[OS X TeX] Trump Mediaeval fonts

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Wed Sep 29 14:37:47 CEST 2004


On Wednesday, September 29, 2004, at 04:24  AM, Ingo Reich wrote:

> Is there any good reason to choose OpenType fonts rather than PS type 
> 1 fonts (in this case), apart from having everything in one file?

Forward-looking font format, Unicode support, richer character set.

> Are they easier to use (in LaTeX and/or other applications) or to 
> install? Thanks.

As I noted in my e-mail, OpenType is rather awkward to use in LaTeX 
unless one uses XeTeX ( http://www.sil.org/xetex ). If using XeTeX 
appeals, then by all mean get OT.

William

-- 
William Adams, publishing specialist
voice - 717-731-6707 | Fax - 717-731-6708
www.atlis.com

--------------------- Info ---------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
           & FAQ: http://latex.yauh.de/faq/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Post: <mailto:MacOSX-TeX at email.esm.psu.edu>





More information about the Macostex-archives mailing list