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Re: Bitstream Gill Sans - a question
> > I just downloaded the metrics files for Bitstream's "Humanist 521" (=Gill
> > Sans), and I noticed that only some of the fonts in the family were
> > used. In particular, instead of using the Bitstream's italic versions the
> > metrics apply the "SlantFont" transform to the roman versions. Can anyone
> > tell me why?
> > The fonts on CTAN, and their real names, are:
> > bgsl8a.afm Humanist 521 Light
> > bgsr8a.afm Humanist 521 Roman
> > bgsr8ac.afm Humanist 521 Roman Condensed
> > bgsu8a.afm Humanist 521 Ultra Bold
> > bgsx8a.afm Humanist 521 Extra Bold
> > bgsx8ac.afm Humanist 521 Extra Bold Condensed
> yes these fonts came from Corel Gallery 2 and not the Bitstream 500. I
> have now Corel draw 4 that comes with the full family. If there is an
> interest (and room on CTAN) I can supply the complete interface for the
> most usefull families. please tell me.
> > Can anyone cast any light on this? I suppose I can just modify the "build"
> > file and run fontinst myself, but I was wondering whether there's some
> > reason for this that I'm missing.
> > Thanks!
> > Fernando
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> > Fernando Q. Gouvea
> > Chair, Dept. of Math & CS Editor, MAA Online
> > Colby College http://www.maa.org
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