# [OS X TeX] Using STIX for a single font

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Sun Jun 14 12:01:19 EDT 2015

> On Jun 14, 2015, at 7:55 AM, David Derbes <loki at uchicago.edu> wrote:
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> Long story, not to bore you, but I would really like a lower-case script math p. There is one in STIX, stix-mathscr. I don’t want the fonts of the document (a book) to be STIX, but I would love to use this one character. I’ve tried the following, but it doesn’t work:
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> in the preamble:
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> \usepackage[notext,nomath]{stix}
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> and in the document
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> |\mathbf{p}| = {\fontfamily{stix-mathscr}\selectfont p}
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> but all I get is |\mathbf{p}| = p
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> where p is the usual math font for p.
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> I’ve tried loading the package both before and after \amsmath. No luck. My guess is that I’m invoking the font change incorrectly. Any help would be most welcome, and I apologize for what is probably an elementary question.
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> David Derbes
> U of Chicago Lab Schools
>