{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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Math versions and bm

I am wondering how one can tell the bm package what \mathversion it should use. Using the example of Using \DeclareMathVersion \documentclass{article} %%% text fonts \renewcommand\rmdefault{txr} ...
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Make This Look More Handwritten

I'm building worksheets for special needs students and thus the instructions and examples must be uber clear. To make this happen, I've switched the worked example font to sans-serif and large, but ...
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Using mathptmx but keeping standart latex math fonts

I would like to use Times Roman font for the main text, but keeping the standart LaTeX font for math mode. I tried the mathptmx package but it changes both main text and math mode font. I know which ...
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Moderncv change date font

I would like to change the font of the date column if possible in moderncv. If that is not possible how do i change the font of the whole resume?
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Appendix labels in small caps and hyperref

I'm using the book class and I'd like appendix labels (letters) to be in small caps everywhere, particularly those generated by \ref and \autoref. I've tried doing it by redefining \thechapter after ...
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How may i redesign three binary relation signs?

Consider the three binary relation signs in the following MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \begin{document} $\vdash$ $\Vdash$ $\Vvdash$ \end{document} How may I close the ...
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Undefined font shape

I have a xepersian document, e.g. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont{Nazli}% ...
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Gothic alphabet NOT fraktur

I have some actual Gothic (as in the alphabet used by the Visigoths and Ostrogoths) that I want to include in my .tex file (e.g., "𐌸𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰"). Inserting the symbols in directly results in ...
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change kerning of \texttt

I tried to use a font different than courier for monospaced fonts but none of this list (http://www.ctan.org/topic/font-mono) are available on my system - and as we work in a distributed system custom ...
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Problem with r- ligatures in XeTeX (with the font Sanskrit 2003)

Simple ligatures with र् r as first element (thus a case different from 'r' rendered improperly in Devanagari ligature ) appear strangely when preceded by a syllable containing an ि : I ...
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Font size 14pt in PhDThesisPSnPDF

I am working with template CUED PhD thesis template (https://github.com/kks32/phd-thesis-template/releases/tag/v2.0). I have made some adjustments for requirements of my institution including font ...
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Change the font of a document in XelaTeX

So I downloaded a template for a CV. It uses XeLaTeX. I would like to change the font but I lost hope to find myself how I am supposed to do that. My OS is Windows 7. Here is a functional code that ...
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Special characters do not appear with epigrafica.sty in LaTeX

Special characters do not appear using epigrafica package in LaTeX. Header is as follows: \documentclass[Alon1,ChapterTOCs,11pt]{Alon} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{epigrafica} ...
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Font to pair with latin modern

I would like some suggestions for fonts to match LModern. In particular I am searching for a heading-font, so I am thinking of sans serif families, but every suggestion is appreciated. I really like ...
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What is This Math Font Called? [duplicate]

I would like to know what is this font called? How can I reproduce it? I know that it is neither \mathsf{} nor \mathcal{}. Is there any reference where can I find all mathematical fonts?
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Replacement for MathTime Pro

I have a .tex source file which uses MathTime Professional 2. As MathTime Pro is not a free licensed font, I was wondering if it would be possible to change it to another similar font with a free ...
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Using the TeX Live fonts in xelatex

If one have installed the Vanialla TeX Live 2015 (i.e. by hand not via packages) on Ubuntu. An MWE like this does not compile with xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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What is the code for the Halmos tombstone?

I have a quote where Halmos writes "The symbol▐ is used throughout ...". What is the tex-code for the Halmos tombstone, and what package is needed for it?
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Change font blackness

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,kantlipsum} \begin{document} \fontspec[Scale=0.9]{Trebuchet MS} \kant[1] \end{document} I'm using XeLaTeX but the text is way to black, it's like if I ...
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Alternative \otimes to use with Euler Math

I use the Euler Math font (classicthesis). But the \otimes command produces something that looks like CM. Is there another package I can load to get something that fits better?
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Using Trebuchet MS font

Is it possible to get this font in LaTeX? I found a way by using XeLaTeX, however, I'm working on LaTeX => PS => PDF.
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Free, online way to convert a PDF (formulated by LaTeX) to an editable Word document?

I know there's many free ways to convert PDF's to Word documents, however the ones that I have found have converted the fonts incorrectly, the table of contents is misaligned and none of the internal ...
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Typing Chinese in /title Tag

I am currently writing a document thesis document in English, however I need to add the translation of the thesis title in Chinese as well. I wanted to add it in the \title tag, just like this: ...
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cmmi old delta type1

I noticed that in Math into LaTeX pdf file, (it's mil.pdf from CTAN) appears the old delta \delta from cmmi font family, that one which Donald Knuth has substituted in 1991: see ...
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Times font looks different when produced on different computers as the output of the same TexShop version.

The fact that the Times font in the PDFs copies of the same TexShop files looks considerably different depending on which computer I use has been a mistery for me for a long time. Can anyone please ...
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Should the minionpro package be on CTAN given Adobe's license agreement? [closed]

In the Personal Computer Software License Agreement for Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, which is the current version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader (the agreement is listed under Adobe's Product licenses and ...
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pdfTeX error: cannot open Type 1 font file for reading

Environment OS: Mac OS X 10.10.4 TeX Live: 2015 Basic Editor: Sublime Text 3 w/ LaTeXTools Preamble of tex file \documentclass[12pt,MSc,twoside]{muthesis} % The tex template of University of ...
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A capitular letter in a font different than the text [duplicate]

How can I make a capitular letter in a different font of that one used in the main text? I mean, I'd like to do something like this (image made in paint): Thank you very much, guys!
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What are the fontdimen s13,s14,s15,s16,s17 exactly?

“What do different \fontdimen<num> mean” lists but does not mention how these three font dimensions are used. I could not find this information anywhere. All I could figure out was that changing ...
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How can i obtain youtube glyph using font awsome

I would like to use font awsome glyphs to link social media. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,hidelinks]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{verdana} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} ...
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Problems with fonts/dvips

Mac osx 10.9.5 After installing 2014 tex distribution, any time I issue dvipdf I get the warning dvips: Font ecss5159 at 8000 not found; scaling 600 instead. dvips: Such scaling will generate ...
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I am trying to use lettergothic font in my document. I am getting an error “The ulgb8r source file could not be found.”

I am using pdflatex compiler. This is a sample document. After installing font manually as directed in the README.lettergothic, I have performed "Refresh FNDB" and "Update Formats" of my Miktex 2.9 ...
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Does using \font cause problems?

While editing a LaTeX file in Vim with the LaTeX-Box and syntastic plugins and compiling using XeLaTeX, I got this warning: Don't use "\font" in LaTeX documents for these two lines: ...
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Change color of a reference in bibliography

I am using {thebibliography} and I wanted to make one reference in blue font. I use \color{blue} but the problem is that the reference is in blue font but the number is still in black font. Does ...
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Cannot produce english-greek document with xelatex

Here is a WME: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,xunicode,xgreek,textcomp} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setromanfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Hoefler Text} % Main document ...
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set font weight in titles in a scrartcl

By default, most titles in a KOMA Script article (scrartcl) are set in bold (bx) weight. For a particular document, I use a special font via \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont{MySpecialFont} (this ...
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Why shouldn't I use getnonfreefonts to install additional fonts? Why shouldn't I use updmap when installing or removing fonts?

This question and answer is a response to a request from Joseph Wright. Why shouldn't I use getnonfreefonts to install additional fonts? Why shouldn't I use updmap when installing or removing fonts? ...
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english-greek language in tccv document class

I am using tccv document class in order to create my cv in Greek. For this reason I mainly have two questions: (1) is it possible to print my name in Greek but leave "curriculum vitae" in English; (2) ...
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MinionPro % character not being properly rendered

After installing MinionPro following instructions from https://toihoctap.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/install-minionpro-font-for-texlive-2012-in-ubuntu-12-04-lts/ % signs aren't being properly rendered, ...
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Cannot compile xelatex template

I try to create my CV using the following template two-columns, one page. I manage to find the fonts in .ttf format and installed them in my win7 system. However, I get an error of "font-not-found" ...
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lower and upper case in axis-labels

pgfplots output for labels is only capital letters, I would like to make the axis labels case sensitive but can't seems to find a way todo this. \documentclass[12pt, %Schriftgröße a4paper, ...
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What kind of font is used in math mode of LaTeX?

For some reasons of compatibility and interactivity I need to create my own simple system for drawing the formulas. (So I need standard math sybols and something like \mathcal{N}.) Is there a way ...
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How to change font, size, and shape in Xelatex

Having established a document platform as: \documentclass[10pt,b5paper,twoside]{report} %-------------------------- %--- Packages required %-------------------------- \usepackage{microtype} ...
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How to make a nasalized schwa [ə͂] in textipa?

I could not find anything online. I tried \~\textipa{@} but that produced only a tilde before a schwa. Any help on resolving this probably simple issue would be appreciated!
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How to use txfont in plain TeX

I'm trying to insert one font from txfont package in my plain TeX file, but I cannot understand some aspects of this font distribution. The font I would use is the txmi1; so, how can TeX use this ...
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Fonts in math expressions in Metapost

I try to create a Metapost figure that contains math fonts, like: beginfig(1); label.urt(btex $\mathfrak{b}$ etex,(100,0)); label(btex $\mathcal{X}_{\eta}$ etex,(-15,55)); endfig; end ...
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How can I format `\delta` as **Bold sloping sans serif font**

How can I format \delta as Bold sloping sans serif font. The journal guideline requires that Bold sloping sans serif font, defined by the \mathsfbi macro, should be used for tensors and matrices, for ...
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Why is the \copyright symbol in helvet asymmetric?

The left © is nicely centered within its circle, while the right one is slightly shifted to the top. Why is that? Edit: highly related question: how to get good looking copyright and registered ...
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How to get a photoshop font look like math mode in tex? [duplicate]

I want to make a figure in Mathematica, export it as a PDF, edit/label it in Photoshop, and then add it as a figure in a TeX document. I would really like to have the font in the figure closely match ...
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How to type hindi font with texmaker and miktex?

trying to type hindi font using Texmaker with Miktex. The hindi typing is done using hindi google input tools installed in the system. Please help in this regard. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...