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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psnfss – Font support for common PostScript fonts
Is that the case and should I use the alternatives from the Catalog rather than from psnfss? But pznfss2e default is to use the clones which are part of TeX installations. Which fonts are used for the 35 PostScript fonts is configured in your TeX installation. What PSNFSS actually provides are clones of the fonts listed unless you have installed alternatives and configured your installation to use them.
So what you actually get is URW Palladiol, upl.
Are psnfss2e fonts inferior to those in The LaTeX Font Catalogue? – TeX – LaTeX Stack Exchange
In TeX Live, at least, this configuration is set in updmap. The Font Catalogue tends to list packages which provide more complete support e. Here is the relevant section: LW35 Which fonts for the “Basic 35 Laserwriter Fonts” do you want to use and how are the filenames chosen?
Adobe fonts with “berry” filenames e. Helvitica and Avant Garde both sans fonts are included in the psnfss set of font packages, but not even listed in the Catalog. For example, mathpazo essentially sets the font family ppl for the default serif. Post as a guest Name. That is, the Font Catalogue also lists alternatives and extensions etc.
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: URW fonts with “berry” filenames e. I figure the font packages listed in the Catalog are superior or have had additional work and refinements applied.
Either they may use them directly or they may use ‘virtual’ fonts which are TeX fonts which combine characters from different lagex fonts. I noticed that the font packages within the postscript psnfss universal to all TeX distributions aren’t listed in the LaTeX Font Catalogue.
URW fonts with “vendor” filenames e. It seems that the ones in the Catalog have replacements for the ones inside psnfss. Adobe fonts with “vendor” filenames 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: 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.
Sign up using Email and Password. This shows that I am using the default configuration which is URW fonts with ‘berry’ file names i.
Here is the relevant section:. More specifically, the packages support either clones from URW or versions from Adobe, depending on your font configuration.
Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. But the improvement is not in the fonts used – these are often identical – but, rather, in the way those fonts are configured and accessed. So, in general, the Font Catalogue will give you a ‘best practice’ method for enabling a font.
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 psnfsss2e e. Now, formally this would give you Adobe Palatino, but, in practice, you probably don’t have this font available.