[OS X TeX] Arial fonts
will.adams at frycomm.com
Thu Nov 16 09:41:40 EST 2006
On Nov 16, 2006, at 9:22 AM, Arthur Snoke wrote:
> My university requires Arial fonts in the official letterhead. I
> have the i-package latex installation on my mac ppc 10.4.8. Last
> update was September 23. I do not have the Tex Live package, just
> Do I have Arial fonts?
Yes, but not included so as to be used / embedded by TeX.
> If so, how do I include them?
You could use your system native fonts by using XeTeX, http://
> If not, how do I get them?
You can make use of them by specifying the Ghostscript clone of
Helvetica which is a core font, _not_ embedding them in the .pdf and
then trusting to the system to use Arial instead (defined as the core
font alternative for Helvetica back at Acrobat v4 or 5 I think it was).
You can then export a .pdf using Preview.app to get Arial embedded.
senior graphic designer
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