[Tugindia] Using Sabon type face

CV Radhakrishnan cvr at river-valley.org
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> know anything about it.

    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

* buy the sabon fonts from foundries like Adobe or Monotype

* 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



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