{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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Trouble with fonts in XeLaTeX in MacTeX 2016

Consider the code % !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont [Ligatures=TeX] {TeX Gyre Pagella} \setmathfont [...
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Using Times New Roman

\documentclass[11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage{array,tabularx} \usepackage[ngerman,american]{babel} \usepackage{amsthm,amssymb,mathptmx} \begin{document} \begin{equation} R_{...
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How to specify document font size less than 8pt?

I want to use the smallest readable font for cheatsheet, \documentclass[6pt]{extarticle} doesn't work
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Text in pdf output not recognized

I am writing my first document with Latex, so please be patient ;-) I've searched through forums again and again but was unable to find a solution. I am working with Texmaker and when compiling my ...
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Using Arial with pdflatex wanted [duplicate]

I do not want to use XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX, can I use the Arial font anyway? According to this post the Arial font can be used when using XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX. When I use XeLaTeX I get new problems like ...
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Get rid of useless space between a symbol and a following superscript \top

Let us assume that in all fonts you are using the transpose operator ⊤ has form similar to the Latin letter T in Computer Modern. How on earth do I move ⊤ to the left, and, if necessary, down, ...
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Standard LaTeX fonts, babel, and font encoding

I seem to have stumbled upon a clash between the standard (non-Latin Modern LaTeX) fonts, the L7x (Lithuanian) font encoding and the babel package. If try to use several languages (e.g., Lithuanian ...
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Tipa change font style doesn't work

I tried changing the tipa font style, but it only works for the typewriter style... I used the same examples as the manual, but bold, sans serif and slanted don't change... \documentclass[12pt]{...
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What's this font? [duplicate]

What's this font? And how can I add package for this?
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How do I write a basic .sty to call a custom Type 1 font I have installed?

I have installed several custom Type 1 fonts for use with pdflatex. The fonts work normally if I call them with \renewcommand{\<rmdefault/sfdefault/ttdefault/etc>}{<fontname>} I ...
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How to use Coolvetica font in LaTeX for Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I use the Coolvetica font within my document? I downloaded the fonts as a .zip file and have to install it and call it using XeLaTex.
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TIPA problem with the symbol n with right leg

I can type all symbols with the TIPA package but not the n with the right leg. I usually use \textipa{code of the symbol} and it works with all codes I tried in the TIPA manual but not with the \...
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Slanted math mode numbers in caption

Consider the MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \captiontitlefont{\slshape} % All captions slanted \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=\...
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Latex font typeface doesn't work

I'm new to Latex and I'm trying to use it for my thesis. I want to use a font typeface for my document, so I follow the example from here. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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How to produce a text in all fonts on Windows PC [duplicate]

On Microsoft Word you can see a sample of fonts in a drop down menu. 1) I want to reproduce a string, say ABC, in all fonts available in my Windows PC installation. Desired output: A table with ...
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Specify fonts from specific .ttf files

In order to specify the sans serif font in report I am successfully using the following and all of the font shapes are being reproduced in the pdf without warning. \setsansfont[Path = fonts/Lato2OFL/,...
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How to change extra font parameters \xi8 - \xi13 ?

We can use \fontdimenX to modify the font parameters, where X can be 1 to 22. But how to modify the extra font parameters such as default rule thickness? Which is listed in Appendix G in TeXBook, Page ...
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chapter title layout

I am trying to define the first page of the chapter. At the moment I have been able to do this: but I can't increase the dimension of the name of the chapter and I would like to put a blue line ...
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Accessing glyph using \XeTeXGlyph disrupts content

I wish to use KFGQPC Symbols font in my document. It's not a standard font as it consists of only symbols. It can be downloaded from here named as Symbols1_Ver02.otf. The index of the symbols can be ...
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Is there an automated way to generate a typeface specimen using (Xe)TeX?

I am looking for some automated way (perhaps using some package) to generate a typeface specimen (examples here) using LaTeX. I can use either pdflatex or XeLaTeX, whatever you can provide. Thanks in ...
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greek letters via \textgreek{a} (citavi export)

i am working with citavi to manage my literature and citavi exports greek letters via \textgreek{a} or {b} or {g} which doesn't work for me. I found out that you need the package babel with the greek ...
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Changing the font of the title and abstract of my article

I am trying to use two different fonts in my article. I used the 'sectsty' package to change the font of all the section titles. I now want to change the font of the title of my article to the font ...
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Remove Leading Dots in Part of Table of Contents

I am currently struggling with a few table of contents issues on LaTeX. I am trying to remove the leading dots on just one part of the table of contents, creating a consistent double-spacing ...
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Changing font of numbers (Importing from a different font)

I want to use \usepackage[sfdefault]{merriweather}, but without the oldstyle numbers. I wanted to change the font of Sans Serif numbers to Helvetica, Epigrafica, ..., so I can use lining numbers. ...
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Creating a pdf from gimp that has the same abs. font size

my Latex doc has set font to 12pt. I created an image in gimp with 12pt but the font looks much smaller. How do i prepare images in e.g gimp or inkscape, that i can be sure have the same font size ...
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Importing “ß” from a different font

I am using a template for a CV letter which does not include the "sharp S" in its font. Instead it compiles every possible way to encode "ß" into "ss". I would like to import the symbol from a ...
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How to prevent line break before quotation mark when using a different font in quotation

I have \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \newcommand\french[1]{\!\! \fontfamily{jkplkvos}\selectfont #1 \fontfamily{\familydefault}\selectfont \!\!} \begin{...
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How to adjust font features in LuaTeX?

As of version 2.7 of luaotfload the support for font feature files (.fea) has been dropped. On the ConTeXt mailing list Hans showed how to make font substitution work through Lua. More examples are ...
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Working on multiple tex files using different fonts using TexStudio - driving me insane [duplicate]

I was working with a Tex file in the standard font, and another in Calibri in Tex Studio. The problem is that I have to switch compiler between the two files. I don't want to use Configure -> Build ...
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Lowercase font in title for book

I need to change the title of a section of my thesis (book), so that it shows nDCT instead of What is the best way to do it? I tried using both \texorpdfstring{\MakeLowercase{n}DCT}{nDCT} and \...
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Determine a particular font's spacing

I'm typsetting emojis in xetex and I found this great library called xelatexemoji (on github). But when I use different fonts, the spacing around the included graphic changes. As I've seen in various ...
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TTF font to METAFONT natural conversion

Is there a way to convert TTF font to METAFONT so even Plain TeX can use it? (I do not wish to use external packages to accomplish this goal either)
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Minimal ConTeXt and Husayni example

I would like to typeset a line of Arabic using ConTeXt and the Husayni font. I can see the lfg files located here: /usr/share/texmf/tex/context/fonts/husayni.lfg /usr/local/context/tex/texmf-context/...
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How eliminate a blank page after Table of Contents

I have a problem for making the table of contents in latex. Latex is making a blank page after the table of contents how to eliminate it? I want to reduce the font of the word Contents by setting ...
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How to change the title, abstract and headings font to Sans Serif

I'm making a journal publication in LaTeX and I've been trying to change the font of all my non-main texts to a sans serif font. Meaning, all the headings, titles, section titles, abstracts and so on ...
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What is the scope of the defined font family?

I experienced unexpected change of fonts at certain parts of my text. This was due to the fact that I did not realize that the \begin{center} and \end{center} environment has its own scope regarding ...
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Solved hyphenation, font changed

I'm writing an article in LaTex - TexMaker. I wanted to set hyphenation so, according to article on web, I've added these 2 lines: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Fine tuning diacritical marks in fonts

I am about to make the paradigm-shift from the traditional way of hard-coding fonts with diacritical marks on top of them to simply using utf8. What surprised me, however, that the rendering of the ...
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Make bold non bold font [duplicate]

I have 2 fonts: isocpeur-regular.ttf and isocpeur-italic.ttf. Is there way to make bold text of that regular font in TeX? Open Office, for example, can make bold text of that regular font.
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Arial bold is nonuniform thickness

When I try to use Arial, the thickness of character parts is non uniform. For example, see how the "a" character has fat and skinny parts: Helvetica, does not have such an "issue", but I do not ...
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Package bbold not working

I've been trying to use the bbold package for the indicator function but I get the following error: Process started This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (C: \Users\somename\...
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Font with PSTricks and Beamer

I am creating standard beamer presentations. Moreover I use PSTricks to produce my pictures in a separate file. Afterwards I include the pdf with the pictures into the presentation. Unfortunatelly ...
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Colophon in LuaTex

Is there a way to automatically generate a colophon information in LuaTex? Ideally I would like to automatically generate a file (plain text) that will list the different font and font-families that ...
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Beamer — change font only in equations [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the font only in equations of a beamer presentation, from the standard beamer sans serif to the standard serif in Latex documents? By equations I mean environments like $$, ...
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Beamer: How to use “beamercolor” in a tikz picture

How might it be possible to change the font color of a tikzpicture element to the value of a particular beamercolor, e.g. block title?-- For example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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Diacritcs problem in text mode : combining accent

I'm inventing a language requiring double accents, or diacritics. The problem is that a diacritic can't go over a special letter, and will be fixed next to it, not on. For instance, when using \...
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Problem creating font uvblo

I'm trying to compile from a template and get the following error concerning font uvblo, even though the template provides a file UVBLO.tvm. I'm using TeXStudio 2.5.2 and MiKTeX 2.9, and have it ...
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How to move the words “Nomenclature and Bibliography” at the top of the page?

I have two issues. First, I have to move the words "Nomenclature" and "Bibliography" at the top of the page. Right now these words appear 5 cm from the page border. I am using the following script \...
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How to change ampersand's font in formula?

I have the formula, which contains ampersand symbol: $x_1\&x_2$ But ampersand symbol is too bold. How to fix it? \usepackage[main=russian,english]{babel} % Загружает пакет ...
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LaTeX font for ancient Greek music notation?

is there a font which contains the signs for ancient Greek music notation (unicode range 1D200 - 1D24F)? Thanks Rudolf.