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Name Size Date Notes
00readme.txt 8044 2004-09-15 02:57
8r.enc 4858 2005-01-27 01:07
changes.txt 8902 2005-04-12 04:53 503 2000-03-28 11:29 340 2004-08-02 01:58 322465 2004-10-18 10:15 589878 2003-10-06 05:25
manifest.txt 572 2003-02-12 03:03
mathtest.tex 3163 2004-09-16 01:09 174 2001-02-19 03:20
pitest.tex 2137 2001-06-04 12:00
psfonts.dtx 35172 2005-04-12 04:55
psfonts.ins 1004 2003-03-02 01:00 3059 2002-04-09 02:31
psnfss2e.pdf 151708 2004-09-16 01:30
psnfss2e.tex 32213 2004-09-15 12:00
test0.tex 5287 2003-02-10 04:31
test1.tex 1349 2004-09-06 11:24
test2.tex 954 2003-09-30 03:14
test3.tex 1004 2003-09-30 03:12 489 2000-03-28 11:29

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psnfss – Font sup­port for com­mon PostScript fonts

Font def­i­ni­tion files, macros and font met­rics for freely-avail­able Adobe Type 1 fonts. The font set con­sists of the ‘LaserWriter 35’ set (orig­i­nally ‘freely avail­able’ be­cause em­bed­ded in PostScript print­ers), and a va­ri­ety of other free fonts, to­gether with some ad­di­tions. Note that while many of the fonts are avail­able in PostScript (and other) print­ers, most pub­lish­ers re­quire fonts em­bed­ded in doc­u­ments, which re­quires that you have the fonts in your TeX sys­tem. For­tu­nately, there are free ver­sions of the fonts from URW (avail­able in the URW base5 bun­dle).

The base set of text fonts cov­ered by PSNFSS are: Avan­tGarde, Book­man, Courier, Hel­vetica, New Cen­tury School­book, Palatino, Sym­bol, Times Ro­man and Zapf Ding­bats. In ad­di­tion, the fonts Bit­stream Char­ter and Adobe Utopia are cov­ered (those fonts were con­tributed to the Public Do­main by their com­mer­cial foundries).

Separate pack­ages are pro­vided to load each font for use as main text font. The pack­ages hel­vet (which al­lows Hel­vetica to be loaded with its size scaled to some­thing more nearly ap­pro­pri­ate for its use as a Sans-Serif font to match Times) and pi­font (which pro­vides the means to se­lect sin­gle glyphs from sym­bol fonts) are tai­lored to spe­cial re­quire­ments of their fonts.

Math­e­mat­ics are cov­ered by the math­ptmx pack­age, which con­structs pass­able math­e­mat­ics from a com­bi­na­tion of Times Ro­man, Sym­bol and some glyphs from Com­puter Modern, and by Pazo Math (op­tion­ally ex­tended with the fpl small-caps and old-style fig­ures fonts) which uses Palatino as base font, with the math­pazo fonts.

The bun­dle as a whole is part of the LaTeX ‘re­quired’ set of pack­ages.

Pack­age De­tailspsnfss
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right1995-2005 Se­bas­tian Rahtz, Wal­ter Sch­midt
Main­tainerSe­bas­tian Rahtz (in­ac­tive)
Wal­ter Sch­midt
Con­tained inTeXlive as psnfss
MikTeX as psnfss
Topics font se­lec­tion, map­ping, etc.
met­rics, macro in­can­ta­tions and other font sup­port
See also psnfssx
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