I would like to change the font of the letrrine


\lettrine[lines=3, lhang=0.33, loversize=0.25]{B}{ecause}

using this font: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/script

which is installed in


However, I do not know how to specify correctly its name. I tried


But it gives

Font Shape 'T1/callig15/m/n' undefined(font)

Thanks for your help!


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    You have to do \usepackage{calligra}; then the family name is calligra, not callig15; instead of \fontfamily{calligra} you can simply say \calligra – egreg Aug 6 '14 at 17:34

You have to load calligra that defines the font; the family name will be calligra, but you can select it by \calligra. The font is very slanted, so findent should be specified.


\usepackage{lipsum} % just for the example



\lettrine[lines=3, lhang=0.33, loversize=0.25, findent=1.5em]{B}{ecause}


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  • thanks a lot. In general, how do you find the name of the font package you want to load? – nbi Aug 7 '14 at 7:52
  • @nbi Experience, mostly. – egreg Aug 7 '14 at 8:36

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