I wish to type the symbol of an ideal B.

See the link below (I cannot attach a picture since I am new here) http://kobotis.net/math/ec/ShortNotes/sn_GaloisExtensionOfLocalField.pdf

But it is different from what I will get from \mathfrak{B}. How should I type it?

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Your symbol is not \mathfrak{B}. It's a \mathfrak{P}

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Here's the complete list of the uppercase Fraktur letters

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  • Thank you very much! I have misunderstood it for a long time. – user59211 Jan 22 '13 at 12:52
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    Yeah, speak about confusion in that font, especially between IJ, YN, SO etc., not mentioning the lowercase letters... – yo' Jan 22 '13 at 13:04
  • @yo' Don't forget AU... shocking! – Matemáticos Chibchas Mar 22 at 12:46

The symbol in the PDF is a P from Euler Fraktur (eufm10). Use it with \usepackage{eulervm}.

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    eulervm is not for Fraktur. – egreg Jan 22 '13 at 11:48
  • @egreg Yes, it does set up the shape, but does not define a math alphabet, or \mathfrak. – mafp Jan 22 '13 at 12:21

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