[OS X TeX] Definitive font guide, please?

Adam M. Goldstein a.m.goldstein at mac.com
Tue Dec 23 18:37:08 CET 2008

On Dec 23, 2008, at 12:22 PM, David B. Thompson, Ph.D., P.E., CFM wrote:

> I spent a few hours last weekend trying to work out how to use fonts  
> other than the Computer Modern family in LaTeX. I found nothing  
> definitive in the archives. Google wasn't much help either. I think  
> it's time I learned something about using some of the other font  
> families available to us.
> I tried the usual suspects, such as
> \usepackage[garamond]{mathdesign}
> and several variations on that theme. No joy.
> So, would someone point me to a definitive resource that a literate  
> LaTeX user can understand? I'm not a complete n00b, but this is an  
> area I haven't explored.

I don't know if you know about


which shows samples of the fonts and has instructions for their use.

It's not totally clear to me that the instructions match up precisely  
with what's in TeXLive, though.

Adam M. Goldstein PhD, MSLIS
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a.m.goldstein at mac.com
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