LaTeX Font Different from Usual?


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Jan28-12, 11:42 PM
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Hi,

I'm wondering why my LaTeX output on PF appears in this font:



Rather than the more typical one:



Apologies if this has already been explained somewhere.

I'm using Safari 5.1.1. in Mac OS X Lion.
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Jan29-12, 09:18 AM
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That looks like STIX fonts instead of cmr. According to the MathJax site settings, both STIX and cm fonts are available, but cm fonts should be preferred.

Edit: see this: https://github.com/mathjax/MathJax/i...omment-2424202
"OS X 10.7 (Lion) ships with the STIX fonts installed, and MathJax will use those in preference to its web-based fonts."

Try using FontBook to disable STIX fonts. (Note that I'm not a Mac user.)
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Quote Quote by jhae2.718 View Post
That looks like STIX fonts instead of cmr. According to the MathJax site settings, both STIX and cm fonts are available, but cm fonts should be preferred.

Edit: see this: https://github.com/mathjax/MathJax/i...omment-2424202
"OS X 10.7 (Lion) ships with the STIX fonts installed, and MathJax will use those in preference to its web-based fonts."

Try using FontBook to disable STIX fonts. (Note that I'm not a Mac user.)
Thanks for looking that up. I had a hunch that maybe my computer was just displaying it using the wrong fonts, but I did not have the knowledge or savvy to know specifically what those fonts were and what to do about it. I opted Font Book and searched for STIX and disabled all of the font families that came up. The new result looks like this:



It certainly looks like computer modern. Does it seem comparable to how LaTeX looks in your browser?

Thanks again!

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LaTeX Font Different from Usual?


Looks like computer modern to me.

Glad to be of help.


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