[OS X TeX] CM Super, Latin Modern

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Thu Jan 18 20:30:38 CET 2007


On Jan 18, 2007, at 12:52 , Alain Schremmer wrote:

> Bruno Voisin wrote:
>
>> Le 18 janv. 07 à 16:36, Roussanka Loukanova a écrit :
>>
>>> From the above (1)-(4), I can conclude that by having installed   
>>> (e.g., via
>>> i-Installer) CM-Super, with no font declarations in the preamble  
>>> of  a tex
>>> file, CM-Super is used as an add to the CM. I.e., some  
>>> overriding,  or expending (the default) CM.
>>>
>>> Right? It seems to me, Bruno's explanation fits into it.
>>
>>
>> The default is CM (not Super), the original Computer Modern fonts.
>>
>> Selecting \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} (which more and more LaTeX   
>> packages do) switches to the EC fonts, substituted by the CM- 
>> Super  fonts in case these are installed.
>>
>> Adding on top \usepackage{lmodern} switches to the LM fonts.
>
>
> I i-installed TeXShop 1.43 on 10.3.9 about a year or so ago and  
> probably did a minimal installation but how do I find out if I  
> installed Super?

With

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\begin{document}
Hello
\end{document}

the log says

/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.pkgs/fonts/enc/dvips/cm-super/cm-supe
r-t1.enc}</usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.pkgs/fonts/type1/public/cm-super/ 
sfrm1000.pfb

Best,

Axel


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