The macro packages are useless without the font description fd files, virtual fonts vf and font metric tfm files for the font families used. These files did not do any harm, yet they are useless and should be deleted -- unless you are using VTeX, which does require them. Installing the virtual fonts, metrics and. If the file system layout of your TeX system complies with TDS, unzip them in the texmf root directory usually named texmf of your TeX system; all files will be unpacked into the right directories then. Otherwise you have to sort out manually the files from the.
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Arashit Helvitica and Avant Garde both sans fonts are included in the psnfss set of font packages, but not even listed in the Catalog. Post ltaex a guest Name. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I figure the font packages listed in the Catalog are superior or have had additional work and refinements applied.
Here is the relevant section:. Home Questions Tags Pnfss2e Unanswered. Sign up using Facebook. In others, the packages psnfes2e PSNFSS are not generally the best way to access the font because a more complete solution is now provided by a newer package e.
It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss. In TeX Live, at least, this configuration is set in updmap.
psnfss – Font support for common PostScript fonts
Note that while many of the fonts are available in PostScript and other printers, most publishers require fonts embedded in documents, which requires that you have the fonts in your TeX system. In addition, the fonts Bitstream Charter and Adobe Utopia are covered those fonts were contributed to the Public Domain by their commercial foundries. Separate packages are provided to load each font for use as main text font. The packages helvet which allows Helvetica to be loaded with its size scaled to something more nearly appropriate for its use as a Sans-Serif font to match Times and pifont which provides the means to select single glyphs from symbol fonts are tailored to special requirements of their fonts. Mathematics are covered by the mathptmx package, which constructs passable mathematics from a combination of Times Roman, Symbol and some glyphs from Computer Modern, and by Pazo Math optionally extended with the fpl small-caps and old-style figures fonts which uses Palatino as base font, with the mathpazo fonts.
LATEX PSNFSS2E PDF
But the default is to use the clones which are part of TeX installations. Post as a guest Name. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Which fonts are used for the 35 PostScript fonts is configured in your TeX installation. For example, mathpazo essentially sets the font family ppl for the default serif. In others, the packages from PSNFSS are not generally the best way to access the font because a more complete solution is now provided by a newer package e.