{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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LaTeX Equation left aligned with smaller fonts size

I have the sample below, When I compile and run, each step of the equation is left aligned with smaller fonts. What I'm trying to achieve is, each step of the equation should appear on a line by ...
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Installing Arial Font

I need to write my document in Arial font, and I have no idea how to install the font. Would anyone be able to give a step by step guide? I have tried to use other guides, but they get rather ...
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Customize fonts inside an equation environment

I am using the Gill Sans font, but I remark that I,l, and 1 are confused. So I want to use another fonts just for these letters in the equation environment, I used \fontspec to do this but it does not ...
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Writing Avestan and Pahlavi texts with LaTeX

I want to write Avestan and Pahlavi texts with LaTeX. I appreciate it if you introduce me any package/commands along with samples. I found this blog post ...
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How do I get a nicer Lambda?

In computer science, the use of as the letter lambda is quite recognisable as a symbol. How can I get this in LaTeX without changing the entire font of the document/math mode? I only want to ...
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Controlling vertical placement of letters

I would like to be able to control the vertical placement of letters in a word without affecting the horizontal spacing or the size of the letters, just their vertical position. I have tried using ...
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No space between letter and subscript with TeX Gyre Bonum

I'm using the TeX Gyre Bonum font with xetex, and I've found that the space between a letter and its subscript is very less. This makes things harder to read according to me. How do I fix it? For ...
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Semibold with lmodern? (Middle-bold)

I have my document ready to print, except the title. Regarding purely personal and aesthetic taste, I want it with serif with lmodern font, and a bit bold. However, for my taste, using \normalfont is ...
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Why xdvi does not correct heights from pfb files?

In your working directory: $ tftopl cmr10.tfm > cmr10.pl Change cmr10.pl n order the character A has different width and B has different height: --- cmr10.pl.orig +++ cmr10.pl @@ -466,7 +466,7 ...
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change font of glossary entry (glossaries, scrreprt)

When using glossaries to display acronyms within a scrreprt document, the acronyms in the list of acronyms will be printed in bold sans serif. I would like to have the (bold) serif font, however. How ...
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Moderncv line spacing variation in different sections

I'm updating my résumé using moderncv casual, and I'm encountering a weird phenomenon: The line spacing, and font size of the description in "Master Thesis" are different than in "Experience". ...
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Sans serif font with unicode support in xelatex

I am trying to find a sans serif font that has unicode support (free or paid). The following works unless I set the family to sans by un-commenting the first line: \documentclass[english]{article} % ...
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command for calligraphic lowercase latin and greek letters

I am wondering whether calligraphic type command exists, that supports both Greek and Latin (lowercase) characters in math-environment. Let's say that I have: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to apply shadowtext to a whole document

I found the shadowtext package quite useful. \usepackage{shadowtext} However, it only seems to work with parenthesis and ignores line breaks: \shadowtext{Shadow text\\ no line break} How can I ...
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How to autoscale and autoalign a TikZ picture to the surrounding text?

I'm designing some icons with TikZ to be used in my text. As a working example for this question let's a take a simple arrow: \tikz[->]{\draw[>=stealth] (0,0)--(1,0);} How can I treat this ...
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Why does \setdefaultlanguage modify my fontfamily?

Please see this example code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[spelling=new]{german} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \begin{document} test \end{document} ...
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mathabx integral sign in newtxmath style

I discovered that the Libertine font can be implemented in math mode using the newtxmath package. However, I prefer the integral sign from the mathabx package rather than the one contained in ...
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\renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} Only Changes the Font in Bold

I'd like to change the font of the entire document to Helvetica. However, as the title says, \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} only changes the font in bold. The rest remains as is. What ...
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mktextfm fails when pdflatex is invoked by cgi-bin script under www-data (apache)

I'm starting pdflatex from a shell-script invoked as cgi-bin application on Ubuntu (running under default www-data user) and from time to time I have the following kind of error preventing compiling: ...
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Baseline alignment for imported stix symbol in lmodern

I imported a symbol from STIX based on this answer (see MWE) to use it with my normal font lmodern. It works great, but there is a difference in the baseline of the \varnothing and \varnothingstix ...
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TeX maker font problem

I have installed TeXmaker in ubuntu 14.04 last week from ubuntu software centre I have a tex file.But when I compile it to get out put it is showing Metric(TFM) file note found. It shows error in each ...
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Taller \bowtie, \ltimes, \rtimes in pxfonts

I really like the Palatino font and its math symbols, except for one: the join symbols (\bowtie, \ltimes, \rtimes) are very thin. I want them to fit neatly into a square, not into a rectangle, like ...
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How to change between Roboto font variants within the document?

I'd like to use the Roboto font in one of my documents. I can load it like this: \usepackage[sfdefault]{roboto} This font supports these variants: regular, bold, medium, black, light, thin which ...
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Font name of this document please! [duplicate]

Could anyone please tell me the name of the font used in this PDF document ? Thank you.
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Use of fdsymbol package produces pixelated symbols

The following Latex code produces a large curvy image of the subset-symbol: \documentclass[border=3pt]{standalone} \begin{document} $\subset$ \end{document} If I now add the following to the ...
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How to change section spacing article class

I want all my section headings and body text to be spaced as per below rule. I use article class. Space before: 0pt Space after: 50–100% of text size Line spread = 135% of text size How can this ...
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Convert LaTeX fonts to TTF fonts for use in Adobe Illustrator

Is there a way to convert LaTeX fonts like BeraSans, URWPalladioL to ttf fonts that can be used in Adobe Illustrator? Thanks.
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Undefined control sequence $\Lambda \in \mathb

distributions, where $\Lambda \in \mathb{Z}^{+}$ is a security par... Please guide me to overcome this error Thanks
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Anomaly in cyrillic letters of TeX Gyre font sets with LuaLaTex

I noticed a problem in loading TeX Gyre fonts with LuaLaTeX, since the cyrillic letters are missed to be loaded if the font is called by font name: \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Adventor} while are ...
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How to change font type in tabularx

How to change one table column in other font type, I need to change all left column. For example from normal to Consolas font. My tabularx: \begin{table}[ht] \centering ...
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Set font family default after loading it

fontspec offers the commands \setmainfont, \setsansfont and \setmonofont to load a font and set it as the default roman, sans serif or monospaced font, respectively. It also offers the command ...
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numprint and similar packages ignore ADF Fonts

I'm using the Venturis font for my documents. Because all of tabular number alignment packages I tried interfere with fonts, numbers in these columns look quite out of place. Is there a way around ...
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How to get font family name identify usable characteristics

I have some Futura fonts with strange font names. FUCEB__.PFB FUCEB__.PFM FUTU07.TTF futubd_.ttf FUTUR.TTF FUTUR01.TTF FUTUR02.TTF FUTUR06.TTF FUTUR07.TTF FUTUR08.TTF FUTUR09.TTF When I double ...
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Using struktex unintentionally changes math font

I'm using the struktogram environment from the struktex package to draw structograms in my report. The problem is that the package apparently changes some font definitions, so the formulae in equation ...
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Font Letter - Particular style [duplicate]

How can I write this letter: in Latex ? I don't know if it is a particular font, or particular symbol.
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Difficulty with getting fonts embedded in pdf files produced by XeLaTeX

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXWorks 0.4.5 on Windows Vista. When typesetting, there are several choices (e.g., pdfLaTeX and XeLaTeX). I've been using XeLaTeX, which produces a pdf file as the output. ...
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xits-mathbold.otf: Some ugly symbols

I do not know how to get equations completely in bold without mistakes with Xits-boldmath. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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ConTeXt MarkIV : Arabic Letters are disjointed and reversed in headers and margin

I am trying to get Arabic Chapter Name in the header and some arabic text in the margins using ConTeXt MarkIV Here is the MWE: \mainlanguage[arabic] \setupdirections[bidi=global] \definefontfeature ...
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How to use the real letters in a pdf?

Firstly, I write a grammar about a language. Secondly, I use \usepackage{tipa} to represent letters LaTeX (TeXmaker) can't represent by itself. If for example I want a ɢ or χ, I use \;G and X ...
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calligra font - apostrophe position

As you can see in the picture, the apostrophe is placed in a WRONG position, when I use calligra font. Is there a workaround, or a very similar font which doesn't have such problem? ...
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What is the default font used in table environment?

I use the following preamble: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[scaled=1]{beramono} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} I'm pretty new to latex and was wondering whether or ...
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Making a new font family based on the default font

I'm running XeLaTeX on a Mac, and I'm getting into a lot of trouble with finding fonts. Here's my code (taken from here: Revisiting TIPA and Fontspec) \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Why output of dvipdfmx looks better than output of pdftex?

When viewed on screen, look of document processed via dvipdfmx is better, than that of produced via pdftex. This happens with absolutely any document, even with plain format. I tried with these ...
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Proper typewriter font for math symbols (∀, ∃, →), e.g. in verbatim environment

I have a listing to be used in verbatim (acutally Verbatim) that uses unicode characters such as ∀, ∃, →, ∨. Using \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2203}{\ensuremath\exists} they do appear in the listing, ...
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How can I have pdftex with dvi output expand CM fonts with high quality?

The following output pdftex > dvi > ps shows the problem: This comes about as follows. First, I use the file \pdfoutput=0 \hsize=5truein \tenrm \pdffontexpand\tenrm 20 20 20 \pdfadjustspacing=2 ...
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Font not loadable: metric data not found or bad

Okay, I'm having the following issue that resembles an issue other people have reported. But, I haven't seen any problem that is as simple as mine or any solution that's for my operating system. I am ...
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TexLive2013/OSX : updmap-sys and pdftex error after setting LW35 ADOBE

I am in the process of printing my PhD thesis and the company had some issues with the NimbusRomNo9L fonts that were not embedded. After some Google-ing I understand that this is an alias for the ...
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Changing the type font of the whole document

I need to change the current font style that have this .tex \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} % Font sizes: 10, 11, or 12; paper sizes: a4paper, letterpaper, a5paper, legalpaper, ...
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Sweave R code chunk default colors in vignette

Typically, if I create a .Rnw file and add R code chunks to it, and then convert it to .pdf file, the R code text will have default color and font than the rest of the document text. An example ...
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latex \fontsize{12}{18} equals to MS Word 12pt and its linespace 1.5?

I use \fontsize{12}{18} in latex for 12pt and its linespace 1.5 in MS Word. But I think not equals. Why? And what is correct option in \fontsize{?}{?} ?