# [OS X TeX] Font in TeXShop

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Feb 23 09:53:43 EST 2006

On Feb 23, 2006, at 8:21 AM, Arthur Snoke wrote:

> Thanks for the quick response and advice.  Three follow-up questions:
>
> 1. I would appreciate your giving me a replacement for my
> \newcommand so I
> can see exactly where the changes you are talking about would go in.
>

Howdy,

{center}}

would work. The centering environment puts in a bit of space above
and below the heading'' which is what I suspect you want. If you
want no extra space use

(notice the extra'' set of braces to limit the range of the
declarations).

> 2. What do you mean when you say "\bf is long deprecated"?
>

There is no guarantee that \bf will continue to work in the future.

> 3. The level of my question regarding "Times" was just which
> command says
> use Times (to some extent, maybe) rather than cm?
>

It was the use of the mathptmx package that did that. Among other
things that set up the math fonts it contains the definition

\def\rmdefault{ptm}

which makes LaTeX use Times (ptm) as the default serif font.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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