{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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Why do IEEE Communications Society not use the Computer Modern Fonts?

Recently, I submitted a manuscript to an IEEE journal. I merely used the IEEEtran.cls style file to format the manuscript, and the default fonts are Computer Modern fonts. In the final proof, the ...
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How do I get the XITS font to work with unicode-math and hepnames in lualatex

I have been trying to get the XITS font, hepnames and unicode-math to behave correctly together for quite some time now, but I have been unable to find a solution to my problem. Perhaps, I have been ...
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How to keep a “rare” ligature from interfering with a “common” ligature?

In ligature-rich Opentype fonts which feature both "common" and "rare" ligatures, it can happen that a "rare" ligature is applied first to one character pair, pre-empting the use of a "common" or ...
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XeLaTeX + \setmainfont{CMU Serif} produces wrong characters

When I'm compiling with XeLaTeX and I use \setmainfont{CMU Serif}, the resulting characters are off by one. This means that an a becomes a b, a 1 becomes a 2, etc. \documentclass{article} ...
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Missing font with academicons.sty [closed]

I'm using TeXlive 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04. I have a file that looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{academicons} \begin{document} \aiicon{orcid} \end{document} When I do $ latexmk ...
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Old sanskrit fonts and unicode input

Is it possible to use the old devanagari fonts which were part of the packages sanskrit and velthuis with a modern direct devanagari unicode input method? They expect input in velthuis transliteration ...
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siunitx does not detect math font correctly

The following MWE resembles the structure of my thesis: \documentclass[fleqn]{scrreprt} \usepackage[minionint,lf]{MinionPro} \usepackage[sansmath,lf]{MyriadPro} \usepackage[detect-all]{siunitx} ...
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How do I create a header with a half-page background (like the Twitter bootstrap Carousel theme)?

I'd like to create a LaTeX document with a half-page background, such as that in Twitter/Bootstrap's Carousel theme. The background doesn't necessarily need a gradient like in the example (although ...
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Latex font not showing in pdf viewer plugin

I produced a pdf with LaTeX and uploaded it on a website. The website uses a pdf viewer plugin to show it and all fonts that are not standard latex, are shown all fonts that are standard latex, are ...
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Bug in xelatex + unicode-math + xits + \vphantom?

Compiling the file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont[ Extension=.otf, range={\smallblacktriangleright}, BoldFont = *bold ]{xits-math} \begin{document} ...
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How to avoid scaling of font?

Source: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{Scale=1} \setromanfont{Times New Roman} \begin{document} Hello, World! \end{document} When checking font size with ...
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How to change the font size in Math mode in LaTeX?

My text is in Persian/Kurdish and therefore I use a different font for the text and the font has different characteristics like height, I just want to change the font size that is used in Math mode. I ...
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How to use T4 fonts in LaTex?

I would like to input some African language symbols (\B{t}, \m{y}). I tried command: \usepackage[T4]{fontenc} But it did not work. How can I use T4 font encoding?
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TIPA input for African language symbols

I am digitalizing the handwritten notes of some African languages through LaTex. I encountered several symbols and was not able to find TIPA code for them. I wonder how I can input them in LaTex. Many ...
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fontspec package causes error

For some reason the inclusion of the fontspec package causes XeLaTeX to not compile properly. Here is an MWE (inspired by Rob Hyndman): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum,fontspec} ...
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How to use “The New Yorker” font in regular LaTeX

How can I use "The New Yorker" font by Allen R. Walden (see Fontspace) in regular LaTeX (not in LuLaTeX or XeLaTeX).
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Having issues with siunitx matching the times font in a new SAE class

I worked hard to find a MWE for this issue, stripping out just about everything from my preamble and my SAE class file until I discovered that it seems the siunitx package does not play well with the ...
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“No room for a new \mathgroup” when trying to set math font style on XeLaTeX

There's a similar question (http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/86343/no-room-for-a-new-mathgroup) which doesn't help me because the original poster only needed a few glyphs and the answers seemed ...
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Typing Sanskrit in TeX

I want to enter Sanskrit quotes in my thesis. I have downloaded the "skt" package from CTAN. Also I have texlive-full installed. But I am unable to follow subsequent steps of how to incorporate this ...
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Text justifying problem when using monospaced font

I got text justifying problem when I change the default font to a monospaced font, as you can see in my MWE. Note that this does not only happen in article class, but also in memoir, book, as well. ...
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vec command produces tilde instead of arrow

Upon compilation this generates an "E" with a tilde over it. What I want, of course, is an "E" with an arrow over it. I think this may be a font issue. Does anyone know how to get me what I want? ...
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Have LaTeX document slowly transform/fade from one font into another

A couple months back, I recall reading an article where LaTeX's metatype system is used to have a document fade from one font into another. The example had several pages of serif text that slowly ...
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Display utf8 coding when using fontspec package

I wonder that how can I display true character in utf8 with using fontspec package. Here is my example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Agency FB} ...
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Which package contains Agency FB Font?

Like the title, I'm writing a brochure using Agency FB Font in LATEX but I don't know which package contains it? And how about other font such as Tahoma, Calibri,...?
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How to install the ubuntu font package on Windows?

The Ubuntu font package can be found at https://github.com/tzwenn/ubuntu-latex-fonts I found some install instruction in README file, however these steps seems to be prepared for Linux. Now I use ...
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Fonts with well-behaved stacking diacritics?

My documents (compiled using XeTeX for the most part) make use of the transliteration system adopted by the Brill Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics. I had hoped to use Linux Libertine as ...
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Change fontsize for CJK characters?

I have the following example: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper, parskip=full]{article} % twoside can be added if two sided margin layout is desired \usepackage[a4paper,vmargin={30mm, 20mm},hmargin={30mm, ...
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order of ligature in metafont

How are ambiguities in ligature resolved by metafont ? Say I have ligtable letter1 : letter2 =: letter12; ligtable letter2 : letter3 =: letter23; If a sequence "letter1 letter2 letter3" appears, ...
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xpinyin change font

I am using the package xpinyin for displaying pinyin, a Chinese phonetic script above Chinese characters. This seems to work well, but I want to change the font of the phonetic script. I found some ...
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ligtable in metafont

I would like to combine three characters, should they appear consecutively, and replace the three with a single glyph (which is pre-defined). Is it possible to use ligtable to do it in a metafont file ...
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How to create handwriting practice sheets with descender guides

How can I modify the command in the answer to this question to add a solid line at the descender height and make the baseline dotted? I'd also like to be able to fill the page with guides and ...
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How can I change my font to Raleway in letter class?

I'm somewhat a novice in writing letters in LaTeX, and I would like to shy away from the standard Times New Roman font. Specifically, I would like to use Raleway font, but I have no idea how to ...
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Using \textbf vs. \mathbf in Math mode

Is there any preference for using \textbf or \mathbf in math mode; or \textbf works exactly the same as \mathbf in math mode? I know for example, the \textit does not work in some cases in math mode, ...
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Can anyone identify the LaTeX font in this expression? [duplicate]

I have a document which includes the following expression: Can anyone identify the font or symbols used for the D and T characters at all? I don't have the source LaTeX and need to reproduce this ...
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\mathtt font for math, but regular text for text stuff

I would like to have \mathtt be standard font for math mode, but text just be the default text type. Is there a way to do this? Thank you.
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Extracting LaTeX symbols as fonts

I would like to have the Latex mathematical symbols available as a vector-font (say TrueType), together with a mapping from Latex symbol-names to code-points in the font. How can I achieve this? ...
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Error When Using \yinipar [duplicate]

I am trying to create a nice drop cap for a story I am writing. Trying to use yfonts, I get the following error: Font U/yinitas/m/n/12=yinitas at 46.39pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. ...
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Help with formatting headers

People. I am new person to LaTeX. I wasted a lot of time for these easy things... I am sorry to interrupt all of you. oh, I am trying my best to find solution to these problems. But everytime ...
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Loading an array of fontfaces with fontspec and pgffor

I'm trying to produce a document to compare a bunch of fontfaces. I'd like to parse an array to load and try them all. This is what I have done: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Generating six pyramidical dots with Latex

I'm not sure where to put this question, but is it possible to create a graphical element with six dots in pyramid shape with Latex? I cannot find this symbol from Unicode character blocks, so I ...
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What about \cyrdash in EU1 and EU2 encodings?

cyrdash is defined in T2A, T2B, T2C and some other legacy encodings but seems to escape from EU1 (xetex) and EU2 (luatex) encodings. cyrdash should, by idea, print something intermediate between ...
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How to use Latin Modern font for math with arabic font

I want to write arabic document which contain mathematics using context, I would like to use Latin Modern font for mathematics (which I use when writing my documents with xelatex). My question is how ...
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Does TeX have a font family which is optimized for both screen and print?

I am writing a thesis, and initially set it up in lmodern. It has quite a few graphics, which I produce with external programs (yEd, R, inkscape). Initially, I used Open Sans for the graphics, but my ...
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Packages lucidabr and yhmath results in wrong symbols

I obtained the TUG lucida fonts and used them just for testing in one of my documents which loaded yhmath too. In this document, the $\Delta x$ is used quite a lot and after looking about the ...
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Why, since today, Bitmaps fonts are used?

My question is similar tho those but different: The text in pdf is not smooth Why are Bitmap-Fonts used automatically? Since today, as of question title, my pdf looks bad, because of Bitmap fonts. ...
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How to change the font style of elements in KOMA-script?

Is there a possibility to change the font-style in the table of contents? Everthing I wrote down in my document was written with Times. However, the ToC does not have the same font family. Is there a ...
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Math + DejaVu Sans Mono fonts

people! I'm having some trouble to make a thing in LaTeX. I want to use math's font in my document like I show in the next image: But I want to use DejaVu Sans Mono as my monospace default font ...
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Writing Google logo in LaTeX

This is very hard to google itself. I have been told it is possible to use the Google logo in regular text in LaTeX, but I'm struggling to find out how. For example: Some words, then {Google Logo ...
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Using fonts in modular documents

I have a document with a structure: +-- main.tex +-- style.sty +-- fonts | +-- times.tff +-- sections | +-- section1.tex | +-- section2.tex Main file main.tex includes section files via ...
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Adobe Garamond Pro cannot be found, Mac xelatex

I am using Mac, and following a template .tex file. I have tried to run xelatex myFile.tex, but I receive the error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! fontspec error: ...