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Refers to the calligraphic {math-mode} font accessed via \mathcal.

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\color{white} doesn't work in LaTeXiT

I want to produce a white \mathcal{L} in LaTeXiT to then copy and paste into a powerpoint presentation. \color{blue} works, but ```color{white} produces nothing - no error, just no result. The entire ...
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Curly brackets and Big O notation

I'm having some trouble inserting a Big O notation into a right-side curly bracket consisting of two lines. I'm using mathcal for the Big O notation but once I put it in the curly bracket it doesn't ...
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```\mathcal``` and ```mathscr``` look the same in my template

In my current template compiled by pdflatex, I am seeing \mathcal forced to \mathscr. For example, $\mathcal{T},\mathscr{T}$ leads to the output. Can anyone propose potential causes of this problem? P....
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Change font for a specific command

I would like to change the font associated specifically with \mathcal to cambria rather than the default font without changing the rest of the document. How may I do that? I don't mind setting up a ...
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Mirror mathcal letter

Is there a way to mirror a symbol like \mathcal{P}, but keep it cursive in the right way? Using \reflectbox{\mathcal{P}} gives a mirrored version of \mathcal{P} that slopes in the wrong direction.
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Ugly spacings with \mathcal font

I hate the horizontal spacings with letters from the \mathcal font. Is there a way to fix them? Here's a MWE showing the ugliness: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,twoside]{book} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Change the default font of the equation environment and math mode globally

Is it possible to change the default font in the equation environment and also in math mode globally to mathcal or mathscr? By this I mean that if I typeset $...$, or $$...$$ or \begin{equation} ... ...
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LuaLaTeX: Remapping \mathcal letters for Asana Math

I wanted to use \matcal{H} with my math font Asana Math in LuaLaTeX (with the help of unicode-math). Unfortunately, the assigned calligraphic characters for Asana Math are not the ones I want to use: ...
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Technical problem between fourier/fouriernc and mathalpha packages

I am trying to use the fourier/fouriernc math packages in LaTeX all while defining the \mathbb, \mathcal, \mathscr and \mathfrak commands at will. I have tried doing this with the mathalpha package, ...
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How to add mathcal to section titles?

I am currently using the following code to print the section and subsection in the header. \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0.5pt} \renewcommand{\footrulewidth}{0.5pt} \...
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Space too log between cal letter and index

The code ${\cal T\!}_{\!j}$ produces the output : and as you can see, the space between the two characters is too large. How can I reduce this space ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fourier} \...
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Mathtime and (unwanted) bold version of \mathcal

I have mathtime (not the new fancy MTPro2, but rather, the version from the early 1990's). I learned this summer how to use \DeclareMathVersion so that I could have some chapters in my document that ...
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\mathcal doesn't have the usual output

I used these commands in order to have along with the \mathcal{L} a calligraphic L as well \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{calrsfs} \DeclareMathAlphabet{\...
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Unable to track down a math font

I'm trying to find the mathematical font of the \mathcal T in the following excerpt: It is taken from https://ncatlab.org/nlab/show/Freyd+cover, and trying to compile locally the tex source I don't ...
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Having problem with mathcal

When I use mathcal{L} in texlive the output is not curvy L (Lagrange L) but another L. What should I do? Best
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How to create a specific math-alphabetic letter? [duplicate]

I'm preparing an essay which should contain the following letter: I'm a newbie in the world of TEX, and I don't know how to get it. Can somebody help me?
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Replace mathcal plus margin-note results in \reserved@a does not match definition

This is related to problem with \mathcal in MIT Thesis package; I posted the below MWE there, but the edit was rejected due to deviating from the original authors post. IDK if its the right thing to ...
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Package dutchcal and \let command are not playing together as I expected

Given the MWE \documentclass{article} \let\tempcal \mathcal \usepackage{dutchcal} \let\dutchcal\mathcal \let\mathcal\tempcal \begin{document} \(\dutchcal H~~~\mathcal H~~~\tempcal H\) \end{document}...
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WinEdt/miktex printing wrong alphabet

Suddenly today when I type \mathcal{k}, for example, in WinEdt and compile to MikTex, I get output: ∥. I get similar strange characters for \mathcal{},\mathbb{},\mathds{} with any English character ...
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How can I get a less-curly \mathcal{T} with xelatex?

I'm compiling the following document with pandoc: $\mathcal{T}$ using this command line: pandoc -s --from markdown --to latex -o foo.pdf <(echo 'foo: $\mathcal{T}$') If I use xelatex (--pdf-...
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Big O symbol (order of) and siunitx

I want to write that a quantity is of the order of say, 10 m/s. I have currently used the syntax below, but is there a way to write it completely into siunitx, or is the one considered below a ...
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Prime spacing with mathcal font

Compare the following: Here is the code and an image: \begin{align} V'(t) &= 0 \\ \mathcal{V}'(t) &= 0 \end{align} The first has a regular 'V'. The second uses mathcal. On my ...
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Error \mathcal allowed only in math mode. …\raggedright \textbf{\mathcal{$S_{(TX)}$}}}

I have this error \mathcal allowed only in math mode ...\raggedright \textbf{\mathcal{$S_{(TX)}$}}} When I run my sub file, where the main file is the dissertation file. \parbox{0.4\textwidth}{\...
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two different \mathcal{H}

I encountered the following version of \mathcal{H} and like it a lot: This is slightly different from the usual one from Computer Modern font: I have done some search and tried different fonts, e.g....
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LaTeX \mathcal{w} has strange printout

The follwing LaTex lines don't print out what I hope to see: calculate $\rho_i^{t} = \| \mathcal{w}_{i}^{t} - \mathcal{w}_{i}^{t-1} \|_2$ what I get instead of the two w is that: Can anyone help me ...
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Mathcal in fouriernc package

I like to use fouriernc package. But unfortunately the mathcal font in this package doesn't look nice to me and I would like to ask if it is possible to use this package while changing the mathcal ...
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How to insert mathcal symbol in lstlisting environment in beamer?

I want to type the above algorithm in beamer block, but I stuck inserting mathcal symbols. I tried $\mathcal{Q}$ and \mathcal{Q}, but both are failed to return expected symbol. My MWE: \...
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Composition of \mathbb and \mathcal

Is there any method to compose \mathbb and \mathcal, that is, to obtain a blackboard version of the caligraphic style? Something like: but maybe not so ugly!
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Crash follows removal of bold face from \mathcal{} in running fancyhdr header

While my bold calligraphic letter is fine in the chapter title or table of contents, it's out of place when it is the only bold character on a running header. My attempts to remove this have caused a ...
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Unexpected Characters after using \cal [duplicate]

I am getting very strange compilation problems after using the \cal command in a very simple setup: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \newcommand{\Pp}{\mathbb{...
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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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\mathcal gives different output where it should not

I have multiple occurences of mathcal in my document and they do not use the same style. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont[...
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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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Use Latex math fonts outside of Latex?

In Linux, I use a drawing software called Inkscape to draw some math illustrations. I want to be able to use the same Latex math fonts in the drawings, in particular the \mathbb and \mathcal fonts, ...
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rsfso mathcal not printing properly

When I use \mathcal{P} in the rsfso package, the output looks fine on the screen, but when I print, the right-hand side of the "P" does not print. Any advice? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Usefulness of non-upper case \mathcal symbols?

I'd like to understand the purpose of mathcal for arguments that aren't upper-case letters. For example, \mathcal{2} gives ∈ and \mathcal{p} gives √. I tested it for all numbers and lower-case ...
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A calligraphic font with small (lowercase) letters

Is there a widely available calligraphic font that (1) contains small (lowercase) letters and (2) has a recognizably calligraphic capital letter O? Background. (1) In mathematics (algebraic geometry),...
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Calligraphy letter in \underset{}{}

I have tried using \underset{}{} to get the result on the picture. The result I had with the normal use ofI thought it is because of the equation block and \mathcal{Q}, but it turned out to be the \...
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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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Behavior of \mathcal and \mathscr in STIX 2.0.0

I recently installed STIX 2.0.0 and remarked that \mathcal and \mathscr give the same result (calligraphic letters). A minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{...
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In Latex typesetting system, I want to write the symbol 'P'. What is the command to write it? [duplicate]

Could you tell me how to write the following P in Latex? It is not equal to \mathcal{P} in Latex.
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Download \mathcal .ttf font file

Because I make my images for Latex in Illustrator I would like to have access to the \mathcal .ttf (or .otf). Can I find it somewhere? I did find this one (cmbsy10 from here), however it seems to ...
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Number one in mathbb environment with MathTime Pro 2 Complete Fonts (PCTeXv6) [closed]

I have got MathTime Pro 2 in PCTeXv6 (I use Windows 7) and the head of the document is: Tex Document I want to write the unity matrix with \mathcal{1}, exactly as this one : but not as that : ...
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Latex Preamble - Conflicting and undesirable packages

I have been struggling to understand my latex preamble. I have listed my preamble below for others to see. MWE \documentclass[12pt, titlepage, oneside, a4paper]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Why mathcal{1} shows as infinity

I am using \mathcal{T} to denote types in my paper. For unit type I want to use something like \mathcal{1} but for some reason it renders as infinity symbol. How can I get a number 1 in mathcal font.
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Two Different \mathcal Fonts in Same Document

I would like to use the script C from eucal as well as the usual \mathcal{B} in the same document. The problem is, when I insert \usepackage{eucal} this changes the \mathcal script. How can I take ...
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Using `\mathcal` With and Without Package

This is going to seem like a simple question. However I hope it gets answered nonetheless. So, I want to be able to use the default \mathcal font setting AND the eucal-package font setting as well. ...
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Using \cal font in LateX2e. Is it possible?

I've been searching far and wide to try and find a solution to this but no luck yet - I have to create a table which looks similar to this but with a few changes: and I was told the source uses ...
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Turnstile with Mathcal: missing \endcsname inserted

I was using the turnstile package and xparse package to use turnstile efficiently. But from one point, I was keep getting an error message, and found that \not{\sdtstile{\mathcal{S}}{}} was the ...
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Problem with “check” notation and “bold mathcal” font

I am trying to use the \check notation for \boldsymbol{\mathcal A}, but it does not appear in the right place; please see below for a minimal code and comparison with ordinary A and ordinary \mathcal{...