[tex-live] Adding a font map? (I want to install URW Arial font).

Mark London mrl at psfc.mit.edu
Mon Oct 22 22:56:09 CEST 2007

Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha <at> web.de> writes:
> If you only need support for English (you only need ASCII), and if they
> insist on Arial, the most obvious solution is to switch to Vietnamese.
> Make sure that you have support for Vietnamese installed (TeX Live
> package vntex) and that the variable OSFONTDIR in
> texmf-var/web2c/texmf.cnf points to c:/windows/fonts.  You need pdftex
> then because dvips can't use TTF.
>   http://vntex.sourceforge.net/fonts/samples/mscore-test.pdf
>   http://vntex.sourceforge.net/fonts/samples/mscore-sample.pdf
> or simply
>   http://vntex.sourceforge.net/fonts/samples

It turns out that URW Arial ain't quite real Arial.  So I'm curious, is it 
really possible to use the Vietnamese font for English Arial?  Will it really 
work? :)

Btw, I'm in the process on installing the new texlive 2007 now. - Mark 

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