1

I'm sorry if this is a question already answered, but I could not find a good solution just browsing google. I use TexLive and I would very much like to use some new fonts (Georgia and Verdana). I'm regularly changing between both OS X and windows.

I cannot seem to find a good way to get these fonts installed, is there some easy way to get these fonts in use?

Thanks in advance : )

SOLUTION:

I ended up using xelatex, I worked very well without the need to install anyting new.

2

Install and use the Verdana package: http://ctan.org/pkg/verdana

Install and use mathgifg package for Georgia: the http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/mathgifg

To compile a file with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX takes much longer than with pdftex, so I stick to pdftex, regardless of any advantage of newer engines.

  • 1
    Compiling with luatex used to take much longer, especially in the case of long documents with fonts supporting many languages and more than one script (e.g., Brill): I could leave my desk and have dinner while waiting. But things have become many times quicker, so that with big, multilingual documents, I don’t even have time to heat water for tea while waiting. – Thérèse Jan 27 '15 at 18:04
  • @Thérèse Oh, thank you for the hint. Last time I checked was certainly a year ago. I'll try again. – Keks Dose Jan 28 '15 at 10:39
  • I've checked LuaTeX again. It takes at least five times longer than pdfTeX. – Keks Dose Feb 3 '15 at 9:18

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.