[pdftex] Change font names in PDF

Robert B. Howlett rhowlett at mail.usyd.edu.au
Fri May 20 07:58:23 CEST 2011

On 20/05/2011 1:09 PM, narke wrote:
> Will mathptmx produce TimesRoman? That's great, I will try.  And, is there
> any other font package produce Windows-like fonts names? Thanks in advanced!
> On May 19, 2011 2:20 PM, "Thomas Feuerstack"<
> Thomas.Feuerstack at fernuni-hagen.de>  wrote:
>> Am 19.05.2011 04:06, schrieb narke:
>> (...)
>>> My question is, can I change the font names reported by my PDF
>>> document? -- My PDFs were generated by pdflatex.
>> hmm, why don't you use other fonts at the time you're creating the PDF?
>> For example, \usepackage{mathmptmx} would set your document in
>> TimesRoman instead of Computer Modern.
>> Regards - Thomas

You could presumably also download truetype versions of the
cm fonts from ctan and get pdflatex to use them in preference
to the type 1 versions, and also install the ttf files in

Bob Howlett

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