[OS X TeX] different defaults for size?

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue May 10 01:19:31 CEST 2005

On 5/9/05 5:55 PM, "Hendrik Chaltin" <hendrik.chaltin at univ.u-3mrs.fr> wrote:

> I was trying to make up my mind
> about what version of \mathcal to use
> \usepackage{mathptmx} or \usepackage{mathpazo}
> when I suddenly realized
> that the packages seem to induce
> slightly different defaults for \mathrm and \textrm
> (perhaps others too, I didn't check).
> It is visible both on the screen
> and on the outprint.
> I do not mind what size exactly  the default is,
> but I don't want the aspect of entire documents to change
> just because I decide to change the \mathcal font.
> How can I fix the size default?
> Thanks,
> HC


Not a small change at all! The mathptmx package uses Times Roman for the
Serif Font while the mathpazo package uses Palatino. Try them both out and
see which one you like better. Also remember to pick a nice Sans Serif and
Monospace (Typewriter) Font.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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