I want to produce an AMS article document using only a sans-serif font. The following almost achieves this:



However, section headings are still typeset in roman. How can I get also the section headings in the standard sans-serif font?

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Your problem is that the class does


and the default font set does not have small caps sans serif. If you want sans serif you either need to change fonts or disable small caps


is a blunt instrument, but probably effective in this case.

  • Thanks. I would be happy with this as long as I could make the section headings a bit bigger.
    – Bok Mal
    Jul 27, 2012 at 14:13
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    well copy the definition I show and change \normalfont to \large or \Huge or whatever (and same for the other headings) you will find the definitions in amsart.cls Jul 27, 2012 at 15:03

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