{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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\chaptermark undefined error in classicthesis.sty when I (attempt to) redefine \spacedlowsmallcaps

My MWE does not compile and the error is: ! LaTeX Error: \chaptermark undefined. I have debugged to the extent that I know the error is the interaction between classicthesis and my \SC command ...
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CV Formatting Problems: Picture, Date, Page Number and References

I desperately need help. I'm currently starting out with LaTeX, and I absolutely love it, it's gorgeous. I tried a template for my CV, it's very good. Here's the Code: ...
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How to configure TexStudio to compile using XeLatex for Calibri Font? [on hold]

I am trying to make the Calibri font work in TexStudio. Following several posts on here I included the command in the preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=text-tex]{Calibri} And ...
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XeLaTeX, Latin Modern, \mathbb and \mathcal

I'm using XeLaTeX on Linux. I know that Latin Modern Roman is the default font of XeLaTeX, however if in my preamble I write \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setsansfont{Latin Modern Sans} ...
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Struggling to get moderncv files to compile

I'm a real novice on LaTex, having only used it previously a small amount at University but not for a while. I've decided I'd quite like to transfer my CV to the LaTex moderncv style. I downloaded ...
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MIKTEX - The XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base source file could not be found. Running ttf2pk.exe

I am trying to build a CV with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. The error is as follows: Trying to make PK font XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base at 720 DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... ...
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LuaTeX font database cannot be created in texlive (windows)

I'm trying to generate arabic article with a new package arabluatex, which requires lualatex engine, writing simple "hello world" example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabluatex} ...
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Header and text font isn't changing

I use clean thesis, when I change my language all my fonts turned from helvetica to default Latex font. Now I have changed some code and almost all fonts changed except Header, title and simple ...
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Oldstylefigure issue with lualatex and mathastext

I'm trying to figure out what causes OSF to be selected in mathematics. Following is the MWE. % arara: lualatex \documentclass[9pt,fleqn]{extarticle} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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how to choose a particular variant of the \upgamma glyph when using upgreek package

The upgreek package uses upright Greek characters from either the PostScript Symbol font or Euler Roman (The Comprehensive Latex Symbol List page 50) I wanted to type the \upgamma in the PostScript ...
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pdfLaTeX Font shape undefined using DejaVuSans

For about a week I am unable to include the "DejaVu Sans" font into my pdflatex in order to use it. My document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \fontfamily{DejaVuSans} \selectfont ...
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Why doesn't updmap-sys see the TEXMFLOCAL config?

I tried installing emerald fonts and followed the advice in this great answer. However, running updmap-sys would not update with the new fonts because it doesn't look into the file at ...
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Text formatting of document, without altering in-table text

I wish to change the font size/spacing of my text for my whole document, but keep the table text format the same as the LaTeX default. When I try implement change to the text, the same happens to the ...
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How to detect the font currently in use with LuaLaTeX

I am using LuaLaTeX with opentype fonts. None of the fonts are TeX fonts; they are either commercially licensed, or custom-made. No problem, everything is working great so far. Is it possible to ...
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How can I format headings and subheadings to this layout?

How can I format a book like the sample in the image? The chapter number uses the font Algerian, but I am not sure about the headings and subheadings. Are there similar latex fonts that I can ...
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Correct typesetting for vectors with subscript

Instead of the arrow notation \vec{a} vectors in scientific journals are often represent in bold font \bold{a}. My question is if I have a vector with a subscript is it conventional to use ...
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CJKutf8 font usage changes if using with precompiled format?

Consider the MWE posted below (based on How does one type Chinese in LaTeX?) - you will need the simsun.ttc font in the same directory. First, in the MWE below (call it test.tex) uncomment the ...
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Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
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Using font CMR12

I want to use the font "CMR12" I googled it but didn't get any helpful results. Questions: 1) How do I change the font in my latex to this font? 2) What happens to the math equations if I use ...
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Change numbers format in arabtex

I would get Arabic numbering within arabtex environment defined from arabtex package to write arabic sentences. If I insert numbers 1,2,3,.... inside arabtex environment I get indian form ١,٢,٣,.... ...
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TeX Gyre Pagella and itemize environment gives font warnings

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tgpagella} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item test1 \item test2 \item test3 \end{itemize} \end{document} Compiling the above minimal LaTeX file ...
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Problem while compiling friggeri CV template with: ' fontspec error: “font-not-found”'

I have somme problem while I'm trying to compile template CV from: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv . I have install texlive-full package on Ubuntu and tryied to compiled this ...
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System-wide default font, change from CM or LM?

My TeX system is MikTeX 2.9 Portable on Windows 10, but I believe this question has general applicability to any TeX installation. Consider this generic document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How do I edit PDF files produced by LaTeX in Illustrator? Fonts are not found

When I try to use Adobe Illustrator (CS4) to edit a PDF file produced by LaTeX with several equations in it, Illustrator complains that it can't find the fonts: The font CMBX10 is missing. Affected ...
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“Wedding” font in plain TeX

I have a plain-TeX source file ready to go that makes a nice wedding program. But I need a script font for the headings. Something like Windows Edwardian Script (Open Type) which comes in a file ...
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Hebrew with English in a multicol setting

I'm trying to write a cheat sheet for a physics course, so the document is to be divided to 3 columns or so, using multicol. I've managed to get through the configuration of Hebrew and of the ...
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Palatino package and fontspec

I want to use the palatino package in XeLaTeX but I often use accented letters so I also load the package fontspec. However, after loading the fontspec package I get the error: LaTeX Font Warning: ...
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Half point font sizes in AMS book [duplicate]

How can I typeset my book in a 10.5pt font size using the amsbook document class? I tried using \fontsize{10.5}{12}\selectfont but it doesn't seem to work.
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Missing character: There is no ℕ in font cmss10!

How can I select and specify a font which contains the character I have in my file ? Missing character: There is no ℕ in font cmss10! I can see them perfectly within emacs, but I am unable to ...
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Is it possible to change cleanthesis font?

So I changed language and clean thesis font type somehow changed. Is it possible to get back that sans serif font or how to change it to different font type? I have tried some font, but then my ...
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Possible values for \fontseries and \fontshape

What are the possible values for \fontseries and \fontshape? I'm aware of \fontseries{m} \fontseries{bx} \fontshape{n} \fontshape{it} But I'm sure there're more of them.
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“Debugging” installed fonts. Which font is mapped to which serie/shape?

I installed some new fonts using autoinst. Now I have a problem finding back the font family/shape/serie which belongs to my bold font which I believe I installed it. After I did: ...
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producing an moderncv head with the article class

moderncv generates a beautiful header, which i want to have in the article class. I want an exact copy of the moderncv result, with the same fonts, the same color, etc. Unfortunately, the moderncv ...
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How can I read kerning data from tfm file [closed]

I am writing dvi processor. I can get font width, height, parse dvi with one bug. TeX relies on dvi processor to insert kern between a row of chars. I do not have the kern values. They are in ...
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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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How do I find the font style in a documentclass?

Specifically, I want to generate figures that have captions with the same font as in svmono.cls. However, more generally, is there a simple way to identify what font style a documentclass uses?
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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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LaTeX: using an unusual font (astrosym) in footnote size

I have found an old piece of code of mine that takes some output from another program to produce an astrological chart using LaTeX. I tried to put the list of aspects from text form to symbol form. So ...
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I can't get mathptmx to work: [closed]

I have wasted one whole working day trying to get mathptmx to work. In texmaker I get this error when doing a quick build or pdflatex: ! I can't find file `rsfs10'. <*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; ...
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defining new functions such that their names have a normal font [duplicate]

There are predefined functions somewhere such that when you use them in default theorem environments, their names appear in a normal (non-italicized) font. I want to be able to define my own functions ...
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Polyglossia + Times New Roman font : small capitals not working

I'm using the polyglossia package with Times New Roman font. Everything is working, all caracters are displayed well, except for the small capitals... I tried different fonts like Arial, Arial Unicode ...
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Does it matter if I use \textit or \it, \bfseries or \bf, etc

I typically use \textit{Some italicized text} while some of my colleagues use {\it Some other text} Should I bother changing one or the other, or does it matter? Related: Is there any reason ...
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Use other font in restricted area won't compile

I'm trying to change the font of only one character in the document, but it won't compile with lualatex, what am I missing? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} ...
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When using unicode-math, how do I get the original calligraphic alphabet back?

I am happy with the great majority of what unicode-math does. But at times I find that I prefer a symbol the way it was before. With \varnothing and \complement, for example. In those cases I was able ...
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What is the font used?

What is the font used in this latex document?
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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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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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XeLaTeX font rendering tend to be slightly bolder compared to PDFlatex

I noticed that there is a subtle difference of font rendering result between pdflatex and xelatex. xelatex tend to be slightly bolder compared to pdflatex. Even the file thumbnails in file manager ...
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Combining font switches in ConTeXt

I would like a set of macros to switch the font alternative in ConTeXt, to either italics, slanted, or bold, and I would like them to combine in an intuitive manner, similarly to LaTeX's \textit and ...