[XeTeX] Re: XeTeX Question Too Stupid for XeTeX List
will at guerilla.net.au
Fri Sep 24 10:36:45 CEST 2004
On 24 Sep 2004, at 4:52 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> - Palatino doesn't seem to be a part of OS X. On my PowerBook,
> purchased in May 2003, it's located in the OS 9 font folder. So it's
> possible you don't have it if your Mac is more recent.
I agree with this. I might take a look at some stage converting some
free Palatino fonts for use in OS X, but this isn't a priority for me
personally since I have this old copy.
> - Helvetica and Courier seem to be only available in regular shape in
> OS X, not oblique nor italic. Weird! In /Library/Fonts/ I have
> Helvetica Neue which is available in many more series and shapes,
> though I've no idea of how it got there.
It's supposed to be there :) Apple's kindly paid for it to be included
in Mac OS X.
> - The above only takes care of text fonts. Math fonts, should you need
> them, will remain CM by default. You could get better matching weights
> and shapes by using ...
Don't forget the Euler math fonts, which blend fairly well with fonts
that are unlike Times or CM (e.g. Palatino or Garamond or others).
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