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What free math font could/should accompany Linux Libertine and Linux Biolinum?

A late answer (and a shameless plug), but I have been working on math companion to Linux Libertine fonts, which got more attention recently (thanks to support from TUG) and it is starting to take ...
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Libertine font numbers have a different height than text

The height of numbers in some fonts tend to be optimised for appearance in normal text which means that they usually are slightly smaller than the height of the upper case glyphs. This however ...
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Is it possible to use Linux Libertine as a mathematical font?

To provide a more current answer to this, there is now Libertinus, a fork of Linux Libertine with bug fixes and pretty nice math support (check out this example document). \documentclass[varwidth,...
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Why Does Word Spacing Change Drastically When Using Libertine/Libertinus with the Various LaTeX Engines?

If you add \typeout{\the\font} \typeout{\the\fontdimen2\font} %space \typeout{\the\fontdimen3\font} %stretch \typeout{\the\fontdimen4\font} % shrink \typeout{\the\fontdimen7\font} % punct after \...
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When should package fontenc be used with pdflatex?

There is no simple answer to this. Or, rather, you already know the simple answer. In general, I would recommend \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} unless you know you need something different. In general, ...
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Libertine fonts: spaces in PDF files

This is perhaps one of the cases where the new primitive \pdfinterwordspaceon can be useful. If I run \documentclass{article} \pdfinterwordspaceon \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Possible Biolinum bug with italic bold face

It's a bug in the Type1 version of the Biolinum font; the Type1 font used by the combination slanted/boldface is LinBiolinumTBO.pfb and this is what fontforge shows for the character “L” where the ...
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Linux libertine, the {\l} character, ligatures, and T1 fontenc

Load T1 before OT1, undeclare \l as an OT1 command and declare its default to be T1: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1,OT1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} \UndeclareTextCommand{\l}{OT1} \...
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Specifying proportional numbers when using Libertine with pdfLaTeX

Here’s an answer for the current libertine version of 2014/11/25, since lockstep’s answer doesn’t work anymore with this current version (probably due to the changes in maintainer and conception since ...
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What free math font could/should accompany Linux Libertine and Linux Biolinum?

You can consider newtxmath with the libertine option. The math fonts used are not OpenType, so no unicode-math, but the result is pretty good. The order of packages is important. \documentclass{...
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Microtype's tracking feature works with some fonts, not others

with Alegreya small caps are a family and not a shape and so the default settings of microtype don't affect them. You must activate tracking yourself: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tracking = ...
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replace capital ›ẞ‹ with ›ss‹ when using small caps

I believe it should be a law that any font providing the utterly ugly ẞ character must provide a stylistic set for replacing it with “SS”. But you're lucky: not with Linux Libertine, but with its (...
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Linux Biolinum Keyboard missing euro currency symbol

Bad hack: use the keyboard centered dot, cover the dot with a white larger centered dot and print the Euro symbol above it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{xcolor,graphicx} ...
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symbol \eth already defined when using libertinus(-otf) and lualatex [pandoc]

The default pandoc template has 100 \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} 101 \usepackage{ifxetex,ifluatex} 102 \ifnum 0\ifxetex 1\fi\ifluatex 1\fi=0 % if pdftex 103 \usepackage[$if(fontenc)$$fontenc$$else$...
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How to fix the chapter title and number using libertine font?

The family name you should use is not libertine. Just change \fontfamily{pbk} into \rmfamily (this is because, by default, scrbook applies \sffamily to chapter titles). \documentclass{scrreprt} \...
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Set tipa font to Times for phonetic characters

Try \DeclareFontSubstitution{T3}{ptm}{m}{n} after \usepackage{tipa}
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Libertine Strange Emphasized Capital J Letter

That's just the way it is. Here's a look at the font table for that encoding/series/shape (OT1/m/it): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine,fonttable} \begin{document} \xfonttable{OT1}{...
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LuaLaTeX + libertine... the issue of math font

Since you give the no-math option, you have to help fontspec: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \...
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What is the default font used in table environment?

Whatever the main font for the document is, will be the font for the table, if the table contains only text. If the table contains things in math mode, then TeX will use the default math font. Some ...
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Math digits are rendered in CM when using libertine and newtxmath with XeLaTeX in TeX Live 2016

Somewhere in the various passages, the mathcode of the digits gets assigned wrongly. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \...
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What does \renewcommand*{\rmdefault}{fxlj} exactly do?

This is a consequence of using low level commands in documents instead of packages. When you compile your document, you get the warnings LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/fxlj/m/n' undefined (Font)...
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Ligatures with Libertine: issue with pdflatex (and Windows)

Add \input glyphtounicode \pdfgentounicode=1 glyphtounicode.tex contains a lot of mappings like \pdfglyphtounicode{ffi}{0066 0066 0069} which are added to the pdf and helps the viewer to ...
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"Different" looking question mark

You can use the text fonts or images \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} $?\,\textbf{?}\,\textit{?}\,\textsf{?}\,\includegraphics[height=.7em]{q}$ \end{document}
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Function restriction with Libertinus Math

The OpenType version of Libertinus Math has ↾ (U+21BE), and unicode-math supports it as \upharpoonright. Output with LuaLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertinus} % Load the OpenType ...
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Changing Number Font Into Sans Serif

The internal font family name for the sans serif font is available as \biolinum@family. The string numbers would probably be good, but I prefer to call it sfnumbers. Note that \familydefault is ...
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Combining diacritical mark is misaligned with luatex, but not with xetex

The issue is fixed with Libertinus Serif (a fork of Linux Libertine). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[BoldItalicFont = {* Semibold Italic}]{Libertinus Serif} \begin{...
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Misplaced Accents in Cyrillic Text

It seems a bug in the fonts: here's the output I get with from the following input (where fixes to the original code are applied): \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{...
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