{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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LaTeX challenge: how to reproduce this layout and typography

I would like to create a document in latex (whatever \documentclass) to reproduce the layout below and its typography style. I'd like to know if there is any open font at FontSquirrel or anywhere ...
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Can I use Cambria font in TexStudio?

I am new in LaTex. However, I am using document class Beamer with mode as presentation. I tried to change the main font. But do not find anyway! Can I use Cambria font in TexStudio? please help.
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Detect if all required glyphs are available

In XeTeX, a message is printed to the log file if a glyph is not available with the current font. The input \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} α \end{document} leads to the following ...
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Change typeface of verbatim environment

I am new here and the following code is what I am testing. Is it possible to change the typeface of the words from a .txt file? Thank you for any kind help! \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf

Same question posted on other portal : Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf. Sumatra Adobe Adobe reader settings:
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What is the font in Gravitation and Cosmology [Weinberg]? [on hold]

I really like the font in Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity by Steven Weinberg, but I'm not sure what it is or how to use it in LaTeX.
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How to write “Java” in LaTeX [on hold]

How can I write "Java" in LaTeX so that the output looks as it is typeset on https://www.java.com/en/ (image below). For example \textsc{Java} doesn't look good. The image uses white text on red ...
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How to write a single Hiragana character in latex

I've run out of letters and I would like to use the Hiragana ''ro'' in a latex document. How can I produce it in the simplest way?
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svmono template and `\mathcal`

Why, with Springer's svmono template, do the letters written with the \mathcal font change? It seems that \mathcal becomes \mathscr. Edit: Look at this image: With the svmono template \mathcal ...
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Good small caps font to use with arev?

I am typesetting a beamer presentation with the arev package (using plain old pdftex). By convention, some of the keywords in my presentation are usually typeset in small caps—which arev does not ...
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Blackboard bold characters

The blackboard bold font in the AMSFonts package only has capital letters. I sometimes wish to use a blackboard bold "1", for which I can use \usepackage{bbold}. But this changes the entire ...
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How do I make my desired font be the default font in the memoir class?

I was confused by reading something regarding this topic in the memoir documentation. Can't I just load the package directly so that it can be the default font in my document? Thanks! :)
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Strange message on console

What does the warning message Overfull \hbox (1.08093pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 29--30 []\EU1/TimesNewRoman(1)/m/it/10 Sia $\OML/ztmcm/m/it/10 A$ \EU1/TimesNewRoman(1)/m/it/10 ...
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Nature of MetaFont Output: raster or vector?

I read that MetaFont defines vector fonts. Elsewhere it says it produces raster output. What kind of font does MetaFont really produce?
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punctuation from times

i'm using pdflatex and my math font is palatino. i want to change the punctutation into times because apostrophe is so similar derivation symbol. i used the command below but it changed all math into ...
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ylabel style when axis y line=right

When I'm using axis y line=right, it appears ylabel style is not applied, as illustrated by this MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.8} \begin{document} \Large ...
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winfont.sty not found on mactex

I'm trying to build a model here with Sublime + MacTex + Skim But I get this message: winfont.sty not found I looked at the winfont readme ...
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Small caps in section but not in ToC

With LaTeX, I would like to set all my section titles in small capitals but I need the \textsc to be 'cancelled' in my table of content. Is that possible somehow ? I currently do this : ...
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Check Printing With EC13B Font in PDFLaTeX

I have made a template for printing checks from blank check stock but I am stuck on printing the MICR E-13B font at the bottom. I have found the true type font here. I am using PDFLaTeX but can't seem ...
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Custom typeface for sans serif in math mode

How to set custom typeface for sans serif in math mode for pdfLaTeX? Background: I use \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign} which does not provide sans serif font, CM-super is used instead for ...
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old style numerals in mhchem equations

I use the Lucida font for my documents with its old style numerals in text and its lining figures in mathmode. But how can I get lining figures inside chemical eqautions with mhchem? Here is some ...
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How to get aleph and beth symbols in similar font?

If aleph, beth, gimel, and daleth are needed in their mathematical meanings (identifiers for cardinality), how can we get them in the same font or at least reasonably similar in style. The following ...
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Changing font size of captions in figures

I'm using IEEEtran class for my conference publication in latex. The guideline says that the captions for figures should be in font size 8. I tried all these methods mentioned in this forum but none ...
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Font “AGaramondPro-semibold” cannot be found

I have a document [CV template taken from Paul Gessler. I am having difficulty finding AGaramondpro-Semibold font from fontspec package. I have already upgraded the fontspec package from package ...
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lining figures in tables and math, old style figures in text

I’m using TeXLive 2012, up to date on Ubuntu 12.10. When I use the libertine package with the option osf and newtxmath for math fonts, I get oldstyle numbers everywhere, but I only want to use them in ...
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microtype has issues with mathdesign \mathsf font [closed]

I am using \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage[bitstream-charter,cal=cmcal]{mathdesign} Sometimes \mathsf{...} produces pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is ...
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How to get an upright \partial?

I want to set partial derivations like \frac{\partial}{\partial x}. This is issue is discussed several times here. Packages like esdiff or commath or suggested. However one problem with all those ...
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math font for xelatex

I'm looking for a math font to be used in xelatex. Right now I use Asana Math, which actually looks nice, but is too bold for my purposes. For normal text I use the Roboto font, if I write normal vs. ...
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font size and type in asymptote

I am struggling to find font sizes and types for labels on my math figures in asymptote. I am creating two images which should be essentially the same, but for a sphere and cylinder. I haven't been ...
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Error “Script file install-getnonfreefonts not found” in Windows 7

I am a newbie in LaTex. I am following this tutorial for getting started LaTex in my Windows 7 32bit box. I noticed that while installing additional fonts, I am getting following error- Script file ...
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Sub- and superscript in a different font and in different locations

In an equation, I need sub- and superscript in a different font, other equation part as a different font. I am using the MiKTeX version 2.9. How to get this style in the output? The superscript ...
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Sub and super script in a diffent font [duplicate]

In a equation, I need sub and super script in a differnt font, other equation part as a differnt font, I am Using MiKTeX 2.9 version. How to get these style in the output? supscipt position is ...
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.pdf font rendering

My friend and I are working on the same subject and I asked her to see her work. I noticed that her pdf rendering (if it's really that) is a lot different than mine even though we use the same ...
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What package allows Elvish in TeX?

Anyone who has read The Lord of the Rings will recognise the Elvish script at the top of the page. If this is meant to be an example of what is typesettable in TeX/related software, what package is ...
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Intersection (\cap) for ASL-abstract

For my submission of an abstract using the required abstract template of the Association of Symbolic Logic (http://aslonline.org/abstractresources.html) I do not get the intersection sign properly. ...
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Different fonts per language

I am using Greek, English babel. For some reason when I generate the pdf there are different fonts for greek and different for english. How can I use the same fonts and are the fonts machine ...
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Failed pre-flight: How do I repair .notdef and incorrect glyphs?

I am trying to get a document that is written with XeLaTex printed as a book by a professional printer. The PDF I sent to the company did not pass their pre-flight check, however. Their tool ...
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How to get a slanted schwa sign in \textsuperscript size?

There are in Tipa package two options: \schwa which makes slanted “schwa” of a peculiar size, and \textschwa which adjust to the text-size (for example when in \textsuperscript, it gets the right ...
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Font shape undefined when using autoinst

I want to create my fonts using autoinst script for use with pdflatex. For this I run the commands autoinst example-regular.otf autoinst example-italic.otf autoinst example-bold.otf and autoinst ...
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Generating / Creating a signature in Latex

I am trying to include a signature on my cover letter in latex. I would like to know if it is possible to create a signature in Latex. I am new to latex and I want to be able to create a signature ...
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Ubuntu Font in LaTeX

How do I use the font provided by Ubuntu in LaTeX? Eg.
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How to handle TTF fonts with strange names with XeLaTeX?

I am trying to use this font http://www.dafont.com/ecran-monochrome.font?fpp=100, called "Écran Monochrome" in XeLaTeX. As you can see it has a strange name, both because the accent and the space. ...
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Create a font table for all available characters for a particular font

Similar to the question: Lualatex: Font table with examples I have several ornamental fonts and I'd like to create key maps. That is, I want to know what symbol the letter a maps to by having a nice ...
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Koppa under ASL abstract-template

I will be submitting an abstract using the required abstract template of the Association of Symbolic Logic: http://aslonline.org/abstractresources.html It turns out that there are errors when I e.g. ...
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How to put a text like this pattern? (different size, style)

It is difficult to explain what I want so I found this text and I planning to make a small book that containts, quotes and some poetry so I thought it will be nice to have this kind of text, not to ...
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Is it possible to add new alphabets to unicode-math?

In ordinary LaTeX, one can easily add new math alphabets by using \DeclareMathAlphabet. One is then able to use, say, cmsy, eus, and rsfs letters side-by-side. Unfortunately, there does not seem to be ...
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Can not make non-freefonts installed

Texlive 2013 is installed in /usr/local/texlive with a script install-tl at http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html. Now I want to use garamondx font and installed it as ...
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How can I make a stroke order diagram for Chinese characters?

I would like to make a simple document explaining how to write certain Chinese characters. The standard method, which is used in many textbooks, is to first show the complete character and then a ...
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Linux Libertine does not show Greek SmallCaps

According to the Linux Libertine font tester you can have Greek small caps. However the following example does not yield the desirable result: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How do I use different fonts for mathematical equations?

The title says it all. This is my code snippet: \documentclass[12]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tex4ht} \usepackage{chemarrow} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} ...