[XeTeX] fontspec 1.5a

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Sat Dec 4 19:48:39 CET 2004

On 4 Dec 2004, at 3:26 am, Will Robertson wrote:

>> PS Are there only four choices for maths in XeTeX? Computer Modern, 
>> Euler, Lucida, and MathTime?

On Dec 4, 2004, at 12:58 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> I notice that there are some fonts included in .../public/txfonts/... 
> that seem to include math characters; are these associated with any of 
> the above, or are they something different? I also don't know whether 
> the .otf versions that the XeTeX installer includes actually work 
> right, in terms of encodings... I haven't had time to specifically 
> check all the fonts that were auto-converted.

The txfonts are something different, a set of especially made math 
fonts to go with times.

They're matched by the pxfonts which go with Palatino.

Both sets are spaced really tightly, and arguably have quality and 
aesthetics issues.

On Dec 4, 2004, at 10:56 AM, Herb Schulz wrote:

> I don't know how many are available as non-TeX style fonts as well as 
> the
> .pfb formatted version but take a look at
> <http://home2.vr-web.de/~was/mathfonts.html>
> for a longer list.

which is pretty much complete. The only things not listed are a couple 
of works in progress.

(who is bummed to understand (correctly?) that xetex can't access math 
fonts using numbers larger than 255....)

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