[OS X TeX] Computer Modern in a Mac program
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Mon Oct 29 05:10:31 EDT 2012
Am 29.10.2012 um 04:40 schrieb Doug McKenna:
> Hence my interest in knowing precisely what's different
> in Latin Modern as compared to Computer Modern. Or for that matter the
> CMUnicode fonts you mentioned earlier.
FontForge might reveal details… and also reading the TeX (and METAFONT?) documentation. What I do remember is that the TFM files (those containing the TeX Font Metrics) contain dimensions for text use and additional ones for math use. Therefore it does not work well to use a simple text font for maths – it misses some dimensions. Differences are particularly horizontal and vertical space.
Typography exists to honor content.
– Robert Bringhurst
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