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Questions tagged [typefaces]

{typefaces} should be used when asking about TeX {fonts}.

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same font throughout bibliography

Consider this example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \urlstyle{same} \addbibresource{testbibfont.bib} \begin{document} See \cite{aauu:2012kp} \printbibliography \end{...
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What name to use when citing a font in LaTeX?

I have conceptual question regarding the fonts packages available for pdfLaTeX. Which is the most appropriate name to use when citing the typeface? Do you use the name of the LaTeX package, or do you ...
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text formatting fails in \item[]

Consider this script: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{description} \item[\textsc{Point} A] description of \textsc{Point} A. \end{description} \end{document} The output is As can be ...
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Use font for listings different from the main text

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} We use the \lstinline[language=sh]|mycommand| as follows: \begin{lstlisting}[language=sh] mycommand arg1 arg2 \...
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Looking for sans serif typeface with interesting Q and &. Ideas? [closed]

I am looking for a sans serif typeface with interesting Q and &.
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Change typeface in a field in beamer [duplicate]

In beamer, to set e.g. title in bold I can use \textbf as in \documentclass{beamer} \title{\textbf{Title}} \begin{document} \frame{\titlepage} \end{document} How would a skilled beamer expert ...
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Aesthetically, which font should I use when I want to use Euler Math fonts?

So the question is of an aesthetics "best practice" type. I know that I shouldn't use Euler math fonts with the standard Computer Modern, and I'm struggling to find a suitable typeface where I can use ...
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non-italic Greek letters

I wander if Greek letters can be normal - non-italic. Variants such as The length is 10 \mu$\text{m}$. or The length is 10 $\text{\mu m}$. are not accepted. Only The length is 10 $\mu \text{m}$....
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Translation of typefaces into METAFONT (in the case of AMS Euler and others)

TL;DR: Let me ask my questions first: How was AMS Euler translated from Hermann Zapf's hand-drawn shapes into METAFONT? Has there been one into METAFONT's pen-strokes approach? What are other ...
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Latex font typeface doesn't work

I'm new to Latex and I'm trying to use it for my thesis. I want to use a font typeface for my document, so I follow the example from here. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Changing the font of the title and abstract of my article

I am trying to use two different fonts in my article. I used the 'sectsty' package to change the font of all the section titles. I now want to change the font of the title of my article to the font ...
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writing a section in a specific style and typeface after setting a new (separate) standard typeface

Working on a project, I have changed the standard typeface with the following lines: \usepackage{libertine} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} However, later on, I ...
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Can you provide a link to a font or typeface containing a double bar dollar sign? [duplicate]

Can anybody refer me to a font file or typeface that contains the proper US dollar sign? A problem with most typefaces is that they contain a generic dollar sign, containing a single vertical bar. A ...
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How to get bold serif upright?

As explained here at bullet point 6 http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/style/Mathematical-Scripts.pdf I need to produce bold serif italic for vectors bold serif upright for matrices ...
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How do I make scalar's medium face in this bespoke document clas?

There is a bespoke document class which can be found here: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=rquf20&page=instructions See section 2 style guidelines. They also ...
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scrbook class leads to bitmap font but bookclss doesn't

I'd like to use the scrbook class and included the Gyre Heros font but for some reason does it not lead to the desired output (i.e. it quite different from the output that created by the book class) ...
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\textlf{} for light font weight – how common?

In the allrunes.sty documentation (which uses Metafont), I’ve recently seen the \textlf macro for the first time. It selects a light font and therefore accompanies the frequent command \textbf and its ...
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Is there a both bold and slanted Computer Modern typeface?

Note: the font has to be loaded in plain TeX with \font\bs=<nome_font>
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Redefining \bf, \it, \rm, \sl, \tt

The following code compiles to a document that has the word "проба" only in roman typeface (first paragraph). How can I have this word in the other paragraphs, as well? % Compile with luatex \input{...
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Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar

I'm making a calendar. The calendar will be for TUG, 2015. Last year I also made a calendar but because of time constraints most examples were graphics. Since this is a lot of work, I need your help. ...
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Harvard Business Review Typefaces [closed]

I am wondering if there are any references to the typefaces used by the Harvard Business Review in their monthly publication. Does anyone have some useful pointers?
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Change typeface of verbatim environment

I am new here and the following code is what I am testing. Is it possible to change the typeface of the words from a .txt file? Thank you for any kind help! \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \...
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Looking for a fancy math typeface featuring not only uppercase, but also lowercase letters

I'm looking for a math typeface that is "fancy" (like the AMS typefaces \mathbb and \mathcal), and which features not only upper case letters but also lower case ones. Ideally, the letters would be ...
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Replacement for Hermann Zapf's Aldus typeface [closed]

Is there a good and free replacement for Hermann Zapfs Aldus typeface out there? Right now I'm using the tgpagella in combination with helvet package but sometimes it seems a little bit too bold.
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Is ADF Venturis based on an established typeface? [closed]

I'm just curious, since I've started using the venturis package with pdfLaTeX. I haven't been able to find much information about its provenance, unlike most of the other 'plug and play' LaTeX fonts. ...
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How does TeX know how to space different typefaces?

My understanding of how TeX makes things look so nice is that it goes over each paragraph and spaces each letter/word to look 'right' based on how dark it is, how wide it is, and the characteristics ...
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Font: Is British Baskerville typeface available in TeXLive 2010

I would like to know if the British Baskerville typeface is available in TeXLive2010 (i.e. freely). If yes, which package to load? Thanks...
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Typeface and font [closed]

I was wondering what differences are between typeface and font? What are some examples of typefaces and of fonts that are used often? Both textual and visual explanation will be appreciated, and the ...