[texhax] Q: correct LM font name to use in Kubuntu gutsy
asnd at triumf.ca
Fri Dec 7 21:12:21 CET 2007
"D. R. Evans" <doc.evans at gmail.com> writes:
> Wanting to try out lmr12, if I look in /usr/share/texmf/fonts/tfm/public/lm
> I see a bunch of metric files:
> In my plain TeX file, which of these should I use in the statement:
In a plain TeX document, texnansi-lmr12.tfm is almost certain to require
the least effort to use.
> I've tried a few of them in the place of the question marks, and it sure
> isn't obvious that there's any difference in the result, at least in the
> ones that I've tried.
The ???? is the *encoding*, which is similar for simple ascii characters but differs
for accented characters. cmr12 lacks these characters entirely. Try more
thorough font sample text.
Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
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