[OS X TeX] OS X TeX Font Loading Suggestion

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Mon Jul 18 17:02:41 EDT 2011

On Jul 18, 2011, at 4:51 PM, Gerrit Glabbart wrote:

> Am 18.07.2011 um 22:47 schrieb Michael Sharpe:
>> On Jul 18, 2011, at 1:26 PM, Richard J Benish wrote:
>>> Why doesn't somebody write a program that automates the task for people like me--who I'd guess are a lot more common than people who would dare try to load a non-default font into LaTex?
>> Take a look at TeXFontUtility, mentioned in my earlier post. It automates installation of many types of fonts and font support files. 
> Or check if XeLaTeX is an option for you. It can use pretty much all the fonts installed on your system, no installation necessary.

I second this heartily.   And a similar option with the same basic properties is  LuaLaTeX.  The fontspec package (which is the font interface package for XeLaTeX works also with LuaLaTeX.)

(This might also be a simpler route for Michael's original question about Comic Sans too.)


Alan Munn
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