Using fonts from the LaTeX Font Catalogue

Paulo Ney de Souza pauloney at
Sat May 8 22:54:37 CEST 2021

On Sat, May 8, 2021 at 12:51 PM Ulrike Fischer <news3 at> wrote:

> Am Sat, 8 May 2021 11:51:36 -0700 schrieb Paulo Ney de Souza:
> Do you actually know if using fonts-by-name works in miktex on
> linux?

I do not know that Ulrike, but I am willing to do an installation and try

> (windows is not a problem, there it works in texlive too).
> >> TeXLive or getnonfreefonts should be marked as "For
> >> experts only" in the Font Catalogue or even moved into
> >> a separate sub-catalogue. It's clear that TeXLive and
> >> getnonfreefonts have "spoiled" you and likely many others
> >> into mis-interpreting the Usage information in the
> >> Catalogue.
> > I think so too, and hopefully Palle is reading some of this.
> Well I don't think so. Imho it wouldn't be so nice to mark fonts
> that work perfectly with miktex as "for experts only".

Yup! That is a good point. In fact we should mark them as not working
with TeXLine and as do working with MikTeX.

> But one could perhaps move the "not in texlive" info up in the page
> so that people stopping after the first few lines see the info
> nevertheless.
> Ulrike Fischer

Probably will be easier to put them on "getnonfreefonts".

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