{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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Usage of a new font

I have found a font that I like and I want to use it in XeLaTeX but I have no idea what to do. I have downloaded the specific font and installed it although I don't know if I should have done that. ...
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Greek typewriter font

Hello I want to use a greek typewriter font. So far I can't manage to find any font of that kind. Can someone tell me where I can find one?
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Small capital in chapter title [duplicate]

I've defined the following command \newcommand{\CI}{\textsc{Ci}~} which produces a C with a small uppercase i. The only problem I have is that when I use this command in the \chapter or \section ...
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MyriadPro (FontPro) without global replacement of \sfdefault

I have successfully installed FontPro with the MyriadPro fonts. However I would like to use with Beamer but not replace the \sfdefault font globally. In other words, I'd like to use MyriadPro for ...
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Curlier mathcal?

In my LaTeX document, $\mathcal{N}$ is not being rendered 'curly' enough for my liking: If my document class is 'article' then I get the curlier N. The problem occurs when my document class is ...
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Check if fontseries exists

I want to check if the actual font used has a special fontseries installed, for example: %check for semibold \ifx\fontseries{sb} % doesnt work \def\textsb#1{\fontseries{sb}\selectfont #1} \else ...
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blackletter1 and yfrak

A follow-up to my earlier question. I have implemented \textfraktone using the blackletter1 fonts and the T1 encoding, but I get different results to that from using the \textfrak from the yfonts ...
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Text fraktur at 8pt

I need some Fraktur text in a footnote of a (journal) class I cannot change. I am using yfonts and \textfrak and get the message LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `LY/yfrak/m/n' in size <8> not ...
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Problem with lxfonts

When I compile this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lxfonts} \begin{document} $\mathcal{A}$ \end{document} I get an "incomplete" calligraphic "A". If I use other fonts, everything seems ...
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TeX fonts in websites [closed]

Is it possible to use the fonts provided by LaTeX in HTML say Libertine? If possible, how to integrate LaTeX with HTML
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Parenthesis not aligned with characters inside in arabic, using Xelatex

I re-ask the same question, more precisely... I'm using Polyglossia to write a book of probability in arabic, and I've recently formatted my machine so I lost the last installation of fonts etc.. but ...
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Problem in using \everymath{\sansmath}

I would like to use \everymath{\sansmath} and change the typeset of all the equations in my document as a replacement for using \sansmath{$equation$}. However, I am not what I am missing that ...
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Calculus on Manifolds font [duplicate]

What is the font used in Calculus on Manifolds (Spivak)? This question has already been asked, but not answered. Also, where can I get it (including summation symbols, parentheses, etc.)?
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What style/font is this? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what is the font/style used in this article http://www.maa.org/sites/default/files/pdf/upload_library/22/Chauvenet/Zagier.pdf PS: No font information included in the properties of ...
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problem with mathdesign-font and texnansi.enc

I have a problem with the font bitstream-charter. less dummy.tex \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign} %my font! % \usepackage[sfdefault]{cabin} ...
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Using a math font matching San Serif Font

How can I match the font of an equation to a Sans Serif font? I am using the following code. \documentclass{article} ...
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Using libertine Sans Serif font along with LaTeX typewriter default font

How can I use the default LaTeX typewriter font along with a Sans Serif libertine font? \documentclass{article} ...
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Problem in setting the section heading in small caps font while changing the font

I am trying to change the font in the document to Arial. I am using the following code. \documentclass{article} ...
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Looking for a specific LaTeX font [duplicate]

Could someone kindly tell me if the following picture illustrate a LaTeX font? If yes, what font is it? It looks like the characters are more dense and thicker (which is what I want) compared to a ...
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Error after installing font using otftotfm - “unknown version of OS/2 table (0004)”

I want to use an open-source .TTF font in my document named Lato. It's a family of fonts, that can be downloaded free of charge at http://www.latofonts.com/. I tried using otftotfm with the following ...
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Font of \schemeref labels (chemstyle)

I'm using Chemstyle to label the compounds in my thesis and am using the a \renewcommand to re-size the labels. However, this seems to change the font as well. I need the numbers to be in Arial 8 pt ...
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Replace several letters in math font

I need to typeset a whole document sans serif with sourcesanspro, including formulas. I know that there are a lot of arguments against doing this, but in this particular case it makes sense. My ...
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Using handwriting font in proofs

I read several posts but still could not figure out how to do the following. I want to use handwriting font, say, Augie font, within proof environment. I installed the package emerald. Then I read ...
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fontspec changes the size of the letter boxes

fontspec changes the size of the letter boxes. Compare \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \Huge\fbox{S}\fbox{F} \end{document} with the same code but ...
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Change font shape to OMS/cmsy/m/n to prevent warning

I would like to remove a warning that I receive when compiling this MWE: \documentclass{article} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \begin{document} ab\textcopyright{}de % issues warning ...
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Same font for title of abstract and ToC, ToC itself, and all titles in the text

I have the following problem: The title of the abstract, the title of the ToC, and all the titles in the text (chapter, section, subsection,...) have an Arial-style font type. Somehow I managed to ...
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Beautiful text - typography

Can anyone show me how to draw something like this. I am thinking of having a quote with similar font but have no idea where to start.
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How to deal with different commas in text and math mode?

I'm writing a thesis and decided to use Charter (\usepackage{XCharter}) for text and Palatino (\usepackage{mathpazo}) for math. Unfortunately the commas in Charter and Palatino look very different, so ...
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Naming files for Adobe Times-Roman small caps

I want to install the genuine Adobe Times-Roman Small Caps and Times-Roman Bold Small Caps fonts for use with LaTeX. They were distributed by Adobe as TIRSC___.PFB and TIBSC___.PFB, respectively, ...
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Eadui font and luatex

Eadui, based on the hand of an eleventh-century scribe, is freely available at the Open Font Library. I can use Eadui easily with xelatex, but lualatex produces a puzzling error. For example: ...
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Formatting title and clauses in isov2 document class

I am currently working with the isov2 document class. I have been successful in changing the font of the entire document to Times New Roman. However, I would like for the title, table of contents ...
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Font Management Problem

I'm trying to re-create a title in Peter Wilsom's examples, ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/info/latex-samples/TitlePages/titlepages.pdf I downloaded the free font Bergamo and also bought the font Mona ...
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Missing font shapes

I have a problem with missing font shapes. I'm working on lecture notes and made some corrections to a very large latex document, so I did not set up everything by myself. Now I encoutered the problem ...
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Problem with arabxetex transliteration

I have a problem with Arabic transliteration in arabxetex. When I run the code below I get the transliteration as shown in the attached image. The transliteration is just the italicized version of ...
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How to change the font of the lettrine?

I would like to change the font of the letrrine \renewcommand{\LettrineFontHook}{\fontfamily{the_name}} \lettrine[lines=3, lhang=0.33, loversize=0.25]{B}{ecause} using this font: ...
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Installing new fonts for use with PDFlatex [duplicate]

I have been looking around the web for guides on how to install a new font for LaTeX with PDFlatex. There are plenty of guides, but I have a hard time trying to follow them. At the moment I have the ...
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Linux fonts with several weights

Identically to this question, I'm trying to use the amazing Frigerri CV template on Linux Mint 17 (which is based on Ubuntu) The answer there points to the .cls file. But the file mentions three sans ...
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Best practice - how can I get my whole document (including math) to only use font X with LuaLaTeX and fontspec?

Considering one uses math symbols in a document, it is desirable to have them all displayed in the serif font one is using for text, or in basically any font x one would like to use for this sort of ...
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An Error with XeLaTeX and fontspec

So I get the following error with some of my fonts and not the others: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Type2 Charstring Parser: Parsing charstring failed: (status=-1, stack=5) Output file removed. Is there a way ...
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change the font size of \part (depth -1) to LARGE or Large in tocstyle

I am using tocstyle package to format my TOC. It works nicely. However, I just want to increase a little bit the title of the \part in the TOC. It seems that tocstyle uses \large font as default for ...
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Define certain letter in math-mode to be always non-italic

Imagine I have a 500 page book about complex numbers. But I always wrote just j in math-mode as the imaginary unit. But I should have written \mathrm{j}. Is there a command I could write into my ...
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cmtt as font in texttt

I am using libertine fonts and I would like to change the texttt command to use the cmtt font. I tried : \renewcommand{\texttt}[1]{\fontfamily{cmtt}\selectfont{#1}} but it seems to switch the font ...
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Importing a Greek letter from the “eulervm” package, but not the whole package

I'd like to import a capital delta from the eulervm package without importing the whole package. I've tried to follow the instructions given by Alan Munn in Importing a Single Symbol From a Different ...
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Cannot find ecrm1095.mf

The TeXLive 2014 was installed as I usually install them: Selected ADVANCED, then selected the collections Essential programs and files Generic recommended LaTeX recommended Windows only Graphics ...
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KOMA, bad typography

Ok, I have no typographical knowledge, but this: just looks wrong to me, intuitively. The spacing between the 't' and the 'u' in "Einleitung" seems clearly too wide, imho. That's the code ...
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Font in harvmac title

harvmac is an old set of macros for scientific documents in plain TeX. I can't figure out what font is used for the title produced by harvmac, and how I could use the same font in LaTeX. Here's an ...
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How to bold custom calligraphic text

I'm using a custom calligraphic font via newenvironemnt and manual encoding,... (thus without theh math package). It works quite well except when I try to write things bold. From looking around I've ...
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Simulate handwriting with LaTeX

I am looking for a way to randomize characters rendering, to simulate handwriting. I already saw this, but it's not enough for me, only the position of the words are randomized.
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Lyx in Hebrew doesn't work

I will write the order of when things started occurring. When I started writing with LyX, I couldn't write in Hebrew, until someone sent me this package called culmus, which fixes the problem. The ...
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Some Chinese fonts cannot be used in xelatex

I'm using xelatex for I have to deal with Chinese characters. However, something weired bothers me. \usepackage{xeCJK} ... The following command has no bold effect: \textbf{\fontspec{SimSun} 中文} ...