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{computer-modern} concerns the family of fonts in the Computer Modern Font which was originally created by Donald Knuth

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Is "double-lowercase-L" a ligature (Computer Modern Italic)?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \begin{document} Which kerning do you prefer? \bigskip \emph{well willow wallow wellington} % \verb+ <--- Version 1, default kerning+ \...
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What shoud be the sans font for NewTX in math mode?

Related to How to reduce the height of the capitals in the sans math font in newtx version ≥ 1.724?: Running pdflatex followed by pdffonts on \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Attempting to restore a different version (?) of Computer Modern

I am compiling a document on a different machine. Despite my best efforts, the fonts show differences and therefore the compiled documents don't turn out identically: First document: Second document: ...
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How to use computer modern (article classe default font) in moderncv class [duplicate]

I would like to use the computer modern font in the moderncv class. In more detail, it should be the same font as the default font in the article class. Could anyone tell me how I can accomplish this? ...
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twentysecondcv set computer modern as default font

I would like to set the Computer Modern font (as far as I know it is the default font of the article class) as the default font in the twentysecondcv template. The relevant files can be downloaded ...
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How to change greek letters in MathPTMX package to default font?

I really like the greek letters of the default LaTeX font but I want the rest of the characters to be in Times New Roman using the Mathptmx font. I find the greek letters of the mathptmx package ...
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Is Computer Modern 12 pt an exact scaled version of 10 pt? If not, how to scale?

I have always felt that the 10 pt font looks nicer than 12 pt, either in PDF or printed. The 12 pt looks taller (in other words the 10pt looks fatter). My questions are: Is the 12 pt font a scaled ...
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Bold garamondx font looks like computer modern in math mode

I'm using the garamond font from the garamondx package. Using the following commands \usepackage{garamondx} \usepackage[garamondx,cmbraces]{newtxmath} effectively changes the text font but I realized ...
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\textsf or \sffamily have different font than \section{}

This code \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} \section{Test} \textsf{Test} {\sffamily Test} Normal Font \end{document} renders as this picture below. Why the text in sffamily is formatted ...
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Computer Modern Prototype Numbers

When I read Mathematical Typography, I noticed that the prototype font presented (the predecessor of the Computer Modern font family) had different numbers (bottom). My question is, are there any ...
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How to use Computer Modern lambda with newtxmath package?

I'm trying to use the CMU \lambda in my document because I prefer its appearance over the one from newtxmath. I had a similar sentiment about \sum, but I was able to find a post that replaces the sum ...
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How to redefine the \partial command to adjust the kerning (as suggested by Michael Spivak)?

Michael Spivak talked about this issue in his Math Font Quiz: (Original article: https://tug.org/pracjourn/2006-3/distract/mathquizAnswers.pdf) In Latin Modern (and in Computer Modern Unicode as ...
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Is there a way to enforce numbers in text mode to have the same style as math environment without putting them between $?

I am using the IEEEtran document class. \documentclass[lettersize,journal]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} Here is 123456789 in text mode and here is $123456789$ in math mode. \end{document}
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How can I switch back to Computer Modern in formulas within XeLaTeX?

Answers to the question Switching back to Computer Modern within XeLaTeX provides a way to switch back to the default font in XeLaTex. However, the solution there doesn't work if I use \mathrm in a ...
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How to use both Computer Modern and Latin Modern's Calligraphic \mathcal at the same time in LuaTeX with unicode-math

Here's my MWE: % !TEX program = lualatex % DOCUMENT CLASS \documentclass[11pt,preview,varwidth,% border={5pt 5pt 5pt 5pt}% left bottom right top ]{standalone} % PACKAGES \usepackage{mathtools, ...
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How to use sans serif font in math mode?

It is rather common to typeset theories (that is a set of statements) such as ZFC in a sans serif font family. I tried the following: \font\ss=ecss1000 \def\ZFC{\ss ZFC} \ZFC $\ZFC\models\exists X\...
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Use locally Computer Modern Dunhill

In the documentation of Computer Modern Dunhill, it’s only presented the way of using Dunhill in the whole document. When my goal it’s just to use it in a peace of document. But when I do {\...
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Use specific font for small caps inside emph context

I use \setmainfont{CMU Serif} to change the font. But CMU Serif doesn’t support small caps emphasis font as you can see with the following MWE: \documentclass[a5paper,10pt,twoside,french]{book} \...
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Comparison of vector fonts of "Computer Modern" variants

I'm looking for a detailed comparison of the various alternatives of "Computer Modern"-like vector fonts. I'm currently using Latin Modern with pdftex, but am weighing whether it's worth ...
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Why are text Greek glyphs different from mathematical Greek in Computer Modern?

Why are text Greek glyphs different from mathematical Greek in New Computer Modern, Latin Modern and Computer Modern fonts? The New CM comes with its own text Greek glyphs while for text Greek ...
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Certain math symbols & font combinations break XeLaTeX in TexLive 2021

The following MWE compiles fine with XeLaTeX and TeXLive 2020: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathspec} \setallmainfonts[Mapping=tex-text]{Carlito} \setmathsfont(Greek){[cmmi10]} \begin{...
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Producing a thin version of Computer Modern by tweaking the Metafont parameters

I am hoping to produce a custom version of all Computer Modern glyphs, where the parameters are tweaked such that the pen strokes are very thin (essentially no filling, just central skeleton strokes). ...
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Computer Modern vector fonts with meta-ness

Has anyone completed or seriously attempted a translation of the Computer Modern MetaFont sources into MetaType1 code that retains the family's meta-ness (i.e., ability to generate new fonts by ...
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Use Computer Modern Font in LuaLaTeX

I was a pdfLatex user until I encountered a LaTeX capacity issue because of a large amount of figures included in my thesis. I am now using LuaLaTeX which dynamically allocates the memory and it ...
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Bad positioning of slanted (italic) math accents

The math accents are usually taken from textfonts (only \vec from the math italic font). I would like to have an italic accent over an italic letter also in math mode. To present the problem quickly I ...
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Why is the 7 (Computer Modern italic) jumping out of the baseline in this code?

I have an issue I cannot explain to myself. Here is the code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \newcommand{\tikzmark}[4][]{\begin{tikzpicture}\node[inner sep=1pt,outer sep=...
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Good combination of sans serif font text and math mode using beamer class

Starting from this MWE, \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usecolortheme[RGB={063,098,031}]{structure} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{cmbright,...
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How do I get lualatex+babel to use the "classic" TeX font families?

I'm getting (re)acquainted with babel and lualatex for multi-lingual documents. I know I can set individual font families with, say: \babelfont[english]{rm}{Latin Modern Roman} but how do I tell ...
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Font slightly different from computer modern

I am curious as to which font variant of computer modern is used in the Quantum Field Theory book by Peskin & Schröder (P&S). To begin with, I presumed that it is simply the default latex font,...
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Are there any sans-serif fonts metric-compatible with Computer Modern?

The default LaTeX font is Computer Modern, a serif font. There is also a sans-serif alternative. However, it is not metric compatible. This means that the sizes each character can differ, and this can ...
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Space between text and superscript too little with CMU Serif font

I'm having some trouble with the spacing between text and superscript in citations. With Latin Modern Roman the space before the superscript is ok: However, when I load the cmunrm font, that space ...
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Are Computer Modern italics inconsistent?

I find the italics of Computer Modern inconsistent: The lower case o is too slanted, and the parentheses are too slanted and are too long, resulting in too much air below/above the text, respectively. ...
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How to get CMU small caps as a separate font?

CMU bold small capitals work for me with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} but not with \usepackage{fontspec}. Is there a way to get a separate CMU font that only has small capitals? When I buy fonts they come ...
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How can I track down the standard TeX glyphs for musical accidentals ($\flat$, etc.)?

I'm trying to determine how to import the standard TeX music accidental glyphs into LilyPond (\flat, \sharp, and \natural), but I'm having trouble tracking down the specific glyphs. Are they from ...
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Problem with Computer Modern

The text when I use Computer Modern doesn't look good, but the equations are fine I don't know the problem. Can anybody help me? I have this when I use overleaf
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How to determine this font?

I cannot figure out what font is being used in this screenshot: It's not, by any means, Latin Modern nor the normal Computer Modern. There's a trick or something fishy going on here. I did the ...
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Why is my fancy font selection overriding CM in this way?

Every once in a while, I dabble in unconventional font choices. The fact that I do it only once in a while means that I am very hazy on the mechanisms. I was reminded today of one of the other reasons ...
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CM Bright with LuaTeX is different than pdftex

I am aware of this question: General guide on how to set up font families for luaLatex, however in my use it does not solve my problem. When I use pdfLaTeX to compile, I get: When I use LuaLaTeX, I ...
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"Lowercase" numbers (CM Bright)

For my section headings, I like the look of using shorter numbers (they detract less from the section title), and get by with using the \smaller command. However, they are a smaller font size so ...
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"fj" Ligature in Computer Modern

The simplest way to put this: I need "fj" ligature. It is absolutely crucial especially as I am writing in Icelandic it simply cannot be missed, it just if not more common as fi. Here is ...
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Use of cmbx fonts over cmb

Sorry if this is off-topic, but I had a little question regarding the bold fonts in Computer Modern. As far as I can tell, Knuth created two bold fonts: one called cmb, which is a little more ...
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Pixelated output even with cm-super and lmodern forces bold W, why?

I have a big problem with Adobe Acrobat Reader. My W's are bold or my ,,t'' and ,,y'' are pixelated regarding which usepackage I am using. This behaviour varies depending on the zoom-level of the pdf-...
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How to change the font of the numbers?

Code: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{resize to}[a4paper,landscape] %\pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper] %\usetheme{Singapore} \usetheme{...
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Force Computer Modern Maths Font in Maths Mode

Currently, I'm using LuaLatex and fontspec to manage the fonts in my document. However, I found that when I wanted to use a sans-serif font like Roboto as "normal text", the maths mode text is in ...
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The universe of Mechanics: animated mathematical formulas

Many years ago when I saw these videos I has been fascinated by how the formulas were transformed and/or modified. See, for example this video of youtube (Kinetic and Potential Energy) from the minute ...
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Computer Modern Font Changes on Export from Texstudio in MacOS

I'm using Texstudio to write in MacOS and, for now, I'm quite comfortable with using the Computer Modern font. One of my documents looks like this when previewed in Texstudio: But when I open one of ...
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Cannot recognize this type of font

I am trying to recognize the font of this document Nesmith, Travis D. "Solving Stochastic Money-in-the-utility-function Models." (2005). It seems to belong in the modern family, but it is not ...
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Is there a Computer Modern font which contains all the math symbols?

I downloaded the Computer Modern Serif font, which is the default LaTeX font, to use it on my website, but when I opened the file with FontForge I noticed that it misses a lot of math symbols. It ...
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Change font of single greek letter in math environment for all equations (classicthesis.sty)

I am using the classicthesis style (not the whole package, just the .sty) to write a (very long) document, and I don't like the Euler font for \xi in the math environment. This is an example with the ...
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How do I use a font package but keep math font unchanged?

I am using two font packages: fourier (which is in fact Utopia) for overall text and chivo for sans-serif. However, I don't like the changes these packages make to math font. I tried to revert math ...
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