[OS X TeX] Latex and Monotype Ehrhardt

Morten Høgholm morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Tue May 2 08:33:36 EDT 2006

On 5/2/06, Marc Millstone <millstone at gmail.com> wrote:

> Obviously I am a moron.  I had installed the fonts awhile ago, but
> then in a system
> update hosed my installation.  Thanks for the obvious suggestion

Forgetfulness is okay - it happens, you know! :-)

> I think the reason changing T1 -> OT1 works is when latex cant find
> the proper font
> it loads OT1/cmr (which is pretty) and not T1/cmr (which is not).

Depends: If you didn't install the cm-super package then yes, you'll
get bitmap fonts for CMR in the T1 encoding.

> On a grander scheme though, has this font become deprecated?  I remember
> finding it easily of the CTAN site a while back, now when I search on google
> for "Tex Monotype Ehrhardt"
> I receive a broken link to
> http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/psfonts/monotype/ehrhardt/
> Does this font have a new name or was it replaces with something similar?

I don't recall why the monotype metrics were pulled from ctan. Anybody?

> Also, as a general discussion question, what other fonts are people
> out there using and loving for the own notes and reports, etc?

no comments here but I can suggest looking at
<http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/> for an overview of free fonts with
(La)TeX support.

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