[texhax] Searching for a calligrafic font

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 15:47:24 CEST 2007

Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> writes:

> I'm looking for a calligrafic font besides the one you get with the \cal
> command in plain TeX, another calligrafic font that be more `round' and soft.
> Can anybody provide any suggestion?

Michael Barr <barr at math.mcgill.ca> writes:

> I use Zapf chancery which is a very nice font with both capitals and lower 
> case.  However, I find the design size too small and I use what I call 
> pzcbig, with the following ot1pzcbig.fd file:
> [...]
> When the above fd file is available, the declaration
>   \fontfamily{pzcbig}\selectfont
> will select a font family "pzcbig", which is made up from the same
> fonts as the family pzc (Zapf Chancery), however, scaled to 120% of
> its "natural" size.

Thanks for your help, I tried pzc (with plain TeX I did: `\font\myfont=pzcmi'),
but it's quite similar to `\cal'.  I wish something much more `round'.


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