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{blackboard} is about the particular "double-stroke" font used, for example, to denote the sets of natural, rational, and real numbers in mathematics

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Why can't my LaTeX find bbm font other than some specific size?

So, I'm using bbm package to extend the original \mathbb{} from amssymb to the non-capital-alphabet region. This works fine in the ordinary part. But, when I try to change the size of the math mode, ...
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Bolder Blackboard bold

I am looking for bold versions of the blackboard bold letters. Unfortunately, the best symbols I have come up with so far are hard to distinguish from the usual blackboard bold letters. Is there a way ...
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Using Kpfonts' mathbb in amsfonts

I'm trying to use amsfonts, or more precisely, the math font of amsfonts, but I don't really like how the blackboard bold looks. Neither do I enjoy the look of something like dsfonts, or many other ...
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How to create a blackboard math operator as \bbsum, \bbprod, \bbint, ...?

I'd like to create a blackboard math operator as \bbsum, \bbprod, \bbint, ... ? I don't know where to begin. Could someone help me? Thank you so much Best regards. Puck First Edit: I'm trying with \...
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Space between italics and blackboard bold characters with Fourier package

Below is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem*{theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{theorem} Let $Q$ be a set in $\...
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Blackboard Fonts In newtxmath

I read a similar question in another thread (regarding kpfonts) but could not apply the solution to solve my problem. I'd like to use newtxmath blackboard fonts instead of the usual ones. Is there an ...
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Double struck fonts blurry in math mode

I have some questions about why some fonts appear blurry in math mode. I have three examples: amssymb: \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{equation} x \in \mathbb{N} \end{...
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Bitmapped blackboard-bold

I've got a problem with the quality of the number, as can be seen, it's like it's got a pixel or something like that. How can I fix it? There has to be a workaround for this issue. In TeX everything ...
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Blackboard Bold in bbm package

The link over here http://cs.brown.edu/about/system/managed/latex/doc/bbm.pdf says By typing \mathbold or \mathversion{bold} you switch to the bold variant of some math symbols. But when i type \...
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Import \mathbb{1} character from the unicode-math package

I'd like to import only the \mathbb{1} character from the unicode-math package into a document using the standard Computer Modern font along with the amsmath and amssymb packages, but I have no idea ...
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Slashed partial derivative sign with blackboard bold

The last time I asked about blackboard bold greek letters and the answers given opened up to me a new world of possibilities. So I'm just having fun with \mathb command (that is exactly the \mathbb ...
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What is this symbol (E)? [duplicate]

It was in an economics paper and I've been searching for it for 20 minutes with no luck. I've tried detexify and most normal packages. amsfonts and dsfont both don't fit the bill
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a mark up language for making (online self-grading where possible) tests and quizes based on LaTeX

I want a quiz and test creating mark-up language that's like LaTeX (and integrates LaTeX) along with dynamic problems, randomized versions of problems etc. A feature-rich open source test and quiz ...
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Blackboard slanted type1

The answer to this question is cool. One minor issue is that superscripts seem too close: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \newcommand\fakeslant[1]{% \pdfliteral{1 0 0.167 1 0 0 cm}#1\...
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blackboard mathbold

I have been using \DeclareMathAlphabet{\mathbbmsl}{U}{bbm}{m}{sl} $\mathbbmsl{H}$ to happily get Is there a way to get its mathbold version? I tried \DeclareMathAlphabet{\mathbbbsl}{U}{bbm}{b}{...
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Blackboard handwritten presentation slides [duplicate]

I found there is a similar question here. Forgive me since I don't quite like the answer given there—the font, the format, etc. What I want is something like the one given here. I think it's of the ...
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Do ℕ, \mathbb{N}, \BbbN, \symbb{N} effectively differ, and is there a "canonical" specification of the naturals?

Continuing https://math.meta.stackexchange.com/a/22167/, as far as I understand, all the four of ℕ, \mathbb{N}, \BbbN, \symbb{N} work now, and \BbbN is advised against. Is there any reasonably ...
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Is there something similar to the OEIS wiki page on mathematical symbols for vanilla LaTeX? [duplicate]

The The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS) maintains a wiki-page describing how to produce various mathematical symbols in LaTeX. However, several of the OEIS commands are custom defined....
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How to create this gamma symbol

How do I create this gamma symbol?
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silence package leads to an error if the hyperref's pdftitle option contains a blackboard bold math letter

If the hyperref's pdftitle option contains a blackboard bold math letter, the silence package leads to the error (compilation silently stops after (./test.out) and a Ctrl+C is needed): ! ...
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Is there a blackboard version of Omega (the capital letter) [duplicate]

Is there a way to write a blackboard version of the Greek capital letter Omega in LaTeX?
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Regarding blackboard bold version of \mu in RevTex

\documentclass[reprint,aps]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{graphicx} % for pdf, bitmapped graphics files \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{epsfig} % for postscript graphics files \usepackage{mathptmx} % ...
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Package bbold for mathematical symbol

Reading the documentation of bbold package (see http://mirrors.ctan.org/fonts/bbold/bbold.pdf), it shows that some mathematical symbols can be written with the \mathbb format. Such as +, (, etc. ...
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How to use mathbbol only for greek and lowercase

I would like to use the mathbbol for all blackboard fonts that aren't already contained in the usual \mathbb command: this includes lower case, greek (both lower and upper case) letters, digits, and ...
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How to include blackboard bold letters from MathType into latex?

Whenever I try to copy blackboard bold letters from mathtype, I receive a translation error, saying that there is no translation available. How would I go about fixing this for the available ...
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Do better Italics correction in textit with maths

The code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsfonts} \begin{document} \textit{Given a collection \(M\) of \(\mathbb{S}\)-terrible $n$-beautiful gizmos ...} \end{document}enter code here ...
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Clash between tcolorbox and amsfonts

I get error messages when I use \mathbb in the heading of a tcolorbox theorem. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{theorems} \...
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Why does \mathbb{N_0} render the 0 as \nvdash?

I noticed this on accident (I actually meant to render \mathbb{N}_0). Take the following example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} $$\mathbb{N_0}$$ \...
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How do I scale mathbbol symbols?

I have need of blackboard bold Greek symbols so am using the mathbbol package. I would prefer to have the symbols at 1.1 design size, say. How do I arrange to scale all the bbol symbols by this factor?...
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How can I write blackboard bold Latin capital letters in Plain TeX?

In LaTeX, you can use commands like \mathbb{C} (in amsfonts) or \mathds{C} (in mathds) to get blackboard bold letters. But how would I get them in plain TeX? I tried {\ds C} and it didn't work.
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greater equal sign \leq in blackboard bold style

Is there any package that makes the math symbols with blackboard bold style? For example, I want to have $mathbb{\leq}$
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newtxmath package disrupting blackboard bold greek characters

I'd like to use some sort of blackboard bold capital Delta in a large TeX file. In the past I've used to code displayed below to typeset it, but when I include a new package "newtxmath,newtxtext" that ...
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Mathbbold in Beamer [closed]

I am trying to write a beamer presentation, but I can't use the bbold package. Here is the code I wrote: \documentclass[pdf] {beamer} \mode<presentation> \makeatletter %% preamble \usepackage{...
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Why can't I get my blackboard bold C to work?

I just downloaded MiKTeX today and \mathbb{C} won't work nor will \C. Can somebody explain what I need to do/or download? Thanks!
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Cyrillic blackboard bold

Is there a way to produce blackboard bold Cyrillic letter? (I know I can do Greek letters with mathbbol, but I need $\mathbb{Л}$.)
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What double struck font is this?

there is a double struck font in an old book I own that I really like, but no font searching machine did find any usable or correct results. The book is from the early 90s and it is already TeXed, ...
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Font selection problem

I need a blackboard bold 1. I know the font bbold provides it along with 0, but if I declare the math alphabet via: \DeclareSymbolFond{bbold}{U}{bbold}{m}{n} \DeclareMathAlphabet{\bbold}{bbold} or ...
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How can I typeset a blackboard bold number in amstex?

I'm using plain TeX with AmsTeX. I can get blackboard bold capital letters, but not numbers. For example, the command \Bbb A prints a capital blackboard bold letter A, but the command \Bbb 1 ...
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Large Blackboard bold R operator with text underneath

How do I typeset a large blackboard bold R (size of a \sum symbol) as an operator in an equation? See image. I can get the text to display underneath with \mathop{}, but I can't make the R big. \...
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Use both boondox-ds and the blackboard fonts from amsfonts

I want to use the blackboard bold font boondox-ds provided by the boondox package, but keep, for denoting number sets, the \mathbb from amsfonts. What boondox-ds does, however, is overwriting \mathbb. ...
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Try to use AMS blackboard bold font together with TexGyrePagella

I am trying to use AMS blackboard bold font together with TG Pagella Math in the way given in this answer. But I got the error ! Internal error: bad native font flag in `map_char_to_glyph' Example (...
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how to simulate a Beamer-written slide as if it was done on a blackboard [duplicate]

Sometime ago, somebody asked a question concerning the simulation of a blackboard presentation written with Beamer. The question had several parts, and I am also interested in one of them, the most ...
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Error report in texniccenter [duplicate]

I had written this in texniccenter, and when I did ctrl+F7 it gave me error as "undefined control sequence". I don't understand what I am doing wrong. Is there something wrong in my code? I also ...
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Blackboard bold letters

This is a very short question : how do I produce the blackboard bold letters in the second column (the one that reads "Text") of this document? It seems to me that the package eulervm uses the same ...
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Blackboard greek mu not embedded in PDF

I'm using the below coding and can see the Blackboard font mu symbol in Yap. When I create PDF the characters are not embedded. Could anyone guide me how to solve this problem. \documentclass{article}...
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Substitute \mathbb fonts in Minion Pro with Blackboard Bold from Lucida Bright fonts

I would like to substitute Blackboard Bold fonts from Lucia Bright (that I have installed on my systems) in documents using Minion Pro. If I simply use Minion Pro style, I get the \mathbb fonts from ...
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Using a unicode-math font that looks like computer modern roman

I'm looking for a math font that works with the unicode-math package that looks just like computer modern roman. I found the latin modern roman font quite good, but they have a ℝ symbol which looks ...
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Double stroke fonts with unicode-math to match with Linux Libertine

After reading this question, Double stroke fonts with unicode-math like dsfont, I remembered that the font which comes with OpenOffice (Linux Libertine G) has a beautiful (but I don't know if useful) ...
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Computer Modern Bright font and blackboard bold symbols

I am trying to match the sans serif math font provided by cmbright with proper blackboard bold symbols (also sans serif). I found that the fourier and stix (xits?) fonts provide such symbols. But how ...
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LaTeX font for 'old-fashioned' script characters

Browsing through a copy of Counterexamples in Analysis (Gelbaum & Olmsted), I'm quite enjoying the typeface used for 'script' letters (see links to examples below); visually it's somewhere ...
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