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

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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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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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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 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 ...
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Sans-Serif and Monospace font matching Gentium (pdflatex) [closed]

Since I could not find a typography / font SX I figure this question might be suited best here (also I want to use the fonts for a LaTeX document). I find the Gentium font visually attractive and I ...
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CMBright for math and Iwona for text?

Is there a way to load packages Iwona and CMBright so that Iwona is used only for text, CMBright only for math, and all text and math is sans-serif? The only command I've thought of so far are: ...
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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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One alphabet in a different font

I wanted a sans serif font in Latex, where the capital I looks different than the small l. I came across droid font, which is nice but too wide and takes up too much space. Currently, I am using ...
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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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Replace several letters in math font

I need to typeset a whole document sans serif with sourcesanspro, including formulas. I know that there are a lot of arguments against doing this, but in this particular case it makes sense. My ...
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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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Set default sans serif font in XeLaTeX

How can I set the default sans serif font to the default in this example in XeLaTeX? I can only get Helvetica with \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=5pt]{geometry} ...
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Using sans font for tick labels in pgfplots

I am using a sans font for my figures. Hence I also want the tick labels of the pgfplots to be in sans. The tick labels, however, are set in a math enviroment. So changing the text font does not ...
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Changing Number Font Into Sans Serif

I want to use Libertine Sans Serif numbers (only numbers) in math font. Can i get this result using a command like this: \DeclareSymbolFont{numbers}{T1}{libertine}{m}{n} ...
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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 make ellipsis work with sans serif font?

Problem/question It seems that the ellipsis package does not work with sans-serif fonts. Is it a known problem or maybe not a problem at all? This question follows this one, about "how to change the ...
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Choosing sans-serif font, without changing anything else

How do I make Arev the font for the sans-serif family, but nothing else? I tried using \usepackage{arev} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} as instructed on this page, but that made everything sans-serif. I ...
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Typeset WHOLE document in sans-serif, Including Math Mode

The reigning answer for the Simplest way to typeset entire document in sans serif (Helvetica) completely disregards math-mode. This might be preferred when all math equations are set display style, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...