{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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Is there a way to export major element styles?

pre-notice: I tried very hard to find an answer to this question and searched with various different terms. But I still have the tiny feeling that someone asked this before, because it is a very ...
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Alleged Missing Characters in Latin Modern Math

I'm using the Unicode-math package, with Latin Modern Math as my math font. Thus \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} ...
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Redefine font used in \mathit

I am using the libertine package with pdflatex. For maths I use the Computer Modern font. In formulas I need longer variable names and to do get the spacing right I use \mathit. The font used is ...
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Why is XeLaTeX Pushing British English Text into the Margins?

I'm running into issues whereby TeX/LaTex/XeLaTex can't seem to calculate line breaks properly in regular paragraphs. This came about when I was experimenting with different fonts—in particular, Linux ...
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italic font in lmodern-lighttt

In a search for a good monospaced font for my code listings I found the lmodern fonts. I really like the lighttt variant of those. The difference between normal and bold version is clearly visible ...
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How do you write Munkre's topology T? [duplicate]

In James Munkres' classic topology textbook, he writes a topology T using a typeface I am unfamiliar with. I tried looking it up using detexify and checking commonly used character sets but the ...
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Use an *.otf font with fontspec

I an running Tex Live 2012 and would like to use the font Fira Sans in my documents. Unfortunately it is a relatively new font so not included in any of the packages for this version of Texlive. ...
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How to rearrange the characters of a font with virtual font

My setup: TeX Live How can I remap slot 39 to slot 13? I tried to do it by creating a virtual font: tftopl cmtt10.tfm > cmtt10.vpl patch <<EOF --- cmtt10.vpl +++ cmtt10.vpl @@ -1,3 +1,4 @@ ...
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\textasteriskcentered invisible with [garamond]{mathdesign}

Please try this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[garamond]{mathdesign} \usepackage{roboto} % or another sans serif font, e.g. the cabin package \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} Centred ...
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Missing colon in mathtime

I have got MathTime Fonts installed and can get the math letters correct, but several signs like :, [ and ] are missing. They appear to be declared in mathtime.sty file, but do not appear in the ...
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How can i change the shape of a letter?

I want to change the way the letter "Y" from txfontsb package appears in the main text of the document, not in math mode. It looks like this and i would like to change it with Is it possible to ...
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Fira Sans font package errors

Why do I get errors when loading the Fira Sans font package (e.g. \usepackage[thin]{FiraSans}) or when using the built-in font selection macros (e.g. \firaextrabold), except when using medium or ...
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Problem installing old Adobe PS font to textmf-local directory

Years ago, I bought Adobe Garamond Type 1 font and stashed it away on my hard disk. Now I want to install and use it under TeXLive 2014, Ubuntu 14.04. There are no other user-installed fonts on the ...
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Fonts, italics and IPA 'a' characters [closed]

I am writing a document with XeLaTeX in which I use IPA characters in italicized text. After trying a few fonts with extensive IPA support like Gentium Plus, Brill or Charis SIL, I encounter the same ...
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Fall back to all-caps if small-caps shapes are missing

If I use \textsc{xyz} with a font that has no small caps (e.g. Latin Modern Sans), the result is typeset in lower case. Is it possible to fallback to all-caps instead?
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How to make font commands like \mathbf not apply to numbers

I have a macro that takes an argument and bolds it (in addition to some other things). But I would like it not to bold the numbers. For example, what I have right now is something like ...
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Differences between XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX embedding fonts (with optical sizes) in PDF

Using TexLive 2014 (updated today) on Windows 7 the following code compiles using XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ Extension = .otf, Path=otf/, ...
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Combining macron-grave diacritic

I would like to use a specific diacritic: The combining macron-grave. The USV code is U+1DC6, and an example of the diacritic is shown below: I've searched through all the symbol guides I can ...
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Create custom font package for LaTeX?

Can I create a custom package for LaTeX, that provides a custom font? There a packages like paratype or droid. I can just type \usepackage{droid} and it works! Is there tools to convert OTF/TTF ...
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Install Fira Sans Font using Texlive 2012

I would like to create slides using this theme for Beamer but am having trouble getting it to work. I just copied the .sty files into /home/gthomson/texmf/tex/latex/mtheme. However the theme ...
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Gentium font with cyrillic

There is a way, to use Gentium font with cyrillic text? I tried so: % !TeX encoding = UTF-8 % !TeX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % loaded by ...
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XeLaTeX not able to recognize Devanagari script

I am trying to use XeLaTeX to use Devanagari (and Tibetan) script directly in my code. It seems that for some reason, XeLaTeX is not able to recognize the Devanagari characters I put into the .tex ...
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Updating Your Own Font

In my scenario I am using my own custom font. It is an OpenType font - not a tex-packaged one either, just one I've made in FontCreator (Windows 7). Now, I want to use this font with lualatex, so I ...
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xeCJK - CJK text colors for customized commands not changing as specified

I'm using the template Deedy-Resume to create my resume. English version works fine, however I'm not sure how to create a Chinese version properly. I used the package xeCJK. The fonts are rendered but ...
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Problem using bickham

Some time ago, I posted this question. I forgot about it, and it popped up just yesterday thanks toa comment. It is in a sorry state, and I have been suggested to ask a new one with the only issue ...
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How can I install a specialist package of metafonts on TeX Live?

I'm new on LaTeX, can you tell me how to install byzfonts ("Byzantine Music Font") on TeX Live? I've downloaded it from CTAN, but there is no installation manual for it. [ADDED by cfr] I started ...
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Creating a section heading 'marker' in a medium font

I have used tikz to create a system of section headers that provide different 'marker' options that highlight different kinds of section, thus: I have defined a markerfont, Gill Sans, medium ...
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Issue when installing font in MacTex

I'm trying to install libel suit font in MacTex 2013 following a guide found here. I can not fix a error and would like some help: Following map files could not be found: Chiatoo.map emerald.map ...
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Missing font for friggeri cv (despite installation)

For my cv I'm using the friggeri-cv template, which was already was reason for serveral threads here. The template is heavily build on HelveticaNeue, which is installed on my system ...
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The restriction of 16 math fonts of TeX

I need to use multiple math fonts to do typesetting . I understand that, with the current version of TeX, we can only have 16 math fonts for each mathversion and there is no way to change this ...
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\DeclareTextFontCommand and \textsl, \textbf,

I am working on a document, which uses the fontspec package to ensure the usage of company fonts for main font, sans-serif font and monospaced font. That is working fine. \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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problem using Source SansPro

I am trying to use Source SansPro in the friggeri CV tamplate. I have installed in windows the font and to confirm it i opened .txt file where the font exist there. While compiling the following ...
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Using Tibetan and Devanagari Unicode Script in XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I am quite new to LaTeX and I am trying to make a document with both Tibetan and Devanagari script. I know one can use XeLaTeX to use different Unicode scripts directly in your code, but for whatever ...
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Bug in using self-defined font?

As long as I do not use \bf, my font works fine. Starting with $$ within which I first use \bf, and every instance thereafter, instead of getting the font I defined I keep getting bold letters. How ...
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Temporarily changing the math font in certain environments

A follow-up question to my earlier post here. In my document, I want to typeset the tables in a different font from the main text. I've managed to make that work for regular input. However, I ...
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Accessing archaic Greek Koppa in the birkmult document class

I will be submitting the final version of an article to Birkhauser using the required birkmult document class. ...
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Using mathspec \setmathfont with \newenvironment

I would like to change back and forth between two fonts. But I would like these two fonts to affect both normal text, as well as the digits and letters in maths mode. Something like this should work ...
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italic small caps in Garamond #3?

I have the OTF files for Garamond #3 LT Pro, supplied by my publisher. I need to use italic small caps. The following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Where I could find this particular typrewriter-like font in lyx? [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis in philosophy using Lyx and found out that most of them are written with this particular typewriter-like font. Could someone tell me where i could find this font? Does Lyx ...
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Import mathcal symbols from txfonts

I would like to use the "\mathcal" symbols from txfonts, but otherwise use the standard symbols. Including the package txfonts changes all fonts, which I would like to avoid. The command ...
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Force all text in a block to look like the default math mode text

I used the technique described by the commentator "Martin H" here to include an Inkscape graphic into my LaTex document. Now I want to force all the text of the image to look exactly like in math ...
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Selecting font features for tabular data

I am writing my thesis using (among others) the KOMA-script and fontspec packages. I would like to select the default sans serif font (and add some font features) for my tables. I know how to do this ...
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How do you write accented characters in a foreign language? [duplicate]

I'm trying to include the titles of TED talks that I'm translated into my resume, but since the talks are in Spanish there are some characters that don't show up correctly. When I write: \item ...
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Yannis's yinit font (gothic initials) and metapost

I am trying to produce EPS standalone files for all Gothic Initials from the Yannis'metafont sources recently reissued by Karl Berry for TL2014 (texmf-dist/fonts/source/public/gothic/). I run ...
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Footnote in \bfseries: New error in newpx update [closed]

After a recent update, the newpx font packages (newpxtext, newpxmath) throw an error when trying to make a superscript footnote number within a group where the boldface series is selected. ...
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natbib bibliography changes font halfway through

I am using TexShop with natbib, language.bst for my dissertation. I have typeset everything and it looks great, but my bibliography changes font halfway through. The citations all use Small Caps for ...
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latex Maya numbers error [duplicate]

I found an error for the current Maya numbers generated by LaTeX: Here is the LaTeX code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathabx} \newcommand\mathbfont{\usefont{U}{mathb}{m}{n}} ...
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Changing font in a description

How to change the font of some words of an item of a description? I want it to appear like this: Abc Def Description... Ghi Jkl Description So that the words Def and Jkl are italique. ...
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What is the font-family for the name of an algorithm [duplicate]

How to type something like Thank you very much!
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Is LuaTeX planned to have as good font capabilities as XeTeX? [closed]

The title almost says it all. As I understand it, XeTeX was built from the ground up for its font support, while LuaTeX only got fontspec support years after its creation. While font support will ...