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Direc­tory fonts/psfonts/adobe/futurans

 LaTeX Support For Futura Fonts From Adobe As Used By No Starch Press

		       Version 1.3 2008/03/20

This package provides metric files and LaTeX support for Futura fonts
from Adobe.  It has everything you need to typeset in this font -
except the font itself, of course.

There are several versions of the fonts available, different by the
version year.  This package provides support for fonts as used by No
Starch Press, http://www.nostarch.com.  To prevent a clash with
support of a newer version by W. A. Schmidt, the fontname |pfv| is
used instead of the standard |pfu|.


First, you need to purchase the fonts themselves: the pfb files are
not included in the package.  If you got the fonts from No Starch
Press, do not rename the pfb files.  However, if there are uppercase
letters in your file names, downcase them.  If you obtained the fonts
from another source, rename the files according to the documentation

If your TeX system is TDS-compliant, install the files into
$TEXMF/fonts/type1/adobe/futurans. Then download
http://ctan.tug.org/install/fonts/psfonts/adobe/futurans.tds.zip and
unzip this file in $TEXMF.  Add +pfv.map to the configuration files of
dvips, pdftex and your dvi previewer.

Run updmap and texhash programs to update the configuration files and
file names database.

The included style futurans.sty makes your default Sans Serif family.


The files were generated using fontinst 1.927.  


v1.1  Added light letterspaced, bold compressed and 
      heavy compressed fonts

v1.2  Changed scales for letterspaced and compressed fonts

v1.3  Added medium, bold and heavy letterspaced fonts 

Boris Veytsman, borisv@lk.net

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (534.8k).

fu­tu­rans – Met­rics and sup­port for Fu­tura Fonts From Adobe As Used By No Starch Press

This pack­age pro­vides met­ric files and sup­port for Fu­tura fonts from Adobe. It has ev­ery­thing you need to type­set in this font — ex­cept the font it­self, of course.

Li­censesBSD Style Li­cense
Main­tainerBoris Veyts­man
TDS archivefuturans.tds.zip
Con­tained inMiKTeX as fu­tu­rans
TopicsFont sup­port
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