{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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Defining individual glyphs breaks kerning

When I create shortcuts for individual glyphs, no kerning is applied. \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\myF}{\textit{f}} \newcommand{\myA}{\textit{a}} \begin{document} \myF\myA\par \textit{fa} ...
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\operatorname in amsmath: polish diacritic letters “ł” and “Ł” are not rendered

I am attempting to use a mathematical operator (by amsmath package) which would use the polish letter "ł" or "Ł" (defined either directly as a UTF-8 character or via the \l{}, \L{} commands). ...
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Problems installing URW-Garamond Missing Font Error ugmr8r

I recently tried to install the URW Garamond Font. On one PC it was effortless, but on the other laptop, it is giving me a lot of issues! When I run the file, I get the following error: This is ...
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Need help installing the ulsy package in ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I'm trying to install ulsy in order to use its blitz symbols for proofs by contradiction. I downloaded the metafont source from CTAN: https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/ulsy?lang=en I then ...
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Beamer and Serif fonts

How does one specify a particular letter to be serif in the beamer class? I want to keep the notation as similar in the presentation as the article as I can, and most of it turns out well, except for ...
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pdfTeX: set Minion Pro font only for specific document parts

I configured Minion Pro to correctly work with LaTeX through FontPro. I'd like to use it only for bold, bold italic, and section names, while being able to use any other font for text and math. Is ...
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Unable to change font with ModernCV

I've been trying to change the font with modernCV for quite a while now, but nothing seems to work. I'm using LuaTex. To start with, I tried changing it from sans to roman, although the font changes, ...
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Problem with \textbf{} command

I am using the font Open Sans Condensed Light for my CV. In some parts of my CV I need to bold some text, so I use \textbf{} command. However, it does not work. How can I solve my problem? Thanks in ...
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Avoid embedding Helvetica to change to Arial

This question is essentially about the opposite of this question combined with this question. I am using Latex to create a PDF for printing, which I would ideally like to be in Arial. I've currently ...
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My font is ignored in beamer

I use Xetex for customize my font. I installed my font in my linux system. The command fc-list | grep -i Share-TechMono returns /usr/local/share/fonts/Share-TechMono.ttf: ...
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Can newly installed texlive system link to a miktex's local texmf directory on same desktop?

I have an installed MiKTeX 2.9 system with a local texmf directory (purposefully for fonts). I would now like to install TeXLive 2015 on the same desktop. Can I configure the TeXLive system to use the ...
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Cannot change teletype font to beramono

I am trying to change the teletype font in my thesis document to Bera Mono. I downloaded the beramono CTAN package and unzipped it in my ~/texmf folder (where I've already installed a few dozen ...
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Switching between Devanagari script and italicized Roman script [duplicate]

I am making a document in which I would like have text in Devanagari script and italicized Roman script interspersed amongst one another. If my Devanagari font had an italicized Roman font, I would ...
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Blank left and right delimiters produce an unknown symbol

I recently compiled one of my files after updating my TeX distribution (including the unicode-math package, as I use the MinionMath font set) and noticed a strange error. In my file I used a cases ...
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Times new roman and bm in beamer

Here's the MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} \usepackage{bm} \begin{document} \end{document} Everything works with documentclass report. ...
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Fontawesome won't render correctly while working on a moderncv

I was working on my résumé using the moderncv template, when an odd error concerning fontawesome came up (I'll paste only the last lines of the log): LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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Font by default latex

I'm using a template that I can't/shouldn't modify. This template forces a font which is not the normal font of latex, how can I restaure the automatic font (I think which is Serif by default) The ...
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Unbold a \boldsymbol in mathmode?

I want to create a command that get an unbold character from a boldsymbol in mathmode. In my setup every vector is in bold font for example $\boldsymbol{x}$ and the command \coef{\boldsymbol{x}}{i} I ...
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Editing ligature table

It is suggested in TeXbook (p. 46) that in adapting TeX to type Norwegian, You can arrange the font metric file so that TeX will interpret ae, o/, aa, AE, O/, and AA as ligatures that produce ...
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sans serif math font selection using unicode-math

I am typesetting a document in XeLaTeX using a serif font for main text, and a sans serif for everything else (section titles, tables etc). For setting of mathematics, I use TeX Gyre Pagella Math. ...
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Where to put tfm and gf files

I am working on custom logo with MetaFont. I build logo.tfm and logo.600gf files but TeX or DviView ignore these. They try to build the font on the fly failing. What can I Do?
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Substitute one glyph for an alternate glyph of another stylistic set

In LuaTeX, I want to do the following: Having a text in the standard stylistic set of the font, but for a specific letter instead of having the glyph of the standard stylistic set, having it ...
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Use system fonts (Mac OS) while using book template [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX and all that stuff, but due to the fact, that I may be using it in the future at university, I just try to get along with it. To test, I want to have a story in a pretty book. On ...
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Are psnfss2e fonts inferior to those in The LaTeX Font Catalogue?

I noticed that the font packages within the postscript psnfss (universal to all TeX distributions) aren't listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue. It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements ...
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Is there a general method for obtaining small caps with custom fonts?

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{DejaVuSerifCondensed} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \noindent\scshape{Hello World}\\ \textsc{Hello World} \end{document} ...
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File `libertine.sty` not found (package latexila) [closed]

I recently installed tex-live full in ubuntu 14. I am working in latexila. When compiling a .tex file, the following error occurs: File `libertine.sty' not found. What can I do to compile the ...
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lualatex: Error when loading a font from a relative path

I'm trying to load a .ttf from lualatex, which works fine when I place the .ttf in the same folder as the .tex file. However, for my project structure it would be beneficial to store .ttf files in a ...
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XeLaTeX: Create Special Characters NOT included in my main font [duplicate]

I am trying to compile a document in XeLaTeX which uses special characters (such as ā, ḍ, ī, ḷ, ṁ, ṅ, ṇ, ō, ṛ, ś, ṣ, ṭ, ū) but the main font that I prefer to use does NOT include these extended ...
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texlive-fonts-extra + \ssfamily + microtype + [T1]{fontenc} = pdflatex crash?

PdfLaTex now terminates with a fatal error (no pdf generated) while processing my book, a novel without math. It was working before with all my PSNFSS fonts, and those are the postscript fonts ...
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Bookmark showing a box for character

The following works on the computer that generated it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdfencoding=auto,psdextra]{hyperref} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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Preamble for font switching

I am using a specific font that does not feature italic or bold fonts (GFS Elpis). I want to keep my current font as main, and specify another font only for bold and italics. What is the preamble for ...
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Font size text citations and footnotes

how can I set out text citations 11pt and footnotes 10pt with "arsclassica"? Thanks for your help
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ConTeXt only finds one font style in .ttc file

I've been trying to use a couple of my Mac system fonts in my document, and I'm finding that ConTeXt is only finding one style for a couple of the fonts I've been using. The ones I've tried are ...
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Is there any difference between math mode and text mode for numbers? [duplicate]

Take the sentence: "The answer is 42". Is there any difference between The answer is $42$. and The answer is 42. In the final PDF I cannot see any difference. Does it make a difference whether I ...
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How do I make the font uniform in the bibliography and fix some bugs?

It was my first time using latex to write a thesis, and first, I would like to thank the community for its great help! I have learned a great skill! I got my thesis back, and they really liked the ...
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fonts in mathmode

I would like to ask if there exists anywhere a font for math mode that is as similar as possible to the font called "Avenir" (or else Helvetica Neue, Helvetica or Verdana) ? Cheers Edit: as to the ...
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Changing \url{…} font [duplicate]

\url{...} produces a rather wide monospace font. It often does not fit into text width. If I wish to make \url{...} another font (such as maybe the same font as the text font), how to do it?
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Font in ToC entries

I used {\sffamily\tableofcontents} to change the font from Times New Roman to sans serif in my table of contents. Then I used \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand\cftchapafterpnum{\vskip6pt} ...
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Error: font/MTX file not found (FontPro: MinionPro)

During the installation of MinionPro for MiKTeX using the FontPro Package, I encounter several errors. I am using Cygwin with texlive-collection-typetools installed and I followed also the hints from ...
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Calligra with czech accents ž, \v{z}

is there any possibility that \calligra font will write chzech words like for example ž \v{z} ? I use \usepackage[IL2]{fontenc}, \usepackage{calligra} and it wrote words like á \'{a}, bud did't ž ...
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Troubles with brackets while zooming [duplicate]

When I'm zooming the compiled document, all brackets and similar figures look like on the screen. I've already installed cm-super, so I don't have troubles with the font, but, I have no an idea why ...
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'fj' ligatures are not correctly mapped with 'glyphtounicode' using Alegreya font

Inputting glyphtounicode when compiling with pdflatex makes sure that various ligatures in the output are copy- and searchable. With the Alegreya package, however, the ligatures for fj and ffj aren't ...
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Font type depending on group in the Glossaries package

I have three groups of acronyms (one main called "List of Abbreviations" and two other groups with their own titles, "Time" and "Cities") in the frontmatter of my document, and I am using the ...
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Finding METAFONT sources of a specific character

I'm trying to find out the METAFONT source of percent (%) character, which is created by \% with TeX. I am using the Normal CMR10 font. I am doing this, because I want a slightly modified version of ...
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Embrac not working within environments

I used the package embrac that the following question Upright parentheses in italic text let to. However, If I define a simple environment, it will not work. See the example below. How can I fix ...
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How to use AMS Euler font in functions such as \sin and \cos?

Looking carefully at a basic AMS Euler example, we see that the output of\sin and \cos macros are rendered using Computer Modern font instead of the AMS Euler font. So, how to use AMS Euler font in ...
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Using swash italics through fontspec

I am trying to use Minion Pro’s swash italics in my files. The typical method, \usepackage{Minion Pro} and \textsw{Text to be Swashed}, fails when using fontspec. I need fontspec to switch between ...
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Changing Fonts between \textstyle and \scriptstyle with MTPro2

I'm a fan of Spivak's MTPro2 fonts, except for the fact that the numerals don't quite match the regular Times (ptm) numerals. Is there a slick way to change the \displaystyle and \textstyle numerals ...
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How to get xetex to find a Truetype font?

I'm trying to compile a lyx document that uses the Crimson font. \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Crimson} fontspec error: "font-not-found" |''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' | A font ...
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How to Change the Font of Math Symbols in Latex?

How to change the font of math symbols in latex? For example, for the summation symbol, I can produce the following two symbols. Are there any other font for them? For the first sum I used ...