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script F (or something like it) [duplicate]

How can I enter this 'F' in LaTeX? \mathcal{F} looks quite similar to it, but a little bit different. I prefer not to use additional package if possible.
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How to write notation of "set of real numbers" in LaTex? [duplicate]

How to write this maths symbol below: I search in enter link description here, but it said \R and $\R$ but is not working.
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How do you write Munkre's topology T? [duplicate]

In James Munkres' classic topology textbook, he writes a topology T using a typeface I am unfamiliar with. I tried looking it up using detexify and checking commonly used character sets but the ...
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How to write this type of L in equation latex [duplicate]

How I can use this style of L in math mode?
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How to get this font in the picture ("MAX-MIN ant system" italic curved font) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are all the font styles I can use in math mode? can you help me find the right command for this font in the picture, look at the "MAX-MIN" words. Thank you
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No lower-case caligraphic or double fonts in LyX [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX and LyX in general, and my question might be an easy one. I'm having problems in working with some of the mathematical fonts. The upper-case characters seem to work just fine, but ...
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Is this symbol available in latex? [duplicate]

This G symbol is ofter used to donate a collecttion of sets or a family of intervals.
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special symbol of H [duplicate]

I wish to write H as below form: But I do not know what is its symbol in the latex! If anyone has experience using this symbol, thanks for providing it.
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How to type 'U' like this? [duplicate]

I surf the net, but I can't find a clear example on how to type U like this. Could anyone show a related code example?
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How to look up a symbol or identify a letter from a math alphabet or other character?

I know what my symbol or character looks like, but I don't know what the command is or which math alphabet it came from. How do I go about finding this out?
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Two different calligraphic font styles in math mode

I have been succesful in using the calrsfs package together with the standard CM type1cm font. I have been able to obtain in separate documents different calligraphic symbols in math mode with \...
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How to get the "old" \mathcal letters?

I've always been bothered by the look of the standard \mathcal 'E': and think it would be nice to have a calligraphic E that looks more like the \mathcal 'F': . Recently, I stumbled across an old ...
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traditional German sans-serif (and serif) blackboard-bold symbols

What I have always been looking for in LaTeX were traditional German sans-serif blackboard-bold letters, mainly for: N (natural numbers), Z (integers), Q (rational numbers), R (reals), C (complex ...
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Recognize this letter

Does anybody know how to make the following symbol in LaTeX? I think it is some calligraphic \mathcal{E}. It is not anywhere in this table and online font recognizers do not recognize it. The ...
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Is This Laplace Transform Symbol Available in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I would like to use the Laplace transform symbol that appears in unicode (SCRIPT CAPITAL L U+2112) However, I could only find the following two symbols can be used for Laplace transforms: There are ...
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What type of font is this?

I am trying to find the type of fonts from this definition . Specially for the words: Combine,Reveal,gen,enc,dec. An experienced user might know this font
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Alternative to $\mathfrak A$?

I love to use mathfrak letters. However I need an `A' and the mathfrak A looks a lot like a U to me: Are there alternative `mathfrak' looking fonts?
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Different \mathcal{J}

For my book I would like a specific symbol for "J" with a glyphs on the head as shown in the following images: First image: Second image: Exist, peraphs, a command or a fine macro to obtain a ...
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How to make double-struck capital letters italic (e.g. U+1D53C)?

In Word I am able to include the unicode symbol U+1D53C (write number and press Alt+C) and assign italic formatting: How do I get the same result in LaTeX? I tried: \mathit{\mathbb{E}} {\it \...
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How to use fonts (the ones listed in mathalfa documentation) in math mode

I was looking for more fonts like mathcal, mathbb to use them in math mode, so I can distinguish different quantities, and I found this answer on TeX.SE to the question What are all the font styles ...
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How to use mathcal fonts with charter font from mathdesign?

Here's an example that uses the mathdesign package to implement the Charter fonts: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[charter]{mathdesign} \begin{document} $H \quad \...
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MikTeX Error Results from Boondox / Mathalfa LaTeX Font Package

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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How to get a fat version of \mathscr{D}?

I'm trying to write a curly/curvy D and it is not \mathcal{D} or even \mathfrak{D}, rather it seems that it is \mathscr{D} I'm looking for, but then when I do write that it is a very thin capital D. I ...
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Is mathbb an abbreviation for something?

What does mathbb stand for? Is it short for something else? I searched online and couldn't find a definition, only information about usage.
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Alternative separate font to mathfrak for small letters

I am looking for a second set of alphabets for my article. I have seen this post which looks great but it does not cover small letters (only capitals). \mathfrak is a good option too, except for ...
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What do the unicode-math range labels mean

The documentation for unicode-math says this about the various labels for range: In unicode-math, these ranges are indicated with the following (hopefully self-explanatory) labels: up, it, bb, bbit, ...
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Invariant Amplitude (fractal) M (font or code)

Good day Tex-Community, I need to use this this specific fractal M character in my presentation. I've taken a photograph down below. What command/package do I have to use?
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Fontspec Package With Other Font-Related Packages (charter, etc)

I am now switching over to lualatex (hence so many questions), partly in order to be able to use another font, partly to learn lua facilities. \usepackage{fontspec} %% should come before microtype \...
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New locally defined mathcal font for math equations

I want to make use of math fonts of mathcal namely: "pxtx" and "dutchcal" which is elaborated in this nice answer. However, I don't want to change the standard mathcal font but just use locally these ...
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\varmathbb and package txfonts restricted to math mode

This question is related to this one: What are all the font styles I can use in math mode? I would like to know if it is possible to use the command \varmathbb{}, that according to the accepted ...
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XeLaTeX: packages & fonts for a project that requires math and small caps support

What fonts & packages would you recommend for a project in XeLaTeX that requires: serif font (Latin script + French, German, Spanish, and Polish diacritics) with small caps support, math font ...
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Digits from an other font

In a book that I'm currentlry rewriting they use special digits for numbers. Although I searched for this shape in Tex Font Catalogue I didn't find exactly matching shape of digits. The only thing ...
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How to use "Mathematica Fraktur"?

I'm having a lot of difficulty in finding an explicit explanation of how to use the "Mathematica Fraktur", as defined in the top answer of this post: What are all the font styles I can use in math ...
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How can I change the math font in slides class?

I use the "slides" class to get full size equations for a presentation. (Yes, it needs to be in Powerpoint ;) ) However, I want to have the standard math font (like in the article class). There seems ...
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command for calligraphic lowercase latin and greek letters

I am wondering whether calligraphic type command exists, that supports both Greek and Latin (lowercase) characters in math-environment. Let's say that I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to type the "italic" symbols [duplicate]

This is a text from a math textbook. I just wonder how to type the "italic" symbols given in the text using Latex (I do not even know the names of the symbols...) For example how to type the symbol ...
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Use LaTeX math symbol fonts in other programs

In my LaTeX document, I have used \mathbb and \mathscr. I would like to use the same fonts in the diagrams I create with Microsoft Visio. But on my Windows machines I cannot find mbboard and mathrsfs ...
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mathbfcal for LaTeX

I typically typeset my documents in xelatex. With unicode-math and Cambria Math fonts a variety of math-styles are possible. This time the requirement is to use just pdflatex. How can I type (with ...
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Write strange i in Latex

I saw this letter i in some papers and wanted to use it in one of my documents; couldn't find how to get it to appear.
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Looking for a special mathcal / mathscr font

Achim Blumensath uses some very strange font in his books about logic and model theory (see e.g. here: http://www.fi.muni.cz/~blumens/MSO.pdf) I would really like to use the same for my documents, ...
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What font or symbol is this in Latex? [duplicate]

Can anybody recognize the font or symbol for this . It is used as font for alphabetic letter S, in my text. I did check almost all fonts and symbols but couldn't succeed in finding a good match. I ...
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How can one alter one letter for mathematical notation?

LaTeX has a lot of different fonts and symbols that can be used in math mode (see What are all the font styles I can use in math mode?). However the capital G character in these fonts are either based ...
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How to change font/design of equations?

I know there are different mathematical fonts, as listed in this answer What are all the font styles I can use in math mode? . However, this is not what I'm looking for. Is there a way to actually ...
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Can you make it pretty? [closed]

Just for fun. Can you make this equation as pretty as possible? \documentclass{article} % \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{palatino} \usepackage{mathpazo} \usepackage{bm} % \begin{document} $\...
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make formulas as \ttfamily [duplicate]

I am not new to \XeTeX but new with using formulas. For me it would make sense to display the formulas in monotype (\ttfamily). Does it make sense to do that? How can I do that? % math.tex \...
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How to denote the real number system (R) symbol in LaTeX?

I know that a standard way of defining the real number system in LaTeX is via a command in preambles as: \newcommand{\R}{\mathbb{R}} Is there any better way using some special fonts? Your help is ...
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Don't know how to type loopy X character in latex

I have a textbook which uses the following character to represent a matrix: I would like to use the same character in my assignment, but I can't figure out how to type it. I tried \chi and \mathcal{X}...
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need help for finding a family font

Although I have searched to find the family font used in the following formula I was not able to find it. I'm gonna typeset the red letters as they are in the formula, however, I don't know how to do ...
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How to write numbers with a vertical line crossed on the corner?

How to write this 2? I tried to google it but I cannot find any solution...
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How to type this font style in latex?

I refer to this site: http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/mathalpha/doc/mathalpha-doc.pdf and find a lot of font types I want. But this material just doesn't show a clear example of how to ...
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