# Times New Roman Font in pdfLatex [duplicate]

I need to set main font of my document using Times New Roman font. But I just found one solution that is to compile document using xelatex. But my document built since first typing using pdflatex, so when I switch the enggine to xelatex there are so many error I found. And I cannot fix that error immediately. So I need to find solution to set a font to Times New Roman in pdfLatex.

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## marked as duplicate by egregApr 15 at 18:10

There shouldn't be so many problems. Have you checked: 1) your .tex file is utf8 encoded; 2) you don't load the inputenc not the fontenc packages. Also not all functionalities of microtype are availablewith xelatex. Finally you'd better load polyglossia rather than babel since the former is specifically designed for xelatex. That's about all, as far as I know. –  Bernard Apr 21 '14 at 22:47
You've already asked a couple of questions about how to load packages that provide Times New Roman fonts under pdfLaTeX. Please be more specific about any problems you're encountering when following the previous suggestions. –  Mico Apr 21 '14 at 23:35
@Bernard Some languages are supported by babel but not polyglossia so this is not an option for all of us! –  cfr Apr 21 '14 at 23:48
@MohammadFajar With regard to your comment on Mario’s answer: I’m afraid you’re unlikely to find a pdfLaTeX package for a Times font that results in the exact same output as using Times New Roman and XeLaTeX. –  doncherry Apr 22 '14 at 8:37
Assuming that you really need Times New Roman, and that Times won't do, there are some instructions at this link: spacehorn.com/osx/xtra/tnr.html . I have not attempted this. Note that these instructions are for the Mac, so you may need to adjust for your system if different. –  dedded Nov 6 '14 at 14:16

If you are using pdflatex, you can try setting in your preamble:

\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage{mathptmx}


Something like this would be a MWE where you'll get times new roman as your font for the whole document:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage{mathptmx}

\begin{document}

Hello.  This is in Times New Roman font.

\end{document}

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sory but when I compile my document using mathptmx package, the output was not similar to that in Times News Roman font. I get some suggestion in other post to use package \usepackage{newtxtext} but not exactly similar to Times News Roman –  Mohammad Fajar Apr 22 '14 at 1:32
Perhaps get a closer look at the mathptmx documentation –  Mario S. E. Apr 22 '14 at 1:52