[OS X TeX] special font for tables in document

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Feb 24 13:48:10 EST 2007

On Feb 24, 2007, at 12:18 PM, Gert van Oss wrote:

> hi all,
> I'm writing my Latex documents with Textmate and always use just  
> the standard font (I assume). I recently found out that I can use  
> different fonts as well and I would like to make use of that in my  
> tables. I'd like more 'straight' numbers. What I mean is that for  
> example the 7 in my setup (I've no idea which font it is) has a  
> sort of 'curved' leg. I prefer to have a different formatting, a  
> more straight leg.
> I managed to get there by choosing the setup as written in the  
> 'sample doc' below. I put something like:
> \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{ptm}
> Above the table. However if I start writing below the table I would  
> like the initial font to appear again. Maybe someone can advice me  
> how to achieve this?
> Thanks for any reply,
> Gert ...


Try placing an opening brace ({) just before the \renewcommand... and  
a closing brace (}) just after the \end{table}. That should localize  
the change in font to that group, i.e., everything between the brace  

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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