[OS X TeX] stix fonts?
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jan 5 12:27:40 EST 2014
On Jan 4, 2014, at 10:42 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2014, at 9:43 AM, Gary L. Gray <glgray at me.com> wrote:
>>> ---------- Original Message ----------
>>> From: "Gary L. Gray" <glgray at me.com>
>>> Subject: [OS X TeX] stix fonts?
>>> Date: January 4, 2014 at 10:37:29 AM EST
>>> To: TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List <MacOSX-TeX at email.esm.psu.edu>
>>> This morning, I tried, for the first time, to use the stix fonts with LaTeX. Unfortunately, pdflatex cannot find stix.sty. After some digging around, I see that the fonts themselves are all part of TeX Live 2013, but other stix support files are nowhere to be found. Is this by design? Do I need to install the support files in my local tree and enable stix manually?
>> Possibly answering my own question, I see that on Jan 2, STIX 1.1.1 was released with the following description:
>>> In addition to updating the OpenType version of the STIX fonts
>>> to version 1.1.1 for use with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX, it provides
>>> a new packaging of the STIX fonts suitable for use with LaTeX
>>> based on the previously released Version 1.1.0 glyph set. This
>>> package is provided by the STI Pub publishers who maintain the
>>> STIX fonts.
>> It looks like this means that this update will add LaTeX support files. It hasn’t shown up yet in TLU for me, so I guess I will just wait.
> I looked for them too but they didn't seem to be delivered via TLU/tlmgr today.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
The LaTeX version of the STIX fonts (.e., .pfb), with support files, seems to be in today's update.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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