{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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Changing font in math mode

I am very, very new to LaTeX, and I've been trying to understand fonts but as far as I can tell, it is too complicated for me at this point. All I really want to do, is change the amssymb version of ...
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Using \cal font in LateX2e. Is it possible?

I've been searching far and wide to try and find a solution to this but no luck yet - I have to create a table which looks similar to this but with a few changes: and I was told the source uses ...
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Warning when font lacks symbol

I have a document with \usepackage{amsmath, amsfonts, amsthm} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{TeX Gyre Pagella} \setmathfont{TeX Gyre Pagella Math} With ...
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Use Ubuntu System fonts

I found several answers regarding windows, but nothing on Linux. I'm using Ubuntu and for right now, I simply want to use the fonts already installed on my computer for my PDF getting generated from a ...
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Can XeTeX use fonts from SkyFonts?

On my Windows 7 system I installed via SkyFonts from Fonts.com: Sabon Next Display The font does not appear in C:\Windows\Fonts. However, it shows up in certain desktop applications, for example Xara ...
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Numero symbol instead of the word 'no' being typeset with a certain font

I have the following minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Nimbus Sans L} \begin{document} No, no, Not, not. \end{document} The font I ...
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Alternative sum symbol for Neo Euler

I love the (unicode) Neo Euler font from Hermann Zapf & Khaled Hosny. The only caveat is the \sum symbol, which is in my opinion just ugly: I hear it also from other people, therefore I wonder ...
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Smartdiagram Package: Changing Font Family

I want to use sans serif fonts in a diagram, so I thought that including \sffamily would be enough, but something strange happens. I include a MWE, where the first diagram is drawn using a serif ...
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Control gb4e's font family selection

In beamer, the default font is sans serif. But gb4e will override this default and select a serif font for both the line to be glossed (introduced with \gll) and the glosses. Only the translation line ...
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substitute widetilde in one font for another in plain tex

I am using newtx fonts in plain TeX. However, I prefer most of cmex to ntxexx. There is one exception (so far that I have found), the \widetilde, which is beautiful in ntxexx. I do not have any ...
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How do I get this font from my default TeX installation?

I am looking at a PDF file written by someone and I am 90% sure that it was written in LaTeX. But his output is much better than mine. Can anyone tell me which package is this?
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Fonts and color CMYK facing problem on TeXShop

Question 1 I am using LaTeX on Mac OS X with Classic. I have many four color (CMYK) projects in LaTeX. I use colors in CMYK mode. I am attaching three pages our projects. Now, I am using TeXShop on ...
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Memoir class and subsection titles

I've been through all types of answers but couldn't make it work: I use memoir class, \usepackage[sc]{mathpazo} My running heads are correct, but the section titles are smallcaps (and small!) ...
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How to compile LM-fonts from sources?

Suppose we need to go all the way from METAType1 sources for LM-fonts http://www.gust.org.pl/projects/e-foundry/latin-modern/download/lm2004mt1.zip up to these two files: lmr10.pfb and rm-lmr10.tfm ...
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GFS Didot accented letters not working in LaTeX

I am trying to use GFS Didot in pdfTeX to typeset a short French music article, but some of the accented letters are not working. While I could do without accented capitals, several essential accented ...
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Working with Old Babylonian cuneiform in TeXstudio

I'm fairly new to using LaTeX and have been using the default font up until now. I need to implement a font called Santakku in order to typeset cuneiform characters, but have had trouble finding clear ...
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Installing the emerald font on TeX Live 2015

I got a new machine and put TeX Live on it, the version you get from tug.org. Now I need to compile a document that uses the emerald font. I feel like I have tried everything. The font seems to be ...
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How to change font style of all algorithm/algpseudocode keywords?

In detail I want to change the font style of all keywords like If Return For to bold/sans serif, but only the keywords. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} ...
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Drawing lines along text baselines

I'm not very familiar with the world of TeX and its flavors, and I'm having trouble evaluating whether it fits my needs before I dive into it. TeX and its ilk can draw horizontal line strokes, but can ...
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Why does ConTeXt keep telling me “source file is not found”?

I can't seem to make ConTeXt work with system fonts. Let's take this simple example from another question on tex.SE : \usemodule[simplefonts][size=12pt] \setmainfont[liberationsans] \starttext Test ...
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Piece of code regarding languages and fonts

There is a question I have since the day I started using LaTeX but even now I can't find an answer online. From the beginning I am using this piece of code which governs everything related to the ...
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Obtaining features from EBGaramond font in ConTeXt

I want to use EBGaramond font "historic" features in ConTeXt the same way as I could use them from LaTeX but without success. I think I am missing something in my ConTeXt but I am not able to see what ...
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Anyone know how to get this font with standard Tex? [duplicate]

The math font looks spectacular here, and I want to use it for my thesis (LaTeX): https://www.fernuni-hagen.de/stochastik/downloads/gruberhagen.pdf A sample: An ideal answer would involve a few ...
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pgfplots - How to get the y axis in sans serif

I made a coordinate system with pgfplots. Now I want the font to be in sans serif, so I tried the command \sffamily after document start (just like in the example). With this everything is in sans ...
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Easiest Way To Make Section Smallcaps [duplicate]

I am trying to make my sections small caps. I have tried: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \section*{\textsc{Test}} \end{document} But this complains that no bold ...
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XeLaTeX not finding font

I am trying to use a template I found online, which is compiled with XeLaTeX and uses the Fontin font. I installed that font from the included link, along with its "smallcaps" variant etc. I have ...
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How to write logs in latex without default indent

The output I want is like the following photo: We can see the middle log lines have different font type and indent compared with other plain text. I have searched a while. The font type seems ...
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Document class gsm-l's ToC is messed up

I'm writing a text using document class gsm-l but the number of the sections overlap with the section symbol §, like this: Here's an MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{gsm-l} \usepackage{amsthm, ...
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How to create a plot like the one shown [closed]

My program is currently making plots which look like However, I would like to produce a plot with font and plot axes which looks exactly like the following: I do not care about the actual data ...
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\tiny can't change the font size of the symbol such as \sum in equation

I want to change the font size of the equation, but it seems that the large symbol in equation such as \sum can't be changed. Why would that happen ? This is my AWE \documentclass{article} ...
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Font styles are overwritten in tufte-latex when using igo

I have an issue with font definitions from a DocumentClass that are being overridden. The font styling defined in tufte-latex is being replaced (or maybe just suppressed) by the font styling in the ...
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Mathpazo Strangeness

This has me flummoxxed. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} \begin{document} $\omega$ $\mathbf{\omega}$ \end{document} What should print is the mathpazo omega, and then ...
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Fonts not found in local .texmf-var but thy are in /usr/share

I'm having trouble using Droid Sans, and other fonts from the LaTeX font catalogue. Using the following MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[defaultsans]{droidsans} ...
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LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape undefined

First question. I am quite new to LaTeX (using XeTeX from TeXLive 2015 recently installed and up to date) and I get the following warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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What is this strange package conflict between `mdframed`, `euscript`, and `amssymb`? [closed]

I came across the following curious package conflict. I was using euscript to load Euler calligraphic letters, mdframed to create pretty frames, amssymb to get blackboard-bold letters, and \small to ...
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csquotes: spacing between text guillemets

Consider the following mwe: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[babel,german=guillemets]{csquotes} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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What double struck font is this?

there is a double struck font in an old book I own that I really like, but no font searching machine did find any usable or correct results. The book is from the early 90s and it is already TeXed, ...
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Soft question - popularizing LaTeX for a class (of musicians)

I am afraid that this is close to be "off topic" of the site. If so, I will gladly close it. I need to popularize LaTeX for a class. There will be a special (non-optional) class about LaTeX basics to ...
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Automatically replacing \º with $^\circ$

I don't like the º-symbol, that LateX is typesetting, because it has this strange underline. So I wanted to make a new-command, that's replacing \º with $^\circ$ and i tried to define it like this ...
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xelatex xdvipdfmx error, cannot proceed with font

This problem has confused me for a while. I set the mainfont garamond in my tex file: \setmainfont{Garamond} And it runs perfectly in my Windows laptop. However, I use it on my Mac and there is an ...
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Writing IP Addresses with a different font

I'm trying to create a command to printout IP addresses on a LaTeX document with a different style. It's really simple what I want to do, but I would like to do it scalable. I've already done this: ...
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What is the name of LaTeX's default style and why was it chosen for LaTeX?

LaTeX has a unique style compared to other document formatting applications and style guides. What is the name of this and why was it chosen for LaTeX? Why was the particular Computer Modern font ...
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LuaLaTeX and TeX Gyre Pagella in pdflatex for arXiv

Since arXiv still doesn't seem to support LuaLaTeX, I need to make my document work with pdfLaTeX instead. The only LuaLaTeX-specific stuff is \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} ...
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Different font types in pdflatex and latex-dvips-ps2pdf chain

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \parbox{8cm}{\blindtext} \end{document} When I compile this code snippet using latex-dvips-ps2pdf and ...
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About Fonts in the Preamble

In the past, I used MathType in WPS office for creating math documents. Now I'm using TexMaths in LibreOffice, which is a free alternative. In MathType, I have used fonts Gentium Book Basic and Thames ...
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Identifying a font and using it [duplicate]

I have been trying to figure out what these 3 fonts are named for quite a while now and I have been having no success. I did get some help from one of my friends that said the first one was ccr and ...
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Trying to run Plasmati Graduate CV template

I am trying to install this CV template. I have installed the Fontin fonts manually and the fontspec package included in Tex Live. However, I am getting the following messages: Could you please ...
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Italic font for the entire verbatim section

How can I change the font format to italic within the verbatim environment ? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{document} \begin{Verbatim} @book{book; title = {title}; author = {author}; ...
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Mathematical expression in a section title with distinct font

I need to write a mathematical expression in a section title, for example this: \section{$Al_{2}O_{3}$}, but in this case it will appear in a math style (in italic font.) I don't know how could I ...
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TeXMaker, El Capitan - MinionPro?

I am normally using MinionPro. MinionPro won't work after I updated to El Capitan. Can someone help? My preamble look like this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,fleqn,oneside]{scrreprt} ...