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Unitalicized capital Greek with sansmath

In my PhD thesis, the main text is in Times, and all of my figures (and their captions) are set in Helvetica. I've created the following MWE that shows how I can can toggle between Times and Helvetica ...
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Bold font not working with Helvetica [closed]

I'm trying to write my paper in the Helvetica font. For that I installed the package fontspec and \setmainfont{Helvetica}. But when using \textbf{} nothing happens. The same goes for \textit{}. What ...
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Using the helvet package with UTF-8 source

I'm trying to use a Helvetica clone in a document I'm creating using XeLaTeX, and I need to be able to use a variety of fairly basic Unicode characters in my document (particularly the 'vulgar' ...
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Helvetica for latin characters in a mixed document with latin and cyrillic

I have a document with English and Russian in both the main document and in the citations. For the latin characters I want to set Helvetica. But since Helvetica and/or the T1 encoding is not available ...
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boldsymbol not working in beamer with Helvetica

The title pretty much says anything. Compare the output of the two. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{helvet} \usepackage{bm} \newcommand{\myvec}[1]{\ensuremath{\boldsymbol{#1}}} \begin{document} \...
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Size of < and > in sectops in relation to hyper references

When we have a MWE like: \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[scaled=.90]{helvet} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage[pdftex,...
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\DeclareMathAlphabet does not work on beamer? [duplicate]

I am trying to use Helvetica for \mathsf in a beamer presentation. For that, I have \DeclareMathAlphabet{\mathsf}{OT1}{phv}{m}{n} on my preamble. This is what I use in another LaTeX document of mine ...
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Beamer: use helvetica only in \textsc

I am using beamer and I would like to use \textsc but with Helvetica. Adding \usepackage[scaled=.92]{helvet} to the preamble does the job. Problem is, this changes too all the text of the slides to ...
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Helvetica-matching math-version

I have the strong conviction that I have only understood 1% of how LaTeX selects (math) fonts, so I guess that most of my problems come from that, apart from the lack of a proper math font matching ...
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How to increase the line-spacing in the title?

I want to increase the line spacing in the title of my thesis. Here's the Latex code: {\fontsize{25}{25}\usefont{OT1}{phv}{bc}{n}\selectfont\par This is a very long title and I want to increase the ...
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With the texshade package, is it possible to set a specific, non-Postcript font?

I am using Helvetica Neue for the captions of my figures. I would like to keep this font for the sequence names in an alignment created using the texshade package. On page 41 of the texshade manual, ...
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Helvetica for Latin letters and a sans-serif font for Greek letters

I'm trying to be a perfectionist and desperately trying to make things right: All Latin symbols should use Helvetica Greek letters should be at least sans-serif (Helvetica in an ideal world) Here is ...
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How do I get dotless j (ȷ) from Helvetica in math mode?

I've the following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[scaled]{helvet} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Font shape undefined (error, not warning) for Helvetica Condensed Oblique with TeXLive 2020 & Catalina; worked fine in TeXLive 2017

Trying to use Helvetica Condensed Roman is fine, but Helvetica Condensed Oblique gives a hard error undefined font shape OT1/phv/mc/sl using TeXLive 2020 on MacOS 10.15 (Catalina). This worked fine on ...
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No Helvet with sections @ pdflatex

After hours of searching and trying, i dont know a way out - i am not able to get helvetica font to work with pdflatex. What i found out - without any sections (2 examples in here) it will work ...
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Use standard PostScript fonts in Latex: Helvetica NOT NimbusSans

Let's start specifying my use case, as it might a bit a-typical. I want to offer on-demand generated drawings in PDF format from a website. (*) These PDF's are generated using the Python 'Pyx' package,...
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Helvetica Condensed for entire document

How can I select Helvetica with condensed width correctly for the entire document? Approach 1 To do so I am using the helvet package and set: \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \renewcommand{...
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How to avoid upright-shape subscripts clashing with the slanted-shape variables in helvet?

When using sans-serif math, I have found that upright-shape subscripts can clash with the slanted-shape variables they are attached to, as shown in particular with p_{in}, p_t and Q_{in}: It is ...
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Setting \familydefault as \sfdefault is causing the arrow character → to throw Package textcomp Error: Symbol \textrightarrow not provided

Minimal example: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,english]{abntex2} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[full]{textcomp} \usepackage{mathcomp} \usepackage{helvet} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\...
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Compiling Friggeri Resume Template

I am working with the Friggeri Template from here: https://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv I am getting many errors when I compile the Friggeri resume. I am using Texstudio, ...
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tex4ht: entire document is in Helvetica, but tables remain in \rm in the xhmtl output

I am using the following code to change the typeface to Helvetica in the entire document: \usepackage[scaled]{helvet} \renewcommand\familydefault{\sfdefault} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} This works ...
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URL font in bibliography with Helvetica and BibLaTeX

I have the following example with Helvetica font and BibLaTeX: \begin{filecontents*}{test.bib} @article{foo2010, author = "Doe, John", journal = "Journal of Fun", year = 2018, title = "This is a ...
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Helvetica not showing up due to Sweave

I'm just trying to switch my font to Helvetica, but it's not doing it. I'm using \usepackage{helvet} \renewcommand\familydefault{\sfdefault} By all accounts, that should work, but I'm getting this: ...
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A sans serif (best helvetica-like) font whose caps-height and x-height match that of the roman newtx text exactly?

Newtx fonts are great. Still, when your main font is roman, and when you occasionally use the sans serif font supplied with newtx, you get slightly too small capital sans serif letters and slightly ...
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access fonts installed through LaTeX with XeLaTeX

I don't have e.g. Helvetica, yet would like to use its clone that can be used with pdflatex, but instead use it with xelatex. I have tried \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{helvet} \newfontfamily{\...
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Change the font used by all sectioning commands to Helvetica

I found this line in a template. \allsectionsfont{\usefont{OT1}{phv}{b}{n}} % Change the font of all section commands (Helvetica) This not working with my chars in Polish language. How change this ...
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amsmath in combination with tgheros breaks \big delimiters

Short background information: I (sadly ;-)) must use Helvetica fonts, so I'm loading the tgheros package and replacing math symbols by the corresponding glyphs in Helvetica. For the delimiters I ...
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LuaLaTeX: Change kerning around "1" to simulate proportional figures

I have the problem that both the original Helvetica and the Neue Helevetica font families by Linotype, in their OpenType versions, seem to not have proportional figures, only tabular figures, where ...
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Using helvet, fontenc packes with ttfamily gives pixelated font [duplicate]

I use Helvetica as the font for my document (helvet package). Now I need some parts to be printed in typwriter face, e.g. via \ttfamily. However, as long as I use the fontenc package with the T1 ...
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Use isomath with Helvetica

I'd like to combine Helvetica of the package helvet as main text font and isomath as math font in my custom class. Because isomath is a little bit smaller then Helvetica I'd like to scale it: However ...
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Globally raising the math axis

Is there a way to raise the position of binary relations and operators by a set amount, so that =,+,-, etc. is raised a little bit without explicit markup? For instance, in the following example, ...
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"Boldness" with helvet-like package

I would like to change the standard level of "boldness" with an helvet-like package to get something very similar to the default medium style of the helvetica neue font in a mac. I have tried with ...
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LuaTeX does not find dfont fonts

I am currently working on my master thesis for which I use LuaLaTeX and Helvetica as my main font. I include it like this: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Helvetica} This used to work quite well. ...
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SetProtrusion with helvetica on specific characters

I am using a document with Helvetica from the helvet package. I would like dashes not to protrude into the left margin. However, when I use SetProtrusion protrusion is disabled entirely: \...
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\renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} Only Changes the Font in Bold

I'd like to change the font of the entire document to Helvetica. However, as the title says, \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} only changes the font in bold. The rest remains as is. What ...
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Italic Helvetica font in Beamer

How can an italic print of the font helvetica be achieved in the Beamer class? Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,fleqn]{beamer} \usepackage[ngerman,english]{babel} % language listed last ...
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Want to show the percentage symbol using Helvetica rather than using the default text font

The following code produces a strange rendered percentage symbol which looks like this: Here's my code: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, twoside, %openright, toc=listof, BCOR=5mm, bibliography=totoc, ...
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Why is the \copyright symbol in helvet asymmetric?

The left © is nicely centered within its circle, while the right one is slightly shifted to the top. Why is that? Edit: highly related question: how to get good looking copyright and registered ...
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bibtex DOI/URL in Helvetica font

Bibtex seems to force Times font style for DOI numbers, against my font style Helvetica. Please consult: \begin{filecontents*}{test.bib} @article{foo2010, author = "Foo Bar", journal = "J.P.B.", ...
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