[texhax] AMS Euler as a normal font

Mukund R muxdevil.m at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 19:11:00 CEST 2010

The euler-otf fonts worked, thanks. And yes, I'll keep the lack of font
features like kerning and ligatures in mind. I was just trying it out to
see how my text looked when typeset with Euler.


On Tue, 2010-06-22 at 12:26 -0400, Barbara Beeton wrote:
> mukind,
>     I wish to use AMS Euler as a regular font in my text. The AMS
>     documentation says that the font is defined only in math-mode - does
>     that mean that there's no way to do this?
>     I could enclose all of the text between $$, but that turns off other
>     essential things like line breaking, and becomes unusable. Is there some
>     other way?
> i'm not somewhere that i can experiment
> with how using euler as a text font can be
> done, but it's possible.  however, the
> results will be pretty awful,  because
> the font is not kerned at all, and the
> shapes are designed to be viewed as
> individual letters, not to cohere as a
> good text font should. -- even better
> kerning wouldn't help there.
> 						-- bb
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