# [OS X TeX] OS X TeX] How install & use genuine Adobe Times-Roman small caps fonts?

Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 03:07:02 CEST 2014

On 14 Aug 2014 22:11:38 -0700, Michael Sharpe <msharpe at ucsd.edu> wrote:

> On Aug 11, 2014, at 5:37 PM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> You suggest I compare the Adobe small caps with the newtxtext (equivalently, TeX Gyre Termes) fonts. But the problem is I don't know how to use the Adobe small caps fonts in LaTeX: that's where I started!
>>
>> (Sorry, I was careless in saying I'd possibly use mtpro2. I indeed know that's for math characters only, and that I still have to invoke separately some text fonts, say just by using "\renewcommand{\rmdefault}{ptm}".)
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> I made an addon package for newtx that has an option for using Adobe small caps. I'll add this to the newtx package eventually, but it needs further testing, as I don't own those fonts. (I'm pretty sure my addons are OK based on the vpl files, but some visual evidence would be reassuring.)
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> The addon is currently available from
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> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3825336/TeX/index.html
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> under the name newtxc.zip. Unzip, cd to the level where fonts and tex are at the top level and run
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> /bin/cp -Rfp * ~/Library/texmf
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> To run tests, you must enable the map file ztmsc.map, which may be done by entering the lline
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> \pdfmapfile{+ztmsc.map}
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> in your preamble, if using pdflatex. The pfb files must be named ptmrc8a.pfb and ptmrb8a.pfb and copied into fonts/type1/public/newtx.
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> To use, place in your preamble the line
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>
> followed by any math loading commands such as the packages mtpro2 or newtxmath. Any feedback you might have will be valued.
>
> Michael

The newtxtext package is working very nicely with Adobe Times-Roman Small Caps, also with MathTime Pro 2 fonts.

(I have to find my genuine Adobe Times fonts to see if it will use them satisfactorily, too.)

Thank you, Michael, for preparing the package and so greatly simplifying things!

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