{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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Handwritten parchment. Quill style

I want to know a few fonts that look like this: I want to know what are the colors that were used to write with quill or some colors that could be used in the document. I would like to split the ...
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The best directory to install a font

What difference exists between installing a font in ~/Library/texmf and in /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local? Which of the two positions takes less resources and allows a faster compilation? Is there a ...
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Font style monotype corsiva [duplicate]

What is the font used in this image please? Best Regards,
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Why can't I use my font with unicode-math?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Sans} \usepackage{mwe} \blindmathtrue \begin{document} \Blinddocument \end{document} The above fails with the error ...
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How to use \usepackage{ebgaramond-maths}?

Could anyone tell me how to use \usepackage{ebgaramond-maths}? Here is the website of package, http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/ebgaramond/ When I run PDFTeXify, there always show some font that ...
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How to find Devanagari fonts

I am trying out different ways of using LaTeX with Devanagari script, and I have come across some examples that have the following lines of code: \documentclass{article} % The fontspec package ...
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pdflatex: cannot open encoding file (ebgaramond)

I am trying to install the ebgaramond fonts installed using Mactex. I have run tlmgr install ebgaramond followed by various combinations of mktexlsr and updmap-sys, however I keep getting messages ...
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How do I modify the placement of the prime symbol?

Some colleagues and I are writing a series of math notes and the house style (not up to us) is to use the Gotham Book family of fonts. So our math italic font is Gotham Book Italic. We're noticing ...
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Ligature with a char inserted by \symbol command is ignored by pdftex

I have some change to a virtual font like this: (LABEL C 9) (LIG O 344 C L) (comment д L) (STOP) (LABEL O 346) (comment ж) (LIG C 7 C 9) (comment 7 9) (LIG O 134 C 9) (comment backslash 9) (STOP) ...
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Is there a way to disable kerning of punctuation marks globally?

I use the font XCharter in my document. Unfortunately, I get undesired kerning of punctuation marks following capital letters like W, P and T – especially in the bibliography (biblatex). Is there a ...
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Set a specific character to a certain font

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{helvet} \begin{document} \textcolonmonetary % this character can be printed if i remove the helvet pacakge \end{document} If I use ...
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Changing the font size only of the teletype family in a document?

I have seen Change \ttfamily font for entire document, and this is sort of a follow up to this. I'd like to use a "palatino" like font (tgpagella) - but I'd also like to use {lmodern}'s lmtt as the ...
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All letters upright in math mode (equivalent to \rm)

I'm using the document class scrartcl and I'm looking for a way to write equations in which all letters are upright like it appears when using \rm. \begin{equation} \rm A_{something} + ...
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Font search - handwritten font [closed]

I am just curious about this handwriting here: Do anyone of you know what font that is (what it is called) and if LaTeX have this font (and how to use it)? Kind regards!
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Is it possible to convert utf8 IPA chars of different foreign languages to pdf?

I tried very hard to convert pre-formatted IPA characters to pdf using xelatex but failed so far. I use Debian and latexmk command. The report is from the database and is formatted and paginated so ...
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Using a sans serif text font with XITS math [closed]

I'm working with a Macintosh and am looking for a clear, readable sans serif font which would be vaguely compatible with XITS Math. I've tried Helvetica Sans, but am finding the the x-height to ...
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LaTeX warning: font shape undefined but retypesetting works [on hold]

It just started happening this morning without any preamble change. With the warning, some text which previously typeset correctly, now typesets with "changes". Re-typesetting always produces a ...
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RequirePackage succeeds but font not found

I am trying to build a CV with friggeri but I am trying to change the default font 'Helvetica Neue' with 'Source Sans Pro'. This means that I want to change: \newfontfamily\bodyfont[]{Helvetica ...
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Select first available font XeTeX

How to select first available font from the list of suitable fonts? Currently I use \setmainfont{Liberation Serif} command in Ubuntu and \setmainfont{Times New Roman} in Windows environment. I would ...
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Font size in pt (pgfplots)

how can I set the font size in pt in pgfplots? Reduced to the basics, my document looks like this: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ compat=newest, ...
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For Hom and H*(X,Z) — which fonts? [closed]

This is a question about style, I am debating whether the math operator \Hom should be just \DeclareMathOperator{\Hom}{Hom} or if it should be some variant like ...
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Changing the font of algorithm name in algo.sty

I am using algo.sty to write algorithm in LaTeX. I want that the algorithm names are in \texttt font. I guess I need to change something about the \a@paralgo (from algo.sty) in the below code, but I ...
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Can fontspec temporarily change a feature for a specific font on the fly?

Question After setting up fonts in the preamble with \usepackage[quiet]{fontspec} \newcommand{\fontspath}{/path/to/fonts/} \setmainfont[% AGaramondPro Path = \fontspath , Extension = .otf , ...
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Throw error if font is not defined

I need to throw an error, should a certain font not be installed. I have a font in a subfolder: /font/NinjaFont.ttf. This must be installed via certain commands (not important for this - but here: ...
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Font Inconsistency in fncychap

I am using the Sonny style for chapter headings in fncychap package. I noted that the font for chapter headings and the one for section headings are different. This seems very odd. Preferably, I would ...
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Fonts look different compiled by latex vs. pdflatex

Why is my document pdf generated by pdflatex looks different from the one generated by latex+dvips+ps2pdf ? From the code below, i have tow different papers switch to the tow cited commands above : ...
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How to change the reference title to bold?

I'm new to LaTeX and have a question on modifying the font style of bibliography title. This is the part of code where I'm giving the reference list in an article: \begin{thebibliography}{10} ...
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what's the name of the font? [duplicate]

does anyone know which font is used here (http://www.phys.ens.fr/~regnault/tdqft2010/download/exam2011-en.pdf)? Thanks.
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Font conflict Futura and Palatino in the same document

I need to use de Futura font as Sans Serif an Palatino as Serif font in my document. Well, I have installed the Futura pack from Gaehrken (http://www.gaehrken.de/tex/index.html). However, when I use ...
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How to force a math font regardless of any other factors? [duplicate]

I am using Charter for math (mathdesign package) and Bitstream Vera for body text (through XeLaTeX's fontspec package. However, when using things like \text{} in math mode, the text still appears in ...
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Missing \begin{document} in dantelogo.sty? Viccuad-CV

I am trying to recompile my CV using the Viccuad-CV template on a new PC, but I keep running into bugs. I downloaded the template again and I am using the empty example to compile it but it keeps ...
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In ConTeXt, how do I typeset my name like a signature?

How could I typeset my name so that it appeared in a calligraphic font for use as a signature? I have tried reading the manuals and documentation regarding fonts, but it seems very complex.
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When TeX font cache is being used

I have a folder ~/.texmf-var/fonts which is being used by TeX for generating artifacts somehow relatex to fonts. I'm trying to find out how can I get rid of this user-specific cache without any loss ...
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TeX — Non-italicized varepsilon

I'm studying TeX from The TeXbook. I was asking myself, just for exercise, if there is a way to obtain a non-italicized \varepsilon in a simple way, without using some outer package but just with some ...
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How to set not italic or not bold?

It is well known that you can make the font italic or bold using \textit{} or \textbf{}. However, if I have an italic or bold font, what command can I use to make it nonitalic or nonbold?
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How to apply the same font style in renewcommands

I am define one command like \newcommand\specialhead{\fontspec{Helvetica}\fontsize{9}{11}\selectfont {Speciality Section:}\break} In such cases i am using the renewcommand like ...
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Boisik font in combination with fontspec

I'm trying to use fontspec (XeLaTeX) in combination with the Boisik font, which turns out to be hard. The following order \usepackage{boisik} \usepackage{fontspec} leads to fontspec overriding ...
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Using new fonts in TexLive

I'm sorry if this is a question already answered, but I could not find a good solution just browsing google. I use TexLive and I would very much like to use some new fonts (Georgia and Verdana). I'm ...
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Small capitalize in section tilte

I've to use a small capitalized in a section title. I've put this \textsc{ctl} in the title, but the output doesn't show small capitalized letters. Anyway, the text is properly printed in the table of ...
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How to create new font which is thicker version of Computer Modern

I'm trying to find a good way to have the LaTex default font "Computer Modern" (CM) a bit thicker (also called "blacker"). I really like this font, especially when it comes to math mode, so answers ...
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Change caption font using xelatex

I'm new to xelatex, but I've managed to change the font of the chapter, sections, and so on. Now, I want to change the global font of the float captions (figures, tables...). I've named the font ...
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Getting ligatures of Qv with Linux Libertine

In old texts in Danish, the letter combination Qv was common and more or less worked like Qu in English. Now the code \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How to kern small caps with italics or regular characters?

Theoretical question Why are small caps and italics of the same typeface treated as if they were absolutely different (and, as a consequence, they aren't properly kerned)? I know no —so to speak— ...
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Problem with fonts and rerunfilecheck package Miktex 2.9 in Windows

I'm trying to compile a document that I download from here: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv It works on one computer, but not in my new PC. The error comes from ...
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alternative to METAFONT

I'm interested in creating new character forms for computer-based calligraphy (freehand letters and kerning); strangely, such an attempt seems almost unheard of google. The closest thing might be ...
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Online compilation with commercial fonts [closed]

The price of the full packages of professional, commercial fonts (Adobe Garamond, Minion, etc.) is far out of the range of what I can afford. So I am wondering if there is no alternative somewhere? If ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using natbib

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let's say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific ...
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Define fallback font for specific Unicode characters in LuaLaTeX

This closed question prompts me to propose a more general question and a solution I don't think has been demonstrated here. When compiling with LuaLaTeX and using Unicode input, how do you set up a ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using Bibtex

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific (i.e. ...
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How to get ϱ and ɔ working with MinionPro [closed]

Using LuaLaTeX and MinionPro (the one from Adobe Reader), I apparently cannot print the characters ϱ and ɔ ("symbolic rho" and "open o"). This I find a bit strange in a professional font. Can that ...