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Questions tagged [fonts]

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

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Export image as pdf, which is PDF/A valid

Assume following plot in Mathematica (version 11.2): ...
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Font in graphics changes when saving as pdf in Mathematica 11 [duplicate]

Consider a simple plot with text: Show[Plot[x^2, {x, 0, 10}], Graphics[Text[Style["some text", Large], {4, 10}]]] You can see Mathematica's output on the left ...
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Mathematical symbols appear grey/faded/opaque

I admit this is quite a strange question. The mathematical symbols in my output appear as grey and faded, instead of bold black like my input. I attach a photo. Both the curly brackets and the minus ...
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Adjust font size in `Grid` [closed]

I have a simple table given by ...
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`PlotLegends` formatting mixing italics and upright letters

If I do: ListPlot[Range[10] ,PlotLegends->Placed[LineLegend[{"Subscript[N, σ] f(m; μ, p)"},LabelStyle->{FontFamily->"Times"}],{0.8,0.35}] ] where ...
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font size of the placed plotlegends

I need to fixed the font size "14" for the PlotLegends "degree". ...
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Exporting/Saving Notebook with Non English characters to PDF

On a related question, I now have another problem with saving notebook to PDF. OS: Windows 7 SP1 English Ultimate MMA: 11.3 X64 The Chinese characters displays ...
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Why Text Cells converted with Alt-7 have different fonts

So I am writing a report in Mathematica and experiencing a problem. First I create an input cell. Then write some text into it. Afterwards convert it to text cell with Alt-7. As a result some cells ...
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Column makes fonts smaller

When you use Column (or Grid) a previously styled element with explicit font-size setting appears much smaller. Here is an ...
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When print or save as PDF the font size is too large

When I print or save as pdf the font size is too large I have printed the whole notebook to pdf or saved it to pdf, but the font size was too large, and I have set the ...
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How to fix inconsistent font rendering under Windows?

The FrontEnd's font rendering in graphics is inconsistent under Windows (still using Win7). Sometimes small fonts are not antialiased, sometimes they are. See, for instance, the help page for ...
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Superscripts and subscripts in graphics causes italics

This is a minor problem but when putting units on graphics I sometimes get italics and sometimes not. I get italics when there are superscripts. Thus ...
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Bold font is very rough in exported rasterized pdf

For example ...
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Helvetica font becomes vague (black becomes gray) in exported pdf figure

I'm trying to set the font of several labels in my data plot as Helvetica Neuve. When I was working in the notebook, it looks well, for example: ...
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Italic fonts for plots like those appear in scientific papers

Suppose we want to draw the following plot: ...
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How do I write semidirect product symbol “ ⋊ ”?

I am trying to write in a *.nb file the following syntax: $G \rtimes H $ or $G \ltimes H $
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How to stop text with sub/superscript and fraction in FrameLabel from being Italic?

The objective is to use a Roman (i.e., non-italic) font in FrameLabel. Consider this ...
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ExportString “PDF” crashes FrontEnd session

While doing some general tests with this post, it appears that this simple command crashes my whole Mathematica session (Mathematica 11.2.0, OSX 10.11.6): ...
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How to query the properties of objects?

General question: How does one query the properties of objects in Mathematica. For example, if g is a Graphics object, how do I find out its size? Or how do I find ...
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How can I change the default font used in ALL plots and legends in Mathematica?

Forgive me, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to do this no matter how much I research. I really want to change the default font for all graphics, such as ArrayPlot, ContourPlot, ...
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How to print greek letters in wrapped text

Here some code for creating wrapped text ...
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Mathematica equivalent to HTML `code` or LaTeX `\texttt`

I know in HTML or LaTeX there is a way to easily put a phrase in a monospace font. Is there a way to do this in Mathematica without manually changing the font for ...
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How to avoid those small variable-width spaces within Mathematica code?

When writing a Mathematica sentence (with default input style), you get your code written in a fixed-width font (Consolas, for instance, in Windows). However, small blank spaces are added to separate ...
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Saving a plot in minimum number of bytes [closed]

I am using both Mathematica 9.0 and 10.0. I found that when I save the following plot ...
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Wrong font usage when exporting graphics with text

When exporting graphics with annotation in PDF using Export, under some circumstances fonts are not inherited properly. I'll illustrate on the example of fonts ...
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PDF export of a plot has corrupt fonts in editors on mac OS

As I have explained in this post, I want to edit a pdf plot exported from Mathematica in Inkscape or Illustrator on mac OS but the font is corrupt: I'm using the plot option ...
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Dare I ask: high-DPI support on Windows? [closed]

Well, given the fact that after decades of Mathematica development, it still doesn't even properly support standard Windows displays, I won't get my hopes up, but here goes: Is there anything ...
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Use two kinds of the font in FrameLabel

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Bold text using package MaTeX

Using the MaTeX package from our colleague Szabolcs I had a certain problem. I would like to highlight the result for bold, but I did not get a result that I liked. I tried several options that I ...
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Different fonts in MaTeX

I have read this link but can't quite figure out how to use a different font in MaTeX. Would someone be kind enough to provide a complete example for the following context ...
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$FontFamilies returns empty list

On version 11.1.1 for Linux x86 I cannot get a list of available fonts. FE`Evaluate[FEPrivate`GetPopupList["MenuListFonts"]] also returns an empty list. Menu > ...
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Scaled option for tick numbers' size

For axes label the scaled FontSize works like charm. If I do: ...
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Is there a way to make the whole document black in Default stylesheet?

I want to change the text color of the whole document to black, because it makes it more readable after printing with a black and white printer. Is there a way to make all document black with one ...
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DisplayFormula font is hard to read in print

My equations that use DisplayFormula style are a bit hard to read when printed on paper. Some lines look very thin. For example, a negative signs are so thin it is easy to miss them. Is there a way to ...
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How to get smooth fonts in SVG graphics generated through a WolframScript script?

Below are screenshots of the x-axis labels plots generated and exported in SVG format using exactly the same code, either "interactively" or "programmatically": interactively programmatically By "...
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How to make Mathematica show parentheses using the AntykwaTorunska font correctly?

I am currently on a Windows 10 machine using Mathematica 11.0.1.0 and on which I installed the AntykwaTorunska fonts (light, bold, condensed, etc). Here you can see a part of the screenshot of the ...
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Formatting for script letters to match latex

In the Wolfram Documentation page for \ℓ, there are two formats for the script letter shown. How can I select the first format, which looks more like "\ell" symbol in latex? For instance, I have the ...
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Different display of ticks in windows and linux

I made my code on a windows computer, mathematica 11.0.1. For the plots I used self defined ticks. Here all the ticks are shown. However, I did simulations on a linux computer (also mathemativa v11.0....
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Blurry fonts in notebooks [duplicate]

May be this question does not belong to here, but I do not know where to post it. I am using Windows 10 Pro 64bit and MMA 11.0.1. My monitor (32inch) has a native resolution of 3820 * 2160 pixels. ...
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Print@“~” prints a dash

Print@"~" prints a dash. Is this intended behavior? Do you think it is a bug? I'm running 10.0 for Microsoft Windows (64-bit) (June 29, 2014). Edit: a screen grab ...
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Letter g rendered with different descender styles

I've just noticed that Mathematica renders g in two distinct ways: either with a closed descender or a open descender. Seems it happens only for local variables. g ...
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Select characters for “OperatorSubstitution”

The details section of the documentation for PrivateFontOptions states that: With the default setting ...
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Gaps between overbars and square roots in exported graphics in some fonts

I make my slides in LaTeX and my pictures in Mathematica. I want to keep the fonts the same throughout, so when I have an image with text in it, I convert the text to "CMU Bright" font in Mathematica ...
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Problems with exporting graphics in PDF format

I'm creating a lot of graphics, which I save in PDF format for later use in LaTeX. I have currently two issues. When I create a graphic and then export it to PDF, a white space appears on the side ...
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plot by thick ticks and large fonts of axes number simultaneously

How I can plot by thick ticks and large fonts of axes numbers simultaneously? Individually I can do by writing AxesStyle -> Directive[Thick] or ...
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Shrinking size to fit the page while saving .nb as .tex file

While converting my .nb outcome to .tex file, I face a problem. The out lines in the code are too long. That is why, they are out of PDF page produced from ...
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How does one print text without unnecessary line returns?

I am using the command: Print["A paragraph goes in here; a subparagraph goes here; etc."] The output text has line returns that differ from where they are in the ...
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Mathematica 11 fonts in Linux are messed up

This is not a duplicate of Mathematica versions 10 and 11 fonts are broken on Linux. There the issue is with PDF export and printing. The fonts in Mathematica on my system are all messed up, see the ...
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How make the default fonts of v11 like in v10: Courier for .nb AND sans serif for .m/.wl editor

I would like to make the default font of .m/.wl editor in Mathematica 11 to be that of Mathematica 10 (a smaller narrower fixed width sans serif font). Simultaneously, I would like to make the ...