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

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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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LYX error report : “Missing glyphs!”: “there is no a in font eusb7” or “there is no a in font eusb10”

I'm using LYX, but I get the error message in the title, "Missing glyphs!": "there is no a in font eusb7" or "there is no a in font eusb10". I'm working in windows 10 , and the latex distribution is ...
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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)

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{...
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mathcal error with multicolumn multirow

I get the error \mathcal allowed only in math mode when I try to compile this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \[ \left( \begin{array}{c c c c} \multicolumn{...
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mathcal and mathdesign with svjour class

I'd like to use mathdesign but I still want regular old mathcal. In this question it was suggested to use \let\mathcal\undefined \DeclareMathAlphabet{\mathcal}{OMS}{cmsy}{m}{n} which works fine ...
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typing “full” using $\mathcal{full}$ gives weird thing? [duplicate]

Just a quick question: Why is it that when I write $\mathcal{full}$ the word full is not desplayed at all, instead parenthesis, product and vertical arrows come out? And when I tryed to copy that pdf ...
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How to write \slashed, \mathcal and \mathring at the same time?

I need to write something like \slashed{\mathcal{\mathring{S}}}. I tried to write it in several orders, but none of them gave me the wanted result. I found out that I have to write \slashed{\mathcal{S}...
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problem with \mathcal in MIT Thesis package

I am using this thesis template, and I am using the following packages: %\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,leftblank]{mitthesis} % commented out by suggestion \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Fonts used in SVMult package - problem with `\mathcal`

I am using SVMult class (Springer package for contributed books). By default the document includes the following packages: \usepackage{mathptmx} % selects Times Roman as basic font \usepackage{...
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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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Curlier mathcal?

In my LaTeX document, $\mathcal{N}$ is not being rendered 'curly' enough for my liking: If my document class is 'article' then I get the curlier N. The problem occurs when my document class is '...
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How to make calligraphic numbers available with `unicode-math`?

I use xits-math.otf with unicode-math with XeLaTeX. It defines calligraphic upper case letters, but I need calligraphic lower case letters and especially numbers as well. I tried this: \...
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svmono template and `\mathcal`

Why, with Springer's svmono template, do the letters written with the \mathcal font change? It seems that \mathcal becomes \mathscr. Edit: Look at this image: With the svmono template \mathcal ...
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How to get a calligraphic Pi in latex? [duplicate]

It would be easy to do calligraphic letters as: \mathcal{AABBCCQQZZ} As But How can I get a calligraphic \pi or \Pi, I mean capital version of Pi. I clearly remember that I saw calligraphic ...
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Removing the bold attribute from a specific unicode alphabet

I am using unicode-math with XeTeX and XITS fonts. Instead of writing \mathcal, I want to use the unicode characters 𝓐, 𝓑, …, 𝓩 and have them render like \mathcal A, \mathcal B, …, \mathcal Z. ...
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How to typeset this symbol with \mathcal? [duplicate]

I want to typeset the symbol $(C_m)$ by using \mathcal, I tried \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \...
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Which font style is this?

Does anyone know which font style the 'a' circled in yellow in the image below is (this is in math mode)? My guess is euscript with mathcal, but it seems that mathcal does not apply to lowercase ...
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Problems with mathpazo and \mathcal with non-capital letters [duplicate]

I am trying to use mathpazo font, but I have some issues getting the \mathcal working with small letters this is my template \documentclass[11pt]{amsart} \usepackage{geometry} % See ...
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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 ...