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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Mathematica 10.4 crashes when using too many font sizes

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

Hey I have problems reading my mathematica notebooks due to the small fonts. I'd like to change their default values for the input and output. I already figured out that everything seems to be defined ...
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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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Ugly font rendering (ubuntu 12, overrides system settings)

Mathematica 9 on Ubuntu 12 renders fonts very poorly. Text is readable, but it makes it very hard to concentrate on programming. Since smoothing on Ubuntu on low DPI screens isn't very good either, ...
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Using fallback fonts

I'd like to specify a FontFamily that does a fallback if the specified font is not on my system. E.g. I'd like the base font to be ...
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Print to PDF from Acrobat PDF printer (in Windows )

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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 ...
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Missing Unicode support on Windows FrontEnd

Does Mathematica FrontEnd still not support all the Unicode characters in version 12? I am using version 12 on Windows 10 and can't get character ↳ (U+21b3). It fails to print using ...
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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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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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Scaled option for tick numbers' size

For axes label the scaled FontSize works like charm. If I do: ...
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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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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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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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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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Will custom fonts in my notebook be carried over?

In my notebook, I have Open Sans (a free font) as a text font and Consolas (a paid font) as a code font. Those fonts are coded into the stylesheet of my notebook. My question is: if I send someone a ...
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Setting OperatorSubstitution to false causes Plot's labels of sufficiently small size not to appear in the specified typeface. Is this a bug?

This problem is no longer there after I upgraded to Mathematica 10.0.2. If I set OperatorSubstitution to False, the labels of <...
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Greek letters don't depending of the font

For some reason mathematica (11.0.1 Windows 10 64-bit) does no use greek letter font from the selected font by FontFamily -> "AnyFont" When I check the ...
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Continuation of fonts in Debian distributions

Dear Wolfram Mathematica users at Debian-based distributions, if you have the newest distribution, can you verify that the fonts work? An Internet user who claims to maintain the fonts for Debian ...
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Why do I get different symbols (a) with the same FontFace (Cambria Math)?

When I create an equation in MS Office, it uses Cambria Math, and I get the following when I use variable 'a'. When I try to use Mathematica to create graphics for my files, I can try to use ...
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How to print greek letters in wrapped text

Here some code for creating wrapped text ...
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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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$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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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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Select characters for “OperatorSubstitution”

The details section of the documentation for PrivateFontOptions states that: With the default setting ...
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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 to control variant of digits for a given font?

Is it possible to control style of digits for a given font? In the following example 2nd, 3rd and 4th lines print old style digits. How to get linear digits for these fonts? ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Exporting graphics to PDF results in destroyed fonts on Windows 8

Executing plot = Plot[x^2, {x, 0, 100}, PlotLabel -> "Plot"]; SetDirectory[NotebookDirectory[]]; Export["plot.pdf", plot, "PDF"]; results in Is this a bug? ...
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How to Reduce Font Size for SearchIndexObject display form?

In the documentation on the wolfram.com web site, SearchIndexObjects display with a font size for the search index object's metatdata (the text between the square braces) that is proportional to the ...
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Problem displaying brackets and greek alphabet

In Ubuntu, i have the problem that Mathematica 11 does not display brackets and greek letters properly. I have already installed the package fonts-mathematica. I attached a screen shot. This both ...
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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 ...