# [Tugindia] Using Sabon type face

Tue Jun 29 17:20:05 CEST 2004

```>>>>> "Amitava" == Amitava Das Gupta <amitav at vsnl.net> writes:

Amitava> I am not very familiar with LaTeX, though I use it
Amitava> sometimes. I would like to know how to use a non-standard
Amitava> font in my work. Specifically, I would like to use the
Amitava> "Sabon" type face. I have put in the \usepackage{sabon}
Amitava> in the preamble, but the font does not appear in the dvi
Amitava> file, and while compiling, I get a "LaTeX Font Warning :
Amitava> Certain font shapes were not available, defaults
Amitava> substituted." I have asked all the people I know, who are
Amitava> using LaTeX, specifically MiKTeX, but no one seems to

Amitava> The sabon.sty file, and all the required .tfm and .vf
Amitava> files are there inside the \texmf tree. I am using
Amitava> Windows98. Any help would be much appreciated.

You have to

* rename those fonts as per Karl Berry font naming scheme

* add the renamed font files to \$TEXMF/fonts/type1/sabon folder

* and update the TeX's file database