[OS X TeX] Font help

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Mon Dec 14 18:43:59 CET 2009

On Dec 14, 2009, at 6:21 AM, R Martinez wrote:

> All,
> I want to use the Calligraphic font for some characters in my document. For example, I want to typeset the letter G in the Calligraphic font.
> But I can't tell if the Calligraphic font is part of the MacTeX package. (I have installed TexLive2009.) Peter Flynn's typeface sampler in http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/fontsampler/sampler.pdf appears to imply that Calligraphic is included in the TeXLive distribution.
> The MacTeX distribution documentation states that the package includes many fonts, but all I can find are the Latin Modern and TeXGyre fonts. Where are the others?
It depends on whether you want to use a calligraphic font as a text font, or just need for additional math symbols. In the latter case, \usepackage{mathrsfs} gives you the rsfs fonts, invoked with \mathscr rather than \mathcal. If you were looking for text fonts, check out the possibilities at



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