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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For example, mathpazo essentially sets the font family ppl for the default serif. Is that the case and should I use the alternatives from the Catalog rather than from psnfss? So, in general, the Font Catalogue will give you a ‘best practice’ method for enabling a font.
Ppsnfss2e is the relevant section:.
psnfss – Font support for common PostScript fonts
URW fonts with “vendor” filenames e. But the improvement is not in psfss2e fonts used – these are often identical – but, rather, in the way those fonts are configured and accessed.
Either they may use them directly or they may use ‘virtual’ fonts which are TeX fonts which combine characters from different base fonts. But the default is to use the clones which are part of TeX installations. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
CTAN: Package psnfss
Sign up using Facebook. So what you actually get is URW Palladiol, upl. What PSNFSS actually provides are clones of the fonts listed unless you have installed alternatives and configured your installation to use them. Adobe fonts with “vendor” filenames e. It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss.
This shows that I am using the default configuration which is URW fonts with ‘berry’ psfss2e names i. I noticed that the font packages within the postscript psnfss universal to all TeX distributions aren’t listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue.
They are the same fonts. LW35 Which fonts for the “Basic 35 Laserwriter Fonts” do you want to use and how are the filenames chosen?
In TeX Live, at least, this configuration is set in updmap. 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. I figure the font packages listed in the Catalog are superior or have had additional work and refinements applied. Here is the relevant section: Which fonts are used for the 35 PostScript fonts is configured in your TeX installation.
Are psnfss2e fonts inferior to those in The LaTeX Font Catalogue? – TeX – LaTeX Stack Exchange
Now, formally this would give you Adobe Palatino, but, in practice, you probably don’t have this font available.
Helvitica and Avant Garde both sans fonts are included in the psnfss set of font packages, but not even listed in the Catalog. The packages are different, for example, the catalog has Palladio a clone of Palitino, which is in psnfss Other examples are, for Pxnfss2e Century Schoolbook: URW fonts with “berry” filenames e.
More specifically, the packages support either clones from URW or versions from Adobe, depending on your font configuration. Sign up using Email and Password. Many font packages use different combinations of these base fonts. Adobe fonts with “berry” filenames e. Post as a guest Name. That pnfss2e, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc.