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So I need to set my fonts for dot the way the pt to be the same as in pdflatex - so I'm looking for a way to use the same fonts pdflatex uses. Note also, that I'm unsure whether cm-super or cm-unicode (or cm-lgc?) is used (what is the way to get that known, BTW?). Any suggestions?

UPDATE: I found a way to install TeX Live's fonts as system ones (It's all happening on Windows and involves getting .afm files, then copying to their place .pfb files and then using program AfmToPfm from

Now the remaining part remains - how do I know which font gets used? (I know uninteresting answer involving viewing file properties with pdffonts or PDF viewer's "Properties" dialog, but are there other solutions?)

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I actually reconsidered the thoughts that brought me to the question and answer appeared to be not so fruitful as it could be (for me), so if nobody is interested, I'll delete it after a while. –  Andrew Zabavnikov Jul 26 '14 at 13:08
Easier would be to use Latin Modern and install the opentype versions system-wide. pdflatex will use the type1 versions. (If you use xelatex or lualatex, you can use the opentype for both, of course.) Which fonts are being used depends on your source. Without knowing what code you are compiling, it is impossible to say which fonts you are using. By default, Computer Modern is used in metafont format. If you use fontenc, you'll get the type1 versions if they are installed (e.g. cm-super). If you load font packages, they will obviously change what is used. –  cfr Jul 27 '14 at 3:28

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