{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}.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
1answer
63 views

URW Garamond installation on OS X

I'm trying to install the URW Garamond font (to be used with math design) on OS X 10.9 / MacTeX 2014. I downloaded and ran the getnonfreefonts script (without any error messages). However when I try ...
3
votes
1answer
82 views

Using Lucida Math Std

I'm trying to use Adobe's Lucida font with the corresponding Lucida Math font (as contained in Adobe Font Folio). Using Lucida as the main font works however when I try to use the math font I get the ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Font of equations globally

I have the problem, that I write in sans serif and I don't want any serif fonts in my equations. I used the font tgadventor. So, now I had to set every character in"\text{}" environment in my ...
1
vote
2answers
51 views

Padding underscore with right space

I am using the times package and when using an underscore _ before an italicized upper case character it overlaps. Is it possible to pad the underscore with a small amount of space to the right, or ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Locally change font style from sfmath to amsmath

I am using the package sfmath. It is rather hard to explain why, but the reason should not matter for my question. If it is required I can try to explain why I need sfmath. Nevertheless, the main ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

pxfont upgreek… Why can't i use?

I'm trying to use pxfont upright greek letters in math as the way below but it doesn't work. When i write \alpha I would like to see \upalpha from px. My main font is libertine. ...
7
votes
1answer
222 views

pgfplots: Using Sans Serif Fonts for Numbers and Text (not Variables) in Figures and Diagrams

I want to use a sans serif font in figures and diagrams. This also applies to tables (related question). The normal text should remain roman (with serif). Here is the normal way one would try to ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Setting font in TeXstudio

OK, I am really new and I do not know how to change the default font to something more supportive of non-standard Latin characters. So I have this for the preamble: ...
2
votes
1answer
81 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
44 views

Trouble with PNAS template and accents in body and references

This has been driving me nuts. I use the PNAS template and compile with pdflatex under MacOSX 10.9.2 and MacTeX 2013 or 2014 (tried both). Here's the very simple .tex file: \documentclass{pnastwo} ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Set more than one font feature in gb4e

I'm trying to get in gb4e glosses the first line to be in bold roman font but I can only set roman or bold, not both. How can I set both? The document is a beamer presentation with a sans serif font ...
1
vote
0answers
60 views

Mark end of Theorem

In this answer Palatino text font is used together with the AMS Euler (eulervm) math font. The following statement is reasonable: Note also that because the "Euler" fonts have an upright rather ...
4
votes
2answers
64 views

Getting pdflatex to find fonts in the same directory as the LaTeX source file

I have a document which I render with pdflatex that uses some various "weird" (i.e., not generally included in a standard TeX distribution) fonts. It would be convenient for me to be able to bundle ...
9
votes
1answer
100 views

MinionPro: spacing between f followed by quotes

Is it just me, or is the spacing between the letter 'f' and the following quotation marks incredibly tight in MinionPro? I am already using the loosequotes option, but as far as I can tell, that only ...
4
votes
2answers
110 views

Common fonts used in writing a thesis in Mathematics [closed]

I am writing my thesis in Mathematics but I am not happy with the default fonts of the template that I am using. So kindly inform me what are the common fonts used in thesis along with the latex ...
3
votes
2answers
153 views

small-caps figures, anyone?

Is there a good (possibly free) opentype font out there with small-caps figures and small question and exclamation marks; and could I use them with xelatex + fontspec? Or, better still, is there a ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

Scale only upright font in superscript math mode

Is there a way to scale only the upright font (used in operators like sin, log) in superscript math mode? I'm using Baskerville MT Pro as text font, with XeTeX and mathspec, and MathTime Pro 2 as ...
4
votes
1answer
68 views

Changing Number Font Into Sans Serif

I want to use Libertine Sans Serif numbers (only numbers) in math font. Can i get this result using a command like this: \DeclareSymbolFont{numbers}{T1}{libertine}{m}{n} ...
3
votes
2answers
199 views

How to include a 'signature' using a different font and color than the main text?

Is it possible to make something like this using LaTeX?
1
vote
0answers
53 views

Using type 1 fonts without altering document font

I am using Texmaker in Windows and need to create a document with type 1 fonts only. When using: \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
1
vote
2answers
51 views

Curly Quote usage in XeTeX via LyX

I have this preamble in my LyX document: \widowpenalty=10000 \clubpenalty=10000 \raggedbottom \usepackage{dtklogos} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
5
votes
1answer
136 views

Problems using Expert Fonts

I recently purchased an expert font, Calluna (exljbris). There is only one problem when using the font: The font is encoded with Old Style numbers by default. I don't know how to access the Lining ...
3
votes
0answers
34 views

Accessing cmex10-equivalent symbols in latinmodern math in rendering code

I wish to display and print mathematical formulae not using one of the existing TeX distributions and not via a web browser, but using my own code so that the display is integrated into my packages as ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

Arabic Typesetting with texmaker editor and pdfLatex

I'm writing a book in French, but i need to write a chapter in Arabic. To do so I've used the arabtex. \usepackage{arabtex} after the preamble I've done this \chapter*{\<السلام عليكم>} ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

Condensed comment font in listings

I'm trying to condense the size of my comments by using a condensed font however its not working correctly. The font shape looks fine with ttfamily enabled in basicstyle, however, there is a huge ...
3
votes
1answer
68 views

How to change the Chapter Num font when using fncychap?

I'm using fncychap to style my chapter titles : \usepackage[Sonny]{fncychap} %----------- \ChNameVar{\Huge\fontfamily{put}\selectfont\color{black}} ...
5
votes
1answer
154 views

Digits from an other font

In a book that I'm currentlry rewriting they use special digits for numbers. Although I searched for this shape in Tex Font Catalogue I didn't find exactly matching shape of digits. The only thing ...
5
votes
2answers
216 views

How to make calligraphic numbers available with `unicode-math`?

I use xits-math.otf with unicode-math with XeLaTeX. It defines calligraphic upper case letters, but I need calligraphic lower case letters and especially numbers as well. I tried this: ...
2
votes
2answers
99 views

Combine Type1 and OpenType libertine fonts

I would like to use the Type1 libertine fonts provided by the package libertine and compile with XeLaTeX. According to the manual under section 4, this can be activated with the option type1: ...
4
votes
1answer
69 views

Linux Libertine O bold font combines characters

I'm typing Turkish text using Linux Libertine O boldface. Everything is OK in FreeSerif and Libertine non bold fonts, but it's messed up in Libertine when using \textbf. It seems similar to ...
5
votes
1answer
78 views

LuaLaTeX - Linux libertine (math and pgfplots)

I have some problems using Linux libertine font within equations or pgfplots and tried this answer but it doesn't work. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Can the Latex pick up the size of font in table?

Can the Latex pick up the size of font in table? I want to create the table with rigorous bounds and that Latex pick up the size of font by itself.
1
vote
1answer
51 views

\DeclareUnicodeCharacter and LuaTeX

Is there an equivalent command to \DeclareUnicodeCharacter for LuaTeX that allows me to define alias commands for special UTF-8/Unicode characters? I am using a custom Fraktur font that uses Unicode's ...
4
votes
2answers
124 views

How to fix the chapter title and number using libertine font?

I came across this chapter style and borrowed the code (see MWE below). The original code was using the font pbk; I want to use the libertine instead, since it is the font used throughout the thesis. ...
2
votes
2answers
76 views

What is the name of this font in latex? [duplicate]

I would like to learn this type of fonts in latex. I have tried all the math fonts but it does not seem to be ana appropriate one. So my question is:what the name of this font in latex? Answer of ...
4
votes
2answers
71 views

\hyphenation{…} list is not used

I am using xelatex, couldnt find out why I am not getting hyphens from the list I created. Is this because of my font (Brill), cause I used Times New Roman which renders with my hyphens. Who is to be ...
1
vote
1answer
169 views

Installing EB Garamond (miktex lua) encore encore

There are many related questions and answers. I looked at Installing EB Garamond for pdfLaTeX (encore) and tried the lua answer there. lualatex from a freshly instlled Miktex on this MWE ...
3
votes
1answer
99 views

Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
6
votes
2answers
364 views

Recommended font for math symbols?

I need to show unit symbols of micro, nano, kilo, mega .. Is there a recommend front for this usage? ex: 10µ Ω
4
votes
2answers
104 views

Times New Roman font with TeXnicCenter

I'm new to LaTeX and trying to write my rapport with TeXnicCenter. I want to use the times new roman font, but i don't know why it does not works with me. This the beginning of my code : ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

fmex8.pfb in MacTex

Recently, I have installed MacTex. Then, even if I try to run the following simple code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Test: $e^{\sum{x}}$ \end{document} the logs ...
2
votes
2answers
66 views

Problem formula with \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage{tikzsymbols} \usepackage{MnSymbol,wasysym}

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \newcounter{conto} \setcounter{conto}{\time} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Changing math fonts for Greek letters

My QUESTION amounts to: is it possible to use mathpazo for everything, except for Greek math fonts in euler?
1
vote
0answers
42 views

How to identify text and math fonts from PDF? [duplicate]

What are the text and math fonts (most likely) used in this document? At first I thought \usepackage{mathpazo}, but the greek letter \Omega seems different. Using pdffonts I get for page 2 pdffonts ...
2
votes
0answers
48 views

Manual font installation vs CTAN's metric files

I installed on my system some commercial PostScript fonts. For all of them, metrics were available on CTAN, namely in the Schmidt's collection http://www.ctan.org/pkg/w-a-schmidt. Now, most of the ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

Set tracking amount with microtype

The question is this: How can I globally set the amount of tracking to be executed with microtype's \textls command? More details: The microtype package gives the option of setting the space between ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

texcl option to listing package's lstset - not working in block comments

I am using the listings package to typeset code listings. I am further using the texcl option in my \lstset (\lstset{texcl}) so that I can write TeX code, including math, in comments. However, this ...
3
votes
2answers
66 views

Tracking in full caps and italicized small caps

The microtype package includes a tracking option, in which the space between letters is increased. This should normally be done for sequences of both full caps and small caps, see e.g. Bringhurst's ...
6
votes
2answers
113 views

\today and language (babel, xepersian)

I'm using xepersian for my article but in one page I need to add Gregorian calendar date. so I add: \usepackage[british]{babel} and then where I want the date: \selectlanguage{british} {\large ...
4
votes
2answers
86 views

changing font style/size for proof, adding a square after example

Is is possible to change font size/(or style) for a proof? I was also thinking to add a small hollow square at the end of every example to separate the text a little. Something similar that works like ...