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A {slanted} font, in TeX terminology, is one that is sloped from the vertical, but the letters in the font have the same shape as the ordinary {roman}.

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Rotating a gradient fill or making xslant affect it

I am using this answer to create a floor-like surface, but when I have a rectangle with a gradient fill on this surface the gradient's orientation isn't affected by the transformation. I don't want to ...
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How to set font to default from within a predefined environment?

moderncv's \cventry environment defines for its 3rd argument a slanted font: \renewcommand*{\cventry}[7][.25em]{% \cvitem[#1]{#2}{% {\bfseries#3}% \ifthenelse{\equal{#4}{}}{}{, {\slshape#4}}%...
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How do I get slanted text (\sl) with a different font (Times New Roman)? [duplicate]

I came across the \sl command to slant certain fonts. With the default CMU Serif font, it looks nice. However, one of my professors uses Times New Roman to do his CV (in LaTeX), and I want to mimic ...
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How do I get a nicer slanted Lambda?

I am trying to get a slanted version of the more "typical" lambda symbol: Following this post was very helpful to substitute only this particular symbol. My only issue is having it slanted.....
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Combining slantsc and cfr-lm package

I am interest in italic and slanted small caps. I found that slanted small caps are easily done with slantsc package, while italic small caps are provided by cfr-lm package. Unfortunately, I think ...
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Blackboard slanted type1

The answer to this question is cool. One minor issue is that superscripts seem too close: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \newcommand\fakeslant[1]{% \pdfliteral{1 0 0.167 1 0 0 cm}#1\...
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Slanted font with TIPA in XeLaTeX

I am writing a linguistics paper relying heavily on tipa for phonetic transcription. Sometimes the transcriptions are upright for transcriptions, and sometimes slanted for examples. This is no problem ...
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\textit sets text to slanted

I'm having some problems with equations in my bachelor thesis. I want to have the equation numbered and underneath in the same style written what the Letters stand for. So this is what i came up with: ...
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Why is cmss/m/it silently replaced by cmss/m/sl with T1, but warns with OT1?

This is my MWE: % \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass{article} % \usepackage{lmodern} % \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % \usepackage[OT1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \sffamily\textit{Hi!} \sffamily\...
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Slanted letter in mathmode keeping current style

I'm trying to make a slanted roman d to use in math mode. Using How can I use the slanted variant of the libertine font? I've managed to get it to mostly work, but I don't know how to account for ...
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Using slanted text (slshape) with newpxtext and tgpagella like with mathpazo (Palatino font packages)

When I use the mathpazo package (Palatino font), the font shapes generated by using the \textit and \textsl commands (or alternatively the \itshape and \slshape commands) look different as intended: ...
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Is there a way to write slanted non-italic (especially bold/bb lowercase) letters in math mode?

I would like to know whether there is a simple way to have slanted and non-italic lower case letters (especially in bold and/or blackboard bold style) in math mode, while still using some basic/...
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\mathrm{\Delta} in slant in the equation environment

I tried to write an equation, including \Delta. But it also shows in slant, even though I tried \mathrm{} or \text{}. CUEDthesisPSnPDF template and two math packages are used \usepackage{amssymb} \...
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Chktex complains about "no italic correction found", how to fix this?

I use the following code for custom theorems, as I like slanted text in thereoms better than italicized, using amsthm. \newtheoremstyle{thm-sl} {}{} {\slshape} % slanted text instead of italicized {}...
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Difference between `\sl` and `\slshape`? [duplicate]

What's the difference between using \sl and \slshape? I don't see any in the pdf.
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Redefine \em to use \slshape

My google skills are failing me. How do I get \em to exhibit it's usual behavior (i.e. {\em slanted {\em upright} slanted}), while making the emphasis be that of \slshape? If document class has any ...
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How to get a strongly slanted Delta [duplicate]

Early 20th century texts on calculus of variations use a very strongly slanted Delta. A sample is below. It is much more slanted than the \mathit{\Delta} discussed in Delta-like symbol in LaTeX, and ...
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How to use slanted text inside a code?

I have a code for which I am using \begin{lstlisting} line1 line2 line3 \end{lstlisting} I want to show the line1 and line3 as slanted. How this can be done ?
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Slanted text problem for the main (cmr) font in XeLaTeX with fontspec

I'm newbie in XeLaTeX and have to adopt already typeset (in LaTeX) textbook with the Computer Modern Roman mainfont. So I want to have slanted text, while the compiler with default introduction (taken ...
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Slanted math mode numbers in caption

Consider the MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \captiontitlefont{\slshape} % All captions slanted \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=\...
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Why does scshape and bfseries in urw-garamond lead to slanted letters?

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[urw-garamond]{mathdesign} \begin{document} {\bfseries \scshape Hello World!} {\bfseries Hello World!} {\scshape Hello World!} \...
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Italic small caps not working

I use small caps with \textsc{} a lot, but cannot find a way to get it set in italics. This is primarily a problem inside environments such as theorems, where the theorem text is set in italics, so ...
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How can I use the slanted variant of the libertine font?

In standard packages with the Texlive distribution on Debian 7 (Wheezy), I was able to produce slanted text with the Linux Libertine font by calling text as \textsl{slanted text here}. I have ...
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Slant character manually in TeX coding

How to slant some character in the text of roman font (I don't want to use italics coding)?
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Is there a way to use slanted shape (different from italics) in text using newtxtext?

I am using newtxtext package and I notice that the slanted shape is the same as the italic shape, is there a way to define the slanted shape different than the italic shape?
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Is there a way to slant math symbols? [duplicate]

Let's consider the following sentence: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \begin{document} We often call these players \emph{spoiler} and \emph{duplicator}, \emph{\'Elo\"ise} and \emph{Ab\'elard} ...
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\DeclareTextFontCommand and \textsl, \textbf,

I am working on a document, which uses the fontspec package to ensure the usage of company fonts for main font, sans-serif font and monospaced font. That is working fine. \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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How do I get a slanted \sum symbol?

I want to use a slanted \sum symbol denoting a different meaning from summation. How do I get a slanted \sum symbol?
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Slanted text to the left

How can I get slanted text to the left instead? Instead of the usual way slant/italic slants to the right.
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Generating an oblique (slanted) font in LuaLaTeX

With LuaLaTeX, I am using an OpenType font family (Dolly Pro) with roman small caps but no italic small caps. My block quote style uses italics, which I like, but one of my quotations has the ...
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textsl in Beamer

I notice that the \textit and \textsl behave much alike in Beamer. The following MWE produces the image: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \textsl{Welcome to my world!} \...
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Slanted TIPA text [closed]

I'm relatively new to LaTex, and am using it to write my linguistics thesis. I started out in TexShop. Although the TIPA faq says you can't use italics with TIPA, this seemed to be working fine. Now I'...
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How to compute xslant and yslant

There must be an easy way to compute the required values of xslant and yslant to obtain the text in the "correct plane". Below I have guessed at then, but that is a very tedious process. The ...
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What is the correct way to create slanted text in ConTeXt?

I need to write some romanized foreign words within a passage of English text. Generally, such words should appear as slanted text. I created this simple document and noticed that while both \it and \...
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A "math font error" I fixed but, don't know what was wrong

I was typing my homework and got this error: ! LaTeX Error: \mathfrak allowed only in math mode. Recently I added some macros to my macro file that gives mathfrak text when used so, I figured I must ...
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fourier: How to get slanted lower and upper case Greek symbols by default

The fourier package has an option to slant lower case Greek; the upright lower case Greek symbols are then available as \other<symbol> macros. It seems upper case Greek symbols are always ...
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How to use fakeslant as slanted but not italic font with fontspec?

Using fontspec with Luatex it is possible to create a fake slant and use that as italic should no italics be around: \setmainfont[ AutoFakeSlant=0.15 ] {FontName} However, also if an ...
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Is there a theorem style with slanted headfont?

I would like to create a theorem style with slanted text in heads. What's the way? I tried with the thmtools package by \declaretheoremstyle[headfont=\textsl]{slantedhead} \declaretheorem[style=...
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Italic small caps in urw-garamond?

I'm using the urw-garamond mathdesign package, which doesn't support italic small-caps. Is there a decent substitute I can use? I've tried the slantsc package with no luck.
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Macro to be used in a \section command that has no effect in the table of contents

I need a macro that is executed only in the main document (within a section title) and then disappears (for the table of contents). A minimal example where this occurs is this: \documentclass[12pt]{...
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How to use italic correction for slanted letters (\textsl)?

Is there italic correction specific to slanted letters (\textsl)? I always use \textsl for slanted letters (not \slshape), so would redefining \slshape to add an \/ at the end be the easiest way of ...
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What is the difference between italics and slanted text?

As I understand, LaTeX supports both via \textit and \textsl respectively, but what is the difference between the two?
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How to get both usual text as well as all mathematical symbols in slanted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make mathfont respect the surrounding family I have text in slanted, but I would like to get the math symbols in between also in slanted. (To be precise, with the 'slanted' I'...
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How to make a slanted vertical bar?

I'm stumped on this. I would like to make a slanted (and italic) vertical bar in the middle of some regular text. If I use $|$, it comes out literally vertical regardless of style, since it's a math ...
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Is testing f@shape considered best practice method for reliably detecting italic and slant modes?

Subject says it all. Is testing f@shape the cleanest, clearest, simplest, most reliable way to check for italic and slant modes? e.g.: \ifthenelse{\equal{\f@shape}{sl}}{italic}{not italic} \...
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Weird behavior when using small caps and slanted fonts with fontspec in XeLaTeX

I use XeLaTeX and the fontspec package. Now, I like to use Linux Libertine as standard font. The slanted (not italics) characters are stored in a different font. Now, to use them with \slshape, I ...
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KOMA-Script: "bad" italic in page header

Because of trouble with upright Greek characters, I decided to switch from latin modern to Bitstream Charter (even though I don't really like it). It seems that together with the mathdesign package, I'...
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How do I get fake slant (italics) with XeLaTeX?

I am setting my font using this: \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Tahoma} But text labelled \textit or \itshape isn't appearing italicised. is there a way to setup fake italics?
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