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At 01:36 PM 1999-11-20 -0500, George A. Stewart wrote:
Looking at the TeXLive4 installation, I see
that I have many font files
that I would like to use from within plain TeX not LaTeX.
For example, in /texmf/fonts/tfm/bh/lucida are many tfm files, which
believe are named according to NFSS (new font selection scheme).
To take one, for example, hlcbct7t.tfm, I tried to test this by this
at 24pt %also tried hlhb7t, etc
is a test 012345.
But these fonts are working. How to make them work? Please note
kpsewhich finds the files where they are supposed to
There *is* plain TeX (and LaTeX 2.09) support for those fonts, but not
in that distribution (and for that you would use the real font names
the KB names). But the real problem is that you don' t have the fonts,
only the metrics (while the TeXbook calls TFM files "fonts",
they are not).
LucidaBright is available from Y&Y
- From: "George A. Stewart" <firstname.lastname@example.org>