Here is a mwe of the New PX problem.

On Sat, Jan 13, 2024 at 9:33 AM Neal Becker <> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 12, 2024 at 3:15 PM Christopher Menzel <>
> wrote:
>> On Jan 12, 2024, at 9:03 AM, Neal Becker <> wrote:
>> I'm writing another paper for IEEE conference.  I'm using lualatex to
>> produce pdf.
>> In document/settings/fonts, I'm set to using all defaults. If I don't
>> check 'use non-TeX fonts', the output looks good. If I do check 'use
>> non-TeX fonts', the fonts look much thinner and to my eye not very
>> pleasing.  Again I have not changed any font settings from defaults.
>> And that’s why they don’t look good. You need to choose one from the
>> drop-down list. The problem with using non-TeX fonts is that there might
>> not be a corresponding math font. One that does have a math font and that
>> looks quite nice is Cambria. If you are using MacOS or Windows you should
>> have it on your machine if you’ve installed Office 365 or a standalone of
>> any of the usual Microsoft applications. To get the corresponding math font
>> once you’ve selected Cambria from the drop-down, add the following to the
>> preamble:
>> \usepackage{unicode-math}
>> \setmathfont{Cambria Math}
>> If you’re using Linux, there are instructions to be found on the
>> interwebs for installing the Microsoft fonts Cambria, Calibri, and
>> Consolas. They are extracted from the old PowerPoint Viewer, which
>> Microsoft released for free and hence (so I recall gathering from
>> discussions in various forums) can be extracted and used legally.
>> Is there a recommended alternative set of fonts?
>> For TeX fonts, I really like New PX
>> <>, a descendent of Palatino with a
>> very nice math font. Add the following to your preamble (and select
>> “Default” from the drop-down font list):
>> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
>> \usepackage{newpxtext,newpxmath}
>> Vastly superior aesthetically to the long outdated (but still, sadly,
>> oft-used) Computer Modern default.
>> Chris Menzel
>> I just tried out the New PX alternative.  It looks good except for one
> strange problem.  In the top of the paper is author name and authormark.
> Authormark (1 author) will be an asterisk.  With CM the asterisk is in the
> normal position, but with New PX the asterisk is about the middle of the
> text height, not in a superscript position.  Since this is right at the top
> of the paper and glaringly obvious I don't think I can use it.

*Those who don't understand recursion are doomed to repeat it*
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\title{A Very Interesting Title}
\author{\IEEEauthorblockN{Neal Becker\IEEEauthorrefmark{1}}\IEEEauthorblockA{Hughes Network Systems, Germantown MD\\
Email: \IEEEauthorrefmark{1}}}
This abstract is very abstract


Consider the topic introduced.

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