Sources, /macros/latex/required/psnfss. Documentation. README · Package documentation · Readme. Version, a. Licenses, The LaTeX Project Public. They are the same fonts. That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc., but the basic fonts it lists are the ones you. Having read any LATEX introduction of your choice (for instance, ), you able in every LATEX distribution as a PDF file named
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I figure the font packages listed in the Catalog are superior or have had additional work and refinements applied. Either they may use them psntss2e or they may use ‘virtual’ fonts which are TeX fonts which combine characters from different base fonts. It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss. Email Required, but never shown. Adobe fonts with “vendor” filenames e. But the default is to use the clones which are part of TeX installations. Sign up using Facebook.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. URW fonts with “berry” filenames e. It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss, The packages are different, for example, the catalog has Palladio a clone of Palitino, which is in psnfss Other examples are, for New Century Schoolbook: That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc.
I noticed that the font packages within the postscript psnfss universal to all TeX distributions aren’t listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Helvitica and Avant Garde both sans fonts latx included in the psnfss set of font packages, but not even listed in the Catalog. For example, mathpazo essentially sets the font family ppl for the default serif.
If you psfnss2e to use Adobe’s Palatino, you’d need to obtain it, install it and reconfigure your TeX installation’s font configuration appropriately. In TeX Live, at least, this configuration is set in updmap.
They are the same fonts. Ppsnfss2e, formally this would give you Adobe Palatino, but, in practice, you probably don’t have this font available. So, in general, the Font Catalogue will give you a ‘best practice’ method for enabling a font. The packages are pwnfss2e, for example, the catalog has Palladio a clone of Palitino, which is in psnfss Other examples are, for New Century Schoolbook: Is that the case and should I use the alternatives from the Catalog rather than from psnfss?
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URW fonts with “vendor” filenames e. Which fonts are used for the 35 PostScript fonts is configured in your TeX installation. LW35 Which fonts for the “Basic 35 Laserwriter Fonts” do you want to use and how are the filenames chosen?
psnfss – Font support for common PostScript fonts
But the improvement is not in the fonts used – these are often identical – but, rather, in the way those fonts are configured psnfss2r accessed. Many font packages use different combinations of these base fonts.
Adobe fonts with “berry” filenames e. What PSNFSS actually provides are clones of the fonts listed unless you have installed alternatives and configured your installation to use them.
This shows that I am using the default configuration which is URW fonts with ‘berry’ file names i.