I have this piece of thesis and I would know what font is. Should be Times New Roman? I think not. I compared but they are not totally equal

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what do you say?

Here it is a link where you can show better the font:


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This is my result after using lmodern with pdftex. As you can see is too light respet to that in the thesis


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Latin Modern Roman; a standard TeX font. If the standard weight is too light, try upgrading to demi as explained here.

Since the dissertation is new and the author is likely to still have its source, you could try asking directly. Most PhD's are flattered by people who show interest in their dissertations.

  • I searched in latex font catalogue but I didn't find it
    – Mazzy
    Commented Jan 18, 2013 at 2:11
  • Should I use this: \usepackage{lmodern} ?
    – Mazzy
    Commented Jan 18, 2013 at 2:12
  • I used lmodern package. I got the correct font but it is too ''light'' respect to that in the linked thesis
    – Mazzy
    Commented Jan 18, 2013 at 2:31

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