# Using fonts from the LaTeX Font Catalogue.

Rolf Turner r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Mon May 3 07:32:23 CEST 2021

Dear Alan,

Thanks very much.  Indeed it does help.  A lot!

cheers,

Rolf

On Mon, 3 May 2021 17:09:06 +1200
Dr Alan Litchfield <alan at alphabyte.co.nz> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Seems instructions are on the page under "Usage" and "Style examples"
>
> https://tug.org/FontCatalogue/brushscriptxitalic
>
> Also, the sample code provided is useful too.
>
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{pbsi}
> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
>
> \begin{document}
> \bsifamily
>
> The quick brown hippopotamus jumped over the lazy elephant.
>
> \normalfont
>
> The quick brown hippopotamus jumped over the lazy elephant.
>
> \end{document}
>
> HIH
>
> Alan
>
> On 3/05/21 3:12 pm, Rolf Turner wrote:
> >
> > In respect of the subject line of this email, basically my question
> > is:
> >
> >     How the <expletive deleted> does one do it?
> >
> > /* rant on */
> >
> > I have done considerable web searching, and so far have found zero
> > (and possibly a negative amount of) enlightenment.  Everything that
> > I have seen seems to start off in the middle --- or at the upper
> > end --- and is filled with jargon, acronyms and references to
> > concepts that have no meaning to me.  No examples ever seem to be
> > given.  People assert that there are clear instructions provided,
> > but as far as I can tell there are none. I'd like a simple recipe,
> > with one or two minimal examples, that I could follow and adapt.
> >
> > /* rant off */
> >
> > Let me give an explicit example.  I'd like to make use of a cursive
> > script font.  Looking through the LaTeX font catalogue, I found a
> > font that seems to be essentially what I want: BrushScriptX-Italic
> >
> > Now here's some LaTeX code:
> >
> > \documentclass{article}
> > % ???
> > % ???
> > \begin{document}
> > The quick brown hippopotamus jumped over the lazy elephant.
> > \end{document}
> >
> > What can/should I put in the preamble, in place of
> >
> >> % ???
> >> % ???
> > so that I get the sentence shown to come out in
> > "BrushScriptX-Italic" font?  Are there *other* steps that I would
> > have to take, in addition to putting lines in the preamble, in
> > order to achieve the desired goal?
> >
> > within the document proper?
> >
> > Surely it can't be all *that* difficult to explain in a
> > straightforward manner!  (But as I said in my rant, I have found
> > nothing that even comes close.  And that's an understatement.)
> >
> > I'd be grateful to anyone who can get me started on the right track.
> >
> > cheers,
> >
> > Rolf Turner
> >