[texpoint-users] CMBright Outline Fonts and Picture Magnification
texpoint at necula.org
Mon Aug 25 21:44:31 PDT 2008
In answer to your font question. I think that you can use those fonts with
TexPoint as long as you have them installed on your machine, and setup latex
to use them. There is a small chance that the pstoedit tool that we use to
convert PS to EMF will not like those fonts, but you cannot tell without
> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-bounces at lists.texpoint.necula.org [mailto:users-
> bounces at lists.texpoint.necula.org] On Behalf Of Gregor Weihs
> Sent: Monday, August 25, 2008 3:49 AM
> To: 'TexPoint'
> Cc: users at lists.texpoint.necula.org
> Subject: Re: [texpoint-users] CMBright Outline Fonts and Picture
> Dear Andreas,
> It is clear that the magnification will change the effective
> resolution, but
> then why set it to two by default? Clearly the point size of the font
> is not
> actually kept and your choice of 200% is sensible but not always
> optimal. I
> just usually try to match the effective font size to whatever other
> text I
> use in the presentation. Therefore, when I create a new talk with many
> formulas I have to set the magnification of every display to a matching
> I see the problem with the outline fonts. There are (free?) outline
> by Harald Harders, the hfbright series, but of course they are type-I
> TTF or OpenType. Converting those would be hard. If I bought them from
> micropress, could I use them with TexPoint?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: TexPoint [mailto:authors at texpoint.necula.org]
> > Sent: August-24-08 6:21
> > To: Gregor Weihs
> > Cc: users at lists.texpoint.necula.org
> > Subject: Re: [texpoint-users] CMBright Outline Fonts and Picture
> > Magnification
> > Hi Gregor,
> > The default magnification option was removed since it would
> > the effective resolution of bitmap displays. For outline displays it
> > does not matter of course.
> > For now you can influence the initial size by specifying the font
> > "\small ,\Huge, etc.". Of course you can always resize the displays
> > this scaling is kept when re-texed.
> > We will think how this option can be re-implemented. The idea for a
> > scaling option for the ReTex tool sounds interesting...
> > About CM Bright: I like it too - but the outline (type 1, ttf) fonts
> > are
> > commercial... $100 ( http://www.micropress-
> > ). Only the bitmap/meta fonts are free.
> > Andreas.
> > On 8/20/2008 16:02, Gregor Weihs wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I've been using TexPoint for a long time. I have 3.2.1 on Office
> > now. I
> > > seem to remember that one could set the default magnification of
> > picture
> > > that will be embedded in PowerPoint. I can't seem to find that
> > > anymore. It would also be handy in the ReTeX tool.
> > >
> > > Second is a request to include outline versions of the cmbright
> > fonts. They
> > > are a beautiful alternative to the standard cm, very suitable for
> > slides.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Gregor
> > >
> > >
> > >
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