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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
16 views

How do I use fonts from TeX Live in Graphviz?

So I need to set my fonts for dot the way the pt to be the same as in pdflatex - so I'm looking for a way to use the same fonts pdflatex uses. Note also, that I'm unsure whether cm-super or cm-unicode ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Acute accent and dot below problem in XeLaTeX for “i”

I want to add a dot below í, like this: "ị́." I am using XeLaTeX, with fontspec. My code looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMUSerif-Roman} \begin{document} ...
30
votes
1answer
2k views

Did Knuth actually design the Computer Modern font?

It seems from all the articles I read on the topic that Knuth actually designed the font from ground up. He's a celebrated computer scientist, but was he also a digital calligraphy genius? That's a ...
2
votes
1answer
189 views

Is it possible to write a cm-super package?

Almost all pre-configured fonts for PDFTeX are enabled with a \usepackage{...} statement, except cm-super. This package works like this: if you install it, it replaces all the T1 encoded (bitmap) ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

How do I invoke cm-super?

I have installed cm-super from the command line in Ubuntu. I can see the .pfb files in usr/share/texmf/fonts/type1/public/cm-super. I am still not sure how to invoke them in LaTeX. This page: ...
2
votes
0answers
57 views

Mac CMU Garbled in Font Book [closed]

As you can see in the image, if I double click on "medium" under cmu sans serif a window opens up that looks like there's been a text encoding error. I forget if my Computer Modern was installed by ...
59
votes
3answers
45k views

What are all the font styles I can use in math mode?

As can be seen in above picture, there are lots of fonts or font styles that can be used in math mode. What are all the fonts or font styles I can use in math mode, and which packages are required ...
28
votes
2answers
2k views

Is it still usefull to call lmodern package?

Few years ago, lmodern package was a good way to have high quality fonts by simply adding : \usepackage{lmodern} Nowadays, lmodern seems less popular. I'm wondering if it is because LaTeX default ...
6
votes
1answer
393 views

Computer Modern fonts and Cyrillic letters

I am trying to typeset a multi-language unicode document (English, German, Spanish, Russian and there are more languages to come) in XeLaTeX and I am struggling with Cyrillic letters. Consider the ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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: ...
9
votes
1answer
465 views

Computer Modern font with accented characters (in XeTeX)

I'd like to use Knuth's Computer Modern font with XeTeX in a way where I don't have to type accents in a \'-way and without any gimmick such as making accentuated characters active and then say ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Typesetting computer modern and Latin modern font in LaTeX [duplicate]

This might sound like a stupid beginner question, but... I have been using LaTeX for years and have always been looking for the exact type of font used in many econ papers, such as this one. Some ...
5
votes
1answer
729 views

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 ...
14
votes
1answer
299 views

Where to get TeX Math Font

I apologise for a question that might seem naïve to many. However, I encountered a problem and a couple of hours of an intensive research didn't bring any results. Basically, I would like to have a ...
7
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
23
votes
5answers
13k views

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.) ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Which font does LaTeX use / Possible to use in Word? [duplicate]

What is the name of the standard font in LaTeX? And is it possible to download and use this font in Microsoft Word? I found that Latin Modern supposedly resembled it, but the archives on ...
16
votes
4answers
707 views

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. ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

how can we write in Greek with computer modern font

How can we write Greek documents (i.e. in the Greek language) having the computer modern font? What code do we have to write? I'd like to note that I don't want to include some Greek letters, but I'd ...
12
votes
1answer
884 views

Fatter Computer Modern

I very much like the design of the Computer Modern fonts, except that the strokes (mostly the hairlines) are too thin and "spindly", so not well suited to low-resolution devices like computer screens. ...
18
votes
2answers
1k views

Should I use fix-cm?

I recently became aware of the existence of the fix-cm package. I've looked at the documentation in fixltx2e.pdf, but it's not clear to me exactly what the problem is that it fixes. Should I worry ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

ClassicThesis Changing the font to computer modern

I am super sorry for this question as it is very basic and probably answered many times.. I really like the ClassicThesis format a lot! However, I am not really a big fan of the Palatino font for ...
2
votes
1answer
227 views

How do I use Bakoma fonts in my text?

I find the information on Computer Modern and Bakoma fonts confusing. I really want to change font and see what I get. How do I change my font to Bakoma? These are the fonts I want: Bakoma Computer ...
7
votes
4answers
10k views

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 ...
14
votes
1answer
552 views

Google Docs' PDF viewer

I downloaded the cm-super package and for comparison, created 5 versions of my document with different fonts: Computer Modern CM-Super CM-Super with microtype Latin Modern Latin Modern with ...
1
vote
0answers
191 views

Are bitmap fonts too fuzzy or is it just me? [closed]

The above text was rendered with LaTeX. The text below was rendered in Libre Office. You can see that there is a big difference in clarity, I think. Is it just me? How can I get LaTeX to produce ...
12
votes
1answer
474 views

Should I worry about the new math fonts when using pdfLaTeX?

I watch the CTAN Announcement RSS feed as a way of finding out about cool new packages. Recently I saw two announcements; The release of lm-math and tex-gyre-math. I use both Latin Modern (via ...
6
votes
1answer
448 views

Cancel the loading of mathpazo after classicthesis

Is there a way to cancel the loading of this line, in classicthesis, after classicthesis? To have all the fonts in CM like default? \PassOptionsToPackage{osf,sc}{mathpazo} \RequirePackage{mathpazo} ...
1
vote
0answers
207 views

Changing computer modern font size? [closed]

Can you change the size of computer modern? In a beamer presentation? And, in the article class, why can't it never go over 12pt?
72
votes
5answers
16k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
259 views

dvips: warning: no config file for `amz'

I have submitted a PDF manuscript to a conference and I get the feedback that my fonts in the verbatim environment either look hideous or they are not rendered at all. The manuscript looks nice on my ...
4
votes
1answer
503 views

Font shape undefined despite using either or both of fix-cm and lmodern

My document begins: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \RequirePackage[l2tabu, orthodox]{nag} \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} % TODO 12pt Nevertheless, I get errors: LaTeX Font Info: Font shape ...
6
votes
1answer
274 views

Unwanted CM fonts when trying to use mathpazo

Some more information. In making an MWE I removed a lot of stuff, including the use of XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX, and fontspec. What I was actually trying to do was set up a suitable maths font environment ...
8
votes
1answer
2k views

\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) ...
2
votes
1answer
289 views

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.
6
votes
1answer
3k views

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?
10
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
12
votes
3answers
6k views

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?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
379 views

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 ...