With this script (installfont for MiKTeX; installfont-tl for TeXLive), you can install a LaTeX font family (Postscript Type1, Truetype, Opentype). It supports font series from light to ultra bold + (faked) small caps + faked slanted, but no expert fonts. The script will rename the fonts automatically (optinal) or will otherwise expect *.afm files and the font files (in Postscript Type1 format!) named in the Karl Berry scheme (e.g. 5nar8a.pfb). After running the script, you should have a working font installation in your local TeX tree. For this month's (07/2013) free font on www.freefont.de, simply run installfont-tl -t otf -f 6sf -n 'Softmaker Stafford Serial' -c Staffort -P SMFF@Ssf -p stafford -m stafford -O -d 2013/07/15 -v v1.0 -s softmakerfreefont/Stafford to create and install support files for the usage of Softmaker Stafford Serial from light to ultra bold font series. License: LPPL Changes in v1.7: - fixed broken TeXLive version installfont-tl kpseexpand ... -> kpsewhich --expand-var=...
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installfont – A bash script for installing a LaTeX font family
With this script you can install a LaTeX font family (PostScript Type 1, TrueType and OpenType formats are supported). Font series from light to ultra bold, and (faked) small caps and (faked) slanted shapes are supported, but not expert fonts.
The script will rename the fonts automatically (optional) or will otherwise expect the *.afm files and the font files (in PostScript Type1 format) named in the Karl Berry scheme (e.g. 5bbr8a.pfb). After running the script, you should have a working font installation in your local TeX tree.
The LaTeX Project Public License|
|Contained in||TeX Live as installfont|
process fonts for use with TeX (includes installation)|