[texhax] Latex symbols

Jan Rohde janrohde66 at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 20 10:11:01 CEST 2007

>From: "Axel E. Retif" <axretif at igo.com.mx>
>To: William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com>
>CC: TeXhax <texhax at tug.org>, Jan Rohde <janrohde66 at hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: [texhax] Latex symbols
>Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 02:37:51 -0500
>On  19 Jun, 2007, at 07:30, William Adams wrote:
>>On Jun 19, 2007, at 5:49 AM, Jan Rohde wrote:
>>>I'm trying to find the latex command for two symbols I need for a
>>>project, but have so far not been able to find them. I hope someone
>>>on this list has seen them before and can help me out
>>>Symbols are shown in the picture
>>Well they look to be Zapf Chancery-like:
>>But the ``y'' is a bit off --- looks more like Monotype Corsiva (a
>>Zapf Chancery knock-off).
>In your example, \mathcal{Z} is taken from Computer Modern Symbol,  because 
>chancery.sty just redefines roman default to pzc family (the  ``y'' does 
>come indeed from URW Chancery).
>So, Jan's ``Z'' seems to me just Computer Modern calligraphy Z, but I  have 
>no idea either from which font his ``y'' comes from.

Thank you for all your replies,

you are correct about the use of \mathcal{} for "Z". \mathcal{} also 
produced the desired font for "Y".


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