[OS X TeX] Buying TeX Fonts
William F. Adams
wadams at atlis.com
Mon Oct 4 13:55:49 EDT 2004
On Monday, October 4, 2004, at 12:41 PM, ADITYA D TRIVEDI wrote:
> I was looking at the possibility of buying fonts which work well
> with TeX (for math stuff). So I guess I just cant buy any PostScript
> font. I have looked at the usual places to buy - YandY, PCTeX,
> Micropress, etc.
> I was wondering if people who have bought a math TeX font can share
> their experiences about the vendor and the product. For instance
> mathtime is available from both YandY and PCTeX. Which one is better?
MathTime Professional is apparently much improved / updated, so would
be better to purchase.
> I am assuming that the fonts will work fine regardless of the OS. Is
> that correct?
Mac OS 9 or less wants Mac-specific fonts for the most part.
Mac OS X will allow you to use PC-format fonts quite handily, and w/
fairly minimal effort (most of the support files are already present)
just rename according to the readme/docs and it should, ``just work''.
William Adams, publishing specialist
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