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I would like to use the package isomath (to force slanted capital Greek letters in mathmode) in beamer slides.

Beamer replaces the standard mathmode font with a sans-serif one. However, when using isomath with it, the slanted capital Greek letters appear with the same Serif font used in normal TeX documents. How can I obtain slanted sans-serif capital Greek letters that match the rest of the mathmode font used in Beamer?


I like $\Pi$


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The \Pi here is rendered using a serif font that does not match the rest of the document.

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Try with OMLmaths* option.

I like $\mathsf{\Pi}$ and $\mathit{\Pi}$
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This works, but conflicts with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}. I disabled it anyway. – Federico Poloni Mar 15 '12 at 8:55

The documentation of isomath tells you that there are not many sans serif math fonts available:




I get a slanted Pi.

You can also try \usepackage{cmbright}.

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But this would have the side effect of changing the math font for the rest of the document, wouldn't it? – Federico Poloni Mar 14 '12 at 21:51
@FedericoPoloni Yes. I don't find the Arev fonts so bad. – egreg Mar 14 '12 at 22:15

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