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Direc­tory tex-archive/fonts/bookhands/rotunda

    The rotunda and allrtnd packages provide Metafont fonts based on the 
Rotunda manuscript book-hand used between the 13th & 15th century AD. 
The font consists of lower- and uppercase letters, and digits, with some appropriate 
period punctuation marks. Both normal and bold versions are provided. 
This is one in a series of manuscript fonts.

    Access to the docmfp package is desireable but not essential.

    The distribution consists of the following files:
README (this file)
rotunda.ins
rotunda.dtx
tryfont.tex
allfont.tex

    The distribution is provided under the terms of the LaTeX
Project Public License (LPPL).

To install the package:
=======================

o run: latex rotunda.ins, which will generate:
       rtnd*.mf files
       *.fd files
       rotunda.sty
       allrtnd.sty
o Move the generated files to locations where LaTeX will find them.
    For example: the rtnd*.mf files to .../texmf/fonts/source/public/rotunda
                 the *.fd and *.sty files to /texmf/tex/latex/local/rotunda

    On a teTeX distribution you might also have to add lines like the 
    following to texmf/fontname/special.map:
      rtnd7.mf        public    rotunda
      rtnd10.mf       public    rotunda
      rtnd17.mf       public    rotunda
      rtndb7.mf       public    rotunda
      rtndb10.mf      public    rotunda
      rtndb17.mf      public    rotunda
    On a teTeX distribution remember to run texhash after moving the files.

    (I use a teTeX distribution and found that if I didn't add to the special.map
     file, then the generated tfm and pk files were put in directories corresponding
     to some vendor's font.) 

    Other LaTeX distributions might require procedures similar to those for teTeX.

To typeset the documentation:
=============================

o run: latex rotunda.dtx
o if you want an index then run: makeindex -s gind.ist rotunda
o run: latex rotunda.dtx
o Print rotunda.dvi for a hardcopy of the package manual 

    Note that the docmfp package is normally required for LaTeXing rotunda.dtx.
The package is available from CTAN in tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/supported.
If you haven't got this and don't want to get it, then there are instructions
in the first part of the .dtx file about how to edit it to avoid the use of docmfp.
(docmfp is an extension of the doc package for describing METAFONT, or other
non-LaTeX, code.)


To check out your installation:
===============================

o run: latex tryfont  for a testpage of the fonts
o run: latex allfont  for a document typeset with the fonts

2002/12/30
Peter Wilson
peter.r.wilson@boeing.com

Files

Name Size Date Notes
README 2622 2003-01-16 06:50:00
allfont.tex 2598 2003-01-16 06:50:00
rotunda.dtx 135892 2003-01-16 06:18:00
rotunda.ins 3287 2003-01-16 05:17:00
tryfont.tex 3655 2003-01-16 07:14:00

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ro­tunda – Ro­tunda manuscript book-hand font

The ro­tunda and all­rtnd pack­ages pro­vide fonts based on the Ro­tunda manuscript book-hand used be­tween the 13th and 15th cen­tury AD. The font con­sists of lower- and up­per­case let­ters, and dig­its, with some ap­pro­pri­ate pe­riod punc­tu­a­tion marks. Both nor­mal and bold ver­sions are pro­vided.

This is one of a set of manuscript fonts. Ac­cess to the docmfp pack­age is de­sir­able but not es­sen­tial.

Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerPeter R. Wil­son
Topics fonts dis­tributed as source
fonts of scripts used for manuscript books
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