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I have this piece of thesis and I would know what font is. Should be Times New Roman? I think not. I compared but they are not totally equal

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what do you say?

Here it is a link where you can show better the font:


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This is my result after using lmodern with pdftex. As you can see is too light respet to that in the thesis

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I have already tried to use that url. I got errors. No one can say me directly what font it is? – Mazzy Jan 18 '13 at 2:05
No URL, have you checked the document properties? It is “LMRoman”. – Qrrbrbirlbel Jan 18 '13 at 2:07
Depending on the engine: \usepackage{lmodern} (pdfLaTeX) or How to use all variants of Latin Modern Roman with fontspec? (XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX). It is pretty much the default TeX font in a 21st century kind (accents etc). – Qrrbrbirlbel Jan 18 '13 at 2:12
If you look at the template saptheis-doc.tex, you can see that there is a call to txfonts (which is a Times clone) – Guido Jan 18 '13 at 6:04

Latin Modern Roman; a standard TeX font. If the standard weight is too light, try upgrading to demi as explained here.

Since the dissertation is new and the author is likely to still have its source, you could try asking directly. Most PhD's are flattered by people who show interest in their dissertations.

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I searched in latex font catalogue but I didn't find it – Mazzy Jan 18 '13 at 2:11
Should I use this: \usepackage{lmodern} ? – Mazzy Jan 18 '13 at 2:12
I used lmodern package. I got the correct font but it is too ''light'' respect to that in the linked thesis – Mazzy Jan 18 '13 at 2:31

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