On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 09:41:58PM +1000, Alan Davis wrote: > I have seen some instructions for improving fonts in Netscape, often > using True Type fonts. I resist moving any MS products onto my machine. > Are there philosophical or practical arguements for or against using TT > fonts? > There are some good arguments for using TrueType fonts on the screen. I gues the best is that TTFs have a better hinting for low resolutions (like the screen). > This question also touches upon TeX/LaTex; I have also seen instructions > for installing TT fonts. I resist. > I don't really know anything aboutn TTFs in LaTeX but you can easily install Type1 fonts in LaTeX. Type1 fonts look pretty good at printer resolutions. Take a look at fontinst which should have come with your tetex package. > What---if anything---recommends them? I am looking for a balanced view; however, I cannot/will not leave philosophical issues behind. I wish to support free software in every way possible. > Most of the True Type fonts were created by Monotype not Microsoft. Hope this helps :)) > > > At first glance, even in the page http://www2.arnes.si/~mrihta3/ns-unix.html, where Type I fonts are mentioned, I didn't see any instructions for installing them---mainly TT fonts. > Cheers Martin -- Row, row, row your bits, gently down the stream...
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