{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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Can the Latex pick up the size of font in table?

Can the Latex pick up the size of font in table? I want to create the table with rigorous bounds and that Latex pick up the size of font by itself.
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\DeclareUnicodeCharacter and LuaTeX

Is there an equivalent command to \DeclareUnicodeCharacter for LuaTeX that allows me to define alias commands for special UTF-8/Unicode characters? I am using a custom Fraktur font that uses Unicode's ...
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How to fix the chapter title and number using libertine font?

I came across this chapter style and borrowed the code (see MWE below). The original code was using the font pbk; I want to use the libertine instead, since it is the font used throughout the thesis. ...
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What is the name of this font in latex? [duplicate]

I would like to learn this type of fonts in latex. I have tried all the math fonts but it does not seem to be ana appropriate one. So my question is:what the name of this font in latex? Answer of ...
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\hyphenation{…} list is not used

I am using xelatex, couldnt find out why I am not getting hyphens from the list I created. Is this because of my font (Brill), cause I used Times New Roman which renders with my hyphens. Who is to be ...
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Installing EB Garamond (miktex lua) encore encore

There are many related questions and answers. I looked at Installing EB Garamond for pdfLaTeX (encore) and tried the lua answer there. lualatex from a freshly instlled Miktex on this MWE ...
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Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
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Recommended font for math symbols?

I need to show unit symbols of micro, nano, kilo, mega .. Is there a recommend front for this usage? ex: 10µ Ω
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Times New Roman font with TeXnicCenter

I'm new to LaTeX and trying to write my rapport with TeXnicCenter. I want to use the times new roman font, but i don't know why it does not works with me. This the beginning of my code : ...
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fmex8.pfb in MacTex

Recently, I have installed MacTex. Then, even if I try to run the following simple code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Test: $e^{\sum{x}}$ \end{document} the logs ...
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Problem formula with \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage{tikzsymbols} \usepackage{MnSymbol,wasysym}

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \newcounter{conto} \setcounter{conto}{\time} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Changing math fonts for Greek letters

My QUESTION amounts to: is it possible to use mathpazo for everything, except for Greek math fonts in euler?
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How to identify text and math fonts from PDF? [duplicate]

What are the text and math fonts (most likely) used in this document? At first I thought \usepackage{mathpazo}, but the greek letter \Omega seems different. Using pdffonts I get for page 2 pdffonts ...
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Manual font installation vs CTAN's metric files

I installed on my system some commercial PostScript fonts. For all of them, metrics were available on CTAN, namely in the Schmidt's collection http://www.ctan.org/pkg/w-a-schmidt. Now, most of the ...
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Set tracking amount with microtype

The question is this: How can I globally set the amount of tracking to be executed with microtype's \textls command? More details: The microtype package gives the option of setting the space between ...
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texcl option to listing package's lstset - not working in block comments

I am using the listings package to typeset code listings. I am further using the texcl option in my \lstset (\lstset{texcl}) so that I can write TeX code, including math, in comments. However, this ...
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Tracking in full caps and italicized small caps

The microtype package includes a tracking option, in which the space between letters is increased. This should normally be done for sequences of both full caps and small caps, see e.g. Bringhurst's ...
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\today and language (babel, xepersian)

I'm using xepersian for my article but in one page I need to add Gregorian calendar date. so I add: \usepackage[british]{babel} and then where I want the date: \selectlanguage{british} {\large ...
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changing font style/size for proof, adding a square after example

Is is possible to change font size/(or style) for a proof? I was also thinking to add a small hollow square at the end of every example to separate the text a little. Something similar that works like ...
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type 3 fonts (again) - “redeclaring T1”? [on hold]

If there was ever a minimal working example, this is one: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} this is a test \end{document} I'd expect type 1 fonts, but putting this ...
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XeLaTeX: How to specify a different font family for Latin text within non-Latin text?

In a XeLaTeX document whose main language is non-Latin (in the sense of using non-Latin alphabet), I'd like the Latin text to be typeset with a different font family from that of the main text. How do ...
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Setting figure caption font face

I'd like to change font face of all figure captions. I'm currently using the fontspec package to set main font of the document. I'm also using DeclareCaptionFormat to set font size. I fail to see any ...
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How can I format a special section title? [duplicate]

I want to make my section titles look like the ones in this figure. However I have no idea what font that is, or how to only change the font for the tiles and sections etc. or how to get the fancy ...
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Fira Sans installation in Latex

Latex noob here. Is there any well explained way to install Fira Sans in LaTeX? The README file says: To install this package on a TDS-compliant TeX system download the file ...
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What's the following used font? [duplicate]

What's the following used font?
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Figuring out Xetex fonts under Debian

I have been trying to start using xelatex. My configuration: Debian: testing Texlive: 2013.20140408-1 Taking the minimal example from unicode-math and amsmath environments viz ...
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changing the general theme of math fonts

I'm using latex templates which is producing a particular kind of math font, shown below. How can I change it to produce something like following? I'm particularly interested in changing the math ...
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Inconsolata italics?

Please see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/23975828/how-to-specify-non-standard-font-in-fancyvrb-verbatim/ for the start of this discussion. I am using fancyvrb to create a fancy Verbatim ...
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How can I make Hindi pdf document in Latex without transliteration?

I want to write a letter in Hindi. I want to use LaTeX to create the PDF document in Hindi. I don't want to have transliteration from English to Hindi. How can I do this?
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What's the minimum distance between two Bézier curves? [closed]

We are solving How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs? and if we could find minimum distance between two Bézier curves analytically, it would be computationally effective. It would be much ...
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How to convert font file to a series of Bézier curves?

While we are solving this question How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?, we are facing some interesting subproblems. This is the first one. How we could convert any font file (OTF, TTF, ...
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Struggling to get moderncv files to compile

I'm a real novice on LaTex, having only used it previously a small amount at University but not for a while. I've decided I'd quite like to transfer my CV to the LaTex moderncv style. I downloaded ...
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What are all the possible first arguments to `\setbeamerfont`?

I have searched in the user guide for the string \setbeamerfont, but the only thing I could find was a description that said \setbeamerfont{some beamer element}. Where can I find a listing of all ...
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What font is this (pdf)? [duplicate]

I want to know what kind of font is this : http://www.math.harvard.edu/~elkies/M55a.02/pdflatex/top5.pdf Thanks.
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Changing fonts for a section of the document

I'm looking for an example of changing the font for just one TikZ node (in a picture). I tried [font=\augie] but a big part of problem is that I can not find how to to load the font in the document. ...
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Can I turn a variable width font into a fixed-width font?

I found a free ancient-typewriter font I'd like to use in a project, but the person who made it apparently traced some scanned outlines and poured them into a variable width truetype font. That is not ...
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Use numbers of ttfamily

I like the lining figures of the \ttfamily. I would like to use them within math mode, as equation numbering and within tikzpicutres. Concerning math mode, I use amsmath and could display numbers ...
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Ugly \usepackage{times} examples

I looked at the LaTeX template for a scientific journal and found that they are using the discouraged \usepackage{times} See, for example l2tabuen where it says times.sty is obsolete (see ...
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Specifying a different font type for bold/italics [closed]

I would like to be able to specify a different font for bold/bold-italics in my document. This question was raised as I am currently using a font type without bold version.
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Can't get my pdf and .ps files to use type 1 fonts

I am preparing a paper for submission to ACM proceedings and Digital Library. However, I keep getting the "Your pdf and .ps files both use type 3 fonts, you need use type 1 fonts" error from the the ...
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Is there a both bold and slanted Computer Modern typeface?

Note: the font has to be loaded in plain TeX with \font\bs=<nome_font>
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TeX Capabilities with Arbitrary Fonts

I am formatting 85,000 words of text in InDesign that include several (non-negotiable) .ttf and .otf fonts not canonical to LaTeX. I'd like to switch to a TeX-based format for the following ...
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How to specify non-standard font in fancyvrb Verbatim?

I am using Inconsolata for code in paragraphs, and would like to use it for code in verbatim environments as well. I have tried using fancyvrb's Verbatim environment to do this, but cannot get any ...
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Font Question: inslrmaj

I go to http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/ to browse for a suitable font. Most of them don't seem to work with pdftex. For example http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/inslrmaj/ I download the sample ...
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Embed all fonts by “exporting as PDF”, but cannot copy text any more?

I am using Fontin as the font style and XeLaTeX my document. In order to ensure every computer can display the font style correctly, I decided to re-export the document as PDF with Mac Preview so that ...
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Regular apostrophe with XeTeX?

I'm trying to get a regular apostrophe with XeTeX, like this one: However all I'm getting by typing who's in my .tex is (notice the diagonal apostrophe) How can I get the nice first one to get ...
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Change font size of math sans serif font only?

I'm using the Arev font for math sans serif. However, the font produces slightly larger letters compared to my roman math font: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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combine \usepackage{times} and \fontspec \setmainfont

I'm having difficulty finding a Times-like font which has support for Americanist phonetic symbols, bold, italic, bold italic and small caps. Currently, I've got a setup using xelatex which gets me ...
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How to type the small letter corresponding to $\mathscr{G}$? [closed]

how to type ??? This is a math symbol in the renormalization group theory. The mathrsfs can only support capital letter. Sorry everybody, I made a serious mistake! I thought the G in the picture is ...
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Problem using italics in fonts with optical size feature

I come across a strange problem when using fonts with different optical sizes. When compiling the following example (using either lualatex or xetex) \documentclass[10pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} ...