{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 to find the name of a font?

I am using PDFLaTeX, not XeLaTeX. How could I find the short name of a specific font? For example, I known that \fontfamily{phv}\selectfont is URW Nimbus Sans (a Helvetica clone).
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problem of (double)quote--choosing char by glyphs

I use fontenc, fontspec and xelatex to load the custom font. \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{xunicode} ...
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Weird behavior of ntheorem.

I have the following strange phenomena using ntheorem: I get $\Lambda$ instead of a \box. In other proofs I might get a \box or \Lambda. In the example I end with \[ \] if I use equation instead ...
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Replace Type 3 with Type 1 fonts in a PDF

Is there any way to directly manipulate a PDF file with Type 3 embedded fonts (yes, those PDF generated from old tex/dvips and CM fonts), and replace them by decent Type 1 fonts? I know that once ...
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Problems with xltxtra and footnote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change parameters for \textsuperscript{} in french? I use fontspec to load the local fonts (ITC Esprit Std Book). Everything is fine (the only main problem may ...
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Use \mathrm by default

How can I get roman font by default in math mode?
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Replacing greek glyphs in math mode

I want to switch fonts, away from computer modern. I'm pretty sure that I will end up with a mixture of fonts. I can't provide a full list of required features, but Linux Libertine's feature set ...
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Which font should be used for diagrams/graphs/flow charts?

I'm using the standard serif fonts in KOMA script for typesetting my thesis, 11pt for normal text. What font and font size would be recommended for use in graphs, diagrams and flow charts? The same ...
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Using a Local Font for a Few Maths Symbols

To be compatible with my publisher, I had to make my own font (using fontforge) for a few math symbols. However, I could not figure out how to get latex to use my font, so I ended up just making a ...
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Section headers in Century Gothic, text in Garamond

I'm trying to comply with the following graphical profile in a LaTeX2e document. Ideally, I'd like to specify all these things in a package, which I can then import to instantly comply with the ...
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Command for text in math mode that does not become italicized inside theorem statements

This has probably been answered somewhere, but I can't find it from some searching. I sometimes want to write something like Leb for lebesgue measure, and I would like it to be non-italicized, so I ...
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where to find font including an extensible version of a straight integral?

Where can I find the integral shown in page 17 of Russian Typographical Traditions in Mathematical Literature ?
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Problem with slanted numerals when combining siunitx and arev

There is a strange interaction between the siunitx and arev packages, whereby all the numerals appear slanted when using commands such as \num or \SI. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Get MiKTeX dvips to embed fonts found in EPS file [closed]

I have some EPS figures embedded in a LaTeX document. When I run dvips on the .dvi file I get complaints like this: dvips.exe: Font TimesTen-Roman used in file ./fig01-01.eps is not in the mapping ...
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On Windows 7 install mktexpk places fonts under \users\userid…

I have an installation of Texlive on a Windows 7 system. TEXMFHOME is set to C:/texlive/whb/texmf. When I run mktexpk --mfmode cx --bdpi 300 --mag 1+180/300 --dpi 480 cmr12 it finds the fonts in the ...
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Change math font only in some parts of a document?

Within a larger document with lots of formulas, I use a self-defined "Example" environement for illustrational purposes from time to time. In order to better set it apart from the rest of the text, I ...
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Lyx change font

I don't like the way Lyx typesets my documents. Letters look jagged around the edges. When I click Document>Settings>Fonts the only options I have available are Default, Roman, Sans Serif and ...
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TG Schola – missing symbol textbullet

I am using the tgschola package which provides the TeX Gyre Schola font. When I run a .tex file containing an itemize environment through pdflatex, I get the following warning: [Font] Font shape ...
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Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font

Is there a general way to change the font of a particular symbol without switching packages? For example, suppose I'm using Computer Modern for my entire document, but I want the "subset" operator to ...
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How can I test for the current font?

The situation is the following, I have one font a with one feature and another font b with another feature and I am writing a command that if the current font is a need to switch to font b but if the ...
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Trouble Installing MathTimes Pro 2 (MacTex)

I recently obtained the MathTimes Pro 2 font from PCTex, and I'm having some trouble getting it to work; I use MacTex 2010. I've blindly followed the instructions posted on PCTex here: ...
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Using small caps roman for chapter number with memoir class

I want to use small caps roman numbers for chapter numbering using memoir. So far I have tried the following: \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \usepackage[osf]{mathpazo} ...
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Changing the font of the numbers in the ToC in the memoir class

I found these rows of code in this thread: \renewcommand{\cftchapterfont}{\normalfont\sffamily} \renewcommand{\cftsectionfont}{\normalfont\sffamily} which changes the font for the listings but ...
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Oldstylenums with Latin Modern (MiKTeX 2.9)

I'd like do get the nice oldstyle-numbers in my entire document. (Would there be a reason not to want them anywhere in a literature paper?) I use pdfTeX 1.40.11 via MiKTeX 2.9 and Latin Modern ...
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ntheorem and theoremname

I'm using ntheorem (mostly for thmmarks), and I'd like to change the font used for the theorem name. Specifically, I'd like \begin{theorem}[Name of theorem] to generate "Theorem 1 (Name of ...
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How do I get a list of all available fonts for luaotfload?

luaotfload uses an internal database that gets updated with mkluatexfontdb. So it knows about a lot of fonts installed on my computer. How can I query this database? Something like luatexfontdb ...
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\sc not printed

I'm using the \sc command as {\sc Tight} but I can't see (on the monitor and when printed) it in acrobat reader but only with okular. Do you know why?
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xkeyval error when I try to use fontspec and OpenType fonts in XeLaTeX

I can't seem to get XeLaTeX to load OpenType fonts using \fontspec. Section 4.2 of the fontspec documentation says that I need to load OpenType fonts by filename rather than font name, but when I ...
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How to turn off oldstyle numbers

There are lots of sets of instructions for using oldstyle numbers (e.g. Utilizing oldstyle figures without resorting to \oldstylenums) but what might I do to turn them off completely? The detailed ...
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How to raise a character in the whole document?

In my document (due to combind both Chinese and English), all (, ), [, ], etc., are all too low. Is it posibble to raise all (, ), [, ], or any characters user defines to desire height? (for ex. If I ...
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kpfonts with eufrak

Is there a way to use kpfonts but with the standard mathfrak? At first I thought it was nice to have a more readable font, but now I feel like the original one was actually better!
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Install font easily - product integral?

Is there a way to install fonts easily from a tar.gz file? I'm looking to install http://www.math.leidenuniv.nl/~gill/prodint.tgz. The README states: Copy "prodint.tfm" and "prodint.pfb" ...
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installing URW Classico on Mac OS texlive 2010

I have downloaded the zip file from http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/urw/classico/uop.zip and unzipped the content into /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/ and then run: $ sudo texhash texhash: Updating ...
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LyX Layout for TrueType Fonts [closed]

I'm trying to create a Layout for user manuals for a couple of software applications we made. One important aspect of the layout is that it must use TrueType fonts. In my .lyx documents, I found a ...
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combining existing symbols [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Overlay symbol with another How can I create a new symbol by carefully overlaying and repositioning two existing symbols in the box that tex allocates for a single ...
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Which sans serif and monospace fonts suit Century Schoolbook?

I find the Century Schoolbook family very legible for online documentation. However, I am unsure what sans serif (for typesetting, e.g., LaTeX package names) and monospace (for typesetting code) ...
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Slanted curly brace to upshape, and \dagger, and so on

Imported from http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/anttor/ \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[math]{anttor} \begin{document} $\{\sin x\mid 0<x<\pi\}$, $A\dagger B=C$. ...
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Mixing oldstylenums with strings

I want to display the following string: 344F9DA1EA1859437077CCA38923C67797BDB8F6 Using \oldstylenums, but the alphabetic characters are messed up. Any ideas (using LaTeX and CM/CL fonts), without ...
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How to use pxfonts with the standard KOMA Script font?

In an earlier question I asked how to display a triple line integral. This was not possible with the earlier package mathpazo which I use, so I would like to switch to pxfonts. This package, if I ...
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Zapf Chancery and placing a k next to a g

So, I was playing with fonts and found one really nice. It's just that I ran into trouble trying to write the word Background (quite a common word, eh?) using it. The k and the g extend into each ...
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Italic Correction for Linux Libertine Font

I was looking for a new font for the manuals of my LaTeX packages and found the Linux Libertine most pleasing. However it seems that it doesn't support italic correction (yet). I assume that a font ...
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How to use \sffamily for the whole document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simplest way to typeset entire document in sans serif (Helvetica) How to use \sffamily for the whole document?
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Times (or Termes) with protrusion/hanging in ConTeXt MkIV

On the ConTeXt wiki, http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Protrusion#MkIV, some examples are given of how to use Termes fonts and how to use microtypographical extensions. The bottom example works, but I ...
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How to install a new font in TexWorks?

I'm using TexWork to write my documents. For one document I use a template that requires the font Frutiger. I have the font but I'm not able to install it. So anybody knows where to find a guide how ...
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Darker fonts for TeX output to PDF

Sources for darker fonts for math fonts and AMS math symbols for PDF output via, say, dvipdfm.exe? (1st response -- copied from by moderator) Many thanks for the help. I'm just using TeX and not ...
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Upright parentheses in italic text

This question led to a new package: embrac Bringhurst, in Elements of Typographic Style, recommends to use upright parentheses in italic text (i.e., write 'a (simple) example' as opposed to 'a ...
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What package allows Elvish in TeX?

Anyone who has read The Lord of the Rings will recognise the Elvish script at the top of this page (in the Tengwar alphabet). If this is meant to be an example of what is typesettable in TeX/related ...
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What fonts can I use for writing in Cyrillic in LaTeX

What other fonts are available to write in Cyrillic in LaTeX beside T2A, T2B, T2C?
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Replacing fonts in EPS/PDF files

I would like to have a vector graphic with the font I'm using for my captions in my PDF file. I normally create my graphics in DIA and save them as .eps files. In my .tex file I use following ...
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Math symbols not being printed.

I am having problems printing an equation. I have the following definitions: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{mathspec} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text,BoldFeatures={Weight=2}} ...