{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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How does TeX manage font libraries? [closed]

I used Quark Xpress on the classic Macintosh and Corel on Windows for designing and typesetting before and now I'm getting back into it so I need to get up to speed. I tried other Linux distros and ...
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changing the text layout in texmaker of mac

I would like to know how to change text layout in texmaker which is for apple mac. I know that in windows I have to go to (1) Documents (2) setting (3)text layout. But I could not find Document icon ...
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Finding Fonts that Look “Handwritten”

Is this possible to replicate this kind of font? It's the blue one. I like it because it's perfect to write examples of something where you don't want to use the same font. I'm getting this when ...
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Problem with \underline{} command! [duplicate]

I wrote the following commands: The following {\bf {\underline{Approximations}}} and {\bf\underline{Definitions}} is applied in further work The things comes out as: One is way down than other ...
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How to make the binomial symbol look better?

I am using \binom{\mathcal{L}}{k} with the following font (see code sample below), and I'd like the parenthesis to completely "capture" \mathcal{L} and k as they do if I use the default font. (If you ...
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Change font in all tables of the document

I would like to change the default font in all tables of my document. Instead of the Computer Modern Roman font I prefer Bitstream Charter Mathdesign (the same family), which is "condensed": \...
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Pounds symbol problem

\documentclass[12pt,addpoints,answers]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[math]{iwona} %nice font \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question[5] \pounds2600 \...
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How do I set the word spacing when using a specific font with fontspec?

I have a custom font that I use, but the words are always too close together. Can I fix this so that whenever this font is used, the spacing is the same? Something in em or similar would be great. I'm ...
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Replacing only the text font in beamer with XeTeX

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation in which only the text font is changed, but the math remains the same. I would have thought that this would do it, \documentclass[english]{beamer} \...
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Font problem, using Texmaker

How can I change font size to all latter in my document? Including text between $ $. For example, when I print my text, the font of $\alpha$ or $\overline{AB}$ is different than the other text and I ...
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polyglossia undoes font changes from ClassicThesis

I'm trying to use the classicthesis.sty style class together with polyglossia with the result that polyglossia reverts all the changes to the fonts made by (I assume) classicthesis.sty (palatino for ...
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familydefault ignored when sbox defined in preamble

I would like to define my global family default once in the preamble. I would also like to define my save boxes in the preamble, but somehow the latter does not seem to work with the former, as it ...
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How to change name of glyph in type1 font?

In cmtex10.pfb we see dup 45 /minus put. How to change it to dup 45 /hyphen put? Is the following solution correct? t1disasm `kpsewhich cmtex10.pfb` > cmtex10.pps perl -i -pe 's!45 /minus!45 /...
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Equalities look “broken” with tikz-cd and “math font”

When making commutative diagrams, I prefer using tikz-cd with the arrow style=math font option, in order to let the arrow tips match that of the document font, which is kpfonts in the below MWE. That ...
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Define small caps globally in expex

A hopefully easy question for expex. Is there a way to globally define a particular line to always print in small caps, similar to how everyglb=\bf prints everything on \glb as bold face? I couldn't ...
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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: /Library/Fonts/...
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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 \documentclass{...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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 sep=...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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 14....
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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 second-...
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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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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 ...