[OS X TeX] Which OS X fonts with matching math fonts?

Michael Ummels michael at ummels.de
Tue Feb 22 15:00:37 CET 2011


you can also take a look at this article by Steven Hartke, which lists
some free math fronts (and accompanying text fonts):


All of them work with regular (pdf)latex, so they do not require
XeTeX. For example, to use Palatino, you just need to put
\usepackage{mathpazo} in the preamble of your document.

If you use XeTeX, an alternative would be to use Palatino (which comes
with Mac OS) together with the Asana Math font using unicode-math, see
here: http://ctan.org/pkg/unicode-math.


On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 12:44, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> Mac OS X comes with quite a lot of very nice fonts, and it's easy to use them
> from LaTeX with XeLaTeX. Not using a Mac myself, I'm not very familiar with
> those fonts, in particular I don't which of them blend well with one the math
> fonts provided with TeX Live.
> I'd like to give recommend to a LaTeX beginner who is currently using Times
> (from OpenOffice) something that looks better and is just as easy to use for
> documents containing a lot of (not-so-complicated) math.
> I'd rather avoid the good old Latin Mordern if possible just to show off that
> LaTeX isn't just Latin Modern (any more) :-)
> I'm looking primarily for serif fonts, but sans fonts would be fine too, for
> beamer slides.
> Thanks in advance for your advice.
> Manuel.

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