{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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luaLaTeX Junicode font typesetting of ji and ii

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Junicode} \begin{document} \noindent ji\\ ii\\ j\mbox{}i\\ i\mbox{}i \end{document} is rendered by lualatex with dotless i on the ...
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How to change ampersand's font in formula?

I have the formula, which contains ampersand symbol: $x_1\&x_2$ But ampersand symbol is too bold. How to fix it? \usepackage[main=russian,english]{babel} % Загружает пакет ...
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How to change glyph in cmcbxti10 Type1 font?

Glyph 111 of Type1 font cmcbxti10 has some protrusions on top and on bottom. Consider the following MetaPost file: prologues := 3; outputtemplate := "glyph%c.eps"; beginfig(1); picture a; a = ...
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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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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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“No room for a new \mathgroup” when trying to set math font style on XeLaTeX

There's a similar question (http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/86343/no-room-for-a-new-mathgroup) which doesn't help me because the original poster only needed a few glyphs and the answers seemed ...
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Creating macro for double-Sig rune (SS)?

I'm (almost) a complete novice when it comes to TeX, and this question is more for my curiosity than anything else... I've read quite a few books about WWII and the Nazi-German occupation of Europe, ...
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How to adjust font features in LuaTeX?

As of version 2.7 of luaotfload the support for font feature files (.fea) has been dropped. On the ConTeXt mailing list Hans showed how to make font substitution work through Lua. More examples are ...
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Non-bitmapped “thumb up” symbol for flagging “good practice” tips

I want to use a "thumb up" symbol, to flag a "good practice" tips in my document. Table 244 in the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol list shows that the dingbat package provides the following: However, ...
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XCharter font changes sans serif font as well [duplicate]

I'm trying to use XCharter font for regular text and gillius2 as sans font. Either font works fine when used individually. But when used together, the final document doesn't display sans serif font at ...
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Using ConTeXts cow font with pdfTeX

So I have really become intrigued with the Cow font of context, however I really wish I would be able to use this with latex. I found a place, where it listed the steps on what to do, but it was ...
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How to specify font preferences in XeTeX math mode?

I would like to use specific fonts in the math formulas in a document I am writing. I mainly want to use the "great escape" font. After some search on the web I tried the following code: \...
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Mdframed for theorems: how to make fonts similar to amsthm and change title format?

I am making a custom book style for my thesis, and I came up with a style for the theorem environments that I like, as you can see in the image below. However I have two problems: I would like the ...
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Making TTF font LaTeX-ready

A while ago I found Type-1 font and wanted to use it in LaTeX. I posted the problem and community helped me to solve it - please take a look here. So now I found a TTF font and my question is: "What ...
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How to convert text in a PDF file from fonts/text to outlines?

I have PDF graphic in which I would like to have fonts removed. All other properties of the file should remain (such as size, etc). The output file should be in PDF as well. The text itself should be ...
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How to use Friz Quadrata font

I can use the Friz Quadrata font to write documents in LaTeX? If so, how? I have long sought a solution in the web, but I found nothing. I'm using TexWorks 0.46
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setting font size in XeLaTeX

Previous questions have sought a straightforward way to specify font size (e.g., in points) of a new font family when using fontspec. One reason for why this might be needed is that some journals ...
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LuaTeX does not find dfont fonts

I am currently working on my master thesis for which I use LuaLaTeX and Helvetica as my main font. I include it like this: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Helvetica} This used to work quite well....
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how can we write in Greek with computer modern font

How can we write Greek documents (i.e. in the Greek language) having the computer modern font? What code do we have to write? I'd like to note that I don't want to include some Greek letters, but I'd ...
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Why 'xelatex' fails to find the font?

I'm using xelatex the create a PDF from a tex file. Normally I use the command: \setmainfont{DejaVu Sans} \newfontfamily{\hebrewfont}{DejaVu Sans} Which successfully loads the font. Though when I ...
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ConTeXt is loading fonts, dependent on the cwd

I have a ConTeXt source file: ~/foo/mwe.tex \definefontfamily [mwe] [serif] [EBGaramond] \setupbodyfont [mwe,14pt] \starttext `If you optimize everything, you will always be unhappy.' -- Donald ...
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How can I write a bold version of the reduced Planck constant, `\hbar`?

I've tried \mathbf{\hbar}, \boldmath{\hbar}, and \boldsymbol{\hbar}, but none of them produce a bold version of the symbol.
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spacing between the paragraphs in lyx?

I am writing my thesis using the standard report class. I want the TOC to have bold font for the chapters and the section but not for subsection. I use the following in the preamble \usepackage{...
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Numbers in a table with dcolumn in different font?

I am using beamer and the dcolumn package and cannot get the numbers within a table to be in a different font. I also cannot use the siunitx package because I have numbers in brackets. Before defining ...
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Characters missing from R-generated graphic when \pdfinclusioncopyfonts=0

I have a .pdf figure generated by R/ggplot2, which renders correctly when viewed as a standalone file, but when embedded in a document by pdftex, one character is missing. I've cut the problem down ...
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Type 3 fonts in output PDF file

I am trying to submit an article through ScholarOne Manuscript Central. However, when I try to look at the PDF proof I get the Font Type 3 error. I have used PDFLatex to compile the file, using eps ...
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Weird row height behaviour in tabular

I have a tabular which I fill with "+" signs for some reasons. This is what happens: As you can see, for some reason there is space added on top of the row, making it higher. If I remove all the ...
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Changing font size of captions in figures

I'm using IEEEtran class for my conference publication in latex. The guideline says that the captions for figures should be in font size 8. I tried all these methods mentioned in this forum but none ...
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Set more than one font feature in gb4e

I'm trying to get in gb4e glosses the first line to be in bold roman font but I can only set roman or bold, not both. How can I set both? The document is a beamer presentation with a sans serif font ...
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Font ygoth at 720 not found

This is what happens when i try compile on miktex via pdflatex command my .tex file I have MikTex 2.9. This problem doesn't happen with it on another computer with MiKTex 2.9 Both miktex's are just ...
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TeXlive 2016 error with literat (Literaturnaya) font

It is so strange that no questions on the whole website are dedicated to the Literaturnaya font (despite its frequent use in Russian documents 10 years ago or so), and only two questions reference it! ...
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CMBright for text only

How to use the CMBright font for text only, no into the math mode? I want CMBright for text and keep default font for math mode... with... Thanks in advance.
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Old sanskrit fonts and unicode input

Is it possible to use the old devanagari fonts which were part of the packages sanskrit and velthuis with a modern direct devanagari unicode input method? They expect input in velthuis transliteration ...
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How to suppress font information from pdftex terminal output?

I would like that pdfTeX printed terminal logs in the same format as TeX. Font information (especially when a lot of fonts are used) makes the log output hard to read. In the following example how to ...
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How can I write a cursive letter k in math?

Using amsmath, writing $\ell$ produces a cursive lowercase letter l. I would like to have a reasonably matching cursive lowercase letter k, available through \kay e.g., so that I can write things ...
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Missing Dejavu Font

I have just installed MacTex and I am running this simple program: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{dejavu} \begin{document} \setsansfont{DejaVu Sans} \setromanfont{...
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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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Remove ligature in a font using luaotfload (TeXLive 2016)

The luaotfload package in TeXLive 2016 has an interface to add new font features and replace the FeatureFile feature of fontspec in previous versions (see the following patch: https://github.com/wspr/...
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Upright sans serif greek in math mode

Consider the following MWE, which typesets some sans serif math that I'm using in a presentation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{sansmath} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \sansmath \[ w\...
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Overview of Arabic fonts available for LaTeX/XeTeX?

is there an overview available for Arabic fonts in LaTeX / XeTeX? Ideally with output examples, so that it becomes clear how they compare. So far, I'm aware of Geeza Pro, Amiri (and its variants), ...
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How to allow scaling when using fontinst?

I am tinkering with a set of .pfb and .afm files by means of fontinst. So far, the generated fonts don't allow scaling. Is there an automated way for me to generate proper metrics and font definition ...
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Extra page with junk text is inserted at beginning of my document when changing font [closed]

TeXstudio newbie here. If I try to change the font of my document using the commands: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Arial} The text changes like normal, but an extra page is inserted at the ...
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How do I load a texlive font with fontspec?

This is a XeLaTeX question. It seems really silly to ask after many years of using fontspec and XeLaTeX. I suppose I have always found a workaround. This time, I'd like a definitive answer. ...
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If both OTF and TTF variants of a font are available, which one to download/use?

I am missing Linux Libertine font on Windows. So I want to download it. It is available both as TTF and OTF. Which one should I download and install when my intention is to use it with XeLaTeX and ...
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Text in pdf output not recognized

I am writing my first document with Latex, so please be patient ;-) I've searched through forums again and again but was unable to find a solution. I am working with Texmaker and when compiling my ...
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Sans serif upright greek in math mode

I need to write a document with the Helvetica font and found sansmathfonts to be good matching counterpart for math, but I'm open for other suggestions. Now I'm really struggling to get sans serif ...
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How to change the font for acronym descriptions using glossaries

I am using glossaries and want to change the appearance of my acronym descriptions to a font without serifs. I managed to change the acronym name but can't seem to find a switch to change the ...
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Eulervm: Use digits from other font

Is there a ways to the digits from another font for math? Ideally I would like to use ebgaramond as a main font and the old style figures form MinionPro for math since the old style digit 1 of ...