Basically, I want to create a diagram with words in Words Document and then save it as picture and paste in my Overleaf latex

So, i want to match both font style for words document and latex.

I know my latex font type is (Computer Modern Roman (CMR).

Is CMR similar to which font style in Words documents?


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    Not exactly matched, but the font Calibri matches similar... – MadyYuvi Dec 23 '19 at 14:02
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    You're not bound to use the default Computer Modern. The pair newtxtext, newtxmath is based on TeX Gyre Termes, a Times clone. – Bernard Dec 23 '19 at 14:12
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    You could also try to make a diagram with ctan.org/pkg/pgf or ctan.org/pkg/pstricks-base. Imho, this is the natural way and it is worth a try. – CampanIgnis Dec 23 '19 at 14:13
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    How is this question different from tex.stackexchange.com/q/521539 ? – barbara beeton Dec 23 '19 at 14:21
  • With a modern TeX engine, such as LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX, you can load any font you could use in your word processor, including Times New Roman or Calibri. \usepackage{fontspec} and then \setmainfont. – Davislor Dec 25 '19 at 2:32

Both Latin Modern Roman and Computer Modern Unicode Serif are free, OpenType forks of Computer Modern Roman. You can download and use either one in a word processor.

You might need to install for all users, in the system directory, for the font to work in all applications. If you install only for your own account, it goes into a hidden directory that not all programs check.

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  • thanks. I am having problem to install Computer Modern Unicode in my laptop. Will try select all the font files at the same time (all the file names starting with cmu), right click on the list of selected files, press Install – aan Dec 26 '19 at 17:37
  • \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} % optional (Times Roman font) is another option – aan Dec 29 '19 at 15:23
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    @aan If you want to use a font other than Computer Modern, loading fontspec allows you to use any font in LaTeX that you could in your word processor. I’d recommend this unless you are using one of the few publishers who still, in 2020, do not support LuaTeX or XeTeX. – Davislor Dec 29 '19 at 16:22
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    @aan But you do have the option of seeing whether there is an OpenType or TrueType version of an 8-bit legacy font, such as Lingua Franca for Utopia. – Davislor Dec 29 '19 at 16:24

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