[OS X TeX] \mathfrak treats one character at a time

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Sat Apr 29 10:36:24 EDT 2006

On Apr 29, 2006, at 10:31 AM, delanoy at math.univ-lyon1.fr wrote:

>  if I write ${\mathfrak sp}(...)$ in the source file, only the ``s"
> appears in gothic. The p
> is in ordinary math italic. So I have to write $\mathfrak s  
> \mathfrak p$
> to denote
> the symplectic algebra. This would be annoying for longer words to be
> written in gothic
> style. Is this a bug, or are there reasons for it ?

That is because \mathfrak is not a declaration. You need to use:


-- Gary
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