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The font that is actually provided is URW Nimbus Mono (A Courier clone). An enhanced version is available with the TeX Gyre Cursor font.

Text example

Courier example
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\renewcommand*\familydefault{\ttdefault} %% Only if the base font of the document is to be typewriter style

Style examples


Courier example


Courier example


Courier example


Courier example

Courier number example

Ligatures, German double s, and other special characters

Courier ligature example

Font implementation

Courier is available as Type 1.

Part of TeX Live?

Courier is part of TeX Live.

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