[OS X TeX] Condensed fonts

Alain Schremmer Schremmer.Alain at verizon.net
Sat Jul 17 03:10:32 CEST 2004

I i-installed XeTeX.
I changed the preferences in TeXshop according to the XeTeX site' 
I am running Panther and the Font menu shows Futura Condensed Medium 
along with three other shapes/styles(?).

Recently chastised, I just spent several hours on Companion2ed and 
various sites and FAQ to figure out how to install Futura and how to 
use it but didn't find anything helpful.

So, I must turn again to you.
How do I make
> use XeTeX (http://scripts.sil.org/xetex) which'll use a Mac OS X 
> version directly

On Jul 16, 2004, at 2:11 PM, William F. Adams wrote:

> On Friday, July 16, 2004, at 12:37  PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> - Can this be improved upon?
> Yes.
>> - Are there condensed fonts that would work both in text and math 
>> modes? (From what I read, I assume that I cannot use Futura and, in 
>> fact, didn't find anything other than cmss.)
> You can use Futura, you just need to get it installed for TeX to use.
> Either use XeTeX (http://scripts.sil.org/xetex) which'll use a Mac OS 
> X version directly, or get a copy in PC .ttf or .pfb format, (or Unix 
> .pfa) and set it up using FontInst.
> Alternately, if it's just that text you need, make a .pdf of just ILO 
> and pull that in as a graphic.
> William
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