{typefaces} should be used when asking about TeX {fonts}.

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\textlf{} for light font weight – how common?

In the allrunes.sty documentation (which uses Metafont), I’ve recently seen the \textlf macro for the first time. It selects a light font and therefore accompanies the frequent command \textbf and its ...
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Is there a both bold and slanted Computer Modern typeface?

Note: the font has to be loaded in plain TeX with \font\bs=<nome_font>
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Redefining \bf, \it, \rm, \sl, \tt

The following code compiles to a document that has the word "проба" only in roman typeface (first paragraph). How can I have this word in the other paragraphs, as well? % Compile with luatex ...
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Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar

I'm making a calendar. The calendar will be for TUG, 2015. Last year I also made a calendar but because of time constraints most examples were graphics. Since this is a lot of work, I need your help. ...
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Harvard Business Review Typefaces [closed]

I am wondering if there are any references to the typefaces used by the Harvard Business Review in their monthly publication. Does anyone have some useful pointers?
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Change typeface of verbatim environment

I am new here and the following code is what I am testing. Is it possible to change the typeface of the words from a .txt file? Thank you for any kind help! \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Looking for a fancy math typeface featuring not only uppercase, but also lowercase letters

I'm looking for a math typeface that is "fancy" (like the AMS typefaces \mathbb and \mathcal), and which features not only upper case letters but also lower case ones. Ideally, the letters would be ...
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Replacement for Hermann Zapf's Aldus typeface [closed]

Is there a good and free replacement for Hermann Zapfs Aldus typeface out there? Right now I'm using the tgpagella in combination with helvet package but sometimes it seems a little bit too bold.
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Is ADF Venturis based on an established typeface? [closed]

I'm just curious, since I've started using the venturis package with pdfLaTeX. I haven't been able to find much information about its provenance, unlike most of the other 'plug and play' LaTeX fonts. ...
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How does TeX know how to space different typefaces?

My understanding of how TeX makes things look so nice is that it goes over each paragraph and spaces each letter/word to look 'right' based on how dark it is, how wide it is, and the characteristics ...
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Font: Is British Baskerville typeface available in TeXLive 2010

I would like to know if the British Baskerville typeface is available in TeXLive2010 (i.e. freely). If yes, which package to load? Thanks...
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Typeface and font [closed]

I was wondering what differences are between typeface and font? What are some examples of typefaces and of fonts that are used often? Both textual and visual explanation will be appreciated, and the ...