{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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mktexpk error regarding missing font

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Understanding font maps / Fonts in vanilla TeXLive installation on Ubuntu

I followed closely the instructions in this tutorial to install a fresh TeXLive on my Ubuntu system, including the fake package and the font cache instruction: sudo fc-cache -fsv Still, I am ...
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Make pdflatex output UTF-8 copy-pasteable when using Times font

I would like to use Adobe Times Roman font or its equivalent (like URW Nimbus Roman and fonts based on it), compiling with pdflatex to PDF -- the original intent was to have PDF smaller by using ...
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How to change the color of TOC part font using tocloft

I have customised my toc using tocloft for everything from chapter down to subsection, but I cant work out how to change the color of the part font, how do you renew this command? I have read the ...
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What are exact rules of reading TFM files?

This question is connected with the answers to this question: How TeX creates DVI without reading TFM file? Let's modify only TFM file for cmr10 (and change the font name, of course), leaving all the ...
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How TeX creates DVI without reading TFM file?

My setup: TeX Live, version 2014.20141024-2 (packaged with Debian 8 Jessie) Consider test.tex A \bye $ tex -ini '\input plain \dump' This is TeX, Version 3.14159265 (INITEX) ...
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Why does the Roboto font look different when used with the LaTeX package?

I'm using the LaTeX package roboto in the way that is proposed here: \usepackage[sfdefault]{roboto} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} The output (pdflatex) looks like this: However, the 'real' Roboto ...
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Looking for some special types of parentheses

I am looking for some parentheses symbols which I present here. It will be better if we can stretch these symbol to have large parentheses. If these symbols are able to be constructed manually, please ...
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Difference between \encodingdefault{T1} and \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

I'm new to LaTeX, like really really new. From what I've read, the default font encoding of LaTeX is OT1. Now, if I'm not mistaken, in order to change the default encoding to Type 1, I have to put ...
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kpfonts changes appereance of textcomp symbols

I'm using the genealogic symbols \textborn and \textdied from the textcomp package together with the kpfonts. Unfortunately kpfonts loads textcomp with the [full] option (unless someone specifies ...
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Miktex 2.9 error creating fonts

I got a set of Latex files from someone else who, like me, is using Miktex 2.9. When I tried to compile one of them I got the following error. Trying to make PK font mathscr at 480 DPI... Running ...
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how to create article with multiple (unicode) languages

I want to create a book that will help Asian people learn English. The requirements are - the book should contain text from 2 different languages, say, Hindi and English. I tried this multi-lingual ...
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Elzevier Caps Regular (font)

I have found a new and wonderful font. According to the website, "Elzevier Caps Regular is part of TeX Live". This is my Tex-verion: root@basip:~# tex --version TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian) ...
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How do I set LaTeX to use a different font when a font has no italics built in?

I'm using Helvetica Neue Light as the default in my document (working off a template), but when I specify /emph, it simply gives me a warning in LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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Why does mhchem italicize macro text?

I am using the package mhchem in order to typeset chemical formulas and equations. If I directly insert a state of aggregation into an mhchem \ce command, it appears as upright. If I insert it via a ...
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Is there a way to specify that some given letters are always in bold?

I am writing an article, which requires the letters 'a', 'e', 'i', 'o', 'u' are always showed in bold. Given the following TeX file: \documentclass{article} % What should be put here? ...
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FontSpec Error in Ubuntu and TexStudio

I am using this code: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Courier New} I am getting this error: The font "CourierNew" cannot be found \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Courier New} ...
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Secondary math font definition

We are using XeTeX, and struggling to map mathematics fonts for secondary fonts. \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{mathspec} \setmainfont{Palatino Linotype} \setmathrm{Palatino Linotype} ...
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XeLaTex and Noto fonts

I get an error - xdvipdfmx:fatal: sfnt: Freetype failure... - when trying to use Google Noto fonts. How should I proceed? MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} ...
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Fonts and Template File for Journal “Mathematical Notes” by Springer [duplicate]

Dear Friends: Like most of you, I care for the aesthetics of the font and presentation of my work in Tex. I am interested in the Tex template file for Journal called "Mathematical Notes" which is ...
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Scaling Computer Modern width using Metafont [duplicate]

I am looking for a broader, fatter Computer Modern and I already found out that the only way to do this correctly is to use MetaFont to create a different version of Computer Modern. The idea is now ...
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Vietnamese in TexShop — MacTex

I am new in using MacTex and I use TexShop to compile LaTEX documents. I have many files in Vietnamese when I use Winshell (with MikTex) in Windows, and I transfer it to my MacBook. When I typerest ...
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Non italic text in math formula inside remark

I use some text in the math formula, e.g.: $ \texttt{MinimumPolynomial}(T) \mid \texttt{CharacteristicPolynomial}(T)$. I use "\texttt" to make such text non-italic. This works fine but, when I ...
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CJKutf8 font usage changes if using with precompiled format?

Consider the MWE posted below (based on How does one type Chinese in LaTeX?) - you will need the simsun.ttc font in the same directory. First, in the MWE below (call it test.tex) uncomment the ...
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Smallcaps don't work if fontspec's microtype is used in luaLatex

This could be a duplicate question of this one - but I'd say the problem there is still not solved. Consider the following example: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Using only greek fonts from a certain fonts package

I am fairly new to LaTex, and I want to use a different font family for greeks (and leave all the other letters unaffected such as ordinary alphabets). In particular, I want to use GFS Bodoni ...
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Which common LaTeX Fonts come prepackaged with specific settings for Microtype?

For anyone interested in achieving the very best microtypography: Some fonts apparently come with microtype specific settings, other fonts don't, in which case microtype applies "Default" settings ...
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General guide on how to set up font families for luaLatex

In A Survey of Free Math Fonts for TEX and LATEX are great examples of harmonizing fonts in Latex. For example consider the text fragment for CM Bright: With pdfLatex it was sufficient to just ...
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Match font between \texttt and text inside lstlisting

I am trying to match the font between the line that says: reg [8:0] data_saved [0:3]; // memory declaration and the rest of the lines that are inside lstlisting. Here is what I get: My code looks ...
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Why does the figure caption look so ugly by default?

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[adobefonts]{ctex} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{graphicx} \titleformat{\section}{\huge\bfseries\sffamily}{\thesection}{1em}{} \begin{document} ...
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Defining different scripts with fontspec

My actual problem: I want to typeset Tigrinya text, which is using Ethiopic (Ge'ez) script. But the text also contains numbers (which are afaik. in the latin script). So I've defined a new font ...
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Default math fonts

If I call mathptmx, the following are carried out: \def\rmdefault{ptm} \DeclareSymbolFont{operators} {OT1}{ztmcm}{m}{n} \DeclareSymbolFont{letters} {OML}{ztmcm}{m}{it} ...
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acmsmall normal font

I am using the acmsmall to do an essay; I have a custom cls and I've re-defined all of {title, author, etc}font to be more appropriate. However, I am having trouble getting the normal font to be ...
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How to determine current font style

It's quite common in film studies to print films in small caps. In my documents I use the command \film{} to do this. I currently have a document which mixes both serif and sans serif fonts. But since ...
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Customize stackoverflow like source code box using tcolorbox extrude, with constant space around word [duplicate]

I try to change font familly in my tcolorbox to have similar font than the font for source code in stackoverflow, without success. The height of line is also not correct, there is a difference ...
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Getting some latex error

I am getting the following two errors due to a line (\ref{diffin}) with $\theta(0) =\theta_0$ in my .tex file Font OT1/cmr/m/n/3.5=cmr3 at 3.5 pt not loadable Metric(TFM) file not found. \scriptfont ...
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Set Antykwa Torunska to use Old Style Numbers in body text, instead of just small caps

Is there a way to get Antykwa Torunska to use its old style numbers character set by default in body text, rather then just with small caps? I imagine there is, but the documentation is rather ...
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Beamer template setbeamerfont bfseries

I have a problem regarding the \setbeamerfont command related to alerted text. The usage is: \setbeamerfont{alerted text}{series=\bfseries} However, bfseries does not work in math mode - what can I ...
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How to obtain a heavier math font?

The current question is a follow-up to some previously asked questions, like this: It is possible to make fonts appear heavier (darker) in pdf output of Latex? and this: Make entire document heavier ...
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Using \vafont from http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/va/

So I installed this, http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/va/, package to use this font and I wish to use it inline for a single character. I'm not sure how to do this, please help!
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Text font matching CM Math?

I see many people ask about a math font to match their favorite text font. Here I'm asking the inverse question. When I first heard about LaTeX, I was so impressed by its super high quality output, ...
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Could you please help to to know which part(s) in my code should I change to decimal numbering [closed]

please help me with my code , I cheched this page but I also want to put my code if you would guid me which lines exactly to remove and which ones to add , cause it's a bit chaotic, thank you so much ...
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utopia font type in fourier package shrinks my document

I would like to use the utopia font found in the fourier package, but when I add \usepackage{fourier} a 5 page document shrinks quite a lot, even though I'm using the same font size! The problem ...
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How to typeset a radio button?

While it's easy to typeset a check-box (checked or not) in LaTeX (e.g., using wasysym), I did not find any way to typeset a radio button. I could of course use TikZ, but is there a more "lightweight" ...
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Errors in Gnuplot figures after converting DVI to PS/PDF

I use Gnuplot to generate my figures (with "set terminal postscript eps"). When I insert the figures into my LaTeX document and compile it using the standard compiler latex(?), everything looks fine. ...
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How can I keep the baseline for fonts with different sizes on the same line? [XeTeX]

I'd like to create a list of default font sizes. The list should not just include the point values, but the actual LaTeX commands used in achieving those sizes. Problem The baselines are not equal ...
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Remapping single Glyphs in small caps (Linux Libertine)

I am trying to remap the default style of the German sharp s (Eszett) to another Linux libertine. This works when adding U+00DF <> U+E04C to tex-text.map (and compiling this map file). The ...
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How to install Tiqwah package

I've been trying to typeset a document in Biblical Hebrew, and ran into this document describing the Tiqwah LaTeX package. However, after trying tlmgr unsuccessfully, I have not been able to find out ...
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Checking available font styles and shapes

I am using a usefont{<encoding>}{<family>}{<series>}{<shape>} command, as described here, I use it with Lato fonts \usefont{T1}{fla}{l}{n}. My question is how can I check ...
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How to adjust the font of the entry numbers in TOC?

My first LaTeX article looks ugly, see above. How to adjust the entry numbers to look more large and in bold? And, without changing the following title text? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...