[lucida] Installation of lucida for plain tex?

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Oct 1 03:20:31 CEST 2008

On  30 Sep, 2008, at 19:57, Axel E. Retif wrote:

> On  30 Sep, 2008, at 19:01, ivo welch wrote:
>> Dear Karl---thanks for the help.  alas, I can't help you maintain
>> lucida.  I am just the normal leech.  :-(.
>> I read the doc/fonts/lucida/readme.lucida file and saw the list
>> of .tfm files.  however, it does not tell me what I need to do in  
>> order to
>> make the fonts work in .tex documents with pdftex.  could I please  
>> impose
>> on you again here?  exactly what steps do I need to take to have my
>> little plain tex document use the fonts?
> I'm not a plainTeX user myself (unfortunately). You will have to
> experiment with the tfm font names; for example, this works:
> \font\lucrom=hlhr8y at 10pt
> \font\lucit=hlhri8y at 10pt [...]

Or better,

\font\tenrm = hlhr8y
\font\tenit = hlhri8y
\font\sc= hlhrc8y
\let\rm = \tenrm
\baselineskip=14pt %for example

Lucida roman. \it Lucida italic. \rm Roman again. {\sc Small caps.}  
And once again roman.




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