# [OS X TeX] Alternate characters in CM or LM?

Franck Pastor franck.pastor at skynet.be
Fri Mar 21 12:07:13 EDT 2008

```Le 21-mars-08 à 16:52, Nathan Paxton a écrit :

>
> On 20 Mar 2008, at 5:15 AM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> On Mar 19, 2008, at 09:04, Nathan Paxton wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Since the PS 35 aren't working so well with 10.5.2 (at least,
>>> that's how I understand it)
>>
>> I'm not sure it's only the ``35 PS fonts'', but as I'm not using
>> Leopard, I really don't know.
>>
>>> I need to use something besides the mathpazo package. I can live
>>> with CM or LM, but I'd like to know how to access some of the
>>> alternative characters in those. Specifically, I like the look of
>>> small caps and old-style figures, as in mathpazo.
>>
>> I don't think mathpazo uses true small caps; CM and LM do, as
>> pxfonts (Palatino-based as mathpazo).
>>
>>> How do I get those in (I assume) LM?
>>
>> Just as with mathpazo: \textsc{...} or {\scshape ...} for small
>> capitals, and \oldstylenums{...} for old style figures.
>
> 	Is there a way to invoke these for the whole document? In
> mathpazo, e.g., one can set the package options [sc,osf] for small
> caps and old style figures. How do I tell Latex to do something
> similar with other fonts, like pxfonts, etc.?

For smallcaps:

\renewcommand{\shapedefault}{\sldefault}

For old style figures (only in text mode) : \usepackage{eco}

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