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{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 can I get the form of Crux Magazin like this? [duplicate]

I want to format my document with font like Crux Magazine. How can I get it?
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ConTeXt system font search path

I read from the official manual (http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Fonts_in_LuaTex#How_LuaTeX_handles_system_fonts) that I need to export OSFONTDIR="/usr/local/share/fonts;$HOME/.fonts" to specify where ...
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(pdf)latex doesn't recognize some Postscript fonts

I'm running this MWE in MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 Professional Operative System \documentclass{article} \usepackage{manfnt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \manerrarrow \end{document} The ...
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Problems with Cyrillic fonts in XeTeX

I have my document with Russian text. Formerly, it was stored as UTF-8 without BOM and compiled with LaTeX. All worked fine with the following preamble: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,final]{moderncv} ...
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Fonts Compatible with Laser Cutting

Pretty straightforward question: My friends and I have access to a laser cutter and we are making a word clock. Thus I was wondering if anyone knew of a LaTeX font compatible with laser cutting such ...
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miktex-makepk consistently fails to install fonts

I'm trying to use new typefaces with TeXstudio/MiKTeX, but every single time I try to use one from TeXLive that I install (which is done automatically for any package I include in the preamble that's ...
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Mathdesign: possible to mix math and text fonts?

I'm experimenting with fonts for my PhD thesis and am wondering if it's possible to mix fonts within math design, e.g., to use Charter for math and Utopia for the text. More generally I'd be very ...
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What are some efficient LaTeX fonts? (fonts that are readable at small sizes/don't take up a lot of space) [on hold]

I am trying to find a font that is readable at small sizes. Basically I need to squeeze many things together in a small space. However I am unable to find much information available about what fonts ...
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How to use both upright and slanted Greek capitals in mathpazo?

The mathpazo package has an slantedGreek option which allows for the use of slanted Greek capitals. However, I would like to use both the slanted and upright version of the Greek capitals. Is there a ...
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possible side effect of siunitx, tgheroes, familydefault combination

I use the following code to change the font to sans serif. I would like to use TeX Gyre Heroes and copied the code snipped from tug.dk. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tgheros} ...
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Which package is needed to achieve this LaTeX output?

I've recently read a maths paper (outside of my area of study, economics) and it seems to use a font and/or style which I am unfamiliar with. I do not have access to the .tex or .cls file for this ...
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How to divide underline with ULEM package?

In some Chinese books, proper nouns were underlined uncontinuously. How to divide underline with ULEM package, as in the first pic? I changed the ulem package, and want to seperate some words, ...
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Times new roman in math mode, except for greek letters

I'm using \usepackage{times} to change my font to Times New Roman, but I noticed that some math commands like $\max$ still show up in Computer Modern. So I used \usepackage{mathptmx} to fix this, and ...
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What fonts do people recommend for a PhD thesis in economics? [on hold]

What fonts do people like that looks good for a dissertation?
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restore Computer Modern font for mathversion{normal} when using wrisym

I have added \usepackage[uprightmonomath]{wrisym} to the preamble to get Mathematica input fonts. I can access them by using \mathversion{mono} and \mathversion{monobold}. But wrisym has also ...
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How to get sansserif font with footmisc package

Why does the footmisc package disable my footnote font settings? I want footnotes in a sans serif font, and have found a way to do this using \addtokomafont but I would also like a hanging indent ...
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Appearance of Greek µ with siunitx is regular font with Gentium but italic with XCharter – why?

I'm trying to select a serif font for my thesis, and have narrowed down my choices to two (probably!) – Gentium and XCharter. I like both, but the latter puts the Greek µ for 'micro' in italics when ...
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incompatibility of siunitx with \mathcal and \mathbf [closed]

Not sure why, but siunitx produces 'LaTeX error: too many math alphabets used in version normal'. Past questions on either font don't seem to allude to this incompatibility. Grateful for any help.
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Mayan symbols and mathabx package

I am trying to typeset Mayan numerals using the mathabx package as in this post!. More specifically, I compile the following segment of code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathabx} ...
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newtxtext and osf — turn on and off

Is there a way to turn OSF(old style figure) on and off in newtxtext? The documentation (http://get-software.net/fonts/newtx/doc/newtxdoc.pdf) doesn't state a command to turn it on and off with in the ...
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Normal font in math mode?

I got a problem with formatting text in math mode. I made a commmand that moves the unit in the end of the equations all the way to the right. It looks like that ...
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Font shape 'OT1/cmvtt/bx/n' undefined

I'm getting the following warning: Latex Font Warning: Font shape 'OT1/cmvtt/bx/n' undefined (Font) using 'OT1/cmvtt/m/n' instead on input line 25 How can I suppress that warning? Or: ...
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siunitx and hvmath fonts: strange mixing with cm fonts

I'm using hvmath, a proprietary font by micropress. The hvmaths package is openly available: as far as I understand, its aim is to replace text and math fonts with the ones provided by hvmath font ...
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Activate swash or alternate for Italic only

As per the Title: I would like to activate a swash or alternate only when I use italic. I am aware than I can activate it globally during the \setmainfont section of the pre-amble but do not know how ...
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Commands for the style/font of numbers in LaTex

In LaTex Letters have different fonts by commands like \mathcal, \mathbb etc.. However, those commands cannot apply to numbers. Are there some styles or fonts for numbers?
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Mac OS Yosemite made TeXShop previews unreadably blurred

I recently upgraded to OS X 10.10 Yosemite. To my great disappointment, TeXShop (3.43) built-in previews are blurred: I usually work on several pages documents and this kind of blur is very ...
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Which font is this and how can I use it in latex? [duplicate]

I would like to know which font the following image is: and how to use it in latex. Any ideas? It is not quite Times.
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How to change predefined Abstract?

In the conference paper, the predefined abstract is small and italicized. I can change the size and the position of the Abstract but I can't find anywhere how to un-italicize it. Is there a way to do ...
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Danish letters in lmodern and cm-super

Generally, the lmodern fonts look a tad nicer than cm-super. For the special Danish characters, å (lower-case) and Å (upper-case), however, lmodern does not look that well. Here are two images with ...
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System fonts with LaTeX? (OS X)

I want to get Gill Sans working as the sans serif font of my LaTeX documents, but I have yet to find a way of doing this, even though it is installed on my system. In my search for a solution I came ...
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Just for fun: Globally replace one glyph with another

Once upon a time, when I used a WYSIWYG word processor, I took a completed document and used Find-Replace to turn all instances of "." into tiny smiley faces. It wasn't really a difference that ...
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Using Arial font for just one page and Mathpazo for rest

I'm writing a document using Memoir documentclass that requires just one page of the text to be in Arial font and for this I'm using the following code: \usepackage{helvet} ...
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changing the font in KOMA class for a quotation

I use the KOMA \documentclass[12pt,captions=nooneline,DIV=14, parskip=half]{scrartcl}class and I have a simple question. In the text, I would like to use quotations like ``this is a quotation''. That ...
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Latex font not read in Illustrator

I am having this problem for some time now. I am using the Roboto-Regular and Roboto-Light fonts in my tex documents (Miktex 2.9 on Win7) as per instructions from this site. An example of the .tex ...
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How are countriesofeurope characters generated?

I'd like to extend the countriesofeurope package with some other not-european countries. When I open the pfb file in fontforge and select a country I get this: How is that generated? What tool ...
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Change font of the numeration in the image with muptiple subimages

So the problem is. I have an image with 3 subimages (a), (b) and (c). There is a general caption and each subimage has its own caption. I have changed the font of all captions, but the numeration ...
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Column Space and Null Space of a Matrix [closed]

What are the notational best-practices for typesetting the column space and null space of a matrix A? Let's see how some of the different options look: Column Space: $col(\mathbf(A))$ ...
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siunitx \celsius font

I am writing a lab manual and using \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} to set the font. However, when using siunitx the\celsius unit does not change font. All other units (that I have so far ...
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Changing font in colorbox [duplicate]

I'd like to change the font in the colorbox, i.e. the font for the chapter number, e.g. with \changefont{phv}{b}{n} but unfortunately when I add this command the size of the color box changes, too. Is ...
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change the equations fonts automatically

In my document, I have several equations. What I need is to change their font automatically to mathrm. I can change each equation separately (\mathrm{....}), but this will be so tedious for me. So how ...
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Use dancers with Miktex

How to type the dancing men code in LaTeX with MiTex on windows compile with Texmaker. \documentclass{minimal} \DeclareFontFamily{OT1}{dancers}{} \DeclareFontShape{OT1}{dancers}{m}{n}{ <-> gen ...
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Changing mu in siunitx

I'd like to change the font of the mu-Symbol in siunitx so that it matches the mu-Symbol in the text mode unfortunately my code doesn't realy work. I would be very grateful for any feedback you might ...
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About “Times New Roman” with Greek characters, Italic characters and Bold characters

I'm japanese student, so i am not good at using English. Sorry. I want to use Bold Greek characters, Bold Italic Greek characters and Italic Greek characters with using "Times New Roman". But, now ...
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How can I use gothic font as the initial font?

I know \textgt{sometext} gives gothic font. But I have to only use gothic font, so I do not want to write \textgt for every sentence. So I decided to set inital font as gothic, but I don't know ...
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Math font pixellated cmbright

I have some problems using the package cmbright. It renders pixelated maths symbols. I don't understand since the package is installed in miktex. I compile using pdflatex ...
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Calligraphic font for Bitstream font and inter-package error

I try to load and use a calligraphic font but it seems that the combination of siunitx, upgreek and bm causes the error, but for some reasons the error-message ('Too many math alphabets used in ...
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What happens to fonts (and robust commands) in shipout?

The following example does not produce quite the output I expect: \documentclass{article} \let\origshipout\shipout \def\shipout{\origshipout\vbox{ %\normalsize \emph{hello}}\origshipout} ...
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Is there an equivalent to fontspec's Scale=MatchUppercase for pdflatex? Or how to find out the best scale for two fonts?

I am using XCharter and tgheroes. Although I do not use the sans in running text, I'd like to scale it accordingly. Is there any other way than just to do some T&E with the settings? Fontspec's ...
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The title font change my body font

I'm writing a PS and like some professional papers, the title font is different from that of content. I'm trying to mimic that and got a template from internet and did some modifications. However, ...
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How to get bold serif upright?

As explained here at bullet point 6 http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/style/Mathematical-Scripts.pdf I need to produce bold serif italic for vectors bold serif upright for matrices ...