[OS X TeX] Using Zapfino

Christian Burk maillists at gmx.de
Thu Apr 12 08:15:32 EDT 2007

Am 12.04.2007 um 13:24 schrieb William Adams:

> On Apr 12, 2007, at 7:03 AM, Christian Burk wrote:
>> I am using TL2007 and TS 2.10 to typeset my stuff and I do not have
>> any clue about fonts... ;)
>> Inspired by a post from Herb Schulz, I found on XeTeX website a
>> screenshot with Zapfino and was asking myself if I could use this
>> font within my document for my dedication.
>> Is there a way to use it? If yes, how could this be done?
> Assuming you're using pdftex or tex/dvips and need to continue to do
> so, the most expedient thing is to just use XeLaTeX (there're
> examples and it's specifically shown in the fontspec documentation)
> to make a .pdf and then place that in your document (convert the pdf
> to a .eps using your preferred tool if need be) like any other  
> graphic.
> For an extreme view on this sort of thing, some information on
> Zapfino (and a basic xetex example document) you could look at my
> TUG2003 presentation:
> http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/Articles/tb24-2/tb77adams.pdf
> William

Thanks William,

I had a look inside you article and I found the Zapfino is available  
in TextEdit. I wasn't aware of that, but it fits my needs.
As I said, it's only for a dedication and with the created PDF from  
TextEdit it looks great!

Thansk again for the hint,

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