I want to make sure that I can load the same fonts for each input file either for diagrams and text contents. It is related to my statement below,
Even though PSTricks cannot work with
pdflatexdirectly, it really does not bother us because the agile users (who adopt the best practice paradigm, "separation of concern") know that diagrams should be separated from the text contents. It means that each diagram should be put in a separate, standalone, yet compilable input file. For PSTricks, this diagram's input file must be compiled by
latex-dvips-ps2pdfsequence. The product of it is a diagram in PDF format which is consumable to
pdflatexused to compile the main input file (i.e., the input file containing the text document). Does it make sense?
We can create our own package
common.styjust to load the common settings (fonts, etc). This package then can be loaded from within each input file, either for diagrams or text document. So font (as well as other common settings) used in the diagram is exactly identical to one used in text document.
So is there any font that can only be loaded for
pdflatex but not for
latex-dvips-ps2pdf? If there is no such a font, I am in a safe position.