{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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How to contribute to FontAwesome? SVG, EPS to fontawesome?

I am very interested in contributing to fontawesome. I have some vector icons that I feel the community would benefit to use and I really like to add them to fontawesome. These icons are in svg and ...
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Dagger symbol in math mode in ConTeXt with Euler font?

I followed this answer to use the Neo Euler font in math mode. I found that the dagger symbol (†) is missing in Euler. Is there a way to use the dagger symbol from the text mode font in math mode? ...
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Switching to lualatex: How to translate font setups?

I am a long-term pdflatex user. Once in a while I want to give lualatex a try (e.g., to try the recent TikZ graph layout engine). A couple of good answers here at tex.se describe what to do in that ...
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How is a TeX document written when using LuaLaTeX?

I am new to the LaTeX world and would like to start off with a book project. My target is specifically creating books for print and online. My requirements are UTF-8, Arabic, custom fonts, to ...
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Bold font for text

Is there a way to get a any other bold font? We all know that \textbf provides bold font, but, is there a way to get a softer bold than \textbf? Something not that "black."
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XeLaTeX renders broken text after upgrade to Ubuntu Vivid

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Vivid, which broke the XeLaTeX rendering on my system. Only \textbf{} and \textit{} of specific fonts are affected. The character table seems to be off-by-one. I use ...
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Reproducing the style of Stacks Project \TeX documents

For my work, I use a lot the Stacks Project documents printed in PDF. I am trying to use the same style (especially text fonts and size of them) because I am used to it for my own documents but it ...
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Problem in Printing Friggeri Resume/CV

I am using Friggeri Resume/CV template, which can be found here. This template is absolutely beautiful and easy to read on a computer. Its look is astounding and I just like it very much. However, ...
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How to properly include fonts for mathgifg package

I installed the mathgifg package according to this guide: How to install mathgifg package as well as the mathgifg documentation. For typesetting I am using the MacTex 2013 distribution and pdftex. ...
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font family in LaTeX [duplicate]

The image below is from ConText. Does anyone know what the family font it is from in LaTeX? Thank you.
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Problem using .ttf fonts with XeLaTeX

I have some .ttf fonts in ~/Library/Fonts that I would like to use with XeLaTeX, but it can't seem to find them. For example, this will compile: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Problem with \setmainfont{Gill Sans} in MikTex 2.9

I am trying to use the beamer theme Zurich in Windows7, but when I compile it (I chose Xelatex) I get always the following error: ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Gill Sans" cannot ...
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Alchemical symbols with LaTeX

I need to draw symbols of alchemical processes in a LaTeX document: in particular, I'm interested in the process of "amalgamation", depicted here at page 15: I'm open to any suggestion, even ...
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Keeping only the \mathcal fonts from the CM fonts package?

So thanks to may resourceful people of TeX exchange, I managed to change the greek fonts only to Bodoni, and math font for times. But there is no end to human desire and... now I want to use the math ...
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Set Helvetica as font in beamer title?

How can I set Helvetica as font in \setbeamerfont{title}{size*={32pt}{38.4pt},series=\bfseries}
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How to decipher font encoding & install LaTeX font for use in MacWord?

I want to know the font being used in my document. I saw on other posts that this can be determined using the following command: \showthefont I also found LaTeX font encodings here: ...
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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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Replace missing character (minus) in text font for use in siunitx with fontspec

I'm forced to use a commercial (Univers) font in my presentations, which obviously does not contain a dedicated \minus sign, which is called by siunitx. (Though I'm not sure if it is \minus or ...
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How can I set the \boldmath font with unicode-math?

I am trying to typeset a document in Linux Libertine, and I want to use the font for alphanumeric characters in math mode as well. I am using unicode-math, not mathspec, because I need to specify ...
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Fonts used in scrrprt TOC

in a scrrprt document I'm using proportional old style numbers throughout, but I want to use monospace lining numbers for the pages in the TOC. I can use the chapterentrypagenumber font for the top ...
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Setting a fallback font for non-Arabic charset not supported by a certain Arabic font

the desired Arabic font is Droid Arabic Naskh source here. Problem is that when I compile the document using xetex I get funny boxes instead of non-Arabic charset as in the MWE below: MWE ...
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Italic Cyrillic in Times

I am using pdftex (not XeTeX or LuaTeX) and I need to submit a camera-ready article in Times. My article is in English but needs to briefly quote Russian sources, some of which have inline italics. ...
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Why do I get a warning about computer modern even though I'm using lmodern?

I would like to use KOMA script with a fontsize of 13pt (see very much related question here: Koma Script and real 13pt). Consider the following document: ...
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Latex TUDelft font change

I am not so familiar with Latex and its endless opportunities. However I very much like the layout of the document that I am currently using from my university, but I am unable to change the font. The ...
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Change font type in tikztimingtable without displacing signals

I decided to play a little bit with the tikztimingtable, however I'm not sure that I "like" the font used in the signal labels So I tried to change it by adding a [font=\rmfamily] in front of the ...
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How to produce documents accepted for archival by http://facile.cines.fr/ with pdflatex

For long-term archival, the PAC system of CINES requires specific conditions for PDF files. This is required for french Ph.D thesis in particular. The document must pass the online validation at ...
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Newcent font fo mathemtics [duplicate]

I am using the usepackage newcent as a font for my writing. However, I don't get the same for the mathematics formulas, as in the following image: I want to get the same font for the mathematics ...
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How do I use Times/Times Roman/Times New Roman in LaTex?

Ive been using LaTeX for a few days and have written up my entire document but am unable to change the font to any variant of Times/Times Roman/Times New Roman. I swapped from MS word on the ...
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How can I change to font used by hepparticles/hepnames with XeLaTeX?

I am trying to get the hepparticles/hepnames packages to work with XeLaTeX. I am using Libertine as serif font and Biolinum as sans font. The particle names are somehow rendered in the wrong font. ...
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Why can I not use the font name listed in the fc-list's output?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Helvetica Neue LT Pro 55 Roman} % This line is OK. \setsansfont{HelveticaNeueLT Pro 55 Roman} % This line is ERROR! \begin{document} Hello ...
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Change font automatically when typing CJK characters, possibly lualatex

The title says it all already. I found how to change fonts with fontspec and lualatex, however I wonder if there is an easy way to mix Latin characters with Japanese characters without explicitly ...
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Can't change font size in ACM SIG Template

I'm using the ACM SIG Template for personal purpose and I try to make the main font bigger but it is somehow locked and I can't figure out how to change it. I know that it is supposed to be locked on ...
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Use german umlauts with a font where its not defined

I need to use special font. There are no german umlauts defined. So everytime I get an error if I try to use them with my font (BentonSans): \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Microtype's tracking feature works with some fonts, not others

In the code below, tracking works with the libertine font, but not with the Alegreya font. Why is this, and how can I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tracking = true, letterspace = ...
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Font Identification [duplicate]

Can anyone identify the font that is used in this article? Furthermore, is this font compatible with the 'article' class? Note: Using CTRL+D within Adobe Acrobat presents a number of fonts the ...
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Where does the package fontspec look for OpenType fonts, especially FontAwesome.otf?

I have a supposedly trivial question and I'm having a hard time finding an answer. How can I determine the directories where fontspec is looking for OTF files? I want to edit FontAwesome.otf with ...
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Full stop missing in MnSymbol - replacement renders brackets with cdots - Why? [duplicate]

I'm close to give up my fight for MnSymbol in unicode-math. I realized I already replaced so many missing and faulty characters, that there is barely something left of MnSymol. So probably I will just ...
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Can one set a specific character variant in xelatex for the word first letter only?

I'd like to have some code to set, document wide, a specific character variant for the letter "v" only if it is the first in the word. The solution in the MWE is not a solution because I have a ...
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Define certain letter in math-mode to be always non-italic - using unicode-math in lualatex

I once had this question a while ago, asking about how to set the letter j always to be non-italic j in math mode without using \mathrm. The provided solution was: ...
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Font changing back for no apparent reason

Writing up a rough grammar in XeLaTeX and using fontspec to change the default font to Bitstream Charter instead of CM. Everything works fine for the first page or so of output, but on the second page ...
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Make TeX output look as input wrt script/language?

I have several languages/keyboard layouts on my Mac-pro (Yosemite). I want to write in Armenian/Bengali/Hebrew and so on. These keyboards/languages are formally part of Mac's Yosemite so I have no ...
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How can I get a lovely precipitate sign?

I like the precipitate sign on the P20 of chemformula official documentation. But I can only get like this on my own computer by the example code: What should I do?
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Why mktextfm-generated property list is different from default in TeXLive?

My setup: TeX Live, version 2014.20141024-2 (packaged with Debian 8 Jessie) Save default PL: $ tftopl cmr10 > cmr10.pl.old Generate new TFM: $ mktextfm cmr10 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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Problem using a font from newtxmath

I'm trying to set up my preferred mix of fonts from mathptmx and newtxmath. This would require using the largsymbols font from newtxmath, since I like its integrals better than those from mathptmx. ...
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How to unify fonts in references in a thesis class?

I would like to know what to do in order to unify the fonts in my document, especially in the references. As you can see, there is a problem at least with the arXiv part, which is with a bigger font ...
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Font isn't found though properly installed

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Understanding font maps / Fonts in vanilla TeXLive installation on Ubuntu

I followed closely the instructions in this tutorial to install a fresh TeXLive on my Ubuntu system, including the fake package and the font cache instruction: sudo fc-cache -fsv Still, I am ...
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Make pdflatex output UTF-8 copy-pasteable when using Times font

I would like to use Adobe Times Roman font or its equivalent (like URW Nimbus Roman and fonts based on it), compiling with pdflatex to PDF -- the original intent was to have PDF smaller by using ...
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How to change the color of TOC part font using tocloft

I have customised my toc using tocloft for everything from chapter down to subsection, but I cant work out how to change the color of the part font, how do you renew this command? I have read the ...
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What are exact rules of reading TFM files?

This question is connected with the answers to this question: How TeX creates DVI without reading TFM file? Let's modify only TFM file for cmr10 (and change the font name, of course), leaving all the ...