I just downloaded MiKTeX today and `\mathbb{C}`

won't work nor will `\C`

. Can somebody explain what I need to do/or download? Thanks!

# [Tex/LaTex] Why can’t I get the blackboard bold C to work

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# [Tex/LaTex] Why can’t I get the blackboard bold C to work

blackboard;miktextexmaker

`\mathbb{C}`

won't work nor will `\C`

. Can somebody explain what I need to do/or download? Thanks!

## Best Answer

You need to load a package such as

amsfontsoramssymbwhich provide the additional maths alphabet required. For example: