{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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I want to change the font of my minitoc

I am changing the font in my preamble using \usepackage{avant} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} %% Only if the base font of the document is to be sans serif \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} but my ...
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How can I Use the Wingdings symbol? [duplicate]

Does somebody know how can I use Wingdings symbol ? This code doesn't work : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\wingdingsfont{Wingdings} ...
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fontaxes warning with llncs.sty

Springer's LNCS class (found in llncs.zip) gives a fontaxes warning when I try to load the following additional fonts: \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage[math]{iwona} \usepackage{libertine} ...
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Clash between verbatim and libertine

I have a document with some verbatim in it and I wanted to change the font to libertine, but this also changes the verbatim parts. Is there a way to keep the verbatim parts in computer-y font while ...
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Where to find the family code for a custom font

Is there a reference list for the encoding of fonts in LaTeX? A place where one can search for a specific font and get the relevant code that represents it. Some of them are not even logical, for ...
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Using fonts installed in local texlive

I have installed texlive at ~/texlive. I have installed collection-fontsrecommended using tlmgr. Now, ~/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/ has several folders: afm, cmap, enc, ... , vf. Here is the ...
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How to draw an actual maltese cross?

The symbol that is produced by the \maltese command is an iron cross, not quite the same thing as a maltese cross, both in terms of appearance and signification. I was wondering if there was any way ...
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How do I make my Tex output have such font? [duplicate]

This question is about font in Tex. I want to make my Tex output have the font as in this book https://www.math.wisc.edu/~boston/ddt.pdf but I do not know how. I have no idea where to begin. I ...
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How to embed all fonts with pdfLaTeX in combination with pstricks and auto-pst-pdf

The publisher of my thesis asked me to provide a pdf file that meets two conditions: (1) The pdf file must NOT be created with Ghostscript. (2) All fonts must be embedded in the final pdf file. To ...
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Fonts changes between computers, unreadable

I'm using TexMaker on OS X, compiling with Xetex, and I'm having some fonts issues. Depending on the computer I look at the pdf file I get the either the correct fonts or not, see in the image below: ...
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beamer: color for fonts in head/foot different from bg/fg color

Is it possible to change the font color of the sections in the head/foot independent from the fg/bg color of the head/foot? edit: Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \useoutertheme{miniframes} ...
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Computer Modern Serif for both linux and windows

There's a high probability that my question was asked before, but I couldn't find a good answer to it, so I'm going to pose the question again, hoping that I will get the accurate answer to my ...
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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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Help - what is this font? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what the font in this picture is called and where I can download it? Thank you
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What do I tell titlesec to get default values?

I'm making a style package for my student union, changing to our official fonts and adding other convenience methods. I've declared a main (serif) font and a title (sans) font family, and I want to ...
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dashed or dotted brace or bracket

I need to add a dashed or dotted brace or bracket into an equation. But I didn't found any symbol similar to this (with detexify or The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List). Do you know how it can be ...
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Font size (in pt) of references using amsplain

I have the following document: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[leqno]{amsmath} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Can someone tell me what is this maths font? [duplicate]

Can someone tell what is this font? Thank you!
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Font not being updated properly

I'm experiencing an odd scenario where my updated font is not reflected in pdf output of my latex documents. First of all, i made my own font at FontStruct.com, and downloaded it as a true-type-font. ...
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How can i change a table column's size and its text justification at the same time in Latex?

I am a newbie in Latex but I know that this command {|>{\small} l | p{2.8cm} | p{2.93cm} | p{2.85 cm} | p{2.58 cm} | } will change first column justification to left and set the size for other ...
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MinionPro conflicts with fnsymbol

For various reasons, I need to include two footnotes at the beginning of my document referenced with symbols rather than numbers; it does not matter what symbols I use, so long as they are not ...
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Myriad Pro : Font shape `OT1/MyriadPro-OsF/m/n' undefined

I am trying to install MyriadPro on my MiKTeX 2.9 (32bit). Sadly, something, somewhere seems to have gone wrong. I allready installed MinionPro on my TeX Distribution and basically I proceeded the ...
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Why does XeTeX not display basic Unicode characters?

I have a document like this, but when I render it by invoking xelatex on it, the π character is displayed as a blank space: \documentclass[13pt,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} % the problem ...
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scrbook class leads to bitmap font but bookclss doesn't

I'd like to use the scrbook class and included the Gyre Heros font but for some reason does it not lead to the desired output (i.e. it quite different from the output that created by the book class) ...
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XeLaTeX: Set an alternative font in case it is not found

I am setting up the packages for a shared project with someone who's not familiar with LaTeX. I want to use some of our local fonts. I used XeLaTeX and it works. However, we'll also use a notebook ...
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How do I get italic type using baskervald font?

I have loaded the font here: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[light]{iwona} \usepackage{baskervald} I am trying to set some type in a fancy header in italics: ...
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Command to italicize text with slanted numbers

I often find myself adding a lot of \textsl{} around inside \emph{} or \textit{} blocks because I find italicized digits to look too "showoffy" and "baroque" and to hinder legibility (I'm using $$ ...
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Alternative Font in Latex [duplicate]

How can I get the following font in latex? I usually the Computer Modern font in LaTeX, but I am interested to use it. In particular, I don't want to know what font it is, rather I just want to know ...
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Checking which Fonts are already installed [duplicate]

I downloaded a .tex file and after changing some Helvetica fonts to Times New Roman, I can finally see the pdf. Changing to Times New Roman was a wild guess that worked, but the result is not ...
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Tex Gyre showcase

I have a simple question: Is there an available document that would compare (showcase) all the fonts of the TeX Gyre collection? I supposed that something like this existed on the project homepage: ...
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Inline boxes: alternative to pifont's non-filled-but-shadowed box?

I often need to draw inline boxes in specific rgb-colors. I really like how easy to use the pifont package is for this purpose. But just the filled boxes look as desired. The shadowish look of the ...
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How to Use BOONDOX Latex Calligraphic Font

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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How can I change the Hebrew font in cjhebrew?

The answer to be found at the fontspec link seems to me less than useful. Could you please write a snippet showing how to change the Hebrew (but not the English) font when I use the cjhebrew package? ...
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Replace a few math symbols in the newtxmath font

I use the \newtxmath as the math font in my document and \newtxtext for the text. This seems to work fine, but I need to replace some math symbols which seem to me not as nice as their default Latin ...
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Changing to a custom font in LaTeX?

I'm using the following template from ShareLaTeX. I would like to improve the template by adding another custom font and a different chapter heading like in this other template. How can I do that?
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Best choice for open type font: PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or True Type outlines (OT TTF)?

I'd like to buy an open type font which is provided in two versions: with PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or with True Type outlines (OT TTF), as technical format. What would be the best choice for ...
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How to define a bold font style for \emph text [duplicate]

Recently, I wanted to set all my \emphasized text to bold, because I think the default Italic of \emph is not distinctly emphasized. But I haven't found a solution for it. Please give me some idea. ...
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Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex in cygwin system

I have three questions on TeXlive 2013 in cygwin. Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex? I was surprised to see this in C:/cygwin/bin. As we all know, pdflatex and pdftex are very different commands. ...
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Mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class

I am writing a book using memoir class and I want to mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class.
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How to calculate and use the ratio of two lengths?

I want to calculate the ratio of two lengths in Latex, so that I can then stretch an en dash by that ratio. For example, in the code below, I'd like to replace the "0.7" value of FakeStretch with the ...
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MakeUppercase not working with .TTF fonts

I have a set of Sabon fonts that I would like to use for my dissertation. \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ BoldFont={sabon-bold.ttf}, ItalicFont={sabon-it.ttf}, ...
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Compile warning regarding fonts

A MWE of my code is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=0.7in, bottom=1.2in, left=0.8in, right=0.8in]{geometry} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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font installation on Linux texlive (server) installation

I am trying to install the mtpro2 font for texlive2014 following the commands listed http://pctex.com/kb/62.html Everything is working smoothly until the last command: updmap-sys --enable Map ...
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Formatting the headings

SX I'm still fairly new to latex and hoping to get some help on how to do the formatting of the font for chapters and headings. I've been looking around the forum for hours now, trying to see if I ...
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Using Iwona as a math font with lualatex

I would like to use Iwona as a math font, but this setup doesn't get all math symbols right. (Multiline bracket, the sum symbol, etc.) \setmathfont{Iwona} \setmathfont[range=\mathup] {Iwona} ...
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How to include “Bookman Old Style” font as a main font in my Ph.D thesis?

I am unable to figure out simple solution to add "Bookman Old Style" as a main font in my latex document. I have used below line but does not give me required font. \usepackage{bookman} Could not ...
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Using HSRM beamer theme, change boldness of navigation bar font when selected

I am attempting to modify the HSRM beamer theme found here. At the top in the navigation bar on every frame, I'd like to make the font bolder when a section is selected. Currently, when I have the ...
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Thesis font, math symbols etc change after each compile

I have a strange problem when writing my thesis. I'm using the template available on: http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle/ All document classes etc have been provided in ...
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Font U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I am getting this error message: (C:\Users\Δημήτρης\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9\tex\latex\esint\uesint.fd )miktex-maketfm.exe: Permission denied: C:\Users\EE49~1\AppData\Local\Temp\mik44600 ...
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Change the font of \mathrm and functions such as \cos \sin, \sup

My document has ptm as \rmdefault and math is typeset using MTpro2. I would like to change the font of the upright characters for mathematics to match the font used in the body of the document. For ...