{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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Scale only upright font in superscript math mode

Is there a way to scale only the upright font (used in operators like sin, log) in superscript math mode? I'm using Baskerville MT Pro as text font, with XeTeX and mathspec, and MathTime Pro 2 as ...
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Changing Number Font Into Sans Serif

I want to use Libertine Sans Serif numbers (only numbers) in math font. Can i get this result using a command like this: \DeclareSymbolFont{numbers}{T1}{libertine}{m}{n} ...
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How to include a 'signature' using a different font and color than the main text?

Is it possible to make something like this using LaTeX?
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Using type 1 fonts without altering document font

I am using Texmaker in Windows and need to create a document with type 1 fonts only. When using: \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Curly Quote usage in XeTeX via LyX

I have this preamble in my LyX document: \widowpenalty=10000 \clubpenalty=10000 \raggedbottom \usepackage{dtklogos} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Problems using Expert Fonts

I recently purchased an expert font, Calluna (exljbris). There is only one problem when using the font: The font is encoded with Old Style numbers by default. I don't know how to access the Lining ...
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Accessing cmex10-equivalent symbols in latinmodern math in rendering code

I wish to display and print mathematical formulae not using one of the existing TeX distributions and not via a web browser, but using my own code so that the display is integrated into my packages as ...
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Arabic Typesetting with texmaker editor and pdfLatex

I'm writing a book in French, but i need to write a chapter in Arabic. To do so I've used the arabtex. \usepackage{arabtex} after the preamble I've done this \chapter*{\<السلام عليكم>} ...
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Condensed comment font in listings

I'm trying to condense the size of my comments by using a condensed font however its not working correctly. The font shape looks fine with ttfamily enabled in basicstyle, however, there is a huge ...
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How to change the Chapter Num font when using fncychap?

I'm using fncychap to style my chapter titles : \usepackage[Sonny]{fncychap} %----------- \ChNameVar{\Huge\fontfamily{put}\selectfont\color{black}} ...
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Digits from an other font

In a book that I'm currentlry rewriting they use special digits for numbers. Although I searched for this shape in Tex Font Catalogue I didn't find exactly matching shape of digits. The only thing ...
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How to make calligraphic numbers available with `unicode-math`?

I use xits-math.otf with unicode-math with XeLaTeX. It defines calligraphic upper case letters, but I need calligraphic lower case letters and especially numbers as well. I tried this: ...
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Combine Type1 and OpenType libertine fonts

I would like to use the Type1 libertine fonts provided by the package libertine and compile with XeLaTeX. According to the manual under section 4, this can be activated with the option type1: ...
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Linux Libertine O bold font combines characters

I'm typing Turkish text using Linux Libertine O boldface. Everything is OK in FreeSerif and Libertine non bold fonts, but it's messed up in Libertine when using \textbf. It seems similar to ...
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LuaLaTeX - Linux libertine (math and pgfplots)

I have some problems using Linux libertine font within equations or pgfplots and tried this answer but it doesn't work. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Can the Latex pick up the size of font in table?

Can the Latex pick up the size of font in table? I want to create the table with rigorous bounds and that Latex pick up the size of font by itself.
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\DeclareUnicodeCharacter and LuaTeX

Is there an equivalent command to \DeclareUnicodeCharacter for LuaTeX that allows me to define alias commands for special UTF-8/Unicode characters? I am using a custom Fraktur font that uses Unicode's ...
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How to fix the chapter title and number using libertine font?

I came across this chapter style and borrowed the code (see MWE below). The original code was using the font pbk; I want to use the libertine instead, since it is the font used throughout the thesis. ...
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What is the name of this font in latex? [duplicate]

I would like to learn this type of fonts in latex. I have tried all the math fonts but it does not seem to be ana appropriate one. So my question is:what the name of this font in latex? Answer of ...
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\hyphenation{…} list is not used

I am using xelatex, couldnt find out why I am not getting hyphens from the list I created. Is this because of my font (Brill), cause I used Times New Roman which renders with my hyphens. Who is to be ...
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Installing EB Garamond (miktex lua) encore encore

There are many related questions and answers. I looked at Installing EB Garamond for pdfLaTeX (encore) and tried the lua answer there. lualatex from a freshly instlled Miktex on this MWE ...
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Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
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Recommended font for math symbols?

I need to show unit symbols of micro, nano, kilo, mega .. Is there a recommend front for this usage? ex: 10µ Ω
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Times New Roman font with TeXnicCenter

I'm new to LaTeX and trying to write my rapport with TeXnicCenter. I want to use the times new roman font, but i don't know why it does not works with me. This the beginning of my code : ...
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fmex8.pfb in MacTex

Recently, I have installed MacTex. Then, even if I try to run the following simple code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Test: $e^{\sum{x}}$ \end{document} the logs ...
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Problem formula with \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage{tikzsymbols} \usepackage{MnSymbol,wasysym}

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \newcounter{conto} \setcounter{conto}{\time} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Changing math fonts for Greek letters

My QUESTION amounts to: is it possible to use mathpazo for everything, except for Greek math fonts in euler?
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How to identify text and math fonts from PDF? [duplicate]

What are the text and math fonts (most likely) used in this document? At first I thought \usepackage{mathpazo}, but the greek letter \Omega seems different. Using pdffonts I get for page 2 pdffonts ...
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Manual font installation vs CTAN's metric files

I installed on my system some commercial PostScript fonts. For all of them, metrics were available on CTAN, namely in the Schmidt's collection http://www.ctan.org/pkg/w-a-schmidt. Now, most of the ...
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Set tracking amount with microtype

The question is this: How can I globally set the amount of tracking to be executed with microtype's \textls command? More details: The microtype package gives the option of setting the space between ...
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texcl option to listing package's lstset - not working in block comments

I am using the listings package to typeset code listings. I am further using the texcl option in my \lstset (\lstset{texcl}) so that I can write TeX code, including math, in comments. However, this ...
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Tracking in full caps and italicized small caps

The microtype package includes a tracking option, in which the space between letters is increased. This should normally be done for sequences of both full caps and small caps, see e.g. Bringhurst's ...
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\today and language (babel, xepersian)

I'm using xepersian for my article but in one page I need to add Gregorian calendar date. so I add: \usepackage[british]{babel} and then where I want the date: \selectlanguage{british} {\large ...
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changing font style/size for proof, adding a square after example

Is is possible to change font size/(or style) for a proof? I was also thinking to add a small hollow square at the end of every example to separate the text a little. Something similar that works like ...
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XeLaTeX: How to specify a different font family for Latin text within non-Latin text?

In a XeLaTeX document whose main language is non-Latin (in the sense of using non-Latin alphabet), I'd like the Latin text to be typeset with a different font family from that of the main text. How do ...
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Setting figure caption font face

I'd like to change font face of all figure captions. I'm currently using the fontspec package to set main font of the document. I'm also using DeclareCaptionFormat to set font size. I fail to see any ...
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How can I format a special section title? [duplicate]

I want to make my section titles look like the ones in this figure. However I have no idea what font that is, or how to only change the font for the tiles and sections etc. or how to get the fancy ...
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Fira Sans installation in Latex

Latex noob here. Is there any well explained way to install Fira Sans in LaTeX? The README file says: To install this package on a TDS-compliant TeX system download the file ...
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What's the following used font? [duplicate]

What's the following used font?
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Figuring out Xetex fonts under Debian

I have been trying to start using xelatex. My configuration: Debian: testing Texlive: 2013.20140408-1 Taking the minimal example from unicode-math and amsmath environments viz ...
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changing the general theme of math fonts

I'm using latex templates which is producing a particular kind of math font, shown below. How can I change it to produce something like following? I'm particularly interested in changing the math ...
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Inconsolata italics?

Please see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/23975828/how-to-specify-non-standard-font-in-fancyvrb-verbatim/ for the start of this discussion. I am using fancyvrb to create a fancy Verbatim ...
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How can I make Hindi pdf document in Latex without transliteration?

I want to write a letter in Hindi. I want to use LaTeX to create the PDF document in Hindi. I don't want to have transliteration from English to Hindi. How can I do this?
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What's the minimum distance between two Bézier curves? [closed]

We are solving How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs? and if we could find minimum distance between two Bézier curves analytically, it would be computationally effective. It would be much ...
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How to convert font file to a series of Bézier curves?

While we are solving this question How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?, we are facing some interesting subproblems. This is the first one. How we could convert any font file (OTF, TTF, ...
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Struggling to get moderncv files to compile

I'm a real novice on LaTex, having only used it previously a small amount at University but not for a while. I've decided I'd quite like to transfer my CV to the LaTex moderncv style. I downloaded ...
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What are all the possible first arguments to `\setbeamerfont`?

I have searched in the user guide for the string \setbeamerfont, but the only thing I could find was a description that said \setbeamerfont{some beamer element}. Where can I find a listing of all ...
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What font is this (pdf)? [duplicate]

I want to know what kind of font is this : http://www.math.harvard.edu/~elkies/M55a.02/pdflatex/top5.pdf Thanks.
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Changing fonts for a section of the document

I'm looking for an example of changing the font for just one TikZ node (in a picture). I tried [font=\augie] but a big part of problem is that I can not find how to to load the font in the document. ...
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Can I turn a variable width font into a fixed-width font?

I found a free ancient-typewriter font I'd like to use in a project, but the person who made it apparently traced some scanned outlines and poured them into a variable width truetype font. That is not ...