{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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Sans-Serif and Monospace font matching Gentium (pdflatex)

Since I could not find a typography / font SX I figure this question might be suited best here (also I want to use the fonts for a LaTeX document). I find the Gentium font visually attractive and I ...
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Specific font, physics reaction [duplicate]

How would one write down this equation in Latex? What kind of font is used for l and nu?
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Use Open Sans Light as a default font in moderncv

So I figured out that you can use Open Sans in any generic LaTeX document by adding the following lines: \usepackage[default,scale=0.9]{opensans} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} Now, what I want to do is ...
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CMBright for math and Iwona for text?

Is there a way to load packages Iwona and CMBright so that Iwona is used only for text, CMBright only for math, and all text and math is sans-serif? The only command I've thought of so far are: ...
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How to make \titlestyle not italic

How do I make the \titlestyle in a normal font rather than italic in moderncv casual style?
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Are most TeX fonts other than Computer Modern optimized for \frenchspacing?

I assume that when Don Knuth created his Computer Modern fonts, he optimized them, at least in his opinion, for \nonfrenchspacing. But since almost all books that aren't created with TeX have no extra ...
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Using zhmCJK without the sim*.ttf fonts

I'm using texlive 2014 on linux and don't have the sim*.ttf fonts. I'd like to try out the zhmCJK package. The documentation seems to indicate that it requires those fonts. Is it possible to use the ...
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Upright small greek via newtxmath without replacing the math font

I am trying to conform to the International Standard ISO 80000-2. The isomath package does a nice job, but it does not solve the problem of the missing upright/roman small Greek letters, needed for ...
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Small caps font warning in beamer using biblatex

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{silence} \WarningFilter{biblatex}{Patching footnotes failed} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Two fonts for two languages using lyx

I have decided to shift to lyx for simpler use. I use following template. I encountered two problems while trying to customise lyx. 1. The devnagari does not display properly on lyx. 2. I did not ...
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Libertine Strange Emphasized Capital J Letter

I'm using libertine package. I see the emphasized capital J (no. 1) is a bit strange to me, compared to another fonts. Is it really the way it is? How to get it fixed? Thanks. \documentclass{book} ...
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Creating a multi-fonting of a specific word using sphinx-latexpdf generation

I am using sphinx to generate multiple document formats. Since this is a TeX/LaTeX specific forum, and one of the main outputs is .pdf I thought it useful to ask here. Is it possible to ask latex to ...
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I want to change the font of my minitoc

I am changing the font in my preamble using \usepackage{avant} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} %% Only if the base font of the document is to be sans serif \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} but my ...
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How can I Use the Wingdings symbol? [duplicate]

Does somebody know how can I use Wingdings symbol ? This code doesn't work : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\wingdingsfont{Wingdings} ...
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fontaxes warning with llncs.sty

Springer's LNCS class (found in llncs.zip) gives a fontaxes warning when I try to load the following additional fonts: \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage[math]{iwona} \usepackage{libertine} ...
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Clash between verbatim and libertine

I have a document with some verbatim in it and I wanted to change the font to libertine, but this also changes the verbatim parts. Is there a way to keep the verbatim parts in computer-y font while ...
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Where to find the family code for a custom font

Is there a reference list for the encoding of fonts in LaTeX? A place where one can search for a specific font and get the relevant code that represents it. Some of them are not even logical, for ...
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Using fonts installed in local texlive

I have installed texlive at ~/texlive. I have installed collection-fontsrecommended using tlmgr. Now, ~/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/ has several folders: afm, cmap, enc, ... , vf. How do I find ...
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How to draw an actual maltese cross?

The symbol that is produced by the \maltese command is an iron cross, not quite the same thing as a maltese cross, both in terms of appearance and signification. I was wondering if there was any way ...
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How do I make my Tex output have such font? [duplicate]

This question is about font in Tex. I want to make my Tex output have the font as in this book https://www.math.wisc.edu/~boston/ddt.pdf but I do not know how. I have no idea where to begin. I ...
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How to embed all fonts with pdfLaTeX in combination with pstricks and auto-pst-pdf

The publisher of my thesis asked me to provide a pdf file that meets two conditions: (1) The pdf file must NOT be created with Ghostscript. (2) All fonts must be embedded in the final pdf file. To ...
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Fonts changes between computers, unreadable

I'm using TexMaker on OS X, compiling with Xetex, and I'm having some fonts issues. Depending on the computer I look at the pdf file I get the either the correct fonts or not, see in the image below: ...
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beamer: color for fonts in head/foot different from bg/fg color

Is it possible to change the font color of the sections in the head/foot independent from the fg/bg color of the head/foot? edit: Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \useoutertheme{miniframes} ...
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Computer Modern Serif for both linux and windows

There's a high probability that my question was asked before, but I couldn't find a good answer to it, so I'm going to pose the question again, hoping that I will get the accurate answer to my ...
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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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Help - what is this font? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what the font in this picture is called and where I can download it? Thank you
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What do I tell titlesec to get default values?

I'm making a style package for my student union, changing to our official fonts and adding other convenience methods. I've declared a main (serif) font and a title (sans) font family, and I want to ...
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dashed or dotted brace or bracket

I need to add a dashed or dotted brace or bracket into an equation. But I didn't found any symbol similar to this (with detexify or The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List). Do you know how it can be ...
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Font size (in pt) of references using amsplain

I have the following document: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[leqno]{amsmath} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Can someone tell me what is this maths font? [duplicate]

Can someone tell what is this font? Thank you!
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Font not being updated properly

I'm experiencing an odd scenario where my updated font is not reflected in pdf output of my latex documents. First of all, i made my own font at FontStruct.com, and downloaded it as a true-type-font. ...
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MinionPro conflicts with fnsymbol

For various reasons, I need to include two footnotes at the beginning of my document referenced with symbols rather than numbers; it does not matter what symbols I use, so long as they are not ...
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Myriad Pro : Font shape `OT1/MyriadPro-OsF/m/n' undefined

I am trying to install MyriadPro on my MiKTeX 2.9 (32bit). Sadly, something, somewhere seems to have gone wrong. I allready installed MinionPro on my TeX Distribution and basically I proceeded the ...
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Why does XeTeX not display basic Unicode characters?

I have a document like this, but when I render it by invoking xelatex on it, the π character is displayed as a blank space: \documentclass[13pt,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} % the problem ...
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scrbook class leads to bitmap font but bookclss doesn't

I'd like to use the scrbook class and included the Gyre Heros font but for some reason does it not lead to the desired output (i.e. it quite different from the output that created by the book class) ...
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XeLaTeX: Set an alternative font in case it is not found

I am setting up the packages for a shared project with someone who's not familiar with LaTeX. I want to use some of our local fonts. I used XeLaTeX and it works. However, we'll also use a notebook ...
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How do I get italic type using baskervald font?

I have loaded the font here: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[light]{iwona} \usepackage{baskervald} I am trying to set some type in a fancy header in italics: ...
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Command to italicize text with slanted numbers

I often find myself adding a lot of \textsl{} around inside \emph{} or \textit{} blocks because I find italicized digits to look too "showoffy" and "baroque" and to hinder legibility (I'm using $$ ...
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Alternative Font in Latex [duplicate]

How can I get the following font in latex? I usually the Computer Modern font in LaTeX, but I am interested to use it. In particular, I don't want to know what font it is, rather I just want to know ...
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Checking which Fonts are already installed [duplicate]

I downloaded a .tex file and after changing some Helvetica fonts to Times New Roman, I can finally see the pdf. Changing to Times New Roman was a wild guess that worked, but the result is not ...
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Tex Gyre showcase

I have a simple question: Is there an available document that would compare (showcase) all the fonts of the TeX Gyre collection? I supposed that something like this existed on the project homepage: ...
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Inline boxes: alternative to pifont's non-filled-but-shadowed box?

I often need to draw inline boxes in specific rgb-colors. I really like how easy to use the pifont package is for this purpose. But just the filled boxes look as desired. The shadowish look of the ...
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How to Use BOONDOX Latex Calligraphic Font

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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How can I change the Hebrew font in cjhebrew?

The answer to be found at the fontspec link seems to me less than useful. Could you please write a snippet showing how to change the Hebrew (but not the English) font when I use the cjhebrew package? ...
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Replace a few math symbols in the newtxmath font

I use the \newtxmath as the math font in my document and \newtxtext for the text. This seems to work fine, but I need to replace some math symbols which seem to me not as nice as their default Latin ...
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Changing to a custom font in LaTeX?

I'm using the following template from ShareLaTeX. I would like to improve the template by adding another custom font and a different chapter heading like in this other template. How can I do that?
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Best choice for open type font: PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or True Type outlines (OT TTF)?

I'd like to buy an open type font which is provided in two versions: with PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or with True Type outlines (OT TTF), as technical format. What would be the best choice for ...
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How to define a bold font style for \emph text [duplicate]

Recently, I wanted to set all my \emphasized text to bold, because I think the default Italic of \emph is not distinctly emphasized. But I haven't found a solution for it. Please give me some idea. ...
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Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex in cygwin system

I have three questions on TeXlive 2013 in cygwin. Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex? I was surprised to see this in C:/cygwin/bin. As we all know, pdflatex and pdftex are very different commands. ...
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Mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class

I am writing a book using memoir class and I want to mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class.