I'm wondering how to use only serif fonts in whole document. Remark: I use one of the koma-script document classes, which employ sans-serif fonts for chapter and sectioning headers.

I've managed to change the tableofcontents with koma, but e.g. setkoma commands won't work for all the headings.

Thank you a lot in advance!


This is my main document:



\begin{spacing}{1}%Normal Spacing
\renewcommand*{\theHchapter}{0.\arabic{chapter}} %so that no double Chapter I (prob with hyperref)
\setcounter{secnumdepth}{-1} %No number in front of Chapter






\renewcommand*{\theHchapter}{\arabic{chapter}} %so that no double Chapter I (prob with hyperref)
    %TOC etc.
\setcounter{secnumdepth}{4} %Numbers in front of Chapter etc

This is my header.tex:

                            numbers=noenddot,%not 1.1. but 1.1 (früher: pointlessnumbers)
                            bibliography=totoc,%früher: bibtotoc
                            listof=totoc,%früher: liststotoc
%\DeclareGraphicsRule{.tif}{bmp}{}{}            %see epslatex.ps
\DeclareGraphicsExtensions{.pdf,.png,.jpg,.mps} %see epslatex.ps

\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}%zuständig für umlaute und scharfes s (ß)
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    Welcome to TeX.SX! Please help us help you and add a minimal working example (MWE) that illustrates your problem. Reproducing the problem and finding out what the issue is will be much easier when we see compilable code, starting with \documentclass{...} and ending with \end{document}. – Stefan Pinnow Mar 7 '18 at 14:56
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    \renewcommand\sfdefault{\rmdefault} ? – David Carlisle Mar 7 '18 at 14:59
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    Are you looking for the document class option egregdoesnotlikesansseriftitles? – user36296 Mar 7 '18 at 15:01
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    I can't compile your mwe. – Tarass Mar 7 '18 at 15:04
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    Please don't remove your code. You might consider editing it to make it more minimal, but deleting it now you've got an answer is just destructive. – cfr Mar 8 '18 at 4:28

To make all the headings "no sans serif" - or for short "serif" - there is a special documentclass option:


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    @StevenB.Segletes you have to be really annoying to make a package author add such an option:-) – David Carlisle Mar 7 '18 at 15:04
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    I suspect that the option "egregdoesnotlikesansseriftitles" was, until now, the most obscure and/or least-documented of all options of the koma-script document classes. No more! :-) – Mico Mar 7 '18 at 15:14
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    @mldmnn Another way to picture it is this, your profile, tex.stackexchange.com/users/156599/mldmnn, shows your presence on this site has reached a total of 28 people, at this moment. Compare it to tex.stackexchange.com/users/4427/egreg, which shows that, at the moment, egreg has reached a total of 33.7 million people by his presence here. One may not always agree with egreg's preferences, but one should never foolishly ignore his advice. Gravitas!!! – Steven B. Segletes Mar 7 '18 at 15:40
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    @StevenB.Segletes The food chain theory makes total sense! It also explains why David Carlisle has the second most rep, because egregdoesnotlikepinapplepizza, thus he is safe from the food chain – user36296 Mar 7 '18 at 17:32
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    Best option name ever! – egreg Mar 7 '18 at 18:40

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