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:

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With the svmono template \mathcal returns the first alphabet and not the (classical) latter.

Here the packages I use in my document:


With this settings I have the above strange behavior of \mathcal.

  • Could you please add a minimal (working) example? It would help solvers a lot. A note for solvers: wget http://ftp.utia.cas.cz/pub/staff/studeny/monogr/svmono.cls – Malipivo Apr 10 '14 at 9:56
  • I can't reproduce this behavior. Please add more info to the question. – karlkoeller Apr 10 '14 at 10:12

The mathptmx package draws its calligraphic letters from the RSFS font, which explains the behavior you get, which has nothing to do with the svmono class.

Minimal example:


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If you want to reinstate the Computer Modern calligraphic letters, add


to your preamble.

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