# [texhax] Q: correct LM font name to use in Kubuntu gutsy

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 23:19:03 CET 2007

On 07 Dec 2007 12:12:21 -0800, Donald Arseneau <asnd at triumf.ca> wrote:
font\rm=??????-lmr12
> >
> In a plain TeX document, texnansi-lmr12.tfm is almost certain to require
> the least effort to use.
> > I've tried a few of them in the place of the question marks, and it sure
> > isn't obvious that there's any difference in the result, at least in the
> > ones that I've tried.
>
> The ???? is the *encoding*, which is similar for simple ascii characters but differs
> for accented characters.  cmr12 lacks these characters entirely.  Try more
> thorough font sample text.

Thanks very much; ec-lmr12 turns out to be the version that's
compatible with the rarer characters in the source file I'm trying to
print.

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