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MdSymbol - A math symbol font

MdSymbol is a math symbol font, designed as a companion to Myriad Pro
by Adobe, but it might also fit other contemporary typefaces. MdSymbol
is based on FdSymbol by Michael Ummels released under the SIL Open
Font License, Version 1.1.

The development of this font package is hosted at github:


To use this font in LaTeX, include


in the preamble of your LaTeX document. See the PDF documentation for
the details.


1. Run `latex mdsymbol.ins` to generate the LaTeX package.

2. Create the following directories in a local texmf tree:

   - doc/latex/mdsymbol
   - fonts/map/dvips/mdsymbol
   - fonts/enc/dvips/mdsymbol
   - fonts/tfm/public/mdsymbol
   - fonts/type1/public/mdsymbol
   - tex/latex/mdsymbol

3. Copy all necessary files into the texmf tree:

   - mdsymbol.pdf goes to doc/latex/mdsymbol
   - mdsymbol.map in the dvips directory goes to fonts/map/dvips/mdsymbol
   - all other files in the dvips directory go to fonts/enc/dvips/mdsymbol
   - all files in the tfm directory go to fonts/tfm/public/mdsymbol
   - all files in the type1 directory go to fonts/type1/public/mdsymbol
   - mdsymbol.sty goes to tex/latex/mdsymbol

4. Afterwards, you may need to regenerate the file database:


5. Finally, you need to activate the map file:

    updmap --enable MixedMap=mdsymbol.map

For a system-wide installation, replace updmap by updmap-sys.


Copyright (c) 2011 by Sebastian Schubert <schubert.seb@googlemail.com>

The font components of this software, e.g. MetaFont (.mf), TeX font metric
(.tfm), and Type 1 (.pfb) files, are licensed under the SIL Open Font
License, Version 1.1. This license is in the accompanying file OFL.txt,
and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL

The LaTeX support files contained in this software may be modified
and distributed under the terms and conditions of the LaTeX Project
Public License, version 1.3c or greater (your choice).
The latest version of this license is in
and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
version 2005/12/01 or later.

This work has the LPPL maintenance status `maintained'.

The Current Maintainer of this work is Sebastian Schubert.

This work consists of the files mdsymbol.dtx, mdsymbol.ins
and the derived files mdsymbol.pdf and mdsymbol.sty.


Name Notes


Name Size Date Notes
FONTLOG.txt 1410 2012-11-29 14:30
OFL.txt 4450 2012-11-28 19:16
README 2495 2012-11-28 19:16
mdsym­bol.dtx 159994 2012-11-29 14:30
mdsym­bol.ins 1527 2012-11-28 19:16
mdsym­bol.pdf 393886 2012-11-29 14:30

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (1.4M).

mdsym­bol – Sym­bol fonts to match Adobe Myr­iad Pro

The pack­age pro­vides a font of math­e­mat­i­cal sym­bols, Myr­i­adPro The font is de­signed as a com­pan­ion to Adobe Myr­iad Pro, but it might also fit well with other con­tem­po­rary type­faces.

Pack­age De­tailsmdsym­bol
Li­censeThe SIL Open Font Li­cense
Main­tainerSe­bas­tian Schu­bert
TDS archivemdsymbol.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as mdsym­bol
MiKTeX as mdsym­bol
Topics font avail­able in Adobe Type 1 for­mat
col­lec­tions of math­e­mat­i­cal sym­bols
fonts dis­tributed as source
font in OpenType for­mat
fonts that pro­vide col­lec­tions of sym­bols
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