Questions tagged [math-fonts]

This tag covers fonts used in math-mode, ranging from changing the font to redefining commands like \mathrm or \mathsf. When asking about conflicts between a specific font package and a symbol please also tag your question with the font package.

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What's wrong with Libertine + MnSymbol + newtxmath?

There's something really wrong with this combination: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \begin{document} sdfsdfsldkfsld skdj ...
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How get \Box like symbol with XeLaTeX

The source below, when processed with pdflatex produces the math symbol shown here: But if I process the source with xelatex, I get error: ./unitsquare.tex:26: LaTeX Error: Command \Box not provided ...
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Need help with formatting the fonts and the space around the headings

So I am quite a new Tex user, but I simply love it because it keeps me away from clicking on too many buttons and gives very pretty equations. So I decided to do one of my project reports in Tex and ...
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Teletype Greek letters

I need to write greek letters (specifically, \mu, \alpha, \tau) in a teletyped font, but wrapping them in a \mathtt does not seem to do the trick. Effectively, none of the font types seems to apply to ...
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Why does the Greek lowercase o look disproportionately bold?

I'm using unicode-math and I've decided I really like the Latin Modern Math Greek letters better than those from other fonts. Unless it's an illusion, the omicron (o) always seems to look ...
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Double Greek letters (“blackboard”)

Good day! Does anybody know how to define double Greek letters in the text? There is an implementation using \usepackage{mathbbol}, but this gives an "ugly" variant of writing. :-) I wish ...
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Find symbol's font slot

Afte reading the post about Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font I was curious how the people know the symbol's font slot, like "80 in that example. \DeclareMathSymbol{\varsubset}{3}{...
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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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Blackboard bold greek letters

I have the need to use greek blackboard bold letters and for this reason I checked this question and solved the package superposition problem thanks to the answer on this other question. The problem ...
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Adding bold sans-serif greek letters for math-mode (possibly in cmbright) to ordinary math settings [duplicate]

I'm using almost default settings, with Computer Modern as the main font; I have to stick to it as much as possible, and keep the preamble as short and simple as possible. Up to now, I've been using (...
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Changing math font sizes in Quick Latex in WordPress preferably using DeclareMathSizes

I'm a low level user; I don't have administrative privileges though I could get some if I really needed to. I'm also a LateX novice; I have a background in math so I get the math symbol commands but I ...
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\SetMathAlphabet messes with \rm

Please consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \SetMathAlphabet{\mathrm}{normal}{\encodingdefault}{\rmdefault}{m}{n}% \begin{document} \parindent0pt X$\rm -1$\\ X$\rm -1$\\ X$\...
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Is it possible to combine the two fonts (fouriernc & gfsartemisia-euler)?

\documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{gfsartemisia-euler} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} Experience the font $\displaystyle\int_{0}^{1}x^{2}dx+\sum\...
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Using otf-libertinus with ConTeXt for typesetting math

I'm trying to use Libertinus Serif font for typesetting both text and math. \starttypescript [libertinusserif] \setups[font:fallback:serif] % security: if not found==> back to defaults % \...
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Which is the name of this kind of font, and how to use it?

I want to type the letter boxed by red box below And I have tried several methods, such as $\mathcal{Y},$ $\mathscr{Y},$ but failed. I guess the letter is ``Y". How can I type it in tex? I have ...
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Professional typesetting math font typeface

I wish to create some LaTeX documents for myself using a specific font. I have seen this font in many of the early 20th century papers. I found a good example at http://chalkdustmagazine.com/blog/is-...
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Interaction between KOMA, eulerpx, \chapter, and \mathbf: Use of \reserved@a doesn't match its definition

I'm using pdflatex from the TeX Live distribution on Arch Linux. xelatex and lualatex have the same issue. Minimum failing example: \documentclass{scrreport} \usepackage{eulerpx} \begin{document} \(\...
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How do I get the mathalpha package fonts working?

The mathalpha packages provides several fonts for math typesetting, for example script and fraktur fonts. However, I tried using them and it does not work. I can only use the euler fraktur font for ...
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Problem with bold Greek font in math mode

I've searched and haven't found anything relevant to my particular question. Fonts and font management are complete mysteries to me and I'm working to learn more. I'm trying to improve the math fonts ...
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How to install and use a completely custom math font?

I've created a custom handwritten style font complete with various mathematical symbols and glyphs. I'm relatively new to LaTeX, and I'm trying to see if this is even possible. I'd like all text, ...
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Regarding math fonts

I'm having troubles understanding where to read some documentation about how to set different math fonts and where to look for some of the most popular. I don't mean font styles or families, but ...
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Validate PDF/A-2u with MathTime 2 Lite fonts

How might I get the following source, using the MathTime 2 Lite fonts, to pass PDF/A-2u validation? The error is: "The Font dictionary of all fonts shall define the map of all used character ...
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How to get a more beautiful 'v' symbol in math mode

I would like to obtain a letter 'v' in math mode that would look like this. The default $v$ is round (so it doesn't look like a $\nu$), but I don't find it so pretty. I've tried every math package I ...
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Label text in Metapost

In a summary, the issue is how to show label text in Metapost. I have a Metapost function simple_supported_single_span_load_diagram to draw a load diagram. I can call the function in Latex, and it ...
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LaTeX command is already defined error

This is the part of my LaTeX file where I load all the packages: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode %\usepackage[UTF8]{ctex} \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \...
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Ask for font in LaTex [duplicate]

Can anyone show me how to get this font (both text and math formula) in LaTex.
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Changing font family in latex (math mode)

I am using the mathptmx package to type math equations. After going through many font packages, I like this the most, except the infinity symbol. The infinity symbol produced by this package is very ...
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Pixelated formula with amsmath

I just realized that my formulas become pixelated when I zoom-in on them and I don't know the reason. They look like this: Here is a tiny MWE: \documentclass{thesis} \usepackage[authoryear,...
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What is this M font?

I just found this M in my physics book. Do you know what font is used?
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Is it possible to make my own phi symbol?

I want a symbol like \varphi but more like the following picture: as opposed to the current \varphi. Is it possible?
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stix2 changes spacing in mathrm

Compare \documentclass{article} \usepackage{stix2} \begin{document} $$\mathrm{Var}$$ \end{document} to the same example without the \usepackage{stix2}. With stix2: Without stix2: With stix2, the ...
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document with math in typewriter text

I am trying to emulate old mathematics course notes from the 90's, written on typewriter. I am not looking to match the typeface exactly, but rather the general style of the document. I have tried ...
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Concrete Roman operator names

Using any of the Concrete Roman packages together with eulervm seems to produce operator names such as \sin and \cos being typeset with a bitmap font. How can I have these rendered with a vector font, ...
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Does anyone know the name of this custom math font?

I was reading through a textbook when, on page 13 (and a few other pages), I found an interesting font for the letter "L" which I have never seen before: Now, normally I would just use Detexify, but ...
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Looking for a math font where the \mathbb command gives solid (vs hollow) letters

Looking for a math font where the \mathbb command gives solid (vs hollow) letters. For example, here is an article that had that kind of solid \mathbb letters. The image shows a \mathbb{P} and a \...
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Can't use \dotsb & \dotsm when load MdSymbol

MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[papersize={10cm,5cm}, text={9cm,4cm}]{geometry} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage{amsmath} %\usepackage[default]{opensans} \...
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Give me my fancy math 𝒳 from mathptmx back!

In the old times of mathptmx, we wrote stuff such as \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{mathptmx} \begin{document} Let \(\mathcal{X}=\{X_1,\ldots,X_n\}\). \end{document} and got ...
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curlicue letters with mathptmx package

How to show letters like with mathptmx package? I'm using pdfLaTeX with mathptmx package becasue its gooding looking normal math font letters a-z, A-Z. However, if only with this package, \mathsrc{.....
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Changing locally a specific math font size

This is my first message on TeX exchange, please forgive me if the format of my question is not appropriate (I don't even know how to produce a LaTeX compilation of the message) I am using the ...
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Equivalent of mathbb for lower-case Greek letters (specially gamma)

I'm trying to find a way of writing $\gamma$, and possible other lower-case Greek letters, in a mathbb-like style. What command/package should I use for that? I tried the solution mentioned in one of ...
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Issues regarding fonts in MiKTeX after updates

I have been trying to compile a simple TeX file and have been getting the following error. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \RequirePackage{amsbsy,amsmath,amsthm,dsfont,latexsym,alltt,array} \...
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Does anyone know how I can get this symbol in LaTeX?

I found it in my differential equations book but I can't seem to get it to work. The only things that look close are \mathscr{L} and \mathcal{L}.
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unicode-math: Understanding the application of external fonts to math text

For the following usage of Redacted-Font, I would like to understand why I get an error when setting \setmathfont{redacted-script-regular.ttf} instead of another math font (e.g. \setmathfont{Cambria ...
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Use a Adobe Type-1 font in combination with unicode-math for \symcal

I would like to use the calligraphic fonts from txsy.pfb (normal-weight) and txbsy.pfb(bold). Normally, I use \usepackage[cal=pxtx]{mathalfa} to make \mathcal to use these fonts. However, I also want ...
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Use the same font for \mathfrak as for \symfrak

Is there a way how I can make \mathfrak use the same font as \mathsym? This works for the pair \mathtt and \symtt because the fontspec-package as a builtin-command \setmathtt for that, but I am ...
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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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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 can I write this symbol in LaTeX? Does it exist in LaTeX?

I would like to write this Greek symbol and I tried with \boldsymbol{\chi} but doesn't look the same. I appreciate an answer.
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Semibold math symbols?

Is there a way to make semibold math symbols? I am using \mathbf for vector symbols, but I feel they look too heavy. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % useful ...
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Fedora with Concrete Math: Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

This question is similar to this one, but related to Fedora30 and the Concrete Math package. My error are: Reports/test_font/main.tex:25: Font OML/ccm/m/it/10=xccmi10 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric ...