Sources, /macros/latex/required/psnfss. Documentation. README · Package documentation · Readme. Version, a. Licenses, The LaTeX Project Public. They are the same fonts. That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc., but the basic fonts it lists are the ones you. Having read any LATEX introduction of your choice (for instance, ), you able in every LATEX distribution as a PDF file named
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Either they may use them directly or they may use ‘virtual’ fonts which are TeX fonts which combine characters from different base fonts. So, in general, the Font Catalogue will give you a ‘best practice’ method for enabling a font.
Which fonts are used for the 35 PostScript fonts is configured in your TeX installation. Adobe fonts with “berry” filenames e. But the default is to use the clones which are part psnfsd2e TeX installations.
URW fonts with “vendor” filenames e. LW35 Which fonts for the “Basic 35 Laserwriter Fonts” do you want to use and how are the filenames chosen? More specifically, the packages support either clones from URW or versions from Adobe, depending on your font configuration. Adobe fonts with “vendor” filenames e. In others, the packages from PSNFSS are not generally the best way to access the font because a more complete solution is now provided by a newer package e. Sign up using Facebook.
Helvitica and Avant Garde both sans fonts are included in the psnfss set of font packages, but not even listed in the Catalog. URW fonts with “berry” filenames e.
psnfss – Font support for common PostScript fonts
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Lwtex font packages use different combinations of these base fonts. But the improvement is not in the fonts used – these are often identical – but, rather, in the way those fonts are configured and accessed. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss, The packages are different, for example, the catalog has Palladio a clone of Palitino, which is in psnfss Other examples are, for New Century Schoolbook: The Font Catalogue tends to list packages which provide more complete support e.
Sign up using Email and Password. If you wanted to use Adobe’s Palatino, you’d need to obtain it, install it and reconfigure your TeX installation’s font configuration appropriately.
It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss. For example, mathpazo essentially sets the font family ppl for the default serif. The packages are different, for example, the catalog has Palladio a clone of Palitino, which is in psnfss Other examples are, for New Century Schoolbook: I figure the font packages listed in the Catalog are superior or have had additional work and refinements applied.
Here is the relevant section: Email Required, but never shown. Now, formally this would give you Adobe Palatino, but, in practice, you probably don’t have this font available.
I noticed that the font packages within the postscript psnfss universal to all TeX distributions aren’t listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue. That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc. Post as a guest Name. Here is the relevant section:.