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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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 ...
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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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Mathematica versions 10 and 11 fonts are broken on Linux

Any clues on how to fix the fonts? It seems the font kerning is wrong. It happens both in graphics and in all sorts of text styles... This happens with Mathematica system fonts but also with certain ...
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How to get rid of new default Version 11 and 12 Input/Output fonts -> and keep the traditional Courier font

Since version 11 (and 12), the default font for Input/Output cells has changed. As @J.M. has commented below, the font changes are system specific: Default font changed Source Code Pro on Mac ...
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What's the name of the default font used in Mathematica 11?

There are a few user interface changes in Mathematica 11, and the new font is what I'm interested in. Unfortunately, the official document doesn't say what the font's name is. I attempted to find the ...
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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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Increasing the size of fonts and tick marks and numbers in a contour plot [closed]

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? [duplicate]

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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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. I ...
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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 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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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

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 11.0.1 or later I'm trying to use SetOptions to set the global font size for ...
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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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Font style in Mathematica matching \mathcal and \mathbf in Miktex

In Mathematica I plot ...
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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 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, ...