fonts in tex/latex

Rolf Marvin B|e Lindgren
Sat, 20 Apr 2002 10:33:39 +0200

From: Rolf Marvin Bøe Lindgren <>
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 10:31:47 +0200
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| My inquiry is very preliminary. It is being posed to help me determine
| whether I should seriously consider using tex/latex for my
| dissertation. It looks promising, but I have questions about use of
| foreign language fonts. I will be writing on a biblical topic, and
| will be needing to use ancient Greek, and possibly biblical Hebrew
| fonts. I may even be limited to using one particular Greek and/or
| Hebrew font (likely true type). Should I consider using tex/latex,
| given this constraint?

you most certainly can use TeX.  if you do not have very special needs,
such as writing from right to left, since you need to use TrueType you
migh be best off with pdflatex.

Rolf Lindgren