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

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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 ...
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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, ...