of course, supports lowercase). Basically, I used ...
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How can I construct a math alphabet with lowercase and uppercase from different predefined sets?

I'm currently using the rsfs letters for caligriphic symbols. However, there is no corresponding lowercase alphabet, so I have begun to experiment with others. Is there a way that I can make it so ...
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Size of calligraphic number

I asked in this question Calligraphic numbers how to write a calligraphic number and got an answer. Now I need a notation for k-subsets and use the answer as follows: ...
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Asana Math calligraphic capital R with XeTeX

I am having problems getting a calligraphic ‘R’ with Asana Math. This is my minimal: \font\asanacal="Asana Math:script=math;mapping=script;+salt" \font\asanascr="Asana ...
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dashed calligraphic curved parenthesis

I tried to get a dashed curved brace but I didn't got exactly what I expected. Here is the code I used and the result below. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to change calligraphic capital letters in mathpazo?

I'm trying to get the calligraphic capital "E". I really like mathpazo package but I'd like to change the way it renders calligraphic "E". Below is a picture: when I type and compile $\mathcal{E}$ I ...
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Math Cal­li­graphic let­ters in LaTeX [duplicate]

How can I produce exactly the same letter as in the attached picture ? I work with the TexMaker. thanks,
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nice fonts for the classical sequence spaces?

I have the problem that I want to have nice looking math symbols for the classical sequence spaces like Schwartz space, convergent sequences, sequences with finitely many non-zero members etc. I like ...
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dashed or dotted brace or bracket

I need to add a dashed or dotted brace or bracket into an equation. But I didn't found any symbol similar to this (with detexify or The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List). Do you know how it can be ...
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Is it possible to create a calligraphic first letter for a chapter AND have a header or a footer?

Is it possible to create a calligraphic first letter for a chapter AND have a header or a footer? Each time I try to have a calligraphic initial and a header, the header won't show up.
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Unsightly spacing with Calligra font (Christmas card)

I'm writing my Christmas cards again with LaTeX. Last year I used a commercial font with XeTeX. For this year I was thinking about using Calligra as font, but for some reason the output is not nice ...
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calligraphic forms for math/logic symbols

Is there a calligraphic form for $\exists$ and other logic quantifiers? I tried the approach in this answer but that only gives the usual font for this symbol.
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Calligraphic fonts for chapters,

I'm currently using calligraphic font and it works fine with 1 exception: Chapter/Section and title aren't affected by it. How can it be made that they too can be affected (and if its a general way ...
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AquilineTwo Font [closed]

This is how I would want AquilineTwo to look like when I type. But that is not the case when I downloaded AquilineTwo from anywhere. (specifically from UrbanFonts.com) Where can I download the ones ...
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Cyrillic calligraphic fonts (calligra) [duplicate]

Good day, I would like to use one of these fonts with cyrillic letters. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Кодировка utf8 \usepackage[english, ...