{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 to replace CM fonts with ones compatible with XeTeX (in amsppt.sty)?

I would like to try to patch amsppt.sty AMSTeX style file to make it usable with XeTeX and non-Latin languages (Cyrillic). It looks like i need to replace the following CM fonts or font families with ...
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Problem with loading mathb font metrics file (in Linux)

I have a .tex file which works fine under Windows/MikTeX, but fails to produce a PDF in Linux Mint 17/TeXLive 2013. I looked through various similar questions posted on this site, but none seemed to ...
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XeLaTeX with fontspec is slow every time, not just the first time

I am running XeLaTeX (distributed as part of MikTeX) on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit. The following test file takes a long time to compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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installing MinionPro font on latex, some problems

I wanted to install the MinionPro font for Latex (I obtained them via the free Adobe Reader). I found a description here which seemed reasonably easy (for a noob like me): ...
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Decrease font size on a listing in beamer

I want to decrease the font size on a bullet list on a beamer frame. My code is: \begin{frame}{Title} \begin{itemize} \item Item 1 here \item Item 2 here \end{itemize} \end{frame} I have ...
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text format in the appendix in a thesis

I am using Easy Thesis template from sharelatex. I need some help to put the text below as it is in the appendix section in a thesis. I may prefer the font as it is (ascii). REMARK ATOM 1 ...
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\DeclareSymbolFont undesired effect

I would like to have math operator names in Sans Serif. \DeclareSymbolFont{operators}{OT1}{cmss}{m}{n} does the job but has also an effect on Greek capitals. How do I change font for operator names ...
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Names of fonts which have the first capital letter of each word larger than the rest of the word which is also in capital letters? [closed]

Please can you tell me the names of all the fonts which have the first letter of each word a larger capital letter than the rest of the word which is also in capital letters.
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PDFs are not printed with the correct fonts

Using pdflatex I create some official PDFs from LaTeX source with \usepackage{mathpazo} or even just with the normal CM fonts and they look fine on my screen both, in Preview and in Adobe PDF Reader. ...
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\mathds{0} and \mathbbm{0} not working

It seems \mathds and \mathbbm are only defined for number one to nine, are there some fonts in math mode that works for zero?
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How to find a fitting font for my document?

I write a fantasy-RPG rule-book and I want to let it look a bit more uncommon and fitting for a fantasy-scenario. Where can I look for fonts and try them out and can you give some hints how to choose ...
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How to make \textsc look good in a section title in ACM documents?

Q: How can I suitably use \textsc in a section title in ACM documents? I'm wanting to use \textsc in a section title in an ACM document, but it looks poor. Here's a "Lorem ipsum" version: If I ...
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Why do only some footnotes appear in superscript when set in an OTF font?

In the example below, the numbers 1-3 are in superscript as footnote markers while 4-9 and 0 are not. This occurs when the main font is Quattrocento Sans (using \setmainfont{Quattrocento Sans}) but ...
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argument of \@gobble has an extra }

On removing authors affiliation from my research paper I got an error "argument of \@gobble has an extra }. " Help me how to fix it. \documentclass{svjour3} \begin{document} ...
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Stuck with NimbusSanL instead of Arial/Helvetica

For an article I need to use Times for the text body and Arial or Helvetica for section headings. I use Latex on Ubuntu. I've looked for ways of getting Arial/Helvetica to work, but I keep getting ...
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Can anyone help me identifying this font? [duplicate]

I have been looking for a long time over the internet (and yes I have stumbled here many times) the font or typeface used for example, on the book Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Serway and ...
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Issues with devanagari package

I am experiencing an issue with the pagackage devanagari in conjunction with MinionPro. Specifically, the font in the "list of figures", the "table of contents" or "list of tables" is automatically ...
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Error when using greek symbol in subscript in beamer presentation

I am working on a beamer presentation which will include many mathematical symbols. I use MiKTeX 2.9 and the TeXstudio IDE. I have run into a problem when I attempt to use certain mathematical ...
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How to use lmodern fonts with erewhon fonts [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} %%%% Fonts and encodings %%%% \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[sups,p,osf,scaled=1.05]{erewhon} \usepackage{courier} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How can you check if fontspec (with LuaLaTeX) can load a font?

I want to check if fontspec (with LuaLaTeX) can load a certain font and if not try to load another one. For pdflatex I did by checking if the package file exists; but I don't find an easy way to do it ...
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Missing getnonfreefonts-sys in MacTex 2015

I've just installed MacTeX 2015 and wanted to install the non-free fonts available with the getnonfreefonts Perl script. As recommended elsewhere in this site (see egreg's first comment), I tried ...
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Layoutproblem: Fontdesign in header (minipage)

I tried to solve a layout-header-design with minipage. But within the minipage I got several problems: different font sizes linebreaks, leftalign more linespread for a single word ...
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Cabin font doesn't render properly apostrophe

I'm using Cabin font with XeLaTeX. The apostrophe is not render properly. As you can see on the following screenshot, there is not enough space betweend L and a. On this screenshot (with the ...
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Math font changing and siunitx?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T2A, T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{mathpazo} ...
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What happen to \mathcal (IEEE conf. sample)

I am a beginner in Latex. I used to use \mathcal, for example: old code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\mathcal{C}$ \end{document} ...
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How to change font type faces in table row? [duplicate]

Is possible to change font faces in whole row on similar way as it is possible for columns? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{>{\bfseries}c ...
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Feed fontdimen parameters to TeX

I have decided to use \fontdimen parameters as an array of numbers (to store data about Unicode Character Properties). The question now is to fill in those \fontdimen parameters in the most efficient ...
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how can I change the typography of my write up to looks nicer in Singapore theme?

I am using Singapore theme but I would like to change the defaul fault. How could I change fonts/typography to make the presentation/frame look nicer/more professional?
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Use different math font in inline-style and display-style formulas

I would like to use a different font in inline-style math mode ($...$) and displayed equations (e.g., \begin{equation} ... \end{equation}). Currently, I set my fonts with \setmainfont{Frutiger 45 ...
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how to use the math and text font that was used in this Math Journal Crux Mathematicorum in the link?

I wish to use the font for math and text as here in this document: Crux Mathematicorum (direct pdf-Download, 6.5MB) Could you please show how to set in the preamble?
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Uppercase whole \newenvironment

I am trying to uppercase a whole new environment without success with the code below : \newenvironment{upc}{ \MakeUppercase\bgroup } { \egroup } Here is an example : \begin{upc} 23 ...
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LaTeX: How to change size only with titlesec

I need to change the font size of my \subsection headings. Although when I use the \titleformat{\subsection}{\Large\bfseries}{\thesubsection}{0.7em}{} command, the font of the heading is also ...
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How to set arial font only in the table

I have a table. Latex code is given below. I want to set the font of this table arial - only this table not the entire document. How do I set this? \begin{sidewaystable} \small ...
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Searching for a font name [duplicate]

which kind of font has been used in this picture? I want to sart my sentences with this font ,
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How to use Adobe Source Sans' greek letters?

I know the font has support for the greek language. Are those characters accessible in pdfLateX? MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenx} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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How to add a scaled option to arev package?

The arev package provides extended version of BitStream Vera Sans fonts but without scaled option. The bera package uses beraserif, berasans and beramono with scaled option (via t1fve.fd, t1fvm.fd ...
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Cyrillic letters and Russian hyphenation in Plain XeTeX

What is the simplest method to tell XeTeX (not XeLaTeX) to use a font with Cyrillic letters and to apply Russian hyphenation rules? Ideally i would like to not have to specify anything in the source ...
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Is there a \widecheck like \widehat?

I read that we can get the function of "widecheck" by importing the \widecheck command from the mathabx (Is there a way to do an "upside down" \widehat?), but I do not want to do that since ...
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Remove italic within align inside a theorem-like environment [duplicate]

Is there any way to remove the italic from the words bits in the code below? That is, change the \text output to represent the normal font when an align is used inside a theorem-like environment. ...
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Easy way to install PostScript font to LaTeX? (Debian)

Is there any easy way to install PostScript font family (*.pbf) to LaTeX on Debian OS? I have commercial font files (*.pbf, *.pfm, *.afm) with Regular, Italic, Bold and BoldItalic font, but I can't ...
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Change of large symbol font breaks underbrace

I use Libertine for the main font and need to typeset a sum. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} \sum_{i=1}^3 x_i = ...
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Italic or font change for a whole section

I would like to change the appearance of a whole section in a text with math content. I have for instance a half page with several equations in it which I would like to be differentiated from the rest ...
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Template Trouble

Following code %Nam scripta a cursus ad philosophíæ scientiae \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=5cm,top=3cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} ...
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Insert XML code to paper [duplicate]

I use the following set to insert xml code to paper \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{color} \definecolor{gray}{rgb}{0.4,0.4,0.4} \definecolor{darkblue}{rgb}{0.0,0.0,0.6} ...
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I need vector fonts in PDF [duplicate]

I've processed this file with PDFLaTeX and got a PDF with a raster font. I need vector fonts. What I did wrongly? \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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precompile ctex package result in missing font

I want to use ctex package to write Chinese documents. The ctex package provide ctexart documentclass. In order to speed up the compilation, I decided to make a precompile file. The minimal working ...
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ß becomes SS in bibliography with BibLaTeX/Biber and XeLaTeX

Background: I am using BibLaTeX, Biber and XeLaTeX to write a book that contains a bibliography. The bib-file is encoded as UTF-8 and contains "special" characters such as umlauts (ä, ö, ü) and sharp ...
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Adding diacritics to Tibetan mantras with LaTeX

Thank you very much for your quick and skilled answers to my first question! Unfortunately they didn't solve my problem exactly, so I become more precise in my question: I'm working on an German ...
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Consolas font in mcode

I am trying to get my Matlab code to show up like: R1=68; R2=680; R3=1200; C1=0.41E-6; C2=0.039E-6; using the mcode.sty. The font in the Matlab code above is Consolas. There is a "Customise ...
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URW Grotesk for XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX (fontspec)?

How can I use URW Grotesk font with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX (fontspec) ? Or if this is not possible/easy, are there a good heavy font replacement for it (if possible that works as well with PDFLaTeX) ? ...