[OS X TeX] Hoefler and Swashes question

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Sat Apr 21 03:54:00 EDT 2007

Le 21 avr. 07 à 07:27, Frank STENGEL a écrit :

> Le 21 avr. 07 à 04:21, Joe Chan a écrit :
> <snip>
>>> \renewcommand{\encodingdefault}{U}
>>> \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{hoeftxt}
>> Ahh, so these are the two commands that I'm missing. If I add them  
>> to the preamble of my sample doc, it works. Can anyone point me to  
>> any docs/articles about dealing with fonts? I'm been reading the  
>> fontspec doc, and it feels like I'm missing a whole chunk of LaTeX  
>> knowledge to make sense of it.
> Look in the LaTeX Companion: there is a whole chapter on fonts and  
> how to set them up (in my first edition it is chapter 7). However  
> these two commands are there bacause the hoefler you are using is  
> seen as using a non standard encoding (U) and because you need to  
> tell LaTeX that you are using hoefler as the default when typing  
> text...

Before you manage to get a copy of the LaTeX Companion, in the  
meantime a useful starting point is LaTeX's font guide:


Bruno Voisin
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