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Questions tagged [computer-modern]

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

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Computer Modern (Default LaTeX Font) in Serbian Cyrillic Script by XeLaTeX

I am using \usepackage{fontspec} together with the text encoding conversion file (ascii-to-serbian.tec) in order to obtain a XeLaTeX->PDF output file in Serbian Cyrillic script. TeX code (see below) ...
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Best way of using the full range of full fonts/styles/faces for Latin Modern Roman?

The following is what I've put together as a way of making sure the full(est) range of fonts/styles are available when using Latin Modern as the mainfont using fontspec, including bold smallcaps, ...
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How to compile thicker OTF version of Latin Modern fonts?

Computer Modern fonts, when printed from a pdf generated by pdflatex, tend to produce rather thin lines. The way to solve that problem has been described here through the use of the blacker parameter. ...
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How long did it take for Donald Knuth to create/design the font family of CM?

I want to know how long exactly did it take for Donald Knuth to create/design the font family of CM? (please answer based on authentic references.) Did the designing process take more than 10 years ...
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How to add space character in Computer Modern font

I am using METAFONT sources of Knuth’s cmr7.mf Com­puter Modern font. For converting this file into outline font, I have used mftrace. Everything works fine when i convert this .mf file into .TTF file ...
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Variation of Computer Modern font in IEEEtran document class [closed]

This is really a mystery for me -- how to make up the following equations, which are very common in IEEEtran: Another example: They look quite similar to the standard CM font in latex, but not ...
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\varmathbb and package txfonts restricted to math mode

This question is related to this one: What are all the font styles I can use in math mode? I would like to know if it is possible to use the command \varmathbb{}, that according to the accepted ...
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Everything is CMR – except the LMR chapter headings in ToC

I am using the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage[T3,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[activate={true,nocompatibility},...
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Can I get a lowercase-L character with Computer Modern which doesn't look like 1?

I'm writing a document using one of the default document class (i.e. no changes to the default fonts). I want my $\text{lpos}$ not to look so much like $1\text{pos}$ ... can I somehow get an l which ...
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IPA characters in Computer Modern Roman

To input IPA characters in LaTeX, I can either use the tipa package which typesets them in the Computer Modern font, or I can input them directly using XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX, provided I specify a ...
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fixcmex does not fix

The fixcmex package is supposed to restore the cmex font and make it scaleable using several sizes provided by amsmath, even if the lmodern package has been loaded which overrides it with the lmex ...
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How Computer Modern is stored on my hard drive, or when is it generated?

How exactly is the font Computer Moder stored on my hard drive? I know that Computer Modern was designed using METAFONT and that METAFONT only outputs bitmaps. So does my hard drive actually just ...
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How to set Computer Modern as the font in ConTeXt?

I watched a video interview in which Donald Knuth complained about the changes made to Computer Modern in the Latin Modern font. ConTeXt appears to use Latin Modern instead of Computer Modern, as the ...
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Disable kerning for math letters / CM fonts incoherent kerning for df and dj

The following example shows that, with default Computer Modern fonts, there is some kerning between ‘d’ and ‘f’, resp. between ‘d’ and ‘j’, when seen as mathematical variables: \documentclass{minimal}...
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Getting italic Computer Modern numerals with Times Roman font elsewhere in math

I am typesetting a document in Times Roman (using txfonts). However, the digits (0123456789) when italicized (with \textit{} or \emph{}) do not have the same script-y look as they do in Computer ...
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How can I redefine the minus sign to be of the same width as plus?

The situation In the standard Computer Modern (and also in Latin Modern) the math-mode minus and plus symbols are, in some font sizes, not of the same width. This causes slight misalignments in ...
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Where are Computer Modern fonts defined ? Need to cite this

Can someone tell me, where exactly the Computer Modern font family, that is the standard LaTeX font is defined? I need something to cite this, but all I could found was a reference to an old book, ...
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placement of dot-below accent using LuaLaTeX: significant variations depending on text font

There seem to be significant differences in the horizontal alignment of the "dot-under" accent depending on whether pdfLaTeX, XeLaTeX, or LuaLaTeX is in use. (I use MacTeX2016, which (still) uses ...
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Inconsistent size of parentheses in Latin Modern and Computer Modern

I have noticed that the sizes of delimiters change when I switch from Computer Modern to Latin Modern. In 12pt font size documents, this causes inline math with \bigl( to be too large to fit, and ...
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Align the top of a box with the top of a line

For some reason, when I use the cm-unicode fonts, the "modifier letter right half ring" ʾ (U+02BE) appears at baseline height and uses a slightly different symbol to the one I was hoping for. I worry ...
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Fonts in latex and R [closed]

This question could be linked to this, this and this. However, I opened a new one because I tried two different options from the suggestions and getting different results. The aim is to get ...
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Oldstyle numbers in body text computer modern

Is there any way to make all numbers written outside of math mode be rendered oldstyle while still using the Computer Modern font? I'm pretty partial to both, and also to not writing \oldstylenum ...
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Incorrect CMap code for `-' in cmtex font?

Process the following with pdftex. Character - is not searchable: \font\f=cmtex10 \f - \bye Compare with cmtt10 font: \tt - \bye Is this a feature or a bug? Will the following code in format file ...
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XeLaTeX + \setmainfont{CMU Serif} produces wrong characters

When I'm compiling with XeLaTeX and I use \setmainfont{CMU Serif}, the resulting characters are off by one. This means that an a becomes a b, a 1 becomes a 2, etc. \documentclass{article} \...
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Using LaTeX font in R (Computer Modern)

I am looking for at way to plot graphs in R, using LaTeX fonts. In the documentation for pdfFonts in R, it states that: There are also mappings for "ComputerModern", "ComputerModernItalic" and, ...
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What is the history of the ß (Eszett) in the T1 encoding of Computer modern?

In the default font (Computer modern) the ß looks ugly to me. It really sticks out on a page as if it would come from a different font. Here's an image: What is the history of this character? Why ...
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Which sized Latin Modern Math delimiter glyphs correspond to Computer Modern Extended (cmex) glyphs

I've used the \fontable command from the LaTeX package of the same name to print out all the glyphs represented by the font "cmex10". I've also written a program to display all the glyphs and their ...
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Using Computer Modern symbols in math mode in Minion Pro

I'm using Minion Pro for my thesis but I would like to use some Computer Modern symbols in math mode for some symbols. I don't particularly like the \partial or \int or \in or \sum symbols, as in here:...
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Using a specified font in textgreek

I am trying to use Computer Modern Bright in greek text. The otf version of the font has specific upright characters for greek that can be used in other applications, so I am assuming the afm/pfb ...
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alternative at-symbol for cmbright

Is there a more "classical" at(@)-symbol that matches the cmbright-font as the symbol that's already included in the font? I already had a look at the The Comprehensive LATEX Symbol List but it seems ...
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Finding METAFONT sources of a specific character

I'm trying to find out the METAFONT source of percent (%) character, which is created by \% with TeX. I am using the Normal CMR10 font. I am doing this, because I want a slightly modified version of ...
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How to use AMS Euler font in functions such as \sin and \cos?

Looking carefully at a basic AMS Euler example, we see that the output of\sin and \cos macros are rendered using Computer Modern font instead of the AMS Euler font. So, how to use AMS Euler font in ...
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Incorrect Cyrillic (Macedonian) glyphs in Computer Modern

Does anyone have any idea why the glyphs for Ѓѓ and Ќќ that come with Computer Modern are wrong, i.e. they have a grave accent instead of an acute one? Is there a way to fix this? \documentclass[...
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CMR Font selection and fancy header formatting?

I am trying to accomplish the following: Chapters like "Chapter1" in CMCSC10 font between two thin lines After that Chapter name like "Introduction" in CMR17 font The paragraph body in CMR12 font I ...
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Scaling Computer Modern width using Metafont [duplicate]

I am looking for a broader, fatter Computer Modern and I already found out that the only way to do this correctly is to use MetaFont to create a different version of Computer Modern. The idea is now ...
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\DeclareTextFontCommand and \textsl, \textbf,

I am working on a document, which uses the fontspec package to ensure the usage of company fonts for main font, sans-serif font and monospaced font. That is working fine. \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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How to create new font which is thicker version of Computer Modern

I'm trying to find a good way to have the LaTex default font "Computer Modern" (CM) a bit thicker (also called "blacker"). I really like this font, especially when it comes to math mode, so answers ...
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Different numbers on computer modern fonts

Do the different numbers on the computer modern fonts only correspond to their point size. (Not sure if that's how to phrase it, e.g. 10 point font.) Do they actually look different as well? My math ...
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Computer Modern with fontspec in XeLateX (package mod)

I'd like to type my CV/resume form Friggeri's template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv) that is based on Helvetica Neue fonts which I do not have on my computer and the ...
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Problem with greek letters in Computer Modern Unicode

I've tried to use Computer Modern Unicode (version 0.7.0) with XeLaTeX to write greek letters. However, using the following code in TeXLive 2012 or 2014, the shapes of "βγλθωχ" seem different with ...
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Computer Modern Serif for both linux and windows

There's a high probability that my question was asked before, but I couldn't find a good answer to it, so I'm going to pose the question again, hoping that I will get the accurate answer to my ...
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Processing metafont source with metapost

I have a file say test.mp that contains: outputtemplate := "%j-%c.eps"; mode=localfont; mag=100.375; input cmr10.mf; When I run mpost as follow: mpost&mfplain test.mp Some of the glyphs ...
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Generating outline and shadow version of cmr10.mf

Does anyone know how you can change the source of cmr10.mf so that you can get outline and shadow character. By outline, I mean something like this: and by shadow, I mean something like this: For ...
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How do I use fonts from TeX Live in Graphviz?

So I need to set my fonts for dot the way the pt to be the same as in pdflatex - so I'm looking for a way to use the same fonts pdflatex uses. Note also, that I'm unsure whether cm-super or cm-unicode ...
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Acute accent and dot below problem in XeLaTeX for “i”

I want to add a dot below í, like this: "ị́." I am using XeLaTeX, with fontspec. My code looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMUSerif-Roman} \begin{document} \...
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Did Knuth actually design the Computer Modern font?

It seems from all the articles I read on the topic that Knuth actually designed the font from ground up. He's a celebrated computer scientist, but was he also a digital calligraphy genius? That's a ...
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Mac CMU Garbled in Font Book [closed]

As you can see in the image, if I double click on "medium" under cmu sans serif a window opens up that looks like there's been a text encoding error. I forget if my Computer Modern was installed by ...
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Is it still useful to load the lmodern package?

A few years ago, the lmodern package was a good way to have high quality fonts by simply adding : \usepackage{lmodern} Nowadays, lmodern seems less popular. I'm wondering if it is because LaTeX ...
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Computer Modern fonts and Cyrillic letters

I am trying to typeset a multi-language unicode document (English, German, Spanish, Russian and there are more languages to come) in XeLaTeX and I am struggling with Cyrillic letters. Consider the ...
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Typesetting computer modern and Latin modern font in LaTeX [duplicate]

This might sound like a stupid beginner question, but... I have been using LaTeX for years and have always been looking for the exact type of font used in many econ papers, such as this one. Some ...