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tikz and calligraphy still don't work

Despite using advice from answers to the two questions (1) and (2), when I try to compile \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations,calligraphy} \begin{document} ...
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Undefined control sequence \g__prg_map_int [duplicate]

I'm trying to improve an answer of mine and I've found a solution which works perfectly on Overleaf (I looked at the log, not only what is displayed). \listfiles \documentclass[12pt,fleqn]{article} \...
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Undefined sequence error with calligraphy tikz library

The following MWE is from calligraphy's manual (p.9) with Joseph Wright's workaround for the library's use of obsolete functions: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...
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TL2018 (MacTeX) and TikZ calligraphy library

Under MacTeX 2018 the following TeX file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathreplacing,calligraphy} \begin{document} \tikz\draw[decorate,decoration={...
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Combining unicode and normal font styles [duplicate]

I'm typing a document which quite heavily relies on script math fonts and a double-stroke 1 for the identity operator, however, text is in Spanish, so I'm using LuaLaTeX for maximum versatility, ...
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lower case calligraphy for latex

It is said that latex owns an extensive set of symbols. But why no lower case calligraphy package has been developed so far? Due to copyright? I saw they are mature in commercial packages.
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A calligraphic font with lowercase letters, using mathscr style and not bolded

In order to write calligraphic math symbols, I usually use \usepackage[mathscr]{euscript} since I like it better than the vanilla mathcal. However, now I am in need of writing full words, with upper ...
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my pdf reader does not show calligraphic letter produced by latex correctly? [closed]

I have used these two type styles, but they all show the same. $\mathcal{ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ}$ $\mathscr{ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ}$ do I need to install some fonts for my reader?
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Accessing dutchcal and other fonts directly

I wanted to define one symbol using the dutchcal font, but using the dutchcal package ruins the command \mathcal. One workaround was to define another command \matholdcal by \DeclareMathAlphabet{\...
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Warning with tikzlibrary calligraphy

The following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{% decorations.pathreplacing, calligraphy } \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \tikz \draw[ ...
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Scale bold capital letters

I have my custom fonts. They are fine in terms of size. However the bold fonts for capital letters are too big and I do not know how to normalize their size. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{...
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How to install TikZ library in OSX to use in LaTeXiT?

I am trying to use TikZ library in LaTeXiT, but can't find a way to install TikZ. Below is a screenshot from LaTeXiT. Installed MacTeX and then tried to configure LaTeXiT to use pdflatex from texlive....
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Calligraphic symbols are too fancy with mathptmx package

I am using the mathptmx package because I prefer my text to be in Times New Roman. However, \mathcal provides in this package "super calligraphic" symbols looking like the ones obtained by using \...
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Weird effect with \cal [duplicate]

In math mode, {\cal A}^2 produces , but \cal{A}^2 produces . Why does this happen?
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Why is LaTeX causing this font to misalign on one glyph?

I was playing around with the PF Goudy Pro Initials font on LaTeX, having recently purchased it. This font is a layered initials font, in which six iterations of the same character, typeset in six ...
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Exist a calligraphic fonts (free) similar at Mathtime Pro 2 Curly script?

I ask if at the code of Mico's answer to my earlier question, Looking for a Times Roman math font that closely matches selected glyphs, \documentclass[border=1pt]{standalone} \usepackage{array,times} ...
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How to set a calligraphic first cyrillic letter for chapters?

\documentclass[9pt]{book} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage{lettrine} \setlength{\DefaultNindent}{0em} \setcounter{DefaultLines}{...
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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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`$U$` and `$\mathcal U$` typeset very similarly with TeX Gyre Pagella

I love TeX Gyre Pagella, and use it and the corresponding math font like so: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{TeX Gyre Pagella} \setmathfont{TeX Gyre ...
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Problem using calligra font with lettrine [closed]

I'd like to use the calligra font with lettrine, but lettrine seems to cut off a part of the letter W. \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lettrine} \usepackage{...
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Calligra with czech accents ž, \v{z}

is there any possibility that \calligra font will write chzech words like for example ž \v{z} ? I use \usepackage[IL2]{fontenc}, \usepackage{calligra} and it wrote words like á \'{a}, bud did't ž \...
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Typeset Chinese Calligraphy Characters

Does LaTeX allow me to typeset Chinese calligraphy - styled characters such as the following? If so, how? Is there a font similar to the one used by this example?
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How to get the lowercase calligraphic symbols?

I know that we can type calligraphy words like $\mathcal{L}$. However, the function works only for capital characters, not for the lowercase characters. Could anyone knows how to set? Also, the bold ...
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In ConTeXt, how do I typeset my name like a signature?

How could I typeset my name so that it appeared in a calligraphic font for use as a signature? I have tried reading the manuals and documentation regarding fonts, but it seems very complex.
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Kashida-like Hebrew typesetting

I was wondering, what if there actually was a way to produce kashida-like typography in Hebrew in LaTeX. Not necessary as paragraph text, even as an image (nobody prints books like that to the best ...
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Hand written fonts in LaTeX for Cyrillics

As shown here Hand written fonts in LaTeX/XeTeX/LuaTeX there are many beautiful hand written fonts in LateX, but all of those for T1. Is there something similar to the cyrillics? Addition to the ...
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How can I write a cursive letter k in math?

Using amsmath, writing $\ell$ produces a cursive lowercase letter l. I would like to have a reasonably matching cursive lowercase letter k, available through \kay e.g., so that I can write things ...
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dashed calligraphic curved parenthesis

I tried to get a dashed curved brace but I didn't got exactly what I expected. Here is the code I used and the result below. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{...
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dashed or dotted brace or bracket

I need to add a dashed or dotted brace or bracket into an equation. But I didn't found any symbol similar to this (with detexify or The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List). Do you know how it can be ...
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Calligraphic fonts for chapters,

I'm currently using calligraphic font and it works fine with 1 exception: Chapter/Section and title aren't affected by it. How can it be made that they too can be affected (and if its a general way ...
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How to change calligraphic capital letters in mathpazo?

I'm trying to get the calligraphic capital "E". I really like mathpazo package but I'd like to change the way it renders calligraphic "E". Below is a picture: when I type and compile $\mathcal{E}$ I ...
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Math Cal­li­graphic let­ters in LaTeX [duplicate]

How can I produce exactly the same letter as in the attached picture ? I work with the TexMaker. thanks,
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calligraphic forms for math/logic symbols [closed]

Is there a calligraphic form for $\exists$ and other logic quantifiers? I tried the approach in this answer but that only gives the usual font for this symbol.
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Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar

I'm making a calendar. The calendar will be for TUG, 2015. Last year I also made a calendar but because of time constraints most examples were graphics. Since this is a lot of work, I need your help. ...
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Size of calligraphic number

I asked in this question Calligraphic numbers how to write a calligraphic number and got an answer. Now I need a notation for k-subsets and use the answer as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{...
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List of unsuitable fonts

It seems that the actual answer to this question is "It's up to you". However I often read in tex.SE some comments that oppose the usage of certain fonts, in somehow an absolute character. That ...
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AquilineTwo Font [closed]

This is how I would want AquilineTwo to look like when I type. But that is not the case when I downloaded AquilineTwo from anywhere. (specifically from UrbanFonts.com) Where can I download the ones ...
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Calligraphic numbers

I want to write the power set of a set S as 2^S. But the 2 should be kind of calligraphic. I tried cal and mathcal but they do not work with numbers. Has anybody an idea?
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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 can I construct a math alphabet with lowercase and uppercase from different predefined sets?

I'm currently using the rsfs letters for caligriphic symbols. However, there is no corresponding lowercase alphabet, so I have begun to experiment with others. Is there a way that I can make it so ...
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nice fonts for the classical sequence spaces?

I have the problem that I want to have nice looking math symbols for the classical sequence spaces like Schwartz space, convergent sequences, sequences with finitely many non-zero members etc. I like ...
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Asana Math calligraphic capital R with XeTeX

I am having problems getting a calligraphic ‘R’ with Asana Math. This is my minimal: \font\asanacal="Asana Math:script=math;mapping=script;+salt" \font\asanascr="Asana Math:script=math;mapping=...
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Unsightly spacing with Calligra font (Christmas card)

I'm writing my Christmas cards again with LaTeX. Last year I used a commercial font with XeTeX. For this year I was thinking about using Calligra as font, but for some reason the output is not nice ...
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Is it possible to create a calligraphic first letter for a chapter AND have a header or a footer?

Is it possible to create a calligraphic first letter for a chapter AND have a header or a footer? Each time I try to have a calligraphic initial and a header, the header won't show up.
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'Poster' fountain pen nib style text

This question led to a new package: spath3 (Technically, this question led to a subpackage of the spath3 package; the spath3 package provides some foundations on which a TikZ library ...
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Replacing calligra Font with Vector Ones

The question is similar to Lowercase \mathcal, but I'm not after calligraphic math fonts. I'm in need of some calligraphic font in text mode (which, of course, supports lowercase). Basically, I used ...
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How can I create documents in LaTeX using a calligraphic first letter for chapters?

Books often have a special letter (often spanning two lines) at the beginning of chapters. How can I create this in LaTeX?