# [OS X TeX] Using System Fonts in LaTeX

Jeremy Conlin jeremit0 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 19:12:34 CET 2007

```On 11/1/07, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at web.de> wrote:
>
> Am 01.11.2007 um 15:11 schrieb Jeremy Conlin:
>
> > There are hundred
> > of fonts shipped with Mac OS X and I want to use some of them (i.e.
> > helvetica) in LaTeX.  How can I do this?
>
>         \usepackage{helvet}
>
> Then text in \textsf{} will be in Helvetica. To be exact: not the
> system's fonts will be used but those from the TeX installation. And
> the PDF files built won't even contain them. (There are 14 fonts a
> PDF document does not need to embed.)
>
> >  Is such a thing even possible?
>
> Of course. Look also at the gtamacfonts package (texdoc gtamacfonts)!
>
> --
> Greetings
>
>    Pete
>

gtamacfonts looks great.  I think that is what I need to do.  Thanks
for all of the quick responses.

Jeremy