[OS X TeX] Re: Using old Adobe PS (Type 1) fonts
amunn at msu.edu
Mon Oct 29 13:21:46 EDT 2007
At 5:02 PM +0100 10/29/07, Guill. Moreno-Socias wrote:
>On 10/29/07, Alan Munn <amunn at msu.edu> wrote:
>> At 4:24 PM +0100 10/29/07, Guill. Moreno-Socias wrote:
> > > I want to use the font Bodoni in plain TeX. I have the files
>> By far the easiest approach would be to use XeTeX
>> (and associated packages like fontspec), which
>> allows you to access any of your Mac installed
>> fonts (i.e. anything in /Library/Fonts) with TeX.
>> Otherwise you're in for a long and complicated
>> process of creating the relevant files for TeX to
> Thank you very much, Alan. I am going to learn how to use XeTeX.
>What would you recommend as an introduction?
I guess the best place would be the XeTeX documentation supplied with TeXLive.
Open a terminal window and type:
which should open the relevant documents.
There is already a xetex engine supplied with TeXShop, so if you're
using that, you can typeset documents straightforwardly; just choose
the appropriate engine from the pulldown menu on your document, or put
%!TEX TS-program = xetex
at the top of your source file.
I don't use plain TeX, so I can't help you too much more. There is,
however, a good XeTeX mailing list which may help if you get more
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