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

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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 ...
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Sans serif font with distinguished capital I for math.

I work a lot with matrix algebra. I also give a lot of presentations. It'd be nice to have a good sans serif font to use for both. Currently, my choice is the bitstream vera sans with math package: ...
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A better way to achieve sans-serif typeface in figure and table environments

For some of my style files, I would like to have a sans-serif typeface within my figures. I have code which seems to be working, \makeatletter \renewenvironment{figure}[1][\fps@figure]{ ...
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\bfseries is to \textbf as WHAT is to \textsf

Neither of \sfseries nor \sfshape seem to work. So what is the command I'm looking for to change the current group to sans serif? \bfseries, \scshape and \itshape work, but I can't find the sans serif ...
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When to use serif and when to use sans serif font family

This is not a technical question. However as the FAQs say this place is about people who love to create well-structured and beautifully typeset documents I take my shot. I am often confused ...
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How do I change a font document wide?

How do I change a font for a latex document? I am using the \documentclass{article}, which sets the document in a serif font. I also declared \usepacke{helvet}, since thats the font I would like to ...
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PGF/TikZ and Sans Serif Fonts

I have a TikZ/PGF file created directly by a graphing package of the form \begin{tikzpicture}{dimensions} ... \end{tikzpicture}. The file uses \pgftext[...]{\selectfont{Some text here or ...
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Book cover fonts

I am typesetting my first book. I am using Computer Modern for the font. I am trying to decide which font to use for the covers/dust jacket. I took a look at a number of similarly formatted books, ...
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Simplest way to typeset entire document in sans serif (Helvetica)

How do I typeset an entire document in Helvetica/sans serif without littering the document with font changes for every heading/paragraph, etc.? Like this but with the paragraphs all in Helvetica. For ...