[OS X TeX] Newbie TeTex font installation
paul.vickers at unn.ac.uk
Wed Nov 16 22:00:34 CET 2005
I'm pulling my hair out trying to figure out how to take one of my
TrueType font families (say, GillSans.ttf, GillSansItalic.ttf,
GillSansBold.ttf, and GillSansBoldItalic.ttf) and converting it so I can
use it with LaTeX (pdfLaTeX to be precise).
I'm running Gerben Wierda's TeX installation on an Apple PowerBook
running OS X 10.4.3.
I tried using ttf2tex but that generates an internal error as soon as it
gets to the ttf2afm stage.
I have tried various web sites with different recipes, but to no avail.
The most recent one I tried was
http://www.tug.org/mactex/fonts/fonttutorial-current.html#sec2 but all I
end up with is a blank document when I select the new font with:
where pgs is the font family name I have to GillSans (from the Fontname
I have tried XeTeX, but as I also work with MikTeX on a PC, I don't want
my TEX files to be platform-dependent.
Can anyone please point a frustrated newbie to a simple set of
instructions for adding new fonts to LaTeX from a .ttf source?
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