[texhax] Protext -- fonts in math mode

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Thu Sep 15 19:34:19 CEST 2005

On Sep 15, 2005, at 10:36 AM, Cheryl Hufnagle wrote:

> A project I am doing requires New Century School Book (CSB) to be the  
> font.  I was thrilled to see the wide variety of fonts available  
> through Protext.  However, when using this package for my document,  
> only the text portion prints in CSB; anything in "math mode" is still  
> in Computer Modern.
> Please tell me there is a way to obtain getting CSB to be the "math  
> font" for this document -- without having to type everything in  
> \mbox's. If there is no easy solution for this font issue, can you  
> please recommend a different TeX package that will allow me to access  
> this font easily in math mode?

There's a font called ``Millenial'' in the works for this, but no word  
on when it'll be done.  

Here's a quick hack showing how to get as far as one reasonably can  
given the limited character set of a text font:


and here's a post discussing these limitations in more detail:


Here's a wonderfully informative article from TUGboat:


which'll also help you understand the issues.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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