[OS X TeX] Using fonts from Word in LaTeX
William F. Adams
wadams at atlis.com
Tue Aug 31 09:08:34 EDT 2004
On Tuesday, August 31, 2004, at 01:30 AM, Ian Barnes wrote:
> I've seen a few web pages about installing Garamond for LaTeX on a
> Mac, but they all start from buying it from Adobe. Call me naive, but
> I don't see why I should have to pay hundreds of dollars to Adobe to
> buy the font, when I already have it on my computer. I just want to
> use it for typesetting rather than word processing.
The thing is, not unsurprisingly, a font bundled with a word processor
probably isn't really meant for typesetting.
Take a look at two of the didactic pieces in my portfolio:
``One Typeface: Many Fonts''
to see the difference between the Garamond which you have and Adobe
Garamond which was the first Adobe Original and re-drawn by Robert
Slimbach and outfitted with amenities appropriate for typesetting.
William Adams, publishing specialist
voice - 717-731-6707 | Fax - 717-731-6708
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