A while back, I saw a question on both Mathematica and MATLAB boards that showed how to 'XKCD' (handwritingnize) graphs. Now I have the same question regarding LaTeX formulae generally - is it possible to make them look handwritten?

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    Can you add pointers? – egreg Sep 14 '14 at 18:09
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    Can you maybe also give an idea of the quality of handwriting you're looking to emulate? I've had professors who had impeccable style when writing formulas on the blackboard -- the resulting equations looked like they were typeset. The handwriting of some other professors doesn't compare favorably with chicken scratch. (I politely refuse to discuss my own handwriting...) Where in the spectrum of possible handwriting styles would you like to land? – Mico Sep 14 '14 at 18:21
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    Wouldn't it only be possible to the extent that a 'handwritten' font had the mathematical symbols you need for your formulae? There is an xkcd font, but it probably lacks many symbols you'd want to use. – jon Sep 14 '14 at 18:58
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    the "euler cursive" font (included in the amsfonts collection) was designed to emulate writing on a blackboard, but it contains only letters and digits. (and, of course, hermann zapf's handwriting is much more elegant than that of most of the professors i had classes with.) maybe another place to start. – barbara beeton Sep 14 '14 at 19:32
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    The Euler font is supposed to be modeled after how mathematicians wrote on a black board. An extended Opentype version of the font is available on github as NeoEuler – Aditya Sep 15 '14 at 2:16

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