{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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Myriad Pro : Font shape `OT1/MyriadPro-OsF/m/n' undefined

I am trying to install MyriadPro on my MiKTeX 2.9 (32bit). Sadly, something, somewhere seems to have gone wrong. I allready installed MinionPro on my TeX Distribution and basically I proceeded the ...
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Why does XeTeX not display basic Unicode characters?

I have a document like this, but when I render it by invoking xelatex on it, the π character is displayed as a blank space: \documentclass[13pt,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} % the problem ...
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scrbook class leads to bitmap font but bookclss doesn't

I'd like to use the scrbook class and included the Gyre Heros font but for some reason does it not lead to the desired output (i.e. it quite different from the output that created by the book class) ...
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XeLaTeX: Set an alternative font in case it is not found

I am setting up the packages for a shared project with someone who's not familiar with LaTeX. I want to use some of our local fonts. I used XeLaTeX and it works. However, we'll also use a notebook ...
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How do I get italic type using baskervald font?

I have loaded the font here: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[light]{iwona} \usepackage{baskervald} I am trying to set some type in a fancy header in italics: ...
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Error: \normalsize is not defined: there is probably something wrong with the class file [on hold]

I keep getting the following error when I try to compile my .tex file to PDF using LaTeX -> PDF (latexmk) with the application LaTeXila for GNU/Linux: <code>Error: \normalsize is not defined: ...
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Command to italicize text with slanted numbers

I often find myself adding a lot of \textsl{} around inside \emph{} or \textit{} blocks because I find italicized digits to look too "showoffy" and "baroque" and to hinder legibility (I'm using $$ ...
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Alternative Font in Latex [duplicate]

How can I get the following font in latex? I usually the Computer Modern font in LaTeX, but I am interested to use it. In particular, I don't want to know what font it is, rather I just want to know ...
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Checking which Fonts are already installed [duplicate]

I downloaded a .tex file and after changing some Helvetica fonts to Times New Roman, I can finally see the pdf. Changing to Times New Roman was a wild guess that worked, but the result is not ...
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Tex Gyre showcase

I have a simple question: Is there an available document that would compare (showcase) all the fonts of the TeX Gyre collection? I supposed that something like this existed on the project homepage: ...
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Inline boxes: alternative to pifont's non-filled-but-shadowed box?

I often need to draw inline boxes in specific rgb-colors. I really like how easy to use the pifont package is for this purpose. But just the filled boxes look as desired. The shadowish look of the ...
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How to Use BOONDOX Latex Calligraphic Font

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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How can I change the Hebrew font in cjhebrew?

The answer to be found at the fontspec link seems to me less than useful. Could you please write a snippet showing how to change the Hebrew (but not the English) font when I use the cjhebrew package? ...
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Replace a few math symbols in the newtxmath font

I use the \newtxmath as the math font in my document and \newtxtext for the text. This seems to work fine, but I need to replace some math symbols which seem to me not as nice as their default Latin ...
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Changing to a custom font in LaTeX?

I'm using the following template from ShareLaTeX. I would like to improve the template by adding another custom font and a different chapter heading like in this other template. How can I do that?
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Best choice for open type font: PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or True Type outlines (OT TTF)?

I'd like to buy an open type font which is provided in two versions: with PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or with True Type outlines (OT TTF), as technical format. What would be the best choice for ...
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How to define a bold font style for \emph text [duplicate]

Recently, I wanted to set all my \emphasized text to bold, because I think the default Italic of \emph is not distinctly emphasized. But I haven't found a solution for it. Please give me some idea. ...
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Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex in cygwin system

I have three questions on TeXlive 2013 in cygwin. Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex? I was surprised to see this in C:/cygwin/bin. As we all know, pdflatex and pdftex are very different commands. ...
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Mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class

I am writing a book using memoir class and I want to mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class.
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How to calculate and use the ratio of two lengths?

I want to calculate the ratio of two lengths in Latex, so that I can then stretch an en dash by that ratio. For example, in the code below, I'd like to replace the "0.7" value of FakeStretch with the ...
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MakeUppercase not working with .TTF fonts

I have a set of Sabon fonts that I would like to use for my dissertation. \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ BoldFont={sabon-bold.ttf}, ItalicFont={sabon-it.ttf}, ...
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Compile warning regarding fonts

A MWE of my code is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=0.7in, bottom=1.2in, left=0.8in, right=0.8in]{geometry} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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font installation on Linux texlive (server) installation

I am trying to install the mtpro2 font for texlive2014 following the commands listed http://pctex.com/kb/62.html Everything is working smoothly until the last command: updmap-sys --enable Map ...
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Formatting the headings

SX I'm still fairly new to latex and hoping to get some help on how to do the formatting of the font for chapters and headings. I've been looking around the forum for hours now, trying to see if I ...
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Using Iwona as a math font with lualatex

I would like to use Iwona as a math font, but this setup doesn't get all math symbols right. (Multiline bracket, the sum symbol, etc.) \setmathfont{Iwona} \setmathfont[range=\mathup] {Iwona} ...
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How to include “Bookman Old Style” font as a main font in my Ph.D thesis?

I am unable to figure out simple solution to add "Bookman Old Style" as a main font in my latex document. I have used below line but does not give me required font. \usepackage{bookman} Could not ...
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Using HSRM beamer theme, change boldness of navigation bar font when selected

I am attempting to modify the HSRM beamer theme found here. At the top in the navigation bar on every frame, I'd like to make the font bolder when a section is selected. Currently, when I have the ...
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Thesis font, math symbols etc change after each compile

I have a strange problem when writing my thesis. I'm using the template available on: http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle/ All document classes etc have been provided in ...
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Font U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I am getting this error message: (C:\Users\Δημήτρης\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9\tex\latex\esint\uesint.fd )miktex-maketfm.exe: Permission denied: C:\Users\EE49~1\AppData\Local\Temp\mik44600 ...
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Change the font of \mathrm and functions such as \cos \sin, \sup

My document has ptm as \rmdefault and math is typeset using MTpro2. I would like to change the font of the upright characters for mathematics to match the font used in the body of the document. For ...
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Font not available despite being installed

I have TeX Live installation at ~/texlive/2014. I installed Lato font package using tlmgr. There are now several .ttf files in ~/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/truetype/public/lato/ But when I try ...
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xeCJK Source Han Sans problem

I am having some trouble using the new Source Han Sans font (SourceForge; Github) released by Google and Adobe in latex documents. I compile using XeLaTeX and have the TeX Live installation. I have ...
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Lower case first character

How do you make a macro that takes 1 argument and forces the very first character to low? So you could write the following: \firstToLow{SOME TEXT INPUT OF VARIATING LENGTH} And then get this ...
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marvosym symbols not working

I wanted to use some symbols from marvosym but they don't seem to work in my distribution. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{marvosym} \begin{document} $\Bat$ ...
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Is it possible to force LaTex to put fonts into the pdf output?

Sometimes when I make a document with Hungarian letters, the pdf is perfect on the screen, but my printer cannot handle the Hungarian letters. I don't know where is the source of the problem (in the ...
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Can we have Computer Modern Font in LibreOffice? [duplicate]

I want to make my LibreOffice have the displayed font as in latex. But I cannot find that. Will you please help me? The font I seek after is such as the font here ...
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One alphabet in a different font

I wanted a sans serif font in Latex, where the capital I looks different than the small l. I came across droid font, which is nice but too wide and takes up too much space. Currently, I am using ...
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XeLaTeX & fontspec can not use Seravek's small caps

I am using XeLaTeX & fontspec in TexLive on OS X Yosemite. The problem is I could not use font Seravek's small caps. However, if I define a font family "Seravek ExtraLight" directly, small caps ...
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Font Info Program Name Clash Probem [closed]

I have had problems getting the autoinst program to install an OpenType font family in my TeX/LaTeX tree. After making desperate and frustratingly long efforts I discovered that my system had two ...
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Beautiful Font - identification [duplicate]

Does anyone know what this font name is? I am trying to create something similar in latex
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Font Issue — Times and Computer Modern work but nothing else

This code seems to work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{times} \begin{document} This is a test. \end{document} %End of document. But, I have had no luck with any fonts other than Times ...
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LyX 2.1 Report Class Changing Part to Other Text When Using non-TeX fonts (via XeTeX/LuaTeX) [duplicate]

I am using LyX 2.1 with the document class "Report". I am writing my thesis, which consists of three essays. How do I change word "Part" for each section to "Essay"? I have not been able to find an ...
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How do I set Palatino as a font in Memoir?

First of all, I don't think this is a duplicate of How to correctly use the palatino font (in memoir)?, because it appears to be a very specific use case. In memoir, I'd like to use the Palatino font ...
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problem with urlstyle being overriden by apacite

I am using \usepackage{hyperref} and \urlstyle{rm} to produce urls in roman font in my documents. However, when I also include \usepackage{apacite} the font is no longer roman, but typewriter for the ...
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How to get started using mtpro2 lite on TeXLive?

I want to use mtpro2 but I have no idea how to get it working on TeXLive. I thought it was difficult to understand what do in order to install it. Until I became convinced that perhaps it is already ...
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Using urw-garamond fonts in plain TeX

I am struggling with a font problem that I can't solve by myself. I almost always write my files with pdfLaTeX and the urw-garamond fonts from mathdesign. However I would like to produce the same ...
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Combining lmodern, charter and sourcecodepro fonts [closed]

I know, usually you should avoid many different fonts but I'd be happy with the following configuration: Title, Chapter, Section, ... and Description labels should use bold Latin Modern Sans Serif ...
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spacing issues with fonts and size

I am switching the font as well as the size in a sentence, and I am also using anyfontsize to give me a few more options to make text look nicer. Here is the code: ...
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How to install Thai fonts?

I am using MiKTeX 2.9, WinEdt 5.5 and Windows 7. What is the easiest way to install the Thai fonts so that I can use the package thai babel? The error message that I got is: No file ...
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Changing LaTeX Math Font on Webpage [closed]

I'm very new to the world of LaTeX and have a few of what I would imagine will be very basic questions regarding LaTeX display fonts. On my site, the default LaTeX display font is set to a font ...