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LaTeX Cookbook by Stefan Kottwitz

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Choosing a font for a document

The default font has the name Computer Modern and is of very good quality. It is actually a whole font family that contains bold, italic, sans-serif, typewriter, and more font versions. All the fonts are well composed to fit together.

If you would like to change the font, use a complete bundle or carefully select font families based on shape and size. That's because, besides giving a good appearance to the document overall, it is important that all font families are compliant to each other when they are used together.

In this recipe, we will take a look at some font sets and recommended combinations.

Getting ready

For the fonts you would like to use, their files should already be installed on your TeX system. If not ...

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