[texhax] Using TTF, OTF and T1 fonts

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Apr 8 16:15:33 CEST 2011

On Apr 8, 2011, at 10:07 AM, Peter Davis wrote:

> I don't mean to hijack this thread, but I have a closely related question.  I know XeTeX makes it very easy to use OTF fonts, but if I want to use an older, PostScript-friendly TeX, is there a script (Perl or something else?) that can automatically do all the work of making system fonts (TTF,



Eddie Kohler's autofont:


But it breaks up fonts into 8-bit chunks which you then have to select among manually.

> and T1)


> visible to LaTeX?  I'd like to be able to take a list of fonts, "install" them vis. TeX, and then run LaTeX and use those fonts via PSNFSS.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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