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Font in harvmac title

harvmac is an old set of macros for scientific documents in plain TeX. I can't figure out what font is used for the title produced by harvmac, and how I could use the same font in LaTeX. Here's an ...
8
votes
2answers
77 views

\displaystyle and \mathbf with cmbright font

I would like to use bold symbols in superscript equations. To do so, I use \displaystyle as in \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $e^{\mathbf{A}t}=e^{\displaystyle ...
5
votes
1answer
94 views

Is there a simple way to manually change font with font size in XeTeX?

Many typfaces come with different fonts for different font sizes. For example Surveyor Pro has a Book style for main text and a Display style for headings (or in general, large text). Another example ...
3
votes
1answer
110 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
97 views

changing font style/size for proof, adding a square after example

Is is possible to change font size/(or style) for a proof? I was also thinking to add a small hollow square at the end of every example to separate the text a little. Something similar that works like ...
4
votes
1answer
77 views

Change font size of math sans serif font only?

I'm using the Arev font for math sans serif. However, the font produces slightly larger letters compared to my roman math font: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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votes
4answers
272 views

How to change the font size of a particular letter

I referred the link : How do I change the font of a letter?. But the link didn't help me out. I would like to achieve this: Here is the MWE though I know it isn't :(: \documentclass{article} ...
3
votes
0answers
166 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
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Why do different fonts have different point sizes?

My "general" question is: Why do different fonts have different definitions of a "point"? Or in a concrete case: Why is Arial 12pt bigger than Times New Roman 12pt? The fact the definition of ...
5
votes
3answers
202 views

Fonts issues in xelatex

I would like to know what is the right way to define all the text font as a specific size. I use \documentclass[20pt]{article} but it won't change the font size in xelatex. And these symbols (" and ') ...
3
votes
1answer
94 views

Specific font for specific characters with mathspec package

I am trying to manipulate the font, font size and thickness of the mathematical characters individually. I came into this solution at stackexchange; XeTeX/mathspec punctuation issue ... \makeatletter ...
2
votes
0answers
57 views

How to choose fonts with different optical sizes with fontspec [duplicate]

The font EB Garamond is a font that provides (at the moment two) different optical sizes. The fontspec package will automatically choose the appropriate optical size (cf. the manual under section ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

How to set document font to times new roman by command

I wanted to know how to set font of a document to Times New Roman and size to 12 for text and for Chapter Heading 14 only, for the whole document. I don't want to use the fontspec package for this. ...
5
votes
1answer
126 views

Scaling of Schwabacher font

I want to use the Schwabacher font from the yfonts package but unfortunately I am unable to scale it. So this works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{yfonts} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
4
votes
2answers
223 views

LaTeX fonts for NSF Proposals

I'd like to use LaTeX to format an NSF proposal, but am nervous about the differences in fonts between standard LaTeX tools and the NSF Guidelines. The guidelines state: Use one of the following ...
6
votes
2answers
253 views

Change bold font

I want to use Avenir Next Medium as the bold font for my document whenever I use \textbf. Is there a way I can use \textbf and specify a font to be used. After that, can I also customize the size for ...
5
votes
1answer
141 views

Using 10pt fonts with the fourier package actually gives me 9.17pt

I am using the fourier package to produce output (containing math) that I can insert into another document using the same (Utopia) font and have matching text styles. But when I set the font size to ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Change default font size while using fontspec

I'd like to set the main font size (i.e. all text which isn't a heading or something else with an explicit font size) to a particular font size, in this case, 9.5pt. I can't use the default package ...
3
votes
1answer
219 views

Latex posters - to scale or not to scale

I am designing a rather large poster (850mm x 2150mm) and trying to figure out whether to create it in actual size or whether to create a smaller version and scale it up afterwards. The two comments ...
3
votes
1answer
227 views

Mathptmx - number subscript too large

I don't know if this is actually intentionally, but if I use the font: \usepackage{mathptmx} and type e.g.: \beta_{8,t} it looks kind of weird, because the 8 is so much larger than t. If I use ...
4
votes
1answer
449 views

Beamer: Increase square enumerate size when using 14pt font

I'm using beamer with 14pt and when I use enumerate or itemize it doesn't look just right: I'd like to have: The squares slightly larger The squares centered vertically I have tried to play ...
6
votes
2answers
184 views

dynamic font size for hbox

I would like to create an element in TeX, that is defined as a horizontal box with fixed width and to have few lines (three in my case). Each line should align by its size to the hbox size ...
2
votes
1answer
257 views

letter class font size

How can I increase the base font size to 14pt in standard letter class using xelatex for ease of reading for presbyopic people? which font has better visibility?
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votes
1answer
84 views

saner listings monospace font size relative to surrounding text size [duplicate]

Is it possible to make listings and especially inline listings font size to be saner? It appears that the font size is chosen so that capital letters of the monospace font are full height of a line. ...
5
votes
1answer
190 views

How to change the font formatting in the text and numbers of footnotes in ConTeXt?

I have a document with two different types of footnotes, \noteone and \notetwo, defined with this: \definenote[noteone][footnote] \definenote[notetwo][footnote] For these two footnotes, I need to ...
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vote
1answer
120 views

assigning font size in .sty files

I am using a LaTeX template which contains a .sty file. The problem is that I am getting error for the below line which is shown below it. \font\chaptocfont=\helveticabold ERROR: ! Font ...
5
votes
1answer
343 views

how to correctly display “deutsche Schreibschrift” in equations

It's possible to use the so-called "Suetterlin" (or deutsche Schreibschrift?) fonts in latex, see http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.german/15805 I find these fonts correspond more to what ...
5
votes
1answer
583 views

Palatino font size

I'm using Palatino for my dissertation, but 10pt is too small and 11pt is too large (looks childish). I would like to select something in between. Any suggestions on how to do this? Edit: following ...
10
votes
1answer
188 views

Mathpazo has broken \left and \right

If I use mathpazo then it seems that \left\Vert and \right\Vert generate the wrong size in one case: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} \begin{document} {\Large $\left\Vert ...
3
votes
1answer
121 views

How to increase size of the diacritic/accent mark selectively without changing the alphabet size

I am using a typeface that has limited support for letters with diacritics. I am looking to use the features in latex (I'm using xetex on ubuntu) for providing the glyphs I am missing. My font has ...
18
votes
3answers
1k views

Does LaTeX automatically change fonts when switching between Title, Author, Date, and Body Text or sizes modifiers?

I have a question regarding the inner workings of the system. Let us assume that I am using the article class. I cannot help but notice that the title seems to have a different look than the body ...
8
votes
1answer
215 views

fontspec: Load an italic text font so that it has the same x-height as the “main” (roman) text font

Suppose that one likes the "upright" shape of the font Sabon Next LT Pro, but prefers the "italic" shape of the font Garamond Premier Pro over the italic shape of Sabon Next. (Both fonts are ...
0
votes
2answers
482 views

How change math font size in power?

How can I change the font for power such a way that the power symbol is rendered much smaller than the number 3 in the following formula? I need to sum (necessarily with \displaystyle) was much ...
1
vote
1answer
727 views

Layout for seminar paper; justified, font, size, spacing

I just started university and decided to graduate from Word for writing my papers, thesises and so on. But I have some problems with probably the most simple things... I got this template: here the ...
6
votes
3answers
194 views

Special non-standard font sizes for different types

The more I read about fontsizes in LaTeX, the more confused I've become. I don't know how to meet my requirements, which are the following: text = 11pt --> This works. footnotes = 9pt --> This ...
7
votes
1answer
209 views

Using multiple system fonts

I'd like to use 3-4 different specific system fonts (e.g., Georgia, HelveticaNeui Light, and Lucida Sans) with certain font sizes for different sections of a page. How would I do this? Edit: Thanks ...
6
votes
2answers
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Scrbook: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes

When using the class scrbook and customizing the font size prior the usage of \printbibliography I got these warning (and in big documents I got them several times): Class scrbook Warning: Using ...
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votes
0answers
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Broken display of 11pt typewriter text in Acrobat Reader [duplicate]

I set some all-caps words in my document as typewriter. Using scrartcl as documentclass, with a default fontsize of 11pt, yields a PDF that looks rather bad in Acrobat Reader. Here is an example: ...
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vote
1answer
311 views

Change font size in arabtex package

I need to write some words in Arabic in a LaTeX file. I'm currently using arabtex package to do that as following: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{arabtex} \begin{document} \RL{f.s.hY ...
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votes
2answers
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Should I use fix-cm?

I recently became aware of the existence of the fix-cm package. I've looked at the documentation in fixltx2e.pdf, but it's not clear to me exactly what the problem is that it fixes. Should I worry ...
2
votes
2answers
203 views

Change font size only in a part of a document

I have created my thesis using mathptmx size 12pt. I would use in only a part Latin Modern but not 12pt instead 11pt. How can I achieve that? I tought to \small but I don't know if correspond to the ...
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votes
0answers
334 views

Is it Possible to Obtain Rudin-Style LaTeX Document Format? [closed]

I'm trying to obtain some format settings (or copyable code) for LaTeX documents. Above is a screenshot of Walter Rudin's Principles of Mathematical Analysis (a book I'm sure many people here have ...
2
votes
1answer
95 views

How can the default font size for a family be set?

I want to use the luximono font for all my listings and all verbatims. By default, this font seems to be bigger than the rest, so I adjusted my listings with basicstyle=\ttfamily\scriptsize which I ...
5
votes
1answer
267 views

Scaling cmtt to match times

I want to use Times Roman (times) as the default font and Computer Modern Typewriter (cmtt) for monospaced text. However, Computer Modern is a little too large. How do I scale it down document-wide? ...
5
votes
1answer
145 views

Setup font size of different types to be the same

For mathematical documents i like using the fourier package with the upright option, however the symbols \mathcal produces are quite too quirky in my opinion, so I replaced them with the default font ...
3
votes
0answers
162 views

Replacing a character with a different one of a different point size [closed]

The following image shows two ways of writing "2009" in Adobe Garamond Pro: The first one is standard 12pt. In the second "2009," the zeros are written with this command: ...
3
votes
2answers
233 views

Setting height of \includegraphics{} from current display style

I'm thinking about building a new symbol library and I need to test out the command set. I slapped together a quick set of math symbols using a set of commands ...
8
votes
1answer
149 views

Why two forms for annotating style of text?

When I want text to be large I say: {\Large lorem} When I want text to be bold I say: \textbf{lorem} Why the inconsistency? What's the implementation detail or philosophy behind these two ...
7
votes
3answers
1k views

Font switch in ConTeXt mkiv

I am struggling to switch the fonts in ConTeXt accordingly and feel that I am missing something basic. I try to mimic \RequirePackage{fontspec} % Use Neo Euler as math font ...
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vote
1answer
3k views

Problems with setbeamerfont

I'm trying to change the size of fonts in the title of my beamer blocks but am getting nowhere. Here is a link to a ZIP file containing what you should need to seeā€¦ Too much code to post here. The ...