[texhax] Fonts for Beginners
paulrichardstanley at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 17:07:23 CEST 2012
sorry William, none of these books are accessible.
At 13:00 25/07/2012, you wrote:
>On Jul 24, 2012, at 10:46 AM, Paul Stanley wrote:
> > Does the list recommend a text on the subject of fonts for a
> complete beginner?
>If you mean for installation into old styles of TeX, then Philipp
>Lehman's Font Installation Guide:
>If you mean ``just'' using them, then von Bechtolsheim's _TeX in
>Practice_ Vol. 2: Paragraphs, Math, and Fonts_ is quite good.
>If you mean installing and using them in interesting ways, then Alan
>Hoenig's _TeX Unbound_:
>If you mean using them in a ``modern'' TeX system then Will
>If you haven't read _The Elements of Typographic Style_ by Robert
>Bringhurst, it should go to the top of the list.
>I list a couple of books here:
>Other good background materials, Simon Oliver's _Introduction to Typography_.
>I also list some books which you may find of interest on this broadside:
>senior graphic designer
>Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.
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