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Font Setup for an Academic Thesis, no Computer Modern Wanted [duplicate]

I want to help a friend to set up a template for his thesis. So far I used the lmodern package for almost everything. But I think that the readability of computer modern on a screen is not really ...
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Font selection for mathematical documents [duplicate]

I am currently making a skeleton for my thesis. Since it will be in physics, it has to deal with a lot of mathematics. I think there are two ways of making it right. Choose a font for text and a ...
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Which packages should be loaded after hyperref instead of before?

The hyperref documentation says: "Make sure it comes last of your loaded packages". The reason is that it redefines many LaTeX commands. It's a rule of thumb that helps to avoid errors. However, ...
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Why should I use \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}?

As a native English speaker, I've mostly been allowed the luxury of pretending that ASCII is enough, and have been able to treat font encodings as not my problem. I've seen lots of advice that I ought ...
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fontenc vs inputenc

I just don't seem to get it. So I come from the german speaking part of Switzerland and naturally I need ä ü ö a lot when I write german texts. So in LaTeX I have the option to go via "a "u "o which ...
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What font packages are installed in TeX live?

What font packages are installed in a full installation of TeX live? Which are obsolete? Example: \usepackage{mathpazo} brings Palatino as the roman font. The times package seems to be obsolete (as ...
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Nicely force 66 characters per line

I would like to have "something" (a package, a trick, a macro, ...?) that makes it possible for me to nicely play with the margins (or the layout) in order to set the average or typical number of ...
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Times New Roman fonts and maths WITHOUT mathptmx

I do not want to use mathptmx package since using this LaTeX=>PDF is not not compiling. Please suggest me to achieve Times New Roman Fonts and math environment, anything other than mathptmx.
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Common fonts used in writing a thesis in Mathematics [closed]

I am writing my thesis in Mathematics but I am not happy with the default fonts of the template that I am using. So kindly inform me what are the common fonts used in thesis along with the latex ...
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My math inline text is smaller than the normal text!

I have a little problem, when I'm writing, my inline math (marked with $...$) the font size seems to be smaller than the text font size. How can I make it the same size.? \documentclass[a4paper,...
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Computer Modern in XeLaTeX

I love XeLaTeX for things like $a≠b$ ⇔ $ a⊧a↑Ω$ All days before I used DejaVu fonts and Asana-Math for unicode-math. But today I have to get visual compability with LaTeX. So I installed Computer ...
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Mathptmx - number subscript too large

I don't know if this is actually intentionally, but if I use the font: \usepackage{mathptmx} and type e.g.: \beta_{8,t} it looks kind of weird, because the 8 is so much larger than t. If I use ...
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Choosing a font for a thesis [closed]

I'm working on my thesis and I don't really know what font is the best choice for thesis work. I'm really convinced of only one thing: I don't want to use Times New Roman. First I checked on the latex ...
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Change Font Weight in Math Mode

I would like to change the font "thickness" of the font in math mode. I already tried to find a similar method like \DeclareMathSizes but i didn't find something. edit: I want to use - if possible - ...
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Why acrobat is telling me the font is CMSSBX10?

Through this site I learned how to extract font information from pdf and found out that it might be mathdesign. But why adobe acrobat pro tells me it is CMSSBX10? I want to use the same font in my ...

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