[texhax] `Times slanted' font?

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Tue May 8 17:27:01 CEST 2007

On Monday 07 May 2007 10:29, Rodolfo Medina wrote:

>> I use the `Times' font simply with:
>>  \font\timestwelverm=ptmr at 12pt
>>  \font\timestwelveit=ptmri at 12pt
>>  \font\timestwelvebf=ptmb at 12pt
>> , so having the `regular', italic and bold version of it; but don't
>> know wether and how it is possible to get the slanted face.
>> Can anyone suggest that?

"John R. Culleton" <john at wexfordpress.com> writes:

> NImbus Roman and Times Roman are described as visually identical. So I 
> would suggest the following lines in pdftex.map as  pointers to a 
> suitable slanted Times Roman:
> ptmro8r NimbusRomNo9L-Regu ".167 SlantFont TeXBase1Encoding 
> ReEncodeFont" <8r.enc <utmr8a.pfb
> ptmro8y NimbusRomNo9L-Regu ".167 SlantFont TeXnANSIEncoding 
> ReEncodeFont" <texnansi.enc <utmr8a.pfb

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:

>     and how it is possible to get the slanted face.
> \font\timestwelvesl=ptmro at 12pt
> (o for oblique.)

Thanks indeed for the help.
I adopted Karl's suggestion, which seems to work fine.


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