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After the last tex update, the following document does not compile with latexmk. It issues the information Command for 'dvips' gave return code 256 [duplicate]

This is the code of the document \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[headheight=35pt,tmargin=2cm,bmargin=2cm,lmargin=1cm,rmargin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Proper dash with XeLaTeX / Lucida Calligraphy

When using the font Lucida Calligraphy with XeLaTeX the dashes do not work correctly: -- gives two small dashes instead of a longer one. How can I repair that? MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} \...
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Can't install lucida fonts with texlive on macOS

I purchased Lucida fonts (type1) from Y&Y (now defunct) and MathTime Pro fonts from PCTeX. I have a directory (TDS compliant, I think) "localtexmf" where I have all the .pfb files and I ...
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How change Lucida font size to 8.5pt on 11.7pt?

In The LaTeX Companion, Third Edition, page 23, the author states that the book is set in Lucida fonts with a measure of 8.5pt/11.7pt (that is, 8.5pt on 11.7pt) How does one globally set those font ...
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Lucida: Make large braces the same style as small braces

I noticed the problem with the cases environment, but it is due to using braces that are bigger than \Bigg. How can I make (1) to be the same style as (2)? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath}...
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map `symbfit` to `symbf` for digits

The goal is to make vectors bold italic using the command \symbfit from LucidaBrightMathOT.otf. However, \symbfit does not work for digits, as in the following example. \documentclass{article} \...
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Lucida font installation

I bought the Lucida OTF fonts from tug. I want to use them on a Linux system with LuaLaTeX. The installation instructions mention the following: The installation documentation is in these (plain ...
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Lucida br, ! LaTeX Error: Command `\hbar' already defined

I have a school assigment which demands to use Times New Roman for general content and Lucida Caligraphy for image captions. But I don't know how to do that, when I try to add lucidabr the compiler ...
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Small Caps Bold ç in Lucida type 1 fonts

I'm using the Lucida type 1 fonts in a document written in portuguese. When I typeset the word 'Definição' in small caps, I get a small caps ç, but typesetting it in small caps bold, I get just a bold ...
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Documentation for options to lucidabr package

In postings related to the lucidabr package (like here) one sometimes sees options like expert, nofontinfo, lucidascale, and so on. I tried to find documentation for them, but didn't succeed so far. ...
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Math font in Beamer when using Lucida

Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lucidabr} \usefonttheme{professionalfonts} %\usefonttheme[stillsansseriftext,stillsansserifsmall,stillsansseriflarge,...
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Oldstyle numerals by default with Lucida Bright T1

I bought the Lucida fonts from TUG. Is it possible to use the T1 version and have old style figures in text by default (that is, without the need of selecting them with \oldstylenums each time? % ...
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\fontspec with scaling + \chemgreek = math font does not scale

I found this question: \chemgreek + \fontspec + Lucida.otf = missing greek characters which in principle solves my problem (missing greek characters). But since I use a scaling for my fonts another ...
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Spacing of subscripts for inline math

$\sigma_{ij} = \rho\sigma_{i}\sigma_{j}$ Is it just me, or does the spacing look wrong on the right-hand side? The subscripts seem to be too far to the right. Is there a way to move the subscripts ...
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\chemgreek + \fontspec + Lucida.otf = missing greek characters

I am using LuaLaTeX with an Open-Type version of the Lucida font (from tug.com) along with \chemmacros with the latest version of TeXLive 2017. I think, that I have set up everything correctly but \...
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Two problems using siunitx

I have two problems with the siunitx package. After reading the documentation and searching the internet without success, I hope someone can help me: \documentclass[12pt, ]{scrreprt} \...
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Is there a free version of the Lucida Bright fonts out there?

Or, failing that, do you happen to know whom one might purchase them from? Thanks in advance for you knowledgeable replies.
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Lucida Console font

How can I use the Lucida Console font? I would like that it only affects one word of a paragraph. Is it possible to use it if I am writing my document in Overleaf?
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How to change the beamer font to Lucida Console?

I want to change my beamer's font to lucida console. I try but can not do it.
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LuaLateX and TeXLive2017

I have just installed TeXLive2017 and I tried to compile the lucidaot.tex file which is part of the actual Lucida package. But I failed with XeLaTeX and LuaLatex. In the first case I got the message "...
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LuaLaTeX and Lucida OTF

I just installed the new Version of the Lucida OpenType fonts which has been released some days ago. Compiling the lucidaot.tex file, which is part of the package with XeLaTeX is no problem. But ...
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How to get Type1 Lucida fonts in pdflatex output?

Many years ago I bought the Lucida fonts from TUG, and I've been always struggling to get them working as I changed OS and TeX distributions... Now I'm with Ubuntu 12.04, and the bundled TeX Live (i.e....
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Problem with lucida in conTeXt [closed]

I've got a funny problem with Lucida fonts in conTeXt. Letters shown have an Ascii code decreased by one, but the metrics are the good one. It appears only in text mode. The minimal example \...
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Old style numbers in lucida incompatible with bold italics?

I'm using lucimatx to typeset things in Lucida. I've encountered a problem when I try to use old-style numbers: text that is intended to be bold italic is instead rendered as simply bold. \...
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Packages lucidabr and yhmath results in wrong symbols

I obtained the TUG lucida fonts and used them just for testing in one of my documents which loaded yhmath too. In this document, the $\Delta x$ is used quite a lot and after looking about the results,...
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Trying to get bold italic math with Lucida OT and unicode-math

I am using the Lucida Bright OT fonts. For various reasons -- yes, I know it is not the usual thing to do -- I need to have the variables in the following MWE in * bold italics*, not upright bold: % !...
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lucidabr installation difficulties: ! "I can't find file `hlcrima'."

I've just bought the Lucida open type fonts from TUG. I'm on Mac OS 10.8, and I've installed the actual fonts using "Font Book". I have downloaded lucidabr.zip and lucidaot.zip from CTAN and unzipped ...
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