[OS X TeX] Revisiting Using Hoefler Text Inside TeX

Musa Furber musaf at runbox.com
Wed Jun 16 14:13:32 CEST 2004

Thanks much for the reply.

I have already done all of what you mentioned. My only complaints are 
the missing dotless i (\i) and the lack of ligatures (ff, etc).

On your machine, are you able to produce the ligatures?

I use pdflatex. Does this matter?

Thanks again.

On 16 Jun 2004, at 14:18, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:

> Hoefler Text works wonderfully with TeX & friends. You will have to do 
> the conversion of the actual fonts yourself since it's not permissible 
> by Apple's license to distribute them or modify them. For the rest: I 
> think Gerben started distributing versions of  the files you will need 
> for using the fonts with TeX, but the process could not be done 
> automatically, so the approach was abandoned. I wonder, though, if it 
> wouldn't be a good idea to have the files posted somewhere so people 
> could just convert the font files and download the rest (this is what 
> happens with a lot of adobe fonts: you have to buy the actual fonts, 
> but the support files are on CTAN). So to sum it up, here's what you 
> need to do, I hope I recall correctly after all these months:


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