# [texhax] adding boldface to \tt

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Tue Oct 31 23:04:55 CET 2006

Karl, just to make clear that I agree:

At 22:34 31.10.06, Karl Berry wrote:
>     uwe> It shouldn't be so difficult to turn any TeX source of a "font
>     sampler"
>
>No, I mean something else entirely: a script that looks at the installed
>TeX tree, finds all the zillions of tfm's, and *generates* a sampler,
>showing the families installed, the encodings supported, the variants
>supported, etc.  For what is actually available in the *current*
>installation.

[snip]

>2) My thought was to show actual fonts, not just package names.
>    "mathptmx" doesn't tell anyone what it is.

I was aware of these differences and that my suggestions
didn't fulfil these desires.

BTW, we now have a thread that has two names ...

Cheers,

Uwe.