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Is it possible to use Type 1 fonts and TrueType fonts in the same LaTeX document?

I have a Type 1 font of which I do not have a TrueType version, and a TrueType font of which I do not have a Type 1 version. Is there a straightforward way to use these two fonts in the same LaTeX ...
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True type font with pdftex

I want to use true type font (ttf) with pdftex. This has been discussed for latin fonts and it seems that's the problem is solved. My problem is with arabic font, for example Amiri. I learned that i ...
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A MWE of Santakku that doesn't work

I have aksed a similar question elsewhere, but now I have a MWE of my problem and I've also installed Santakku.ttf on my system. The MWE is here and the error I'm still getting is here: (d:/BitDownlD/...
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Ubuntu truetype fonts not found by .sty files

Based on this accepted answer, the installed fonts in Ubuntu should be available to fontspec. This is the first 20 lines of the gemini beamer theme: % Gemini theme % https://github.com/anishathalye/...
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How to italicize a font that doesn't have a italicize option?

I want to italicize the font Play in my document, but the truetype of that font does not have an italic option as seen on https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Play?query=play. Is there a way for me to ...
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Font Problem: empty folder "usr/local/texlive/texmf-local" & no TrueType folder!

My goal is to install to TexLive the Font "Barlow.ttf", which is a TrueType Font. I downloaded this font from google fonts: After opening usr/local/texlive/texmf-local, I found the folder &...
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Metapost figures with ttf fonts via XeLaTeX

I use Metapost to create pdf figures to include in the book I am writing. I usually create pdf files with the command TEX=latex mpost figure.mp and then I convert the output files figure.1, figure.2 ...
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TrueType Fonts in LaTeX document directory

I am trying to create some templates for my institution, and by our corporate design guide, we are strongly encouraged to use a provided TrueType font. Now, as I personally use lualatex, I have ...
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Using custom sans serif fonts with pdfLaTex to facilitate microtype usage

I'm currently making an unofficial thesis/dissertation template for my college. There are some caveats to such an endeavour because of my college's formatting guidelines. One challenge is that the ...
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Fonts in WIndows 8 look different when they are displayed than those on preview [closed]

I've randomly chosen to display an installed exotic .ttf fonts, but they look very different than those on the preview: "Kalam" EDIT Could someone give me a MWE how can I display them by ...
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High-quality OpenType/TrueType fonts for text and math showcase

Is there any showcase of common high-quality OpenType/TrueType fonts for text and math (probably mostly serif)? I have been trying to find such here, but no success. Thanks!
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Changed font to ttf for the whole document, how to change back for a single word?

I've changed the font of my document to a ttf one (by switching to lualatex and using the \setmainfont{} keyword). Everything is fine with it. However, there are some senteces/words in the document, ...
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Is it possible to find out what series/shape/variants have been loaded by fontspec?

I have a large collection of old TrueType fonts from various CDs bought over the years which I now need to use with XeLaTeX and fontspec (previously I used the Type 1 fonts converted for use with ...
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Adding a TTF font to LaTeX: Which encoding?

The TTF font called Remeslo is available at several sites including Wfonts. I tried to follow posts on this site to add it by generating the following files: Remeslo.tfm Remeslo.afm Remeslo.vpl ...
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TrueType Font "droid" broken for PdfLaTex in MikTeX?

Using latest MikTeX (clean install on Windows 10 x64) with latest droid-package (version 3.2) I am not able do get droid fonts to be embedded as TrueType font in PDF – now all fonts are bitmaps. There ...
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Using Adobe fonts on my bachelor's thesis? [closed]

My idea is to use Myriad Pro as the sans serif (bold) font for the titles and Minion Pro for the main text. But now I see that these are licensed fonts and I'm not free to use them. Obviously i'm not ...
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Fontspec loads letter sizes, but not the letter shapes

I'm trying to use the fontspec package to use the P22 Hopper Edward font. In all other software, this looks wonderful: But while LaTeX throws no errors, the font looks wrong: the letter shapes aren'...
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Problem installing winfonts package in texlive 2018

I have problems installing winfonts package. I am using Windows 10 and texlive 2018. I have carried out the instructions given in the package page for miktex, adapted according to the page https://...
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How to install ttf and otf fonts for ConTeXt

What command do you use to install TrueType fonts or OpenType fonts? I like ConTeXt and I want to use it with TrueType fonts and OpenType fonts. There are so many variants of TeX that I don't know. ...
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Get rid of Type 3 fonts in PDF for manuscript

NOTE: there are several threads in Stack regarding this issue but any of them solved my problem. I am using Overleaf to compose a Latex document and convert it to PDF. The ACM journal I am trying to ...
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using .ttf with latex/texstudio - NO XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX

before I get started, I want to apologize for asking this question one more time. But I did not find any suitable answer honestly. I would like to use .ttfs which I posses. There does not seem to be ...
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using a TrueType font

I don't seem able to use a TrueType font shipping with TeXLive, such as DejaVu. Compiling with lualatex fails on this example input: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \...
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I have installed winfonts package as well as the microsoft true type fonts. Pdflatex is unablet find arial.ttf

I am using texlive on Ubuntu 17.10. I have installed winfonts package. I have also installed microsoft fonts. However, pdflatex is unable to find arial.ttf. I get the following error message: !pdfTeX ...
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Is it possible to use custom font as math font?

I can use a custom truetype font (e.g. georgia) as main font in pdflatex thanks to this tutorial. Now, I want to use this font as math font for the entire document. Is it possible? Note: I don't ...
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TrueType Font fatal error

I am trying to use the tolkienfonts package. I followed what was written in the package documentation for installing it, but I cannot make it work. This is a minimal example: \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Problem with the embedding of tex-gyre and truetype fonts

First of all, I should say that this is my first question here, so please be patient if I lack initial detail and thanks in advance for any help. I am compiling a document with pdflatex from a ...
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Contour line around Truetype font in chapterstyle

I am sorry if this is already covered, but all the tips I've found seemed very hard to implement. You'll need the Mikodacs font in FONTDIR. \documentclass[book,dvipsnames]{memoir} \usepackage{xcolor}...
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Memoir Class non truetype font

\documentclass[a4paper,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %Umlaute \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %Umlaute \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} %Umlaute \usepackage{graphicx} %Grafiken mit includegraphics....
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Using TrueType Fonts with pdfTeX, otftotfm doesn't get kerning right

I want to use the font Junicode with pdfTeX. Unfortunately, there is no Type1 version, so I had to manually convert it using the otftotfm utility. Unfortunately, while I can get it to show up, it ...
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Characters per line and font size [duplicate]

Can i automatically change font size to get desired (66) "Characters per line" value? I do not want to change magins size or textwidth, only font size. Alternatively i'm looking for a macro which ...
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Can't get small caps to work when defining specific font file in fontspec

I am trying to use specific font files using fontspec that are not in my known path. \setmainfont [Path = Fonts/Cormorant_Garamond/, ItalicFont = CormorantGaramond-Italic, BoldFont = ...
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"Debugging" installed fonts. Which font is mapped to which serie/shape?

I installed some new fonts using autoinst. Now I have a problem finding back the font family/shape/serie which belongs to my bold font which I believe I installed it. After I did: \usefont{T1}{&...
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Adding a Windows TrueType font to MiKTeX

I just installed MikTeX v. 2.9 I have used MFTI 0.60 with older versions of MikTeX with no problem.. MikTeX 2.9 did away with localtexmf and texmf directories. I tried to figure what to use for ...
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How to install ttf fonts on xelatex + BSD for www user?

I have a web application that runs on apache tomcat. The user for the process is "www". The home directory of this user is "/nonexistent" and I do not want to change that. (It is set to a nonexistent ...
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Installing cm-unicode font family on miktex for use with xelatex

I've been trying to install the font family cm-unicode on my MikTeX distribution (Windows 10). I'm new to XeLaTeX, and can't seem to find proper documentation on the installation of entire TrueType ...
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Embedding Only TrueType Fonts Using XeLaTeX

Background: I'm writing my thesis and per the department guidelines, I have to use TrueType fonts and they need to be embedded in the PDF. Now, I have managed to change everything into Computer ...
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ConTeXt only finds one font style in .ttc file

I've been trying to use a couple of my Mac system fonts in my document, and I'm finding that ConTeXt is only finding one style for a couple of the fonts I've been using. The ones I've tried are ...
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how to use truetype fonts in (La)Tex, no map/encodinggiven, but they follow Unicode

Consider:http://www.languagegeek.com/algon/cree I know all about \XeTex, but that is for inputting the actual glyph (i.e. typing the Cree gylph for ¨ma¨). Rather at :http://www.languagegeek.com/...
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Hand written fonts in LaTeX for Cyrillics

As shown here Hand written fonts in LaTeX/XeTeX/LuaTeX there are many beautiful hand written fonts in LateX, but all of those for T1. Is there something similar to the cyrillics? Addition to the ...
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Is there a package/website with non-standard LaTeX Type 1 fonts (e.g., calibri)?

This question continues a question on using True Type Fonts with LaTex (exactly - pdfLatex) asked before. As it follows from the answer, to use any True Type Font in LaTeX one should either use the ...
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Installing true type fonts in MiKTeX and cannot find source file

I would like to use a TrueType font in pdfLatex. I am using MiKTeX 2.9. I am following these instructions: http://www.radamir.com/tex/ttf-tex.htm (If there are updated instructions, please let me ...
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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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Can't get my pdf and .ps files to use type 1 fonts

I am preparing a paper for submission to ACM proceedings and Digital Library. However, I keep getting the "Your pdf and .ps files both use type 3 fonts, you need use type 1 fonts" error from the ...
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How to handle TTF fonts with strange names with XeLaTeX?

I am trying to use this font http://www.dafont.com/ecran-monochrome.font?fpp=100, called "Écran Monochrome" in XeLaTeX. As you can see it has a strange name, both because the accent and the space. ...
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Why (La)TeX can not work with true type fonts?

I know that if one wants to use true type fonts, there are solutions via xelatex or lualatex. My question however is, why it is like so? What is the fundamental difference between latex fonts and ...
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How to install correctly simhei.ttf and simsun.ttc for pdflatex on TEX Live 2013

I have simple document (don't think about the meaning of Chinese characters, they are there only for testing purpose): \documentclass[UTF8,a4paper, 11pt]{ctexart} \begin{document} 第一项 \end{document} ...
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Script for using metatype to convert metafont to TTF?

In the metatype FAQ, there's a section called "I have Metafont sources of some font. How could I convert it to TrueType using Metatype?" In that, he lays out a dozen steps that really should be ...
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Truetype fonts for dummies?

So I have written a few papers in LaTeX. It does what I want it to, most of the time; my knowledge allows me to ask the right questions, at least. There is one noticeable exception, though: fonts. I ...
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Programmatically generating many Tagged PDFs with XeLaTex

Is it possible to create a tagged PDF with XeLaTex or any other Tex Engine? (I need to be able to use TrueType fonts). Furthermore I need to create tagged PDFs of around 70 Books so doing it ...
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Windows 8 TTF font problems

We are building a small app which produces a .pdf out of a TeX document. Therefore we copied the pdflatex.exe (pdftex.exe, pdftex.dll) and its configs and packages out of TeXlive 2013. To handle ttf ...
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