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KOMA-Script: change font of sectioning headings to serif

I am using scrbook document class but want to change the default font to Times. However when I add:


to the preamble, it does not change the font of the chapter, section or the ToC, but only the text. Am I missing something?

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marked as duplicate by doncherry, lockstep, clemens, Kurt, Harish Kumar Oct 23 '12 at 22:31

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@doncherry I swear I've looked for an "original" before I answered this. Voted to close. – lockstep Oct 23 '12 at 20:47
@lockstep: That's quite alright, you don't have to apologize to me :) – doncherry Oct 23 '12 at 20:59

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By default, the KOMA-Script classes will typeset sectioning headings in sans-serif (and bold, \sffamily\bfseries), so changing the serif font to Times won't affect those headings. To switch to serif for headings, use \setkomafont{disposition}{\bfseries}. You should also replace the obsolete times package with mathptmx.








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Works perfectly! Thanks for the super fast reply! – StevenHouben Oct 23 '12 at 20:21
An alternative to mathptmx is the new newtx package, newtxtext and newtxmath. – Guido Oct 23 '12 at 20:40

The font family is set to \sffamily for sectional titles. You can modify \sectfont for this:

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\renewcommand*\sectfont{\normalcolor\bfseries}% removed \sffamily
\chapter{Chapter title}

However, the times package is superseded by mathptmx that provides math support in Times as well. Lockstep's answer is perhaps more Koma-Script-y.

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\sectfont looks like a user command, but isn't documented. – lockstep Oct 23 '12 at 20:17
Thanks for the quick reply! – StevenHouben Oct 23 '12 at 20:19

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