[OS X TeX] PS font and TeXshop : as easy as in Textures ?

Frank STENGEL fstengel at mac.com
Wed Nov 30 20:35:39 CET 2005

Le 30 nov. 05 à 19:28, RS a écrit :

> I am begining to learn how to use TeXshop.
> I a working under plain and I need to use
> Ps fonts of the System (Helvetica and Textiles).
> Is the trick as simple as in Textures,
> where you need to type  is
> \font\toto=Textile at 10pt
> La petite fille est all\'ee \`a {\toto l'\'ecole}
> avec son panier.

If you use pdftex, then the answer is alas no, it is not that  
simple... However if you use XeTeX, then the answer is yes, you can  
use all the fonts in your Fonts folders. However this comes at a  
price: no access to dvips specials...

Frank STENGEL (fstengel<at>mac.com)

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