[tex-live] Is there a way to get mtmi.tfm font?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Jun 21 19:49:22 CEST 2011

On 21 jun. 2011, at 19:35, "Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd)" <P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk> wrote:

> Robin Fairbairns wrote:
> > Peng Yu<pengyu.ut at gmail.com>  wrote:
> >
> >> The problem for me is that some pdf file use MTMI font. In order to
> >> copy characters in that font from Acrobat, I have to have a system
> >> font of exactly the same. Otherwise, Acrobat will not recognize.
> >
> > but without buying a copy of mtmi, you can't install it as a system
> > font.  however, mtmi isn't for sale anywhere, that i know of.
> It doesn't exist : "the font MTMI is a virtual one, combining characters
> from Times Italic with additional characters (such as an italic
> letter v looking less like the Greek letter nu) contained in a font

YandY originally encouraged you to create a 'real' version by combining two pfbs into a single font. So I used to have an actual MTMI.pfb/tfm, and when later versions of the mathtime support package suddenly came with MTMI.vf, that broke my installation in interesting ways.

Best wishes,

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