[OS X TeX] CM Super, Latin Modern

Alain Schremmer Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Thu Jan 18 13:52:31 EST 2007

Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 18 janv. 07 à 16:36, Roussanka Loukanova a écrit :
>> From the above (1)-(4), I can conclude that by having installed  
>> (e.g., via
>> i-Installer) CM-Super, with no font declarations in the preamble of  
>> a tex
>> file, CM-Super is used as an add to the CM. I.e., some overriding,  
>> or expending (the default) CM.
>> Right? It seems to me, Bruno's explanation fits into it.
> The default is CM (not Super), the original Computer Modern fonts.
> Selecting \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} (which more and more LaTeX  
> packages do) switches to the EC fonts, substituted by the CM-Super  
> fonts in case these are installed.
> Adding on top \usepackage{lmodern} switches to the LM fonts.

I i-installed TeXShop 1.43 on 10.3.9 about a year or so ago and probably 
did a minimal installation but how do I find out if I installed Super?


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