{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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XeLaTeX failing with Microsoft Fonts

I am using XeLaTeX to produce a \documentclass{report} and am having problems loading Microsoft fonts. The Console reports: xdvipdfmx:fatal: Cannot proceed without the font: ...
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Characters missing from R-generated graphic when \pdfinclusioncopyfonts=0

I have a .pdf figure generated by R/ggplot2, which renders correctly when viewed as a standalone file, but when embedded in a document by pdftex, one character is missing. I've cut the problem down ...
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How to use font awesome in ShareLaTeX?

I am trying to use the awesome-package to use the icons for my resume in LaTeX. I tried already a few tutorials but I cant still get it to work. I make my resume in ShareLaTeX with ...
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Why sections in the minitoc are not bold?

Everything is in the question... \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{book} % \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{subfig} ...
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Blank space instead cyrillic letters after compiling to dvi [closed]

I've got a weird problem with fonts, I believe. On my home PC I compile a TEX-file (texifying to DVI) just fine, on my work PC I've got blank spaces in places where monotype font is used; on another ...
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Fraktur (using yfonts): Specific quotation marks and semicolon

I'm currently using yfonts package for Fraktur hand and want to achieve a style as close to this as possible. While most characters seem sufficient to me I'm especially unhappy with quotations marks ...
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Dot bellow letter in bibliography.bib file?

Using the first solution in this answer, we get a dot bellow the letter with \d{s} command, but how does this work in bibliography.bib file? MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How to Change Header Footer font and Color in XeLatex

I need to change the Header Footer in Latex which need to be compiled in XeLatex. Header - Green using Lato-Light font Footer - Red using Raleway-Light font Here is the link to the MWE. Fonts are in ...
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how to use LuxiMono with ShareLatex?

I would like to install getnonfreefonts to use LuxiMono with ShareLaTeX. I have seen instruction for installation for XeTeX. Is it possible at all yo use LuxiMono and other fonts from getnonfreefonts ...
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Force Font Choice in Beamer Document

I'm trying to set the font for a single part of my presentation (actually a single wordmark throughout), but as far as I can tell I'm not able to override the beamer defaults easily. Here's an MWE: ...
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Italics in LaTeX (e. g. when using Tikz)

\bfseries is for bolding but what is for italics in tikz? Example where italics needed for "Not SP graph". \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1] \tikzstyle{every node}=[draw, circle, fill=white, inner ...
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MinionPro lining figures for euler math

Using MinionPro and Euler looks great, except the euler digits are too large. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \RequirePackage{amsmath} ...
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How to set the name of a standard or the name of a standard component?

Sometimes I am using names of standards, such as "DIN 103". Typing the name in plain text can make it look ugly. Do you have any advice or experience? Can you recommend a generic way that makes it ...
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Using German sharp S (ß) with Bitstream Charter and XeLaTeX

I have a German sharp S (ß) in my document. When I compile the document with XeLaTeX, ß is changed to SS. It works with the default font but not with Charter (using the XCharter package): ...
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When is a bold font not bold? (Table of Contents)

I am using an external program which can generate an index from a pdf document based on words which display in bold. When I create my document in LaTeX, the article headings and ToC contain words in ...
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vicent fonts package doesn't work?

I tried to compile the example in vicent package in my pc (windows 8 ,MiKTeX 2.9) and in Sharelatex,Overleaf after , without success I get errors : In my PC :! Font OT1/vc/m/it/14.4=vcc14 at ...
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What is the correct way to make \setmainfont take effect?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[BoldItalicFont={Times New Roman}]{DejaVu Sans} \begin{document} 1. This is normal as expected. \textit{2. This is in italic as ...
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`moderncv`: parameters and fonts for `\cventry`

I have three questions. Could you help me to get rid of the comma after the degree as there is a line break, please? {\cventry{2000-2005} {degree} { \newline institution} {localization} {} ...
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I need to know which is this font (latex) [duplicate]

i'm writing an essay, and i would like to write with these fonts in math style.. (see the image below). Anyone know it? Thank you :)
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Unsatisfying visualization - Tick labels touching each other

On the bottom right part of the added picture you see that the x and y tick labels are almost touching each other. Which isn't really beautiful in my opinion. Are there any good solutions of this ...
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Why are missing characters reported as warnings and not errors?

In the following example, the PDF compiles without error using xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} ...
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Installing cm-unicode font family on miktex for use with xelatex

I've been trying to install the font family cm-unicode on my MikTeX distribution (Windows 10). I'm new to XeLaTeX, and can't seem to find proper documentation on the installation of entire TrueType ...
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Conversion from math mode of the form $x_a$ to text?

I want to convert from italic math mode $x_a$ to upright. So I thought \text{x_a} would do. But due to the underscore sign it doesn’t work. Any ideas?
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How to change the greek symbol $\nu$ into upright bold

How can I change the font of the Greek symbol \nu into upright bold?
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Phone symbol/ Website logo in XeLatex

\texttt{ÔÑã}~\href{tel:\myphone}{\myphone}\\ produce a mobile icon on the pdf file and this one href{https://www.linkedin.com/in/\myweb} {\texttt{ÔÇå}~\myweb} generate the little nice Linkedin logo ...
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Equations with italic characters

I would like this equation: \begin{equation}\label{equ3} \textit{E}=\sqrt{p^2c^2+m_0^2c^4}=mc^2 \end{equation} to be shown in a nice way, italic characters, but I cannot. Any idea? it is my ...
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\itshape is to \textit as ?? is to \mathit?

In the following example, I've set listing's basic style to \itshape. However, the + operator is italicized, and so are the parentheses: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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tufte-latex: MinionPro linespacing

I would like to use MinionPro with the tufte-latex document class. However I do not know much about typography. I seems that MinionPro is smaller than the default Palatino for which tufte-latex was ...
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How do I enable a font feature?

I am trying to enable the Historical Ligatures feature in EB Garamond. The guide to the font calls this feature hlig. However, I have no idea how to enable the feature. I found a question that seems ...
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What are recommended notations for 2nd order tensor and trace of the tensor?

In this forum, there several posts asking about specific notations for second order tensors, see in particular Double-bar notation for second-order tensors, Double sided arrow notation for ...
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What is the font used by Nature magazine? How can we get the same or similar text font and math font in LaTex? [duplicate]

For example, in this paper: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7587/pdf/nature16961.pdf How can we get the same or similar text font and math font in LaTex?
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How do I color the font in just one row/column without the text jumping a line?

I just want to color the font of a single row and a single column in two different tables. I have found some example for how to do so. How to do row from here and how to do column from here (where I ...
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\mathcal only allowed in math mode

I am having a couple of errors with this code. With the second line 'missing $ inserted' Then with the third line it says '\mathcal only allowed in math mode'. Would anyone be able to help me with ...
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gentnonfreefonts installation of fonts fails — can't execute wget

I am facing a problem with the getnonfreefonts-sys and the getnonfreefonts scripts to install additional fonts (basically garamondx). I use texlive 2015 (freshly installed) on a fresh Windows 7 ...
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Pigpen-like symbol for =

I would like to use symbols which look like the pigpen cypher symbols One symbol I need consists of the two horizontal edges of the square, and the other has the vertical edges in it. I cannot just ...
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Using scalable fonts with LaTeX

I have a .mf file which describes the glyphs in the font. Using mftrace, I understand how to get the Adobe font metric information (.afm file) and Type1 fonts (.pfb file) from the .mf file. How does ...
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Greek letters doesn't show when use charter package

I download to my laptop CMU Serif font for greek letters, but when I insert charter package (because i want to write english bold text with it) the regular greek letters doesn't show. This is my code ...
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convert LaTeX symbols into svg files using font files directly

Is there a programmatic way of converting a set of LaTeX symbols into a set of svg files using the font files directly? In particular, I would like to create svg files for some of the symbols that are ...
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Change main text font only

I am writing a book and I use \usepackage{charter}, but this changes the font of the main text too. How do I keep the font for Chapter title, Section title, header, footer etc of this package and use ...
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Old-Style Financial Statement

I am interested in using LaTeX to recreate some old financial reports. How would I make the following chart, including the proper (or similar) font? The font has been identified as Monotype's Century. ...
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Font not recognised while using TexMaker

I am using TexMaker on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. And I am trying to run the following .tex file. MWE: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Font not found while using xelatex?

So, I am trying to make a PDF file on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from using XeLatex using the command xelatex abc where abc is the name of the tex file. Now, I downloaded xelatex using sudo apt-get install ...
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Using another font in page number causes incorrect page numbering in XeLaTeX

In the following code when we use another font for page number, the page number starts from 2 in the first page. The pages are numbered 2, 3, 4, 5. However, the log message during compilation shows ...
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Specific chapter page formatting

I bought a recent math book, and it was clearly made using TeX. Here's an example from the chapter page: I wanted to reproduce this chapter style for other texts I'm working on (same fonts, sizes, ...
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Protect the font format in macros

I define a macro (\chit) that uses one font (sc), and the macro is used in another macro that textbf in the implementation - \textbf{Q\thequestion: #1?}. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Listing with monospaced font (Dejavu Sans Mono) and background color

I will setup my document to the Sans Serif Font Helvet and additionally all source codes should display with Dejavu Sans Mono and grey background color (on \lstinline{} too). How can I setup listings ...
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How many font styles of $x$ and $X$ can we use?

I want to use different variable styles in my dissertation. I'm currently using $x$ for a single random variable, $\mathbf{x}$ for a set of random variables and $\mathcal{X}$ for a state space. I also ...
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Make font StandardSymL-Slant_167 to be available to Adobe illustrator

I am trying to modify a figure drawn in LaTeX that contains a \mathcal{L} font. When I try to import this text into Adobe Illustrator, the font is not found. I looked in the MiKTeX 2.9/fonts folder ...
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Can't apply monospaced font to listings (when using pdflatex)

I'm a newbie to LaTeX and I can't find the cause of a problem described below. I need to insert several C++ code snippets into my document, so I use the listings package for this purpose. The ...
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Using typewriter font and turning off hyphenation in ConTeXt

I want to set the font for my entire document as a courier / typewriter font, so that it resembles a typewritten manuscript. This includes turning off hyphenation for the entire document. So far, I ...