# Re: scalable-cyrfonts and font naming

On Sat, 5 May 2012 21:24:57 GMT Karl Berry wrote:

[...]
>     Is there any alternative TeX font package with good Cyrillic coverage?
>
> There have been Cyrillic fonts in TeX for decades.  wncy* (Washington
> Cyrillic) was one of the first (http://ctan.org/pkg/wncyr).  The LH
> fonts by Olga Lapko are extensive (http://ctan.org/pkg/lh).  Some of the
> newer OpenType/Unicode fonts have Cyrillic, e.g., GNU freefont.  There
> are others.  Whether any of them have "good coverage" or suit what you
> want to do, I cannot say.
>
> I don't know if there are Cyrillic-specific TeX mailing lists; if not, I
> would guess that posting on texhax@tug.org would be the best place to
> have the discussion.

Hello Karl,

Now I am trying to figure out how I can obtain Cyrillic text with
vector (Type 1) fonts, when using utf8x inputenc (without using
scalable-cyrfonts-tex). The attached test file produces a PDF file
with Type 3 bitmap fonts, when compiled with pdflatex...
Any hint would be appreciated.

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\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article}
\pagestyle{empty}

\usepackage{ucs}
\usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc}
\usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc}
\usepackage[russian,american]{babel}

\begin{document}

\section{Ð?Ð¾Ñ?ÐºÐ²Ð° Ñ?Ñ?Ð¾Ð»Ð¸Ñ?Ð°}
Ð Ð¾Ñ?Ñ?Ð¸Ñ? \selectlanguage{american}(Russia)\selectlanguage{russian} \ldots

\end{document}


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