{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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Determine a particular font's spacing

I'm typsetting emojis in xetex and I found this great library called xelatexemoji (on github). But when I use different fonts, the spacing around the included graphic changes. As I've seen in various ...
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TTF font to METAFONT natural conversion

Is there a way to convert TTF font to METAFONT so even Plain TeX can use it? (I do not wish to use external packages to accomplish this goal either)
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Minimal ConTeXt and Husayni example

I would like to typeset a line of Arabic using ConTeXt and the Husayni font. I can see the lfg files located here: /usr/share/texmf/tex/context/fonts/husayni.lfg ...
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Fine tuning diacritical marks in fonts

I am about to make the paradigm-shift from the traditional way of hard-coding fonts with diacritical marks on top of them to simply using utf8. What surprised me, however, that the rendering of the ...
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How eliminate a blank page after Table of Contents

I have a problem for making the table of contents in latex. Latex is making a blank page after the table of contents how to eliminate it? I want to reduce the font of the word Contents by setting ...
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How to change the title, abstract and headings font to Sans Serif

I'm making a journal publication in LaTeX and I've been trying to change the font of all my non-main texts to a sans serif font. Meaning, all the headings, titles, section titles, abstracts and so on ...
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Solved hyphenation, font changed

I'm writing an article in LaTex - TexMaker. I wanted to set hyphenation so, according to article on web, I've added these 2 lines: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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What is the scope of the defined font family?

I experienced unexpected change of fonts at certain parts of my text. This was due to the fact that I did not realize that the \begin{center} and \end{center} environment has its own scope regarding ...
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Font with PSTricks and Beamer

I am creating standard beamer presentations. Moreover I use PSTricks to produce my pictures in a separate file. Afterwards I include the pdf with the pictures into the presentation. Unfortunatelly ...
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Make bold non bold font [duplicate]

I have 2 fonts: isocpeur-regular.ttf and isocpeur-italic.ttf. Is there way to make bold text of that regular font in TeX? Open Office, for example, can make bold text of that regular font.
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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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Arial bold is nonuniform thickness

When I try to use Arial, the thickness of character parts is non uniform. For example, see how the "a" character has fat and skinny parts: Helvetica, does not have such an "issue", but I do not ...
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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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Package bbold not working

I've been trying to use the bbold package for the indicator function but I get the following error: Process started This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) (C: ...
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Embed all the fonts during compiling with pdflatex?

My paper has the font TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT not embedded in itself, and therefore fails the IEEE submission check. I am able to embed it with Acrobat by printing the PDF. However, I find it changes ...
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Colophon in LuaTex

Is there a way to automatically generate a colophon information in LuaTex? Ideally I would like to automatically generate a file (plain text) that will list the different font and font-families that ...
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Diacritcs problem in text mode : combining accent

I'm inventing a language requiring double accents, or diacritics. The problem is that a diacritic can't go over a special letter, and will be fixed next to it, not on. For instance, when using ...
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Beamer — change font only in equations [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the font only in equations of a beamer presentation, from the standard beamer sans serif to the standard serif in Latex documents? By equations I mean environments like $$, ...
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Beamer: How to use “beamercolor” in a tikz picture

How might it be possible to change the font color of a tikzpicture element to the value of a particular beamercolor, e.g. block title?-- For example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to move the words “Nomenclature and Bibliography” at the top of the page?

I have two issues. First, I have to move the words "Nomenclature" and "Bibliography" at the top of the page. Right now these words appear 5 cm from the page border. I am using the following script ...
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installing MinionPro font on latex, some problems

I wanted to install the MinionPro font for Latex (I obtained them via the free Adobe Reader). I found a description here which seemed reasonably easy (for a noob like me): ...
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Problem creating font uvblo

I'm trying to compile from a template and get the following error concerning font uvblo, even though the template provides a file UVBLO.tvm. I'm using TeXStudio 2.5.2 and MiKTeX 2.9, and have it ...
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Change fontsize for CJK characters?

I have the following example: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper, parskip=full]{article} % twoside can be added if two sided margin layout is desired \usepackage[a4paper,vmargin={30mm, 20mm},hmargin={30mm, ...
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How to keep ampersand in a different font?

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[math]{iwona} %nice font \renewcommand{\mathsterling}{\textrm{\textsterling}} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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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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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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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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LaTeX font for ancient Greek music notation?

is there a font which contains the signs for ancient Greek music notation (unicode range 1D200 - 1D24F)? Thanks Rudolf.
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How to change TexStudio fonts for non-English

I have a problem with TexStudio fonts! I use it for writing Latex in Persian. To make the environment suitable for typing, I tried to change the Editor font via Options > Configure TexStudio > ...
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Multiple embedded fonts in final PDF

I am using XeLaTeX with PDFs incorporated. Each PDF has its fonts embedded and my final output therefore has fonts embedded multiple times which, presumably, increases the file size. Is there a way ...
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How resize box when using subnumcase

I have the following problem. I have a system of two equations. I used the package subnumcases. Unfortunately the equations are too long and the equation number overlap the equation itself. I tried ...
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\envitem in ltxdockit package prints curly braces in a different font

I've written a small LaTeX package and am preparing its documentation using ltxdockit package. I found a strange behavior about font. Consider the following MWE. \documentclass{article} ...
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How to use EB Garamont Font with KOMA Script Font Size 16pt

I am using the ebgaramond package in my scrbook document. As a base font size I want to use 16pt but when I compile the document I get warnings like the following: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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How to change the font for math

For my thesis I use the fourier font because I like it as my main font but I have one problem with it: I do not like the font that fourier uses for math. How can I change/override this? I just want ...
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How to set sans serif with cmbright package?

I am starting to use xelatex. I tried, as an example, to use cmbright. But I do not obtain a sans serif output. Do I need to tell something else in the prehambule ? ...
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Error compiling pfdLatex Document on ubuntu 14.01.1 while using the IEEEtran.cls

Am using IEEEtran.cls in my document but every time i try to compile i get the following error message kpathsea: Running mktexmf ptmr7t ! I can't find file `ptmr7t'. <*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; ...
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How to select monospaced numerals for tables only when using mathspec?

For one of my documents I used OldStyle numerals in regular text. For math I use Lining numbers. For tabular material I would like to use monospaced lining numbers if these numbers are math-related (I ...
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pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts even with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

According to this question: On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package, to get rid of the error, a scalable font must be loaded. Package ...
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Vertical alignment of fonts from different language groups

Dear Fellow TeX enthusiasts, Thanks very much for help with solving earlier problems with the Devanagari Package. I'm working without KOMA-Scripts for the moment in Xelatex/Xetex and am trying to ...
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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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Continuation of font type and font size across text environments

In the following example, I using two different text environments to generate text visualizations: texshade and adjustwidth. The code calling texshade hereby generates formatted text in a different ...
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“Black marker” effect in the text (sanitization used to hide passwords in code example)

I wonder if there is any LaTeX library that allows me to obtain a sanitization "black marker" effect in order to conceal omissis information, like for example a secret code in an URL or a password in ...
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fontspec doesn't find Stylistic Variants in Gentium Basic

According to SIL, the font Gentium Basic --- which is a subset of Gentium Plus --- supports "literacy alternates". Consulting the font documentation (for Gentium plus, anyway), the literacy ...
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Font not recognised while using TexMaker

I am using TexMaker on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. And I am trying to run the following .tex file. MWE: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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What happened to DejaVu Math font?

I'm trying to identify the freely-available Opentype font sets having a consistent Opentype Math font : this kind of font, extremely easy to use with XeTeX and LuaTeX (via fontspec), can also be used ...
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Grouping and undefined control sequence error

I was trying to figure out an answer to another question, which required a change of font and size in the middle of a sentence. So I tried to use a \begingroup and \endgroup to isolate the change of ...
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Change font size with fontspec package

What is the recommended approach to change font size with the fontspec package? I have found several ways that appear to work, but some unexpected behavior along the way. What am I doing wrong? I ...
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Change font in all sideways tables

Is there any way how to change the font in all sideways tables of the document? The following code \makeatletter \renewenvironment{sidewaystable} {\renewcommand\familydefault{mdput} ...