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I'm trying to make this happen in Mathematica:

$\mathscr{G}_{\text{\textbullet}}$

$\mathscr{G}_{\text{\textbullet}}$

I tried

ToExpression["\\mathscr{G}_{\\text{\\textbullet}}", TeXForm, HoldForm],

but I had to abort.


It might be worth mentioning that I had this inside a Styled Text graphic like this: Style[Text[ToExpression["\\mathscr... I'm pretty sure that's an important thing as to why this isn't working, but I'm not sure what to do to get the desired result. I need it to have a position, and the position is dynamically changing based on user input.

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  • $\begingroup$ Why did you have to abort that evaluation? It quickly evaluates to G for me. However, I suspect that is not what you want. What would you like as the output? $\endgroup$ – MarcoB May 17 '15 at 22:38
  • $\begingroup$ Also, you can edit your own questions as many times as you'd like. Please put all information in the question, rather than in a stream of comments. Under the question, there is an "edit" link. $\endgroup$ – MarcoB May 17 '15 at 22:38
  • $\begingroup$ \[ScriptCapitalG] might be better option here... $\endgroup$ – Sam May 17 '15 at 22:55
  • $\begingroup$ reference.wolfram.com/language/guide/SpecialCharacters.html is really helpful. $\endgroup$ – Sam May 17 '15 at 23:02
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    $\begingroup$ Try Subscript[\[ScriptCapitalG], \[FilledSmallCircle]], which you can enter as esc scG esc ctrl + _ esc fsci esc. For the empty circle, you can use esci instead of fsci. $\endgroup$ – 2012rcampion May 18 '15 at 1:37

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