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

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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{...
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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. ...