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Re: Computer Modern fonts of Mma 3.0

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  • Subject: [mg5295] Re: Computer Modern fonts of Mma 3.0
  • From: ianc (Ian Collier)
  • Date: Sat, 23 Nov 1996 01:44:37 -0500
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <56h8nn$d1b at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, jpk at apex.mpe.FTA-Berlin.de
(Jens-Peer Kuska) wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I had just get the new The Mathematica Journal, Vol 6, iss. 4.
> In its article an page 27 Troels Petersen says about the fonts
> ``A font in the Computer Modern Typewriter style is also available
> on MathSource.'' 
> 
> a) where ? I start the serarch engine (Font, Computer Modern)
>    on MathSource and found nothing
> b) all TeX users have to keep the eyes open for the fonts
> c) it will be also a good idea to put the cm-fonts on the
>    Comperhensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN)
> 
> Any information where the fonts can found & how they differ
> from a simple ps2mf translation of the MathXMono-fonts?
> 
> Thanks in advance
> Jens


They are not quite ready to be placed on MathSource, but
should be available early in the New Year.

They differ form the Mono fonts in that they are more  
condensed and heavier in weight, both advantages for print  
publishing.

I hope this helps.

--Ian

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