LATEX PSNFSS2E PDF
Sources, /macros/latex/required/psnfss. Documentation. README · Package documentation · Readme. Version, a. Licenses, The LaTeX Project Public. They are the same fonts. That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc., but the basic fonts it lists are the ones you. Having read any LATEX introduction of your choice (for instance, ), you able in every LATEX distribution as a PDF file named
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It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss. So, in general, the Font Catalogue will give you a ‘best practice’ method for enabling a font. That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc. If you wanted to use Adobe’s Palatino, you’d need to obtain it, install it and reconfigure your TeX installation’s font configuration appropriately.
In others, the packages from PSNFSS are not generally the best way to access the font because a more complete solution is now provided by a newer package e.
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Is that the case and should I use the alternatives from the Catalog rather than from psnfss? In TeX Live, at least, this configuration is set in updmap. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
psnfss – Font support for common PostScript fonts
Now, formally this would give you Adobe Palatino, but, in practice, you probably don’t have this font available.
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More specifically, the packages support either clones from URW or versions from Adobe, depending on your font configuration. URW fonts with “vendor” filenames e.
LW35 Which fonts for the “Basic 35 Laserwriter Fonts” do you want to use and how are the filenames chosen? What PSNFSS actually provides psnfss2d clones of the fonts listed unless you have installed alternatives and configured your installation to use them.
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CTAN: Package psnfss
But the improvement is not in the fonts used – lateex are often identical – but, rather, in the way those fonts are configured and accessed. Helvitica and Avant Garde both sans fonts are included in the psnfss set of font packages, but not even listed in the Catalog. URW fonts with “berry” filenames e. Sign up using Email and Password. The Font Catalogue tends to psnfse2e packages which provide more complete support e. They are the same fonts. Either they may use them directly or they may use ‘virtual’ fonts which are TeX fonts which combine characters from different base fonts.
This shows that I am using the default configuration which is URW fonts with ‘berry’ file names i.
I noticed that the font packages within the postscript psnfss universal to all TeX distributions aren’t listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue. The packages are different, for example, the catalog has Palladio a clone of Palitino, which is in psnfss Other examples are, for New Century Schoolbook: Many font packages use different combinations of these base fonts.
But the default lahex to use the clones which are part of TeX installations.