{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 to know available font size?

I would like to use "Helvetica" font, thus, for example I defined a normal shape with medium series of helvetica by this way : \fontsize{<size>}{<lineskip>}\usefont{OT1}{phv}{m}{n} But ...
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Getting bold digits with XeLaTeX and mathspec

I'm trying to achieve something that I assumed was quite simple but it made me waste an insane amount of time so far. I'm using XeLaTeX for a document and I'm setting “Arno Pro” as my font. I'm using ...
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Differences regarding kerning and ligaturing between MacTex2013 and MacTeX2014 with .ttc fonts

This posting is a follow-up to the postings Can't generate ligatures with LuaLaTeX under TeXLive 2014 when using certain fonts and LuaLaTeX, fontspec, .ttc fonts and kerning (Optima on Mac OS). I have ...
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EulerVm and Maketitle

I am unable to use the eulervm package with maketitle. If I comment out the \usepackage{eulervm} the LaTeX renders fine, but as soon as I include it, I get the following ! Math formula deleted: ...
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Replace missing small caps by uppercase

I am using glossaries with the sc option to set acronyms in small caps. This works fine in the main text, but the font I am using for sectioning (and, importantly, description labels) does not have ...
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One of the symbols of the font used look odd, what are my options to fix it?

I have enjoyed the mathptmx package font for some time. However recently I discovered that mathptmx used the really wide double integral symbol (iint) which looks much like this: I would much ...
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Font lunr8r not found - or - What to do if a font file has not been found?

After installing Univers_ps font I get the error lunr8r not found, probably exactly the same which is reported by a guy in a post here (german) The problem is: I don't understand the solution given ...
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Times New Roman on Linux

I need your helps, I have written my thesis on Linux and I have used Texmaker, but i have a problem, I can not change font to Times New Roman I have searched on Google, people usually said that uses ...
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LuaLaTeX, fontspec, .ttc fonts and kerning (Optima on Mac OS)

I'm probably missing something obvious. I'm using MacTeX 2014. I want to use the font Optima that ships with the Mac OS (10.8.5) -- it is a .ttc font. If I typeset the following TeX file I get no ...
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mathpazo package and changing font within \begin{equation} … \end{equation}

I really like the mathapazo package but it changes all the text - NOT only the math environment. How I can edit the \usepackage{mathpazo} so that it effect only the math environment?! Does anyone has ...
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How to combine another sans-serif math font with helvet for text?

The existing question Typeset WHOLE document in sans-serif, Including Math Mode uses the sansmath package to use helvet glyphs also in math-mode. But being not designed for use in math mode, the ...
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How to use cmap to create an un-copyable pdf with pdftex?

For some reason I want to create a pdf with an un-copyable text. There is a solution which manipulates the font. It's from an older post(see Is it possible to produce a PDF with un-copyable text?): % ...
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Upright, boldface, lowercase, greek math symbols with cbgreek glyphs

The standard math fonts in LaTeX do not include upright and upright boldface glyphs for lowercase greek symbols. Unfortunately, I need them in my document, so in some way I'll have to import the ...
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Beamer: Use Libertine and Computer Modern monospace (pdflatex vs lualatex)

I am using beamer to write a presentation. I included the libertine package to change the default font, and I am using the professionalfonts theme to avoid clashes with beamer's font settings. I ...
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Is using \addfontfeatures (much?) less efficient than defining a \newfontface?

Consider the following file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Numbers={Lining,Proportional},Ligatures=Common]{EB Garamond} ...
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Latex text quality + font in a drawing tool [on hold]

I use CorelDraw on a Windows platform and would like to get the latex PDF-text quality + font in a certain drawing. What is the best approach? print the text as pdf via latex first and then ...
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“Tex” and “Tex Math” fonts in Adobe Illustrator [closed]

I used to have a font titled "Tex" and "Tex Math" fonts that I downloaded from web a long time ago. Does anyone else have these or have any idea where I can download these? It contains a nice set of ...
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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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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 ...