Take the 2-minute tour ×
TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am a TeX Live user and I am wondering if there is a comprehensive reference which clearly explains how to go about changing default fonts in LaTeX.

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 13 down vote accepted

For beginners, one can simply use a font package, see:

For advanced user:

With XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX:

share|improve this answer
    
Actually, I am trying to change the default latex fonts and not sure what commands to use in the preamble. –  isildur Jun 28 '11 at 5:55
2  
@isildur Usually, this is done by loading a certain package. Which font do you want to use? –  Michael Ummels Jun 28 '11 at 9:30

Chapter 8 of Formatting Information, section 2 "Using Fonts". http://latex.silmaril.ie/formattinginformation/typographics.html#fontuse

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.