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{sans-serif} fonts are those that do not have the small projecting features called "serifs" at the end of strokes.

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Getting sans-serif math only in sans-serif mode

I know how to get sans-serif math for the whole document—that is easy. My question is how do I get sans-serif math only when I am in a sans-serif mode? I would like the math font to be serif normally, ...
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Custom chapter numbering and format with vertical line

I am currently formatting my thesis and need a specific format for my chapters. I want all my chapters to be in sans serif font, with each chapter beginning with a vertical line followed by the ...
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How to display `\hat` when using sans-serif?

I applied sans-serif font both in text and math, but then I got the problem with \hat. How to solve it? Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper, twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[scaled]{helvet}...
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How to apply Sans Serif to all text and math

I spent a lot of effort recently to apply sans-serif font to my text and math as well. I always have at least one of the problems: Units are not displayed in the same font family as text. Greek ...
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Sanserif Font for some group of text

Need some group of text in Arial font, for this, tried with the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} % For specifying fonts \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Times} \...
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Using inter font like usual suddenly produces an error in lgrenc.def and prohibits roman family

All of a sudden (for me), the usual font setup I use does not work anymore. Not only does the line with inter produce the error (/usr/share/texmf-dist/tex/latex/inter/inter.sty Package: inter 2023/11/...
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Inconsistent symbols in slides documentclass

Problem description I like how the slides document-class typesets most of the maths, which I crop and use in a WYSIWYG slide editor. First, I'm not sure how to set the font to 10pt, so that the new ...
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Using Tufte-LaTeX sfsidenotes option, how do I use the normal title style and how do I use sans-serif math in the side notes?

I'm using the Tufte Handout package's sfsidenotes option, which displays the sidenotes in a sans-serif font. Unfortunately, it also displays the title in sans-serif font. So it displays the first ...
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LuaLaTeX sans serif math font unicode greek

I know there are a lot of posts about this here on tex.stackexchange but all I can find are pretty old (almost ~ 5-10 years old by now) and I'm not sure if they still apply. So is there a way to use a ...
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Suitable font for work with Moodle

I do quizzes in Moodle and sometimes the questions have to include an illustration. I have decided to create these images in LaTeX and have thought about everything except which font to use so that ...
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What shoud be the sans font for NewTX in math mode?

Related to How to reduce the height of the capitals in the sans math font in newtx version ≥ 1.724?: Running pdflatex followed by pdffonts on \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage[T1]{...
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How to reduce the height of the capitals in the sans math font in newtx version ≥ 1.724?

Running pdflatex on \documentclass[ngerman]{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage[T2A,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[slantedGreek,subscriptcorrection,helvratio=.9]{newtx}% I ...
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The "L" of \ln in mathsf

I have redefined \ln with a sans-serif font but I am afraid that students misread "ln" as "In". Do you know if there is another sans-serif font that I could use (maybe only for the ...
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Not all elements change font [duplicate]

I am creating a document which needs to be in Sans Serif font. I have used the \sffamily command at the beginning of the body, which changes the font of the body, no problem. I have also used \...
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Use sffamily in threeparttablex' table body

I would like to use \sffamily for all elements of threeparttablex' ThreePartTable---the caption, the body and the notes---as I do below for a regular threeparttable. I've managed to change the caption ...
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XeLatex typeset the document with Segoe UI

I try to change the font of my document with \setmainfont{Segoe UI}. The point is that it should work on other machines also, without installing extra fonts. Latex packages are no problem. I tried \...
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How to use sans-serif italic greek letter in math mode?

I am typing \mathsf{\eta X \eta^\top} to represent 3 matrices multiplying together. I choose to use sans-serif fonts as matrices, but the greek letter \eta cannot be displayed as sans-serif fonts. I ...
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Specific difference between \math<xx> and \text<xx> in math mode

In the process of moving almost entirely to OpenType fonts for text and math, but trying to retain MathTime Pro II as the math font, I am realizing that some of these commands may not actually do what ...
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Greek letters within \mathsf, \mathsfit, \mathbfsf, and \mathbfsfit without using unicode-math

There are now a number of OpenType math fonts (or font families) available with Greek sans serif letters in all combinations of upright/italic and regular/bold. Stix 2 is a prime example (although at ...
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\textsf or \sffamily have different font than \section{}

This code \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} \section{Test} \textsf{Test} {\sffamily Test} Normal Font \end{document} renders as this picture below. Why the text in sffamily is formatted ...
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How to typeset micrometer (µm) using Arev font and SIUnitx

I have tried both of the following but the micro symbol is still incorrect since its serif whilst arev is a sans serif font: \sisetup{detect-all} \sisetup{math-micro={\usefont{T1}{phv}{m}{n}\text{\...
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what is the proper command to format the names of big mathematical theories like ZFC/PA etc

The answer to this question is gonna to be very short: what is the proper command to format the names of big mathematical theories like ZFC/PA/RCA etc. I.e. set theory and Peano arithmetic. I believe ...
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What exactly is the difference between \usefonttheme{professionalfonts} and \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} in beamer?

When writing slides using beamer, the commands \usefonttheme{professionalfonts} and \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} are useful. In texdoc beamer, I quote: … onlymath is a short-cut for selecting all ...
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\bm command affects other macros

I want to use bold sf-fonts to designate a special kind of variable. I do this by using the bm package and then wrapping \mathsf in \bm. Unfortunately, this approach has the side effect that somehow ...
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Sans Serif and Roman Sigma with Source Sans Pro and Charter

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %------------------------------ % FONTS %------------------------------ \...
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micro-mu in Kurier font shows up as tcedilla

I changed the font of my document to Kurier. Works fine, including the math-option. Only problem seems to be the upright mu. \micro seems to be mapped to the wrong character? I included a MWE below: \...
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Parentheses don't display wth libertine/newtxmath and sansmath

I'm trying to make an environment that uses sans-serif math by default inside the environment, but not outside of it. To do this I'm using the sansmath package. The problem is that, when used with \...
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Use mathsf for entire block/environment

Basically, I want to definite a flalign environment where all the math uses mathsf by default. I can't just wrap the whole thing in a mathsf command because there might be line breaks and & ...
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How to make the lowercase font in Math Sans font in pdfTeX, LaTeX

I want to make this font with LaTeX: For example, to show you: that is 𝞋, 𝞭
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How to use sans serif font in math mode?

It is rather common to typeset theories (that is a set of statements) such as ZFC in a sans serif font family. I tried the following: \font\ss=ecss1000 \def\ZFC{\ss ZFC} \ZFC $\ZFC\models\exists X\...
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How to redefine \max? [duplicate]

I want to redefine \max. The original definition gives: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[\max_{i\in I} a_i\] \end{document} My new definition is \documentclass{article}...
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(Sans serif) math font that goes well with Montserrat Light as regular text font

I want to use Montserrat Light as the main font for my document and its semibold version to render LaTeX bold. According to https://tug.org/FontCatalogue/montserratlight/ and http://mirrors.ctan.org/...
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How do I change the sans serif font in my document?

I am writing a document in Latex using the class scrbook and I have changed the main font to Palladio. The problem is that now I don't like the default sans serif font, and I would like to change it. ...
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How to have some math variables and subscripts/indices in serif and the rest of variables in sans serif?

I am writing a paper in which 99% of the variables involved are in frequency domain (not related to the question) and the rest of them are in time domain. I used the regular serif font for the ...
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Should I Use Sans Serif Fonts for Section Headers and Monospace Fonts for URLs

The font I use is Latin Modern. I want to know if I should use sans serif family for the section headers. Some people suggest to use sans serif for section headers but to me it looks a bit weird and ...
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How do I make the section text in capital letters?

How to format the section with capital letters and leave the TOC text in normal format. I want to use this command: \section{Section Text} with the result similar to this: \section[Section Text]{\...
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Examples of sans-serif fonts for commercial use and with mathematical support

I'm a designer and I'm designing a visual identity for a client, but he requested that the fonts have a wide math support. He uses LaTeX, and I would like to know some free fonts for commercial use ...
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How to use \mathsf or \symsf in kpfonts

We know that kpfonts has a sans-serif math font, but the \mathsf and \symsf seem to use the CM fonts. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[bold-style=ISO,sans-style=italic]{unicode-math} \usepackage{...
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State of sans serif maths fonts

I'm looking for a comprehensive sample of specimens from current, known to be up and running, sans serif fonts for (displaystyle) maths. In particular, I would like to know how one can know whether a ...
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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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The font package tgheros affects lmodern

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{tgheros} %\usepackage{helvet} % see explanation \begin{document} Let's ...
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Changing operator font for only one operator

I want to declare a custom operator op that is supposed to use sans-serif font. No other operator (\sin etc.) shall use sans-serif. I tried to use \DeclareMathOperator which yields correct spacing ...
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Bold number in siunitx column with SF font

I would like to achieve exactly the same thing that was questioned and answered here but with SF font. This works: \documentclass[11pt]{standalone} \usepackage{siunitx} \sisetup{detect-weight, ...
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Sans serif math mode parentheses not scaling

I am using the implementation I found from this website to write a document in the Calibri font, including the math mode. It looks wonderful, however there is one major flaw: the "large" ...
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Circuitikz: using sans-serif fonts for text

I want to make all the text on my circuit diagram to be in a sans-serif font. Does anyone know how I would do this? THanks \documentclass[twoside,12pt]{article} \usepackage[a4paper, left=1in, top=1in, ...
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Good combination of sans serif font text and math mode using beamer class

Starting from this MWE, \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usecolortheme[RGB={063,098,031}]{structure} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{cmbright,...
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All section heading sans serif font overleaf

I'm using overleaf and trying to get the body to use the serif version of Alegreya, but the titles and headings to use the sans. Quite a few questions about this, but didn't find the solution. Looked ...
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Sans serif title in amsart

I want to write a title of an amsart document using (bold) sans-serif, and I tried \title{\textsf{My Title}} and the result is good modulo the fact that the header is in sans serif and I want a ...
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New siunitx font specifications

For personal reasons, I like when my paper is written in sans font while my math and units are written in serif. I recently updated to version 3 of the siunitx package and have no idea of how to reset ...
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How to set the font of a table to sans serif, but keep the standard font for the caption?

Currently I have a latex table on which I want the font type to be sans serif (I do this by placing \sffamily inside the table environment). The only problem with this is that it also changes the ...
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