[OS X TeX] MathTimes Pro
riseguin at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 13 23:20:21 EST 2007
On Dec 13, 2007, at 9:54 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
> On Dec 13, 2007, at 10:43 PM, Richard Seguin wrote:
>> On Dec 13, 2007, at 10:02 AM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>> On Dec 13, 2007, at 8:20 AM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>>>> On Dec 13, 2007, at 4:14 AM, Jan Erik Moström wrote:
>>>>> Are there any problems using these fonts on a Mac?
>>>> I have MathTime Pro Lite (from PC TEX) and they work fine on the
>>>> mac under MacTex (and previously under Gerben's setup).
>>> I am using the MathTime Professional 2 fonts (also from PCTeX <http://www.pctex.com/mtpro2.html
>>> >) on a very large project and they are working beautifully.
>> How tedious and difficult are these to install? I have as yet to
>> use anything but standard CM math fonts. How does one tell LaTeX to
>> use the MathTimes Pro fonts rather than CM fonts? Is this a one
>> line entry in the document?
> They were quite easy to install. Very complete instructions have
> been posted on the list by Bruno Voisin, though he includes
> information that would not be needed if you buy the fonts from
> PCTeX, don't need to convert old fonts, need plain TeX support, etc.
> For me, it was simply a matter of moving the files to all the right
> places in:
> and then enabling the appropriate font maps using (in the Terminal):
> sudo updmap-sys --disable belleek.map
> sudo updmap-sys --enable Map mtpro2.map
> Once this is all done, you can use the fonts by simply adding:
> to your document preamble. For example, I use:
> which selects T1 encoding, the additional text companion symbols,
> and loads
> MathTımeProfessional along with Adobe Times (ptm) and Helvetica. It
> leaves the the default typewriter font (CM Typewriter) unchanged. As
> you can see, it also adds a bunch of options to the mtpro2 package.
> If you decide to get the fonts and have trouble installing them, let
> me know and I can put together a list of what I have and where it is
> All the best,
Thanks Gary! I'm going to seriously consider obtaining these fonts.
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