{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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Lining numbers in mathnormal

Is there a simple way to have lining numbers (instead of old style ones) using \mathnormal{} ? I want $\mathnormal{abc123}$ to look like $abc123$. My problem is that I have an operator ...
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Can I have a list of all fonts available in plain TeX?

I need a list such as: cmr, cmss, cmsl, cmtt, ... Where can I find it? (Do the available fonts depend on the TeX installation or are the same everywhere?)
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How can I make fontspec avoid black italics with Charter in OS X Mavericks?

OS X Mavericks includes a copy of the font Charter in /Library/fonts/Charter.ttc. This file provides six variants: roman, italic, black, bold, black italic, and bold italic. As the following example ...
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How to include program listings in C# with custom font and syntax highlighting in LyX?

I'm rather new to LaTeX and use LyX editor to create my documents. There are similar questions but none of them answer how to do that in LyX. I am wondering, how to include a program listing in ...
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How to change the font size of a particular letter

I referred the link : How do I change the font of a letter?. But the link didn't help me out. I would like to achieve this: Here is the MWE though I know it isn't :(: \documentclass{article} ...
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Redefining \bf, \it, \rm, \sl, \tt

The following code compiles to a document that has the word "проба" only in roman typeface (first paragraph). How can I have this word in the other paragraphs, as well? % Compile with luatex ...
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How to set Times New Roman font in TeXmacs? [closed]

I only saw times and roman. How can I get times new roman font and add it to TexMacs.
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How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?

Longer post I'd like to introduce you my long-term task which I wish to see solved one day. Let's have two glyphs (any fonts, glyphs, location, transformation), one fixed, one moveable and some ...
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Error message for incomplete fonts? [closed]

Can I get TeX (and particularly LuaTeX) issue an error when a font does not contain a glyph of the required type (roman, italic, etc.) for a character in the document being processed? A particular ...
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Loading a font via package or fontspec

In Xe(La)TeX, what is the difference between loading a font via its package, i. e. \usepackage{tgpagella}, and loading it through fontspec (\fontspec{TeX Gyre Pagella}). When loaded with the package, ...
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Using fonts from winfonts package with report document class

The winfonts package (around since 2006) is said to provide the following fonts for LaTeX2e. Arial Franklin Gothic Tahoma Comic Sans Georgia Times Courier ...
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How to make my text more tasty?

This is one of my favorite problems. Enjoy! We'd like to make holes in the text to make it look more tasty, like cheese tasty. We can find several fonts for this purpose, but we cannot ...
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How to change font size in the command window in TexMaker [duplicate]

I don't know how to change the font size in the window where I type the TeX commands, in TexMaker. Any help?
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lualatex: Need help with using different fonts

I could need some start-up aid with using fonts in lualatex. I have 3 questions (sorry): A) I want to use a nice mainfont for normal text. The lmodern-default was nice with pdflatex, but the default ...
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Using consolas as the default teletype style font for listings package?

Is it possible to use consolas as the default teletype font to display code listings using the listings package? The default computer modern teletype font is too wide for my taste. Edit: I am using ...
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How can I use mathematical symbols and other special characters in URLs in footnotes?

I want to footnote a URL which contains mathematical signs such as = and LaTeX asks me for a $ sign to take it to mathematical space (and therefore changing the font which is not suitable). How should ...
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My document seems to contain a strange font - different from every other document [closed]

I've written several documents in LaTeX, but when I compile this special one I get this... strange "font" (not sure it can be called a font). Help, what did I change? I remember having this problem ...
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Font Error when using pslatex and gnuplot

I have a very persistent problem. I am creating a figure using gnuplot with pslatex terminal. Then I use Latex to create the .dvi (using the figure), then dvips to create the .ps and finally ps2pdf to ...
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Strange symbol in place of full-stop in TexMaker [duplicate]

Writing in texmaker these lines (the mount heigh is $1200m$). we saw it in \ref{chapter1}. width=6.02099737532808in (inside tikzpicture environment) all the dots (fullstop) get replaced ...
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Is it possible to use the punctuation of one font within another font?

I'm in the process of trying to turn an English document into Hindi based on a translation in Word. However, I'm struggling to find a font that does what I want. As I'm working with an existing ...
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Conflict between mathdesign and Heuristica

When using the packages mathdesign and heuristica together, small caps don't render properly. Like so: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[utopia]{mathdesign} ...
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Xetex does not use any of my installed fonts in Beamer document

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 which has texlive 2013 in the repositories. Before, I used Ubuntu 12.04 with texlive 2012. Everything works except that when I compile my XeTeX documents they ...
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How to display numbers in the math mode in the same font as in the text? [duplicate]

I have set my default font family for the text as sans serif with \renewcommand*{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} and now I want for the math mode to display the numbers in the same way as they appear ...
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How to make ellipsis work with sans serif font?

Problem/question It seems that the ellipsis package does not work with sans-serif fonts. Is it a known problem or maybe not a problem at all? This question follows this one, about "how to change the ...
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Beramono in XeTeX?

I like the beramono font, and I want to use it for code listings (using the listings package). I want the standard CMR tt font for typewriter font in the body of the text. I could do this using ...
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Take the kerning of a font to make it the kerning of another one

The charter font from mathdesign has poor kerning while the Charter font by SIL is better. The problem is that the bold face of SIL is really bold and I prefer the one from mathdesign. Actually, even ...
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Garamond font with LaTeX

Is there any package that allows to use Garamond font with LaTeX documents that are generated with pdflatex? If so: Does this package allow to use font for commercial purposes for free? If not, is ...
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Stix font not in Adobe Illustrator (Windows) [on hold]

I compiled my latex document using pdflatex in texstudio. I have already installed the Windows Stix fonts in to the system fonts folder. However when I open the pdf output in Illustrator I get: and ...
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Font installation issue with chessfs

Ah, fonts again! I need to use a chessboard in one of my articles, probably using skak or chessboard, but I'm not even there yet. Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} ...
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“Remapping” a single glyph

I am using the excellent Heuristica typeface, but I don't like the way the old style "1" looks. It looks more like an "I" in small caps than an actual number, unlike the Adobe original. Like so: Is ...
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How to ensure that LaTeX-generated pdfs print correctly from print-on-demand services

I've just bought printed copies of a pdf-booklet I've made using luaLaTeX. The "print ready copy" created during the Lulu upload process looks fine in the electronic version and when printed on my ...
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Installing latex font as a system font for Adobe Flash

I've installed the fonts from the package: \usepackage{mathptmx} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} and it works great in latex, but I imported the output file into adobe flash professional, and it needs to ...
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Change to libertine font except in certain parts?

I am producing my LaTeX document using pdflatex. If I want to switch my entire document to a libertine font I use : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How do I include google fonts?

What is the easiest way of using google fonts in a LaTeX document if I want to maintain full microtype support (i.e. without using xelatex)? Thanks!
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Can I visualize the Bezier control points of a letter … in TeX?

Without knowing anything about fonts, I innocently read an article on Postscript/Truetype Bezier curves. The first picture in the article shows the letter Q, and it's Bezier control points. I'd like ...
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Alegreya prevents nested \emph commands to behave as expected

I'm using Alegreya font with PDFLaTeX, and have noticed that the \emph command did not work anymore when nested. To be clearer, this code : \documentclass{book} \usepackage{Alegreya} \begin{document} ...
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Differences of fonts in math and text mode

The following question raised by the discussion of the question Reduce number of fonts used (from default settings) Question I have not yet found an explanation why we have different font types in ...
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How to select a font for the main Chinese character and another font for its Furigana?

The objective is to make a list of Japanese vocabularies with Kanji stroke order for the main characters, its furigana (small kana characters placed above the main characters), and its meaning (in ...
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The fonts of specific class does not show up (Using TexStudio)

Hope you are doing fine. I am a beginner in using Latex and have ran into a problem. I have a .cls file and I want to use it for a report. This .cls file uses a set of non-free fonts (Fedra fonts). ...
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How to differentiate glyphs by script (semi-)automatically?

I am trying to emulate this poster which I've found at http://www.brill.com/about/brill-fonts. How could we define different color per script and get a similar glyph poster?
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Install Adobe Garamond (pfb, afm) for MikTeX

I'd like to replace the URW-Garamond in my document with Adobe Garamond. I got the 6 pfb- and pfm-files and couldn't find a way to install it for MikTex.
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How can some eastern European diacritics be correctly displayed with the Alegreya font and pdftex?

I would like to use the Alegreya font in a document that features several diacritic symbols from eastern European languages. Whith xelatex everything works fine, but I would like to use pdftex, and ...
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cmex bold font missing

I am not able to find the bold variant of cmex10 font in Type 1 format. Really it is missing in all common TeX distributions? I know that this variant was not included in Knuth's Computer Modern ...
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How to define a new font family on Beamer?

How to define a new font family on Beamer? I've tried this way, but I get Undefined control sequence : \newfontfamily\fff{xxx.ttf} Any good idea, please? Thanks in advance!
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Randomise rune selection with allrunes

The allrunes package provides a lot of runes. Some families, such as the Medieval runes, have a variety of variant forms; the runes for 'd', for example, include: I want to decorate a page border ...
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Unbold section and subsection heading [duplicate]

I am using this format for my section and subsection headings (it is centered and numbers have dots): \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[center]{titlesec} \titlelabel{\thetitle.\quad} %dots ...
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How to generate all cyrillic font files for Computer Modern at once?

I use UTF8 and inputenc.sty and for latin characters it just works. Recently I typed a little Russian in cyrillic into my source file. The document would not compile due to missing font file. I had ...
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How to use comicsans only for the text but not for the math?

Considerations: Most of us might know the Latin alphabet well. Some of us might not be familiar with Greek alphabet. As a result, comic sans for text contents does not seem to be an issue but it ...
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Font in tikz figures

I would like to use the same font that I'm using in the whole document (Gentium Plus) for any text in figures (at the moment I only have tikz-figures) in the document. So far the standard font is used ...
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Latex Fonts error

I just downloaded MikTex and Texmaker, in order to write an article. But the compiler cannot compile mathematical formulas. When I put \begin{equation} 'formula' \end{equation}, I get the following ...