{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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Looking for the code of some specific font

I'm trying to find the command to write the following fonts I tried to use detexify but it did not work.
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\chaptermark undefined error in classicthesis.sty when I (attempt to) redefine \spacedlowsmallcaps

My MWE does not compile and the error is: ! LaTeX Error: \chaptermark undefined. I have debugged to the extent that I know the error is the interaction between classicthesis and my \SC command ...
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How to configure TexStudio to compile using XeLatex for Calibri Font? [on hold]

I am trying to make the Calibri font work in TexStudio. Following several posts on here I included the command in the preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=text-tex]{Calibri} And ...
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XeLaTeX, Latin Modern, \mathbb and \mathcal

I'm using XeLaTeX on Linux. I know that Latin Modern Roman is the default font of XeLaTeX, however if in my preamble I write \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setsansfont{Latin Modern Sans} ...
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MIKTEX - The XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base source file could not be found. Running ttf2pk.exe

I am trying to build a CV with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. The error is as follows: Trying to make PK font XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base at 720 DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... ...
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CV Formatting Problems: Picture, Date, Page Number and References

I desperately need help. I'm currently starting out with LaTeX, and I absolutely love it, it's gorgeous. I tried a template for my CV, it's very good. Here's the Code: ...
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LuaTeX font database cannot be created in texlive (windows)

I'm trying to generate arabic article with a new package arabluatex, which requires lualatex engine, writing simple "hello world" example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabluatex} ...
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how to choose a particular variant of the \upgamma glyph when using upgreek package

The upgreek package uses upright Greek characters from either the PostScript Symbol font or Euler Roman (The Comprehensive Latex Symbol List page 50) I wanted to type the \upgamma in the PostScript ...
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pdfLaTeX Font shape undefined using DejaVuSans

For about a week I am unable to include the "DejaVu Sans" font into my pdflatex in order to use it. My document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \fontfamily{DejaVuSans} \selectfont ...
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Why doesn't updmap-sys see the TEXMFLOCAL config?

I tried installing emerald fonts and followed the advice in this great answer. However, running updmap-sys would not update with the new fonts because it doesn't look into the file at ...
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Text formatting of document, without altering in-table text

I wish to change the font size/spacing of my text for my whole document, but keep the table text format the same as the LaTeX default. When I try implement change to the text, the same happens to the ...
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How to detect the font currently in use with LuaLaTeX

I am using LuaLaTeX with opentype fonts. None of the fonts are TeX fonts; they are either commercially licensed, or custom-made. No problem, everything is working great so far. Is it possible to ...
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How can I format headings and subheadings to this layout?

How can I format a book like the sample in the image? The chapter number uses the font Algerian, but I am not sure about the headings and subheadings. Are there similar latex fonts that I can ...
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Correct typesetting for vectors with subscript

Instead of the arrow notation \vec{a} vectors in scientific journals are often represent in bold font \bold{a}. My question is if I have a vector with a subscript is it conventional to use ...
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Using font CMR12

I want to use the font "CMR12" I googled it but didn't get any helpful results. Questions: 1) How do I change the font in my latex to this font? 2) What happens to the math equations if I use ...
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“Wedding” font in plain TeX

I have a plain-TeX source file ready to go that makes a nice wedding program. But I need a script font for the headings. Something like Windows Edwardian Script (Open Type) which comes in a file ...
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Hebrew with English in a multicol setting

I'm trying to write a cheat sheet for a physics course, so the document is to be divided to 3 columns or so, using multicol. I've managed to get through the configuration of Hebrew and of the ...
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System-wide default font, change from CM or LM?

My TeX system is MikTeX 2.9 Portable on Windows 10, but I believe this question has general applicability to any TeX installation. Consider this generic document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Header and text font isn't changing

I use clean thesis, when I change my language all my fonts turned from helvetica to default Latex font. Now I have changed some code and almost all fonts changed except Header, title and simple ...
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Palatino package and fontspec

I want to use the palatino package in XeLaTeX but I often use accented letters so I also load the package fontspec. However, after loading the fontspec package I get the error: LaTeX Font Warning: ...
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Half point font sizes in AMS book [duplicate]

How can I typeset my book in a 10.5pt font size using the amsbook document class? I tried using \fontsize{10.5}{12}\selectfont but it doesn't seem to work.
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Is it possible to change cleanthesis font?

So I changed language and clean thesis font type somehow changed. Is it possible to get back that sans serif font or how to change it to different font type? I have tried some font, but then my ...
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Missing character: There is no ℕ in font cmss10!

How can I select and specify a font which contains the character I have in my file ? Missing character: There is no ℕ in font cmss10! I can see them perfectly within emacs, but I am unable to ...
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“Debugging” installed fonts. Which font is mapped to which serie/shape?

I installed some new fonts using autoinst. Now I have a problem finding back the font family/shape/serie which belongs to my bold font which I believe I installed it. After I did: ...
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Change numbers format in arabtex

I would get Arabic numbering within arabtex environment defined from arabtex package to write arabic sentences. If I insert numbers 1,2,3,.... inside arabtex environment I get indian form ١,٢,٣,.... ...
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producing an moderncv head with the article class

moderncv generates a beautiful header, which i want to have in the article class. I want an exact copy of the moderncv result, with the same fonts, the same color, etc. Unfortunately, the moderncv ...
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How do I find the font style in a documentclass?

Specifically, I want to generate figures that have captions with the same font as in svmono.cls. However, more generally, is there a simple way to identify what font style a documentclass uses?
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How can I read kerning data from tfm file [closed]

I am writing dvi processor. I can get font width, height, parse dvi with one bug. TeX relies on dvi processor to insert kern between a row of chars. I do not have the kern values. They are in ...
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LaTeX: using an unusual font (astrosym) in footnote size

I have found an old piece of code of mine that takes some output from another program to produce an astrological chart using LaTeX. I tried to put the list of aspects from text form to symbol form. So ...
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defining new functions such that their names have a normal font [duplicate]

There are predefined functions somewhere such that when you use them in default theorem environments, their names appear in a normal (non-italicized) font. I want to be able to define my own functions ...
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Polyglossia + Times New Roman font : small capitals not working

I'm using the polyglossia package with Times New Roman font. Everything is working, all caracters are displayed well, except for the small capitals... I tried different fonts like Arial, Arial Unicode ...
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What is the font used?

What is the font used in this latex document?
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Why 'xelatex' fails to find the font?

I'm using xelatex the create a PDF from a tex file. Normally I use the command: \setmainfont{DejaVu Sans} \newfontfamily{\hebrewfont}{DejaVu Sans} Which successfully loads the font. Though when I ...
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XeLaTeX font rendering tend to be slightly bolder compared to PDFlatex

I noticed that there is a subtle difference of font rendering result between pdflatex and xelatex. xelatex tend to be slightly bolder compared to pdflatex. Even the file thumbnails in file manager ...
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Combining font switches in ConTeXt

I would like a set of macros to switch the font alternative in ConTeXt, to either italics, slanted, or bold, and I would like them to combine in an intuitive manner, similarly to LaTeX's \textit and ...
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fontspec error: “font-not-found” -----The font “XB Niloofar” cannot be found

I work with textlive and WinEdt. When i try to compile following piece of code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont{XB Niloofar} \begin{document} سلام \end{document} ...
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LuaLatex removes ligatures with LetterSpace

If I compile the following (M)WE with LuaLatex, all the possible ligatures are removed. This does not happen with the standard font or if I remove the \defaultfontfeatures{LetterSpace=1} or if I set ...
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\bold in math environment

Having forgotten the command to make text bold in math mode I naively tried $\bold{bold var goes here} these maths symbols are not bold$ and it worked! I became immediately suspicious as I know ...
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How to change the font for math

For my thesis I use the fourier font because I like it as my main font but I have one problem with it: I do not like the font that fourier uses for math. How can I change/override this? I just want ...
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math after some font will change [duplicate]

I have trouble when I use the command \cal{B} , sometime the content after this command will be change to arrow or triangle or similar unwanted symbol . this is the code:- \documentclass{article} ...
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Section Sign in italics?

How is it possible in LaTeX to make the § be displayed in italics? \textit{WGG \S\ 1 Allgemeines} is supposed to turn print like this: WGG § 1 Allgemeines but instead LaTeX gives me this: ...
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How to combine different fonts

I know it's somehow possible, but I can't figure out how: I use a font-family, that doesn't have an italic font, so I want to use an italic font of another font family. Something like: ...
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Cannot include courier into latex beamer listings

I have the following set up for my listings: \documentclass[russian,pdf]{beamer} \mode<presentation>{} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian]{babel} ...
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fontspec doesn't find Stylistic Variants in Gentium Basic

According to SIL, the font Gentium Basic --- which is a subset of Gentium Plus --- supports "literacy alternates". Consulting the font documentation (for Gentium plus, anyway), the literacy ...
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Using XITS with pdflatex

I'd like to use the upper integral symbol \upint. Since by default this symbol is not defined, I'd like to use the XITS font in a LaTeX document. When using the STIX font one could simply ...
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\fontsize command not working as expected

I have some tables in the middle of a document which is in written in 12pt and I'm trying to make them in 10pt. Only the tables. If I write \begin{table} \centering \fontsize{10}{12} ...
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Fonts are not rendering correctly [duplicate]

I am using xelatex for printing Malayalam fonts. This is code and it is not printing properly. In the code it is right form and in the image that produced by the code is wrong ...
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Why does lualatex allow for tt mathmode symbols while pdflatex does not?

Consider this simple example: \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} $\texttt{\lambda}$ \end{document} Running with lualatex works fine, but pdflatex ...
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How do I set font size of beamer items?

I am putting together a beamer theme for internal use (which has, I am afraid) to look rather like Powerpoint. One thing I can't work out how to do is to set the font size of the text that appears ...
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Help for font name

I have used the ClassicThesis model for my thesis, but it is asked to me to change the font.. Could you tell me the name of this text-body font?