[texhax] [pdftex] Change font names in PDF

narke narkewoody at gmail.com
Fri May 20 12:42:34 CEST 2011

On 20 May 2011 13:58, Robert B. Howlett <rhowlett at mail.usyd.edu.au> wrote:
> 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
> windows/fonts
> Bob Howlett

Hi, Bob

I searched ctan, but haven't figured out how to get turetype cm.  Can
you give me web link?   Also, I don't know how to make pdflatex to use
ttf, would you please give me hint?  Anyway, your idea looks like what
I prefer, I hope I can try.

Best Regards,

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