# [OS X TeX] fonts

Mon Jan 12 14:33:28 EST 2015

On Jan 11, 2015, at 7:30 PM, juan tolosa wrote:

> How can I use the wide set of fonts available in the Fonts'' list?

By default, TeX uses its own fonts, and doesn't have access to the font which are available in the Mac OS X GUI.

You'll want to use xe(la)tex: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/wiki/index.php/Fonts

In this case:

\documentclass{minimal}
\usepackage{fontspec}
\setsansfont{Gill Sans}
\begin{document}
\textsf{This is in Gill Sans, a sans serif font}
\end{document}

Typeset that w/ xelatex (should be compatible w/ lualatex as well) and you should get the result which you're after.

William

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