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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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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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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Why “Modern Latin Math” font messes my plot?

I just download the Modern Latin Math font from here to have a consistent font with my LaTeX text. The font is exactly what I am looking for. But when I use it for my plot it messes the gap between ...
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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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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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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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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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How I can get glyphs from a fraktur font and use them as identifiers?

I would like to use the fraktur-S ($\LaTeX$: \mathfrak{S} $\mathfrak{S}$; Unicode: "U+1D516" 𝔖) as a variable name in Mathematica, but pasting the Unicode ...
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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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$ \rm\LaTeX $ and $ \mathit Mathematica $: a versus $ a $ [closed]

There are many questions on this site about making the fonts in Mathematica commensurate with the default Computer modern font in $ \rm\LaTeX $. I'm not interested in complex workarounds, using the ...
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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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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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Is there a way to outline text?

If I have: Graphics[ {Red, EdgeForm[Directive[White, Thick]], Inset[Style[Text@"Hi!", 44], {0, 0}]}, Background -> Black ] I unfortunately get: ...
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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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How can I add drop shadows to the text of non-input/output cells?

Inspired by simon woods's wonderful shadow function, I want to add drop shadows to all the text of non-input/output cells in a notebook, something like this: By using simon woods's shadow function, I ...
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How can I italicize FrameLabel directives?

Suppose that I use Frame -> True in Plot. Then I can use ...
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Adjust font size in `Grid` [closed]

I have a simple table given by ...
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How to use FontWeight options in Mathematica 10.x

Bug introduced in OSX v10.0.0 and persisting in all v10.x.x. Almost fixed in v11.0.0 I‘m using stylesheets to create customized styles for course materials. That includes using fonts like Gill Sans, ...
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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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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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font size of the placed plotlegends

I need to fixed the font size "14" for the PlotLegends "degree". ...
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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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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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Keeping Text Size the Same Throughout Entire Notebook File

Is there a way in which when you choose to format the size of the font within your notebook, for a particular cell, when you go into another cell, the default size font (12pt) will not be re-activated....
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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 change my font size to 18 points globally? [duplicate]

The default font is WAY too small. I can't read it on my jumbo-size laptop monitor, and my professors can't read my papers when I turn them in. Can somebody please provide DETAILED instructions on ...
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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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Monospaced fonts are not monospaced

Bug introduced in 8 or earlier and persisting through 11.2.0 I'm using Linux-x86-64 as operating system. Can someone explain this behaviour and maybe give a hint how to resolve it? Here are two lines ...
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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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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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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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What is the full list of all font families?

I'm having trouble finding a complete list of the FontFamily strings that Mathematica supports.
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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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Making axis numbers larger on Mathematica plot

I want the numbers along the axis to be larger than the default value. Can this be done? The reason I am asking is because I frequently make charts in Mathematica and use them in Word. I export ...
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How to add named characters to Mathematica 10 or later?

It appears that native support for the Klingon alphabet has been removed from version 10: \[KlingonA] Syntax::tsntxi: "\"!(\[ KlingonA])\" is incomplete; more ...