{computer-modern} concerns the family of fonts in the Computer Modern Font which was originally created by Donald Knuth

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\textbullet and CM sans serif: font shape undefined

The following example \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \sffamily \textbullet \end{document} gives me the warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OMS/cmss/m/n' undefined (Font) ...
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Are the original CM fonts better than the current type1 fonts?

What are the differences between the original (rasterized) CM fonts and the current (smooth PDF-friendly) type1 versions of these fonts? It seems to me that the originals are much better looking. ...
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Sample Metafont source for one character

I would just like to look at the Metafont source code for the lower-case 'a' in the Computer Modern font. Where could I find that? Or even better, if that source could be the answer to this question.
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Identity of LaTeX default sans serif font

What the the default sans serif font in LaTeX? If it is a clone what is it based upon?
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Switching back to Computer Modern within XeLaTeX

Until I select a font using \fontspec{ ... }, XeLaTeX uses the default of Computer Modern. Once I select some font, I have no idea how to re-select Computer Modern. Can anyone help?
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How do I switch between Vector and Raster (bitmap) Fonts?

Q. What do you exactly need? A. I need to compile twice one and the same document in PDFLaTeX using vector fonts from CM-Super package standard raster Computer Modern fonts Q. Why do you need ...
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CM clearer than CMsuper? After applying \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}, fonts get blurry

minimum working code: \documentclass{article} % \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} abc ABC 123 \end{document} It opens as pdf in Mac's preview and Acrobat X respectively. The left is ...
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Computer Modern Unicode + OpenType for XeTeX / fontspec

I'd like to use the most modern version of the Computer Modern fonts for XeTeX [or anything newer, of course] with the FontSpec package. Currently, I'm using \setromanfont{CMU Serif} However, this ...
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Small caps with CMSS?

How can I use small caps with the CMSS font? When trying to set fontshape to "sc" I get a serif font or just no change (if I use fonthshapealone): result of example below: ...
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CM fonts with T1 fontenc

I noticed one odd thing and I'm curious to understand it. I typeset my document with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} but without loading the Latin Modern fonts as I usually do. This resulting PDF is ...
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Force Computer Modern in math mode

I am writing a presentation using the beamer class and XeTeX. I have changed the sans font using \setsansfont. Now some symbols in my equations are rendered using the mono font (like the lowercase ...
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Fine tuning the ccfonts package

A little background the package ccfonts does not have any bold characters hence when you use it it loads the computer modern bold. Now there is an option for this package: "boldsans" when it uses a ...
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Including LaTeX font in PowerPoint chart

I am running Windows 7 and create some charts in PowerPoint 2010. I export the charts to PDFs and load them into a LaTeX document. Can I load the default LaTeX font into Office? How? Essentially, I ...
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Latin Modern vs cm-super?

I've read various answers to questions on here that suggest the original Computer Modern fonts have been superceded. Sometimes it is suggested we use the cm-super package, sometimes that we instead ...
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Where can I find computer modern fonts for use in other programs, e.g. Adobe Illustrator?

For some complicated diagrams, I need to use something like Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape, and would like to include nicely typeset labels. (I'm aware of post-processing solutions, such as pinlabel.) ...