# Chage font to Times New Roman in pdfLatex [duplicate]

Is there any way to change main font to times new roman in Pdf Latex. I search over internet. And what I saw was how to change font with xelatex or lualatex, not pdflatex.

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## marked as duplicate by doncherry, Mico, egreg, Svend Tveskæg, WernerApr 2 '14 at 20:11

Try adding `\usepackage{newtxtext}` to your document preamble. It won't be Times New Roman though, but a similarly looking version. –  Werner Apr 2 '14 at 19:05
`\usepackage{times}` (for pure text) or `\usepackage{mathptmx}` (for text and math font) will also work. –  Mico Apr 2 '14 at 19:11
To expand on what @Werner says, the glyphs will be 'right' but the font name won't be: names can be legally protected. –  Joseph Wright Apr 2 '14 at 19:11
Further expansion on @Werner's comment: Also do `\usepackage{newtxmath}` for matching mathematical symbols if your document contains math. –  Paul Gessler Apr 2 '14 at 19:12
@mico `times` is deprecated and should not be used. See l2tabu. –  cfr Apr 2 '14 at 19:29

`\usepackage{times}` it works for me.

# Update:

It is better to use `\usepackage{mathptmx}` because `times` is obsolete according CTAN:

The pack­age is now ob­so­lete, re­placed by the math­ptmx pack­age, which sup­ports Times Ro­man text and (mostly) match­ing math­e­mat­ics.

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From CTAN's `times` package page: `The pack­age is now ob­so­lete, re­placed by the math­ptmx pack­age, which sup­ports Times Ro­man text and (mostly) match­ing math­e­mat­ics.` –  Paul Gessler Apr 2 '14 at 19:13
@PaulGessler great! I am using an old version of Ubuntu and I was using an old version of TexLive. I will update the answer. –  user12287 Apr 2 '14 at 19:17
Unfortunately, mathptmx doesn't have `bold` (italic) math fonts. To have bold mathfonts, one must use `newtxfonts` or the commercial `Math Times Pro2`. –  Bernard Apr 2 '14 at 20:51
Sorry but I already change my font from default miktex font. But I forget the step. What I remember is I uncomment some line in a file under miktex directory. –  Mohammad Fajar Apr 2 '14 at 20:56
Strange. I love the text to be in Times (as required by faculty) but the math stays in computer modern. mathptmx changes everything to Times... –  Jim Raynor Feb 27 at 16:48