{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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lucidabr installation difficulties: ! “I can't find file `hlcrima'.”

I've just bought the Lucida open type fonts from TUG. I'm on Mac OS 10.8, and I've installed the actual fonts using "Font Book". I have downloaded lucidabr.zip and lucidaot.zip from CTAN and unzipped ...
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How to use fontspec with palatino package?

I am trying to typeset a book in Palatino with a custom font, Rockwell, used for headings. I can easily set the book in Palatino by using the palatino package, if I use the fontspec package to import ...
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Why does scshape and bfseries in urw-garamond lead to slanted letters?

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[urw-garamond]{mathdesign} \begin{document} {\bfseries \scshape Hello World!} {\bfseries Hello World!} {\scshape Hello World!} ...
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Unable to produce symbol \{ using the STIX package

Recently I became aware of the STIX package, and I tried to give a shot by replacing the helvet package. The problem is that I am unable to produce the { symbol. If I understood correctly, I can ...
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Font definition file loading during verbatim with fancyvrb

I am trying to define a verbatim-like command for regular expressions. I say verbatim-like because I’d like the regex operators to be typeset specially. The idea is that you can type a regular ...
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Change MinionPro Math fonts

I have installed MinionPro.sty and like the text part of the font very much for my thesis. I do not like the numbers though since they disturb readability when there are many numbers in the text. So I ...
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Using a non-Computer Modern font in TeX

I installed the full version of TexLive 2015 on my new Mac OS/X El Capitan system but get font errors trying to typeset the following file: \font\reffont=OpenSans-Regular at 20pt \reffont Fubar \end ...
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What is the character used in letters in math mode?

There are a lot of questions about the fonts used by default in latex. However I didn't manage to find exactly the font I'm looking for. Specifically, I'm looking for the font used by latex when ...
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Font conversion and installation step by step

Any one help how to convert the font (Type 1 and OTF) and install the font in MiKTeX distribution for LaTeX (not for xelatex)
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Why does LuaTeX not generate some fonts automatically, in contrast with TeX?

Consider the following example, using font lhr10 (texlive-lang-cyrillic package in debian): \font\myfont=lhr10 \myfont A \bye Compile it with LuaTeX: $ dviluatex test.tex This is LuaTeX, Version ...
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Why some glyphs are missing from dvipdfmx output, in contradiction with pdftex?

Let's get table for font cmctt10 . 1) By using tex + dvipdfmx: $ tex testfont This is TeX, Version 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) (preloaded format=tex) ...
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Italic small caps not working

I use small caps with \textsc{} a lot, but cannot find a way to get it set in italics. This is primarily a problem inside environments such as theorems, where the theorem text is set in italics, so ...
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Problem with accents over letters

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{ifxetex} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{czech} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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fontenc description OT1, EU1

I have a simple question about LaTeX. What does it mean when you write \usepackage[OT1,EU1]{fontenc} and where can I find the description? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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$v$, $w$ variant with stix package

Is there an easy way to get variants of $v$ and $w$ in using the stix package? I would like more "pointed" versions similar to the classic Times italic font.
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European Accents not showing correctly [duplicate]

When i type " é " directly with the appointed key, or use a key combination of "´ + e" (where I press the ´ first, the character doesn't show up, and then I pres e and the accent appears) it doesn't ...
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Why does pdfTeX use character expansion instead of line scaling?

In order to achieve better spacing and line breaking, pdfTeX can expand fonts. The user decides how much stretching and shrinking is allowed for each desired font, and in what increments. However, ...
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Opentype fonts: A few wrong glyphs with current lualatex

As a happy user of TeXLive 2015, I came across a strange problem. With the current version (kept up-to-date with tlmgr), strange glyph substitutions occur with CronosPro and MinionPro, but not with ...
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On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package

According to this question pdftex-error-font-expansion-auto-expansion-is-only-possible-with-scalable To get rid of the error above, is to load a scalable font like lmodern \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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luaotfload | load : path lookup unsuccessful

When I typeset documents with LuaLaTeX and OpenType fonts I regularly get messages like this in the .log file luaotfload | load : path lookup of "Palatino Linotype.ttf" unsuccessful, falling ...
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Fonts in (AMS)TeX

The source files I am playing with are in ordinary (AMS)TeX, not LaTeX. I find TeX fontography (is this a word?) to be rather confusing. In other document processing (like OpenOffice or MSWord, or ...
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Myriad Pro differences otf and latex

I was comparing some text and math from a latex document to those I get when I use a text editor (Apple Pages in my case) using the Myriad Pro font family. While the text looks exactly the same, the ...
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How do I change the link colour in the table of contents?

I am currently adapting my employer's PowerPoint slides to beamer. I am struggling with the font colour on the table of contents slide. Unfortunately, the colour does not show on the slide but ...
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Output document in Times new romans and french script

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \setsansfont{Arial} \setmonofont{Courier New} \newfontfamily{\frmtfont}{French Script MT} \newcommand{\frmt}[1]{{\frmtfont ...
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Using LaTeX font in R (Computer Modern)

I am looking for at way to plot graphs in R, using LaTeX fonts. In the documentation for pdfFonts in R, it states that: There are also mappings for "ComputerModern", "ComputerModernItalic" and, ...
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How to change font to Calligra

I wish to have a result as in this link for my entire paper (including title) I followed the instruction to add the following code \usepackage{calligra} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} but nothing ...
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Font Century Gothic and paracol

When I use paracol to make two columns and use Century Gothic for Greek and English, the text block is not shown right. I don't understand why the text is justified in some part and in other it is ...
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mu (\micro) symbol in siunitx package is badly aliased

I'm using the siunitx package to display units, but I'm having a problem with the appearance of the Greek letter mu that results from the \micro command. The version in the package documentation looks ...
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Why can't Xetex find my font

I've tried following the instructions at How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? But, when I try to run the small file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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\@ifnextchar breaks kerning when expanded

I've defined a macro for an initialism (abbreviation) with periods, making sure that an end-of-sentence period is not printed twice: \gp prints "G.P." and \gp. prints "G.P." Here's an M.W.E.: ...
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Miktex font errors

I use miktex 2.9 \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{txfonts} \usepackage{pxfonts} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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How to tell fontspec to load a font using a specific glyph variant not available as a CharacterVariant

I would like to use OpenType Vollkorn with xetex but its "1" causes me problems. It has an alternate glyph (whose glyph name is "one.ss01"), which I can trigger via StylisticSet={1}. But this also ...
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LuaTeX: Check if a font is installed [duplicate]

I use different computers with different fonts installed. My favourite font is Frutiger, so whenever it is present at the machine I'm working on, this one should be used. Currently, I'm setting the ...
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Problems using lmodern with very small font sizes

Due to page restriction from my university I had to optimize my formulary sheet by writing more compact. Therefore I switched from the default Computer Modern Roman font to Latin Modern but now I get ...
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How to write a letter “ģ”

In my language we use the letter "ģ" representing LATIN SMALL LET­TER G WITH CEDILLA with code U+0123. How can I write it with pure latex? Solution Ok I got what I wanted, thanks to WriteLatex utf-8 ...
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Error when trying to change imaginary unit's style

I want to have a special symbol for the imaginary unit i, but I also need the usual character for the letter i in the same context. So, I tried to change the style of the imaginary unit by setting ...
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Setting a question font / style that will apply to text and inline math environment?

I have defined two commands for the font/style of questions and key concepts in my notes as follows: \newcommand{\key}[1]{{\bfseries\sffamily#1}} \newcommand{\qtxt}[1]{\textbf{#1}} Where the ...
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Incorporate fonts to the output pdf for printing

I'm writing my thesis with texmaker. At the printing house, they ask me to incorporate all used fonts to the pdf, I know that it's possible when we write with word and print with pdfCreator (I tried ...
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How to identify the font family name from latex font catalogue [duplicate]

I want to change the font in my different paragraphs. for that I am using this commands, \fontfamily{font-family-name}\selectfont in some cases I am defining an environment for the font and I am ...
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Is it possible to make TIPA's fonts available to fontspec?

I've finally accepted that it's not worth trying to use TIPA with fontspec, however, I do like its font. Specifically, I wish to continue using Latin Modern/Computer Modern as much as possible and, ...
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Combining Superscript and Subscript to Create a new Word/Symbol [closed]

How do I superimpose 4 to just above P.
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Arno Pro and LaTex/pdfLateX

Is it possible to use Adobe Arno Pro as a font in LaTex/pdfLatex? FontPro provides scripts (on the basis of the LCDF-tool) to convert Minon Pro otfs and to use them with texlive. According to John ...
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Two Different \mathcal Fonts in Same Document

I would like to use the script C from eucal as well as the usual \mathcal{B} in the same document. The problem is, when I insert \usepackage{eucal} this changes the \mathcal script. How can I take ...
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projecting LaTeX onto a plane not just text onto a plane pst-solides3d

I am able to project text \psSolid[oject=text, text = zyz] but want put what would be in LaTeX $\alpha$ as the text. \psProjection prints verbatim: $\alpha$. Is it possible to force the LaTeX? ...
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ConTeXt: Change emphasis font when used within blockquote environment

Background Looking to change the font for emphasized text within a specific type of macro block (environment). Only emphasized text should change; any text within the environment that is not ...
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Not loadable Fonts: ec-lmr12, ec-lmssbx10, ec-lmss12, ec-lcssby19 (for LaTeX-Template from university; I am new to LaTeX)

I installed MiKTeX and TeXnic-Center. I then installed the typesetting of my university (here: http://tubslatex.ejoerns.de/#releases). I then compiled the .cls-file of the template from the institute ...
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Why is the fraction off the math axis in XeTeX?

The fraction in textstyle is off the math axis in XeTeX when I use a Unicode math font. In LuaTeX, though, it aligns nicely with the math axis. The follwing MWE should illustrate this. Also, in ...
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Setting fontsize in scrbook class

I currently use the scrbook class with a custom TrueType font that I included manually. The font is called GARA (a Garamond variant), and I have written an .fd file etc. for it. The font is scalable, ...
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Change font name in Linux

I'm using different fonts in XeLaTex. However, there are some fonts installed in the same name in my system. How can I change the name of the fonts to distinguish them in Linux System?
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How to get currently used math font? Or: How to ensure use of math font in pgfplots axis labels and ticks even if overwritten by text string?

Preface: An axis plotted with pgfplots is usually using the current math font for its ticklabels. But if they are overwritten by e.g. xticklabels={-8,-6,...,8} then the current text font is used. ...