{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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Eadui font and luatex

Eadui, based on the hand of an eleventh-century scribe, is freely available at the Open Font Library. I can use Eadui easily with xelatex, but lualatex produces a puzzling error. For example: ...
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Formatting title and clauses in isov2 document class

I am currently working with the isov2 document class. I have been successful in changing the font of the entire document to Times New Roman. However, I would like for the title, table of contents ...
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Font Management Problem

I'm trying to re-create a title in Peter Wilsom's examples, ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/info/latex-samples/TitlePages/titlepages.pdf I downloaded the free font Bergamo and also bought the font Mona ...
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Missing font shapes

I have a problem with missing font shapes. I'm working on lecture notes and made some corrections to a very large latex document, so I did not set up everything by myself. Now I encoutered the problem ...
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Problem with arabxetex transliteration

I have a problem with Arabic transliteration in arabxetex. When I run the code below I get the transliteration as shown in the attached image. The transliteration is just the italicized version of ...
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How to change the font of the lettrine?

I would like to change the font of the letrrine \renewcommand{\LettrineFontHook}{\fontfamily{the_name}} \lettrine[lines=3, lhang=0.33, loversize=0.25]{B}{ecause} using this font: ...
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Installing new fonts for use with PDFlatex [duplicate]

I have been looking around the web for guides on how to install a new font for LaTeX with PDFlatex. There are plenty of guides, but I have a hard time trying to follow them. At the moment I have the ...
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Linux fonts with several weights

Identically to this question, I'm trying to use the amazing Frigerri CV template on Linux Mint 17 (which is based on Ubuntu) The answer there points to the .cls file. But the file mentions three sans ...
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Best practice - how can I get my whole document (including math) to only use font X with LuaLaTeX and fontspec?

Considering one uses math symbols in a document, it is desirable to have them all displayed in the serif font one is using for text, or in basically any font x one would like to use for this sort of ...
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An Error with XeLaTeX and fontspec

So I get the following error with some of my fonts and not the others: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Type2 Charstring Parser: Parsing charstring failed: (status=-1, stack=5) Output file removed. Is there a way ...
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change the font size of \part (depth -1) to LARGE or Large in tocstyle

I am using tocstyle package to format my TOC. It works nicely. However, I just want to increase a little bit the title of the \part in the TOC. It seems that tocstyle uses \large font as default for ...
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Define certain letter in math-mode to be always non-italic

Imagine I have a 500 page book about complex numbers. But I always wrote just j in math-mode as the imaginary unit. But I should have written \mathrm{j}. Is there a command I could write into my ...
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cmtt as font in texttt

I am using libertine fonts and I would like to change the texttt command to use the cmtt font. I tried : \renewcommand{\texttt}[1]{\fontfamily{cmtt}\selectfont{#1}} but it seems to switch the font ...
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Importing a Greek letter from the “eulervm” package, but not the whole package

I'd like to import a capital delta from the eulervm package without importing the whole package. I've tried to follow the instructions given by Alan Munn in Importing a Single Symbol From a Different ...
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Cannot find ecrm1095.mf

The TeXLive 2014 was installed as I usually install them: Selected ADVANCED, then selected the collections Essential programs and files Generic recommended LaTeX recommended Windows only Graphics ...
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KOMA, bad typography

Ok, I have no typographical knowledge, but this: just looks wrong to me, intuitively. The spacing between the 't' and the 'u' in "Einleitung" seems clearly too wide, imho. That's the code ...
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Font in harvmac title

harvmac is an old set of macros for scientific documents in plain TeX. I can't figure out what font is used for the title produced by harvmac, and how I could use the same font in LaTeX. Here's an ...
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How to bold custom calligraphic text

I'm using a custom calligraphic font via newenvironemnt and manual encoding,... (thus without theh math package). It works quite well except when I try to write things bold. From looking around I've ...
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Simulate handwriting with LaTeX

I am looking for a way to randomize characters rendering, to simulate handwriting. I already saw this, but it's not enough for me, only the position of the words are randomized.
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Lyx in Hebrew doesn't work

I will write the order of when things started occurring. When I started writing with LyX, I couldn't write in Hebrew, until someone sent me this package called culmus, which fixes the problem. The ...
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Some Chinese fonts cannot be used in xelatex

I'm using xelatex for I have to deal with Chinese characters. However, something weired bothers me. \usepackage{xeCJK} ... The following command has no bold effect: \textbf{\fontspec{SimSun} 中文} ...
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Helvetica-Light in Beamer disrupts the math fonts

I am trying to make the font of a Beamer presentation match that of a co-author who is using Powerpoint. The Powerpoint font is Helvetica Light. In XeLatex I used \usepackage{fontspec} and ...
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How can I change the font of all equations?

I'd like to change my default font style in all equations of one document, not just single equation. I guess I am using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and \usepackage{amsmath}, which may be related to ...
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\displaystyle and \mathbf with cmbright font

I would like to use bold symbols in superscript equations. To do so, I use \displaystyle as in \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $e^{\mathbf{A}t}=e^{\displaystyle ...
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Removing italic formatting from if statement

I would like the if statement to have "current stage" in serif and "satisfies" as normal text. The following code produces both with italics: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm2e} ...
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What font do you use for writing latex code? [closed]

While mono-spaced fonts are generally accepted as the best option for programming and coding, I feel they make it to hard to read longer texts and thus are not my preferred font for writing latex. ...
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Calligraphic fonts for chapters,

I'm currently using calligraphic font and it works fine with 1 exception: Chapter/Section and title aren't affected by it. How can it be made that they too can be affected (and if its a general way ...
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Korean characters in article title [duplicate]

I'm writing a paper in English and need to include a few characters in Korean in the body and title. I've read several other posts and managed to get the Hangul to show up inside the body, but I ...
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stix font error: PK font stix-mathrm could not be created

I can't compile the document with stix font. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Warning: Font shape LGR/mdbch/m/n undefined(Font) using LGR/cmr/m/n instead

Basically I get the warning: Warning: Font shape LGR/mdbch/m/n undefined(Font) using LGR/cmr/m/n instead in a paragraph with \textdelta This latter command has an orange background, color that ...
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Calculating the ink coverage of a page

Is it possible for LaTeX or any of its derivates to calculate, how much of a page is covered in ink? I came to this question via a link to ecofont posted on TeXhax, ecofont sells carved out versions ...
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How to get small caps in Classico (texlive 2014)? [closed]

After installing texlive 2014 (via macports) all my documents using the "Classico" font stopped compiling. I scratched my head for a while (RTFM, STFW), and then I discovered that I should not invoke ...
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http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog

According to the change log at http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog the "Edwardian Script ITC" font should be available in TexLive version 20110727. However, it doesn't appear to be. ...
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How to change \textsc font to small caps?

I'm trying to change \textsc to produce small caps from a different font. The font pajp is used for the main text, but it doesn't have small caps. The font paj contains small caps, but I don't want to ...
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Set tipa font to Times for phonetic characters

I've read in the tipa manual that you can have the tipa font set as Computer Modern (the default) or Times. I'm using Libertine, so Computer Modern doesn't look great, and Times would look better. ...
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Arch Linux: fontspec does not find system fonts

I am running an Arch Linux / Windows 7 dual boot laptop. The windows partition is mounted under arch and i made the windows fonts usable with ln -s /windows/Windows/fonts/ ...
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How do I use fonts from TeX Live in Graphviz?

So I need to set my fonts for dot the way the pt to be the same as in pdflatex - so I'm looking for a way to use the same fonts pdflatex uses. Note also, that I'm unsure whether cm-super or cm-unicode ...
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How to get Arial Narrow typeface in section header in pdflatex

I am new to LaTeX, so I hope this is not obvious, but have searched for straightforward documentation on how to do this and can't find it. I am creating a chapter for a book that has very specific ...
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How to change the font family to default for math codes in beamer?

My compiled math font family is not like a default one(e.g., the font used in MahtJaX), but it is same as the text font family. My example code and it's complied one are shown below. ...
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Setting article math font in beamer [duplicate]

I know there have been similar questions to this before, but my question differs in that I want a very specific font for my math equations in beamer. I want to use the default font that comes with the ...
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FiraSans and XCharter — XeLaTeX

I found both packages and wanted to use Fira Sans as sans serif font and XCharter as serif, body text font. But for some reason, only compiling with pdflatex works with both fonts at the same time. ...
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Font zgmr-digits at 600 not found

I'm trying to write a document using GaramondX and I keep getting the error `Font zgmr-digits at 600 not found'. I have tried reinstalling Garamond x, running upmap-sys in terminal and reconfiguring ...
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TOC entries in Small Caps

I want to have my TOC entries in Small Caps. I cant get by using \textsc{\tableofcontents} rather than \tableofcontents but this adds a blank page before TOC. Any help will be highly appreciated. ...
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How do I set the section and subsection fonts to Times New Roman as well as section font to be Times New Roman

How do I set the section and the subsection font to Times New Roman. I have done every trick in the book. But nothing works.
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LaTeX cannot find a lot of packages!

When I try to compile a file, it gives errors and the output is only math accents. Plain text is not displayed. Here is the log file: kpathsea: Running mktextfm ecrm1200 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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Same style (eg., Bt Charter, no bold style) between chapter/section/etc and ToC/LoF/LoT

I recently noticed the difference between the chapter/section/subsection font style and those in ToC, and also the style in LoF and LoT, it seems that bold style is dominant in the latter. What is the ...
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How to access the Greek letters of a particular font?

I have a problem acessing the Greek letters of a particular font – for instance of the font TeX Gyre Pagella. I checked with the program Fontforge that this font has Greek letters. But when I try ...
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Fonts for making a Latex beamer prettier [closed]

I will be giving a lecture in Mathematics. Please suggest some fonts so that the beamer look prettier ?
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PDF fonts are very thin

I found that the fonts in my pdf file are very thin while printing. I use the path latex->dvi->ps->pdf. I tried including \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Artifical bold of a font (as vector) by a thicker stroke in Latex?

I guess this was asked already at Can I make a greek letter extra-bold, e.g. make strokes 1.5 times as thick as \bm does, in math mode?, but it didn't get the answer I wanted to read, so I'll try ...