[OS X TeX] Loading Skia Bold in TexShop
James A Mingo
mingo at mast.queensu.ca
Sun Apr 20 16:20:07 EDT 2014
I see that Skia Bold works in Apple software like TextEdit but not in others like Adobe Illustrator. So this is probably not a LaTeX specific problem.
On Apr 19, 2014, at 3:16 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Apr 19, 2014, at 1:13 PM, James A Mingo <mingo at mast.queensu.ca> wrote:
>> I have been trying to use xelatex with the Skia font that comes with Mavericks (10.9.2). I am using texlive2013 and TeXShop 3.18, all recently installed.
>> When I run:
>> Skia \quad \bfseries Skia `Bold'
>> using xelatex, I get output in Skia Regular, including the part \bfseries Skia `Bold’. Since this snippet is straight out of the fontspec documentation. I presume this is the correct way to load the font whose postscript name is “Skia-Regular_Bold”.
>> Is this the correct way to load Skia Bold?
>> Jamie Mingo.
> Hopefully others will give more information but Skia seems to have been broken under xetex for a long time. There was (is?) a Skia test file that, at some time on the long past, produced a table of many Skia weights and spreads and that hasn't worked in years.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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