[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:
>>
>>\documentclass{article}
>>\usepackage{chancery}
>>\begin{document}
>>\emph{y}
>>
>>$\mathcal{Z}$
>>\end{document}
>>
>>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.
>
>
>Best,
>
>Axel
>
Thank you for all your replies,
you are correct about the use of \mathcal{} for "Z". \mathcal{} also
produced the desired font for "Y".
Jan
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