{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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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 [on hold]

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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Times fonts expanded after Ubuntu update (Solved) [closed]

I am the chief editor of a French magazine. I use the Times font with a simple \renewcommand\rmdefault}{ptm}. Last week, after compilation of my TeX file, the resulting PDF file was 128 pages. After ...
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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 ...
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How do I make scalar's medium face in this bespoke document clas?

There is a bespoke document class which can be found here: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=rquf20&page=instructions See section 2 style guidelines. They also ...
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Substituting fonts without changes to the source

For code snippets in documents, I prefer Bitstream Courier 10 Pitch, which is darker than the usual Monotype/Linotype Couriers. Using fontspec, I say: \setmonofont[Scale=0.92]{Courier 10 Pitch} ...
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bbding package showing wrong results for characters

I have a very simple file that I created to just experiment with two characters in bbding. Here it is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bbding} \begin{document} \noindent Correlation is: ...
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Cyrillic on Ubuntu Precise

Background I'm using Ubuntu Precise with the standard repository packages rather than a manually installed TeXLive. I'm trying to include some Cyrillic in the bibliography of a paper which I'm ...
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Times New Roman variant?

How do I setup my document such that my equations can look like this: Specifically, I'm after the shape: rather than: , which is generated with the mathptmx package. Any ideas?
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Double-struck zero and one

I am trying to typeset double-struck digits in math mode. They have to come from the same font. I tried \mathbbm{0} from the bbm package and \mathds{0} from the dsfont package. The document ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 Texmaker: Text in PDF not vectorized … but formulas and tables are vectorized [duplicate]

Users, i am new to LaTeX and i found something that is really strage. When i create a PDF from the following code, the text is not vectorized while formulas and tables are. I am using MiKTeX 2.9, ...
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How to make a font available for ALL system users

I'm developing a webpage and I'm interested in calling pdflatex to compile a .tex file in order to generate a PDF report. I test the command in the directory where the .tex is, then there is no ...
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scale default sans font

Consider the following minimal document: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{times} \begin{document} Consider the algorithm \textsf{heapify} below. Consider the algorithm $\mathsf{heapify}$ ...
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A LaTeX font that is available in a default installation of Word

For our LaTeX templates, I'm looking for a font that is available in a standard installation of Microsoft Word on Windows (and, if possible, also OS X). Currently, we're using Times, but this seems to ...
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Missing Letters when importing .eps files from Chemdraw

I am using TexShop (Version 3.42) to write Chemistry documents. I draw chemical structures in ChemDraw and import the .eps files. Since I recently bought a new computer imported chemical structures ...
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document with string having ff and fi converting to null or empty characters

I have a small document with string starting with ff and fi and they are converting to null or empty characters.. Doing HTML looks good but when I convert to latex it shows empty characters. I'm on ...
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Difficulty finding/selecting CM Bright using `fontspec`

I'm trying to modify the fonts in my document so that normal text comes up in Calluna, and maths comes up in Computer Modern Bright. My preamble goes something like this: \documentclass{article} ...
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Mix characters from various fonts (in text mode)

I'm using classico as my everyday font, together with \usepackage[EULERGREEK]{sansmath}\sansmath when there are formulas. My problem is: I don't like the shape of the "equals" sign of classico. I ...
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I can't change the fontsize, is something overiding my commands?

I can't seem to change the fontsize at all. It seems as though there is overiding code in my document but I don't know where. Here is my preamble code with title page etc.: ...