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

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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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Using LaTeX font in R (Computer Modern)

I am looking for at way to plot graphs in R, using LaTeX fonts. In the documentation for pdfFonts in R, it states that: There are also mappings for "ComputerModern", "ComputerModernItalic" and, ...
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What is the history of the ß (Eszett) in the T1 encoding of Computer modern?

In the default font (Computer modern) the ß looks ugly to me. It really sticks out on a page as if it would come from a different font. Here's an image: What is the history of this character? ...
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Which sized Latin Modern Math delimiter glyphs correspond to Computer Modern Extended (cmex) glyphs

I've used the \fontable command from the LaTeX package of the same name to print out all the glyphs represented by the font "cmex10". I've also written a program to display all the glyphs and their ...
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Using Computer Modern symbols in math mode in Minion Pro

I'm using Minion Pro for my thesis but I would like to use some Computer Modern symbols in math mode for some symbols. I don't particularly like the \partial or \int or \in or \sum symbols, as in ...
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Computer Modern with fontspec in XeLateX (package mod)

I'd like to type my CV/resume form Friggeri's template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv) that is based on Helvetica Neue fonts which I do not have on my computer and the ...
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Using a specified font in textgreek

I am trying to use Computer Modern Bright in greek text. The otf version of the font has specific upright characters for greek that can be used in other applications, so I am assuming the afm/pfb ...
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alternative at-symbol for cmbright

Is there a more "classical" at(@)-symbol that matches the cmbright-font as the symbol that's already included in the font? I already had a look at the The Comprehensive LATEX Symbol List but it seems ...
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How to create new font which is thicker version of Computer Modern

I'm trying to find a good way to have the LaTex default font "Computer Modern" (CM) a bit thicker (also called "blacker"). I really like this font, especially when it comes to math mode, so answers ...
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Finding METAFONT sources of a specific character

I'm trying to find out the METAFONT source of percent (%) character, which is created by \% with TeX. I am using the Normal CMR10 font. I am doing this, because I want a slightly modified version of ...
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How to use AMS Euler font in functions such as \sin and \cos?

Looking carefully at a basic AMS Euler example, we see that the output of\sin and \cos macros are rendered using Computer Modern font instead of the AMS Euler font. So, how to use AMS Euler font in ...
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Incorrect Cyrillic (Macedonian) glyphs in Computer Modern

Does anyone have any idea why the glyphs for Ѓѓ and Ќќ that come with Computer Modern are wrong, i.e. they have a grave accent instead of an acute one? Is there a way to fix this? ...
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CMR Font selection and fancy header formatting?

I am trying to accomplish the following: Chapters like "Chapter1" in CMCSC10 font between two thin lines After that Chapter name like "Introduction" in CMR17 font The paragraph body in CMR12 font I ...
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Computer Modern Serif for both linux and windows

There's a high probability that my question was asked before, but I couldn't find a good answer to it, so I'm going to pose the question again, hoping that I will get the accurate answer to my ...
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Scaling Computer Modern width using Metafont [duplicate]

I am looking for a broader, fatter Computer Modern and I already found out that the only way to do this correctly is to use MetaFont to create a different version of Computer Modern. The idea is now ...
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\DeclareTextFontCommand and \textsl, \textbf,

I am working on a document, which uses the fontspec package to ensure the usage of company fonts for main font, sans-serif font and monospaced font. That is working fine. \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Different numbers on computer modern fonts

Do the different numbers on the computer modern fonts only correspond to their point size. (Not sure if that's how to phrase it, e.g. 10 point font.) Do they actually look different as well? My math ...
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Generating outline and shadow version of cmr10.mf

Does anyone know how you can change the source of cmr10.mf so that you can get outline and shadow character. By outline, I mean something like this: and by shadow, I mean something like this: ...
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Problem with greek letters in Computer Modern Unicode

I've tried to use Computer Modern Unicode (version 0.7.0) with XeLaTeX to write greek letters. However, using the following code in TeXLive 2012 or 2014, the shapes of "βγλθωχ" seem different with ...
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Is it still useful to load the lmodern package?

A few years ago, the 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 ...
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Processing metafont source with metapost

I have a file say test.mp that contains: outputtemplate := "%j-%c.eps"; mode=localfont; mag=100.375; input cmr10.mf; When I run mpost as follow: mpost&mfplain test.mp Some of the glyphs ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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Changing math font in ClassicThesis

I know this question will shock some typographical precisionist, but I would only like to receive a direct a simple answer. Is there a way to modify the classicthesis sty file to change the math font ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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.) ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...