{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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LuaLaTeX: Replace character “ß” in CMU fonts

The glyph for the character "ß" differs considerably between Latin Modern and the CMU fonts (CMU Serif, CMU Sans Serif etc., which use the same glyphs for ß as cm-super; see this answer): I much ...
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description environment overrides font style

The description environment allows an optional heading, like \item [<heading>] text, to be used. By default this makes the text <heading> bold. I'm having the issue that this style of ...
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Modify font for all text in tikzpicture [duplicate]

I created a newcommand like this: \newcommand{\txtDBC}[1]{\contour{white}{#1}} and I want to apply it on all text and math formula in a tikzpicture. The first was to declare a specific font using ...
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LuaLatex and MathTime Professional 2 (mixing font-types)

I'm trying to use MathTime Professional 2 (mtpro2) and Times New Roman (the TrueType fonts bundled with Windows) with LuaLatex as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{ ...
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Slashed zero, the “right” way?

The digit 0 in our documents, such as this one (external PDF link), is slashed “the wrong way” in source code blocks (lstlisting). How can we get it slashed “the right way” (from bottom-left to ...
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How can I create standard document?

I like create standard format in my document like: -All the text are justify until I swap this part of text only (center, right, left); -Standard margin of document (top, bottom, left, right); ...
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Bicolored font (main color and background)

I want to write some text on tikzpicture with bi-colored font: each character will be display in main color but each character will be doubled (like bold) with an other color. The result I want to ...
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How to make italic greek letter \lambda

I need italic and non-italic \lambda in the same document. Since the \mathit{\lambda} does not work, I got idea to simulate italic by changing fonts (Times New Roman for italic lambda, and Latin ...
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Not enough emphasis on some symbols

I'm trying to write some text in bold font but some symbols are not set in bold properly. The emphasis is set with \bfseries and is correct for :: and = but not enough for > and -. See below image for ...
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Why are letters dissapearing when document is sent to the printer. MTPRO2

Whenever I send pdf-documents typeset with MTPRO2 (it only happens for MTPRO2) to be printed, certain combination of letters will disappear from the print, so far, I have only found that this happens ...
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Problem using yfonts / gothic

I'm using TexLive 2014, last update yesterday tlmgr info yfonts gothic package: yfonts installed: Yes cat-date: 2012-04-16 12:07:42 +0200 package: gothic installed: Yes cat-date: ...
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How to install font not part of TexLive - Mint 17.1

How do I install the fonts from the Latex Font Catalogue that are not part of texlive? In this particular instance I would like to use Augie which is part of the emerald package (though in future I ...
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Tibetan unicode font not appearing properly [duplicate]

I am making a document using a Tibetan unicode font with XeLaTeX and fontspec. However, the text is not appearing properly. The super– and subscripted letters appear next to the base letter instead ...
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Correct positioning of diacritic mark over capital char [on hold]

I'm implemeting the specific standard caled as hip, in which I have ', '=', as a diacritics marks. So I know about \'s\'S, but since the are not in the hip standard I can't use them. So I have a two ...
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How to fatten (,), {,} and $\vee$ in math mode?

In order to distinguish between object language and meta language I want a rather visible difference between the signs mentioned in the title as used in the object language and as used in the formal ...
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Libertine font displays slightly bold in XeLaTex compared to PdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I love using libertine font in my document. It looks nice and clear when compiled using pdflatex. But I got different result when compiled using xelatex. It seems to be a slightly bold in my screen. ...
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Make Specific Math Symbols Heavier

I am trying to figure out how to have fine grain control over typesetting my documents. I have been looking at this pdf but I can't seem to figure out how to set symbols such as '(), +, -, =,...' to ...
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On how to have a negated $\eta$ [duplicate]

In set theory one often uses $\notin$ as with a slash through $\in$. How can I produce a similar slash through $\eta$?
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Writing Greek in XeLaTeX with the default font

I want to do this with the crm10 font. How can I do that? I've tried a few fonts but I don't like them. \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} ...
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Changing math font in Classicthesis

I'm using the popular Classicthesis template for my thesis. I like almost everything of this template apart from the math font (it should be the one loaded with Mathpazo) and since I have to write ...
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How to globally put subscripts in math-mode in upright font using amsmath?

I'm often apply the subscript environment in math-mode to assign e.g. materials to material properties, $\eta_{oil}$, $\lambda_{air}$, etc. Not very mathematical but hey, I'm an engineer ;-) I'm ...
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Can/Do fonts use alpha channel? (or even specify preferred color?) [closed]

I know there are thousands, or maybe millions, of fonts. And every font I have ever seen is made of clean curves. That is, every point on the plane is either 100% black or 100% white. But when I saw ...
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How to change font for axes, labels, etc in pgfplots using fontspec (lualatex)?

I need to make figure with Garamond font applied to axes and labels, as well to text in nodes. This is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Scaling Line Integral Symbols

I need to use special integral symbols but with Cambria Math they are too small. Is there any way to scale these automatically? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} ...
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Boisik and \cdots

I found that $\cdots$ appears as white-space in the PDF output while using the boisik font. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{boisik} \begin{document} $A \ldots ...
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How to know the correct name for an installed font to be passed as the argument of \setmainfont?

I have just installed a font called "28 Days Later" from www.1001freefonts.com but now I have a problem because the following code snippet does not compile, it produces some errors, roughly saying ...
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Can't get this template to work

I recently downloaded this CV template: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/wilson-resume-cv The download includes a "cv.tex", "structure.tex" and a folder with a bunch of fonts + a file called ...
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How to set the default typewriter font?

I'd like to select a new font for the monospaced text such as those parts within a \texttt{} and code snippets in the minted context. (As far as I can tell, minted just uses the document's default ...
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Pixelated PDF output [duplicate]

The PDF output of my LyX documents is rather pixelated as can be seen on the image. Does anyone know how to fix this? This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (MiKTeX 2.9) (preloaded ...
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How can I automatically size my title to fit within my margins

I am writing my thesis presentation page. My title is mildly long and already fits into one line. I was wondering if there is a way to automatically size the font (and bold it) so the title reaches ...
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Alphabet w and little omega: A better way to distinguish?

I am working on a paper where I use lowercase "w" and the lower case Greek letter omega a lot. The rendering of both of these alphabets is very similar, and causes much confusion to the reader. Is ...
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Tweaking fonts in algorithms

I'm working on a problem set for my algorithms course and just started using the algorithm and algorithmicx packages to produce pseudocode. Here's what it looks like: Is there a way to give ...
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Mapping Private Use Area characters in pdflatex?

Let's say I want to use the font Desconsolata.ttf from Oracc: The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus - Unicode fonts for Oracc; and in particular, I want to use the Private Use Area characters: ...
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\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} with \textsf: strange phenomenon [duplicate]

I have some trouble using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}: \textsf text is no longer sans-serif. For instance, {\Huge\textsf{\bfseries SOME TEXT some text}} becomes instead of the usual I suppose ...
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Usage of mathbb versus mathds

Blissfully unaware of mathds for years I have used $\mathbb{Z},\mathbb{Q}$ and so on. No one has complained but is there a best practice on choosing between mathbb and mathds for these? There has ...
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Times font with polyglossia package

How to configure Times font to work with XeLaTeX's polyglossia package? I tried configuring it same as with PdfLaTeX, but this way does not work: bold and italic are shown as normal font. Minimal ...
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Handwritten parchment. Quill style

I want to know a few fonts that look like this: I want to know what are the colors that were used to write with quill or some colors that could be used in the document. I would like to split the ...
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The best directory to install a font

What difference exists between installing a font in ~/Library/texmf and in /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local? Which of the two positions takes less resources and allows a faster compilation? Is there a ...
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Font style monotype corsiva [duplicate]

What is the font used in this image please? Best Regards,
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Why can't I use my font with unicode-math?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Sans} \usepackage{mwe} \blindmathtrue \begin{document} \Blinddocument \end{document} The above fails with the error ...
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How to use \usepackage{ebgaramond-maths}?

Could anyone tell me how to use \usepackage{ebgaramond-maths}? Here is the website of package, http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/ebgaramond/ When I run PDFTeXify, there always show some font that ...
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How to find Devanagari fonts

I am trying out different ways of using LaTeX with Devanagari script, and I have come across some examples that have the following lines of code: \documentclass{article} % The fontspec package ...
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pdflatex: cannot open encoding file (ebgaramond)

I am trying to install the ebgaramond fonts installed using Mactex. I have run tlmgr install ebgaramond followed by various combinations of mktexlsr and updmap-sys, however I keep getting messages ...
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How do I modify the placement of the prime symbol?

Some colleagues and I are writing a series of math notes and the house style (not up to us) is to use the Gotham Book family of fonts. So our math italic font is Gotham Book Italic. We're noticing ...
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Ligature with a char inserted by \symbol command is ignored by pdftex

I have some change to a virtual font like this: (LABEL C 9) (LIG O 344 C L) (comment д L) (STOP) (LABEL O 346) (comment ж) (LIG C 7 C 9) (comment 7 9) (LIG O 134 C 9) (comment backslash 9) (STOP) ...
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Is there a way to disable kerning of punctuation marks globally?

I use the font XCharter in my document. Unfortunately, I get undesired kerning of punctuation marks following capital letters like W, P and T – especially in the bibliography (biblatex). Is there a ...
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Set a specific character to a certain font

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{helvet} \begin{document} \textcolonmonetary % this character can be printed if i remove the helvet pacakge \end{document} If I use ...
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Changing the font size only of the teletype family in a document?

I have seen Change \ttfamily font for entire document, and this is sort of a follow up to this. I'd like to use a "palatino" like font (tgpagella) - but I'd also like to use {lmodern}'s lmtt as the ...
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All letters upright in math mode (equivalent to \rm)

I'm using the document class scrartcl and I'm looking for a way to write equations in which all letters are upright like it appears when using \rm. \begin{equation} \rm A_{something} + ...
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Font search - handwritten font [closed]

I am just curious about this handwriting here: Do anyone of you know what font that is (what it is called) and if LaTeX have this font (and how to use it)? Kind regards!