{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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Font in harvmac title

harvmac is an old set of macros for scientific documents in plain TeX. I can't figure out what font is used for the title produced by harvmac, and how I could use the same font in LaTeX. Here's an ...
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How to bold custom calligraphic text

I'm using a custom calligraphic font via newenvironemnt and manual encoding,... (thus without theh math package). It works quite well except when I try to write things bold. From looking around I've ...
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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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Simulate handwriting with LaTeX

I am looking for a way to randomize characters rendering, to simulate handwriting. I already saw this, but it's not enough for me, only the position of the words are randomized.
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How can I change the font of all equations?

I'd like to change my default font style in all equations of one document, not just single equation. I guess I am using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and \usepackage{amsmath}, which may be related to ...
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Lyx in Hebrew doesn't work

I will write the order of when things started occurring. When I started writing with LyX, I couldn't write in Hebrew, until someone sent me this package called culmus, which fixes the problem. The ...
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Some Chinese fonts cannot be used in xelatex

I'm using xelatex for I have to deal with Chinese characters. However, something weired bothers me. \usepackage{xeCJK} ... The following command has no bold effect: \textbf{\fontspec{SimSun} 中文} ...
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Helvetica-Light in Beamer disrupts the math fonts

I am trying to make the font of a Beamer presentation match that of a co-author who is using Powerpoint. The Powerpoint font is Helvetica Light. In XeLatex I used \usepackage{fontspec} and ...
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\displaystyle and \mathbf with cmbright font

I would like to use bold symbols in superscript equations. To do so, I use \displaystyle as in \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $e^{\mathbf{A}t}=e^{\displaystyle ...
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Mathtype Euclid Font in Latex

Is there anyway that I can use Mathtype's Euclid font in typing texts in LaTeX? Just for the text, not the math mode. Some used to suggest that it's the same as the default Computer Modern font in ...
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Removing italic formatting from if statement

I would like the if statement to have "current stage" in serif and "satisfies" as normal text. The following code produces both with italics: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm2e} ...
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What font do you use for writing latex code? [on hold]

While mono-spaced fonts are generally accepted as the best option for programming and coding, I feel they make it to hard to read longer texts and thus are not my preferred font for writing latex. ...
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Calligraphic fonts for chapters,

I'm currently using calligraphic font and it works fine with 1 exception: Chapter/Section and title aren't affected by it. How can it be made that they too can be affected (and if its a general way ...
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Korean characters in article title

I'm writing a paper in English and need to include a few characters in Korean in the body and title. I've read several other posts and managed to get the Hangul to show up inside the body, but I ...
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stix font error: PK font stix-mathrm could not be created

I can't compile the document with stix font. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Warning: Font shape LGR/mdbch/m/n undefined(Font) using LGR/cmr/m/n instead

Basically I get the warning: Warning: Font shape LGR/mdbch/m/n undefined(Font) using LGR/cmr/m/n instead in a paragraph with \textdelta This latter command has an orange background, color that ...
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Korean characters scrambled [XeLaTeX; Noto Sans Korean]?

I was trying to find a font which has obsolete jamo and the right combining behaviour. Yesterday I found out about Noto Sans, which seems to have both of these. However, when I use it in XeTeX, I get ...
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Calculating the ink coverage of a page

Is it possible for LaTeX or any of its derivates to calculate, how much of a page is covered in ink? I came to this question via a link to ecofont posted on TeXhax, ecofont sells carved out versions ...
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How to get small caps in Classico (texlive 2014)?

After installing texlive 2014 (via macports) all my documents using the "Classico" font stopped compiling. I scratched my head for a while (RTFM, STFW), and then I discovered that I should not invoke ...
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Loading a font via package or fontspec

In Xe(La)TeX, what is the difference between loading a font via its package, i. e. \usepackage{tgpagella}, and loading it through fontspec (\fontspec{TeX Gyre Pagella}). When loaded with the package, ...
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How to get Arial Narrow typeface in section header in pdflatex

I am new to LaTeX, so I hope this is not obvious, but have searched for straightforward documentation on how to do this and can't find it. I am creating a chapter for a book that has very specific ...
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Which package do I need for TACL template?

I've downloaded the following files from http://www.transacl.org/submission/ and placed them in the same directory: acl2012.tex acl2012.sty acl2012.pdf acl.bst but when i tried to compile the .tex ...
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Is there a religious symbols font collection?

I can find collections for chess, cards, etc. But could not locate a religious fonts collection.
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How to change \textsc font to small caps?

I'm trying to change \textsc to produce small caps from a different font. The font pajp is used for the main text, but it doesn't have small caps. The font paj contains small caps, but I don't want to ...
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http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog

According to the change log at http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog the "Edwardian Script ITC" font should be available in TexLive version 20110727. However, it doesn't appear to be. ...
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Set tipa font to Times for phonetic characters

I've read in the tipa manual that you can have the tipa font set as Computer Modern (the default) or Times. I'm using Libertine, so Computer Modern doesn't look great, and Times would look better. ...
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Arch Linux: fontspec does not find system fonts

I am running an Arch Linux / Windows 7 dual boot laptop. The windows partition is mounted under arch and i made the windows fonts usable with ln -s /windows/Windows/fonts/ ...
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How do I use fonts from TeX Live in Graphviz?

So I need to set my fonts for dot the way the pt to be the same as in pdflatex - so I'm looking for a way to use the same fonts pdflatex uses. Note also, that I'm unsure whether cm-super or cm-unicode ...
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How to change the font family to default for math codes in beamer?

My compiled math font family is not like a default one(e.g., the font used in MahtJaX), but it is same as the text font family. My example code and it's complied one are shown below. ...
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How to get Beamer Math to look like Article Math

In a LaTeX article, the math characters are more "curvy" than the text characters: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} $x^2 + y^2 = z^2$ \end{document} In a beamer presentation, the ...
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Setting article math font in beamer [duplicate]

I know there have been similar questions to this before, but my question differs in that I want a very specific font for my math equations in beamer. I want to use the default font that comes with the ...
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Using Lucida Math Std

I'm trying to use Adobe's Lucida font with the corresponding Lucida Math font (as contained in Adobe Font Folio). Using Lucida as the main font works however when I try to use the math font I get the ...
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How do I set the section and subsection fonts to Times New Roman as well as section font to be Times New Roman

How do I set the section and the subsection font to Times New Roman. I have done every trick in the book. But nothing works.
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Ligatures: why “fi”, but not “fj” as well?

My university name is "FJFI", with e-mail/web addresses containing lowercase "fjfi". Then "fi" gets ligatured whereas "fj" does not, and the result looks a bit strange. My question is, which ...
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FiraSans and XCharter — XeLaTeX

I found both packages and wanted to use Fira Sans as sans serif font and XCharter as serif, body text font. But for some reason, only compiling with pdflatex works with both fonts at the same time. ...
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Font zgmr-digits at 600 not found

I'm trying to write a document using GaramondX and I keep getting the error `Font zgmr-digits at 600 not found'. I have tried reinstalling Garamond x, running upmap-sys in terminal and reconfiguring ...
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TOC entries in Small Caps

I want to have my TOC entries in Small Caps. I cant get by using \textsc{\tableofcontents} rather than \tableofcontents but this adds a blank page before TOC. Any help will be highly appreciated. ...
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LaTeX cannot find a lot of packages!

When I try to compile a file, it gives errors and the output is only math accents. Plain text is not displayed. Here is the log file: kpathsea: Running mktextfm ecrm1200 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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How to access the Greek letters of a particular font?

I have a problem acessing the Greek letters of a particular font – for instance of the font TeX Gyre Pagella. I checked with the program Fontforge that this font has Greek letters. But when I try ...
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Same style (eg., Bt Charter, no bold style) between chapter/section/etc and ToC/LoF/LoT

I recently noticed the difference between the chapter/section/subsection font style and those in ToC, and also the style in LoF and LoT, it seems that bold style is dominant in the latter. What is the ...
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Can I make a greek letter extra-bold in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get bold math symbols? I would like to distinguish between a vector of betas and the individual betas and I want to use bold symbol, rather than an error, to ...
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Shouldn't Beamer redefine \mathrm?

beamer does switch to a sans serif font for math. However, it does not redefine \mathrm. I think it should do so. I have a few formulas that use \mathrm to get upright characters and they look ugly ...
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Artifical bold of a font (as vector) by a thicker stroke in Latex?

I guess this was asked already at Can I make a greek letter extra-bold, e.g. make strokes 1.5 times as thick as \bm does, in math mode?, but it didn't get the answer I wanted to read, so I'll try ...
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How to compile the same input file for each of LaTeX font packages installed in our machine?

Inspired by my question How to create a PDF presentation for each available Beamer theme automatically?, now I want to compile my input file for each available LaTeX font package installed in my ...
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Fonts for making a Latex beamer prettier [closed]

I will be giving a lecture in Mathematics. Please suggest some fonts so that the beamer look prettier ?
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PDF fonts are very thin

I found that the fonts in my pdf file are very thin while printing. I use the path latex->dvi->ps->pdf. I tried including \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Alternative to \rm

Is there any alternative latex syntax to the defunct \rm? I am using LaTeX2e and so I have a long list of warnings whenever I execute my .tex document.
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Writing bold small caps with mathpazo package

The URW Palldio font (mathpazo package) does not provide bold small caps. To get round this issue, I'd want to make a macro to use small caps usually and normal caps in bold text. I tried this code: ...
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Acute accent and dot below problem in XeLaTeX for “i”

I want to add a dot below í, like this: "ị́." I am using XeLaTeX, with fontspec. My code looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMUSerif-Roman} \begin{document} ...
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Stix font not in Adobe Illustrator (Windows)

I compiled my latex document using pdflatex in texstudio. I have already installed the Windows Stix fonts in to the system fonts folder. However when I open the pdf output in Illustrator I get: and ...