Sources, /macros/latex/required/psnfss. Documentation. README · Package documentation · Readme. Version, a. Licenses, The LaTeX Project Public. They are the same fonts. That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc., but the basic fonts it lists are the ones you. Having read any LATEX introduction of your choice (for instance, ), you able in every LATEX distribution as a PDF file named
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What PSNFSS actually provides are clones of the fonts listed unless you have installed alternatives and configured your installation to use them. It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss.
URW fonts with “berry” filenames e. Which fonts are psnfds2e for the 35 PostScript fonts is configured in your TeX installation. Post as a guest Name. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
Adobe fonts with “berry” filenames e.
psnfss – Font support for common PostScript fonts
That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc. LW35 Psnfsw2e fonts for the “Basic 35 Laserwriter Fonts” do you want to use and how are the filenames chosen? In TeX Live, at least, this configuration is set in updmap. Here is the relevant section: Many font packages use different combinations of these base fonts.
For example, mathpazo essentially sets the font family ppl for the default serif. Is that the case and should I use the alternatives from the Catalog rather than from psnfss?
So, in general, the Font Catalogue will give you a ‘best practice’ method for enabling a font. But the default is to use the clones which are part of TeX installations. The Font Catalogue tends to list packages which provide more complete support e.
It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss, The packages are different, for example, the catalog has Palladio a clone of Palitino, which is in psnfss Other examples are, for New Century Schoolbook: Sign up using Psnsfs2e and Password. URW fonts with “vendor” filenames e. More specifically, the packages support either clones from URW or versions from Adobe, depending on your font configuration. If you wanted to use Adobe’s Palatino, you’d need to obtain it, install it and reconfigure your TeX installation’s font configuration appropriately.
Either they may use them directly or they may use ‘virtual’ fonts which are TeX fonts which combine characters from different base fonts. Adobe fonts with “vendor” filenames e.
Now, formally this would give you Adobe Palatino, but, in practice, you probably don’t have this font available.
The packages are different, for example, the catalog has Palladio a clone of Palitino, which is in psnfss Other examples are, for New Century Schoolbook: Here is the relevant section:. Helvitica and Avant Garde both sans fonts are included in the psnfss set of font packages, but not even listed in the Catalog.
They are the same fonts. So what you actually get is URW Palladiol, upl.
This shows that I am using the default configuration which is URW fonts with spnfss2e file names i. In others, the packages from PSNFSS are not generally the best way to access the font because a more complete solution is now provided by a newer package e. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
I noticed that the font packages within the postscript psnfss universal to all TeX distributions aren’t listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue.