{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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Calculating the ink coverage of a page

Is it possible for LaTeX or any of its derivates to calculate, how much of a page is covered in ink? I came to this question via a link to ecofont posted on TeXhax, ecofont sells carved out versions ...
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How to get small caps in Classico (texlive 2014)?

After installing texlive 2014 (via macports) all my documents using the "Classico" font stopped compiling. I scratched my head for a while (RTFM, STFW), and then I discovered that I should not invoke ...
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http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog

According to the change log at http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog the "Edwardian Script ITC" font should be available in TexLive version 20110727. However, it doesn't appear to be. ...
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How to change \textsc font to small caps?

I'm trying to change \textsc to produce small caps from a different font. The font pajp is used for the main text, but it doesn't have small caps. The font paj contains small caps, but I don't want to ...
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Set tipa font to Times for phonetic characters

I've read in the tipa manual that you can have the tipa font set as Computer Modern (the default) or Times. I'm using Libertine, so Computer Modern doesn't look great, and Times would look better. ...
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Arch Linux: fontspec does not find system fonts

I am running an Arch Linux / Windows 7 dual boot laptop. The windows partition is mounted under arch and i made the windows fonts usable with ln -s /windows/Windows/fonts/ ...
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How do I use fonts from TeX Live in Graphviz?

So I need to set my fonts for dot the way the pt to be the same as in pdflatex - so I'm looking for a way to use the same fonts pdflatex uses. Note also, that I'm unsure whether cm-super or cm-unicode ...
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How to get Arial Narrow typeface in section header in pdflatex

I am new to LaTeX, so I hope this is not obvious, but have searched for straightforward documentation on how to do this and can't find it. I am creating a chapter for a book that has very specific ...
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How to change the font family to default for math codes in beamer?

My compiled math font family is not like a default one(e.g., the font used in MahtJaX), but it is same as the text font family. My example code and it's complied one are shown below. ...
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Setting article math font in beamer [duplicate]

I know there have been similar questions to this before, but my question differs in that I want a very specific font for my math equations in beamer. I want to use the default font that comes with the ...
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FiraSans and XCharter — XeLaTeX

I found both packages and wanted to use Fira Sans as sans serif font and XCharter as serif, body text font. But for some reason, only compiling with pdflatex works with both fonts at the same time. ...
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Font zgmr-digits at 600 not found

I'm trying to write a document using GaramondX and I keep getting the error `Font zgmr-digits at 600 not found'. I have tried reinstalling Garamond x, running upmap-sys in terminal and reconfiguring ...
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TOC entries in Small Caps

I want to have my TOC entries in Small Caps. I cant get by using \textsc{\tableofcontents} rather than \tableofcontents but this adds a blank page before TOC. Any help will be highly appreciated. ...
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How do I set the section and subsection fonts to Times New Roman as well as section font to be Times New Roman

How do I set the section and the subsection font to Times New Roman. I have done every trick in the book. But nothing works.
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LaTeX cannot find a lot of packages!

When I try to compile a file, it gives errors and the output is only math accents. Plain text is not displayed. Here is the log file: kpathsea: Running mktextfm ecrm1200 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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Same style (eg., Bt Charter, no bold style) between chapter/section/etc and ToC/LoF/LoT

I recently noticed the difference between the chapter/section/subsection font style and those in ToC, and also the style in LoF and LoT, it seems that bold style is dominant in the latter. What is the ...
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How to access the Greek letters of a particular font?

I have a problem acessing the Greek letters of a particular font – for instance of the font TeX Gyre Pagella. I checked with the program Fontforge that this font has Greek letters. But when I try ...
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Fonts for making a Latex beamer prettier [closed]

I will be giving a lecture in Mathematics. Please suggest some fonts so that the beamer look prettier ?
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PDF fonts are very thin

I found that the fonts in my pdf file are very thin while printing. I use the path latex->dvi->ps->pdf. I tried including \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Artifical bold of a font (as vector) by a thicker stroke in Latex?

I guess this was asked already at Can I make a greek letter extra-bold, e.g. make strokes 1.5 times as thick as \bm does, in math mode?, but it didn't get the answer I wanted to read, so I'll try ...
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Acute accent and dot below problem in XeLaTeX for “i”

I want to add a dot below í, like this: "ị́." I am using XeLaTeX, with fontspec. My code looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMUSerif-Roman} \begin{document} ...
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Difference between fixed-width and proportional typewriter fonts in listings?

In the MWE below, I wonder why does the pcr (Courier) font align in both escaped and unescaped versions and for whatever column setting of {listing} - while the cmtt (Computer Modern Teletype) aligns ...
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Alternative to \rm

Is there any alternative latex syntax to the defunct \rm? I am using LaTeX2e and so I have a long list of warnings whenever I execute my .tex document.
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Separate font for chapter and text

I need to use a serif font - eg Times (New Roman) or Palatino - for the main text and a sans serif font - eg Helvetica or Arial - for headings and labelling diagrams, etc. How do I get this format ? ...
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Incorrectly Formatted Font in PDF?

I'm looking at a pdf generated with LuaTex with an embedded FontAwesome (CIDType2C) and I see the following: in the TopDict there is a FontMatrix [.001 0 0 .001 0 0], and then in the CID Font Dict ...
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latex courier font, text writes to margin

I have two questions: 1.If I change the font to \ttfamily the text do not stop at margin, without \ttfamily it works fine 2.If I exclude the package "graphicx" I get with pdflatex a4 page with my ...
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Korean characters scrambled [XeLaTeX; Noto Sans Korean]?

I was trying to find a font which has obsolete jamo and the right combining behaviour. Yesterday I found out about Noto Sans, which seems to have both of these. However, when I use it in XeTeX, I get ...
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Command \texteuro unavailable in encoding T1

I want to know how does LaTeX figures out if the Eurosymbol (€) is a glyph of a given T1 font. I tried \iffontchar but it seems the value is not unique. AFAIK it's not a standard symbol of the 256 ...
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lgrxenc.def not nound

Yesterday I've finally reinstalled my TeXLive to the version of 2014. While compiling, I have the following error: fontec.sty Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `lgrxenc.def' not found ...
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Want to add the different icons in Friggeri Resume like email, phone, mobile, skype etc [duplicate]

Want to add the different icons in Friggeri Resume like email, phone, mobile, skype etc. \documentclass[]{myfriggeri-cv} \addbibresource{bibliography.bib} \begin{document} ...
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FontAwesome is not working in Friggeri resume?

\documentclass[]{friggeri-cv} % \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{FontAwesome} \definecolor{light-gray}{gray}{0.55} \definecolor{skype}{HTML}{12A5F4} ...
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Where should I report wrong Unicode mappings?

I found an issue about mapping of Unicode characters (clockwise and anti-clockwise open circle arrow) in some fonts and already reported that to the unicode-math maintainer but I actually think, this ...
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Shouldn't Beamer redefine \mathrm?

beamer does switch to a sans serif font for math. However, it does not redefine \mathrm. I think it should do so. I have a few formulas that use \mathrm to get upright characters and they look ugly ...
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Font Size and Font Style

I want to have different font size for chapter 1 and its name . means chapter 1 lets suppose in font size 17 and its name lets say Introduction in size 25. I can not do the by ...
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Report custom format

I'm new to LaTeX and I want create a report for my college. The format specified is as follows: Left Margin – 1.5 inch Right Margin - 0.5 inch Top Margin – 1 inch Bottom Margin – 1 inch ...
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Open Sans and LaTeX Beamer

I'm working on a presentation in LaTeX Beamer and would like to use Open Sans Condensed for titles, Open Sans Normal for regular text on the slides and TikZ for graphics. Is there any way to do so? ...
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Is there a simple way to manually change font with font size in XeTeX?

Many typfaces come with different fonts for different font sizes. For example Surveyor Pro has a Book style for main text and a Display style for headings (or in general, large text). Another example ...
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\textlf{} for light font weight – how common?

In the allrunes.sty documentation (which uses Metafont), I’ve recently seen the \textlf macro for the first time. It selects a light font and therefore accompanies the frequent command \textbf and its ...
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Setting font type globally in a multipart document

I have a master document with multiple child documents called by \input commands. I would like to set the palatino font globally for the main document and all of the child documents. Is it possible to ...
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Can't get kerkis work properly

I am testing a few chapter styles to work with kerkis font in greek. The weird thing is that although I load the package, the fontstyle doesn't pass inside the document. My first attempt is the ...
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Italic small caps fonts in .fd files

I want to declare a custom font family and one of my otf files is called BemboTitlingMTStd-Italic.otf. I want to use this whenever I use the command \textit{\textsc{...}} in my document, but I can't ...
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Georgia font lookalike

Is there a free lookalike font for the Microsoft's Georgia font that I could use with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX?
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Contextual mix of lining and old-style numbers

I am developing a class that fits the needs of both academics and non-academics; the latter often need to write highly legible numbers that are not math (they will be prices, reference numbers, dates, ...
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Use \sbweight and \lgweight with cfr-lm package

cfr-lm provides \sbweight and \lgweight font weights. With \renewcommand\bfdefault{sb} we can use this like default bold font. Is this the best way? How can I use the \lgweight font weight with ...
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LyX 2.1 on Windows 8 fails to install fonts

I'm new to Windows 8 and just installed LyX 2.1.0. but many of the fonts show as "not installed" I did the full installation including MikTex etc. Only a few of the fonts actually installed with ...
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Dijkstra's handwriting font in LaTeX? [closed]

Does anyone know of a painless way of producing a LaTeX document using Dijkstra's handwriting font? EDIT: For those who would like more context on the above question, here follows a beautiful ...
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LuaLaTeX - Problem with defining Cambria Math only for special font types

I've got a problem, that I can't fix. As soon as I try to use Cambria Math as font for \mathscr and \mathbfscr I get a "missing \endcsname inserted" as error. I'm new to LuaLaTeX so I simply ...
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Section symbol \S not rendering sans-serif in cmbright?

Is the section symbol \S supported in cmbright? If not, how can I get a sans-serif section symbol? The MWE gives me a serif version. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cmbright} \begin{document} ...
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Problem with installing mathtime pro 2 font

Okay I know there have been posted very similar questions like these. However their solutions do not seem to work in my case. I tried to install Mathtime Pro 2. I have texlive 2013 and Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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esint - Step-by-step instructions for editing space between integral signs

I just don't know how to proceed in order to change the horizonal space between integral signs, when adding \iintor similar commands. I've read the documentation, but my knowledge of TeX structure ...