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Why does it take LuaLaTeX so long to load fonts and can I speed it up?

To test Mico's upcoming selnolig package, I tried out LuaLaTeX. While the overall experience for me as a pdfLaTeX end-user was very similar, I noticed that LuaLaTeX takes a long time to load fonts. ...
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License of the Minion Pro fonts that came with Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader comes bundled with an open type version of Minion Pro, Myriad Pro and some other fonts. What is the license status with these fonts? Can they be used freely?
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How to set-up LuaTeX, Microtype, with Minion Pro, Myriad Pro

Since recently I am using LuaLaTeX with the most recent beta version of Microtype, along with the fonts Minion Pro and Myriad Pro. In the manual of Microtype it says: Currently, this package ...
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Minion Math with unicode-math

This is a little bit off topic as it is not exactly related to TeX. I saw recently that Minion Math was updated to 1.020 which comes with math table support. Does any one had a chance to play with ...
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Possible to use MnSymbol with LuaTex?

I want to use the Minion Pro font together with math symbols from MnSymbol (http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/mnsymbol). Is this possible? It has already been discussed here -> ...
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$\epsilon$ undefined using Minion Pro with pdftex

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and have recently installed the Minion Pro fonts for use with pdftex. I followed the instructions available on CTAN to install them. Everything works as expected, but in place of ...
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Selecting main math font in LuaTeX?

I’d to set some fairly simple maths in Minion Pro (and potentially other system fonts), using LuaTeX.  I’d hoped that something like the following should work: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Minion Pro and Monospace Font

This is more a typography question than a TeX one, but can anyone recommend me a good monospaced font that blends well with Minion Pro?
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Getting Started with Minion Pro, XeLaTeX and mathspec

I have just started using Minion Pro and mathspec for my work and now I have the following in my preamble: \usepackage[MnSymbol]{mathspec} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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Using MinionPro for the main font and Fontspec for the monospaced font

I am using Minion Pro for my document's main font and would like to use Consolas for my code listings. I know that I can set the monospace font using fontspec and setmonofont, but it seems I cannot ...
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installing FontPro (support for Minion Pro, Myriad Pro, & Cronos Pro) with MiKTeX 2.9

The Minion Pro distribution available on CTAN seems to be out of date. One issue with pdftex was reported on this question ($\epsilon$ is undefined using MinionPro). The most up-to-date scripts (see ...
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MinionPro: math accents on swash capitals

The MinionPro option swash makes \mathcal use Minion swash capitals. The position of math accents on swash capitals could use some adjustment (see below). For a single accent, applying \skew{6} ...
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MinionPro: spacing between f followed by quotes

Is it just me, or is the spacing between the letter 'f' and the following quotation marks incredibly tight in MinionPro? I am already using the loosequotes option, but as far as I can tell, that only ...
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Letterspacing, Minion Pro, and Tufte-LaTeX (problem with running header)

I'm trying to use Minion Pro with the Tufte-LaTeX class. Basically, I've got it working, but I have a problem with letterspacing the small caps for the running header. Rather than appearing in small ...
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MinionPro, newtxmath and further misadventures with oldstyle and lining figures

In continuing my journey with the newtxmath package, this time I've tried the next code: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage[lf,onlytext]{MinionPro}% no osf, no math ...
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MinionPro, including math, in ConTeXt

A rather simple question, which probably will have a complex answer. I'm trying to migrate to ConTeXt, since I want to have a layout not easily achieved with LaTeX (grid...). In LaTeX, MinionPro is ...
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MinionPro on Mac OS X

Has anyone been able to install the MinionPro package on OS X? I usually install (and update) TeX Live through MacPorts and the first package I have ever found that wasn't already included is ...
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pdflatex/xelatex problems with MinionPro

I am successfully using package MinionPro for pdflatex. I would like to use it also in xelatex (the math part, actually), so that I can add opentype features to the main text font. However, I am ...
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Minion Pro activate small caps for greek

According to otfinfo, greek small capitals are supported in Minion Pro. otfinfo --script=grek -f MinionPro-Regular.otf ... smcp Small Capitals ... yet the following MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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MinionPro opticals lining figures

I get warnings of the kind pdfTeX warning: /usr/bin/pdflatex (file /usr/local/share/texmf/fonts/type1/adob e/MinionPro/MinionPro-Capt.pfb): glyph `eight.fitted' undefined for all numerals and the ...
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Classic thesis + Minionpro

How can i use classicthesis with minion pro? I have tried to put minion pro in the options of classicthesis but I get an error. I use Windows and TeXLive 2012. Is minion pro not in TeXLive as default? ...
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Problem between opticals and minionint options in the MinionPro package

I've already told the author of the MinionPro package about this. But I post it here to see if somebody solves it before him: This document: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Using Minion's footnotefigures within KOMA-classes

I really like to use the MinionPro package in my documents, which provides an option called footnotefigures that activates a special set of figures for footnotes. Unfortunately this option is not ...
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Installing Minion Pro on Windows

I have been searching on the Internet but so far there is no guide that works for me. I tried the one from CTAN, but there I have to run commands, and install the LCDF Typetools (which aren't ...
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MinionPro font with some symbols from kpfonts

At this moment I'm using MinionPro package. But I don't like most of the MnSymbol's symbols. I discovered that I really like some symbols from kpfonts (if anyone suggest anything better, I will be ...
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upright uppercase math letter with Minion and xelatex

just a quick question about Xelatex and Minion Pro. By default, uppercase letters as well as lowercase greek letters in math mode are italics. Can I get them upright by hand? So far, I am using: ...
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Problem with optical sizes option in package MinionPro [closed]

I have converted the .otf files for Adobe MinionPro to PostScript Type1 files and used the auxiliary files for metrics and encodings provided with the package MinionPro. Everything works fine except ...
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MinionPro semibold/medium

After a day of struggle I managed to install the full family of MinionPro font on LaTeX. After an hour of googling I cannot figure out how to use the medium (semibold) font. Ideally I would have ...
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\openg in MinionPro (from Acrobat 9)

(This is an extension of question \ell in MinionPro, but sadly I can't add comments on S.E. yet.) Similar to the issue of using \ell in recent versions of MinionPro, which is solved by replacing ...
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Installing MinionPro in TeX Live 2011

I am having great difficulty to install the font MinionPro in TeX Live 2011. I followed all the steps in the README file on CTAN, but I get the following error when compiling the text: Process ...
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minionpro: v and \nu in math mode

I have noticed that with Minion Pro font v and \nu are indistinguishable. Does anyone know a decent workaround to this? Somewhere in the web it was suggested to use \upsilon as a substitute for v. ...
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How to install Myriad Pro on Windows 7 with TeX Live 2013?

I was trying to install Myriad Pro into my TeX Live 2013 and it comes up with this error: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex.exe (file pmyb8a.pfb): cannot open Type 1 font file for reading Since there are ...
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Does the minionpro package has problems with spacing in math mode (like mathspec)?

I recently started using the open type Minion Pro font with mathspec in XeLaTeX. But I noticed a major drawback: mathspec has problems with character spacing in math mode because Minion Pro is not a ...
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MinionPro and Searchability/Encoding

I'm using pdflatex with the MinionPro package. The PDF looks fine, but apparently some characters (specifically "W" and the "Th" ligature) are put in the PDF in a way that breaks searchability. For ...
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How do I make en/em dashes work in Myriad when using it with MinionPro

I'm using MinionPro for the body of a document and Myriad for figure/table captions. Because I can't load packages MinionPro and Myriad at the same time, I load the Myriad fonts for the sans-serif ...
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Copy oldstyle numbers from pdf (Minion Pro)

I can't get LuaLaTeX (0.76.0-2013061707, current TeXLive) to produce a pdf with copyable (in adobe reader) oldstyle numbers with the Minion Pro font. I tried the method here, but I get the error ...
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Ligatures not formed when using MinionPro with Inconsolata [closed]

I use Minion in a document via the MinionPro package, and now I want to use Inconsolata for, amongst other things, code listings. When I include the fontenc package with the T1 option for ...
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How come Minion is such a hassle to use in pdfLatex when Palatino isn't?

Palatino (or some copy of it) is very easy to use in pdfLatex -- just use package mathpazo and you're set to go. How come Minion doesn't have such an easy-to-use package? I tried to install it using ...
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How can I repair a Minion Pro font installation that lacks certain features?

I was overzealous in my installation of Minion Pro and accidentally installed metrics that I do not have. Specifically (it seems), I unzipped metrics-opticals.zip, when I shouldn't have. As a ...
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How do I get XeLaTeX to use the bold Minion Pro typeface for Greek characters?

I can't for the life of me get XeTeX to give me bold lowercase greek symbols, even though I have checked, e.g., in a word processor, that the font has a corresponding bold typeface with the greek ...
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ArsClassica (ClassicThesis variant) and MinionPro issue

arsclassica provides minor modifications to the classicthesis package. Both provide checks in their .sty files for the minionprospacing passed to classicthesis. The problem is that pdflatex yields an ...
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minionpro: using the number 3 in italic causes an error

I'm experiecing a rather strange bug with the minionpro package. When using lining figures (package option lf), the number 3 in \itshape produces the following error: !pdfTeX error: ...
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chemfig and MinionPro problem

Well, this is rather minor, but \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{chemfig} \usepackage{MinionPro} \begin{document} Hello, World! \chemfig{*6(=N-*6(-N-=N)=--N-)} \end{document} produces ! ...
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the unthinkable: use of Metafont for greek minion letters in black board style

would it be possible to create our own greek letters in black board style from the Minion family using Metafont? It is just a matter of adding a vertical bar somewhere... Thanks
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Installing MinionPro fonts on Ubuntu 10.04 running TexLive 2012

I followed the instructions to install MinionPro fonts from this website. http://carlo-hamalainen.net/blog/2007/12/11/installing-minion-pro-fonts/ However, when I tried to run the tex file at the ...
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MinionPro and beamer: figure selection

MinionPro package options for figure selection don't appear to work under beamer. I'd like text figures in text mode (textosf) and lining figures in math mode (mathlf). In the example below, the ...
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MinionPro conflicting with amssymb

I am using the package MinionPro. But I need some symbols, for example, \gnapprox and \mho, available on the package amssymb. Well, here is my code (as minimal as possible): \documentclass{report} ...
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What I need to use extra symbols in MinionPro?

I've just installed MinionPro fonts for LaTeX, as it is written in the HowTo of the minionpro package. My font's version is "Version 2.030;PS 2.000;hotconv 1.0.51;makeotf.lib2.0.1867. Than, I tried to ...
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Problem with Minion Pro

I have a weird problem with the output using MinionPro fonts. The characters "Th" after a period produces a strange output; for example \documentclass[14pt, a4paper]{report} \usepackage{MinionPro} ...
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What to do with derived font name longer than 29 characters? [closed]

When installing the MinionPro package from ctan I receive the following error after running the convert.sh script: Creating PostScript fonts ... warning: derived font name ...