# Directory `fonts/arev`

Package: arev Maintainer: Stephen Hartke, lastname at gmail dot com 2006-05-31 The package arev provides Type 1 fonts, virtual fonts and LaTeX packages for using Arev Sans for both text and mathematics. Arev Sans is a derivative of Bitstream Vera Sans created by Tavmjong Bah by adding support for Greek and Cyrillic characters. Bah also added a few variant letters that are more appropriate for mathematics. The primary purpose for using Arev Sans in LaTeX is presentations, particularly when using a computer projector. Arev Sans is quite readable for presentations, with large x-height, "open letters," wide spacing, and thick stems. The style is very similar to the SliTeX font lcmss, but heavier. Arev Sans is used for all letters and letter-like symbols and MathDesign bold math fonts for Bitstream Charter are used for most geometric symbols. Fourier-GUTenberg is used for blackboard bold, Ralph Formal Script for script, and the AMS fonts for fraktur. Bera Mono is used for typewriter text. Arev Sans is released under the Bitstream Vera license. All files necessary to use Arev Sans with TeX were created by Stephen Hartke and are released under the LaTeX Project Public License, with the exception of ams-mdbch.sty, which is released under the GNU General Public License.

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## arev – Fonts and LaTeX support files for Arev Sans

The package arev provides type 1 and virtual fonts, together with LaTeX packages for using Arev Sans in both text and mathematics. Arev Sans is a derivative of Bitstream Vera Sans created by Tavmjong Bah, adding support for Greek and Cyrillic characters. Bah also added a few variant letters that are more appropriate for mathematics. The primary purpose for using Arev Sans in LaTeX is presentations, particularly when using a computer projector. In such a context, Arev Sans is quite readable, with large x-height, "open letters", wide spacing, and thick stems. The style is very similar to the SliTeX font lcmss, but heavier.

Arev is one of a very small number of sans-font mathematics support packages. Others are cmbright, hvmath and kerkis.

Package Details | arev |

License | The LaTeX Project Public License |

Maintainer | Stephen Hartke |

Contained in | TeX Live as arev |

MiKTeX as arev | |

Topics |
fonts themselves Sans-serif font fonts for use in mathematics |