[OS X TeX] Understanding fonts and fontspec

Johann Spies johann.spies at gmail.com
Sun Dec 9 00:12:58 CET 2012

On 9 December 2012 00:18, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

> The fonts in the files created via updmap or updmap-sys are for use by
> latex, pdflatex, and dvips (well a few more things too). When you use
> xelatex you most likely want to use the fonts available via the Mac OS.
> Open Font Book and look at the fonts there and use the font names given
> there; so
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \setmainfont{New Century Schoolbook}
> should use that font.
Thanks for your prompt response and explanation.  That makes it a lot
clearer to me.

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