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

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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 ...
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Microtype warning with lmodern package and KOMA-script

With a simple document \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \chapter{Test test test} ...
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How do I switch all fonts in a document to a sans-serif family? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simplest way to typeset entire document in sans serif (Helvetica) I use document class article and included \usepackage{helvet} I now begin my document with ...
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Style question: serif or sans fonts in figure and chart text?

Question for you design-y types: I like to use a serif font for all my text (title, headings, body). What I'd like to know is whether you think that I should go with a serif or sans serif for text in ...
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Sans-serif font different in output

I am currently using Lyx. I was typing with sans-serif font and the interface shows it like the Arial font. However, the output is different; it's still sans-serif but the letters have more spaces in ...
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traditional German sans-serif (and serif) blackboard-bold symbols

What I have always been looking for in LaTeX were traditional German sans-serif blackboard-bold letters, mainly for: N (natural numbers), Z (integers), Q (rational numbers), R (reals), C (complex ...
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Sans serif math with corrected spacing

With the sfmath package I find that there is too little space between some symbols. In an expression like $n_1$ for instance the subscript is too close to the base. Although the space between the ...
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Bold sans-serif font in LaTeX

How can one format a chapter or section heading in bold using a sans-serif font? I tried \textsf{\textbf{bold sans-serif text}}, but it does not seem to work. Any idea?
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Does latin modern sans serif have a weird kerning, or is there a problem on my side?

I don't know whether it's my brain, or my pdf reader, or a missing font on my system. I know I'm asking for Latin Modern, Sans Serif because it's for a presentation, and the result looks weird: I ...
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Do mathdesign sans serif and monospaced fonts “fake” small caps?

The manual for mathdesign explains how to ensure "true" small caps are used for the main type family selected as an option, but it says nothing about whether the small caps used in other fonts are ...
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Sans serif fonts for section titles in ConTeXt

In LaTeX, some document classes specify sans serif fonts for chapter and section titles, and serif fonts for the main text of a document. what is the proper way to achieve this in ConTeXt? I have code ...
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Missing symbols in the sansmath package

When using the sansmath package with the Arev font, symbols like + and = fail to appear in the compiled document. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fouriernc} % use the Arev font ...
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The font of operator names

What is the correct way of having all operator names be set in, say, sans serif? Saying \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \makeatletter \def\operator@font{\sf} \makeatother ...
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Missing 'pi'-Symbol from euler font in sans serif?

I want to set one formula in my document in a sans serif font. As a math font I use the eulervm-Package. Unfortunately, the \pi is missing (instead a small line appears). Here is a minimal example: ...
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Force font to computer modern (serif) in math mode although it is set to sans serif

I set my font to sans serif via \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage{helvet,sfmath} Now I want to use some symbols -not all- (only normal letters or greek letters) from the ...
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How to typeset some text including math content in sans serif

I have a blurb of text in an external macro \SomeText, which I want to typeset in sans serif. However, \sffamily\SomeText does not change the math font and \sffamily\mathsf{\SomeText} does not work, ...
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sansmath and boldmath--mutually exclusive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make mathfont respect the surrounding family This question is similar to the Bold, italic math (\bm) and sansmath question, but with a few more requirements. I am ...
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Is there a sans-serif font that appears different for I (capital i) and l (small L)?

Is there a sans-serif font that appears different for I and l? If we are not familiar with "Kim Jong Il", we might spell his name as Kim Jong Two or other incorrect ones.
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sans math version of Latin Modern

I am trying to get a sans math version of the lmodern family using \DeclareMathVersion but my approach does not work and I do not see why. But I have to admit that I am not sure whether I use the ...
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Bold, italic math (\bm) and sansmath

I'm typesetting both text and math in Latin Modern, except for the figures, where I would like to use a sans serif font for both text and math. I need to follow the ISO recommendations for math ...
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sans serif font with siunitx

My students found this problem, which I could not solve. The percent is always printed in the serif font. Here is a test code: \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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sans serif math in tables and siunitx

I want to know the easiest way to ensure that the content inside a tabular, including siunitx columns is set using a/the sans serif math font. The normal document is set in serif font. This approach ...
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sfmath: bug or feature? Tildes are wrongly displayed

If I compile the following code (TeXLive 2011; Mac OS X 10.7.2, latexmk 4.26), I get wrongly placed tildes (in the middle of the letters instead of on top of them). Is this a bug? ...
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Identity of LaTeX default sans serif font

What the the default sans serif font in LaTeX? If it is a clone what is it based upon?
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Change math font for figures only (including TikZ environments within figures)

In my document, I want the main text to be in the times font, and the math to be in the txfonts font. This I can do with the help of the txfonts package. However, I want everything that shows up in my ...
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upright sans serif fonts in mathematics (computer modern)

How to prepare document with Computer Modern fonts (using MikTeX 2.9) with upright sans serif fonts. Has anybody got an idea how to do it? I've tried sfmath package, but it produces sans serif ...
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Typeset mathematical symbols also in sans serif font?

For creating the graphics for my thesis (function graphs, flow charts, line art sketches) I've chosen to use the sans serif font by \renewcommand\familydefault{\sfdefault} However when I use ...
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How can I tell lstlisting to use sans-serif when escaping to math mode?

Title says it all, an example follows: \lstset{ mathescape=true, basicstyle = \sffamily } \begin{lstlisting} func($x_0$) \end{lstlisting} Where and how can I set the math font used ...
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Changing KOMA Script font family?

I'm using KOMA-Script and I would like to know how can I change the default font to FreeSans, or any other font-family? Also, how can I change all text to sans-serif?
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Small caps with CMSS?

How can I use small caps with the CMSS font? When trying to set fontshape to "sc" I get a serif font or just no change (if I use fonthshapealone): result of example below: ...
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Which sans serif and monospace fonts suit Century Schoolbook?

I find the Century Schoolbook family very legible for online documentation. However, I am unsure what sans serif (for typesetting, e.g., LaTeX package names) and monospace (for typesetting code) ...
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How to use pxfonts with the standard KOMA Script font?

In an earlier question I asked how to display a triple line integral. This was not possible with the earlier package mathpazo which I use, so I would like to switch to pxfonts. This package, if I ...