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What are the LaTeX typefacing standards for subscripts in physics regarding coordinate axes? [closed]

Say we have the following kinematic equation: yf = yi + viyt + ½ayt2 Where yi and yf represent initial and final displacements, viy represents an initial velocity along the y-axis, and ay ...
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What's the font used in 'Linear Algebra' by Friedberg?

I'm writing a math-related document in LaTex and want to use the font in which the book 'Linear Algebra' by Stephen Friedberg was printed. Does anybody know what font might it be? So far I've tried ...
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How do I change the typeface in the \verbatim environment? [duplicate]

I am aware that this question has been asked before but it has not been answered to my satisfaction. It has been posted as an answer here (Change typeface of verbatim environment) that the only way to ...
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What fonts are available in XeLaTeX?

I am using XeLaTeX. I am aware of The LaTeX Font Catalogue. Is there anything similar for Xe(La)TeX? Also, is there a way to tell whether a font (say, one listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue) will work ...
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How to type non-italic text in math mode as in the figure?

I want to know how I can type non-italic text in math mode like the "Prime" text in the following figure. In addition, the font of "Prime" is different from that of the main text. ...
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Typeface with curved vertical strokes?

Does anyone know of a typeface where the Capital B has a concave curve to the stem? (The vertical line curves in to the right.)
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Typeface returns fatal coding errors after update of LaTeX core

For several years I have used the typeface package to load the fonts I like to use in my documents and to prevent the occurrence of math font related errors. Until about July 2022 my MikTeX ...
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\makecell with typeface and line break

I'm having a bit of trouble using typefaces like \textbf or \spacedlowsmallcaps in \makecells with line breaks. The following code works: \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{lcc} \...
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Choosing typeface for verb

How can I change the typeface used by \verb? I currently have this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Roboto Mono} \begin{...
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How to use extralight, semibold, black, … fonts of the Source Sans Pro typeface?

The Source Sans Pro package provides many variants of the typeface. I’d like to use several of these fonts in the same document with pdflatex. There are package options like semibold, but these make ...
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How can I configure the typeface of fontawesome in general for my CV using overleaf?

I try to configure the typeface of fontawesome5 at my CV. The outcome is always the use of the fontawesome icons and symbols but the typeface for the CV stays the same. Here is the code of which I ...
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How do you combine both newtxmath and tgtermes fonts in Luatex

So I am migrating to LuaTeX after creating my file in PdfTeX and I need help migrating these two fonts into LuaTex \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Tex Gyre Termes} %% \setmainfont{newtxmath}
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Where can the default typeface of TEX be found? Is it possible to change it?

When a TEX document is compiled, the engine uses glyphs from a typeface that has to be somewhere. I expect that the path of the typeface would be written somewhere in the TEX engine. If that is, where ...
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Numbers look different in text and math mode using newpxmath and newpxtext

I use newpxmath and newpxtext font packages: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[varbb]{newpxmath} \usepackage{newpxtext} \begin{document} \noindent Numbers in text mode: 1234\\ Numbers in math mode: $...
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How to set montserrat and mathptmx as default sans serif and serif typefaces, respectively in the same document?

I'd like to set the default serif fault as Times (using mathptmx) and the default sans serif font to Montserrat (using montserrat). \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper,oneside]{article} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Replicating an Exquisite Font

This question extends the one here: An Exquisite Mathematical Font by including the question for constructing a replica of the fonts and symbols included there. The question is, can a set of LaTeX ...
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How to make the tufte-handout document class use Computer Modern typefaces

In the documentation for the tufte-handout document class (specifically in the file sample-handout.tex), I see the following statement: If the Palatino, Helvetica, and Bera Mono typefaces are ...
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greek typeface different from the roman typeface in xelatex (automatically)

I'm writing a document in several languages. I'm using NewComputerModern as main font and I want to keep it but I'd like to have the libertine typeface when I write in greek. Is it possible to make it ...
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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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How to use a different fontfamily for italic text

I want my document to change from CMR to Garamond when using italic typeface, and automatically go back when not using italic. Preferably would this happen when I just issue the \textit{} command. Is ...
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Weird error with unicode-math and math subscript

I stumbled across what appears to be a very weird error when using unicode-math and lualatex/xelatex. Consider: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Test subscript: $\mathbf{a}_\mathbf{b}$. \...
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XeTeX: Vollkorn typeface causes overfull hboxes

XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99996 (TeX Live 2016/Debian) I'm using fontspec to set the main-font to Vollkorn. The typeface is rather big, so I presumed it might be normal that latex can not ...
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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 $\mu \text{m}$. is ...
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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 ...
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