{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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Resizing the sum operator [duplicate]

The following simple expression produces a sum operator as in (1). But I want it to be bigger like in (2), of course, without altering the size of inner braces. Any suggestion? ...
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Producing Attic Greek numerals

I know the teubner package can produce Attic Greek numerals with the \AtticNumeral command, but their appearance is quite different from what numerals are used in history of math textbooks. For ...
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Difficulties installing garamondx on MacOSX - TeXShop cannot find garamondx.sty

I used getnonfreefonts to install garamondx, following instructions found at Can I install fonts from CTAN using TeX Live Utility? . Sadly, TeXShop persists in telling me LaTeX Error: File ...
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fonts - Producing Chinese numerals with pdfLaTeX

As mentioned here: fonts - horizontal chinese numerals I am trying to produce Chinese numerals in a vertical fashion, but I was wondering how you could do this with pdfLaTeX (both examples in the ...
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Unnumbered Part in classicthesis changes font of TOC

I am trying to have a part without the part number. Initially my solution was to use \part*{Overture} instead of \part{Overture} Which works fine in the main text The problem is that the ...
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Roboto Font doesn't work

I'm using a template in which the main font is DejaVuSansCondensed. I'm trying to switch from that font to the Roboto one. It's been more than two hours that I'm trying and I'm still getting errors. ...
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fonts - horizontal chinese numerals

The page here Use of Chinese numers similar to \Roman and \Arabic shows how to produce Chinese numerals, but according to Howard Eves' history of math textbook, these numerals should be displayed ...
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Changing default Font Thickness

I am writing my thesis and happy with the default LaTex font for body text. Well, not completely happy, the font seems too thick for reading on screen to me. I need to make it lighter. Is there any ...
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Any recommended font for better looking dollar symbol?

Is there a good way to have a better looking dollar symbol \$ without altering the fonts of the rest of the text? The \$ in a default template just looks very dull. I would prefer to have a Fraktur ...
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How to shrink the size of $\infty$ for subscripts

When using \infty as a subscipt, the usual size is just too big for me, for example, I_\infty,J_\infty,K_\infty,\dots I tried \scriptsize or \tiny to shrink it, but does not work. Is there any way ...
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How come the texnansi-encoding didn't work for the Symbol-font?

I've been installing PostScript Type 1 fonts in TeXLive, where I've used the texnansi encoding. Everything worked very well with every PS Type 1 font I tried, except when I came to the Symbol font, ...
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pdflatex.EXE (file rtxi): Font rtxi at 480 not found

I have a PC and I run miktex uploaded from basic-miktex.2.9.5105.exe. I have encountered the following error !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.EXE (file rtxi): Font rtxi at 480 not found I have no idea what ...
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pdfTeX font expansion error during compilation

Background I am using Miktex 2.9 and TeXworks on top of that on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. To write my paper I have to use a provided template by 3rd party. However, I am not very experienced with ...
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Is there a simple way to print out all the available characters in a LaTeX font set? [duplicate]

No MWE on this occasion, because it's a very general question! Is there any way to create a LaTeX document which prints out all the available characters (eg letters, numbers, old-style numbers, Greek ...
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How can I get the form of Crux Magazin like this? [duplicate]

I want to format my document with font like Crux Magazine. How can I get it?
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ConTeXt system font search path

I read from the official manual (http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Fonts_in_LuaTex#How_LuaTeX_handles_system_fonts) that I need to export OSFONTDIR="/usr/local/share/fonts;$HOME/.fonts" to specify where ...
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(pdf)latex doesn't recognize some Postscript fonts

I'm running this MWE in MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 Professional Operative System \documentclass{article} \usepackage{manfnt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \manerrarrow \end{document} The ...
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Problems with Cyrillic fonts in XeTeX

I have my document with Russian text. Formerly, it was stored as UTF-8 without BOM and compiled with LaTeX. All worked fine with the following preamble: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,final]{moderncv} ...
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Fonts Compatible with Laser Cutting

Pretty straightforward question: My friends and I have access to a laser cutter and we are making a word clock. Thus I was wondering if anyone knew of a LaTeX font compatible with laser cutting such ...
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miktex-makepk consistently fails to install fonts

I'm trying to use new typefaces with TeXstudio/MiKTeX, but every single time I try to use one from TeXLive that I install (which is done automatically for any package I include in the preamble that's ...
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Mathdesign: possible to mix math and text fonts?

I'm experimenting with fonts for my PhD thesis and am wondering if it's possible to mix fonts within math design, e.g., to use Charter for math and Utopia for the text. More generally I'd be very ...
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What are some efficient LaTeX fonts? (fonts that are readable at small sizes/don't take up a lot of space) [closed]

I am trying to find a font that is readable at small sizes. Basically I need to squeeze many things together in a small space. However I am unable to find much information available about what fonts ...
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How to use both upright and slanted Greek capitals in mathpazo?

The mathpazo package has an slantedGreek option which allows for the use of slanted Greek capitals. However, I would like to use both the slanted and upright version of the Greek capitals. Is there a ...
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possible side effect of siunitx, tgheroes, familydefault combination

I use the following code to change the font to sans serif. I would like to use TeX Gyre Heroes and copied the code snipped from tug.dk. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tgheros} ...
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Which package is needed to achieve this LaTeX output?

I've recently read a maths paper (outside of my area of study, economics) and it seems to use a font and/or style which I am unfamiliar with. I do not have access to the .tex or .cls file for this ...
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How to divide underline with ULEM package?

In some Chinese books, proper nouns were underlined uncontinuously. How to divide underline with ULEM package, as in the first pic? I changed the ulem package, and want to seperate some words, ...
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Times new roman in math mode, except for greek letters

I'm using \usepackage{times} to change my font to Times New Roman, but I noticed that some math commands like $\max$ still show up in Computer Modern. So I used \usepackage{mathptmx} to fix this, and ...
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What fonts do people recommend for a PhD thesis in economics? [closed]

What fonts do people like that looks good for a dissertation?
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restore Computer Modern font for mathversion{normal} when using wrisym

I have added \usepackage[uprightmonomath]{wrisym} to the preamble to get Mathematica input fonts. I can access them by using \mathversion{mono} and \mathversion{monobold}. But wrisym has also ...
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How to get sansserif font with footmisc package

Why does the footmisc package disable my footnote font settings? I want footnotes in a sans serif font, and have found a way to do this using \addtokomafont but I would also like a hanging indent ...
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Appearance of Greek µ with siunitx is regular font with Gentium but italic with XCharter – why?

I'm trying to select a serif font for my thesis, and have narrowed down my choices to two (probably!) – Gentium and XCharter. I like both, but the latter puts the Greek µ for 'micro' in italics when ...
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Mayan symbols and mathabx package

I am trying to typeset Mayan numerals using the mathabx package as in this post!. More specifically, I compile the following segment of code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathabx} ...
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newtxtext and osf — turn on and off

Is there a way to turn OSF(old style figure) on and off in newtxtext? The documentation (http://get-software.net/fonts/newtx/doc/newtxdoc.pdf) doesn't state a command to turn it on and off with in the ...
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Normal font in math mode?

I got a problem with formatting text in math mode. I made a commmand that moves the unit in the end of the equations all the way to the right. It looks like that ...
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Font shape 'OT1/cmvtt/bx/n' undefined

I'm getting the following warning: Latex Font Warning: Font shape 'OT1/cmvtt/bx/n' undefined (Font) using 'OT1/cmvtt/m/n' instead on input line 25 How can I suppress that warning? Or: ...
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siunitx and hvmath fonts: strange mixing with cm fonts

I'm using hvmath, a proprietary font by micropress. The hvmaths package is openly available: as far as I understand, its aim is to replace text and math fonts with the ones provided by hvmath font ...
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Activate swash or alternate for Italic only

As per the Title: I would like to activate a swash or alternate only when I use italic. I am aware than I can activate it globally during the \setmainfont section of the pre-amble but do not know how ...
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Commands for the style/font of numbers in LaTex

In LaTex Letters have different fonts by commands like \mathcal, \mathbb etc.. However, those commands cannot apply to numbers. Are there some styles or fonts for numbers?
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Mac OS Yosemite made TeXShop previews unreadably blurred

I recently upgraded to OS X 10.10 Yosemite. To my great disappointment, TeXShop (3.43) built-in previews are blurred: I usually work on several pages documents and this kind of blur is very ...
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Which font is this and how can I use it in latex? [duplicate]

I would like to know which font the following image is: and how to use it in latex. Any ideas? It is not quite Times.
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How to change predefined Abstract?

In the conference paper, the predefined abstract is small and italicized. I can change the size and the position of the Abstract but I can't find anywhere how to un-italicize it. Is there a way to do ...
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Danish letters in lmodern and cm-super

Generally, the lmodern fonts look a tad nicer than cm-super. For the special Danish characters, å (lower-case) and Å (upper-case), however, lmodern does not look that well. Here are two images with ...
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System fonts with LaTeX? (OS X)

I want to get Gill Sans working as the sans serif font of my LaTeX documents, but I have yet to find a way of doing this, even though it is installed on my system. In my search for a solution I came ...
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Just for fun: Globally replace one glyph with another

Once upon a time, when I used a WYSIWYG word processor, I took a completed document and used Find-Replace to turn all instances of "." into tiny smiley faces. It wasn't really a difference that ...
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Using Arial font for just one page and Mathpazo for rest

I'm writing a document using Memoir documentclass that requires just one page of the text to be in Arial font and for this I'm using the following code: \usepackage{helvet} ...
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changing the font in KOMA class for a quotation

I use the KOMA \documentclass[12pt,captions=nooneline,DIV=14, parskip=half]{scrartcl}class and I have a simple question. In the text, I would like to use quotations like ``this is a quotation''. That ...
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Latex font not read in Illustrator

I am having this problem for some time now. I am using the Roboto-Regular and Roboto-Light fonts in my tex documents (Miktex 2.9 on Win7) as per instructions from this site. An example of the .tex ...
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How are countriesofeurope characters generated?

I'd like to extend the countriesofeurope package with some other not-european countries. When I open the pfb file in fontforge and select a country I get this: How is that generated? What tool ...
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Change font of the numeration in the image with muptiple subimages

So the problem is. I have an image with 3 subimages (a), (b) and (c). There is a general caption and each subimage has its own caption. I have changed the font of all captions, but the numeration ...
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Column Space and Null Space of a Matrix [closed]

What are the notational best-practices for typesetting the column space and null space of a matrix A? Let's see how some of the different options look: Column Space: $col(\mathbf(A))$ ...