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I wish to use the font tgpagella without it being used throughout the entire document. How do I import this font into my document without causing it to be used by default?

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If you look into tgpagella.sty, you find there (after some complex code setting the scaling which you probably do not need) the line \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{qpl}. This means that tgpagella font is encoded by fontname scheme as qpl. Then the solution is to call this family directly:

This is typeset in default font.  {\fontfamily{qpl}\selectfont This
  is typeset in tgpagella.}  And default font again.

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You might add how one is supposed to find the correct string. – egreg Mar 10 '12 at 18:29
@egreg Thanks - added – Boris Mar 10 '12 at 18:31
What do you mean by "the correct string"? – Josh Mar 10 '12 at 18:33
I think @egreg meant qpl – Boris Mar 10 '12 at 18:34
OK. I understand, thanks for updating the answer. – Josh Mar 10 '12 at 18:35

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