{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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Using \DeclareMathVersion

It is my understanding that \DeclareMathVersion can be used to switch between math font variants. I am wondering how this can be used in a document that leverages two fonts: Times Roman for body text ...
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Collision between mhchem and mathdesign

Maybe related to a package database update to last versions, I have a collision between the mchem package and other font-related packages such as mathdesign. Whenever I try to use the command \ce{} to ...
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How to avoid overlapping when using single quotes (German)

when using the following example I get (probably not surprisingly) overlapping between single quotes and the letter at the beginning of a word (for example starting with A) or the end of a word (for ...
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How to make the font a little thicker/bolder?

I typeset a book with some ttf/otf fonts, when printed it seems ok, but it is a little fuzzy when view on screen or on mobile devices. Another problem is one font does not match very well with another ...
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Use Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with pdfTeX

I know XeTeX can easily turn on and off Linux Libertine's different sets of ligatures as described in the Manual for Linux Libertine with XeTeX, but is there a way to use the discretionary or the ...
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Strange Chapter Style in Hoefler Text

Does anyone know why the bibliography appears as in the picture when using Hoefler Text (and how to fix it)? Here's a minimal working example: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{...
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Identifying styles in PDF

It happens many times that I take a look at an interestingly typeset document in LaTeX, but to which I don't have the source-code to inspect the style. One such example is this one: http://philosophy....
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Installing concmath on a mac

I've tried using tlmgr to install the concmath package, but I keep getting the following error: ! Font T1/ccr/m/n/10=eorm10 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found .<to be read again&...
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polutonikogreek with lmodern 12pt

Within a document in ngerman or english, I'd like to have some Greek text using babel's polutonikogreek. It seems there are two options for including greek text: \textgreek{mikra'iti mouse~ion} ...
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Setting font size in Greek text with TexnicCenter and Miktex

How is it possible to define the fontsize in documents written in Greek? I am using TexnicCenter and Miktex and trying the following example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Selecting optical size?

For some time I've seen LaTeX-produced documents that had slight differences in fonts. When you looked at them, they had the same Computer-Modern or Latin-Modern, however, they looked more stylized (...
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Suggestions for typewriter font to match Concrete and Euler

I'm having fun using a combination of Concrete and Euler in some of my documents. I wonder if anyone has a suggestion about a matching typewriter font? I've been trying Inconsolata (scaled to .97) ...
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why call type 3 font bitmap?

I check wiki and it says both are outline fonts which mean there are vector images. The only difference is that Type 3 lacks hints. Or do I just misunderstand what bitmap means?
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How to generate pdf without any Type3 fonts?

For a publisher I have to generate a pdf file which does not contain any Type3 fonts. Until now I thought that using pdflatex on current LaTeX distributions should be enough to get a pdf file without ...
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What fonts does this article use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what fonts are used in a document/picture? I wonder what font is used in this article ? I've used WhatTheFont but can't find the result. And Fond Finder ...
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'fi' or 'fl' result in big “S”-like symbol

I use LyX with XeTeX, and the output font is DejaVu Sans. When I write in the input text 'fi' or 'fl', the output text displays a strange big "S"-like symbol. I don't know why is that. Any help would ...
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CM clearer than CMsuper? After applying \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}, fonts get blurry

minimum working code: \documentclass{article} % \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} abc ABC 123 \end{document} It opens as pdf in Mac's preview and Acrobat X respectively. The left is ...
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How to small capitalize a word in a section title [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using \textsc{} within \section{} I tried \section{abc \textsc{test}} but it doesn't work. I guess there must be some simple way to do it. Is it impossible? Why devote my ...
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Change font of document title

I have used fontspec to style all of my headers with a new font with: % Specify different font for section headings \newfontfamily\headingfont[]{Gill Sans} \titleformat*{\section}{\LARGE\headingfont} ...
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Making a fonttable of Zapf Chancery

I am trying to use fonttable to make a table of the Zapf Chancery font (in order to improve my answer to this question). The following document compiles fine and looks right: the font is being used. ...
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Format chapter's heading

I want all my headings to have these characteristics: 12pt Center aligned Bold Times new roman font But when I write \chapter{Introduction}, I can only manipulate the name of the chapter, not the ...
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Computer Modern Unicode + OpenType for XeTeX / fontspec

I'd like to use the most modern version of the Computer Modern fonts for XeTeX [or anything newer, of course] with the FontSpec package. Currently, I'm using \setromanfont{CMU Serif} However, this ...
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Can't use installed fonts

I use Linux and if I go to installed fonts I can see that the 'Adobe Helvetica', for instance, is installed. I also find it if I do fc-list. But I can't use it with XeTeX. If I do \usepackage{fontspec}...
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Is an adjustable font in figures possible?

When I resize my pdf figures and graphs I often find that the text in these figures become too small to read. Is there a way of ensuring that the font in figures match the body text?
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Fixed Width Font with LTXexample environment

Not sure why this problem has eluded me but I can't seem to get fixed width font in the code portion. I thought that this question on how to change code font would do the trick but it doesn't for me. ...
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License of the Minion Pro fonts that came with Adobe Reader [closed]

Adobe Reader comes bundled with an open type version of Minion Pro, Myriad Pro and some other fonts. What is the license status with these fonts? Can they be used freely?
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How to create \ssearrow with two heads

I'm using \ssearrow to denote a deformation retraction in algebraic topology. I want to use the same arrow, but with two heads for a strong deformation retraction. It doesn't exist in MnSymbol. Is ...
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how to use MnSymbol along with other packages

I'm writing a file about algebraic topology, which means that I need all sorts of mathematical symbols, along with many various packages. I tried to use MnSymbol for its various arrows, only to find ...
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applying math formatting to a non-math font

This post summarizes a digression that began in comments to a different post with User JFBU. The basic question here is what commands are needed to get the full character-set of a non-math font (in ...
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XeTeX and graphicx: characters missing in .eps

I'm trying to include an .eps in a XeTeX file I am working on. The eps file contains an image and some painstakingly-spaced text labels. For some reason, however, some of the characters in the text do ...
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Substitute font's glyphs with glyphs from the same font

Is it possible to substitute certain font's glyphs with other glyphs from the same font? I am using Xelatex and Fontspec. More specifically, I am using small caps with Linux Libertine O C and the ...
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How to typeset boldface ell?

I know that \ell gives me this nice mathematical "calligraphic" letter l, which I want to use throughout my document. However, it is also a common typographic convention that vectors are typeset in ...
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Why is it jaggy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are Bitmap-Fonts used automatically? With the following code, I am getting this jaggy output, which is not the purpose of using latex. PS: This never use to happen, ...
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How do I get Korean (Hangul) characters to typeset in LaTeX ?

I've been unable to find a concise answer anywhere else on the web. Since its only a few words, albeit crucial ones, that are in Korean I don't want to have to muck around with HLaTex or deviate from ...
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OpenType Kerkis and bold Small Caps with greek

Kerkis font is an OpenType font that has Greek glyphs Small Caps both for regular and bold shapes. The names of the OTF files are KerkisSmallCaps.otf and KerkisSmallCaps-Bold.otf. When I compile the ...
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How to change code example font in listings?

Does anyone know how to change the font for code snippets in the listings package? I'd like to have a constant width font, rather the fancy variable-width looking font that it has by default.
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'Poster' fountain pen nib style text

This question led to a new package: spath3 (Technically, this question led to a subpackage of the spath3 package; the spath3 package provides some foundations on which a TikZ library ...
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Small caps with CMSS?

How can I use small caps with the CMSS font? When trying to set fontshape to "sc" I get a serif font or just no change (if I use fonthshapealone): result of example below: \documentclass[11pt]{...
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MATH Table from MS

I'm developing a small equation editor, using the Win32 API and the MATH table, which has been recently incorporated by MS into its OpenType file for the Cambria Math font. I received the MATH table ...
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How do I find a LaTeX font with an upper-case cursive letter Z?

I cannot seem to figure out how to make an upper-case, cursive letter Z, like the one on the left in this picture. By using a french cursive environment, I can get the lower-case z, but the upper-case ...
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Italic letters are too loose in math mode

I want to type something like this page http://caml.inria.fr/pub/docs/manual-ocaml/expr.html. So I need to use \begin{align*} and \end{align*} which displays its contents math mode. Therefore italic ...
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blackboard italic font

I would like to make \mathbb{E} italic, i have tried \mathit{\mathbb{E}} and \mathbb{\mathit{E}}, both of them look like \mathbb{E}, I can not see the italic effect. Could anyone help? By the way, I ...
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Math letter's italic correction

Are there a way to display PS and TN and CD and so forth (product of two variables) more beautifully? The normal CM font puts a wide space between the left letter and right letter. If use the ...
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\newfont command not working; which fonts can I substitute?

I have to use a LaTeX style file that has the following: % fonts for headings in Helvetica. Edit if you have no such fonts \newfont{\helvix}{phvr at 9pt} % roman9 \newfont{\helvixb}{phvb at 9pt} % ...
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high and low CJK codepoints in a single XeLaTeX document

I often require a combination of CJK characters with both low and high codepoints in the same line of text. (Here "low" means "in the Basic Multilingual Plane" or BMP, with codepoint lower than hex ...
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Kerning between 'V' and '.'

The canonical font used in LaTeX does not seem to implement any special kerning between letters and dots, possibly resulting in too much space (say, for the combinations "V." or "T.") in my opinion. ...
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Font and typesetting of EGA by Numdam

I very much like the typesetting in Numdam's writeup of Éléments de géométrie algébrique. I find the font particularily pleasing, and the headers are nice as well. I've heard this is how it looked in ...
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Libertine fonts not working in ConTeXt

In a previous question about vertical rhythm, I was pointed at ConTeXt, which I am now trying to use. I first took the step from LaTeX to luaLaTeX in order to get simplified font selection and the ...
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changing TOC font family / removing chapter headings in 'report' document class?

I'm new to LaTeX, so please bear with me for a bit if the description of my problem seems incoherent :) I've started to write my thesis using the report document class, but I've soon found out that ...
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XeLaTeX cannot map letters with diacritics correctly?

I found that XeLaTeX cannot map letters with more than two diacritics correctly. For example, \v{\"{u}} or \v{ü} cannot produce the expected ǚ correctly. I've tried many fonts, so I think it may not ...