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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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Training Tesseract with generated LaTeX files

My problem Tesseract is an OCR that can be trained. I need to train it to take into account a new specific font (which is a ttf font). I found this discussion that indicates it is possible to ...
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Problem with 'feyn' package for 11pt font size

I need to draw several Feynman diagrams and I found the feyn package suitable enough for this purpose. I use MiKTeX to compile the tex-file. The problem is that for some strange reason it does not ...
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The bold styles in `$\mathbf{\mathrm{x}}^*$ ` doesn't work

The bold styles in $\mathbf{\mathrm{x}}^*$ doesn't work. I was expecting to receive an upright, bold symbol x, but didn't. Why is this the case?
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How use font in your tex

This code in my file: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} % moderncv themes %\moderncvtheme[blue]{casual} % optional argument are 'blue' (default), 'orange', 'red', 'green', ...
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Installing missing fonts in Texlive on Ubuntu

I switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04. The following code was producing this output. \documentclass[oneside,english,a4paper, 12pt]{book} \usepackage{a4wide, fullpage, color, fancyhdr, lastpage, ...
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Navigating latex packages for their options

I'm trying to find all the different font options available in the package devanagari for typesetting hindi. I found a template online, whose reduced working form is \documentclass{article} ...
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Small caps and bold styles in beamer

I am trying to use small caps and boldface styles together in beamer but it is not producing the desired output. How is possible to use both styles without changing too much the default beamer's font? ...
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Blur the whole document and add a demo watermark on each page

This question is about blurring text but it is not about blurring everything in the document. This shows how to add the watermark over all pages (but it does not work with pictures, this shows how to ...
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Change the shape of the curly braces of the newtxmath package

The curly braces of the newtxmath package don't seem good. newtxmath package curly brace Mathpazo curly brace So is there a way to make the curly braces look better without actually having ...
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Textcomp symbols disappear with some font packages

I need certain symbols for describing poetic meter, which texdoc symbols tells me are provided by the textcomp package. The symbols do appear with the default Computer Modern (loading no font ...
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Finding the width of \bf text for sizing a paragraph in a table

I have this structure, which builds a table exactly the width of the text, split into two columns. I want the left column to be exactly the width of the longest words in the column, but to still be a ...
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Beamer with Biblatex: Bibliography entry font change has no effect

I am using biblatex with bibtex backend in conjunction with beamer latex. When I set the color, for instance, bibliography entry title with \setbeamercolor{bibliography entry title}{fg=green} then ...
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Is there such a thing as a font viewer [duplicate]

How do you know what glyphs are in a font? Is there a tool that shows them?
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How do I use a font installed with MikTex

I know this is a newbie question, but for the life of me, I can't figure out how to use Lucida Calligraphy on my Windows 7 installation of MikTex. It looks like all I should have to do is ...
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Scale font sizes – match text font (Comfortaa) and math font

Before I start, I want to note that I don't know very much about (La)TeX's font system and find it to be very confusing and not very well-documented. I've read the "fntguide", but that only gives very ...
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Use of different font by name in chapter, section, subsection In memoir class

I'm using memoir class and I have an open type font I would like to use through my document. I have achieved that but I would like to customize it a little in chapter headings, section headings etc. ...
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Vietnamese babel: font consistency

I am writing a document in English, but want my name written in Vietnamese. I am using babel and mathpazo. The problem is that when I switch font to Vietnamese as in this minimal example: ...
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The near-close, near-front unrounded vowel symbol

I'm trying to get the near-close near-front unrounded vowel symbol into LaTeX (in the context of a dictionary-style definition). It looks like " i " but without the dot. The closest I've got is ...
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OTF installation - error - files must be included entirely

Argh! Maybe the fonts I got are useless? I got a set of OTF fonts and am trying to install them for use with MikTeX pdflatex. (Yes I know about XeTeX and LuaTeX and that it could be easier with them. ...
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Fraction written in a handwriting font

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{siunitx} \newenvironment{myfont}{\fontfamily{augie}\selectfont}{\par} ...
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Access a glyph on fontspec using a GID (Glyph ID)

I'm trying to access a glyph, but it's only mentioned in the "Basic Latin and Latin 1" set for a font. The glyph has no name or unicode ID, but it does have a glyph ID or GID. fontspec doesn't mention ...
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setbeamerfont {alerted text} in article mode

I can't change the alerted text font in article mode without changing the beamerbasearticle.sty file. With the following MWE, the alerted text it still \itshape and not \bfseries. It's working in ...
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getnonfreefonts problem with map files

I downloaded and correctly installed the getnonfreefonts.pl script. I can use all the fonts without any problems. However, every time I call tlmgr to update my TeXLive2014 system, I get the following ...
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Importing single symbols in the sense of “How does the assignment work?”

I looked at Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font and Handwritten R-like-kay. As a result, I downloaded the STIX package and looked up the highly welcome curly k \kay and found it to have ...
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Is there a way to embed Type 1 fonts into an Encapsulated PostScript file?

The solution to "pictures in TeX" I first encountered in the TeX-implementation "TeXtures", produced by Blue Sky Research in Portland, Oregon. This solution requires you to import an eps-file by means ...
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Ligatures missing

The MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{avant} \renewcommand*{\rmdefault}{\sfdefault} ...
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Change the font used by \text

The \text macro can be used to embed text fragments in math formulas. However, if one uses separate math and text fonts (e.g. because the text font does not support math), \text of course uses the ...
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fontspec – sans-serif as main font?

fontspec defines the commands \setmainfont[font features]{font name} \setsansfont[font features]{font name} \setmonofont[font features]{font name} to set the document's default fonts. However, if I ...
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Make box in math mode with current math font

The commands $\mathcal{\mbox{$M$}}$ and \mbox{$\mathcal{M}$} produce different output. I would like a replacement for \mbox that creates a box preserving all features of the current font in math ...
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Subscript scaling with Latin Modern Math

I'm using XeLateX, Unicode math, and the Latin Modern fonts (Latin Modern and Latin Modern Math). To me, it looks like subscripts in mathematical expressions are being properly (optically) scaled -- ...
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Where can I find all the themes in \usefonttheme?

Can you give me a link to the documentation of \usefonttheme? Thank you very much.
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How to force use of a normal 's' and how to suppress ligatures when using Gothic font?

I want to use a gothic font for some headings, but the 's' character looks more like a 'f' which makes it really hard to read at times. I know it's meant to look like that, but according to the Font ...
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Cyrillic problems on Mac

I've downloaded MacTex along with TexStudio, and now I've spent several days trying to make it compile Russian texts. It seems, I've tried every single type of sudo command mentioned on this site ...
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Sans-serif partial derivative symbol?

How can I typeset a partial derivative symbol (∂) in an upright, sans-serif font? I am using pdfLaTeX. I know this problem could be solved easily by switching to another engine — and feel free to ...
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Resizing the sum operator [duplicate]

The following simple expression produces a sum operator as in (1). But I want it to be bigger like in (2), of course, without altering the size of inner braces. Any suggestion? ...
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Producing Attic Greek numerals

I know the teubner package can produce Attic Greek numerals with the \AtticNumeral command, but their appearance is quite different from what numerals are used in history of math textbooks. For ...
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Difficulties installing garamondx on MacOSX - TeXShop cannot find garamondx.sty

I used getnonfreefonts to install garamondx, following instructions found at Can I install fonts from CTAN using TeX Live Utility? . Sadly, TeXShop persists in telling me LaTeX Error: File ...
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fonts - Producing Chinese numerals with pdfLaTeX

As mentioned here: fonts - horizontal chinese numerals I am trying to produce Chinese numerals in a vertical fashion, but I was wondering how you could do this with pdfLaTeX (both examples in the ...
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Unnumbered Part in classicthesis changes font of TOC

I am trying to have a part without the part number. Initially my solution was to use \part*{Overture} instead of \part{Overture} Which works fine in the main text The problem is that the ...
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Roboto Font doesn't work

I'm using a template in which the main font is DejaVuSansCondensed. I'm trying to switch from that font to the Roboto one. It's been more than two hours that I'm trying and I'm still getting errors. ...
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fonts - horizontal chinese numerals

The page here Use of Chinese numers similar to \Roman and \Arabic shows how to produce Chinese numerals, but according to Howard Eves' history of math textbook, these numerals should be displayed ...
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Changing default Font Thickness

I am writing my thesis and happy with the default LaTex font for body text. Well, not completely happy, the font seems too thick for reading on screen to me. I need to make it lighter. Is there any ...
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Any recommended font for better looking dollar symbol?

Is there a good way to have a better looking dollar symbol \$ without altering the fonts of the rest of the text? The \$ in a default template just looks very dull. I would prefer to have a Fraktur ...
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How to shrink the size of $\infty$ for subscripts

When using \infty as a subscipt, the usual size is just too big for me, for example, I_\infty,J_\infty,K_\infty,\dots I tried \scriptsize or \tiny to shrink it, but does not work. Is there any way ...
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How come the texnansi-encoding didn't work for the Symbol-font?

I've been installing PostScript Type 1 fonts in TeXLive, where I've used the texnansi encoding. Everything worked very well with every PS Type 1 font I tried, except when I came to the Symbol font, ...
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pdflatex.EXE (file rtxi): Font rtxi at 480 not found

I have a PC and I run miktex uploaded from basic-miktex.2.9.5105.exe. I have encountered the following error !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.EXE (file rtxi): Font rtxi at 480 not found I have no idea what ...
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pdfTeX font expansion error during compilation

Background I am using Miktex 2.9 and TeXworks on top of that on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. To write my paper I have to use a provided template by 3rd party. However, I am not very experienced with ...
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Is there a simple way to print out all the available characters in a LaTeX font set? [duplicate]

No MWE on this occasion, because it's a very general question! Is there any way to create a LaTeX document which prints out all the available characters (eg letters, numbers, old-style numbers, Greek ...
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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 ...