{fonts} is about fonts and how to use them. It deals with questions about changing family, shape and weight of fonts, but also with font packages. If your question is not about a font in general but about specific symbols, use {symbols} instead. For questions about font sizes, use {fontsize}.

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Select first available font XeTeX

How to select first available font from the list of suitable fonts? Currently I use \setmainfont{Liberation Serif} command in Ubuntu and \setmainfont{Times New Roman} in Windows environment. I would ...
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Font size in pt (pgfplots)

how can I set the font size in pt in pgfplots? Reduced to the basics, my document looks like this: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ compat=newest, ...
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For Hom and H*(X,Z) — which fonts?

This is a question about style, I am debating whether the math operator \Hom should be just \DeclareMathOperator{\Hom}{Hom} or if it should be some variant like ...
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Changing the font of algorithm name in algo.sty

I am using algo.sty to write algorithm in LaTeX. I want that the algorithm names are in \texttt font. I guess I need to change something about the \a@paralgo (from algo.sty) in the below code, but I ...
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Can fontspec temporarily change a feature for a specific font on the fly?

Question After setting up fonts in the preamble with \usepackage[quiet]{fontspec} \newcommand{\fontspath}{/path/to/fonts/} \setmainfont[% AGaramondPro Path = \fontspath , Extension = .otf , ...
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Font gets broken on DIN A5 [on hold]

My font gets broken if i print my DIN A4 PDF on a DIN A5 paper... On DIN A4 everything is fine. I don't want to change the font. what can i further do to solve this issue?
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Throw error if font is not defined

I need to throw an error, should a certain font not be installed. I have a font in a subfolder: /font/NinjaFont.ttf. This must be installed via certain commands (not important for this - but here: ...
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Font Inconsistency in fncychap

I am using the Sonny style for chapter headings in fncychap package. I noted that the font for chapter headings and the one for section headings are different. This seems very odd. Preferably, I would ...
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Fonts look different compiled by latex vs. pdflatex

Why is my document pdf generated by pdflatex looks different from the one generated by latex+dvips+ps2pdf ? From the code below, i have tow different papers switch to the tow cited commands above : ...
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How to change the reference title to bold?

I'm new to LaTeX and have a question on modifying the font style of bibliography title. This is the part of code where I'm giving the reference list in an article: \begin{thebibliography}{10} ...
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what's the name of the font? [duplicate]

does anyone know which font is used here (http://www.phys.ens.fr/~regnault/tdqft2010/download/exam2011-en.pdf)? Thanks.
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Font conflict Futura and Palatino in the same document

I need to use de Futura font as Sans Serif an Palatino as Serif font in my document. Well, I have installed the Futura pack from Gaehrken (http://www.gaehrken.de/tex/index.html). However, when I use ...
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How to force a math font regardless of any other factors? [duplicate]

I am using Charter for math (mathdesign package) and Bitstream Vera for body text (through XeLaTeX's fontspec package. However, when using things like \text{} in math mode, the text still appears in ...
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Missing \begin{document} in dantelogo.sty? Viccuad-CV

I am trying to recompile my CV using the Viccuad-CV template on a new PC, but I keep running into bugs. I downloaded the template again and I am using the empty example to compile it but it keeps ...
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In ConTeXt, how do I typeset my name like a signature?

How could I typeset my name so that it appeared in a calligraphic font for use as a signature? I have tried reading the manuals and documentation regarding fonts, but it seems very complex.
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When TeX font cache is being used

I have a folder ~/.texmf-var/fonts which is being used by TeX for generating artifacts somehow relatex to fonts. I'm trying to find out how can I get rid of this user-specific cache without any loss ...
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TeX — Non-italicized varepsilon

I'm studying TeX from The TeXbook. I was asking myself, just for exercise, if there is a way to obtain a non-italicized \varepsilon in a simple way, without using some outer package but just with some ...
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How to set not italic or not bold?

It is well known that you can make the font italic or bold using \textit{} or \textbf{}. However, if I have an italic or bold font, what command can I use to make it nonitalic or nonbold?
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How to apply the same font style in renewcommands

I am define one command like \newcommand\specialhead{\fontspec{Helvetica}\fontsize{9}{11}\selectfont {Speciality Section:}\break} In such cases i am using the renewcommand like ...
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Boisik font in combination with fontspec

I'm trying to use fontspec (XeLaTeX) in combination with the Boisik font, which turns out to be hard. The following order \usepackage{boisik} \usepackage{fontspec} leads to fontspec overriding ...
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Using new fonts in TexLive

I'm sorry if this is a question already answered, but I could not find a good solution just browsing google. I use TexLive and I would very much like to use some new fonts (Georgia and Verdana). I'm ...
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Small capitalize in section tilte

I've to use a small capitalized in a section title. I've put this \textsc{ctl} in the title, but the output doesn't show small capitalized letters. Anyway, the text is properly printed in the table of ...
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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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Change caption font using xelatex

I'm new to xelatex, but I've managed to change the font of the chapter, sections, and so on. Now, I want to change the global font of the float captions (figures, tables...). I've named the font ...
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Getting ligatures of Qv with Linux Libertine

In old texts in Danish, the letter combination Qv was common and more or less worked like Qu in English. Now the code \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How to kern small caps with italics or regular characters?

Theoretical question Why are small caps and italics of the same typeface treated as if they were absolutely different (and, as a consequence, they aren't properly kerned)? I know no —so to speak— ...
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Problem with fonts and rerunfilecheck package Miktex 2.9 in Windows

I'm trying to compile a document that I download from here: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv It works on one computer, but not in my new PC. The error comes from ...
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alternative to METAFONT

I'm interested in creating new character forms for computer-based calligraphy (freehand letters and kerning); strangely, such an attempt seems almost unheard of google. The closest thing might be ...
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Online compilation with commercial fonts [closed]

The price of the full packages of professional, commercial fonts (Adobe Garamond, Minion, etc.) is far out of the range of what I can afford. So I am wondering if there is no alternative somewhere? If ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using natbib

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let's say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific ...
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Define fallback font for specific Unicode characters in LuaLaTeX

This closed question prompts me to propose a more general question and a solution I don't think has been demonstrated here. When compiling with LuaLaTeX and using Unicode input, how do you set up a ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using Bibtex

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific (i.e. ...
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How to get ϱ and ɔ working with MinionPro [closed]

Using LuaLaTeX and MinionPro (the one from Adobe Reader), I apparently cannot print the characters ϱ and ɔ ("symbolic rho" and "open o"). This I find a bit strange in a professional font. Can that ...
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Using \fontsize in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

In the Wikibooks/TeX article on fonts, it is stated that The \tiny...\Huge commands are often enough for most contents. These are fixed sizes however. In most document processors, you can usually ...
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how to maintain different fonts and font sizes within a specific document

I have added the link of the code that is of my interest..please do visit, How to include headers in first page of list of tables ,contents, etc ...
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Minted package throws font warning when using triple " for python docstrings using inconsolata

Using minted for code listings I have set my font to inconsolata and get the wargning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/zi4/m/it' undefined when using Inconsolata font and Python documentation ...
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Typesetting phonetic symbols: Unicode or tipa?

Background On TeX.SX there are a lot of questions of the form "How do I typeset [some phonetic symbol]?" For example: Typesetting modifier letter U+02ED The near-close, near-front unrounded vowel ...
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How do I change the font color in my source window?

I am using Texshop 2.47 currently. Versions beyond that are not recommended for my OS. I'd like to change the font colors in my source window. In particular I want something easier on the eyes ...
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Is there any sans-serif font that fully supports unicode-math?

As stated in the question title, is there any sans-serif font that fully supports the unicode-math package? Alternatively, is there a list that shows the different levels of support for (preferably ...
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How do I find out what Chinese fonts are installed with my MacTeX installation?

I am using a Mac and have installed the MacTeX-2014 distribution. I'd like to try to use the CJK package with regular pdflatex but there is no documentation for what Chinese fonts are included with ...
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problem with \mathcal in MIT Thesis package

I am using this thesis template, and I am using the following packages: %\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,leftblank]{mitthesis} % commented out by suggestion \documentclass{article} ...
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Tikz style which can be used via \tikzset to disable text

I am looking for a \tikzset with which I can disable text from rendering. With a \draw I can say draw=none, as in (2), but is there something equivlaent to text=none I can use to disable the text as ...
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TeX4HT \textregistered and an unwanted semicolon

Using \textregistered{} and/or \textregistered result in ®; ®; Is there a way I can redefine this symbol so that it doesn't include a semicolon or is there a package conflict that is causing this ...
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Not uniform behavior of GFS fonts

For my purpose is to have some greek text with pdflatex (not xelatex), I don't understand the incoherent (?) behavior of GFS fonts. Consider this example \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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How to make this typescript work in ConTeXt?

I'm trying to come to grips with typescripts in ConTeXt. Amongst all the examples and all the documentation, it just is not clear what is happening. I downloaded a new font for use with this example ...
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What is the best way to have very good control over fonts?

Embarrassing question, but I usually focus completely on layout and don't bother to mess with the font, except when I'm really feeling experimental and use libertine... Anyway, what is the best way ...
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changing chapter number and first letter font size

i have requirements for a document given by somebodu who prefers to use Word. The requirementis following: A table of contents should appear before the introduction. Please indicate the page ...
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Packages CJK versus CJKutf8?

I read texdoc cjk and this CJK documentation recommends \usepackage{CJK} to enable CJK functionality. However, I see a lot of examples use \usepackage{CJKutf8}. The CJK package documentation doesn't ...
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Why is \setmainfont case sensitive with XelateX but not with LuaLaTeX?

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{tex Gyre Pagella} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \end{document} If I compile it with LuaLaTeX ...
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Do we have script Greek symbol?

Since we have $\mathscr{F}$, the script version of an English alphabet, do we also have the script version of a Greek alphabet such as $\Omega$? I have tried $\mathscr{\Omega}$ but nothing had ...