# [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
>> 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:

/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/doc/latex/base/fntguide.pdf
/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/doc/latex/base/fntguide.pdf

Bruno Voisin