{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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Web fonts and printed articles

Why is it advised not to use web fonts for printed articles (using LaTeX)? What is the problem in using them?
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Will package `latex-cjk-all` provide CJK support for texlive?

Very new to Latex. I installed package texlive-base with apt-get. Seeking for CJK support, I installed latex-cjk-all also, but didn't work. I would like to know: In theory, will package ...
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Accanthis font simple usage

I am using the Latex Font catalog: http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/ I can set some of the fonts, however I cannot set a lot that I want. For example, I can set "Carolmin" effectively in a document. ...
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First letter of first paragaph of a section with a different font

The problem is that every first letter of the first paragaph in a section is in a different font than the rest. The O's for example are a lot slimmer than the rest, and this is really bad for me, ...
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What is the least invasive way to set the font for listings?

As has been asked often enough, to get bold keywords in lstlisting environments, one has to use a different typewriter font. Most answers suggest to include this or that package. If just including a ...
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How to get the Blackboard Bold from Bookman font in the report class?

How to get the Blackboard Bold from Bookman font in the report class? Is there any code for this?
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Hint for an “environment variable problem” when creating fonts with mktexpk

When piloting pdflatex from another program and having to take care of environment variables, I encounter the following error: kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi 600 ...
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Why doesn't my Chinese character display properly?

I'm trying to produce the character 𡰞, which is in unicode and as far as I'm able to ascertain included in my font HanaMinA. The character displays properly in Firefox as well as when I copy it into ...
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kpathsea: “I can't find file `ptmr8t+10'.”

Using latexmk 4.39 on Arch Linux, I get a compile error regarding "ptmr8t+10". tlmgr search --global --file ptmr8t gives me the "times" package which is already installed but tlmgr search --global ...
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How to get a fat version of \mathscr{D}?

I'm trying to write a curly/curvy D and it is not \mathcal{D} or even \mathfrak{D}, rather it seems that it is \mathscr{D} I'm looking for, but then when I do write that it is a very thin capital D. I ...
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How to change fontfamily for memoir chapter style bringhurst

I am trying to change bringhurst chapter style's titles to \sffamily. The following code works with other chapter styles (dash, for example), but not for bringhurst. What's the difference? ...
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texshade package - cannot get rid of undefined font shape

I use the texshade package and am unable to get rid of this font shape undefine warning LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/sf/m/n' undefined (Font) using `T1/cmr/m/n' instead on input ...
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newtxmath and can't find file 'zxxrl7z'

I use BasicTeX on OS X 10.9 Mavericks (for space problems on a Macbook Air). I usually manage to find the packages that I miss by interpreting pdflatex-errors, but this time I cannot find a clue to ...
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How to change LaTeX Font Style?

How do I change the font in LaTeX? I want to create font that looks like this: but TeXShop gives me this font: How do I can make the font in the bottom image look like the font in the top ...
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Problems for use differents fonts in a document with XeTeX

I'm working a document using the scrartclclass with the following options and packages: \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper,DIV=14,titlepage=false,twocolumn=on]{scrartcl} %\usepackage[DIV=14]{typearea} ...
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How to write in French when using Constantia font?

I can not write some French letters (é, è, â, ...) when I use the font Constantia. This is what I declared before the start of my document: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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XeLaTeX/beamer/fontspec/unicode-math: Change font of all math digits

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont{some-font.otf} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \begin{document} ...
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Typeset WHOLE document in sans-serif, Including Math Mode

The reigning answer for the Simplest way to typeset entire document in sans serif (Helvetica) completely disregards math-mode. This might be preferred when all math equations are set display style, ...
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How to change font family LaTeX plot?

I want to change the font family of the bar plot to Helvetica fonts. I have tried using the following code but it only changes axis fonts and not the data labels inside the plot: ...
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Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply

Automatic handling of ligatures in TeX seems notoriously difficult but I was wondering whether in a font that has an ff and an fl ligature but no ffl one, it was possible to suppress the usage of any ...
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Can't generate ligatures with LuaLaTeX under TeXLive 2014 when using certain fonts

Consider the following MWE: % !TEX TS-program = lualatex \documentclass{article} \listfiles \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures={Common,Rare}]{Hoefler Text} \begin{document} ff fi fl ffi ffl ...
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Fontfamily names [duplicate]

Where can I find the \fontfamily names corresponding to the fonts I know? I use beamer. Occasionally I want to use a particular font for the titles. I might use ...
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Slide template KOMA-script

I'm trying to significantly modify the template for creating slides with KOMA-script. Four things remain incomplete (indeed here are the questions): The table of content style, which I'd prefer to ...
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How to use LaTeX fonts to format the text? [closed]

Are there fonts in LaTeX equivalent to those of Microsoft Office ("Times New Romans, Veranda, Courrier ... ") ? If yes, how can we use them ? Which package contains them?
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texlive font installation - what am I doing wrong

I'm trying to install Source Sans Pro from CTAN [1] on a TeX Live system. My OS/TeX system is ubuntu 12.04 "precise" and TeXLive 2009-15. I don't have root rights so I can't switch to a newer version ...
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About font and designs

I'm new to Latex, I finally decided to learn it after having discovered that LibreOffice writer sucks. I thought it helps you create better text but after having spent almost two hours on this site, I ...
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Math mode in LyX (on a Mac) does not display properly [closed]

When editing math mode basic symbols (such as \in, \cdot, \leq) do not render properly. Once I leave the edit mode of a particular equation it renders properly in the cmr font. (See screen shots ...
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Sans serif fonts in block headers while using another package [duplicate]

I'm brand new to TeX and am making my first beamerposter. I'm using XeLaTeX and I like the package pxfonts for the math and the body text. However, I'd like to have sans serif text in the block ...
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Minion Pro Symbols

I searched the site but I couldn't find an answer. I'm trying to use Minion Pro. Some symbols don't seem good to me. Can you explain how to change them? (Maybe into mathpazo or better one.) ...
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LaTeX: Greek fonts available?

I am using LaTeX and the default font that it is providing. I was wondering if there are any other fonts available I can have. My preamble is: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} ...
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Installation of Vollkorn font

I'm trying to install Vollkorn font from .otf files on OSX with the help of autoinst. On a separate folder I run the command autoinst -target=~/Library/texmf/ Vollkorn-*.otf which should install the ...
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How to identify and install a specific math & text font?

Remark: It turned out that text font inside the figures is not DeVinne, however, since editing this question would deviate from its topics, consider that I'd like DeVinne installed anyway. ...
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\mathsf{} prints digits in serif font

I am using mathsf{} in a command to mark special kinds of variables in a formula. I have: \newcommand{\mycmd}[1]{\mathsf{#1}} In formulas I usually have $\mycmd{specialvariable_1} = yada yada ...
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Times New Roman Font in pdfLatex

I need to set main font of my document using Times New Roman font. But I just found one solution that is to compile document using xelatex. But my document built since first typing using pdflatex, so ...
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Change Verbatim Font To PCR

I'm writing a document using LaTeX, and I would like to use the PCR font inside of a verbatim block. This question is almost identical to mine, but when I try to apply it to use PCR, I can't get it ...
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New command to bold within small caps

I'd like to have a command to write a word in all small caps of equal size (no initial large capital letter), with a specified central portion in bold. \mkboldcaps{Aver}{ag}{e} would produce the ...
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Which math font is this? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find out what font this is. It seems to have support for math mode.
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Changing the font document

I need to write a whole document with a specific font. My problem is that when I compile it seems to be working, but my pdf result has the original font. Nothing happened. I have downloaded my .ttf ...
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Umlauts or other special characters in TpX

I'm using TpX to create EPS graphics to be displayed in documents or presentations. At the moment, I'm preparing a presentation in German using the beamer class and include figures via the ...
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Can I use Cambria font in TexStudio?

I am new in LaTex. However, I am using document class Beamer with mode as presentation. I tried to change the main font. But do not find anyway! Can I use Cambria font in TexStudio? please help.
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Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf

Same question posted on other portal : Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf. Sumatra Adobe Adobe reader settings:
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How to write a single Hiragana character in latex

I've run out of letters and I would like to use the Hiragana ''ro'' in a latex document. How can I produce it in the simplest way?
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Good small caps font to use with arev?

I am typesetting a beamer presentation with the arev package (using plain old pdftex). By convention, some of the keywords in my presentation are usually typeset in small caps—which arev does not ...
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How do I make my desired font be the default font in the memoir class?

I was confused by reading something regarding this topic in the memoir documentation. Can't I just load the package directly so that it can be the default font in my document?
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Strange message on console

What does the warning message Overfull \hbox (1.08093pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 29--30 []\EU1/TimesNewRoman(1)/m/it/10 Sia $\OML/ztmcm/m/it/10 A$ \EU1/TimesNewRoman(1)/m/it/10 ...
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punctuation from times

i'm using pdflatex and my math font is palatino. i want to change the punctutation into times because apostrophe is so similar derivation symbol. i used the command below but it changed all math into ...
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Capital ẞ in LaTeX/XeTeX/lualatex/whatever

I am trying to get a ẞ in my LaTeX document. How can I do this? I already tried: Using other fonts: dejavu and libertine Using \MakeUppercase{ß}, which sometimes produces nothing, sometimes produces ...
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winfont.sty not found on mactex

I'm trying to build a model here with Sublime + MacTex + Skim But I get this message: winfont.sty not found I looked at the winfont readme ...
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Check Printing With EC13B Font in PDFLaTeX

I have made a template for printing checks from blank check stock but I am stuck on printing the MICR E-13B font at the bottom. I have found the true type font here. I am using PDFLaTeX but can't seem ...
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Small caps in section but not in ToC

With LaTeX, I would like to set all my section titles in small capitals but I need the \textsc to be 'cancelled' in my table of content. Is that possible somehow ? I currently do this : ...