{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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Why can I not use the font name listed in the fc-list's output?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Helvetica Neue LT Pro 55 Roman} % This line is OK. \setsansfont{HelveticaNeueLT Pro 55 Roman} % This line is ERROR! \begin{document} Hello ...
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Change font automatically when typing CJK characters, possibly lualatex

The title says it all already. I found how to change fonts with fontspec and lualatex, however I wonder if there is an easy way to mix Latin characters with Japanese characters without explicitly ...
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Can't change font size in ACM SIG Template

I'm using the ACM SIG Template for personal purpose and I try to make the main font bigger but it is somehow locked and I can't figure out how to change it. I know that it is supposed to be locked on ...
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Install Fira Sans Font using Texlive 2012

I would like to create slides using this theme for Beamer but am having trouble getting it to work. I just copied the .sty files into /home/gthomson/texmf/tex/latex/mtheme. However the theme ...
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Use german umlauts with a font where its not defined

I need to use special font. There are no german umlauts defined. So everytime I get an error if I try to use them with my font (BentonSans): \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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\mathbb{Z} is not displayed correctly

The character \mathbb{Z} is not displayed correctly in my pdf-output: it is not a vector graphic, but a pixelated raster image. I have loaded the amssymb package and I am using Windows and MiKTeX. I ...
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How can I define a series of different font styles for use in a document (like a .css style sheet)?

I am completely new to LaTeX so forgive me if this is a stupid question. What I want to be able to do is specify a number of different font styles for use in different parts of my document. So for ...
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Problem finding metafonts at compilation

I'm trying to compile a document using the latex command. This document compiles fine on other machines, but on the machine I'm currently using (Ubuntu 12.04 with texlive installed via aptitude), it ...
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Microtype's tracking feature works with some fonts, not others

In the code below, tracking works with the libertine font, but not with the Alegreya font. Why is this, and how can I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tracking = true, letterspace = ...
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How can I get a lovely precipitate sign?

I like the precipitate sign on the P20 of chemformula official documentation. But I can only get like this on my own computer by the example code: What should I do?
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Font Identification [duplicate]

Can anyone identify the font that is used in this article? Furthermore, is this font compatible with the 'article' class? Note: Using CTRL+D within Adobe Acrobat presents a number of fonts the ...
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Using different maths font in LaTeX

I am using Fedora 13 and it had TeX Live 2007 by default. I installed texlive and then I wanted to use the mathspec package which TeX Live 2007 version doesn't seem to have. Can anyone tell me as to ...
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Custom title font in LyX

(My first problem of compiling at all is solved, so I'm now posing a slightly different question). Hi, I'd like some help with producing handouts for my students. I'm using LyX as I'm far from fluent ...
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Math in Trebuchet MS

How can I write equations in Trebuchet MS? Ideally, I'd like to have the following results: All symbols that are available in Trebuchet MS are written in Trebuchet MS. That includes, e.g., Latin and ...
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Where does the package fontspec look for OpenType fonts, especially FontAwesome.otf?

I have a supposedly trivial question and I'm having a hard time finding an answer. How can I determine the directories where fontspec is looking for OTF files? I want to edit FontAwesome.otf with ...
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Full stop missing in MnSymbol - replacement renders brackets with cdots - Why? [duplicate]

I'm close to give up my fight for MnSymbol in unicode-math. I realized I already replaced so many missing and faulty characters, that there is barely something left of MnSymol. So probably I will just ...
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Can one set a specific character variant in xelatex for the word first letter only?

I'd like to have some code to set, document wide, a specific character variant for the letter "v" only if it is the first in the word. The solution in the MWE is not a solution because I have a ...
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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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Font isn't found though properly installed

I just set up the MacTeX-2014 distribution on my MacBook working OS X Yosemite 10.10. As i try to build a document on which i already worked without a problem on said machine before clean installing ...
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Make pdflatex output UTF-8 copy-pasteable when using Times font

I would like to use Adobe Times Roman font or its equivalent (like URW Nimbus Roman and fonts based on it), compiling with pdflatex to PDF -- the original intent was to have PDF smaller by using ...
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How to obtain a heavier math font?

The current question is a follow-up to some previously asked questions, like this: It is possible to make fonts appear heavier (darker) in pdf output of Latex? and this: Make entire document heavier ...
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Emoji Characters

I'm trying to display Emoji Characters inside my XeLaTeX Document. It seems to work for some glyphs like the numbers and pound sign but not for all. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Looking for upright calligraphic L with little loop on top

I'm looking for a calligraphic / script letter L with a little loop on the top. \mathcal{L} from amsfonts doesn't have the little loop: \mathscr{L} from mathrsfs has a loop, but it is too slanted ...
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Define certain letter in math-mode to be always non-italic - using unicode-math in lualatex

I once had this question a while ago, asking about how to set the letter j always to be non-italic j in math mode without using \mathrm. The provided solution was: ...
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Correct positioning of diacritic mark over capital char

I'm implemeting the specific standard caled as hip, in which I have ', '=', as a diacritics marks. So I know about \'s\'S, but since the are not in the hip standard I can't use them. So I have a two ...
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Font changing back for no apparent reason

Writing up a rough grammar in XeLaTeX and using fontspec to change the default font to Bitstream Charter instead of CM. Everything works fine for the first page or so of output, but on the second page ...
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How to unify fonts in references in a thesis class?

I would like to know what to do in order to unify the fonts in my document, especially in the references. As you can see, there is a problem at least with the arXiv part, which is with a bigger font ...
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Beamer template setbeamerfont bfseries

I have a problem regarding the \setbeamerfont command related to alerted text. The usage is: \setbeamerfont{alerted text}{series=\bfseries} However, bfseries does not work in math mode - what can I ...
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Make TeX output look as input wrt script/language?

I have several languages/keyboard layouts on my Mac-pro (Yosemite). I want to write in Armenian/Bengali/Hebrew and so on. These keyboards/languages are formally part of Mac's Yosemite so I have no ...
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Why the fatal error occurred when using newtxmath? [on hold]

I just tried a simple code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \begin{document} $a = 1$ \end{document} and here is the log: ...
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greek encodings under lyx

In my newly installed linux machine (Fedora 19), editing a formerly working document under lyx, I get: Package fontenc Error: Encoding file 'lgrenc.def' not found and in fact I see that the dir ...
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Why mktextfm-generated property list is different from default in TeXLive?

My setup: TeX Live, version 2014.20141024-2 (packaged with Debian 8 Jessie) Save default PL: $ tftopl cmr10 > cmr10.pl.old Generate new TFM: $ mktextfm cmr10 mktextfm: Running mf-nowin ...
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Problem using a font from newtxmath

I'm trying to set up my preferred mix of fonts from mathptmx and newtxmath. This would require using the largsymbols font from newtxmath, since I like its integrals better than those from mathptmx. ...
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How do I make en/em dashes work in Myriad when using it with MinionPro

I'm using MinionPro for the body of a document and Myriad for figure/table captions. Because I can't load packages MinionPro and Myriad at the same time, I load the Myriad fonts for the sans-serif ...
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How to rearrange the characters of a font with virtual font

My setup: TeX Live How can I remap slot 39 to slot 13? I tried to do it by creating a virtual font: tftopl cmtt10.tfm > cmtt10.vpl patch <<EOF --- cmtt10.vpl +++ cmtt10.vpl @@ -1,3 +1,4 @@ ...
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Understanding font maps / Fonts in vanilla TeXLive installation on Ubuntu

I followed closely the instructions in this tutorial to install a fresh TeXLive on my Ubuntu system, including the fake package and the font cache instruction: sudo fc-cache -fsv Still, I am ...
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How to change the color of TOC part font using tocloft

I have customised my toc using tocloft for everything from chapter down to subsection, but I cant work out how to change the color of the part font, how do you renew this command? I have read the ...
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What are exact rules of reading TFM files?

This question is connected with the answers to this question: How TeX creates DVI without reading TFM file? Let's modify only TFM file for cmr10 (and change the font name, of course), leaving all the ...
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How TeX creates DVI without reading TFM file?

My setup: TeX Live, version 2014.20141024-2 (packaged with Debian 8 Jessie) Consider test.tex A \bye $ tex -ini '\input plain \dump' This is TeX, Version 3.14159265 (INITEX) ...
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Why does the Roboto font look different when used with the LaTeX package?

I'm using the LaTeX package roboto in the way that is proposed here: \usepackage[sfdefault]{roboto} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} The output (pdflatex) looks like this: However, the 'real' Roboto ...
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how to create article with multiple (unicode) languages

I want to create a book that will help Asian people learn English. The requirements are - the book should contain text from 2 different languages, say, Hindi and English. I tried this multi-lingual ...
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Looking for some special types of parentheses

I am looking for some parentheses symbols which I present here. It will be better if we can stretch these symbol to have large parentheses. If these symbols are able to be constructed manually, please ...
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The restriction of 16 math fonts of TeX

I need to use multiple math fonts to do typesetting . I understand that, with the current version of TeX, we can only have 16 math fonts for each mathversion and there is no way to change this ...
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Difference between \encodingdefault{T1} and \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

I'm new to LaTeX, like really really new. From what I've read, the default font encoding of LaTeX is OT1. Now, if I'm not mistaken, in order to change the default encoding to Type 1, I have to put ...
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kpfonts changes appereance of textcomp symbols

I'm using the genealogic symbols \textborn and \textdied from the textcomp package together with the kpfonts. Unfortunately kpfonts loads textcomp with the [full] option (unless someone specifies ...
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How to set the bold font of the keyword Definition using IEEEtran without introducing package ntheorem?

I am writing a paper with the recommended template IEEEtran.sty. IEEEtran has its own theorem environment such as definitions, theorems, axioms, corollaries, lemmas, and so on. I want to set the bold ...
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Times New Roman Font in pdfLatex [duplicate]

I need to set main font of my document using Times New Roman font. But I just found one solution that is to compile document using xelatex. But my document built since first typing using pdflatex, so ...
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Elzevier Caps Regular (font)

I have found a new and wonderful font. According to the website, "Elzevier Caps Regular is part of TeX Live". This is my Tex-verion: root@basip:~# tex --version TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian) ...
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Miktex 2.9 error creating fonts

I got a set of Latex files from someone else who, like me, is using Miktex 2.9. When I tried to compile one of them I got the following error. Trying to make PK font mathscr at 480 DPI... Running ...
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How do I set LaTeX to use a different font when a font has no italics built in?

I'm using Helvetica Neue Light as the default in my document (working off a template), but when I specify /emph, it simply gives me a warning in LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...