|Title||The Installation and Use of OpenType Fonts in LaTeX|
|Abstract||The emerging file standard in digital typography is the OpenType font standard, jointly developed by Microsoft and Adobe. OpenType fonts are natively supported by several popular operating systems and have many features and advantages that make them desirable for high-quality typography. However, OpenType fonts are not natively supported by the standard TeX engine. This article is a practical guide to installing OpenType fonts for use as text fonts in LaTeX.
The steps to install an OpenType font for use in LaTeX are:
We begin by discussing font background, the TeX font handling scheme, and existing font tools, then describe each of the three steps above in detail.
|In||Journal of the TeX Users Group|
|Author||John D. Owens|