{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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fontspec doesn't find Stylistic Variants in Gentium Basic

According to SIL, the font Gentium Basic --- which is a subset of Gentium Plus --- supports "literacy alternates". Consulting the font documentation (for Gentium plus, anyway), the literacy ...
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Using XITS with pdflatex

I'd like to use the upper integral symbol \upint. Since by default this symbol is not defined, I'd like to use the XITS font in a LaTeX document. When using the STIX font one could simply ...
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\fontsize command not working as expected

I have some tables in the middle of a document which is in written in 12pt and I'm trying to make them in 10pt. Only the tables. If I write \begin{table} \centering \fontsize{10}{12} ...
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Fonts are not rendering correctly [duplicate]

I am using xelatex for printing Malayalam fonts. This is code and it is not printing properly. In the code it is right form and in the image that produced by the code is wrong ...
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Why does lualatex allow for tt mathmode symbols while pdflatex does not?

Consider this simple example: \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} $\texttt{\lambda}$ \end{document} Running with lualatex works fine, but pdflatex ...
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How do I set font size of beamer items?

I am putting together a beamer theme for internal use (which has, I am afraid) to look rather like Powerpoint. One thing I can't work out how to do is to set the font size of the text that appears ...
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Help for font name

I have used the ClassicThesis model for my thesis, but it is asked to me to change the font.. Could you tell me the name of this text-body font?
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what is the differences between “\verb” and “\tt”

I am wondering the diffference between \verb and \tt. For example \verb|difference| appears the same with \tt{difference}
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How to use 'BoldFeatures' to colorize bold texts, but override that color for individual text strings?

In my document preamble I use the following code to set my desired font and at the same time to set as default text colors different gray values for italic, bold and bold-italic text: ...
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LaTeX font missing on Windows machine [closed]

What is going on here? I'm familiar with TeX, but I don't know much about fonts.
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ConTeXt: Font weights

Is there a canonical way to access font weights other than regular and bold in ConTeXt? This does not work: \definefontfamily [myfamily] [serif][Calluna] \definefontfamily [myfamily] [sans] [Calluna ...
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Type 3 font is not embeded

I am using bbm Package for required mathbbmss font. The problem is Type1 font and subset fonts are Embedded successfully in PDF properties (For Ex: CMMI8 (Embedded subset)). But "Type 3 font F33" ...
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How do you make a big Laplace Transform symbol

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[hmargin=1in,vmargin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,cancel,color,mathrsfs} \begin{document} Derivation of $ \mathscr {L} \{\int_0^{t} f(\tau)\,d\tau\} $ ...
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Sans-serif bold math with newtxmath

I'm writing an article whose math font needs to be Times New Roman. To this end, I'm using the newtxmath package. However, it doesn't seem to support sans-serif bold in math mode. Usually I can write ...
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XeLaTeX, fontspec and printing the name of the current font

Is it possible, using XeLaTeX and fontspec.sty, to write a macro, say, \printcurrentfont, such that it would print the name of the font currently in use? I have looked through the fontspec ...
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Still want to use “ptm” in XeLaTeX

I'm using XeLaTeX typesetting Chinese fonts in my document. (So XeLaTeX is the only suitable way for me to do my stuff.) I want to use the LaTex original ptm font to typeset all English text. I know ...
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Can't load system font by name with XeLaTeX but with LuaLaTeX

I installed a TrueType font in windows 10. Now I want to use it with XeLaTeX. The font can't be loaded. The first message is Sorry, but miktex-makemf did not succeed for the following rea son: The ...
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How to keep ampersand in a different font?

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[math]{iwona} %nice font \renewcommand{\mathsterling}{\textrm{\textsterling}} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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pdfTex: \operatorname with Computer Modern Roman

I am using the default font, Computer Modern Roman, and I am trying to get \operatorname to work properly. The issue is that it appears to look identical to normal text. This question: LuaLaTeX: No ...
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How to change the header in memoir

How can I do the following in page headers in memoir (without changing anything else): remove "Chapter" (and the chapter number) from page titles. (So only chapter title remains). Make the title and ...
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full stop at the end of section and subsection numbering

I am using IEEE tran journal TeX file for writing document but I am facing problem in section numbering in my document. It appears as 1, 1.1 with \documentclass[journal,compsec]{iEEEtran}. I ...
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Side effects of changing blackboard bold font with \setmathfont

I'm using Latin Modern Math as math font but, since I don't like the blackboard bold letters that come with it, I replace them with the ones from TeX Gyre Termes Math. I believe to achieve this, the ...
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How to write bold, italic and sans-serif at the same time?

My title is bold and sans-serif right now but two words in the title have to be italic in addition (scientific name of bacterium). Currently I'm using \selectfont to make the whole thing sans serif ...
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Why does texmaker not display fonts from eps images properly ?

When creating a pdf file including eps images and using texmaker, some of the characters from this image do not display properly. Here is an MWE : Create a file named mwe.eps : %!PS-Adobe-3.0 ...
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Decision based on machine wanted

I want to use the roboto font for my document. It works nice when I compile it on my development machines. On our continous integration machine (running Jenkins) there is an old distribution of LaTeX ...
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Using an OTF font with beamer and lualatex

I have recently acquired one of those very complete OTF font families (Latin / Greek / Cyrillic, with small caps and many ligatures). I managed to get it work with LuaLaTeX thanks to fontspec, but ...
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Specific font displays next letter instead of current

Problem is simple, when I write "a" it shows "b" and so on, but only for common letters (for example polish "ń" was left as it should be). Weird thing about it is that only one font in the family ...
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overlappings when texgyrepagella is used with stmaryrd

Consider running xelatex or lualatex on the following code: \documentclass[compsoc]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont[Extension=.otf]{texgyrepagella-math} %\usepackage{mleftright} % no ...
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Having the same font for both the caption and the main document [closed]

I would like to have the same font family & style for both the caption and the main body. My code for the caption is the following (note that I didn't specify to change the font family): ...
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How to make a tikz node with differently styled text and line breaks

I am trying to create a tikz node with differently styled text. Adding a line break inside a bold text breaks the rendering with: ! Undefined control sequence. \tikz@invoke@collected@onpath ...
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How to get a small letter version of \mathcal{O} inside table caption

I have used the suggestion given in How to get a small letter version of \mathcal{O}, and it worked perfectly, except when \smallO is inside a table caption. How to overcome the nuisance?
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Please Help to change font in equation [using system font]

I everyone. I'm new in this community. I'm looking for help to change font in LaTeX. I will explain it :) I write a document with Indesign and I use an OpenType police [Din 16]. I try since 2 days ...
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How can I write blackboard bold Latin capital letters in Plain TeX?

In LaTeX, you can use commands like \mathbb{C} (in amsfonts) or \mathds{C} (in mathds) to get blackboard bold letters. But how would I get them in plain TeX? I tried {\ds C} and it didn't work.
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Japanese font with good kanji coverage for xelatex on linux

Can anyone recommend a font that has good coverage of kanji characters that I can use with xelatex on Linux? My immediate problem is typesetting the name Suzuki Matoshi (鈴木眞年). I'm not sure that a ...
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Too many math alphabets in beamer

This beamer attempt produces the error "Too many math alphabets used in version normal.". Using the article class produces no error as does removing either chemmacros or siunitx, but I need those ...
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newtxtext typewriter text OK on screen but does not print (sometimes)

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newtxtext} \begin{document} Hello world \texttt{Hello world} \end{document} Compiled with just-updated TeX Live 2015 on OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. newtx is ...
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including own fonts in xelatex with fontspec doesn't work for “bold” “italic” font faces

can't solve this problem. For my thesis I am forced to use ugly "times new roman", using the free "times" won't do it. That's why I tried {font spec} (only under XelatTex) to include my own font ...
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How does TeX manage font libraries? [closed]

I used Quark Xpress on the classic Macintosh and Corel on Windows for designing and typesetting before and now I'm getting back into it so I need to get up to speed. I tried other Linux distros and ...
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changing the text layout in texmaker of mac

I would like to know how to change text layout in texmaker which is for apple mac. I know that in windows I have to go to (1) Documents (2) setting (3)text layout. But I could not find Document icon ...
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Finding Fonts that Look “Handwritten”

Is this possible to replicate this kind of font? It's the blue one. I like it because it's perfect to write examples of something where you don't want to use the same font. I'm getting this when ...
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Problem with \underline{} command! [duplicate]

I wrote the following commands: The following {\bf {\underline{Approximations}}} and {\bf\underline{Definitions}} is applied in further work The things comes out as: One is way down than other ...
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How to make the binomial symbol look better?

I am using \binom{\mathcal{L}}{k} with the following font (see code sample below), and I'd like the parenthesis to completely "capture" \mathcal{L} and k as they do if I use the default font. (If you ...
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Change font in all tables of the document

I would like to change the default font in all tables of my document. Instead of the Computer Modern Roman font I prefer Bitstream Charter Mathdesign (the same family), which is "condensed": ...
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Pounds symbol problem

\documentclass[12pt,addpoints,answers]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[math]{iwona} %nice font \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question[5] \pounds2600 ...
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How do I set the word spacing when using a specific font with fontspec?

I have a custom font that I use, but the words are always too close together. Can I fix this so that whenever this font is used, the spacing is the same? Something in em or similar would be great. I'm ...
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Replacing only the text font in beamer with XeTeX

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation in which only the text font is changed, but the math remains the same. I would have thought that this would do it, \documentclass[english]{beamer} ...
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Font problem, using Texmaker

How can I change font size to all latter in my document? Including text between $ $. For example, when I print my text, the font of $\alpha$ or $\overline{AB}$ is different than the other text and I ...
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polyglossia undoes font changes from ClassicThesis

I'm trying to use the classicthesis.sty style class together with polyglossia with the result that polyglossia reverts all the changes to the fonts made by (I assume) classicthesis.sty (palatino for ...
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familydefault ignored when sbox defined in preamble

I would like to define my global family default once in the preamble. I would also like to define my save boxes in the preamble, but somehow the latter does not seem to work with the former, as it ...
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How to change name of glyph in type1 font?

In cmtex10.pfb we see dup 45 /minus put. How to change it to dup 45 /hyphen put? Is the following solution correct? t1disasm `kpsewhich cmtex10.pfb` > cmtex10.pps perl -i -pe 's!45 /minus!45 ...