{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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Using many typewriter fonts in a single document

Reading topics about monospaced fonts, I found out that changing \tt font for the document requires replacing only one line in the preambule. For example, I only change the commented line ...
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Font installation - mktexmf cannot find newtxbttsla.mf file

OS: Windows 7. TexLive: pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/W32TeX), kpathsea version 6.1.1 I was following rules https://www.tug.org/fonts/fontinstall.html I've updated my TexLive ...
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Using zhmCJK without the sim*.ttf fonts

I'm using texlive 2014 on linux and don't have the sim*.ttf fonts. I'd like to try out the zhmCJK package. The documentation seems to indicate that it requires those fonts. Is it possible to use the ...
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How to switch to upright greek in math mode?

I use libertine and newtxmath font packages, they provide upright greek letters. However, there is no way to conveniently swith between italic and upright greek letters. I need a command, simillar to ...
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Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found [duplicate]

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and after this I'm getting this error (for some files): !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file WebOMintsGD): Font WebOMintsGD not found I would highly ...
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Libertine, ebgaramond garbled when printed from Evince

If I try to print a PDF produced with pdflatex from within the Evince document viewer on Debian Wheezy, the print output is garbled. This is also true if I "print to file": it looks as shown below. ...
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Given this preamble, what font would be used?

Given the following code sample, what font would LaTeX actually use? I've looked in various places, but the help on fonts seems too cunning to be understood. This is definitely a different question ...
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Training Tesseract with generated LaTeX files

My problem Tesseract is an OCR that can be trained. I need to train it to take into account a new specific font (which is a ttf font). I found this discussion that indicates it is possible to ...
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Looking for a font in which the digit 6 and 9 can be easy to distinguish on white foamed plastics pattern [on hold]

I need some foamed plastics pattern for childrens game. If I use the Times New Roman font, the digit 6 is similar with digit 9. So, which font could meet my requirement?
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siunitx does not detect semi-bold font

The option detect-all of the package siunitx should apply all font attributes of the surrounding text to the quantity and the unit. However, this does not seem to work for semi-bold text, see the ...
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Bold weight for custom font

I just found out today about the fontspec package, which I find very useful for fonts that I have installed system-wide. I'm a big fan of handwriting-like fonts and I happen to love Pecita. So much ...
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Mac OS Yosemite made TeXShop previews unreadably blurred

I recently upgraded to OS X 10.10 Yosemite. To my great disappointment, TeXShop (3.43) built-in previews are blurred: I usually work on several pages documents and this kind of blur is very ...
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Installing a .otf font and using it with fontspec (LuaLaTeX on a Mac)

I've downloaded an .otf font (specifically one called Dalelands Uncial) that I would like to use in a document. I've double-clicked on the file and selected install, so that it now sits in my ...
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Different \mathcal O

I would like to get a script O looking like this: However, \mathcal O and \mathscr O give , which are slightly different. This is not the pre-1992 \mathcal O.
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Using the fonts from the pxfonts package with fontspec

I've been using the pxfonts package to typeset my document since I liked the look of the text fonts. I now have cause to use the fontspec package but now my favoured pxfonts don't load. I'm getting ...
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Change the sans serif math font

I would like to change the sans serif math font to, say, Kurier, while keeping the roman font as the default. In other words, I'd like to change the font that is used with \mathsf whithout affecting ...
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How can I write a cursive letter k in math?

Using amsmath, writing $\ell$ produces a cursive lowercase letter l. I would like to have a reasonably matching cursive lowercase letter k, available through \kay e.g., so that I can write things ...
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How do I find out what fonts are used in a document/picture?

Is it possible to identify the font used in a specific document/picture? Answers to this question should identify: Possible methods to do this (perhaps one answer per method) and adequately ...
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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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Problem with 'feyn' package for 11pt font size

I need to draw several Feynman diagrams and I found the feyn package suitable enough for this purpose. I use MiKTeX to compile the tex-file. The problem is that for some strange reason it does not ...
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How use font in your tex

This code in my file: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} % moderncv themes %\moderncvtheme[blue]{casual} % optional argument are 'blue' (default), 'orange', 'red', 'green', ...
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The bold styles in `$\mathbf{\mathrm{x}}^*$ ` doesn't work

The bold styles in $\mathbf{\mathrm{x}}^*$ doesn't work. I was expecting to receive an upright, bold symbol x, but didn't. Why is this the case?
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Installing missing fonts in Texlive on Ubuntu

I switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04. The following code was producing this output. \documentclass[oneside,english,a4paper, 12pt]{book} \usepackage{a4wide, fullpage, color, fancyhdr, lastpage, ...
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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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Navigating latex packages for their options

I'm trying to find all the different font options available in the package devanagari for typesetting hindi. I found a template online, whose reduced working form is \documentclass{article} ...
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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 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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Small caps and bold styles in beamer

I am trying to use small caps and boldface styles together in beamer but it is not producing the desired output. How is possible to use both styles without changing too much the default beamer's font? ...
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Why is the PSCyr font package is not on CTAN?

There is old and famous cyrillic font package named PSCyr which is mentioned in nearly every russian guide about setting up LaTeX for writing documents with cyrillic letters. Actually I want to ask ...
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Blur the whole document and add a demo watermark on each page

This question is about blurring text but it is not about blurring everything in the document. This shows how to add the watermark over all pages (but it does not work with pictures, this shows how to ...
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Change the shape of the curly braces of the newtxmath package

The curly braces of the newtxmath package don't seem good. newtxmath package curly brace Mathpazo curly brace So is there a way to make the curly braces look better without actually having ...
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Textcomp symbols disappear with some font packages

I need certain symbols for describing poetic meter, which texdoc symbols tells me are provided by the textcomp package. The symbols do appear with the default Computer Modern (loading no font ...
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Is the Bembo font (or a close equivalent) available for LaTeX?

I'm currently writing my PhD thesis and was wondering if perhaps, the Bembo font was available in LaTeX? What package should I load? (I obviously tried \usepackage{bembo} already but the sty is ...
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Finding the width of \bf text for sizing a paragraph in a table

I have this structure, which builds a table exactly the width of the text, split into two columns. I want the left column to be exactly the width of the longest words in the column, but to still be a ...
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Adding a signature on an online job application

Nowadays many job applications are sent in digital form as PDF. We use of course LaTeX to create such. Usually you add a cover letter to your CV and credentials. If you sent this as print-out by ...
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Is there such a thing as a font viewer [duplicate]

How do you know what glyphs are in a font? Is there a tool that shows them?
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Beamer with Biblatex: Bibliography entry font change has no effect

I am using biblatex with bibtex backend in conjunction with beamer latex. When I set the color, for instance, bibliography entry title with \setbeamercolor{bibliography entry title}{fg=green} then ...
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How do I use a font installed with MikTex

I know this is a newbie question, but for the life of me, I can't figure out how to use Lucida Calligraphy on my Windows 7 installation of MikTex. It looks like all I should have to do is ...
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OTF installation - error - files must be included entirely

Argh! Maybe the fonts I got are useless? I got a set of OTF fonts and am trying to install them for use with MikTeX pdflatex. (Yes I know about XeTeX and LuaTeX and that it could be easier with them. ...
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Use of different font by name in chapter, section, subsection In memoir class

I'm using memoir class and I have an open type font I would like to use through my document. I have achieved that but I would like to customize it a little in chapter headings, section headings etc. ...
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Transliteration in Devanagari

This is a follow up of my previous question. To get sanskrit in devanagari I type {\dn brahma.nyaadaaya karmaa.ni sa.nga.m tyaktvaa karoti ya.h | \\\ lipyate na sa paapena padmapatramivaambhasa} ...
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Access a glyph on fontspec using a GID (Glyph ID)

I'm trying to access a glyph, but it's only mentioned in the "Basic Latin and Latin 1" set for a font. The glyph has no name or unicode ID, but it does have a glyph ID or GID. fontspec doesn't mention ...
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Scale font sizes – match text font (Comfortaa) and math font

Before I start, I want to note that I don't know very much about (La)TeX's font system and find it to be very confusing and not very well-documented. I've read the "fntguide", but that only gives very ...
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Vietnamese babel: font consistency

I am writing a document in English, but want my name written in Vietnamese. I am using babel and mathpazo. The problem is that when I switch font to Vietnamese as in this minimal example: ...
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The near-close, near-front unrounded vowel symbol

I'm trying to get the near-close near-front unrounded vowel symbol into LaTeX (in the context of a dictionary-style definition). It looks like " i " but without the dot. The closest I've got is ...
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Devanagari/Indic in LuaTeX

As I gather from the mailing lists, LuaTeX is currently unable to render devanagari properly because it doesn't understand the complex ligature rules involved. This is my experience with test ...
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Fraction written in a handwriting font

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{siunitx} \newenvironment{myfont}{\fontfamily{augie}\selectfont}{\par} ...
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Importing single symbols in the sense of “How does the assignment work?”

I looked at Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font and Handwritten R-like-kay. As a result, I downloaded the STIX package and looked up the highly welcome curly k \kay and found it to have ...
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Is there a way to embed Type 1 fonts into an Encapsulated PostScript file?

The solution to "pictures in TeX" I first encountered in the TeX-implementation "TeXtures", produced by Blue Sky Research in Portland, Oregon. This solution requires you to import an eps-file by means ...
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setbeamerfont {alerted text} in article mode

I can't change the alerted text font in article mode without changing the beamerbasearticle.sty file. With the following MWE, the alerted text it still \itshape and not \bfseries. It's working in ...