I installed some new fonts using autoinst.

Now I have a problem finding back the font family/shape/serie which belongs to my bold font which I believe I installed it.

After I did:

\usefont{T1}{<my font>}{b}{n}

I got:

LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/<my font>/b/n' undefined
(Font)  using `T1/<my font>/m/n' instead on input line 34.

So to 'debug' this issue I have 1 question:

How can I (automatically or manual) collect the following information: a list of all recognized fonts with:

font family, font series, font shape.

Does there a package exist, to dump this information to the console when (Pdf)Latex runs?

Even nicer: is it possible create a Latex A4 PDF output which contains all font information, and some sample text?

So a package or construct which outputs:

<for font in allFont>
 <for serie in font>
   <for shape in font>
      Font: <font>, Serie: <serie>, Shape: <shape>
      Demo text in this font


  • Not an answer, but try bx instead of b. It may not work, but it is worth trying before investigating further. This is one reason I don't like autoinst. It spews files everywhere and it is very difficult to (1) control and (2) track. – cfr Apr 24 '16 at 21:20
  • OK, I found out I needed to use serie 'mb' to get the right font selected. However, I still want to know how I can find this faster than just a bit trail and error. – robert Apr 25 '16 at 5:08
  • For specific font families, you can read the .fd files. – cfr Apr 25 '16 at 10:04

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