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How to Install ClearSans, fontenc

I am sorry if this may appear as a silly question. I am having some trouble installing a new font, ClearSans (https://tug.org/FontCatalogue/clearsans/). I have downloaded it, but I have to say the ...
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How to correct install PSCyr font on Windows?

I have TeX Live 2022 and I want to install PsCyr package. How to do it?
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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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Change or add updmap paths for installing fonts

After an exhausting search, I've seen that default path for installing new fonts manually is /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local (TEXMFLOCAL). But when I put my files under the tree structure of that path ...
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`sudo apt install texlive-lang-cyrillic` breaks existing fonts & packages

My LaTeX install was working fine. Then someone told me to run apt install texlive-lang-cyrillic to allow me to use XCharter. Now, some packages appear missing like authblk: LaTeX Error: File 'authblk....
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Font works with \usepackage but not with \newfontfamily

I am trying to get someone else's thesis template to run, but the EBGaramond font is not working. I also have never used .cls files in latex, so I'm not sure if I'm missing something. In the .cls file,...
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(Done!) Table and text styles error in this book project [closed]

(Resolved) I'm in trouble again on this project. It is a book, with standard dimensions of A5 paper (14x21 cm). And I need help. The project is here: https://www.overleaf.com/1332517788tpyfvfrnnsqd (...
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Can anyone explain how to use mtp2 font on Overleaf?

I have been using Overleaf my entire academic career. Recently I have been asked to use mpt2 font. I have the license for it, but I am not sure how to install it for use on Overleaf. Can anyone shed ...
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Installing font package in TexShop

I am encountering some difficulty using a specific font. I would like to use the font AlfaSlabOne, however I am running into two problems: Problem #1: When I click the "download" button on ...
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Error using the `hieroglyph` package [duplicate]

I am trying to use the hieroglyph package (variously known as hiero or HieroTeX) for typesetting Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. Having read related questions [1] [2] [3] I followed the following steps: ...
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Emerald installation, texmaker and ubuntu

I have followed the steps that were shown here in order to install to install emerald in my Ubuntu. I performed the check that is suggested in the link in my terminal and it seems that I have done ...
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Installing the emerald package (a font package) under Windows and TeXLive

I want to use the emerald package under Windows and TeXLive. It is only available in MiKTeX according to its CTAN entry. According to an old post (Installing Emerald fonts: TeXlive won't find font ...
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Issue with installing DeGruyter fonts

I am trying to install fonts that are necessary to successfully compile a De Gruyter template using dgruyter.sty. I ran into issues when trying to compile the document. This is the error message: ! I ...
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Updating missing font from previous TeX release on a Windows 10 PC?

This is a lot tougher question than I expected it to be. How do I: a) add fonts to TeX from previous releases? b) I change the call in my document from a previous-release default font, to a ...
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Font TeX Gyre Termes Unable to Use

I am using the newest editions of MacOS, MacTeX, TeXMaker, and all the packages that I am using. This is the code I have: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{...
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Use symbols from **bartel-chess-fonts** in Overleaf

I want to use a few symbols from the bartel-chess-fonts font in two projects in Overleaf (one is pdfLaTeX, other is XeLaTex). I downloaded the contents, which are all .mf or .tfm files, and added ...
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Install Wiley's Lato fonts onLinux

I would like to use the LaTeX class provided by the editor Wiley to write a scientific article. Everything works well, except the Lato fonts used by this class: some of them are not available on my ...
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New User: Help with Fonts in Overleaf Template

I found this nice template in Overleaf (https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/isw-student-thesis/xjwkfntnwrwc) Can someone help changing the font? Please! Garamond for Body and Helvetica for ...
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miktex-makemf does not find .cfg or metric file for font - where do I get these?

I tried to manually install a font from a .ttf file, let's call it XYZ, in pdfLaTeX (LuaLatex etc are not an option; I tried that and I could not get it working because it caused to much problems with ...
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How to use callouts behind the text With Latex like this? [closed]

How to use callouts behind the text?
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CentOS 8, 'The font "FreeSerif" cannot be found.'

Fresh install of CentOS 8, using Sphinx (3.0.3), with latex-engine set to xelatex. I've had a number of issues that have gone away with some work - search and install (cmap.sty for instance). I think ...
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Trouble with font map when moving from Texlive 2017 to Texlive 2020

In my free physics book, the cls file contains a line to define fmy as standard sans-serif font: \renewcommand{\sfdefault}{fmy} which worked well for many years. Today I updated from TexLive2017 to ...
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How do I install and use Aref Ruqaa font on macTex?

I already have my preamble set up and ready to implement a font style, but I do not know how to 'install' or add it to the list of available fonts in MacTex. My preamble is as follows. %!TEX TS-...
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Garamond Expert with Math Design not working

I installed garamondx as shown below. However, when I try to incorporate it into a document, I get the following error message: !pdfTeX error: /Library/TeX/texbin/pdflatex (file ugmr8a.pfb): cannot ...
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How to install cm-super fonts on Windows?

I'd like to intsall cm-super fonts (Type 1) on Windows 7 without installing any other package, so that I can use them in Adobe Illustrator. Now, the problem is that the package doesn't include PFM ...
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Getting new (Latex) fonts in Xfig

I'm using Xfig to draw pictures and diagrams and I love it. But there's the problem, that the fonts are limited. How can I import new fonts into The Font Menu for Ghostscript fonts. Especially I want ...
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How to install webomints in Ubuntu 19.04

I need the webomint font, but when I try to compile a document with it I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `webomints.sty' not found. I know that it means that LaTeX doesn't find the ...
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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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Installing fonts --- what about the map file?

I'm trying to install the Web-O-Mints fonts into Texlive on my linux box. I got the files from CTAN in fonts/webomints. The installation instructions were for a teTeX-like installation. The texlive ...
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TinyTeX: Font TS1/ntxtlf/m/n/12=ts1-qtmr at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I'm trying to get a minimal LaTeX working inside a Docker container to support some documentation generation. Currently this is what I have going: RUN wget -qO- "https://github.com/yihui/tinytex/raw/...
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Install cryst font on macOS 10.14 for pdflatex and lualatex

I want to use following font in my current document with pdflatex and lualatex https://ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/cryst Following MWE compiles successfully \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Babylonian numerals with Texlive

I successfully used babylonian numerals with xelatex in Windows with Miktex, but I would like to do this now in Linux with Texlive. I installed texlive2018 portable full (but without docs and some ...
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How to install Bickham font or similar font

I want to write something like Bickham script for "V". So I have tried to install it but after following steps of this post and compiling the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[...
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How to install the millennial package in miktex (Windows)

Well, there are some questions about how to install packages that are not in the package repository. The most famous probably is this. I'm traying to install the package millennial (you can see this ...
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Xelatex: Font shape `T3/lmr/m/n' undefined(Font) using `T3/cmr/m/n' instead(Font) for symbol `textsecstress'

When I use xelatex compile the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tipa} \begin{document} [\textsecstress h\textopeno m\textschwa\textprimstress\textdyoghlig in\i\textschwa s] ...
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Font became rasterized after reinstall

The following code produces a rasterized font: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[OT2,OT1]{fontenc} \newcommand{\cyr}{% \renewcommand\encodingdefault{OT2}% \normalfont\selectfont} \newcommand{\lat}{...
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Marvosym and no output PDF file produced [closed]

I'm learning Latex and i'm struggling to solve my problem. Here's my code : \documentclass{report} \usepackage[UTF8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage{pifont} %...
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How to transition best from fontawesome (4) to fontawesome5 in an article

I have an old article in which I use fontawesome icons from version 4.7. In Ubuntu 16.04, I had installed font-awesome (v4.5) and texlive-fonts-extra from the repositories. Then I downloaded the ...
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Use Custom Made Font [closed]

I created my own font but I am having trouble to use it in latex. I am using luatex, fontspec and book class. This is my test file: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Path=C:/...
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setmainfont fails on not available font despite font being available

I've the following IBM Plex font available in my font user directory, which is correctly identified when using fc-list: fc-list | grep -i IBMPlexSans produces: /myPath/myPath/myUsername/.fonts/...
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ConTeXt and type 1 fonts

I want to use the KP fonts for the maths in my document. ConTeXt recognises the files: mtxrun --script fonts --list --all --pattern=kp identifier familyname ...
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Context: Font database won't update after reloading fonts

I recently installed context on my laptop running Debian unstable. The version of context is 2017.05.015 and I installed it using apt. My intention is to use system fonts in my generated documents, ...
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yfrak fonts are rasterized in the newest MikTeX-portable

I tried the following code with pdflatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \fontfamily{yfrak}\selectfont A \end{document} If I use the newest MikTeX-portable, then ...
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Help with Benguiat fonts

I have been looking for a Benguiat font for use with latex. I found one source that requires xelatex and seems to be only in one size. (Alas, I can't remember where I found it.) I also found fonts/...
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updating the file list database after installing new font

I'm using the TeX Live environement on Mac. I've installed a new font; I've exported the downloaded ebgaramond.zip file to the local texlive tree: /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local To use the package, ...
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Changing Font Family as in LaTeX wikibook example

I want to vary the font family in my document, as demonstrated in this example from the LaTeX wikibook. I built and compiled an mwe using that same code, but in the document I generated, the font does ...
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installing getnonfreefonts in VirtualBox - Unknown option error

I am have trouble installing the nonfreefonts. When I execute getnonfreefonts -sys -a I get Unknown option: y. If I run for example getnonfreefonts -user --version I get Unknown option: e. I am ...
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How to force install packages on the fly re-try a install?

I was trying to compile a TeX file for the very first time. In turns out, fonts I use are not included in the vanilla copy of MikTeX 2.9, and trying to compile my TeX file redirected to install the ...
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mktextfm ecss0400 fails

I updated my texlive 2017 installation on my Linux Mint 17.2 machine and since then I can't compile this minimal (not) working example. A complete reinstall (complete version) of texlive didn't change ...
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How to install a font in texlive 2017 (mac)? [duplicate]

I'm running texlive 2017 on Mac OSX Sierra. Could anyone tell me how to install a font? It was bought commercially some time ago, and is not available on the CTAN server so can't be installed using ...
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