[tex-live] Problem with T1 encoding and Type1 fonts

Vladimir Volovich vvv at vsu.ru
Thu Aug 25 12:25:43 CEST 2005

"RN" == Rolf Niepraschk writes:

 >> that's because TeX Live includes a limited version of CM-Super
 >> fonts (only for size 10 pt).
 >> ot use only 10-pt fonts in your document, include the line
 >> \usepackage[10pt]{type1ec} before \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
 >> or get the full version of CM-Super package from CTAN.

 RN> OK. This works. But I don't like it!!! The new TeXLive is no more
 RN> compatible with the previous version in respect to using Type1
 RN> fonts for the EC family. If the CM-Super fonts are to big, I
 RN> suggest to remove them completely and make the lmodern fonts the
 RN> default for T1 encoding (EC).

it's not possible to change the default family (cmr) used by LaTeX:
you have to explicitly load the package which switches to LM fonts
(lmr family).


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