{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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How do I set garamond semi bold font in the header?

I am trying to set garamond semi bold font in the header. I tried: \fancypagestyle{plain}{ \fancyhead[C]{\colorbox{blue}{\fontfamily{garamond}\fontsize{15}{12} ...
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Test for past declaration of a math font

Background As has already been made manifest, I am struggling against the limit for declared math fonts. I suspect part of the reason for this lies in part of my package. My package, which has been ...
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I can't find file phvr7t

I installed TeXLive on Ubuntu 14.04 like this: $ apt-get install -y texlive-latex-extra Now I'm trying to compile my file that has this: \renewcommand\sfdefault{phv} I'm getting this error: ...
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Followup to “How does one type Chinese in LaTeX?”

I have read the answers to the question How does one type Chinese in LaTeX?. In my case the solution compiling in xelatex, and the one compiling in pdflatex both manage to compile without errors. ...
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Making the math font respecting the surrounding family with Myriad Pro font

I want to build on the answer by Tobi on Make mathfont respect the surrounding family. Actually, I want to adapt it to my own sans serif font which is Myriad Pro. I think the only thing to do is to ...
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Some troubles with the font

I've just noticed, that after rendering if I zoom the text then it look like a low quality text (look at the screen). I've heard that I can install cm-super package. I put \usepackage{cm-super} to the ...
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How can I use OpenType Collection font with fontspec package and LuaTeX?

Remark: I have accepted Herbert's answer because I'm now able to use Source Han Code JP by utilizing OTF fonts at the moment. However, that might not be a true solution to the conflict between ...
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XeLaTeX and changing fonts inside a document

Here is a detailed explanation of how to use various fonts inside a document in XeLaTeX: How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? However, there is no MWE to ...
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How to display italics (obliques) with SourceSans Pro?

I'm working in a document with lualatex where I want to use the Adobe Source family: Source Sans Pro, Source Serif Pro and Source Code Pro. My problem is that Source Serif Pro does not contain ...
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Lualatex french fr_FR.utf8 locale problems

In the mwe below, if I set the lua locale, I have warnings such as : LuaTeX warning (file /usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-var/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map): invalid entry for ...
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How to use italic bold with Zapf Chancery in math mode? [duplicate]

How to write a boldface italic in math mode when Zapf Chancery is used? I used this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathptmx} ...
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Font selection problem

I need a blackboard bold 1. I know the font bbold provides it along with 0, but if I declare the math alphabet via: \DeclareSymbolFond{bbold}{U}{bbold}{m}{n} \DeclareMathAlphabet{\bbold}{bbold} or ...
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How can I declare a heavy maths version without altering spacing and symbol choice when \hm is used from the bm package?

Consider the following MWE which is modified from my answer here: \documentclass{article} \newcommand\gmfamily{\fontfamily{mdugm}\selectfont} \DeclareMathVersion{varnormal} ...
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Math versions and bm

I am wondering how one can tell the bm package what \mathversion it should use. Using the example of Using \DeclareMathVersion \documentclass{article} %%% text fonts \renewcommand\rmdefault{txr} ...
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Make This Look More Handwritten

I'm building worksheets for special needs students and thus the instructions and examples must be uber clear. To make this happen, I've switched the worked example font to sans-serif and large, but ...
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Using Times Roman (mathptmx package) in the text but keeping default LaTeX font for math mode

I would like to use Times Roman font for the main text, but keeping the standart LaTeX font for math mode. I tried the mathptmx package but it changes both main text and math mode font. I know which ...
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Moderncv change date font

I would like to change the font of the date column if possible in moderncv. If that is not possible how do i change the font of the whole resume?
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Appendix labels in small caps and hyperref

I'm using the book class and I'd like appendix labels (letters) to be in small caps everywhere, particularly those generated by \ref and \autoref. I've tried doing it by redefining \thechapter after ...
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How may i redesign three binary relation signs?

Consider the three binary relation signs in the following MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \begin{document} $\vdash$ $\Vdash$ $\Vvdash$ \end{document} How may I close the ...
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Undefined font shape

I have a xepersian document, e.g. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont{Nazli}% ...
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Gothic alphabet NOT fraktur

I have some actual Gothic (as in the alphabet used by the Visigoths and Ostrogoths) that I want to include in my .tex file (e.g., "𐌸𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰"). Inserting the symbols in directly results in ...
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change kerning of \texttt

I tried to use a font different than courier for monospaced fonts but none of this list (http://www.ctan.org/topic/font-mono) are available on my system - and as we work in a distributed system custom ...
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Problem with r- ligatures in XeTeX (with the font Sanskrit 2003)

Simple ligatures with र् r as first element (thus a case different from 'r' rendered improperly in Devanagari ligature ) appear strangely when preceded by a syllable containing an ि : I ...
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Font size 14pt in PhDThesisPSnPDF

I am working with template CUED PhD thesis template (https://github.com/kks32/phd-thesis-template/releases/tag/v2.0). I have made some adjustments for requirements of my institution including font ...
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Change the font of a document in XelaTeX

So I downloaded a template for a CV. It uses XeLaTeX. I would like to change the font but I lost hope to find myself how I am supposed to do that. My OS is Windows 7. Here is a functional code that ...
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Special characters do not appear with epigrafica.sty in LaTeX

Special characters do not appear using epigrafica package in LaTeX. Header is as follows: \documentclass[Alon1,ChapterTOCs,11pt]{Alon} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{epigrafica} ...
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Font to pair with latin modern

I would like some suggestions for fonts to match LModern. In particular I am searching for a heading-font, so I am thinking of sans serif families, but every suggestion is appreciated. I really like ...
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What is This Math Font Called? [duplicate]

I would like to know what is this font called? How can I reproduce it? I know that it is neither \mathsf{} nor \mathcal{}. Is there any reference where can I find all mathematical fonts?
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Replacement for MathTime Pro

I have a .tex source file which uses MathTime Professional 2. As MathTime Pro is not a free licensed font, I was wondering if it would be possible to change it to another similar font with a free ...
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Using the TeX Live fonts in xelatex

If one have installed the Vanialla TeX Live 2015 (i.e. by hand not via packages) on Ubuntu. An MWE like this does not compile with xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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What is the code for the Halmos tombstone?

I have a quote where Halmos writes "The symbol▐ is used throughout ...". What is the tex-code for the Halmos tombstone, and what package is needed for it?
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Change font blackness

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,kantlipsum} \begin{document} \fontspec[Scale=0.9]{Trebuchet MS} \kant[1] \end{document} I'm using XeLaTeX but the text is way to black, it's like if I ...
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Alternative \otimes to use with Euler Math

I use the Euler Math font (classicthesis). But the \otimes command produces something that looks like CM. Is there another package I can load to get something that fits better?
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Using Trebuchet MS font

Is it possible to get this font in LaTeX? I found a way by using XeLaTeX, however, I'm working on LaTeX => PS => PDF.
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Free, online way to convert a PDF (formulated by LaTeX) to an editable Word document?

I know there's many free ways to convert PDF's to Word documents, however the ones that I have found have converted the fonts incorrectly, the table of contents is misaligned and none of the internal ...
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Typing Chinese in /title Tag

I am currently writing a document thesis document in English, however I need to add the translation of the thesis title in Chinese as well. I wanted to add it in the \title tag, just like this: ...
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cmmi old delta type1

I noticed that in Math into LaTeX pdf file, (it's mil.pdf from CTAN) appears the old delta \delta from cmmi font family, that one which Donald Knuth has substituted in 1991: see ...
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Times font looks different when produced on different computers as the output of the same TexShop version.

The fact that the Times font in the PDFs copies of the same TexShop files looks considerably different depending on which computer I use has been a mistery for me for a long time. Can anyone please ...
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Should the minionpro package be on CTAN given Adobe's license agreement? [closed]

In the Personal Computer Software License Agreement for Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, which is the current version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader (the agreement is listed under Adobe's Product licenses and ...
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pdfTeX error: cannot open Type 1 font file for reading

Environment OS: Mac OS X 10.10.4 TeX Live: 2015 Basic Editor: Sublime Text 3 w/ LaTeXTools Preamble of tex file \documentclass[12pt,MSc,twoside]{muthesis} % The tex template of University of ...
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A capitular letter in a font different than the text [duplicate]

How can I make a capitular letter in a different font of that one used in the main text? I mean, I'd like to do something like this (image made in paint): Thank you very much, guys!
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What are the fontdimen s13,s14,s15,s16,s17 exactly?

“What do different \fontdimen<num> mean” lists but does not mention how these three font dimensions are used. I could not find this information anywhere. All I could figure out was that changing ...
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How can i obtain youtube glyph using font awsome

I would like to use font awsome glyphs to link social media. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,hidelinks]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{verdana} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{document} ...
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Problems with fonts/dvips

Mac osx 10.9.5 After installing 2014 tex distribution, any time I issue dvipdf I get the warning dvips: Font ecss5159 at 8000 not found; scaling 600 instead. dvips: Such scaling will generate ...
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I am trying to use lettergothic font in my document. I am getting an error “The ulgb8r source file could not be found.”

I am using pdflatex compiler. This is a sample document. After installing font manually as directed in the README.lettergothic, I have performed "Refresh FNDB" and "Update Formats" of my Miktex 2.9 ...
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Does using \font cause problems?

While editing a LaTeX file in Vim with the LaTeX-Box and syntastic plugins and compiling using XeLaTeX, I got this warning: Don't use "\font" in LaTeX documents for these two lines: ...
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Change color of a reference in bibliography

I am using {thebibliography} and I wanted to make one reference in blue font. I use \color{blue} but the problem is that the reference is in blue font but the number is still in black font. Does ...
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Cannot produce english-greek document with xelatex

Here is a WME: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,xltxtra,xunicode,xgreek,textcomp} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setromanfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Hoefler Text} % Main document ...
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set font weight in titles in a scrartcl

By default, most titles in a KOMA Script article (scrartcl) are set in bold (bx) weight. For a particular document, I use a special font via \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont{MySpecialFont} (this ...
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Why shouldn't I use getnonfreefonts to install additional fonts? Why shouldn't I use updmap when installing or removing fonts?

This question and answer is a response to a request from Joseph Wright. Why shouldn't I use getnonfreefonts to install additional fonts? Why shouldn't I use updmap when installing or removing fonts? ...