{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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Using \mathcal font outside of latex [on hold]

I am writing an article and I want to use the \mathcal font in microsoft word, which is where I am creating a figure. I have successfully done this by using the font jsMath-cmbsy10. However, it only ...
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Adobe Garamond Pro cannot be found, Mac xalatex

I am using Mac, and following a template .tex file. I have tried to run xalatex myFile.tex, but I receive the error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! fontspec error: ...
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Make output pdf consistently viewable on other systems

I understand that there are pdf files that contain fonts, and pdf files that rely on the fonts that are already installed on the viewer system. If your pdf does not have embedded fonts, and the pdf ...
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How put two glyphs to mp image and get kerning

Is possible to put two glyphs in any place in MetaPost and get kerning between it? for example using Lato-Regular.ttf 'ab' in 1.7cm,2cm and get information kerning 'a' and 'b' or put 'a' in ...
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Making different styles in a latex document

In LaTeX there are such commands as \textit{}, \textbf{} to make a fragment of a text italic or bold. Can we make custom commands like this with different color, font, italic/bold/underline modifier? ...
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Trigonometric arc

How to be codes for trigonometric arc AB like that: ( not using kpfonts ). Thanks.
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Neo Euler Math Font with XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use the following code to generate my xelatex PDF document. The main problem is that I get the error ! Internal error: bad native font flag in `map_char_to_glyph' when I compile my ...
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How set alternatives glyph in luatex or latex? [on hold]

In my ttf font (or otf if it is possible) there is more than one glyph for the character 'a'. How can I use them all? How settings two (or more) different glyphs as one char 'a' ? For example: char ...
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Set default font with package Fontawesome

Recently I asked how is it possible to add some logo (skype, linkedin, Facebook, ) to my CV with the package font awesome. Thanks to people here who provided me a great answer. However, I noticed that ...
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How do I make my document look like it was handwritten?

I have an exam coming up next Monday. We are allowed to bring a sheet of paper with information of our choosing written on it. To my disappointment, it is required to be handwritten. Over the years, I ...
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How to set font, line spacing and header/footer margins?

I need to write some text for my university and I figured I should use LaTeX to get familiar with the system. I've read some basic tutorials etc, but they didn't help me with the following: There are ...
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Make entire equation sans-serif

So, I'm trying to use something like this: \begin{align*}\mathsf{ a & b & c }\end{align*} Unfortunately, I'm getting weird errors like this: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> ...
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Myriad Pro Condensed undefined

I'm trying to use the Myriad Pro Condensed font, but for some reason LaTeX cannot find it. I installed the font using the FontPro scripts. I can get light, normal, bold and extra bold variants, but ...
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How to make a symbol by joining together 'P' and 'A'?

'P' should be in the left of 'A' and of little smaller size.
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Change font family for captions

I am working in a proyect in which I need captions to be in a different style as in main text. The original text is Gentium and I would like captions to be in PT-Sans. However, in the caption text ...
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Can I upload a font to ShareLatex once and use in several projects?

I should write several Persian latex documents. So I need upload a Persian font and use it. Is there a way to upload the font just once. Is there another online LaTeX editor which provide this? Here ...
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Inexplicable spaces between letters in XeLaTeX

The following code \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Epigrafica} \begin{document} Abcde \end{document} produces the following result using XeLaTeX in a ...
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Best Practice: Package for Mathematical Documents - amsmath and Beyond

I am aware that best practice questions are not always appreciated since there there's not "one size that fits all". I am going to give a LaTeX introduction for phd students at my company. All ...
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LaTeX Equation left aligned with smaller fonts size

I have the sample below, When I compile and run, each step of the equation is left aligned with smaller fonts. What I'm trying to achieve is, each step of the equation should appear on a line by ...
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Installing Arial Font

I need to write my document in Arial font, and I have no idea how to install the font. Would anyone be able to give a step by step guide? I have tried to use other guides, but they get rather ...
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Customize fonts inside an equation environment

I am using the Gill Sans font, but I remark that I,l, and 1 are confused. So I want to use another fonts just for these letters in the equation environment, I used \fontspec to do this but it does not ...
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Writing Avestan and Pahlavi texts with LaTeX

I want to write Avestan and Pahlavi texts with LaTeX. I appreciate it if you introduce me any package/commands along with samples. I found this blog post ...
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How do I get a nicer Lambda?

In computer science, the use of as the letter lambda is quite recognisable as a symbol. How can I get this in LaTeX without changing the entire font of the document/math mode? I only want to ...
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Controlling vertical placement of letters

I would like to be able to control the vertical placement of letters in a word without affecting the horizontal spacing or the size of the letters, just their vertical position. I have tried using ...
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No space between letter and subscript with TeX Gyre Bonum

I'm using the TeX Gyre Bonum font with xetex, and I've found that the space between a letter and its subscript is very less. This makes things harder to read according to me. How do I fix it? For ...
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Semibold with lmodern? (Middle-bold)

I have my document ready to print, except the title. Regarding purely personal and aesthetic taste, I want it with serif with lmodern font, and a bit bold. However, for my taste, using \normalfont is ...
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Why xdvi does not correct heights from pfb files?

In your working directory: $ tftopl cmr10.tfm > cmr10.pl Change cmr10.pl n order the character A has different width and B has different height: --- cmr10.pl.orig +++ cmr10.pl @@ -466,7 +466,7 ...
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change font of glossary entry (glossaries, scrreprt)

When using glossaries to display acronyms within a scrreprt document, the acronyms in the list of acronyms will be printed in bold sans serif. I would like to have the (bold) serif font, however. How ...
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Moderncv line spacing variation in different sections

I'm updating my résumé using moderncv casual, and I'm encountering a weird phenomenon: The line spacing, and font size of the description in "Master Thesis" are different than in "Experience". ...
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Sans serif font with unicode support in xelatex

I am trying to find a sans serif font that has unicode support (free or paid). The following works unless I set the family to sans by un-commenting the first line: \documentclass[english]{article} % ...
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command for calligraphic lowercase latin and greek letters

I am wondering whether calligraphic type command exists, that supports both Greek and Latin (lowercase) characters in math-environment. Let's say that I have: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to apply shadowtext to a whole document

I found the shadowtext package quite useful. \usepackage{shadowtext} However, it only seems to work with parenthesis and ignores line breaks: \shadowtext{Shadow text\\ no line break} How can I ...
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How to autoscale and autoalign a TikZ picture to the surrounding text?

I'm designing some icons with TikZ to be used in my text. As a working example for this question let's a take a simple arrow: \tikz[->]{\draw[>=stealth] (0,0)--(1,0);} How can I treat this ...
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Why does \setdefaultlanguage modify my fontfamily?

Please see this example code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[spelling=new]{german} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \begin{document} test \end{document} ...
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mathabx integral sign in newtxmath style

I discovered that the Libertine font can be implemented in math mode using the newtxmath package. However, I prefer the integral sign from the mathabx package rather than the one contained in ...
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\renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} Only Changes the Font in Bold

I'd like to change the font of the entire document to Helvetica. However, as the title says, \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} only changes the font in bold. The rest remains as is. What ...
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mktextfm fails when pdflatex is invoked by cgi-bin script under www-data (apache)

I'm starting pdflatex from a shell-script invoked as cgi-bin application on Ubuntu (running under default www-data user) and from time to time I have the following kind of error preventing compiling: ...
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Baseline alignment for imported stix symbol in lmodern

I imported a symbol from STIX based on this answer (see MWE) to use it with my normal font lmodern. It works great, but there is a difference in the baseline of the \varnothing and \varnothingstix ...
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TeX maker font problem

I have installed TeXmaker in ubuntu 14.04 last week from ubuntu software centre I have a tex file.But when I compile it to get out put it is showing Metric(TFM) file note found. It shows error in each ...
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Taller \bowtie, \ltimes, \rtimes in pxfonts

I really like the Palatino font and its math symbols, except for one: the join symbols (\bowtie, \ltimes, \rtimes) are very thin. I want them to fit neatly into a square, not into a rectangle, like ...
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How to change between Roboto font variants within the document?

I'd like to use the Roboto font in one of my documents. I can load it like this: \usepackage[sfdefault]{roboto} This font supports these variants: regular, bold, medium, black, light, thin which ...
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Font name of this document please! [duplicate]

Could anyone please tell me the name of the font used in this PDF document ? Thank you.
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Use of fdsymbol package produces pixelated symbols

The following Latex code produces a large curvy image of the subset-symbol: \documentclass[border=3pt]{standalone} \begin{document} $\subset$ \end{document} If I now add the following to the ...
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How to change section spacing article class

I want all my section headings and body text to be spaced as per below rule. I use article class. Space before: 0pt Space after: 50–100% of text size Line spread = 135% of text size How can this ...
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Convert LaTeX fonts to TTF fonts for use in Adobe Illustrator

Is there a way to convert LaTeX fonts like BeraSans, URWPalladioL to ttf fonts that can be used in Adobe Illustrator? Thanks.
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Undefined control sequence $\Lambda \in \mathb

distributions, where $\Lambda \in \mathb{Z}^{+}$ is a security par... Please guide me to overcome this error Thanks
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Anomaly in cyrillic letters of TeX Gyre font sets with LuaLaTex

I noticed a problem in loading TeX Gyre fonts with LuaLaTeX, since the cyrillic letters are missed to be loaded if the font is called by font name: \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Adventor} while are ...
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How to change font type in tabularx

How to change one table column in other font type, I need to change all left column. For example from normal to Consolas font. My tabularx: \begin{table}[ht] \centering ...
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Set font family default after loading it

fontspec offers the commands \setmainfont, \setsansfont and \setmonofont to load a font and set it as the default roman, sans serif or monospaced font, respectively. It also offers the command ...
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numprint and similar packages ignore ADF Fonts

I'm using the Venturis font for my documents. Because all of tabular number alignment packages I tried interfere with fonts, numbers in these columns look quite out of place. Is there a way around ...