[OS X TeX] iPhone, anyone?

François Chaplais francois.chaplais at mines-paristech.fr
Wed Jul 9 09:52:05 EDT 2008

> In which respect? An annotated little photograph would explain better.

I'm not sure. A physical experience is better, especially if you want  
to zoom on the text body.
> My recommendation: use the standard PostScript fonts Times,  
> Helvetica, and Courier (i.e. \usepackage 
> {times,helvet,courier,mathptmx} in LaTeX or \setromanfont{Times  
> Roman}, \setsansfont{Helvetica}, \setmonofont{Courier} in XeLaTeX).  
> They don't need to be included into the PDF file (and also Symbol  
> and Zapf-Dingbats), so the output file size is small. If file size  
> is not important, then experiment with the fonts Apple supplies  
> with Mac OS X (or from where your self-made PDF files may come) and  
> determine the "best one" for all future use.
> --

Thanks for the pointer to \usepackage{times,helvet,courier,mathptmx}

For those who are interested, there are two sample files to view
which uses
which uses
Times is definitively better. I will appreciate reactions from iPhone  
users. And don't mind the content of the files, it's a short obsolete  
text I used for testing.

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