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Trying to Produce a Schwabacher Lettrine

The problem here is that you wanted to use \swabfamily, which switches to Schwabacher until the end of the group or environment, and not \textswab{}, which only affects the text inside the brackets or ...
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The letter 'i' in small capital, boldface and italic with "newpxtext"

I did \showtokens\expandafter{\fontname\font} before the closing brace in the line that produces the suspect output. The answer on the console is > "[TeXGyrePagellaX-BoldItalic.otf]/OT:script=...
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How to use font families to make my document (exam - test) more beautiful and readable?

I would suggest that you look through the Greek and multilingual fonts on CTAN, try out the font packages, and pick the one you like best. I would recommend you use LuaLaTeX as your first choice of ...
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Trying to Produce a Schwabacher Lettrine

If you compile with luatex or xetex, you should use Opentype fonts (.ttf or .otf). Among "Fraktur" fonts, I know of two of them: UnifrakturMaguntia.ttf (http://unifraktur.sourceforge.net/...
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To which class of calligraphic fonts does the following `\mathcal{K}` correspond to?

I confirm that this is the Euler calligraphic font. You can also get it with the package mathalpha. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cal=euler]{mathalpha} \begin{document} \(\mathcal{K}\) \end{...
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How to Change the Appearance of a Swabfamily Capital A

You want to define a virtual font. But don't do it: you get something really weird. Copy yswab.tfm to a working directory and rename it to temp.tfm Run tftopl temp.tfm > ayswab.vpl Open ayswab.vpl ...
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Modifier letter capital H with the font Linux Libertine

The Most Important Thing. I Mean It. The first thing you should always do when you get a missing character error is to set \tracinglostchars=3. Because of a bit of technical debt to the 1980s, the ...
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Attempting to use different fonts in PDFLaTeX (Baskervaldx and New PX)

The \itdefault command does not define a font family used only for italics, but the shape parameter (e.g. it or sl). Also, Baskervaldx is not a font family, but Baskervaldx-LF is. If you really, ...
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The letter 'i' in small capital, boldface and italic with "newpxtext"

An alternative that might work for you might be: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tgpagella} \begin{document} {\scshape\itshape i} {\scshape\bfseries\itshape i} \end{...
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Modifier letter capital H with the font Linux Libertine

With the otf fonts found in the Libertine package I get a tofu (as in no character is displayed at all, just a box): \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{newunicodechar} \usepackage{...
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