[texhax] mathfont

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Mon Dec 13 15:18:35 CET 2004

On Dec 12, 2004, at 8:04 AM, Robert Rogers wrote:

> How does one change the font displayed by default in math mode?
> That is, text bracketed by dollar signs?  For example, $x^{2}$?
> I am wondering if there is a generic macro
> or perhaps a command kin to
> \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{ppm}
> where one can reassign the underlying default.
> Is that default \mathfam or something of that nature?

Times - \usepackage{mathptmx}
Palatino - \usepackage{mathpazo}

There're also commercial fonts, or hacks like the package sansmath from 

If you search on those terms you should get a hit for say the FAQ or 
other listing of math fonts.


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