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Curlier mathcal?

In my LaTeX document, $\mathcal{N}$ is not being rendered 'curly' enough for my liking: If my document class is 'article' then I get the curlier N. The problem occurs when my document class is ...
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How to make calligraphic numbers available with `unicode-math`?

I use xits-math.otf with unicode-math with XeLaTeX. It defines calligraphic upper case letters, but I need calligraphic lower case letters and especially numbers as well. I tried this: ...
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svmono template and `\mathcal`

Why, with Springer's svmono template, do the letters written with the \mathcal font change? It seems that \mathcal becomes \mathscr. Edit: Look at this image: With the svmono template \mathcal ...
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Changing `\mathcal` settings (LaTeX)

With the package mathptmx the \mathcal font changes. Most of the letters look fine in that font, and better than the non-mathptmx ones. However, a few, namely H,K,Q,V,W,Z, I do not like. I compared ...
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Which font style is this?

Does anyone know which font style the 'a' circled in yellow in the image below is (this is in math mode)? My guess is euscript with mathcal, but it seems that mathcal does not apply to lowercase ...
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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 ...
8
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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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\cal messes up the math mode

How come when I use this code with beamer \begin{block}{Misadjustment} $$ \cal{M} = \frac{1-\lambda}{2}\sigma_v^2 M + \frac{1}{2(1-\lambda)}tr[\mathbf{RQ}] $$ \end{block} results in this: But ...
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Setup font size of different types to be the same

For mathematical documents i like using the fourier package with the upright option, however the symbols \mathcal produces are quite too quirky in my opinion, so I replaced them with the default font ...
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Are there two different versions of the \mathcal{F} character?

I've seen two different versions of the \mathcal{F} character: Version 1: Version 2: Notice that the top horizontal line of the F curves down on the left much more in version 1 than it does in ...
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Bold calligraphic typeface

I know \mathcal{ABC...}, but can't seem to bold these - thanks for help - PMF