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latex courier font, text writes to margin

I have two questions: 1.If I change the font to \ttfamily the text do not stop at margin, without \ttfamily it works fine 2.If I exclude the package "graphicx" I get with pdflatex a4 page with my ...
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lgrxenc.def not nound

Yesterday I've finally reinstalled my TeXLive to the version of 2014. While compiling, I have the following error: fontec.sty Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `lgrxenc.def' not found ...
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esint - Step-by-step instructions for editing space between integral signs

I just don't know how to proceed in order to change the horizonal space between integral signs, when adding \iintor similar commands. I've read the documentation, but my knowledge of TeX structure ...
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1answer
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Using cabin cooperatively

I want to use any font available as a package via CTAN, to name one: cabin in a document versioned by git, but more importantly: with multiple collaborators. As only few LaTeX distributions have ...
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changing the general theme of math fonts

I'm using latex templates which is producing a particular kind of math font, shown below. How can I change it to produce something like following? I'm particularly interested in changing the math ...
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Loading a font via package or fontspec

In Xe(La)TeX, what is the difference between loading a font via its package, i. e. \usepackage{tgpagella}, and loading it through fontspec (\fontspec{TeX Gyre Pagella}). When loaded with the package, ...
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How to use a font installed from `getnonfreefonts`?

One sometimes cannot choose the font one has to write with. So I'm having troubles with uarial's installation. From the very begining, the following code given in this accepted answer, doesn't work ...
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How to revert the effect of a wrongly manually installed font?

What I did... First try. The readme-file of uarial says actually, it should be installed in <texmf>/fonts/type1/... I downloaded the TDS directory, uncompressed somewhere, and then tried ...
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Formatting my basic tex report with specific spacing and font settings

Ok so I am configuring the settings of my tex file before starting my (mathematical) report and am going through my basic template and removing all packages I don't need and believe I have the very ...
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How to install MinionPro Tex Package

I would like to use MinionPro, but I can't install it. http://jklukas.blogspot.se/2010/02/installing-minionpro-tex-package.html Inspired by the guide guide above, I tried to enter the following in ...
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Problem combining fouriernc with tgschola

I have recently found out that tgschola and fouriernc actually have different font sizes (at least on my MiKTeX installation). 12pt fouriernc seems to be roughly equivalent to 11.2pt tgschola. The ...
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291 views

inconsolata bold on old ubuntu/precise/TexLive

I'm trying to use inconsolata bold in a pdflatex document. My system is ubuntu 12.04/precise and here's part of the TeX log with \listfiles: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live ...
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What are the steps for installing 'xcharter'?

I would like to install and use the xcharter package, but am unclear on the steps involved. There are what appear to be instructions provided with the package, but I don't understand them. Is it ...
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1answer
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Installing a font package in TeX-Live

I cannot make fourier and other font packages to work on TeX-Live on Mac OS. I have installed fourier package and tried updmap-sys and mktexlsr terminal commands in different combinations. Still the ...
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.sty of installed package not found [closed]

I've newly installed TeXLive 2013 (following steps on http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html) on Fedora 19. Using pdflatex on a test .tex, I encounter lots of error messages saying various .sty ...
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1answer
635 views

metric file not found for script font

I'm trying to get a handwritten-looking cursive font working in LaTeX. I found a list in the TUG font catalogue, and thought Vereinfachten Ausgangsschrift looked right. However, I can't get even the ...
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1answer
117 views

assigning font size in .sty files

I am using a LaTeX template which contains a .sty file. The problem is that I am getting error for the below line which is shown below it. \font\chaptocfont=\helveticabold ERROR: ! Font ...
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Fonts: Arial Narrow (or equivalent)in LaTeX [duplicate]

I may be opening an old wound here...my University's preferred font is Arial Narrow. I have very little experience with working with fonts; I usually stick with CMR, which at least provides a perfect ...
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Inconsolata missing after MiKTeX update

I just ran the MiKTeX Updater and there was an update for Inconsolata. I also refreshed the FNDB and it is listed as installed in the Package Manager, but when I try to compile my documents that have ...
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Middle English Yogh character

I was wondering if anyone knows of a package which supports the Middle English character yogh - that's Ȝ (U+021C) ȝ (U+021D). In TIPA, there is the character ezh - that's Ʒ (U+01B7) ʒ (U+0292). Ezh is ...
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Using garamondx for dummies [closed]

I use TeXworks on Windows to write and produce LaTeX files, which uses MiKTeX in some way I don't fully understant. I've been trying to install and use the garamondx package. After a lengthy process I ...
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1answer
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How to install texlive-fonts-recommended (from Debian/Ubuntu) into texlive2012 (CTAN)?

while compiling my tex file, I am getting lots of this error -- kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode ljfour --bdpi 600 --mag 0+540/600 --dpi 540 zplmr7v mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font ...
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446 views

How to install and use the ocr-a font

Can someone help to install the ocr-a font? I'm using fedora, I'm trying to find a proper tutorial but cannot find a good one.
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Adding Imprint Shadow font

I'm using MiKTeX on Windows, and I've found Imprint Shadow font which I'd like to use with lettrine for capitalization of first font of chapters (I'm experimenting a bit). I've extracted all the ...
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1answer
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LuaLaTeX: use or don't use classical font packages?

In the lualatex-doc I am reading under "switching from LaTeX to LuaLaTeX": Don’t load inputenc, just encode your source in UTF-8. Don’t load fontenc, but load fontspec. Don’t use any package that ...
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Should I use fix-cm?

I recently became aware of the existence of the fix-cm package. I've looked at the documentation in fixltx2e.pdf, but it's not clear to me exactly what the problem is that it fixes. Should I worry ...
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Why should I avoid the a4 and aeguill packages?

In this answer am I being told, that I shouldn't use the a4 and the aeguill packages. Why should I do that, and what should I use instead?
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1answer
119 views

Using both times and eulervm packages

I'm adopting for my thesis times new roman as text font and eulervm for math fonts. Which is the correct package for times to use?
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Are bitmap fonts too fuzzy or is it just me? [closed]

The above text was rendered with LaTeX. The text below was rendered in Libre Office. You can see that there is a big difference in clarity, I think. Is it just me? How can I get LaTeX to produce ...
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How to change fonts

I'm sure this is a newbie question, but I can't figure this out. I have tried to follow the advice here: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Fonts and here: ...
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mktextfm failed to make igo10.tfm

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, and need to install the package at http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/igo to compile a document I have received the tex source of. I am trying to follow the instructions ...
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1answer
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Where would I find ua1.zip?

I'm using TeXShop Version 2.47, and I know from having written a twenty page document last year using apa6e (which I typeset again with no problem today) that this system is in a functional state. ...
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1answer
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Installing the comicsans package to MiKTeX

Consider this question theoretical in nature; an exercise to understand the TDS tree structure better. Assume one were attempting to install the comicsans package, which is part of neither of the two ...
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Description Logic symbols in LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I need to get symbols of description logic names looking like at the picture: Should I use some special font for this purpose, and which one? ...
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Linux Libertine package and fonts not working anymore (fall 2012)

So in the last couple of weeks I've had some issues with the Linux Libertine font and package, both don't seem to work anymore on a completely up-to-date version of MacTeX (which is equivalent to TeX ...
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votes
1answer
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How to install “TeX Gyre Schola” font for MiKTeX?

I've followed the guide: http://www.tug.org/fonts/fontinstall.html and downloaded the font files from: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/tex-gyre/ Now there are 72 .map files under the map ...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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votes
1answer
587 views

Text affected by using txfonts package

I am using a \usepackage{txfonts} because of this symbol \multimapdotbothB but the body text or fonts are affected. How can this be not to be affected? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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1answer
335 views

XeTeX: better using system fonts or packages?

I've recently switched to XeTeX. In my document I use this code to set the fonts: \usepackage[math-style=ISO,bold-style=ISO]{unicode-math} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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votes
1answer
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How to use the \substitutefont in the normal font?

How to use the \substitutefont in the normal font? I need substitute cmr (\familydefault) to yvo (Venturis ADF Old) but is no work. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{parskip} ...
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1answer
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LaTeX like Math.SE

I quite like how the Mathematics Stackexchange site's LaTeX looks, and I know that they have a LaTeX functionality by running MathJax on the site. What fonts/packages are available to achieve this ...
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1answer
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How can I find out how this thesis was TeXed?

This is the thesis in question. I have never seen this style, both with the transparent large numbering in the top right of the page, and the style of \mathbb{}. So I'm wondering how to find this out. ...
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1answer
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When I load multiple font packages, which one will win?

I haven't used more than one font package. But I noticed some people use multiple font packages. Shortly speaking, which one will win if we load multiple font packages? Is there a rule for loading ...
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A font to typeset proofreader's marks in LaTeX?

I always overlook mistakes when I proofread documents on screen. When I proofread a printed paper I can find much more mistakes and mark them with the defined proofreader's marks – for German ...
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How do I use custom fonts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing TTF fonts in LaTeX I have some fonts I bought a while ago I wish to use in some Latex documents. Can I use them in Latex and if so, how? Please note I am new ...
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Where to find a small version of frown in mathmode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I want to type ^ in mathmode, but \frown is too long, so my question is where to find a small version? Update: Thanks to Mico. I tried ...
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Suggest a “nice” font family for my basic LaTeX template (text and math)

My goal is to choose a "nice" font family (serif, sans serif, monospace, and "math") for my basic LaTeX template. I know the default setting (Computer Modern's family) is a very good choice. However, ...
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2answers
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What template is this document?

This image which is located on this page is the document that I'm thinking about. The title appears to be in, maybe, Adobe Cason Pro
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What “font sets” can I access using packages?

I roughly know how fonts work in LaTeX but right know, I don't want to mess with the details. What I do want to do is to use: \usepackage{[lmodern|palatino|times|...]} to get matching sets of ...
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2answers
720 views

How to resolve conflicts in symbol packages?

I want to use symbols from wasysym and marvosym packages: \usepackage{wasysym} \usepackage{marvosym} but it gives an errors as both packages have the command of \CheckedBox. I do not want to use ...