{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 can I change font? [duplicate]

How can I change font just only for one word ? I have to use Segoe WP Semibold for some words in my document.
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Modern CV template 'oldstyle' is not using kurier font

I need help getting the kurier font to work in modern CV template 'oldstyle'. I'm using moderncv version 1.5.1, I followed the instructions on tug for font installation on MacOSX (10.7). I also have ...
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Package “comicsans”: How to prevent setting of default fonts [duplicate]

I'm using the comicsans package and I noticed that it automatically changes a lot of default fonts to comics. I was wondering if there is some command to restore everything to the default fonts? ...
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Change font via `ERT` at LyX

I want to change font at LyX via ERT (e.g. for one of the Culmus Hebrew fonts). I remeber that was one command like \set...{fontname} and then the font change to fontname (What was before this command ...
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Desktop wallpaper with black background templates

I want to prepare some cheat sheets to be used as desktop wallpapers. I would like to go for something like this: It has, I think, context highlighting (or maybe just environmental highlighting) a ...
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Lightening Font in Latex [closed]

How can you make font for one paragraph of a light nature? The basic setup is: \section{Title \vspace{-5mm} \paragraph{....} That entire paragraph is bold and I haven't been able to find a way to ...
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\fbox does not work with images

I tray to add a border on a list of images using \fbox but it did not work. my code: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{figure}[!h] \centering \fbox{ ...
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Identifying a font [duplicate]

What is the font used in these diagrams? I tried searching, but can't find exact one. EDIT: www.identifont.com gives me "Chalfont Light" as a result, but this is not the font on diagrams.
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Beamer: Using sans serif numbers in math mode together with LuaLaTeX and the fontspec package

This is a follow up on my last question. I want to produce a beamer presentation using the font Helvetica Neue. I am using this MWE: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont[ ...
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First steps with LuaLaTeX and ttf fonts

I am just starting to use LuaLaTeX. Mainly because I want to use a ttf font for a presentation. My MWE looks like \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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\textup command not working inside \textsc

I believe it's going to be difficult getting a solution for my issue the way I have to put it, because I'm afraid I cannot provide an MWE for it. The issue is that when I type something like ...
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Reference to subequation forces serif font; how to work around?

I'm using the subequations environment in a book in which some text is in sans serif font. When I have a reference to a subequation, the reference comes out in a serif font, even if the surrounding ...
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itemize under sf produce a font warning

It seems that textbullet has no sf version. When itemize is in a \sf environment, I receive the following warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OMS/cmss/m/n' undefined (Font) using ...
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Using 12 Pitch Monospaced Font in Latex

I am trying to create a Latex document and the specification for the same asks for a 12 pitch font. After reading a bit about "pitch" I understand that I should be using a monospaced font like ...
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Font messed up in print, but looks good on the screen? [closed]

Okay, so I turned in this assignment a few days ago. It looked great on my machine (and I've had it tested on other machines too) but it looked DREADFUL once I printed it. The fist page, using bookman ...
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Quotes are not formatted correctly

Here is data about my problem that I consider relevant: a) I'm using lualatex b) Here is my prelude: \documentclass[b5paper,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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mktextfm ptmr8t errors

Switching environments (to a machine with Cygwin), I got errors like this from pdflatex: kpathsea: Running mktextfm ptmr8t /usr/share/texmf-dist/web2c/mktexnam: Could not map source abbreviation for ...
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Font doesn't load without using pdfmapfile command - why?

Yesterday I attempted to compile a document that uses the math font MathTime Professional 2. A few months ago I compiled using this font without issue, but this time I got an error message: kpathsea: ...
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Libertine (biolinum) font internal name

My document used the libertine package. My chapter titles are formatted to sans serif with \sffamily and the titlesec package. I'm assuming this means it uses biolinum font for my chapters. Now I want ...
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Kerning subscripts

\newcommand{\EQ}{\begin{equation}} \newcommand{\EN}{\end{equation}} \EQ \vec{F}_{TOTAL} = \vec{F}_g + \vec{F}_{OTHER} \EN The small g after F looks like it's hanging in space. Using \EQ ...
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Use lining figures with Venturis ADF and hyperref

I've got a document set with Venturis ADF and old style numbers, as they match the body text of the document much better. However, one of the characters names is Zen0, and with an old style zero this ...
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high resolution table of numbers

I'd like to design a table of numbers for poster-size printing, say like a multiplication table, so I'm looking for: high resolution, colors, pretty fonts. Does it sound like it could be done in ...
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Updating a font in fontspec

I want to implement all the LaTeX code mentioned in Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar. The implementation involves use of special fonts like Phaeton. I have installed it. But I don't get ...
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Installing font (stix), sty not found [duplicate]

When I tried usepackage{stix} I got an error .sty not found. Assumed stix was not installed with TeX Live when I downloaded it last year. I use TeX Live 2012 on Windows (Vista) with pdfLaTeX. So now ...
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How to choose fonts with different optical sizes with fontspec [duplicate]

The font EB Garamond is a font that provides (at the moment two) different optical sizes. The fontspec package will automatically choose the appropriate optical size (cf. the manual under section ...
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mathdesign fails with font error

I have mathdesign installed with texlive 2013. Nothing special about the installation, at least mathdesign or its fonts are not installed by myself. Everything worked half year ago, but latest ...
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Raise/lower a single character of a font (hyphen)

The font I'm using (Merriweather Sans) places the hyphen a little too high: Is there any way I can fix this for the entire document, in a way that doesn't affect the other fonts? Test document: ...
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Font problem with xelatex on Windows 8 64 bits

Running xelatex with MikTex 2.9 on Windows 8.1 64 bits Arial Narrow font in bold turns into Arial bold. Arial Narrow bold is OK outside Latex. Did not have this problem on previous environment ...
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Matching IPA font for Charter

How could I get a phonetic font compile with charter package? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{charter,tipa,lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] [\textipa{D}] \end{document} Then the characters ...
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Why and since when does \mathrm render ligatures?

As explained in answer to this question and several others as well as in various other ressources, \mathrm is for setting upright math symbols (and may thus cause problems when used for text). So if, ...
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Bangla latex comple error

% !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage[numerals=Devanagari]{bengali} \setotherlanguage{english} ...
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How to modify font contrast

I compiled my LaTeX document in a new computer running Win7 and it seems that the font contrast while checking the resulting pdf document is severely decreased without having changed anything in my ...
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Change font in Beamer to a more modern, sleek font

I noticed that many of today's presentations (not done by Beamer) use modern-looking, sleek fonts. Is it possible to set Beamer's fonts to use such fonts? All the current fonts in Beamer look a bit ...
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Set the default font narrower

I was trying to find the answer for my problem, but I didn't found anything good. The default font in Latex is Computer_Modern. But in my document, the letters are very wide. Is any possibility to set ...
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Embedding PDF while rewriting fonts in Latex

I have some PDF-files which I embed as graphic-objects into my latex-project. Those PDFs come from different sources. One I created in Powerpoint myself, then exported to PDF to make it vectorized and ...
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The history behind the broken epsilon [duplicate]

In LaTeX, there are two epsilons: \varepsilon and \epsilon. When I see the second one used in mathematics texts, I consider it a typo, because the first one corresponds to what is used in the ...
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How to use punctuation marks in LuaLaTeX with unicode-math?

I also posts this here: http://texwelt.de/wissen/fragen/3000/interpunktion-in-lualatex-mit-unicode-math-von-hauptschriftart. The problem is that I want to have the \period symbol (also range="002E ...
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a single wrong character in a font

I am writing some code using unicode and my chosen font works out great for me with the exception of for some reason the font uses an italicised dollar sign instead of the sign for GBP. Is this a bug ...
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How to Generate Embedded Fonts Using Latex?

\documentclass[conference, 10pt, letterpaper, twoside, twocolumn, final]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{pablo_ieee} \makeglossary \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \ifCLASSINFOpdf \else \fi \hyphenation{} ...
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Open dyslexic font

Is it straight forward to use the OpenDyslexic font in a latex document? What steps would be required?
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Missing var greek letters in math mode using eulervm

The eulervm package lacks the varrho and varsigma greek letters. Can I replace them by some greek letters from a different package? (So as that they rest distinct from their non-variant versions.) ...
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How to apply a sentence with the typeface of “Times New Roman” [duplicate]

Today,I design a paper cover,some English word need to use the typeface of "Times New Roman" while other English sentence need to use other typeface. My trial ...
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Changing output font style of a referred label

In of the bulleted list of my MWE below, I'd like the label ("Item a") to be of bold font weight, the output of \ref{itm:one} to be in normal font weight. Unfortunately, neither the placement of ...
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What is the default font type (OT1, T1, T3, etc.) used in AMS document classes (amsart, etc.)

Today I read several articles that suggested using Type 1 fonts in LaTeX (and they claim that Type 3 fonts are the default in LaTeX, which lead to terribly rendered PDF documents). Personally I didn't ...
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Font formatting order

I want to set my chapterprefix font for scrbook class. This is what I want to do: \setkomafont{chapterprefix}{\centering\Huge\rmfamily\mdseries\scshape} However, as I was writting it, I asked ...
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Different font for all headings

I am new to LaTeX and I am trying to use an Arial-like font for all the standard text but a different Sans-Serif font for all the headings. Can somebody please put me in the right direction or an ...
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newpx package introduces blank/space after footnote

The following code produces an error: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newpxtext} \begin{document} Text\footnote{foo}: Next text\footnotemark. \footnotetext{bar} <= there is a space here, ...
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Using \renewcommand{\familydefault}{} to use times new roman everywhere

How do I use \renewcommand{\familydefault}{} to use the times new roman font every where. I am using the scrreprt document style, which has the sans-serif font in the chapter headings.
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How to set document font to times new roman by command

I wanted to know how to set font of a document to Times New Roman and size to 12 for text and for Chapter Heading 14 only, for the whole document. I don't want to use the fontspec package for this. ...
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newpx font and large brackets

I am having a problem using the newpxmath package. Bigger curly brackets as well as square brackets do not display correctly, as shown below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...