{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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Change label (x-axis, y-axis) font size of already inserted eps figure in LaTeX

Just wondering if there is a possibility of changing the font size of the x-axis and y-axis of an eps figure. I tried \fontsize{15}{12}\selectfont, but it did not work at all. Thank you very much in ...
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Error Unable to update the static FcBlanks

After an update with MikTex 2.9 (Windows 7) I have the problem that some fonts are garbled. Running xelatex displays Unable to update the static FcBlank and I get the same error with the following ...
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Courier font just not working

(Latex, Mac OS X) Imagine we want use courier font. Start from this: \texttt{Wanna nice monospace font here} {\ttfamily TeleType And here} \begin{Verbatim}[fontfamily=courier] And here please ...
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dvi output fonts blurred after upgrading to Windows 10 - pdf perfect

Using MiKTeX 2.9 and amsbook, the dvi output fonts have become blurred or furry precisely after upgrading to Windows 10 (a clean install onto a formatted disc). In contrast, the pdf output fonts ...
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font consistency in environment (theorem…) and in general text

I am using a template, and it uses the font \usefont{T1}{bch}{m}{n}\selectfont{}, the third font in the code and output, for the text in general. But this font is not used inside environments, like ...
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moving from old plain TeX to XeTeX

I have a style file I used for a project in pre-Unicode age. Now I want to convert it for use in XeTeX. I used Computer Modern and now would like to use CMU Serif. Pointers on what to do with the ...
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How to modify postscript file to use the same font as the main document

I have to include a Postscript picture in a latex document. The ps file is generated by another program. I would like to modify the font within the ps so that it correspond to the same main font of ...
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Embedding base14 fonts in PDF created using pdfLaTeX

I created a PDF using txfonts. But the base 14 fonts (Times-Roman, Times-Italic etc.) are not embedded in the PDF. Could somebody help me to solve this issue? The font information in my PDF is as ...
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IPA characters with tipa in Beamer poster switch to small font size, cannot be set to normal font size

I am using package tipa in order to have IPA characters at my disposal. However, when used in conjunction with beamer poster, the tipa characters switch to small font size. Setting them to another ...
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font in MATLAB figures (type1 / type3)

I have some figures generated in MATLAB. I want to include the figures in a tex file. First I save the figure as eps format. and then I include the eps file in the latex. The default font of the ...
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PDF font color appears grey instead of black

When I generate my PDF file from LYX. My PDF file text color appears grey as shown in the first image. I want a black color of the text as shown in the second image which is WORD generated PDF. ...
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\operatorname in amsmath: polish diacritic letters “ł” and “Ł” are not rendered

I am attempting to use a mathematical operator (by amsmath package) which would use the polish letter "ł" or "Ł" (defined either directly as a UTF-8 character or via the \l{}, \L{} commands). ...
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Defining individual glyphs breaks kerning

When I create shortcuts for individual glyphs, no kerning is applied. \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\myF}{\textit{f}} \newcommand{\myA}{\textit{a}} \begin{document} \myF\myA\par \textit{fa} ...
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Problem with font map

Compiling a beamer project, I get the following error: mktexpk: /home/matthieu/.texlive2012/texmf-var/fonts/pk/ljfour/public/cm/cmss8.525pk: successfully generated. ...
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Problems installing URW-Garamond Missing Font Error ugmr8r

I recently tried to install the URW Garamond Font. On one PC it was effortless, but on the other laptop, it is giving me a lot of issues! When I run the file, I get the following error: This is ...
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pdfTeX: set Minion Pro font only for specific document parts

I configured Minion Pro to correctly work with LaTeX through FontPro. I'd like to use it only for bold, bold italic, and section names, while being able to use any other font for text and math. Is ...
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Beamer and Serif fonts

How does one specify a particular letter to be serif in the beamer class? I want to keep the notation as similar in the presentation as the article as I can, and most of it turns out well, except for ...
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Need help installing the ulsy package in ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I'm trying to install ulsy in order to use its blitz symbols for proofs by contradiction. I downloaded the metafont source from CTAN: https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/ulsy?lang=en I then ...
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Avoid embedding Helvetica to change to Arial

This question is essentially about the opposite of this question combined with this question. I am using Latex to create a PDF for printing, which I would ideally like to be in Arial. I've currently ...
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MathTime Pro 2 fonts with beamer - Error: Command `\lll' already defined

MathTime Professional 2 doesn't work with Beamer. Did anyone encounter the same problem? Below short example: \documentclass[10pt, xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Unable to change font with ModernCV

I've been trying to change the font with modernCV for quite a while now, but nothing seems to work. I'm using LuaTex. To start with, I tried changing it from sans to roman, although the font changes, ...
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Problem with \textbf{} command

I am using the font Open Sans Condensed Light for my CV. In some parts of my CV I need to bold some text, so I use \textbf{} command. However, it does not work. How can I solve my problem? Thanks in ...
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My font is ignored in beamer

I use Xetex for customize my font. I installed my font in my linux system. The command fc-list | grep -i Share-TechMono returns /usr/local/share/fonts/Share-TechMono.ttf: ...
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Cannot change teletype font to beramono

I am trying to change the teletype font in my thesis document to Bera Mono. I downloaded the beramono CTAN package and unzipped it in my ~/texmf folder (where I've already installed a few dozen ...
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Can newly installed texlive system link to a miktex's local texmf directory on same desktop?

I have an installed MiKTeX 2.9 system with a local texmf directory (purposefully for fonts). I would now like to install TeXLive 2015 on the same desktop. Can I configure the TeXLive system to use the ...
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Fontawesome won't render correctly while working on a moderncv

I was working on my résumé using the moderncv template, when an odd error concerning fontawesome came up (I'll paste only the last lines of the log): LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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Switching between Devanagari script and italicized Roman script [duplicate]

I am making a document in which I would like have text in Devanagari script and italicized Roman script interspersed amongst one another. If my Devanagari font had an italicized Roman font, I would ...
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Blank left and right delimiters produce an unknown symbol

I recently compiled one of my files after updating my TeX distribution (including the unicode-math package, as I use the MinionMath font set) and noticed a strange error. In my file I used a cases ...
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Why shouldn't I use getnonfreefonts to install additional fonts? Why shouldn't I use updmap when installing or removing fonts?

This question and answer is a response to a request from Joseph Wright. Why shouldn't I use getnonfreefonts to install additional fonts? Why shouldn't I use updmap when installing or removing fonts? ...
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Times new roman and bm in beamer

Here's the MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} \usepackage{bm} \begin{document} \end{document} Everything works with documentclass report. ...
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How can I get bold math symbols?

To make Latin-letter variables bold I can use e.g. \mathbf{a}, but while putting Greek letters or symbols such as \nabla inside \mathbf doesn't cause any errors or warnings, it also doesn't do ...
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Font by default latex

I'm using a template that I can't/shouldn't modify. This template forces a font which is not the normal font of latex, how can I restaure the automatic font (I think which is Serif by default) The ...
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Unbold a \boldsymbol in mathmode?

I want to create a command that get an unbold character from a boldsymbol in mathmode. In my setup every vector is in bold font for example $\boldsymbol{x}$ and the command \coef{\boldsymbol{x}}{i} I ...
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Editing ligature table

It is suggested in TeXbook (p. 46) that in adapting TeX to type Norwegian, You can arrange the font metric file so that TeX will interpret ae, o/, aa, AE, O/, and AA as ligatures that produce ...
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Substitute one glyph for an alternate glyph of another stylistic set

In LuaTeX, I want to do the following: Having a text in the standard stylistic set of the font, but for a specific letter instead of having the glyph of the standard stylistic set, having it ...
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How to install font Inconsolata on MacTex 2014?

I try to install Inconsolata according to http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/inconsolata/ I did the following steps: Mac OS X: To install, open a Terminal window and cd to inside the downloaded ...
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sans serif math font selection using unicode-math

I am typesetting a document in XeLaTeX using a serif font for main text, and a sans serif for everything else (section titles, tables etc). For setting of mathematics, I use TeX Gyre Pagella Math. ...
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lualatex: Error when loading a font from a relative path

I'm trying to load a .ttf from lualatex, which works fine when I place the .ttf in the same folder as the .tex file. However, for my project structure it would be beneficial to store .ttf files in a ...
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Where to put tfm and gf files

I am working on custom logo with MetaFont. I build logo.tfm and logo.600gf files but TeX or DviView ignore these. They try to build the font on the fly failing. What can I Do?
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Use system fonts (Mac OS) while using book template [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX and all that stuff, but due to the fact, that I may be using it in the future at university, I just try to get along with it. To test, I want to have a story in a pretty book. On ...
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Is there a general method for obtaining small caps with custom fonts?

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{DejaVuSerifCondensed} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \noindent\scshape{Hello World}\\ \textsc{Hello World} \end{document} ...
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Are psnfss2e fonts inferior to those in The LaTeX Font Catalogue?

I noticed that the font packages within the postscript psnfss (universal to all TeX distributions) aren't listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue. It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements ...
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Font display error in windows

I encountered the following while trying to process my PDF document from LaTeX, MiKTeX 2.9 Trying to make PK font mathkerncmssi8 at 600DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The ...
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texlive-fonts-extra + \ssfamily + microtype + [T1]{fontenc} = pdflatex crash?

PdfLaTex now terminates with a fatal error (no pdf generated) while processing my book, a novel without math. It was working before with all my PSNFSS fonts, and those are the postscript fonts ...
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ConTeXt system font search path

I read from the official manual (http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Fonts_in_LuaTex#How_LuaTeX_handles_system_fonts) that I need to export OSFONTDIR="/usr/local/share/fonts;$HOME/.fonts" to specify where ...
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File `libertine.sty` not found (package latexila) [closed]

I recently installed tex-live full in ubuntu 14. I am working in latexila. When compiling a .tex file, the following error occurs: File `libertine.sty' not found. What can I do to compile the ...
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XeLaTeX: Create Special Characters NOT included in my main font [duplicate]

I am trying to compile a document in XeLaTeX which uses special characters (such as ā, ḍ, ī, ḷ, ṁ, ṅ, ṇ, ō, ṛ, ś, ṣ, ṭ, ū) but the main font that I prefer to use does NOT include these extended ...
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Bookmark showing a box for character

The following works on the computer that generated it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdfencoding=auto,psdextra]{hyperref} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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Preamble for font switching

I am using a specific font that does not feature italic or bold fonts (GFS Elpis). I want to keep my current font as main, and specify another font only for bold and italics. What is the preamble for ...
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Setting math fonts with mathspec changes monotype fonts of urls in bibliography

I'm working on a document with Xelatex so I use \fontspec. I have set the monotype fonts with \setmonofont to use Inconsolata, for example, in the urls of the bibliography. This minimal example shows ...