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$Id: README,v 0.70 2004/09/30 00:00:00 lehman pub $


As of September 30, 2004, ttf2tex is no longer maintained or in any
way supported by its original author. Active development of the
script has in fact already stopped in September 2002. Be advised
that, even though ttf2tex may still work, there is no support in
case of a problem and there will be no further updates.


ttf2tex is a script for the Bash shell which generates all files
required to use TrueType fonts from a set of .ttf files. In short,
it will do for TrueType fonts what fontinst's \latinfamily command
does for Type 1 Postscript fonts. In addition to that, it creates
map files and installs all files according to the TeX Directory

The script is designed for Unix systems running teTeX. It should
also work with TeX Live on Unix. It was reported to work under
several Linux flavors, FreeBSD, and MacOS X with Fink. See the file
ttf2tex.pdf for requirements, usage instructions, and some general
information concerning the use of TrueType fonts with TeX.


ttf2tex is copyright (c) 2000--2002, 2004 Philipp Lehman. This
program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
LICENSE for details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
02110-1301, USA.


2004-09-30      0.70
 * Added configuration file ttf2tex.cfg
 * Moved path and file definitions to configuration file
 * End-of-life announcement

2003-06-04      0.61
 * Documentation update only
 * Added FAQ to manual

2002-09-30      0.60
 * Extended user feedback including installation paths
 * Fix in T1-WGL4.enc for '/Zdotaccent' and '/zdotaccent'
 * Added debugging hooks
 * Extended manual, new section on upgrading ttf2tex

2002-05-21      0.50
 * Added preliminary support for OpenType fonts (TT outlines only)
 * Added support for real small caps
 * Added support for old style figures
 * Added support for -n and -N switches of ttf2tfm
 * Added new option to disable hyphenation (for 'typewriter' typefaces)
 * Added new option to overwrite files when installing
 * Added new option to dump internal vectors
 * Check availability of required binaries first
 * Changed default path for .ttf files
 * Updated and extended manual

2002-01-21      0.41
 * Minor fixes and improvements
 * Extended manual

2001-11-05      0.40
 * Revised weight substitution logic
 * Added new option to create session log
 * Minor fixes and improvements
 * Updated and extended manual

2001-10-15      0.31
 * Add tags to all map files
 * Bug fixes

2001-10-08      0.30
 * Added support for TS1 encoding
 * Added support for user-defined small caps
 * Added support for user-defined slanted shapes
 * Revised command line switches
 * Updated manual

2001-03-09      0.20
 * Added support for multiple weights
 * Added smart weight substitution logic
 * Create one pdftex map file per font family
 * Added improved user feedback
 * Added user manual

2000-10-25      0.10
 * Initial release

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ttf2tex – Use TrueType fonts with

This script for the Bash shell was designed to create all files neccessary to use TrueType fonts with from a set of TTF files. It sorted them, build the map files required by ttf2pk and pdf, and optionally install them. The package was designed for UNIX/Linux systems running .

The package is no longer supported by anyone.

LicensesGNU General Public License
Copyright2000–2002, 2004 Philipp Lehman
MaintainerPhilipp Lehman (inactive)
TopicsFont support
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