Questions relating to different typefaces and their use in various Mathematica outputs, including graphics, notebooks and exported output.

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Magnification, ScreenResolution, ScreenInformation and Printing: Please shine some Light into it!

According to How to set default magnification for all windows Mathematica assumes 72 dpi screen resolution. In my computer, the screen resolution actually is 120 dpi which is a very common value on ...
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Which fonts are supported in Wolfram Cloud?

I recently suggested creating dynamic community ads with Wolfram Cloud. @C.E. made a proof of concept ad to show that it works well. Fonts are an important part of graphics design. It is useful to ...
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How can I get proper Latin Modern Math (including Greek letters) within Mathematica?

I am trying to replicate the standard LaTeX fonts within Mathematica, and I am struggling to get it to work correctly, particularly with Greek letters. More specifically, I have downloaded the Latin ...
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Make a glyph using the BezierCurve function

There are a lot of applications that you make a glyph from a scanned image. Mathematica does have fine tools to interpolate curves like the BezierCurve[] function. ...
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How do you make y-axis labels and Ticks bigger in a BoxWhiskerChart

I'm trying to do a BoxWhiskerChart in Mathematica with a very specific Style. Specifically, I'm trying to get the y-axis labels (the numbers) to be bigger (point 72)...
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Mathematica 10.4.1 broken fonts when saving as PDF

I am using Mathematica 10.4.1 in Linux and have spotted the following uncomfortable behavior. When saving a notebook as a PDF file, some fonts are not properly displayed (see attached figure below, ...
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How to increase the size of fonts and tick marks and numbers in plotting a contour plot in Mathematica 8.0?

I have some function of two variables, $x$ and $y$, and I would like to plot $x$ vs. $y$ parameter space probability distribution function in which the contours are represented by ...
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How to change the default stylesheet?

How to change $\textbf{default} $ output font color in Mathematica? for instance : how to set following style as default And how to set the default magnification to 200% instead 100%
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How to trace the stylesheet directives responsible for the selected text's appearance?

By way of example, in a typical Mathematica interactive session, one sees text content as shown below: Three different text styles can be seen in this figure: input, output, and the style for the <...
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Is there a global setting for Mathematica's base fonts?

I want to customize my Mathematica front end to specify the default monospace, serif, and sans-serif fonts; disable scaling and anti-aliasing on bitmapped fonts. Regarding (1), by far, I'm most ...
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How to set global style of controls in Manipulate?

I created a Manipulate code which is using several sliders, with the same font output (style, size, font familly, ...). How can I save some space by defining a global style for all the slider ...
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Writing a word with straight lines

Here is an interesting way to write a word: (it is from a poster for the International Museum Day 2006; I believe it even won an award at an international design competition) by Boris Ljubicic. ...
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No font on axes in Plot3D graphics

I am running Mathematica on Linux (Raspbian to be exact), and it seems I am missing some Mathematica fonts: Is there a way to fix this?
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Syncing the font of PlotFrame and PlotLegends

I have a problem with the font's of my plots. Whenever I try to plot something the fonts of the plot and the legend are different. I was unable to find whether there is a possibility to change the ...
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New fonts in Mathematica 10.4

According to this page, Mathematica v10.4 Added support for 24 new font families for additional customization of web and print work. My question is simple: Where can I find the new font families?...
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Mathematica 10.4 crashes when using too many font sizes

While working on How to make the digits of π around like this? I encountered a problem that Mathematica would crash at regular intervals with an internal self-test error, either ...
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Choosing specific font variants

Many fonts come with several variants that can be accessed from most OS X applications. Here's an example showing several variants of the Latin Modern Roman font. (These variants in the screenshot ...
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How to change default font for all existing notebooks at once?

By default, Mathematica 9 and 10 use Gill Sans MT fonts for headings of title/subtitle/section/subsection/subsubsection. Unfortunately, Gill Sans MT fonts have no Cyrillic letters, so that all ...
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FontFamily option in Style being ignored

Style[\[WhiteKnight], FontFamily -> "Segoe UI Symbol"] The output I'm getting looks like it is in the Mathematica.ttf font, not the designated Segoe UI Symbol ...
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How to use Feynman Slash notation?

How can I use Feynman slash notation, e.g., $\require{cancel} \cancel{A}$, in Mathematica? I've seen some answer from 2008 which doesn't seem to work well in Mathematica 10. I'd like this to be part ...
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How to disable OperatorSubstitution in a style sheet without losing syntax highlighting for local variables

I'm trying to define a custom style sheet that has "OperatorSubstitution" set to false in order to keep fonts consistent. However, whenever I disable this, I lose ...
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Custom fonts show as boxes when opening Mathematica-made PDFs with Illustrator

If I export a PDF from Mathematica, then open it with Illustrator, the font glyphs will sometimes appear as boxes, depending on what font was used. Why does this happen? Is there a workaround? I ...
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Accessing figure style (oldstyle or lining) of TrueType fonts

Most professional fonts come with at least two figure styles: old style (or text) figures and lining figures. In plots and most other figures I prefer to use lining figures. This is no problem with ...
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How to change the font size of a pie chart's legend

I have a pie chart and I would like to make the font size of the legend bigger. I was able to make the fonts bigger for the chart labels but ...
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What is the font that is most similar to latex fonts? [duplicate]

I am producing mathematica graphs so I hope the axis font can be as similar to latex fonts as possible. This is because I need to put them in a latex document. $\LaTeX$ and Mathematica What is ...
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Inconsistent font rendering when using a remote kernel on a different OS

I have a Mathematica 10.0 on Linux and one on OSX. I'm using the OSX as a remote kernel. During parallel computation, if I render some graphics, the fonts and axes are not rendered the same way ...
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Using Greek $\LaTeX$ fonts

I want to use the $\LaTeX$ font in graphics. For text/numbers, this is easily done by FontFamily -> "CMU Serif" (on Ubuntu) like this: ...
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How to set DisplayFormulaNumbered Font style to Times New Roman? [duplicate]

I'm writing a lecture notes with lots of formula in notebook which will be saved as pdf later. In my notes many DisplayFormulaNumbered cells were used, where the default FontStyle were Arial, which ...
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Set fontsize using setoptions not working in DateListPlot

I'm trying to use SetOptions to set the global font size for DateListPlot plots. My problem is that this is not working. Event this simple test does not change the font size: ...
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How to reset the “front end” to a 200% default

I wish that when Mathematica is run the "front end" this default to 200%, and perhaps other things where you can not change, as there are directly in the menu. Thank You
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Is there any automatic way to use specific font specifically for math? [duplicate]

I am trying to mimic the look of Wolfram|Alpha, which uses the Bitstream fonts Charter (for math and some text) and Vera Sans (for most text and things like units after numbers). Is there any ...
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Computer Modern Roman in Mathematica 8.0

What should be command for font style "Computer Modern Roman" in Mathematica, as the default font style of LaTeX is "Computer Modern Roman". Tried this ...
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Font style in Mathematica and .tex file

I am using Mathematica 8. I want to label the axes of figure in "Times" font. ...
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Font presentation difference between version 9 and version 10

I am trying to make presentation quality bar charts. As part of my effort, I used the code below. Updated to eliminate font specification. The problem appears to be a rendering difference, not a font ...
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How to use FontWeight options in Mathematica 10.x

Bug introduced in OSX v10.0.0 and persisting through v10.3.0 I‘m using stylesheets to create customized styles for course materials. That includes using fonts like Gill Sans, and Helvetica (Neue). ...
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How to set the resolution permanently? [duplicate]

I'm new to Mathematica, each time I start Mathematica, I have to enter SetOptions[$FrontEndSession, FontProperties -> {"ScreenResolution" -> Automatic}] to ...
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What's the name of the default font used in Mathematica 10?

I really like the default font in Mathematica 10. So I would like to use it for my other applications. I tried to search for the name of the font, only found that a lot of people is talking on how to ...
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Keeping Font Relative Size to Object/Graphics/Plot Object upon Resize

I want to keep the text generated within a graph/plot to remain the same relative to an element (a disk of size 0.2) of the image upon resize, not the image itself, while maintaining the original ...
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Very poor subpixel antialiasing using rotated monitor

I use Mathematica 10 for Linux with my monitor rotated 90-degrees. Fonts in all applications look very good (I have configured Gnome and Xft to do subpixel antialiasing in "vertical RGB" order). But ...
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Why MMA cannot apply the correct style of unit?

When I select Style-> Style-> DisplayFormulaNumbered Then I type some formula show as below: I found that the font of formula is not Times New Roman,so I select the unit ,then select ...
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Greek letters do not export correctly

Here is a simple plot P0 = Plot[x, {x, -7, 7}, Frame -> True, FrameLabel -> {"Ω", "Y"}] Then I want to export as .pdf it using ...
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Blank sequences do not display anymore as continuous lines

BlankSequence[] and BlankNullSequence[] "suddenly" do not display anymore as "continuous lines" in my v.10.0.1 (OSX) (of course ...
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How to print $\odot$ without it being cropped? (\[CircleDot] symbol)

Preamble: In some applications (astronomy, cosmology, etc), it is useful to measure things in solar quantities, say distances in $R_\odot$ or masses in $M_\odot$, and so on. Now and then I see ...
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How to stop font resize of input?

How do you stop Mathematica from resizing the input font when entering formulas with fractions and such? When I enter a formula with a few fractions the text becomes microscopic. For example: ...
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How do I change the size of the font for the output of the Print[] command?

I created a Stylesheet that increased the sizes of the fonts for the styles Input, Output and Text. Still, when I use the command Print[] the output comes out tiny. In the code below I added some ...
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thicker axes in 3d plot

I am new to Mathematica, and am not able to figure out how to make the axes in a ListPlot3D plot thicker. For some reason assigning a larger value to FontSize doesn't do anything. Would appreciate any ...
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FontSize problematic when used in LabelStyle

Bug introduced in 9.0 and persisting through 10.1.0 or later Consider the following few examples, each producing a trivial graphic object: ...
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Does PrivateFontOptions -> {“OperatorSubstitution” ->False} fail in version 10?

Please consider the following, version 10.0.1, OS X Mavericks: ...
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Font difference in mathematica 9 and 10 after export to illustrator

It seems WRI has changed the way fonts are dealt with in Mathematica 9 and 10. The following command Export["test.eps", "This is a nice formula"] yields this ...