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The answer at https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/151552/ notes that in pdfLaTeX the command\mathscr from the package mathrsfs only supports capital letters. Will some other package let me use \mathscr in lower case in pdfLaTeX?.

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    stix (and stix2) fonts (and packages of same name) have lowercase script alphabet – David Carlisle Mar 22 at 14:57
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You also can have lowercase script font with Adobe Bickham (bickham package) and with dutchcal:

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Closest thing I know are the boondox fonts (derived from the stix fonts); they are best accessed through the package mathalfa. The code

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage[cal=boondox,scr=boondoxo]{mathalfa}

\begin{document}    

$\mathcal{AaBbCcDdEeFf}$

$\mathscr{AaBbCcDdEeFf}$

\end{document}

replaces \mathcal by the boondox fonts, and \mathscr by boondoxo (similar but less slanted).

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The mathalfa documentation contains more examples and informations.

  • When I first pdfLaTeXed this file it had me download package mathalfa, which makes sense. But since then it just gives an error message !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file zxxrow7z): Font zxxrow7z at 600 not found ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced! – Colin McLarty Mar 22 at 15:07
  • @colin-mclarty Maybe you need to install boondox? – frougon Mar 22 at 15:13
  • Apparently you don't have a full installation. Besides the package mathalfa you should install also the related fonts. How to do that depends on your system. – campa Mar 22 at 15:14
  • Boondox is installed. – Colin McLarty Mar 22 at 15:17
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    Your system doesn't find the postcript font files, so it tries to make bitmap fonts. Launch MiKTeX console, and in the Tasks menu, select Refresh font map files. – Bernard Mar 22 at 19:20

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