{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 Separate Serif and SansSerif Fonts in a Document

I have a bunch of figures that I am compiling using the standalone class in which I load two font packages mathpazo for the serif fonts and cabin for the sans serif fonts. The problem is that when I ...
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Why does \mitsans#1 command (unicode-math) still produce upright sans serif in math mode

I never thought that sans serif letters are subset of the glyphs in unicode OpenType fonts, until I see this in texdoc unimath-symbols: However, I cannot get the italic shape of sans serif letters ...
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Sans serif upright lower-case Greek letters for beamer class

I use the beamer class with the cmbright package which provides sans serif Greek and Latin letters for the math mode and also sans serif-ish versions of math symbols such as \partial. Unfortunately, ...
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Sans-serif bold math with newtxmath

I'm writing an article whose math font needs to be Times New Roman. To this end, I'm using the newtxmath package. However, it doesn't seem to support sans-serif bold in math mode. Usually I can write ...
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How to write bold, italic and sans-serif at the same time?

My title is bold and sans-serif right now but two words in the title have to be italic in addition (scientific name of bacterium). Currently I'm using \selectfont to make the whole thing sans serif ...
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Sans serif appendix page

I'm using the scrbook class and \usepackage[toc,page]{appendix} for my appendices. The inserted appendixpage appears to be typeset in rmfamily. How can i change it to sans-serif? MWE: ...
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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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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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How to use Iwona as sans serif font?

I feel stupid. The Iwona package seems to load Iwona as \rmfamily font but I want to use it as sans serif font, after all it is a sans serif font... How do I get it as the \sffamily font? Example ...
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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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Sans serif font with unicode support in xelatex

I am trying to find a sans serif font that has unicode support (free or paid). The following works unless I set the family to sans by un-commenting the first line: \documentclass[english]{article} % ...
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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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Avoiding sans serif characters when using \text in mathmode

I'm writing a Physics dissertation. The body text is in sans serif font. However, I'd like the font to remain serif in math mode. For example, typing $V_\text{NL}$ in mathmode gives a sans serif ...
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How to adjust the font size of bera sans?

I am using the Utopia font in my document, and it works perfectly well. As I want to put chemical formulas in sans-serif font, I was now looking for a suitable sans serif font to match the Utopia ...
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How to combine another sans-serif math font with helvet for text?

The existing question Typeset WHOLE document in sans-serif, Including Math Mode uses the sansmath package to use helvet glyphs also in math-mode. But being not designed for use in math mode, the ...
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Is there any sans-serif font that fully supports unicode-math?

As stated in the question title, is there any sans-serif font that fully supports the unicode-math package? Alternatively, is there a list that shows the different levels of support for (preferably ...
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XeLaTeX, sans serif math in beamer

I use the package cmbright with beamer when I typeset a document with pdflatex. Is there a sans-serif math font to compile a beamer presentation with XeLaTeX?
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Control gb4e's font family selection

In beamer, the default font is sans serif. But gb4e will override this default and select a serif font for both the line to be glossed (introduced with \gll) and the glosses. Only the translation line ...
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Why no sans-serif italic numerals in unicode-math? How do I get them?

I'm trying to use unicode-math's \mathsfit to set sans-serif italicised numerals in math mode. I don't want sans-serif math in general; only numerals and latin/Latin (but that works already). I use ...
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pgfplots - How to get the y axis in sans serif

I made a coordinate system with pgfplots. Now I want the font to be in sans serif, so I tried the command \sffamily after document start (just like in the example). With this everything is in sans ...
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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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List of Acronyms is not in Sans Serif

I am making a latex document using Tex Live and TexStudio. I'm using acronym package and I do not know why, when I made the pdf file, the acronyms are not in Sans Serif. The code I'm using is like ...
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Making the math font respecting the surrounding family with Myriad Pro font

I want to build on the answer by Tobi on Make mathfont respect the surrounding family. Actually, I want to adapt it to my own sans serif font which is Myriad Pro. I think the only thing to do is to ...
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How can I format `\delta` as **Bold sloping sans serif font**

How can I format \delta as Bold sloping sans serif font. The journal guideline requires that Bold sloping sans serif font, defined by the \mathsfbi macro, should be used for tensors and matrices, for ...
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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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How do we typeset text in sans-serif in TeX? [closed]

There are quite a few modern sans-serif humanist fonts, slab-serif fonts and other interesting Google web fonts. How do we typeset in LaTeX/PDFTeX/LuaTeX/XeTeX using them? Is there a way in TeX to ...
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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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htlatex html output droidsans

I am trying to use the font "Droid Sans" (as in http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/droidsans/) in a html file generated from a tex-file. PDF I have succeeded in using the font as standard for a pdf by ...
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Forcing algorithm2e to typeset using Times New Roman

I am writing a book using a sans serif font, and I have a need for typesetting pseudocode. The pseudocode, however, is typeset with sans serif font as well, yet I need the Times New Roman for that ...
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Sans-serif font in siunitx does not work with \electronmass

As default font, I want to have a serif font (MinionPro in my case). But for figure and table captions I like to use a sans-serif font (MyriadPro in my case). If I want to give a mass in electron ...
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Decimal point in sans serif font

For some reason, when I use \mathsf{}, the decimal point doesn't seem to be affected: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \textsf{This is an example.} $ \mathsf{\frac{1}{2} = 0.5} $ The rest of ...
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Sans-serif references in captions

I use a serif font for my document (koma-script document class scrbook) but a sans-serif font for captions. If I reference, e.g. an equation, within my caption, this number is printed in serif, not ...
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Switch between sans and sans-serif math with MyriadPro and MinionPro

I have a document using MinionPro as serif and MyriadPro as sans-serif font families. Math is set by default with the serif font but for captions I like to switch to the sans-serif font. A minimal ...
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Conflict between siunitx and sansmath?

I use the following preamble to get a sans serif font in my docs: \usepackage{lmodern} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} The siunitx package works well with this, ...
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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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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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How to change the sans serif font used by IEEEtran document class

The sans serif fonts used by article and IEEEtran document classes clearly differ. Below are two MWEs and corresponding outputs. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \begin{document} \textsf{The quick ...
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\textasteriskcentered invisible with [garamond]{mathdesign}

Please try this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[garamond]{mathdesign} \usepackage{roboto} % or another sans serif font, e.g. the cabin package \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} Centred ...
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\sffamily does not show Greek characters

I have been trying to generate a timetable for my weekly schedule via a GNU SF template that I've found. As I'm Greek, I wanted the text in the schedule to be in Greek. The template I use is Pascal ...
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\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} with \textsf: strange phenomenon [duplicate]

I have some trouble using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}: \textsf text is no longer sans-serif. For instance, {\Huge\textsf{\bfseries SOME TEXT some text}} becomes instead of the usual I suppose ...
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Using a sans serif text font with XITS math [closed]

I'm working with a Macintosh and am looking for a clear, readable sans serif font which would be vaguely compatible with XITS Math. I've tried Helvetica Sans, but am finding the the x-height to ...
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How can one obtain true sans serif for the numeral 1?

For the numeral 1, neither \textsf nor \mathsf provide true sans serif; there is always a pedestal. How can 1 be typeset in true sans serif?
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In FoilTeX, with sans serif font, \emph gives serif font

I'm using the foils class. I'd like all the text to be serif, so I added \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\rmdefault} to the preamble. However, when I use \emph{}, it displays italicised SANS serif! ...
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Change the sans serif math font

I would like to change the sans serif math font to, say, Kurier, while keeping the roman font as the default. In other words, I'd like to change the font that is used with \mathsf whithout affecting ...
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How to have Helvetica or helvet font with lualatex having similar look as with pdflatex?

Continuing the migration to lualatex, how to have the same aspect for sans serif fonts in lualatex as with pdflatex ? Is there something I haven't install or is it the wrong commands ? ...
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fontspec – sans-serif as main font?

fontspec defines the commands \setmainfont[font features]{font name} \setsansfont[font features]{font name} \setmonofont[font features]{font name} to set the document's default fonts. However, if I ...
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Sans-serif partial derivative symbol?

How can I typeset a partial derivative symbol (∂) in an upright, sans-serif font? I am using pdfLaTeX. I know this problem could be solved easily by switching to another engine — and feel free 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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Redefine \textbf to always be sans serif

As the title says, is there any way to make bold text automatically also be typeset in sans serif? I'm thinking something along the lines of \renewcommand{\bfdefault}{???} I don't know what to ...
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problem using subscripts with sansmath

I have had to (hastily) adapt some Latex to sans serif and I have had some small problems. I cobbled a preamble together (lifting some stuff from the web) which seems to work, except for some small ...