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Suggest a "nice" font family for my basic LaTeX template (text and math)

My goal is to choose a "nice" font family (serif, sans serif, monospace, and "math") for my basic LaTeX template. I know the default setting (Computer Modern's family) is a very good choice. However, ...
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TeX Live package collection organisation

This question is closely related to Determining which TeX Live collection a package belongs to, and maybe remotely to What font packages are installed in TeX live?. I am a bit confused about the ...
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How to use the Luximono font with TeX Live?

I've switched from MiKTeX 2.9 to TeX Live 2011 (pretest version). I've managed to integrate some third party fonts (included neither in MiKTeX nor in TeX Live) in my TEXMFLOCAL tree following the ...
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How can i use fonts other than gbsn/gkai for CJK Chinese?

The standard CJK package only provides 2 fonts for simplified Chinese, as described here. My question is how to create more fonts for it? I'm using MacTeX 2013 and UTF8 + CJK + pdflatex is the ...
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conflicting options errors

I have in the preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amstext,amsmath,latexsym,mathtools} \usepackage[italian,british]{babel} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage[utf8,latin1]{inputenc} \...
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How to set the document font?

Getting a package is not the same as executing an instruction to tell TeX to use a specific font or fontsize or typestyle (like italics or boldface), right? So I have this: \documentclass[...
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Are there more fonts like COPPERPLATE GOTHIC which is an all caps font but the letter typed with Caps ON is slightly larger than the rest of the word? [closed]

I'm looking for an all caps font where the letter typed with Caps ON is slightly larger than the letters typed with Caps OFF. Copperplate Gothic, light and bold, are the only fonts on Microsoft Word ...
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What fonts are available to me, when using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}?

Apologies if this is not worded correctly. I am using the memoir class. I wish to use another type of font, globally, for the text in my document. I figured this should be a trivial task. In lots ...
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How do I load a texlive font with fontspec?

This is a XeLaTeX question. It seems really silly to ask after many years of using fontspec and XeLaTeX. I suppose I have always found a workaround. This time, I'd like a definitive answer. ...
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LaTeX font packages

Is there a list of all the fonts available as packages? like, for example: \usepackage{kpfonts}
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Garamond is the cheapest font. How to make it as default font LaTeX?

I have just read a news about ink saving, and apparently changing font would lead to a non-negligible ink saving when printing: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/27/living/student-money-saving-typeface-...
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Frutiger font in TexLive 2011 and Lion OS

I tried to install the Frutiger font on TexLive 2011 using Lion OS. I followed this guide: Copy the file frutiger.tar.gz to the folder /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local. Unzip the file. Open a shell and ...
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All the standard ways (commands-packages) of changes in the font in LaTeX

Edit: After @samcarter's comment with the existing list on CTAN I updated my question to make it useful: What are the possible commands-packages that will change the font globally or locally? The ...
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Free fontfamily with latex

I am playing with font type on my report - for that I need the list of font-family which can be used with pdflatex without installing any external package.
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gentium as font with pdflatex from texlive 2012 [closed]

How can Gentium be used as default font with pdflatex from TeX Live 2012? Somehow Gentium is included in TeX Live but cannot be accessed with \usepackage{gentium}, see What font packages are installed ...

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