{sans-serif} fonts are those that do not have the small projecting features called "serifs" at the end of strokes.

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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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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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Removing gap above “Chapter X” introduces problems with the text formatting

I am trying to get the page layout of my thesis sorted out. I am using fancyhdr to give me the page number in the top right and chapter name in the top left with a horizontal rule under, and sectsty ...
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Package “comicsans”: How to prevent setting of default fonts [duplicate]

I'm using the comicsans package and I noticed that it automatically changes a lot of default fonts to comics. I was wondering if there is some command to restore everything to the default fonts? ...
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Reference to subequation forces serif font; how to work around?

I'm using the subequations environment in a book in which some text is in sans serif font. When I have a reference to a subequation, the reference comes out in a serif font, even if the surrounding ...
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Set sans serif font for math

I'm using the following code to set sans serif font for math mode. \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \everymath{\mathsf{\xdef\mysf{\mathgroup\the\mathgroup\relax}}\mysf} $\Delta$ ...
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Different font for all headings

I am new to LaTeX and I am trying to use an Arial-like font for all the standard text but a different Sans-Serif font for all the headings. Can somebody please put me in the right direction or an ...
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Roman numerals in sans serif fonts

Inspired by a question, that unfortunately has been deleted by the OP after getting some hints from me in a comment. Lacking serifs the Roman numerals in sans serif fonts look sometimes a bit ...
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Xelatex Calibri without serif math

I have to write a document in Calibri. Please find my minimal example thereafter. The issue is when I include some math, the design looks "ugly". Is there a way to change the serif math font and ...
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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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Package arev and sansmath

I would like to use the package sansmath and be able at the time to define a new symbol \varheart. To define the latter, following this answer, I use the code ...
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How to set font to Serif in Beamer title only

I want to use a serif font for the title in the title slide only. I have tried: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usefonttheme[stillsansserifsmall, stillsansseriftext]{serif} \title{\sc Great title} ...
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Set font weight of \textbf

I am using Source Sans Pro as my main sans serif font, like so: \usepackage[semibold]{sourcesanspro} Using the semibold option works as intended, but it affects all other fonts as well. When I later ...
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How to switch easily between normal font and sans-serif font for maths?

I would like to switch easily to sans-serif font, even for the mathematical symbols. Is it possible? So far is what I have tried : \documentclass{article} ...
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What is your favorite light sans-serif font? [closed]

I am looking for a light (or ultralight) sans-serif fonts for latex. I am only interested in standard ones, those which are installed by default by the TeXLive distribution. Please give one answer ...
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Using Open Sans font with LaTeX: Alphabetic chars right, numeric chars wrong

I've downloaded the Open Sans font from CTAN for use in MiKTeX on Windows (using pdfLaTeX). After the download, I just copied all the files into the MiKTeX root directory (= texmf). As described ...
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Which fonts in images when using URW Palladio, Palatino, etc

I am using the URW Palladio L font in my LaTeX document. For the section headings, as well as the main text. I have many images which include texts. This text is in the sizes between 8pt and 12pt, so ...
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Computer Modern Bright font and blackboard bold symbols

I am trying to match the sans serif math font provided by cmbright with proper blackboard bold symbols (also sans serif). I found that the fourier and stix (xits?) fonts provide such symbols. But how ...
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Using two different Sans Serif fonts eliminates bold font

Say I want to have my document in the default sans serif font, but I occasionally wish to have some other features in the document be in a different font. I am using \usepackage{libertine} to load ...
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How do I make en/em dashes work in Myriad when using it with MinionPro

I'm using MinionPro for the body of a document and Myriad for figure/table captions. Because I can't load packages MinionPro and Myriad at the same time, I load the Myriad fonts for the sans-serif ...
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Gill Sans - possible to use on Linux with pdflatex?

There are numerous old posts whose topic relates to using the font Gill Sans in LaTeX documents. The most notable are perhaps this post from 2007 and this one from 2010. The former gives a solution ...
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DejaVu Sans Light with XeLaTeX?

In XeLaTeX, it is possible to directly embed Unicode fonts via \newfontfamily\name_to_use{font name}. So I can, for example, write: \newfontfamily\dej{DejaVu Sans}, and later write \dej{unicode ...
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WSUIPA package options?

Is there a package that contains the IPA fonts in SANS-Serif mode? WSUIPA is the most extensive package I see, but the fonts are serif. I would like a sans serif version, especially for the ...
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How do I make \text{} in math mode fit the math font?

I am having a problem with text in formulas. I am setting tables in sans-serif in order to improve the readability. The math font stays serif for formulas or symbols within the table, when I switch ...
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Should labels in tikz / pgfplots / etc. have serifs? [duplicate]

By default, diagrams in tikz and pgfplots inherit the style of the surrounding document, which is a good thing. However, I've read that serifs are good for large bodies of printed text (the main text ...
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kozuka gothic pro L

I would like to use this font for LateX MikTeX distribution. How do I go about it ? I have very limited experience with using different fonts or changing fonts. Is this font available ? if not, I ...
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otf sans serif math only in figures

I was going to use a serif font (TG Pagella) for most of the text (including captions) and a sans serif font (Candara) for my (tikz) figures. For text this works nice, but not for maths. First I used ...
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Combining sffamily and scshape

According to a relevant comment, one should be able to specify both weights and shapes for each family. Why can I (seemingly) not have small caps with \sffamily? Minimal example: ...
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How to Recover my Bold SF Fonts

I was inspired by this link to try EulerVM with tgpagella packages: How do I set LaTeX to use AMS Euler for text and maths? But when this is used with \documentclass{scrbook}, it seems that my ...
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Tikz vertical alignement text and shape

I want to vertically align sans serif font with a rectangle. The following code show the problem: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary[positioning] ...
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Use sans-serif in a verbatim environment?

What is the right way get fancyvrb’s verbatim environment (or any other variation) to use \textsf as the font? I can do it with: \begin{Verbatim}[commandchars=\\\{\}] \textsf{Here’s some textsf.} ...
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Making section headings bold and sans serif

I would like to make section headings bold and sans-serif (helvet package). I found a snippet that produces sans serif headings: \renewcommand\section{\@startsection{section}{1}{\z@}% ...
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Why does \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} take over?

I want to produce a document with non-serif type. I also want to include Cyrillic characters. These two aims seem to be mutually exclusive. When I comment out \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc}, the document ...
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Uneven spacing around a hyphen in sans-serif?

I am used to writing the names of categories in sans-serif. Thus, for the category of R-modules, I have been using $R\textrm{-}\textsf{Mod}$ However, the kerning/spacing this produces has never ...
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Is there a bold italic \sigma and a sans serif bold italic \sigma?

And they look differently? I'm trying to typeset iso conform (vectors bold italic and tensors sans serif bold italic). Mechanical stress $\sigma$ is a tensor, but I also want to typeset the normal ...
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suddenly serifs in math mode

I have a problem since recently. When typesetting math, a new font is used, and I have no idea why. While usually, the variables look like this, $\lambda, \mathcal{X}, x, \sum$, i.e. without serifs on ...
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Space between the two slashes in “http://” too big

I'm using a lot of links with http:// in my document, but the two slashes are too much separated, I'd like them to be more near each other. How do I do this, in a neat way? I'm using a sans-serif ...
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Does boldface sans-serif not work?

\documentclass{article} \newcommand{\nptime}{\ensuremath{\sf NP}} \newcommand{\bnptime}{\ensuremath{\sf\bf NP}} \begin{document} \nptime\\ \bnptime \end{document} I'm trying to make a macro to ...
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Is \mathrm really preferable to \text? [duplicate]

It seems to be the de facto standard to use \mathrm for upright letter notation in math mode as opposed to \text. Would it not be better to use \text in general? One particular problem I am thinking ...
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How to tweak the font of page number in the whole document?

First fancyhdr is loaded to change the font of page number. The following commands are used to change the font to sans serif: \fancyhead[LO]{ \sffamily \thepage } \fancyhead[RE]{ \sffamily \thepage ...
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Change the chapter font in TOC without using “tocloft” package

As using tocloft in book class produces some unexpected side-effect, I wonder how to change the chapter font (e.g. 1 Introduction) as sans serif without using any other packages? For example, change ...
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cfr-lm & sans serif small caps

How can I have the sans serif small caps with this fonts? \documentclass{book} % Latin Modern with oldstyle digits \usepackage[% rm={oldstyle,proportional},% sf={oldstyle,proportional},% ...
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MikTex 2.9 64-bit not loading sans serif font for moderncv

I just got a new computer and installed MikTex 2.9 for Windows7 64-bit. When I compiled my resume for the first time (moderncv, theme casual), it compiled in roman vs. sans serif fonts. I did not ...
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\textbf and \bf within Sans Serif

I'm using \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} so that my entire document is in sans serif, but I'm getting peculiar results with regards to formatting. I'm a rather sparse LaTeX user, but in ...
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Cyrillic sans font in beamer (LyX)

I am trying to use Cyrillic sans-serif font in a beamer presentation. I make it using LyX 2.0.0. The code produced by LyX (exported as plain LaTeX) is %% LyX 2.0.0 created this file. For more info, ...
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The right way to get sans-serif math?

I notice that beamer has everything in sans-serif by default, including math. In a regular article, simply using \sffamily doesn't cause math to be set in sans-serif. Using ...
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How do I format the whole document in sans-serif? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simplest way to typeset entire document in sans serif (Helvetica) I'd like to have all the font in my document to be sans-serif, i.e.: \textsf{} What is the best and ...
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Bold , italic (and sans-serif) math symbols

I would like to implement the suggestions in the TUGboat 30:3, 2009 about the upright/italic and bold/normal in scalars, vectors and tensors. All this is about math. I use this font: ...
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Name of default “sffamily” font

I'm using LaTeX (texlive) in Debian Wheezy. How can I determine which font is specified by \sffamily?
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Default sans-serif for T1

When using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}, my understanding was that the fonts were pretty much the same as the defaults, except that they carried native accentuated characters. Now, I use sans-serif in my ...