{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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Set Helvetica as font in beamer title?

How can I set Helvetica as font in \setbeamerfont{title}{size*={32pt}{38.4pt},series=\bfseries}
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How to decipher font encoding & install LaTeX font for use in MacWord?

I want to know the font being used in my document. I saw on other posts that this can be determined using the following command: \showthefont I also found LaTeX font encodings here: ...
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CMR Font selection and fancy header formatting?

I am trying to accomplish the following: Chapters like "Chapter1" in CMCSC10 font between two thin lines After that Chapter name like "Introduction" in CMR17 font The paragraph body in CMR12 font I ...
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Replace missing character (minus) in text font for use in siunitx with fontspec

I'm forced to use a commercial (Univers) font in my presentations, which obviously does not contain a dedicated \minus sign, which is called by siunitx. (Though I'm not sure if it is \minus or ...
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How can I set the \boldmath font with unicode-math?

I am trying to typeset a document in Linux Libertine, and I want to use the font for alphanumeric characters in math mode as well. I am using unicode-math, not mathspec, because I need to specify ...
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Fonts used in scrrprt TOC

in a scrrprt document I'm using proportional old style numbers throughout, but I want to use monospace lining numbers for the pages in the TOC. I can use the chapterentrypagenumber font for the top ...
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Setting a fallback font for non-Arabic charset not supported by a certain Arabic font

the desired Arabic font is Droid Arabic Naskh source here. Problem is that when I compile the document using xetex I get funny boxes instead of non-Arabic charset as in the MWE below: MWE ...
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Italic Cyrillic in Times

I am using pdftex (not XeTeX or LuaTeX) and I need to submit a camera-ready article in Times. My article is in English but needs to briefly quote Russian sources, some of which have inline italics. ...
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Why do I get a warning about computer modern even though I'm using lmodern?

I would like to use KOMA script with a fontsize of 13pt (see very much related question here: Koma Script and real 13pt). Consider the following document: ...
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Latex TUDelft font change

I am not so familiar with Latex and its endless opportunities. However I very much like the layout of the document that I am currently using from my university, but I am unable to change the font. The ...
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Change font type in tikztimingtable without displacing signals

I decided to play a little bit with the tikztimingtable, however I'm not sure that I "like" the font used in the signal labels So I tried to change it by adding a [font=\rmfamily] in front of the ...
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How to produce documents accepted for archival by http://facile.cines.fr/ with pdflatex

For long-term archival, the PAC system of CINES requires specific conditions for PDF files. This is required for french Ph.D thesis in particular. The document must pass the online validation at ...
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Newcent font fo mathemtics [duplicate]

I am using the usepackage newcent as a font for my writing. However, I don't get the same for the mathematics formulas, as in the following image: I want to get the same font for the mathematics ...
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How do I use Times/Times Roman/Times New Roman in LaTex?

Ive been using LaTeX for a few days and have written up my entire document but am unable to change the font to any variant of Times/Times Roman/Times New Roman. I swapped from MS word on the ...
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How can I change to font used by hepparticles/hepnames with XeLaTeX?

I am trying to get the hepparticles/hepnames packages to work with XeLaTeX. I am using Libertine as serif font and Biolinum as sans font. The particle names are somehow rendered in the wrong font. ...
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Why can I not use the font name listed in the fc-list's output?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Helvetica Neue LT Pro 55 Roman} % This line is OK. \setsansfont{HelveticaNeueLT Pro 55 Roman} % This line is ERROR! \begin{document} Hello ...
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Change font automatically when typing CJK characters, possibly lualatex

The title says it all already. I found how to change fonts with fontspec and lualatex, however I wonder if there is an easy way to mix Latin characters with Japanese characters without explicitly ...
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Can't change font size in ACM SIG Template

I'm using the ACM SIG Template for personal purpose and I try to make the main font bigger but it is somehow locked and I can't figure out how to change it. I know that it is supposed to be locked on ...
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Use german umlauts with a font where its not defined

I need to use special font. There are no german umlauts defined. So everytime I get an error if I try to use them with my font (BentonSans): \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Microtype's tracking feature works with some fonts, not others

In the code below, tracking works with the libertine font, but not with the Alegreya font. Why is this, and how can I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tracking = true, letterspace = ...
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Font Identification [duplicate]

Can anyone identify the font that is used in this article? Furthermore, is this font compatible with the 'article' class? Note: Using CTRL+D within Adobe Acrobat presents a number of fonts the ...
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Where does the package fontspec look for OpenType fonts, especially FontAwesome.otf?

I have a supposedly trivial question and I'm having a hard time finding an answer. How can I determine the directories where fontspec is looking for OTF files? I want to edit FontAwesome.otf with ...
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Full stop missing in MnSymbol - replacement renders brackets with cdots - Why? [duplicate]

I'm close to give up my fight for MnSymbol in unicode-math. I realized I already replaced so many missing and faulty characters, that there is barely something left of MnSymol. So probably I will just ...
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Can one set a specific character variant in xelatex for the word first letter only?

I'd like to have some code to set, document wide, a specific character variant for the letter "v" only if it is the first in the word. The solution in the MWE is not a solution because I have a ...
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Define certain letter in math-mode to be always non-italic - using unicode-math in lualatex

I once had this question a while ago, asking about how to set the letter j always to be non-italic j in math mode without using \mathrm. The provided solution was: ...
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Font changing back for no apparent reason

Writing up a rough grammar in XeLaTeX and using fontspec to change the default font to Bitstream Charter instead of CM. Everything works fine for the first page or so of output, but on the second page ...
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Make TeX output look as input wrt script/language?

I have several languages/keyboard layouts on my Mac-pro (Yosemite). I want to write in Armenian/Bengali/Hebrew and so on. These keyboards/languages are formally part of Mac's Yosemite so I have no ...
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How can I get a lovely precipitate sign?

I like the precipitate sign on the P20 of chemformula official documentation. But I can only get like this on my own computer by the example code: What should I do?
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Why mktextfm-generated property list is different from default in TeXLive?

My setup: TeX Live, version 2014.20141024-2 (packaged with Debian 8 Jessie) Save default PL: $ tftopl cmr10 > cmr10.pl.old Generate new TFM: $ mktextfm cmr10 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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Problem using a font from newtxmath

I'm trying to set up my preferred mix of fonts from mathptmx and newtxmath. This would require using the largsymbols font from newtxmath, since I like its integrals better than those from mathptmx. ...
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How to unify fonts in references in a thesis class?

I would like to know what to do in order to unify the fonts in my document, especially in the references. As you can see, there is a problem at least with the arXiv part, which is with a bigger font ...
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Font isn't found though properly installed

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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Argumentless macros for use in other macros

I'm in need of argument text formatters for use in some environments that use macros to redefine properties (e.g., enumitem). I need to underline text but there is no equivalent argumentless macro ...
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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} ...