{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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How to change font of specific (numerical) cell using pgfplotstable?

I'm using pgfplotstable to create tables from .csv-files. I would like being able to change the font of specific numerical cells. In particular, I would like to change the font of these cells to look, ...
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Setting font in OPmac or other Plain formats

The OPmac manual explains how to set the font size and discusses the style variations \bf, \it, \em etc. but I do not see a way to set the actual font in use. I'm using XeTeX and would like to access ...
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Does fouriernc contain sans serif fonts?

Does fouriernc contain sans serif font? If not, which type is actually used for it? Is this type scalable? My problem shows not so minimal working example: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Modify a Memoir code to the Book Class

I saw this beautiful code: Modifying the section, subsection and subsubsection style , and I try to implement it in the format of book Class, but I find difficulty doing this. My code in ...
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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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Make \usepackage{polski} and \texttt work in the same document

I would like to use Polish language in a part of my Acknowledgements. In order to do it I introduced in the preamble: \usepackage{polski} \usepackage[polish, english]{babel} And later on, to ...
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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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I need only one slanted sans serif math character

For some reason I need one slanted sans serif character. Otherwise in my documents I use Fourier, Helvet and Luximono fonts. How to determine it? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fouriernc} ...
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How to use punctuation marks in LuaLaTeX with unicode-math?

I also posts this here: http://texwelt.de/wissen/fragen/3000/interpunktion-in-lualatex-mit-unicode-math-von-hauptschriftart. The problem is that I want to have the \period symbol (also range="002E ...
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Incompatibilities between fourier and other mathfont

When I combine fourier and other mathfont, there are some symbols not dislayed correctly. The operator "+" disappeared and the \left( \right) doesn't word. Is there any solution that I still can use ...
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Combine 2 math font together

I want to use pxfonts package as the main math font in my document. But I also need fourier package to use \wideOarc command. Is there any solution to combine those math fonts? Thank a lot :) ...
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Redefine font used in \mathit

I am using the libertine package with pdflatex. For maths I use the Computer Modern font. In formulas I need longer variable names and to do get the spacing right I use \mathit. The font used is ...
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Alchemical symbols with LaTeX

I need to draw symbols of alchemical processes in a LaTeX document: in particular, I'm interested in the process of "amalgamation", depicted here at page 15: I'm open to any suggestion, even ...
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bibtex DOI/URL in Helvetica font

Bibtex seems to force Times font style for DOI numbers, against my font style Helvetica. Please consult: \begin{filecontents*}{test.bib} @article{foo2010, author = "Foo Bar", journal = "J.P.B.", ...
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Use of Script-size and Script-script-size glyphs

In the answers to this question, I learned that OpenType Math fonts like Cambria and Latin Modern Math contain script-size and script-script-size characters, with different optical scaling. In my ...
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Make box in math mode with current math font

The commands $\mathcal{\mbox{$M$}}$ and \mbox{$\mathcal{M}$} produce different output. I would like a replacement for \mbox that creates a box preserving all features of the current font in ...
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Install a font local to one particular document

Is it possible to convert a ttf or otf font for use only in one particular document? That is, I do not want to have that font installed on my overall "TeX system". If my document folder is foo, I ...
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Old math typographical style

a question amid history and curiosity. Do you know or recognize the font and math style used, for example, by the Journal of the American Statical Association here? History because the style resembles ...
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How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?

Longer post I'd like to introduce you my long-term task which I wish to see solved one day. Let's have two glyphs (any fonts, glyphs, location, transformation), one fixed, one moveable and some ...
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Textbf Not working

I am writing my Master Thesis in latex but I am experiencing some issues. I am using a custom document class, linked here The issue I am experiencing is that \textbf and \textit are not working. ...
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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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How to decipher font encoding & install LaTeX font for use in MacWord?

I want to know the font being used in my document. I saw on other posts that this can be determined using the following command: \showthefont I also found LaTeX font encodings here: ...
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font bbm5.pfb for Bakoma Tex

I am currently using a Bakoma Tex. I tried to install the "bbm5.pfb" font but the file is corrupted. Can some help me where can we find the said font?
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Conflict between option ISO of package txgreeks and \mathcal

When I use the package option ISO to make Greeks italic, I find that \mathcal is out of work. Can anybody help me out? Thanks. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etex} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Wrong superscript positioning with xelatex and alternative font

Trying to change the math font with xelatex, I used the following commands: \usepackage[cm]{sfmath} \usepackage{mathspec} %\defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text,Scale=MatchLowercase} ...
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How to override default font with virtual font

My setup: TL 2014 (packaged with Debian 8) I'm trying to create a virtual font and override original font with it. The idea is to copy necessary files of original font with prefix 'o' and in virtual ...
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Palatino font and renewcommand title

I have tried to make a document with the font called "Palatino" and with a renew defintion of the title. Here is what I tried: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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An easy way to create your own new Font using glyphs from other psnfss2e fonts?

I'd like to create my own LaTeX font that works with pdfLaTeX, or if that's too difficult for me, then create a custom font that at least works with XeTeX. I'd like to use the letters from Palitino ...
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Names of fonts which have the first capital letter of each word larger than the rest of the word which is also in capital letters? [closed]

Please can you tell me the names of all the fonts which have the first letter of each word a larger capital letter than the rest of the word which is also in capital letters.
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Using xetex, I'd like to set the monospace font size for my entire text

I set my monospace font using \setmonofont. I'd like to be able to change the size of this font for my entire document, rather than use \fontsize everywhere. How can I do that?
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What happen to \mathcal (IEEE conf. sample)

I am a beginner in Latex. I used to use \mathcal, for example: old code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\mathcal{C}$ \end{document} ...
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How to change font for a particular section? [duplicate]

Let us consider the following scenario. This is the partial code in the main.tex file and which includes code from other tex files like certificate.tex, abstract.tex etc., .................... ...
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Greek letters in fancyvrb verbatim on OS X using xelatex

How can I get greek letters, such as λ, to appear inside Verbatim? Which font should I use? I am on OS X, using xelatex, and currently using ...
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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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Using symbols from the arevmath package without changing the entire mathematics font?

I know this question is very similar, but most everything there is centered on MnSymbol, but I am trying to use or "obtain" three symbols using the arevmath package (I am using pdfLaTeX and MiKTeX): ...
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What is the proper way to change the section title font in LaTeX?

Suppose I wanted to use a different font for a title then the body text in LaTeX (pdflatex). (For example, if I wanted to use a slightly fancier font for titles, or a sans-serif one.) How would I do ...
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changing font of wordpress quick latex

The font of word press quick latex looks so light and not so good. Is it possible to change the font a bit dark and a bit cool? and i am writing chemical reaction so i must use wp quick latex as i ...
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How do I install MathTime Pro 2 on TexLive (Windows 8)

Can someone kindly guide me how to install MathTime Pro 2 on TexLive? I am currently using Windows 8.
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How to include bold+italic font in an equation

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,numbers=noenddot]{scrartcl} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \mathbf{R}_I(\mathbf{u}_{e}) = ...
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Scriptsize in Ctex

I adjust the font size by \zihao{4} to enlarge the whole document. While the superscripts and subscripts seem too large. How can we change the script size in the preamble? The following is a MWE. ...
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Change certain characters font in math mode

I recently changed from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX to be able to use different fonts when it comes to typesetting math. I am using mathspec package with different fonts for Latin, Numbers and Greek. I have ...
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How can I change the tipa font to Charter?

I've tried \usepackage{tipa}, then \DeclareFontSubstitution{T1}{bch}{m}{n}, but nothing changes. Is there any way to make the tipa font be Charter, or another font that fits a little better?
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Loading system (OTF/TTF) fonts from plain TeX with LuaTeX [duplicate]

In XeTeX, I can set up a font pretty straightforwardly with: \font\foo="Minion Pro" at 10pt I don't quite see how to do it. This question suggests that the answer is "use luaotfload.sty." Is that ...
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XeLatex generating “! Missing } inserted” error (Arabic Fonts)

I am trying to embed 'Arabic Word' in a paper with main language as English. I have gone through following steps:- Installed Scheherazade Font Downloaded polyglossia Package I tried code from ...
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Default font letter spacing

I have a slight issue while writing my thesis. The examination office of my university allows no more than 20 pages of text (and they are very strict about that). They normally also require you to ...
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Fonts that look alike as text and as math

What fonts give similar look when used as text and within math environment? I'm particularly interested in sans serif fonts, but serif fonts are also very welcomed.
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Which is this font in the picture? [closed]

I wanted to know the font used here in jaguar f-type center console elements The "AUTO", "A/C" ,"MAX" etc
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What is this font called? [duplicate]

What is the font in this figure and how to produce it using latex? The font is surrounded by red circles.
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Problem with XCharter on arXiv

Here is my minimal example that works fine on my computer (TeXlive 2014) but produces an error upon submitting it to arXiv: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{XCharter} \begin{document} text ...
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How to replace CM fonts with ones compatible with XeTeX (in amsppt.sty)?

I would like to try to patch amsppt.sty AMSTeX style file to make it usable with XeTeX and non-Latin languages (Cyrillic). It looks like i need to replace the following CM fonts or font families with ...