{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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Font size (in pt) of references using amsplain

I have the following document: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[leqno]{amsmath} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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dashed or dotted brace or bracket

I need to add a dashed or dotted brace or bracket into an equation. But I didn't found any symbol similar to this (with detexify or The Comprehensive LATEX Symbol List). Do you know how it can be ...
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Can someone tell me what is this maths font? [duplicate]

Can someone tell what is this font? Thank you!
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Font not being updated properly

I'm experiencing an odd scenario where my updated font is not reflected in pdf output of my latex documents. First of all, i made my own font at FontStruct.com, and downloaded it as a true-type-font. ...
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MinionPro conflicts with fnsymbol

For various reasons, I need to include two footnotes at the beginning of my document referenced with symbols rather than numbers; it does not matter what symbols I use, so long as they are not ...
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Myriad Pro : Font shape `OT1/MyriadPro-OsF/m/n' undefined

I am trying to install MyriadPro on my MiKTeX 2.9 (32bit). Sadly, something, somewhere seems to have gone wrong. I allready installed MinionPro on my TeX Distribution and basically I proceeded the ...
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font in MATLAB figures (type1 / type3)

I have some figures generated in MATLAB. I want to include the figures in a tex file. First I save the figure as eps format. and then I include the eps file in the latex. The default font of the ...
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Latin Modern vs cm-super?

I've read various answers to questions on here that suggest the original Computer Modern fonts have been superceded. Sometimes it is suggested we use the cm-super package, sometimes that we instead ...
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How do I get italic type using baskervald font?

I have loaded the font here: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[light]{iwona} \usepackage{baskervald} I am trying to set some type in a fancy header in italics: ...
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epstopdf / ghostscript can't find fonts

I have the following setup $ epstopdf --version epstopdf ($Id: epstopdf.pl 31784 2013-09-27 22:43:16Z karl $) 2.18 $ gs --version 9.10 $ tex --version TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2014/dev) $ uname -a ...
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Why does XeTeX not display basic Unicode characters?

I have a document like this, but when I render it by invoking xelatex on it, the π character is displayed as a blank space: \documentclass[13pt,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} % the problem ...
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Difference between fixed-width and proportional typewriter fonts in listings?

In the MWE below, I wonder why does the pcr (Courier) font align in both escaped and unescaped versions and for whatever column setting of {listing} - while the cmtt (Computer Modern Teletype) aligns ...
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How to change the text font without changing the font for equations

How to change the text font in a document to "Times" and keep the font for equations unchanged (i.e Computer Modern)?
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How can I change the Hebrew font in cjhebrew?

The answer to be found at the fontspec link seems to me less than useful. Could you please write a snippet showing how to change the Hebrew (but not the English) font when I use the cjhebrew package? ...
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scrbook class leads to bitmap font but bookclss doesn't

I'd like to use the scrbook class and included the Gyre Heros font but for some reason does it not lead to the desired output (i.e. it quite different from the output that created by the book class) ...
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XeLaTeX: Set an alternative font in case it is not found

I am setting up the packages for a shared project with someone who's not familiar with LaTeX. I want to use some of our local fonts. I used XeLaTeX and it works. However, we'll also use a notebook ...
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Command to italicize text with slanted numbers

I often find myself adding a lot of \textsl{} around inside \emph{} or \textit{} blocks because I find italicized digits to look too "showoffy" and "baroque" and to hinder legibility (I'm using $$ ...
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Error: \normalsize is not defined: there is probably something wrong with the class file [on hold]

I keep getting the following error when I try to compile my .tex file to PDF using LaTeX -> PDF (latexmk) with the application LaTeXila for GNU/Linux: <code>Error: \normalsize is not defined: ...
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Alternative Font in Latex [duplicate]

How can I get the following font in latex? I usually the Computer Modern font in LaTeX, but I am interested to use it. In particular, I don't want to know what font it is, rather I just want to know ...
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Inline boxes: alternative to pifont's non-filled-but-shadowed box?

I often need to draw inline boxes in specific rgb-colors. I really like how easy to use the pifont package is for this purpose. But just the filled boxes look as desired. The shadowish look of the ...
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Checking which Fonts are already installed [duplicate]

I downloaded a .tex file and after changing some Helvetica fonts to Times New Roman, I can finally see the pdf. Changing to Times New Roman was a wild guess that worked, but the result is not ...
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Tex Gyre showcase

I have a simple question: Is there an available document that would compare (showcase) all the fonts of the TeX Gyre collection? I supposed that something like this existed on the project homepage: ...
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Turn off bold font in heading for a single symbol

The headings commands (\section, \subsection, etc.) put their text argument in a bold font. I don't want to change that. But I sometimes need to put specific symbols (e.g. phonetic symbols) inside a ...
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Best choice for open type font: PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or True Type outlines (OT TTF)?

I'd like to buy an open type font which is provided in two versions: with PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or with True Type outlines (OT TTF), as technical format. What would be the best choice for ...
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How to Use BOONDOX Latex Calligraphic Font

New LaTeX user here. While reading this nice question and its answer, I discovered the "BOONDOX Calligraphic" font and tried to implement it in my document. I've been having some troubles, and after a ...
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What are all the font styles I can use in math mode?

As can be seen in above picture, there are lots of fonts or font styles that can be used in math mode. What are all the fonts or font styles I can use in math mode, and which packages are required ...
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Turning off font subsetting in pdftex?

I give pdf files to a print-on-demand house (lulu.com) that is very picky about fonts. They want all fonts embedded, no multiply embedded fonts, and no subsetting. Recent versions of pdftex seem to ...
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Replace a few math symbols in the newtxmath font

I use the \newtxmath as the math font in my document and \newtxtext for the text. This seems to work fine, but I need to replace some math symbols which seem to me not as nice as their default Latin ...
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How to get “XeLaTeX + unicode-math” output as close as possible to that of pdflatex?

I've started exploring XeTeX and the unicode-math package in order to use unicode in my input. Of the six math fonts described in unimath-symbols.pdf, Latin Modern Math seems to be closest to what ...
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Changing to a custom font in LaTeX?

I'm using the following template from ShareLaTeX. I would like to improve the template by adding another custom font and a different chapter heading like in this other template. How can I do that?
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How to define a bold font style for \emph text [duplicate]

Recently, I wanted to set all my \emphasized text to bold, because I think the default Italic of \emph is not distinctly emphasized. But I haven't found a solution for it. Please give me some idea. ...
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How to calculate and use the ratio of two lengths?

I want to calculate the ratio of two lengths in Latex, so that I can then stretch an en dash by that ratio. For example, in the code below, I'd like to replace the "0.7" value of FakeStretch with the ...
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Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex in cygwin system

I have three questions on TeXlive 2013 in cygwin. Is pdflatex a symbol link to pdftex? I was surprised to see this in C:/cygwin/bin. As we all know, pdflatex and pdftex are very different commands. ...
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How to include program listings in C# with custom font and syntax highlighting in LyX?

I'm rather new to LaTeX and use LyX editor to create my documents. There are similar questions but none of them answer how to do that in LyX. I am wondering, how to include a program listing in ...
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Mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class

I am writing a book using memoir class and I want to mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class.
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Getting Started to Xetex for Devangari?

I have learn LaTeX for a while. Now, I want to type Indic scripts using Tex and I found that XeTeX is the best because it supports unicode and opentype fonts. But the problem is there are not any ...
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MakeUppercase not working with .TTF fonts

I have a set of Sabon fonts that I would like to use for my dissertation. \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ BoldFont={sabon-bold.ttf}, ItalicFont={sabon-it.ttf}, ...
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font installation on Linux texlive (server) installation

I am trying to install the mtpro2 font for texlive2014 following the commands listed http://pctex.com/kb/62.html Everything is working smoothly until the last command: updmap-sys --enable Map ...
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Compile warning regarding fonts

A MWE of my code is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=0.7in, bottom=1.2in, left=0.8in, right=0.8in]{geometry} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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Formatting the headings

SX I'm still fairly new to latex and hoping to get some help on how to do the formatting of the font for chapters and headings. I've been looking around the forum for hours now, trying to see if I ...
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Using Iwona as a math font with lualatex

I would like to use Iwona as a math font, but this setup doesn't get all math symbols right. (Multiline bracket, the sum symbol, etc.) \setmathfont{Iwona} \setmathfont[range=\mathup] {Iwona} ...
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How to include “Bookman Old Style” font as a main font in my Ph.D thesis?

I am unable to figure out simple solution to add "Bookman Old Style" as a main font in my latex document. I have used below line but does not give me required font. \usepackage{bookman} Could not ...
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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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Tests for checking kerning and sidebearings

To test the kerning and sidebearings of digital fonts, Bringhurst suggests the following methods: To check the sidebearings typeset consecutive pairs of letters and check the symmetry. For the ...
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Using HSRM beamer theme, change boldness of navigation bar font when selected

I am attempting to modify the HSRM beamer theme found here. At the top in the navigation bar on every frame, I'd like to make the font bolder when a section is selected. Currently, when I have the ...
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Thesis font, math symbols etc change after each compile

I have a strange problem when writing my thesis. I'm using the template available on: http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle/ All document classes etc have been provided in ...
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Font U/esint/m/n/12=esint10 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I am getting this error message: (C:\Users\Δημήτρης\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9\tex\latex\esint\uesint.fd )miktex-maketfm.exe: Permission denied: C:\Users\EE49~1\AppData\Local\Temp\mik44600 ...
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Issue with \bar accent and fontspec

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[png,border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{sfmath} \begin{document} $\bar 1$ $\vec 1$ \end{document} This produces in ...
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Garamond is the cheapest font. How to make it as default font LaTeX?

I have just read a news about ink saving, and apparently changing font would lead to a non-negligible ink saving when printing: ...
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Problem with \DeclareFixedFont and \psfrag in texlive2013

I have a problem with \DeclareFixedFont in combination with \psfrag which occurs in texlive2013 but not in texlive2010. When I use \DeclareFixedFont{\myFont}{T1}{ptm}{b}{n}{10} in the MWE the letter ...