[OS X TeX] Using System Fonts in LaTeX

Jeremy Conlin jeremit0 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 14:12:34 EDT 2007

On 11/1/07, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at web.de> wrote:
> Am 01.11.2007 um 15:11 schrieb Jeremy Conlin:
> > There are hundred
> > of fonts shipped with Mac OS X and I want to use some of them (i.e.
> > helvetica) in LaTeX.  How can I do this?
>         \usepackage{helvet}
> Then text in \textsf{} will be in Helvetica. To be exact: not the
> system's fonts will be used but those from the TeX installation. And
> the PDF files built won't even contain them. (There are 14 fonts a
> PDF document does not need to embed.)
> >  Is such a thing even possible?
> Of course. Look also at the gtamacfonts package (texdoc gtamacfonts)!
> --
> Greetings
>    Pete

gtamacfonts looks great.  I think that is what I need to do.  Thanks
for all of the quick responses.


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