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Direc­tory tex-archive/fonts/initials

This archive contains PostScript binary files for a few "decorative
initials" (also called "dropped initials") fonts, and the service
files needed in order to use these fonts with [La]TeX.

The fonts are a (small) subset of the ones designed and crafted by:

          Dieter Steffmann <dieter@steffmann.de>
     Marburger Stra´┐Że 93a, D-57223 Kreuztal (Germany)

and available under his Web page

        http://www.steffmann.de/english/index.htm

(follow the link to "Fonts"). 

The author gave his permission, that these
fonts can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt.

The files included in the distribution are:

        .pfb files:   PostScript Font Binary files;
        .afm files:   Adobe Font Metric files;
        .tfm files:   TeX Font Metric files, for LaTeX;
        .fd  files:   Font Description files, for LaTeX;
        config files: configuration files, for dvips;
        .map files:   font mapping files, for dvips;
        .tex files:   example files;
        .pdf files:   Portable Document Format output from the
                      above example files.

The names of the included fonts, and the related file names are:

     AcornInitials           (Acorn.afm, Acorn.pfb)
     AnnStone                (AnnSton.afm, AnnSton.pfb)
     ArtNouveauInitialen     (ArtNouv.afm, ArtNouv.pfb)
     ArtNouveauCaps          (ArtNouvc.afm, ArtNouvc.pfb)
     CarrickCaps             (Carrickc.afm, Carrickc.pfb)
     EichenlaubInitialen     (Eichenla.afm, Eichenla.pfb)
     EileenCaps-Regular      (Eileen.afm, Eileen.pfb)
     EileenCaps-Black        (EileenBl.afm, EileenBl.pfb)
     ElzevierCaps-Regular    (Elzevier.afm, Elzevier.pfb)
     GotischeInitialen       (GotIn.afm, GotIn.pfb)
     GoudyInitialen          (GoudyIn.afm, GoudyIn.pfb)
     KinigsteinCaps          (Kinigcap.afm, Kinigcap.pfb)
     KonanurKaps             (Konanur.afm, Konanur.pfb)
     Kramer-Regular          (Kramer.afm, Kramer.pfb)
     MorrisInitialen         (MorrisIn.afm, MorrisIn.pfb)
     NouveauDropCaps         (Nouveaud.afm, Nouveaud.pfb)
     Romantik                (Romantik.afm, Romantik.pfb)
     RothenburgDecorative    (Rothdn.afm, Rothdn.pfb)
     RoyalInitialen          (RoyalIn.afm, RoyalIn.pfb)
     SanRemo                 (Sanremo.afm, Sanremo.pfb)
     Starburst-Regular       (Starburst.afm, Starburst.pfb)
     TypographerCaps         (Typocaps.afm, Typocaps.pfb)
     ZallmanCaps             (Zallman.afm, Zallman.pfb)

In order to install the distribution, copy the files (with the
exception of the .afm files, not needed by LaTeX) to a directory
searched by LaTeX and dvips.

To process the example files, try the commands:

                latex <name>.tex
                dvips -j0 -P <name> <name>.dvi

where <name> is the base name of the afm and pfb files (one of Acorn,
AnnSton, ...); to process the example files without any previous
installation, try with

        TEXCONFIG="\!\!:." dvips -j0 -P <name> <name>.dvi

from the current directory (for the Bourne shell; for C-like shells I
don't know how to change an environment variable on-the-fly).

For what concerns the "-j0", this option should not be needed by
modern versions of dvips (the PostScript output has been generated
by dvips 5.92b); I suspect that these fonts are not completely well
formed internally, but I do not have the time to investigate more
--- using -j0 the PostScript output is consistent.  Also, Acrobat
Reader 5.06 chokes on some PDF files (while xpdf has no problems),
in particular the big ones like GoudyInitials; the PDF output has
been generated by Ghostscript 8.00.

The same files are available on the WWW under the URL

                http://wwwcdf.pd.infn.it/MLO/

(follow the link to the directory "Initials").

                Happy TeXing,                           MLO

Files

Name Size Date Notes
Acorn.afm 2762 2003-03-11 14:08
Acorn.fd 295 2003-04-02 07:50
Acorn.map 160 2003-04-02 07:50
Acorn.pfb 442855 2003-03-11 14:08
Acorn.tex 303 2003-04-02 07:50
Acorn.tfm 932 2003-04-02 07:50
An­nS­ton.afm 2584 2003-03-12 07:35
An­nS­ton.fd 307 2003-04-02 07:50
An­nS­ton.map 161 2003-04-02 07:50
An­nS­ton.pfb 106878 2000-03-12 12:29
An­nS­ton.tex 304 2003-04-02 07:50
An­nS­ton.tfm 616 2003-04-02 07:50
ArtNouv.afm 1628 2003-03-10 11:48
ArtNouv.fd 307 2003-04-02 07:50
ArtNouv.map 172 2003-04-02 07:50
ArtNouv.pfb 83335 2003-03-10 10:47
ArtNouv.tex 315 2003-04-02 07:50
ArtNouv.tfm 544 2003-04-02 07:50
ArtNouvc.afm 4553 2003-03-10 11:48
ArtNouvc.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
ArtNouvc.map 170 2003-04-02 07:50
ArtNouvc.pfb 41908 2003-03-10 10:47
ArtNouvc.tex 313 2003-04-02 07:50
ArtNouvc.tfm 1344 2003-04-02 07:50
Car­rickc.afm 2771 2003-03-12 07:35
Car­rickc.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Car­rickc.map 167 2003-04-02 07:50
Car­rickc.pfb 125229 2000-03-19 20:51
Car­rickc.tex 310 2003-04-02 07:50
Car­rickc.tfm 604 2003-04-02 07:50
Eichenla.afm 2709 2003-03-12 07:35
Eichenla.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Eichenla.map 175 2003-04-02 07:50
Eichenla.pfb 75003 2000-07-30 15:02
Eichenla.tex 318 2003-04-02 07:50
Eichenla.tfm 664 2003-04-02 07:50
Eileen.afm 2665 2003-03-12 07:35
Eileen.fd 301 2003-04-02 07:50
Eileen.map 168 2003-04-02 07:50
Eileen.pfb 121053 2000-11-11 18:35
Eileen.tex 311 2003-04-02 07:50
Eileen.tfm 604 2003-04-02 07:50
EileenBl.afm 2744 2003-03-12 07:35
EileenBl.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
EileenBl.map 172 2003-04-02 07:50
EileenBl.pfb 120357 2000-11-11 18:40
EileenBl.tex 315 2003-04-02 07:50
EileenBl.tfm 644 2003-04-02 07:50
Elze­vier.afm 2708 2003-03-12 07:35
Elze­vier.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Elze­vier.map 176 2003-04-02 07:50
Elze­vier.pfb 99962 2000-03-05 15:19
Elze­vier.tex 319 2003-04-02 07:50
Elze­vier.tfm 624 2003-04-02 07:50
GotIn.afm 1766 2003-03-10 10:47
GotIn.fd 295 2003-04-02 07:50
GotIn.map 164 2003-04-02 07:50
GotIn.pfb 229065 2003-03-10 10:47
GotIn.tex 307 2003-04-02 07:50
GotIn.tfm 872 2003-04-02 07:50
GoudyIn.afm 1868 2003-03-12 08:59
GoudyIn.fd 307 2003-04-02 07:50
GoudyIn.map 167 2003-04-02 07:50
GoudyIn.pfb 414220 2003-03-12 08:59
GoudyIn.tex 310 2003-04-02 07:50
GoudyIn.tfm 508 2003-04-02 07:50
Kinig­cap.afm 2755 2003-03-12 07:35
Kinig­cap.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Kinig­cap.map 170 2003-04-02 07:50
Kinig­cap.pfb 82508 2000-03-25 20:46
Kinig­cap.tex 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Kinig­cap.tfm 600 2003-04-02 07:50
Ko­na­nur.afm 3099 2003-03-12 07:35
Ko­na­nur.fd 307 2003-04-02 07:50
Ko­na­nur.map 164 2003-04-02 07:50
Ko­na­nur.pfb 53012 2000-03-25 10:24
Ko­na­nur.tex 307 2003-04-02 07:50
Ko­na­nur.tfm 628 2003-04-02 07:50
Kramer.afm 3901 2003-03-12 07:47
Kramer.fd 301 2003-04-02 07:50
Kramer.map 164 2003-04-02 07:50
Kramer.pfb 76805 2000-02-26 10:08
Kramer.tex 307 2003-04-02 07:50
Kramer.tfm 1372 2003-04-02 07:50
Mor­risIn.afm 3558 2003-03-10 11:48
Mor­risIn.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Mor­risIn.map 171 2003-04-02 07:50
Mor­risIn.pfb 167423 2003-03-10 10:47
Mor­risIn.tex 314 2003-04-02 07:50
Mor­risIn.tfm 740 2003-04-02 07:50
Nou­veaud.afm 2664 2003-03-10 11:48
Nou­veaud.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Nou­veaud.map 171 2003-04-02 07:50
Nou­veaud.pfb 105440 2003-03-10 10:47
Nou­veaud.tex 314 2003-04-02 07:50
Nou­veaud.tfm 516 2003-04-02 07:50
README 3915 2007-10-03 11:58
Ro­man­tik.afm 2747 2003-03-12 07:35
Ro­man­tik.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Ro­man­tik.map 164 2003-04-02 07:50
Ro­man­tik.pfb 89261 2000-07-29 19:29
Ro­man­tik.tex 307 2003-04-02 07:50
Ro­man­tik.tfm 688 2003-04-02 07:50
Rothdn.afm 13180 2003-03-10 11:48
Rothdn.fd 301 2003-04-02 07:50
Rothdn.map 170 2003-04-02 07:50
Rothdn.pfb 264229 2003-03-10 10:47
Rothdn.tex 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Rothdn.tfm 1564 2003-04-02 07:50
Roy­alIn.afm 1578 2003-03-10 11:48
Roy­alIn.fd 307 2003-04-02 07:50
Roy­alIn.map 167 2003-04-02 07:50
Roy­alIn.pfb 109818 2003-03-10 10:47
Roy­alIn.tex 310 2003-04-02 07:50
Roy­alIn.tfm 560 2003-04-02 07:50
San­remo.afm 10060 2003-03-12 07:35
San­remo.fd 307 2003-04-02 07:50
San­remo.map 160 2003-04-02 07:50
San­remo.pfb 55130 2000-04-04 23:17
San­remo.tex 303 2003-04-02 07:50
San­remo.tfm 1508 2003-04-02 07:50
Star­burst.afm 5608 2003-03-12 07:35
Star­burst.fd 319 2003-04-02 07:50
Star­burst.map 176 2003-04-02 07:50
Star­burst.pfb 108452 2000-03-05 15:10
Star­burst.tex 319 2003-04-02 07:50
Star­burst.tfm 1308 2003-04-02 07:50
Typocaps.afm 2762 2003-03-12 07:35
Typocaps.fd 313 2003-04-02 07:50
Typocaps.map 171 2003-04-02 07:50
Typocaps.pfb 29205 2000-07-30 15:23
Typocaps.tex 314 2003-04-02 07:50
Typocaps.tfm 520 2003-04-02 07:50
Zall­man.afm 2699 2003-03-10 11:48
Zall­man.fd 307 2003-04-02 07:50
Zall­man.map 164 2003-04-02 07:50
Zall­man.pfb 128246 2003-03-10 10:47
Zall­man.tex 307 2003-04-02 07:50
Zall­man.tfm 616 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Acorn 58 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.An­nS­ton 62 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.ArtNouv 62 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.ArtNouvc 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Car­rickc 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Eichenla 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Eileen 60 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.EileenBl 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Elze­vier 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.GotIn 58 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.GoudyIn 62 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Kinig­cap 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Ko­na­nur 62 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Kramer 60 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Mor­risIn 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Nou­veaud 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Ro­man­tik 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Rothdn 60 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Roy­alIn 62 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.San­remo 62 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Star­burst 66 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Typocaps 64 2003-04-02 07:50
con­fig.Zall­man 62 2003-04-02 07:50

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ini­tials – Adobe Type 1 dec­o­ra­tive ini­tial fonts

For each font, at least an .pfb and .tfm file is pro­vided, with a .fd file for use with LaTeX.

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